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Gregory Wriede

Gregory Wriede

Director of Competitive Swimming
B.A., Harvard University

Coach Bio: Head Coach of the Peddie Varsity Swim Team since 2001, Greg Wriede (’95) has led the Falcons to 11 Eastern Interscholastic Conference titles, a 106-23 dual meet record and 13 MAPL titles. He has developed over 120 High School All Americans and coached 7 National Prep School Record swims. His swimmers as both students and alumni, have competed in international competitions including the Olympic Games, World Championships, Pan Pacific Games, Pan American Games and the Commonwealth Games. In addition, his swimmers have placed in the Top 16 National Age Group rankings over 100 times while setting 60 New Jersey State records. An NCAA All–American and team captain, Wriede was named to the USA National Team and competed at the FISU World University Games in 1999, receiving Harvard's Eugene B. Wyman trophy four consecutive times as the top scorer in dual meets. He now lives on campus with his wife Michelle and children Ethan, Brady, and Kylie.