USMS Award Recipients

Recipients of The Capt. Ransom J. Arthur M.D. Award

This award is given in honor of Captain Ransom J. Arthur, M.D., who, by his sacrifice, perseverance, and dedication to improving the health of adults through swimming, established the Masters Swimming program in the United States.
The award is given annually to the USMS volunteer who has done the most to further the objectives of Masters Swimming, generally over an extended period of time.

2022 Anna Lea Matysek
Jim Matysek
2021 Bob Bruce
2020 Frank "Skip" Thompson
2019 Jeffrey H Roddin
2018 Ed M Tsuzuki
2017 Michael W. Moore
2016 Nadine K Day
2015 Meg Smath
2014 Hill Carrow
2013 Patricia Miller
2012 Doug Church
2011 Rob Copeland
2010 Lynn Hazlewood
2009 Julie Heather
2008 Barry Fasbender
2007 Jeanne Ensign
2006 Sally Dillon
2005 Betsy Durrant
2004 Leo Letendre
2003 Sandi Rousseau
2002 Hugh Moore
Jane Moore
2001 Carolyn Boak
2000 Joan Smith
Richard Smith
1999 Jim Miller
1998 William Tingley
1997 Mel Goldstein
1996 Suzanne Rague
1995 Mary Lee Watson
1994 Nancy Ridout
1993 Kathrine Casey
Gail Dummer
1992 Walt Reid
1991 Tom Boak
1990 Jack Geoghegan
1989 Dan Gruender
Edie Gruender
1988 John Spannuth
1987 Ross Wales
1986 Judge Robert Beach
1985 Michael A. Laux
1984 Reg Richardson
1983 Dorothy Donnelly
1982 Harry Rawstrom
1981 Cindy Baxter
1980 Ed Reed Sr.
Enid Uhrich
1979 Ray Taft
Zada Taft
1978 Hamilton Anderson
Mildred Anderson
1977 Paul Hutinger
1976 F.H. "Ted" Haartz
1975 Hal Onusseit
1974 June Krauser
1973 Ransom J. Arthur