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Organization of the Year
Naples Island Swims
Coach of the Year
Brenden Gruneisen 
Coach of the Year
Lawrence Durand
Outstanding Achievement
Maggie Twinem
Athlete of the Year
Hannes Daube


Annual Awards Ceremony

Each year the Aquatic Capital honors a number of Long Beach athletes, coaches, organizations, and aquatic-minded citizens for outstanding accomplishments in the prior year.

13th Annual Awards Ceremony

Thanks to everyone who came out to our 13th Annual Awards Ceremony, it was a huge success! We had a blast celebrating the accomplishments of our award winners. It was a pleasure to see both familiar and new faces on such a special night. 


Our 13th Annual Awards Dinner & Ceremony inducted 11 new members and organizations into the Awards Ceremony. They are: Kristina Duggan (Tom Shadden Citizen Of The Year), Mike Segerblom (Community Service Award), Maggie Twinem, (Outstanding Achievement), Alex Kostich (Masters Athlete Of The Year) Brenden Gruneisen (Coach Of The Year), Lawrence Durand (Coach Of The Year), Catherine Som De Ceff (High School Achievement), Isabella Chen (High School Achievement), Naples Island Swims (Organization Of The Year), Greg Shea (Dick Miller Waterman Of The Year), and Hannes Daube (Athlete Of The Year). 


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Community Service Award
Mike Segerblom
High School Achievement
Catherine Som De Ceff
Masters Athlete of the Year
Alex Kostich
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Dick Miller Waterman of the Year
Greg Shea
Tom Shadden Citizen of the Year
Kristina Duggan
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