Jack Horsley

Jack S. Horsley (born September 25, 1951) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic medalist. He represented the United States as a 17-year-old at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, where he won a bronze medal in the 200-meter backstroke, finishing behind East German Roland Matthes and fellow American Mitch Ivey.[1]

Jack Horsley
Personal information
Full nameJack S. Horsley
National teamUnited States
Born (1951-09-25) September 25, 1951
Salt Lake City, Utah
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight141 lb (64 kg)
ClubRed Shield Triton Swim Club
College teamIndiana University

Horsley was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and attended high school in Seattle, Washington. He enrolled in Indiana University, where he swam for coach Doc Counsilman's Indiana Hoosiers swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Big Ten Conference competition.

He graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor's degree, and earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati Medical School. He completed his residency in Stockton, California, and has lived in Ellensburg, Washington since 1979. Horsley is currently the medical director of Central Washington University's student health center.[2] Horsley is a Latter-day Saint.[3]

See also


  1. "Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games: Men's 200 metres backstroke". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2012-08-16.
  2. "New Medical Director for CWU's Student Health Center". June 4, 2007. Archived from the original on May 30, 2010.
  3. 2009 Deseret Morning News Church Almanac (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Morning News, 2008) p. 326

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