Michael Jacobsson came to Dallas from Taby, Sweden to swim for the SMU Mustangs. As a swimmer at SMU, he was a two-time All American. In Sweden, he won 30 national titles in various events and was part of the Swedish Junior National Team 1994-1997 and the Swedish National Team 1996-2002 where was a finalist at the 1997 World Short Course Championship and the 1997 European Long Course Championship in the 200 IM and 400 IM. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, he moved to Fort Worth. He works at Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co. focusing on product discovery and development. He started coaching for DAM in 2012.
Dallas Aquatic Masters
DAM or the Dallas Aquatic Masters is one of the largest masters swimming teams in the world. Co-founded and co-owned by Bobby Patten and Olympic champion Jim Montgomery, it is a year-round adult swimming team geared towards swimming in the pool and open bodies of water for fitness, fun and competition. DAM offers expertly designed adult group swim programs and adult private lessons to suit the needs of adults of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.