The 2007 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships came to an end this past Saturday in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The title was secured by Auburn, who finished with 566 points which was 169 points ahead of second place Stanford. Auburn coach David Marsh was awarded NCAA Coach of the Year and secured his 12th national championship tying the record with the most swimming and diving titles ever won by a NCAA head coach.
This model of leadership greatly contrasts second place finisher Stanford and the leadership role of their head coach, Skip Kenny, who was suspended for erasing the records of 5 of his swimmers who graduated 2006. Kenny was suspended with pay by the university for his actions <[click here for full story|http://active.typepad.com/endurance/2007/03/stanford_coach_.html]> and did not attend the 2007 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships. In Kenny's absence, 2 new school records were recorded amongst the four second-place finishes.