PacSwim Awards

The annual PacSwim Awards took place on Saturday, October 7 at the Hilton Concord. Swimmers, their families and coaches from throughout the LSC joined to enjoy dinner and special Speedo guest, Olympian Kevin Cordes. Each nominee received a Pacific Swimming mesh bag and sillicone swim cap and multiple awards were handed out. Jerry Chu (SCSC), won 3 Outstanding Swimmer awards plus the Age Group Race of the Year award. Lleyton Plattel (PLS) also won 3 Outstanding Swimmer awards in both short course and long course. Miranda Heckman (PLS) took home 3 individual awards, including Outstanding Swimmer in short course, as well as Race of the Year and Swimmer 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
Lily Struempf 10&U Devyn Caples
Abigail Ninan 11 Jerry Chu
Courtney Seljeseth 12 Ethan Russell
Ana Jih-Schiff 13 Matthew Chung
Nicole Oliva 14 Lleyton Plattel
Miranda Heckman 15 Calvin David
Zoie Hartman 16 Jonah Cooper
Grace Zhao 17 Jonah Cooper


OUTSTANDING LONG COURSE SWIMMERS

FEMALE AGE MALE
Lyla Elaydi 10&U Tyler Liu
Abigail Ninan 11 Jerry Chu
Audrey J-Cheng 12 Jerry Chu
Katie Crom 13 Justin Wong
Jordan Morgan 14 Lleyton Plattel
Nicole Oliva 15 Lleyton Plattel
Zoie Hartman 16 Calvin David
Grace Zhao 17 Alexei Sancov


RELAY OF THE YEAR
Age Group Girls - Santa Clara Swim Club’s 10 & Under 200 meter Medley Relay of Huang, Elaydi, Zhang, and Vishwanath

Age Group Boys - Santa Clara Swim Club’s 13-14 800 yard Freestyle Relay of Culetu, Chou, Hawk, and Chung

Senior Women - Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics' 400 meter Medley Relay of Carter, Zhao, Balmaceda, and Schaffer

Senior Men - Pleasanton Seahawks' 800 meter Freestyle Relay of Cooper, David, Rooney, and Plattel


RACE OF THE YEAR
Age Group Girls - Katie Crom (LAKE)

Age Group Boys - Jerry Chu (SCSC)

Senior Women - Miranda Heckman (PLS)

Senior Men - Andrei Minakov (TERA)


IMPACT SWIMMER OF THE YEAR
Rishabh Roy (OAPB)

PACIFIC SWIMMING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
Verónica Hernández

GEORGE CLEVELAND OFFICIALS' AWARD
Clint Benton
Leo Lin

SWIMMER OF THE YEAR WITH DISABILITIES
Alyssa Greymont (SCSC-SB)

DIVERSITY AWARD
Clint Benton
George Cleveland
Joyce Lanphere
Don Power
Joe Woo
Kent Yoshiwara

SWIMMER OF THE YEAR

Senior Women - Miranda Heckman (PLS)

Senior Men - Alexei Sancov (TERA)

 

 


COACHES OF THE YEAR

Age Group Swimming - Don & Ron Heidary (OAPB)

Senior Swimming - Steve Morsilli (PLS)