San Ramon Valley High School

Dave Bottom

2017 SRVHS Athletic Hall of Fame
Dave Bottom – Class of 1981 – Swimming & Water Polo        

Dave has been described as a “once in a career” athlete.  He was a great student, great leader and generally a nice guy!

At SRV, Dave was a Varsity swimmer four years and Varsity water polo for three years.  He was a leader, serving as the team captain his senior year.  He earned five individual NCS titles, was named all-league four times, set six individual SRV swimming records and All American in six individual swimming events.  He was also named All American in water polo following the 1980 season.

He attended Stanford University for swimming on a full scholarship.  He was team captain two years, All American four years, set three American swimming records and was a NCAA finalist in all four years.