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SCSC Weekly Chlorine - Week of 2/21/11


Schedule for Week of 2/21/11 (all following groups at International)
Monday, February 21st
All Senior Groups: 7:30-9:30am
Blue: 7:30-9:30am
Yellow: 9:30-11:00am
White: 10:00-11:00am
Tuesday, February 22nd - Friday, February 25th
All Senior Groups: 6:00-8:00am (5:30-6:30am for those who have school)
Blue: 7:30-9:30am
Yellow: 9:30-11:00am
White: 10:00-11:00am
All Senior Groups- 2:30-4:30pm (3:30-5:30pm for those who have school)
Blue: 4:30-6:30pm (NO FRIDAY due to PAINTBALL)
Yellow: 4:30-6:00pm
White: 5:00-6:00pm
Saturday, February 26th
All Senior Groups: 6:00-8:00am
Blue: 8:00-10:00am
Yellow: 8:00-9:30am
White: 10:30-11:30am
*For all bell group swimmers who are out of school this week, please come to the A.M. workout if possible!
White Bell
Mon-Fri 6:00-7:00pm (Saratoga)
Junior Bell
Mon-Fri 6:00-7:00pm (Saratoga)
W 4:00-5:00pm (Wilson)
Junior Bell 3
Friday 6:00-7:15pm (Saratoga)
Saturday 10:30-12:00pm (International)

Upcoming Events
2/23: Armadillo Willy’s night!
2/23: deadline to enter WAVE meet
3/4-6: WAVE C/B/A+ @ Morgan Hill
3/10: deadline to enter JOs
3/18-20: JOs @ San Ramon (qualifiers only)
3/23: deadline to enter Far Westerns
3/31-4/3: Far Westerns @ Morgan Hill (hosted by ALMA) (qualifiers only)
4/8-10: Morgan Hill C/B/A+ @ Morgan Hill
4/16-17: SCSC LC Invite @ SCSC (qualifiers only)
4/30: 10&u Champs @ Morgan Hill
4/30-5/1: Stanford Invite (qualifiers only)

Team Dinner at Armadillo Willy’s This Wednesday February 23rd!
Skip cooking next Wednesday Feb. 23rd! Eat in or take-out at the Armadillo Willy’s on Homestead Road (right across from the pool) between 5pm-9pm on February 23 and SCSC will receive 20% of all food purchases. See attached flyer! BONUS: You will ALSO receive 15 minutes of volunteer timeif you bring in your receipt from that day to the club office! DOUBLE BONUS: You get to socialize with all of your super fun coaches and staff!

Come Have a Coffee on Us!
Come meet your new Bell moms between 5-6:30 next week in the team room for coffee before going to our team dinner at Armadillo Willy’s!

SCSC Welcomes New White Bell Coach, Russell Payne!
If you have not heard yet, we have hired on Russell Payne as our new White Bell coach! Russ comes to us most recently from SwimMac in North Carolina, where he was teaching in their learn to swim program and coaching their age group swim team. Prior to that Russ worked as a counselor and coach for children aged 7-17 at the Minnesota Swim Camps. Russ is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he was a member of two Big 10 Champion teams and team captain his senior year. Russ competed in three events in the 2008 Olympic Trials and is currently training with the Santa Clara Swim Club. He hopes to represent the US in 2012 at the London Olympic Games. Russ will begin coaching the 6-7pm White Bell Group at Harker on Tuesday February 22, stop by and say “HI!”

New Communications Settings!
If you have NOT logged in and checked out your account on our new team website ( please log in and check your new Communications tab to verify email addresses! You can now also ADD email addresses so your swimmers and/or spouses can receive our team emails as well. We also offer the option of adding your cell phone number so we can send out text messages for emergencies (pool closures, etc.) Keeping the lines of communication open!

Wednesday Winner
Unfortunately, there is no Wednesday Winner this week! Please remember you need to sign in to claim your prize. This winner missed out on priority registration for International meet!

Team Store
We have some changes on tap for Team Store hours for President's Week and on:
Winter Break Week: Team Store Closed
Week of 2/28: Monday 5:00-6:30, Tuesday and Friday 4:30-6:00
Week of 3/7: Monday 5:00-6:30, Tuesday and Friday 4:30-6:00
Week of 3/14: Monday, Tuesday and Friday 4:30-6:00 (back to normal hours)

No news!

Blue Bells - boys
There will be no evening practice this Friday (Feb 25) for Blue Bell Boys so that everyone can participate in the team bonding event - paintball. If a swimmer is missing the paintball, then he can swim with the Blue Bell Girls. Go Blue Group Paint Ballers!  Friday’s Theme will be “Teamwork

Blue Bells - girls
I would like to encourage all Blue Bell girls to participate in meets on a more regular basis. Swim meets are fun when large numbers turn out; it's fun to cheer for your friends and achieve best times! Let's make it a group goal to get everyone out for the next meet in March 4-5-6!

Yellow Bells
No news!

White Bells
No news!

Junior Bells
Due to blackout dates at Wilson, we will not have 4:00-5:00pm Junior Bell practice at Wilson on Monday Feb 21st and Friday Feb 25th. Congratulations to our New Yellow Bell swimmers: Colin Leung, Celine Yiu, Lauren Guerra, Matthew Choi and Mei Matsumoto.

Thanks for reading! If you have any questions regarding this email, please contact ctakaki@santaclaraswimclub.organd I will be happy to answer your questions and/or direct you to the right person!