Sergio Lopez Miro became the 14th swimming and diving head coach at Virginia Tech in May 2018.

He joined the Hokies after spending the two seasons as the associate head coach at Auburn University, following a two-year stint as the head high performance coach of the Singapore Swimming Association.

Lopez Miro owns previous head coaching experience at West Virginia from 2004-07, where he was a two-time Big East Men's Coach of the Year. His list of notable pupils includes Olympic gold medalists and NCAA champions Ryan Murphy and Joseph Schooling.

Following his stint at WVU, Lopez led the prestigious Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida from 2007-14. During his tenure, he led both the boys' and girls' teams to state titles and his teams held five of the 11 independent school national high school records. In addition, the boys team claimed four national titles while the girls finished as runners-up twice. Murphy and Schooling both swam for Lopez Miro at Bolles.

While working with the Singapore Swimming Association, Lopez Miro created and coached the National Training Center where he worked with 33 of the best swimmers in the country. He developed and coached the first Olympic gold medalist, Schooling, in Singapore's history. He is a three-time Olympic team coach, serving as the head coach for Singapore at the 2016 Rio games and as an assistant in 2012 for the London games. In addition, Lopez Miro was the head coach for Netherlands Antilles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The Barcelona, Spain native was a member of the Spanish national team from 1984-96. He won a silver medal at the 1993 World Championships and has held European and U.S. Open records as well as 14 records in Spain. Lopez Miro claimed a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympics in the 200 breaststroke.

Lopez Miro began his coaching career as a volunteer at Arizona from 1994-96. From 1996-97 he was the technical director at the Cantabric Swimming Federation in Santander, Spain before returning to the U.S. to serve as the head coach at Hillenbrand Aquatics in Tucson, Arizona.

He returned to the college ranks to serve as an assistant (2000-03) coach at Northwestern before being promoted to associate head coach in 2003. While there he helped the Wildcats to produce seven All-Americans, eight Big Ten champions, a Big Ten Swimmer of the Year and a Big Ten Freshman of the Year.

Lopez graduated from American University in 1992 with a degree in Kinesiology. During his collegiate career, Lopez Miro earned nine All-America honors in the breaststroke and IM events.



Josh Huger joined the Hokies as the assistant swim coach and recruiting coordinator in September 2015.

Called a tireless worker by his peers, Huger has brought excitement back to Tech’s sprint program and has quickly developed into formidable recruiter on the national state.

During his time with the Hokies, the program has seen an explosion of growth in all areas. Over Huger’s years with the program the Hokies have produced:

• Multiple Top-10 Recruiting Classes
• 2017 World Championship Participants
• 2016 Olympians
• U.S. National Team Member Robert Owen
• 2017 World University Games Qualifiers
• 673 Lifetime Best Performances, 44 School Records & 4 ACC Records
• 13 All-American Performances
• 3 Top-25 NCAA Team Finishes
• 8 ACC Individual Titles
• 1 National Swimmer of the Week Award
• 11 ACC Swimmer of the Week Awards

Prior to joining the H2Okies, Huger was an assistant coach at William and Mary, he served as the sprint coach as well as the travel coordinator. He helped coached the Tribe to its first men’s team title in 2015 and a second place finish in 2014. He also led the women to two consecutive third place finishes in 2015 and 2014.

During his time with the Tribe he coached swimmers to 18 school records, three conference records and three freshman records. His swimmers have won 11 CAA Titles, two CAA Female Rookie of the Year honors, 13 CAA and 3 ECAC Swimmer of the Week Awards. Huger has also had 18 NCAA B-Cuts.

Prior to William and Mary, he was an assistant coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. There, Huger coached four swimmers to nine All-American honors including a Division II national champion and record-holder. In the PSAC, his swimmers collected 31 school records, 58 NCAA consideration performances and two automatic-qualifying efforts. They also won 11 conference titles and IUP's first relay gold in 13 years.

Huger started IUP's first swim club team and qualified athletes to YMCA Master Nationals and USMS Nationals. He was also a coach and counselor at Texas' Longhorn Swim Camp and at the Naval Academy Swim Camp, and also spent two years as an assistant coach with two Virginia club teams: Virginia Swimming and the Rappahannock Area YMCA.

Huger earned his bachelor's degree in sports management from IUP in 2011 and his master's degree in 2012. He also founded in 2010, a website devoted to covering swimming at all levels.

Huger and his wife, Katie, have been married since July of 2012 and are expecting their first child in August of 2018.










Jacy Dyer joined Virginia Tech swimming and diving as an assistant coach in August 2018.

Dyer joined the Hokies after four seasons as an assistant coach at James Madison, helping to lead the team to the 2018 CAA title as the Dukes secured nine individual medals and the 200 free relay title. During her tenure, JMU also finished as runner-up the other three seasons, capturing 20 individual and seven relay medals over the span.

Prior to JMU, Dyer was an assistant at the University of Toledo, helping to guide the team to the 2012 MAC Championship while coaching an All-American that season. In addition to her collegiate experience, Dyer has served as camp and club coaches throughout the state of Virginia.

Dyer was an NCAA qualifier while competing for Toledo in the 1650yd free, 500yd free and 200yd free. She was a 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier and earned a world ranking of 38th in the 1500m freestyle. Dyer was tabbed the Mid-American Conference Swimmer of the year in 2010 and claimed 16 medals at the MAC Championship during her career including: 10 gold, three silver and three bronze.

The Lebanon, Pennsylvania native graduated from Toledo in 2011 with a degree in psychology. She was inducted into the Toledo Hall of Fame in 2017.



Albert Subirats joined the Virginia Tech swimming & diving staff as an assistant coach in August 2018.

Subirats is a four-time Olympic qualifier for Venezuela, having made the cut in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. In 2007 he claimed Venezuela's first (and only to date) long-course medal, winning bronze in the 100 fly at the World Championships and in 2010 he was the World Champion in the 50m fly.

He holds the Venezuelan long course records individually in the 100m free, 50m fly, 100m fly (also the South America record) and 100m backstroke. Along with his relay teammates, Subirats holds records in the 4x100m free relay and 4x100m medley relay. He is a three-time winner of Venezuela's Sportsman Athlete of the Year, taking the title in 2006, 2007 and 2009 and is the most decorated swimmer in the history of the South American and Central American Games.

"I am very thankful for the opportunity Coach Sergio and the administration at Virginia Tech have given me," said Subirats. "I cannot wait to start working with such a talented coaching staff and group of athletes. I believe this team can achieve anything under the leadership of Sergio and the rest of the staff, I feel ready for this great challenge."

Collegiately, Subirats swam for the University of Arizona 2004-07. While with the Wildcats, Subirats claimed three NCAA individual titles, winning the 100yd fly both his junior and senior years as well as the 100yd back during his junior campaign. He also helped the Wildcats to five relay titles during his career. In 2008, he won Arizona's Sapphire Award given to the top male athlete. For his accomplishments, Subirats was inducted into the University of Arizona Hall of Fame in 2017.

Subirats graduated from Arizona in 2009 with a degree in business administration. In addition, he holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern, having graduated in 2016.