Andy Barry

Hall of Fame Biography

Andy Barry

Water Polo Player

  • Loyola University Beginning of the program
  • Chicago Park District -Played on 3 Ridge Park Championship Teams


  • Began Refereeing when the Catholic League 1st started
  • Officiated for 20 years
  • ISA and IHSA – Chosen to referee numerous Championship Games
  • AAU – Chosen to referee the Woman’s Outdoor National Championship Game with the legendary Paul Barron as my partner.


  • Coached 1 summer with the Greater Chicagoland Aquatic program. Junior Olympics Girls 18 and Under 3 Place Finish
  • 4 of the young ladies are now in the Illinois Hall of Fame.


  • Illinois Water Polo Hall of Fame (Inaugural Group)
  • Phil Stelnicki Award
  • Loyola University Hall of Fame


Loyola University (Chicago, IL)

  • Captain
  • Held a University 200 yard Breaststroke record that stood for 17 years.
  • NCAA – seeded 10th

National YMCA Championships

  • 1st place 100 and 200 yard Breast Stroke

United States Masters Swimming:

  • Numerous State records
  • 29 National Top 10 Finishes
  • All-American Age Group 200 meter Butterfly