April 18, 2009
2000 George Haines voted The Swimming Coach of the Century by USA Swimming
2001 George Haines inducted to the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame
2002 George Haines was inducted into the Stanford University Sports Hall
GEORGE HAINES WAS ENSHRINED IN THE INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING HALL OF FAME,
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
George Haines was named American Swimming Coaches Association's Coach of
the Year in 1964, 1966, 1967 and 1972.
THE FOLLOWING SWIMMERS COACHED BY HAINES WERE ALSO ENSHRINED IN THE
INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING HALL OF FAME:
CHRIS VON SALTZA - LYNNE BURKE -DONNA de VARONA -SHARON FINNERAN- CLAUDIA
KOLB - POKEY WATSON - JAN HENNE - KENNA ROTHHAMMER - KAREN MOE - SUSAN RAPP
STEVE CLARK - RICHARD ROTH -DONALD SCHOLLANDER - MARK SPITZ - JOHN HENCKEN.
A TOTAL OF 15 SANTA CLARA SWIM CLUB SWIMMERS, COACHED BY GEORGE HAINES,
ARE ENSHRINED IN THE INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING HALL OF FAME. IN ADDITION, JOE
BOTTOM HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR THE HALL OF FAME
Olympic Medal Distribution for swimmers coached by George Haines
Year GOLD SILVER BRONZE
1960 8 1
1964 13 2 1
1968 9 7 5
1972 11 1 4
1976 2 2
1984 1 1
TOTALS 44 GOLD 14 SILVER 10 BRONZE
GEORGE HAINES' TRACK RECORD
In a remarkable career Gerorge Haines was an Olympic Coach on many occasions.
1960 US Women's Coach
1964 US Mens' Assistant Coach
1968 US Men's Head Coach
1972 & 1976 US Women's Assistant Coach
In 1980 Haines was appointed Head Coach for both Men and Women, but the US
did not compete in the Moscow Olympics.
George Haines was named The American Swimming Coaches Association's Coach of the Year in 1964, 1966, 1967 and 1972. Only Mark Schubert (5) and Richard Quick (4) have equaled or surpassed Coach Haines' number of awards.
Between the years 1957 to 1974, his Santa Clara Swim Club won a remarkable total of 43 national titles; developed 55 Olympians who won 44 Olympic Gold medals, 14 Silver medals, and 10 bronze medals.