Olympic countdown: Busch heads to 3rd Olympics

2012-07-01T22:00:00Z 2012-08-03T12:47:31Z Olympic countdown: Busch heads to 3rd OlympicsArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 01, 2012 10:00 pm  • 

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

Frank Busch

• Olympics: 2004, Athens; 2008 Beijing

• Local Connection: Was the head coach of the men’s and women’s swim teams at the University of Arizona from 1989 to 2011.

• Known for: Six-time NCAA Coach of the Year. Lead both the men’s and women’s teams to NCAA Championships in 2008, becoming only the second team in NCAA swimming history to sweep the national championships in the same season.

• Current: Busch is now the National Team Director of USA Swimming. He will hold this position until 2016.

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