2003 USMS Convention
United States Aquatic Sports
Convention XXIV Information

Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
San Diego, CA
September 7-14, 2003

Election Results:

The offices of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer were open for election at this convention. All sitting officers were re-elected to these positions: Jim Miller (President), Scott Rabalais (Vice President), Sally Dillon (Secretary), Doug Church (Treasurer).

Several zones also held elections for their zone representative. New zone reps elected were Debbie Morrin-Nordlund (Colonies Zone), Rob Copeland (Dixie Zone), and Lucy Johnson (Southwest Zone).

Awards Presented:

  • Ransom J. Arthur Award: Sandi Rousseau
  • Speedo USMS Coach of the Year: Bob Bruce
  • Newsletter of the Year: Inland Northwest LMSC - "Splash Master" - Doug Garcia, Editor
  • National Championship Award: Mark Gill
  • David Yorcyk Award: Bumpy Jones
  • Fitness Award:
    Florida Maverick Masters
    Pam Himstreet
  • 2004 Rule Book dedicated to: Joanne Tingley
  • Dorothy Donnelly USMS Service Award:
    Harry Delong - Virginia
    Jack & Peg Buchannan - Colorado
    Pam Himstreet - Oregon
    Mike Collins - Southern Pacific
    Mike Lemke - Kentucky
    Dave Diehl - Potomac Valley
    Adrienne Pipes - San Diego - Imperial
    Margie Hutinger - Florida
    Dave Radcliffe - Oregon
    Shannon Sullivan - Southern Pacific
    Melissa Rinker - Indiana
    Kris Wingenroth - Gulf
    Patty Powis - Virginia
2005 Pool Championships Awarded To:
  • Short Course Yards: TBD. The bidding process for this meet have been re-opened. Bids are due to Barry Fasbender by October 31.
  • Long Course Meters: Marguerite Aquatics Center, Mission Viejo, CA
2005 Long Distance Championships Awarded To:
  • One Hour Postal: Indy Swim Fit
  • 3000/6000 Y Postal: Clemson
  • 5K/10K Postal: St. Petersburg Masters
  • 2 Mile Cable: Adirondack Masters
  • 1 Mile Open Water: Central Oregon
  • 1-3 Mile Open Water: Chicago
  • 3-6 Mile Open Water: La Jolla
  • 6+ Mile Open Water: Swim Florida
Committee Meeting Minutes: Zone Meeting Minutes: Policy/Guideline Revisions: Pre-Convention Information:

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