The Minnesota Masters Swimming Hall of Fame Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Class of Hall of Famers. This will be the Hall of Fame’s ninth year. We plan to have a fun induction celebration sometime around October, perhaps at the annual dinner meeting. Please see the Minnesota Masters Website under Hall of Fame for interesting historical stories of the past honorees.

Nominations are being accepted until August 1, 2022. The HOF Committee will review past and current nominees and the new slate of honorees will be revealed at the October 2022 Annual Meeting / Awards Dinner.

To be considered, a swimmer or coach must be registered on a Club or Workout Group within the Minnesota LMSC (past or present) for at least ten years. Nominees should have a strong swimming record of top performance or a long-term coach that has made a difference. If you know of an individual who has made contributions to the betterment of Masters swimming through long-term outstanding swimming or coaching performance within Minnesota Masters and would like to nominate that person, please answer the following questions in an email and send it to: Hall of Fame committee co-chairs Marc Anderson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Tom Hodgson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). PLEASE put “HOF 2022” on the subject line. You can also join together with others to make a combined recommendation if you like. You can also email any questions to the same address. Please make sure to put “HOF 2022” on the subject line for ALL communications.

Note: Those previously nominated will again be considered this year.


  • Name of swimmer or coach
  • How did/does this person participate in Minnesota Masters?
    • A) pool competitions
    • B) open water competitions
    • C) coaches (where?)
    • D) volunteers, (how?)
    • E) other?
  • In approximately what years has this person participated in Minnesota’s LMSC?
  • Why do you think this person should be a Hall of Famer? (This can include intangible qualities like generosity, encouragement to others, willingness to fill out relays, etc.).
  • Any history or stories you care to give? Stories are particularly valuable when illustrating intangible qualities.
  • How did this person impact you and others in your swimming group or team?
  • Any other information you wish to share?

Please tell us your first-hand experience. The HOF Committee will do the research.
Please do not “interview” the candidate; a Committee member will do that.
Thank you for your nomination.

About Minnesota Masters Swimming

Minnesota Masters Swimming LMSC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to a healthy swimming lifestyle for adult swimmers within 87 counties in Minnesota and 3 in Western Wisconsin. It is the local governing body for United States Masters Swimming (USMS).

There are 1,172 registered swimmers in the Minnesota LMSC and over 60,000 nationwide. Anyone 18 years of age or older is eligible to join. No prior competitive swimming experience is necessary.

Minnesota Masters Contacts

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