Butch Babin enters his fifth season as the head men’s swimming & diving coach in 2017-18.
In 2015-16, the Eagles made program history with their best team finish of fourth at 2015 GNAC Invitational, while finishing in 12th at the 2016 NEISDA Championship and picking up their first dual meet victory over Saint Joseph’s (Maine) in 41 years. Grant Gerber became the first Husson men’s swimmer to claim All-GNAC honors and just the second student-athlete all-time.
In all, both the men's and women's teams combined to set 19 school records in 2015-16.
Babin was named the fourth head men’s swimming & diving coach in program history on Januray 14, 2013 after Husson restablished men’s swimming & diving as a varsity sport after a 39 year hiatus.
Babin also serves as Director of Aquatics and the head women's swimming & diving coach at Husson and the head coach of Hurricane Swim Club, Inc., a USA Swimming age group club team since 2005.
In 18 years in club swimming, Babin has coached numerous ME LSC and Maine High School State quailifers and champions, Eastern Zone Age Group, Sectionals and YMCA National quailifers, and team and state record holders, while serving as ME LSC Zone Team head coach twice. Babin was named ME LSC Coach of the Year in 2010.
Babin graduated from Husson in 1984.
A native of Bangor, Maine, Babin attended John Bapst High School.