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Richard Newman
Richard  Newman

Last College:
Missouri AC

Position:
Field

Induction Year:
1983


Elected to Hall of Fame: 1983

Club: Missouri Athletic Club, Webster Grove YMCA

College:

High School:

Playing Record: MAC 1947 - 1950, Webster Grove YMCA 1950 - 1970

Participation:

  • AAU Sr. National Championship Team indoor 1947
  • AAU Jr. National Championship Team indoor 1949
  • US Olympic Trials Team 1948 (MAC) 1952 (NYAC) & 1964
  • US Olympic Team Alternate 1948
  • Mid-Ocean Championship Team 1949 1952 Bermuda

Coach:

  • St. Louis YMCA 1959 - 64
  • During this period his players received 27 YMCA All American Awards

Referee:

  • National Level

Honors:

  • AAU All American Selection 1950
  • YMCA All American 1959 thru 1966
  • Captain Missouri A.C. W/P Team 1948, 49, 50
  • Captain St. Louis All Star Team vs. Hungary
  • Introduced Water Polo to St. Louis High Schools
  • Edited W/P in Swimming World
  • YMCA Water Polo Player of the Year 1964
  • Chairman of W/P for American Swim Coaches Association
  • AAU Olympic W/P Comm. Member
  • AAU National W/P Comm. Member

Personal:

  • General Sign Co. St. Louis MO
  • U.S. Army WWII
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