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Santa Clara High School 23 Olympic Gold Medals (26 total medals) Mark Spitz and Coach Haines

September 15, 2022 09:01AM
my high school was the swimming mecca of the USA .. we had a lot of "fast water" in our swimming pools.

Coach Haines was the US Olympic coach from the 1966 through 1980. He built a powerhouse, an elite swim club and a world class swim center....

Medal count does not include Pan American Games or regional competition.

Santa Clara High School notable alumni;

BTW JoAnna Kerns not listed below...she played the mom in Growing Pains.... she was Donna De Varona's sister (another gold medalist noted below)

Mark Spitz - 2nd in all-time total golds in any Olympics- Olympic gold medal swimmer
Margaret Jenkins - pioneer in women's sports/world class track and field/Olympic competitor
Nino Bongiovanni - Major League Baseball outfielder
Joe Bottom - Olympic silver medalist; two-time world record holder; Swimming Hall of Fame
Donna De Varona - Olympic gold medal swimmer
George Haines - USA, Olympic, and UCLA swimming coach
Claudia Kolb - Olympic gold medal swimmer
Mike Garzoni - NFL football guard
Ken Powell - chairman, General Mills
Harry Lew - former U.S. Marine
Don Schollander - Olympic gold medal swimmer
Heather Simmons-Carrasco - Olympic gold medalist in synchronized swimming
Carol Speed - actress
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  High School's notable alumni

waterfield83September 14, 2022 08:43PM

  I do not remember High School very well....

JamesJM31September 15, 2022 07:42AM

  AHA, I remembered his name...

JamesJM25September 15, 2022 07:45AM

  Re: I do not remember High School very well....

SeattleRam34September 15, 2022 07:59AM

  I have several close friends...

JamesJM12September 15, 2022 08:05AM

  I do...

sstrams27September 15, 2022 08:10AM

  I was at my 20th class reunion...

JamesJM23September 15, 2022 08:19AM

  I'd say more than 60% here moved away..

sstrams15September 15, 2022 08:48AM

  remember hearing radio ads..........

21Dog15September 15, 2022 12:59PM

  Santa Clara High School 23 Olympic Gold Medals (26 total medals) Mark Spitz and Coach Haines

JoeMad29September 15, 2022 09:01AM

  Re: Santa Clara High School 23 Olympic Gold Medals (26 total medals) Mark Spitz and Coach Haines

waterfield124September 15, 2022 01:19PM

  Re: Santa Clara High School 23 Olympic Gold Medals (26 total medals) Mark Spitz and Coach Haines

JoeMad21September 15, 2022 02:27PM

  Re: Santa Clara High School 23 Olympic Gold Medals (26 total medals) Mark Spitz and Coach Haines

waterfield25September 15, 2022 02:56PM

  yes, dedication

JoeMad15September 16, 2022 07:16AM

  So did mine

waterfield15September 16, 2022 09:05AM

  To repeat my story...

JamesJM21September 16, 2022 07:38AM