Former Memphis swimming coach Fadgen dies

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 09, 2022 3:09 PM CT | Published: May 09, 2022 3:09 PM CT

Dick Fadgen was a former U.S. champion swimmer who founded Memphis State University Swim Club. The pool at the university’s new Mike Rose Aquatics Center is scheduled to be named in his honor.


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John Varlas

John Varlas

John Varlas is a lifelong Memphian who has covered high school sports in various capacities for over 20 years.


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