Olympic Gold Medalist, Swimming
Olympic gold medalist Misty Hyman, M.B.A., won a stunning upset victory at the 2000 Sydney games when she came from behind to break the American record and win the 200-meter butterfly. Recognized as a pioneer in the sport for her innovative underwater dolphin kick, the Stanford graduate is a 28-time All-American who won 13 U.S. and five NCAA national titles including 1998 NCAA Swimmer of the Year.
Misty’s knowledge of the sport, gained from two decades of competitive swimming for two of America’s top swim coaches, coupled with her friendly and encouraging personality, have made her one of the country’s leading swim instructors. Fodor’s named Misty’s private swim lessons at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa one of the world’s top 15 most exclusive hotel experiences.
She served as the senior assistant coach for the Arizona State University swimming program and hosts clinics and camps throughout the United States. As an inspirational speaker, she helps athletes, students and corporations alike set and reach seemingly unattainable goals. Az Business Magazine named Misty one of Arizona’s Most Influential Women in 2018.