North Carolina Swimming held its Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 1 at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. The event followed the NCS All Star Clinic, with U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Cody Miller as its guest clinician. Coaches Amy Faulk, Alan Pfau, and Rob Norman assisted at the clinic.
Amy Faulk captured some of the excitement in the following video. Thanks, Amy!
All Star Clinic/Banquet Video
NCS General Chair Trish Martin welcomed the crowd of 300 athletes, parents, and coaches. Cody Miller was also the guest speaker at the banquet and Coach Jonathan Watson served as Master of Ceremonies. Following a very entertaining and inspirational speech on Cody’s journey from age group swimmer to Olympic Champion, coaches Amy Faulk, Jon Jolley, and Steve Romito presented the awards.
Here is a list of the North Carolina Swimming award recipients for 2022.
|Swimmer of the Year|
|11-12 Girls||Yari Brock||NCAC|
|11-12 Boys||Grant Larsen||NEAL|
|13-14 Girls||Avery Klamfoth||MAC|
|13-14 Boys||Sam Marsteiner||WAVE|
|15-16 Girls||Sofia Plaza||MAC|
|15-16 Bloys||Norvin Clontz||MAC|
|17-18 Girls||Claire Curzan||TAC|
|17-18 Boys||Baylor Nelson||MAC|
|Coach of the Year|
|Age Group Coach of the Year||Sherwood Watts||NCAC|
|Senior Coach of the Year||Bruce Marchionda||TAC|
|Coach Leadership Award||Amy Faulk||MAC|
|Team of the Year|
|NCS Volunteer Award||Jonathan Bescher||WAVE|