With unique style, Dick Fadgen coached generations of swimming talent

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 13, 2022 4:05 PM CT | Published: May 13, 2022 3:53 PM CT

The pool at the Mike Rose Aquatics Center on the U of M campus will be named in honor of the man who had an “endless belief in people.”

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Dick Fadgen University of Memphis swimming
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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