Started swimming at the Riviera in I believe
Swam for my first medal (bronze) at a meet in
Ft. Wayne, I think.
1958 joined the IAC
Many meets, competitions, and award ceremonies
later, it was 1966, my Senior year in High School.
National JR. champion 200 meter backstroke,
qualified for the cut for the AAU Summer Nationals in Lincoln, Nebraska.
State Champion 200 meter backstroke.
National Record for the 200 meter Backstroke at the JR
Nationals in 1965.
Gold medal for the 100 meter Backstroke for the City Championship in 1966
October 1966 selected for the Ind. AAU All
State Swimming team, 200 meter Backstroke
Selected as the swimming recipient of the
Indpls. Chamber of Commerce All Sports Award in 1965
Fall 1966 enrolled at Indiana University and
was accepted as a member of the IU Swimming team coached by James E. "DOC"
Councilman and part of the Big 10 Champion Swim Team while at I.U. Later
"Lettered". Also, member of I.U. Water Polo Team.
Woodlands Country Club.