Posted on Friday, April 27th, 2018.
John has been a Riviera Club member since 1961; 2nd of 4 generations of Diercks family members. He was employed at Rivi from 1964-1973 seasonally in a variety of roles including Beach Stand, life guard, swim instructor, assistant swim coach for recruit team, maintenance, night watchman, dining room staff, spring and fall clean-up.
John swam on the Riviera Swim Team from 1962-1967. He then served 35 years as general manager of Azionaqua Club in Zionsville during which time membership increased from 260 families to over 1200. John was responsible for all aspects of club operation and planned, oversaw, and supervised over $700,000 in upgrades and renovations to the facility; managed a staff of 25; and managed membership data base and billing.
He was a teacher for 41 years at Lawrence North HS and managed MSD Lawrence Township summer Learn to Swim program and special education learn to swim program. John was the pool manager for Lawrence North 1976-03; Head Coach, boys and girls swimming 1976-2000 with extensive experience in pool & facility management as well as staff development, training and supervision.
I have a passionate interest in seeing Rivi continue to be a vital part of the community, and will assist in any way.