Dr. Ernie Maglischo retired from active coaching in 1998 after 35 years during which he coached at both the college and club levels. Over 29 years of college coaching his teams won a total of 13 NCAA Division II Championships and 19 Conference Championships at three different Universities. He was selected NCAA D-II Swimming Coach of the Year on several occasions. He was also the 1991 recipient of the National Collegiate and Scholastic Swimming Award, presented by the College Swimming Coaches Association. His last position was as men’s swimming coach at Arizona State University where his teams had three top ten NCAA finishes during his five years at the helm, while never placing lower than 14th. He was chosen PAC-10 men’s swimming coach of the year in 1995. During his stay at Arizona he coached 3-time World Short Course Champion, Francisco Sanchez as well as several Olympians from Ecuador, Brazil, Iceland, and Mexico.