Greg Winslow earned the Tom Clifford from his alma mater, the University of North Dakota.
July 16, 2012
University of Utah swimming & diving head coach Greg Winslow has earned the Tom Clifford award from his alma mater, the University of North Dakota. The award recognizes former UND athletes who reached a high level of success during the 2011-12 academic year.
"It is an honor to receive the Tom Clifford Award," Winslow said. "It has been an amazing experience coaching dynamic young people for the last 14 years and a dream come true coaching at the University of Utah."
North Dakota's 38th annual Athletics Hall of Fame event will take place with a brunch and induction ceremony on Sept. 29 in Grand Forks, N.D.
The following is an excerpt from North Dakota State University's official athletic website:
Greg Winslow (1994-98): Graduated from UND in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in English ... Currently in his sixth season as head swimming and diving coach at the University of Utah ... Coming off a 2011-12 season in which 15 school records were broken and the Utes earned a NCAA Championship berth in their first season in the Pac-12 ... Has coached more than a dozen swimmers who qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials ... Spent four years as an assistant coach at Arizona State, where he coached 12 All-Americans, before taking over at Utah ... Other coaching stints have included head coach of Sun Devil Aquatics swim club (2005), assistant coach at Air Force (2001-03), head coach of Air Force Academy Falfins swim club (1999-2003), assistant coach at St. Cloud State (1998-99) ... Originally from Colorado Springs, Colo.