John Naber

John Naber

After starting his swimming career at Woodside High School in Redwood City, Jim Naber attended USC, where he won 25 national AAU titles. At USC, he also set a record by winning 10 individual titles and led his team to four undefeated seasons. At the 1976 Olympic...read more
Donna de Varona

Donna de Varona

At age 13, Donna de Varona, representing the Santa Clara Swim Club, was the youngest member of the 1960 Olympic women’s swim team. She set a world record there in the 400-meter individual medley and won two gold medals at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. That same year, she...read more
Don Schollander

Don Schollander

A graduate of Santa Clara High School and a member of the 1964 Olympic team, Don Schollander was the first swimmer to win four gold medals. He added a fifth gold medal in the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. Winner of the 100 and 200-meter freestyle, he also swam a leg...read more
Mark Spitz

Mark Spitz

Swimming sensation Mark Spitz, winner of seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, is a graduate of Santa Clara High School and an alumnus of the Santa Clara Swim Club. In 1967, Spitz set a world record in the 100-meter butterfly event. And a year later,...read more
Ann Curtis Cuneo

Ann Curtis Cuneo

Olympic Gold Medal winner and native San Franciscan Ann Curtis Cuneo was a member of the San Francisco Crystal Plunge team. This extraordinary swimmer was coached by Charlie Sava. Curtis won her Gold Medal during London’s 1948 Olympic Games in the 400-meter freestyle...read more