Courtney (Shealy) Hart

Courtney (Shealy) Hart

Courtney (Shealy) Hart is currently the head coach of the Georgia Tech Men’s and Women’s Swimming Team. Hart is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist who represented Team USA at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. She medaled in the 4x100m medley relay and the 4x100m freestyle relay. As a collegiate swimmer for the University of Georgia, Hart was part of two Bulldog NCAA Championship titles in 1999 and 2000. Also in 2000, Hart was named NCAA Female Swimmer of the Year after her individual championship wins in the 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, and 100m backstroke. Hart represented the United States on the international stage as a member of the World Championship (2001), Pan-American Games (1999 and 2003), Pan-Pacific Games (2002), and United States World Cup Teams (2000-2004).

Not only did Hart excel in the pool at UGA, she also played volleyball for the Bulldogs from 1997 to 1999. In 1998, she was named the volleyball team’s most valuable player. Hart was the first NCAA Division I female student-athlete to compete in two sports on the same day, accomplishing that feat three times while at Georgia.

Career Highlights

  • 2000 USA Olympic Team 2x gold medalist
  • 2003 Pan-American Team 2x gold and silver medalist
  • 2001 World Championship 2x silver medalist
  • 26x All-American
  • 9 SEC Conference titles
  • SEC Conference Record Holder

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