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Ryan Rougeux
Position: Head Diving Coach
Alma Mater: Centre
Graduating Year: 2013
Experience: 3 Years
Email: ryan.rougeux@wright.edu
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Ryan Rougeux Biography
Courtesy: WSU Athletic Media Relations
Release: 09/04/2014

Ryan Rougeux is in third season as head coach of the Wright State diving team and is in his fourth season overall with the program. Rougeux joined the staff as an assistant coach in September, 2013 and was promoted to head diving coach in November, 2014.

The diving program has grown very successful under Coach Rougeux’s direction. In the past three years, the program has produced numerous top 8 conference finishes, 2 conference championships, a school record, a honorable mention Academic All-American, and multiple NCAA Zone qualifiers.

The Raider dive team had a great showing in the 15-16 season, scoring a combined total of 101 points at the Horizon League Conference meet. The women’s team was dominant as both Fleckner & TenEyck finished top 8 on the 1m and 3m springboards. The men’s team was headlined by then sophomore Mitch Godar who finished 5th on 1m and 6th on 3m. The season concluded with a trip to Purdue for the NCAA Zone C meet where Godar, Fleckner, and TenEyck produced the highest finishes of the Horizon League and in school history.

The 16-17 season was the best for Wright State diving in school history. Senior Kyah Fleckner achieved NCAA qualifying scores on both the 1m & 3m a total of 9 times. Fleckner was the Horizon League Conference Champion on both the 1m & 3m springboards and was named Horizon League Diver of the Meet. Coach Rougeux was respectfully named Horizon League Women’s Dive Coach of the Year. Junior Mitch Godar achieved NCAA qualifying scores on the 1m a total of 7 times. Godar also set the 1m-school record with a score of 370.35, ranking him 19th in the nation. Both Fleckner and Godar concluded the season at the NCAA Zone C meet at IU.

From 2009-2013, Rougeux was a four-year varsity diver at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. He was named SCAC First Team All-Conference for the 10-11 and 11-12 seasons and SAA First Team All-Conference for the 12-13 season. In 2013, Rougeux placed 2nd on both the 1m and 3m springboards at the SAA Conference Championships to help Centre College win its first ever conference championship in school history. He finished his diving career at Centre as a member of the 500-point club, scoring 646 points for the team in four seasons.

A Louisville, Kentucky, native, Rougeux earned a bachelor's degree in Government and a minor in Art History from Centre College in 2013. Rougeux then moved to Dayton, Ohio, to attend the University of Dayton School of Law where he earned a Juris Doctorate degree in 2016.