Interview with Dan Lichty


  • Identifier: 2006 OH 022
  • Date: 6/9/2005
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Lichty, Dan
  • Description: Dan Lichty came from Pasadena, California. He began swimming at a young age and took a scholarship to Ohio State, finishing his bachelor's and master's degrees at California State. Mr. Lichty discusses coaching the dive and swimming teams at EKU and the courses he was required to teach, including the first women's physical education programs. He remembers former swimmers who have gone on to be successful, as well as the success of the program overall during its time. The bitterness from the decision to cut the program and the efforts to renew the program are also discussed.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 00:45:03
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  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.
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