The Maine Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame has declared 3 new inductees as a component of their group of 2021. The inductees this year are 3 time Olympic Trials qualifier James Wells, once Olympic Trials qualifier Jennifer Roberts Zarkoskie and mentor Robert Winslow. Made in 1995, the Maine Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame praises competitors in the game of swimming and plunging who’s achievements have had an effect in Maine and past the state.
Winslow, who has gotten four Coach of the Year swimming distinctions alongside two Coach of the Year plunging acknowledgments, is substantially more dedicated than your normal swim mentor. He is the head swim mentor at Husson University. He has assisted the Lions with procuring their spot in 3 Class B State title meets and get gold in 17 Class B transfers. Seventeen might be his #1 number, as he has additionally driven the Lions to 17 Kennebec Valley Conference Championships! Adding to the noteworthy rundown, Winslow instructed five jumpers to state titles. In 2016, Robert Winslow acquired his 350th double meet success.
Wells, who was a five-time All American at Morse High School, proceeded with his inheritance at the University of Indiana with All American distinctions and the success of two individual gold decorations at the Big Ten Championships. His great rundown of meets he has contended at range from the Y Nationals (in which he set a Y public record in the 50 meter backstroke of 25.90 in 2010) to the Team USA World University Games held in Russia in 2013. Prior to school, Wells had swam for Long Reach Swim Club in Bath, where he acquired 19 state titles and three New England crowns.
Roberts, who dashed for Sanford High School, acquired seven individual titles at the Class A State meet, where she set four state standards. Prior to moving to the University of New Hemisphere, Roberts procured Honorable All American distinctions as a hand-off swimmer at the University of Maryland. In 2010, she won the 100 yard fly with a 54.2 at the Y Nationals. At UNH, Roberts was named the 2013 America East Swimmer of the Year with numerous America East and ECAC gold awards. A year prior being named swimmer of the year, Roberts qualified for the Olympic Trials.
As of now, including the current year’s inductees, there are 62 competitors in the Maine Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame. Wells, Roberts, and Winslow will be drafted on October ninth in Portland at the Maine Swimming and Diving Hall of function. Going along with them will be the class of 2020 inductees as their enlistment was dropped because of COVID-19 limitations (Kate Kovenock, Rob Hale, and Fran Fox).