Saturday, August 23, 2008

Olympic Swimming Coach Sherm Chavoor


The top photo is the Sherm Chavoor Memorial Fountain with the monument plaque shown below at the Arden Hills Swim and Tennis Club.~ Barbara

"Coach Chavoor instilled in his swimmers the drive to excel - to swim harder, longer and faster than ever before thought possible. "

These Gold Medal Winners in the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City were coached Coach Chavoor.

Mark Spitz - 9 Gold Medals
Debbie Meyer - 3 Gold Medals
Sue Pederson - 2 Gold Medals
John Nelson - 1 Gold Medal
Mike Burton - 3 Gold Medals
Ellie Daniel - 1 Gold Medal

2 comments:

Boise Diva said...

Wow - a memorial to a coach, what a great idea.

tixximmi said...

And Sherm never new how to swim.

Tom W.