April 18, 2009
1960 OLYMPIC GAMES, ROME, ITALY
George F. Haines, Head Coach, Women's Team
CHRIS von SALTZA - 3 Gold Medals:
400 Freestyle, 400 Medley Relay, 400 Freestyle Relay. 1 Silver in 100
Freestyle. World Record and Olympic records in all the Gold medal wins..
LYNNE BURKE - 2 Gold Medals: IOO Backstroke and 400 Medley Relay. World
record leading off in 100 Backstroke in the 400 Medley Relay.
ANNE WARNER - 1 Gold in 400 Medley Relay.
PAUL HAIT - 1 Gold Medal, Men's 400 medley relay, swimming the breaststroke
leg. World and Olympic Record. 8th 200 Breaststroke.
STEVE CLARK - Alternate on all Relays.
GEORGE HARRISON - 1 Gold, 800 Freestyle Relay.
DONNA deVARONA - Alternate on all Relays. Swam in heats.
1964 OLYMPIC GAMES, TOKYO, JAPAN
George F. Haines - Assistant Men's Coach
DON SCHOLLANDER - 4 Gold Medals:-400 Freestyle,100 Freestyle , 400
Freestyle Relay, 800 Freestyle Relay. All World and Olympic records.
WAYNE ANDERSON - 7th 200 Breaststroke.
STEVE CLARK - 3 Gold Medals: 800 Freestyle Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 400
Freestyle Relay.. All World and Olympic records World record leading off
in 400 Freestyle Relay.
GARY ILMAN - 2 Gold Medals: 400 Freestyle Relay, 800 Freestyle Relay . Both
World and Olympic records.
DICK ROTH - 1 Gold Medal ,400 Individual Medley, World and Olympic record.
ED TOWNSEND - Alternate on all Freestyle Relays, Swam in heats 800
Freestyle Relay, 1st..
MIKE WALL - Alternate on all Freestyle Relays. Swam in heats 800 Freestyle
DONNA deVARONA - 2 Gold Medals:400 Individual Medley, 400 Freestyle Relay.
SHARON FINNERAN - 1 Silver Medal . 400 Individual Medley.
CLAUDIA KOLB - 1 Silver Medal 200 Breaststroke. First American woman to win
a medal in Olympic breaststroke event.
JUDY REEDER - Alternate 400 Medley Relay.
TERRI STICKLES - 1 Bronze Medal, 400 Freestyle.
POKEY WATSON - 1 Gold Medal, 400 Freestyle Relay.. World and Olympic record.
1968 OLYMPIC TEAM, MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
GEORGE F. HAINES HEAD COACH MEN'S TEAM
BRENT BERK - 8th 400 Freestyle
GREG BUCKINGHAM - 1 Silver Medal 200 Individual Medley, 4th 400 Medley.Relay.
BRIAN JOB - 1 Bronze Medal , 200 Breaststroke.
MITCH IVEY - 1 Silver Medal 200 Backstroke.
RAY RIVERO - Alternate.
DON SCHOLLANDER - 1 Gold Medal, 800 Freestyle Relay.,1 Silver Medal, 200
MARK SPITZ - 2 Gold Medals: 800 Freestyle Relay, 400 Freestyle Relay, 1
Silver Medal 100 Butterfly, 1 Bronze Medal 100 Freestyle, 8th 200 Butterfly.
MIKE WALL - Alternate in Relays.
LINDA GUSTAVSON - 1 Bronze Medal 100 Freestyle, - 1 Silver Medal 400
Freestyle, 1 Gold Medal 400 Freestyle Relay.
JAN HENNE - 2 Gold Medals: 100 Freestyle, 400 Freestyle Relay. 1 Silver
Medal 200 Freestyle, 1 Bronze Medal 200 Individual Medley.
CATHY JAMISON - 5 th 200 Breaststroke.
SUSAN JONES - Swam in 100 Breaststroke
CLAUDIA KOLB - 2 Gold Medals: 200 Individual Medley.
400 Individual MedleyI Both World and Olympic records.
JANE SWAGGERTY - 1 Bronze Medal 100 Backstroke
LYNNE VIDALI - 1 Silver Medal 400 Individual Medley.
POKEY WATSON - 1 Gold Medal- 200 Backstroke .World and Olympic record
1972 OLYMPIC GAMES MUNICH, GERMANY
GEORGE F. HAINES, ASSISTANT WOMEN'S COACH
JOHN HENCKEN - 1 Gold Medal 200 Breaststroke - World and Olympic Records, 1
Bronze Medal 100 Breaststroke.
BRIAN JOB - 9th 200 Breaststroke.
MARK SPITZ - 7 Gold Medals: 100 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle,
100 Butterfly, 200 Butterfly, 400 Freestyle Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 800
MITCH IVEY - 1 Bronze Medal 200 Backstroke, 4th I00 Backstroke.
TOM BRUCE - 1 Silver Medal 100 Breaststroke, 1 Gold Medal 400 Medley Relay.
KEENA ROTHHAMMER - 1 Gold Medal 800 Freestyle, 1 Bronze Medal 200
Freestyle, 6th 400 Freestyle.
KAREN MOE - 1 Gold Medal 200 Butterfly, Olympic and World Record, 4th 100
LYNN VIDALI - 1 Bronze Medal 200 Individual Medley, 7th 400 Individual Medley.
JENNIFER BARTZ - 4th 200 Individual Medley, 4th 400 Individual Medley.
JENNY WYLIE - 5th 400 Freestyle.
1976 OLYMPIC GAMES MONTREAL, CANADA
GEORGE F. HAINES - ASSISTANT MEN'S COACH
JOHN HENCKEN -2 Gold Medals 100 Breaststroke, 400 Medley Relay, 1 Silver
Medal 200 Breaststroke.
JOE BOTTOM -1Silver Medal 100 Butterfly, 6th 100 Freestyle.
TAUNA VAN DEWEGHE - Swam in 100 Backstroke.
KAREN MOE - 4th 200 Butterfly.
1980 0LYMPIC TEAM MOSCOW (Boycotted)
George F. Haines was selected the Head Coach of both the Men's and Women's Olympic teams to go to Moscow in 1980. However, President Carter chose to boycott the Moscow Olympics. (This US Olympic Team was considered the best team ever selected to represent the USA. This was to be the first time a USA team was to consist of men and women in one team with one head coach of the combined team.)
Swimmers coached by George Haines selected to the 1980 Team.
Mike Bottom - Swam for coach Haines at Santa Clara High and the Santa
Clara Swim Club
John Hencken - Swam on the 1972 and 1976 Olympic teams as well.
Libby Kinkead - Swam for Coach Haines with the Fox Catcher Swim Club.
Other members of the 1980 team who swam for Coach Haines at the Santa Clara
Swim Club: Pokey Watson and Linda Burton selected as Assistant Managers of
the 1980 team.
1984 OLYMPIC TEAM LOS ANGELES
GEORGE F HAINES ASSISTANT COACH
CHRIS CAVANAUGH -1 Gold Medal 400 Freestyle Relay.
SUSAN RAPP -1 Silver Medal 200 Breaststroke.
1988 OLYMPIC GAMES SEOUL, KOREA
SUSAN RAPP - 200 Breaststroke.
1974-1978 UCLA Head Men's Swim Coach
1979 Foxcatcher Swim Club
1980-81 De Anza Swim Club
1982-1988 Stanford University Head Womens' Swim Coach.
1988 George Haines retired from coaching.