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Jul 27, 2014 - PRACTICE CANCELED AT BOTH POOLS-FRI/SAT
Due to the Area Championships being held in St. Petersburg on Friday & Saturday the practices will be canceled at both pools. Aug. 4 is off for the youth team, Masters will swim that morning. Tuesday...
Jul 27, 2014 - 2014-15 School Year Practice Schedule Posted
There are some slight changes in the upcoming school year schedule. GT Bray, we can only use the water time as before from 5:00 - 6:30 since there are also several HS teams practicing. Senior & Junio...
Jul 27, 2014 - OBER & SMITH OFF TO CHAMPIONSHIP MEETS!
TC Smith, 15 yr., will be flying off to Irvine, CA to compete in the 2014 USA Long Course Junior Nationals. The fastest meet for swimmers 18 yrs. and younger in the world. TC will be competing in th...
Jul 24, 2014 - FLAGS FINALE
The water has stilled in the O'Connell Aquatic Center on the campus of UF in Gainesville however the results and the triumphs speak for themselves. We are very proud of the performances of our swimmer...
Jul 24, 2014 - Saturday Practice Schedule - July 26
This is our final summer Saturday practice. The following Saturday is the Area Championships and after that for the next few weeks we will be taking Saturday's off. GT Bray - 8:45 - 11:00 am; GT Br...
Jul 19, 2014 - A NIGHT TO REMEMBER - SUMMER FLAGS 2014
A NIGHT TO REMEMBER ? SUMMER FLAGS 2014 First two days of FLAGS are behind us, two more days to go. A quick recap to this point. Heaven Bazo, 12 yrs., won the 100 m. breaststroke event. Ryley Obe...
Jul 16, 2014 - SOUTHERN ZONE SOUTHERN SECTIONAL RE CAP
SOUTHERN ZONE SOUTHERN SECTIONAL RE CAP In a meet that sported more than a dozen Olympians, including several gold medalists our small band of swimmers represented themselves and our team with the hig...
Jul 14, 2014 - AUG BREAK SCHEDULE FOR ALL GROUPS-FIRST 2 WEEKS OF AUGUST
AUGUST BREAK SCHEDULE While most teams around the country close for one to three weeks at the end of the summer we have always believed this could be one of the best times to take step back and focus ...
Jul 14, 2014 - PRACTICE SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF JULY 14-LOOK AT CHANGES
Due to the FLAGS Championships this weekend there will some changes to the practice schedule later this week. Saturday, July 19th - no practice for any groups at either pool Friday, July 18th - no aft...
Jul 10, 2014 - TC SMITH QUALIFIES FOR JUNIOR NATIONAL!
TC became the first Tsunami swimmer to qualify for the summer junior nationals. Swimming the 800 meter freestyle he went a best time of 8:24.36. This was a 9 second drop from his previous best time. T...
Jun 18, 2014 - Practice canceled
Practice canceled at both pools due to weather.
Jun 15, 2014 - TSUNAMI'S TO ATTEND SIESTA KEY RUN
We would like to gather a group of Tsunami Swimmers to participate in the Siesta Key Beach Run this Tuesday, June 17th beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wear your Tsunami shirt and enjoy this great family a...
Apr 1, 2014 - RECAP - 2014 sc FLAGS
Mar 26, 2014 - 6 Health Tips for National Nutrition Month
6 Health Tips for National Nutrition Month 3/19/2014 Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD March is National Nutrition Month, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics posted 14 health tips for 2014 ( ht...
Mar 11, 2014 - Karl Hegwein Named Collegiate All American
Nice article posted on the web about Karl Hegwein. http://preps.heraldtribune. com/2014/03/11/hegwein-earns- naia-american-status/ Karl just completed his freshman year swimming at SCAD [Savannah Col...
Feb 24, 2014 - JACE & MATTIE MAKE FLAGS!
Jace Hay-Birkett, 10 yr., was on a mission on Saturday as he swam his 50 yd. breaststroke, winning the event, dropping nearly 3 seconds and making his first ever FLAGS cut. He quickly followed that u...
Feb 4, 2014 - pool moving day
we will begin at the Bots & Girls Club on Monday, February 10th.
Dec 30, 2013 - Dec. CAT Meet Recap
KAYLIN W. AND ANNA F. MAKE FIRST FLAGS CUTS Two more swimmers while competing at the 2014 Jingle Bell Meet at the Long Center in Clearwater made their first cuts ever for FLAGS. Kaylin Weiskopf stuck...
Dec 27, 2013 - Article about our Team and our future in Bradenton Herald
You can read the article on our bid to program the Manatee County pool called John Marble on SR 70 and Lockwood Ridge Rd. The article ran on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. http://www.bradenton.com/2013/12/26...
Dec 18, 2013 - MASTERS DECEMBER NEWSLETTER
December 2013 Masters Newsletter Hey everyone! It is time to renew your USMS membership. (just what you want-another expenditure during the holidays.). Click here: http://www.usms.org/reg/members/re...
Dec 6, 2013 - NEW FLAG CUTS!
At our annual meeting Oct. 3rd Florida Swimming decided to change the set up for the FLAGS meet to enhance the participation of 11 & 13 yr. olds. Like most of the rest of the world it was decided to ...
Nov 24, 2013 - MASTERS NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER
Sarasota Tsunami Masters Swim Team November 2013 Newsletter Meet Results: The Tampa Metro SCY Swim Meet was held October 19th at Tampa University. Edna Gordon (W-87) 50 Free 55.68, 2...
Nov 4, 2013 - PUTNAL & KALAMAN NEWEST FLAG QUALIFIERS
Friday Night At The Races Gavin Putnal , 10 yrs, and Andrew Kalaman , 12 yrs, became our 24th and 25th FLAGS Qualifiers this year. Last short course season we had 11 qualifiers, long course there we...
Oct 28, 2013 - HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS - WEEK 1
HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS - WEEK 1 The first week of the High School Swimming Championship series saw our swimmers in 1A and 2A schools swimming in their District Championships. The Championships is ...
Oct 27, 2013 - HALLOWEEN MEET RECAP - MARGARET V GETS FLAGS CUTS
Qualifying for her first ever FLAGS event, Margaret Videnka , 10 yrs., dropped 9 full seconds to make the qualifying time in the 100 breast event. Joining Margaret with new events were Heaven Bazo ...
Oct 7, 2013 - REPASSY, SMITH AND WALKER WIN OPEN WATER RACES
Saturday October 5th was the Tropical Splash, a Open Water competition held in the Gulf and put on by the local YMCA Masters team. Two of our younger swimmer participating, Jared Repassy won the 11...
Oct 7, 2013 - NORA MURPHY QUALIFIES FOR FLAGS! CCS MEET RECAP
NORA MURPHY - NEWEST FLAGS QUALIFIER! Perseverance and Persistence pays off every time. Nora, 12 yrs., had been working for this moment for the past year. She has come close many times but on this s...
Aug 29, 2013 - ON AIR SPOT ABOUT BRADEN RIVER HS SWIM TEAM LOSING POOL!
www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/sports/article.html/content/news/articles/bhsn/2013/8/28/the_pirates_head_coa.html Copy and paste this URL to see a spot that ran Aug. 28, 2013 about the closure...
Aug 22, 2013 - GREAT READ ON WHAT PARENTS SHOULD SAY TO THEIR STUDENT/ATHLETE
http://growingleaders.com/blog/what-parents-should-say-as-their-kids-perform/ Copy and paste the above URL to go to a great article on helping your young athlete with the words you say.
Aug 21, 2013 - Masters August Newsletter
Dog Days of Summer Master Meet August 3-4, 2013 - The Long Center, Clearwater What a fun meet! There were only 65 swimmers because they sandwiched the meet between National Senior Games and USMS...
Aug 4, 2013 - AREA 3/5 MID MEET REPORT****
Full recap after the meet but on the first full day of swimming the Tsunami's added four new FLAGS qualifiers, Gia LoPatinsky , Lizzy Voronina , Tori Holcomb and Ryan Opitz . Adding new meet eve...
Jun 29, 2013 - GABBY L. QUALIFIES FOR FLAGS, TSUNAMI'S MAKING WAVES
Gabby Langlois, 13 yrs., made her first QT in her new age group for FLAGS [Florida Age Group Championships] making her our 16th qualifier so far this summer. Last spring the Tsunami's had 11 qualifie...
Jun 20, 2013 - FOUR MORE SWIMMERS QUALIFY FOR FLAGS!
In our last four meets, Shark Memorial Meet [long course], Tampa Bay Classic [long course] CCS Summer Series [short course] and Gulf Coast Invitational [Long course] the Tsunami have had five more s...
Jun 20, 2013 - MASTERS JUNE NEWSLETTER
Jun 3, 2013 - MASTERS MAY NEWSLETTER
Sarasota Tsunami Masters Swim Team May Newsletter Catch the Wave: Good luck to all who have entered the Pan Am Games Swim Meet. Make sure you see Coach Ira if you need a team T-Shi...
May 19, 2013 - TWO NEW FLAGS QUALIFIERS!
Michelle Narvaez and Xander Gardner, both 11 yrs. old, qualified for the summer FLAGS [Florida Age Group] Championships to be held in Gainesville. Michelle, inching closer each meet, made her cut in ...
May 6, 2013 - Ben Miller Makes First FLAGS Cuts
The CCS Spring Series Meet # 2 was a typical beautiful day in Punta Gorda, enjoying the warmth and hospitality they are known for. Several swimmers from all of the pools and groups traveled down to p...
Apr 20, 2013 - SRQ Tsunami Elite Team
Tsunami Elite Team The Sarasota Swim Academy & SRQ Tsunami Swim Team began in early 2010, a new program starting with one swimmer. Over the course of the next three years various programs and groups ...
Mar 29, 2013 - Area 3/5 Championships Recap
Mar 15, 2013 - Tsunami Swimmers Go All Star
Four Tsunami swimmers qualified to compete for Florida Swimming at the 2013 All Star meet held at INdian River State College next month. From their stellar performances at the FLAGS Champs last week, ...
Mar 15, 2013 - Karl Hegwein To Compete At Nationals
Karl will be competing in back, breast and IM at the 2013 NCSA Junior Nationals in Orlando March 15&16. The meet is considered the fastest competition for 18 yr olds and younger in the world. Go Karl,...
Mar 12, 2013 - FLAGS FINAL RESULTS
FLAGS FINAL RESULTS The racing is over, the water has settled, the results are in. While by far not the largest or even one of the larger teams, the Tsunamis sti...
Mar 11, 2013 - Good Life Senior Games
Sarasota Tsunami Masters Swim Team Good Life Senior Games - March 9, 2013 Clearwater, Florida Meet Results: Saturday, March 9 at the Good Life Senior Games LCM held in Clearwater. Congratulations to...
Mar 9, 2013 - JILLIAN SANTIAGO WINS AT FLAGS & MORE!
The 2013 FLAGS Swimming Championships are underway at the Selby pool in Sarasota. Almost 1000 competitors from Florida Swimming are here representing more than 60 swim clubs. The Sarasota Tsunami ar...
Mar 1, 2013 - Senior Champs Review and College Bound
2013 Florida Swimming Senior Short Course Championships The seven Tsunami (sounds like a movie title!) that competed in the 2013 Florida Swimming Short Course Championships in Orlando last week, r...
Feb 11, 2013 - CCS Series 2 - 2013 age group meet recap
2013 CCS Series II Age Group Meet Blue was certainly the color of the day, with glorious skies and dominant swimming by over 60 blue-clad Tsunami! The following Tsunami posted 100% new personal best t...
Jan 23, 2013 - GCST Winter Invite Review
2013 GCST Winter Invitational by Coach Peter Forty Tsunami swimmers took advantage of nice weather (courtesy of global-warming?) and competed in the 2013 GCST Winter Invitational held in Ft. Myers, F...
Dec 17, 2012 - 2013 Winter Holiday Practice Schedule
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 2013 Beginning Monday, December 24 No practice for all groups at both pools on Christmas and New Years Day [our schedule is built mainly to help accommodate the college teams, the rev...
Nov 1, 2012 - SUNDAY MORNING AT THE RACES - RECAP
All original weather estimates to the contrary, our Sunday morning at the races turned out to be a beautiful morning with fast swimming. Twenty eight of our swimmers traveled to the North Shore pool ...
Oct 30, 2012 - HS SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS - STEP 1
We have begun the High School Championship series. The series has competition in three overall classifications, 1 A [schools with 999 students or less], 2 A [ schools with 1000 - 1999 students] and 3...
Oct 8, 2012 - FALL TROPICAL SPLASH OPEN WATER SWIMMING
Siesta Key Beach, Oct. 6 Three of our male swimmers braved the Shark infested waters [that is YMCA Sharks] off Siesta Key Beach, to pull off some stunning swims at the Tropical Splash Gulf Swim. For t...
Oct 1, 2012 - CCS FALL SERIES #1 Sept. 29
Great first meet of the season for the Tsunami?s. No less than nine team records broken during the meet. 10 & under girls, both Heaven Bazo & Anna Freed broke the old 50 fly record held by Mattie...
Aug 12, 2012 - 2012 FINAL SUMMER FUN MEET!
Fun was the operative word as we were treated to some fast swimming and great improvements at our final Summer FUN meet of 2012. The way the skies cleared just in time for us to set up for the compet...
Aug 4, 2012 - AMERICANS DOMINATE IN THE POOL
I hope you all have watched the results and video of the swimming in London. While the USA has remained dominant without a doubt the rest of the world has been catching up. Decades ago it had just b...
Aug 1, 2012 - 2012 SUMMER AREA CHAMPIONSHIPS
I wonder if Fantabulous is really a word but it is what comes to mind when I think about our team performance at the Area 3/5 Championships. 100% of our Tsunami swimmers swam one or more best times...
Jul 24, 2012 - FLAGS CHAMPS RECAP
Congratulations to everyone for a great meet at the FLAGS Champs. We had one of the best meets of any team at the competition, we had 88% of our swimmers have one or more best times and 75% of our sw...
Jul 5, 2012 - Charlotte County June Swim Meet
Charlotte County short course June Invite, good weather, good venue and great swims was the order of the day for the 12 Tsunami swimmers who participated at this competition. Leading this squad in thi...
Jul 4, 2012 - NEW BOOK ON OLYMPIANS - MUST READ FOR EVERYONE
AND THEN THEY WON GOLD written by Coach Chuck Warner Learn how eight of the greatest male swimmers in recent swimming history progressed from summer league swimming to collectively win 28 Olympic Gol...
Jul 2, 2012 - 2012 SHARK OPEN RECAP by Coach Peter
Thirty-Two Tsunami survived the drenching rain and gusting wind of Tropical Storm Debby to compete under blue skies and soaring temperatures at the 2012 Sarasota YMCA Shark Open. It is important to no...
Jun 28, 2012 - 2012 Olympic Trials Recap - Day 2 & 3
Well if you watched on night three you saw one of the classic great races of history, Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps, friends and competitors, raced to a photo finish in the 200 m. free. Without a do...
Jun 26, 2012 - Neither Rain Nor Storm Stops A Tsunami
June 25th, Tropical Storm Debbie meets a great Tsunami Way to go girls!
Jun 26, 2012 - 2012 OLYMPIC TRIALS RECAP - FIRST DAY
Olympic Trials First Day Recap I am going to try each day to write about what we saw the night before and what we have to look forward to coming up today. Yesterday saw the long awaited re match betwe...
Jun 24, 2012 - MY 36 YEARS OLYMPIC TRIALS EXPERIENCE; BY Coach Ira Klein
I began my own swimming in 1970 but began following the sport from 1968, the Mexico City games. In 1972 I followed the Trials at Portage Park and by 1976 I had just begun my coaching career and alt...
Jun 22, 2012 - 2012 OLYMPIC TRIALS JUNE 25-JULY 2--EVENT, WEB & TV SCHEDULES
A MUST WATCH FOR ALL SERIOUS SWIMMERS EVENT SCHEDULE 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming When: June 25-July 2. Prelims begin 10 a.m. CDT; finals begin 6:45 p.m. CDT [11 a.m. EDT & 7:45 p.m. ...
Jun 21, 2012 - Weather Policy for Swim Team
We are experiencing typical summer weather and the question always comes up about what we do about it? We swim rain or shine. Only lightening will close the pools and end a practice. The policy foll...
Jun 1, 2012 - Recap of Memorial Meet at YMCA
Another great team effort at this past meet. We had 95% individuals with one or more best times, doubtful any of our competitors can boast such a high percentage. As a combined team we finished thir...
May 31, 2012 - Swim Team & Swim Lessons 'Do's & Don'ts'
SARASOTA SWIM ACADEMY and SARASOTA TSUNAMI SWIM TEAM ?DO?S and DON?TS? Be on time so that your child is ready at the start of each class or practice. Parents and swimmers must enter and exit from t...
May 23, 2012 - USA SWIMMING ON NATIONAL TV-MAY 23
USA Swimming has a big presence on the TODAY Show tomorrow (Thursday, May 24)! We are bringing in a pool to the plaza for "TODAY Poolside". In the 8 o'clock hour (approximately 8:30 am), Brendan Hanse...
May 8, 2012 - CCS SPRING SERIES MEET # 1
CCS SPRING SERIES MEET # 1 There is always a fun time and fast times when we go to a short course meet in Punta Gorda. This meet was no different, it was fun, fast and lots of ribbons won by so many ...
Apr 30, 2012 - Florida Swimming Open Water Championship-SRQ Results
2012 FLORIDA SWIMMING OPEN WATER CHAMPIONSHIPS Two of our swimmers competed in the open water 5 kilometer championships held on April 28 th , in Ft. Myers. They were competing at the same time as the...
Apr 23, 2012 - OUR LONG COURSE COMPETITION SEASON HAS BEGUN!
On Saturday, April 21, our swimmers competed in two separate long course meets to start off the 2012 Summer season. At Arlington Park we had 20 athletes competing in our first FUN meet of the season...
Apr 19, 2012 - What Makes A Nightmare Sports Parent -- And What Makes A Great One
Apr 11, 2012 - SWIM PARENTING 101 - BURN OUT & OVERTRAINING
Making the most of your swimming & other sports Educating athletes and parents is a never ending process for coaches. On our team we want our swimming families to be well educated in the concept of s...
Mar 27, 2012 - AREA 3/5 CHAMPIONSHIPS RECAP
Where to begin, first thank you to everyone who helped make this our best ever competition. To the swimmers who swam their hearts out, to the parents who cheered with gusto and to the coaches, many o...
Mar 26, 2012 - TSUNAMI SWIMMERS AT ALL STARS COMPETITION
While their teammates were competing at home, Jillian Santiago (11 yr.) and TC Smith (13 yr.) were on the east coast competing for Florida Swimming at the annual All Star competition between Florida S...
Mar 24, 2012 - TSUNAMI MAKES BIG SPLASH IN 1ST NIGHT AT AREA CHAMPS
Awesome first night at area championships being held here in Sarasota. Back to back wins in the 200 Individual Medley, Jared Repassy won the 10 & under boys in a 2:49.5 while Gavin Bloch won the 11 -...
Mar 14, 2012 - 2012 SHORT COURSE FLAGS RECAP
The waves have stopped, the water has settled and the 2012 FLAGS Championships is yet another rousing success for our young swim team. Our six swimmers raced tall and proud from start to finish and a...
Mar 11, 2012 - 2nd Tsunami Swimmer on All Star Team!
It is day 3 of the Florida Age Group Championships being held at the local YMCA aquatic Center. The best swimmers ages 14 years and younger, from all over the state are competing for personal bests, ...
Mar 9, 2012 - TSUNAMI HITS AT YMCA POOL!
Unbelievable morning for the Tsunami Swim Team. All five competitors swam lifetime bests. All five competitors broke team records. Like a great giant wave they are on a roll that cannot be stopped....
Mar 8, 2012 - TC Smith Takes 2nd place at State Age Group Championships
Theodore ?TC? Smith took second [;svr in the 1000 yd. free swim at the first day of swimming at the Florida Age Group Championships. His time of 10:23.2 was not only a best time by 26 seconds and a n...
Feb 27, 2012 - THE TSUNAMI CONTINUED THROUGH SENIOR CHAMPS
TSUNAMI'S ARE A STRIKING FORCE AT SENIOR CHAMPS! Continuiing on the success of the first morning session, the Sarasota Tsunami's put in one of the top overall performances of any team over the weekend...
Feb 24, 2012 - TSUNAMI'S MAKE BIG SPLASH IN FIRST SESSION OF SENIOR CHAMPS
The place is Orlando and it is almost like the Magic Kingdom. We had four swims today in the 2012 Short Course Championship and we went four best times, 100% so far. First swim was from our youngest ...
Feb 19, 2012 - GCST 'LAST CHANCE' RECAP
GCST ? Last Chance ? Meet Swimming 100% new best times were: Gavin Bloch, Graham Devitt, Jenna-Marie Drinkwater, Gillian Gardner, Ayla Gordon, Vinny Lijoi, Alexandra Mackey and Hunter Reynolds . ...
Feb 18, 2012 - TWO MORE SWIMMERS QUALIFY FOR FLAGS!
Gavin Bloch [11 yr.] and Vinny Lijoi [14 yr.] both made their qualifying times for the FLAGS Championships to be held next month. Vinnie qualified in the 200 yd. breaststroke, his first cut ever for ...
Feb 17, 2012 - COACH DEB SETS MASTERS SWIM RECORD
Our Coach Deb Walker [and Brookside Middle School Teacher] doesn't just ' talk the talk ' she also ' walks the walk ' or more precisely ' SWIMS THE SWIM '. Over last weekend she swam in the Valentines...
Feb 7, 2012 - 2012 SWIM Florida Winter Open
2012 SWIM Florida Winter Open Swimming 100% new best times were: Rose Baillie, Heaven Bazo , Dylan Bloch [2 nd meet in a row] , Alexandra Graham, Victoria Graham, Vinny Lijoi , Melanie Melicia, R...
Feb 5, 2012 - OLIVIA SCHWARTZ QUALIFIES FOR FLAGS!
On Saturday, Feb. 4, at the swim meet in Ft. Myers, 10 yr. old Olivia Schwartz qualified for her first event for the FLAGS competition in March. Olivia who has been competing in swimming for just six...
Feb 4, 2012 - RECONFIRMING THE SRQ TSUNAMI SWIM TEAM MISSION AND VISION
RECONFIRMING THE SRQ TSUNAMI SWIM TEAM MISSION AND VISION As stated at our website our vision and mission for our swim team are; OUR VISION: Provide a model for excellence in youth athletics, which gi...
Jan 29, 2012 - Tsunami Swimmers Named To All Star Team
The 2011 Boys HS All Star Team was named for the 2011 Fall Season. From our Tsunami team the following swimmers have been honored; Chris Clark - Cardinal Mooney Gannon Davis - Riverview HS Karl Hegwei...
Jan 29, 2012 - Coach Peter Named Coach Of The Year
Our Coach Peter who also coached Lakewood Ranch HS this past fall was named by the Herald Tribune the 2011 HS Boys Coach of the Year for all three counties. Now the rest of the Suncoast will know what...
Jan 23, 2012 - GCST Winter Invite Recap
2012 GCST Winter Open Swimming 90% or better new best times were: Dylan Bloch , Mattie Bryant , Lucy Bussiere , Gabby Langlois , Jared Repassy, Nona Dean, Elise Dean, Phoebe LaForge and Maxon LaF...
Jan 19, 2012 - DON'T MISS OUT ON DECK PASS & APPS!
DECK PASS FOR SWIMMERS, APPS FOR PARENTS! USA Swimming has just launched a great new website addition called DECK PASS. Every member of USA Swimming [athletes, coaches & officials] can create their o...
Jan 18, 2012 - CAT MEET RECAP - JANUARY 2012
2012 CAT Al Soltis Memorial Meet Once again the staff made an excellent decision in which meets to attend. The indoor venue alone would have made all the difference this past weekend, but the level o...
Jan 17, 2012 - SPA MEET RECAP - JAN. 14
RECAP ? ST. PETE FROSTY SWIM MEET ? JAN. 14 TH COOL WEATHER = HOT SWIMS There were two meets on this same holiday weekend, seven of our swimmers chose to attend the outdoor meet held in St. Peters...
Dec 13, 2011 - HARRY MEISEL 'B' CHAMPIONSHIPS
HARRY MEISEL ?B? CHAMPIONSHIPS Held at the North Shore pool in St. Petersburg Twenty seven Tsunami swimmers competed in the short course championships held Dec. 10 th & 11 th . Of those twenty two s...
Dec 5, 2011 - CAT JINGLE BELL MEET RECAP
Clearwater Aquatics Team - ?Jingle Bell? Meet Nineteen Tsunami swimmers made the trip to Clearwater this past weekend for the annual ?Jingle Bell? meet, and in the process, ran over the competitio...
Nov 23, 2011 - SARASOTA TURKEY MEET RECAP
2011 Sarasota Turkey Meet Held at the YMCA Fifty two Tsunamis make quite a splash in this local meet. Our largest single meet attendance to date. This was a large meet, just over 800 swimmers total ...
Nov 18, 2011 - MOTIVATION GOES BOTH WAYS!
The following is from a newsletter published by a good and long time friend, Chuck Warner. Chuck has been a past Head Coach of the Sarasota Y as well as the Wilton Y, but is best known for his succes...
Nov 7, 2011 - CAT Fall Classic
CAT FALL CLASSIC A very innovative and interesting meet concept, swimming everyone together regardless of age and then scoring separately by age groups. We had 20 swimmers compete at this meet, and mo...
Nov 6, 2011 - HS REGION CHAMPIONSHIPS
HIGH SCHOOL REGION RESULTS The Region meet is the second step in the championship series. There were local Region Champs for all three Divisions, 1A, 2A and 3A. The 1A meet was held at the Northshor...
Oct 31, 2011 - High School Championships - corrected version
HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS We have just begun the 2011 High School Championship swim season and our Tsunami swimmers competing for a myriad of schools have fared exceptionally well. For those...
Oct 24, 2011 - Ft. Myers Age Group Meet Recap
FT. MYERS AGE GROUP MEET The weather was just a little balmy but the swimming was only sizzling hot as the Tsunami's took to the pool once again on Oct. 22, in their second meet of the season. Ninete...
Oct 2, 2011 - TSUNAMI'S HIT THE BEACH!
Gulf Hit By Tsunami! Three members of the Sarasota Tsunami?s hit the gulf off of Siesta Key to participate in the Masters Tropical Splash Open Water competition on Saturday, October 1. Jared Repassy...
Aug 8, 2011 - FINAL SUMMER FUN MEET
FINAL SUMMER FUN MEET RECAP A great time was had by all as we rapped up the summer FUN Rec meets at Arlington Park. Once again there were swimmers present from four different pools, Arlington Park, B...
Aug 7, 2011 - So. Zone Senior Championships
SOUTHERN ZONE LONG COURSE SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS Three of our older male swimmers spent the better part of a week competing in Orlando at this championship meet with teams from ten different states. De...
Aug 2, 2011 - Area 5 Championships Recap
2011 Area 5 Championships With temperatures well over 100 degrees on deck at the 2011 Area 5 Championships held this past weekend, twenty-two Sarasota Tsunami swimmers quickly began to cool the pool w...
Jul 31, 2011 - TSUNAMI APPROACHES DOUBLE CENTURY MARK
The Sarasota Tsunami Swim Team had over 170 swimmers participating this summer at their three different training sites, this growth was accomplished in just 14 months with very little help from swimme...
Jul 30, 2011 - Mattie B WINS at Area 5 Champs
Mattie Bryant, 10 yrs. old, dropped almost 20 seconds off of her previous best short course time to win the 200 yd. freestyle and in the process qualifying for her first ever FLAGS [Florida Age Group ...
Jul 25, 2011 - FLORIDA SR. CHAMPS - THE TIDAL WAVE OF FAST TIMES CONTINUES
The Tsunami Swim Team is still quite young. The team is only slightly older than one year old and yet we continue to make waves at the Championship level of Florida Swimming. Two of our swimmers, Der...
Jul 18, 2011 - TSUNAMI FLAGS RECAP
FLAGS [Florida Age Group Championships] were held July 14 - 17 at the YMCA in Orlando. We had one female swimmer, Natalie Hegwein - 14 yrs., and one male swimmer, TC Smith - 12 yrs. The meet is a ch...
Jul 16, 2011 - SWIMMERS TEAR IT UP AT FLAGS
Natalie Hegwein [14 yrs] and TC Smith [12 yrs.] are posting best times and scoring swims at the 2011 Long Course FLAGS [Florida Age Group Championships] being held at the YMCA in Orlando. Natalie swam...
Jul 11, 2011 - FINA World Swimming Championships
The FINA World Swimming Championships will be held in Shanghai July 24 - 31. As soon as we have the television schedule for this event we will publish it so you can plan to watch, learn and see the s...
Jul 11, 2011 - SPEEDO TIP OF THE WEEK - NEED TO PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE
The Tsunami Swim Team does not have specific attendance requirements but that does not mean that we have the ability to make someone who participates one half or one third the time as good as someone ...
Jul 5, 2011 - July CAT Open
Clearwater Aquatics Team - July Open Ten Tsunami swimmers made the return trip to the comfortable Doyle Aquatics Center for the CAT July Open , and all ten had two or more new personal best swims!...
Jun 27, 2011 - CCS Developmental Meet #3
CCS Developmental Meet III A Tsunami can move across the open ocean at over 500 miles per hour; ten Sarasota Tsunami demonstrated similar speed (well, sort of?) at the last Charlotte County Developmen...
Jun 13, 2011 - Escape the Heat Meet
Escape the Heat Swim Meet The Sarasota Tsunami headed north to the comfortable Doyle Aquatics Center for the inaugural ?Escape the Heat Meet,? hosted by the Clearwater Aquatics Team. There were man...
Jun 1, 2011 - 1ST SUMMER 2011 MINI MEET
The Sarasota Tsunami Swim Team had a very successful first mini meet for the summer 2011 season. Participating in this first meet were Olivia, Noemi, Julia, Hannah, Elsa, Josue, Andrew, Anna, PJ, Bro...
May 24, 2011 - MEMORIAL DAY PRACTICE SCHEDULE
For Memorial Day we will run a normal Saturday Morning practice schedule, offering a long course practice. Varsity/Senior - 7:00 - 10:00 am Silver Team - 8:00 - 10:00 am Blue Team and Stroke Team will...
May 10, 2011 - QUOTE FOR COACHES TO LIVE BY!
The late but great Coach John Wooden, from UCLA Basketball Fame, in many ways was the father of the modern era of coaching. Coaching from the positive rather than the negative. Too many coaches today...
May 10, 2011 - Why is Swimming the Best Sport for Kids!
These are two article is from USA Today about children and activity; http://www.usatoday.com/yourlife/fitness/exercise/2010-12-07-youthspor Kids active only about half of time in sports practices By...
May 4, 2011 - More Swimmers on the Move!
Congratulations and a Giant Wave to the following swimmers who moved this month from Stroke Team to Blue Team ; Josue, Portia, Jake, Hannah and Brooke. Go Tsunami Swim Team!
May 3, 2011 - Congrats to our swimmers!
Congratulations Isabella, Hunter, Pheobe and Kaia who moved from Blue Team to Silver Team. Also moving teams this spring are Connor, Ayla, Gavin and Vinnie who have all moved from Silver Team to Varsi...
Apr 19, 2011 - SPLASH PARTY CHECKLIST
BEFORE YOU PLAN YOUR POOL PARTY, have your "Splash Party Checklist" on hand. POOL PARTY SEASON is coming and ALL PARENTS need to to know "WHO IS WATCHING MY CHILD!" Download the WATER SAFETY "MY...
Apr 18, 2011 - TSUNAMI FIRST LONG COURSE MEET RECAP
2011 GCST Spring Open Twenty Tsunami swimmers jumped headfirst into the 2011 long course season by competing at the GCST Spring Open in Fort Myers; for many, this was their very first long course (5...
Mar 28, 2011 - ReCap from Area 3/5 Meet
GREAT MEET FOR THE TSUNAMI'S 2011 Area 3/5 Championships Meet Recap Numerous Tsunami Records were broken at this meet: 8 & U Girls - Grace Evans ( 25 back); 10 & U girls ? Mattie Bryant (50,...
Mar 6, 2011 - 2011 TEAM PHOTO
FEB. 2011 - TEAM PHOTO
Feb 28, 2011 - SENIOR CHAMPS WRAPUP
The Sarasota Tsunami Swim Team took three senior-level swimmers to the 2011 Florida Swimming Senior Championships in Orlando, Fl., and came away with an impressive list of accomplishments! The meet...
Feb 21, 2011 - FLAGS CHAMPS = 100 PERCENT
The Sarasota Tsunami Swim Team made a tremendous splash in their inaugaraul appearance at the Florida Age Group Championships [FLAGS]. Three Tsunami swimmers competed, 100% of them scored points by f...
Feb 17, 2011 - TC MAKES WAVES AT FLAGS! ONE SWIM = TWO BEST TIMES
TC Smith was our first ever swimmer competing at the Florida Age Group Championships on Thursday, Feb. 17 where he competed in the 1000 yd. freestyle. He swam his best 500 yd. free [by 11 seconds] on...
Feb 17, 2011 - PRACTICE SCHEDULE FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY 2/18-21
Just a note to make certain we are all aware of the upcoming schedule over this holiday/swim meet [FLAGS] weekend . ARLINGTON POOL - Friday normal AM - 6:30 - 8, afternoon practice for Varsity, Silver...
Feb 13, 2011 - SRQ FLAGS Team
Sarasota Tsunami Swim Team will be taking their first group of swimmers to the newly named FLAGS meet. FLAGS, the Florida Age Group Championships [formerly known as the Florida JO's] are being held a...
Feb 9, 2011 - New Team Parkas For Sale
Two new team Speedo Parkas for sale. Adult large and extra large size. Already stitched with team name. Contact Coach Ira, $100 each
Feb 6, 2011 - Gavin Block Qualifies for FLAGS in First 10 months of swimming
With just one week until the 2011 Florida Swimming Age Group Championships, the ?Last Chance? meet of the 2011 short course season proved bountiful with many Tsunami swimmers earning new best times ...
Jan 26, 2011 - LEARN TO SWIM 2011 SCHEDULE is HERE
The 2011 Learn to Swim Schedule is completed. Click here to review the spring and summer dates and time. New this year, you have the option of attending either 2 days per week for 4 weeks OR 4 da...
Jan 25, 2011 - GCST Winter Classic Update
The Sarasota Tsunami took 24 swimmers to compete at the GCST Winter Open, which certainly lived up to its namesake on Sunday when early morning cold temperatures made swimming even more challenging! ...
Jan 17, 2011 - TSUNAMI SWIMMERS NAMED TO HS ALL AREA TEAM
The Herald-Tribune All-Area High School Boys Swim Team. First Team Selection: Gannon Davis, Riverview High, Sophomore . Scored at High School States in the Class 3A State Finals Meet in the 10...
Dec 1, 2010 - ADULT FITNESS & STROKE CLINICS
Fitness Swimming at Lido Beach Pool Mon/Wed/Fri 9am -10am- $45/month $5. drop in Call 941 928 7946 SWIM for more information
Nov 15, 2010 - AQUACISE ON LONGBOAT KEY
Monday and Wednesday 10:30am-11:15am join us at the Cedar's Tennis Club for Aquacise classes. 5680 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key Call to reserve your space or for more information 941 928 9948
Nov 3, 2010 - MANATEE COUNTY PROGRAMS
Beginning Nov 15, 2010 the TSUNAMI SWIM TEAM, will be offering practice at GT Bray Park in Bradenton and Spring 2011, Stoke Team and Learn to Swim Class at Cedars Tennis Resort at 5680 Gulf of Mexic...
Nov 3, 2010 - LEARN HOW TO PLAY WATERPOLO
Check out the waterpolo web-page under Programs