Life Time Service Award Recipients

The recipient of this award has contributed a lifetime of selfless dedication to Central California Swimming. In November of 1993, the first ever award was made to the most selfless of men. A man who has volunteered his time, energy, experience, and enthusiasm for the benefit of swimmers for the last forty plus years. It is with great pride that CCS awards its Lifetime Service Award to

Fran Porter


The second recipient of this award is a person who also contributed greatly to Central California Swimming. She worked tirelessly to improve CCS during her four terms as General Chairman. Her efforts elevated the level of officiating in CCS to one of National renown. CCS is proud to present its second Lifetime Service Award to

Pauline Hubbell


On March 13, 2005 in a pool side ceremony at Short Course JOs in Bakersfield, CCS awarded the Fran Porter Lifetime Achievement award to the third recipient. He has contributed uncounted hours as an official and by holding many offices and chairs for CCS. Among the various positions he has held, he has been the Adminisistrative Vice-Chairman, the Records/Top 16 Chairman, Officials Chairman and the Awards Chairman. CCS proudly adds to the illustrious ranks of the holders of this award the name of

George Christian


On July 19, 2014 in a pool side ceremony at Long Course JOs held at Clovis West High School, CCS awarded the Fran Porter Lifetime Achievement award to the fourth recipient and first coach to receive this award. He has been involved with swimming virtually his entire life as an athlete at the University of New Mexico, as a coach and mentor, and as a volunteer. He has been involved with CCS for more than 30 years as a club representative to the CCS House of Delegates and as an officer holding multiple positions. He has also served at the national level serving on and/or chairing multiple USA Swimming committees. CCS proudly awards the Fran Porter Life Time Achievement Award to

Rick Klatt