Steketee joined the swimming and diving coaching staff as a volunteer assistant coach in 2012-13.
Prior to coaching at Nevada he was an assistant on the University of South Carolina's swimming and diving staff, where he spent the prior five seasons. As a member of the Gamecocks' staff, Steketee coached swimmers that competed in multiple U.S. National Championship meets, as well as the 2008 Olympic trials and 2009 World Championships.
A former Big-10 champion in the 200-freestyle, he was responsible for the design and implementation of South Carolina's sprint program.
Steketee won his Big-10 individual title while the captain of the Northwestern Wildcats, an honor he held from 1999-2001. At one point during his collegiate career, he simultaneously held the all-time Northwestern record in the 50, 100 and 200-yard freestyle races, as well as five relay events. He also competed in the 2000 U.S. Olympic trials, where he recorded a top-20 finish in the 200 free.
From 2004-07, he was an assistant at West Virginia, where he worked with both the men's and women's teams. In his four seasons at WVU, Steketee helped the men's team improve from 11th to third in the Big East, while helping the women improve from seventh to first. In 2007, he helped the WVU men to a 20th place finish at the NCAA Championships.
From a stroke technique perspective, Steketee has implemented various programs at each of his coaching stops, including the use of Dartfish software while at WVU.
He began his career at Denver University, where he was an assistant from 2003-04.
Steketee holds multiple national certifications including the American Swimming Coaches Association Level Three certification, as well as the National Swimming Pool Foundation Pool/Spa Operator certificate.
He graduated from Northwestern with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy in 2001 and is the husband of second-year head coach Abby Steketee.