Here’s the team behind the swimmer. We manage the website and social media, carry out water quality tests, and are on the road with Andreas Fath every day during his marathon swim.

"We stand behind Andreas Fath and the TenneSwim project."

Thom Benson

Director of External Affairs
at the Tennessee Aquarium

PR & communication

Rob Bullard

Tennessee & Cumberland Rivers Program Director at
The Nature Conservancy

Factual expertise & communication

Enzo Fath

Water quality analysis

Leo Fath

Photographer & swim partner

Nicola Fath

Support

Anna George

Vice President of Conservation Science and Education at the
Tennessee Aquarium

Fish expertise & public outreach

Morgan Gilman

Marketing Manager at
Tennessee State Parks

PR & communication

George Grice

Post-baccalaureate intern
at the University of the South

Support boat captain & staff scientist

Julie Harris

Executive Director of the
River Discovery Center

Project preparation & planning

Cindy Hassil

Development Director at
Ijams Nature Center

Project preparation & planning

Randy Hedgepath

State Naturalist at
Tennessee State Parks

PR & communication

Juri Jander

Graduate student at
Furtwangen University

Water quality sampling & analysis

Dörte Kanzler

Research associate at
Furtwangen University

Water quality sampling & analysis

Paul Kingsbury

Director of Communications at
The Nature Conservancy

PR & communication

Konrad Knoll

Helper

Marion Knoll

Logistics

Martin Knoll

Professor of Geology and Hydrology at the
University of the South

Project co-director with Andreas Fath

Zolon Knoll

Swim partner

Clark Lupton

Post-baccalaureate intern
at the University of the South

Chase car driver & staff scientist

David Maleham

Mobile home driver

Scarlett Maleham

Water quality analysis

Anna Money

Logistics & cooking

Karin Money

Logistics & cooking

Jutta Neumann

Press Relations Officer at
Furtwangen University

PR & communication

Philipp Nußbaum

Graduate student at the
University of Georgia

Web development & social media

Casey Phillips

Communications Specialist
at the Tennessee Aquarium

PR & communication

Jennifer Roder

Education Director at
Ijams Nature Center

Project preparation & planning

Chris Van de Ven

Landscape Analysis Lab Manager and Instructor at the
University of the South

Project preparation & planning

Hannah Verity

Communications intern at
The Nature Conservancy

PR & communication

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