Sturgeon Bay, Wis. (December 8, 2022) – The Door County Y & DCY Swim Team is excited to announce a “Meet and Greet” with Door County’s only Division I National Swim Champion, Max McHugh, on Saturday, December 17th at 10 a.m. in the Carla and Ellsworth Aquatics Center at the Sturgeon Bay Program Center in collaboration with the DCY Swim Team’s Jingle Bell Meet.
Max McHugh is a DCY Swim Alum after competing for the Y for 10 years he went on to swim for the University of Minnesota Swimming & Diving team for 5 years. Max is a 3-time NCAA Champion in 100 breast and 200 breast, and 5-time BIG TEN Champion in 100 breast and 200 breast. He holds school records in 100 breast (49.90), 200 breast (1:48.76). As well as holding BIG TEN Championship Meet records in 100 breast (50.19) and 200 breast (1.49.45).
Max had a unanimous vote for 2021 BIG TEN swimmer of the Year. He was the first ever to receive a unanimous decision for the award since the BIG TEN began recording voting tallies in 2003. In 2019 he was named BIG Ten Swimmer of the year as a Freshman.
3x NCAA Champion
100 breast // 2021, 2022
200 breast // 2021
5x Big Ten Champion
100 breast // 2020, 2021, 2022
200 breast // 2021, 2022
Holds school record in 100 breast (49.90) and 200 breast (1:48.76)
Holds Big Ten Championship Meet record in 100 breast (50.19, 2021) and 200 breast (1:49.45, 2022)
Career Honors & Awards
Unanimous 2021 Big Ten Swimmer of the Year
First ever to receive a unanimous decision for the award since the Big Ten began recording voting tallies in 2003
2019 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
3x First Team All-Big Ten (2020, 2021, 2022)
7x Big Ten Swimmer of the Week
7x Big Ten Freshman of the Week
2x Team MVS (2021-22)
The Door County YMCA: For Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. Driven by its founding mission, the Door County YMCA has 150 full and part-time staff serving over 8,800 members in Door County from facilities in Fish Creek and Sturgeon Bay in a broad range of programming for all ages. The Y empowers everyone, no matter who they are or where they’re from, by ensuring access to resources, relationships and opportunities for all to learn, grow and thrive. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives, and generations, the Y’s goal is to improve overall health and well-being, ignite youth empowerment and demonstrate the importance of connections in and across 10,000 communities nationwide.