Dianne Limerick served as trainer/medical assistant on several USA Swimming National Open Water Teams. Her professionalism and knowledge of open water swimming contributed to the numerous team’s successes. She eagerly accepted other non trainer duties that enable the coaching staff to spend more time with the athlete’s preparation. Her attitude and pursuit of excellent was contagious and was reflected by the team’s performances.
Dianne was the 1988 recipient of the Glen S. Hummer Award, an award given to the individual who makes the greatest contribution to the open water swimming in the United States.