Joonas Koski
Joonas  Koski
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Johns Creek, Ga.

High School:
Northview

Height:
6-2

Event:
IM, Back, Free

Club Team:
Dynamo Swim Club


10/06/2017

Tech Sweeps Pitt in ACC Dual Meet Action on Friday

Georgia Tech swimming & diving opened up the 2017-18 season with wins over Pitt

09/29/2017

Gold Leads White After Day One of Intrasquad Competition

Georgia Tech swimming & diving wraps up the White vs. Gold intrasquad meet tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.

09/05/2017

Jackets Hit the Water for the 2017-18 Season

Georgia Tech swimming & diving held its first official team practice on Tuesday

06/23/2017

Jackets Place 14 on Scholar All-America Teams

Georgia Tech swimming & diving earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honors for both the women's and men's teams for the Spring 2017 semester

02/26/2017

Georgia Tech Swimmers Wrap Up Bulldog Last Chance Meet on Sunday

Georgia Tech swimming set a number of new career best times on the day

2016-17 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention


2016-17 (Freshman): Closed out his freshman season with three season-best marks in the 200 back (1:48.10), 200 IM (1:50.81) and 400 IM (3:53.41) at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet … Posted the fifth-fastest time on the year for Tech in the 400 IM (3:53.41) … Recorded the seventh-fastest time on the season for the Yellow Jackets in the 100 back (53.58), 200 back (1:48.10) and the 200 IM (1:50.81) … Also turned in the ninth-fastest mark of the season for Tech in the 500 free (4:38.01) … Posted 18 top-10 finishes on the season, including a fourth-place finish in the 400 IM versus Cincinnati and FAU (4:07.74) and against Alabama (4:06.30) … Turned in a total of seven sixth-place finishes throughout the year ... Recognized as a 2016-17 CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention.

Before Tech: Lettered for four years at Northview High School in Johns Creek, Georgia under coach Colin Maloney … Ranked as high as 13th overall in the state of Georgia … Set and holds the high school team records in the 200 IM, 4x100 free relay and the 4x50 free relay events … Was a four-year member of the Super Honor Roll.

Personal: Full name is Joonas Anthony Koski … Born April 15, 1998 in Morristown, N.J. … Has also lived in Stevens Point, Wis., Westin, Fla. and Johns Creek, Ga. … Son of Matti and Sanna Koski … Has three siblings – Tomas, Matias and Jannika … Enjoys wakeboarding, kayaking, longboarding and snowboarding … Began swimming at the age of six … Chose to attend Tech because of its academic and athletic success, close to home and felt comfortable with the team … Plans to major in biology.




Koski's Career Top Times (through 10/7/17)
EVENT TIME MEET
200 Free 1:46.80 vs. Boston College & Pittsburgh (10/8/16)
500 Free 4:38.01 2016 GT Invitational
1000 Free 9:41.90 vs. Pitt (10/6/17)
50 back 25.47 (s) vs. Florida State & SCAD (1/28/17)
100 Back 53.58 (s) vs. Notre Dame (10/21-22/16)
200 Back 1:48.10 Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)
200 IM 1:50.81 Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)
400 IM 3:53.41 Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)
* relay split (s)