Jonathan Vater
Jonathan  Vater

Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:


Sprint Free

Club Team:
Dynamo Swim Club


Jackets Return to the Pool for Competition this Week

Georgia Tech swimming will have a number of individuals compete at two events this weekend


12 Jackets Take Part in Bulldog Last Chance Meet

Georgia Tech swimming had two swimmers in Julia Shuford and Grace Mauldin record NCAA B qualifying times this weekend


Jackets Sweep Eagles on Senior Day

Georgia Tech swimming and diving swept the Emory Eagles in dual meet action on Saturday at the McAuley Aquatic Center


Jackets Kick-Off 2018 with Sweep of SCAD

Georgia Tech swimming & diving will return to action in two weeks at South Carolina on Jan. 20


Jackets Conclude Action in Georgia Tech Invite

Two school records fall as men finish third, women finish fourth

Before Tech: A four-year member on the swim team at Alpharetta High School … A three-time NISCA all-American … Ranked as high as No. 9 overall in the state of Georgia for the class of 2017 … Led his team to a state runner-up finish in 2015 … Was a key part in guiding his team to Fulton County Championships in both 2014 and 2015 … Tabbed the Team MVP as a junior in 2016 … Was a team captain his senior season … Was also a nominee for the 2016 Georgia Positive Athlete Award … Holds Alpharetta High School team records in the 50 free (21.04), 100 free (45.51), 200 medley relay (1:34.01), 200 free relay (1:26.67) and 400 free relay (3:04.33) … Finished third overall in the 50 free (21.04) and second in the 100 free (45.51) at the 2017 Georgia 6A High School State Championships … Placed second overall in the 50 free (21.09) and fourth in the 100 free (45.99) at the 2016 Georgia 6A High School State Championships … Also a member of the Dynamo Swim Club team … Swam the anchor leg (45.51) for the Dynamo 400 medley relay that earned the bronze medal and set a Georgia State record with a time of 3:16.53 at the 2015 Speedo Winter Juniors East … Made the finals and placed 12th in the 100 free (45.16) and anchored Dynamo’s fourth-place 400 medley relay (44.62) at 2016 Speedo Winter Juniors East … A three-time USA Swimming scholastic all-American … Also a four-time honor roll member at Alpharetta High School.

Personal: Full name is Jonathan Daniel Vater … Son of Allen and Melissa Vater … Born on Oct. 24, 1998 in Atlanta, Ga. … Has two older siblings – David and Kimberly … Chose Tech because he wants to be an engineer and Georgia Tech offers one of the best engineering programs in the country … He also chose Tech because of the phenomenal swim program and facilities, as well as it being in-state and close to home … Intends to major in civil engineering.

Vater's Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
50 Free 20.80 at Bulldog Invitational (2/24/18)
100 Free 45.07 at Bulldog Invitational (2/25/18)
200 Free 1:40.23 at Bulldog Invitational (2/24/18)
500 Free 4:51.55 at SCAD (1/6/18)
* relay split (s)