Head Coach Thanks Alumni
May 8, 2002
From the Coach:
The Falcon Water Polo team had a great finish to their Spring season thanks to the Denver Masters team and the Air Force Alumni. A special thanks should go to Craig Ackley for organizing the Denver team and Jeff Heidmous for bringing in a good number of talented Alumni.
Special recognition to the following Alumni:
Goalie Craig Thomas - Team MVP 1996 - Graduate 1997 - Will be joining the coaching staff in 2003.
Goalie Mark Baudendistel - All-American, Captain, and MVP in 1989. Graduate 1990 Olympic Sports festival 1990
C1C Ben Couchman - Will graduate in 2002 and enter pilot training
C1C David Breitenbach - Will graduate in 2002 and enter pilot training
DC Conroy - Graduate of 1990 - U.S. Olympic Sports festival 1990
Mackey Contreras - Captain 1996, U.S. Olympic Sports festival 1994,1995 Graduate of 1997
Jim Melvin - 1999 Graduate
Marshal Haylett - Will graduate in 2002 and enter pilot training
Ted Baudendistel - Captain, All-American, and MVP in 1992, Graduate of 1993... Olympic Sports festival 1994
Jason Nolting - 3 yr. NCAA Academic All-American, Team Captain, MVP in 1998, Graduate of 1999
Keith Limbird - Captain 1981, Graduate of 1982.
Brent Reimer - 1st-team All-WWPA, Graduate of 2001
Brian Hasbrouck - Captain 2001, Will Graduate in 2002 and enter the field of intelligence
Jenny Trapp - Air Force Women's Club Water Polo MVP, Will graduate in 2002 and enter pilot training
Neil McCafferty - Assistant Coach 1998-2000, U.S. Olympic Sports festival 1991, Graduate of 1993
Jeff Wilkerson - Captain of 1982 team, Graduate of 1983
Coach Jeff Heidmous - Captain and MVP in 1976, Graduate of 1977, Coached 18 years at the Academy.
Special kudos to Jim Marett for being present. First intercollegiate Water Polo Coach at the Air Force Academy in 1971...
Thanks again to all involved,