Est. 1970

Hall of Fame

Art Koblish head shot

Art Koblish – BIO

  • Collegiate swimmer at Northwestern University
  • V-12 Naval Reserve Enlistee 1942-1946
  • Mechanical Engineering Graduate
  • Research developer/contributor of the Aluminum beer can
  • Water Polo player with the Illinois Athletic Club 1947-1962
  • Member of 10 National Champion water polo teams
  • 1959 Pan American Games representative for the USA in water polo
  • Active USMS swimmer from 1972-2004

USMS Achievements

  • Pool Records – 9 individual and 2 relay
  • All American– 1 year individual pool, 2 years relay pool and 1 year individual long distance

  • Top Ten – 295 individual and 35 relay