Photo courtesy of Jillian Wilkins. In Photo: Rowdy Gaines, Marty Hendrick and Rob Butcher
Photo courtesy of Jillian Wilkins. In Photo: Rowdy Gaines, Marty Hendrick and Rob Butcher

Swim Fort Lauderdale Masters Head Coach, Marty Hendrick, Awarded Top Honors

By Jamie Marks

Swim Fort Lauderdale Masters Head Coach, Marty Hendrick, was recently awarded 2015 Speedo and U.S. Masters Swimming Coach of the Year at the United States Aquatics Sports Convention in Kansas City, MO. In addition to this honor, Swim Fort Lauderdale Masters team received 2015 U.S. Masters Swimming Club of the Year Award.

“I am humbled by the attention thrust onto me, but very excited for the attention the entire team gets,” Hendrick said. Hendrick will also be inducted in the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame on November 3, 2015. His name will be placed among many prestigious Broward County Hall of Fame swimmers and coaches: Andy Coan, Duffy Dillion, Jay Fitzgerald, and Dara Torres, to name a few.

The event will be held at the Broward County Convention Center with Cocktails and Silent Auction at 5:30p.m., and the Dinner and Induction to begin at 7:00p.m. For more information on attending the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame Annual Sports Banquet and Induction Dinner, please contact Saskia Fisher at 954-767-2455 by phone or via email at sfisher@broward.org.

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Florida Swim Network