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 SOBA Places First at 2018 SCAA Winter Championship-Congratulations!!

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Winter Championship Meet on Saturday! SOBA earned the most points at Saturday?s Winter Championship Meet, coming in first in our division and winning the entire meet. We...

 SOBA Places First at 2017 SCAA Summer Championship-Congratulations!

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Summer Championship Meet on Saturday! SOBA earned the most points at Sunday?s Summer Championship Meet, coming in first in our division and winning the entire meet. We w...

 SOBA Places First at 2016 SCAA Summer Championship-Congratulations!!

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Summer Championship Meet on Saturday! SOBA earned the most points at Saturday?s Summer Championship Meet, coming in first in our division and winning the entire meet. Al...

 SOBA Places First at 2015 SCAA Summer Championship-Congratulations!!

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Summer Championship Meet! SOBA earned the most points at the 2015 SCAA Summer Championship Meet, coming in first in our division and winning the entire meet. We were so ...

 SOBA Masters Teammates Complete Strait of Gibraltar Swim

Europe to Africa - Strait of Gibraltar Swim - Congratulations to Dave N, Gaylord S and Kevin Congratulations to friends and teammates Dave Neilan & Gaylord Shilling and their friend Kevin who comp...

 SOBA Places First at 2014 SCAA Summer Championship

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Summer Championship Meet on Sunday! SOBA earned the most points at Sunday?s Summer Championship Meet, coming in first in our division and winning the entire meet. We wer...

 SOBA Places First at 2014 SCAA Winter Championship-Congratulations!!

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Winter Championship Meet! SOBA earned the most points at Saturday?s Winter Championship Meet, coming in first in our division and winning the entire meet. Whew, that was...

 SOBA Places First at 2013 SCAA Summer Championship-Congratulations!!

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Summer Championship Meet on Sunday! SOBA earned the most points at Sunday?s Summer Championship Meet, coming in first in our division and winning the entire meet. We wer...

 Nationals Update-SOBA Masters

by Coach Steve Hyde SOBA was well represented by a small but enthusiastic and skilled bunch of athletes at the Mission Viejo Long Course Summer National Championships. Day 1 Success for the eight mem...

 2013 SOBA Pier to Pier Success

Congratulations to all "Dwight Crum 2-mile Pier to Pier" swimmers for an amazing feat in the 2013 race! This swim is one of the largest races around ? 1089 finishers this year (783 in the swimsuit div...

 July 19/20 Sanctioned Meet Results

July 19/20 Sanctioned meet results: Congratulations to our Junior Olympic qualifiers: Gavin Pierce 50 Free and Fly, Jasmine Wu 50 Back and Free, Kevin Zeballos 50 Free, 100 and 200 back! Still waiti...

 SOBA's Own Christina Gee Completes 2013 LA Marathon

2013 Los Angeles Marathon By Cristina Gee Running and preparing for the LA Marathon has been the hardest thing I have done in my life. I was inspired to run the marathon last summer when friend of min...

 CalTech Pentathalon Success

By Steve Hyde We had a small but ferocious group at the Pentathalon this weekend I believe that this may be the most competitive meet of the season and it keeps getting bigger. 255 sprint specialists...

 SOBA Places First at 2013 SCAA Winter Championship Meet

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Winter Championship Meet! SOBA earned the most points at Saturday?s Winter Championship Meet, coming in first in our division and winning the entire meet. We were so thr...

 Recap from SOBA Nutrition Talk with Coach Dede

Recap from SOBA Nutrition Talk with Coach Dede (January 7, 2013) Nutrition for Young Swimmers Meets and preparing prior to meets is largely experimental at this point and we learn if the child is the ...

 Congratulations Kat Ahlers & Joanna Choy-Arizona Ironman!

By Steve Hyde I want to share a truly athletic accomplishment that has been a while in the making. Last year Kat Ahlers and her mom Joanna Choy decided that they wanted to take on an iron man distance...

 SOBA Places First at 2012 SCAA Summer Championship-Congratulations

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic SCAA Summer Championship Meet on August 11, 2012 at Mira Costa High School Pool! SOBA earned the most points at Saturday?s Summer Championship Meet, coming in first in o...

 2012 Seal Beach Rough Water Swim Results

2012 Seal Beach Rough Water Swim Results, Provided by Coach Steve Hyde The Seal Beach Rough Water Swim was one of our best attended events to date! It is the first of the swims in the SPMS?s Open wat...

 Coach Amber's Ready, Set READ Summer Program

A Message From Coach Amber (i.e. "Miss Franco") Hi friends! I just wanted to thank everyone for their continued support of the Ready, Set, READ summer program. It means the world to me that my friend...

 El Camino/Swim Torrance Meet Results

El Camino/Swim Torrance Meet Results: Overall SOBA had 12 best times and 11 new long events. Everyone scored team points so congratulations to: Vincent C. Allison C. Tony D. Collin G. Danny G. Ina G. ...

 SOBA Success at Caltech Pentathlon

Cal Tech Pentathlon - By Coach Steve Hyde The Cal Tech Pentathlon is the place to be for swimmers who feel the need for speed. This event grows larger and faster every year and this year was no except...

 South Bay Swim Team Places FIRST at 2012 SCAA Winter Champs-Congratulations!

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Winter Championship Meet on Saturday January 28, at El Camino College in Torrance. SOBA earned the most points at the SCAA Winter Championship Meet, coming in first in D...

 South Bay Swim Team Places FIRST at 2011 SCAA Summer Champs-Congratulations!

Our team earned the MOST POINTS at Saturday?s Summer Championship Meet, coming in first in our division, and, in fact, WINNING the entire meet. GREAT JOB!! We have a very nice team trophy to share wit...

 2011 Pier to Pier Success

Congratulations to all swimmers for amazing swims at the 2011 Dwight Crum Pier to Pier on 7/31/11! This year's conditions were a little choppier than most of us would like, but not as cold as last yea...

 SOBA's Ricardo Monroy Receives 2011 Distinguished Service Award

Congratulations to our friend and South Bay Swim Team teammate, Ricardo Monroy! Ricardo is the recipient of the Los Angeles County Lifeguard's 2011 Distinguished Service Award. Ricardo was honored at ...

 Regionals & Upcoming Events-By Steve Hyde

Regional Update Members of South Bay (SOBA) Masters swim team earned a 5 th place finish in The Southern Pacific Master Association Swimming Championship held at the La Mirada Slash Aquatic Center on ...

 Caltech Pentathlon: SOBA Success!

Caltech Pentathlon ? SOBA Success! By Steve Hyde We had a good turnout at the Caltech Penthlon and some great swims. The pentathlon consists of 50 Yard swims in each stroke, capped off with a 100 Yard...

 Congrats to SOBA Spring Junior Olympics Squad

2011 Spring Junior Olympic Recap, by Coach Dede Moore Progress: We went from only one individual qualifier in 2 events last year to 4 indivduals in 13 events AND 4 relays this year. WOW! You can...

 SOBA Places First - Wins SCAA Summer Champs 2011

CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic Winter Championship Meet! South Bay Swim Team earned the most points at Sunday's Winter Championship Meet, coming in first in our division and winning the entire meet. W...

 SOBA Wins SCAA Summer Champs 2010

 SOBA & 2010 Summer Junior Olympics

We had double the number of Junior Olympic qualifiers from 2009 but between water polo and Jr Guard events we lost swimmers from 8 races. This is the biggest reason we are going to only Spring JO...

 Congrats Age Group Pier to Pier Swimmers!

Congratulations to Pier to Pier Swimmers from SOBA, including Elisa, Kimberly, Parris, Sarah, and Ty (+ coaches Kathy & Mark). A 2-mile open water event ? and with chilly conditions this year! What a ...

 Congratulations to SOBA Swimmers at Bruin Meet 5/15/10

We had a good showing of SOBA Strength at the May 15 Bruin ?Day of Sprints? meet held at the new Spieker Pool on the UCLA Campus. Kudos to Blaze, Seven, Kyle, Ricardo, Leana, Marni, Yen, Ty, Kaitlyn, ...

 Coach Steve Hyde-Runner-Up 2009 SPMA Coach of the Year

Congratulations to our own Coach Steve Hyde who was recently named a runner-up for 2009 SPMA Coach of the Year! Click HERE to read our full nomination for Steve.

 Gabriel Hartnell People to People Student Ambassador - He Needs Our Help

April 12, 2010 Dear SOBA family, My name is Gabriel Hartnell. I have swimming with SOBA for about 3 years. I am a "B" swimmer. I was recently recommended and accepted to participate as a student l...

 NEW VIDEO: South Bay Swim Team Honored by City of Hawthorne

 South Bay Swim Team Places FIRST at SCAA Winter Championship Meet

 2009 SPMA SCMeters Championships - SOBA Places 9th of 70+ Teams

World Record Broken, National Records Set, Lots of Points Earned SOBA Places 9th of 70+ Teams! Message from Coach Steve Hyde Regarding Short Course Meters Championship Meet Dec 4-6 Hi everyone: ...

 SOBA First Place at SCAA Summer Champs

Congratulations on a fantastic Summer Championship Meet! All of your hard work paid off? Our team earned the most point at yesterday?s Summer Championship Meet, coming in first in our division, and,...

 South Bay Swim Team's First Junior Olympic Team Success

SOBA Team Members were amazing at Junior Olympics We had seven team members qualify for and participate in the Southern California Summer Junior Olympic swim meet! Bridgette, Breana, Leana, Nick and Y...

 Congratulations Pier to Pier Finishers

This Year?s Pier to Pier race was a little longer an a little ?rougher? than the past couple years. However, it was a record breaking year, with over 1,000 finishers! Results are already posted! C...