Swimming World has sadly learned that Bill Bell, long-time contributor and super-fan of swimming, recently passed away in Los Angeles. Bill worked for Swimming World Magazine in the late 1970s
It is with deep sadness that Swimming World has learned of the passing of Maureen “Mo” Rankin. In December of 2016 doctors discovered a tumor in her bladder. She underwent surgery and
GROVE CITY, Pa. – Legendary Grove City College coach and faculty member Jim Longnecker passed away Saturday after an extended illness at the age of 84. A Memorial Service is
Kenji Watanabe, a three-time Olympic breaststroke for Japan, has passed away. He was found dead at his home early Monday morning, Sept. 18. He was 48 years old. Watanabe swam
Don Watkinds (66) tragically passed away over the summer, while coaching on deck in San Diego. Family, friends, colleagues, and swimmers of Watkinds are invited to a celebration of life on
According to Indiana Athletics, Marjorie “Marge” Counsilman passed away on August 17, 2017. Counsilman was 93 years old at her time of passing and was a resident of Bloomington, Indiana.
Stephanie Walsh Beilman, the first head coach of the Harvard women’s swimming team, recently passed away after a battle with cancer. She was 67 years old. Swimming was a large
Scott Elliott, assistant coach at West Chester University and head coach of Golden Ram Aquatics, passed away on Sunday, July 16 after a valiant fight with cancer. Elliott coached in the
Former University of Nebraska Head Coach Cal Bentz passed away on Tuesday, July 4th in his home after a battle with bone cancer. Bentz was the coach of the Nebraska swim teams
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Anne Cleveland, International Swimming Hall of Fame member, has died at the age of 61 after a battle with pancreatic cancer on June 29.