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Early Morning CVCYC Masters Swimming

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized by CVCYCadmin

Masters Coached Swimming

Coached instruction is the easy way to start swimming well. Improve your stroke and experience the pleasure of swimming with Coach Jim Gaughran.  Early mornings 6 to 7 am, Monday, Wednesday & Friday.  View the Masters page for Coach Gaughran’s Olympic and university-based  biography.

This is a rare opportunity to train under the guidance of a multiple  Hall of Fame awarded, 19-time Olympic medalist coach from Stanford University. It is the coach, not the pool that defines a program–CVCYC training is top drawer. Experience our clean changing rooms and perfectly-balanced water quality.

Register in person at the pool office mornings. 30 registrants maximum.

CVCYC Masters participation involves weekly commitment and training under coached guidance to improve swim times (speed), endurance and stroke refinement. With this program, CVCYC now serves adult competitive swimmers, and triathletes.

Team fees are based on $5 per day,seasonal rate to be determined, plus $50 annual US Masters membership.

Coach Gaughran’s talent and expertise is a critical addition to CVCYC’s aquatics program–and follows the CVCYC’s Board of Directors’ commitment to boosting community access to the CVCYC pool.

His presence lends prestige to CVCYC’s community-based aquatics program. (View his career highlights below).

For more information call the CVCYC office: 659-3983, or come by the pool office daily, Monday through Friday 6 to 7 am. Call Coach Gaughran directly:  659-5516.

JIM GAUGHRAN (USA), FOR THE RECORD: 

One of the top swimmers and water polo players ever produced on the Peninsula, Jim later excelled at Stanford university, becoming an All-American in both aquatic sports.  He was a member of the 1956 U.S. Olympic Water Polo Team.  As Stanford’s head coach from 1960 to 1979 he coached 21 Olympic swimmers (winners of  8 Gold, and 2 Silver and 5 Bronze medals) and 4 Olympic water polo players.  His swimmers won 22 NCAA Championships in all strokes and at all distances, and 4 relays.

Jim’s accomplishments have also included winning the NCAA swimming and the NCAA water polo team championships, leading Stanford swimming team to top 10 finishes at the  NCAA championships for 13 consecutive years, compiling a career dual meet record of 129-47-1 (.732). Served as President of College Swimming Coaches Association and in 1973 led a select group of American swimmers on a highly successful clinic and exhibition tour of China, the first ever by an American team.

JIM GAUGHRAN – STANFORD UNIVERSITY

World Records: Set by Stanford Swimmers
Mike Bruner – 3 – (200m butterfly; 800m relay) (1980 American Swimmer of Year)
Greg Buckingham – 4 ( 200m, 400m I.M.)
Dave Fairbank – 2- (2 relays)
John Ferris  – 1 – ( 200m fly)
Paul Hait – 2 – (2 relays)
George Harrison – 3 – ( 200m, 400m I.M.; 800m relay)
John Hencken – 13 – (100m, 200m breaststroke; 1 relay) American Records: 21 (100yd, 200yd, 100m, 200m breaststroke; 5 relays)
Brian Job – 1- (200m breaststroke)
Luis Nicolao -2 – (100m fly)
Kim Payton – 4 – (4 relays)
Dick Roth – 2 – (400m IM); American Records: 12 (200yd, 400yd, 200m, 400m I.M.; 5 relays).

Olympians coached by Jim Gaughran at Stanford during their collegiate years:

Stanford Olympic Swimmers: (Year)                         Stanford Olympic Water Polo Players:  (Year)
1.    Paul Hait………………..1960  (Gold)                         1.  George Stransky….. 1964
2.    George Harrison……..1956, 1960 (Gold)                2. Gary Sheerer…………1968, 1972(Bronze)
3.    Ilkka Suvanto, (Finland)…..1960, 1964                   3. John Parker…………..1968, 1972 (Bronze)
4.    Dick Roth………………..1964   (Gold)                       4. Drew MacDonald……1984  (Silver)
5.    Mike Wall………..……..1964
6.    Brent Berk………..…… 1968
7.    Greg Buckingham….. 1968
8.    John Ferris……………  1968  (Bronze)
9.    Brian Job………………  1968 (Bronze),  1972
10.  Luis Nicolao (Argentina)…..1964, 1968
11.  Mitch Ivey……………..  1968, 1972
12.  John Hencken……….. 1972 (Gold &  Silver),  1976 (Gold, Gold &  Silver), 1980
13.  Dave Fairbank……….. 1972
14.  Kim Peyton……………  1972, 1976
15.  Jo Harshbarger……… 1972
16.  Judy Hudson (Australia)… 1972, 1976
17.  Mike Bruner…………… 1976  (Gold, Gold), 1980
18.  Paul Hartloff………….. 1976
19.  Wade Flemons (Canada)……..1980
21. John Simons…………… 1980

NCAA Swimming Champions coached by Jim Gaughran at Stanford:

NCAA National Champions: (Event / Year)
1.   Marty Hull…….…….. 200 Breast, 1963
2.   Dick Roth…….……. 200 I.M., 400 I.M., 1967
3.   Greg Buckingham…200 Free, 500 Free, 1967
4.   John Ferris………… 200 Fly, 1969
5.   Fred Haywood……. 100 Back, 1969
6.   Brian Job…….…….. 100 Breast, 1970, 1971,     –     200 Breast, 1970, 1971, 1972
7.   John Hencken….…  100 Breast, 1973, 1975, 1976,– 200 Breast, 1974, 1975
8.   Mike Bruner…. …     1,650 Free, 1975, — 200 Fly, 1977
9.   Dave Fairbank….     100 Free, 1977
NCAA National Champions  -  Relays:
400 Free (Manning, Nicolao, Meyer, Laney)..…1967  (Broke American Record by 2.3 seconds)
800 Free (Roth, Wall, Siebert, Buckingham)…..1967   (Broke American Record by 8.1 seconds!)
400 Medley Relay (Haywood, Job, Ferris, Carey)……1970
400 Medley Relay (Haywood, Job, Ferris, Pedley)….1971
AIAW National Champions (Women):
1.   Kim Peyton………..200 Free, 1972, 1978

Coaching Achievements and Positions, Other Awards, etc.:

U.S. Olympic Swimming Committee 1968-1972
U.S. Olympic Water Polo Committee 1964-1972
Coached Stanford’s 1963 NCAA Water Polo Championship Team
Member of 1956 U.S. Olympic Water Polo Team
Coached U.S.A. Swimming Team on Clinic/Exhibition trip to China in 1972
Assistant Water Polo Coach for 1963 Pan American Games in Brazil
Coached Stanford’s 1967 NCAA Swimming Championship Team
Past President of NCAA College Swim Coaches Association
Owner and Operator of National Swim Coach’s Clinics – Producing educational seminars featuring America’s finest Swimming & Water Polo coaches as speakers, Anaheim, Palo Alto, Chicago, San Francisco, Irvine, Philadelphia , etc. (1970 -2012)
Author:  Advanced Swimming Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa: W. C. Brown Co., [1972]

Elected to Hall of Fames:

Sequoia High School, Redwood City, CA
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
United States Water Polo, Huntington Beach, CA
San Francisco Olympic Club, San Francisco, CA

Individual  accomplishments:

5 times AAU Outdoor Water Polo All American team, 1956, 57, 58, 59, 60.
2 x  AAU Outdoor Champions (San Francisco Olympic Club), 1957, 59.
PCC Champion in 50 and 100 in 1953, 100 free in 1954.
Held the American Record for 120 yard I.M., 1954.
NCAA All American in 1953 and 54.
Stanford swim team captain 1954.
National Age  Group Triathlon Champion, 1985.
Multiple x Waikiki  Rough Water Swim Champion

Poolside Party Venue Rental

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized by CVCYCadmin

The CVCYC pool is available as a venue for evening, and daytime special events. Includes life-guarded exclusive pool use, tables and chairs.

  • Weekend evenings 5:30 pm to 8 pm.
  • Children’s parties 11 am to noon, weekends May-September.
  • Call the office for available dates:  659-3983.