​​​​​North Carolina Swimming

Hall of Fame

The North Carolina Swimming Hall of Fame Committee is co-chaired by Ceil Blackwell and Erika Braun. Ceil served on the original NCSHOF Committee in the 1980s and 90s, while Erika is an NCSHOF honoree and masters champion. 

Ceil Blackwell, Co-Chairman: a long-time Raleigh Area Masters swimmer and Board member, and former officer of the Local Masters Swim Committee for North Carolina.

Erika Braun, Co-Chairman: 2016 NC Swimming Hall of Fame Inductee and Masters Swimming World Record Holder

Gerry Chapman, Chair NCSHOF 2015-2017, Masters swimmer and former University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Assistant Coach

Kathy McKee, Associate Head Coach, Swim MAC Carolina

Trish Martin, Head Referee and Official for both North Carolina Swimming and North Carolina Masters Swimming.

Paul Silver, Head Coach of the Marlins of Raleigh Swim Team.

Kevin Thornton, Head Coach of the Greensboro Swim Association Swim Team.

Jonathan Watson, Assistant Coach of the Marlins of Raleigh Swim Team.


Erika Braun


401 Harrison Oaks Blvd. Suite 215 Cary NC 27513 US


Ceil Blackman

Hall of Fame Committee