2001 Paragon Award / Synchronized Swimming
Years Coaching National Team: 21 Years Coaching Synchro: 30
Career Highlights: Has served as Head National Coach since 1984… Member of National team Coaching Staff 1979-present… 1992 Olympic Team Manager… Coached first Olympic Team of Tracie Ruiz-Conforto and Candy Costie that won Solo & Duet gold in 1984… Champion teams coached include 1991, '94 World Championships, 1991, '93, '95 World Cup, 1987, '95 Pan American Games, Swiss Open, Rome Open, Pan Pacific Championships, Pre-Olympic Synchronized Swimming Competition, 1988 Olympic Solo silver medalist, 1992 Olympic Games Solo & Duet gold medalist, 1994 World Solo & Duet Champions.
"I have loved every minute that I've spent working within the sport of synchronized swimming. I wouldn't trade the opportunity or experiences I've had for any other job in the world. It's been really rewarding for me personally."