Team Winners at State Meet

Your 2023 State Team Champions!

Munster Masters – Large Team Champions

Valpo Masters – Small Team Champions


2023 GRIN Award Winners

Each year, GRIN recognizes those who have been outstanding members of our LMSC. Our annual awards include Honorary Emeritus, the Irv Merritt Award, the Strong Swimmer Award and the Super Volunteer Award. These are abbreviated descriptions and winners with the full descriptions at 

 Honorary Emeritus:  To be eligible for induction, members must:

  •    Have been registered with the GRIN LMSC for the last consecutive five years.
  •    Have turned 80 within the year.

2023 Emeritus:

  1. Susan Hewett, Noblesville Adult Swim Team (NAST)

Strong Swimmer: To be eligible, the winner:

  •    Has earned the highest no. of points swimming long distance and difficult events, the 400/500 Free(1), 800/1000 Free (2), 1500/1650 Free (3), 200 Fly (3), and 400 IM(4) +pts. for open water.
  •    Must be registered with Greater Indiana Masters Swimming.

2023 Strong Swimmer:

  1. Susie Shuck, Indy Aquatic Masters (INDY)

Super Volunteer: To be eligible, nominees:

  •   Should have a demonstrated history of working above and beyond the call in the betterment of GRIN.
  •   Must be registered with Greater Indiana Masters Swimming.

2023 Super Volunteer Winners:

  1. Katherine McLean, Terre Haute Torpedoes (THT), area of exception:  Adult-Learn-to-Swim
  2. Jim Ringer, Zionsville Aquatic Masters (ZAM), area of exception:  Adult-Learn-to-Swim
  3. Bruce Young, Indy Aquatic Masters (INDY), area of exception:  Adult-Learn-to-Swim

2023 Irv Merritt Winner:

  •   Should exemplify the standards and values embodied in the life of Irv Merritt.
  •   Must be registered with Greater Indiana Masters Swimming.
  1. Ralph Dixon, Zionsville Aquatic Masters (ZAM)

New Records set at 2023 State Meet

Congrats to all of those listed!

The following records were set at the GRIN State Meet in Munster, IN from 4/15-4/16/23.
35-39Jen MadgiakMMA50 Free25.59Andrea Hastings, 25.86 in 2016
Addison Del RioMMA25 Breast15.80Jennifer Zimmer, 17.04 in 2015
60-64Jody KupferbergVALPM100 Back1:12.43Kathleen Widland, 1:17.21 in 2019
100 IM1:17.75Pat Barnes, 1:18.62 in 2018
Barbara BoldaMMA25 Breast19.36Val Romberg, 20.34 in 2018
Dianne PowersINDY25 Fly15.34Dianne, 16.28 in 2022
50 Fly35.05Cheryl G., 35.30 in 2019
65-69Cheryl GettelfingerINDY165024:23.25Nan Stager, 25:25.76 in 2023
80-84Sara WoodNAST25 Free21.65Sara, 48.98 in 2023
18-24Brandon SilverMMA100 Back51.89Adam Haan, 52.31 in 2022
25 Fly10.66Eric Wallace, 11.17 in 2023
25-29Andrew KvachkoffMMA25 Breast12.34Anthony DeBrota, 12.63 in 2019
200 Breast2:05.76Andrew, 2:07.83 in 2022
30-34Cameron OwenFSAM25 Free9.95David Peterson 10.41 in 2017
100 Free45.41Douglas Boyd, 45.57 in 1996
25 Fly10.23Brian Hartley, 11.01 in 2018
50 Fly22.47Cameron, 22.56 in 2022
100 Fly49.27Cameron, 51.53 in 2021
50-54Michael CarlsonMMA25 Fly12.50Mark Ahonen, 12.51 in 2016
65-69Bruce YoungINDY25 Free11.51Rick Chamberlain, 12.40 in 2017
50 Free24.76Bruce, 24.90 in 2023
500 Free5:35.83Doug Miller, 5:59.04 in 2013
25 Back14.75Rick Chamberlain, 16.16 in 2018
25 Breast15.05Peter Finn, 15.08 in 2019
70-74Peter DeWittVALPM25 Back16.41Rick Chamberlain, 16.87 in 2022
Rick ChamberlainINDY25 Fly13.73Rick, 13.89 in 2022
75-79Robert CampbellUC1625 Free14.46George Quigley, 14.99 om 2017
25 Back20.28Doug Church, 24.98 in 2019
18+Adam Haan (24)MMA800 Free7:59.27Leopold Sawyers (23)in 11:11.01 in 2017
Jacob Payonk (23)Bryan Buksar (43)
Andrew Kvachkoff (27)Adam Rokowsz (33)
Brandon Silver (23)Tim Birkett (45)
Brandon Silver (23)MMA200 Medley1:34.26Luke Dickson (25)in 1:34.59 in 2010
Andrew Kvachkoff (27)Ben Christoffel (34)
Eric Wallace (22)Adam Dawkins (28)
Adam Haan (24)Daniel Michael (21)
55+Victoria Rian (56)NAST400 Free4:22.23Marty Mennen (67)in 4:32.96 in 2004
Margot Swartz (57)Mel Goldstein (65)
Mark Ahonen (57)Joan Diercks (56)
Michael Ahonen (57)Muriel Dykema (77)

USA Swimming and USMS Add Webinar Series on Grants for Adult Learn to Swim Programs

With separate requirements for youth and adult learn-to-swim grant applications, USA Swimming will host a series of webinars to walk applicants through the process of applying for a grant

Visit to register for these events.

Recordings of these webinars will be made available online. Youth Application Webinar: Thursday, October 20, 11:30 a.m. MT (1:30 p.m. ET) Adult Application Webinar: Thursday, October 20, 1:30 p.m. MT (3:30 p.m. ET)

Thank you for all you do make ALTS and our grant program world class !!  

2023 State Meet Bid Packet

Here is the 2023 State Meet Bid Packet for your consideration.

Bids open every year on September 1 and must be received by October 1, at 8:00 p.m. EDT with the winning bid announced by November 1.   The bid will reopen for the month of November (deadline December 1), in the event there are no bids or there is no qualifying bid. A final decision in that case will be made before the end of the calendar year.  The Northern 1/3rd of the state will have preference for the 2023 bid year.

Questions? Contact Jerilynn Bayless, GRIN Chairman.

2023 Bid Packet

State Meet Final Results

The final results have now been released, but because of timing inconsistencies the results cannot be sanctioned.

Final Results

Final Team Scores

State Meet Preliminary Results

Preliminary results are now listed – please keep in mind these are not the official results and still need to be reviewed.

State Meet Info!!

Here are the up-to-date documents regarding the state meets timelines and psych sheet:

Day 1 – Distance events timeline

Day 1 – Other events timeline

Day 2 – Distance events timeline

Day 2 – Other events timeline

Full meet psych sheet

2022 GRIN State Meet Registration is Now Open

Registration for this year’s State meet is now open. The venue is Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers on April 9-10. There is a limit of 5 individual events per day, and registration is FREE. We’ll see you all there!

Register now

GRIN Honors

At the U.S. Masters Swimming annual meeting in late September, GRIN was honored by the recognition of the achievements of two of our members. 

Lisa Brown, Zionsville Aquatic Masters Coach and Aquatics Director for Zionsville Community Schools was elevated to Coach Level 4.  This level is rewarded upon completion of high levels of leadership contributions, education, achievement and growth and retention. 




Michelle Harter, Indy Aquatic Masters Executive Director, received the June Krauser Communications Award which is presented annually to someone whose work in communications has contributed to the growth, improvement, or success of U.S. Masters Swimming locally, regionally or nationally.