Tarwater joins UT as volunteer assistant coach

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Davis Tarwater is staying home.

The University of Tennessee announced early Tuesday evening that the Olympic gold medalist will be with the Tennessee swimming and diving program as a volunteer assistant coach.

Tarwater won gold during the London Olympics as part of the United States' 800-meter freestyle relay team.

Tarwater, a Webb school graduated, was a three-time NCAA champion as a collegiate swimmer in Michigan.

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