Dr. John Edward Guzman
Born; May 1, 1936 Albuquerque, New Mexico
High School: St. Mary’s High School (NM) 1954
College Saint Michael’s College( NM) BA of Biology & minor in Education 1966
UTEP Master’s degree of Education Administration 1972
Washington State University PD in Education 1976




High School
• Lettered in basketball and Football
• Played basketball for the legendary coach and 1974 Albuquerque Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Babe Parenti
• 1954 All-City Team in basketball
• 1954 AAU Swimming
• 1956 New Mexico Athlete of the Year

• Men’s Basketball coach by Coach Sweeney
• 1958 Junior National Champion 200 M. Butterfly- Men’s Swimming (Denver, CO) record was held for a long period of time
• 1960 fourth U.S Army Olympic Team triple gold medal winner
• 1960 – 1962 U.S Army Olympic Swim Team- Iowa City, Iowa under Coach David Armbruster
• 1961 Toured Germany with U.S Army Olympic team
• 1961 International Military Championships (Swimming) Sonthofen, Germany
• 1965 Coached a touring swim team in South America
• 1999 – 2016 Won gold medals in the El Paso, Texas and New Mexico Senior Olympics in swimming every year.

• Director of High School Equivalency Program, UTEP
• Director of Teacher Corp /Peace Corp -Washington State University
• Director of Teacher Corp – Trinity University-San Antonio, Texas
• Director of State Migrant Program – State of Texas
• Health Administrator -Department of Health- State of New Mexico

• 1995 Hispanic Community Service Award from Sunwest Bank, Hobbs, New Mexico
• 2007 Inducted into El Paso Senior Games Hall of Fame for Swimming (Senior games)

Community Involvement
• 1998-2000 Board Member of NM Senior Olympics
• New Mexico Border Health-Chairman.
• New Mexico Dental Clinic-President.
• Option – Hobbs, New Mexico-President

• Wife: Helen
• Children: Laura, John, Tim, Helene, Darrell, Brian, Cristina, Paula, and their spouses
• 13 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren