Palmetto High School creates swim and dive team


PALMETTO — Palmetto High has established the first swimming and diving team in the history of the school, athletic director Kenneth D. Ansbro announced Monday.

The first-ever coach of the Tigers will be longtime local swim coach Evelyn McGann.

“We are very excited to have the qualiity that coach McGann brings to the table,” Ansbro said. “In the world of swimming, Evelyn is very respected and will bring the energy and motivation a beginning program needs.”

Carl Springfels, a former Florida State diver, will coach the Tigers’ divers.

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