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Jul 3, 2020 - Hello!! 2020 Summer Stroke Clinics COMING SOON!
Hello! This is Coach Angie! I was officially brought back to work! I hope that I can see a lot of friendly faces soon as I have missed the kids (and parents, too!) as the season ended so abruptly an...
Mar 9, 2020 - IMPORTANT updates
Regional Meet I was so proud and happy with the swimmers that were at Regionals over the weekend. We had some AWESOME swims. Most everyone dropped a good amount of time. It was a CRAZY meet but I was ...
Feb 25, 2020 - Weekly Update 2/25/2020
This week's schedule: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sunday Level 1 5:30-6:30 5:30-6:30 5:30-6:30 3:00-4:00 Level 2 6:30-7:45 5:30-6:45 6:30-7:45 5:30-6:45 3:00-4:15 Level 3 7:00-8:30 5:30-7:0...
Feb 21, 2020 - 2nd weekly update 2/21/2020
I have been coaching from a distance this week as I am fighting off brochitsis. I think I got the right meds on board and looking forward to getting back to the pool soon~ PLEASE-- CHECK MEET ENTRIES...
Feb 14, 2020 - Last Chance Meet information
Happy Valentines Day! First, I hope that the kids have enjoyed the change of pace for the week. We have been working on speed. I am sure that they have come home tired and we have some sore legs this ...
Feb 10, 2020 - Weekly Update 2/10/2020
We are getting close to the home stretch! This week we are going to be working on Sprint race pace. For those that have not liked all the pacing work and distance, this will be a nice change! We will ...
Feb 6, 2020 - Weekly Update
So, the season is winding down. We are continuing to work on some racing strategies this week for specific races. We have been tackling some distance pace sets (yes, I know that is not always fun...) ...
Jan 29, 2020 - Weekly Update 1/29/20
Pool is back open! Practice is on for this evening. 5:30 start for all groups. Dryland is a bit longer, and try to bring shoes for a few laps around the track. Su day, we will have practice. Coach Nic...
Jan 21, 2020 - Weekly Update 1/21/2020
Here is this weekly schedule. Please note Sunday Practice times! They have gone back to the fall practice times. that works better for the pool schedule. This Friday, we will have a special guest he...
Jan 17, 2020 - Friday Practice
Due to the incoming weather, I am joining the bandwagon and canceling practice for tonight. And I was really looking forward to working on starts and turns.... As it is suppose to warm up over the eve...
Jan 14, 2020 - Weekly update 1/14/2020
Next week's schedule please notice the slight changes to times (on Wednesday, all are invited for a short extended deckwork. Bring Clothes and tennis shoes): Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sun...
Jan 10, 2020 - Updated practice schedule
Next week's schedule please notice the slight changes to times (on Wednesday, all are invited for a short extended deckwork. Bring Clothes and tennis shoes): Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sun...
Jan 3, 2020 - Weekly and Sprint Spectacular Update
I hope everyone has had a wonderful Holiday Break! We are back to "normal" schedule on Tuesday. Thank you to everyone that participated in our HOliday Challenge. Please email me if your swimmers did ...
Dec 27, 2019 - Sprint Spectacular
I plan to send out meet entries for the January 4th meet in a few hours. If you need to make any changes, please let me know. If you are having problems signing up, please email me at ashadduck@att.ne...
Dec 21, 2019 - Happy Holidays and Weekly Updates
First and Foremost, I hope everyone will have some time over the kids winter break to spend some time with the family and slow down a bit. We are having practice the next 2 weeks, The schedule is sli...
Dec 17, 2019 - Weekly Update 12/17/2019
WE ARE having practice tonight! Please use disgression if you can safety navigate the roads. Where I am the roads are dry. Practice this week will be a typically week. No changes. Our first Holiday Pr...
Dec 15, 2019 - Practice Cancelled Due to the Weather
Due to the snow storm today, practice is canceled. I will reschedule the Candy Cane Race Practice that I had planned for the day for another day. I encourage all the swimmers to go play in thes now, ...
Dec 6, 2019 - Holiday Practice & Team Store
THE UPDATED HOLIDAY SCHEDULE IS DONE! And Holiday Challenge is ready to go out. I will hand out tonight for all those whom are here, I will also post on our website. Please RSVP for what HOLIDAY Pra...
Dec 4, 2019 - Weekly Update 12/4/2019
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sunday Group 1 5:30-6:30 Group 1 5:30-6:30 Group 1 6:00-7:00 Group 1 3:00-4:00 Group 2 6:30-7:45 Group 2 5:30-7:15** Group 2 6:30-7:45 Group 2 5:30-6:45 Group 3...
Nov 20, 2019 - Weekly Update 11/20/2019
Dates Dryland (In admin room behind Front Desk) Pool Practice Wednesday Level 2 5:30-6:00 Level 3 6:00-6:30 Level 2: 6:00-7:15 Level 3 6:30-8:00 Thursday Level 1 5:30-6:30 Level 2: 6:30-7:45 Level ...
Nov 12, 2019 - Fitter Faster Swim Clinic
We do have a meet on January 11th. If uncertain if you should go to the meet, or the clinic, ask Coach Angie! Hello Swim Families! We have some very exciting news! We have been invited to attend ...
Nov 12, 2019 - Weekly Update 11/12/2019
We had a great weekend at the past meet! More on that in a moment! Tuesday: Regular Practice, Safe travels if you can make it! Wednesday: CHANGES Effective immediately: Group 2 will have dryland from...
Nov 3, 2019 - Weekly Update 11//2019
Good Afternoon: I am going to keep working on improving communication and I hope to see everyone at practice this afternoon! Tuesday: Normal Practice All Groups Wednesday: Normal Practice All Group...
Nov 1, 2019 - All Around Meet Entries
I will be closing entries for next week's meet this afternoon at 3:30 so I can get the entries in this evening before the deadline. Please mark if you plan to attend or make any changes to entries bef...
Oct 29, 2019 - Weekly Update 10/29/2019
Good afternoon!! This week we are going to be picking up the training a bit! It is really important that the kids are going to be at practice as much as possible for the next few weeks as we are goin...
Oct 24, 2019 - FRIDAY PRACTICES
Good Afternoon. Starting tomorrow FRIDAY PRACTICES ARE OPEN FOR ALL SWIMMERS!! We are going to try some new ideas for Friday practices and I hope that it will help all our swimmers improve and get...
Oct 22, 2019 - Weekly Update 10/22/2019
Thank you to everyone whom made it to our Fall Mixer on Sunday! I think we had a great time. We have the Halloween Invitational in Edwardsville this weekend. I have uploaded a Psych Sheet as well as w...
Oct 19, 2019 - Reminder
FALL MIXER tomorrow after Practice. We will have a few games and some fun surprises. I hope to see everyone there. Starting at 4:30 and we will be done by 6:00. Bring a drink for your family. This is...
Oct 13, 2019 - Weekly update 10/13/2019
Hey parents and swimmers! Last week was a great week of progress. We worked on some great key concepts, but it was apparent that all the kids need more time to master those concepts! So- we have the s...
Oct 9, 2019 - Meet Results and EVF/shoulder information
I got the results from our first meet and I am honestly SHOCKED with how well the kids did at the meet. The numbers are as follows: Total Swims 42 Disqualifications 3 Total BEST TIMES 35 Swims by sw...
Oct 5, 2019 - Meet update and weekly updates
If you are going to the meet tomorrow, please go to the event tab and click on that meet. You can print a copy of the heat sheet. Warm up start at 8:00 am. The new parent workshop starts at 7:30 am. ...
Sep 29, 2019 - Weekly Update 9/29/2019
Last week we had a fun week of practice. I am excited to continue this week! Basically, there are 2 ways that we can get faster. The first option is to reduce drag. That is what we hare going to spend...
Sep 22, 2019 - Weekly Update 9/22/2019
Week two I think was a success! I think everyone is getting the hang of things! As our first meet is quickly approaching, we will be spending some time at the beginning of practice, for each squad ta...
Sep 16, 2019 - Weekly Update 9/16/2019
We successfully made it through the first week of practice! I appologize for Friday's cancelization on short notice. We had a repair of the pool that came up unexpectedly. I hope to meet most of the ...
Aug 23, 2019 - Best Foods to Complement your Swim Training