JEAN RUEFF

Swim Experience

  1. Top 10 national awards in USMS

  2. USMS world record in the mile (age 39)

  3. 10-time US National Qualifier

  4. Princeton University record holder in 500 Freestyle

  5. 2nd place in Nationals 400M Medley Relay (backstroke)

  6. Inducted into the Sacred Heart Hall of Fame (Swimming)

  7. High School All-American

  8. USMS Top Ten Qualifier 11 years

  9. Lakeside Seahawks, Sacred Heart Academy and Princeton University Swim Teams

Coaching Experience

  1. Started the Xavier University Swim Team

  2. Founder and President (8 years) of Summer Fun League

  3. Polo Fields Neighborhood 10 years

  4. Standard Country Club 5 years

  5. Eastern High School Coach

  6. Lesson instruction 40 years

  7. ASCA member

  8. Blairwood Premier Level Coach


Education

  1. Princeton University

  2. Xavier University

What I love most about swimming is the sheer joy seen on a child’s face when they learn how to swim. They have overcome their fear of the water and can now enjoy it with their friends and family.


My favorite thing about being on a swim team is passing on my love of the water and joy it brings a person’s life.


The best thing about being a swim coach is that swimming changes people’s lives and gives them a sense of accomplishment when they have mastered the skill.


            - Jean

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