Coach Austin was named the Division III Men's National Diving Coach of the Year after guiding sophomore Sam Randall to a national championship in the 3-meter event and a 3rd place finish on 1-meter.

Coach Austin was also named the SUNYAC Coach of the year a few weeks ago after guiding SUNY Geneseo Divers to 10 top 8 finishes including a conference record setting championship performance by Sam Randall in the 1-meter event.