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Welcome to 2018, Killer Whales!

The Killer Whales are the summer recreational swim team of the Kildaire Farms Racquet & Swim Club, competing in the South League of the Tarheel Swimming Association. All members of the Club who are aged 18 or younger as of June 1st are eligible to compete on the team. To sign up on-line for the team, click on the "Register Now" button. Registration costs this year will most likely be $80 per swimmer, the same as last year.

We are constantly growing and training young swimmers to maintain a fun yet competitive swim team. Thank you for joining us. We are looking forward to meeting you. Please feel free to ask another member or coach any question you may have.

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Biggest News:

The club has waived our initiation fee for non-Kildaire Farms residents, and we are offering a $100 discount for membership dues for every new member a KF member has referred. This is a great way for existing and new members to save money.


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2018 Important Dates:

April 28th, 2-5 PM - Kildaire Farms Racquet & Swim Club Open House. Members and staff will be available to host tours of our tennis, pool, and clubhouse facility during this time. We will provide free hamburgers, hot dogs, and refreshments at the pool, and this event is open to current members and anyone interested in joining our club.

April 28th, 5:30-7:30 PM - KF Swim Team Pot Luck at the clubhouse. We?ll have all kinds of details about our swim season, 2018 team hand books, and the chance to meet our new head coach. During this time you?ll be able to sign-up early for your volunteer positions during swim meets, and check out the new team t-shirt Scott Riley has designed.

May 19th - POOL OPEN!

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2018 Coaching Staff:

--CAROL REDFIELD--
Since 2010 she?s been teaching JROTC at Cleveland HS in Clayton. In high school, she was recruited to swim at the United States Military Academy at West Point. She swam all four years at West Point and was the captain of the team her senior year. By the time she graduated, she had three individual Academy records and was an All-American three of her four years. Upon graduation she was commissioned as a second lieutenant, and then served on active duty for 20 years. More recently, she?s coached the summer swim team at the Kraft Family YMCA in Apex, and coached adults who were competing in their first triathlons. Additionally, she is a certified Group Fitness instructor and also teaches spin classes, water aerobics and boot camps for the YMCA. She loves swimming and running and has completed three Ironmans. Her two favorite people in the world are her daughter Maggie, 19 years old and currently a sophomore at West Point as a swimmer, and Trey, 16 years old and a junior at Holly Springs HS where he is a varsity letter winner on the track, cross country and swim teams.

--JORDAN MINTZ--
Currently a scholarship swimmer at Gardner Webb in Charlotte and former NC high school State Champion 4A in the 100 breast stroke. He?s also been a swim instructor at Campbell University for their summer swim program and is qualified to teach private lessons.

--ANDREW MINTZ--
Currently a senior at Middle Creek HS and was the Conference Champion in the 200 freestyle and runner up in the 100 freestyle. This fall he will be joining his brother at Gardner Webb where he was also recruited for swimming. He?s also been involved in swim lessons at Campbell University and privately at local pools.



2018 Practice Times:

TBD
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