Dennis Cassidy begins his first season as a volunteer assistant coach for CSU Bakersfield’s swimming and diving teams in fall of 2015. Cassidy will help Assistant Coach Shane Pelton with the distance swimmers.
Cassidy concluded a four-year career with the CSUB men’s swim team after the 2014-15 season. A distance freestyle specialist, Cassidy was a crucial member of the Roadrunner squad and scored at conference meets in at least one event during each of his four seasons. He also left the program with his name in the CSUB Top 5 performance list as a member of the 800 freestyle relay team which posted the third-fastest time in school history.
A native of Whittier, Calif., Cassidy graduated from CSUB with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in 2015. He and his wife, Kate, reside in Bakersfield.