GAINESVILLE, FL., Dec. 29. VIC and Renee Riggs have left the Golden State for the Sunshine State.
The former coaches of current USC freshwoman star Kaitlin Sandeno, have forsaken Orange County, where they headed up the Nellie Gail Gators Saddleback Valley (NGSV), for Gainesville, where they are the new co-head coaches for the Gator Swim CLub, "farm" team for Coach Greg Troy's University of Florida Gators.
Among his aides at Florida is former University of Miami All-America Matt Gribble, former American record holder in the 100 meter fly (53.44 in 1983).
Vic Riggs was a standout distance swimmer-medleyist for current USC coach Mark Schubert when the latter was at Mission Viejo in the 1980s and at the University of California.