Wisdom For Wielguss From The Waters Of Woodstock

Chuck Wielgus back in the days when he was picking up early day tips. Photo: courtesy of USA Swimming

In the late spring of 1975 Chuck Wielguss, a man destined to become the CEO of USA Swimming, found himself in the position of trying to start a new summer league swim team in Woodstock, VT. In his blog at the federation’s website, Wielgus explains what happened next; “This experience seared into me an important leadership lesson: a leader needs to be enthusiastic, dedicated and to make things fun” – Wielguss

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In the late spring of 1975 Chuck Wielguss, a man destined to become the CEO of USA Swimming, found himself in the position of trying to start a new summer league swim team in Woodstock, VT. In his blog at the federation’s website, Wielgus explains what happened next; “This experience seared into me an important leadership lesson: a leader needs to be enthusiastic, dedicated and to make things fun” – Wielguss

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