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Swimming Hall of Fame

John Newman Award

The Illinois Swim Hall of Fame award, named in honor of Lane Tech's John Newman, is presented annually by the Illinois Swimming & Diving Association to that person who during his/her career has promoted boy's swimming in Illinois at all levels through leadership, service and outstanding achievement. This is the highest award presented in Illinois aquatics. Voting is conducted by the I.S.D.A. through its membership.

1965           Dan O'Brien - Fenwick

1966           Dave Robertson

1967           Dr. Harold Henning -President FINA

1968           Ken Pettigrew -Ill. Parents Association

1969           Dobbie Burton- Evanston

1970           Don Watson - Hinsdale Central

1971           Archie Harris -Illinois State University

1972           Bud Reagan -Illinois Swimming Officials

1973           Bob Steele- Northwestern University

1974           Don Sammons- University of Illinois

1975           Art Van Aman- Glenbrook North

1976           Florence Metzgers - Central AAU

1977           Ray Essick- National AAU

1978           Ralph Erickson- Loyola University

1979           Bill Stetson - Glenbrook South H.S.

1980           Jack Bolger -Northwestern

1981           Bill Wolff- New Trier East High School

1982           Joe Ruberg - Moline

1983           Vito Lopin -Rockford East

1984           Don May- Rockford Guilford

1985           Jim Blickenstaff- Evanston High School

1986           Don Allen - Glenbrook South High School

1987           Charles Wild- Rockford West

1988           Al Gilberg- Carl Sandburg

1989           Dawn Butler- Maine South

1990           Don Anderson - Hersey

1991           Tim Dowling - Glenbrook North

1992           Art Edstrom- Deerfield

1993           Gene Cassioppi- Rockford Guilford

1994           Arnie Cajet- New Trier

1995           Jim Kelly-Marmion Academy

1996           Bob Teichart -St. Charles

1998           John C. Weber- Lyons Township

1999           John Carle -Maine West High School

2000           Wayne Oras - Buffalo Grove

2001           Chuck Fargo - Evanston

2002           George Klumb -Naperville North

2003           Carolyn Lambert -Hinsdale

2004           Dave Perry- Fenwick

2005           Joe Plack- Deerfield

2006           Tom Musch - Waubonsie Valley

2007           Bill Kelly- Bloom

2008           Bob Groseth -Northwestern University

2009           Paul Reef- Fremd

2010           Tom Schweer- Hinsdale Central

2011           Dave Bart- St. Charles

2011           Jim Caliendo -Fenwick/Carl Sandburg

2012           Mark Onstott- New Trier

2013           Joe Cabel- St. Charles

2014           Corky King- Richwoods/Hinsdale Central

2016            Mike Adams - Naperville Central
                    Peter Quinn - Oak Park River Forest

2017            Kevin Auger - Evanston

2018            Scott Walker - Lyons Township
 
Bruce Woodbury Award

The Illinois Swim Hall of Fame award is named in honor of New Trier's Bruce Woodbury and is presented annually by the Illinois Swimming & Diving Association to that person who during his/her career has promoted girl's swimming in Illinois at all levels through leadership, service and outstanding achievement. This is the highest swimming award presented in Illinois aquatics. Voting is conducted by the I.S.D.A. through its membership.

2009        Bruce Woodbury- New Trier

2009        Ed Richardson- Palatine

2010        Jennifer Heyer- St. Charles

2011        Carol Lambert Bobo- Hinsdale Central

2012        Jon Carlson- Naperville Central

2013        Dick Raab- Naperville North

2014        Bill Schalz - Rosary

2015        Judy Busse - Downers Grove North

2016        Lea Maurer - Lake Forest