Est. 1970

Hall of Fame

Corinne Grotenhuis

Corinne Grotenhuis – BIO


  • An active masters coach, meet director and sometimes swimmer from 1987-now
  • Founder of the Elgin Blue Waves which grew from 10 to 75 members
  • ILMSA coach of the year 2006
  • Coach of 4 national champions and 425 Top Ten USMS performances
  • Ten-time Master World Champion Weightlifter
  • IWF Master World Hall of Fame inductee 2013
  • Maybel Raydar Award recipient for outstanding contributions to women’s weightlifting
USMS Service
  • USMS Level 3 Coach