Former Saint Leo University men's swimmer Jose DeJesus returned to the University Campus in August 2016 as a graduate assistant coach, and will return to the deck for the 2017-18 season to work alongside his former coach and mentor Paul Mangen.
DeJesus was a member of the Saint Leo men's swimming squad in 2013-14 and 2014-15. He was the mainstay of the Lions' medley relay teams in the breaststroke and as a freestyle sprint specialist.
A native of Dorado, Puerto Rico, DeJesus was a team captain during his senior season and was a men's swimming representative on Saint Leo's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). He graduated from Saint Leo in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in management.