PacSwim Awards

The annual PacSwim Awards took place on Saturday, October 8 at the Embassy Suites Milpitas-Silicon Valley. Swimmers, their families and coaches from throughout the LSC joined to enjoy dinner and awards and each nominee received a Pacific Swimming towel. Miranda Heckman (PLS) and Jerry Chu (SCSC), each won 3 Outstanding Swimmer awards plus their Age Group Race of the Year award. Maxime Rooney (PLS) also took home 4 individual awards, including Outstanding Swimmer in both short course and long course, as well as Race of the Year and Swimmmer of the Year in the Senior division. A total list of all of the evening's award recipients can be found below. A link for the photos by the event photographer, will be posted as soon it is available.

OUTSTANDING SHORT COURSE SWIMMERS

FEMALE AGE MALE
Kate Christian 10&U Jerry Chu
Yelin Tahk 11 Ethan Russell
Skyler Smith 12 Matthew Chung
Nicole Oliva 13 Lleyton Plattel
Miranda Heckman 14 Calvin David
Isabelle Henig 15 Cole Reznick
Grace Zhao 16 Alex Liang
Maddie Murphy 17 Maxime Rooney

OUTSTANDING LONG COURSE SWIMMERS

FEMALE AGE MALE
Kate Christian 10&U Jerry Chu
Yelin Tahk 11 Jerry Chu
Ana Jih-Schiff 12 Zachary Le-Nguyen
Katie Mitchell 13 Lleyton Plattel
Miranda Heckman 14 Andrei Minakov
Miranda Heckman 15 Christopher Jhong
Grace Zhao 16 Alex Liang
Maddie Murphy 17 Maxime Rooney

RELAY OF THE YEAR

Age Group Girls - The Olympic Club’s 13-14 200 yard Medley Relay of Panopio, McCormack, Murphy and Locala

Age Group Boys - Peak Swimming’s 13-14 200 meter Freestyle Relay of Hu, Huang, Zhang and Xu

Senior Women - Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics' 200 yard Medley Relay of Isleta, Zhao, Henig and Schaffer

Senior Men - Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics' 200 yard Medley Relay of Ho, Babinet, Molinari and Gwo

RACE OF THE YEAR

Age Group Girls - Miranda Heckman (PLS)

Age Group Boys - Jerry Chu (SCSC)

Senior Women - Grace Zhao (PASA)

Senior Men - Maxime Rooney (PLS)

IMPACT SWIMMER OF THE YEAR

Trevor Perey (DACA)

SWIMMER OF THE YEAR WITH DISABILITIES

Bryce Ballinger (AAA)

DIVERSITY AWARD

San Francisco Recreation and Parks

SWIMMER OF THE YEAR

Senior Women - Miki Dahlke (NBA)

Senior Men - Maxime Rooney (PLS)

 

 

COACH OF THE YEAR

Age Group Swimming - Abi Liu (PEAK)

Senior Swimming - Steve Morsilli (PLS)