Three-time Olympic coach, 9-time NCAA National Coach of the Year, 13 Time SEC Coach of the Year, and countless times as a USA National Team Coach,
Marsh was a five-time All-American backstroker at Auburn and the 1980 SEC backstroke champion, ranked sixth in the world at the time. He earned a degree in business administration in 1981 and he remained at Auburn as an assistant coach until 1985 when he left for Dynamo.
Marsh had a successful 17-year career at Auburn University winning 17 consecutive SEC titles & 12 NCAA National Championships. At the conference level, his athletes won 17 consecutive SEC Team titles, 13 men’s (10 of these consecutive), and 4 women’s. His coaching prowess produced 178 SEC individual titles and 52 relay conference victories. Internationally 52 Auburn athletes have won medals in 90 events including 27 during the summer of 2003. While at AU, Marsh developed 22 Olympians who won seven medals.