Club Profiles



Last Name NAGY
First Name József
Date of birth 06/06/1952
Gender Male
Nationality Hungary
Career Creator of the revolutionary 'wave style' breaststroke technique
His swimmers broke World Records 9 times
Attended 5 Olympic Games from 1980 to 2012 as a coach, leading the Hungarian, USA, Spanish and Canadian national swimming teams
Olympic Gold medal with Mike Barrowman (USA) in 1992 on 200m breaststroke
9 of his swimmers swam finals on Olympic Games

· Three times nominated for ASCA coach of the year.
· Swimming Canada Coach of the Year: 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012
· Inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame Class 2014
· Former Board Member and Founding Member of WASCA (World Association of Swimming Coaches).
Best Achievement Olympic gold (Mike Barrowman)
World Championships
- gold (M. Barrowman)
- silver (Annamay Pierse)
- bronze (Martha McCabe).
9 World Records
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