Tag: Doc Counsilman

Watching Over Many, Impacting All

Watching Over Many, Impacting All Courtesy of Kevin Murphy. One of the greatest coaches of endurance swimmers, Tom Watch [with glasses on left] died at the age of 93. Watch, a 1986 Honour Coach in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, was from Weymouth and had been ill for some time. Kevin Murphy recalls, "Tom was on the escort boat as

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Where Are They Now? David Alleva

Where Are They Now? David Alleva Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Dr. David Alleva was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in its Class of 1992 as an Honor Swimmer. Dr. Alleva’s six-year professional marathon swimming career started in 1988 with a third place at the 42 km (26-mile) Traversée Internationale du Lac

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