Bri Birsa is Hendrix College men's and women's swimming and diving assistant coach and the Bob Courtway Pool Coordinator.
She will serve under head coach Dan Lloyd.
Birsa, from Joliet, Ill., swam competitively for 16 years and was a four-year letter-winner for Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisc. She served as team captain during her senior year.
From 2011-13, Birsa worked as a wilderness guide at Expeditions Unlimited, a Christian youth wilderness camp, in Baraboo, Wisc. She built an Outdoor Education program, which taught outdoors skills such as rock climbing, canoeing, camping and team building to schools.
Birsa graduated from Carthage in 2011 with a B.A. in biology with an emphasis on wildlife research.