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Legendary swimming coach Richard Quick dies

Original post made on Jun 11, 2009

Former Stanford head women's swimming coach Richard Quick, one of the most prominent figures in the sport of swimming and diving, passed away Wednesday night at the age of 66. Quick was diagnosed with an inoperable cancerous brain tumor this past December. The most-decorated swimming coach in American history, Quick was a six-time United States Olympic coach who directed his collegiate teams to 13 NCAA titles -- the most in the history of the sport.

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Posted by MV resident
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on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:17 pm

Godspeed, coach.


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