Updated Dec. 10, 2011.
Brittany Massengale worked three seasons as a graduate assistant coach after previously swimming under head coach Rick Walker at the 2006 Open Water World Championships in Naples, Italy. Massengale worked on the staff for the 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons.
Prior to SIU, the Alma, Ark. native was a four-year letterwinner in swimming at Rice University from 2005-09. She currently holds school records in the 200, 500, 1000, and 1650 freestyle.
Massengale earned All-American honors in the 500 and 1650 free at the 2008 NCAA championships, while qualifying for both the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Trials. She was also a United States National Team member.
Massengale earned bachelor's degrees in kinesiology and psychology from Rice in 2009. She is currently working towards a master's degree in exercise science at SIU.