Busch led the women’s team to a third place finish at the NCAA Championships with 440 points. At the Championships, four of his swimmers finished among the top 15 for individual points. At the Pac-10 Championships, Busch coached the Wildcats to a second place finish. Busch was also awarded the honor in 2004, 2000 and in 1998.
The Swimmer Coach of the Year honors are determined by a coaches vote.