Athletics News

Jeannie Dahnk
Jeannie  Dahnk

Swimming & Diving (Inducted 1998)



Jeannie P. Dahnk was a diver and swimmer for GW for four years ('78-81) and in each of those years earned All-America honors in both one-meter and three-meter diving. A native of Arlington, Va., and graduate of nearby Yorktown High School, she was the first woman to receive a full athletic grant-in-aid at GW. She is the first women's swimmer or diver to earn a spot in the University's Athletic Hall of Fame.

Dahnk, who graduated from GW with a double major in broadcasting and government, later served as a women's diving coach at the College of William and Mary for one season ('84) where she attended law school ('83-85).

Dahnk is a law partner with her husband, William E. Glover, at the Fredericksburg, Va., firm of Flover & Dahnk. Recently she was elected to the Virginia Bar Council representing 500 lawyers on what is the governing body of the Virginia State Bar.

Dahnk and Glover have two sons, Samuel and Max. While having served as a member of the recreation commission for the City of Fredericksburg, she also is a certified aerobics instructor and remains dedicated to her personal physical fitness.