Sea Lions History

The Saga of the St. Johns Sea Lions - Clinton County News 04/14/1976

Co Founder and Coach Fred Meyer
Co Founder Gene Goins with Sea Lions alumni at the 2018 High School State Meet, SVSU.


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Sea Lions Hire Next Head Coach

By Chris Hallead | December 21, 2019

The Sea Lions are excited to announce the hiring of our next Head Coach, Andy Murray.  Andy has been coaching with us since the fall of 2018 and will move into this leadership role for the upcoming Winter Session. Andy is a St. Johns native and works as an Educator in the Owosso School System. …

The End of an Era

By Chris Hallead | November 20, 2019

When Lydia Ely steps onto the starting blocks at Oakland University this weekend, it will be the end of an era in St. Johns Swimming. The End of an Era by Lori Ely It all started 21 years ago when our oldest children, Jacob (8yrs) and Megan (7yrs) started swimming for the Sea Lions who…

Paul Avery added to Legends Series

By Chris Hallead | November 7, 2019

The Sea Lions are excited to announce the addition of former Sea Lion and Redwing swimmer, Paul Avery to the Legends Series of clinics on Monday, January 27th.  Paul is the current record holder in the 100 backstroke at St. Johns, with a time of 53.69.  This is the longest standing record at St. Johns,…