March 9, 2009
CLEVELAND, Oh - During this past weekend’s 2008-09 Short Course Gold Championships at Cleveland State’s Busbey Natatorium, Coach Jim Sordi of the Solon Stars Swim Club was elected by his peers as the Age Group Coach of the Year! This is a huge honor for Coach Jim, the Solon Stars, and for all of the swimmers in Jim’s swim group. Congratulations to Jim! We are all very proud of his well deserved recognition.
Coach Jim Sordi founded the Solon Stars in 1995 and has served as our Age Group Coach since that time. His past experience includes working with the Solon Stars Swim Club, Team Viking and the Lake Erie Silver Dolphins. He was the first ever Head Coach for Kenston High School and also served as Assistant Coach for Solon High School. Coach Sordi was selected to be a Lake Erie Swimming Zone Team Age Group Assistant Coach in 1999, 2003 & 2008. He coached the Ohio Quads team in 2000. Coach Sordi is a Solon High School & Solon Swimming Alumni. He is currently the Aquatics Director for the City of Solon and was the Head Coach for the Solon Summer Recreation Swim Team for 12 years.
(Dale Lautenschleger - Staff Writer)