COACHES SUMMIT UPDATE #6, Author and Coach, Ernie Maglischo, Ph.D. | Blog at


Earlier than we get into his swim teaching accomplishments, that are huge and Corridor of Fame worthy, Physician Maglischo’s analysis and writing is what units him aside. Following Doc Councilman’s e-book, The Science of Swimming. there was a void for the subsequent 36 years. That main hole within the analysis and printed textual content was crammed by Dr. Maglischo.

In 1983, Maglischo authored Swimming Quicker. As the good George Haines mentioned, “There have been many swimming books written in recent times, however not have so elegantly illustrated the connections between principle and observe.”

His subsequent e-book in 1993, Swimming Even Quicker, continued the magnificent studying path for skilled swim coaches.

Maglischo completed the trilogy with the 2003 launch of his 800-page magnum opus, Swimming Quickest.

He has authored or co-authored greater than 47 periodical publications. He’s a person, a fable, and a legend that you just all have to listen to from and meet in individual.

Dr. Ernie Maglischo has coached swimming for 30 years on the school and agr group ranges.

Maglischo coached the Golden Grizzlies (then Pioneers) for 2 years, 1979-81, and led Oakland College of Michigan to its first nationwide championship. That set the groundwork for the successes to observe.

Oakland received its first NCAA Division II title in any sport underneath Maglischo in 1980, and positioned second nationally the next yr. Maglischo was additionally chargeable for bringing two males to Rochester, Michigan, to proceed the custom he upheld within the swimming program. He introduced in his former swimmer, Hovland, to be his assistant coach. Plus, he recruited three-time NCAA Division II Swimmer of the Yr, Tracy Huth, (present Affiliate AD at OU) to Oakland.

Maglischo’s unbelievable teaching profession contains 13 nationwide championships at three completely different establishments and 6 NCAA Division II Coach of the Yr honors. He has authored three books on swimming and co-authored one on diet and three others on swimming laptop applications. Maglischo was awarded the title of Grasp Coach by the School Swimming Coaches Affiliation of America in 1978, and in 1987 he was offered with the Honor Award for excellent contributions to aquatics by the AAHPERD.

In 1991 the CSCAA awarded Maglischo the Nationwide Collegiate and Scholastic Swimming Award, the best of its variety in the US.

The Massillon, Ohio native was inducted into the Oakland College Corridor of Honor in 1995. Previous to the OU Corridor of Honor, he was additionally inducted into the

California-Chico Corridor, the town of Chico Corridor, the Massillon Washington Excessive Faculty Alumni Corridor, the State College of New York at New Paltz Corridor

and the Canton Ohio Swimming Corridor of Fame.

Maglischo graduated in 1960 from Ohio College with a level in bodily schooling and in 1961 with a masters in bodily schooling from Bowling Inexperienced. He went on to obtain his Ph.D. in bodily schooling from Ohio State in 1974.

Maglischo, after teaching 38 years, retired in 1998. Now he’s returning to the teaching ranks after a five-year retirement. Most not too long ago he guided Arizona State from 1993-98 and Cal State Bakersfield from 1983-93. After leaving Oakland in 1981, he returned for 2 seasons at Cal State Chico (1981-83). His first stint at Cal State Chico was from 1966-79. Different teaching stops included Ohio State (1965-66), State College School New Paltz (1963-65), Alpena Excessive Faculty (1962-63), Ohio Wesleyan (1961-62) and Bowling Inexperienced (1960-61).

Maglischo’s established a profession teaching document of 173-61 and his groups have received 13 NCAA Division II or Division III Nationwide Championships. His staff have received NCAA championships at three completely different universities, making him the one coach ever to take action. Maglischo’s groups have additionally received 19 convention championships at three completely different universities.

All through his storied profession, Maglischo earned quite a few honors — PAC-10 Coach of the Yr in 1996, Nationwide Collegiate and Scholarship Swimming Award 1991, NCAA Division II Swimming Coach of the Yr seven instances between 1980 and 1993, Convention Coach of the Yr 16 instances between 1967 and 1992, Northern California School Swimming Coach of the Yr 5 instances from 1970-76.

We’re so honored to have Ernie Maglischo as an inductee within the class of 2021 ISCA Corridor of Fame.


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