Florida State University -
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About 1 month ago
Horrible coach over recruites and then leaves you out to dry if you don’t perform should honestly be fired as the head coach for FSU swimming and diving
11 months ago
My experience under Neal Studd was subpar to say the least. He is a manipulative person who knows his way with words, and only cares about his boat, & boasting about his bonuses at the end of year. Would not be surprised if he tells his staff to create fake accounts here to boost his reviews. He is not fit to lead a program as reputable as FSU.
I can’t say I had one good experience when it came to Neal studd. He cares more about the money you’ll make him rather than his athletes mental and physical health. I would not go to a school where Neal is the head coach.
Stop recruiting so many people and you would have less problems. Neal is a smart guy but is obviously using FSU as a stepping stone in his career. He doesn't really care about his swimmers, plain and simple. Unless you kiss @$$ or swim fast, you won't get much attention from him. That is, unless you are a good looking female.
Preaches a “genuine” and honest team culture while doing nothing and often the opposite to ensure the wellbeing of his student athletes. He seems to value his swimmers as nothing more than easily replaceable roster spots and honestly should not be allowed to continue to work in the sport of swimming.
I'm in disbelief that Neal is still coaching. He has created drama within the team by talking about athletes with other athletes. His inappropriateness has gone as far as affecting people's mental health (which he doesn't take seriously). To hear from former teammates that nothing has changed is sickening. FSU athletics, please do better!
I'm unsure where to start when I think of Neal and how he shaped my experience as a student-athlete, the best word to use is trauma. He has no place being a coach, from his inappropriate sexual comments, bullying, and SEVERAL NCAA VIOLATIONS..I am disappointed that FSU still has him or his staff there. He is a liability to FSU athletics.
Neal only cares about himself and how he looks. He makes sexist remarks about people's mothers and sisters saying how attractive they are and etc. He bullies anyone who opposes him and is not a great coach at all. He only cares about what makes him look good.
Neal was one of the worst coaches I have ever experienced in my swimming career. I truly loved the sport, however Neal made both practice and competitions uncomfortable. His main concerns was him making money-everything revolved around Neal receiving a bonus. He picked favorites on the team, and made racist and sexist comments.
He cares about you if you will bring him a bonus, mainly the foreigners. Otherwise, I would look elsewhere. He makes people feel bad about themselves and will talk bad about you to other staff members. Not good for mental health. Too worried about his reputation and income at the sacrifice of young men and women.