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NP Schedule Week of 10/2 

Day Location Time
Monday 50m 4-6pm
Tuesday 50m 4-6pm
Wednesday 50m 4-6pm
Thursday 50m 4-6pm
Friday 50m 4-6pm
Saturday 50m 9-11am

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



Other Notes

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 harrisonsean@prcommunityed.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.