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Team History

1978-79: Parkview initiated the sport with over 40 swimmers. Meets were arranged with private schools and schools outside the county. Practices were held at the YMCA in Decatur three days a week in a pool with no lane ropes. The boys team finished 5th in the state, with Bill Steel setting a record in the 500 freestyle.

1979-80: Parkview boys placed 3rd in state.

1980-81: Mountain Park Pool opened as the first heated pool in Gwinnett. It was also the first indoor/outdoor 50-meter facility in the state of Georgia.

1981-82: Parkview's medley relay team became the first Gwinnett team to win a state relay event.

1982-83: Parkview's Scott Hogg set the state record in teh 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly.

1992-93: Parkview boys win the county championship.

1993-94: Parkview boys place 3rd in the state

1994-95: Parkview boys went undefeated and won their first state championship. Parkview girls placed second in the county. Rick Creed was named as the Boys' State Coach of the Year.

1995-96: Parkview boys won county and placed 3rd at state. Parkview girls were 2nd at county and 5th in the state. Rick Creed was named Gwinnett County Coach of the Year.

1996-97: Parkview High School Swim and Dive Booster Club was formed. The boys won county and placed 2nd in the state. The girls won county and won their first state championship.

1997-98: Parkview boys won county and a state championship. The 400 free relay team of Matt Reed, Stephen Baker, Eric Shanteau, and Jack Gayle set a new state record with a come from behind win to also win the team state championship. The girls also won county and a state championship. Katie Permenter was named Female Swimmer of the Year. Rick Creed was named Girls' State Coach of the Year.

1998-99: Parkview boys placed 4th at state, and the girls placed 5th at state.

1999-2000: Georgia began separate state meets for AAAA and a combined A/AA/AAA. Parkview began a JV team. The Parkview boys won county and state championships. State records were set by Eric Shanteau in the 200 IM and Mike Kauffman in 500 freestyle. The 400 freestyle relay team of Jeff Craig, Eric Shanteau, Landon Odom, and Mike Kauffman also set a state record. The Parkview girls placed 2nd at county and 4th at state. Ashley Daly set a state record in 200 IM. Rick Creed was named AAAA Boys' Coach of the Year.

2000-01: Parkview boys won county and state championships. Eric Shanteau set a state record in 200 IM. Eric Shanteau, Jeremy Oversier, John Millen, and Mike Kauffman set a state record in the 400 Free Relay. Parkview girls placed 3rd in the state. Rick Creed was named Boys' Coach of the Year.

2001-02: Parkview boys won county and state championships. State records were set by Eric Shanteau in the 200 IM, Mike Kauffman in the 500 free, the Medley Relay of David McManic, Eric Shanteau, Mike Kauffman, and John Millen, and the 400 free relay of Shanteau, Millen, Michael Miller, and Kauffman. Rick Creed was named Boys' Coach of the Year.

2002-03: Parkview boys were their 11th straight county county championship, and their 4th straight state championship. John Millen set a state record in the 500 freestyle. The Parkview girls placed 2nd in the state. Rick Creed was named Boys' Coach of the Year.

2003-04: Parkview boys placed 4th in the state. This was Coach Rick Creed and Coach Kevin Rodgers last year at Parkview before going to begin a new program at Mill Creek.

2004-05: Parkview boys placed 3rd in the state. The was Jack Gayle's first year as head coach and Eric Brown's first year as assistant coach.

2005-06: Pakview boys won county and state championships. The Parkview girls placed 2nd at county and 8th at state. Jack Gayle was named Boys' Coach of the Year.

2006-07: Parkview boys won the state championship. Parkview girls placed 2nd at state. Coaches Jack Gayle and Eric Brown were named State Boys' Coaches of the Year.

2007-08: Parkview boys won county and placed 2nd at state. Andrew Ruffing was the state champion in the 100 backstroke as was the boys' medley relay of Ruffing, Steven Jones, Jason Rogers, and Collin Burchins. Parkview girls placed 6th at state.

2008-09: Parkview Swim and Dive Association, Inc. was formed. The Parkview boys placed 3rd at county while the girls placed 5th.

2009-10: Parkview boys won the county championship and the girls placed third, all while Coach Gayle's wife was delivering a baby girl (Coach Gayle kept up with the meet through text messages). At state, the boys finished 6th and the girls finished 17th. Ricky Lehner was a state champion in breastroke.

2010-11: Parkview boys won county and placed 2nd at state. The girls were 3rd at county and doubled their 2010 score to finish in 8th place. Ricky Lehner set a new state record in breastroke with a time of 55.88.

2011-12: Parkview boys won county and state championships. Parkview girls placed 3rd and county and state. Coaches Jack Gayle and Eric Brown were named State Boys' Coaches of the Year.

2012-13: Parkview boys won county and state championships. The girls finished 3rd at county and 11th at state. Coaches Jack Gayle and Eric Brown were named State Boys' Coaches of the Year.

2013-14: The Parkview boys and girls both finished 10th at state.

2014-15: The Parkview boys finished 6th at state, and the girls finished 18th. This was Jack Gayle's last year at Parkview.

2015-16: This is Eric Brown's first year as head coach, and Gary Petmecky's first year as assistant coach. The Parkview boys finished 13th at state while the girls finished 25th. Both the boys and girls placed 4th at county.

2016-1017:  The Parkview boys finished 8th and the girls finished 11th at state.

2017-2018:  The Parkview boys finished 2nd at county while the girls finished 3rd.  The girls also finished 4th at state led by Abby McCulloh who won the 500 freestyle.

2018-2019:  The Parkview boys finished 2nd at county and 4th at state.  The girls finished 3rd at county and 2nd at state.  Abby McCulloh won the 200 and 500 freestyle events at state.

2019-2020:  The Parkview boys finished 2nd at county and 4th at state.  The girls finished 4th at county and 5th at state.  Abby McCulloh repeated as the 200 and 500 freestyle state champion.  The girls 400 freestyle relay of Maggie Nguyen, Sydney Walker, Sarah Livingston, and Abby McCulloh won a state championship.

2020-2021:  The Parkview swim and dive team swam through a COVID altered season.  No spectators were allowed in the facility and meets were livestreamed.  Boys and girls swam meets in separate sessions in order to social distance while wearing masks outside of the pool.  The boys finished 2nd at county and 3rd at state.  The girls finished 4th at county and 8th at state.  The boys medley relay of Andy Zhu, Josh Kim, Dylan Yin, and Tyler Wooldridge won the state championship.

2021-2022:  The Parkview boys won the county and state championships.  No individuals or relays took first place at state.  It was a total team effort.  The girls finished 4th at county and 17th at state.

2022-2023:  The Parkview boys finished 3rd at county and 4th at state.  The 200 free relay of Jack Dunbar, Russell Hart, Nik Beeney, and Landon Plumlee won a state championship.  Russell Hart won the state championship in breastroke.  The girls finished 4th at county and 13th at state.

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