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Janice Krauser
Janice  Krauser

Last College:
Ft. Lauderdale WPC

Position:
Contributor

Induction Year:
1998


Elected to Hall of Fame: 1998

Club: Ft. Lauderdale W/P Club

College: University of Tennessee (BS); Florida Atlantic University (MED)

High School: Pine Crest School

Playing Record: H.S. 1965 - 69, College 69 - 73, Club 1965 - Present

Participation:

  • AAU Senior National Championships 1967-79
  • Tournament director - Jr. National Championships Men/Women at ISHOF (largest event ever) - 12 women/19 men's teams - 1996
  • Tournament director for over 15 national championships, senior/junior, men/women, USA/Italy tour, Goodwill tour, women's international tournaments, spring break invitational (international senior/junior, men/women)
  • Sunshine State Games, state H.S. championships, Pan Am Games (training) 1977-present
  • Assistant tournament director of the 2nd Women's Pan American Championships - 1993
  • Administrator of $36,000 training grant from the USOC to host USA, Brazil, Italy and Hungary women's team at the Swimming Hall of Fame prior to the world championships - 1994
  • Delegate to AAU/USWP conventions 1977-present
  • National Junior Olympic Committee Chairman - 1977-82
  • Women's International Committee - Secretary - 1980-88
  • Development Committee Member - 1984-92
  • Olympic Festival Committee, member - 1984-92
  • Long Range Planning Committee, member - 1988-96
  • Championship/Events Committee, member - 1988-present
  • Zone Chairman, Southeast - 1984-92
  • Board of Directors - 1992-96

Coach - USWP Inc.:

  • Olympic Festival east (women) - 1986, 90
  • Assistant Coach (women's) Jr. Development camp - 1986
  • Assistant Coach, Sr. Women training tour, England/Holland - 1987
  • Goalie coach, Jr/Sr Women's National Team - 1986-94
  • Men's Jr. Development Team members - 1982, 83, 88, 89
  • Men's Jr. National Team members (Canada) - 1990, 91
  • Manager, Sr. Women's team (Montreal) - 1986

Coach - Ft. Lauderdale Water Polo Club:

  • National Jr. Olympics, (women) - 6th place - 1978
  • National Jr. Olympics, (men) - 5th place - 1981; 4th place - 1982
  • USWP National Senior Championships, (women) - 5th place - 1979; 5th place - 1986
  • USWP National Junior Championships (men) 4th place - 1983; 5th place - 86; 3rd place - 87; 5th place - 88; 4th place - 89; 4th place - 90; 5th place - 91; 5th place - 92
  • USWP National Junior Championship (women) 2nd place - 1983; 2nd place - 87; 3rd place - 91; 3rd place - 92
  • National Jr. Olympics (women) 6th place - 1978; 4th place - 83
  • National Jr. Olympics (men) 4th place - 1981; 5th place - 82; 5th place - 87

Coach - South Broward H.S.:

  • Florida State Championships (boys) 5th - 1979; 6th - 1980; 4th - 81; 6th - 82; 6th - 83; 5th - 84; 6th - 85; 4th - 86; 4th - 88; 4th - 90; 5th - 91; 4th - 92
  • Florida State Championships (boys) 1987, 89
  • Florida State Championships (girls) 6th - 81; 5th - 82, 2nd - 83, 2nd - 84; 6th - 86; 8th - 87; 7th - 88; 9th - 89; 7th - 90; 9th - 91; 9th - 92
  • Florida State Championships (girls) 1985

Referee - USWP rated National "B":

  • Florida State H.S. Championships
  • National Jr. Olympics
  • National Sr. Championships (men/women)
  • Wacker Tournament
  • NCAA club competition
  • National Junior Championships (women) - 1994 - Gold Medal Game

Official - USWP member of table officials at local, state:

  • National/International/Olympic Festival events
  • Swimming - 6th World Masters Swimming Championships in Sheffield, England - 1987
  • Designated official - 7th World Masters Swim Championships in Casablanca, Morocco - 1998

Masters - Swimming:

  • Marketing and convention committee
  • House of Delegates
  • Assistant meet director 1979, 81, 83, 85 and at Masters Short Course National Championships - 1987
  • Member of Florida Coast Masters Swim Committee
  • Member of Gold Coast Masters Swim Team

Honors:

  • As coach of Ft. Lauderdale W/P club, had 25 National Junior Olympic and National Junior All Americans; also 2 players placed on the USWP National Junior Team (women) - 1977
  • As coach of Broward H.S. in the Florida State Championships had MVP's in 1984, 85 (girls) and 1987, 89 (boys)
  • As coach of So. Broward H.S. swimming had District Finalist each year 1979-92 over 35 state qualifiers and 4 state finalists
  • Masters swim - Ranson Arthur Award Ad Hoc Acceptance Committee

Personal:

  • Exceptional student education specialist, now River Middle School, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • Member of Phi Delta Kappa, USMS Inc., USWP Inc., ISHOF International Congress and board of directors
  • President-Elect Council for Exceptional Children, Broward Chapter
  • American Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Florida W/P Inc., (Treasurer) Sunshine State Games Foundation
  • Alumni Associations - Pinecrest School (Secretary) and Florida Atlantic University. Broward Public Library Foundation and Center for Performing Arts (entourage); National Trust for Historic Preservation and National Museum for Women in the Arts
  • American Needle Point Guild
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