George Block is currently serving as President of the World Swimming Coaches Association and Chair Emeritus of both San Antonio Sports and Voices for Children San Antonio. From 2009-2012, Mr. Block was COO, then CEO of Haven for Hope, San Antonio’s transformational homeless center. Under Mr. Block’s leadership, Haven developed its In-House Recovery Program (IHRP), a self-contained recovery and rehab program for homeless men and women. Based on that model, he initiated the development of a Mental Health Dorm, where homeless patients could receive daylong, outpatient mental health treatment and support. The bulk of Block’s career was spent in education and athletics, where he had a Hall of Fame career. In 2011, Block was inducted in to the American Swimming Coaches Hall of Fame; in 2012, he was awarded the United States Olympic Committee’s “Rings of Gold” award and he is a 2016 inductee into the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame. Coach Block is married to Margie, a retired nurse. They have three children, Meagan, a Family Law Attorney; Jeremy, a teacher and coach; and Jackson, a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering.
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