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Robert Horn

Full name: Robert Martin Horn
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: November 1, 1931 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Affiliations: Southern California Water Polo Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Biography

Robert Horn played water polo at Fullerton Junior College and then Long Beach State. He also played club water polo for the Lynwood Swim Club, the Southern California Water Polo Club, and the US Navy Aviation Station at Los Alamitos. Horn played on two AAU champions, in 1952 outdoors with the Navy team, and in 1957 indoors with the Southern Cal team. Horn led his Long Beach State team to Pacific Coast Conference titles in 1957-58. In addition to his two Olympic appearances he won a silver medal at the 1955 Pan American Games. He won AAU All-American honors in 1950-56.

Horn later became a renowned coach, starting at Long Beach State but mainly for UCLA. He led UCLA to PAC-8 titles from 1964-71 and won NCAA titles in 1969 and 1971-72. He was the US assistant coach at the 1967 Pan American Games and the 1968 Olympics. Horn also coached club water polo, leading Inland NuPike to the AAU outdoor title in 1963 and 1968. He was NCAA Coach of the Year in 1973 and was elected to the US Water Polo Hall of Fame in 1977.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 5
1960 Summer 28 Roma Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 7

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #2 2 1956-12-01 YUG 5, USA 1
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #3 1 1956-12-03 USA 4, GER 3
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #6 2 1956-12-04 ITA 3, USA 2
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #7 2 1956-12-05 URS 3, USA 1
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #3 2 1956-11-30 HUN 6, USA 2 0
1960 Summer 28 Roma Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #2 2 1960-08-31 YUG 6, USA 2 0
1960 Summer 28 Roma Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1960-09-01 USA 7, NED 6 0
1960 Summer 28 Roma Water Polo United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 2 1960-09-02 GER 4, USA 3 0
1960 Summer 28 Roma Water Polo United States USA Group D Match #3 1 1960-08-27 USA 10, FRA 4 0
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