USMS Award Recipient

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

Recipient: Leslie Scott
Year: 2012
LMSC: South Carolina

USMS is proud to honor Leslie Scott with a 2012 Kerry O'Brien coaching award. She has proven that vision, enthusiasm, and persistence are a hard combination to trump. Seeing one discontinued program as an opportunity to create something fresh and new, the now 100+ membership of the club is so grateful that she continued to knock on closed doors, weaved her experience as Aquatics Director, teacher, and athlete into a convincing argument that was undeniable as to what might be. She demonstrated the innate ability to fuse passion, energy, and creativity that has some reaching for new fitness goals and others reaching touch pads faster than they ever have done, making the Greenville Splash Masters a true testament to what is possible with a great coach like her.