Jay Risley

Ben Davis High School, 1974 – 78


Jay Risley swam for Ben Davis High School, winning the 100-yard butterfly in 1976 – 77 and 1977 – 78. He set state records each year. As a senior, Jay received the Herman F. Keller Mental Attitude Award.  Jay went on to swim at Indiana University, where he graduated from the Kelley school of Business.  He and his wife Laurie have two sons, Graham and Quinn, who are also swimmers at Penn State and Iowa respectively. Jay continues to be involved in swimming through his sons.  He works in the financial industry, making his home in Chicago