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Former Cardinal coach Haynie dies

6/2/2010

MORRO BAY, Calif. -- Former Stanford swimming coach Tom Haynie has died.

The school announced Wednesday that Haynie died at a care facility in Santa Barbara last weekend. He was 94.

Haynie was the second swimming coach ever at Stanford. He won 11 conference titles during his tenure from 1947-60.

Haynie coached 100-yard freestyle world record holder Robin Moore and Olympians George Harrison and Paul Hait during his time at Stanford. He compiled an 84-9 dual meet record.

Haynie won NCAA titles at Michigan in the 220-yard and 440-yard freestyle events in 1937 and 1939. He also was part of the champion 400-yard relay teams from 1937-39. Michigan won the national championship each of those years.

Haynie is survived by his wife, Sherryi.