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Amid investigation, Towson U. names new swimming coach

Amid investigation, Towson U. names new swimming coach

Towson University named an interim coach of the swimming and diving team Tuesday as an investigation continues into a smartphone found last month recording athletes in the women's locker room.

Jake Shrum, who had been an assistant coach, was promoted to interim coach Tuesday. The university hired Tim Perkins as a temporary diving coach.

"Jake has already demonstrated tremendous leadership under the present circumstances and we are confident in his ability to continue to provide stability for the team," athletic director Tim Leonard said in a statement.

University officials would not comment on the status of the team's other coaches: head coach Pat Mead,...

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