Sunday, February 7, 2016

Simply the best

George F. Haines is one of the great sports coach, who founded santa clara swim club in 1951, stayed there for twenty four ytears, and sent 53 swimmers to olympics and won 68 olympic medals during his tenure there. He was also physical education teacher at Santa Clara high school in those 24 years. He was the head coach of United States Olympics team, He later coached at UCLA and Stanford.

He was inducted into international swimming hall of the fame. He is major force behind the careers of several athletic people like Don Schollander, Donna de Varona, Chris von Saltza, Steve Clark, Claudia Kolb and Mark Spitz.

George Haines
Santa clara swimming club
The championship swimming

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