Philip E. Moriarty dies at 98

Updated: August 20, 2012, 5:35 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Philip E. Moriarty, who coached U.S. divers at the 1960 Olympics and was Yale's swimming and diving coach for 17 years, has died. He was 98.

The school announced Monday that Moriarty died Aug. 18 in Mystic, Conn., of natural causes.

Moriarty coached at Yale for 44 years and was head coach of the swimming and diving teams from 1959-76, going 195-25.

While at Yale, he coached numerous Olympians, including gold medalists Don Schollander, Steve Clark, Mike Austin ...

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