Marilyn “Lyn” Maurer joined the physical education staff in 1969. She was the varsity women’s swimming and diving coach for 35 seasons, winning 5 MIAA Championships; eight second-place and nine third-place finishes. Her teams had 10 NCAA appearances; and 17 All-American swimmers. Maurer also coached the women’s tennis team for one season, the women’s cross country team for six seasons, and the women’s golf team for nine seasons. She served as Director of Women’s Athletics at K. Maurer holds a B.A. and M.A. from Western Michigan. She was inducted into K’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011.