Josh Skube is in his 14th season as a volunteer assistant coach for Notre Dame swimming and diving in 2013-14, returning to the women's program in 2011-12 after six years with the Fighting Irish men. Also in his 14th year as a faculty member in the physical education department, Skube assists in all aspects of home practices and meets, while traveling with the team to away meets.
Skube swam collegiately for Ball State University from 1994-96 before earning a bachelor's degree in kinesiology (`98) and a master's degree in exercise physiology ('00) from Indiana University.
Skube also has served as an assistant coach for Bloomington North High School (1999-2000) and the Duneland Swim Club (1995-97). Known for his deep technical knowledge of the sport, he also has been published in SwimTechnique magazine.
A distance freestyle specialist, Skube hails from Chesterton, Ind., and swam for Chesterton High School, earning team MVP honors in leading the Trojans to Duneland Conference titles in his final two seasons.
Skube comes from a family with strong Notre Dame roots, as his father Thomas (`70), uncle Charles (`60) and cousins Mara (`86) and Steve (`90) are all graduates of the University. Born in Crown Point, Ind., Skube and his wife, Susan, live in South Bend with their daughters, Ivie, Addison and Waverly.