SI.com - Olympics - Famed swim coach George Haines dies at 82 - Tuesday May 2, 2006 2:48PMGeorge Haines, who coached three U.S. Olympic swim teams and guided such 1960s and '70s stars as Mark Spitz, Don Schollander and Donna de Varona, died at 82.George was quite a coach. He was very productive, to say the least. (Free read, FYI.)
In Western PA, we don't have anything like Santa Clara.
Pittsburgh used to have a team that dominated like Santa Clara did.
Swimmers ready to take to the water at one of the oldest indoor swim pools in North America. There were swimmers in the same spot back in time. This pool was the home to Olympians who competed in the Olympic Games of 1928 and 1932.
The swimmers from Homestead won a number of national relay titles, back in the day. That was a wave or two before Haines.