How It All Began Sea Lions History! Click to read the article. Co Founder and Coach Fred Meyer Co Founder Gene Goins with Sea Lions alumni at the 2018 High School State Meet, SVSU. Sea Lions History - Submitted by Swimmers 1977-1978 8&Under Sea Lions March 1981 Award Winners. Kim Bauer, Erinn Masarik, Kevin Bauer & Tom Newhall went to swim camp at Indiana University together. Summer of 1985 Medley Relay 1982 Michigan Team Swim Championships, Alma Feb 22, 1981 1st Place 1981 Boys 8 & Under Medley Relay Medley Relay 1982 State Meet 1982 St. Johns City Park 1985 Award Winners 80's Pennant 90-91 Sea Lions Co Founder Gene Goins with Sea Lion Alumni.