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Mike Laux Character Award

May 25, 2021

Mike Laux is the beloved long-time coach of the Staples girls swim team. He has a true gift for promoting inclusivity and engagement. With a belief that as many girls as possible should participate in sports, Mike started the junior varsity swim competition in the FCIAC as well as the coed water polo team. He is a founding director of Project Return, a 30-year director/trustee of the Westport Y, and served on the Westport Youth Commission. While President of the Kiwanis Club, he created the Minuteman Triathlon.  Mike also served on the STG Board in the mid-1990’s after his daughters graduated from Staples.

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