UF Graduate and Olympian Mitch D’Arrigo Joins UFTI

Mitch D’Arrigo, UFTI Marketing & Communications Specialist

This week former UF graduate and Olympic swimmer Mitch D’Arrigo was hired as the UFTI’s Marketing and Communications Specialist to support and expand its media and marketing presence.

“I am honored to join UFTI,” D’Arrigo said. “UF is my home, and I am excited to still be a part of it and make a positive impact.”

Mitch was born Rome, Italy, but lived the past 8 years in Gainesville, Florida. After pursuing a Master of Arts in Mass Communications at the University of Florida in 2019, he worked as the Communications Coordinator for the local non-profit Keep Alachua County Beautiful.

In college Mitch was a 15-time all-American swimmer for the UF swim team. He swam for Italy at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and was a USA National Swim Team Member for the 2017-2020 seasons.

Mitch D’Arrigo at the 2016 Olympic Games Rio, Brazil

We are happy to welcome him to our team!