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Ridgefield Aquatic Club is a competitive swim program dedicated to empowering athletes in becoming champions in and out of the water. Our values exhibit qualities essential to achieving the highest level of success possible. RAC believes in providing a positive atmosphere, recognizing each and assessing his or her role in the success of our club. The values that are demonstrated by our members are a commitment to the team, a consistently strong work ethic, mutual respect, positive mental attitudes and supreme self-confidence.

Below are some of the previous year's highlights and achievements

2016-2017

FINA

  • FINA World Junior Championship Silver Medalist (Aug. 2017)
  • One Top 100 World Ranked Swimmer
  • Two Top 100 18/Under World Ranked Swimmers

USA Swimming

  • One Junior National Team
  • Two National Select Camp
  • Phillips 66 National Championship Medalist (June 2017)
  • US Open Championship Medalist (Aug. 2017)
  • Summer Junior National Championship Medalist (Aug. 2017)
  • Four National Top 10 Swimmers
  • Three Phillips 66 National Qualifiers
  • Three US Open Qualifiers
  • Four Summer Jr. National Qualifiers
  • Ten USA Futures Qualifiers
  • Twenty-Two Eastern Zone Senior Qualifiers
  • Nine Eastern Zone Age Group Qualifiers (15/Under)

Connecticut Swimming

  • 2017 CT Swimmer of the Year
  • 2017 Coach of the Year
  • Third place overall at CT LC Senior Championships (7/2017)
  • Sixth place overall at CT LC Age Group Championships (7/2017)
  • Twenty-Six CT Individual records
  • CT Top 16:
    • 5-(10&Under)
    • 13-(11&12)
    • 5-(13&14)
    • 10-(15&16)
    • 8-(17/18)
    • 8 (Senior)
  • Two USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Athletes 
  • Ten CT Swimming Scholar-Athletes

2015-2016

FINA

  • Two Top 100 18/Under World Ranked Swimmers

USA SWIMMING

  • Three Olympic Trial Qualifiers
  • Three US Open Qualifiers
  • Two Winter JR National Finalists
  • Five Summer Jr. Qualifiers
  • Two USA Futures Qualifiers
  • Fifteen EZ Senior Qualifiers
  • Fifteen EZ Age Group Qualifiers

Connecticut Swimming

  • A 2016 CT Swimmer of the Year
  • Fourth place overall at CT LC Senior Championships (7/2016)
  • Fifth place overall at CT LC Age Group Championships (7/2016)
  • Men’s third place EZ LC Sectionals (3/2016)
  • Men’s Individual High Points LC Senior Champions (7/2016)
  • Fifteen CT Individual records
  • CT Top 16:
    • (8) 10&Under
    • (6) 11&12
    • (11) 13&14
    • (9) 15&16 
    • (6) 17&18
    • (5) Senior
  • Four CT Relay Records
  • Four USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Athletes
  • Ten CT Swimming Scholar-Athletes
  • 2015 Senior Coach of the Year