June 25, 2012
Parents and Swimmers,
Our team of eight Santa Clara Swim Club swimmers are in Omaha competing in the US Swimming Olympic Trials. Be sure to support them by watching the event on webcast or TV, below is the link to the webcast/TV schedules:
You can also check our FACEBOOK page for updates from the event.
See below for a list of our Olympic Trial swimmers and the events they will be competing in.
Event at Trials-200 IM
High School- Leland
Home Town- Santa Clara
College- University of Georgia majored in Psychology and minor in Human Development
Did you Know?- Courtney learned to swim at Santa Clara Swim Club in our Learn to Swim Program when she was 3 years old and has been a member of the team for the last 20 years. Courtney is not only currently training at SCSC but has returned after graduating college to be an age group coach in our program.
Events at Trials - 200 & 400 IM, 200 & 400 Freestyle, 200 Fly
Hometown- Wayzata Mn.
College- University of Minnesota, majored in Finance
Did you know- Alex swam at the 2008 Olympic Trials and was a member of 2009-2010 US National Team in the 400 IM
Events at Trials- 200 & 400 IM, 100 Backstroke, 200 Breaststroke
High School- Broomfield HS
Hometown- Broomfield Co.
College- University of Minnesota, majored in Strategic Management
Did you know- Russell spent a year after college teaching English in Spain. Prior to training with at SCSC Russell was swimming on the Swim MAC Team Elite. Coach Russ is also a member of our age group coaching staff.
Events at trials- 200, 400 & 1500 Freestyle
High School- Bellermine College Prep
Hometown- Santa Cruz
College- will be a freshman at UC Berkley next year
Did you know- Sam is an avid surfer likes to spend his weekends after morning practice at the Santa Cruz beaches
Event at Trials- 200 Butterfly
High School- Archbishop Mitty.
College- Charlotte will be a freshman at the University of North Carolina, in the fall
Event at Trials- 200/400 Freestyle
High School- Valley Christian High School
Hometown- Austin Texas
College- Naval Academy Prep School
Events at Trials- 100 Backstroke
High School- Leigh HS
Hometown- San Jose.
College- University of Arizona majored in Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Did you know?: He is the younger brother of triplet brothers who all swam for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. His older brother Steve Hurko is our Yellow Bell Coach at SCSC.
Events at Trials: 400 & 1500 Freestyle
High School- Saratoga, HS
College- Indiana University, Business Management
Did you know?: He will be swimming with his two other brothers at trials this year.