Sadly, Edward M. Golden, an original board member and 1985 inductee passed away. His obituary may be accessed on the Fagan-Quinn website and his Hall of Fame Biography may be read on the Past Inductees page by clicking on his name. Coach Golden had a huge impact on Rhode Island Swimming in the late 1950’s and 1960’s.
Earlier this past year another of our original board members passed away, co-founder Ellis Mayers. Ellis had a huge impact on Rhode Island swimming throughout his career in swimming and coaching. Please take the time to read the biographies of Coach Mayers and Coach Golden.
Both men will be sadly missed.
On November 13, 2021 seven outstanding individuals were inducted into the Hall of Fame. Jeff Allen, David Andersen, David Collins, Tony Fonseca, David Hague, and Jeff Miksis were inducted. The evening was the 38th successful Induction Ceremony since the Hall Incorporated in 1981. Some of the photos may be viewed in the Photo Gallery and the Biographies may be read in the 2021 Inductees page.
The next Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023. Please take the time to nominate an individual that you feel is worthy of being honored by the Hall. The criteria and a downloadable nomination form is available by viewing the page titled “Nomination Form.”