Tim Loeffler was hired as UIC's head men's and women's swim coach on June 3, 2014.
Loeffler spent this past season as an assistant coach at Army where he helped the men's team claim runner-up honors in the Patriot League Championships. Prior to his time at West Point, Loeffler served four years as the assistant coach at Michigan State where he worked primarily with the middle distance and distance freestyle swimmers. Loeffler also gained valuable experience as the Spartan's lead recruiter and director of summer camps.
While in East Lansing, Loeffler helped the Spartans achieve tremendous success in the pool, guiding several athletes to the NCAA Championships. In the winter of 2013, he helped MSU's men's team place fourth at the U.S. Nationals.
Loeffler was a two-year letterwinner for Minnesota and was a member of its 2005 and 2007 Big Ten Championship squads. He holds numerous top-20 times for the Golden Gophers in the 1,000 and 1,650 free along with the 200 butterfly. He graduated from Minnesota in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Strategic and Analytical Communications. The Elmhurst, Ill., native also served two years as a student assistant for Minnesota from 2007-09.