Amyee Hargett, swim coach at Springville High School (SHS) from 2007 to 2016, was inducted into Nebo Hall of Fame this past week.
Amyee Hargett swam for the SHS swim team in the 1980’s. Following her swimming career in high school, she swam for BYU. In 2007, Amyee returned to SHS as head coach for both the boys’ and girls’ swim teams. She continues to coach the most successful swim teams in Springville High’s school history.
During Coach Hargett’s nine years, the boys’ team won seven consecutive region titles (2007-2013) with back-to-back State Championships in 2008 and 2009. She continued with success of six more top four finishes in the state including a third-time runner up, two other third place finishes, and one fourth place finish. The boys’ team also won six relays at state. There were many successful individual swimmers during this time including 11 individual state titles and back-to-back Swimmer of the Meet in years 2014 and 2015. Three swimmers continued swimming after high school graduation at the collegiate level. Coach Hargett’s success was recognized by the other coaches in the state as she was voted Boys’ Coach of the Year in 2008, 2010, and 2013.
During Coach Hargett’s career, the girls’ team had a successful run of their own. The girls finished in the top four at state in 2010 and 2015. They won their first Region Championship in over a decade in 2010. Throughout all of this success, the girls’ team broke many records. In total, 16 of the 22 school records were broken under Coach Hargett. Some records were broke multiple times.
Coach Hargett’s SHS teams earned 101 state medals. Congratulations Coach Hargett.