Brian Schroder was the 2000 recipient of the Glen S. Hummer Award, an award given to the individual who makes the greatest contribution to the open water swimming in the United States.
He served as a USA Swimming Liaison to the Open Water Swimming committee for many years. During this period, his dedication and attention to details, contributed to the overall development of the sport. His personal intervention resulted in the establishment of the National Open Water Swimming Camp Program and increase in budget to meet the committee’s goals and objectives. His efforts in uniforming and arranging travel for our national teams proved invaluable and was a major factor in the USA Swimming Open Water Swimming National Team’s may success.