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Jun 2, 2017 - USA Swimming Names Tim Hinchey President & Chief Executive Officer
USA Swimming Names Tim Hinchey President & Chief Executive Officer Former college swimmer earned 2016 Major League Soccer Executive of the Year as Colorado Rapids President ( read entire release )
Jan 19, 2017 - Tickets Men's and Women's PAC 12 Championships
2017 PAC 12 Swimming (W) & Diving (M/W) Championships February 22-25, 2017 - WKCAC 2017 PAC 12 Men's Swimming Championships March 1-4, 2017 - WKCAC Tickets can be purchased in advance with the link be...
Dec 22, 2016 - PNS Swimmers at Winter Nationals and Junior Nationals
Thank you to Linda Vicik for creating the following congratulatory report in addition to her being Sanction Chair and officiating! CONGRATULATIONS PNS SWIMMERS Two PNS swimmers competed at December?...
Dec 15, 2016 - 2017 PNS All Star Team Announced
Congratulations to those athletes who will compete at the Pacific Coast All Star Meet January 7-8, 2017 as part of the Pacific Northwest Swimming ALL STAR TEAM . Roster posted under Swimmers > Age ...
Dec 7, 2016 - Use of BACKSTROKE WEDGES at 14&U PNS Champs
To: PNS Coaches & Teams From: Suzanne Rychlik, General Chair Re: Use of backstroke wedges at 14 & under PNS champs As you may know, KCAC has recently upgraded/replaced the startin...
Dec 3, 2016 - Looking for National Anthem Singers for 14U PNS Champs
Hi PNS Teams! If you have a swimmer(s) who are interested in singing the national anthem prior to each prelims and finals session please let the Meet Director know. She will be happy to get your s...
Oct 31, 2016 - Alignments and All Star Applications posted
2017 Alignments for January and Winter Challenge as well as February AGI are now posted. Meet/Results > Meet OPS 2017 Pacific Coast ALL STAR Meet coach/trip manager, chaperone and athlete applicati...
Oct 13, 2016 - PNS Athlete News Vol 2 Issue 1
Pacific Northwest Swimming Athlete Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 2 is now posted. Swimmers > PNS Athlete News
Oct 4, 2016 - Safe Sport Fellowship Class of 2017
USA Swimming Safe Sport has asked the LSC to pass along the following announcement. The Safe Sport Fellowship is a 13-month leadership development program designed for high school aged athlete members...
Sep 28, 2016 - PNS Official of the Year 2015 - Bob Keller
After reviewing the nominations, the Selection Committee for the PNS Official Of The Year (OOTY) Award have reached a decision. This award recognizes a PNS official each year for his/her work both on...
Sep 16, 2016 - 2016 Gold/Silver, 14U and Senior SC Champs TIME STANDARDS posted
THANK YOU to John Skroch, Program Development Vice Chair and others for their work on 2016 TIME STANDARDS. Gold/Silver, PNS 14U and Washington State Senior SC Champs. Now posted under Meet/Results > ...
Aug 30, 2016 - 2016 USA Swimming Scholastic All America Team
Aug 26, 2016 - Haley Beranbaum to Rio for 2016 Summer Paralympics
Haley Beranbaum of Snohomish, WA is a first-time Paralympian but a long-time Team USA star. At the 2011 ParaPan Am Games, Haley broke an American record that was set the year that she was born, and at...
Aug 24, 2016 - ALIGNMENTS for 2016-17 Posted
Participating Team Alignments for October Challenge, November AGI, Fall Divisionals have been posted. Meet/Results > Meet OPS January and February alignments will be posted when available.
Aug 19, 2016 - Kent YMCA facility planning walking tour SEPTEMBER 20th
The new Kent YMCA facility planning is happening. Walking tour of the site Tuesday, September 20th. We are trying to get the word out, get the community excited and to start talking about this pr...
Aug 14, 2016 - PNS Wins Western Zone Age Group Championships!
PNS wins Western Zone Age Group Championships! CONGRATULATIONS!! Pictures from the Zone Trip More Pictures from the Zone Trip
Jul 22, 2016 - USA Swimming Foundation Newsletter features PNS clubs
From the USA Swimming Foundation Newsletter : The Central Area Aquatic Team explains why they support the USA Swimming foundations' USA Swim-A-Thon fundraising platform. Category #1 Club Size: 0-75 ...
Jul 19, 2016 - 2016-17 October-February PNS ALIGNMENT SURVEY
Sent out to all clubs via "blast" e-mail. If your club DID NOT receive (each club has one or two contact e-mail addresses) please contact the office so the address book can be updated. PNS teams, ...
Jun 29, 2016 - PNS Official's Delegation at USA Swimming Olympic Team Trials
Ron Van Pool, Lisa Vetterlein, David Coddington (Meet Referee), Teri White and John Gagliardo USA Swimming Olympic Team Trials, Omaha.
May 14, 2016 - PNS Athlete News - Quarterly Newsletter posted
Thank you to PNS Athlete News Editor Eva Smerekanych for Vol 1 Issue 1 now available and posted for all to read! Swimmers > PNS Athlete News
May 12, 2016 - 2015 Phillips 66 Service Award Recipient KIKO VAN ZANDT
David Coddington presented Kiko Van Zandt her 2015 Phillips 66 Outstanding Service Award at the House of Delgates Meeting Saturday, May 7,2016. CONGRATULATIONS!!
May 2, 2016 - 2016 PNS 14&U Zone Team Roster
Congratulations to athletes who will be representing PNS at the 2016 Western Zone Age Group Championships in Kearns, Utah this summer! Roster can be found at SWIMMERS > Age Group Swimming.
Apr 28, 2016 - HOD Agenda and Reports for May 7 Meeting
Reminder that the PNS HOUSE of DELEGATES MEETING Saturday, May 7 with call to order 11AM. Agenda and other reports of Officers, Committees/Coordinators as well as other documents for reviewing prior t...
Mar 28, 2016 - MEET BID PACKAGE for 2016-2017 swim season
MEET BID PACKAGE for 2016-2017 swim season was sent out via "blast" e-mail to all clubs today. Part B and Order of Events for the 2016-2017 season will be posted as soon as available at Meet/Results ...
Mar 16, 2016 - 2016 Western Zone Age Group Championships Applications
Applications for Head Coach, Assistant Coach and Chaperone for 2016 Western Zone Age Group Championships August 10-13, 2016 in Kearns, Utah are now posted. Swimmers > Age Group Swimming dropdown box ...
Mar 8, 2016 - Western Zone Select Diversity Camp - PNS Athlete Application
Western Zone Select Diversity Camp is a three-day program full of pool training, education, motivational sessions, team-building activities and participation in a local outreach event. June 16-19, 20...
Feb 3, 2016 - Thank you MMSC -HOST for PNS 14U Long Course Champs
2/17/16 update: THANK YOU TO MIGHTY MARLINS SWIM CLUB for submitting bid to HOST!! We are NO LONGER looking for a host for the 2016 summer 14 & under PNS Championships to be held July 29 th -31 st...
Jan 15, 2016 - UPDATED NWAG "Last Chance" Email Entries Explanation
With the meet a week earlier than last year please note the following: 2016 NWAG ?LAST CHANCE? EMAIL ENTRIES Swimmers who achieve a first-time individual 2016 Northwest Age Group Regional qualifying t...
Jan 14, 2016 - PNS Long Course Task Force 2016 LC Season Guidelines
All clubs received notice via e-mail "blast" sent Thursday, January 14, 2016. PNS Long Course Task Force 2016 Long Course Season Guidelines .
Dec 12, 2015 - Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool TV Broadcast
Television coverage of the Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool will air Sunday, Dec. 19 on Universal HD from 2-4 p.m. Eastern and NBC from 4-6 6 p.m. Eastern Simone Manuel Leads Team USA on Night O...
Nov 30, 2015 - 2016 Pacific Coast All-Star Team Applications Posted
2016 Pacific Coast All-Star Meet is to be held January 9-10, 2016 in Portland, OR Coach/Team Manager, Chaperone and Athlete Applications are now posted SWIMMERS > Age Group Swimming
Nov 24, 2015 - Olympic Champions to Headline Next Week's AT&T Winter Nationals in Federal Way
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Contact: John Martin (719-866-3603 / jmartin@usaswimming.org ) Olympic Champions to Headline Next Week?s AT&T Winter Nationals in Federal Way T...
Nov 9, 2015 - USA Swimming's 2015 AT&T Winter Nationals Headed to Federal Way
USA Swimming?s 2015 AT&T Winter Nationals Headed to Federal Way Tickets on sale now for Dec. 3-5 event at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ? Many of the nation?s to...
Oct 30, 2015 - Congratulations Jared Graham selected to National Select Camp
Congratulations Jared Graham, Penguin Aquatics (PAQ) attending USA Swimming National Select Camp . NATIONAL SELECT CAMP Each fall, USA Swimming brings 68 of the top USA Swimming member athletes in the...
Oct 15, 2015 - January Challenge ALIGNMENTS now posted
January Challenge 2016 ALIGNMENTS are now posted - Meet OPS > 2015-16 PNS Alignments Please note that 2016 Winter Challenge and February AGI alignments will be posted as soon as available.
Oct 14, 2015 - Tickets now on sale for AT&T Winter Nationals in Federal Way
Tickets are now on sale for USA Swimming?s AT&T Winter National Championship, December 3 -5 , at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, WA. Please follow link to purchase. ...
Sep 16, 2015 - PNS Records Updated 2014-15 Season
Thank you to Keith Ure, PNS Records Chair for creating all reports for 2014-15 season. Fast Times > PNS Records dropdown box. Congratulations to all record breakers!
Sep 15, 2015 - Sad News to pass along Tyler Garrett Hayden
Tyler Garrett Hayden Beloved son, brother and friend Tyler Garrett Hayden, 25, passed away Sept. 6, 2015, after a boat he was aboard collided with another vessel off Casino Point, Calif. - See more
Sep 4, 2015 - Congratulations PNS Scholastic All American Team Members
Sep 1, 2015 - Athlete Protection Training RENEWAL course now available
U SA Swimming Safe Sport is excited to announce the release of the Athlete Protection Training Renewal Course! It is a brand new, 30-minute, scenario based course It will be required of all renewing n...
Aug 26, 2015 - Fitter & Faster Swim Tour coming back to PNS
The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour is returning to Pacific Northwest Swimming to bring Olympic swimming icon - Matt Biondi - and 2013 World Champion Megan Romano - to work with athletes on racing skills...
Aug 21, 2015 - 2015-16 PNS Alignments Posted
October Challenge, November AGI and Fall Divisionals ALIGNMENTS are now available and posted under Meet/Results > Meet OPS dropdown page > 2015-16 PNS ALIGNMENTS . Remaining ALIGNMENTS for January ...
Aug 14, 2015 - Haley Beranbaum Shines at Parapan-Am Games
C ONGRATULATIONS to Haley Beranbaum ( formerly of SRST ) now training at the Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO on her spectacular achievement at Parapan-Am Games. Haley ended the games ti...
Aug 13, 2015 - Keith Ure Nominated ASCA/Fitter & Faster Tour 2015 Age Group Coach of the Year
KEITH URE, King Aquatic Club Nominated. Vote for the Age Group Swim Coach of the Year! Aug 12, 2015 The American Swimming Coaches Association and the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by Swim...
Aug 6, 2015 - BISC Head Coach Carolyn Ackerley featured on USA Swimming Women in Coaching
Bainbridge Island Swim Club Head Coach Carolyn Ackerley featured on USA Swimming WOMEN IN COACHING ( read full article )
Jul 31, 2015 - Safety Training for Swim Coaches Course Offering
Wave Aquatics Management is offering Safety Training for Swim Coaches on August 15, 2015. INFORMATION LINK (information also posted under Coaches > CERT Course Offering dropdown box)
Jul 29, 2015 - PNS Diversity Camp September 13, 2015
From Lisa Dahl , PNS Outreach/Diversity Chair: Pacific Northwest Swimming DIVERSITY CAMP Sunday, September 13, 2015 11AM-7PM Kandle Park, 2323 N. Shirley St., Tacoma FLYER/INFORMATION/CONTACT INFO ...
Jul 27, 2015 - USA Swimming adds SwimStaffSelect
USA Swimming is proud to introduce, SwimStaffSelect, an online human resources tool available FREE as a member service to all of our coaches and clubs! Information/link on PNS website under CLUBS > Sw...
Jul 14, 2015 - 2015-16 ALIGNMENT CHOICE SURVEY
The following information was sent out from office via e-mail to all clubs. Teams, Please fill out the survey for your choices for assigned meets for the 15/16 swim year by Sunday, July 26th . We a...
Jul 10, 2015 - NO Spectator WI-FI/Meet Mobile at WKCAC
7/10/15: **NOTICE from Mike Dunwiddie, WKCAC** KING MARK PROTHERO LONG COURSE INVITATIONAL: Our bandwith was exceeded this morning affecting connectivity that prevented the event timing and meet ma...
Jul 8, 2015 - Safety and Safe Sport Updates to web
Information from the USA Swimming Safety Chair Meeting are now posted on our website CLUBS > SAFETY dropdown box. Hypoxic blackout and the dangers of hyperventilation preceding extended breath holdin...
May 29, 2015 - 2014-2015 Scholastic All American Application
The application for the 2014-2015 year will be available online at the USA Swimming website from June 1, 2015 to August 15, 2015. INFORMATION LINK to USA Swimming can be found under SWIMMERS / Scholas...
May 1, 2015 - Zones Travel Team and 10&U Participants Posted
2015 Zones Travel Team and 10&U Zone Participants have been announced and are posted under SWIMMERS / Age Group Swimming Thank you to all applicants and best of luck to all those travelling to compete...
Apr 17, 2015 - PNS Records Updated
PNS Records SCY and SCM have been updated. Thank you to Keith Ure, Records Chair! Fast Times > PNS Records
Apr 4, 2015 - 2015 US Parapan American Team includes Wheeler and Beranbaum
Twenty athletes were announced today by U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, to the U. S. swimming team roster for the 2015 Parapan American Games, held Aug. 7-15 in To...
Apr 2, 2015 - 2015 SwimToday Promotional Kits
Mar 27, 2015 - 2015-2016 MEET BID PACKET
2015-2016 MEET BID PACKET sent to all clubs via e-mail "blast". Packet can also be found under Meet/Results > Meet OPS dropdown box. Questions about the content of the Bid Package or meet parameter...
Mar 6, 2015 - CLBMS 201 - April 11, 2015 - The Westin Bellevue
Bill Krumm, USA Swimming Western Zone Sport Development Consultant will be conducting Club Leadership Business Management School (CLBMS) 201 Saturday, April 11, 2015 - The Westin Bellevue - 9:30am-3...
Feb 25, 2015 - FITTER and FASTER SWIM TOUR coming to Snohomish May 30-31, 2015
FITTER and FASTER SWIM TOUR coming to Snohomish May 30-31, 2015. Information/registration links can be found under SWIMMERS / Camps/Clinics dropdown box.
Feb 3, 2015 - 2015 Western Zone AGE GROUP Meet Athlete/Coach Applications Posted
2015 Western Zone AGE GROUP Meet ATHLETE and COACH/CHAPERONE Applications are now posted. SWIMMERS / Age Group Swimming dropdown box. Please note deadlines and send any questions to Age Group Vice Ch...
Feb 3, 2015 - USA Swimming Regional Coach Clinic 4/10-12/15
Information posted COACHES / Coach Clinics dropdown box. April 10-12, 2015 - The Westin, Bellevue, WA
Jan 23, 2015 - 2015 PAC-12 Swimming and Diving Championships
2015 PAC-12 Swiming and Diving Championships Women's Swimming / Men's and Women's Diving Championship - February 25-28,2015 Group tickets for 10 or more are only $5 Single day tickets are $1...
Jan 22, 2015 - Congratulations 2015 PNS All Star Team
Congratulations to the 2015 PNS All Star Team for placing 3 rd at the meet behind Southern California and Pacific Swimming. The meet was hosted by Southern California Swimming and was held at the Br...
Dec 23, 2014 - 2015 All Star Team Roster posted
Congratulations to those 11-12 and 13-14 Girls and Boys named to the 2015 All Star Team. Team roster posted under Swimmers / Age Group Swimming dropdown box. (Updated 12/26/14).
Dec 1, 2014 - USA Swimming Safe Sport Survey
USA Swimming Safe Sport is excited to roll out a survey about coaches? and athletes? ( ages 12 and older ) perceptions of the Safe Sport program and their experiences with a swim club. We hope to use ...
Nov 24, 2014 - 2015 ALL-STAR TEAM APPLICATIONS
The PACIFIC COAST ALL-STAR MEET is a high quality meet with the top athletes from Oregon Swimming, Pacific Swimming, Southern California Swimming and Pacific Northwest Swimming. This creates a grea...
Nov 24, 2014 - Club BOARD PRESIDENTS Newsletter
The USA Swimming club development division has created a Board Presidents Newsletter. They send it out monthly by the 10th of the month. If you are interested in receiving this Board Presidents' New...
Nov 24, 2014 - 2015 Safe Sport Leadership Conference
USA Swimming is excited to announce the 2015 Safe Sport Leadership Conference! The 2015 Conference is the 2 nd Safe Sport Leadership Conference since our program began in 2010. The 2013 Conference wa...
Nov 3, 2014 - WKCAC is OPEN
The King County Aquatic Center reopens this week having finished a very large and successful capital improvement project on time. The goals met include increasing fresh air supply to the main natatori...
Oct 8, 2014 - Williams and DeVine named to 2014 18&U World Cup Roster
Congratulations to Kim Williams (BC) and Abrahm DeVine (CSC)! Sixteen swimmers recognized as top 18-and-under swimmers from across the nation will represent USA Swimming this fall at FINA World Cup ev...
Sep 10, 2014 - PNS Records, Time Standards and Western Zone Athlete News
Many thanks - Keith Ure, Records Chair - updated and now posted Fast Times > PNS Records Steve Sholdra, Western Zone Athlete Rep - Western Zone Athlete Newsletter Issue 4 now posted Swimmers > WZ At...
Sep 8, 2014 - USA Swimming 2014-15 National Junior Team
Congratulations to Abrahm DeVine (CSC), Hannah Weiss (KING), and Kim Williams (BC). USA Swimming today announced its 2014-15 National Junior Team roster, honoring the nation?s top up-and-coming swimme...
Sep 4, 2014 - Congratulations Hannah Weiss and Kim Williams
Congratulations to Pacific Northwest Swimmers, Hannah Weiss (KING) and Kim Williams (BC) for their recent selection and performances as part of the 2014 USA Swimming Junior Pan Pacific Team that compe...
Sep 3, 2014 - Congratulations 2013-14 SAA Team for USA Swimming
Aug 4, 2014 - 2014-15 ALIGNMENTS POSTED
A big THANK YOU to Suzanne Rychlik for completing her final duty as Program Operations VC/Scheduling Chair (now General Chair). 2014-15 Alignments can be found under Meet/Results > Meet OPS dropdo...
Jul 28, 2014 - 2014 PN Age Group ZONES TEAM ROSTER
Congratulations 2014 Pacific Northwest Swimming Age Group ZONES TEAM 10&U Girls 10&U Boys Ashmore, Amanda OAC Davison Smith, Tra...
Jul 22, 2014 - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Western Zone Age Group Zones Meet
Pacific Northwest Swimming is hosting the Western Zone Age Group Championship at the King County Aquatic Center August 6 through August 9. Since we are the host, we need to provide the volunteers to r...
Jul 15, 2014 - 2014 14 & U Age Group Zone PNS Automatic Qualifiers
Pacific Northwest Swimming ZONE TEAM automatic qualifiers list has been posted to the website. Swimmers > Age Group Swimming
May 20, 2014 - 14&U Age Group Western Zone Applications posted
2014 Pacific Northwest Swimming 14 & U Western Zone Age Group Team applications are now posted. Swimmers > Age Group Swimming > links to Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Chaperone as well as Athlete Regis...
May 12, 2014 - Spring HOD Follow-Up
Thank you to all who attended the Spring House of Delegates Meeting Saturday, May 10. Initial numbers were given at meeting, but I have now verified the following: 25 clubs attended with all 3 voting ...
May 12, 2014 - PNS held "Catch the Spirit" Camp
Pacific Northwest Swimming held a 2014 USA Swimming "Catch the Spirit" Camp, May 10-11, at Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center. The camp was made up of the top swimmers in the 11-12, 13-14 age groups f...
May 1, 2014 - 2014 Diversity National Select Camp
Congratulations to Dean Nguyen, Cascade Swim Club selected to attend the 2014 Diversity National Select Camp May 1-4, 2014, U.S. Olympic Training Facility (OTC), Colorado Springs. Each spring, USA S...
Apr 29, 2014 - Mark Prothero - A Celebration of Life
There will be a deep hole left in the swimming community. Mark W. Prothero
Apr 7, 2014 - Spring HOD Election Notice
We are currently looking for nominations for Finance Chair. This person would be responsible for overseeing PNS investment policy, audit policy and working with the Vice Chairs to put together a budge...
Apr 1, 2014 - 2014 US Paralympics Swimming Spring National Championships/Spring CanAms
U.S. Paralympics swimmers set world marks on Day 1 of CanAms MIAMI ? Americans Rebecca Meyers, Ian Silverman and Kayla Wheeler set world records on the opening day of the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Swimmin...
Mar 28, 2014 - 2014-2015 MEET BID PACKET
The 2014-2015 MEET BID PACKET was forwarded to clubs via "blast" e-mail from the PN Office today and is also available on the website Meet/Results > Program OPS dropdown page . Completed MEET BIDS ar...
Feb 25, 2014 - Executive Director Survey
Clubs were sent via "blast" e-mail the following participation request and survey link. We need each club to have, at a minimum, their head coach, an athlete 14 or older, and one parent or club board ...
Feb 7, 2014 - Western Zone Athlete Newsletter Issue 3
Issue 3 of the Western Zone Athlete Newsletter has been posted . Highlights of this issue include: feature story by USA Swimming Vice-President Mary Jo Swalley, USA Swimming Governance articles by Ath...
Jan 27, 2014 - CLBMS - March 15, 2014
Bill Krumm, Western Zone Sport Development Consultant will be presenting a USA Swimming CLUB LEADERSHIP and BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SCHOOL on Saturday, March 15, 2014 9AM-4PM WKCAC Upper Admin. Room. Pl...
Jan 24, 2014 - Kent Parks Department Workshop Notice
As you know, we have made a couple of unsuccessful attempts to get a new aquatic facility in Kent in the past. But the need has not gone away with time ? it has only gotten bigger. For all those inter...
Dec 17, 2013 - 2014 All Star Team Announced
2014 Pacific Northwest Swimming All Star Team Swimmers>Age Group Swimming dropdown box. Congratulations and best of luck at the Pacific Coast All Star Meet January 4-5, 2014! Noting that the meet i...
Dec 16, 2013 - USA Swimming Disability Committee Workshop
Opportunity for Coach Member to attend the USA-S Disability Committee Workshop Jan. 17-19, 2014 Dear PNS Coaches, Please see the attached invite from the USA-S Disability Committee for a Workshop in...
Dec 16, 2013 - SafeSport's Make the Commitment: Stop Abuse in Sport
SafeSport's Make the Commitment: Stop Abuse in Sport public awareness campaign is releasing a kid-focused video series that showcases the positive effects sport has on their lives. Abuse in sport ...
Dec 9, 2013 - Congratulations Maxwell Excellence Award Recipient Teri White
MAXWELL EXCELLENCE AWARD From the 65th Annual Husky Invitational: Thank you for allowing a few moments to recognize an outstanding volunteer at this meet. Every two months, USA Swimming, in cooperat...
Nov 22, 2013 - Policy Update AD97-08
AD97-08 - Meet Entry Eligibility and Entry Times change approved at the PNS BoD Meeting Tuesday evening. AD97-08 1.b.ii. "The effective date of each participating swimmer's current registration, whic...
Nov 15, 2013 - Congratulations Hannah Weiss - King Aquatic Club
Congratulations to Hannah Weiss - King Aquatic Club named to the 2013 USA Swimming 18 & Under WORLD CUP roster.
Oct 24, 2013 - COACHES: Notice of STSC Course Offering
Thank you to Bryce Jensen for sending information of course offering Nov. 11, 2013. Coaches tab / STSC Course Offering dropdown box.
Oct 24, 2013 - Western Zone Athlete Newsletter Issue 2
Issue 2 of the Western Zone Athlete Newsletter has been posted . Swimmers tab / WZ Athlete NEWS dropdown box.
Sep 30, 2013 - Megan Jendrick and Ariana Kukors Announce Retirement
Megan Jendrick , two time Olympian has retired from swimming at age 29. She "calls it a career" in letter to family, friends and the world's greatest fans. Read entire letter . Ariana Kukors , a wo...
Sep 28, 2013 - 2012-13 USA Swimming Scholastic All American Team
2012-2013 SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM HIGHLIGHTS Numbers: Successful Applicants: 1356 / Female: 731 / 4.0: 558 / Male: 625 / 4.0: 483 Zone Central: 308 / Eastern: 380 / Southern: 384 / ...
Sep 25, 2013 - FALL HOD Reminder!
REMINDER: Fall House of Delegates Meeting Saturday, September 28, 2013. Information available by clicking on Meet/Results and accessing via calendar OR home page under EVENTS - HOD Meetings.
Sep 17, 2013 - Shadow Seals Escape to Lake Washington
SHADOW SEALS ESCAPE TO LAKE WASHINGTON - read entire article
Sep 16, 2013 - News from USAS Convention
Congratulations Ron Van Pool and David Coddington! Ron Van Pool took home the 2013 USA Swimming Award. The USA Swimming Award is the highest honor in the sport of swimming, given to the individual or ...
Sep 13, 2013 - COLLEGE SWIMMING PANEL DISCUSSION
New Posting under SWIMMERS > Age Group and Senior Swimming dropdown boxes. COLLEGE SWIMMING PANEL DISCUSSION - see links for information.
Sep 9, 2013 - First Western Zone Athlete Newsletter
Here is the first issue of the Western Zone Athlete Newsletter ! This issue includes the History of the Western Zone, Nutrition: Building Blocks of Healthy Living, Open Water Swimming, Exhibition Swi...
Sep 2, 2013 - Athlete Protection Training Reminder
For those of you who first completed the Athlete Protection Training September, October or November of 2011 (initial year of the program) your valid to date 9/30/13, 10/31/13 or 11/30/13 was extended ...
Aug 29, 2013 - ARC LG and CPR/AED recert class
NOTE: This information was received at PNS Office and if your club/coach is offering a course and would like information posted to website, please send e-mail to PNS Office . What: Red Cross LG an...
Aug 20, 2013 - 2013-2014 ALIGNMENTS posted
Thank you to Suzanne Rychlik , Program Operations! 2013-2014 Alignments for Challenge, AGI and Divisionals is now posted under Meet/Results / Meet Operations dropdown box / 2013-2014 Alignments . ...
Aug 15, 2013 - Thank you VOLUNTEERS PNS Hosted NACC Meet
Thank you to all those who volunteered - coaches, chaperones, officials, timers, hospitality, awards and others! Special "shout out" to Mike Murphy, Linda Vicik and Julia Hansen!! Note that recap ...
Jul 30, 2013 - Seventeen PNS Individual LCM Records Set
Amy Tang of Pacific Dragon Swim Team rewrote the PNS Girls ten and under 50 meter backstroke record with a time of 34.02 at the King Invitational on July 11. The previous mark was held by Gabby Dang ...
Jul 19, 2013 - SAVE Juanita POOL!
There is a Board meeting on 8/5/2013 where Juanita Pool will be discussed... Juanita Pool is again under threat of being closed. If it is closed it will mean the end of swimming in Northshore SD and...
Jul 17, 2013 - Administrative Official Clinic 7/23/13
Information posted under Officials Home/Officials Clinics dropdown box. Everett Public Library, Evergreen Branch - Tuesday, July 23 6:00-7:30PM
Jul 15, 2013 - Ian Lipton LSC Safety Poster Contest Winner!
CONGRATULATIONS to Ian Lipton, BISC for his submission to USA Swimming 2013 Safety Poster Contest . Ian is the Pacific Northwest Swimming LSC winner! His submission has been sent to the Operational ...
Jul 1, 2013 - 2013-14 ALIGNMENT requests survey for TEAMS
The following information was sent out via e-mail "blast" to all clubs/contacts - Teams: Please fill out the following survey to request your challenge meet alignments by Tuesday, July 16th . The goa...
Jun 13, 2013 - Take Western Zone Diversity and Inclusion Committee Survey
Complete Western Zone Survey and win $75! The Western Zone Diversity and Inclusion committee is collecting information from our membership to assess how we best support underrepresented populations in...
Jun 11, 2013 - Northwest Region Age Group Championships Cancelled
The Long Course Age Group Regional Meet scheduled for August in Wenatchee WA is cancelled due to lack of participation/interest. If you have any questions you can contact: Todd Stafek, toddstafek...
Jun 5, 2013 - 2013 SAFETY POSTER CONTEST
Details and timeline for USA Swimming 2013 Safety Poster Contest sponsored by Swimmer's Edge . Please submit entries to: PNS Office, 501 30th St. N.E., Suite E, Auburn, WA 98002 LSC submission de...
Jun 4, 2013 - PN BoD Executive Director SURVEY
PNS Community, Attached is a link to a survey from the PNS Board of Directors concerning the possibility of hiring an Executive Director for Pacific Northwest Swimming. Please have your head coach, ...
May 30, 2013 - Arena Carbon Pro Racing Suit
USA Swimming to grant Carbon Pro waiver through June 2 5/7/2013 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ? Following consultation with FINA, the international governing body for the sport of swimming, USA Swimming ...
May 16, 2013 - USA Swimming Open Water Nationals
This weekend the best open water swimmers in the United States will gather at Lower Lake Castaic in Santa Clarita, California for the 2013 Open Water National Championships. There?s a lot on the line ...
May 15, 2013 - International Water Safety Day - May 15
International Water Safety Day is designed to educate the youth in becoming safer in and around the water while spreading global awareness of this ongoing pandemic. With over 30,000 deaths monthly, th...
May 11, 2013 - Proposed New FINA Swimming Rules
This circular contains motions, applications and proposals for alteration of or addition to the FINA Swimming Rules to be considered at the FINA Technical Swimming Congress to be held on 25 July 2...
May 4, 2013 - PNS Swimmers Named to Camps
Diversity Camp - Each spring, USA Swimming invites 36 athletes from underrepresented populations to participate in a three-day camp program which includes pool training, motivational and education s...
May 1, 2013 - Tang Sets Long Course PNS Record
Ten year old Amy Tang of the Pacific Dragons Swim Team set a Pacific Northwest Swimming record at the Dick LaFave Long Course Kickoff April 26 at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center. Tang re...
Apr 21, 2013 - PNS Swimmers Shine at Recent Can-AM Paralympics Championships
PNS Swimmers Shine at Recent Can-AM Paralympics Championships setting American, Pan American and World Records and earning Swimmer of the Meet Award. Pacific Northwest Swimming was well represented at...
Apr 16, 2013 - US Paralympics Announces Team for 2013 IPC Swimming Worlds
The United States Paralympic Committee has announced a 25-swimmer roster that will travel to Montreal, Canada for the 2013 IPC World Swimming Championships from August 11th-17th. CONGRATULATIONS to...
Mar 27, 2013 - PNS Records Fall During First Quarter of 2013
Mar 25, 2013 - Northwest Region Age Group Championships - thru Day 3
Team Scores through Day Three: King Aquatic Club 912.5, Tualatin Hills Swim Club 894.5, Bellevue Club Swim Team 805.5, Issaquah Swim Team, 298, Bend Swim Club 279, Pacific Dragon Swim Team 199, Bainb...
Mar 21, 2013 - 2013-2014 MEET BID PACKAGE POSTED
2013-2014 Meet Bid Package was sent via e-mail to all club contacts and posted to website. As stated in letter from Scheduling Chair, Suzanne Rychlik it includes: Instructions for filling out the BI...
Mar 18, 2013 - KING Quartet Sets National Age Group Record
The King Aquatic Club quartet of Hannah Weiss, Carolyn McCann, Heidi Vanderwel, and Ashley Sutherland set a new National Age Group Record in the girls' 15-18 4 x 100 yard medley relay Sunday at the ...
Mar 16, 2013 - Anderson Sets National Age Group Record
Fourteen year old Thomas Anderson of King Aquatic Club set a new National Age Group Record at the Speedo Champions Series Western Region Saturday evening. Anderson recorded a time of 48.73 for the 100...
Mar 6, 2013 - Fitter & Faster Tour Coming to Bellingham 3/23-24/13
"For any Athletes not attending the NW Region Short Course Age Group Championship" The Fitter & Faster Swim Tour Presented by SwimOutlet.com is right around the corner! The two featured clinicians...
Feb 26, 2013 - CLBMS, College Bound and Safe Sport Free Parent Training
Please note that College Bound has been added to the PN website and that we are eager to acknowledge and congratulate those seniors who would like to be added to the listing. Send athlete name, USA...
Feb 11, 2013 - Ethan Dang Breaks National Age Group Record
Ten year Ethan Dang of King Aquatic Club broke the National Age Group record in the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:07.25. The previous mark of 1:08.53 set by Michael Andrews of South Dakota in...
Feb 6, 2013 - Foundations of Coaching 101 now available
The New Foundations of Coaching 101 is now available. Access for coach/learners is through the USA Swimming website. All links (see below) and information are now live. Foundations 101 is now requi...
Jan 26, 2013 - Adrian Named Sports Star of the Year
Olympic gold-medal swimmer Nathan Adrian was named Male Amateur Sports Star of the Year at the 78th annual Seattle Sports Star of the Year banquet Friday. Adrian, a Bremerton native, was not in atten...
Jan 15, 2013 - Diversity Select Camp Applications Due February 15
Applications for the 2013 USA Swimming Diversity Select Camp for athletes and assistant coaches are now available online. The application deadline for both is Feb. 15, 2013. The athlete application ca...
Jan 9, 2013 - Cook and Kim Named to National Select Camp
Alyssa Cook (KING) and Ed Kim (BC) will be attending the USA Swimming National Select Camp. The Camp will be at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, January 24th? 27th. USA Swimming br...
Jan 7, 2013 - Pacific Coast All Star Complete Results
Thirty-two members of Pacific Northwest Swimming participated in the Pacific Coast All Star Meet in Santa Rosa, CA this past weekend. Final team scores: Southern California 1115; Pacific 851, Pacific...
Jan 1, 2013 - Happy New Year!
WELCOME 2013! Please be sure to double check rosters to be certain all members (athletes and non-athletes) have current 2013 memberships and that all requirements have been met for non-athlete members...
Dec 18, 2012 - 2013 Pacific Coast All-Star Team Announced
Congratulations 2013 Pacific Coast All-Star Team posted to Swimmers/Age Group Swimming/PN All-Star Page
Dec 15, 2012 - Fast Times at Washington State Senior Championship - Complete
RECAP National Top 10 Single Age: Addie Chambers (KING-15) 10 th 1000 yard freestyle; Jared Graham (PAQ-13) 10 th 1000 yard freestyle; Yulia Grossman (KING-11) 8 th 1000 yard freestyle; ...
Dec 10, 2012 - PNS Champs Conclude With More PNS Records - Day 3
Ivan Graham of Bellevue Club Swim Team set a new PNS record in the boys? 11-12 100 yard butterfly. The previous mark was held by Ed Kim (BC) at 55.40 set in 2009. Graham?s time is also the fastest re...
Dec 9, 2012 - PNS Records Continue to Fall at Champs - Day 2
Pacific Northwest Swimming athletes posted six more national top times on Day Two of cmpetition at the Weyerhauser King County Aquatics Center. Twelve year old Zackary O'Haver of King Aquatic Club p...
Dec 8, 2012 - PNS Swimmers Post Top National Times at Champs - Day 1
Day one of the Pacific Northwest Swimming 14U Championships recorded four national top performances for the 2012-2013 season. Gabby Dang (WAVE) won the girls 11-12 100 yard backstroke with a time of...
Dec 8, 2012 - Sutherland and Cook Advance to Finals at Junior Nationals
Nov 30, 2012 - PNS Swimmers to Compete at Winter Junior Nationals
Nov 29, 2012 - Kitsap Sun - Hall of Fame Induction
Kitsap Sun article pertaining to 2012 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this Saturday, December 1, 2012 during 64th Annual Husky Invitational at WKCAC. Open to all. http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/ 201...
Nov 27, 2012 - 2013 All-Star Applications/Hall of Fame Induction Update
2013 All-Star Applications available under SWIMMERS/Age Group Swimming/PNS All-Star Page link 2012 Hall of Fame Induction ceremony "estimated" start time 12:15pm Saturday, Dec. 1 during Husky Invitati...
Nov 26, 2012 - Super Storm Sandy Donation Help
Letter from Western Zone Directors Ben Britten and Robert Broyles for equipment donations to those affected by Super Storm Sandy.
Nov 26, 2012 - PNS Swimmers at AT&T Winter Nationals
Nov 24, 2012 - PNS Record Set; National Top Ten
Nov 23, 2012 - Nathan Adrian Male Race of the Year 2012
Bremerton native Nathan Adrian , who won two gold medals and a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics, captured a 2012 Golden Goggles Award for Male Performance of the Year Monday night (Nov. 19) i...
Nov 11, 2012 - Swimmers Achieve Winter National Standards
Nov 1, 2012 - 2012-13 Alignments Updated
Thank you to Suzanne Rychlik, Program Operations and Scheduling Chair! 2012-13 Alignments have been updated to include February Challenge. Meets/Results - Program Operations dropdown box.
Oct 25, 2012 - Fourteen PNS Records Broken; Four Swimmers Top Nation
Oct 17, 2012 - October Challenge Numbers Increase; PNS Record Lowered
The number of participants in the October Challenge has increased by 28.5 per cent since 2008 with a total of 2,861 swimmers. The number of individual entries increased to 16,540 (20,4 percent). YEAR ...
Oct 16, 2012 - 20 Question Tuesday: Olympian Margaret Hoelzer
Margaret Hoelzer said she knew it was time to hang it up before the final run to 2012 began, but she went out with her head held high and her career speaks for itself. Now, she focuses on speaking to ...
Oct 12, 2012 - 2011-12 PNS Records Posted
PNS Records updated for 2011-12 season can be found under Fast Times/PNS Records. A very big THANK YOU to Keith Ure, PNS Records Chair.
Oct 9, 2012 - Jack K. Ridley, Jr Inducted into ASCA Hall of Fame
Jack K. Ridley, Jr was recently inducted into the 2012 American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Hall of Fame at the World Clinic held in Las Vegas, NV. Ridley was one of five coaches inducted. Ridley ...
Oct 8, 2012 - Adrian Nominated for Three "Golden Goggle" Awards
Bremerton native Nathan Adrian has been nominated for three "Golden Goggle" awards. The online voting is available at www.GoldenGoggles.com . Online voting begins October 8 and will continue through ...
Oct 2, 2012 - 2013 CLUB EXCELLENCE PROGRAM deadline reminder
USA SWIMMING 2013 CLUB EXCELLENCE PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINE REMINDER As announced to all clubs in early September, the application period for the 2013 Club Excellence program has begun. The online ...
Oct 1, 2012 - HOD Attendance/Policy and By-Law Updates
Thank you to all who attended the Fall House of Delgates Meeting this past Saturday, September 29, 2012. 23 clubs in attendance with all 3 voting delegates (coach/non-coach/athlete) 3 clubs in attenda...
Sep 28, 2012 - KING Tops PNS VCC Rankings for 2011-2012
King Aquatic Club tops the Pacific Northwest Swimming ?Virtual Club Championship? listings for the 2011-2012 short course and long course season. Bellevue Club Swim Team and Issaquah Swim Team...
Sep 25, 2012 - Premiere "Open Water Championships" Held at Lake Angle
Pacific Northwest Swimming held their premiere ?Open Water Championships? on Saturday, September 25, 2012 at Angle Lake in Sea-Tac. A total of 25 swimmers competed in three events ? 500 yard Sprint (1...
Sep 22, 2012 - IMR and IMX Rankings Announced
Sep 20, 2012 - USAS Convention Swim Clinic Video
About 13 years ago, members of the Athletes' Executive Committee, led by Bryan Jones, Linda Riker, and Alison Terry, had the idea to go outside the United States Aquatic Sports Convention venue and re...
Sep 14, 2012 - Background Check Renewal Info
For Non-Athlete/Non-Coach and Coach Members: The first wave of background checks will expire in January. The cost for renewing a Level 1 and Level 2 will be $19. There will be a new link created for...
Sep 10, 2012 - National Top Ten Rankings Achieved by 28 PNS Swimmers
Sep 5, 2012 - 2011-2012 Scholastic All Americans Announced
Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool. The Scholastic All-America Team is made up of high school student-athletes who have a grade point averag...
Sep 1, 2012 - Maudslien, Weiss, and Kinnear Selected to 2012-2013 Junior National Team
The 2012-2013 USA Swimming National Junior Team was announced today. All 2012 Junior Pac Team members have been selected to the roster. Also, athletes with the top six fastest times , in Olympic even...
Aug 31, 2012 - "Good Time" Parody Video - Jr Pan Pac
Following in the footsteps of the Olympic Team, the U.S. National Junior Team created a video parody of its own, set to the music of Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen?s ?Good Time.? View Video
Aug 30, 2012 - Street Named After Nathan Adrian
Monday was Nathan Adrian day in Bremerton and the city honored the London Olympics medal-winning swimmer by naming a street Nathan Adrian Drive. After winning two golds and a silver in London, Adrian ...
Aug 26, 2012 - Kinnear Strikes Gold at Jr Pan Pacific Champs - Day Four
Aug 22, 2012 - A Day in the Life of Nathan Adrian
In the weeks leading up to the Olympic Trials we spent a day hanging out with Nathan Adrian in Berkeley, CA. Check out video ! KOMO News Radio KING 5 News Kitsap Sun Tonight Show on Thursday evening
Aug 17, 2012 - KING Aquatic Club Finishes Fourth in Team Race; PNS Record Broken - Day Five
FINALS Kim Williams (BC) placed tenth in the women's 200 meter individual medley with a time of 2:18.36. The time is a National Winter Standard. Ed Kim (BC) tied for twelfth place in the men's 50...
Aug 16, 2012 - Weiss Captures Junior Title; Maudslien Second at Juniors - Day Four
FINALS: Thane Maudslien (KING) swam a personal best time of 1:51.34 to capture second place in the men's 200 meter freestyle. Maudslien's time is a National Winter Standard and ranks fifth in the cou...
Aug 15, 2012 - KING Aquatic Club Sets PNS 4x200 Freestyle Record at Juniors - Day Three
FINALS: Hannah Weiss (KING) finished in a sixth place tie in the women's 100 meter butterfly with a personal best time of 1:01.48. The time is a National Winter Standard and ranks twelfth in the coun...
Aug 14, 2012 - Williams, Kim, and KING Aquatic Club Relays Score at Juniors - Day Two
FINALS: Kim Williams (BC) started out the evening's events by finishing 6th in the women's 400 meter individual medley with a time of 4:52.10. The time eclipsed the Winter National Standard. Joanna W...
Aug 14, 2012 - 2012-13 Challenge/AGI/Divisional ALIGNMENTS posted.
A big THANK YOU to Suzanne Rychlik, Scheduling Chair and Program Operations Vice Chair for all her work! 2012-13 Challenge/AGI/Divisionals ALIGNMENTS is now posted under Meets/Results Meet Operations...
Aug 13, 2012 - Laurent and Williams Score at Juniors - Day One
Monday Finals PNS swimmers improved on their morning prelim swims during the finals of day one at the Speedo Junior National Championships. Kalena Laurent (BC) was clocked in a personal best time of...
Aug 11, 2012 - Western Zone Championships Complete Report
Aug 8, 2012 - Seattle Native Wins 200 M Breast at US Open
BJ Johnson , graduate of Garfield High School and Stanford Univeristy, came from behind in the last length to win the 200 m breaststroke at the U.S. Open in Indianpolis, IN Wednesday evening with a ...
Aug 5, 2012 - North Amerca Challenge Cup Reports
"Call Me... Maybe" video - PNS ALL STARS! Lia Campbell (UN-BISC) set a new Pacific Northwest Swimming record for the girls 11-12 100 meter freestyle with a time of 1:00.35. The previous record was...
Aug 1, 2012 - Nathan Adrian Wins Olympic Gold in 100 Meter Freestyle
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Nathan Adrian won the 100 metres freestyle final at the London Olympics on Wednesday to become the first American to win gold in the blue-riband sprint for nearly a quarter o...
Aug 1, 2012 - PNS All Stars at North American Challenge Cup
The annual North American Challenge Cup is being hosted in Edmonton, Alberta for the second time starting August 2-4, 2012. There are five teams competing in this year?s competition including; Cana...
Jul 29, 2012 - PNS Long Course Championship Complete Summary
The 2012 Pacific Northwest Swimming Long Course Championships are now underway at the King County Aquatic Center. The top swimmers from the PNS are competing for PNS titles as well as qualifying for n...
Jul 24, 2012 - Kinnear Chosen For Junior Pan Pac Champs
USA Swimming has announced their 2012 Jr. Pan Pac Championships roster that will head to Hawaii from August 23rd-27th. These teams were chosen from the best non-Olympian juniors at the 2012 U.S. Olymp...
Jul 23, 2012 - PNS CHAMPS PARKING MAP
NO OVERFLOW PARKING in Little League lot will be available due to baseball tournament. PARKING MAP
Jul 19, 2012 - PNS Long Course Championships Preview
The 2012 long course championship season is upon us with a total of 59 local swim committee age group championships starting this weekend. If one adds seven sectional championships, seven zone champ...
Jul 9, 2012 - USA Swimming announces Free Safe Sport Parent Education
All: We are extremely excited to let you know that the USA Swimming Safe Sport program has released parent education for our membership. It is provided free of charge. The course is online and takes...
Jul 2, 2012 - Olympic Team Trials - Day 8 - Full Day
The heat sheet for Monay, July 2, 2012 is now posted. Finals start at 5:00 p.m. PDST. Photos Live Results Live Webcast Olympic Qualifying Times (Swimmers must achieved the following times or be...
Jul 1, 2012 - Olympic Team Trials - Day 7 - Full Day
The heat sheet for Sunday, July 1, 2012 is now posted. Prelims start at 8:00 a.m. PDST. Photos Live Results Live Webcast Olympic Qualifying Times (Swimmers must achieved the following times or bett...
Jun 30, 2012 - Olympic Team Trials - Day 6 - Full Day
The heat sheet for Saturday, June 30, 2012 is now posted. Prelims start at 8:00 a.m. PDST. Photos Live Results Live Webcast Olympic Qualifying Times (Swimmers must achieved the following times or b...
Jun 29, 2012 - Olympic Team Trials - Day 5 - Full Day
The heat sheet for Friday, June 29, 2012 is now posted. Prelims start at 8:00 a.m. PDST. Photos Live Results Live Webcast Olympic Qualifying Times (Swimmers must achieved the following times or bet...
Jun 29, 2012 - Bremerton's Adrian wins 100 freestyle, headed to London
Nathan Adrian qualified for the Olympics for the second time by winning the 100-meter freestyle Friday night at CenturyLink Center in the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. Congratulations Nathan! Seattle ...
Jun 28, 2012 - Ariana Kukors earns spot in London Olympics in 200 individual medley
Congratulations to Ariana Kukors for making the 2012 USA Olympic team in the 200 i.m. Seattle Times King 5 News ESPN USA Swimming
Jun 28, 2012 - Olympic Team Trials - Day 4 - Full Day
The heat sheet for Thursday, June 28, 2012 is now posted. Prelims start at 8:00 a.m. PDST. Photos Live Results Live Webcast Olympic Qualifying Times (Swimmers must achieved the following times or ...
Jun 27, 2012 - Olympic Team Trials - Day 3 - Full Day
The heat sheet for Wednesday, June 27, 2012 is now posted. Prelims start at 8:00 a.m. PDST. Photos Live Results Live Webcast COMPLETED EVENTS - FINAL PLACINGS (Thru Tuesday) Olympic Qualifying Ti...
Jun 26, 2012 - Olympic Team Trials - Day 2 - Full Day
The heat sheet for Tuesday, June 26, 2012 is now posted. Prelims start at 8:00 a.m. PDST. Photos Live Results Live Webcast Olympic Qualifying Times (Swimmers must achieved the following times or be...
Jun 25, 2012 - Olympic Team Trials - Day 1 - Full Day
The heat sheet for Monday, June 25, 2012 is now posted. Prelims start at 8:00 a.m. PDST. Live Results Live Webcast Olympic Qualifying Times (Swimmers must achieved the following times or better plu...
Jun 22, 2012 - PNS Swimmers at Olympic Team Trials
Jun 18, 2012 - PNS ATHLETE NEWSLETTER ISSUE 17
Here is the 17th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter ! Included in this issue: Nutrition: "Amino Acids: Benefits for Swimmers" Feature Story: "US Aquatic Sports: Synchronized Swimming 101" by Braxt...
Jun 17, 2012 - Ira Kaplan Paralympic Trials Results
PNS swimmer Ira Kaplan (PRO) Paralympic Trials results: 2nd 50 fly 46.01 4th 100 Back 1:49.95 9th 50 Free 47.81 10th 100 Free 1:52.09 Because of the selection/no...
Jun 17, 2012 - PARALYMPIC TRIALS: Landholm, Beranbaum Win! Wheeler gets Athlete of the Meet!
PARALYMPIC TRIALS: Landholm, Beranbaum Win! Wheeler gets Athlete of the Meet The final day of Paralympic Trials went extremely well for our local PNS athletes. Kayla Wheeler from Shadow Seals won th...
Jun 16, 2012 - KAYLA WHEELER SETS WORLD RECORD AT PARALYMPIC TRIALS!!!
KAYLA WHEELER SETS WORLD RECORD AT PARALYMPIC TRIALS!!! DAY TWO Kayla Wheeler (Shadow Seals) set the world record for the women?s 50m butterfly (S1), finishing in 1:38.49. ?I was really hoping to bre...
Jun 14, 2012 - PARALYMPIC TRIALS -- BISMARCK, ND
PARALYMPIC TRIALS -- BISMARCK, ND DAY ONE: Fantastic first day at the US Paralympic Trials in Bismarck, ND. Kayla Wheeler (SHAD) is the standout from PNS, setting the American Record in the B1-50 Br...
Jun 13, 2012 - 2012 NACC and Zone Teams Forms posted
2012 NACC Athlete Registration Packet and 2012 Zone Team Athlete Application are now posted under the SWIMMERS/Age Group Swimming/meet links. Please note on forms the submission deadlines and that co...
Jun 11, 2012 - 54th Annual Northwest Swim Coaches' Clinic
The 54th annual NORTHWEST SWIM COACHES' CLINIC, Saturday, September 15, 2012 Sponsored by the University of Puget Sound in cooperation with PNS, ASCA and the Washington Interscholastic Swim Coaches' A...
May 30, 2012 - 2012 NACC Athlete Roster
2012 NACC ATHLETE ROSTER posted under Swimmers/Age Group Swimming/PNS North American Challenge Cup
May 21, 2012 - PNS Athlete News Issue 16
Here is the 16 th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter ! In this issue: Feature Story "Incorporating Drills Into Your Stroke" by PNS Athlete Brian Ruggles Practice Set of the Issue by USA Swim...
May 15, 2012 - PNS Swimmers Selected to Western Zone Camp
USA Swimming sponsors four Zone Select Camps in an effort to identify the emerging young athletes in each Zone and offer them a unique motivational and educational experience. The Zone Select Camps ar...
May 8, 2012 - Scholastic All American Application On-Line June 1, 2012
The application for the 2011-2012 year will be available online on June 1, 2012. The only method for application will be the online application on the USA Swimming website. Read entire article .
Apr 27, 2012 - 2012 NACC Selection Criteria and Athlete Application
2012 NACC Athlete Application and Selection Criteria for the Edmonton, Canada meet is now posted. Application MUST be submitted to be considered for the team. Mail to: PNS Office 501 30th St. N.E...
Apr 20, 2012 - College Bound Seniors 2012
It is that time of year to begin listing those high school seniors who ar e c ollege bound. To submit seniors to this list, please email the PNS Office . Swimmers are listed alphabetically by ...
Apr 20, 2012 - Allen Schauffler takes on Olympic swimmer Nathan Adrian
Posted on April 3, 2012 at 11:25 AM Just another swimmer coming to the Kitsap Family YMCA for a workout -- not quite. [former PNS] Swimmer Nathan Adrian is back in Bremerton before returning to col...
Apr 20, 2012 - Take a Dip in the Pool with Ariana Kukors - KING 5 Interview
Link to KING 5 interview
Apr 16, 2012 - 2013 ConocoPhillips National Championships Dates Changed
USA Swimming has officially changed the dates for the 2013 ConocoPhillips National Championships in Indianapolis to June 25-29, 2013. This meet will serve as the selection meet for the 2013 FINA World...
Apr 2, 2012 - PNS Athlete News Issue 15
Here is the REAL April issue #15 of the PNS Athlete Newsletter! Included in this issue: Feature Story "Building Connections: Athletes and Officials" by Steve Sholdra Nutrition "Got Chocolate Milk?...
Apr 1, 2012 - Special Edition of PNS Athlete News
Here is the Special Edition April 1st Edition of the PNS Athlete Newsletter ! Special features of this issue include: Video of the Issue featuring famous Swim Lesson Instructor Phillip Toriello; Ru...
Mar 28, 2012 - Assist the Citizens for Renton Schools
Many of you have offered to assist in the Citizens for Renton Schools efforts to pass the Renton School District's School Construction Bond to build a new middle school, renovate the Lindbergh Pool an...
Mar 22, 2012 - 2012-2013 MEET BID PACKET
The 2012-2013 Meet Bid Packet was e-mailed out to clubs today and is also available on the website. Meets/Results - Meet Operations dropdown box and links to the Packet as well as Order of Events...
Mar 19, 2012 - Live Chat with Gary Hall Jr. 3/20/12
Gary Hall, Jr. live chat on the Seattle Times online. Tuesday, March 20th at noon. Here?s the link to our chat page: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/othersports/2017792221_webhallchat19.html...
Mar 1, 2012 - PNS Athlete News Issue 14
Here is the 14th issue of the Pacific NW Swimming Athlete Newsletter ! In this issue: iPhone Swimming Apps, Boys' State results, Pool Open Water Swimming, Travel Meet Nutrition, National Officials C...
Feb 29, 2012 - VanZandt Named to US Paralympic Coaching Staff for London Games
Congratulations goes out to Kiko VanZandt, head coach of Shawdow Seals and PNS Disability Chair for her appointment to the US coaching staff for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, England this summe...
Feb 29, 2012 - "Stop it Now" Child Sexual Abuse Webinar
The following came into the PNS Office from USA Swimming. Stop It Now! is a national organization whose mission is to prevent the sexual abuse of children by mobilizing adults, families and communitie...
Feb 29, 2012 - "Everyone Swims" Webinar March 5, 2012
Everyone Swims: Promoting Swimming and Water Recreation among Diverse Communities Monday March 5, 11:30am-12:30pm Life in many parts of the Pacific Northwest is defined by water-from our famous drizzl...
Feb 17, 2012 - Tragedy Strikes Local Swim Community
Tragedy struck the local swimming community when Rob Marshall Hill and Seth Dawson, along with Liz Redling died in a single engine plane crash on Mount Si, Wednesday, February 15. Marshall was the sw...
Feb 15, 2012 - 20 QUESTION TUESDAY: MEGAN JENDRICK
2/7/2012: Megan Jendrick took the world by surprise at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. After a frustrating near miss at the 2004 Olympic Trials, the Washington native came back and made the team in 2008,...
Feb 7, 2012 - Future of Competitive Swimming at Seattle Pools
Interested In The Future Of Competitive Swimming at Seattle Pools? Attend a meeting / open discussion, hosted by Seattle Parks & Recreation Department Wednesday, February 22, 2012 4:00-5:30pm Aquati...
Feb 3, 2012 - PNS Athlete News Issue 13
Here is the 13th issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter ! In this issue: Feature Story "The History of Swimming", "Officials" section, two pages of "Nutrition", "WKCAC By The Numbers", "Swimming Golf",...
Jan 31, 2012 - Host the ultimate swimming watch party for the 2012 Olympic Games on NBC!
Host the ultimate swimming watch party for the 2012 Olympic Games on NBC! Splash Bash is back and looking for swimming enthusiasts to host the ultimate party to cheer on Team USA at the Olympic Games...
Jan 17, 2012 - PNS Athlete News Issue 12
from Steve Sholdra, PNS Lead Athlete Rep and PNS Athlete News Editor: Here is the 12th Issue of the Pacific Northwest Swimming Athlete Newsletter! In this issue: two pages of PNS Recognition, a spe...
Jan 16, 2012 - Performances by Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) athletes for the fall of 2011
A study of the performances by Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) athletes for the fall of 2011 based on the Top 200 times nationally has been completed. This has been done to show our progression on th...
Jan 13, 2012 - NATHAN ADRIAN: BREAKING DOWN AND BUILDING UP
NATHAN ADRIAN: BREAKING DOWN AND BUILDING UP Even though he doesn?t suffer through the expectations, Nathan Adrian acknowledges they exist. When Gary Hall Jr. baptized him as the future of U.S. spri...
Dec 22, 2011 - 2012 All Star Team Roster (UPDATED) 12.23.11
The 2012 All Star Team selections have been announced and are posted on the Age Group Swimming page and the 2012 All Star sub-page. Alternates will be contacted directly Team Manager by Adam Martinez,...
Dec 8, 2011 - Nathan Adrian Nominated for Sports Star of the Year
The 77th Annual Sports Star of the Year, presented by ROOT SPORTS? will be back at Benaroya Hall January 25, 2012. Created by Royal Brougham and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 1936, this event has ...
Dec 8, 2011 - PNS Athlete News Issue 11
Here is the 11th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter ! Special features this month are: USA Swimming By The Numbers, Nutrition for Recovery, 4 pages of PNS and USA Swimming Breaking News, two new ar...
Dec 1, 2011 - All Star Athlete Application Updated
The All Star Athlete Application has been update with the correct address of where the swimmers will be staying. If you downloaded an application prior to this notice, here is the correct address of t...
Nov 29, 2011 - All Star Applications Posted for Head Coach, Assistant Coach and Athletes
11/29/2011: The All Star team athlete, head coach and assistant coach applications are now posted on the All Star page . The deadline for all coach applications is Monday, December 12th. Applica...
Nov 22, 2011 - New Feature on Fast Times
A new feature has been added under "Fast Times". It now includes the PNS rankings for IM READY and IM XTREME for the 2010-2011 short course season. Check back for the 2010-2011 long course season la...
Nov 20, 2011 - PNS Athlete News Issue #10 Here
Hi, Here is the 10th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter ! This is a special edition issue, with a USA Swimming Rule Quiz, 22 new PNS records set in October, Girls' State results, a new section on W...
Nov 15, 2011 - ARC Lifeguard Recertification 11/19
The Evergreen State College is hosting an ARC lifeguard recertification class on November 19 from 10-2 $50. Register online evergreen.edu/recreation/classes or call 360 867 6770
Nov 14, 2011 - Coaches Incentive and Reward Program
Now in its tenth year, the Coaches Incentive and Reward Program provides direct funding support to coaches who have helped athletes to reach the podium in this year's most important international com...
Nov 9, 2011 - New PNS Records Set in October
October produced a plethora of new PNS records. The following is a list of records set! Congratulations to all swimmers! 25 YARD COURSE Boys 10U: 50 yard backstroke ? Garrett Waite (BISC), 30.56; ...
Nov 7, 2011 - 2012 Diving Trials at KCAC in June
Did you know the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Diving are coming to our region in less than one year? They will be at WKCAC June 17-24, 2012 . Tickets are on sale as of November 7, 2011. Visit t...
Oct 25, 2011 - Deck Pass New Online Mobile App
Swimming has long been a sport about achievements. Now, with the launch of USA Swimming?s ?Deck Pass??, a new online and mobile application, swimmers can easily connect with one another and share thei...
Oct 24, 2011 - Williams to Attend National Select Camp
Kim Williams, BCST , will be attending the USA Swimming National Select Camp. The Camp will be at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, October 27th ? 30th. During the camp the swimmers...
Oct 21, 2011 - 2012 All Star Meet Info Posted
The 2012 All Star Meet Information is now posted on the All Star page . The meet is hosted by SWIM BC in Langley BC January 7-8, 2012.
Oct 18, 2011 - PNS Athlete News
The latest issue of the PNS Athlete News , produced by PNS Senior Athlete Rep Steve Sholdra has arrived. A special feature of the issue is "The Unofficial Guide to the USA Swimming Website". There ...
Oct 18, 2011 - Beranbaum Breaks 2 US Paralympic American Records
Pacific Northwest?s Haley Beranbaum hit the Challenge Meet Series at full speed, breaking two of her own U.S. Paralympic American Records. Haley smashed her 200 IM record by over 7 seconds and shav...
Oct 17, 2011 - Scholastic All Americans from PNS
Check out the athletes who made the USA Swimming Scholastic All American list from PNS . Congratulations to all our Scholastic All Americans!
Oct 14, 2011 - PNS Address
10/14/2011: The PNS Address can be found by clicking on LSC Info or hovering over LSC Info and clicking on LSC address. For awhile we will have the address as part of the scrolling pictures.
Oct 5, 2011 - BCST Boosters Offering College Swimming Panel Discussion 11/1
10/05/2011: The BCST Booster Club is putting on a College Swimming Panel Discussion ? Tuesday, November 1 ? 6:30pm @ Bellevue Club, Olympic Ballroom. We?re hoping to answer questions about swimming ...
Sep 27, 2011 - All-Star Meet Dates and Location
09/27/2011: Check out the PNS All-Star page for updates on the meet dates.
Sep 26, 2011 - PNS to have New Look October 8, 2011
09/26/2011: On October 8, 2011, the look of the PNS website will change. We are refreshing our look with what is called the chameleon skin offered by our web host Team Unify. We will loose some of ...
Sep 26, 2011 - Elite Training Camp a Success for PNS
09/26/2011: The Elite Training Camp for swimmers with "2010 Junior Bonus Time Standards" was held this past weekend. The swimmers were very enthusiastic and very appreciative of having the opportunit...
Sep 21, 2011 - LCM Training for Winter JR Nats Bonus Athletes
09/21/2011: This Olympic year, all PNS swimmers who have a Winter Junior National Bonus time standard and faster will be invited to train together at KCAC. 4 sessions will be available, September 24t...
Sep 16, 2011 - Athlete Protection Training
09/16/2011: The Athlete Protection Training link is now active on the USA Swimming site. Passed by the House of Delegates at the 2010 USAS Convention - 502.6.1 All non-athlete members of USA Sw...
Sep 13, 2011 - PNS Athlete News
09/13/2011: The latest edition of the PNS Athlete News is now posted for viewing. This is a great edition that addresses alot of information swimmers and parents new to competitive swimming want ...
Sep 1, 2011 - Titlow Pool At Risk
09/01/2011: Titlow Alliance Group (TAG) to hold public meeting on how Titlow Pool can continue to operate under the management of Metro Parks and avoid permanent closure. Titlow Pool will be permanen...
Aug 31, 2011 - Latest Edition of PNS Athlete News is Posted
08/31/2011: The latest edition of the PNS Athlete News edited and produced by PNS Senior Athlete Rep, Steve Sholdra is posted. It is an excellent read with lots of athlete recognition from the summ...
Aug 26, 2011 - HALEY BERANBAUM MAKING IMPACT ON PARALYMPIC SCENE
8/26/2011: HALEY BERANBAUM MAKING IMPACT ON PARALYMPIC SCENE Haley Beranbaum (SSC) has always liked proving people wrong when it comes to her abilities. Even though she?s been swimming competitively...
Aug 12, 2011 - Western Zone Meet
08/12/2011: The Western Zone Age Group Championships are currently being held in Clovis, CA with 15 LSC All Star Teams participating. The Pacific Northwest Swimming has sent 32 of its athletes to rep...
Aug 6, 2011 - 2011 Speedo Junior National Championships
08/06/2011: A total of 33 swimmers from Pacific Northwest Swimming will participate in the 2011 Speedo Junior National Championships held at Stanford Univerity in Palo Alto, CA starting Monday, Augus...
Aug 1, 2011 - 2011 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships
8/1/2011: Swimmers from the Pacific Northwest will compete at the 2011 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships August 2-6 in Palo Alto, California at Stanford University's Avery Aquatic Ce...
Aug 1, 2011 - NACC Meet
8/1/2011: Follow the results of the athletes at the 2011 North American Challenge Cup being held August 2-7 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with the PNS NACC Coach Blog ; Real time results
Jul 28, 2011 - PNS Long Course Champs
7/28/2011: The Pacific Northwest Swimming Long Course Championships are being held August 28-31 at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center. Prelims at 8:30 a.m. and Finals at 5:00 p.m. Highlights of ...
Jul 26, 2011 - Camp Posting
7/26/2011: There is a new camp posting on the PNS Camp Page
Jul 22, 2011 - NACC Itinerary
7/22/2011 : The 2011 NACC Itinerary is posted on 2011 NACC PAGE .
Jul 22, 2011 - Zone Athlete Roster
7/22/2011: The 2011 Zone athlete roster is now posted on the Age Group Swimming 2011 ZONE PAGE . Tom Wunderlich , Head Coach 2011 Zone Team. Realtime Results link
Jul 21, 2011 - Speedo Western Section Long Course Championship
07/21/2011: The Speedo Western Section Long Course Championship are being held in Gresham, Oregon this week at the Mount Hood Community College. Lyle Campbell, SWIMS Chairman, has compiled daily resul...
Jul 18, 2011 - NACC Roster
07/18/2011: The 2011 NACC athlete roster is now posted on the PNS 2011 NACC page .
Jul 18, 2011 - PNS Athlete News
07/18/2011: The latest issue of the PNS Athlete News is up on the PNS Athlete News web page .
Jul 12, 2011 - 53rd annual 2011 Northwest Swim Coaches’ Clinic
07/12/2011: The 53rd annual 2011 Northwest Swim Coaches? Clinic will take place, Saturday, September 24th at the University of Puget Sound. Check out the clinic details and information under STA...
Jul 11, 2011 - PNS Champs Info
07/11/2011: E-mail correction for PNS LC Champs entries. Send to Deb Keane, golfandswim@comcast.net
Jun 16, 2011 - Zone Info
06/16/2011: There are two new postings on the PNS Zone Page ; the athlete application and lodging information. The athlete application contains lots of important information and deadlines.
Jun 14, 2011 - Titlow Pool
06/14/2011: This announcement came into the PNS Office regarding Titlow Pool: " The link is from the front page of The News Tribune today. Big story about the new wading pool and wave pool to re...
May 23, 2011 - PNS Teams Earn Big in Swim a thons
05/23/2011: The results from the 2010 Swim-a-Thon have been tabulated. 342 clubs participated, raising a total of $2,848,820.92. Individually, 274 swimmers raised $1,000 or more in contributions to t...
May 23, 2011 - Yung Head Coach for NACC
05/23/2011: It is a pleasure to announce that Cejih Yung has been selected as the Head Coach for the 2011 PNS NACC team . Cejih brings a wealth of experience to the position from previously ha...
May 17, 2011 - Keeping Pools in Renton School District Open
05/17/2011: Community efforts to raise $60,000 to keep swimming pools in the Renton School District open next school year are close to hitting the mark. Fundraising continues this weekend when the ...
May 17, 2011 - Splash Back is Back !
05/17/2011: The Splash Bash is back for its fourth consecutive year. The Splash Bash is USA Swimming's annual watch party that allows you and your club to leverage the excitement of the NBC cover...
May 11, 2011 - Another Pool at Risk-Sumner HS Pool
05/11/2011: It has come to our attention that another pool is at risk. Summner HS Pool. Read the post.
May 9, 2011 - Safety Training for Swim Coaches
05/09/2011: Bryce Jensen will be offering Safety Training for Swim Coaches classes this summer, in August. They are planned just in time for the Girls High School season. View the schedule
May 6, 2011 - Navy Seal Fitness Challenge Video
05/6/2011: Check out the video of our PNS KCAC Navy Seal Fitness Challenge in action! Courtesy of the USA Swimming website.
May 6, 2011 - Western Zone Select Camp
05/06/2011: A total of 56 swimmers have been selected for the Western Zone Select Camp to be held at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, May 19-22. The camp is for twelve and thirteen year old g...
Apr 21, 2011 - Navy Seal Fitness Challenge
4/21/2011 : CONGRATULATIONS to all the athletes that took the USA Swimming/Navy Seals Fitness Challenge on Sunday, April 17 at WKCAC. Ariana Kukors and Emily Silver both attended the event to motiva...
Apr 10, 2011 - Paralympic Meet Recap
4/10/2011: Meet updates from the Paralympic Nationals in Minneapolis Day Three : Kayla Wheeler (Shadow Seals) National Champion in the S3 100 Free; Ira Kaplan (PRO): 7th in S6 200 IM; Haley Ber...
Apr 2, 2011 - Nathan Adrian Toyo Tire Scholar Athlete
04/02/2011: Fresh off his triumphant performances during California's run to its third NCAA team title, senior swimmer Nathan Adrian captured yet another award Monday when the Pac-10 named him one ...
Apr 2, 2011 - Kawaguchi and Avery Selected to USA Diversity Camp
04/02/2011: USA Swimming has announced the roster for the 2011 Diversity Camp. Congratulations go to Megan Kawaguchi of Whitewater Aquatics and Cole Avery of Bellingham Bay Swim Team, who are amo...
Mar 30, 2011 - Nathan Adrian Leads CAL to NCAA Victory
03/30/2011: Bremerton native Nathan Adrian led the University of California to their first men's NCAA swimming and diving championship in over 31 years this past weekend. Adrian, one of USA Swimmin...
Mar 26, 2011 - Silver from Bainbridge Island to Take on New Position
03/26/2011: Olympic silver medalist (2008) Emily Silver of Bainbridge will take on the newly-created position of Athlete Relations Manager at USA Swimming. Silver will serve as the primary contact fo...
Mar 20, 2011 - Northwest Region Short Course Age Group Highlights
03/20/2011: The Northwest Region Short Course Age Group Championships were held at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center this weekend (March 18-20). Several nationally ranked times and Pacific...
Mar 17, 2011 - Milad to Coach at Diversity Camp
03/17/2011: Ash Milad to Coach Diversity Camp at Olympic Training Center. Coach Ash continues his high level involvement in diversity at USA Swimming. He was recently asked to coach the USA Swimm...
Feb 28, 2011 - PNS Open Water Swimming
02/28/2011: It is getting warmer and time to start planning outdoor swimming activities for the summer. The Puget Sound area has some of the best open water swimming in the country and PNS is work...
Feb 9, 2011 - Taylor will represent Team USA in Shenzhen, China
02/09/2011: Andie Taylor , King Aquatic Club/Stanford University, has been named to a field of 47 swimmers that will represent Team USA at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China. The swi...
Feb 3, 2011 - Diversity Select Camp
02/03/2011: Each spring, USA Swimming invites 32 athletes from under-represented populations to participate in a three-day camp program which includes pool training, motivational and education sessio...
Jan 19, 2011 - 2011 All Star Meet
01/19/2011: The Pacific Coast All Star Meet took January 8 and 9 at the Mt. Hood pool in Troutdale, OR. 32 Pacific Northwest swimmers represented PNS at the meet, other participating teams: Oregon S...
Jan 19, 2011 - Swimmer Sets Two American SCY Records
01/19/2011: PNS Swimmer with a Disability sets 2 American SCY records! Haley Beranbaum, StingRay Swim Club set 2 American SCY records for swimmers with a disability at the January Challenge hosted by...
Jan 4, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter Debuts
01/04/2011: Happy New year to all PNS athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and parents. We are happy to announce that Steve Sholdra, PNS Athlete Rep has produced and edited a wonderful PNS Athle...
Dec 10, 2010 - USA Swimming Background Checks
12/10/2010: USA Swimming will launch a new background check program on January 10, 2011. All non-athlete members who have not previously completed the USA Swimming background check must successfully ...
Dec 6, 2010 - Seattle Sports Commission Nominees
12/06/2010: SEATTLE, WA ? December 6, 2010 ? The Seattle Sports Commission (SSC) today announces the nominees for the 76th Annual Sports Star of the Year awards. Every January, this event honors t...
Dec 6, 2010 - Renton Area Pools at Risk
12/06/2010: Chris Carlson, Renton Pools Community Organizer reports that this fall Randy Matheson of the Renton School District has hosted two meeting to communicate with the Renton pools community,...
Nov 1, 2010 - Scholastic All Americans 2010
11/01/10: Congratulations to the PNS athletes who made the Scholastic All American Team. To view the complete list of all the athletes named to the Scholastic All American Team, go to this USA S...
Oct 5, 2010 - Success for Swimmer with a Disability
10/05/2010: Pacific Northwest Swimming had a very successful summer for Swimmers with a Disability. PNS was represented by Kayla Wheeler (Shadow Seals) at the IPC Long Course World Swimming Champion...
Oct 4, 2010 - Important Info from USA Swimming
10/04/2010: Important information regarding membership from USA Swimming 1. All non-athlete members of USA Swimming must have satisfactorily completed criminal background checks and athlete prote...
Sep 11, 2010 - WAVE Acquatics Operator of Redmond Pool
09/11/2010: Kirkland, WA ? This week, the City of Redmond selected WAVE Aquatics as the operator of the Redmond Community Pool or the Redmond Hartman Pool. WAVE is pleased with the conclusion of th...
Sep 6, 2010 - PNS NACC Pictures
There is a link to some very good NACC pictures on the PNS NACC page ...take a look
Aug 24, 2010 - 2010 Jr. Pan Pacs
08/24/2010: The 2010 Junior Pan Pacific Championships took place Aug. 26-30 at the Kihei Aquatic Center in Maui, Hawaii. The event featured the top National Youth Teams from the Pacific Rim, incl...
Jul 18, 2010 - Benson of Metro Aquatics Qualifys for World Deaf Swimming Champs
07/18/2010: Congratulations to Miranda Benson of Metro Aquatics for qualifying to represent the US at the 2011 World Deaf Swimming Championship in Coimbra, Portugal! Miranda qualified in three ...
Jun 26, 2010 - Santa Clara Swim Club Disability Meet
USA Swimming is announcing that the Santa Clara Swim Club will host the Santa Clara Swim Club Disability Meet at a fantastic venue, the Santa Clara International Swim Center on Oct. 1-3, 2010. This ...
Jun 7, 2010 - 2010 Zone Team Selection Process
06/07/2010: The Western Zone meet Team Selection Process has been posted on the PNS Zone Meet page . For additional questions you can contact Head Coach Tom Wunderlich or 425-418-6016.
Jun 6, 2010 - Zone Meet Announcements
06/06/2010: A series of announcements related to the 2010 Zone meet have been posted in one document under the Age Group page on the PNS Zone Meet page . With the announcement of Kati Girard as...
May 23, 2010 - New PNS Disability Page
05/23/2010: We have a new sub page on the PNS website. Please take time to look at the Disability Swimming page. Hover over the Swimmer link above and you will see the site on the drop down list...
May 10, 2010 - Wunderlich New PNS Zone Coach for 2010 Team
05/10/2010: Tom Wunderlich has been selected as the head coach for the PNS 2010 Western Zone team. The next step is to identify the individuals that are going to be assistant coaches. Once this i...
May 4, 2010 - Tacoma Swim Club is in the running for a $25,000 Pepsi Refresh Everything
05/04/2010: Tacoma Swim Club is in the running for a $25,000 Pepsi Refresh Everything grant for disadvantaged youth in the Tacoma area, the first of its kind to benefit the community through aqua...
Apr 24, 2010 - Seattle Budget Meetings on Pools
04/24/2010: Important: The City of Seattle is having budget meeting and swimming pools in the City of Seattle maybe in danger of closing. The Mayor and City Council need to hear from citizens who u...
Apr 18, 2010 - Selection Criteria for 2010 NACC
04/18/2010: The criteria, process, and timeline for selecting athletes for the 2010 North American Challenge Cup meet team has been determined. There are two document that have been posted under t...
Apr 16, 2010 - Evergreen Community Aquatics Center
04/16/2010: Finally some news about a pool opening! Evergreen Community Aquatics Center will re-open by May 1st in a unique private/public partnership. Read the entire posting.
Apr 12, 2010 - Recent Media Attention to Swimming
04/12/2010: In response to the recent media attention to our sport, USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus sent this letter to the USA Coach Members. We feel that it is important for all to be able to ...
Mar 22, 2010 - College Bound Names Submit to PNS Office
03/22/2010: Spring is here and it time for our annual posting of College Bound Seniors. Please send your posting into the PNS Office
Mar 22, 2010 - USA Swimmings National Diversity Select Camp
03/22/2010: There were over 120 applicants for this years USA Swimmings National Diversity Select Camp , the most ever by far. This camp?s mission is to help identify and develop future leaders for ...
Mar 16, 2010 - A Thank You to Fellow PNS Teams
03/16/2010: Thank you to our fellow PNS teams, who have so generously provided guidance and support during the planning and production of the Speedo Western Region Short Course Senior Section Cham...
Mar 13, 2010 - Meet Bid Packets Emailed out to Clubs
03/13/2010: The meet bid packet has been e-mailed to all clubs and information posted to the meet operations page. The order of events and meet spec sheets (for the 2010-2011 swim calendar) will b...
Mar 13, 2010 - 2009]2010 Scholastic All America Team Application
03/13/2010: Attention all 10th, 11th and 12th grade students here is the link to the 2009]2010 Scholastic All America Team Application
Mar 9, 2010 - PNS to Support a Zone Team in 2010
03/09/2010: The LSC has decided to fund and support a PNS Zone team traveling to the Zone meet in San Jose, California. The meet is August 10-14th with the team traveling down one day prior to the me...
Mar 3, 2010 - How Do Coaches Pick My Swimmer's Events?
03/03/2010: How Do Coaches Pick My Swimmer's Events? Guest editorial by Coach Ash Milad, King Aquatic Club as written for Lane 9 News in Swimming World. "SEATTLE, Washington, March 3. As soon ...
Mar 1, 2010 - Deb Keane honored as Outstanding Volunteer
03/01/2010 : At the USA Swimming Short Course National Championships, Deb Keane was awarded the 2009 USA Swimming Conoco Phillips Outstanding Service Award. Deb Keane has exemplified Outstanding ...
Mar 1, 2010 - Shadow Seals on KING 5 News
03/01/2010 : The Shadow Seals coached by PNS Disability Chair, Kiko Van Zandt were on the KING 5 News on 2/28/2010. View the video and read the transcript Kayla Wheeler , paralympic swimmer ...
Nov 29, 2009 - PNS Invited to 2010 NACC
11/29/2009: We have recently received word of our invitation to again attend the 2010 North American Challenge Cup meet that will be held in Santa Clara, California in August. This is PNS?s second ...
Nov 24, 2009 - Kukors Honored at Golden Goggles
11/24/2009: Congratulations to Ariana Kukors for winning the 2009 Golden Goggle Award for Female Race of the Year The Female Race of the Year award went to Ariana Kukors (Auburn, Wash.) for her ...
Nov 2, 2009 - McDermot selected to the World Championship Team
11/02/2009: In a year filled with new experiences, in both swimming and life , one in particular stands out for Amber McDermott (former SBAY swimmer). After a disappointing ConocoPhillips U.S.Nati...
Oct 20, 2009 - Lystedt Law Forms
Information on the Lystedt Law which was sent to all clubs is now available online under the Forms link under Starting Blocks.
Oct 20, 2009 - Information on Pools At Risk
Two pools used by PNS teams are at risk of closing or are closed. Evergreen Pool and Mt. Rainier Pool. Please see more information on these pools under Pool/Programs at Risk under Starting Blocks.
Sep 28, 2009 - Successful Summer for Disability Swimmers
Successful Summer Season for PNS Swimmers with a Disability: PNS was represented by 3 swimmers at the 2009 Summer CAN-AM Paralympics Championships in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada July 30-August 1, 2009....
Sep 24, 2009 - Official Word from USA Swimming on Suits
Attention: Swimmers, coaches, and parents here is the official word swim suits for competition from USA Swimming. Read the entire posting .
Sep 21, 2009 - USA Swimming Adopts October 1 Ban on Full-Body Suits
At its annual Convention on Saturday, over 400 USA Swimming Delegates, representing swim clubs from all 50 states, voted overwhelmingly for early implementation of a ban on high-tech swimsuits. The le...
Aug 28, 2009 - HS Swimming Public Service Announcement Regarding High Tech Suits
Attention High School Coaches, Officials and Athletes. PNS is posting the following as a public service announcement for those involved in high school swimming. The linked announcement and rule conc...
Aug 14, 2009 - METRO Aquatics Wins 2009 Senior Zone Champs
Waipahu, HI: Metro Aquatics wins 2009 Senior Zone Championship! Congratulations to Metro Aquatics as they return home with the combined team title at the 2009 Senior Zone Championship! Carl Wieg...
Aug 10, 2009 - BBST Swimmer Dies in Tragic Accident
Aly Fell , BBST swimmer , passed away after a tragic traffic accident on August 5th, 2009. Aly Victoria Yvonne Fell was an amazing person, athlete, and teammate. She was ultra-dedicated and passiona...
Jul 28, 2009 - Congratulations to PNS Swimmers
Congratulations to Ariana Kukors, Sean Hutchison and the KING Aquatic Club! CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES to Ariana Kukors and her family at KING Aquatic Club for finishing first and becoming a Worl...
Jul 27, 2009 - Kukors Breaks 200IM World Record
Ariana Kukors, swimming on the USA National Team breaks 200 IM world record in Rome! Watch the race. Congratulations Ariana!
Jul 13, 2009 - KING wins LC Nats Team Championship for Women
King Aquatic Club won the team championship for club women at the 2009 USA Swimming Long Course National Championship yesterday at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana. KING scor...
Jul 7, 2009 - Attention Youth Sports Advocates
Attention Youth Sports Advocates! They need your help to move along an important piece of legislation to promote increased physical activity to improve health in America. The Bill is in Committee Hear...
Jun 25, 2009 - PNS Open Water Page
New information has been posted on the Open Water page. Also, information will posted soon on the USA Swimming 2009 5K Open Water Grand Prix meet that will be held on August 9th at Angle Lake Park in...
Jun 22, 2009 - The USA Swimming Splash Bash is back!
The USA Swimming Splash Bash is back! Last year?s Olympic year recruiting campaign is back! The program had 1,250 local parties with plenty of local media coverage for our host clubs. In 2009, clubs...
Jun 15, 2009 - This year?s USAS Convention will be in Chicago
06/15/2009: Attention PNS board members and interested others. This year?s USAS Convention will be in Chicago, September 15-20 . The hotel is the Hyatt Regency O?Hare. This link has all the...
Jun 5, 2009 - Open Water Page
06/05/2009: There is a new page that we hope will become a source for Open Water swimming for our members. Hover your mouse over the Meets tab and you will see the drop down list with the Open Wat...
Jun 1, 2009 - Approved FINA List for Suits
06/01/2009: On May 19, 2009, FINA issued a list of swimsuits approved for competition. The approved list, which was effective immediately and is attached, includes 202 swimsuits. Read the entire ...
May 15, 2009 - KUOW Featured Former Husky Swimmer as Guest
05/15/2009: This morning broadcast on KUOW featured Husky swimmer Petra Radovic and her experience over the loss of the Husky swimming program. Catherine "Cat" Clark stated the general plan of t...
May 4, 2009 - NY Time Article on Intercollegiate Sports
05/04/2009: From PNS General Chair, Andy Hathaway: "Please read the attached article from the New York Times carefully. This is what our swimming community is up against with respect to intercol...
May 1, 2009 - UW Discontinues Swimming Program
05/01/2009: SEATTLE - As part of a series of budget reduction measures, the University of Washington has made the difficult decision to discontinue its men?s and women?s swimming programs effecti...
Mar 24, 2009 - Interpretation of USA Swimming Article 102.9
03/24/2009: On March 18, 2009, an interpretation of Article 102.9 was issued which stated that the use of more than one swimsuit during competition is prohibited. Based upon the significant number...
Mar 19, 2009 - modification of the racing start rule (103.2.2).
03/19/2009: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ? In an effort to ensure the safest environment for young swimmers, the USA Swimming Board of Directors voted Monday to modify the racing start rule (103.2.2). T...
Mar 18, 2009 - Inspirational N. Dakota Swimmer Article
03/18/2009: This article is on Dagny Knutson , was sent out by Chuck Weilgas, President of USA.. Knutson is a North Dakota swimmer who is fast becoming one of the USA?s newest and fastest fema...
Mar 8, 2009 - 2 NAIA Records Set by Weigley at NAIA Nats
03/08/2009: Congratulations to Carl Weigley (Metro Aquatics) for setting two NAIA national records at the NAIA National Championships this past weekend in the 100 Fly and 100 Free. Carl swims for ...
Feb 26, 2009 - ASCA Awards Two PNS Coaches
The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) recently announced their awards for 2008. Three individuals tied to Pacific Northwest Swimming received awards. Congratulations to Dick Hannula, Sea...
Feb 23, 2009 - Two Selected from PNS for 2009 Zone Select Camp
Congratulations to Laura Rosen , North Whidbey Aquatic Club and Bryan Harvey , StingRay Swimming for being selected to the 2009 Zone Select Camp for the Western Zone.
Feb 23, 2009 - Document for USA Swimming Logo
Click here for the document from USA Swimming on use of the USA Swimming logo.
Feb 9, 2009 - Question: How do I find the "Camps" page?
Question: How do I find the "Camps" page? Answer: Hover your mouse over the "Swimmers" tab up at the top and you will see a drop down list. Click on "Camps". This will take you to the "Camp...
Feb 6, 2009 - Doug Rusk is new head coach at Longhorn Aquatics
Longhorn Aquatics welcomed Doug Rusk as its new head coach on the first of the month. Prior to joining the top-ranked Austin team, coach Rusk helped the swimmers of Salmon Bay Aquatics Club in Seattle...
Feb 5, 2009 - Updated Statement from USA Swimming Regarding Michael Phelps
USA Swimming has reprimanded Michael Phelps under its Code of Conduct by withdrawing financial support and the eligibility to compete for a period of three months effective today, Feb. 5, 2009. Read...
Feb 5, 2009 - NACC Meet to be Held in Mexico 8/2009
The site has been officially announced for the 2009 North American Challenge Cup meet to be held in Mexico in August 2009. The meet will take place in Veracruz. Go to the North American Challenge Cup ...
Jan 16, 2009 - Passports are Required for North American Challenge Cup
01/16/2009: Attention age group swimmers and parents. Passports are required for the trip to Mexico for the North American Challenge Cup meet in August 2009. If you want to be considered for the...
Jan 8, 2009 - Marin Morrison
01/08/2009 Dear All, The PN Swimming family lost a very valued member Friday, January 2, 2009 with the passing of Marin Morrison, WEST . She represented PNS at the Paralympic Games in Beijing this pa...
Dec 19, 2008 - Reports on Short Course Junior National Meet
Salmon Bay (SBAY), Might Marlin Swim Club (MMSC) and StingRay Swim Club (SSC) have reports on their swimmers who attended the Short Course Junior National meet in Austin Texas. Salmon Bay swim...
Dec 10, 2008 - USA Breaststroke Update
12/10/2008: The attached document regarding the breaststroke is from Bruce Stratton, Chair USA Swimming Rules and Regulations.
Dec 10, 2008 - Short Course Nationals Wrap-Up
Congratulations to King Aquatic Club (KING) for winning the team championship for club women at the 2008 USA Swimming Short Course National Championship yesterday at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Cente...
Nov 22, 2008 - Hutchison Named as Coach for 2009 Worlds
USA Swimming named Bob Bowman (Baltimore, Md.) and Sean Hutchison (Seattle, Wash.) as head coaches for the 2009 World Championships swim team. In addition, USA Swimming also announced the coac...
Nov 5, 2008 - High Tech Suits for Age Group Swimmers
At the USA Swimming convention in Atlanta in September 2008, it was voted on by the House of Delegates to restrict the use of high tech suits for age group swimmers that are 12 years old and younger....
Oct 16, 2008 - PNS Scholastic All-America Team for 2007-08
USA Swimming has announced the selection of its Scholastic All-America Team for 2007-08 Nine-hundred and seventy-four athletes made the team this year, including 600 women and 374 men. Sixty-eight...
Sep 18, 2008 - Project Seattle Pools
09/18/08: Project Seattle Pools - Planning for Public Pool Space. Mission: Project Seattle Pools is a grass-roots community organization dedicated to enhancing aquatic opportunities for Seattle cit...
Aug 30, 2008 - Safety Training for Swim Coaches General Info
08/30/08: There is still a lot of confusion out in the field regarding Safety Training for Swim Coaches . Coaches will be required to successfully complete the 26-question online test ONLY WHEN...
Aug 20, 2008 - Congratulations to our local Olympians
08/20/08: Congratulations to our local Olympic athletes and USA Assistant Coach Sean Hutchison ! Margaret Hoelzer - Silver, 200m Back, 2:06.23; Bronze, 100m Back, 59.34; Silver, 400m Medley Re...
Aug 13, 2008 - 2008 Western Zone DVD
08/13/08 : If you want a souvenir DVD from the 2008 Western Zone meet, it can be ordered with the form that is posted on the Zone pager. The DVD is make up from the pictures and short video clips th...
Aug 11, 2008 - Congratulations to the PNS Zone Team!
08/11/08: Congratulations to the PNS Zone Team! The PNS team won the team championship at the 2008 Western Zone meet held in Gresham, Oregon. It was the first team championship for a PNS Zone tea...
Aug 8, 2008 - Lindsey Marchand, KING, wins at Juniors
08/08/08: Congratulations to Lindsey Marchand , KING for winning the 100 fly at the Junior National Championships in Minneapolis and setting a new meet record in the process. Lindsey went a 59.56 t...
Aug 8, 2008 - Nathan Adrian: The Future of Sprinting (from USA Swimming Web)
08/08/08: Nathan Adrian: The Future of Sprinting (from USA Swimming Web) Nathan Adrian might be one of the most unassuming members of the 2008 U.S. Olympic swimming team. Despite his towering 6-5...
Aug 4, 2008 - Amber McDermott from SBAY wins at juniors
08/04/08: Congrats to Amber McDermott from SBAY for winning the 800 free at the junior national championships today in minnesota. She dropped 13 seconds!!!
Aug 3, 2008 - 2008 Hall of Fame - August 3rd 2008
08/03/08: The fourth annual Pacific Northwest Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was conducted August 3, 2008 at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. This took pla...
Jul 24, 2008 - 2008-2009 Season, Thinking about Time Standards
07/24/08: It?s not too early to be thinking about the 2008-2009 season. Time Standards are being developed as we speak. Be sure to check the 2008-2009 Time Standard Page for the new standards for u...
Jul 23, 2008 - US Open 2008
07/23/08: The U.S. Open will be held from July 29 ? August 2 in Minneapolis, Minn., at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. PNS swimmers participating in the meet include: Troy Davidson an...
Jul 10, 2008 - Reichel at FINA World Juniors
07/10/08: Congratulations go to Garren Reichel (StingRay Swimming) for being named to the USA Swimming team competing in the 2nd FINA World Junior Swimming Championships .The 2nd FINA World Junior...
Jul 7, 2008 - 2008 Olynpic Trial Athletes
07/07/08: Congratulations to all our PNS athletes, and former PNS athletes from our area, who qualified and swam at the Olympic Trials. As you may now know four of our area athletes have made th...
Jul 6, 2008 - Beijing Bound
07/06/ 08 : Beijing Bound! Margaret Hoelzer- KING, sets a world record , going 2:06.09 winning the 200 back, Congratulations to Margaret! KING-5 article on Hoelzer. July 4th, another lo...
Jun 30, 2008 - Olympic Trials Updates and Dave's Blog
Check out the daily updates on the Olympic Trials . Day Seven . The PNS athletes are highlighted in blue, the former PNS athletes or those swimming with their college teams are in green and the...
Jun 28, 2008 - USA Swimming New Meet Search Tool
USASwimming.org releases new meet search tool. Visitors to usaswimming.org can now search for the results of meets across the country in our Meet Results section. From local age group meets to US...
Jun 24, 2008 - PNS Zone Team Athlete Application
The PNS Zone Team 2008 athlete application is now available on the PNS Zone Page (go to the age group page, then to the zone page).
Jun 23, 2008 - PNS Athletes to Olympic Trials in Omaha, NB
The Olympic Trials are coming up in Omaha, Nebraska June 29-July 6th , check here for the television schedule of the Olympic Trials. Congratulations and best of luck to all the Pacific Northwest Swi...
Jun 13, 2008 - Hodding Carter's Book "Off the Deep End"
On June 10, 2008 Algonquin Books published Hodding Carter?s, Off the Deep End: The Probably Insane Idea That I Could Swim My Way through a Midlife Crisis--and Qualify for the Olympics . USA Today h...
May 27, 2008 - Marin Morrison, WEST, Makes 2008 Paralympic Team
Marin Morrison, WEST, (with assistance from Bellevue Club), realized the first step of her Paralympic dream when she was nominated, along with 37 other athletes to represent the U.S. at the 2008 Pa...
May 13, 2008 - Seattle Parks Pool Strategic Plan Public Forums
05/13/08: Dear Pool Supporters : Thank you for emailing the Seattle City Council last October during the Mayor?s budget hearings. Thanks to you, the Council mandated that the Parks Department perf...
May 1, 2008 - Hannulas Honored at the Banquet of Champions June 5, 2008
05/01/08: The Banquet of Champions hosted by the Tacoma Athletic Commission, is an event that celebrates our communityıs sports heritage both past and present.The Banquet of Champions, scheduled fo...
Apr 26, 2008 - TV Broadcast Schedule for 2008 Summer Olympics
04/26/08: The United States Olympic Committee announced today the television broadcast schedule for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming. This link will take you to the televised schedu...
Apr 26, 2008 - Update on Husky Pool
4/26/08: Update on the Husky Pool: While planning for a pool on campus is at a standstill pending selection of a new Athletic Director, the Sand Point idea continues to inch along. The City of Sea...
Apr 18, 2008 - Marin Morrison on Her Way to Beijing for Paralympics
04/18/08: Marin Morrison, WEST (with assistance from Bellevue Club), realized the first step of her Paralympic dream when she was nominated, along with 37 other athletes to represent the U.S. at th...
Apr 17, 2008 - Dick LaFave, Longtime PNS Referee Passes on April 16th
04/17/08: Sad news is always hard to post. PNS Referee and long time friend of all swimming USA,collegiate and high school swimming, Dick LaFave , passed away on April 16th. Those of us who have w...