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Quick, Richard teams to a record 13 NCAA championships and from , was involved in nearly every international meet the United States competed in. Quick was also a two-time All-American swimmer at SMU in Our team is a year round competitive swim team offering high quality All members are welcome and encouraged to be involved in team activities and meets. SE Richard Quick Invitational results, teams, top swims, personal best, latest news and more. Temecula Swim Club, 12, –, –, , 5, Arkansas Dolphins.
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Beyond the tremendous swimming accolades, I will always celebrate the stories, the life victories, the laughter and the friendships he helped to create. Our sincerest condolences and prayers go out to the Quick family.Freestyle By Richard Quick/Skip Kenny
He guided his first Cardinal team to a national championship in before winning five in a row from and one more in He also led Stanford to 14 Pacific Conference crowns, including back-to-back league titles in his final two campaigns before retiring following the season.
He started his Stanford career by winning his first 57 dual meets, while his teams on The Farm sported an all-time record of Renowned throughout the sport, Quick was the head coach of the United States team at the'96 and Olympic Games while serving as an assistant at the'92 and Olympics.
Richard Quick 1943--2009
His men's and women's swimmers combined for 26 medals in Atlanta -- the most by any team at the Olympics. Left to right, front row: The season was exemplary in true Dad's Club tradition. These were the only 2 years this competition was held, and the Dad's Club was chosen as the outstanding team in the US both times.
Allison became the then fastest freestyler in Dad's Club history.
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The team experienced challenges, including hard economic times and the downsizing of the property due to the I freeway expansion.
These and other factors greatly affected team growth. Loyalty from the few swimmers and parents who remained with the team played a big part in building positively for the future. During the early s, the team continued to produce many up-and-coming age group swimmers. Keri Hyde, one of the most decorated age group swimmers during the first part of the decade, met multiple Junior National qualifying standards in distance freestyle and butterfly events.
Others who achieved qualifying times for the Junior National level include: Rey Aguilar, the head age group coach at the time, became the Interim Head Coach during May through July and was named the new head coach in August of Coaches Mark Boerner and Rey Aguilar with team in Beginning early in the s, Danielle Yoon showed continuous improvement, setting 50 team records.
Shortly after Yoon became a National Qualifier, Lilly Marrow also recorded a National qualifying time during the short course season and was followed by Hannah Cooper and Alex Pujol, who made National qualifying times in The momentum created in the latter part of the s continued into the next decade.
The first coach was Kuni Schultz. The team consisted of five divers--three boys and two girls. All three of those boys received scholarships to college: In those days, diving was simply an event within a swimming meet. The Shamrock Hilton team continually beat the Dad's Club because they had diving entries. The points earned by their divers "tipped the scales" in their favor.
Recruitment was through classes taught at the Dad's Club by the coach, and also through clinics and shows at neighborhood pools.
Bythe team had grown to 20 divers. Spring Branch Independent School District did not have a diving team.
In the fall of Mrs. He coached for the Dad's Club for three years and resigned to become the first diving coach at Vanderbilt University. InDave Moreau, the third diving coach, came from the University of Ohio. Schultz coached the divers along with the head coach--as a volunteer and consultant. After the conclusion of the season, Quick left Auburn to become the coach of the women's program at the University of Texas, serving beside Eddie Reese.
Asmuth was known for helping coach two of Auburn's early Olympic swimmers, Rowdy Gaines and Per Johansson but perhaps his best contribution to Auburn's swim program was James Martin Aquatics Center.
Asmuth served as a key member in planning and gaining the support for the construction of the world-class natatorium. Asmuth served as the head coach for eight years where his teams finished in the top ten in three years and top twenty another three years.
He led the men to an SEC title, the first in school history. The men would go on to win the national championship, the first team in Auburn history to win an NCAA title. The women would then win the SEC title in for the first time, with the men also winning an SEC Championship their seventh consecutive marking the first time the men's and women's SEC championships were held by the same school.
After winning the national title the Auburn men's team became the first men's swimming and diving team invited to be honored at the White House by then President George W. The women joined the men the next year. Marsh finished with 17 SEC Championships and a record-tying 12 national championships.
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The title was the eighth for the men and the 13th overall for Auburn. It also marked Richard Quick's 13th title after winning twelve at Stanford and Texas.
He moved ahead of former Auburn coach David Marsh for the most titles for a coach in his career and became the first coach to win national titles at three schools. In Marchfollowing the NCAA men's and women's championships, Hawke informed the team he would be resigning from his position.
The center first opened in the and was designed to be one of the premier natatoriums in collegiate swimming and diving.