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Feb 27, 2018 - USA Swimming Leadership- Email From USA Swimming
Nov 13, 2013 - MCAT recognized by USA Swimming
The following notice was sent out by the USA Swimming Foundation. I want to say that the recognition is much appreciated and unexpected. More deserving than I being singled out to receive this award...
Jul 15, 2013 - MCAT Junior Olympics Headlines 2013
Long Course 2013 Junior Olympic Headlines Tommy Padilla and Toby Macabugao medaled at the Junior Olympic LC Meet held in Concord, Ca., July 12,13 and 14. Tommy brought home a 7 th place medal in ...
Apr 29, 2013 - MBL and MTAL Chamionships are this Friday
Be sure to support your favorite MCAT High School age swimmers at their League Championships this friday, May 3,2013 . The MTAL aka Mission Trails Athleteic League has their Championships at Carmel Hi...
Apr 29, 2013 - MCAT Parent Meeting now on Tuesday,May 7,2013
Due to the noise during our Wednesday meetings, we have opted to move our Monthly Parent Meeting to the 1st Tuesday of every month. The meeting will take place at 6:00 pm in the bleachers. All paren...
Apr 29, 2013 - 10 and Under Champions
Special Congratulations is in order for two MCAT swimmers. Earl Fulgencio earned his first Junior Olympic cut at the 10 and Under Championships this past weekend in the 50 fly and improved his 100 ...
Nov 7, 2012 - US MASTERS SVAM MEET for 18 & OVER
1st Annual SVAM Splash and Dash SCY Saturday, February 2, 2013 USMS Sanction: 383-S004 Salinas Valley Aquatic Masters Swim Meet Registration Registration Schedule Right now it is 1:06 PM PT on Wed...
Oct 1, 2012 - USA Swimming Code of Conduct
Sep 17, 2012 - General Board Meeting Agenda: October 7th
MCAT/SVA General Meeting Sunday, October 7, 12:00 P.M. 1 E Bernal Street, Salinas, CA 93906 AGENDA Opened meeting of SVA, Inc.: Present: Agenda revisions and additions: Public comments(20 minu...
Jul 24, 2012 - JO's Summer 2012
MCAT swimmers Arianne Movilla , Kayne Doughty, Toby Macabugao and Michael Michalski swam last weekend in the blazing sun and heat in Moraga, Ca. These MCAT swimmers qualified for and swam at the Sum...
Dec 15, 2011 - Time Standards
Aug 10, 2011 - Team Annual Break Aug 15-28 ,2011
Swim Team Break Event Date August 15 - 28, 2011 While there are different philosophies of the importance and relevance of a break in swimming, it is the opinion of this coaching staff, that a ...
May 30, 2011 - MCAT Swim America Lessons receive National Grant
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : May 31, 2011 Contact: Dia C. Rianda- Monterey County Aquatic Team-Salinas Valley Aquatics Inc. Monterey County Aquatic Team/Salinas Valley Aquatics Inc. Receives a USA Sw...
May 11, 2011 - USA Swimming Foundation Winemaker's Dinner comes to Salinas
Save the Dates! Join the USA Swimming Foundation as we take our show on the road in 2011! Join our closest friends and fans for one of the upcoming special events: Sunday, August 7th, 2011 Winemaker’s...
Mar 28, 2011 - Far Western's Qualifiers
4 qualify-3 will swim......Far Western's MCAT would like to recognize the following swimmers for earning Far Wester Qualifying times. A. Movilla earned her Far Western cuts, but sadly misses the m...
Mar 7, 2011 - Toby = 100 BR Champion at Pacific Allstars
Toby Macabugao of MCAT's Senior group earned himself a Championship Title at the Pacific Swimming All Star Meet this past weekend. Here is what the All Star Meet Coach Steve Hurko had to say: "100 ...
Mar 6, 2011 - One week with an Olympic Coach
MCATeers are in for a special treat. This week, beginning on Tuesday, March 8,2011 coach Mark Scubert will pay our team MCAT and the Palma High School team a visit as a guest coach. Coach Mark Schu...
Jan 30, 2011 - NEW MCAT Spring 2011 Practice Schedule
NEW MCAT Spring Practice Schedule begins Wednesday, February 2,2011 Novice Group 5-6:00 PM- with Coach Janna AGE Group 5-6:00PM with Coach Kristen AGE 2 5-6:15PM with Coach Amber Juni...
Jan 17, 2011 - Zone 1 South MCAT Success
Zone 1 South Championships Over 40 MCATeers participated in the Pacific Swimming Zone 1 South Championship swim meet on January 15-16,2011 in Santa Clara, California. The weekend netted fantastic ...
Jan 10, 2011 - MCAT Campaign to help save lives
Nov 19, 2010 - USA Swimming Foundation donation will help kids in our Swim America program.
http://www.thecalifornian.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=201011180304 Follow the above link to an article that appeared in the Californian. USA Swimming donates 400 children's suits to nonprofit By ...
Nov 17, 2010 - Please watch this video!
http://www.swimnetwork.com/videos/swimming-video-player.aspx Please spend a minute watching my friend Mel's Gold Medal Minute. A touching plea for swim safety through lessons. MCAT is a local ...
Nov 8, 2010 - Athlete Protection Guidelines for MCAT
Nov 6, 2010 - Dennis Wang
Dennis Wang qualified for the Pacific Swimming 14 and under Junior Olympic Championships and the Senior Championships with his swim in the 100 Breast at Morgan Hill on November 6,2010. Congratulati...
Oct 18, 2010 - Walnut Creek to Tiburon
October 16 and 17,2010 was an amazing weekend of observing some of the best swimmers in the world and Pacific Swimming in different and strange settings. My weekend began with coaching Toby Macabugao ...
Oct 13, 2010 - Commonwealth Games 2010 Results
http://results.cwgdelhi2010.org/en/Comp.mvc/DetailedScheduleByDate?sportCode=SW&expandAll=False Results for the Commonwealth Games can be found at the above link. Learn more about Team USA's compet...
Oct 13, 2010 - Thoughts from the Head Coach
"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow. " ~Mary Anne Radmacher Part of the swim experience is learning the valu...
Oct 11, 2010 - MCAT @ WEST Round-UP
Oct 6, 2010 - SCCA Meet Results
MCAT swimmers had a very successful and fun meet in Santa Cruz the weekend of September 25-26! There were several swimmers swimming in their first meet as well as experienced ones who attended. During...
Oct 4, 2010 - Junior Plus Meet "Swimming through the training"
Gunderson HS- JR+Meet Three MCAT swimmers signed up for the Jr. + meet at Gunderson High School on October 2,2010. Toby Macabugao, Dennis Wang, and Caitlyn Rodriguez experienced the next level of sw...
Sep 28, 2010 - Make a Splash receiving USOC Honors
Sep 22, 2010 - MCAT NAMED MAKE A SPLASH PARTNER
Today, we received news that MCAT has been awarded the honor of being named a Make A Splash Local Partner by the USA Swimming Foundation. This is incredible and exciting news. I will be sharing more ...
Sep 3, 2010 - 2012 Olympic Trials Standards
2012 Olympic Trials Standards Men Women LCM Event LCM 23.49 50 Fr 26.39 51.49 100 Fr 57.19 1:52.89 200 Fr 2:03.19 3:59.99 400 Fr 4:19.39 800 Fr 8:50.49 15:53.59 1500 Fr 57.59 100 Bk 1:03.99 2:04.99 ...
Jun 16, 2010 - MCAT/SVA to open Salinas Aquatic Center next week
MCAT/SVA will open the doors of the New Salinas (Municipal) Aquatic Center, located on 1 East Bernal on Monday, June 21,2010. We will offer a wide variety of Aquatics programming. Information about...
Jun 15, 2010 - Fee Schedule for SAC Pool
Jun 14, 2010 - MATT JONES OF SVAM SECURES TOP 10 FOR 2010 in USA
The rankings for the 2009-2010 SCY season are final and our swimmer, Matt Jones (44)of SVAM secured 2 top ten rankings in the Nation for his age group (40-44). He placed 7th in the USA in the 50 SC...
May 23, 2010 - Open Lap Swim At Alvarez this summer
Open Lap Swim Fee $6.00 per day or $60.00 monthly pass Please go to the home page for the schedule Open Lap Swim is for ‘deep water safe’ persons 14 years and older. Due to other scheduled aquat...
May 15, 2010 - TCAL Championship Results 2010
May 3, 2010 - MCAT swimmers rake in Best Times at MAKO LC Meet April 30-May 2,2010
The Morgan Hill MAKO Meet ended up providing a pool for some great time drops for MCAT swimmers. The weather was incredible. Swimmers, coaches and families enjoyed the meet. Kari Fortman (8) was br...
Apr 27, 2010 - Special MCAT Bulletin-Update 4/10
http://www.mbaykids.com/MCAT.asp Check out our link on www.mbaykids.com We sent out 5,000 flyers for swim lessons through this great kids service. We also sent out over 5,000 flyers to local school ...
Apr 25, 2010 - 10 and Under Wonder Women
Karlee: She swam to two best times to add to the three she got last weekend. She dropped in her 25 free and 100IM. The one thing she did that made me the most proud......on her 2nd event, 8 of the 10...
Apr 7, 2010 - Parent Symposium by Pacific Swimming
USA Swimming parent symposium set for April 25 -- All parents are invited to a USA Swimming Parent Symposium to be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Sunday, April 25 at Fremont High School in Sunny...
Apr 7, 2010 - Far western's Live Stream Coverage
Finals at Far Westerns to be streamed live over the Internet -- Almaden Swim & Racquet Club, host of Short Course Far Westerns Championships, has partnered with Swimming World and Pacific Swimming ...
Apr 2, 2010 - Pan Pac Tickets on Sale 4/2/10. Get them while they are available
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Mar 9, 2010 - Directions and locations of MCAT Pool sites
Hartnell College Pool - Located on West Alisal Street next to the Hartnell College Gymnasium. Be sure to buy a daily parking pass if you use the lot. Free parking is located on the street. http://w...
Mar 8, 2010 - MCAT March Schedule 2010/Practice Changes
Beginning on Tuesday, March 9,2010 PLEASE UNDERSTAND THE CHANGES in locations. MCAT Practices will be held at the following locations and times. Priority should be placed on attending practices...
Feb 19, 2010 - Grant makes Consolation Finals in NCAA Big West
14 Hashimoto, Grant FR Csu Northridge Prelims1:46.99 Finals 1:46.90 24.87 51.84 (26.97) 1:19.50 (27.66) 1:46.90 (27.40) Earns a personal best time by sever...
Feb 17, 2010 - Numerous best times by JO swimmers
Feb 11, 2010 - Prohibited list
Feb 11, 2010 - Rule changes/Medications
Many rules changes are in effect as of January 1, 2010. The 2010 Prohibited List is in effect now and may be found here: http://www.wada-ama.org/Documents/World_Anti-D...
Feb 6, 2010 - SVAM-MCAT swimmer Matt Jones breaks Pacific Record
Out of the blue waters of the Hartnell Pool, Dr. Matt Jones of the senior group swam a Pacific Masters Swimming record in the 50 fly going a 23.83.. Folks, this makes him number 1 in the USA for his...
Jan 28, 2010 - MCAT must train new Officials
MCAT Parents, We are in need of officials. It is an expected requirement of participating teams in Pacific Swimming for each team to train and provide officials. Please call for me more informa...
Jan 20, 2010 - Z1South Results/MCATeers Swim
Jan 20, 2010 - New Practice Time Coming
We will be changing our practice time starting February 1, 2010 from 5:00 to 5:30-7:30 . The need to push back a half hour is because High School practice begins February 1 and they don't get out o...
Jan 4, 2010 - Grant Hashimoto earns Most Inspirational Swimmer for Western Zones
Grant Hashimoto was honored by Pacific Swimming this Saturday, January 2,2010 at the Pacific Swimming Awards Banquet for his outstanding sportmanship and leadership. He was selected for this honor by...
Jan 1, 2010 - USMS Registation 2010 for masters level Swimmers
2010 USMS Club Registration Pacific LMSC Salinas Valley Aquatics Masters Salinas Valley Aquatics Masters has already registered for 2010. SVAM 2010 USMS Registration has been processed! You may...
Dec 8, 2009 - Junior Olympics Summary SC JO's Pleasanton
Frigid temperatures, rain, ice, wind and long days did not stop Celeste Valdez and Toby Macabugao from performing best times at The Pacific Swimming SC Junior Olympics meet in Pleasanton this past we...
Nov 16, 2009 - Grant Hashimoto's Profile at Cal State University North Ridge
Read this article about MCAT Swimmer Grant Hashimoto: http://gomatadors.cstv.com/sports/m-swim/mtt/hashimoto_grant00.html
Oct 30, 2009 - USA Swimming Safety Notice
USA Swimming Safety Notice to Parents To avoid risk of serious injury, no swimmer who has not been properly trained should attempt to perform a racing start, from either a starting block or the ...
Oct 30, 2009 - Welcome to MCAT/SVA Inc. 2010
Monterey County Aquatic Team 210 Capitol Street, Suite 1 Salinas, California 93901 Tel: 866-411-622...
Oct 26, 2009 - SCCA meet Results and Notes
Another beautiful weekend on the Central Coast. Speaking of beautiful, I need to mention the quality of our swimmers starts and streamlines. Awesome best describes our team at all levels. We ha...
Oct 22, 2009 - Junior Olympic Time Standards 09
Oct 6, 2009 - 2009 MCAT Award Winners
Sep 9, 2009 - Labor Day Meet News
The following swimmers from MCAT participated last Saturday, September 5, 2009 in the 2009 PC MAKO SCY AGE End of Summer Meet. The day was relaxing and fun. Entertainment was provided free of char...
Aug 28, 2009 - MCAT DVD Available 2009 summer meet memories
Aug 25, 2009 - 2009 Fall/Winter Meet Schedule
Aug 25, 2009 - Practice, Lessons and Meet Schedules for Fall 09
Aug 10, 2009 - CVAL results and collective drops speak for themselves.
Aug 5, 2009 - Important CVAL's Information Sheet
CVAL Championships 2009 Time and Directions Friday August 7 be there no later than 2pm (only for those swimming the 200 or 500fr) Saturday and Sunday August 8-9 be there at 7:30am Morgan Hill ...
Aug 5, 2009 - NCAA College ruling on Competition suits
Today posted on collegeswim.com was this article about the technical suits and a new straight forward strict rule agreed to by college coaches and will go into effect immediately. Below are the NCA...
Aug 4, 2009 - Pacific Swimming 4x100 m free relay takes first at WZ
Grant Hashimoto is swimming in Hawaii at the Western Zone Championships, August 4-8, 2009. Tonight, his 4 x 100 meter free relay took 1st. Live results can be found by Google (2009 western zone sw...
Aug 3, 2009 - Hashimoto Swims for Pacific Swimming in Hawaii
Grant Hashimoto left this morning for the Western Zone All Star Meet in Hawaii. He will be swimming for Pacific Swimming in the following events: 1500 M Free, 400 M Free, 200 M Free, 100 Fly, 10...
Aug 3, 2009 - Fina Swim Suit Ruling
FINA Bureau releases decision on swimsuits (7/30/2009) On Tuesday, the FINA Bureau released the following decisions regarding the use of high-tech suits in FINA competitions. FINA RULING: July 28...
Aug 3, 2009 - Macabugao Finals at Far Western Age Group Int Meet in San Jose
Toby Macabugoa again makes finals and places at a high level age group Championship meet. Toby (12)placed 5th in the 100 breast , 8th in the 200 Breast, 9th in the 200IM and 9th in the 400 IM this pa...
Jul 25, 2009 - Best Team Yet
Thank you all for doing your very best today. Today, was an example of teamwork in action. Fast times are important, but more important are the lessons learned from working together for the love of...
Jul 20, 2009 - Junior Olympics Summary
Junior Olympics Long Course July 2009 at Concord MCAT swimmers Grant Hashimoto, Toby Macacbugao and Celeste Valdez participated in this summer’s Junior Olympic Meet in Concord, California. In the s...
Jul 5, 2009 - Nationals TV Broadcast Schedule
TV Broadcast Schedule for Nationals (7/1/2009) NBC and Universal Sports will bring fans coverage of USA Swimming’s biggest domestic event of the year when stars of the 2008 Olympic Team head to...
Jun 29, 2009 - Best at West
Dennis Wang, Toby Macabugao and Mia Ramos swam best times at the West Coast Aquatics meet held in the blistering heat on 6/27 and 6/28. For Dennis and Mia ,who have just aged up into new age grou...
Jun 29, 2009 - MCAT swimmers win against Seaside and SLUG at Tri-Meet on 6/26
The score was close! Congratulations we bested Seaside and Slug at our Tri-meet on Friday. We were also winners in the respect that this was our most organized and hassle free tri-meet ever. Why? ...
Jun 13, 2009 - Legendary Coach Richard Quick passes away.
Richard Quick a mentor to many passed away from a brain tumor. USA Swimming and the NCAA has lost one of its greatest coaches. Many of our current coaches, former swimmers, and former coaches have ben...
May 31, 2009 - The reason I can still coach. Something to consider.
Dear MCAT Swimmers and Families, Something to think about. I have been through a humbling experience and want to share with you a letter I wrote and something for you to think about.. I have been ...
May 28, 2009 - Results from CCS for MCAT Individual Swimmers
May 20, 2009 - Hero honored by the American Red Cross sponsored by MCAT/Swim America
Check out the Home page of the American Red Cross in Monterey and San Benito County for information on how you can be a local hero. While there, look for our sponsorship of the Hero Award’s Breakfast...
May 17, 2009 - CCS Results for Palma Team and NMCHS
May 11, 2009 - Two suit rule- Prohibits use of two suits during competition
Rule interpretation re two swimsuits -- The USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Committee has announced a rule interpretation which, effective immediately, prohibits the use of more than one swims...
May 10, 2009 - MCAT HS Swimmers 2009
The High School League Season came to a close this weekend. The following MCAT Swimmers participated in their league Chapionships for their respective schools May 8,2009 and May 9.2009. MBL’s Em...
Apr 24, 2009 - MCAT Swimmers swim their best at WEST LC Meet on April 18 & 19,2009
MCAT Swimmers swim their best at WEST LC Meet on April 18 & 19,2009 Speaking of Best, let's start off with Rachel Best who swam 100% best times at the meet, dropping 11.9 seconds in her 50 free going ...
Mar 31, 2009 - MCAT swimmers did some threshing of their times at the Cabrillo Threshers Meet
There were some awesome swims by Monterey County Aquatic Team (MCAT) this past weekend at the Cabrillo Threshers meet in Santa Cruz! Amanda Cavazos swam the 100 fly and the 200 free for the first time...
Mar 24, 2009 - MCAT swimmers Fahmy and Wells Break High School Record in 200 med relay
MCAT swimmers Tyler Wells and Adam Fahmy in their second HS season meet along with their team mates broke the Palma HS school record going 1:48.00 in the medley relay. They have assured themselves of...
Mar 24, 2009 - Hashimoto to Sign with NCAA D1,Cal State Northridge
Grant Hashimoto Recruited to Cal Sate Northridge to swim for a NCAA D1 school. This past weekend, after a recruiting trip to CSN for swimming, Grant was assured by the coach that he had a place on th...
Mar 24, 2009 - Leonard and Macabugao swim best times at Junior Olympics
Congratulations to Toby Macabugao and Juliette Leonard for a great job this weekend at Junior Olympics! Toby achieved 3 best times and a new Far Western time and Juliette achieved a best time in th...
Feb 9, 2009 - MCAT Swimmers show tremendous time drops,yet again at Gilroy.
MCAT SWIMMERS SWIM WITH SPIRIT AT THE GILROY MEET ON Feb. 7 & 8,2009 MCAT Swimmers Juliette Leonard and Emir Yilmaz stole the show by clocking in fast times in their respective events at Gilroy this p...
Jan 3, 2009 - A Special Thank You to:
In December of 2008 MCAT SVA received a few very generous donations from it’s member families. Jim Hashimoto donated 1,000.00 to the team. The Cavazos family donated a beautiful banner to the team...
Dec 14, 2008 - Hashimoto Makes Consolation Finals and Bonus Finals at Senior Championships
Senior MCAT Swimmer swam well enough in prelims on Saturday , December 12 and Sunday , December 13, 2008 to make Consolation Finals in the 100 free and Bonus Finals in the 50 Free. In the frigid cl...
Dec 1, 2008 - Time Standards change for 2009
2009 Pacific Swimming Age Group Time Standards Summary Effective in 2009, Pacific Swimming is no longer using the USA Swimming National Motivational times for its meet entry time standards. Instead,...
Dec 1, 2008 - Toby swims in the Top 7 Finals at Pacifica at the Junior Olympics
Monterey County Aquatic Team/Salinas Valley Aquatics member Toby Macabugao (11) of Salinas competed in 3 events the Pacific Swimming Junior Olypmics in Pacifica on Saturday December 6,2008. He pla...
Dec 1, 2008 - Toby swims in the Top 7 Finals at Pacifica at the Junior Olympics
Monterey County Aquatic Team/Salinas Valley Aquatics member Toby Macabugao (11) of Salinas competed in 3 events the Pacific Swimming Junior Olypmics in Pacifica on Saturday December 6,2008. He pla...
Nov 6, 2008 - Castagnetto appointed to Secretary position/ Holiday Party News
Rebecca Castagnetto was appointed to the position of MCAT Board Secretary at the October Board meeting by President Jim Hashimoto. This appointment was approved by consent of the entire Board. The ...
Oct 31, 2008 - MHSC Meet results Oct 25,2008
Sep 25, 2008 - Minutes of General MCAT/SVA/SVDF Meeting 9/24/08
Minutes of General MCAT/SVA/SVDF Meeting 9/24/08 A General Meeting was called to order at 5:45PM, at the Hartnell College Pool deck by President Davyd Morris on Wednesday, September 24,2008. Head Co...
Aug 29, 2008 - Back in the USA/Practice begins Sept 8.2008
I have truly enjoyed my trip to Beijing. Words cannot describe the feeling of being there. We had so many great experiences. It was like a dream come true.. Met so many great people from all over...
Aug 28, 2008 - CVAL High Point Winners from MCAT
MCAT swimmers Hayden Shultz (6-Under), and Adam Fahmy (13-14) swam 100% best times at the CVAL Championships in August at Morgan Hill, earning High Point swimmer for their respective age groups. Con...
Jul 22, 2008 - Grant Hashimoto to Swim on the Wesern US Zone All Star Team
Pacific Swimming just announced that Grant Hashimoto was selected to swim on the Western Zone All Star Team. He will be participating at this National level meet in August. This year’s competition...
Jul 15, 2008 - ASU Men's Swimming Saved 7/15/08
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Jul 15, 2008 - MCAT Swim Party! Saturday, July 26th at 12:30
Join us for an MCAT Swim Party! Saturday, July 26th at 12:30 Titus Swim Park 127 San Benancio Road, This is a pot luck party so please bring the following according to your last name: A-I: Main Dish...
Jul 13, 2008 - Junior Olympics Run Down
Toby Macacbugao 11, Adam Fahmy 14 ,and Grant Hashimoto 16, from the Monterey County Aquatic Team attended the Pacific Swimming LC Junior Olympics in Concord, California July 10-13,2008. Toby earned...
Jun 23, 2008 - US Olympic Trials TV Scedule
Much can be learned from watching elite level swimmers. Be sure to tune in when you can or better yet record for your review. Coach Dia The United States Olympic Committee announced today the telev...
Jun 23, 2008 - Very excited about results from Gilroy Meet
Jun 10, 2008 - MCAT High School Swimmers Improve times at TCAL's
Jun 10, 2008 - Results from LA meet. MCAT swimmers achieve new standards
Jun 9, 2008 - MCAT using new speedy starts & streamlines drop times at Lynbrook.
Message Body MCAT using new speedy starts & streamlines drop times at Lynbrook. MCAT swimmers had the fastest and best starts and streamlines at the Lynbrook Aquatic LC Meters meet this weekend....
Apr 27, 2008 - 10 and Under Wonders
6&U swim sensation, Amanda Cavasos brings home the Gold in the 50 fly at Pacific 10& U Championships. 10 and under swim stars, Amanda Cavasos, Rachel Best and Juliette Leonard acheive personal best ...
Mar 30, 2008 - Best times at GGST Invitational and a New World Record
World Record at NCAA Championships- Cielo became the first man to break 41 seconds in the 100-yard free when he set the U.S. Open, NCAA and meet record in that event with a time of 40.92. Go to w...
Mar 30, 2008 - MCAT Girl Power!
MCAT Girl Power! Rachel Best (8), Amanda Cavazos (6),and Juliette Leonard (9) from the Monterey County Aquatic Team in Salinas have met the qualifying standards for their respective age groups to swi...
Mar 3, 2008 - MCAT Swimmer Smash Times at Gunderson
SJA ZONE 1S C/B/A+ SHORT COURSE MEET March 1, 2008 GUNDERSON HIGH SCHOOL At the meet this last weekend, Juliette Leonard had a 16 second time drop in her 200Free going 1:46.34. She also dropped 6 ...
Dec 18, 2007 - 2008 MCAT Programming Fundraising Goal
Fundraising Goal for 2008 $57,000.00 $13,980.00 Total Raised to Date 12/01/07-2/19/08 $4...
Dec 18, 2007 - E-scrip sign -up information
We need your help! Help us raise $$$! Sign up with eScrip. Sign up online. It’s quick and easy! It’s Easy! It’s Free! It’s Powerful! Group Name: Monterey County Aquatic Team Group ID:500017533 Sign ...
Dec 4, 2007 - Toby finals and places 4th at Pacific Swimming Junior Olympics
Toby Macabugao (10) of Salinas Valley Aquatics/Monterey County Aquatic Team swam "top ten", Pacific Recordable Times(PRT's) at the Pacific Swimming Jr. Olympics held in Pacifica Novemeber 30-Decembe...
Nov 19, 2007 - Current News/No Practice W,TH,F Happy Thanksgiving/
Morgan Hill CBA+ Meet /November 17,2007 MCAT athletes swim 91% best times at the meet this weekend. 8 and under swimmer Amada Cavazos had 7 best times dropping a cumulative 54 seconds(Stunning). Mos...
Nov 7, 2007 - MCAT Christmas Party Invitation to MCAT Swimmers and Families
Not a creature was swimming not even a Novice. The wet suits were hung by the fireplace to dry, In hopes that a party would materialize nearby. The Swimmers were nestled all snug in their towels, With...
Oct 28, 2007 - West Coast Aquatics Meet/ MCAT Swimmers show drastic imrpvement
5 MCAT swimmers attended the meet at West Coast Aquatics Pool at Independence High this past weekend. They all netted personal best times. The girls swam on Saturday, earning 3 best times each and ...
Oct 24, 2007 - Morris earns All American
Monterey County Aquatics Team swimmer, Alex Morris of Salinas was awarded USA Swimming "All American"Academic /Athlete. Palma High School coach, and his high school/club coach Dia C Rianda was recog...
Oct 24, 2007 - KNOW THE RULES: College Preparation
Oct 5, 2007 - Merit Scholarships awarded to MCAT/SVA swimmers
MCAT Swimmers were awarded academic merit scholarships The following group of swimmers was the largest group of swimmers to finish swimming through their senior year and summer for the MCAT/Salinas ...
Sep 22, 2007 - MCAT/SVA 2007 Award Winners
MCAT Annual Awards Most Valuable Swimmers 2007: 8&U Rachel Best 9-10 Catelyn Haro 9-10 Toby Macabugao 11-12 Timothy Jimenez 11-12 Emily Adams 13-14 Kayla ...
Sep 22, 2007 - General Meeting on September 22,2007 at Pessangno Vineyards. 11am-3pm
The nominating committee selected the following individuals to run for MCAT/SVA Board and the SVDF Board. This is the official announcement of the slate of officers for 2008 to be placed on the bal...
Jul 23, 2007 - Grant Hashimoto from MCAT wins the Silver at Junior Olympics
Monterey County Aquatic Team Members attended the Pacific Swimming Long Course Junior Olympics July 19-22,2007 at Independence High School in San Jose, California. Grant Hashimoto 16 of Salinas earn...
Jul 20, 2007 - Erin Lee takes 2 gold and 2 bronzes at LC Masters meet
MCAT coach Erin Lee and SVAM master['s swimmer Erin Lee place 1st in the 50 free and the 400 free at the Championship meet hel in Santa Cruz. She placed 3rd in the 100 free and 3rd in the 50 back. ...
Jul 13, 2007 - Travel Trip/ SLO Firecracker LC Meet
22 MCAT members from the Junior and Senior groups attended the Firecracker Meet in San Luis Obispo on July 7th and 8th. The team had a great time and traveled together by van to the meet. Toby Macab...
Jul 9, 2007 - SVAM Salinas Valley Masters make a big splash at fist Team meet
CONGRATULATIONS Masters Team SVAM-Salinas Valley Aquatics Masters competed at the Pacific Championship Long Course Meters meet in Santa Cruz July 7 - 8, 2007. The SVAM Team ranked 13th out of 44 tea...
Jun 27, 2007 - Open Lap Swim available at Alvarez 11:30-1:30PM M-F
Come test the waters and get in shape. MCATSVA has opened a session of lap swimming at the Alvarez High School Pool during the lunch time hour for community members . Please call for information or v...
Jun 7, 2007 - Regular Board Meeting is Tuesday, June 19,2007
The regular monthly board meeting of MCAT/ SVA has been rescheduled to Tuesday, June 19,2007 at 7:30pm. The meeting will be located at 210 Capitol Mall, Suite 1, Salinas Ca. 93901
May 15, 2007 - MCAT High School All League Swimmers 2007
MCAT High School All League Swimmers Grant Hashimoto:MBL 200 Free Champion, 100 Free Champion Alex Morris: TCAL Breastroke Champion Jake Rianda: MTAL Backstoke Champion, 200 Medley Member Champion...
May 7, 2007 - Volunteer Opportunity for MCAT parents to help our team.
May 7, 2007 - Celeste Valdez,Age Group Swimmer of the Month April 2007
Age Group Swimmer of the Month April 2007 ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Despite joining MCAT/SVA only a month ago, Celeste Valdez, through her work ethi...
May 7, 2007 - Swimmer of the Month: Age Group, Celeste Valdez
Despite joining MCAT/SVA only a month ago, Celeste Valdez, through her work ethic and positive attitude, is already establishing herself as a leader in the group. Celeste has tremendous listening...
May 7, 2007 - Ali Silva named Senior Group "Swimmer of the Month"
The swimmer for the month of April is Ali Silva. Ali was selected, because of her dedicated committment to attendance of club practice and attendance at USA Swimming meets ,while swimming for her hi...
May 7, 2007 - Swimmer of the Month: Junior Group,Taylor Santa Anna
Swimmer of the Month: Junior Group, April 2007 Taylor Santa Anna?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> The reason why I picked Taylor Santa Anna ...
May 2, 2007 - MCAT/SVA Coaching Staff and Board Statement of Unity
May 1, 2007 To The Parents, Swimmers, and Coaches of MCAT/SVA, As your president, I speak for the board in extending our full support of Dia Rianda and her coaching staff in the performance of nur...
Apr 10, 2007 - Board News Regarding Future Plans
Dear MCAT Swimmers and Families: MCAT/SVA and MBSC will no longer be competing as a single team in swim meets. In a unanimous vote, the Board voted that the best interest of our swimmers was to conc...
Apr 5, 2007 - Grant Hashimoto Senior Group Swimmer Month of March
Pictured here, you can see that Grant Hashimoto has a passion for going fast. Grant was selected as the Senior Group "Swimmer of the Month" for April, 2007. Grant receives this award, because of hi...
Apr 5, 2007 - Morgan Dodd Age Group Swimmer of the Month
I am proud to announce Morgan Dodd as the Age Group Swimmer of the Month for March 2007. Morgan is a hard worker whose attendance at practice is nearly perfect. While at practice, she listens we...
Apr 5, 2007 - Lauren Reineking Pre-Senior Swimmer Month of March
Lauren Reineking has been selected as the Pre-Senior Swimmer of the Month. Lauren earned this award by having a great attendance rate. She also has exhibited shear determination and incredible perso...
Apr 5, 2007 - Rachel Best Novice Group Swimmer Month of March
Rachel Best is Novice Group's Swimmer of the Month! She has definitely earned it with her hard work and determination as a swimmer. I am very proud as her coach of how she has come a long way since ...
Apr 5, 2007 - Genevieve Leonard Junior Group Swimmer Month of March
Junior Groups swimmer of the month is Genevieve Leonard. The reason why I picked Genevieve as the swimmer of the month was because of her attitude and her dedication. Genevieve is the first one gettin...
Apr 4, 2007 - Henry Vega III honored by the Red Cross as Local Hereo
Please go to http://www.montereyarc.org/ for more inspiring and exciting stories about local hereos that were honored by the Monterey Chapter American Red Cross. We are very proud of Henry for doing...
Mar 14, 2007 - Team Movie Night
Join us for the opening night of the movie PRIDE on Friday, March 23,2007 at 8:00pm at the Maya Theater,Salinas, Ca. Please bring a check made out to SVA with the number of tickets requested to Coach...
Mar 5, 2007 - Salinas Valley Aquatics (MCAT) "Swim to Win" at All Star Meet
Spenser Thompson and JD Morris of MCAT/ Salinas Valley Aquatics competed in the Pacific Swimming All Star Age Group meet March 4,2007 in San Francisco, Calif. Spenser earned two first place finishes...
Feb 6, 2007 - Swimming movie recommended. In theaters March 23,2007
Swimming Goes Hollywood! Be on the lookout March 23 for a major motion picture about swimming! Not only is it about swimming, but about USA Swimming coach Jimmy Ellis. The movie PRIDE is based on tru...
Feb 5, 2007 - MCATSVA swimmers selected to participate in the Z1South Allstar Meet
JD Morris and Spenser Thompson from MCAT/SVA earned the prestigeous honor to participate on the 2007 Zone 1 South All-Star Development Meet team. The meet will be held at the Koret Center on the camp...
Jan 29, 2007 - Swim America Lessons begin February 1,2007 at Alvarez High
Dear MCAT/SVA Swimmers and Families, Exciting News! We are beginning our SwimAmerica lessons program at Alvarez High School Pool. Lessons start this Thursday, February 1 st . We need you...
Jan 29, 2007 - Grant and Spenser Share Their Camp Photos and Experience
Spenser Thompson and Grant Hashimoto share their experiences at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center Distance Camp. More to come.......................
Jan 28, 2007 - Christine Pires
Coach Christine Pires has been promoted to the position of Head Age Group Program Manager for MCAT/SVA. She will be administering the Swim America Lesson Program and Pre-Competitive Team at Alvarez ...
Jan 17, 2007 - Nutrition Article from USA Swimming
Lesson 5 - Know the Scoop on Cereals. For swimmers, cereal is great just about any time of the day. Competitive athletes are encouraged to choose nutrient dense cereals, which contain more of the righ...
Jan 10, 2007 - Hashimoto and Thompson To Go The Distance
MCAT/SVA swimmers Grant Hashimoto and Spenser Thompson were selected to represent Pacific Swimming at the Olympic Training Center Distance Camp in Colorado this January. Making the selection qualifyi...
Jan 9, 2007 - MCAT Coaches Recognized at Pacific Swimming Annual Awards
Coach Johanna Brown was recognized for coaching the Pacific Swimming All Star Team (11-12 boys) in 2006 and the Pacific Swimming Western Zone Team (9-10 boys) in 2006. She coached the 9-10 boys to a...
Jan 9, 2007 - NCAA Eligibilty and Clearing House Information
It is important that students and parents understand the rules of the NCAA. If you plan on swimming in college, please review this article. Please take the time to look at the NCAA websites, includi...
Jan 8, 2007 - Z1South Meet Info and Team T-Shirt Day
Z1South Meet Info and Team T-Shirt Day Jan 8, 2007 Wednesday, January 10,2007 is Team T-Shirt Day. Please wear your MCAT T-Shirt or Sweatshirt to school this Wednesday as part of our Z1South Champ...
Jan 8, 2007 - Z1South Meet Info and Team T-Shirt Day
Wednesday, January 10,2007 is Team T-Shirt Day. Please wear your MCAT T-Shirt or Sweatshirt to school this Wednesday as part of our Z1South Championships Spirit Day. Show your support of your MCAT ...
Jan 3, 2007 - Parent Meeting Agenda Concerning Zone 1 South Champs
MCATSVA Parent Meeting Agenda?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> January 3, 2006 Parent Meetings Parent meetings are held on the first Wed...
Jan 3, 2007 - No Practice all Groups Friday January 5,2007
Hartnell pool willl be closed for MCATSVA swimmers this friday January 5,2007, as we coaches are at a certification training. See you all on Monday. Dia C Rianda Head Coach MCAT/SVA
Dec 29, 2006 - Zone 1 South Hotel Reservations. ASAP
Please email or contact Denise Ambrosini at [email protected] or 1(866)411-6228 to make your hotel reservations for the Z1S Championship Meet January 13-14. We will be staying at Sierra Suite...
Nov 20, 2006 - SBA Personal Bests
MCAT/SVA swimmers make improvements by swimming personal best times at the San Benito Aquatics swim meet held on November 18 and 19,2006. CONGRATULATIONS! Personal Best Times: Amanda Aguayo 100 Bre...
Nov 14, 2006 - USA Swimming 10 Commandments for Swimming Parents
10 Commandments for Swimming Parents by Rose Snyder, Managing Director Coaching Division, USOC Former Director of Club Services, USA Swimming (adapted from Ed Clendaniel's 10 Commandments for Little L...
Nov 14, 2006 - "When we look like a team,we look like a team"
MCAT/SVA--Looking like a Team All swimmers will wear MCAT team caps at all practices and meets. Wednesday will be "casual cap day" so you can flaunt your indiviuality! New caps are available from Coa...
Nov 14, 2006 - Rule and Regulation Changes by Pac Swim Board 11/06
Changes to Rules and Regs approved by board -- You should be aware of changes to Sections 2, 4, and 5 of Pacific?s Rules and Regulations which were approved by the board of directors at its October m...
Oct 25, 2006 - ANNOUNCING New Team Office & Strength Training Center
The team office is up and running. The office is located at 210 Capitol Street, Suite 1, Salinas Ca. 93901. We have a new toll free number 1(866)411-MCAT. You can leave a message for Denise Ambros...
Oct 10, 2006 - Pacific Top Honors for 2 MCAT/SVA swimmers
Honors for swimmers Two members of the Monterey County Aquatics Team were named to the Pacific Swimming Age Group Top 10 for the 2005-2006 year. Travis Rianda and Alex Morris teamed up to earn top 10...