USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Team - Coach
Coach at the 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007 World Swimming Championships. Head coach at the 2004 World Open Water Swim Championships. Assistant coach at the 2006 and 2007 USA Swimming National Team Select Training Camps. Coach of Catalina Channel, English Channel and USA Swimming National Championship swimmers.
Open Water Swimmer
2003 inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and member of the Board of Directors. Professional marathon swimmer and 1982 World 25K Swimming Champion in Lake Windermere, U.K. Completed 5 unprecedented solo swims in Japan between 20 - 36 miles. 2001, 2005 and 2007 USA Swimming award recipient.
Open Water Swimming Writer and Commentator
NBC Olympics commentator on the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim. Reported on open water swimming for USA Swimming, FINA, Swimming World Magazine, Swimmer Magazine, Triathlon Magazine (Japanese edition), Competitor Magazine and Endurance News Network. Speaker at the 2006 World Clinic American Coaches Swimming Association World Clinic. Wrote script for the USA Swimming Open Water Swimming DVD and contributed to USA Swimming's Coaches Quarterly and numerous newspaper and magazine articles.