Rahim Booth is in his seventh year at Coppin State University serving as the Director of Recreational Sports. Booth’s current duties includes providing leadership for all programmatic areas within recreational sports to include aquatics, special events, youth programming, instructional programming, intramural sports, and the club sports program.
Prior to Coppin State, Booth served as the Assistant Director of Recreational Facilities and Aquatics at Johns Hopkins University (MD) from 2005 -09. While at Johns Hopkins, Booth was in charge of facility scheduling, management and operations of the O’Connor Recreation Center & Aquatic Center and risk management.
With 16 years of competitive swimming coaching experience, Coach Booth founded the Aqua Eagle Swim Club (now the Coppin State Aquatics Club) at Coppin State University in 2010 under the School of Education, Department of Health and Human Performance.
In 2008, prior to the establishment of the CSU Aqua Eagles Club, Booth implemented the Aqua Jays Aquatics Club at The Johns Hopkins University; as a community learn-to-swim outreach program under the Department of Athletics & Recreation. With a belief in the development of swimmers with pride and passion for the sport, Coach Booth stresses the importance of a strong work ethic, character development, and parent support.
In addition to his local endeavors, Coach Booth has served>
Furthermore, as a participant in the USA Swimming: Mentor Coaching Program Pilot, he has also spent time under the tutelage of Coach Jim Ellis of SAKA Swim Club further honing his skills and knowledge of the sport and art form of swimming.