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April 25, 2017

Below is the list of those selected to be a part of this year’s Open Water Zones in Seven Lakes, NC.

Congrats to you all. Look for information on Travel to be posted soon. You will be receiving an email from me soon with more detailed information regarding the trip. For those of you who applied, but were not selected this year, I highly encourage you to apply for any upcoming open water events. I will keep the website updated with upcoming races in the area.

Thank you all for your interest in Open Water and “Thinking outside the Black Line”.

Lea Nader
Emmalee Gettys
Nick Solis
Ethan Croley
Trisha Filimoehala
Kailey Biggs
Kaili Cuenca
Aspen Stallworth
Laney Skrobanek
Tristan Olstad
Ryan Woehrle
Shreyush Shankar
Corby Furrer
Jackson Stallworth
Mackenzie Hamlett
Trent Culbertson

Please submit payment of $350 to South Texas Swimming P.O. Box 592793, San Antonio, TX 78259 along with your completed paperwork. (Medical Consent, Code of Conduct, and Copy of Insurance Card).

All payments and paperwork due by April 30, 2017.

 


 

March 28, 2017

2017 Open Water Zones

Seven Lakes, NC June 2-4

South Texas will be taking a team of 12-16 swimmers ranging in ages from 11-18 to the 2017 Open Water Zones in Seven Lakes, NC. Coaches will select the 2017 Open Water Zones Team based on their ranking at the end of the 2016/2017 short course season, their age, and distance event. 2017 Long course distance events will also be taken into consideration.
(Note: Number of athletes will be based on travel budget)

 

EVENTS
  • Open 1K
  • Open Water Clinic
  • 2.5K (11/12)
  • 5K (13 & Up)
  • 3K Team Pursuit

For more information and to apply (Coaches and Athletes)

www.southtexasopenwaterteam.weebly.com

All South Texas Swimming Open Water information, including team selection information, is also located on the South Texas Swimming web site (www.stswim.org)

Deadline for application is April 23, 2017

Contacts

Tracey Spurgeon – Open Water Chair
coachtspurg@gmail.com

 


 

 

March 16, 2017

2017 Open Water Travel Team

Below is the list of those selected to be a part of this year's Open Water Festival.

Congrats to you all. Look for information on Travel to be posted soon. You will be receiving an email from me soon with more detailed information regarding the trip.

For those of you who applied, but were not selected this year, I highly encourage you to apply for the Open Water Zones team in June as well as next year's Open Water Festival.

Thank you all for your interest in Open Water and "Thinking outside the Black Line".

Maren Romine
Emmalee Gettys
Ethan Croley
Ethan Gluck
Allison Swift
Aspen Stallworth
Trisha Filimoehala
Leo Luna
Shreyush Shrankar
Jackson Stallworth
Tristan Olstad
Mackenzie Hamlett
Nicollette Wickes
Rebecca Rivers
Trent Culbertson
Reilly Gilbert


Posted 23 January2017

2017 Open Water Swimming Festival
Ft. Myers, Fl. - April 29-30

 

South Texas will be taking a team of 12-16 swimmers ranging in ages from 11-18 to the 2017 Open Water Swimming Festival in Ft. Myers Florida. Coaches will select the 2017 Open Water Team based on their ranking at the end of the 2016/2017 short course season, their age, and distance event.
(Note: Number of athletes will be based on travel budget)

EVENTS

Fran Crippen Mile              Open Water Clinic

Open Water Relays              LSC Challenge

For more information and to apply
www.southtexasopenwaterteam.weebly.com

Deadline for application is  March 13, 2017

Contact Tracey Spurgeon - Open Water Chair: coachtspurg@gmail.com

 

 
 

2016 STS Open Water Zones Team

Jenna Copes
Emmalee Gettys
Mackenzie Hamlett
Annaliese Hepp
Aspen Stallworth
McKenna Stallworth
Jackson Stallworth
Tristan Olstad
Maya Athena Imperial
Andrew Polcyn
Carlos Correa
Greyson Alarcon
Rebecca Rivers
Liliana Correa
Trent Culbertson


 

Posted 10 June  2015

Twelve Swimmers Represent STS at First Southern Zone Open Water Championships

Twelve STS swimmers traveled to Pinehurst, NC from Jun 4-7 to participate in the first Southern Zone Open Water Championships. The group was led by Mark Parshall and Rachel Woodard The group swam a 1K, and either a 2K or 5K. The kids also swam a team pursuit relay. Below is a link to the results

Initial meet results are posted on FSSeries.com under Open Water. Both Zones and NCOW Champs results are listed under NC Open Water Champs

http://www.racetecresults.com/startpage.aspx?CId=16247

 

 

Posted 19 May 2015

STS Open Water Swimmers Capture First and Second at Cap 2K

Taylor Brown of Alamo Area Aquatics and Morgan Johnson, Lost Creek Aquatics placed First and Second respectively in the 2015 Cap 2K Open Water Race at Lake Travis. The field consisted of 50 swimmers from ages 12 to 78! We wish the Taylor and Morgan best of luck at the Southern Zones Open Water Championships Jun 4-7 in Pinehurst , NC.

 

Posted 28 April 2015

STS Open Water Zone Team

Congrats to the members of the STS Open Water Zone Team who will be traveling to Pinehurst, NC from Jun 4-7. This the first time the Open Water Zones has been held separately from the pool competition.

11-12 Age Group
Sydney Yang

13-14 Age Group
Greyson Alarcon. Hannah Borland. Rebecca Rivers and Reilly Gilbert

15-16 Age Group
Noah Beene. Michael Borland. DeZion Hartman. Morgan Johnson. Andrew Polcyn and Steven Dziergowski

17-18 Age Group
Taylor Brown, Nathan Bruner and Jacob Hurrell-Zitelman

 

 

Posted 5 April 2015

South Texas Swimming Open Water Zone Team Application

This is the first time the Open Water Zones is separate from the pool competition. The meet is lead by head coaches Mark Parshall and Rachel Woodard.

The link below contains the application and information on the Southern Zones Open Water Meet in Pinehurst, NC from June 4-7, Fourteen swimmers will be selected from ages 11-18. It works best to copy this link to your browser to apply. You will need your swimmers USA ID number to complete the form. Cost to Swimmer is $300.

DEADLINE IS APRIL 20TH!!!!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XutmfVTBbl0AOZr9zSayLlgLuidGPhX7K8UdFnpwzKE/viewform?usp=send_form

 

 

Posted 30 Mar 2015

Taylor Abbott places 4th at Crippen Cup 10K

Nitro's Taylor Abbott placed 4th in the Crippen Cup 10K in Ft Myers, Florida, in only his second 10K swim! The race had 20 competitors to include pro open water swimmers. Taylor will next swim USA Swimming's Open Water Nationals at the same site on April 24-26. In the 10K event he will compete for several slots on upcoming international teams representing the USA. The 10K is also the first round of the Olympic Trials for USA Swimming . In the 5K, he will be competing for one slot on an international team. Alamo Aquatics' Zach Yeadon will also be competing in the 5K event.