MEET SELECTION SHEET
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NP Schedule Week of 10/2
Be prepared for dryland each day.
I will update via Twitter if practice will be changing for any particular day. Please email me if you have any questions.
Swimmer of the Month
September--> Sarah Rosson
The swimmer of the month for September is Sarah Rosson. During the past month, Sarah has swam more than 130,000 meters and attended 96% of the practices. Sarah has done a great job of embracing the things that she excels at and I am very proud of her for that. Keep up the good work Sarah.
October--> Ryan Joehl
The swimmer of the month for October is Ryan Joehl. Ryan has a 93% attendance for the season so far He has been getting better every week at practice. At the Halloween Howl he took off an average of 6% off his 8 events. Ryan is also great teammate. Keep up the great work.
November--> Michael Grimenstein
The National Prep swimmer of the month for November is Michael Grimenstein. Michael has been doing an excellent job in practice since joining the group in August and just had a great A Champs meet getting 100% best times. Michael is getting closer to the AAA times that he wants in several events. Keep it up.
December--> Sidney Durbin
The swimmer of the month for December is Sidney Durbin. Sidney has been doing a great job at practice and at meets. She is showing us a lot of qualities that will help make her successful in the future. Her attendance is good and she is choosing to swim on hard intervals and challenge herself. Great work!
January--> Anna Grimenstein
The swimmer of the month for January is Anna Grimenstein. Anna did a great job training in January for the Senior Champs meet. She was focused and determined to improve. She dropped 40 seconds in her 1650, and dropped significant time in all of her races. She followed that up with another 17 second drop in the 1650 at the qualifier. Great job Anna, and keep up the good work.
February--> Greg Dreisewerd
The swimmer of the month for February is Greg Dreisewerd. Greg made 100% of the practices in February. He had also been working hard to prepare for the Division I Champs meet by pushing himself and allowing the coaches to push him. Greg swam best times in 5 out of 8 races, broke 1:00 for the first time in the 100 Fly. Great job Greg.
March--> Ben Brim
The swimmer of the month for March is Ben Brim. Ben is consistently one of the hardest workers in the group. He is always at practice and chooses to push himself. He is always trying to make the group more fun and the other swimmers appreciate that. Keep up the good work Ben.
April--> Mckinley Munk
The swimmer of the month for April is Mckinley Munk. Mckinley has been swimming with NP since late February and has been doing a great job of pushing herself to make the intervals. She was the only NP swimmer during April to make 100% of the practices. She also did a great job at her first LC meet EVER!!!! last weekend.
May--> Mackenzie Swope
The swimmer of the month for May is Mackenzie Swope. Mackenzie has been quietly making big strides in the pool. She placed 3rd at the Saluki Open Water in 13-14 girls, and beat all but 2 of the 13-14 boys in that race as well. Her pool times have been dropping as well. Her intensity in practice has been great lately as well. All around a great month for her. Great job!!!
June--> Emma Harris
The swimmer of the month for June is Emma Harris. Emma made sure she was coming to practice and only missed one workout for the entire month of June. Her workouts have been getting better and better and we are really excited to see what she will do at Champs. Keep up the good work.
New Sectional Cuts This Year
Katie Locke--> 100 Back, 200 Back
Sarah Higgins--> 200 Back
Sarah Rosson--> 100 Fly
Johnny Althoff--> 100 Br, 200 Br
Alli Hanlon--> 50 Free
Cameron Hankins--> 100 Back
Jack Riffel--> 200 Breast
Jenny Flores--> 100 Fly, 200 Fly
We will be using Twitter again this year for practice updates and changes. This is the best way to change or cancel practice at the last minute and make sure that everyone knows about it. When you sign up properly for mobile notifications, you will get a text message sent to your phone with the updates. I will still send out emails for larger chunks of information, but I can do Twitter from my phone anywhere, I can only send the emails from a computer. Please logon to Twitter, create an account, and follow NPUpdates.
You can always get in touch with me by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I check my email daily usually so you can expect a response within a day or so. Or by phone at the office Mondays and Wednesdays from 11-4 at 636-891-6633.