Mike Brown

A legendary diving coach at the University of Texas from 1976-1994, Brown was named National Diving Coach of the Year three times and was part of 14 national championship and 31 conference championship teams at UT. While in Austin, Brown coached 28 all-Americans, seven individual national champions, 18 national team members, five Olympians and served as a diving coach at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics. After graduating from Dartmouth in 1973, he moved to Dallas to train under TSDHOF honoree Brian Robbins at SMU. Training with two other TSDHOF inductees; Cynthia Potter and Christine Loock, Brown became a national champion... [Full Bio, Videos & Photos]

Hondo Crouch

John Russell Crouch grew up in the small Texas desert town of Hondo. He was a self-taught, standout high school swimmer and got his nickname from sportswriters in 1934 when as a 17-year-old he won every event he entered in the Texas State Meet. Swimming for Coach Tex Robertson at Texas (1935-1941), he was called the “Swimming Cowboy”. Hondo became the first Southwest Conference Champion and two-time all-American in the 50 and 100yd. freestyle... [Full Bio, Videos & Photos]

Dennis Fosdick

In his four decade career as a swimmer, water polo player and coach in California and Texas, Dennis Fosdick worked at every level of the sport, from high school competition to the Olympics. In 2002, shortly after TISCA named its MVP trophy the “Dennis Fosdick MVP trophy”, he was elected to USA Water Polo’s Hall of Fame. Fosdick spent three years coaching swimming and water polo in Amarillo and succeeded TSDHOF inductees Pat Patterson and Art Adamson at Texas A&M in 1970... [Full Bio, Videos, & Photos]

Dana Vollmer Grant

Raised in Granbury, Texas, Vollmer swam for the Fort Worth Area Swim Team (FAST) coached by Ron Forrest. At the age of 12, Vollmer was the youngest swimmer to compete at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Although she did not make the 2000 Olympic team, she did qualify for the 2001 Goodwill Games, earning a bronze medal in the 4x100 medley relay. At the 2004 Olympics her 4x200 free relay set the world record, earning a gold medal. Eight years later at the 2012 Olympics, Vollmer set the world record on her way to the gold medal in the 100 butterfly and won gold in the 4x100 medley relay and 4x200 relay... [Full Bio, Videos & Photos]

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Johnnie Means

Born in Houston, Means attended Jack Yates High School in Houston where he acquired all-state honors as a competitive swimmer under the Prairie View Interscholastic League and attended college at Southern University under a swimming scholarship. Means began his career in the early '60s as a water safety instructor and started an AAU competitive swim program through the South Central YMCA. He coached numerous all-Americans and one of the top teams in the NAIA for over 25 years at Texas Southern University in Houston... [Full Bio, Videos, & Photos]

Wally Pryor Distinguished Team Award:

Dad's Club

Begun in 1948, Dad's Club Swim Team is one of the nation's most established swimming organizations and is nationally recognized for its rich tradition of swimming excellence and innovative programs. Novice swimmers through Olympians are exposed to an exciting and challenged training environment where each individual strives to reach their fullest physical and mental potential, and fulfill their competitive dreams. Six Olympians, more than 25 swimmers representing international teams, and 76 USA National qualifiers highlight the club's elite level achievements. At the state and regional levels numerous USA Junior National finalists and qualifiers, as well as several high school record holders were developed in the program. [Read More...]