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Bultman is a 1970 graduate of LSU the place he earned his bachelor’s diploma in Psychology. He earned his certification in Bodily Training from Tulane in 1975, and he acquired his grasp’s in Bodily Training from the College of West Florida in 1979. An achieved swimmer himself, Bultman was a LSU swimming letterman (1969, 1970) and gained the Louisiana state title within the 50 freestyle whereas at Jesuit Excessive Faculty in New Orleans, La.

Steve had Membership expertise at Lynn Park Piranhas in Louisiana. From there, he coached at Nashville Aquatic. After that, he had a 9-year stint at Higher Pensacola Aquatic Membership in Florida, the place he put 3 swimmers on the 1988 US Olympic Staff (Beth Barr, Andrea Hayes, and Daniel Watters). After he completed at GPAC, he moved on to his final Membership Teaching job with Dynamo Swim Membership in Atlanta, GA and helped flip it right into a profitable membership, because it continues to be at this time. After Dynamo he moved on to He moved on to school teaching on the Univeristy of Georgia the place is was an assistant from 1995-1999.

In 1999, he took over the reigns of the Girls’s Swimming and Diving program at Texas A&M. When Bultman was employed at Texas A&M on June 2, 1999, the Aggies had by no means completed larger than third on the convention championships or within the prime 10 on the nationwide meet. Beneath Bultman, the Aggies have completed decrease than second at a convention meet simply as soon as and strung collectively an 11-year streak of prime 10 finishes on the NCAA Championships. After four-straight fourth-place finishes on the NCAA Championships from 2013-16, the Aggies tallied their highest NCAA end ever in 2017 with a third-place effort on the NCAA Championships. A&M put collectively one other nice exhibiting on the nationwide meet and ultimately took third once more in 2018. 

Earlier than his arrival, Texas A&M had by no means gained a convention staff title, however now owns Huge 12 Convention championship trophies from 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012, claimed 4 consecutive SEC Championships from 2016-2019. He’s additionally a nine-time convention Coach of the Yr, and has earned Coach of the Meet honors seven instances. Beneath his route, Texas A&M produced its first NCAA particular person titles with a pair of wins from Julia Wilkinson and Alia Atkinson on the 2010 NCAA Championships. Since Wilkinson and Atkinson’s breakthrough wins, the Aggies have logged eight extra particular person crowns — seven by swimmers Cammile Adams, Breeja Larson, Paige Miller and Sarah Henry and one by diver Jaele Patrick.

Steve has been a 2-time USA Olympic Coach. In 2008 he was on the teaching employees for the Estonia Olympic Staff. Within the 2016 Olympics, he served on the Mexico Olympic Employees. He’s additionally served on USA Teaching staffs, together with the 1985 Pan Pacific Video games, the 1989 LEN Cup, the 2001, 2009 and 2015 World Univeristy Video games and the 2013 World Championships.

Steve is among the nice influencers in USA Swimming, and we’re excited to have him as an inductee within the class of 2021 ISCA Corridor of Fame.


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