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Urho Saari
Urho  Saari

Last College:
El Segundo AC

Position:
Coach

Induction Year:
1976


02/27/2013

25 Years Of Masters Nationals

A Look Back At The Beginning

Elected to Hall of Fame: 1976, Charter Member

Club: El Segundo S.C.

College: El Camino

High School: El Segundo

Coach:

  • US Olympic Team 1952 Helsinki FIN XV
  • US Olympic Team 1964 Tokyo JAP XVII
  • US Olympic Team Ass't Coach/Manager 1960 Rome ITL XVI
  • US Pan American Team 1951 Buenos Aires ARG I
  • US Maccabiah Team 1965 Tel Aviv ISR XVII

Honors:

  • Coach of El Segundo -
    • 33 of his players made US Olympic Teams
    • 17 Players made Pan American Teams
    • High School Team So. Cal Champions 12 years
  • AAU Water Polo Committee Chairman 1957 - 62
  • US Olympic W/P Committee Chairman 1957 - 60 1960 - 64
  • National Water Polo Coach of the Year 1964 - 65

Personal:

  • High School Coach Physical Education
  • Married Two (2) Sons Roy & Robert
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