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Oct 7, 2014 - Silver Anniversary Auction Needs Donations!
Hello Waves Parents, As you know, the Silver Anniversary Dinner & Auction is scheduled for Saturday, November 1 st . In order to make this event a success, we need your help in securing donations. ...
Sep 14, 2014 - Schanz Makes National Junior Team
To her home team of the Spokane Waves, Emma Schanz is known to many as a talented swimmer, a caring friend, and a dedicated teammate. Now, Emma has an entirely new group of fast swimmers to call her t...
Sep 2, 2014 - Waves Store Has What You Need!
Hello Waves Families, The Waves Store at Whitworth is now fully stocked with swim equipment. Before you go to the internet, support our team and check out the Waves Store. We have fins, hand paddl...
Aug 23, 2014 - Waves Store Needs Your Help!
Hello Waves Families, The Waves Store at Whitworth is in need of volunteers to help cover the hours it is open. The Store is open three evenings a week (Mon, Wed, & Thur 5:30pm-7pm) to provide you an...
Jul 14, 2014 - Alcoa Starlight Recap
The Starlight Invite in Wenatchee this weekend was a great success despite the long days, hot weather and smokey air. Our swimmers stepped up and preformed. Ethan Ingalls and Andrew Lambert both quali...
Jun 8, 2014 - Summer Gear at Waves Store
Summer Gear Is At the Waves Store! New mirrored and tinted goggles are in. Don't let your kids squint through the sunlight at outdoor practices and meets this summer. The Waves Store has a variety o...
May 22, 2014 - June & July Waves Store Hours
Hello Waves Families, The Waves Store Hours will be limited during June & July. The Store will only be open Monday and Wednesday 5:30-7:00pm . We still need volunteers to fill those time slots. As...
May 6, 2014 - Swimsuit Donations Needed for Make-A-Splash!!
Last year, one individual Girl Scout was able to procure 100 swimsuits for the Make-A-Splash Foundation. Don?t you think the Waves Team could easily double that number? If every swimmer brought ...
Apr 25, 2014 - Make-A-Splash Swimsuit Drive Update
We are off to a great start with the Swimsuit Drive. However, we still need your help. Last year, the Girl Scouts donated over 100 suits to the Make-A-Splash Foundation. Certainly, the Waves Swim T...
Apr 17, 2014 - Make A Splash Swimsuit Drive
Mar 11, 2014 - Shamrock Shake-Up Raffle
A GREAT BIG THANK YOU goes out to Sue Reynolds for donating the Waterproof iPod for Shamrock Shake-Up. Our team made $228 from raffle ticket sales and we really appreciate your generosity. Thank ...
Feb 10, 2014 - SWAT Has A Twitter Account!
Now in addition to our website and Facebook pages, the Spokane Waves have a Twitter account for all of our social-media savvy members out there! We'll be posting news and updates not just from the Wav...
Jan 15, 2014 - Ribbons at The Store!
If your swimmer has not received their ribbons from swim meets, please check at the Waves Store. There are a huge number of ribbons that need to be picked up. Also, if you were part of the team and ...
Jan 12, 2014 - Team Gear Ready for Pick-Up!
Team Gear (including personalized swim caps) ordered from Northwest SwimShop is ready for pick-up at the Waves Store at Whitworth. The Store is open Tues-Thur 5:30-7pm. If you have any questions or ...
Jan 9, 2014 - Team Shirts, Hoodies and Sweatshirts
Just a reminder that the pre-ordered team shirts and hoodies are in at the Waves Store ready for pickup. If you missed your chance to purchase a shirt or hoody, we have a few t-shirts in stock for $1...
Dec 18, 2013 - No Team Shirt/Hoody Pickup Tonight...Pool Closed For Repairs
Hello Waves Families, We just got word that the Whitworth Pool will be closed today, Wednesday, December 18th. Please do not try to pick up your team shirt and hoody tonight. The Waves Store will...
Dec 18, 2013 - Pick Up Your Team Shirt & Hoody!
Team Shirts and Hoodies are In! Please pick up your shirt and/or hoody from the Waves Store at Whitworth this week, December 18 & 19. The Store is open Wed & Thur 5:30-7pm . Since many of the order...
Dec 14, 2013 - Cheney Families...Team Shirt & Hoodies
Attention Cheney Families, Michael will receive the team shirt and hoody order on Tuesday. He will bring them to the Cheney practice on Wednesday and Thursday, December 18th and 19th. Thank you.
Dec 14, 2013 - Team Shirts & Hoodies Are Here!
Team Shirts and Hoodies are In! Please pick up your shirt and/or hoody from the Waves Store at Whitworth this week, December 17-19. The Store is open Tues-Thur 5:30-7pm . Since many of the orders...
Nov 19, 2013 - Waves Store Has Swim Equipment
Hello Waves Families, The Waves Store at Whitworth is now fully stocked with swim equipment. Before you go to the internet, support our team and check out the Waves Store. We have fins, hand pad...
Oct 21, 2013 - Cancer Sucks Campaign
CANCER SUCKS Cancer takes one person every minute. One life a moment. They are our brothers, our sisters, our fathers and mothers, our husbands and wives, our best friends, our children, ourselv...
Oct 16, 2013 - Waves Store Needs You!
Hello Waves Families, The Waves Store at Whitworth is in need of volunteers to help cover the hours it is open. The Store is open three evenings a week ( Tues-Thurs 5:30pm-7pm ) to provide you an...
Oct 1, 2013 - Waves Store Has Swim Equipment
Hello Waves Families, During the meeting last night with each swim group, the coaches told the swimmers what equipment they will need for the season. Before you go the internet, support our team an...
Sep 30, 2013 - Welcome Event
Hello Waves Families, Just a reminder that there will be an ALL PARENTS meeting tonight at 5:30 in Weyerhaeuser Hall room 111 at Whitworth University. Coach Foreman will be there to talk about h...
Jul 30, 2013 - Spokane Waves Coaches Note 7/30/2013
Jul 30, 2013 - 2013 IES Long Course Champs Recap
Congratulations to the 2013 Inland Empire Championship team! 50 swimmers traveled down to Pasco, WA last weekend for IES Champs. SWAT placed 3 rd overall out of 16 teams at the meet. The top 14...
Jul 23, 2013 - Coaches Note 7/23/2013
Jul 23, 2013 - Sr. Sectional Recap
Sr Sectional recap: 11 swimmers, 28 team records, 1 IES Relay Record, and 1 2012 Olympic Trial qualifying time. It was a fantastic week and I can?t really cap everything for you guys. We race...
Jul 23, 2013 - Waves Store Closed Until September
The Waves Store will be closed starting July 24th until after the summer break. If you need to purchase goggles, suits, caps, etc. please contact Leora Gendreau at 468-0847 or craigleora@comcast.n...
Jul 15, 2013 - Starlight Open
This last weekend the Waves took 23 athletes and 2 coaches to Wenatchee to compete at the Starlight Open. The days were long and hot but the Waves swam great and placed 5 th over all. With only 23 ...
Jul 9, 2013 - Coaches Note 7-9-2013
Jul 2, 2013 - Coaches Note - 7/2/2013
Jun 25, 2013 - Coaches Note 6-25-2013
Jun 25, 2013 - Summer Solstice Recap
Jun 18, 2013 - Coaches Note 6-18-2013
Jun 11, 2013 - Coaches Note 6-11-2013
Jun 6, 2013 - Waves Summer Store News
Due to summer scheduling, the Waves Store has different hours during the months of June, July and August. Please check the website or the posted schedule at the Store for dates and times open. Is y...
Jun 4, 2013 - Coaches Note 6-4-2013
Jun 4, 2013 - Tri-Cities Recap
There were 600+ swimmers gathered in the Tri-Cities for the 2013 Channel Cat Open. It was great weather for swimming, as we all got our first real dose of heat and sun. It appeared as though the...
May 28, 2013 - Coaches Note 5-28-2013
May 21, 2013 - Coaches Note 5-21-2013
May 21, 2013 - Fazzari's Neptune Open Recap
Lewiston was a great meet! Despite the cold and wind on Saturday, the kids swam great in the first long course meet of the season. They continued to swim even better on Sunday when the clouds blew out...
May 21, 2013 - Boise Spring Fling Recap
The meet was awesome, and everyone had a blast. We managed to bring home a few dozen top three finishes, 5 team records, and around 75% best times for the first meet of the year! We drove down o...
May 20, 2013 - Waves Annual Awards Ceremony
Waves Annual Spring Evening of Awards and Dessert !! Invites Waves from Whitworth Pool, EWU Pool, and Spokane Fitness Pools Wednesday May 22, 2013 At the Globe Room on the Gonzaga Campus 6:00PM to...
May 14, 2013 - Coaches Note 5-14-2013
May 14, 2013 - Masters Nationals
May 13, 2013 - *Urgent* Pictures for Banquet Slide Show
Hey everyone! The Waves Annual Banquet is coming up extremely soon! ưAnd with that, the slideshow!!!! Now is your last chance to submit photos to be in the slideshow. If you have any pictures of the t...
May 7, 2013 - Coaches Note 5-7-2013
Apr 30, 2013 - Coaches Note 4/30/2013
Apr 23, 2013 - Tiple Pentathlon Recap
Apr 23, 2013 - Coaches Note 4-23-2013
Apr 16, 2013 - Coaches Note 4-16-2013
Apr 9, 2013 - Spokane Fitness Center Valley Announcement!!
Waves Expand Partnership with Spokane Fitness! The Waves are pleased to announce an expanded agreement with Spokane Fitness that will add another practice facility for Age Group, Ripple, and Recreat...
Apr 9, 2013 - Coaches Note 4-9-2013
Apr 8, 2013 - Planning Meeting for Spring Awards
Calling all interested and creative Waves Parent and Family Volunteers: There is a planning meeting Thursday April 11 at 6PM at Whitworth in the Pool Lobby for the Waves? Annual Spring Evening of Aw...
Mar 26, 2013 - Coaches Note 03-26-13
Mar 26, 2013 - Age Group Sectionals Recap
AGS is a qualifying meet for the western section. From Alaska to Hawaii, Oregon to Montana, 174 teams brought over 1700 kids from around the region bring the fastest age group swimmers to compete at...
Mar 19, 2013 - Coaches Note 03-19-13
Mar 19, 2013 - Senior Sectionals Recap
Senior Sectionals was an intense, fast, and very productive meet. We had 10 kids head over to Federal Way Washington to do battle with the 940 fastest swimmers west of the Mississippi. Just to c...
Mar 12, 2013 - Coaches Note 03-12-13
Mar 12, 2013 - Shamrock Recap
Mar 5, 2013 - IES Champs Recap
60 Kids went down to the Inland Empire Championships this last weekend, brining home a 4 th place team trophy. There were 5 team records set at the meet, 164 best times, several IES Champions, and...
Mar 5, 2013 - Coaches Note 03-05-13
Feb 26, 2013 - Coaches Note 02-26-13
Feb 25, 2013 - Waves Store News
If you pre-ordered the Keddy Champs Shirt or our new Team Shirts and Hoodies, please pick them up at the Waves Store as soon as possible. We are open Tues-Thurs 5:30-7pm. Show your team spirit and...
Feb 19, 2013 - Coaches Note 02-19-13
Feb 19, 2013 - Junior Champs Recap
Feb 12, 2013 - Senior Open Recap
Feb 12, 2013 - CHAMPS SHIRT PRE-ORDER PICK-UP
The Keddy Champs Shirts are in! Please pick-up your pre-ordered shirt at the Waves Store, Tues-Thur 5:30-7pm. If you are going to the Jr. Champs Swim Meet this weekend, please make arrangements to...
Feb 12, 2013 - Coaches Note 02-12-13
Feb 7, 2013 - Whitworth Lanes (the driving kind!)
Whitworth Parking Lot and Lane Use (out of the water this time), There have been some concerns from Whitworth Security surrounding the parking lots, fire lanes, and campus roads, so please take note:...
Feb 5, 2013 - Last Minute Mile Recap
Last Minute Mile Recap This Saturday we had a chance to race one of the distance races at our very own Whitworth pool. It was a great meet, with many people trying the longer races for the first ...
Feb 5, 2013 - Coaches Note 02-05-13
Jan 30, 2013 - Personalized Swim Caps Ready For Pickup
If you ordered a personalized swim cap from Northwest Swimshop, you can pick it up at the Waves Store. The Store is open Tues, Wed, and Thurs 5:30-7pm. Thank you!
Jan 29, 2013 - Winter Invite Recap
Jan 29, 2013 - Coaches Note 01-29-13
Jan 25, 2013 - HELP! KEDDY CHAMPS SHIRT ORDER
Help! We have a great design for our Champs Shirt in honor of our super coach, Keddy. However, as of this weekend, we do not have enough shirts ordered at the current price point to fulfill...
Jan 22, 2013 - Coaches Note 01-22-13
Jan 22, 2013 - Washington Open Recap
Washington Open Recap 32 Team Records, 4 new AGS cuts, 4 new Sr. Sectional cuts, 3 new IES records, 2 new Jr. National times, and 1 new U.S. Open Qualifier (Emma Schanz) on top of a 66% of swims bei...
Jan 21, 2013 - Reminder: No practice tonight 1/21 at EWU.
The pool is closed for MLK Day.
Jan 15, 2013 - Coaches Note 01-15-13
Jan 8, 2013 - Coaches Note 01-08-13
Jan 8, 2013 - Shamrock Shake-Up Shirt Design Contest
Do you have a great idea for a swim meet shirt? If so, now is your chance to put your artistic skills to the test. We need a design for the Shamrock Shake-Up Swim Meet the weekend of March 8...
Jan 8, 2013 - January Storm Recap
January Storm Recap January Storm was a blast. We had 17 kids in Walla Walla, against 14 other teams and 300 kids. Every swimmer went best times, nearing 80% best times by the end of the meet. Ther...
Dec 19, 2012 - Team Shirt Pickup - Last Chance Before Christmas
LAST CHANCE TO PICKUP YOUR TEAM SHIRTS AND HOODIES BEFORE CHRISTMAS IS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20TH. Team shirts and hoodies are available for pickup in the Waves Store on Thursday from 5:30-7:00 PM. We ...
Dec 18, 2012 - Jingle Bell Rocked!
Dec 18, 2012 - Coaches Note 12-18-12
Dec 17, 2012 - TEAM SHIRTS AND HOODIES PICKUP
Team shirts and hoodies are available for pickup in the Waves Store. The Store is open Tuesday-Thursday 5:30pm-7:00pm. Serena will have the shirt orders of the Cheney Swimmers on Wednesday. If yo...
Dec 14, 2012 - Washington Senior Championships
Dec 11, 2012 - Jingle Bell Expectations
Dec 11, 2012 - Coaches Note 12-11-12
Dec 11, 2012 - Junior Nationals Recap
Madi Lydig, Emma Schanz and coach Kevin Wang all took 3 planes, 13 hours and a lot of energy down to Knoxville, TN. The girls were both racing at their first USA Swimming Jr. Nationals. It was a fan...
Dec 4, 2012 - Coaches Note 12-04-12
Nov 27, 2012 - Turkey Trot Recap
Nov 27, 2012 - Coaches Note 11-27-12
Nov 20, 2012 - Short Coaches Note 11-20-12
Nov 13, 2012 - Parking Issues @ Whitworth
Nov 13, 2012 - Coaches Note 11-13-12
Nov 6, 2012 - Coaches Note 11-06-12
Oct 30, 2012 - Coaches Note 10-30-12
Oct 30, 2012 - Trick or Treat Recap
The Waves raced to 194 best times, 1 team record, and scored 24.4 points per swimmer while placing 2 nd at the Trick-or-Treat invitational in Moscow, ID. The only other team to beat us was CAST, with...
Oct 23, 2012 - Coaches Note 10-23-12
Oct 23, 2012 - Developmental Meet Recap
The Waves had 116 swimmers attend the Fall Kickoff, racing their way to 194 best times. It was a fantastic meet for our team, as over 100 first time swims were raced, and we managed to qualify 5 new s...
Oct 16, 2012 - Coaches Note 10-16-12
Oct 9, 2012 - Coaches Note 10-09-12
Lots going on--make sure you give it a read... Don't forget: Thursday, October 11 in Weyerhaeuser Hall @ 6 PM is our Parent Info Night; click here for more information . PARENTS: WE NEED OFFICIALS!...
Oct 2, 2012 - Coaches Note 10-02-12
Oct 2, 2012 - Waves Honored by Inland Empire Swimming
The Waves received two big annual awards this past weekend at the Inland Empire Swimming (IES) House of Delegates meeting in Moses Lake. Cindy Merrick (pictured on right) was named Volunteer of the Ye...
Sep 27, 2012 - Spokane Fitnesss Announcement
Sep 25, 2012 - Coaches Note 09-25-12 [RETRY]
Sep 18, 2012 - Coaches Note 09-18-12
Sep 11, 2012 - Coaches Note 09-11-12
Aug 21, 2012 - Coaches Note 08-21-12
Aug 14, 2012 - Coaches Note 08-14-12
Aug 13, 2012 - Get started September 10th
We will be starting a new swim season on September 10th, 2012, at both the EWU and Whitworth pools. On that night we will have evalutations to see which practice groups will work best for each new sw...
Aug 13, 2012 - Sr. Zones Recap
20 Swimmers, 3 chaperons, 1 coach, and a whole lot of attitude went down to Clovis, CA for our teams first time participating at the western Senior Zones competition. Plain and simply, it was a bla...
Aug 7, 2012 - Coaches Note 08-07-12
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!!! Congratulations to all of our swimmers, parents, and coaches on our first ever IES LONG COURSE CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!! Click here to read all about our amazing weekend!!! Reme...
Aug 7, 2012 - IES CHAMPIONS!!!--Recap
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS! For the first time in our 28 year history, the Waves finished first at the Inland Empire Long Course Championship Meet held July 27-29 at Witter Pool. The Waves overwhelme...
Aug 2, 2012 - Senior Zones
Here's a link to to show you all the fun we are having at Senior Zones. GOOOOOOOOOO WAVES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.446932715338904.100282.270234003008777&type=3
Jul 24, 2012 - Coaches Note 07-24-12
Jul 20, 2012 - Cheney Practice Cancelled
Cheney practice at Hagelin Park Pool is cancelled for Friday, July 20 due to the weather. Sorry for the late notice--enjoy your weekend.
Jul 16, 2012 - Mama Mia's Ristorante & Pizzeria Fundraiser
Hey everybody! Come enjoy a meal at Mama Mia's Italian Restaurant this Wednesday! Not only do you get a great meal with just as good of service, you also will be helping our Senior Zones swimmer mak...
Jul 16, 2012 - Witter Developmental Meet Reacp
Last Wedsday 86 swimmers, 180 best times, 5 team records, and 250 hot dogs later, we had finished the Witter LCM developmental meet. Thanks to all the volunteers that made the meet possible. It ...
Jul 16, 2012 - Starlight Recap
By the Numbers: 112 Best times, 10 team records, 1 hot hot weekend. The Waves sent 39 swimmers to the Starlight Invitational in Wenatche. We swam about as hot as the weather. 10 team records ...
Jul 10, 2012 - Coaches Note 07-10-12
Jul 9, 2012 - Need your car washed?
Anybody need their car washed? You can get a good quality car washed and help our Senior Zones team this Saturday the 14 th from 10am to 2pm. We?re going to be at the Cennex by Rosaurs at 2020 W. F...
Jul 3, 2012 - Coaches Note 07-03-12
Jun 26, 2012 - Coaches Note 06-26-12
Jun 22, 2012 - Doughnut Sale for Sr. Zones
Time for another fundraiser! Who doesn?t love doughnuts? This time, we will be selling, and delivering, you fresh doughnuts from Krispy Kreme Doughnuts! The best part is we are going to be selling t...
Jun 19, 2012 - Coaches Note 06-19-12
Jun 19, 2012 - Solstice Recap
Summer Solstice Recap: The weather held strong as we competed in many of the kids first summer meet. It all kicked off on Friday with 91 swimmers, 376 best times, 10 team records, and a whole lot...
Jun 19, 2012 - Masters Worlds Recap
Hi all, I'm 'back' in the Netherlands for a week after my Italy experience. Didn't have access to this e-mail account so here is a short summary of my experience. We arrived in Italy on Saturday l...
Jun 19, 2012 - Thank You Note
Dave and all, On behalf of the entire Spokane Area Swimming team I want to extend a sincere thanks for your support of this meet, and of our team. Clearly this meet would not have gone as well with...
Jun 16, 2012 - Fundraiser Reminder
Hey everyone! Just a remind, our first fundraiser to raise money for our Senior Zones swimmers is this Tuesday, 6/19/12. This is at any Spokane Twigs location or Stix location, during any time the...
Jun 12, 2012 - Coaches Note 06-12-12
Jun 5, 2012 - Tri-Cities Recap
Tri-Cities Recap: The Waves sent 31 swimmers to the Tri-Cities, the represented well, made over 111 best times, and Izzy Madill broke the team record in the 13-14 girls 200 Fly! We had 10 new...
Jun 5, 2012 - Coaches Note 06-05-12
Here's a recap of our solid weekend in the Tri-Cities. if you have any pictures from the weekend, please post them on Facebook , tagging the Spokane Waves. Masters swimmers will be competing this we...
Jun 5, 2012 - SWAT Sends 1 Swimmer to Masters Worlds
The FINA World Masters Championships are held every two years and this year in Riccione, Italy. It lasts from June 3 until June 17 and includes: diving, synchronous swimming, water polo, open water a...
Jun 4, 2012 - *PRACTICE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER*
Tonight's Whitworth practice (Monday, June 4) is cancelled due to the lightning. There will be no swimming or dryland. See you tomorrow for regular practice schedule.
May 29, 2012 - Coaches Note 05-29-12
Regular practice schedule resumes TONIGHT ! Tri-Cities Invitational is this weekend; click here for the Timeline Entries for Summer Solstice are due TOMORROW ! Please turn in all Swim-A-Thon ...
May 29, 2012 - Fundraisers (Updated June 16th)
Hey Everyone, I (Nate Endebrock) am going to be posting information about fundraising for the Western Zone Senior Championships Meet this summer. Even if your swimmer, or you if you are the swimmer,...
May 22, 2012 - Fazzari's Invitational Recap
May 22, 2012 - Spring Fling Recap
Boise Recap. We piled into vans, drove 7.5 hours, across state and time-zone lines to compete at the Boise Spring Fling. 15 kids, 1 coach, and 3 chaperones got out and raced a grueling schedule. ...
May 22, 2012 - Coaches Note 05-23-12
May 15, 2012 - Coaches Note 05-15-12
May 8, 2012 - Coaches Note 05-08-12
May 1, 2012 - US Masters Nationals Recap
Hi Kevin: Nationals went very well for both Harm-Jan and me. I was able to train some with Keara's former coach in VA, Dudley Duncan. He has a pool which we bubbles for only 4 months and so it was ...
May 1, 2012 - Coaches Note 05-01-12
Apr 24, 2012 - Coaches Note 04-24-12
Apr 24, 2012 - Triple Pentathlon Recap
Apr 17, 2012 - Coaches Note 04-17-12
Apr 10, 2012 - USMS Northwest Zone SCY championships
USMS Northwest Zone SCY championships Recap: Dan and Eileen Harris were the only swimmers from SWAT. We swam both days and scored 62 points for SWAT On Sat the first event was the 50 Free - Dan went ...
Apr 10, 2012 - Coaches Note 04-10-12
Apr 10, 2012 - Age Group Sectionals Recap
AGS Recap: AGS is a qualifying meet for the western section. From Alaska to Hawaii, Oregon to Montana, 174 teams brought over 1700 kids from around the region bring the fastest age group swimmers ...
Mar 27, 2012 - NCSA Junior Nationals Recap
Madi Lydig and I flew to Florida last week to compete in her first ever Jr. Nationals. It was a blast! Madi had been on a tear of the last 7 weeks, starting her championship season with a bang at th...
Mar 27, 2012 - Coaches Note 03-27-12
Mar 20, 2012 - Coaches Note 03-20-12
Mar 13, 2012 - Senior Sectionals Recap
7 of the teams top swimmers headed over to the King County Aquatics Center for the Western Regions Speed Champion Series (Sr. Sectionals). It was a blast. Every Olympic year, instead of running ...
Mar 13, 2012 - Coaches Note 03-14-12
Mar 13, 2012 - Shamrock Recap
Mar 6, 2012 - Coaches Note 03-06-12
Mar 6, 2012 - Masters Meet Recap (CDA)
7 Swimmers to Coeur d'Alene! This past Saturday, seven Waves Masters swimmers went to Coeur d'Alene to their before last meet of the season. The swimmers were Kathryn Shaw, Eileen Harris, Emily Johnso...
Feb 28, 2012 - IES Short Course Champs Recap
Feb 28, 2012 - Coaches Note 02-28-12
Feb 21, 2012 - Coaches Note 02-21-12
NORMAL PRACTICE AT EWU & WHITWORTH THIS FRIDAY (REGIONALS & SENIORS: PLEASE PRACTICE WITH AGE GROUP) Congratulations to Cheney High School Senior Rustin Babcock! Rustin finished 2nd at State in both t...
Feb 15, 2012 - Missouri Grand Prix Recap
Madi Lydig and I flew over to Missouri for one of the meets that is in the Grand Prix series. The Grand Prix meets are designed for the professional swimmers to race, tune up, and prepare for US na...
Feb 15, 2012 - Coaches Note 02-15-12
Feb 15, 2012 - 14&U Champs Recap
Feb 7, 2012 - Last Minute Mile Recap
Wow, what a meet. The Last minute miles was a showcase of toughness, great racing, and brave kids trying some of swimming?s hardest races out (many for the first time.) Each of the 25 kids that ...
Feb 7, 2012 - Coaches Note 02-07-12
FRIDAY, FEB 10 --THE WHITWORTH LOCKER ROOM WILL BE CLEANED OUT. ALL LOCKS WILL BE CUT, ALL ITEMS WILL BE REMOVED. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT LEAVE ANYTHING IN THE LOCKERS OR IN THE LOCKERROOMS....
Jan 31, 2012 - Wenatchee Masters Meet Recap
In the dark early morning hours of Sunday, January 22nd, somewhere in the Spokane area with Siberian freezing temperatures, two cars are getting loaded with swimming bags and brave people who will dri...
Jan 31, 2012 - Coaches Note 01-31-12
Jan 31, 2012 - Winter Invite Recap
The Waves took 24 swimmers over to Ellensburg to compete in the regional winter invitational. From those 24 kids, we got 67 best times, 9 team records, 9 new Age Group Sectional times, 1 new Wester...
Jan 24, 2012 - Coaches Note 01-24-12
Jan 17, 2012 - Coaches Note 01-17-12
Jan 10, 2012 - January Storm Recap
The Waves sent 28 swimmers to test the waters in Walla Walla. Our Inland Empire (Senior) Championships will be help at the Whitman College pool on February 24-26th. They returned with 6 new team rec...
Jan 10, 2012 - Coaches Note 01-10-12
Jan 3, 2012 - Coaches Note 01-03-12
JUNIOR CHAMPS IS COMING: Feb 10-12 Parent Meeting: Thursday, Jan 12 @ 6 PM All 14 & Under Swimmers please sign up! We have 23 signed up: our goal is 75!!! Keddy's YouTube Video Meet Perry the P...
Dec 27, 2011 - Coaches Note 12-27-11
Dec 20, 2011 - Coaches Note 12-20-11
Our Senior swimmers lit it up at the Washington State Senior Champs Meet. Click here to read all about it . December Schedule Our Christmas Training Schedule is up on the Calendar page of th...
Dec 15, 2011 - Washington State Champs
Dec 13, 2011 - Coaches Note 12-13-11
Dec 13, 2011 - Red/Green Recap
Dec 9, 2011 - Junior Champs Hotel Block
Dec 6, 2011 - Coaches Note 12-06-11
Dec 6, 2011 - Jingle Bell Recap
Thirty-one Waves swimmers headed down for the Jingle Bell Splash Meet in Moscow, Idaho this past weekend. It was an exciting weekend of racing, as the 11 and older swimmers got a chance to swim pre...
Nov 29, 2011 - Team Gear Order
Nov 29, 2011 - Coaches Note 11-29-11
Jingle Bell is this weekend; click here for Timeline & Psyche Sheet . Team Order [Link to web page]: (Due by Dec. 10 th) We'd like all orders in by Dec.10th. Andrea Christie is in charge of ...
Nov 22, 2011 - Coaches Note 11-22-2011
Jingle Bell entries due TODAY! Click here to enter Turkey Trot Recap Turkey Trot was awesome! How awesome? Well, click here and read all about it. Thanksgiving Week Recreation: OFF F...
Nov 22, 2011 - Turkey Trot Recap
The 2011 Turkey Trot was a great meet for the Waves. 115 swimmers raced to over 300 best times. Lost of personal goals were achieved, and we were one loud and proud team. Last year we scored...
Nov 15, 2011 - Coaches Note 11-15-11
Turkey Trot this weekend?click for Timeline and Psyche Sheet ! All practices on Friday and Saturday cancelled due to the meet. Snow is coming, so please be careful getting around this weekend. ...
Nov 7, 2011 - Coaches Note 11-08-11
*** Entries for Turkey Trot are due TODAY?Click Here: get ?er done. *** Nutrition Talk (Wed. 5:30-6:30) Roger and Jessi Thompson will be giving a fantastic nutrition talk on Wednesday, November 9...
Nov 1, 2011 - Coaches Note 11-01-11
We've got a lot of non-swimming activities coming up! Please take a look. Dr. Lenny Wiersma (Friday night and Saturday morning) Don?t miss this weekend?s talks with Dr. Wiersma, USA Swimming?s Hi...
Oct 25, 2011 - Coaches Note 10-25-11
Oct 25, 2011 - Masters Sink or Swim Recap
Tri-Fusion: 4th Anual Sink-or-Swim Waves Masters Meet Saturday Oct. 24th was the 4th annual Tri-Fusion sponsored Sink or Swim Masters swimmeet. This was the first masters meet of the season. The meet ...
Oct 25, 2011 - Trick or Treat Recap
Trick or Treat Recap The Waves were fantastically fast down in Moscow. We placed 3 rd as a team, racing to 157 best times, and 2 new team records. One of my favorite things to do as a coach is to c...
Oct 18, 2011 - Developmental Meet Recap
Fall Kick-off Recap The Waves had 109 kids participating at the Fall Kick-Off. It was a blast. Many of them were swimming their first ever meet. If you see these guys, give them a high-five a...
Oct 18, 2011 - Coaches Note 10-18-11
Oct 11, 2011 - Coaches Note 10-11-11
Oct 5, 2011 - Coaches Note 10-05-11
Sep 26, 2011 - Coaches Note 09-26-11
8% of all purchases go back to the WAVES! Sign Ups for our Fall Kick-off Developmental Meet is now available. This is a great way to start out the swimming year. Saturday October 15 th , from 1-...
Sep 19, 2011 - Coaches Note 9-19-11
8% of all purchases go back to the WAVES! In case you are wondering, yes, we are trying to move Coaches Note around. We will try and get it to you all every Monday. Our first Developmental Meet w...
Sep 14, 2011 - Coaches Note 09-14-11
Aug 23, 2011 - Coaches Note 08-23-11
F inal summer Coaches Note! 8% of all purchases go back to the WAVES! The Developmental Meet was fantastic. A huge thank you to our 50+ swimmers and families who participated in the meet?we couldn?...
Aug 16, 2011 - Coaches Note 08-16-11
Aug 15, 2011 - Zones Recap
The Inland Empire selects kids of all age-groups to represent them in a high-level region wide competition. Swat sent 9 of the 40 swimmers that participated in the 2011 Western Zone Championships. T...
Aug 10, 2011 - Coach Kevin's China Blog [UPDATED]
Day Before Racing. It's the day before the 200 Breast here in Shenzhen, China. So for everything has been fantastic. In China, when they bid to host an international event, everyone and everything g...
Aug 9, 2011 - Coaches Note 08-09-11
Aug 2, 2011 - Coaches Note 08-02-11
Aug 2, 2011 - IES Summer Champs Recap
Jul 26, 2011 - Coaches Note 07-26-11
Jul 22, 2011 - Cheney practice changes July 25th - 28th and Goodbye to Coach Tom
Hello Cheney Families, There is a camp that will be using our pool slot next week, so practice times need to be changed. We will have the pool from 1:30 to 3:00pm from July 25th-28th. Rec group wi...
Jul 19, 2011 - Coaches Note 07-19-11
Jul 19, 2011 - Senior Sectional Updates
Jul 12, 2011 - Coaches Note 07-12-11
Jul 12, 2011 - Starlight Recap
33 Kids traveled over to Wenatchee and swam very, very well; 116 best times, 8 team records broken, 3 new Senior Sectional cuts, and a few dozen new Inland Empire Champs times. It was a pretty fun ...
Jul 5, 2011 - Developmental Meet Recap
Fast & Food. That's my recap of the meet. Not only was it a great chance to relax on a week night, but our kids swam awesomely fast. Thanks again to Doug Lydig for helping with the BBQ and cooking. It...
Jul 5, 2011 - Coaches Note 07-05-11
Jun 28, 2011 - Coaches Note 6-28-2011
Hello Waves Families It's finally starting to heat up out there, and our summer schedules are in full swing. Please join us this Thursday, June 30th for the developmental swim meet at Witter pool...
Jun 21, 2011 - Summer Solstice Recap
Jun 21, 2011 - Coaches Note 06-21-11
Jun 17, 2011 - Practice time change for Monday 6/20 and Tuesday 6/21 at EWU
Cheney families, On Monday and Tuesday of next week (6/20 and 6/21) there will be a camp at EWU that is going to use the pool during our normal practice time. We will still have practice, but we need...
Jun 14, 2011 - Coaches Note 06-14-11
Jun 7, 2011 - Tri-City Invitational Recap
Jun 7, 2011 - Coaches Note 06-07-11
Our Rummage Sale and Car Wash is THIS SATURDAY in Cheney! Click here for more information and to donate items . We had a solid weekend of racing down in Tri-Cities; click here to read all about ...
May 31, 2011 - Coaches Note 05-31-11
May 24, 2011 - Coaches Note 05-24-11
May 24, 2011 - Pac Coast Recap
Pac Coast Recap After waking up before 5 AM, and loading up the two 15 passenger vans, we were off to Seattle to race at the 1990 Goodwill Games pool. The venue was great, the weather was nice, and...
May 17, 2011 - Coaches Note 05-17-11
NEED SOME PRACTICE GEAR? SWIMOUTLET.COM ! Each purchase earns the Waves 8% back! Sign up for the 2011 SWAT Big Splash Awards Banquet are due TODAY! Click here to register --don't miss it! Again, a...
May 17, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Letter Wrap-Up
Click here to read the current Swim-A-Thon Letter!
May 17, 2011 - Lewiston Recap
Eight swimmers braved the uncertain forecast and headed down to Lewiston for the Fazzari's Invitational. After a cool morning, Saturday turned into a beautiful day, with temperatures in the high 80's ...
May 10, 2011 - Coaches Note 5-10-2011
NEED SOME PRACTICE GEAR? SWIMOUTLET.COM ! Each purchase earns the Waves 8% back! Swim-a-thon 2011 is in the books?mostly. If you need to swim your laps, let your coach know and we?ll make arrangeme...
May 3, 2011 - Masters Nationals Recap
Two Spokane Waves Masters Swimmers, Harm Jan Steenhuis and Dan Sheahan, headed down to Mesa, Arizona this past weekend for the United States Masters National Championships. Over 1800 swimmers parti...
May 3, 2011 - Swim-a-thon Timeline!!
Click here to read all about the Swim-a-thon Timeline!!
May 3, 2011 - Coaches Note 05-03-11
Swim-a-thon is Saturday, from 8 AM to 12 PM. Here is the schedule. Remember, if we have 100% participation, Coach Kevin will let the swimmers shave his head at the Award Banquet! Speaking of the ...
May 3, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Schedule
Apr 26, 2011 - Coaches Note 4-26-2011
We?re off to another great week. Way to go team Breakers ? you dominated this last pledge period! Have fun dressing up Keddy and Neville during practice tonight and wearing your team caps. Th...
Apr 19, 2011 - Coaches Note 04-19-11
Apr 19, 2011 - Annual Rummage Sale/Car Wash!!
Cheney Families, Trudy Bayless did an awesome job organizing the Mama Mias fund raiser. Now its our turn! It is time for our Annual Rummage Sale/Car Wash!! This is a great money maker for the team....
Apr 19, 2011 - Triple Pentathlon Recap
Apr 12, 2011 - Coaches Note 04-12-11
Congratulations to TEAM PIPELINE --you get to wear your caps! Coach Kevin (see picture?very proud) and Coach Tom will get a beautiful makeover tonight. Next turn in date is April 22. Reminder:...
Apr 10, 2011 - April 10th Swim-a-thon News
Swim-A-Thon Due to spring break, the next turn in date has been extended to April 11th. The team announcement winner will be announced April 12th and the winning team coaches will be dressed up before...
Mar 29, 2011 - Coaches Note 03-29-11
Mar 29, 2011 - Masters Championships Recap
We had 3 fearless masters head down to the LMSC Champs (Regional Championships), and despite having a very small team performed very well. Out of a dozen or so teams, we placed 4th as a team, and eve...
Mar 22, 2011 - Would you like to help plan the Awards Banquet?
Awards Banquet Planning If you would like to help with planning the Annual Awards Banquet this year please come to the next meeting! This is an important event to make this evening special for our swi...
Mar 22, 2011 - Coaches Note 03-22-11
NEED SOME PRACTICE GEAR? SWIMOUTLET.COM ! Each purchase earns the Waves 8% back! Our team finished tied for 22 nd at Age Group Sectionals?our highest finish ever! Click here to read all about the...
Mar 22, 2011 - 2011 Age Group Sectionals Recap
14 Waves swimmers, representing every age group (10&U, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18), headed over to the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington for the Northwest Age Group Sectional Championship...
Mar 17, 2011 - Whitworth Practice Changes
Due to Age Group Sectionals, Whitworth practices are cancelled on Friday. Cheney will run as scheduled. Masters will run 8 to 9:30 on Friday and normal on Saturday. Thanks!
Mar 15, 2011 - Senior Sectional Recap
Senior Sectionals is a meet where the best of the best from our region comes together once a season to race. There are Three Sections in the nation, and ours is arguably the fastest and deepest sec...
Mar 15, 2011 - Shamrock Shake-Up Recap
Mar 15, 2011 - Coaches Note 03-15-11
Mar 15, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon: Tidal Wave out to Early Lead!
WAY TO GO TEAM TIDAL WAVE ! You turned in the most pledges for the frist round!!! You and only you get to wear your blue caps for the next two weeks! Congratulations! TONIGHT, MARCH 15 ...
Mar 14, 2011 - ALL PRACTICES CANCELLED
Since we all worked so hard at the Shamrock Meet this weekend, we are going to take a much needed breather on Monday. ALL PRACTICES, FOR ALL GROUPS, AT BOTH EASTERN AND WHITWORTH ARE CANCELLED. If you...
Mar 8, 2011 - Coaches Note 03-08-11
Mar 8, 2011 - Wind City Invite (Last Chance Meet)
A few swimmers drove over to Ellensburg last weekend to have one last crack at qualifying for AGS. Overall, there were 20 best times from the 8 swimmers who went, 1 new AGS time! Good work guys, and...
Mar 8, 2011 - Shamrock Raffle Information
ATTN: WAVES FAMILIES Interested in helping our team earn a few bucks? How about possibly winning some AMAZING prizes? Then, participate in our RAFFLE this weekend at the Shamrock Shake Up. ...
Mar 1, 2011 - Short Course Champs Recap
In an amazing rollercoaster of a weekend, the Waves ended the meet with 684 points, and tied for 3 rd with SAS. Every point counted, every touch out (we had 3 by .01 on the last night,) everyone w...
Mar 1, 2011 - Coaches Note 03-01-11
Feb 28, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Packet Information
Click here to read the Swim-A-Thon Packet Information Letter
Feb 22, 2011 - Coaches Note 02-22-11
Feb 19, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Family Newsletter #2
Click here to read Swim-A-Thon Family Newsletter #2
Feb 15, 2011 - FINAL LIST: IES Champs Qualifiers
Feb 15, 2011 - Coaches Note 02-15-11
Feb 15, 2011 - IES Jr. Champs Recap
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS! For the third year in a row, the Spokane Waves won the IES 14 & Under Junior Championship Meet this past weekend in Clarkston, Washington. As an added bonus, for the first time...
Feb 12, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon 2011 Family Letter #1
Click here to read Swim-A-Thon Letter #1
Feb 8, 2011 - Coaches Note 02-08-11
Feb 8, 2011 - Last Minute Mile Recap
28 Waves swimmers signed up and swam with a 30 or so other swimmers from CAST and SAS at our Last Minute Mile meet last Saturday morning. Swimmers got to sign up for one distance event: 400 IM, 500...
Feb 1, 2011 - UPDATED: IES Senior Champs Qualifiers
Feb 1, 2011 - Coaches Note 02-01-11
Feb 1, 2011 - Winter Invite Recap
Winter Invitational Recap The Waves took 28 swimmers down to Ellensburg this past weekend for the Tri-City Channel Cats Winter Invitational. We raced well in our last tune-up before our February Ch...
Jan 25, 2011 - Coaches Note 01-25-11
Jan 20, 2011 - Nutrition & Swimming
Taking your swimming to the next level. A big Thank you to the Thompsons for their talk on nutrition and how it can help your performance. I was able to get the first 45 minutes video taped, and Jess...
Jan 18, 2011 - Coaches Note 01-18-11
Happy Tuesday everyone; things are really picking up now as we head into the busiest months of the year. Make sure you are staying up-to-date with the Calendar . Here are the highlights: We ...
Jan 18, 2011 - Welcome Coach Meghan Pickett
The Waves are growing out in Cheney! We were looking for some great coaches to help us out, and Meghan walked in and asked to help. I'm really looking forward to her adding her experience and love f...
Jan 11, 2011 - Coaches Note 01-11-11
Happy Tuesday! It?s 1-11-11; perhaps we?ll try and send this out at 1:11?anyway, we are 1 month away from the start of Junior Champs! Woo! We spent the past weekend in Walla Walla at the January...
Jan 10, 2011 - January Storm Recap
January Storm Recap We ended 2010 on a great meet and started 2011 on a better one. Last year 119 events had records broken, some by multiple people. In our first meet of the year, 26 swimmers...
Jan 4, 2011 - IES Sr. Champs Qualifiers as of 01-11-11
Jan 4, 2011 - Coaches Note 01-04-11
Happy New Year and welcome to the first Coaches Note of 2011! The next few months are quite busy, so please make sure that you are reading the weekly emails and checking the calendars often. Here w...
Dec 28, 2010 - Coaches Note 12-28-10
Just a short little note this week: Calendar for the week can be found on the website ; basically, everything is 30 minutes earlier, no Ripples or Recreation. Entries for January Storm are due TODAY B...
Dec 21, 2010 - Coaches Note 12-21-10
The Tuesday before Christmas is here. Our present to you is the Coaches Note--enjoy (hey, better than a lump coal...maybe only slightly better...) :) Again, here is the schedule is for Christmas ...
Dec 15, 2010 - Washington Senior Championships (Blog)
Dec 14, 2010 - Coaches Note 12-14-10
Dec 13, 2010 - Jingle Bell Splash Recap
Dec 7, 2010 - Coaches Note 12-07-10
Happy Tuesday everyone! A huge thank you to all our families for making the Red/Green Meet such a huge success; please click here to read all about it. Way to go Waves! Due to the Jingle Bell S...
Dec 6, 2010 - Waves "Red-Green" Development Meet Recap
Waves Red - Green Recap We had 100 swimmers participate in the annual Red-Green inter-squad meet. I?m happy to announce that the Red team squeaked out a win over the Green team. Next year ...
Nov 30, 2010 - Coaches Note 11-30-10
Happy Tuesday! We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving?we know that we have a lot to be thankful for, both personally and professionally, and we hope you do too. The main thing to check out is the Ch...
Nov 23, 2010 - Coaches Note 11-23-10
Great swimming Waves! It?s starting to get to the holiday season, and winter weather is upon us. Please stay safe as you?re driving to practice. Remember to check our web-site for weather closur...
Nov 22, 2010 - Turkey Trot Recap
This year?s Turkey Trot was one of the largest Inland Empire invitationals of all time. With 505 swimmers at the meet it was crowded, loud, and tons of fun. Our Waves swimmers were awesome, raci...
Nov 16, 2010 - Coaches Note 11-16-10
Happy Tuesday everyone! It?s a BIG week, with Turkey Trot this weekend. Under the Turkey Trot event page , scroll down and you?ll find the Timeline and Psyche Sheet. Due to time constraints, t...
Nov 9, 2010 - Coaches Note 11-09-10
Happy Tuesday! This week will mostly be a calendar check for the next month or so. Before we get into that, here's a general update on the team: things are going very, very well! We have by fa...
Nov 2, 2010 - Coaches Note 11-02-10
Nov 2, 2010 - Team Order Information
Please return your order form and payment to the Waves slot (Cheney families can give their orders to Kevin). Please turn them in before November 8; we are hoping to have items delivered before Christ...
Oct 31, 2010 - Trick or Treat Meet Recap
Oct 26, 2010 - Coaches Note 10-26-10
Oct 26, 2010 - Sink or Swim Recap
SWAT Masters win 3rd Annual Sink-Or Swim! It was a blast, with 9 swimmers averaging 103.3 points per person, we dueled the Moscow masters team down to the wire. Closing a 80 point deficit in the last...
Oct 19, 2010 - Coaches Note 10-19-10
Oct 12, 2010 - Developmental Meet Recap
Oct 12, 2010 - Coaches Note 10-12-10
Oct 6, 2010 - We are Guests at the pools
I would like to take this time to remind everyone that we are guests at the facilities we use. Please have a conversation with your kids about the following. 1. Be respectful in actions, a...
Oct 5, 2010 - Coaches Note 10-05-10
Sep 28, 2010 - Coaches Note 09-28-10
Sep 21, 2010 - Coaches Note 09-21-10
Sep 14, 2010 - Coaches Note 09-14-10
What time is it? POOL TIME! The air is already full of excitement and possibilities! Let's keep the energy going as we get back into the water this week! Here's what's going on: Whitworth Ret...
Sep 7, 2010 - Coaches Note 09-07-10
Sep 4, 2010 - Welcome Cheney Families!
I would like to take a moment to introduce myself as this year?s SWAT Board President. I look forward to continuing to improve and develop our team in conjunction with the coaches, board members and ...
Aug 17, 2010 - Junior Nationals Recap
Rachel Millet and I (Kevin Wang) flew down to Irvine California for one of the premier swimming events in the nation. Jr. Nationals is the fastest 18&U meet in the nation. Rachel competed against th...
Aug 17, 2010 - Western Zone Championships Recap
We had eight swimmers at this year's Zone meet. The traveled down to California along with almost 40 other of IES's best, racing agains11 other LSC's (Regions), top swimmers. The IES placed 5th, and...
Aug 17, 2010 - Coaches Note 08-17-10
Aug 10, 2010 - Coaches Note 08-10-10
As a change of pace, this week's note will be in question and answer format. Enjoy! Are there any more meets going on? A: YES! There are two huge meets happening right now. First, Rachel Millet ...
Aug 3, 2010 - Inland Empire Champs Recap
Aug 3, 2010 - Coaches Note 08-03-10
Jul 27, 2010 - Coaches Note 07-27-10
It's been a fantastic summer, with a few more events to highlight. Let's dive right in: Good-bye Coach Ariana!!! Wednesday, July 28: 5:30 PM Please come on over to Whitworth tomorrow at 5:30 PM ...
Jul 26, 2010 - Sr. Sectionals Recap
Sr. Sectionals Recap 6 Swat swimmers piled into a van, drove 6 hours to Gresham, OR. Swimming fast was what we were about, and Senior Sectionals was the destination. The region?s fastest swimmer...
Jul 20, 2010 - Coaches Note 07-20-10
Jul 20, 2010 - Brent Rice Memorial Swim of the Sound
Have you ever noticed the bronzed plaque that hangs on the north wall of the Whitworth Aquatic Center? Well, that is a small memorial and tribute to a friend and hero of ours who passed away far too ...
Jul 16, 2010 - Practice Changes
Jul 13, 2010 - Starlight Recap
Starlight Recap SWAT was hot in Wenatchee . 100+ degree weather, cloudless skies, and wild-fires couldn't compare to how our swimmers raced over the weekend. We had 3 individual High-poin...
Jul 13, 2010 - Coaches Note 07-13-10
Jul 6, 2010 - Coaches Note 7-6-2010
The summer championship season is fast approaching. This weekend's meet in Wenatchee is the final meet before Senior Sectionals and Long Course Champs. That's funny, didn't summer just begin? ...
Jun 29, 2010 - Coaches Note 06-29-10
Happy Fourth of July-week! We hope you all enjoy the upcoming weekend. In light of the 4th, we are cancelling all afternoon practices on Friday, July 2 and morning practice on Monday, July 5. Here'...
Jun 23, 2010 - Summer Solstice Recap
Summer Solstice Re-Cap: We had 60 swimmers start their summers off competing at the brand new Witter Pool. It was a beautiful sight, not only the brand new facility but the weather too(At least on ...
Jun 22, 2010 - Coaches Note 06-22-10
It feels very odd to say this, but, here we go: HAPPY SUMMER EVERYONE! Anyway, our Developmental Meet with SAS is this Saturday morning; you can still sign up for the meet before midnight toni...
Jun 21, 2010 - 2010 Food Drive
2010 FOOD DRIVE BENEFITING 2ND HARVEST *************** DATE: JUNE 26, 2010 DURING THE DEVELOPMENTAL MEET **************** PLEASE BRING NON PERISHABLE FOOD ***************
Jun 15, 2010 - Coaches Note 06-15-10
Jun 12, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon 2010
Swim-A-Thon 2010 Total # Number of Swimmers: 77 Thank you for participating!! 200 Lengths Completed: 34 Swimmers 100-199 Lengths Completed: 39 Swimmers Total Lengths Swam: 11,773 Which is (295,325 yar...
Jun 12, 2010 - Thank You Swim-A-Thon Donors!
Spokane Waves Aquatic Team Swim-A-Thon 2010 "Hawaiian Daze" Thank you Swim-A-Thon Donors Baskin Robbins (Country Homes) Bruchi's (Whitworth) Carl's Jr. (Wandermere) Didier's Yogurt & More (Whitw...
Jun 8, 2010 - Tri-Cities Recap
Tri-Cities Invitational Recap 30 Swimmers drove down to Pasco, braving torrential down pours, blistering sun, and a wind that wouldn?t quit. Not only did they race against some very stiff competi...
Jun 8, 2010 - Coaches Note 06-08-10
We had a blast last weekend in Pasco for the Tri-Cities Invitational. It was a pretty fun and impressive weekend. How impressive? Well, you'll just have to read all about it ! There are a f...
Jun 4, 2010 - No practice Tonight!
Jun 1, 2010 - Summer Practice Schedule
Jun 1, 2010 - Coaches Note 06-01-10
Another week, and another meet is fast approaching. This weekend is the Tri-Cities Invitational in Pasco, so pass on your good vibes to Coach Kevin, Coach Rory, and the 30 swimmers making the trip....
May 31, 2010 - Starlight Hotel Block
We at the Red Lion Hotel Wenatchee would be privileged to host the overnight room accommodations for the Spokane Waves being held for the nights of July 9-10, 2010 . As a way to sa...
May 28, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon 2010 Top Fundraisers
May 25, 2010 - Coaches Note 05-25-10
May 22, 2010 - Swim-a-thon Turn $$ In Reminder :)
Swim-A-Thon 2010 Hawaiian Daze AN IMPORTANT REMINDER! Monday is the last day to get your donations in to be considered for the party/prizes. Only about 25% of our swimmers have brought their do...
May 18, 2010 - Pac-Coast Recap
19 Senior Swimmers drove over to Seattle Washington to compete at one of the greatest venues in the world. The King County Aquatics center, host of the 1990 Good Will Games, 2009 D1 NCAA Championsh...
May 18, 2010 - Important Coaches Note 5-18-2010
Last weekend, we officially kicked off the 2010 long course season with two meets. Coach Kevin and the Senior swimmers headed to Seattle, while coach Keddy took nine swimmers down to Lewiston; clic...
May 18, 2010 - Lewis-Clark Invitational Recap
May 14, 2010 - Swim-a-thon Update "After the Swim"
Swim-A-Thon 2010 Hawaiian Daze A huge thank-you to all the participants at our Swim-A-Thon last Friday. 78 swimmers participated, swimming a total of 11,773 lengths. Thank you also, to all t...
May 11, 2010 - Coaches Note 5-11-2010
May 4, 2010 - Coaches Note 05-04-10
May 1, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Reminders
Swim-A-Thon 2010 Hawaiian Daze Friday, May 7 th A few reminders regarding Swim-A-Thon: How is your fundraising going? Swim-A-Thon is just one week away! Please work hard this last...
Apr 27, 2010 - Coaches Note 04-27-10
Apr 20, 2010 - Triple Pentathlon Recap
Apr 20, 2010 - Coaches Note 04-20-10
Apr 13, 2010 - Swimposium Signup Deadline April 14!!!
Don't miss this swimtastic opportunity in Moscow, Saturday April 24th!!! Deadline for Swimposium 2010 signups is Wednesday April 14th, 5:00pm. Don't forget the liability waiver! Any questions, ask ...
Apr 13, 2010 - Coaches Note 04-13-10
It is Triple Pentathlon week?warm ups begin at 5:00 PM on Friday, while Saturday begins at 8:00 AM and Sunday 7:30 AM. We?ll be posting a timeline on the website today or tomorrow. Be sure to si...
Apr 6, 2010 - Coaches Note 04-06-10
Welcome back! We hope that you all enjoyed spring break as much as the coaching staff did. We are incredibly pleased with how the short course season went, and we are excited about our upcoming ...
Mar 24, 2010 - Annual Meeting - Update
60 Members attended the Annual Meeting on Tuesday evening. Reports from the Board were given, and Committee Chairs reported on their committee's activities. Changes to the By-Laws were approved as...
Mar 23, 2010 - Coaches Note 03-23-10
Hello Waves Families, We had an awesome weekend over at Age Group Sectionals, setting another 10 team records and placing in the top 25 teams out of 140. We had a lot of great swims, and a lot of f...
Mar 23, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon 2010
Mar 22, 2010 - Age Group Sectional Recap
Mar 20, 2010 - Annual Meeting
Announcement: Spokane WAVES Annual Meeting The Annual Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 23 rd at 6:30 pm Location: Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth University ? Tea...
Mar 17, 2010 - Coach Rory Swims at NCAA's
Coach Rory is representing Whitworth at Division III NCAA's this weekend. Only the top 180 swimmers in the country qualify to swim at this meet, and only the top 16 score in each event. Rory and 6 t...
Mar 16, 2010 - Coaches Note 03-16-10
What a great weekend! Shamrock was an amazing success, with parents volunteering left and right, while our swimmers swam incredibly well. Not to mention the fact that Coach Kevin was gone to Seattl...
Mar 16, 2010 - Senior Sectionals Recap
We swam over 130 practices, 750,000 yards, and countless hours preparing for this meet. All the hard work, dedication, and focus gave us the opportunity to have a fantastic meet. In one of the f...
Mar 16, 2010 - Shamrock Shakeup Recap
Mar 15, 2010 - Meet Recovery Day
Tradtionally, after we host a meet, we have a "Meet Recovery Day" so people can catch their breath after a long weekend. This year, a shorter-than-normal practice will be offered. Coach Kevin and Coa...
Mar 9, 2010 - Coaches Note 03-09-10
The calm before the storm, that?s what last week seemed to be. This week? preparations are in high swing, and the Shamrock meet is just days away! This is our team's first major invitational of ...
Mar 2, 2010 - Coaches Note 03-02-10
Mar 2, 2010 - Inland Empire Championships Recap
Feb 23, 2010 - Coaches Note 02-23-10
Feb 16, 2010 - Coaches Note 2-16-2010
We are the Champions! The Spokane Waves brought home the IES Junior Championship Trophy for the second straight year!!! 40 swimmers contributed to the victory, with tons of great swims and best ...
Feb 16, 2010 - SWAT Coaches help the Pirates Win Conference Titles
SWAT Coaches lead Whitworth to 8 th consecutive Men?s NWC title, and the Second Title in three years for Women. Our coaches took the weekend off from coaching to swim at the Northwest Conference Cham...
Feb 16, 2010 - IES Junior Championships Recap
Feb 9, 2010 - Coaches Note 02-9-10
Feb 7, 2010 - Albertsons is our Community Partner!
Do you ever shop for groceries? Do you want to help your team? Albertsons has generously set up a program where you can link your Albertsons card to our team. After it?s linked, a percentage of y...
Feb 7, 2010 - Mile Meet Recap
7 Swimmers and One coach decided to ditch out on practice this satruday and drive over to Moses Lake. Thanks to the Moses Lake team, we were all able to time trial the 1650 in the last chance before ...
Feb 5, 2010 - You can't drive forward looking in the mirror!
You can't drive forward looking in the mirror! Bill Covert [There] is nothing more damaging to your future potential than spending your present dwelling on the past. Whatever has happened is over. Glo...
Feb 2, 2010 - Coaches Note 02-02-10
Feb 2, 2010 - Winter Invitational Recap
36 Swimmers braved the winter weather and drove over to Ellensburg to compete in this 2 day meet hosted by Tri-Cities. With only one coach and a lot of cheering, we prepared, warmed up, and raced o...
Jan 26, 2010 - Coaches Note 01-26-10
Hello Waves families, It?s been a great start to the year; the coaches are very pleased with swimmer progress in practices, and are excited to watch that progress turn into great results at the Champi...
Jan 19, 2010 - Coaches Note 01-19-10
Jan 12, 2010 - January Storm Recap
Jan 12, 2010 - Coaches Note 01-12-10
Jan 5, 2010 - Coaches Note 01-05-10
Welcome to 2010! We had a fantastic Christmas Break, closing 2009 with some incredible efforts from our swimmers. We can?t thank you enough for making 2009 the most successful year in club histo...
Jan 1, 2010 - Christmas Training
After powering through 120,000 yards and 45 hours of practice, it's been a lot of fun. Here's a picture of the 8*800's clothes swim... More to come later. -Kevin Wang
Dec 29, 2009 - Coaches Note 12-29-09
Dec 22, 2009 - Coaches Note 12-22-2009
Christmas week is here! Make sure that you are aware of the practice schedule for the week, which can be found under the Calendar Tab of the website. This is an important time for the team, as...
Dec 18, 2009 - Washington Sr. Invite Results!
We have just had a blast so far at this meet. Not only are we swimming fast, but most of the kids here are succeeding at the fastest meet they have ever been to. Congratulations to SWAT as we have m...
Dec 15, 2009 - Coaches Note 12-15-09
Happy Tuesday (10 days until Christmas!) Let it snow, let it snow! Remember to check the scroll bar on the home page of the website for weather updates and practice cancellations. WE WILL SWIM TONIGH...
Dec 8, 2009 - Coaches Note 12-08-09
Dec 7, 2009 - Hotel Block for January Storm
Don't miss this great deal - check out the events page for info on the hotel block for January Storm.
Dec 3, 2009 - Rachel @ USA Nationals
Pre-Race Day: Well, we made it over the pass, checked in at the pool and got to warm up with World Record Holder (and Olympic Gold Medalist) Cullen Jones. Off to a pretty good start. The first pictu...
Dec 1, 2009 - Coaches Note 12-01-09
Hello Waves families! You may have noticed the little reader board scrolling by on the home page. This is where I'll post weather closures, breaking news, and other major information. Here are the ...
Nov 24, 2009 - 60 Second Pizza Challenge
Swim Fast, Eat Pizza. Fast is Delicious! Here's what you do: swim the 100 freestyle in under 1:00 Here's what we do: buy you a pizza. Mmmmmmmmmmm...Taste the Awesomeness From now until Spring Break, ...
Nov 24, 2009 - Turkey Trot Results
Nov 24, 2009 - Coaches Note 11-24-09
Nov 21, 2009 - Coaches have been hard at Work
The Assistant coaches have been working pretty hard at a little something for the team. Please take a look and let them know what you think: Coaches Dance -Kevin Wang
Nov 19, 2009 - Sylvia's order is in!
Sylvia?s Order: The Sylvia?s Order is in! Here?s how to get it: 1. If you did not have the suits and equipment shipped to your house, I have it with me. It will be at the pool tonight, then a...
Nov 19, 2009 - Nutrition Seminar
Roger and Jessi Thompson (nationally ranked triathletes, coaches, and experts in sports nutrition) will be presenting key tips on proper fueling to take your sports performance to the next level. Next...
Nov 17, 2009 - Coaches Note 11-17-09
Gobble, gobble! Turkey Trot begins Friday afternoon. Remember, due to the meet there is NO PRACTICE FRIDAY or SATURDAY FOR ANY GROUP! That includes you, Masters team! · Winter Weather Policy...
Nov 10, 2009 - Coaches Note 11-10-09
Whew...the coaches have been trying to catch their breath. An awesome meet, sandwiched in between two fun little parties...who could have asked for a better weekend?!? Well, if you still have the en...
Nov 3, 2009 - Coaches Note 11-03-09
November is a busy, busy month for us! Not only are there holidays to prepare for, but there are tons of meets and other activities to keep us busy. Here?s what?s on tap for the week: · P...
Oct 27, 2009 - Coaches Note 10-27-09
Happy Tuesday Waves Families! We?ve had a busy week, and we just get busier from here for the next month or so. First, click here to see a picture of little Miss Lily, Coach Kevin and Serena?s new...
Oct 26, 2009 - A New Member!
I am pleased to announce that Lily Carolyn Wang was born shortly before midnight last night to Coach Kevin and Serena! She weighed in at 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. Mom and baby are ...
Oct 20, 2009 - Coaches Note 10-20-09
Were finally here! The first travel meet of the year is this weekend, pack your bags and costumes, we?re heading down to Moscow Idaho for the annual Trick or Treat swim meet! SWAT College Swimmer Mega...
Oct 13, 2009 - Coaches Note 10-13-09
The chill of fall is in the air! Thankfully, we are nice and toasty in the good ol? Whitworth Aquatic Center. The season is moving right along?make sure you check out all of the events below: Sylvia?s...
Oct 9, 2009 - Sylvia's Team Order Closing soon
Ordering Instructions: ? Size your swimmer(s) for products you plan to order and record sizes on the next page. Sizing information listed on our website is provided strictly as a general guideline...
Oct 6, 2009 - Coach Note 10-6-09
Hello Waves Families! Welcome back from our first weekend of competition! While it may have been early in the year, we sure had a g...
Sep 29, 2009 - Sylvia's Team Store
Ordering Instructions: ? Size your swimmer(s) for products you plan to order and record sizes on the next page. Sizing information listed on our website is provided strictly as a general guideline...
Sep 29, 2009 - Coaches Note 9-29-09
Happy Tuesday everyone! We are starting to get into competition mode, so start getting ready to attend some meets. Like we said last week, we are all having a blast, and think we are going to have ...
Sep 28, 2009 - Nutrition Tracker
As a registered member of USA Swimming, you are given access to the powerful and extremely helpful Personal Nutrition Tracking System. Take the time to help give your swimmer the benefit of great nutr...
Sep 22, 2009 - Coaches Note 9-22-09
Hello Waves Families, We are rolling right along! I know that the coaching staff is having a blast so far this season, and we hope that all of you are having as much fun as we are. Please let us know ...
Sep 16, 2009 - Hotel Block for Trick or Treat
This was e-mailed to all roster groups, but if you didn't see it - here it is again. Any questions, please let Teri know, thanks. Hotel Block for Trick or Treat We have a block of 20 rooms set aside ...
Sep 15, 2009 - Coaches Note 9-15-09
Hello Waves Families, After getting to talk and hang out with a few Olympic coaches last week, Bo...
Sep 8, 2009 - Coaches Note 9-8-09
Sep 1, 2009 - Coaches Note 9-1-09
Hello Waves Families, Here we are again at the start of a new year! While we have a lot of familiar faces around,...
Aug 11, 2009 - Coaches Note 08-11-09
Hello Waves Families Lots of good stuff to read, then back to the break! Enjoy!!! -Western Zone Championship Meet Our Waves swimmers swimming on the IES Zones Team did fantastic and had an incredible ...
Aug 4, 2009 - Coaches Note 8-04-09
Hello Waves Families! Hope you are enjoying your break. There are a few announcements that I wanted to get out to you all this week. -First Practice: August 31 Please make sure that you have gone to...
Jul 31, 2009 - The Big Deal About SwimSuits
Jul 28, 2009 - Coaches Note 7-28-09
Hello Waves Families, Coaches Note 7-28-09 This will be one of the last (if not the last) Coaches Notes for the summer. However, the...
Jul 21, 2009 - Coaches Note 7-21-09
Hello Waves Families, Coaches Note 7-21-09 We have just two more weeks of swimming left for the summer?where has the time gone!?!?! ...
Jul 21, 2009 - Website Login Information
Welcome to our new and improved Spokane Waves Aquatic Team website! You should have already received your password to logon to the website as a member. In the password access email, you will receive g...
Jul 15, 2009 - Coaches Note 7-15-09
Hello Waves Families, Coaches Note 7-14, 2009 With just a few more weeks of swimming left for the summer, there are a few las...
Jul 7, 2009 - Coaches Note 7-7-09
Hello Waves Families, Coaches Note 7-7-09 Summer season is wrapping up, but be on the lookout for some major team...
Jun 30, 2009 - New Policies at the pool
Please share this with all of the Waves Team members and parents. Thank you for your help with these 4 items: 1. The Aquatic Center has been advised to keep all doors shut due to our new HVA...
Jun 30, 2009 - Coaches Note 6-30-09
Jun 23, 2009 - Coaches Note 6-23-09
Hello Waves Families, Coaches Note: 6-23-09 After getting back from a swim meet, and with school getting out, we?re really re...
Jun 16, 2009 - Coaches Note 6-16-09
Hello Waves Families, Coaches Note 6-16-09 We have a few major events coming up, please check into them. We?re so glad the...
Jun 9, 2009 - Coaches Note 6-9-09
Hello Waves Families, Coaches Note 6-9-09 Welcome to the end of the school year! I wanted to wish our graduation Seniors...
Jun 9, 2009 - New Website
Welcome to the new Spokane Waves Aquatic Team website! We are still building the site, so we appreciate your patience. But, feel free to look around and check things out.