Chris Myhre
Chris Myhre
Title: Swimming Program Director
Phone: 253-879-3146
Email: cmyhre@pugetsound.edu
Previous College: Hawaii-Manoa '80

Chris Myhre begins his 26th season as head coach of the Logger swimming programs in 2015-16. He took over the reins in 1994 from legendary Logger coach Don Duncan, the builder of the program and its coach for 37 years.

Myhre earned his Bachelor's of Education from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he also swam for the Warriors. He completed his Master's of Education at Pacific Lutheran University in 1994.

Myhre is the Director of the Aquatic programs at Puget Sound and teaches a number of classes in addition to his duties as the head swimming coach. He was NAIA Women's Coach of the Year in 1996, and the NAIA Men's Coach of the Year in 1997. He is a former President of the NAIA Coaches Association, and has overseen the NAIA Rules and Sites Committee.

While at Puget Sound, Myhre has coached 71 NAIA All- Americans, 21 NCAA All-Americans, 11 individual NAIA National Champions, NAIA team titles for women in 1996, 1998, and 1999, and titles for the men from 1995-1997.  Since joining the NWC, Puget Sound has never placed lower than fifth on the women’s program and fourth on the men’s side.

Myhre began his career as the Head Coach of the women's team in 1990 before taking over both programs in 1994.

Myhre has been named NWC Coach of the Year on multiple occasions.  He was inducted into the Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame in 2002, where he coached the Rams to State Championships in 1989 and 1990.  


Overall Dual Meet Record At Puget Sound

Year Women Men
1990-91 2-6 N/A
1991-92 7-5 N/A
1992-93 8-4 N/A
1993-94 10-2 N/A
1994-95 9-3 10-2
1995-96 10-2 10-1
1996-97 10-3 9-3
1997-98 10-5 10-3
1998-99 12-2 13-1
1999-00 7-3 6-5
2000-01 7-3 5-4
2001-02 8-4 6-5
2002-03 6-2 5-3
2003-04 8-2 7-3
2004-05 7-2 6-3
2005-06 7-2 5-4
2006-07 7-4 7-4
2007-08 6-3 5-4
2008-09 6-1 6-1
2009-10 6-2 5-3
2010-11 6-2 6-2
2011-12 5-2 4-3
2012-13 4-6 5-5
2013-14 4-5 5-4
2014-15 7-3 5-5
2015-16 3-5 2-6
2016-17 4-3 5-2

TOTALS 186-85

147-75