The ISHOF Service Award

is given periodically to an individual who has selflessly volunteered their time, energy and/or resources to advance the interests and work of the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

Dale Petranech (USA)

2019

Dale Petranech has been a fixture at the Hall of Fame for as far back as anyone can remember.

Gay DeMario (USA)

2018

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Daniel Petershagen (USA)

2017

Daniel Petershagen has worked for ISHOF for a little over two years now.

Peer Snoep

2016

Since 1997, Peer has run MSI, a National IT consulting and solutions firm. His energy has been focused on the implementations of mobile solutions for their client base.

Kevin Moore - Santa Clara

2015

Kevin Moore was elected to the Santa Clara City Council and while the history of Levi’s stadium was being written, he embarked on another project - a new swim center for Santa Clara.

Bob Dillon

2013

Bob has presented two plaques along with monetary contributions, one in 1996 on behalf of the late Dick Steadman, member of ISHOF and the Olympic Diving Committee, as well as on behalf of a Monmouth County NJ Water Safety icon, the late Howard Rowland, in 1983.

Dr. Stathis Avramidis

2012

He is honored for his outstanding contributions to the world of aquatics and the mission of the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

John Spannuth

2011

He has played an active role on each committee by choosing each committee’s chairperson and helping to organize an agenda.

Marcus Koch

2010

When not volunteering at ISHOF Marcus represents the interests of investors in building corporations in diverse industries and various countries around the globe.

Brent Rutemiller

2008

Brent Rutemiller is the Chief Executive Officer of Sports Publications International and Publisher of Swimming World Magazine, SWIM Magazine and Swimming Technique Magazine.

Jarret Streiner

2007

As ISHOF volunteer webmaster, Jarret completely changed the look of www.ishof.org by adding photo galleries, a video archive and will soon air a new series of podcasts entitled “INSIDE ISHOF.”

Diane Brennan

2006

Russell Weaver

2005

Camillo Cametti

2004

Harry Holiday III

2003

Bruce Wigo

2002

Edd Kreiling

2001

Haygood Clark

2000

Janet Park

1999

Charles "Chick" Wigo

1999

Yoshihiko Sugahara

1998

Alice Kempthorne

1997

John Fletemeyer

1996