USMS Award Recipient

U.S. Masters Swimming Kerry O'Brien Coaches Award

Recipient: Gary Henderson
Year: 2012
LMSC: Florida

Based out of Florida, the Villages Aquatic Swim Team Masters are an enthusiastic group of Masters swimmers all over the age of 50. With 44 years of coaching experience, Gary Henderson uses his influence with age group, high school, and Masters swimmers to create an integrated environment that inspires each group through the efforts of the other, and puts on display a foundation for "generational swimming" that can only benefit United States Masters Swimming for years to come. He is also the Florida Coach's Chair to USMS and was recognized as the 2011 Florida LMSC Coach of the Year.