May 24, 2020
THSC Families -
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rod Harman. He was 93 years old.
Mr. Harman is one of the seminal figures in the history of Oregon swimming. He was one of the original co-founders of our club in 1957. His coaching career spanned seven decades. Mr. Harman produced countless state and national record holders, and even three Olympians.
Mr. Harman taught multiple subjects and coached a wide range of sports at Beaverton High for 38 years, before moving to Aloha High for a decade. Most recently he coached at Southridge High. He was twice named the national high school coach of the year.
Oregon swimming is much poorer for his absence, and he will be greatly missed.
The Board of Directors