Alamo Heights High School Aquatic History

The History of Alamo Heights Swimming started in the 1960s with an English teacher by the name of Ann Tibbetts.  Ann coached the team in the basement of the old YMCA building on Broadway in a 12 yard pool.  In 1970 Alamo Heights I.S.D. built the current Currin Natatorium named after former Superintendent, Virgil D. Currin.  School Board President was Mrs. Jockusch.

The following individuals have served as coach of Alamo Heights Aquatics teams.

Chuck Worrel- 1970-73

Pete Williams- 1973-1980

Tim Henrich (dec.)- 1980-1983

Jim Yates- 1983-1990

1990-91- pool outsourced to YMCA

1992-2001- Norm Collins

2001-2013- Mel Allick

2013- present- Don Walker

UIL State Swimming and Diving Champions

Girls

1973- Coach- Chuck Worrel

2014- Coach- Don Walker

TISCA State Water Polo Champions

Girls

1979 Coach-- Pete Williams

Boys

1977- Coach- Pete Williams (tie)

1979- Coach- Pete Williams

The following swimmers and divers have won individual UIL State titles.

FEMALE

MARY THORNHILL- 100 BACKSTROKE- 1973

LYNN REYNOLDS- 100 BACKSTROKE- 1979

CELESTE ROGERS- 200 FREESTYLE- 2000

CELESTE ROGERS- 500 FREESTYLE- 2001

ELIZABETH LEVINE- 100 BACKSTROKE- 2005

JESSICA ST. JOHN- 100 BACKSTROKE- 2006

HANNELORE STRASH- 100 FLY- 2012

HANNELORE STRASH- 100 FLY- 2013

SINE SCRIBBICK- 1 METER DIVING-2014

SINE SCRIBBICK- 1 METER DIVING- 2016

MALE

CHUCK WORREL- 100 FREESTYLE- 1964  (pre UIL)

DICK WORREL- 200 FREESTYLE- 1971

DICK WORREL- 400 FREESTYLE- 1971

LUKE SHAW- 200 FREESTYLE- 2011

LUKE SHAW- 500 FREESTYLE-2011

FINN SCRIBBICK- 1 METER DIVING- 2011

FINN SCRIBBICK- 1 METER DIVING- 2012

IAN LEMAISTRE- 200 FREESTYLE- 2012

FINN SCRIBBICK- 1 METER DIVING- 2013

FINN SCRIBBICK- 1 METER DIVING- 2014

The following relays have won UIL State Swimming Titles

FEMALE

ALAMO HEIGHTS 400 FREE RELAY- 1973

ALAMO HEIGHTS 200 FREE RELAY- 2000

ALAMO HEIGHS 200 FREE RELAY- 2006

ALAMO HEIGHTS 200 FREE RELAY- 2014

ALAMO HEIGHTS 400 FREE RELAY- 2014

MALE

ALAMO HEIGHTS 200 FREE RELAY- 2011

ALAMO HEIGHTS 400 FREE RELAY- 2012

ALAMO HEIGHTS 200 FREE RELAY- 2013

ALAMO HEIGHTS 400 FREE RELAY- 2013

ALAMO HEIGHTS OLYMPIC TRIAL QUALIFERS

FEMALE

SINE SCRIBBICK- 2016- 3 METER DIVING

ANELISE DIENER (TEXAS) - 2016- (50 FREE)

MALE

CHUCK WORREL- (TEXAS) - 1968 (100 FREE)

DICK WORREL- (TEXAS) - 1972 (200 AND 400 FREE)

JIM ANDERSON- (STANFORD)- 1980 AND 1984 (400 I.M.)

FINN SCRIBBICK- (CAL) - 2012-  3 METER DIVING

IAN LEMAISTRE- (TEXAS) - 2016- (100 BACK AND 200 BACK)