Emerson graduated in 2006 with a BS in Construction Management from the School of Engineering . He is currently employed at CORE Construction, Inc. as Director of Job Order Contracting in Phoenix, AZ. He competed for the Sun Devils from 2001-05, starting as a walk-on for Coach Michael Chasson. He finished as a PAC-10 finalist in 100 Breast, and was a 2-time NCAA competitor. He was Team Captain in 2005 and set a school record in the 100 Breast. Emerson is happily married to Kari and has four children, Kari competed for ASU Gymnastics from 2001-05.
Simon originates from New Zealand, swimming at ASU from 1991-94 where he earned All-American honors. He was a member of the New Zealand national team for 7-years, representing his country at the 1992 Olympic games. Simon went on to become an assistant coach at ASU from 2006-2011. Currently, Simon is the owner of Silver Fern Home Inspection and Sun Devil Masters. Happily married to Suzanne with 4 children, Simon serves as the original founding member of the SDSA board.
AJ graduated in 2005, BS Agricultural Business with an emphasis in Golf Facility Management. Currently employed with Ulta Beauty as a Production Controller - Phoenix Distribution Center. AJ competed for the Sun Devils from 2001 – 2005, under coach Michael Chasson. He was a PAC-10 Consolation finalist in 100 and 200 Backstroke. He is happily married to Jenna with two kids and a yellow lab.
Rob graduated from ASU in 1986, and currently serves as the Vice President of Colorado Structures, Inc. Rob competed under coach Ron Johnson, earning letters all four years, and represented ASU at two NCAA Championships. Rob and his wife Denise have been happily married for 25 years, and have two children, and is a founding member of SDSA.
Rob graduated from ASU with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1984. He is currently employed by Honeywell Aerospace as a Commercial Helicopter Business Manager. In addition, Rob owns residential rental property and a medical services provider company. Rob was a PAC-10 finalist in the 100, 200 Fly and the 200 IM. He is married to Paula with 5 children and 3 grandkids. In addition, Rob is President of Pitchfork Aquatics which is a club swim team and learn to swim program based at ASU pools.
Mikael Graduated in 1985 with a BSE in Computer Systems Engineering, and his masters in 1987 in Software Engineering. He is currently the Director of Cloud Development and Operations at IBM. In 1983, Mikael was named Pac-10 swimmer of the year, won the 200 free at the NCAA Championships, and was a Swedish National Champion. Mikael won an Olympic Bronze Medal for Sweden on the 4x100 free relay in 1984. Happily married to Kit for 28 years, Mikael has two children who have recently graduated college.
Cam graduated from ASU in 1984 with a degree in Industrial Engineering and completed an MBA in 1987. Currently working with OCZ Storage Solutions as the Vice President of Supply Chain. Cam’s swimming accolades include; All-American honors and being a National (Canadian) Champion. Cam is married to Leslie and has two daughters, one a PAC-12 swimmer, and a High School swimmer.
2008: SDSA formed in June 2008, establishing the Annual Golf tournament and Dinner Gala
2009-14: Supported Men's Swimming Operational budget
2014: Donations reached $1million. Sun Devil Athletics publicly states support for swimming and diving program
2014: Established scholarship endowment accounts for Men’s and Women's swimming and diving, and Women's water polo
2015: Began Mona Plummer Aquatic Center remodel project and nstalled 16 new starting blocks, diving and water polo equipment, power towers, and lobby remodel
Sun Devil Swimming Association
The Board is comprised of ASU alumni that have a vested interest in the longevity and success of the swim, dive and water polo teams, and a passion for community service. All members enjoy giving back to the community, the institution, and the team that gave them so much. Their cumulative efforts have resulted in the support of the team from Sun Devil Athletics administration.