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May 29, 2018 - What it Takes to Become an Olympic Athlete
Hi all, Parents ask me all the time "What does it take to become an Olympian?" Well I just stumbled upon this article by Nick Catlin. https://www.jenreviews.com/olympic-athlete/ Enjoy!
May 23, 2018 - Weekly Update
May 17, 2018 - WEATHER EMERGENCY PLEASE READ!!
Attention MCDA, That's right, you guessed it! Another weather emergency! Don't you just love south florida? We have been monitoring the weather forecast and it does not look favorable. Please be safe ...
May 14, 2018 - WEATHER EMERGENCY - PLEASE READ
Hello all, With the school currently under a Weather Caution and the weather maps showing bad weather all week, I wanted to take the opportunity to remind everyone about our weather policy. The foll...
May 4, 2018 - Weekly Update
Apr 26, 2018 - Friday Swim Club Practice Change
Hello Everyone, I wanted to remind you and alert you to the fact that our Friday practice schedule will change. Since the team is scheduled to swim at the Jon Olsen Gold Medal Swim Meet in Islamorada...
Apr 20, 2018 - Weekly Reminders
Apr 18, 2018 - REMINDER
REMINDER THERE IS NO SWIMMING PRACTICE OR SWIM LESSONS TODAY, WEDNESDAY APRIL 18th. SEE YOU FOR OUR REGULARY SCHEDUDLED TIMES TOMORROW. MCDA STAFF
Apr 11, 2018 - Schedule Change
Hello All, Please mark your calendars Wednesday, April 18 th - MCDS is hosting the FHSAA Water Polo District Tournament. The warmup for the 1 st game will start at 9:00 am and the last game will en...
Apr 3, 2018 - Pool is Open
Hello All, The pool is open and doing great. The company working on the surge tank had finished late yesterday and we were able to turn on the filters last night. The water temp is perfect, and the ...
Apr 2, 2018 - Pool is Still Off Line
Hello All! I trust everyone had a nice break and is itching to get back into the pool. I know I am! Durning the time off we needed to replace the surge tank. The work was supposed to be completed by...
Mar 21, 2018 - Wednesday Weekly
Mar 12, 2018 - Please be Aware - Schedule Change
Hello MCDA Families, I just wanted to send a quick reminder about the schedule for this week: Today Monday, March 12th; There is a Varsity Water Polo game this afternoon at 5:00 pm. We will have ...
Mar 7, 2018 - Wednesday Weekly
Feb 27, 2018 - Congratulations...
Congratulations to former MCDA Swimmer, Demetri Spiliotis for competing in the 2018 NEWMAC Championships! The sophomore swam the 100 Fly, the 200 Fly and the 1650 Free, for the Wheaton College Lion...
Feb 22, 2018 - Wednesday Weekly (on a Thursday)
Miami Country Day Aquatics WEDNESDAY WEEKLY With the championship season right around the corner, Miami Country Day Aquatics swimmers are more than ready for March Madness (March 3-4 Area 3 Championsh...
Feb 16, 2018 - Quick Schedule Update
Miami Country Day Aquatics SWIM TEAM SCHEDULE UPDATE Please be aware of the following changes to our upcoming swim schedule: February 19 th Monday, Presidents Day ? NO PRACTICE February 20 th -22 nd T...
Feb 14, 2018 - Wednesday Weekly
Miami Country Day Aquatics WEDNESDAY WEEKLY Hi Everyone! We?ve had a great week of practice and we are getting ready to gear up for the Gulliver Winter Invite. Please remember that this meet will b...
Feb 7, 2018 - New Club Record
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Feb 7, 2018 - Weekly Reminders
Miami Country Day Aquatics WEDNESDAY WEEKLY Hi Everyone! This past weekend we competed in the FGC Open Invitational hosted at the Dade College North Campus. And if you thought the Saturday at the Sc...
Feb 1, 2018 - Weekly Reminders
Miami Country Day Aquatics WEEKLY REMINDER Hi Everyone! We had a great time at the Scotty Invite last weekend. Even in the cold, wind and rain our swimmers were able to knock out new Lifetime Bests,...
Jan 30, 2018 - Gulliver Invite Update - PLEASE READ
Hello all, For those of you that are/were planning to attend the Gulliver Winter Invite at Gulliver, please be aware that the meet will no longer be held at the Gulliver School in Pinecrest, but at t...
Jan 30, 2018 - New Club Records
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW MCDA RECORD HOLDER Sasha Blasky 8&U 50 Free 39.62 Russell Meltzer 9-10 100 Free 1:20.20 ...
Jan 24, 2018 - Wednesday Weekly
Miami Country Day Aquatics WEDNESDAY WEEKLY I hope everyone had a great weekend and a good week so far. It seems that the weather is warming up a bit, but it will still feel pretty chilly for the swi...
Jan 11, 2018 - Happy New Year & Welcome Back!
Dec 15, 2017 - Water Polo Scrimmage
Hello Water Polo Players Please remember that there is a Water Polo scrimmage tomorrow. Please arrive on time and ready to hop in and play! If you have any questions, please contact Steph or Charles...
Dec 9, 2017 - NO WATER POLO PRACTICE
Attention MCDA Water Polo Club, Due to the weather today, there will be NO Water Polo pracitce. We apologize for the inconvenience. Practice will resume at it's regular scheduled time next week. See y...
Dec 5, 2017 - MORE DETAILS ON HOLIDAY SPLASH!
Hello MCDA Family! We are so excited for the Holiday Splash this Friday, December 8th. Our 3:15 practice time will remain the same and we will have an abbreviated 4:30 practice time. The party will st...
Nov 29, 2017 - Weekly Reminders
Nov 22, 2017 - MCDA Sweatshirts
Miami Country Day Aquatic Sweatshirts With the cooler weather approaching, now is the perfect time to get in and order a new team hoodie! Jump on board and reserve your new MCDA sweatshirt. Simply...
Nov 21, 2017 - Water Polo Club Schedule
We are pleased to announce that we will be adding ONE more day to the Water Polo schedule. The schedule will now be: Mondays, WEDNESDAYS, Thursdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 11:30 am. We will have p...
Nov 20, 2017 - Thanksgiving Schedule and Beyond
Dear MCDA Family, First off we would like to congratulate all our swimmers for their outstanding performance at Winter Championships this past weekend! We were really pleased with how well everyone sw...
Nov 13, 2017 - 2017 Winter Champs
2017 Winter Champs Central https://www.teamunify.com/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=205567&team=fgcspst
Nov 13, 2017 - 2017 Winter Champs
2017 Winter Champs Central https://www.teamunify.com/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=205567&team=fgcspst
Nov 9, 2017 - Important Upcoming Events! Please Read!
Dear MCDA Family, As we are approaching the end of another calendar year, there are a few things we feel that you should know. The first thing is The Dade County Spring Championship meet on December ...
Nov 9, 2017 - A Season in Review
Nov 3, 2017 - MCDA Swimmers Ready for a Busy Weekend
MCDA Swimmers Ready for a Busy Weekend With our Sr. Elite swimmers competing at FHSAA Regionals and States this weekend, club swimmers will be competing in Pompano on Saturday and/or Sunday. The MCDA ...
Nov 1, 2017 - The Heat is On
THE HEAT IS ON Over the last few days the weather has been cold for Miami and our water temperature reacted accordingly. Typically, during this time of year the days are getting a little shorter and ...
Nov 1, 2017 - HEATER STILL DOWN
***IMPORTANT**** The Early Morning Swim Practice and all Swimming Lessons are going to be canceled today, November 1st, as our heater is still down. The pool temp is less than ideal. All afternoon s...
Oct 16, 2017 - REMINDERS / MARK THE CALENDAR
Miami Country Day Aquatics REMINDERS / MARK YOUR CALENDAR On Wednesday, October 18 th there will be NO MCDA Club Swim Practice for all groups . The Interscholastic Middle School Team will be dow...
Oct 9, 2017 - NO PRACTICE TODAY!
Hello MCDA Families, Due to an Off Property Interscholastic Swim Meet there will be no practice today for Bronze, Silver, Senior Development or Senior Elite today. We will have our regularly schedule...
Oct 5, 2017 - UPCOMING MEET SCHEDULE! PLEASE READ!
Hello Country Day Aquatics! It's that time of year again for us to compete in swim meets. We know many of you are excited to swim fast and achieve great things this year in the sport of swimming. Unfo...
Oct 3, 2017 - PRACTICE CANCELLED
Hello Parents Due to a manditory Training Seminar that all Miami Country Day Staff must attend we have to cancel this afternoon's 3:15-4:30 pm practice. The Coaching staff is so sorry for all these i...
Oct 2, 2017 - REMINDER
*REMINDER* There is a MCDS Interscholastic Swim Meet today (10/2/17) and Wednesday (10/4/17). Both practice times of 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm are cancelled on both days. Please plan accordingly. Thank ...
Sep 27, 2017 - WEATHER EMERGENCY!
WEATHER EMERGENCY Hello all MCDA Families The weather has struck again! Literally. So please bare with us, we will try to get in the pool if possible! Eric
Sep 26, 2017 - CHANGES TO THE PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Hello All, Due to Hurricane Irma, the Interscholastic Swim Teams have had to adjust and reschedule a bunch of their swim meets. Please look at the list below and make adjustments to your planning as ...
Sep 22, 2017 - Todays Practice
Hello Parents, I write you now at 2:15 pm on Friday, September 22 nd . We have been under a weather emergency on and off all day. As per our Weather Policy, which can be found on our website: https:...
Sep 17, 2017 - All Programs Back in Action
Hello All, I hope you are doing ok and are ready to get back to your regular weekly schedule! I know I could use the break and can't wait to start to focus on swimming again. Starting tomorrow we wi...
Sep 8, 2017 - Good Luck
Hi all, I hope everyone is in a safe place with family and friends. Please take great care and checking after this MONSTER is over. Take care, be safe and we'll see you on the other side. Coach Er...
Sep 6, 2017 - STORM ALERT
***Storm Alert*** Hurricane Irma Miami Country Day Aquatics Programs Closure Beginning Wednesday, September 6th Due to Hurricane Irma, Miami Country Day School will be closed beginning on Wednesday,...
Aug 31, 2017 - Quick Reminder
Hey Swim Team Families! Just wanted to say how great it has been to see everyone and how great everyone has been doing! With regards to the weekend's schedule I wanted to make sure we were all on the...
Aug 25, 2017 - Whether or not we have practice is about all about the Weather
Hello all, It seems that the weather has not been kind to us. So please plan accordingly as we move towards the end of the day. We will "try" to hold a practice but as you can see in the picture the...
Aug 23, 2017 - 1st Day of Practice & Weather Alert
1st Day of Practice and BAM weather emergency! What are the odds! We will try and wait it out and see what happens with the weather.
Aug 21, 2017 - HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
HAPPY 5th ANNIVERSARY! WE ARE BACK!!! 1st day of practice is August 23rd. See you poolside!!!
Jul 25, 2017 - Summer Swim Team News
Hello MCDA Summer Swim Team Families, Well we have reached the end of this 2017 Summer. The last practice of the summer will be this Thursday, July 27 th . I know that all the documentation listed ...
Jul 25, 2017 - Weather Emergency has Lifted
WEATHER ALERT HAS TERMINATED
Jul 25, 2017 - WEATHER EMERGENCY!
As of 3:45 pm we are under a Weather Emergency. Please check back soon to see if the emergency has terminated.
Jul 20, 2017 - POOL IS CLOSED
THE POOL IS CLOSED We are sorry to inform everyone but the pool will be shut down for the remainder of the day. In accordance with the CDC, the pool will be closed Thursday afternoon due to a fecal i...
Jul 18, 2017 - Weather Emergency has Lifted
The All-Clear just sounded!! So we are good to go!!! See you poolside!
Jul 18, 2017 - WEATHER EMERGENCY
WEATHER EMERGENCY A new day same story. We are getting hit HARD by bad weather. Lightning is less than 1 mile away at 3:17 pm. I will update as soon as the weather changes.
Jul 17, 2017 - Under a Weather Emergency
As of 3:30 pm we are under a weather emergency. Please check back soon to see if the emergency has terminated.
Jul 12, 2017 - Press Relese
F OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Miami Country Day Aquatics Receives 2017 Miami Award Miami Award Program Honors the Achievement MIAMI March 22, 2017 -- Miami Country Day Aquatics has been selected for the 2017...
Jul 10, 2017 - Weather Emergency has Lifted
Weather Emergency has lifted......So we are back in business! Hope to see you poolside! Coach Eric
Jul 10, 2017 - WEATHER EMERGENCY!
Hello All, I just wanted to give you all a heads up. We are currently under a weather emergency. Please stay tuned as the weather is very likely to change. Check back soon or give a quick call over t...
Jul 7, 2017 - NO PRACTICE TODAY
ATTENTION PARENTS AND SWIMMERS! Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will NOT be having practice today. We will resume regular practice tomorrow (7/8/17) as scheduled. We apologize for the inconvenien...
Jul 5, 2017 - NO PRACTICE TODAY!
ATTENTION PARENTS AND SWIMMERS! Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will NOT be having practice today. We will resume practice tomorrow(7/6/17) as scheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Jul 3, 2017 - Closed for the holiday
Good morning everyone, I hope you all had a great weekend. This is a friendly reminder that we are closed tomorrow for Independence Day. Have a wonderful and safe holiday. Thank you Coach Eric
Jun 26, 2017 - NO PRACTICE TODAY!
Due to an unforseen circumstance, there will be NO SWIM PRACTICE or WATER POLO today for ALL groups. We apologize for the inconvenience! Practice will resume tomorrow as scheduled.
May 25, 2017 - WEATHER EMERGENCY!
Due to a storm we are currently under a weather emergency. If you want to come pick up your child please come to the lower school cafeteria. I will update the web as we get other news. We will conti...
May 16, 2017 - VERY IMPORTANT
Hello All, I regret to inform you that we will not be attending the Gulliver meet this weekend. Although we submitted our entries on time and were initially entered into the meet, Gulliver ended up b...
May 15, 2017 - MCDS Spring Awards
Congratulations to Jonathan Abramowitz (Swimming/Water Polo) for being selected as the 2017 Miami Country Day School's Male Athlete of the year. To Alexis "Kiwi" Goya (Swimming) for winning the 20...
May 2, 2017 - PARKING GARAGE CLOSED
ALL MEMBERS OF MIAMI COUNTRY DAY AQUATICS PLEASE BE AWARE: GARAGE PARKING CLOSED, THURSDAY, MAY 4 th AT 4 P.M. FOR: Center for the Arts Inaugural Celebration WHEN: Thursday, May 4 th , ...
Apr 26, 2017 - Please be Aware - Schedule Change
Please be aware that we will be traveling down to Islamorada on Friday to participate in the Jon Olsen Gold Medal Invitational. Due to the meet the practice schedule will change: April 28th Friday mo...
Apr 21, 2017 - Coach Scheingoltz's Technique Swim Camp
Apr 7, 2017 - Reminders
Hello Everyone, Just a couple of reminders: MCDA Spring Break Next week April 10 th -17 th there will be no swimming. Masters and Club swim practice will break. Enjoy the Passover & Easter Holiday...
Feb 27, 2017 - Are You a Distance Swimmer
Do you have extraordinary willpower and a desire to overcome adversity? Are you someone who is responsible and consist? Are you mentally strong and believe in unimaginable limits? Do you have incred...
Feb 17, 2017 - Swimposium
Swimposium on April 9th at Pine Crest This is an exciting opportunity for ALL swimmers (all abilities and experience, ages 8 & up) and parents of Florida Gold Coast. Gold medalists Anthony Ervin and J...
Feb 15, 2017 - Practice Schedule Update
Hello all, I want to remind everyone about the few changes to our schedule over the next couple of days: 2/15/17 - Today, t hose Pathways, Bronze & Silver swimmers who swim at 4:30 - 5:30 pm, the pr...
Feb 14, 2017 - February Newsletter
The February Newsletter is hot off the press! /flmcdsa/UserFiles/File/Newsletters/2017%20February%20Newsletter%20-%20Print.pdf
Feb 9, 2017 - Practice Update
Hello MCDA Families, I need to alert you all to a change in our practice schedule. Due to a previously scheduled Water Polo Tournament here at Country Day, there will be NO practice at 3:15 -4:30 & 4...
Jan 27, 2017 - Todays Practice
Hello all, Just a small change to this afternoon's practice. Those swimmers who swim at 4:30 - 6:30 pm, the practice time will now be 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Sorry for the late notice. Please adjust y...
Jan 18, 2017 - January Newsletter
January Newsletter Hello MCDA Families, So sorry for the delay in getting this out, but our January Newletter is here! If you have any suggestions for articles please let us know. Hope to see you poo...
Dec 7, 2016 - December Newsletter
Hello MCDA Families, O ur December Newsletter is here! If you have any suggestions for articles please let us know. style= "font-family: sans-serif, Arial, Verdana, " trebuchet=""> https://www.teamu...
Nov 29, 2016 - Reminder - Holiday Splash
2016 Holiday Splash! Come one come all, To the greatest party of them all. Watch your kids race, Then stay for a taste. As we play and have fun Right before 2016 is done! Details Holiday Splash Swim...
Nov 16, 2016 - November News
Our November Newsletter is a little late but never the less is here! https://www.teamunify.com/flmcdsa/UserFiles/File/November%20Newletter%20-%20Print.pdf
Nov 13, 2016 - New Practice Schedule
Hello all MCDA Families, Sorry to have this email come so late. But we have come to that point in the year when our interscholastic swimming season has ended and now we are going to soley focus on ...
Oct 26, 2016 - The Heat is On
Now that the days are getting a little shorter and the temperature is getting a little cooler we have noticed that the water temperature is dipping down below what we would call ideal. So "the Heat i...
Oct 24, 2016 - Practice Schedule Change
Please be aware that due to some manditory pool maintance we must close the pool Tuesday, October 25th at 4:30 pm. There will be no Senior Elite, Senior Development or Silver at 4:30 pm as well as no...
Oct 20, 2016 - Friday Club Practice Cancelled
OCTOBER 21st - NO CLUB SWIM TEAM PRACTICE - 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm & 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Please be aware that all MCDA Swim Team practices will be cancelled for tomorrow, Friday, October 21. Both Coach Eri...
Oct 5, 2016 - Entries for Gulliver Meet 8/15-8/16 due TODAY!
Parents, We hope everyone's hurricane preparations are going smoothly and everyone stays safe through this sudden change in weather. We would like to inform you that is your last chance to enter your...
Sep 30, 2016 - Practice Cancelled
Practice is cancelled today due to inclement weather. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Sep 5, 2016 - The Value of the Unofficial Recruiting Trip
An article from collegeswimming.com The Value of The Unofficial Visit August 30th, 2016 September is nearly here and with it, come Official Visits. These are the 48-hour whirlwind tours that make o...
Jul 7, 2016 - Olympic Trials
May 10, 2016 - CANCELED MEET
MEET CANCELLED The Florida Keys Meet set up for this weekend was cancelled. The host team just called and said that they have been unable to get the staff they need to run a sanctioned USA Swim Meet...
Apr 15, 2016 - No Practice
Just a quick reminder that there is NO PRACTICE on Saturday April 16th. We will see everyone back at the pool on Monday for our regular scheduled practice times. Have a great weekend! Thank You, Coac...
Apr 14, 2016 - What Can We Learn From Kobe Bryant?
What can we learn from Kobe Bryant? One thing that you will learn about me is that I am a HUGE sports fan! I love to watch, follow and talk about baseball, basketball, football and even hockey. One ...
Apr 3, 2016 - Swimming Update
Hello Spartans! I hope you are enjoying your Spring Break and survived another April Fool's Day without to many pranks. I wanted to send out an email and update you on the fantasic week we have had a...
Mar 17, 2016 - Happy St. Patricks Day
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY! Two quick reminders: 1. Next week we start Spring Break here at MCDS and we have Good Friday as well as Easter Sunday. So we are going to take a few days off. Please take no...
Mar 9, 2016 - Parking at Miami Country Day
Parking on Campus The North Parking Lot at Miami Country Day School will be closed effective Wednesday, March 9 th thru July. I'm sure you have noticed by now the on going construction on the parking...
Feb 22, 2016 - Normal Practice - Tuesday Feb. 23
Good afternoon MCDA families! There is no school tomorrow here at Country Day . But we are planning to have normal practice for all groups. See you poolside! Coach Eric
Feb 4, 2016 - News from Around the Pool
Dec 9, 2015 - Fall Sports Awards
Spartan swimmers and parents, Thank you to all of you who came out to the Fall Sports Awards Ceremony last night. What a fun night! Thank you parents and athletes for your hard work and dedication. ...
Nov 9, 2015 - State Meet Results
Oct 12, 2015 - News from Around the Pool
Oct 2, 2014 - October Calendar Updates for Swimming!
OCTOBER CALENDAR UPDATES - - Oct 10th (Fri) - Sunrise Sizzler Meet - 8 & Under Only! 5pm - Please let me know TODAY if you will attend or decline. Oct 11 th ? Sunrise Open Swim Meet: Sessions 1 ...
Sep 22, 2014 - Practices - Thursday/Friday No school
Practices on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week will resume as normal even though there is no school. We will NOT have practice on Saturday, September 27th. Thank you.
Aug 29, 2014 - September Practice Schedule
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 NO PRACTICES LABOR DAY Pathways 3:15 or 4:15 Bronze 3:15 or 5:30 Silver 3:15 or 5:30 Senior D 5:30 MCDS 4:30 - 6:30 Pathw...
Aug 24, 2014 - Aquatics Meet Schedule
Miami Country Day Aquatics Fall 2014 Meet Schedule September 19 Comets Open Sizzler 8 & under ...
Aug 19, 2014 - Practice Schedule August
Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat. 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pathways 3:15-4:15 Bronze 3:15 ? 4:30 Silver 3:15 ? 5:00 Senior Devel 5:00 ?7:00 MCDS 4:00 ? 6:00 Bronze 9:00 ? 10:00 Silver 8:30 ? ...
Aug 11, 2014 - NEW SEASON REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Swimming will begin on Friday @ 3:15! Please register for the new year now.
Aug 8, 2014 - Registration opens soon!
MIAMI COUNTRY DAY AQUATICS August 8, 2014 Welcome to the new swim season! I hope you all had an enjoyable summer. We are so excited to start up with swimming again. Some things I wanted to share. ...
Aug 6, 2014 - Country Day Aquatics starts AUG 15
MIAMI COUNTRY DAY AQUATICS Stay tuned. We will have our registration for the new season up soon. Circle August 15 on your calendar as our first day of practice. See you soon!
Aug 6, 2014 - 2014 MCDS Interscholastic Season
The 2014 Miami Country Day School interscholastic season (available to Miami Country Day students in grades 6-12) will being on Monday, August 11 at 4:30 pm. Although the pool is empty now, we are c...
Jul 30, 2014 - Slight Change of plans
7/30/2014 Dear Aquatics Families- Our maintenance department at Country Day is needing to make some much-needed repairs to the facility a little early...........therefore, tomorrow will be LAST ...
Jul 23, 2014 - Important Info
Dear Aquatics Families- Whew! It?s hard to believe summer is almost over. Wanted to pass along a few announcements: Great job to Alessandro Marchesani and Gabriella Marchesani for their performances...
Jul 23, 2014 - Master's Info
Greetings! It's been a pleasure meeting all of you and working with you this summer. Your attitude and friendships have made it easy to get up early. Hats off to you for showing such dedication to y...
Jun 30, 2014 - Week of June 30
Greetings! * This week we will have our regular practice schedule except on Friday, July 4 there will be NO afternoon practices for all groups. Have a great and safe 4th! * Sign ups for the...
Jun 5, 2014 - PARKING STARTING MONDAY
75 years. It's only the beginning. Issues reading this message? Click here to read it online. 107th Street Closed PLEASE NOTE: Starting on Monday, June 9, 107th street will be closed for repair...
Jun 4, 2014 - Scholastic All America
USA SWIMMING'S SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM 2011-2016 Time Standards The application for the 2013-2014 Scholastic All-America Team is available here . The application deadline is August 15. ? T...
May 28, 2014 - Summer Practice & Meet Schedule
Summer Practice Schedule Starting Monday, June 2 Senior /Gold 7:00 -9:00 am Monday-Friday 5:00- 7:00 pm Monday-Thursday ...
Mar 20, 2014 - Mental Toughness: Having "That" Conversation with Mom & Dad
How you interact with your parents in relation to your swimming can mean the difference between loving to swim, staying calm pre-meet and consistently racing to your potential or hating the sport, bei...
Feb 6, 2014 - Finding Zen In Swimming
Great article from USA Swimming to use swimming as a tool to get away from stress and anxiety! Check out this quick read by Mike Gustafson. Finding Zen In Swimming
Nov 13, 2013 - Observation of a Swimming Practice
1. Is there a plan/objective for each practice? Yes. We coaches communicate the areas/strokes/drills we want addressed each week and the individual group coaches construct their weekly workouts based...
Nov 13, 2013 - What Kind of Sport Parent Are You?
Take a moment and review this quick article on parenting types that may that will challenge your thinking and stimulate your efforts to be a hero-parent to your child. What Kind of Sport Parent Are Yo...
Nov 11, 2013 - Congrats to Spartan Swimmers Attending State Champs!
Congrats to our Spartan Swimmers who attended the Class 1A State Swimming Championships this past weekend: GIRLS Amelia Gregorio (9 th ) Madisyn Jones (10 th ) Beth Lilly (10 th ) Olivia Katcher (12 t...
Oct 28, 2013 - Miami Country Day Aquatics Mentioned in Swim Swam...
Miami Country Day Aquatics Mentioned in Swim Swam... 10/28/2013 From the virtual pages of Swim Swam Hot of the press, an article discussing how impressive the Miami Country Day Aquatics progra...
Oct 22, 2013 - Spartan Swimming Finishes as District 11 Runner Up!
An absolutely tremendous showing by our Spartan Swimming Girls and Boys Teams today at District 11 Championships, where both teams finished with District Runner Up Titles! Girls Team ? 2 nd out of ...
Oct 21, 2013 - Team Traditions and Championship Season: A Quick Primer
Team Traditions and Championship Season: A Quick Primer At Miami Country Day Aquatics, swimmers quickly belong to a second family. Between hours of practicing each afternoon, long bus rides to away ...
Oct 21, 2013 - 20 Habits of Elite Swimmers
Sep 30, 2013 - Why Tough Teachers Get Results
Sep 26, 2013 - Losing Is Good For You
Sep 25, 2013 - MCDS vs Ransom Everglades and LaSalle - Results
Great job to all Spartan Swimmers in yesterday's double dual meet versus Ransom Everglades and LaSalle! MCDS vs. Ransom Everglades and LaSalle - individual results MCDS vs. Ransom Everglades and LaSal...
Sep 25, 2013 - A Few Suggestions on How to Be a Better Swimming Parent
Sep 25, 2013 - Nutrition for Recovery
Sep 23, 2013 - 9 Ways to be a Better Teammate
9 Ways to be a Better Teammate In swimming, just because you?re a good swimmer doesn?t mean you?re a good teammate. Being a good teammate is about much more than just cheering during races. Just like ...
Sep 23, 2013 - Results from Woodson Invite
Check out results from this past weekend's Woodson Invite HERE.
Sep 23, 2013 - Seven Easy Power Breakfasts for Athletes
Sep 18, 2013 - Results from Spartan Swimming Double Dual Versus WC and SF Heat
Sep 10, 2013 - Spartan Swimming - Results from Gulliver Relay Invite
Great job to our Spartan Swimmers who competed in last weekend's 1st Annual Gulliver Relay Invite! Results from Gulliver Relay Invite, Sept 7 Girls Varsity ? placed 3 rd overall out of 10 teams ...
Sep 10, 2013 - No Afternoon Practices on 9/12 and 9/18 due to Spartan Swim Meets
Spartan Swimming is hosting home interscholastic home meets on Thursday 9/12 and next Wednesday 9/18. There will be no practices for Pathways, Red, Blue, Advanced Blue, Gold or Senior on these afterno...
Aug 29, 2013 - Get Your Spartan Spirit Going!
Tonight, Thursday, August 29, the Parents? Association and Athletic Booster Club will be hosting a BBQ, beginning at 6pm ? in conjunction with our first football game at 7pm. Please join ?Sammy ...
Aug 28, 2013 - How to Stay Hydrated During Practice
Aug 28, 2013 - Short Course 2013 - Meet Schedule - Now Available!
The Fall 2013 meet schedule is now available! Check it out here: 2013 Short Course Meet Schedule
Aug 27, 2013 - What Parents Should Say As Their Kids Perform
Aug 26, 2013 - The Awesome 8 Year Old
The Awesome 8 Year Old From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association 5101 NW 21 Ave., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale FL 33309 By Guy Edson, ASCA Staff I have never met...
Aug 26, 2013 - Swimming Is An Investment
Swimming is an Investment From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association 5101 NW 21 Ave., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale FL 33309 With time at a premium in the two-career...
Aug 26, 2013 - Great Job to our Spartan Swimmers in Last Saturday's Intrasquad Meet
A wonderful showing by our Spartan Swimmers in last Saturday's intrasquad meet! Check out the meet results HERE. Our first team competition against outside opponents takes place next Tuesday, Septemb...
Aug 21, 2013 - Don't Give Up on Picky Eaters
Do you have a picky eater? Take a look at this article! Don't Give Up on Picky Eaters
Aug 21, 2013 - ?The Sports Gene? Considers the Root of Athletic Success
Aug 19, 2013 - Don't Just Learn - OVERLEARN!
Don't Just Learn ? OVERLEARN! by Annie Murphy Paul, The Brillance Report "Why do I have to keep practicing? I know it already!? That?s the familiar wail of a child seated at the piano or in front o...
Aug 19, 2013 - JV/Varsity Parent Meeting Tonight - Monday, August 19
If your swimmer attends MCDS and is between 6th-12th grade, please join us this evening at 6pm in the Student Activity Center for a JV/Varsity Swim Team Parents meeting.
Jul 24, 2013 - Parental Influence in Swimming
Swimming Science Parental Influence in Swimming Posted: 15 Jul 2013 01:00 AM PDT Effective swim coaching is not an easy job. Long hours, limited pay, many athletes, and the need to remain highly ...
Jul 24, 2013 - Check Out the Great Results from Junior Olympics & Sectionals
Great job to our Gold group swimmers who competed in FGC Junior Olympics and Speedo Sectionals Champs! Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympic Championships - MCDA Results Speedo Sectional Championships -...
Jul 9, 2013 - Top 5 Reasons Milk is Good for Swimmers
Jul 9, 2013 - Handling Last-Minute Negative Thinking and Self-Doubts
Jun 22, 2013 - Sports Nutrition with a Holistic Twist
Jun 14, 2013 - Florida High School Swimming
If you are interested in becoming a Florida High School Swimming official, for the upcoming 2013-2014 season, please go to the FHSAA website ( http://www.fhsaa.org/sports/officials ). Registration fo...
Jun 1, 2013 - What is Long Course?
What is Short Course, What is Long Course? From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association 5101 NW 21 Ave., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale FL 33309 ?One of our pools is ...
May 31, 2013 - Free EKG Screenings
Protect the young athletes you know and love with a free screening! For more information or to schedule and appointment please call The Heart Program at Miami Children's Hospital (305) 662-8301. The l...
May 28, 2013 - Donations for Oklahoma Tornado Victims
MCDA will be holding a clothing drive for the victims in Oklahoma that were effected by the tornado. Please bring in any clothes from you, your family, your friends, etc. We will be collecting th...
May 15, 2013 - Tips for Feeding Teen Swimmers, from USA Swimming
TIPS FOR FEEDING TEEN SWIMMERS BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD,RD, CSSD USASwimming.org nutrition contributor, Jill Castle, recently published ?Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Cha...
May 13, 2013 - Parking at MCDS for Those Bringing Swimmers to the Pool in the Afternoons
Important Notice: If you bring a swimmer to Miami Country Day School campus in the afternoons, please do not park on 107th Street . Instead, you may park in any open spot in the North lot and w...
May 13, 2013 - PST Invite Meet Report and Results!
FOR FULL MEET RESULTS- CLICK HERE
May 10, 2013 - Florida Keys Invite- Meet Report and Highlights!
May 7, 2013 - The 10K Open Water Race is Not a Marathon - News From USA Swimming
B Y RUSSELL MARK // HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT & BRYCE ELSER // OPEN WATER PROGRAM MANAGER Also known as the marathon event, the 10K open water race is perceived as a long, steady-paced swim. The ...
Apr 30, 2013 - MCDA Weather Policy
Just a quick reminder for everyone relative to our weather policy: We will hold all practices as scheduled, regardless of the weather. If the Thorguard (lightning detection system) activates due to ...
Apr 29, 2013 - North Miami Open Results!
MCDA Parents and Swimmers- We had a significant number of swimmers competing in their first Long-Course Meter swim meet on April 20 &21. EAch swimmer put forth the kind of effort we love to see as co...
Apr 29, 2013 - Pompano Beach Invite Meet Report and Results!
For complete meet results, please click here!
Apr 29, 2013 - LSC Open Water Challenge Results
2013 LSC All-Star Open Water Challenge Congratulations to Eva Sher and April Mullen for being selected to the 2013 Florida Gold Coast All-Star Team. Both competed in the Open Water event this past w...
Apr 26, 2013 - IS THAT EXTRA HOUR OF STUDY TIME WORTH IT?
Apr 17, 2013 - CHECK OUT THE NEW TOP 10 RANKINGS!!
MCDA - Top 10 List Girls- as of April 17, 2013 Boys- as of April 17, 2013 *please note all times entered reflect the athletes current age
Apr 10, 2013 - Swimmers: Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Your Coach But Were Afraid To Ask
Apr 10, 2013 - The Top Ten Questions Every Swimming Parent Wants To Know
Apr 4, 2013 - Top 5 Recovery Snacks for Swimmers
Apr 2, 2013 - Red & Blue Summer Meet Schedule!
CLICK HERE FOR 2013 SUMMER MEET SCHEDULE
Mar 12, 2013 - A Word on the Developmental Process in Sports
A Word on the Developmental Process in Sports From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association One of the most frequently asked questions in swimming is "how come ...
Mar 12, 2013 - A Demographic Shift: Ages of U.S. Olympic Swimmers
Mar 4, 2013 - March Practices = Stroke Clinic
It's March, and for many of our swimmers (Red, Blue, Advanced Blue), short course season has just concluded. Long course season (where we will swim meets in 50 meter pools, rather than 25 yard pools)...
Mar 4, 2013 - A3 Developmental Championships - Meet Results and Coaches Report
Florida Gold Coast South ? Developmental Championships March 2-3, 2013 Click here to see results for all MCDA swimmers Wow ? what a showing by MCDA swimmers at Developmental Champs! For the last six ...
Feb 26, 2013 - MCDA Intrasquad Meet Results
MCDA PARENTS AND SWIMMERS We had a great showing at the MCDA Intrasquad Meet. I hope everyone had a great time and enjoyed some very fast swimming. Please review the results below and let Coach Zook k...
Feb 26, 2013 - Intrasquad Meet Awards
INTRASQUAD MEET AWARDS Intrasquad meet ribbons (1st-6th places) will be given out during practice on Thursday. Swimmers should plan to attend and collect their awards! Also, extra special kudos to ...
Feb 25, 2013 - PRACTICE SCHEDULE CHANGE - THIS WED & FRIDAY
Due to home water polo games this week, please note the following schedule changes: Wednesday, Feb 27 Pathways - no practice Red/Blue - 3:15pm-4:30pm practice will still be held as usual; no 4:30pm-5:...
Feb 13, 2013 - PRACTICE SCHEDULE CHANGE!
MCDA SWIMMERS AND PARENTS- THERE WILL BE NO PRACTICE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 IN HONOR OF PRESIDENTS' DAY. PLEASE VIEW THE CALENDAR FOR PRACTICE TIMES EACH WEEK. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 PRACTICE WILL BE...
Feb 12, 2013 - Panther Invite Meet Results
We had a great meet this past weekend, with numerous best times and some great racing. Please find the results listed here- If you have any questions about the results, please contact Coach Zook. GO...
Feb 2, 2013 - Scotty Invite Results!
Meet Results http://www.saintandrewsswimming.com/fgsas/__eventform__/308938_results%20saturday%20sunday%20sessions.pdf
Jan 25, 2013 - Results from Fort Meyers Meet!
Great job to all MCDA swimmers participating in last weekend's GCST Invite in Fort Meyers. Check out complete results here. A quick overview of our team success: 37 swimmers 187 races 66 best time...
Jan 25, 2013 - How Do You Raise a Prodigy?
Jan 18, 2013 - Reminder: No practice MLK weekend due to Fort Meyers Meet
As a reminder, please note the following: There will be no practices on Friday afternoon through Monday afternoon (1/18-1/21) due to the Fort Meyers swim meet and the MLK holiday weekend. All pract...
Jan 15, 2013 - Check out the updated Top 10 Rankings
MCDA - Top 10 List Girls - as of Jan 15, 2013 Boys - as of Jan 15, 2013
Jan 15, 2013 - Training Insights From Star Athletes - Article from NYTimes
Jan 8, 2013 - Setting Goals: The Parent, Coach, Athlete Relationship
Article from News for Swim Parents by Guy Edson, Technical Director, American Swimming Coaches Association Setting goals and working toward those goals is one of the most important life skills our...
Jan 8, 2013 - 7 Things Successful Swimmers Do Differently
Jan 4, 2013 - More Research About Smart Swimmers!
Middle school may have been a heck of a lot easier if you had spent a little more time in the pool. New research out of Australia says that children who are taught to swim at an early age hit cert...
Dec 30, 2012 - New Year's Day Open Water Swim
Let's start off the New Year with a bang! All swimmers and families are invited to join us at Hobie Beach at 1:30pm on 1/1/13 for our first open water swim of the new year! And huge thanks to the Bozd...
Dec 30, 2012 - ICE Training Camp - Week 2!
Don't worry - the pool is still very nice and warm - the ICE part refers to our MINDSET as we tackle some new skills and embrace some excellent challenges this week! I = INTENSITY C = CONCENTRATION E ...
Dec 17, 2012 - 7 Things Successful Swimmers Do Differently
WHY do some swimmers have a hard time achieving success while other swimmers seem to effortlessly enjoy wild and never-ending success? Generally the first two answers tabled are talent and genetics. ...
Dec 17, 2012 - Study Shows Swimming Makes Kids Smarter!
Children Who Swim Are Smarter: A Study By Zeenews.com Children who learn how to swim at a young age are reaching many developmental milestones earlier than the norm, scientists say. As well as achie...
Dec 10, 2012 - County Sprint Champs Results
Click Here For Full 2012 County Sprint Champs Results
Dec 5, 2012 - Track Your Child's Performance
GET THE LATEST NEW APP FOR SWIMMING PARENTS!! Track your swimmers performance by using the new OnDeck Parent application for iPhones and androids. Completely FREE of charge, the OnDeck application p...
Nov 29, 2012 - USA Swimming Officials Clinic
MCDA Parents- Interested in becoming a USA Swimming Official? If so, please join us on January 8th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for an officials clinic. By attending this clinic you will receive the require...
Nov 23, 2012 - MCDA Policies on Electronic Communications and Bullying
Last month, the USA Swimming House of Delegates approved important legislation enhancing existing safeguards for the Safe Sport Program. Two of these pieces, Articles 305.3.6 and 305.3.7, require ...
Nov 20, 2012 - Reminders about practices for the rest of this week - Nov 20-24
Reminders about practices for the rest of this week November 20-November 24 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 Regular practice schedule for all groups. Also, as we?ve previously mentioned, on any day where th...
Nov 19, 2012 - The Risks Behind Energy Drinks
The Risks Behind Energy Drinks According to a recent report in the New York Times , five people have died over the past three years after drinking Monster Energy, a popular energy drink. USA Swimmi...
Nov 16, 2012 - Practice Calendars for Red, Blue, Advanced Blue & Gold
Please check out the updated practice calendars for all groups HERE . Please make special note of schedule changes relative to the Thanksgiving holiday and winter break.
Nov 15, 2012 - Weekly Update from Coach Pittman
Parents: Please take a few minutes to review this week's Important Team Updates and Information , and let me know if you have any questions. Thanks! Coach Pittman
Nov 15, 2012 - Turkey Classic- Meet Report
Meet Report- Turkey Classic Last Saturday, MCDA swimmers traveled north to Pompano Beach to compete at the Turkey Classic. We had a significant number of personal best times, along with a handful of...
Nov 13, 2012 - Normal People Don't Do Deliberate Practice
Normal People Don't Do Deliberate Practice From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association Guy Edson, ASCA Staff First of all, there is nothing wrong with being ?no...
Oct 30, 2012 - NUTRITION: PROTEIN POST-TRAINING
From the usa swimming website BY DAN MCCARTHY//NATIONAL TEAM HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT Ongoing research has led to more concrete information regarding the timing of protein intake, the quantit...
Oct 30, 2012 - Winter/Spring 2013 Meet Schedule Now Available
Check out the Winter/Spring 2013 Meet Schedule HERE .
Oct 30, 2012 - Beating Fatigue in Young Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website By Jill Castle, Registered Dietitian and Child Nutrition Expert Many swimmers are in the thick of training season, going to after-school practice or meets, heading home...
Oct 30, 2012 - Weekly Memo from Coach Pittman
Please view Coach Pittman's Weekly Memo (10/30/12) HERE .
Oct 26, 2012 - JV/Varsity Swimmers: Moving Forward!
Oct 24, 2012 - UPDATED - INTRASQUAD MEET RESULTS
Woah! Looks like we left out some events in yesterday's results report! Check out the UPDATED Intrasquad meet results HERE . (updated 10/24/12 11:30am) Great job to all swimmers! Also, an extra s...
Oct 18, 2012 - Great job to Spartan Swimmers in Yesterday's Meet Against American Heritage
The Boys? Varsity Swim Team lost to American Heritage 138-34, but over 65% of the team had their best times. Sebastian Mellado dropped 10 seconds in the 200 IM and 11 seconds in the 100 fly. Grant...
Oct 18, 2012 - Weekly Update from Coach Pittman -10/18
Click HERE to view the weekly memo (10/18 team update) from Coach Pittman.
Oct 17, 2012 - MCDA Swim Shop - Team Equipment and Apparel
Everything your swi mmer needs - from the team competition suit, to goggles, to practice gear to team apparel - may all be purchased from the MCDA Swim Shop! Simply send us an email with your needs, ...
Oct 17, 2012 - We are thrilled to welcome Coach Justin Zook to the MCDA coaching staff!
Miami Country Day Aquatics Families- My name is Justin Zook and I am the new Head Age Group Coach at Miami Day Country Aquatics. I wanted to take the chance to introduce myself and provide you with a ...
Oct 9, 2012 - Steps for Online Payments
Steps for online payment To pay your invoice online, using a debit/credit card, please use the following steps: Please sign in to your account at www.aquatics.miamicountryday.org . If you have ne...
Oct 8, 2012 - Weekly Memo from Coach Pittman
Click HERE to view the weekly memo (team update) from Coach Pittman. Attachments: Check out swimmer participation from the Sunrise Swimming Invite
Oct 8, 2012 - Top Times Report as of 10/08/2012
Check out the most current top times report (as of 10/08/12) for all MCDA swimmers who have competed in meets. Girls Top Times Boys Top Times
Oct 4, 2012 - November Practice Calendar
Click HERE to access the November Practice Calendar for all groups. Also, you can view all practice calendars by going to the "SWIM TEAM" tab and selecting "Practice Schedules."
Oct 3, 2012 - Updated Fall 2012 Meet Schedule Now Posted
Competition Schedule: Fall 2012 (updated 10/3/12)
Sep 27, 2012 - Sunrise Meet, October 6-7 - FOR RED, BLUE, ADVANCED BLUE AND GOLD
THIS MEET IS FOR RED, BLUE, ADVANCED BLUE AND GOLD Sunrise meet, October 6-7 Register Now! The deadline to register for the Sunrise meet is October 1. This meet is appropriate for all swimmers ...
Sep 22, 2012 - A Note on Lost and Found
What is Lost is Often Not Found The season is roughly one month old, and the lost and found pile appears to grow with each passing week. Please consider using the following recommendations to sav...
Sep 20, 2012 - Swimming As An Investment
Swimming as an Investment From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association With time at a premium in today's busy family lives, many parents are now asking "Is it th...
Sep 19, 2012 - Top Times Report as of 09/20/12
Sep 18, 2012 - Important Team Information for All Parents
Click here to view important team information for all parents!
Aug 25, 2012 - Saturday 8/25 - Photos from Practice Meet
Thanks to all parents and athletes who were able to join us for Saturday's practice meet! Check out some awesome photos of the event, courtesy of Mr. Jerome Charles (Taegen - MCDS Spartan Swimming, an...
Aug 7, 2012 - Online Registration Now Available for Returning and New Team Members
Registrations for the 2012-2013 swim season are now available! If you participated with Miami Country Day Aquatics (MCDA) this summer and interested in joining our year round program , please click H...
Aug 6, 2012 - 2012 Summer Olympic Games
For more info go to NBC Olympics Swimming Page or just watch THIS to see how much fun the Olympians are having!
Jul 18, 2012 - Just Keep Swimming!
Check out this great video by USA Swimming National Team Members, encouraging everyone to "Just Keep Swimming!"