Billy Bafia enters his fourth season as an Assistant Coach at Illinois Tech. A 2015 graduate of IIT, Bafia was a two-time NAIA National Championship qualifier, four-time varsity letter winner, and a 17-time conference finalist in the Liberal Arts Conference Championship throughout his career. Bafia also served as Team Captain for the Scarlet Hawks from 2013 to 2015.
Prior to his time at Illinois Tech, Bafia swam competitively since he was eight for his local club and high school teams in Lockport, IL. Billy currently works as a software engineer at Relativity ODA LLC in downtown Chicago.