BALTIMORE – Former UMBC swimming and diving standout Nikola Trajkovic has joined the staff as an assistant coach, head coach Chad Cradock has announced.
"We are thrilled to have Nikola remain part of the UMBC swimming and diving family," Cradock said. "We are excited for the experience he brings and to see what he can do for our program."
During his four-year tenure on the swim team, Trajkovic was an integral part of the Retrievers program. He helped the men's team to three-straight CCSA Championships, while also earning the conference's Rookie of the Year honor in 2014-15.
In the men's return to the America East, Trajkovic was a three-time finalist at the championship meet and helped the men to a gold in the 800 free relay, earning the Dave Alexander Coaches' Award for most points in a meet by a senior. The Zrenjanin, Serbia-native currently owns the school record in the 400 IM with a time of 3:53.39.