MN Masters Hall of Fame Class of 2023


The MN Masters Hall of Fame Committee in concert with the Masters Board is pleased to announce the HOF Class of 2023. These Honorees will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Annual Meeting / Banquet on November 12 th . The honorees this year are:

Tom Moore has made extraordinary contributions to MN Masters and United States Masters Swimming in numerous positions of leadership since 2010. Some of his accomplishments have been the Chair of Minnesota Masters twice, co-chaired the 2017 LC Nationals Planning Committee, was Meet Director of our 2015 National Senior Games, and been a National USMS At-Large Board Director in 2017 and 2018. His list goes on and on.

Vince Herring – He has numerous pool Top Ten times, but his standout was open water, which was where his passion was. He was an All American in distance swimming in three years and even stronger, an All-Star in 1998. Vince passed away in 2013.

Dave Arlander. Dave has been a constant competitor in Minnesota Masters swimming with a span of 17 year. He has earned 32 USMS individual equivalent Top Ten times. He is always willing to participate in relays and contributed to four All American relays.

Darrell Smith. Bubba has a span of competition of 39 years, going back to 1985. He has always been competitive statewide and nationally with excellent ranking within his age group. He has traveled the country and the world numerous times to meets. He also served as Vice Chair of our Masters Board for a year.

Please join us on November 12 th for the Induction Ceremony and the opportunity to enjoy their stories.

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.

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