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Jim Schultz
Jim  Schultz

Last College:
Long Beach

Position:
Coach

Induction Year:
1993


Elected to Hall of Fame: 1993

Club: Downey W/P Club

College: Compton Jr. College, Univ. of Southern California (Phys-Ed)

High School: Compton H.S.

Playing Record: H.S. 1936 - 39, College 1946 - 50 (BS), Grad School UCLA 1957 (MS)

Participation:

  • US Navy Instructor Aquatics UCLA/Delmonte CA 1942-45
  • Coach Downey Swim & Water Polo 1950-62
  • Coach LBSC 1961-65 (5 yrs) Water Polo
  • Manager and Instructor Imperial Swim School Downey CA 1957-59 Summers Only
  • Taught Aquatics at Long Beach State College 1961-65
  • Recruiter for Water Polo, Swimming, & Diving for LBSC
  • Official CA Interscholastic W/P Championships 1952-65
  • Official So. Cal Jr. College W/P Championships 1962-65
  • Member of All American H.S. W/P Players Selection Committee 1963-56
  • Member of AAU Olympic Water Polo Committee 1965-68
  • Member of AAU Water Polo Committee 1965-68
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Assoc. Rules Committee (Swimming) 1964-66
  • Staged St. College W/P Championships 1962
  • Official AAU Sr. National Championships Foothills Jr. Col. Los Altos Hills CA 1965
  • Coach Pan American W/P Trials Team Lynwood CA 1963
  • Coach US Pan American Team 1963 Sao Paulo BRA IV (silver)
  • Conducted Water Polo Clinics for high School age groups
  • Guest Speaker at Water Polo Banquets at LB Poly H.S. 1963 Lakewood H.S. CA 1963, 64, Earl Warren H.S., Disneyland 1964
  • Author:
    • Wrote Articles for Swimming World Magazine 1965
    • Articles on All American H.S. W/P Players selections Water Polo News 1963-65
    • Produced W/P Training Film Beginning Water Polo 28 minutes color sound 1963
    • Produced International W/P training film - Yugoslavia Olympic Team & CSCLB
    • Interviewed on radio station KTLA re: 1963 Pan American Water Polo Games
    • Published articles in the USOC Quadrennial Review 1965

Honors:

  • College Swim Coaches Association (3 yrs)
  • American Swim Coaches Association (2 yrs)
  • Southern California Swim & Water Polo Officials Assoc. (11 yrs)
  • VP So. Cal. Swim & W/P Officials Assoc. 1957
  • President So. Cal. Swim & W/P Assoc. 1958
  • First Chairman of NCAA Water Polo Rules Committee 1965-74
  • Member of All American College W/P Players Selection Comm. 1965
  • Selected by NCAA to represent them on the AAU Olympic Water Polo Committee 1965
  • Secretary AAU Olympic Water Polo Committee 1965-69
  • Awarded Honorary Lifetime Membership in the Parent Teachers Association of America 1962

Personal:

  • US Navy Air Corp 1942-46
  • Scout Master BS Troop in 1961
  • Professor - Health, Physical Education & Recreation CSCLB Operator and Owner of American Swim Schools Inc. Garden Grove CA 1956
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