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Feb 19, 2018 - Controlling Your Concentration
As your championship meets approach and your hard, physical training winds down, the mental side of your swimming takes on an added importance. In fact, at those big meets, your success in the water ...
Feb 18, 2018 - Pack Wins Conference
The Pack successfully defended their conference title taking top honors in the 8 team field. In addition to the two state relay records , Maya Arroyo set a new team record in the 11-12 girls 200 back...
Feb 18, 2018 - CWAC Qualifies 20 For IHSA Boys State
It was a great day for CWAC high school boys at sectionals around the state on Saturday. 20 boys qualified for the IHSA State Championship meet. Congrats to all and good luck at state. Connor Carr - ...
Feb 18, 2018 - 11-12's Set A Pair Of State Relay Records
At the Windy City Conference Meet on Sunday the 11-12 girls and boys each broke the state record in the 800 free relay. Both are new team records as well. Girls 800 Relay - 7:56.57 (Piper Wood Prince,...
Feb 17, 2018 - CWAC Wins 8&Under Conference
Congrats to the 25 CWAC swimmers that helped lead the team to victory at the 8&Under Conference Championships on Saturday. Individual event winners include Mariposa Arroyo, Charlie Cali, Joy Cheng, S...
Feb 16, 2018 - Being A Great Teammate
Being a great teammate goes beyond just helping others train and perform better. When you make the decision to make a positive impact on the training group you create an environment where everyone suc...
Feb 16, 2018 - Good Luck High School Boys
Good luck to all of the CWAC high school boys competing at IHSA Sectional meets on Saturday. Go Wolfpack!!
Feb 12, 2018 - CWAC Wins Valentine's Day Meet
Congrats to the 235 CWAC swimmers that participated in the BR Ryall Valentine's Day Classic over the weekend. Congrats to Raquel Maldonado who set a new team record in the 9-10 Girls 50 Breast and to ...
Feb 6, 2018 - 7 Habits of Elite Swimmers
Feb 2, 2018 - Developing Winning Attitudes Toward Competition
Developing Winning Attitudes Toward Competition Earlier, we noted that we use the term stress in two different ways. One use of the term relates to situations that place high de­mands on us. The other...
Jan 30, 2018 - Strong Weekend For the Pack
CWAC swimmers had strong showings over the weekend taking first place at the TOPS meet and second place at the GTAC meet. Congrats to Renee Tan who set a new team record in the 9-10 girls 200 backstro...
Jan 26, 2018 - Got Big Goals
Got big goals in the water, but are feeling doubtful because you might not have enough talent? Or perhaps you haven?t hit the genetic lottery like the teammate you have that is built like a starting p...
Jan 22, 2018 - Championship Meet Information Posted
Meet information for all of the championship meets are now posted - click here We are hosting the Windy City Conference Meet on Sunday, Feburary 18 - click here Go Wolfpack!
Jan 15, 2018 - CWAC Finishes 3rd at Carmel Invite
CWAC finished 3rd in the 36 team field at the Carmel Winter Invite over the weekend that featured many of the top teams in the Midwest. Congrats to everyone who made the trek down to Indy despite the ...
Jan 14, 2018 - Don't Think About Going Fast
Seldom, do people who think about going fast achieve what they want. The success rate is much higher if they think about the things that make them go fast. The result of thinking about going fast is u...
Jan 14, 2018 - CWAC Wins Iguana Invite
Congrats to the 90 CWAC swimmers that helped lead the Pack to victory at the 19th Annual Iguana Invite on Saturday. Hudson Tikoo was high point winner for the 13-14 boys age group. New regional times ...
Jan 12, 2018 - Illinois Mid-Season Top 10
Congrats to all CWAC swimmers in the mid-season top time list. Illinois Swimming has posted a Top Ten Mid Season Times list. The times listed were taken from 9/1/2017 - 1/4/2018. Click here to go...
Jan 12, 2018 - Ten Power Quotes
Sometimes a simple quote can help illuminate the confusion for why we are feeling a certain way, shake us from our apathy, or motivate us to take things to the next level. Here are ten quotes meant to...
Jan 5, 2018 - The Greatest Teacher, Failure Is
Do you love the sport? Can you learn from defeat and disappointment? Can you come back from a devastating performance and be stronger than the day before? In "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," the great m...
Dec 29, 2017 - 6 Ways To Train Smarter In 2018
No matter how this season went for you, regardless of whether championship season went the way you hoped it would last fall, the onset of a fresh season is creeping upon us, soon to give you a clean s...
Dec 26, 2017 - Christmas Tree Classic A Success
The annual Christmas Tree Classic was another successful event with some great swimming, pizza and cupcakes. Congrats to all who participated and a big thank you to all of the parents that helped make...
Dec 22, 2017 - Having The Right Attitude
Here are 5 quick tips to develop the attitude of an athlete who swims to win: 1. Finish what you start. Are you the type of swimmer who gives 80% in practice? Or doesn?t finish the main sets on a reg...
Dec 19, 2017 - CWAC Earns Bronze Medal Status
For the first time in program history CWAC has earned a Bronze Medal ranking in the USA Swimming Club Excellence program, recognizing the organization?s highest-performing clubs in the development...
Dec 17, 2017 - Candy Cane Meet Recap
Congrats to the 200 CWAC swimmers that competed in the Candy Cane Classic on Saturday at UIC. It was a great opportunity to do some different and challenging events. Three new team records were establ...
Dec 12, 2017 - The Importance Of Mental Preparation
open="" style= "margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(103, 107, 109); font-family: "> How well athletes perform has much to do with how well they prepare beforehand, both physically and menta...
Dec 9, 2017 - CWAC Finishes 10th at Juniors!!
CWAC capped off the final day of the Junior National meet with a second place finish in the 400 free relay to lead the men to a 10th place team finish. Parker Nolan, Bence Szabados, Jacob Furlong and...
Dec 8, 2017 - 4th Place Relay Highlights Day 3 at Juniors
More fast swimming from CWAC at the Junior National meet. The 200 free relay foursome of Bence Szabados, Parker Nolan, Jacob Furlong and Ezra Mizgala finished 4th place shattering the team record by ...
Dec 7, 2017 - Furlong Leads Pack at Junior Nationals on Day 2
Jacob Furlong led the Pack on Day 2 at Junior Nationals. Jacob became the first CWAC swimmer to make an A final at Juniors qualifying 6th in the 500 free. At night he slipped a spot to 7th, but drop...
Dec 6, 2017 - Junior Nationals Day 1
The Wolfpack opened up Day 1 of the USA Junior National meet with 3 new team records. Both the girls and boys 800 free relays established new records as well as the boys 200 medley relay. The boys m...
Dec 3, 2017 - Great Weekend Of Swimming For The Pack
It was an awesome weekend of swimming for CWAC as over 200 athletes were competing at the Mustang and West meets. There were tons of new regional and state cuts achieved. Thanks to all of our timers a...
Dec 2, 2017 - Reading The Clock
Reading the Clock By Glenn Mills, GoSwim Video of the Week, November 29, 2017 Video Link Coaches will understand the importance of this week's video, especially when working with younger swimmers....
Nov 29, 2017 - Why Isn't My Swimmer Dropping Time
?Why isn?t my child dropping as much time as so and so?? I hear that all the time?and I?ve felt those thoughts, too. It can be frustrating when your kid is putting in tons of hard work, never misses p...
Nov 24, 2017 - 8 Ground Rules to Know about Sports Nutrition
Swimmers want to win. They want to do better than their last performance, and perform at their best every time they compete. It takes a lot of hard work to get to the next level. Endless hours in the ...
Nov 10, 2017 - Developing a Mindset of Resilience
Nov 6, 2017 - New Team Records
At the last two meets several new team records have been established. Updated records posted here . Alex Mitchell - 11-12 Girls 400 IM Jaden Duncan - 15-16 Boys 50 Back Tadzio Kurka - 15-16 Boys 200 ...
Nov 5, 2017 - St. Charles Meet Results
Congrats to all of the CWAC swimmers that made the trek out to St. Charles for their Fall Classic meet. Alex Mitchell, Tadzio Kurka and Jacob Furlong set new team records - click here . New State Tim...
Oct 27, 2017 - How To Be Mentally Tough
Mental toughness. It?s something we always use to ascribe the top swimmers who surround us. They are the ones that are unflinching in the face of pressure in big moments. And they are the ones who ar...
Oct 22, 2017 - Howloween Meet Results
Congrats to the 245 CWAC swimmers that competed in the Howloween III meet this weekend at UIC. A huge thank you to all of the parents for helping the meet run so smoothly. Many of you took on new jobs...
Oct 15, 2017 - CWAC Team Pictures
Here is the link to the group pictures that have been taken so far - click here
Oct 13, 2017 - Nutrition Tips
6 NUTRITIONAL TIPS FOR SWIMMERs CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD Here are the some of the tips revisited for swimmers: Eat breakfast. Even the swimmer who dives into the pool at 6 a.m. needs br...
Oct 3, 2017 - Illinois All State Banquet
Congrats to the following CWAC swimmers that were recognized at the Illinois Swimming Banquet for their outstanding performances during the 2016-17 season. Go Wolfpack!! Maya Arroyo Grace Chin Isabell...
Oct 3, 2017 - Illinois Regional & State Times Released
The Illinois State & Regional time standard have been released for the 2017-18 swim season. 2017-18 SCY Time Standards 2018 LCM Time Standards Time to start setting those goals!!!
Oct 3, 2017 - Ten Things That Have Nothing To Do With Talent
Oct 1, 2017 - Bubolz named Coach of the Year!
Coach Kyle Bubolz was honored at the Illinois Swimming Banquet as both the Age Group Coach of the Year and the Developmental Coach of the Year. The age group coach award is a performance award based o...
Oct 1, 2017 - CWAC Intrasquad Results
Congats to the 94 CWAC swimmers that participated in the Intrasquad meet on Sunday. This was a great chance for swimmers to get in some racing and learn the format and flow of a swim meet. Congrats to...
Sep 25, 2017 - Top 100 All-Time Rankings
This summer Daren Rodgers, Parker Nolan and Julieta Tracy achieved Top 100 All-Time rankings for their events. This is their ranking against every other swimmer who has competed in the age group. It i...
Sep 19, 2017 - CWAC Swimmers Nationally Ranked
The following CWAC swimmers and relays posted top 20 national rankings for the 2017 long course season. Congrats to all on this great achievement! Top 20 LCM Times USA Swimming 2017 INDIVIDUALS 11 yea...
Sep 12, 2017 - Four CWAC Swimmers Named Scholastic All-American
Congrats to Jacob Furlong, Gillian Gagnard, Ezra Mizgala and Anna Peterson on being named to the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team. In order to be considered for the Scholastic All-America Tea...
Sep 7, 2017 - Illinois Top Ten Rankings LCM 2017
The summer of 2017 was the most successful in team history and the final Illinois top 10 rankings are at testament to all of our athletes success. Congrats to the following swimmers that posted the fa...
Aug 31, 2017 - 11 Tips To Prepare Your Kids For College
Aug 11, 2017 - Five Tips For Parents About The Journey
Swim parents share in the excitement and disappointments of our children?s journey in swimming. We cheer for our kids when they dive off the blocks for the first time or swim the 200 IM without a DQ. ...
Aug 7, 2017 - CWAC Wins Futures Men's Meet
The CWAC men's team won the Lewisville Texas Futures meet over the weekend. Jacob Furlong, Eamonn Keenan, Ezra Mizgala and Reilly Shields led the team as together they won 6 individual events and 2 re...
Aug 6, 2017 - Futures & Zones Day 4
Day 4 of the Futures meet saw the Pack pick up two more victories. Jacob Furlong dominated the men's 800 free picking up another US Open cut and breaking the 17-18 and team record. Reilly Sheilds foll...
Aug 5, 2017 - Futures & Zones Day 3
It was another great day of swimming in Texas for the Wolfpack. Reilly Shields dropped half a second off his prelim time to win the 50 free in a US Open cut and new team record. Jacob Furlong dipped u...
Aug 4, 2017 - Futures & Zones Day 2
Day 2 at the US Futures meet saw Jacob Furlong and Reilly Shields each pick up their first ever US Open cuts in going 1-2 in the men's 200 freestyle. Furlong's 1:52.45 sets the new 17-18 and team reco...
Aug 3, 2017 - Futures & Zones Day 1
Night one of the Futures meet in Lewisville, Texas saw the men's 800 free relay team of Ezra Mizgala, Reilly Shields, Eamonn Keenan and Jacob Furlong take first place in a winning time of 7:45.99. The...
Aug 1, 2017 - Final Day of Age Group State
It was an amazing age group state championship meet for CWAC as 77 swimmers led the team to second place finish, just 46 points behind first. CWAC swimmers broke 4 state records and established 32 new...
Jul 28, 2017 - AG State Day 2
It was another awesome day for the Pack at the Illinois Swimming Age Group Championships. The team still sits in first place with a 24 points lead over the Bullets. The 10&Under girls came out of the ...
Jul 23, 2017 - CWAC Finishes 2nd at Regional
Congrats to the 96 CWAC swimmers that helped the team to a second place showing at the regional championships over the weekend. Levi Tipton (11-12 boys 400 IM) and Gabriella Kukatla (11-12 girls 1650 ...
Jul 16, 2017 - CWAC Wins Conference Meet
Congrats to the 62 swimmers that helped lead the team to victory at the Windy City Conference Championships on Sunday. This was one of the first meets at the brand new Highland Park High School pool a...
Sep 9, 2014 - CWAC Puts 4 on Scholastic All-American Team
Congratulations to Marysol Arce, Billy Barth, Charlotte Rosenberg and Anthony Tremmel for making the 2013-2014 Scholastic All-American Team! This is a national award given by USA Swimming to honor swi...
Sep 5, 2014 - The Importance of Sleep
How Much Sleep Do Swimmers Need? Swimmers push themselves hard in the pool. They try to make healthy life decisions when it comes hydration and nutrition. But where many begin to cut corners is on the...
Aug 21, 2014 - Coming Back from a Break
For most swimmers it is officially summer. And by summer I mean a couple weeks of almost guilt-free respite where we are able to catch up with friends, sleep in, and slowly peel off the smell of chlor...
Jul 13, 2014 - CWAC Now On Twitter
CWAC is now on Twitter - follow us at @PackPride10
Apr 21, 2011 - Beyond Limit: Fran Crippen Tribute
Mar 10, 2011 - CWAC Team Pictures