NAME: Shane Coltharp
COACH’S QUOTE -- "What makes Shane a great athlete is his hard work and dedication to his sport. Shane’s success as a student-athlete is driven by his focus and self-motivation to reach his goals. He is a quiet leader who has the determination to be successful in the pool and in the classroom." – Amanda Johnson, Swimming Coach
SCHOOL: Beechwood High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2010
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Becoming a state champion
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'2"-185 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Ft. Mitchell
PARENTS: Flint & Martha
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents"
FUTURE GOAL: Qualify for NCAAs in Div. I Swimming
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This senior is a 5-year varsity swimmer, a high school All-American and the defending Kentucky state champion in two events – the 200 IM (1:50.73) and the 500 freestyle (4:30.23). He also was a key swimmer on Beechwood’s Kentucky state runner-up 200 medley relay team and the 3rd place 400 freestyle relay team. As a sophomore, Shane was the Kentucky state runner-up in the 500 freestyle and 200 medley relay. In his great prep career, he has been honored with numerous awards, including NKY Swimmer of the Year, Region 4 Swimmer of the Year and was named 1st team all-state. During the summer he swims for the Beechwood Swim Club and the Northern Kentucky Clippers. Shane’s favorite athlete is Tiger Woods, favorite entertainer is Dave Matthews, favorite movie is The Waterboy and most-like-to-meet is John Wall. An honor roll student, Shane will swim on scholarship next season at Louisiana State University.
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