Skip Kenney Named Pac-10 Coach of the Year

April 5, 2001

Stanford, Calif. - Stanford head men's swimming coach Skip Kenney was named the 2000-01 Pacific-10 Conference Coach of the Year, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Kenney led the Cardinal to its 20th consecutive Pac-10 Championship in 2001. At the conference championships, his swimmers won six individual titles and three relay titles. The six-time NCAA Coach of the Year, coached Stanford to a runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships. At the pool in College Station, Texas, the Cardinal notched two individual titles and one relay title. The men's swimming Coach of the Year award is the 13th of Kenney's career.

Kenney has led Stanford to seven NCAA titles, including a runaway win in 1998. In addition, Kenney has led the Cardinal to some of the finest team performances in the history of the NCAA Championship meet. The 1992 squad set meet records for both points scored (632) and victory margin (276 points over Texas), and the 1998 team became the first to have a championship final representative in every individual and relay swimming event. He has developed 20 individual NCAA Champions to 60 titles during his tenure.

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