Men's Swimming & Diving Coaching Staff
Alex Dawson
Director of Operations
Alex Dawson is in his seventh year as director of swimming & diving operations at Texas A&M.

Dawson works as closely with the Aggie swimmers and divers as any employee in the athletic department. He assists in the recruiting process, in addition to many other far-ranging duties asked of him by both the men’s and women’s staffs. He coordinates the meet officials, and serves as the meet director for all home dual meets and invitationals. He was instrumental in the preparation and operation of the 2009 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships, which was hosted by Texas A&M as well at the 2013 Southeastern Conference Championships.

Dawson spent the spring of 2007 serving as a national team intern for USA Swimming in Colorado Springs. While Dawson spent time researching lactate clearance for the Sport Science staff and analyzing race databases and editing video for the national team athletes and coaches as well as taking part in several national team camps. He has also served as a programs intern for Special Olympics in Indiana.

Dawson was a four-year letterman for the Texas A&M’s men’s swimming and diving team, competing from 2003-06, and served as team captain during his senior season. An academic All-Big 12 selection, he qualified for the NCAA Championships during his junior season.

Dawson, who is married to Casey Walling, graduated from Texas A&M in May of 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in sports management and a minor in business. Dawson is originally from Indianapolis and graduated from North Central High School. The Dawsons have one son, Parker Dawson.
Position: Director of Operations
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
Alma Mater: Texas A&M '06
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