A PROUD HISTORY
CHAPTERS OF SWIMKIDS USA
1971 THE BEGINNING
AUTHOR, SPEAKER, MENTOR
BLAKE'S MIRACLE FESTIVAL
PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS INCLUDE
UNITED STATES SWIM SCHOOL ASSOCIATION'S HALL OF FAME
Lana Whitehead is the recipient of the 2012 United States Swim School Association’s Hall of Fame award. This award recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to the swim school profession and learn-to-swim industry.
HAROLD MARTIN AWARD FOR WATER SAFETY AND INSTRUCTION
Lana Whitehead, was awarded the esteemed 2018 G. Harold Martin Award for water safety and instruction by the International Swimming Hall of Fame. The G. Harold Martin Award is presented to someone for their long and exceptional leadership, insight and dedication specifically to the water safety of children. The International Swimming Hall of Fame awards are presented annually to individuals for outstanding contributions to aquatics.
SPIRIT OF ENTERPRISE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business highly regarded honor for being an entrepreneur, 2017. “This award shines the light on our mission which is to educate parents about water safety and teach even the youngest children lifesaving swim skills,” said Lana Whitehead. “I am deeply honored to receive this award because this is a problem that is not going away.”
ADOLPH KIEFER SAFETY COMMENDATION AWARD
It was an incredible honor when Lana received this national award in 2015 bestowed by USA Swimming in honor of Adolph Kiefer. Kiefer was an Olympic Swimmer who was a tireless advocate for promoting swimming, a pioneer in the industry and an important part of advancing swimming as a sport.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH HEALTH CARE HERO
Phoenix Business Journal – 2014