Kachmarik receives ISHOF Paragon Award for Water Polo


May 13, 2020

Lynn Comer Kachmarik, a 1979 Slippery Rock University graduate with a degree in physical education, received the 2020 Paragon Award for Water Polo from the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

Kachmarik was recognized for her 47 years of leadership and coaching experience in water polo.

A six-time All-American in swimming and water polo at SRU, Kachmarik was a member of the U.S. National Water Polo Team from 1976-86, serving as team captain for six years and earning All-World honors in 1978. She's a former water polo coach at Bucknell University, where she became the first woman to coach an NCAA Division I men's water polo team.