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Nov 20, 2019 - November: Updated Practice Times
Plantation Families, Here are the updated practice times for the remainder of November: November 20th-Regularly scheduled practice Junior Piranhas: 3:45-4:45pm Age Group I and II 5:00-6:30pm Senior/Se...
Nov 19, 2019 - TYR Last Chance and Holiday Classic Meet Info
2019 TYR Last Chance Meet Info November 22-23, 2019 Academic Village, Pembroke Pines Address: 17191 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL PST TEAM ENTRIES Friday, 22nd: Event #:1-12 Warm Up: 4:00 pm Sa...
Nov 13, 2019 - PST Piranhas Headed to FHSAA State Meets
PST will be represented by Andy Rogatinsky (4A - South Broward High School)), David Garzon (3A - St Thomas) and Steven Grady (3A - St Thomas) at the 2019 FHSAA State Meets in Stuart, Florida this comi...
Nov 9, 2019 - Blue White 11/9 Results
Another great Blue White Meet in the books! Thanks to all the volunteer who helped make it possible! Results can be found here.
Nov 5, 2019 - November Updates/Events
Good Morning Plantation Families, We hope you guys had a great Halloween and welcome to November! Here is our special events and practice updates for the month of November! November 9th: Blue and Whit...
Oct 31, 2019 - Best College Aid
Hello everyone! My name is David Cantu, I am a former PST swimmer and former division one swimmer. I graduated from Marist College, in NY this spring with honors and a degree in Business Administrat...
Oct 19, 2019 - Blue White Results
Great job to all our swimmers who competed in the Blue White Meet October 19! We had a great swims, great comradere and great food! You can find results HERE.
Jul 23, 2019 - SR Champs @ Coral Springs 7/26-28 Info
PST Entry Psych Sheet Timeline Events 3-22 Friday July 26, Warm Up @ 730am (Relay events 1-2 & 23-24 will swim with FINALS) Events 25-44 Saturday July 27, Warm Up @ 730am Events 49-70 Saturday July 28...
Jul 15, 2019 - B/B Meet Recap
Great job Piranhas! Stop 2 on the Summer Championship season took our athletes to Pompano Beach July 12-14. PST Swimmers turned in another amazing performance, turning in a plethora of best times, inc...
Jul 8, 2019 - B/C Meet Recap
Congratulations to all the PST Piranhas who competed in the B/C Championships at the Weston YMCA July 6-7. Our athletes kicked off the Championship Season with a bang, swimming to numerous best times,...
Jun 26, 2019 - FLA International Cup
9151 NW 2 nd Street, Plantation, FL 33324 Office: 954-452-2526 Visit swimpst.com for more information! Join us for an evaluation! Mondays at 3:30pm or 4:45pm Group Practice Times (August-May) Practic...
Jun 12, 2019 - Senior Scholarship Award Goes To...
Congratulations to Ally Drucker (1st) and Victoria Abad (2nd) for their excellent essays. These young ladies were presented with an award from the PST Booster Club Friday, June 7. We wish them well on...
Jun 6, 2019 - Senior Scholarship Award 6/7 @ 6pm
We would like to invite all PST Family Members to our annual Senior Scholarship Award Party Friday, June 7 at 6pm in the patio. This is a time of celebration for our High School Seniors as we wish the...
Jun 6, 2019 - Summer Training/Meet Schedule
Terrell Woods - Head Coach ? Sectional (SEC) ? terrellwpst@aim.com Hannah Molden - Head Age Group Coach? Junior Piranhas, Age Group 1 (AG1), Masters ? moldenhannah@gmail.com Dolores Campbell - Assis...
Jun 5, 2019 - NPB Kick Off Recap
PST kept rolling through the Long Course season with a great performance at the NPB Summer Kickoff June, 1-2 at Central Park. Check out the long list of best times! Top 8 Finishers Andy Rogatinsky ?...
May 30, 2019 - NPB Kickoff @ Central Park Info
PST Entry Time Line Psych Sheet Events 1-12 (13 & Over) Saturday, June 1 Warm Up @ 8am Events 13-32 (12 & Under) Saturday, June 1 Warm Up @ 12:30pm Events 33-44 (13 & Over) Sunday, June 2 Warm Up @ 8a...
May 28, 2019 - Benjamin Cupid, Andy Rogatinsky on the Record Board
Congratulations to Benjamin Cupid (25yd Free, 500yd Free) and Andy Rogatinsky (50yd Breast, 200yd Breast, 100yd IM, 50m Breast, 100m Breast). These two young men set team records and will be getting ...
May 25, 2019 - Blue/White Meet Results
Another great Blue/White Meet at Central Park is in the books. Great job to all our swimmers! Thank you all for making our latest installment of our Blue/White series a roaring success. Special thank ...
May 20, 2019 - Pompano Meet Recap
The PST Piranhas continued their march through the Summer Long Course season with a stop at the Jesse Vasallo Invite in Pompano Beach May 17-19. Our athletes turned in a great performance that include...
May 15, 2019 - Piranhas Senior Scholarship
The PST Booster Club is giving our High School Senior swimmers the opportunity to write an essay on how being a member to the Plantation Swim Team has affected your life. The deadline to entry your es...
May 10, 2019 - Parents Meeting Info 5/9
Parents Meeting Info 5/9 Terrell Woods - Head Coach ? Sectional (SEC) ? terrellwpst@aim.com Hannah Molden - Head Age Group Coach? Junior Piranhas, Age Group 1 (AG1), Masters ? moldenhannah@gmail.com...
May 7, 2019 - Sunrise IMX/IMR Recap
Congratulations to all the Piranhas who competed in the Sunrise IMX/IMR Challenge May 3-5. We had a great kick off to the Long Course Season! PST athletes swam their way to new Junior Olympic Time Sta...
Apr 30, 2019 - FGC Soaring Eagle Scholarship Award
The Florida Gold Coast Board of Directors has created new Scholarship in response to the 2018 tragic school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida, which included one of ...
Apr 24, 2019 - Colorado Trip Canceled, Orlando Trip in the Works
Unfortunately, due to a lack of interest, we have decided to call of the trip to Colorado. If you have already made plans/arrangements we sincerely apologize. We are currently working on taking a te...
Mar 20, 2019 - Senior Champ @ Pembroke Pines Info
PST Entry PST Relays - Subject to Change Psych Sheet Prelims Timeline Finals Timeline Events 3-26 Friday March 22 Warm Up @ 7am Events 29-48 Saturday March 23 Warm Up @ 7am Events 53-74 Sunday March ...
Feb 26, 2019 - Sectional Meet Volunteers Needed!
ALL PST FAMILIES WE ARE HOSTING THE SPEEDO SOUTHERN ZONE SOUTH SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET MARCH 7 TH ? MARCH 10 TH WE EXPECT THE HELP OF ALL OF OUR FAMILIES THURSDAY, MARCH 7 TH AT 4PM FRIDAY, MARC...
Feb 10, 2019 - Sectional Qualifier Psych Sheet, Time Line, Info (2/8-9)
Time Line - Updated 2/8 Psych Sheet - Updated 2/8 Heat Sheet for Saturday Friday 800 Results Full PDF Results TM Results
Dec 27, 2018 - Swim For Presents Holiday Party, 12/29
Please join us for our annual Swim For Presents Holiday Party this Saturday, December 29 from 8am-11am. Festivities will kick off at 8am with our Swim For Presents. We will follow it up with a free br...
Dec 21, 2018 - Holiday Training Schedule
SEN/SEC Sat. 1222 ? Off Mon. 12/24 - 8am-10am Tues. 12/25 ? Off Wed. 12-26 ? Fri. 12/28 6am-8am & 4:30pm-6:30pm Sat. 12/29 ? Holiday Party 8 am-12 noon Mon. 12/31 8am-10am Tues. 1/1 Off Wed. 1/2- Fri....
Dec 20, 2018 - PST Awards Banquet Info, 1/13
Our Annual Awards Banquet is right around the corner! The Banquet will take place Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 11am at the Jacaranda Country Club (9200 W Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL, 33324). Lunch fo...
Nov 15, 2018 - Junior Piranhas Turkey Swim Tues., 11/20 @ 4pm
The Annual PST Turkey Swim will take place Tuesday, November 20 and will start promptly at 4pm. All Junior Piranhas (3:45pm groups) are encouraged to participate. We will be separating the athletes by...
Nov 13, 2018 - Congratulations to Andy Rogatinsky!
Congratulations to Andy Rogatinsky for finishing 2nd in the Men's 100yd Breaststroke (57.67) at the 2018 Florida 3A High School State Meet November 9 in Stuart, Florida. Andy also finished 10th in the...
Nov 13, 2018 - Booster Club Meeting, Wednesday 11/14 @ 5:30pm
There will be a PST Booster Club Meeting, this Wednesday, Nov. 14th at 5:30 PM on the pool deck. We will be discussing Winter Champs. We still need timers, volunteers in concession and hospitality. Pl...
Nov 6, 2018 - Sizzler @ Sunrise, 11/9 Info
PST Entry All events Friday November 9. Warm up at 5pm. Directions to Sunrise Civic Center: Take Nob Hill Rd north to Josh Lee Blvd. Make a left on Josh Lee. The pool will be on your right. The addres...
Oct 27, 2018 - Blue White 10/27 Results
Full Results Thank you to all the volunteer parents who helped make our Blue White meet a success. Hope you had a great time!
Oct 24, 2018 - Dave Thomas, USA Swimming Coming to PST Friday, 10/26
Dave Thomas, the Southern Zone representative from USA Swimming will be visiting Plantation Friday, October 26. Dave will be giving a talk to our swimmers from 5pm-5:45pm and our parents from 5:45pm-6...
Oct 17, 2018 - PST Team Suit Policy
Beginning January 1, 2019 all PST swimmers MUST compete in a team suit. Practice suits do not have to be PST suits. Females must wear a one piece. Team suits do not have to be worn if the swimmer is 1...
Oct 5, 2018 - Gold Medal Parenting Webinar, 10/10
Oct 3, 2018 - New Senior Champs Time Standards
The Senior Championship Time Standards have been updated. Click here to check out the updated times .
Sep 22, 2018 - Blue White Results
Results Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make our first Blue White Meet of 2018 a great success! Our swimmers did a great job racing and it was a wonderful educational opportunity for many o...
Sep 18, 2018 - Blue White Intersquad Meet Coming Soon!
Our Blue vs. White Intersquad is coming up this Saturday, Sept. 22. Warm up will begin at 8am. The deadline to sign up is this Thursday, Sept. 20, (please use the website) so please make sure you get ...
Sep 7, 2018 - Swim Meet Checklist
SUGGESTIONS FOR WHAT TO BRING TO A SWIM MEET For swimmers: **At least 2 towels **2 caps **2 pairs of goggles (tinted for outdoor, sunny meets) **2 suits **Sunscreen/ chap stick **If the meet is early ...
Sep 4, 2018 - POWER Recap
Kai Kibler (3rd, 5K) and Benjamin Cupid (1st, 500M) on the podium at the POWER Ocean Race Congrats to the following swimmers who competed in the 2018 POWER Open Water Race in Pompano Beach Saturday,...
Aug 23, 2018 - Protein: How Much is Too Much?
By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN | Wednesday, August 22, 2018 A parent of 16-year-old swimmer asked how much protein is too much? He is concerned about the amount of protein that...
Aug 7, 2018 - Zone Senior Champs Recap
PST swimmers Andy Rogatinsky, Ally Drucker, James Gallet, Victora Abad and Meagan Abad took the Southern Zone Senior Championships in Huntsville, Alabama by storm July 31-August 4. We had 22 personal ...
Apr 9, 2018 - What is IMX/IMR?
Not sure what IMX and IMR mean? USA Swimming has the answer! Click here for more info.
Feb 13, 2018 - Thank You Thank You Thank You!
Dear Plantation Families, I would like to take this time to say how grateful I, all the coaching staff and the PST Booster Club are for all the help volunteering this past weekend for our Sectional Qu...
Oct 17, 2017 - How to Sign Up for a Swim Meet
HOW TO ANSWER YES ONLINE FOR A MEET This process tells the coaches you want them to enter your swimmer in a meet. 1. Sign in to www.swimpst.com , using your username and password. These c...
Oct 11, 2012 - No Practice Saturday 10/13
Due to the BCAA High School Championships being held here at Central Park, there will be no practice for ALL groups Saturday October 13. Come check out some fast high school swimming and support your ...
Oct 11, 2012 - Story about being Positive: Two Choices
Story about being Positive: Two Choices - Author Unknown This story is about choices, you can choose to be positive (and not negative). Below is the story?read on?. ***** Jerry was the kind of g...
Oct 9, 2012 - Pine Crest Sizzler 10/12 Info
PST ENTRIES Warm Up @ 5pm Directions to Pine Crest: Take I95 north to Cypress Creek Rd. Head East on Cypress Creek. Pine Crest School will be on your left, just after the rail road tracks. Park in the...
Oct 5, 2012 - Practice Update For Saturday 10/6
There will be no practice for Coach Terrell and Coach Dolores' 5pm groups Saturday October 6. Coach Jimmy and Coach Dave's groups will have practice at 8am
Oct 2, 2012 - Sunrise Meet Info Oct. 6-7
PST ENTRIES Events 1-14 Saturday October 6 Warm Up @ 8am Events 15-28 Sunday October 7 Warm Up @ 8am Directions to Sunrise Civic Center from Central Park: Take Nob Hill Rd. north to Josh Lee Blvd. T...
Sep 25, 2012 - REMINDER Wednesday, Practice Schedule
In observance of Yom Kippor, practice for Wednesday Sept. 26 will be as follows. All 5pm groups will practice at 8 a.m. There will be no practice for all 3:45 pm groups. PLEASE NOTE: St. Th...
Sep 24, 2012 - Coral Springs Meet Recap
Backing up the great performance at Sunrise, PST proved we were on our way to having a fantastic short course season. After battling lightning and thunder on Saturday, our swimmers showed their toughn...
Sep 24, 2012 - PST Swimmers Meet Recap From: Catholic High School Swimming Championships
PST Swimmers Meet Recap From: Catholic High School Swimming Championships Congratulation to STA for winning the Girls & Boys Championship. PST Medal Swims Chloe Gerena - 2 nd Place 200 IM Sophia...
Sep 21, 2012 - Ice Cream Social Tuesday, Sept. 25!
The PST Booster Club will be hosting an Ice Cream Social at the pool on Tuesday, September 25. Groups that practice at 345pm will swim first, and then get ice cream around 420pm. If you're good... 5pm...
Sep 19, 2012 - High School Swimming - Catholic Preliminary Revised Psych Sheet
Florida High School Swimming Catholic Championship Meet Hosted By Bishop Moore High School Location: Orlando YMCA Aquatic Center Date: Saturday, September 22, 2012 Local Teams Attending: Archbishop Mc...
Sep 18, 2012 - Sunrise Meet Recap
At one of the first meets of the short course season, held at the Sunrise Civic Center, PST showed what we have to look forward too. We had multiple event winners as well as some well earned time drop...
Sep 18, 2012 - Coral Springs Meet Info Sept 22-23
PST ENTRIES Events 1-32 Saturday September 22 Warm Up @ 730am Events 33-70 Sunday September 23 Warm Up @ 730am Directions to Coral Springs: Take University, Pine Island or Nob Hill north to Royal Palm...
Sep 11, 2012 - Developmental Meet @ Sunrise Sept. 15-16 Info
PST Entries Events 1-14 Saturday September 15 Warm Up @ 8am Events 15-28 Sunday September 16 Warm Up @ 8am Directions to Sunrise Civic Center: From the east, take Oakland Park Blvd. to just west of ...
Sep 11, 2012 - Sizzler @ Sunrise Sept. 14 Info
PST Entries Warm Up is at 5pm, Friday September 14 Directions to Sunrise Civic Center: From the east, take Oakland Park Blvd. to just west of Nob Hill Rd. Turn left after Safety Complex. From the sout...
Sep 10, 2012 - Normal Practice Schedule Resumes Today Monday, 9/10/11
The PST coaching staff had a great time at the ASCA coaches clinic. Thank you to the PST booster club for giving us the opportunity to attend. We are back to the normal practice schedule today as of...
Sep 10, 2012 - Randolph & Marsolek Named To USA Scholastic All-American Team
Congratulations to Jessie Randolph & Dylan Marsolek for being named to the 2012 USA Swimming Scholatic All-American Team. The Scholastic All-American team is made up of high school student-athletes ...
Sep 8, 2012 - Updates & Reminders for the week of September 3rd - 8th
Updates & Reminders for the week of September 3 rd - 8 th Due to the Coaching staff attending the ASCA clinic for education on the latest techniques in our sport, please be advised on the updat...
Sep 2, 2012 - PST Shines At The Pompano Beach Ocean Water Swim
2012 Pompano Beach Ocean Swim PST Shines At The Pompano Beach Ocean Water Swim 2012 Pompano Beach Ocean Swim - flash slideshow maker PST-Results 1500 Meter Swim Women?s Over All 1 st ...
Aug 30, 2012 - Practice Schedule for Labor Day, Sept. 3
Practice for Monday September 3rd (Labor Day) will be as follows: All 5pm groups will have practice at 8am. All 3:45pm groups will NOT have practice as the pool is closing early.
Aug 26, 2012 - NPB Meet Canceled
Due to Tropical Storm Isaac, the Sunday session of the North Palm Beach Sprint Meet has been canceled. Stay Safe!
Aug 23, 2012 - Practice Update For Friday, 8/24-25
Due to the meet at North Palm Beach, there will be no practice for all 3:45pm groups as well as Coach Terrell and Coach Dolores' 5pm groups Friday August 24. There will also be NO practice for Coach...
Jul 25, 2012 - Sr. Championships at Coral Springs Aquatic Complex
2012 FGC Senior Championships Coral Springs Aquatic Complex July 27-29, 2012 PST Entries PST Relays All relays are subject to change. Timelines Psych Sheet Prelim warm-up: One hour and 15 min...
Jul 17, 2012 - Volunteers Needed for Jr. Olympics
Second (2nd) Call Volunteers Needed for Jr. Olympics Friday, Saturday, Sunday July 20-22, 2012 We need your help to volunteer for Jr. Olympics. This is a home meet that helps benefit Plantation S...
Jul 12, 2012 - PST Relays Set The Tone Opening Night Of Sectionals
PST Relays set the tone on opening night of the 2012 Southern Sectional Championships held at the Swimming Hall of Fame. Congratulation to Elijah Flood who led off the 200 Free Relay with a new Summ...
Jul 11, 2012 - Volunteers Needed for Jr. Olympics
Volunteers Needed for Jr. Olympics Friday, Saturday, Sunday July 20-22, 2012 We need your help to volunteer for Jr. Olympics. This is a home meet that helps benefit Plantation Swim Team. The meet wi...
Jul 9, 2012 - 66 NEW Jr. Olympic & Senior Championship Qualifying Times
Jul 9, 2012 - PST Swimmers at July 4th 2012 Triathlon
Congratulations to all Plantation Swim Team members who succesfully participated for a 3rd consecutive year in the July 4th 2012 Triathlon at Trade winds park Cocunut Creek. Pictured from left...
Jul 8, 2012 - Senior Night - Monday, July 9th.
Please join us for an ice cream social, Monday at 6PM on the pool deck.(July 9) The Booster Club will be awarding the Senior Scholarship.
Jul 3, 2012 - AREA 2 Championships July 6-8 at Nova Southeastern
Warm-up & Start Times Session I Prelims Friday July 6 Warm-up ? 8:00AM Start ? 9:00AM Session II Finals Friday July 6 Warm-up ? 5:00PM Start ? 6:00PM Session III Prelims Saturday July 7 Warm...
Jul 3, 2012 - July 4th Practice Schedule
PST Practice Schedule for July 4th Sectional & Senior Group - 8:00 am to 9:30 am 5:00 pm Groups - 8:00 am to 9:30 am 3:45 PM GROUPS - NO PRACTICE NO AFTERNOON PRACTICE FOR ALL GROUPS HAVE A HA...
Jul 1, 2012 - Congratulations to Sophia Oliva
Congratulations to Sophia Oliva. Saturday morning off the Jensen Beach Public Beach. Sophia Oliva won the inaugural Aaron Vaughn Memorial Frogman swim women?s 1K in 16:15. The event was held in ...
Jun 20, 2012 - No Practice Friday June 22, 23
Due to the meet at Coral Springs, there will be no practice for all groups Friday June 22 and Saturday June 23.
Jun 19, 2012 - Coral Springs - Michael Lohberg Invitational
Coral Springs Meet June 21-24, 2012 PST - Entries Timelines Psych Sheet DIRECTIONS: Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, 12441 Royal Palm Blvd. If taking I-95, take Copans Road exit and go west appr...
Jun 11, 2012 - North Palm Beach Kickoff Classic Recap
Jun 7, 2012 - NPB Meet @ Central Park 6/9-10
PST Entries Psych Sheet Time Line Events 1-12 Saturday June 9 Warm Up @ 7:30am Events 13-32 Saturday June 9 Warm Up @ 12 noon Events 33-44 Sunday June 10 Warm Up @ 7:30 am Events 45-64 Sunday June 10 ...
Jun 4, 2012 - Summer Practice Schedule
Summer Schedule Senior Group & Sectional Day AM PM Monday Pool 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pool 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday Gym 5:45 a.m. to 6:45 a.m Pool 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Pool 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday...
Jun 3, 2012 - Underwater Dolphin Kick
Underwater Dolphin Kick By Coach Jimmy Parmenter Here are two videos that provide a good visual of the underwater dolphin kick, or the 5th stroke as it is sometimes referred. The first video is a tuto...
May 25, 2012 - Memorial Day/Weekend Practice Schedule
Practice for Memorial Day Weekend will be as follows : Saturday May 26 all 5pm groups will practice at 8am. Monday May 28 all 5pm groups will practice at 8am. There will be no practice for all 3:45pm ...
May 22, 2012 - 5/18 Sizzler Rescheduled for 5/25
The Pine Crest Sizzler that was canceled on 5/18 has been rescheduled for 5/25. Warm up at 5pm
May 22, 2012 - Monofins Are Here...Order No Later Than Friday
Attention All PST Swimmers & Parents Monofins are now available to all our swimmers at a discounted rate with help of the PST booster club! Each Monofin is $15.00. They normally go for $59.00. W...
May 18, 2012 - 5pm Groups Canceled Friday, 5/18
Due to severe weather in the area, 5pm practice has been canceled for 5/18. Also, if you are NOT in the Coral Springs meet this weekend, there is no Saturday 5/19 practice.
May 18, 2012 - 5/18 Sizzler Canceled!!
The sizzler scheduled for 5/18 at Pine Crest has been canceled due to lightning. We will keep you posted as to a make up date.
May 15, 2012 - Coral Springs Meet Information For May 19-20, 2012
Coral Springs Meet Information For May 19-20, 2012 "Every meet is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential." Please Note: There were some changes made to the timeline and psy...
May 15, 2012 - Pine Crest Sizzler May 18 Info
PST Entries Warm Up @ 5pm Directions to Pine Crest School: Take I95 North to Cypress Creek Rd. and head east. Pine Crest School will be on the left after the railroad tracks. Park in the parking garag...
May 11, 2012 - Randolph & Wathen Selected to the FGC Zone All-Star Team
Congratulations to Jessie Randolph and Alec Wathen for being selected to swim for the Florida Gold Coast Zone All-Star Team which will compete in Rockwall, Texas. July 31 thru August 4, 2012. ...
May 8, 2012 - All Athletes Should Read This…
All Athletes Should Read This? Athletes: Don?t take the sport you play for granted. Every time you play, you better be damn thankful that you get to do something you love. Don?t show up to practice ...
May 7, 2012 - PST puts on great show at IMR meet!
PST swimmers from every site had great performances this weekend at the IMR Pentathlon at Sunrise. The following swimmers finished in the top three, earning an IMR T-shirt. GIRLS ...
May 2, 2012 - No Practice May 4th
Due to the IMR Challenge at Sunrise, there will be no practice for all groups Friday, May 4th and Saturday, May 5th. If you are in the meet, Friday warm up will begin promptly at 4:30pm. Saturday and ...
May 1, 2012 - IMR Challenge @ Sunrise May 4-6 Info
PST Entries Psych Sheet Time Line Events 1-4 Friday May 4 Warm Up @ 4:30pm Events 5-16 Saturday May 5 Warm Up @ 8am Events 17-22 Sunday May 6 Warm Up @ 8am Directions to Sunrise: From the east, take O...
Apr 12, 2012 - PST Swimmers Honored Last Night At City Hall
Last night Plantation Swim Team was honored at City Hall. Keep up the good work!
Apr 9, 2012 - Checkout USA Deck Pass
Coach Jimmy is now on USA Deck Pass. Let him know once your on? Email him at JimmyPPST@aol.com AVAILABLE TO ALL SWIMMERS, COACHES AND FANS! A "Deck Pass" account lets users track their USA Sw...
Mar 31, 2012 - 90 Best Times for PST 12 & Under Swimmers
Mar 31, 2012 - Grand Prix Final Day Randolph Just Misses Best Time
On the Final day of competition at the Indy Grand Prix, Jessie Randolph just missed a best time in her 100 backstroke. Congratulation to PST swimmers Sivan Fraiman, Jessie Randolph, and Dylan Mars...
Mar 31, 2012 - Senior Meet Recap Day 2
Senior Last Chance Meet Day 2 Recap 5 Event Winners & 27 Best Time Swims Event Winners Sophia Oliva - Women?s 50 Breast Lorenzo Cabrera ? Men?s 50 Breast Elijah Flood ? Men?s 200 Free Natalya Wozab ? ...
Mar 30, 2012 - C is for Confidence
C is for Confidence Mentally preparing yourself to swim fast can be as easy as A-B-C. Sport psychologist Aimee Kimball brings usaswimming.org her third installment of the ABCs of mental training ? ?C?...
Mar 30, 2012 - Marsolek Sprints To A Best Time On Day 2 Of Indy Grand Prix
On day 2 of the Indianapolis Grand Prix Dylan Marsolek sprints to a best time in the 50 free. Day 2 Recap: Women's 200 Free Jessie Randolph 2:09.01 Sivan Fraiman 2:13.81 Men's 200 Free Dylan Mars...
Mar 30, 2012 - 22 Best Times On First Day Of Senior Last Chance Short Course Meet
PST swimmer?s take advantage of their last chance opportunity to swim short course before the long course season begins. On day one PST swimmer?s had 22 Best Times. Recap: Event Winners Wome...
Mar 29, 2012 - Day One of Indy Grand Prix & Two Best Times For PST Swimmers
On opening day of the Indy Grand Prix Meet. PST Sivan Fraiman had a Best Time in her 100 free 1:00.05. Her teammate Jessie Randolph had a Best Time in her 100 Fly 1:09.72. The Indy Grand Prix meet...
Mar 28, 2012 - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO TIME THIS WEEKEND SHOW UP 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE START OF THE MEET AND SIGN UP AT THE HEAT SHEET TENT FRIDAY AT 4:30 PM SATURDAY AT 8:30 AM SUNDAY AT 8:30 AM PLEASE COME AND SHOW Y...
Mar 28, 2012 - Indy Grand Prix Starts Tomorrow
PST arrives at the Indy Grand Prix. Competition gets underway starting tomorrow. Good Luck to, Jessie Randolph, Dylan Marsolek, and Sivan Fraiman. The Indianapolis Grand Prix will be webcast live Ma...
Mar 22, 2012 - B is for Building your Mindset
B is for Building Your Mindset Mentally preparing yourself to swim fast can be as easy as A-B-C. Sport psychologist Aimee Kimball brings usaswimming.org her second installment of the ABCs of men...
Mar 21, 2012 - A is for Anxiety
A is for Anxiety If you want to swim fast, you?ve got to prepare yourself mentally. That?s not always an easy process. Beginning this week, Sport psychologist Aimee Kimball, PhD., ...
Mar 20, 2012 - Keys to Success with National Teamer Haley Anderson
Keys to Success with National Teamer Haley Anderson 1. Have fun. Don?t take things too seriously. Swimming is too stressful if you do. If you aren?t having fun with it, you won?t be successful. Havin...
Mar 19, 2012 - How To Be A Good Sport
"No fair!" "You cheated!" "It wasn't my fault we lost!" Have you ever played on a team with somebody who hated to lose? Or maybe you have a tough time if you lose anything ? even a game of tic-tac-t...
Mar 19, 2012 - PST Booster Club Meeting Saturday 8:30 a.m.
SWIM TEAM FAMILIES THERE WILL BE A PST BOOSTER CLUB MEETING THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 24TH, AT 8AM, ON THE POOL DECK. PLEASE JOIN US!!!
Mar 19, 2012 - PST Sectional Recap
Sectional Recap By Jimmy Parmenter PST finishes 20 th overall out of 77 teams at the Sectional Championships this past weekend at the YMCA Aquatic Complex in Orlando, Florida. PST swimmers had a...
Mar 17, 2012 - Sectional Day 2 Recap New Team Record / 12 Best Times
2012 Spring Southern Zone Sectional Championships At the YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando PST swimmer Jessie Randolph Broke her own Team Record in the 200 Free. PST swimmer's had 12 personal best ti...
Mar 16, 2012 - PST Swimmers Off To A Good Start On Opening Night of Sectionals
2012 Spring Southern Zone Sectional Championships PST swimmer?s had a very good first day at the 2012 Sectional Championships at the YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando. Finalist Women?s 200 Medley R...
Mar 12, 2012 - JO Meet Recap
The 2012 Spring Championships came to an end for many PST swimmers March 9-12 at Junior Olympics in Coral Springs. PST put on quite a show with many Piranhas placing in finals and dropping...
Mar 7, 2012 - U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame 2012 Voting
Congratulations to Gary Hall, Jr., and Jenny Thompson on their nomination to be inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. To Vote for Gary and Jenny right here .
Mar 5, 2012 - JO Meet Info
PST Entries Events 3-34 Friday March 9 Warm Up @ 7:30am - Events 1-2 and 35-38 willl swim with FINALS Events 47-72 Saturday March 10 Warm Up @ 7:30am - Events 39-46 and 73-76 will swim with FINALS E...
Feb 23, 2012 - Area 2 Meet Info
Pst Entries Events 1-4 Friday February 24 Warm Up @ 3pm All Age Groups Events 5-60 Saturday February 25 Warm Up @ 7am 10 & Under and 15-18 Age Groups Only Events 7-64 Saturday February 25 Warm Up @ ...
Feb 21, 2012 - PST finishes 5th overall at FGC 2012 Short Course Championships
PST finishes 5 th overall at FGC 2012 Short Course Championships Championship Final Swims Chloe Adams 15-16 100 Backstroke *New Summer Sectional Cut Meagan Abad Open 100 Backstroke Randall Funde...
Feb 18, 2012 - Two New Sectional Cuts & New Team Record On Day Two
Two New Sectional Cuts & New Team Record On Day Two Day 2 Sr. Champ Recap: Day 2 of Sr. Champs added 2 New Sectional Qualifying times by Sophia Oliva in the 200 Breaststroke and Santiago Salinas i...
Feb 17, 2012 - PST is 5th Over All Opening Night
PST's Sivan Fraiman & Dylan Marsolek help lead PST on Opening Night of FGC Senior Champs. After the first night of competition, PST men?s team and women?s teams are in 5th place over all. ?I?m really ...
Feb 16, 2012 - No Practice February 17-20
Due to the Fgc Senior Championships here at Central Park, there will be no practice for all groups Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18. There will be no practice for all groups Monday, Feb...
Feb 16, 2012 - Congratulations to Alec Wathen
Congratulations to Alec Wathen was voted "Best All Around Senior" by his classmates at St. Thomas High School. His mom, Coach Christi, got the same award back in the dark ages at Fort Lauderdale...
Feb 2, 2012 - PINE CREST MEET INFORMATION UPDATED
Pine Crest Meet * 1501 Northeast 62nd Street * Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334 Saturday, February 4, 2012 / Warm-up: 7:30 a.m. Sunday, February 5, 2012 / Warm-up: 7:30 a.m. Directions: From I-95 exit Cyp...
Jan 31, 2012 - Jan. - Feb. Edition of Splash Available
The Digital Edition of the January-February 2012 issue of Splash is now available online and as a mobile app for your iPad and iPhone. Get National Team news, training tips, photos and eve...
Jan 30, 2012 - Pine Crest Meet Information
Pine Crest Meet * 1501 Northeast 62nd Street * Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334 Saturday, February 4, 2012 / Warm-up: 7:30 a.m. Sunday, February 5, 2012 / Warm-up: 7:30 a.m. Directions: From I-95 exit Cyp...
Jan 27, 2012 - RESULTS - Friday Night Races
Friday Night Race Results We would like to thank the PST Booster Club for providing the pizza for the athletes after the meet. Great Job to all the PST Swimmers from, PST-Cooper City, PST- Laude...
Jan 18, 2012 - St. Andrews Psych Sheet / Timelines / Directions
Saint Andrew's 5th Annual Invitational January 20-22, 2012 Location: Reid Family Pool at Duff Tyler Aquatic Complex on campus at Saint Andrew's School, Boca Raton, Fl 33434 Directions: Sain...
Jan 13, 2012 - Practice Schedule For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day practice for January 16 will be as follows: There will be no 3:45pm practice. Coach Jimmy and Coach Dave's Groups: 7:30am-10am NO PM Coach Dolores and Co...
Jan 12, 2012 - Marsolek Commits to Swim For Florida State
Its official Dylan Marsolek Commits to Swim For Florida State. Congratulations Dylan.
Jan 10, 2012 - If This Doesn't Motivate You? Check Your Pulse!
If This Doesn't Motivate You? Check Your Pulse! From Coach Jimmy 400 Free Relay-Beijing Olympics This was one of the most exciting races in swimming history. The favorites were the French. The Au...
Jan 9, 2012 - Congratulations to the 2011 PST Awards Winners
Piranha of the Year Dylan Marsolek Top Performance of The Year Max Fons Open Water Swimmer of the Year Sophia Oliva Coaches Awards Dylan Marsolek, Bell Marin, Kayla Shim, Daniel Escob...
Jan 8, 2012 - PST 2011 Awards Banquet
Plantation Swim Team 2011 Awards Banquet All swimmers, alumni, parents and PST families are invited Date: Sunday, January 8, 2012 Time: 1:00 PM Place: Crowne Plaza Hotel 13400 W. Sunrise Blvd....
Jan 5, 2012 - Practice Update the remainder of the week.
Practice Schedule the remainder of this week. Thursday, January 5, 2012 - All Groups Normal Practice Schedule Friday, January 6, 2012 - All Groups NO PRACTICE Saturday, January 7, 2012 Coac...
Jan 5, 2012 - Banquet Update
All swimmers and families attending the Awards Banquet The Crowne Plaza Hotel has a new name The Doubletree by Hilton 13400 West Sunrise Blvd. Sunrise, FL 33323 See you Sunday at 1PM !!
Jan 2, 2012 - Practice update for week of January 2-8, 2012
Happy New Year!!! Please remember to sign-up for our Banquet at by today January 2, at ecuadbad1@aol.com Practice update for week of January 2-8, 2012 REMAINING MORNING PRACTICES WILL BE AT THE ...
Dec 30, 2011 - Sivan Fraiman 12 Gold Medals at the 12th Pan American Maccabi Games
Sivan Fraiman 12 Gold Medals at the 12 th Pan American Maccabi Games This past weekend Sivan Fraiman competed for the USA Maccabi Team in Sao Paulo, Brazil and won 12 gold medals in the following eve...
Dec 27, 2011 - Sivan Fraiman is Competing in 2011 Pan American Maccabi Games.
This This week PST Swimmer Sivan Fraiman is competing at the 2011 Pan American Maccabi Games in San Paulo, Brazil. Good Luck Sivan!!! We post results once they become available. Swimming Res...
Dec 25, 2011 - Swimming World Magazine discounted price
SPECIAL DISCOUNTED SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR TEAMS 12 ISSUES OF SWIMMING WORLD MAGAZINE WITH PREMIUM ACCESS Designed and written for the competitive and fitness audience, Swimming World Magazine includes 1...
Dec 25, 2011 - Head Hunter's Surf Shop 25% off entire site
HeadhunterSurf shop is offering a 25% discount off the entire site using: PROMO CODE BF201125 www.HeadhunterSurf.com
Dec 23, 2011 - Reef Safe Suncare 20% off till 12/23/11
Dec 17, 2011 - Gift Baskets for All-10% off until 12/17
Dec 12, 2011 - Short Course Yards Masters Meet!
Plantation Swim Team Masters will be hosting the 4th Annual New Year's Masters Invititational January 28-29, 2012. New to this year's meet will be 25 yard events! Information and Entry Form
Nov 28, 2011 - Holiday Party - Friday, December 9, 2011
ALL SWIM TEAM FAMILIES ARE INVITED TO OUR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY!! FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 TH , FROM 5:30 ? 7:30 ON THE POOL DECK JOIN US FOR A FUN FILLED EVENING OF DANCING, WATER SLIDING AND EATING! DANCE ...
Nov 22, 2011 - Holiday Practice Schedule
Holiday Practice Schedule Tuesday, November 22 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Groups: Turkey Swim 5:00 p.m. Groups: Turkey Practice Wednesday, November 23 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - Normal Practice 5:00 p.m. ...
Nov 22, 2011 - Winter Champs Meet Recap
By Coach Jimmy Great end of the season for PST Swimmers and Parents! Congratulations to all of PST swimmers that participated at the 2011 Winter Championships! Many thanks to all the volunteers who he...
Nov 16, 2011 - Camera Free Zones at FGC Meets
Camera Free Zones at FGC Meets PURPOSE : In accordance with the Code of Conduct governing athletes and members, Florida Gold Coast Swimming (?FGC?) requires all meet hosts to establish ?Camera F...
Nov 8, 2011 - Veterans Day PRACTICE UPDATE
No Practice for all 3:45 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. groups in obserbance of Veterans Day.... Coach Jimmy & Dave groups will have a 9:00 a.m. practice Friday morning.
Nov 8, 2011 - The Florida State High School Championship Series Begins Thursday In Orlando
The Florida State High School Championship Series begins Thursday in Orlando at the YMCA Aquatic Complex. The 3A meet will take place on Thursday, 1A meet Friday and the 2A meet will be Saturday. Prel...
Nov 3, 2011 - FLA Developmental Meet Psych Sheet & Timelines
Timeline Psych Sheet PST Entries Events 1-18 Saturday November 5th Warm Up @ 9am Events 29-30 Sunday November 6th Warm Up @ 9am Directions: Take 595 East. Exit US 1 North. Go North on US 1 to SE 17t...
Nov 2, 2011 - FLA Area 2 Developemental Meet Info
PST Entries Events 1-18 Saturday November 5th Warm Up @ 9am Events 29-30 Sunday November 6th Warm Up @ 9am Directions: Take 595 East. Exit US 1 North. Go North on US 1 to SE 17th St. Turn Right (east)...
Nov 1, 2011 - Sofia Oliva Wins The Pompano Beach Ocean Mile Swim
PST SWIMMERS who participated in the Pompano Ocean mile saturday Oct. 1st bottom- left to right: Sofia Oliva, Victoria Abad, Diego Avellaneda, Adriana Cortes. Top: PST Master swimmers Hermes Oliv...
Nov 1, 2011 - Practice UpdateThursday, November 3rd: Sizzler Meet Cancel November 4th:
Practice November 3, 2011 has been canceled due to the High School Regional Swim Meet. The Sizzler meet at Tamarac scheduled for Friday, November 4th has been Canceled . Practice Update: 3:45 p....
Oct 28, 2011 - PST Swimmers Compete at The District 10-3A Championships
Oct 26, 2011 - High School District Week Is Underway For PST Swimmers
District 11 ? 1A Championships ? Results for PST Swimmers This week the District High School Swimming Championships got underway for PST High School swimmers. Today at Plantation Aquatic Complex t...
Oct 25, 2011 - WE ARE IN NEED OF RAFFLE ITEMS FOR WINTER CHAMPS
ATTENTION ALL PST FAMILIES WE ARE IN NEED OF RAFFLE ITEMS FOR THE UPCOMING WINTER CHAMPS-NOVEMBER 17-20 ITEMS THAT HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL IN THE PAST INCLUDE GIFT CARDS, GIFT CERTIFICATES, SPORTS ...
Oct 20, 2011 - 3:45 Halloween Party Info
We will be hosting our annual Halloween Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, October 25th here at the pool for all 3:45pm groups. We will be having a costume contest and ice cream. We will not be swimming, so...
Oct 18, 2011 - Dylan Marsolek & Jessie Randolph Named to 2010-2011 Scholastic All-America Team
Dylan Marsolek & Jessie Randolph Named to USA Swimming 2010-2011 Scholastic All-America Team USA SWIMMING NAMES 2010-2011 SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM USA Swimming today released the roster for...
Oct 17, 2011 - PST Swimmers Shine at BCAA
PST Swimmers Shine at the Broward County High School Swimming Championships this past weekend at Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex. PST Top 16 Individual Finalist Girls 200 Free: 15th Sarah Youn...
Oct 13, 2011 - 40 PST Swimmers Compete at the BCAA High School Championships This Weekend
40 PST Swimmers Compete at the BCAA High School Championships This Weekend. Forty (40) PST athletes will represent 10 local high school teams this weekend at the Broward County Conference Swimming...
Oct 4, 2011 - *UPDATED* Developmental Meet @ Comets Info
PLEASE NOTE THAT WARM UP FOR THE 13 & OVER SESSIONS HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 11:30AM PST Entries Psych Sheet Time Line Events 1-18 12 & Under Saturday October 8th Warm Up at 7:30am Events 19-36 13 & Over S...
Oct 4, 2011 - No Practice Friday, October 7th
Due to Yom Kippur, there will be no practice Friday, October 7th for all groups.
Oct 4, 2011 - Oct 7 Sizzler Meet @ Tamarac Info
PST Entries Warm Up at 5pm Friday, October 7th Take University Dr/ Pine Island Rd. north to Commercial Blvd. Make a left (west) on Commercial. Take a right at NW 94th Ave. The pool will be on your r...
Sep 27, 2011 - Own It!
Whose Swim Is It? Taking Ownership -- September 27, 2011 Feature by Michael J. Stott PHOENIX, Arizona, September 27. RYAN Lochte's world record smile and thrust fist in Shanghai upon winning the 200...
Sep 21, 2011 - Coral Springs Invitational Meet Information
2011 Coral Springs Invitational September 24 - 25, 2011 Location: Coral Springs Aquatic Center * 12411 Royal Palm Blvd. * Coral Springs, FL 33065 Warm-up: Session I. 7:30 a.m. ...
Sep 17, 2011 - Fitter & Faster Update for PST Famlies
Attention PST Families, For the Fitter and Faster Tour this weekend, we are combining two sessions into one. The session will be at 3 p.m. Sign-in will be from 2-3 p.m.. The clinic will start at...
Sep 14, 2011 - Attention all swim team families!! Looking for team PHOTOS!!
Attention all swim team families!! We are currently collecting all of your 2011 swim team photos. We are putting together a video for the January 2012 Awards Banquet Send all of your photos from s...
Sep 12, 2011 - Re: Plantation Swim Team Fee Increases
September 9, 2011 Re: Plantation Swim Team Fee Increases Dear Parents: The Parks & Recreation Department has been able to hold-off fee increases for over five years for our Swim Team. While ...
Sep 8, 2011 - Count Down to Fitter & Faster Tour - 9 Days
The Fitter & Faster Swim Tour is only 9 days away. Don't miss out. Sign-up Today. Here's your chance to meet and swim with Olympic Gold Medalist Peter Vanderkaay and Olympic Silver Medalist L...
Sep 7, 2011 - Pompano Beach Sizzler Info
PST Entries Friday September 9 th Warm Up @ 5pm Directions: Take I-95 North to Atlantic Blvd. Go east on Atlantic Blvd to US 1/Federal Hwy and make a left (north). Take a left of NE 10 th St. and fo...
Sep 3, 2011 - Back to School Beach Bash
All PST Families are invited to THE BACK TO SCHOOL BEACH BASH!! Saturday, September 10th at 10AM, at John U Lloyd State Park 6503 N. Ocean Drive Dania Beach, Florida 33004 The OSPREY Pavilion...
Aug 31, 2011 - No Practice Monday, September 5th
In observance of Labor Day, there will be no practice for all groups Monday, September 5th.
Aug 29, 2011 - North Palm Beach Sprint Invitational Meet Results & Recap
North Palm Beach Sprint Invitational Meet Results & Recap 36 athletes competed for PST this past weekend at the 8 th Annual NPB Sprint Invitational. PST?s 36 swimmers had an excellent showing for the...
Aug 28, 2011 - North Palm Beach Invite - Meet Information
2011 NPB 8th Annual Sprint Invite PST - Team Entries Location: North Palm Beach Country Club 951 U.S. HWY #1 North Palm Beach, FL 33408 Directions: Take I-95 North, exit on Northlake Blvd. Go East on...
Aug 22, 2011 - Dehydration: Signs and Symptoms
Dehydration: Signs and Symptoms Weight Loss, Dark Urine & Thirst Indicate Dehydration Courtesy of Brooke de Lench Reviewed by Susan Yeargin, PhD, ATC Kids can become dehydrated whatever and when...
Aug 22, 2011 - Stay Hydrated
Stay Hydrated BY KATHLEEN WOOLF, PhD, RD//Correspondent As a swimmer, you spend your workouts surrounded by water. Surprisingly, swimmers are at increased risk of dehydration. Adequate flu...
Aug 15, 2011 - Jr. National Wrap Up: Congratulations to Dylan Marsolek
Congratulations to Dylan Marsolek who wrapped up his first Jr. Nationals competition last week at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Dylan swam career best times in the 1500 & 800 frees...
Aug 10, 2011 - Becoming an USA Swimming Official
Become an USA Swimming Official PST will be hosting an Officials Clinic on August 10 th at Central Park, upstairs in room 1. I am asking that a least one parent with swimmers in the 5 o?clock groups ...
Aug 2, 2011 - No Saturday Practice Except Coach Dave's Group
There will be no Saturday practices for the remainder of the summer for all groups, EXCEPT COACH DAVE'S GROUP.
Jul 29, 2011 - No Practice Saturday July 30
There will be no practice for all groups EXCEPT COACH DAVE'S GROUP Saturday July 30. Enjoy the weekend!
Jul 26, 2011 - 2011 Long Course Sr. Championships PST Meet Recap
Jul 21, 2011 - Sr. Champs at Coral Springs
2011 Sr. Championships at Coral Springs Aquatic Complex Coral Springs Aquatic Complex 12441 Royal Palm Blvd. - Coral Springs 33065 - 954-345-2121 Warm-up: Prelims - 7:00 a.m. / Finals 4:00 p...
Jul 19, 2011 - Championship Team Dinner
CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM SWIMMERS! ALL AREA II DEVELOPMENTAL SWIMMERS, Jr. OLYMPIC SWIMMERS & SENIOR CHAMP SWIMMERS. YOU ARE INVITED TO A CHAMPIONSHIP DINNER AT THE HOMETOWN BUFFET 2310 S. UNIVERSITY DR, ...
Jul 13, 2011 - PST JO SWIMMERS IMPORTANT INFORMATION
FGC 14 & Under Jr. Olympics Warm-up: Prelims 7:00 a.m. Finals 3:45 p.m. All relays swum in finals except on Sunday. Relays will be swum in the morning prelims on Sunday. PST Entries PST Relays Swi...
Jul 12, 2011 - How to Prepare for a Swim Meet
How to Prepare for a Swim Meet This Article has been added to your favorites. View your profile How to Prepare for a Swim Meet Overview Swim meets are an opportunity to test your traini...
Jul 12, 2011 - Mandatory Parent's Meeting - July 12
Mandatory Parent's Meeting - July 12 We will be having a mandatory parent?s meeting for all swimmers on the pool deck July 12, 2011. One parent is required to attend the meeting. meeting times: For ...
Jul 10, 2011 - Area 2 Championship Sunday's Recap
Jul 9, 2011 - Area 2 Championships Saturday Recap
Jul 8, 2011 - Area 2 Championships Friday's Recap
Jul 7, 2011 - Area 2 Championships
Area 2 Championships Location: Nova Southeastern University Aquatic Complex Session I. Prelims Friday - July 8th, 2011 Warm-up 7:00 a.m. EVERYONE Session II. Finals Friday - July 8th, 2011 Warm-up 4...
Jul 7, 2011 - No 3:45pm Practice Friday, July 8 and Friday, July 15
There will be no 3:45pm practice Friday July 8th due to the Area 2 Championships at Nova University, and there will also be no 3:45pm groups Friday July 15 due to the Junior Olympics at Central Park.
Jul 6, 2011 - PST Masters Meet
This past weekend PST Masters hosted the Plantation Piranhas LCM Masters Invite. Highlights of this weekend's meet include Heidi Hester winning the Women's 200 Fly in a time of 3:06.32. This is the f...
Jul 5, 2011 - Tips to Avoid Shoulder Pain
Tips to Avoid Shoulder Pain By Karen Reeder Most swimmers at some time in their career have problems with shoulder pain or soreness. There are a couple of things that can be done to minimize your...
Jul 5, 2011 - PST Results of July 4th Triathlon at Trade Winds Park
Pictured Danny Tucci, Sophia Oliva, Megan Abad, Fernando Abad The July 4 th Triathlon has become a tradition for many PST swimmers. Monday, July 4 th -2011 they again showed supremacy on the waters ...
Jul 5, 2011 - Open Water - Start Maneuvers
Start Maneuvers The start of open water events can be crowded and a bit daunting to swimmers new to open water. Here are some tips: Position yourself properly for the start. If you are fast, go t...
Jun 29, 2011 - Tracking Improvement
Tracking Improvement A coach and an athlete need to have measurement points along the way to measure improvement based on the training plan. The obvious first tracking area is the athlete?s performa...
Jun 28, 2011 - Understanding Why Kids Swim
Understanding Why Kids Swim We know from past research conducted by USA Swimming that kids stay in swimming because it is fun and quit because it is not fun. This is a bit of an oversimplif...
Jun 27, 2011 - Pompano Beach Ocean Swim Pictures
Congratulations to all PST Swimmers who competed Saturday at the Pompano Beach Ocean Mile Swim. A Special Congratulation goes to Sophia Oliva for winning the Over All Women?s Division. Pompa...
Jun 20, 2011 - A Balancing Act
A Balancing Act By Kathleen Woolf, PhD, RD//Correspondent What you eat can have a big impact on your health and performance both inside and outside of the pool. This isn?t news. Hippocrates recogn...
Jun 20, 2011 - Nutritional Cheat Sheet
Nutritional Cheat Sheet BY MIKE MEJIA, M.S., C.S.C.S//Special Correspondent Eat Breakfast Start out with a proper breakfast. This does not entail grabbing a bagel with cream cheese and eatin...
Jun 18, 2011 - PST 2011 Summer Practice Schedule
PST 2011 Summer Practice Schedule Starting Monday, June 13, 2011 Coach Jimmy & Dave Monday thru Friday Swim 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Saturday Swim 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday Gym 6:...
Jun 17, 2011 - Swimmers and Families Nutritional
PST Swimmers and Families Many athletes and their family members have asked me about nutritional advice, supplements and all around dietary and exercise guidance. Well, here we go. PURESPORT.com w...
Jun 15, 2011 - Understanding Your Physical Growth and Development as an Athlete
Understanding Your Physical Growth and Development as an Athlete Did you know? Athletes follow a predictable pattern of physical growth but the rate at which you go through this growth varies by ind...
Jun 14, 2011 - *UPDATED* PST Senior Invite
PST Entries Warm Up @ 12noon
Jun 14, 2011 - IM Ready Developmental Meet
PST Entries Events 1-30 Friday June 17th Warm Up @ 4:30pm Events 31-60 Saturday June 18th Warm Up @ 8am The meet is here at Central Park
Jun 14, 2011 - The Diabetic Swimmer
The Diabetic Swimmer by Dr. Jim Miller Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an abnormality of metabolism that results in a higher than normal blood glucose (sugar). There are two major types of DM....
Jun 14, 2011 - How Psychological Development Affects Your Performance
How Psychological Development Affects Your Performance Psychological Development is a key component in sports performance. Here are three important factors that affect how not only how well ...
Jun 13, 2011 - Come Back Queen
Olympic distance legend Janet Evans has announced her comeback and was back in the pool this weekend at the Janet Evans Invitational U.S. Masters meet in Fullerton, Calif. There, she broke the Master...
Jun 13, 2011 - How Sociological Development Affects Performance
Pre-adolescents (10-13) face the challenge of developing "best friend" relationships and gaining acceptance from peers. Pre-adolescents are figuring out how they are similar to and different from othe...
Jun 10, 2011 - Hydration During Exercise: Sport Drink Guidelines
Hydration During Exercise: Sport Drink Guidelines The energy beverage industry is a huge market. It can be confusing for athletes, however, who need specific formulations during exercise that ...
Jun 10, 2011 - How Your Training Changes as You Progress through the Sport
Knowing what to expect through different phases of your training as you progress through the sport can help you understand how your training should be structured for optimal performance in each phas...
Jun 10, 2011 - Big Meet Mentality
Check out this interview with Brett Hawke from Auburn University. Coach Hawke has coached some of the fastest sprinters in the world, including 50 Free Olympic Champion, Ceasar Cielo.
Jun 9, 2011 - Becoming a Champion: Talent Development
There are three phases of talent development: Phase 1 : Introduction/Foundation Approximate years in phase = 5 Age of athlete: 4.5-9.6 years Phase 2: Refinement/Transitional Approximate years in ...
Jun 8, 2011 - Should You Only Swim?
Q: Should you specialize in just one sport if you?re a multi-sport athlete? It?s been suggested that it will help get the edge and might even lead to a college scholarship. A: More and more childr...
Jun 7, 2011 - Training and Workout Questions for Athletes
Training and Workout Questions for Athletes 1. What type of commitment is needed for higher levels of competition? While your performance is influenced by numerous factors, there are three that ...
Jun 6, 2011 - It's Not Every Four Years
It's Not Every Four Years By Dr. Lenny Weirsma//Department of Kinesiology, Cal State Fullerton The United States Olympic Committee has a motto: ?It?s not every four years. It?s every day.? This ...
Jun 3, 2011 - No Practice Sat. June 4
Due to the meet in Pompano Beach, there will be no practice for all groups Saturday, June 4th.
Jun 3, 2011 - NPB @ Pompano Entries and Directions
PST Entries Timelines Psych Sheet Session I ? Open Age Group- Saturday- June 4, 2011. Warm-up 7:30 a.m. Meet starts 9:00 a.m. Session II ? 12 & Under Age Group- Saturday ? June ...
Jun 3, 2011 - June 11 Sizzler Canceled
The Sizzler Meet that was scheduled for June 11 has been canceled.
Jun 3, 2011 - Calm Before the Storm: Ryan Lochte
By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent For Ryan Lochte, to say that 2011 is slightly different from the previous year, 2010, would be an understatement. Flashback to last year when Lochte was the toast of t...
Jun 2, 2011 - Classic Races
Check out some of these classic swim races from the 1984-2004 Olympics and some great races from past World Championships. Men's 100 Free Women's 100 Fly Men's 100 Back Women's 100 Breast Men's 200 IM...
Jun 1, 2011 - Speedo Tip of the Week
SPEEDO TIP OF THE WEEK It's Not Every Four Years By Dr. Lenny Weirsma//Department of Kinesiology, Cal State Fullerton The United States Olympic Committee has a motto: ?It?s not every four years. It?...
May 30, 2011 - Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2011
NO PRACTICE... For all groups Monday, May 30, 2011 in observance of Memorial Day.
May 27, 2011 - FLA Senior Circuit Meet Information, Psych Sheet & Timelines
2011 FLA Senior Circuit Meet Location: Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex 501 Seabreeze Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, Fl. 33316 Time: Friday, May 27, 2011 Warm-up 4:00 p.m. Meet Starts 5:30 p.m. Please w...
May 27, 2011 - Entries, Timeline, Psych Sheet and Directions for Comets Developmental Meet
PST Entries Events 1-6 Friday May 27 Warm Up @ 4:30pm Events 7-30 Saturday May 28 Warm Up @ 7am Events 31-54 Sunday May 29 Warm Up @ 7am Timeline Psych Sheet Directions to Academic Village: Take I 75 ...
May 25, 2011 - No 3:45pm Groups Friday, May 27
Due to the 8 & Under Sizzler Meet at Pine Crest, there will be no 3:45pm group practice Friday, May 27th.
May 16, 2011 - IMX Meet Information Psych Sheet, Timelines, Real Time Results
We would like to thank all the volunteers who made the IMX Challenge a successful event for all our athletes. Timelines Psych Sheet Real Time Results NOTE: 400 IM RealTime Results are all in event...
May 12, 2011 - No Practice Friday, May 13
Due to the IMX Challenge here at Central Park, there will be no practice for all groups Friday, May 13. If you are in the meet, see you at warm up!
May 10, 2011 - Congratulation Sergio
Pictured is former PST swimmer Sergio Jacas at the College of Dentistry at UF. Sergio recently graduated and received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Florida Atlantic University....
May 9, 2011 - Congratulations!!! To Freshman Chloe Adams
Congratulation!!! PST Swimmer Chloe Adams place 3rd at Broward County Novice Debate Competition. She will compete this weekend in Orlando at the States. Good Luck Chloe!!!
May 9, 2011 - Alumni Lanes
PST Alumni Laura Chan and Katherine Foster share an Alumni Lane renunion in the UCLA pool after morning swim practice. Laura who is studying for an MBA at UCLA in Los Angeles invited her former ...
May 6, 2011 - Congratulations!!! To sophomore Lorenzo Cabrera
Congratulations!!! To sophomore Lorenzo Cabrera who has been accepted to Notre Dame?s summer program for life sciences.
May 3, 2011 - S is for Stress Management
S is for Stress Management Stress is something that everyone will experience at some point in their lives. However, some stress is unavoidable or, at the very least, manageable. What I find is that ma...
Apr 28, 2011 - Orlando Meet Update for 12 & Unders
Slight changes have been made to the warm up times for the 12 & Under sessions this weekend at the Highlander Invite. Warm up times are as follows: Saturday Warm up @ 2pm, Sunday Warm up @ 1:30pm.
Apr 28, 2011 - No Practice For 3:45pm Groups Friday, Apr 28
Due to the Sizzler Meet at Pine Crest, there will be no practice for all 3:45pm groups Friday April 28th.
Apr 27, 2011 - Highlander Meet Information
PST Events Psych Sheet FloridaSwimNetwork.com Will be broadcasting this event. Map form hotel to pool. Homewood Suites Location: Lake Highland Preparatory School Aquatic Center 901 North Highland ...
Apr 26, 2011 - Swim Faster Today
Swim Faster Today Courtesy of Chelsey Walden Schreiner Streamline. Streamline. Streamline. Streamlining upon entering the water and off your walls may be obvious, but it is often overlooked or the...
Apr 25, 2011 - Proper Calf Raises
1. Smooth Exercise Motion With Slow Tempo - Avoid bouncing up and down while doing calf raises. Every repetition should be slow and controlled with no jerky or ballistic movements. Each repetition ...
Apr 20, 2011 - How To Do A Proper Bench Press
How To Do A Proper Bench Press Proper bench press form is pretty straightforward, yet so many people in the gym get it wrong. Once you?ve done one rep with good form, you?ll have it down. From the...
Apr 18, 2011 - Russian Twists
Enables all core muscles to work together. Sit on your butt with knees bent up toward the ceiling. Holding your legs with your hands, lift your feet one inch off the ground and balance. When your bala...
Apr 18, 2011 - Back Bend
Back Bend Elongates core. While on your knees, bring your palms flush against your lower back, fingers pointing down. Using your hands as brackets, slowly press your hips forward and tilt your chin ...
Apr 11, 2011 - Proper Push Up Form
Proper Push Up Form: How To Do A Push Up 1 Push ups offer a ton of great benefits including: 1) Perform Push Ups Anywhere ? You can do push ups anywhere because they only require your body w...
Apr 5, 2011 - TRADEWINDS TRIATHLON PST SWIMMERS HAVE GREAT SHOWING
TRADEWINDS TRIATHLON PST SWIMMERS HAVE GREAT SHOWING Pictured - Meagan Abad, Fernando Abad, Sophia Abad SOPHIA OLIVA triathlon 1st place 15-19 years category , time 1:08:40.9, sw...
Apr 5, 2011 - Mental Training: Swimming Fast and Unburdened for Yourself
Mental Training: Swimming Fast and Unburdened for Yourself By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Sport Psychologist Let me ask you what may seem like a really silly question. How fast do you think you?d swim if you...
Apr 4, 2011 - Bilateral Breathing
Bilateral Breathing Terry Laughlin, head coach of Total Immersion Swimming and coaching director of the Hawks Swimming Association in New Paltz, NY. Laughlin offers some advice on bilateral bre...
Mar 31, 2011 - Simple Guidelines for Hydration
Simple Guidelines for Hydration Losing as little as 2% of your body weight due to dehydration can negatively impact athletic performance. Unsure of what, or how much to drink? Here are some simp...
Mar 30, 2011 - Warm-Up Tips
Warm-Up Tips Warm-up . A proper warm-up may do more than just increase body temperature, which makes the muscles more pliable, and brings more blood (and therefore oxygen and nutrients) to the mu...
Mar 29, 2011 - POOL IS CLOSED
As of 4pm the pool is closed due to lightning. Next update @ 4:45pm.
Mar 28, 2011 - Warming Down
Warming Down BY KELSEY SAVAGE HAYS with Kristin Hill, Head Coach of Boise State Swimming Warm down gives hard-worked muscles the chance to prepare for the next practice or race. Swimmers should aim to...
Mar 25, 2011 - No Practice Saturday, March 26 Exept For Animal Group
There will be no practice for Coach Jimmy's, Coach Terrell's, Coach Dolores' and Coach Cindy's 5pm groups Saturday March 26. Coach Dave's Animal Group will have practice as scheduled.
Mar 23, 2011 - Coverage From Indy Grand Prix
Check out these videos from the Indy Grand Prix March 3-5th
Mar 22, 2011 - Eating on the Road
Eating on the Road As a competitive swimmer, many of your meals will be eaten on the road. Plan ahead and make good choices, so you stay well fueled while away from home. Plan Ahead! Bring food w...
Mar 22, 2011 - Keys to Success
Keys to Success Olympian and 2010 Pan Pac gold medalist Chloe Sutton?s Keys to Success: 1. Be there! Don?t miss practice. You have to make it a priority. We all have lots of things going ...
Mar 19, 2011 - PST Has a Sensational Saturday at Sectionals.
PST Has a Sensational Saturday at Sectionals 20 More Personal Best Times on Saturday. Finalist W-200 IM Sivan Fraiman ? 10 th in the C Final M-200 IM Alec Wathen ? 7 th in the C Final M-400 Fr...
Mar 18, 2011 - Southern Sectionals Dylan Marsolek Qualifies For USA Swimming Jr. Nationals
Southern Sectionals By Jimmy Parmenter Congratulations to Dylan Marsolek qualifying for Jr. Nationals in the 800 freestyle last night at the 2011 Speedo Southern Sectional Championships. That sw...
Mar 16, 2011 - 14 & Unders Wrap Up Championship Season in Coral Springs
With some big time drops, some new sectional cuts and many finals appearances, the 14 & Unders put a cap on one of the most successful championship seasons in recent memory. Leading the way was Meag...
Mar 16, 2011 - No Practice Saturday March 19
Due to the Speedo Sectionals held at the Hall of Fame this weekend, there will be no practice for all groups Saturday March 19th. Enjoy you weekend!
Mar 16, 2011 - Carbs, Carbs, Carbs
Carbs, Carbs, Carbs BY KATHLEEN WOOLF, PhD, RD//Special Correspondent Swimmers, like most athletes, use carbohydrates as fuel during exercise. Unfortunately, the body only stores a limited amount ...
Mar 15, 2011 - Having Fun Again in the Pool
Having Fun Again in the Pool By Mike gustafson//Correspondent "One of my teammates even said I look happier in the pool," Michael Phelps said, standing near the bleachers where tens of smiling...
Mar 14, 2011 - Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Helpful or Harmful?
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Helpful or Harmful? By Kathleen Woolf, PhD, RD Water is one of the most important nutrients for swimmers and other athletes. And even though swimmers spend their workouts...
Mar 11, 2011 - UP NEXT: PST JO INFORMATION AT Coral Springs
Mar 10, 2011 - No Practice March 11, 12
Due to the Junior Olympic Championships at Coral Springs, there will be NO practice for all 3:45pm groups and Coach Dolores, Coach Cindy, Coach Terrell and Coach Jimmy's 5pm groups Friday March 11 and...
Mar 8, 2011 - What Competitive Swimmers can learn from big-wave surfers
What Competitive Swimmers can learn from big-wave surfers By dr lenny Wiersma Department of Kinesiology, California State University, Fullerton Recently, I spent a sabbatical conducting interviews ...
Mar 7, 2011 - PST Swimmers Finish 6th over all at FGC Senior Champs
Sunday PST Finals Recap for the 2011 Senior Champs at Plantation PST Swimmers Finish 6 th over all. Congratulations for a job well done swimmers! Women?s 15-16 100 Back Jenna Diamond 7th Men?s ...
Mar 6, 2011 - 22 Finalist Swimming For PST On Final Night Of 2011 Sr. Champs
Sunday Recap: 22 PST Finalists for the 2011 Senior Champs at Plantation Women?s 15-16 100 Back Jenna Diamond 10th Men?s 15-16 100 Back Ryan Henderson 20th Women?s Open 100 Back Meagan Abad 6th Skye ...
Mar 5, 2011 - Saturday Prelims Recap: 16 PST Finalists for the FGC Senior Champs at Plantation
Saturday Prelims Recap / 16 PST Finalists for the FGC Senior Champs at Plantation Good Luck To All PST Finalist. Women?s 15-16 200 Free Sivan Fraiman 6 th Men?s Open 200 Free Dylan Marsolek ...
Mar 5, 2011 - Saturday Final Results Recap
Saturday Final Results Recap - PST /2011 FGC Senior Champs at Plantation Congratulation to the following PST Finalist. Good Job!!! Women?s 15-16 200 Free Sivan Fraiman 9 th Men?s Open 200 ...
Mar 4, 2011 - PST - Friday Night Finals Recap
PST - Friday Night Finals Recap at the 2011 Short Course FGC Senior Champs By Coach Jimmy Congratulation to all PST Finalist. 200 Backstroke Sarah Young 15-16 200 Back B-Final 20 th Sivan Fr...
Mar 3, 2011 - Total 51 NEW Jr. Olympic & Sr. Championship Qualifying Times This Past Weekend
Great Job!!! 51 total NEW Jr. Olympic & Sr. Champ qualifying times this past weekend at the Area 2 Championships at Nova Southeastern. PST Results Full Results Up next for PST: March 4-6 - FGC Senio...
Mar 3, 2011 - No Practice For All Groups Friday March 4th
Due to the FGC Senior Championships at Central Park, there will be no practice for all groups Friday, March 4th. Come support your team and check out some fast swimming!
Mar 3, 2011 - PST - 24 Finalist Swim Friday Night at the 2011 Short Course FGC Senior Champs
PST - 24 Finalist Swim Friday Night at the 2011 Short Course FGC Senior Champs By Coach Jimmy 200 Backstroke Sarah Young 15-16 200 Back B-Final 20 th Sivan Fraiman 15-16 200 Back A-Final 8 th Je...
Feb 28, 2011 - RULES PRIMER
RULES PRIMER The technical rules of swimming are designed to provide fair and equitable conditions of competition and to promote uniformity in the sport. Each swimming stroke has speci...
Feb 28, 2011 - Pre-Race Routines
Pre-Race Routines BY JENNY SUSSER, PhD Pre-race routines are valuable tools for swimmers that can help with pre-race jitters. A pre-race routine is what you do once you?ve arrived behind the blocks ...
Feb 28, 2011 - SWIM MEET BASICS
SWIM MEET BASICS Swim meets are a great family experience. They're a place where the whole family can spend time together. Listed below are some very in-depth guidelines geared to help you thro...
Feb 27, 2011 - 24 NEW Jr. Olympic & Senior Championship Qualifying Times Saturday Night
Feb 26, 2011 - Saturday Area 2 Championships Prelim Recap
Saturday Area 2 Championships Prelim Recap By Coach Jimmy Parmenter PST Swimmers had a very impressive showing at prelims this morning. 93 individual swims qualified for Saturday n...
Feb 25, 2011 - The Big Meets: LSC and Zone Championships
The Big Meets: LSC and Zone Championships As you get better, you might get good enough to compe te at bigger meets with lots of other fast swimmers. All these bigger meets have time standards or...
Feb 25, 2011 - Area 2 Meet Information -Updated 2-24-11 8:20 p.m.
AREA 2 Division Meet Location: Nova Southeastern University Aquatic Complex On the corner of 36th street and 75th avenue Davie, Florida Warm-up: Friday, February 25, Timed Finals: Warm-up 3:00 p.m. - ...
Feb 25, 2011 - 100% Best Times First Night Of Area 2 Championships
100% Best Times First Night Of Area 2 Championships By Coach Jimmy Parmenter PST begins the Area 2 meet with 100% Best Times, 2 victories, and a new JO cuts. Twelve year old Angie Pretrillo began th...
Feb 25, 2011 - Attention All 11-12 & 13-14 year olds entered in the Division II meet this weeke
Attention All 11-12 & 13-14 year olds entered in the Division II meet this weekend. Time lines have changed and we will be warming up 1 hour earlier Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 am.
Feb 24, 2011 - FIVE SIMPLE THINGS TO GET FASTER
Swim deliberate laps. There is always something to work on, whether it is proper hand entry or tight turns. Focus on those things and avoid swimming mindless laps. Streamline. This may seem trivial, b...
Feb 24, 2011 - Attention All Area 2 Division Swimmers!!!
Attention All Area 2 Division Swimmers!!! The PST Booster Club is inviting you to Pizza at the Pool in honor of your accomplishments! Thursday, February 24th. Pizza will be served at 6:15 (aft...
Feb 24, 2011 - Competitive Opportunities: Age Group Swimming
Competitive Opportunities: Age Group Swimming One of the benefits of your USA Swimming membership is the privilege of being able to compete in swim meets across the country. When you?re first starting...
Feb 23, 2011 - R is for Resiliency
R is for Resiliency Mental toughness is as much about our reaction to an event as it is our preparation for that event. There are going to be times when your race doesn?t go exactly as planned. Th...
Feb 23, 2011 - Swimming Fast When the Pressure's On
Swimming Fast When the Pressure's On One of the greatest challenges for a swimmer is learning how to be a great competitor, especially when the race begins. In my years of experience as a sport ...
Feb 22, 2011 - Reminder on Mental Toughness
Reminder on Mental Toughness To reach your goals, you?ll need to learn to deal with stress and keep a healthy perspective. Below is a list of five short reminders about mental toughness that every...
Feb 21, 2011 - Practice Schedule for President's Day, February 21
Animal Group will practice at 7:30am. All other groups will practice at 8am. There will be no afternoon practice for all groups.
Feb 18, 2011 - Parental Involvement
Parental Involvement Given the age and level of emotional and financial dependence of youth athletes, parents play a critical role in the development and social climate of youth sports. Parents hold t...
Feb 17, 2011 - Sportsmanship
. Sportsmanship I saw a television commercial during an NFL game this year about sportsmanship. In the commercial young children repeat negative comments about officials, coaches, and players they wer...
Feb 16, 2011 - Parent Behavior: Desires from coaches and athletes.
Parent Behavior: Desires from coaches and athletes. Much like the researchers who have been working on identifying parent behaviors and strategies to train them, I find myself asking more questions th...
Feb 16, 2011 - PST Senior Meet Results February 11 & 12 2011
PST Senior Invitational February 11 & 12, 2011 Timelines updated as of 2-9-11 Psychsheet updated as of 2-9-11 Real Time Results Results pdf TM-File for coaches
Feb 15, 2011 - What's The Deal With Parents?
What's The Deal With Parents? I think that any athlete can think of an example where a parent has gone over the line when it comes to their child's involvement in sports. I know personally that I have...
Feb 14, 2011 - 13 Steps to Being a Winning Parent
Feb 14, 2011 - Nutrition Tips For Success In The Pool
A successful athlete relies on good nutrition to provide the body with a competitive edge. These nutrition tips will fuel success in the pool: Energy Due to rigorous training, energy needs for a s...
Feb 12, 2011 - DEFEATING NEGATIVE SELF-THOUGHTS
Have you ever said mean things to yourself like, ?You are awful. You are the slowest person in the water,? or ?There is no way I?m going to get better, I should just quit?? If so, imagine how ...
Feb 11, 2011 - Fixing the Body Rotation
the reason why most people?s legs twist and cross is because their legs are trailing the body rotation, instead of moving with the hips and body. The key to fixing it is making sure to get good ran...
Feb 10, 2011 - Being A Team Leader
Probably the very best way for a captain to motivate teammates in practice and at meets is to directly model the behaviors that you want them to take on. For example in practice, if you as the cap...
Feb 9, 2011 - Focusing on the NOW
Your focus of concentration on the days leading up to a big meet and right before or during your races will always determine whether you swim fast or not. What?s most important for you to focus on...
Feb 9, 2011 - Sports Parents Best and Worst
Attending a youth sporting event may provide a view of both positive and negative behaviors exhibited by parents. Influences such as level of play, availability of models to emulate and existing team ...
Feb 9, 2011 - Entries, Directions and Warm Up Times for FLA Developmental Meet
PST Entries Events 1-32 Saturday Feb. 12 Warm Up @ 10am Events 33-72 Sunday Feb. 13 Warm Up @ 10am Directions to the Swimming Hall of Fame: Take I 95 or the Turnpike to I 595 East. Exit to US 1 Nort...
Feb 8, 2011 - FIVE COMMON STROKE FLAWS
1. Arched Back Coaches often notice freestylers arching their backs, a crucial indication that their body isn?t in its most efficient position. Focus on keeping ?your head, shoulders, hips,...
Feb 7, 2011 - Congratulations to the following PST Swimmers
Congratulations to the following PST swimmers who were ranked in FGC - IMX Top 16 program for the 2010 short course and long course season. Chris Kohanyi - SCY 9 & under - ranked 14th / LCM ranke...
Feb 7, 2011 - nutrients to fuel your performance
As a swimmer, your body needs nutrients to fuel your performance. Which foods provide the nutrients required by your body? Fortunately, food companies are required by law to give you the facts on th...
Feb 3, 2011 - Exercise Descriptions
Feb 2, 2011 - Finding Time To Eat
During the busy season, finding time to eat meals and snacks can be a challenge. Long training and practices don?t leave enough time to prepare or eat food. Tips: Don?t skip breakfast. Breakfast ...
Feb 2, 2011 - Building Confidence For Competition
Swim practice is naturally a pretty relaxed place that allows swimmers an opportunity to get comfortable with themselves learning and working on new technique. However, if you?re not used to competi...
Feb 1, 2011 - Kids vs Parents
Kids vs Parents Youth sports can create a positive, learning environment for children, but sometimes that positive environment can turn to a negative, humiliating environment. This negative environm...
Feb 1, 2011 - Fun Theory
Whether age groupers or National Teamers, swimmers share a common bond and culture unique to the sport itself. Each week, correspondent Mike Gustafson will reflect on the different experiences that bi...
Jan 31, 2011 - Training With Chloe Sutton
Training With Chloe Sutton BY BONNIE MOSS//Correspondent Chloe Sutton has an accomplished a lot for an 18-year-old. Already an Olympian and two-time national champion in the open water 10k, Sutton...
Jan 29, 2011 - Saint Andrew's Meet Information
Directions to St. Andrew's: Take I-95 north to Glades Rd. Head west on Glades. Make a right on Jog Rd. The school will be on your right. Warm-up: Session II. - Saturday, January 29, Warm-u...
Jan 27, 2011 - 13 Steps to Being a Winning Parent
Jan 27, 2011 - Banana & Honey Smoothie
Bananas & Honey Smoothie Ingredients: 1 cup Natural Flavors Vanilla lowfat yogurt 1 banana 2 Tbsp. honey 1 Tbsp. wheat germ 1 cup ice Directions: 1. In a blender combine all ingredients. 2. Proces...
Jan 26, 2011 - Keys to Success with Mark Gangloff
Keys to Success with Mark Gangloff Mark Gangloff is a two-time Olympian and a member of the 2010 U.S. Pan Pacific Championships Team. Here are the keys to his success. 1. Hard work. This one is al...
Jan 20, 2011 - Q is for Quality Practice
Q is for Quality Practice Often when people talk about being mentally prepared, the focus is on competition. However, when you stop to think about it, you spend more time practicing than you do comp...
Jan 17, 2011 - Practice Schedule For Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 17, 2011 3:45 Groups - NO Practice 5:00 P.M. Groups will have morning practice only from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Jan 11, 2011 - Swimming Fast and Unburdened for Yourself
Swimming Fast and Unburdened for Yourself By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Sport Psychologist Let me ask you what may seem like a really silly question. How fast do you think you?d swim if you went into your b...
Jan 10, 2011 - PST 2011 Awards Banquet
PST 2011 Awards Banquet, January 9, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. PST Coaches would like to congratulate all swimmers on another fantastic year! Keep up the hard work, dedication, good grades a...
Jan 10, 2011 - GRAND PRIX SERIES RESUMES THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN
A deep field of swimming talent, including Olympians Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), Jason Lezak (Irvine, Calif.), and Katie Hoff (Towson, Md.) will headl...
Jan 6, 2011 - Tips for the 100 Backstroke
Tips for the 100 Backstroke BY CHELSEY WALDEN SCHREINER//Correspondent Depending on the time of year, backstroke can find you staring into the blazing sun or up at the ceiling of your home pool as you...
Jan 6, 2011 - Rotator Cuff Injury
Rotator Cuff Injury The rotator cuff is made up of muscles and four separate tendons that surround the shoulder joint. A rotator cuff injury can be caused by a direct blow to the shoulder; falling o...
Jan 1, 2011 - Happy New Year
The coaching staff at Plantation would like to wish all of you a very safe, happy, healthy and record breaking swim season! With hard work and dedication, you can achieve all your goals and dreams. ...
Dec 31, 2010 - PST Awards Banquet
Plantation Swim Team 2011 Awards Banquet All swimmers, alumni, parents and PST families are invited Sunday, January 9, 2011, 1:00 PM Crowne Plaza Hotel 13400 W. Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise Awards, ...
Dec 30, 2010 - NO PRACTICE FOR ALL GROUPS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31:
NO PRACTICE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, FOR ALL GROUPS. HAPPY NEW YEAR.
Dec 29, 2010 - Most kids under 4 should learn to swim, pediatricians say
Most kids under 4 should learn to swim, pediatricians say By Sabriya Rice CNN Medical Producer Parents should consider swimming lessons for most children between ages 1 and 4, the American Academy o...
Dec 28, 2010 - The Basics of Warming Up
The Basics of Warming Up It's important to warm up your body before any physical activity. Warming up goes a long way toward preparing the body for exercising, both physically and mentally. It also ...
Dec 28, 2010 - KEYS TO SUCCESS WITH TERESA CRIPPEN
National Teamer Teresa Crippen helped the University of Florida to an NCAA Championship title in March of 2010. Later that summer, she earned a silver medal in the 200m butterfly at the Mutual of Om...
Dec 20, 2010 - Racing the Mile - Tips
. Racing the Mile - Tips Racing the 1650 might seem like a daunting task, even for experienced distance swimmers. With 66 laps to tackle, race strategy can play an important role in the outc...
Dec 20, 2010 - PST Holiday Practice Schedule
Dec 19, 2010 - Mental Training Tips for Distance Swimmers
Mental Training Tips for Distance Swimmers By Lenny Wiersma, Sport Psychologist//Special Correspondent Mental training is important for all events, but one could argue that distance...
Dec 19, 2010 - Encourage Kids Health and Fitness with Physical Exercise
Physical Fitness for Kids Encourage Kids Health and Fitness with Physical Exercise Regular Kids Exercise is Vital to Good Health - emrank Physical activity is good for kids in numberous way...
Dec 18, 2010 - Benefits of Swimming
Dec 16, 2010 - Rotator Cuff Injury
Rotator Cuff Injury The rotator cuff is made up of muscles and four separate tendons that surround the shoulder joint. A rotator cuff injury can be caused by a direct blow to the shoulder; falling on ...
Dec 16, 2010 - Keys to Success with Mark Gangloff
Keys to Success with Mark Gangloff Mark Gangloff is a two-time Olympian and a member of the 2010 U.S. Pan Pacific Championships Team. Here are the keys to his success. 1. Hard work. This one is ...
Dec 16, 2010 - Four American Records Go Down at SC World Champs
Results Ryan Lochte won the first gold medal of the meet for Team USA, and U.S. swimmers took down four American records in the opening night of competition at the FINA Short Course World Championship...
Dec 13, 2010 - Exercises to AVOID!
Exercises to AVOID! While some lifts, like squats and deadlifts for example, are often mistakenly perceived as "dangerous", it's almost always faulty technique, and/ or using too much weight that is...
Dec 13, 2010 - Ankle Excerises
Many young swimmers tend to lack mobility, strength and stability of the muscles that surround the ankles. And your coaches are exactly right; improving these weaknesses can definitely lead to a more ...
Dec 12, 2010 - New Faces at Broward County Champs Shine
PST spent the weekend at the Coral Springs Aquatic Complex December 11 and 12 and showed off what PST will look like in the years to come. We had many swimmers compete for the first time, including La...
Dec 12, 2010 - MEDICINE BALL WALL ROTATIONS
Muscles Trained: Upper body and core. Importance to Swimmers: Helps improve rotational strength and range of motion through the upper body and core. Execution: Stand with your back to a wall, w...
Dec 11, 2010 - Daily Nutrtion Needs Before and During a Meet
Daily Nutrtion Needs Before and During a Meet Keep in mind that in order for nutrition to have an appreciable impact on your performance, you have to eat the right way on a year-round basis. Not tha...
Dec 10, 2010 - The Coach-Parent Relationship
The Coach-Parent Relationship By Terry Laughlin Originally printed in Swimming World Magazine July 1989, Adapted and used with permission of the author The best analogy I can think of to sum -up i...
Dec 10, 2010 - Entries, Directions, Timelines and Psych Sheet for Broward Champs
PST Entries Psych Sheet Time Line Events 1-24 Saturday, December 11 Warm Up at 8am Events 25-54 Sunday, December 12 Warm Up at 8am Take University/Pine Island/Nob Hill north to Royal Palm. Make a left...
Dec 7, 2010 - 2010 USA Swimming Year in Review
Dec 7, 2010 - RECRUITING & RETAINING VOLUNTEERS
RECRUITING & RETAINING VOLUNTEERS WE LOVE OUR VOLUNTEERS Not a swimmer? Not a coach? No worries! You can still join USA Swimming, the nation's premier competitive swimming organization. Dive into the ...
Dec 7, 2010 - Volunteer Opportunities
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES A volunteer is a person who is willing to help perform any one of the necessary jobs in USA Swimming and your club. Your role as a volunteer is important to our sport. You can ...
Dec 7, 2010 - UNDERSTANDING & OVERCOMING RESISTANCE
Resistance Water resistance affects a swimmer in different ways. One way is through the impact of water with a swimmer and the subsequent flow of water around the body. This is called ?form resistan...
Dec 6, 2010 - Alexandrov Set American Records
COLUMBUS, Ohio ? Michael Alexandrov set the American record in the men?s 200-yard breaststroke Saturday at the AT&T Short Course National Championships, turning in a time of 1:51.73. It bettered the...
Dec 6, 2010 - Nutrition for Sprinters
Nutrition for Sprinters The demands of sprinters are much different than those of distance swimmers, both physically as well as mentally. Being fast while being relaxed, and swimming strong while no...
Dec 4, 2010 - Relay Starts
Relay Starts with Coach David Ellinghaus of the BEGNW Marlins BY KELSEY SAVAGE HAYS Starts set the pace for any race, but in a relay, there are three other people depending on you to nail...
Dec 4, 2010 - P is for Perfectionism
P is for Perfectionism By Dr. Aimee Kimball, Mental Training Consultant Wouldn?t we all like to be perfect and live a Ferris Bueller type of life? Of course we would, but reality makes perfection pret...
Dec 3, 2010 - Olympians Take Gold on First Night of SC Nats
COLUMBUS, Ohio ? Olympians Ryan Lochte, Kara Lynn Joyce and Nathan Adrian each won gold medals Thursday at the AT&T Short Course National Championships. It was the first night of the three-day meet, w...
Dec 2, 2010 - Entries, Warm Up Times and Directions for 8 & Under Holiday Classic
PST Entries Warm Up for all events will be @ 10 AM Directions to Academic Village: Coming from the North : Take I-595 West to I-75 South. Take the Sheridan Street WEST Exit 11B. Drive about 1 mile, ...
Dec 1, 2010 - PST 2011 Spring Meet Schedule
PST - Spring Meet Schedule 2011 JANUARY Sunset Race - TBA 28-30 FGC Invitational at ST. ANDREWS - All Levels FEBRUARY 11 8&U SIZZLER at TAMARAC - 8 & Under 12 SR. INVITE at PLANTATION - Qualifying...
Dec 1, 2010 - American Swimmers Selected for World Swimmers of the Year
World/Regional Swimmers of the Year: World/American Swimmers of the Year -- December 1, 2010 PHOENIX, Arizona, December 1. THE United States swept Swimming World's World Swimmers of the Year ...
Nov 30, 2010 - PST Family Holiday Party - Friday, December 3, 2010
PST Family Holiday Party at Plantation Aquatic Complex Friday, December 3, 2010 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Food, Drinks, DJ, Swimming... Sponsored by PST Booster Club Please RSVP in Coaches office.
Nov 30, 2010 - Olympic Medalist Compete in AT&T SC National Championships
Top swimmers in the country, including Olympians Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), Nathan Adrian (Bremerton, Wash.) and Kara Lynn Joyce (Ann Arbor, Mich.), will compete at the 2010 AT&T Short Course ...
Nov 24, 2010 - Turkey Swim Champs!
Tuesday, November 23, the PST Booster Club sponsored the annual Turkey Swim. Our 3:45pm groups compete against eachother to win a turkey. The swimmers see who can go the most laps in 20 min. The winne...
Nov 23, 2010 - Winter Champs Recap
Plantation Swim Team finished off the fall season in spectacular fashion at Winter Champs here at Central Park . Jenna Diamond lead the way with 34 points, including a 4 th place finish in the ...
Nov 21, 2010 - Winter Champs - Thank You From The PST Families
On behalf of the City of Plantation Swim Team and Booster Club I would like to thank all the officials, volunteers, swimmers and coaches for participating in the 2010 Speedo Florida Gold Coast Winter ...
Nov 19, 2010 - Weight Training and Its Impact on Swimming -- November 19, 2010
Weight Training and Its Impact on Swimming -- November 19, 2010 Feature by Michelle Berman, Swimming World intern PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, November 19. WEIGHT training has been done by college and ...
Nov 17, 2010 - PST Swimmers Compete at State Meets
Nov 16, 2010 - Find Your Cue and Use It to Swim Fast
Find Your Cue and Use It to Swim Fast It seems so easy to swim fast when you?re on and everything is flowing. If only you could do it every time and swim on cue. Well, you can. Here?s how: Be in Foc...
Nov 15, 2010 - Good Reasons Why You Should Get in the Pool
Good Reasons Why You Should Get in the Pool A few years back, United States Masters Swimming issued a press release reminding those with active lifestyles that swimming can be a "rigorous, effective ...
Nov 10, 2010 - Test Your Swimming Smarts
Nov 9, 2010 - Penguin and Dolphin's best friends
Penguin and Dolphin?s best friends A baby dolphin is lowered into a swimming pool just hours after being rescued. The mammal was discovered by walkers on a beach near the Uruguayan capital, Montevid...
Nov 8, 2010 - Help Preserve College Swimming for When YOU (or your child) Goes to College!
Help Preserve College Swimming for When YOU (or your child) Goes to College! It?s no secret that college swimming has been ?under the gun? due to college budget cuts in recent decades. We want to let...
Nov 8, 2010 - Broward High School Swimming
Broward High School Swimming Top Headlines Class 3A state qualifiers State Swimming and Diving Championships Class 2A state swimming qualifiers Class 1A state swimming qualifiers Region 4-3A swimmin...
Nov 5, 2010 - Region 4-3A swimming
Region 4-3A swimming: St. Thomas boys stun Miami Palmetto Raiders girls complete sweep of titles; Iriondo, Marsolek dominate distance freestyle events By Craig Davis, Sun Sentinel 9:31 p.m. EDT, N...
Nov 5, 2010 - Manufacturer's Logo Rule 3-3-1
Manufacturer?s Logo Rule 3-3-1 To: State Association Swimming & Diving Administrators From: Alan Beste/Becky Oakes (NFHS) Subject: Manufacturer?s Logo Rule...
Nov 5, 2010 - High-tech swimsuits banned in high school swimming
High-tech swimsuits banned in high school swimming INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 11, 2009) ? High-tech swimsuits that have been linked to record performances at all levels of competition the past couple of...
Nov 4, 2010 - To all of our High School Swimmers that advanced to Regions
GOOD LUCK To all of our High School Swimmers that advanced to Regions: Allison Abad, Chloe Adams, Caitlin Arrigo, Lorenzo Cabrera, Isabel Cardozo, Jenna Diamond, Jorge D?Ugard, Max Fons, Siv...
Nov 4, 2010 - Entries, Directons and Warm Up times for Developmental Meet at Broward Aquatics
PST Entries Events 1-22 Saturday Nov. 6 Warm Up @ 7am Events 23-34 Saturday Nov. 6 Warm Up @ 12 noon Events 35-56 Sunday Nov. 7 Warm Up @ 7am Events 57-68 Sunday Nov. 7 Warm Up @ 12 noon Directions to...
Nov 2, 2010 - Fueling for the Distance
Fueling for the Distance Courtesy of Kathleen Woolf, PhD, RD//Special Correspondent Distance swimmers spend more time in the pool during practice and competition than other swimmers. Longer training...
Nov 2, 2010 - NO PRACTICE ALL GROUPS - Friday, Nov 5th
NO PRACTICE FOR ALL GROUPS THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5th DUE TO HIGH SCHOOL REGIONS! Normal practice resumes on Saturday.
Oct 31, 2010 - 3A District 10 Championships
3A - District 10 hosted by South Broward High School Important Reminders: All Divers Must Register and sign-up on www.divemeets.com before Thursday. Diving Warm-up: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 am - all d...
Oct 31, 2010 - Broward High School Swimming
Broward High School Swimming Swimming honor roll (Oct. 31) Latest District Swimming results (Oct. 29) District 10-3A swimming: St. Thomas' Monaghan pulls off breathless double in back-to-back ra...
Oct 30, 2010 - Balls of Energy
Balls of Energy These nutritious bites are easy to mass-produce and just as easy for players to pop in their mouths during halftime or whenever they need a boost. 1 small banana 1/2 cup chun...
Oct 30, 2010 - Witches Brew
If you're hosting a Halloween gathering this fall season, we've got just the treat for you. Even if you aren't planning anything formal, try this fun recipe with the kids for a little eerie entertainm...
Oct 29, 2010 - Sun-Sentinel Broward County Top 25 High School Swimmers
Sun-Sentinel Broward County Top 25 High School Swimmers - Top 25
Oct 29, 2010 - No Practice for Terrell, Dolores and Cindy's groups Friday. Oct.29
There will also be no practice Friday, October 29 for all groups due to the High School District swim meet here at Central Park. Practice will be held as normally scheduled for Saturday Oct. 30.
Oct 28, 2010 - Swimmer and Triathletes Swim in Six Distinct Swim Styles
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Oct 28, 2010 - When A Fin Is In The Water
Courtesy of The Daily News The Daily News asked a question to the global open water swimming community: If sharks approach a marathon swimmer, should the swimmer be allowed to board their boat and th...
Oct 27, 2010 - When The Coach Is Away With A Few Swimmers
When The Coach Is Away With A Few Swimmers by: Jim Lutz, ASCA Level 5 Coach ?Why does the head coach always go away for a week or two to meets with only a couple of swimmers, while the rest of the...
Oct 27, 2010 - Halloween Bowling Party
Plantation Swim Team Booster Club Invites all swimmers from Coach Dolores, Coach Terrell and Coach Cindy?s groups to a Halloween Bowling Party Bowling, pizza and lots of fun! Wednesday, October 27, ...
Oct 27, 2010 - Diana Nyad determined to try Cuba-Florida swim again
Diana Nyad determined to try Cuba-Florida swim again Courtesy of Tom Brown KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - Veteran long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad looks as tough as nails as she talks about setting...
Oct 26, 2010 - UNILATERAL SQUAT AND REACH
UNILATERAL SQUAT AND REACH BY MIKE MEJIA, M.S., C.S.C.S Areas Strengthened: Lower body and core Importance to Swimmers: Besides helping to improve balance and coordination, performing squ...
Oct 26, 2010 - Fueling for the Distance
Fueling for the Distance By Kathleen Woolf, PhD, RD//Special Correspondent Distance swimmers spend more time in the pool during practice and competition than other swimmers. Longer training hours ...
Oct 19, 2010 - Avoiding the Flu
Avoiding The Flu This week's Speedo tip of the week comes from National Team physician, Dr. Jim Miller. He offers some advice for fighting the flu in the coming season. The Tip: You have complet...
Oct 19, 2010 - Swimmer-Parent-Coach Roles
Swimmer-Parent-Coach Roles BY Dr. Alan Goldberg, Phd, Sport Psychologist ?I'm so nervous. Oh my god, I can't wait for this event to be over! If I don't get a good time, I'm going to hear about it ...
Oct 18, 2010 - Healthy Bag Lunches for Kids!
Packing a lunch that the kids will actually eat can be a challenge. We have some great suggestions for a healthy homemade lunch that your kids will enjoy. While we?re at it, we?ve slipped in some ad...
Oct 18, 2010 - USA SWIMMING CAMPS & CLINICS - SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
USA SWIMMING CAMPS & CLINICS - SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE USA Swimming provides educational and motivational camps for swimmers at many different levels. At the local level, USA Swimming provides materi...
Oct 18, 2010 - HISTORY OF SWIMMING AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES
TIMELINE OF SWIMMING AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES 1896 Swimming debuts as part of the Olympic program with freestyle and breaststroke 1904 Backstroke was added 1908 At the London Olympic Games, the firs...
Oct 8, 2010 - PST Entries, Timelines and Psych Sheet for Developmental Meet 10/9-10
PST Entries Time Line Psych Sheet Events 1-24 Warm Up @ 8am Events 25-40 Warm Up @ 12 noon Events 41-62 Warm Up @ 8am Events 63-76 Warm Up @ 12 noon The meet is at Central Park.
Oct 7, 2010 - Congratulations to PST Scholastic All-Americans
Congratulations to the following PST athletes for being named to the 2009 - USA Swimming Scholastic All American Team! These High School Sophomore, Junior and Senior swimmers made a 3.5 GPA or be...
Oct 6, 2010 - School Lunch Ideas for Kindergarten Through High School
School Lunch Ideas for Kindergarten Through High School Courtesy of Sandy Gluck . The suggestions for school lunches below take into account the age of the child -- small kids need small, fun lu...
Oct 5, 2010 - How to Get Kids Involved in Competitive Swimming
How to Get Kids Involved in Competitive Swimming A Typical Age Group Swim Meet - Edward Kids who swim well might be ready to join a team. Competing on a team helps kids develop self-confide...
Oct 5, 2010 - Get Your New Team Suits October 9-10
Oct 5, 2010 - Exercise Every Day!
It's become more important than ever for kids to exercise every day. From exercise programs, videos, and classes for kids, the options for getting kids in shape is easier than ever! stock.xchng By...
Oct 4, 2010 - Trail Mix
Trail Mix Simple, satisfying, and easy to carry around, trail mix is a travel staple. Try this simple recipe and package it in air-tight containers or sealable plastic bags. Or, try a trail mix of y...
Oct 4, 2010 - Sun-Sentinel Top 25 High School Rankings
To see the Sun-Sentinel Top 25 High School Rankings... Click here Top 25
Oct 4, 2010 - Five unusual swimming animals
Five unusual swimming animals By bolodosqui on Oct 2, 2010 in Otros animales Swimming is biologically propelled motion through a liquid medium. Swimming has evolved a number of times in a range o...
Oct 1, 2010 - Nutritional Cheat Sheet
Nutritional Cheat Sheet BY MIKE MEJIA, M.S., C.S.C.S//Special Correspondent Eat Breakfast Start out with a proper breakfast. This does not entail grabbing a bagel with cream cheese and eating it i...
Oct 1, 2010 - Swim With The Fishes Ocean Mile Swim
Come to Delray Beach, January 2, 2011, and Swim with the Fishes in our 15 th Annual Ocean Mile Swim. Race starts at 9:30am on Delray Municipal Beach. Medals for Men and Women in 13 different age g...
Oct 1, 2010 - Five Keys to Success with 2008 Olympian Kim Vandenberg
Five Keys to Success with 2008 Olympian Kim Vandenberg By Bob Schaller 1. Choose to be POSITIVE: You should expect to be in situations that can be challenging, and sometimes you do not have control ...
Sep 28, 2010 - Alcohol and Swimming in College: Do They Go Together?
Alcohol and Swimming in College: Do They Go Together? -- September 27, 2010 Feature by Michelle Berman, Swimming World intern PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, September 27. RIGHT or wrong, whether you like...
Sep 28, 2010 - Comets Meet Recap
PST opened the short course season off with a bang at the Open Invite in Pembroke Pines September 24-26. Best times were dropped like a sack of potatoes and AA times were posted with regularit...
Sep 28, 2010 - Lunch Box Ideas
Go around the world in one afternoon with an Asian-inspired lunch that even the pickiest eater will love. Start with a cold noodle salad tossed in a savory sauce, then snack on a side of edamame and s...
Sep 28, 2010 - The Four Competitive Strokes
The Four Competitive Swim Strokes... ...and the importance of learning to swim correctly... Before your children ever join a swim team or become competitive swimmers, make certain they have been taugh...
Sep 28, 2010 - Backstroke Racing Strategy with Aaron Peirsol
Backstroke Racing Strategy with Aaron Peirsol Courtesy of Casey Barrett//Correspondent In swimming circles, Aaron Peirsol has long been known as the sport?s ?laid back superstar.? It?s an easy an...
Sep 27, 2010 - Peanut and Fruit Granola
Peanut and Fruit Granola Makes about 9 cups 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup peanut butter (smooth or chunky) 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 3 cups old-fashioned oats 2 cups pitted dates, chopped (you can...
Sep 27, 2010 - Stretching
The Basics of Warming Up It's important to warm up your body before any physical activity. Warming up goes a long way toward preparing the body for exercising, both physically and mentally. It als...
Sep 27, 2010 - Weight Training 101
Weight Training 101 If you want to lose fat or change your body, one of the most important things you can do is lift weights. Diet and cardio are equally important, but when it comes to changing h...
Sep 26, 2010 - High School Swimming - Results From Catholic State Championships
High School Swimming See how your PST Teammates did representing their high schools at the 2010 Catholic State Championships. Catholic State Championships Results Team Scores For more meet detail, che...
Sep 25, 2010 - Relay Starts
Relay Starts with Coach David Ellinghaus of the BEGNW Marlins BY KELSEY SAVAGE HAYS Starts set the pace for any race, but in a relay, there are three other people depending on you to nail...
Sep 24, 2010 - Don't Let Fear Affect Your Swimming
Don't Let Fear Affect Your Swimming BY STAN POPOVICH Sometimes, fear and anxiety can get the best of us in swimming. The key is to know how to manage that fear and anxiety. As a result, here is a bri...
Sep 23, 2010 - Comets FGC Open Invitational
Comets FGC Open Invitational September 24-26, 2010 Location: Academic Village Swimming Pool 17189 Sheridan Street Pembroke Pines, FL. Warm-up: Friday, September 24, 2010 Sessio...
Sep 22, 2010 - Catholic State Championships Psych Sheet
The Catholic State Championships Psych Sheet Is Now Posted On St. Thomas Aquinas Swimming Website. St. Thomas Aquinas Swimming
Sep 21, 2010 - Exercise of the Month: Spider-Man Push-Ups
Exercise of the Month: Spider-Man Push-Ups By Mike Mejia, M.S., C.S.C.S Muscles Trained: Chest, shoulders, triceps and core. Importance to Swimmers: By requiring a unique combination of flexi...
Sep 21, 2010 - Help Your Children Have Healthy Relationships
Help Your Children Have Healthy Relationships By Stephanie Tweito Jacob Whether kids develop healthy relationship skills -- like how to compromise, how to resolve conflict and how to get along with ...
Sep 21, 2010 - When The Coach Goes To Nationals
When The Coach Goes To Nationals Concern: The coach leaves the team for a whole week just to take one swimmer to nationals. It is not fair to the team and a poor use of money. Response: It is a...
Sep 21, 2010 - Cran-Nut Granola Recipe
The beginning of the school year is here again, and with it comes the after-school snack. These after-school snacks will satisfy your children until dinnertime, and won't have them riding a sugar high...
Sep 20, 2010 - Soda and Drink Guidelines
Soda and Drink Guidelines Child Nutrition Basics By Vincent Iannelli, M.D. Some experts are saying that the school soda and drink guidelines from The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, William J. C...
Sep 20, 2010 - Shyness
Some people welcome new experiences and new people. They look forward to any opportunity to socialize. They're often the first to introduce themselves and they jump into a conversation easily. Josh ...
Sep 17, 2010 - Swimming
Splashing, wading, and paddling ? it must mean a great day in the water. Playing at the beach, at a water park, by a lake, or in a pool can be a real treat on a hot day. Swimming is a lot of fun, bu...
Sep 17, 2010 - 5 Facts About Goal Setting
5 Facts About Goal Setting These practical tips on goal setting can help make it easier to set and reach goals: Specific, realistic goals work best. When it comes to making a change, the people who...
Sep 17, 2010 - Healthy Snack Ideas - Baked Banana Chips
For an inexpensive, guilt-free snack, bake your own perfectly crisp and delicately sweet banana chips. Baked Banana Chips Keep a bag of these tasty treats handy for long family drives or pack them...
Sep 16, 2010 - Snack Foods for Kids
Who says you can't play with your food?as long as you eat it too? Try increasing kids' consumption of healthy snacks by making them fun to eat. You'll get to spend some enjoyable time together, and ...
Sep 16, 2010 - Practice Update for Friday, Sept. 17
In observance of Yom Kippur, there will be no afternoon practice for all groups Friday, September 17. Practice for Saturday September 18 will held at normal time.
Sep 16, 2010 - Handling Sports and Pressure Competition
Most people play a sport for the thrill of having fun with others who share the same interest. But it's not always fun and games. There can be a ton of pressure in high school sports. A lot of the t...
Sep 15, 2010 - Exercising 101
At its most basic, exercise is any type of physical exertion we perform in an effort to improve our health, shape our bodies and boost performance. Obviously that covers a broad range of activitie...
Sep 15, 2010 - Attention ALL 3:45 groups and Coach Cindy, Terrell & Dolores 5pm groups!
Attention ALL 3:45 groups and Coach Cindy, Terrell & Dolores 5pm groups! You are invited to PST?s annual HALLOWEEN Party in Costume at the Bowling Alley. When: October 27 th Time: to be announce...
Sep 15, 2010 - Smart Snacking
Between school, homework, sports, your after-school job, and hanging out with friends, it may feel like there's no time for healthy eating. And when you do stop to eat, it's probably tempting to go th...
Sep 15, 2010 - Exercise and Children
Like adults, kids need exercise. Most children need at least an hour of physical activity every day. Regular exercise helps children Feel less stressed Feel better about themselves Feel more ready to ...
Sep 14, 2010 - What's Behind First-Year Weight Gain?
What's Behind First-Year Weight Gain? Everyone's heard warnings about the "freshman 15." But is it true that many college students pack on 15 pounds during their first year at school? Recent studies...
Sep 14, 2010 - Healthy Snack Ideas - Mango Smoothie
Healthy Snack Ideas - Mango Smoothie Mango can add a bit of exotic flavor to your everyday summer drinks or smoothies. Look for plump fruits without soft spots, shriveled skin or blemishes. The color ...
Sep 13, 2010 - Energy Drinks Pose Serious Health Risks to Kids
Drinks that boost energy with a high-dosage jolt of caffeine have serious health implications for children and teens and shouldn't be sold to them, a top medical journal is arguing. The Canadian Medic...
Sep 13, 2010 - Healthy Snack Ideas-Trail Mix
Trail Mix Granola Makes 5 cups Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes INGREDIENTS 3 cups old-fashioned oats 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut, optional 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 c...
Sep 11, 2010 - Tips on Buying Healthy Kids Snacks
Tips on Buying Healthy Kids Snacks By Amy Paturel Snacking helps increase variety in a child's diet, allowing children to get the recommended number of servings of fruit or dairy and reduce overeati...
Sep 10, 2010 - 5 Reasons Why Kids Should Participate in Organized Sports
Sep 10, 2010 - Healthy Snack Ideas-Strawberry-Banana Smoothie
Healthy Snack Ideas-Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Makes 2 (1-1/4 cup) smoothies INGREDIENTS 2 cups frozen strawberries 2 bananas 1/2 cup natural yogurt 2 teaspoons honey INSTRU...
Sep 10, 2010 - Beach Bash Reminder
ALL PST FAMILIES Please join us for a Back to School Beach Bash- Saturday, September 11th at 10AM. The PST Booster Club is sponsoring a FAMILY PICNIC at John U Lloyd Beac...
Sep 8, 2010 - Top Ten Nutrition Tips For Kids Playing Sports
Top Ten Nutrition Tips For Kids Playing Sports By Suzanne Nelson, Sc.D., RD 1. Make sure your child drinks enough fluids Children have special fluid needs. Compared to adults, kids are more lik...
Sep 8, 2010 - New Time Standards Page
Click here to view the new time standards page . You can also navigate to this page by using the arrows on the tool bar at the top of the site.
Sep 6, 2010 - How Much Sleep Do Kids Need?
Never underestimate the power of sleep: Children who don't get enough can have difficulty paying attention in school, problems with learning, impulsive behaviors, hyperactivity and even a compromised ...
Sep 5, 2010 - Kids and Coffee: A Growing and Unhealthy Trend
Kids and Coffee: A Growing and Unhealthy Trend Americans consume a whopping 400 million cups of coffee a day and coffee's newest consumers aren't 9-hour-a-day office workers, but children, teens and...
Sep 4, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: Why does it seem so many kids have inhalers? Should my child be on one? A: Exercise-induced asthma (EIA) and exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) are common diseases in children. Various ...
Sep 4, 2010 - Sports Nutrition for Kids - Healthy Kids
Sports Nutrition for Kids - Healthy Kids For Sports Performance Teaching our children proper nutrition is key in keeping them healthy. This is especially true for kids whoparticipate in sports. It i...
Sep 3, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: When is my child ready for competition? A: That is a difficult question, as research on athlete development provides no clear-cut answer. In an article by Passer (1988) addressing this question...
Sep 3, 2010 - 2012 Olympic Trials Time Standards Released
The 2012 United States Olympic Trials-Swimming will once again be held at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The 2008 Trials set a new standard for swimming excitement and 2012 promises to bring ...
Sep 3, 2010 - Benefits of Swimming
Benefits of Swimming Sep 3, 2010 Swimming is a fun, healthy and low impact form of resistance exercise that works your entire body while providing support at the same time. It exercises the body and...
Sep 2, 2010 - Labor Day Practice Update
Have a fun and safe Labor Day weekend! Labor Day Practice Update : Monday, September 6, 2011.There will be NO 3:45 p.m. groups or 5 p.m. groups. Coach Dave?s & Jimmy?s practice will be 7:30 am to...
Sep 2, 2010 - 10 tips for communicating with your teen
Sep 1, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: Should boys and girls be trained differently? A: During the early years of competitive swimming, children of both genders are predominantly pre-pubescent. This stage allows for some flexibilit...
Aug 31, 2010 - Keeping Kids Healthy During Back-to-School Season
Keeping Kids Healthy During Back-to-School Season It's that time of the year when schoolkids lament the end of the summer and parents enjoy their child's return to the classroom. However, keeping th...
Aug 31, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: My son comes home every night and says, "Tommy doesn't help cover the pool or pick-up boarads." What do I say to him? A: First of all, be sure to commend your son for helping out and explain wh...
Aug 30, 2010 - Muscles Trained: Core
Muscles Trained: Core Importance to Swimmers: By incorporating dynamic flexibility with core strengthening, this demanding drill can help with both flip turns and improving your streamline positio...
Aug 30, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: My daughter is influenced by the senior athletes. How do I encourage her to have the appropriate role models? A: That?s a tough one. We suggest you begin by complimenting or simply pointing out...
Aug 28, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: My daughter can beat several girls in the senior training group, but her coach won't move her up. Why not? A: While your child may have the physical skills or times to move to the next group, m...
Aug 27, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: I worry that my child is overwhelmed by all of his commitments. What can I do? A: Talk to your son. Is this your perception or is it really happening? If your son is overwhelmed, it?s time to w...
Aug 27, 2010 - Sport as Life Skills Education
Sport as Life Skills Education A key phrase used by coaches an parents is that sport is "an extension of the classroom." That is, they believe student-athletes should be learning life lessons thr...
Aug 27, 2010 - Preparing the Mind
Preparing the Mind While an elite athlete can spend countless hours training his or her body, too often, little time or attention is devoted to preparing the mind for the challenges and demands of s...
Aug 25, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: Are there some exercises that prevent injuries to growing muscles and bones? A: Physical activities like swimming are considered repetitive movements. Training for swimming will enhance the abi...
Aug 25, 2010 - Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up
Have you ever set a goal for yourself, like getting fit, making honor roll, or being picked for a team? Like lots of people, maybe you started out doing great, but then lost some of that drive and h...
Aug 24, 2010 - Am I Too Fat or Too Thin?
Am I Too Fat or Too Thin? TV shows, movies and magazines show pictures of people who are thin. Does that mean being thin is the "right" size? Not necessarily?the "right size" is the weight that'...
Aug 24, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: What are "Process" goals? A: There are two types of goals that swimmers can set: - Outcome Goals: focus on the end result of performance. ?Win, make finals.? - Process Goals: relate to process ...
Aug 23, 2010 - PST Back To School Bash Reminder
Reminder: Please RSVP to Colleen at ecuabad1@hotmail.com ASAP. ALL PST FAMILIES Please join us for a Back to School Beach Bash- Saturday, September 11th at 10AM. The PS...
Aug 23, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: Should my child begin setting goals? A: Of course! Everyone should set goals. In fact, most kids have already set goals. As adults, however, we must remember that kids are not simply little ver...
Aug 23, 2010 - Rules Primer
The technical rules of swimming are designed to provide fair and equitable conditions of competition and to promote uniformity in the sport. Each swimming stroke has specific rules designed to ensur...
Aug 23, 2010 - PST 2010 Fall Practice Schedule
PST 2010 Fall Practice Schedule - Starting August 16, 2010 Sectional & Grand Prix Monday & Friday - 5 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. - Water Tuesday & Thursday - 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. - Gym Mon. Tues. & Thu...
Aug 21, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: My son has set some great goals but I am not sure if the coach is aware of them. A: Ask your son if he developed the goals with his coach. You might find that the coach actually helped your son...
Aug 21, 2010 - Memorial Services for Jodi Hochdorf Gross
Memorial Services for Jodi Hochdorf Gross Aug 22, 2010 Memorial services for Jodi will be held on Sunday, August 22 nd at 2:15pm at the Star of David Memorial Gardens chapel in North Lauderdale...
Aug 21, 2010 - Swim Meet Basics
Swim Meet Basics Swim meets are a great family experience. They're a place where the whole family can spend time together. Listed below are some very in-depth guidelines geared to help you through y...
Aug 19, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Q: My child gets so nervous before a competition. Is this natural? What can I do to help her reduce this competitive pressure/stress. A: To a degree, nervousness is part of the competitive exper...
Aug 19, 2010 - Knee Pain
Knee Pain The knee is made up of bones, cartilage (or menisci) that lie between the knee and the bones of the lower leg, ligaments that run along the inside and outside part of the knee (medial an...
Aug 19, 2010 - Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Anorexia nervosa is a common eating disorder that usually begins at the age of fourteen or fifteen, with another peak in incidence in eighteen year olds. It is more common in adole...
Aug 18, 2010 - Fuel Up for Fun
No matter what type of physical activity you do, you should always be sure to drink plenty of water ? before you start, during the activity, and after you're done, even if you don't feel thirsty ...
Aug 17, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
I know the mental aspect of swimming is important. Should my child be using mental skills, or is she too young? A: If we equate mental skills with physical skills, as we should, this question beco...
Aug 17, 2010 - Equipment Essentials
Equipment Essentials Below is a list of common equipment used by competitive swimmers. Not all equipment is required for every swimmer, and some clubs may even provide certain items for practice and m...
Aug 16, 2010 - O is for Overtraining
O is for Overtraining By Dr. Aimee Kimball//Sport Psychologist Physical exhaustion, sore muscles, mental fatigue, moodiness ? what swimmer hasn?t experienced this before? While most swimmers are accus...
Aug 15, 2010 - PST Back to School Beach Bash- Saturday, September 11th at 10AM.
ALL PST FAMILIES Please join us for a Back to School Beach Bash- Saturday, September 11th at 10AM. The PST Booster Club is sponsoring a FAMILY PICNIC at John U Lloyd Be...
Aug 13, 2010 - THE TAPER CHASE
THE TAPER CHASE By T.J Liston Many times senior swimmers get to the end of the season and look for great swims and great time drops due to the ?Magic of The Taper.? Often, swimmers expect these thing...
Aug 13, 2010 - N is for Negative Talk
"N" is for Negative Talk ?You are awful!? ?Quit now!? ?You?ll never win!? Have you ever caught yourself saying these things to yourself? How do you feel when you think like this? Do you let yourself...
Aug 13, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Are red eyes after swimming a concern? Red or puffy eyes after a long day of swimming in a pool may indicate chlorine sensitivity. Ponds and lakes also may contain bacteria that can inflame the corn...
Aug 12, 2010 - How to be a Winning Parent
How to be a Winning Parent If you want your child to come out of his youth sports experience a winner, (feeling good about himself and having a healthy attitude towards sports) then he needs your hel...
Aug 12, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Are hot tubs safe for children? Children can quickly become overheated in a hot tub. Don't let your child use a hot tub until he or she is tall enough to keep his or her head above water while stand...
Aug 12, 2010 - "M" is for Motivation
Aug 11, 2010 - How much your should eat
Here is a trick. It helps you remember the amount you need from each food group every day. Imagine that MyPyramid has an address, just like the house where you live. All of the triangles, except for...
Aug 11, 2010 - L is for Leadership
Aug 11, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
Are hot tubs safe for children? Children can quickly become overheated in a hot tub. Don't let your child use a hot tub until he or she is tall enough to keep his or her head above water while standin...
Aug 10, 2010 - Question and Answer for the day
What about swimming after eating? It's OK to swim immediately after a light meal or snack. If your child feels lethargic after eating a heavy meal, encourage him or her to take a break before swimming...
Aug 10, 2010 - Winning Combination food for the picky child
What do foods like pizza, macaroni and cheese, and tacos have in common? They are all Combination foods. There are lots of Combination foods. Combination foods are very nutritious because they're ma...
Aug 10, 2010 - K is for Keeping the Peace
K is for Keeping the Peace While it would be nice to get along with everyone all of the time, you are eventually going to have differing opinions with teammates, coaches, parents, or other ...
Aug 9, 2010 - "J" is for Juggling
Aug 9, 2010 - Nutrition for Kids
Nutrition for Kids Grain Group foods give us carbohydrates (car-bo-hi-drate). Carbohydrates give us the energy we need to play, learn, sleep and keep our bodies running 24-7! Grain Group Foods com...
Aug 9, 2010 - Question and Answer for the Day
Can children swim when they're sick or have cuts and scrapes? It's fine for children who have colds or other minor illnesses to swim, as long as they feel well enough to do so. Likewise, it's OK for c...
Aug 5, 2010 - I is for Injuries
"I" is for Injuries When you work hard, push yourself to your limits and engage in physical activity, you are not only competing with other swimmers, you are also competing with your body. If you ...
Aug 5, 2010 - PHELPS TAKES 49TH CAREER NATIONAL TITLE
PHELPS TAKES 49TH CAREER NATIONAL TITLE Courtesy of USA Swimming IRVINE, Calif. ? With wins in the men?s 200m free and 200m butterfly Wednesday at the 2010 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Champio...
Aug 5, 2010 - Question and Answer of the day
What's the best age to begin swimming lessons? The American Academy of Pediatrics supports swimming lessons for most children age 4 and older. If you choose to enroll a child younger than age 4 in a...
Aug 4, 2010 - "H" is for Having Fun
"H" is for Having Fun I think that having fun is, in fact, a mental skill. Most people believe having fun is as easy as getting involved in something you enjoy, which is true. However, what happens wh...
Aug 4, 2010 - Question and Answer for the Day
Is it risky for children to swallow pool water? Your child is bound to take a few gulps of pool water at one time or another, especially when first learning to swim. A little swallowed pool water isn'...
Aug 4, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Leisel Jones
The Road to Nationals-Leisel Jones In 2008, Rebecca Soni?s break out 200m breaststroke in Beijing set the world record and upset gold medal favorite Leisel Jones of Australia. In 2009, Soni won her fo...
Aug 3, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Keri Hehn
The Road to Nationals-Keri Hehn Veteran National Team member Keri Hehn is looking ahead to the upcoming Grand Prix meets as a chance to prepare for the 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships thi...
Aug 3, 2010 - "G" is for Goal Setting
Aug 3, 2010 - Coolest Thing Of The Day: Deepest Pool in the World
Coolest Thing Of The Day: Deepest Pool in the World If you're looking to find Nemo you're at the right place. In Brussels, Belgium the deepest pool in the world, Nemo 33 is open for wonderous u...
Aug 2, 2010 - "F" is for Fear
"F" is for Fear One of the worst four-letter words in an athletes? everyday vocabulary is ?fear.? It is an emotion that most athletes don?t admit to, yet when experienced, is constantly influencing t...
Aug 2, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Margaret Hoelzer
The Road to Nationals-Margaret Hoelzer Two-time Olympic backstroker and current American Record holder Margaret Hoelzer already has her sights focused on the next stops in her journey to the 2010 Co...
Jul 30, 2010 - No Practice Sat., July 31
There will be no practice for all groups Saturday, July 31.
Jul 30, 2010 - "E" is Emotional Control
"E" is Emotional Control Whether it?s yelling at a parent, kicking a bleacher, or letting an expletive fly, most people have lost their ?cool? at some point. Emotions are a part of every sporting even...
Jul 30, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Nathan Adrian
The Road to Nationals-Nathan Adrian Just days after returning to the water from his break following his second NCAA title in the 100-yard freestyle, National Teamer Nathan Adrian spoke with Swimnetw...
Jul 28, 2010 - D is for Dedication
Jul 28, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Elizabeth Pelton
The Road to Nationals-Elizabeth Pelton With the 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships now just less than four months away, backstroke sensation Elizabeth Pelton is training hard for the meet ...
Jul 27, 2010 - PST Caps Season @ Coral Springs
Not to be out done by their younger counter parts, the senior groups at PST capped off the 2010 summer at the Senior Championships at Coral Springs . Highlights of the meet include Cheriesse C...
Jul 26, 2010 - "C" is for Confidence
?C? is for Confidence. Confidence is a Choice Many people think the only way to be confident is to be successful. While it is easier to believe in your abilities when you have had proven success, it...
Jul 26, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Caroline Burckle
The Road to Nationals-Caqroline Burckle National Teamer Caroline Burckle , who in 2008 broke the oldest-standing women?s NCAA record in the 500-yard freestyle and won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olymp...
Jul 25, 2010 - FGC Senior Championships
2010 FGC Senior Championships July 23-25, 2010 Location: Coral Springs Aquatic Complex 12441 Royal Palm Blvd Coral Springs, Florida 33065 Warm-up & Events: Prelims: Friday, July 23, 2010 -...
Jul 22, 2010 - 2010 PST Booster Club Scholarship Winners
2010 PST Booster Club Scholarship Winners Congratulations to the following PST 2010 graduating seniors. Courtney Randolph ? Yale University - $1000.00 winner Katherine Foster ? ...
Jul 22, 2010 - "B" is for Building Your Mind Set
How should I think to swim well? Every individual has a unique mental state under which he or she performs best. There is not one right way to think. The key is to know what you are thinking and how...
Jul 22, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-NickThoman
The Road to Nationals-Nick Thoman Nick Thoman enjoys a challenge, whether that is pushing himself in workout or racing in one of the most competitive events in US men?s swimming. The Mecklenburg Aqu...
Jul 21, 2010 - Piranhas Shatter Best Times @ JO's
PST showed its depth at the 2010 Summer Junior Olympics with a strong mix of JO vetrans and rookies alike, taking down new sectional cuts, getting into finals and swimming personal bests. New Spring S...
Jul 21, 2010 - "A" is for Anxiety
Anxiety Why do I have anxiety? Many athletes have anxiety before they compete, whether it's a pounding heart, difficulty breathing, tight muscles, or worried thoughts. All animals have what's called ...
Jul 21, 2010 - "N" is for Negative Self Talk
N is for Negative Self Talk By Dr. Aimee Kimball//Sport Psychologist ?You are awful!? ?Quit now!? ?You?ll never win!? Have you ever caught yourself saying these things to yourself? How do you feel w...
Jul 21, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Jessica Hardy
The Road to Nationals-Jessica Hardy After qualifying to swim four events for Team USA at the 2008 Olympic Games, Jessica Hardy was devastated to learn she failed one of her three drug tests at the O...
Jul 21, 2010 - Correction - PST Senior Scholarship Awards is Wednesday 7-21-10
PST Graduating Senior Scholarship Awards Breakfast Tomorrow Please join us tomorrow Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. we will have our annual PST Scholarship awards breakfast after practic...
Jul 20, 2010 - UNDERSTANDING YOUR PHYSICAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
UNDERSTANDING YOUR PHYSICAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Did you know? Athletes follow a predictable pattern of physical growth but the rate at which you go through this growth varies by individual. ...
Jul 20, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Eric Shanteau
The Road to Nationals-Eric Shanteau Days after the 2008 Olympic Trials, the swimming community was shocked to learn that Beijing-bound breaststroker Eric Shanteau had been diagnosed with testicular ...
Jul 18, 2010 - 2010 JO Information
All your Junior Olympic Information will be posted on a separate page located on the menu bar at the top of the web page.
Jul 15, 2010 - Practice Schedule Updates
There will be NO Practice for all groups on Friday - July 16, and Monday - July 19, due to the Jr. Olympic Championships. Normal practices schedule will resume on Tuesday - July 20 for all groups. We...
Jul 15, 2010 - Sun Safe
Sun Safe Athletes and serious recreational exercisers are at high risk for contracting sun-related skin cancers because of the increased amount of time spent in the sun, the lack of protective clothin...
Jul 15, 2010 - Swimmers, Parents we need your help!!!
Swimmers and parents, we need your help! Friday, July 16 through Sunday, July 18 we will be hosting the Florida Gold Coast 14 & Under Junior Olympics . TIMERS needed for all sessions at the Centra...
Jul 15, 2010 - PST Sizzles at Comets
PST continued its march through our championship season with a dominating performance at the 2010 Central Area 2 Championships at Pembroke Pines . 22 new Junior Olympic Time Standards were ach...
Jul 14, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Garrett Weber-Gale
The Road to Nationals-Garrett Weber-Gale Former Texas Longhorn and cooking aficionado Garrett Weber-Gale needs little introduction in the swimming community after the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the h...
Jul 13, 2010 - Responsible Conversation: Parent & Coach
Responsible Conversation: Parent & Coach This section contains suggestions only Research shows when we as parents support our children's teachers, students learn more. This concept can be transferre...
Jul 13, 2010 - 400 IM Race Strategy
400 IM Race Strategy Courtesy of Linda Hass//Correspondent One of Ariana Kukors' strengths in the IM is the backstroke, so you'd think she would play that ace for all its worth. But you'd be wrong. It...
Jul 13, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Christine Magnuson
The Road to Nationals-Christine Magnuson After graduating from the University of Tennessee this past year, American record holder and Olympic silver medalist Christine Magnuson packed up her suit an...
Jul 12, 2010 - Effectiveness of Sports Drinks
Effectiveness of Sports Drinks Which Drink is Better? Courtesy of Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D. , About.com Guide Water The natural choice for hydration is water. It hydrates better than any other l...
Jul 12, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Felicia Lee
The Road to Nationals-Felicia Lee With weeks of dreary and wet winter weather plaguing the east coast, national teamer Felicia Lee has California on the mind. Not only is she looking ahead to swimming...
Jul 9, 2010 - *Sectionals* Psych Sheet & Results
Sectional Psych Sheet Thursday Results
Jul 9, 2010 - Healthy Habits
Healthy Habits Ensure proper nutrition (eating three meals a day and two nutritious snacks, limiting high sugar and high fat foods, eating fruits, vegetables, lean meats and low fat dairy products...
Jul 9, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Ricky Berens
The Road to Nationals-Ricky Berens University of Texas senior, Ricky Berens is looking forward finishing his collegiate career strong with the top-ranked Longhorn men?s team. With the Big 12 Champio...
Jul 9, 2010 - PST SWIMMERS SHINE AT JULY 4TH TRIATHLON
PST SWIMMERS SHINE AT JULY 4TH TRIATHLON Left to right: PST SENIOR GROUP SWIMMERS: Sophia Oliva: swim (400M) 5:58, overall place in swim 18 out of 421, overall time 1:16:15, 2nd place age group...
Jul 9, 2010 - *Updated* Area 2 Entries, Time Lines, Psych Sheet and Directions
PST Entries Psych Sheet Time Line Events 1-48 Friday July 9 Warm Up @ 7:30am Events 49-100 Saturday July 10 Warm Up @ 7:30am Events 101-150 Sunday July 11 Warm Up @ 7:30am Finals for all prelim sess...
Jul 8, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Amanda Weir
Jul 8, 2010 - Nutrition
Jul 7, 2010 - Teen Sleep Problems
Teen Sleep Problems Sleep problems at this age usually involve having a late sleep phase. Teenagers will commonly stay up late on the weekends and then sleep in the next day, sometimes until noon. T...
Jul 7, 2010 - Saturday Morning Practice Cancelled
Saturday, July 10th morning practice has been cancelled. Normal practice schedule resumes Monday morning, July 12th. Have a great weekend!
Jul 7, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Chloe Sutton
Jul 7, 2010 - Sectional Time Lines
http://drsm.org/Championship_Meet_Data/SectionalsSesssions1.pdf
Jul 7, 2010 - Age Group Bowling Party!
In celebration of our fantastic season so far, the PST Booster Club will be hosting a PST Bowling Party Wednesday, July 7th at 5pm at the AMF Davie Lanes bowling ally. All swimmers in Coach Terrell, C...
Jul 6, 2010 - Sunburn
Sunburn We receive most of the sun damage to our skin as children. Reducing your child's unprotected exposure to the sun will help to decrease the chance of premature aging and reduce the risk of sk...
Jul 6, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Elizabeth Beisel
The Road to Nationals-Elizabeth Beisel Although she is only in her senior year of high school in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, Elizabeth Beisel already has an impressive swimming resume. At 15, she wa...
Jul 5, 2010 - Choosing A Sunscreen
Choosing A Sunscreen Most parents are pretty good about using sunscreen on their kids, both because they want to avoid the future damage the sun can do and because they don't want their kids to suffer...
Jul 5, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Tyler McGill
The Road to Nationals-Tyler McGill Coming off a successful 2009, Auburn senior Tyler McGill is looking forward to a strong finish to his collegiate season and more international competition. McGill ...
Jul 5, 2010 - No Afternoon Practice July 5th!
Attention All PST Families, No Afternoon practice for the 3:45, 4:30 and 5:00 groups in observance of the 4th of July. Wishing the entire PST family a safe and happy 4th! Monday morning practice sche...
Jul 4, 2010 - Children's snacks: 10 tips for healthier snacking
Children's snacks: 10 tips for healthier snacking When your child gets the munchies, be prepared to offer a quick-and-healthy fix. Start with these 10 tips for healthier children's snacks. Cou...
Jul 3, 2010 - Children's swimming: Keep health risks at bay
Children's swimming: Keep health risks at bay Is it risky for children to swallow pool water? Your child is bound to take a few gulps of pool water at one time or another, especially when first lear...
Jul 3, 2010 - Todays Know What Topic:
Todays Know What Topic: Healthy Snacks The nonprofit group Center for Science in the Public Interest has released a list of unhealthy snacks that are commonly served in vending machines in schools...
Jul 3, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Eileen Breeden
The Road to Nationals-Eileen Breeden In her fourth year at Stanford University, national teamer and Olympian Elaine Breeden is entering her favorite part of the collegiate season and enjoying every ...
Jul 2, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Alex Wold
The Road to Nationals-Alex Wold When the temperature is five degrees below zero, it's difficult to imagine competing at an outdoor meet ? even if that competition is still over eight months and nearly...
Jul 2, 2010 - Todays Know What Topic
Todays Know What topic: Secrets to Selecting Fresh Fruits and Vegetables We all know buying fresh is best, but when it comes to shopping for fresh produce, it is not always easiest. In fact, it is...
Jul 1, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Julia Smit
The Road to Nationals-Julia Smit ConocoPhillips presents The Road to Nationals, a year-long series in which Swimnetwork will follow National Teamers from January onwards as they look forward to the su...
Jul 1, 2010 - Children's swimming: Keep health risks at bay
Courtesy of Mayo Clinic Children's swimming: Keep health risks at bay Your child may love to swim, but is it always a good idea for him or her to be in the water? Follow these year-round children's sw...
Jun 30, 2010 - Sports and Your Teen: Whose Game Is It, Anyway?
Sports and Your Teen: Whose Game Is It, Anyway? Tuning In What if your kid doesn't like competitive sports? This is perfectly understandable, but it doesn't mean that she should be permanently ben...
Jun 30, 2010 - PST Shines at Coral Springs Invite
In a rare prelims/finals, non-championship meet, the Plantation Swim Team had one of the best meets of the year, with almost every swimmer achieving at least 1 new personal best, 2 new sectional cuts ...
Jun 30, 2010 - Reminder: PST Booster Club Meeting Wednesday, June 30, 5:30 p.m.
The next PST Booster Club meeting is Wednesday, June 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Central Park, upstairs in Room 2. Parents of swimmers are encouraged to attend the meeting. The sole purpose of the Booste...
Jun 30, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Matt Grevers
The Road to Nationals-Matt Grevers The Stats: Name: Matt Grevers Age: 25 Club: Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics Upcoming Grand Prix Appearances: Santa Clara International Grand Prix (June 17-20) an...
Jun 30, 2010 - Why Most Kids Quit Sports
Why Most Kids Quit Sports by Carleton Kendrick Ed.M., LCSW Twenty million kids register each year for youth hockey, football, baseball, soccer, and other competitive sports. The National Alliance fo...
Jun 29, 2010 - Training and Workout Questions for Athletes
Training and Workout Questions for Athletes How can I help her reach the next level? When you are making the transition, you need to realize that you are participating at a higher level. Improvements ...
Jun 29, 2010 - Sibling Rivalry in Sports:When the Youngest Gets Overlooked
Sibling Rivalry in Sports: When the Youngest Gets Overlooked Courtesy of Brooks Clark Heather, the first-born, was involved in everything: swimming, tennis, piano. Robby, number two, followed right al...
Jun 29, 2010 - How to Help Your Child Juggle Sports, School, and Life
How to Help Your Child Juggle Sports, School, and Life It's early in the school year, and your daughter has already made her junior high school field hockey team and the traveling soccer team. She h...
Jun 29, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Allison Schmitt
The Road to Nationals-Allison Schmitt The Stats: Name: Allison Schmitt Age: 20 (June 7, 1990) Club: North Baltimore Aquatics Club/University of Georgia Distance to the 2010 ConocoPhillips Nat...
Jun 28, 2010 - The Road to Nationals - Peter Vanderkaay
The Road to Nationals - Peter Vanderkaay Courtesy of Swimnetwork.com The Stats: Name: Peter Vanderkaay Age: 26 (February 12, 1984) Club: Club Wolverine Distance to the 2010 ConocoPhillips ...
Jun 28, 2010 - What does the coach mean when he/she says that you control 80% of your own trai
What does the coach mean when he/she says that you control 80% of your own training? At this stage it is important for the athlete to take full responsibility for your sport. Your coach is just reinf...
Jun 28, 2010 - Are red eyes after swimming a concern?
Are red eyes after swimming a concern? Red or puffy eyes after a long day of swimming in a pool may indicate chlorine sensitivity. Ponds and lakes also may contain bacteria that can inflame the cornea...
Jun 28, 2010 - Teaching Good Sportsmanship
Teaching Good Sportsmanship by Carleton Kendrick Tips for Parents "You don't win silver. You lose gold." That's the sour message of a sneaker advertisement that aired on TV during the Atlanta Olym...
Jun 27, 2010 - The Road to Nationals-Ariana Kukors
Courtesy of Swimnetwork.com ConocoPhillips presents The Road to Nationals, a year-long series in which Swimnetwork will follow National Teamers from January onwards as they look forward to the s...
Jun 27, 2010 - Let's Talk about Sportsmanship
Let's Talk about Sportsmanship Talking About Sportsmanship FOR AGES: Six and up THE SCENE Eight-year-old Alissa's soccer team is just about to lose its big game when you see her shove one of her op...
Jun 26, 2010 - It's Not Whether You Win or Lose: Teaching Good Sportsmanship
It's Not Whether You Win or Lose: Teaching Good Sportsmanship Danger Zone Here are some comments not to tell your teen: ?You've got to play your best; it's the championship, and the team's cou...
Jun 25, 2010 - CSSC Inviatational - June 24-27, 2010
Coral Springs Invitational June 24 ? 27, 2010 Thursday, June 24, 2010 - Events # 1 thru 10 · Session I: Warm-up: Timed Finals - 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2010 - Events # 11 th...
Jun 25, 2010 - Realistic Goals and Fun Keep Kids in Sports
Realistic Goals and Fun Keep Kids in Sports 20 million kids register each year for youth hockey, football, baseball, soccer, and other competitive sports . The National Alliance for Sports reports ...
Jun 24, 2010 - Swimmer's Ear Part 2
Swimmer's ear is an infection of the ear canal. If you stick your finger in your ear, you're feeling a little of the ear canal. But if you have swimmer's ear, and you stick your finger in your ear ?...
Jun 24, 2010 - Swimmer's Ear Part 1
About Swimmer's Ear Otitis externa ? commonly known as swimmer's ear ? is an infection of the ear canal, the tubular opening that carries sounds from the outside of the body to the eardrum. It can b...
Jun 24, 2010 - PST Booster Club Meeting Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 5 p.m.
The next PST Booster Club meeting is Wednesday, June 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Central Park, upstairs in Room 2. Parents of swimmers are encouraged to attend the meeting. The sole purpose of the Booste...
Jun 23, 2010 - FAQs for the day!
FAQs for the day! Q: What will happen to my child's meet results if he only makes half of the offered workouts because he is participating in other sports? A: Children involved in other activities...
Jun 23, 2010 - Practice Update for Friday, June 25
There will be no practice for all 5pm groups (morning and evening) Friday, June 25th if you are not in the meet at Coral Springs. There WILL be practice for all 3:45pm groups.
Jun 23, 2010 - News For Swim Parents
News For S WIM PARENT S Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association 5101 NW 21 Ave., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale FL 33309 ___________________________________________________________________ ...
Jun 23, 2010 - Thousands of Kids Hurt While Diving Each Year
Thousands of Kids Hurt While Diving Each Year In the few remaining weeks before summer comes to an all-too-soon end, kids and teens will undoubtedly cram in as much swimming as they can. But, as a new...
Jun 22, 2010 - Why Does My Skin Get Wrinkly in the Water
Have you ever stayed in a pool or bathtub so long that your fingers got wrinkly? This is normal ? and can even affect your toes. But why does it happen? Even though you can't see it, your skin is co...
Jun 22, 2010 - FAQs for the day!
FAQs for the day! Q: Some days he likes to just play with his friends. Should I force him to go to practice? A: You should not force your child; you want his participation to be his decision. Rein...
Jun 21, 2010 - FAQs for the day!
FAQs for the day Q: Shouldn't my child be swimming more laps instead of doing all those drills? A: Your child needs to develop a solid foundation in stroke mechanics. Drills and drill sets serve...
Jun 21, 2010 - FUELING YOUR STROKE
FUELING YOUR STROKE Six 200?s descending on five minutes. Twenty-five 50?s on :58. Whatever your ?favorite,? every set during every workout and dryland session requires energy. Nutrients are the ?c...
Jun 19, 2010 - How to Be Safe When You're in the Sun
Courtesy of the Nemours Foundation The weather is warming up, the days are longer and there?s more time to be outside doing all kinds of fun things! But if you're going to be out in the sun, esp...
Jun 18, 2010 - Events, Warm Up Times and Directions for Comets June 18-19
PST Entries Events 1-6 Friday June 18 Warm up @ 5pm Events 7-24 Saturday June 19 Warm up @ 7am Events 25-42 Saturday June 19 Warm up @ 12:30pm Directions to Academic Village : Take I-75 South...
Jun 18, 2010 - FAQs for the day!
FAQs for the day Q: My son complains that some of the kids in the lane skip laps. He doesn't think that's fair. What should I tell him? A: Praise him first for completing the workout the coach o...
Jun 18, 2010 - How to Be a Good Sport
How to Be a Good Sport Courtesy of The Nemours Foundation "No fair!" "You cheated!" "It wasn't my fault we lost!" Have you ever played on a team with somebody who hated to lose? Or maybe you have ...
Jun 17, 2010 - What Would You Say to Save Swimming?
What Would You Say to Save Swimming? by: Mike Gustafson, Senior Analyst Courtesy of Swimnetwork.com I woke up this morning to an email from a Swimnetwork reader regarding an interesting and un...
Jun 17, 2010 - FAQs for the day!
FAQs Q: My daughter's coach makes her sit on the side of the pool. What's that teaching her? A: The coach has set up expectations of proper behavior both in and out of the water. Hopefully, yo...
Jun 16, 2010 - Kristina's Swim for MS
Dear PST Swimmers, Parents, Family and Friends: I would like to invite ALL PST SWIMMERS to Swim for MS on Monday, June 21, 2010 @ Plantation ?s Central Park Aquatic Center . ...
Jun 16, 2010 - FAQs for the day
FAQs Q: My child seems to be bouncing off the wall during "taper." What is that? A: Tapering is a gradual reduction in training workloads in preparation for major competition. Some Age Groupers ...
Jun 16, 2010 - THE FOUR STROKES
Courtesy of USA Swimming THE FOUR STROKES The four competitive swimming strokes are freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly . The combination of all four strokes is called individual medl...
Jun 16, 2010 - Training and Workout Question for Athletes
Training and Workout Questions for Athletes What type of commitment is needed for higher levels of competition? While your performance is influenced by numerous factors, there are three that exert ...
Jun 16, 2010 - Growth and Development
Courtesy of USA Swimming UNDERSTANDING YOUR PHYSICAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Did you know? Athletes follow a predictable pattern of physical growth but the rate at which you go through this growth ...
Jun 15, 2010 - Olympians to Compete at Santa Clara Grand Prix
More than 10 U.S. Olympians, including Olympic gold medalists Natalie Coughlin (Vallejo, Calif.) and Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Calif.), will compete at the Swimnetwork.com Santa Clara International ...
Jun 15, 2010 - FAQs for the day
FAQs Q: It looks like my child has too much fun, shouldn't she be working harder? A: Be happy that your child is having fun! According to a recent study conducted by USA Swimming children who...
Jun 15, 2010 - TRAINING FOR AGE GROUP SWIMMERS
TRAINING FOR AGE GROUP SWIMMERS Many parents have lots of questions about swim practice, especially when their children are new to the sport. It is sometimes difficult to know what to expect of yo...
Jun 15, 2010 - UNDERSTANDING THE COACH
UNDERSTANDING THE COACH A HEALTHY PARENT-COACH RELATIONSHIP A key component to an athlete's healthy swimming experience is the building of a positive relationship between a parent and a coa...
Jun 10, 2010 - Sunset Race Results June 10, 2010
Click here Results
Jun 10, 2010 - What You Goggles Say About You!
What your goggles say about you?. By Mike Gustafson, Swimnetwork.com Red Swedes : You?re a killer (or possibly a sprinter). You descended from the gods of Mars and War. Your only desire is to see ...
Jun 8, 2010 - Worlds Most Dangerous Swims
Swimnetwork.com has put together some pretty amazing videos of swimmers/divers doing some crazy things. Check these out , but don't try them at home!
Jun 8, 2010 - Practice Update for Senior Swimmers
Practice for Coach Dave and Coach Jimmy's group: Thursday June 10th: Weights @ 6am-7am, afternoon practice at 5pm. Friday June 11th: In the water at 7:30am-10am, NO AFTERNOON Practice for Coach Terrel...
Jun 7, 2010 - Reminder: Summer Practice Schedule Begins June 14th
Due to the unpredictable summer weather here in south Florida , we encourage everyone to come to the morning workouts. If we get continuous bad weather for the 3:45 groups, we will add a...
Jun 3, 2010 - How to be a Winning Parent Part 1
By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Competitive Advantage If you want your child to come out of his youth sports experience a winner, (feeling good about himself and having a healthy attitude towards sports) then h...
Jun 3, 2010 - Bring Back the Brief!
By: Mike Gustafson, Swimnetwork.com Growing up as a teenage male swimmer, the overwhelming observation in regards to the sport of swimming amongst teenage circles was the same -- a giggle-whisper com...
Jun 2, 2010 - Double Dip
Summer Doubles! by: Mike Gustafson, Senior Analyst, Swimnetwork.com June equals the start of summer doubles for most swimmers. However, here is the best part about the breaks between those tough two...
May 27, 2010 - Congratulations, Courtney Randolph! Miami Herald Scholar Athlete of the Year!
Congratulations, Courtney Randolph! Miami Herald Scholar Athlete of the year! We are very proud of you! Posted on Thu, May. 27, 2010 Athletic and academic success is rewarded BY AMANDA MARQUEZ Miami...
May 27, 2010 - Measuring Success
by: Casey Barrett, Columnist from Swimnetwork.com Not long ago, after writing a column about the North Baltimore Aquatic Club and its insane success producing teenage Olympians, I received a call ...
May 26, 2010 - Memorial Day Practice Schedule
Memorial Day Practice Schedule Senior Group - 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Sectional & above - 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Coach Dolores & Terrells 5 p.m. group - 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p....
May 26, 2010 - PST Weather Policy
PST Weather Policy is as follows: We will post pool opening and closures on www.swimpst.com , Please do not call the office to see if the pool is open. If it is only raining --- all groups will ...
May 25, 2010 - How High Can You Climb!!! updated 5-25-10
Update: May 25, 2010 JUNIOR NATIONAL QUALIFIERS Cheriesse Campbell Courtney Randolph Jessie Randolph ?AAAA? SWIMMERS? Dylan Marsolek, Sivan Fraiman, Said Mosquera, ? AAA SWIMMERS? Taylor Coo...
May 24, 2010 - 2010 FLA Senior Circuit Meet - Friday, May 28, 2010
2010 FLA Senior Circuit Date: Friday, May 28 th , 2010 Location: Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex 501 Seabreeze Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 3...
May 18, 2010 - New Website from USA Swimming
New USASwimming.org coming Wednesday! (5/17/2010) USASwimming will launch a brand new website on Wednesday, May 19. The new www.usaswimming.org will feature a radically revamped design, vastly ...
May 17, 2010 - 28 PST Swimmer take home Top 8 High Point Awards
28 PST Swimmer take home Top 8 High Point Awards. PST Swim Team swimmers took home 28 Top 8 high point finishes this past weekend at the IM Xtreme Challenge hosted by PST. PST Girls wo...
May 16, 2010 - IMX Challenge - Results
Team List Plantation Swim Team Broward Aquatic Lighthouse Point Aquatic Club Metro Aquatic Club of Miami Marlins Swim Club Pine Crest Swimming Rockway Swimming Team Saint Andrew's Swimming SwimFast Sw...
May 11, 2010 - PST Booster Club Scholarship Award Competition
ANNOUNCING 2010 Plantation Swim Team Booster Club College Scholarship Award Competition $ 1,000.00 The PST Booster Club is proud to announce a 2010 College Scholarship Award is now...
May 10, 2010 - Team T-Shirts Are In
The Team T-Shirts are in and Colleen will be on the pool deck on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 to 5 and from 6 to 6:30. Volunteers are needed for this weekend's upcoming IMX Challenge Swim Meet. ...
May 7, 2010 - Sunset Races Results for May 6th
Congratulations to all the athletes who competed in the Sunset Race on May 6th. Sunset Race Meet Results
May 4, 2010 - Thorpedo Making a Comeback?
Check out this intresting story about Ian Thorpe possibliy making a comeback for the 2012 London Olympics and many other noteworthy news stories in the world of swimming from swimnetwork.com.
Apr 29, 2010 - Congratulation to Katherine Foster
Congratulations to Katherine Foster on being accepted and committing to the University of Denver . We are proud of you!!!
Apr 29, 2010 - What is the IMX Challenge?
The IMX Challenge, with its two components, IM Ready and IM Xtreme, is a motivational program where swimmers are scored on their performances in a combination of five or six events. The purpose of the...
Apr 22, 2010 - How Fast Are You
The coaching staff would like to see how high up the chart you can reach this Summer. Complied by Coach Dave JUNIOR NATIONAL QUALIFIERS Cheriesse Campbell Courtney Randolph Jessie Randolph ?AAAA? S...
Apr 22, 2010 - Psych Sheet For FGC Miami Meet April 23-25
Psych Sheet
Apr 19, 2010 - FGC Miami Meet - NEW WARM-UP TIMES FOR 12 & UNDER SESSIONS
NOTE: Saturday & Sunday Morning Warm-up Times have changed for the 12 & Under Session to 7:30 a.m. meet start time is now 8:30 a.m. FGC Long Course Invitational Friday, April 23, 2010 - Coaches...
Apr 15, 2010 - PST - 2010 Summer Meet Schedule
Apr 7, 2010 - Florida Gold Coast All-Stars
This weekend, the Indian River State College (formerly IRCC) in Ft. Peirce, Florida will be hosting the annual FGC vs. Florida Swimming All-Star Dual Meet. This meet takes the top swimmers from each a...
Apr 1, 2010 - Practice for Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3
Just a reminder, all 5pm groups will practice at 8am Friday April 2. There will be no practice at 5pm. There will also be no practice Saturday April 3. 3:45pm groups will have normal practice on Frida...
Mar 31, 2010 - Congratulations to Kristina Figueroa
Congratulations to Kristina Figueroa who also qualified for her first sectional qualifying time in the 100 Freestyle this past weekend at the Senior Championships. Good Job, Kristina!
Mar 31, 2010 - Video Tip Of The Week Courtesy Of Go Swim
Video Tip Of The Week Turns - Learn the underwater Dolphin Courtesy Of Go Swim
Mar 30, 2010 - PST Swim Team finishes 3rd at the 2010 FGC Senior Championships.
PST Swim Team finishes 3rd at the 2010 FGC Senior Championships. By Coach Jimmy The coaching staff is really proud of the way the thirty six (36) PST athletes finished the meet this weekend. T...
Mar 26, 2010 - 2010 FGC Senior Championships Psych Sheet, Timeline & Real Time Results
2010 FGC Swimming Senior Championships Hosted by PST Swimming March 26-28, 2010 Psych Sheets Timelines Real Time Results TM-File Results Final Team Scores Individual High Point Individual High...
Mar 24, 2010 - Sunset Meet Results 3-24-10
Congratulation to everyone on a successful sunset meet. Thank you to all the volunteer timers. Click here for Results
Mar 23, 2010 - PST Entries and Team Dinner Info for 2010 Senior Champs
PST Entries We will be having a combined practice here at Central Park Thursday, March 25 at 5pm. Practice will be over at 6pm, and we will all meet at Cici's Pizza on University, just north of Sunr...
Mar 22, 2010 - Date of Sunset Race Changed to Wednesday, March 24
The upcomming Sunset Race has been moved to Wednesday March 24. If you have not signed up on the website you may sign up before 4:45pm on Wednesday. Warm up will begin at 5pm, and the meet will start ...
Mar 19, 2010 - No Practice Saturday, March 20 & 27 for 12 & Unders
As we wind down our championship season, Coach Dolores and Coach Terrell's 5pm groups will not have practice Saturday March 20 and March 27. We will be hosting the 2010 FGC Senior Championship...
Mar 16, 2010 - Jr. Lifeguard Course
JR. LIFEGUARD COURSE Ages 11-14 Experience what it takes to be a lifeguard...
Mar 15, 2010 - 14 & Under 2010 Short Course Jr. Olympic Meet Recap
14 & Under 2010 Short Course Jr. Olympic Meet Recap: Congratulations to the 39 PST swimmers who had a good showing at the 14 & under 2010 Short Course Jr. Olympic Meet at Coral Springs this past wee...
Mar 11, 2010 - 14 & Under Florida Gold Coast Jr. Olympics
14 & Under Jr. Olympics got underway last night at Coral Springs Aquatic Complex. Taylor Cook finished second in the 11-12 girls 1650 with a life time best of 19:16.84. Her teammate Jenna Diamond fi...
Mar 11, 2010 - No Practice Monday March 15 for 12 & Unders
Due to the Junior Olympics this weekend in Coral Springs there will be no practice for Coach Dolores's and Coach Terrell's 5pm groups Monday, March 15. All 3:45pm groups will have practice at the norm...
Mar 11, 2010 - No Practice Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13
Due to the Junior Olympics this weekend in Coral Springs there will be no practice for all of Coach Dolores' and Coach Terrell's 5pm groups Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13. There will also be ...
Mar 10, 2010 - JO Reminders
PST Swimming JO Swim Meet Reminders: Plan to arrive at least 10 minutes BEFORE warm-up starts. Find the team, check in with the coaches, stake a claim on a piece of real estate for yourself, check t...
Mar 10, 2010 - Good Job in Austin
I would like to congratulate the following 9 swimmers Jenna Diamond, Max Fons, Sivan Fraiman, Dylan Marsolek, Mika Michalowitz, Courtney Randolph, Jessie Randolph, Krissa Robinson, and Alec Wath...
Mar 9, 2010 - PST Entries, Timelines, Directions and Psych Sheet for JO's @ Coral Springs
PST Entries Click here for JO Psych Sheet Click here for JO Timelines Events 1-4 Wednesday March 10 Warm up at 3:30pm Events 5-42 Friday March 12 Warm up at 7:30am Events 43-88 Saturday March 13 Wa...
Mar 9, 2010 - JO Team Team Dinner
JO - Practice & Team Dinner Thursday - March 11, 2010 Practice - Plantation Aquatic Complex 5:00 pm to 6:00 p.m. Dinner - 6:30 p.m. at Sweet Tomatoes in Plantation - 801 S. University Drive. Ste K...
Mar 3, 2010 - No morning practice, Saturday, March 6
Due to swim meets, there will be no practice, Saturday March 6. Practice will resume Monday afternoon at normally scheduled times.
Mar 3, 2010 - USA Swimming Grand Prix Gets Underway Tomorrow From Austin
USA Swimming Grand Prix Meet Gets Underway Tomorrow From Austin, Texas. To follow all the action of your teammates live. Click here.... Real Time Results Thursday ? March 4, Events 200 Free Relay: ...
Mar 2, 2010 - PST is sending Nine Swimmers to the USA Swimming Grand Prix meet In Austin, Texa
PST is sending Nine Swimmers to the USA Swimming Grand Prix meet In Austin, Texas. Good Luck to the following swimmers: Jenna Diamond, Max Fons, Sivan Fraiman, Dylan Marsolek, Mikaela Michalowi...
Feb 25, 2010 - Update to Warm Up Times for Div. 2's and Directions
Time Line Psych Sheet Friday March 5, 2010 Warm-up: 3:00pm Event Number Event Age Group 1-2 1650 Free 18 & Under 3-4 200 Free 10 & Under 5-6 200 Free 12 & Under 7-8 400 IM 18 & Under Saturday March 6 ...
Feb 23, 2010 - Senior Meet - February 27, 2010
Senior Invitational February 27, 2010 Results
Feb 8, 2010 - CHERIESSE CAMPBELL SIGNS NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT
CHERIESSE CAMPBELL SIGNS NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT On Monday, February 8, Cheriesse Campbell signed a national letter of intent to swim for Campbell University in North Carolina . Cheriess...
Feb 4, 2010 - COURTNEY RANDOLPH SIGNS NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT
COURTNEY RANDOLPH SIGNS NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT On Wednesday, February 3, Courtney Randolph signed a national letter of intent to swim for Yale University . Courtney graduates from Ameri...
Feb 3, 2010 - Get Involved Become An FGC Official
GET INVOLVED - PST needs your help. Attend a FGC Stroke and Turn Clinic (Wedneday. February. 10, 2010 at Central Park room 1 upstairs). Join USA Swimming as a Non-Athlete. (PST...
Feb 3, 2010 - PST Senior Invitational February 6, 2010
PST Senior Invitational February 6, 2010 Psych Sheet Timelines Results Team Scores 1st - FLA Aquatics - 1006 / 2nd - Metro Aquatics 532 / 3rd PST Swimming 305 / 4th AK Sharks 167.50 / 5th Rockway ...
Jan 27, 2010 - Olympian Tells Kids: Listen to Your Coaches
Olympian Tells Kids: Listen to Your Coaches Cary, NC - Three-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming Ryan Lochte visited with young athletes on Friday at Triangle Aquatic Center (TAC). Almost 1000 ki...
Jan 25, 2010 - Sizzler Results
January 23, 2010 Sizzler at Plantation Aquatic Complex Click here for Results
Jan 21, 2010 - Sunset Races - Meet Results
January 21, 2010 - Sunset Races Meet 1 Here are the result of last nights Sunset Races. The next Sunset Races is set for Thursday - February 18, 2010. Mark your calendars. Click here for Results
Jan 20, 2010 - Sunset Races Thurs. Jan. 21
We are proud to announce that the first Sunset Race will be taking place here at Central Park Thursday, Jan. 21. We will be doing this meet once a month and it is only open to PST swimmers. For the fi...
Jan 15, 2010 - PST Food Drive for Haitan Earthquake Victims
The PST family will be participating in a food and clothing drive here at Central Park to help those in need following the earthquake disaster in Haiti. Right now they can use camping equipment, ten...
Jan 14, 2010 - Masters Meet Postponement
Due to pool temperatures the 2nd Annual New Year's Masters Invitational has been pushed back a week to January 23-24. Entries will be accepted until Wednesday, January 20. Find the updated meet info...
Jan 7, 2010 - Spring 2010 Meet Schedule
Spring 2010 Schedule Please print this out and hand one copy into your coach and keep one for yourself. We will be using both this handout and the web site sign up to enter your children in meets. If ...
Jan 5, 2010 - PRACTICE UPDATE
Dear Parents and Swimmers, Due to the cold weather and pool temperatures at Central Park, listed below are your practice options for each group. 3:45 p.m. Group: All 3:45pm groups will have dry ...
Dec 29, 2009 - PST Masters earn Top Ten Awards
Congratulations to the following PST Masters Members for achieving USMS Top Ten times for the 2009 Long Course Meters Season: Men's 18-24 Age Group: Todd Wilson 400 Freestyle - 4:54.22 - 7th 200 Butte...
Dec 18, 2009 - Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool
The 2009 Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool will be held Friday (12/18) and Saturday in Manchester, England. For more information about the meet, in which the U.S. will take on all-stars from Germany, G...
Dec 16, 2009 - Practice Schedule over the Holidays
There will be no practice for all groups December 24-26, and December 31-January 2. Practice Monday December 21-23 and December 28-30 for all 5pm groups will be held at 7am-9am AND 5pm-6:30pm. 3:45p...
Dec 16, 2009 - Annual Swim Team Awards Banquet
Annual Swim Team Awards Banquet Sunday - January 10th from 1-3PM at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Sunrise RSVP for swimmers and non-swimmers $15 per non-swimmer to be put in Colleen's box in the swim te...
Dec 10, 2009 - Entries, Warm Up Times, Directions and Psych Sheet to Broward Champs @ Comets
PST Entries Time Line Psych Sheet *Please note that on the Psych Sheet, PST swimmers are listed as Cooper City Cyclones. This problem has already been taken care of with the host team, and results fro...
Dec 2, 2009 - Entries, Warm Up Time, and Directions for Holiday Classic
PST Entries Directions to the Swimming Hall of Fame : Take 595 east. Exit to US-1 North. Go north on US-1 to SE 17th St and turn right (east). US-1 will become A1A. Turn left on Hall of Fame Dr. You m...
Dec 2, 2009 - ABC's of Mental Training
I know its been a while since I've put up the ABC's of Mental Training, but there really is some great stuff here. I found a link to all of the ones that USA Swimming has done so far for you to chec...
Nov 30, 2009 - PST Booster Club Dinner Dec. 4
The PST Booster Club would like to invite all PST member families to the PST Booster Club Family Dinner on Friday, December 4th at 5pm. The dinner will take place on the pool deck, here at Central Par...
Nov 30, 2009 - US Nationals Dec. 3-5
Psych Sheet Top American swimmers, including members of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Swim Team, will compete at the 2009 AT&T Short Course National Championships, December 3-5. Among the swimmers expected to...
Nov 24, 2009 - Turkey Time!
Just a reminder for all of our 10 year olds and younger, today is the Turkey Swim. Each child 10 years old and younger will compete against other children the same age for a turkey. We will be doing t...
Nov 24, 2009 - Practice Updates for Thanksgiving
There will be no practice for all groups November 26-28 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be back to normal schedule Monday, November 30. Have a great weekend! Also, thank you to all the people...
Nov 19, 2009 - Top high school swimmers vie again in Speedo Winter Championships
Top high school swimmers vie again in Speedo Winter Championships By Criag Davis, Sunstinel Click here to read more.
Nov 18, 2009 - PST Entries and Warm Up Times for Winter Champs
PST Entries Events 1-11 Thursday Nov. 19 Warm up @ 3pm Relays: 13/14 and Open 800 Free Events 15-50 (13 & Over) Friday Nov. 20 Warm up @ 7am Events 19-46 (12 & Under) Friday Nov. 20 Warm up @ 7:30...
Nov 16, 2009 - No Practice Nov. 19, 20, 21 and 23
Due to the Winter Championships here at Central Park, there will be no practice Thursday, Nov. 19- Monday Nov. 23 for all groups.
Nov 4, 2009 - 2009 PST Halloween Party
PST 2009 Halloween Party
Nov 2, 2009 - We Need Your PST Pictures
PST Parents, I will soon be starting to put together the movie for the team banquet in January. While we already have some pictures for the movie, we would like to invite you to send us your pictu...
Oct 28, 2009 - Mutual of Omaha Dual in the Pool Roster Announced
Oct 26, 2009 - *New* Winter Champs TM File for Coaches
Coaches, here is the UPDATED AS OF 10/26 TM File for the 2009 Speedo Winter Championships . The meet information can be found on the Speedo Winter Champs Tab at the top of the screen. The TM file ...
Oct 20, 2009 - Vote on the 2009 Golden Goggle Awards
The USA Swimming Foundation has released the nominations for the Golden Goggle Awards, a star-studded awards gala celebrating the accomplishments of top American swimmers in 2009. The event will take ...
Oct 14, 2009 - World Cup to Kick off in Durban, South Africa Oct. 16-17
FINA (the international governing body for aquatic sports) will be kicking off its fall World Cup Series this weekend in Durban, South Africa. Keep up to date on your favorite swimmers at universals...
Oct 14, 2009 - BCAA Psych Sheet & Timeline
Broward County High School Championships Saturday, October 17th, 2009 at the Ft. Lauderdale Aquatic Complex Psych Sheet Timelines Good Luck to all our PST Swimmers competing for their high scho...
Oct 7, 2009 - Practice Update for Friday, Oct 9 and Sat, Oct 10
There will be no practice for all 3:45pm groups on Friday, October 9th due to the Sizzler at Sunrise. There will also be no practice for the 12 & Under water polo group on Friday, October 9th Also, du...
Oct 5, 2009 - Sizzler, Sub JO @ Sunrise Info
Sizzler Entries Warm up for the sizzler will begin at 5pm. Directions to the Sunrise Civic Center from Central Park: Take Nob Hill Rd. north to Josh Lee Blvd. and make a left. The pool will be on your...
Oct 5, 2009 - Raffle Items Needeed For Winter Champs
The PST Booster Club is in need of items for Raffle Baskets at the Winter Championships Swim Meet. The Booster Club raises money during the Winter Champs Meet by raffling off gift baskets. The money ...
Oct 1, 2009 - USA Swimming - Scholastic All-American Team
USA Swimming - Scholastic All-American Team - Congratulations to Cheriesse Campbell and Courtney Randolph for being named to this years scholar athletes team. The Scholastic All-American progra...
Sep 30, 2009 - More Suit Debate...
Just as you thought the "Great Suit Debate" was over, check out this article from swimnews.com . Back to just briefs? Hm...
Sep 22, 2009 - Entries, Time Line, Psych Sheet and Directions to Lake Lytal
Timelines Psych Sheet PST Entries Events 5-32 Saturday Sept. 26 Warm Up at 7:30am Events 61-84 Sunday Sept. 27 Warm Up at 7:30am Directions to Lake Lytal using I-95: Take I-95 north to Southern Blvd. ...
Sep 21, 2009 - USA Swimming Bans High Tech Suits begining Oct 1.
On September 19, over 400 members of the USA Swimming House of Delegates overwhelmingly voted to move up the January 1 FINA ban of high tech suits. As of October 1, swimmers may only compete in textil...
Sep 17, 2009 - No Practice Monday Sept. 28
In observance of Yom Kippur, there will be no afternoon practice for all groups Monday, September 28
Sep 15, 2009 - Speedo Tip of the Week- Warming Down
Kristen Hill, the Head Coach of Bosie State discusses the benefits of warming down with USA Swimming.
Sep 9, 2009 - Broward High School Swimming from The Sun-Sentinel
Follow all your teams on the Sun-Sentinel Swimming page . That?s right, we have an online page! The annual Preview is up for your reading consumption, and with the first meet tonight, scores and reco...
Sep 2, 2009 - ASCA Swim Clinic Saturday, September 12th.
click here for - Swim Clinic Information
Sep 1, 2009 - Practice Updates
Practice on Monday September 7th (Labor Day): Animal (Coach Dave), Sprint (Coach Tom), Age Group 1 and Age Group 2 (Coach Terrell and Coach Dolores) will practice from 8am-10am. Water Polo will have p...
Aug 27, 2009 - Eating on the Road
With all the driving going on now that school has kicked back in, USA Swimming has some great ideas about how to eat on the go.
Aug 24, 2009 - Entries, Warm Up Times and Directions for Coral Springs
PST Entries Events 5-34 Saturday August 29 Warm Up @ 8am Events 1-4 Saturday August 29 will begin 20 min after session Events 35-70 Sunday August 30 Warm Up @ 8am Directions to Coral Springs: Take U...
Aug 12, 2009 - CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWEST TEAM RECORD HOLDERS
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWEST TEAM RECORD HOLDERS 9-10 200 METER BREAST ELAD FRAIMAN 3:36.50 9-10 50 METER BREAST FATIMAH WESTBROOK 38.35 ...
Aug 11, 2009 - Congratulations to 2009 PST Seniors
Congratulations to 2009 PST Seniors Krista Marin - (University of Florida), Diego Cabrera - (University of Florida), and Michael Tucci - (Johns Hopkins). Krista Marin won the PST $1000.00 Schola...
Aug 10, 2009 - 2009 USMS Long Course Nationals Update
This week two members of the Plantation Swim Team Masters traveled to Indianapolis for the 2009 USMS Long Course National Championships. Check here throughout the weekend to see how Heidi and Coach T...
Aug 10, 2009 - High School Athlete Physical and Consent Forms
If you plan on competing for your high school team this season, you will need to complete both of these forms before you are allowed to participate. Please get these done and turn them into your high ...
Aug 5, 2009 - No Practice Saturday August 8th
There will be no practice for all groups Saturday August 8th due to the meet at Sunrise. Water Polo will begin at 10am at Central Park.
Aug 5, 2009 - Entries and Warm Up Times for Sunrise Meet Aug. 8
PST Entries All Events will be held on Saturday August 8 th . Warm Up will begin at 9am. Directions to Sunrise Civic Center from Central Park : Take Cleary Blvd. west to Nob Hill and turn ri...
Aug 4, 2009 - Attention PST Swimmers & Parents
Attention Swimmers & Parents: Join us Monday, August 10 th , at 5:00 p.m. at the Plantation Aquatic Complex for the PST Booster Club Annual Scholarship Awards ?End of Summer Back to School Piz...
Jul 28, 2009 - Practice Update
As of July 28th, the practice schedule will be as follows: Animal and Sprint Groups- 5pm only Age Group 1& 2- 7:30am-9:30am and 5pm-6:30pm 3:45pm groups are back to normal Water Polo groups are also b...
Jul 21, 2009 - Practice Schedule for July 23-27
Parents and swimmers, as you know this weekend we will be hosting the FGC Junior Olympics. Please check below to see the updates to our practice schedule Thursday July 23-Monday July 27. 3:45pm groups...
Jul 18, 2009 - Masters Meet Results
Results from this weekend's Plantation Piranhas LCM Invite
Jul 16, 2009 - JO Entries and Warm Up times
PST Entries Events 1-12 Thursday Warm Up @ 3pm Events #15-48 Friday 13 & Over ages Only Warm Up at 7am- Central Park Events #19-52 Friday 12 & Under ages Only Warm Up at 7am- Sunrise Finals for Friday...
Jul 15, 2009 - Masters Meet Psych Sheet
Click here to the the Psych Sheet for this weekend's Plantation Piranhas LCM Invite
Jul 14, 2009 - We Need Your Help
Parents, Thursday, July 23 through Sunday, July 26 we will be hosting the Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics. We need every PST Family to help out in one of our biggest meet of the year. TIMERS ...
Jul 13, 2009 - Division 2 Meet Recap
Congratulations to all the PST swimmers who competed in the Division 2 Championships at Florida Atlantic University July 10-12. PST showed just how deep with talent we are with multiple JO c...
Jul 6, 2009 - Div. 2 Entries, Directions, Time Line and Psych Sheet
PST Entries Psych Sheet Time Line Session 1 Events 5-34 10 & Under and 15-18 age groups only Friday warm up @ 7am Session 2 Events 1-32 11-12 and 13-14 age groups only Friday warm up @ 9am Session...
Jul 3, 2009 - Saturday Practice July 4th & July 11
Saturday July 4th, practice will be held at Sunrise Civic Center from 8am-10am for all 5pm groups. There will also be Saturday morning practice July 11th 8am-10am for all Junior Olympic and Sectional ...
Jul 2, 2009 - Psych Sheet up for World Championship Trials
The psych sheet for the 2009 World Championship Trials has been posted for your reading entertainment. Enjoy!
Jul 1, 2009 - No Sweat: 5 Easy Ways to Stay Hydrated
Melanie McMullen, a Swimnetwork.com Correspondent gives 5 easy ways to stay hydrated before, during and after practice.
Jun 30, 2009 - Vote for the 2009 ESPY Awards
Every year ESPN hosts their version of the Oscars, known as the ESPY Awards. This year Michael Phelps and Natalie Coughlin are up for multiple awards. Help these amazing swimmers get the credit they d...
Jun 29, 2009 - No PM Practice Friday, July 3rd
There will be no afternoon practice for all 3:45pm groups Friday July 3rd due to the holiday weekend. 5pm groups do not have practice on Friday afternoons for the remainder of the summer.
Jun 24, 2009 - World Championship Trials Tickets Now on Sale
Tickets are now on sale for the 2009 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships and World Championship Trials. To get your tickets go to www.allgreatracers.com! The meet will take place July...
Jun 24, 2009 - Junior Olympic Meet Info
The meet information for the 2009 Summer Junior Olympics is now availible. It will also be posted on the FGC JO Page tab at the top of your screen.
Jun 23, 2009 - USA Swimming Adopts Fina Suit List
As many of you know, there has been alot of discusion going back and forth about the current "super suit" controversy. On one side, you have the group who thinks the new suits are some kind of cheatin...
Jun 22, 2009 - Congratulations to PST Masters
CONGRATULATIONS! to the PST Masters on their 3rd place finish at the 2009 Dixie Zone Long Course Championships. The group of Heidi Hester, Vi-An Le, Carlos Ochoa, Todd Wilson, and Coach Tom Cuticch...
Jun 17, 2009 - World Water Polo League Streamed Live on Universal Sports
The World Water Polo League is being streamed live by universalsports.com . The World League is similar to the World Cup in soccer. It?s not every day that water polo gets international exposure, so...
Jun 16, 2009 - What Goes Around Comes Around
Brett Hawke is the Co-Head Coach at the University of Auburn. A great swimmer in his own right, Brett is now considered one of the premier sprint coaches in the world. Names in his sprint group includ...
Jun 15, 2009 - USA Swimming Web Site Survey
USA Swimming is working hard on improving thier organizational Web site to better meet your needs. Please take a moment to tell them what is important to you when it comes to visiting thier website....
Jun 11, 2009 - Legendary Coach Richard Quick Passes Away
Offical Statement from USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus: From all of us at USA Swimming who knew and loved Richard Quick, we send our deepest sympathies for the loss of our friend. We w...
Jun 10, 2009 - Santa Clara Grand Prix Coverage from Swimnetwork.com
Swimnetwork.com will be covering the Santa Clara Grand Prix begining June 11. Click here for races as well as interviews from some of your favorite swimmers! Psych Sheet
Jun 9, 2009 - No PM Practice Friday, June 12
There is no afternoon practice Friday, June 12th for ALL groups Friday, June 12th.
Jun 8, 2009 - Santa Clara Grand Prix
More than 20 U.S. Olympians, including Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) and Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Calif.), will compete at the Swimnetwork.com Santa Clara Internationa...
Jun 4, 2009 - Summer Practice Schedule
Parents and swimmers, our summer schedule will be as follows, beginning June 8th. With the chances of afternoon thunderstorms developing during the summer months, please make an attempt to make the AM...
Jun 4, 2009 - Entries, Warm Up Times, Directions, Psych & Timeline for FAU 6/5-7
PST ENTRIES PSYCH SHEET TIME LINE Events 1-12 Friday June 5th Warm Up at 2:30pm Events 13-36 Saturday June 6th Warm Up at 7am Events 37-58 Saturday June 6th Warm Up at 10:30am Events 59-82 Sunday June...
Jun 4, 2009 - PST Parents & Swimmers
Parents & Swimmers, Starting Monday, June 8th after morning practice, the PST Booster Club will be paying for a dryland trainer for the summer, for Monday ? Wednesday ? Friday from June 8, to July 1...
Jun 2, 2009 - Pool Rat
In this interview from Floswimming.com , Coach Nate Boyle discusses the "pool rat" lifestyle that he grew up with and how playing and enjoying his time in the water, outside of swim practice, helped h...
May 29, 2009 - F is for Fear
F is for Fear BY AIMEE KIMBALL, PhD//Special Correspondent One of the worst four-letter words in an athletes? everyday vocabulary is ?fear.? It is an emotion that most athletes don?t admit to, yet wh...
May 27, 2009 - Water Polo and Swimming...
Here is an article from USA Swimming about Adam Hewko , a highly recruited swimmer and water polo player. In the articile, Hewko discusses how he is being forced to make a decision of whether to play ...
May 26, 2009 - 2009 Zone Team Announced
Congratulations to the following PST swimmers who were selected to the 2009 FGC Zone Team. Click here for the full list. Esteban Velazquez 11-12 Boys Alt. Jessica Randolph 13-14 Girls Cheriesse Campb...
May 21, 2009 - No Practice on Memorial Day for all Groups on Monday, May 25, 2009.
No Practice on Memorial Day for all Groups on Monday, May 25, 2009. Have a safe weekend.
May 20, 2009 - Scholastic All-American Applications
The Scholastic All-American Applications are now availible. They must be completed and mailed into USA Swimming by August 1, 2009. The requirements include: 1. High School student athlete with USA...
May 17, 2009 - Plantation Long Course Invitational Meet Results
Thank you to all the officials, volunteers, swimmers, parents and coaches who help made the Plantation Long Course Invitational a great success! We will see you at the FGC Long Course Jr. Olympics in ...
May 16, 2009 - May Meet Updates, PST Entries, Time Lines & Psych Sheet
NEW - To help make the meet run efficiently the following changes: Saturday Afternoon - Please be advised that all 200 IM?s for the 14 & unders is now a posititive check-in event. Friday p.m.: Same ...
May 15, 2009 - Volunteers Needed For The PST May Invitational
Volunteers Needed For The PST May Invitational Please contact Colleen @ ecuabad1@hotmail.com or see me on the pool deck at 5PM daily. Help is needed at the concession stand, timing, hospitality,...
May 15, 2009 - No Practice for 3:45pm groups Friday, May 15
There will be no practice for all 3:45pm groups Friday, May 15th due to the swim meet here at Central Park. If you are intrested in volunteering, please email PST Booster Club President Colleen Abad a...
May 13, 2009 - Phelps, Jones compete in first meet since Bejing
Fifteen U.S. Olympians and more than 25 U.S. National Team members, including 14-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) and Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones (New Brunswick, N...
May 8, 2009 - D is for Dedication
For many swimmers, their sport is more than just a hobby. It?s more than just something they do to get fresh air, meet people and get some exercise. There is nothing wrong if you swim just for fun, bu...
May 6, 2009 - Vote for the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame
The USOC is currently accepting fan votes for the 2009 Olympic Hall of Fame class. Swimmers on the ballot include Gary Hall, Sr., Mary T. Meager and the 1976 Women?s 4x100 Free Relay from the 76? Mo...
May 6, 2009 - 2009 Southwest Florida Neurosurgical Associates Summer Invitational
2009 Southwest Florida Neurosurgical Associates Summer Invitational Type of Meet: Age Group & Senior 50 Meter Long Course Invitational Prelims & Finals Location: Lee County / FGCU Aquatic Center ...
May 5, 2009 - Speedo Tip of the Week
This weeks Speedo Tip comes from Dr. Lenny Wiersma, an associate professor at Cal State Fullerton. Dr. Wiersma discusses a couple of reminders about staying mentally tough during competion.
May 1, 2009 - Univ. of Washington cuts Men's and Women's Swimming
The University of Washington has announced that it will be disbanding both the Men's and Women's swimming programs in an effort to bring the athletic department budget down. While the cutting of men's...
Apr 30, 2009 - Plantation Swim Team Booster Club - College Scholarship Award Competition
ANNOUNCING 2009 Plantation Swim Team Booster Club College Scholarship Award Competition $ 1,000.00 TOPIC ?Flashback and Fast Forward" The PST Booster Club is proud to announce a 2009 College Scholar...
Apr 28, 2009 - PST ADDS WATER POLO CLUB
Starting Monday, May 4th ? Plantation Swim Team is adding an additional training program. The Plantation Water Polo Club will be coached by our own Coach Terrell Woods. Age Group Practice Days Fees ...
Apr 28, 2009 - PST Entries and Directions for Comets Meet May 1-3
PST Entries Events 1-6 Friday May 1 Warm up @ 5pm Events 7-15 Saturday May 2 Warm up @ 7am Events 16-28 Saturday May 2 Warm up @ 12:30pm Events 29-37 Sunday May 3 Warm up @ 7am Events 38-50 Sunday May...
Apr 27, 2009 - PST Entries and Directions for Lauderhill Sizzler May 1
PST Entries Warm up is at 5pm. From Broward: Take University Dr. north to NW 50th St and make a left. Take your first right on NW 76th Ter. Take your first left into the park and the pool will be near...
Apr 26, 2009 - Speedo Tip of the Week
This week?s Speedo Tip of the Week comes from Jimmy Tierney, head coach of Northwestern University?s women?s swim team. Tierney talks about five common stroke flaws found in young swimmers.
Apr 23, 2009 - Zone Deadline Aproaching
The FGC Zone team is an All-Star team that will be selected to compete against other LSC?s from the Southern US, July 28-August 2 in Orlando, Florida. Click here for information as well as the applic...
Apr 21, 2009 - Cleaning out the Car w/ Sean Hutchinson
Sean Hutchinson is the Head Coach at KING Aquatics in Seattle. The 2009 World Championship team Head Coach put 2 girls on the Olympic team in Beijing. KING also won the 2008 short course nationals wom...
Apr 20, 2009 - Who Should be on the 2010 Membership Card?
USA Swimming wants your opinion on who should get the honor of being on the 2010 Athlete Membership Card. Click here to vote!
Apr 17, 2009 - PM Session @ Pine Crest Moved Up 1 Hour
Please note that the afternoon sessions for the Pine Crest Invite April 17-19 have been moved up one hour. Warm up will now begin at 10:30am. The afternoon session is for 13 & Overs.
Apr 16, 2009 - PST Entries, Directions, Timeline and Psych Sheet for Pine Crest April 17-19
PST Entries Psych Sheet Time Line Events 1-8 Friday April 17 Warm up at 5pm Events 9-28 Saturday April 18 Warm up at 7am Events 29-40 Saturday April 18 Warm up at 10:30am Events 41-56 Sunday April 19 ...
Apr 15, 2009 - Summer Skin Care for Kids
As the summer aproaches, check out this article from WebMD.com about how to select and apply the best type of sunscreen for you and your kids.
Apr 14, 2009 - Training with the Navy SEALs
The USA National Team recently made a trip to the US Navy SEALs training center. Click here to see how they held up!
Apr 13, 2009 - PST Entries and Directions for Sunrise Sizzler April 17
PST Entries Warm up will begin at 5pm Friday April 17 Directions to Sunrise: Take Nob Hill Rd north to Josh Lee Blvd. and make a left. The pool will be on your right.
Apr 8, 2009 - Beverage Consumption Tied to Weight Issues
When it comes to weight loss, what you drink may be more important than what you eat, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Researchers examined the relation...
Apr 8, 2009 - Defeating Negative Self Thoughts
This weeks Speedo Tip discusses how to defeat negative self thoughts, and how to keep a positive mindset.
Apr 7, 2009 - April Pools Day '09
Kids, join us to learn important water safety skills that could save a life! See a Dive/Rescue Team demonstration, watch a mock drowning and rescue, use a 9-1-1 simulator, meet PFD Pete and more! Apri...
Apr 6, 2009 - All-Star Dual Meet Results
Saturday AM Results Saturday PM Results Sunday Results
Apr 2, 2009 - Summer 2009 Meet Schedule
Here is our Summer '09 meet schedule . Please keep one for your fridge and fill one out and hand it in to your coach. The summer schedule can also be found under the events tab located at the top of ...
Apr 2, 2009 - Change of Date for Pine Crest Meet
The upcoming meet at The Pine Crest School has been changed from April 24-26 to April 17-19 . We need to know if you are intrested in attending no later than Tuesday, April 7th . If you have alrea...
Apr 1, 2009 - Michael Phelps Workout!
Finaly, Floswimming.com has put up a Michael Phelps workout ! Sit back and enjoy!
Mar 31, 2009 - PST Team Records from JO's
Short course Junior Olympics was held March 26-29 at the Coral Springs Aquatic Complex and the performance by the PST Piranahs was amazing. Eight new team records were set and as a team, PST swam to a...
Mar 30, 2009 - Junior Olympics Recap Sunday
PST proved that we do indeed own Sunday, with Jessie Randolph and Natalya Wozab both finaling in 3 individual events each. Jessie finished 2nd in both the 200 IM (2:10.40) and the 100 Breast (1:09.08)...
Mar 29, 2009 - Junior Olympics Recap Saturday
The Randolph sisters continued their JO dominance with Jessie winning both the 200 Breast (2:24.82) and the 500 Free (5:02.75). Courtney took the 4th place slot in the 200 Breast (2:24.38) and 3rd in ...
Mar 28, 2009 - Junior Olympics Recap Friday
PST had a great Friday night at the Junior Olympics in Coral Springs, with 10 individual swims in finals. Skye Downey cut massive amounts of time in the 200 Back (2:26.37) to finish in 1th place, Dyla...
Mar 27, 2009 - Junior Olympics Recap Thursday
PST kicked off JO's the way we should, with both individual and relay preformances that we expect. The 1000 Free turned out to be extremely productive, with Dylan Marsolek (8th in the 15/16 age group)...
Mar 26, 2009 - Sectional Meet Recap
The PST Piranhas had a great Sectional meet at the Hall of Fame pool March 19-22. Outstanding efforts by all of the PST swimmers added up to over 60% best times. Leading the way with the biggest dro...
Mar 26, 2009 - No Practice Monday March 30th
Due to the four day FGC Junior Olympics this weekend in Coral Springs this weekend, there will be no practice for all groups Monday, March 30th. Enjoy your day off!
Mar 25, 2009 - Florida Gold Coast 2009 Jr. Olympics Psych Sheet & Time Lines
2009 Florida Gold Coast Jr. Olympics Psych Sheet & Time Lines Click here for Time Lines Click here for Psych Sheet Note: The time lines for the 13 & over sessions will be shorter than shown due...
Mar 25, 2009 - Men's NCAA Divison 1 Championships
Texas A&M will be hosting the 2009 Men's NCAA Divsion 1 Championships starting Thursday March 26. NCAA's is one of the fastest meets in the world, and is held in the exiting 25yd format. Olympians fro...
Mar 24, 2009 - Junior Olympic Entries and Warm Up Times
PST Entries Events 1-16 Thursday March 26 Warm Up at 3pm Events 17-54 Friday March 27 13 & Over Warm Up at 7am, 12 & Under Warm Up at 7:30am Events 61-106 Saturday March 28 13 & Over Warm Up at 7am,...
Mar 23, 2009 - THE BEST TIMES JUST KEEP ON COMING
THE BEST TIMES JUST KEEP ON COMING Sunday was another great day for the Pirhanas. Chereisse Campbell led the way with a personal best time of 2:25.13 which qualified her for her first Sectional cham...
Mar 23, 2009 - No Practice Friday March 27
There will be no practice for all groups Friday March 27 and Saturday March 28 due to Junior Olympics. There will be normal practices on Thursday March 26 for those swimmers not going to JO?s.
Mar 23, 2009 - FGC All-Star Information
Here is the information for the 2009 FGC vs. Florida All-Star Dual Meet . The team will be selected at this weekend's Junior Olympics. Athletes who finish in the top 6 in finals (top 4 in the 1650) wi...
Mar 23, 2009 - The Gallery Collection Scholarship Contest
Dear Customer, At The Gallery Collection we are continuing to strive to do well by doing good . And despite the difficult economic climate, we believe it is important to maintain our support of...
Mar 23, 2009 - May Invite TM File for Coaches
Coaches, here is the TM File for the May Invite here at Central Park. Please check the May Invite tab at the top of the screen for the meet information.
Mar 22, 2009 - PIRANHAS CONTINUE IMPRESSIVE SHOWING AT SECTIONAL MEET
PIRANHAS CONTINUE IMPRESSIVE SHOWING AT SECTIONAL MEET By Coach Dave Saturday morning at the Spring Sectional meet, PST stood for Plantation Sprint Team. Mickaela Michalowitz, Jessica Randolph, Ashl...
Mar 21, 2009 - PST SWIMMERS HAVE A GREAT FRIDAY
PST SWIMMERS HAVE A GREAT FRIDAY by coach Dave PST swimmers were on fire Friday at the Sectional meet led by the Randolph sisters, Courtney and Jessie. Courtney swam her best times in the 100 fly an...
Mar 19, 2009 - Courtney Randolph Starts First Night Of Sectionals For PST With A Bang
Courtney Randolph Starts First Night Of Sectionals For PST With A Bang by Coach Jimmy Courtney Randolph starts the first night off for PST of the Southern Zone Sectional Championships finishing 6th ...
Mar 18, 2009 - PST Swimmers at Spring Sectionals
Good luck to the following swimmers who will be representing PST at this weekends Speedo Sectional Championship Series: Dania Banks, Cheriesse Campbell, Sivan Fraiman, Hailey Hernandez, Ashley Hicks, ...
Mar 17, 2009 - Vote for the AAU Sulivan Award
Two swimmers and a relay team make up three of the 12 semi-finalists for the 79th Annual James E. Sullivan Award. Triple silver-medalist in 2008 Dara Torres, the world record-setting U.S. Olympic Men?...
Mar 16, 2009 - Division 2 Meet Recap
Plantation Swim Team proved to be one of the strongest and deepest teams in the Florida Gold Coast at the Division II Championships, March 13-15 at the North County Aquatics Complex in Jupiter, Florid...
Mar 13, 2009 - Meet Info for May 15-17 Invite
Here is the meet information for our May 15-17 Invite. Other information will also be availble on the May Invite Tab located at the top of the screen.
Mar 12, 2009 - Practice for Saturday, March 14
Practice for Age Group 1 and 2 has been canceled for Saturday, March 14. Junior Olympic Group, Sprint and Animal Groups will have practice from 10a-12n at Sunrise.
Mar 11, 2009 - Division 2 Psych Sheet and Timeline
Psych Sheets and timelines can be found here
Mar 11, 2009 - Division 2 Entries, Directions, Order of Events and Warm Up Times
PST Entries Order of Events & Warm up times Please check the order of events to know when you need to be at the meet. You will need to check the event numbers on the entry link with the order of event...
Mar 10, 2009 - D1, D2 and D3 NCAA Championships
Flswimming.com has put all of the NCAA Championship coverage in one, easy to follow location. Click here to go to flswimming.com. To get to the NCAA info, scroll down and look in the middle. Unoffic...
Mar 4, 2009 - March Chew on This
The new edition of our monthly news letter is now availble for you reading consumption! Click here for the March Chew on This! You can find past editions by clicking on the arrows under the USA Swi...
Mar 3, 2009 - Thank You For Your Help!
Mar 2, 2009 - Plantation Swim Team Invitational - TM file Results
Plantation Swim Team Invitational February 27 - March 1, 2009 Age Group Meet SCY - TM-File Senior Meet LCM - TM-File
Mar 1, 2009 - Sunday 13 & Over Results
Click here for Sunday?s 13 & Over Results
Mar 1, 2009 - Sunday Age Group Session Results
Sunday Age Group Session Results
Feb 28, 2009 - Saturday's Senior Session Results
Saturday's Senior Session Results
Feb 28, 2009 - Saturday 12 & Under Results
Click here for Saturday's 12 & Under Results
Feb 27, 2009 - Results Friday Night Session
Click here for Friday Senior Session Results
Feb 26, 2009 - Speedo USA now on Facebook
Speedo USA has launched a Facebook Page. Click here for more info .
Feb 26, 2009 - Speedo Tip of the Week
This weeks Speedo Tip comes from Dr. Alan Goldberg, who offers advise on mentally focusing on your race.
Feb 25, 2009 - Conference Championships Under Way
This week, the ACC Men, Big 12, Big 10, Ivy League Women and the Pac 10 Women kick off their conference meets. They all begin Wednesday, Feb. 25. Swimnetwork.com has done a wonderful job putting all t...
Feb 23, 2009 - B is for Building Your Mindset
USA Swimming is running a new information series called the ABC?s of Mental Training. They will be running a new story every two weeks. In the first installment , A is for Anxiety, Sport psychologis...
Feb 23, 2009 - Dylan Marsolek makes Zone Select Camp
Congratulations to Dylan Marsolek for being selected to the Southern Zone Select Camp. Dylan qualified in the 400 Free from this past summer with at time of 4:13.29. Dylan is only one of three swimmer...
Feb 20, 2009 - PST Entries for 2009 Feb. Invite Feb. 27- Mar. 1
12 & Under Entries Events 1-12 for the 12 & Unders are on Saturday, warm up is at 7 am Events 13-24 are on Sunday, warm up is at 12 noon 13 & Over / Open Entries Events 1-8 are on Friday, warm up i...
Feb 19, 2009 - PST February Invite Timelines and Psych Sheets
Here are the time lines and psych sheets for both the Age Group and Senior sessions for the 2009 PST February Invite Age Group Psych Sheet Age Group Time Line Senior Psych Sheet Senior Time Line
Feb 18, 2009 - Krista Marin to attend University of Florida
Krista Marin has been accepted and will attend the University of Florida begining in June 09?. Congratulations!
Feb 17, 2009 - Diego Cabrera and Michael Tucci accepted to UF; Tucci National Merit Finalist
Congratulations to Michael Tucci and Diego Cabrera for being accepted to the University of Florida. Michael Tucci ...
Feb 16, 2009 - Missouri GP Sunday Prelims
Sunday morning was another busy session for PST. Courtney Randolph made finals again in the 200 Fly (2:25.97). She will be seeded in 22 nd place. Cheriesse Campbell dropped 6 seconds in the 800 Free ...
Feb 16, 2009 - Missouri GP Sunday Finals
Courtney Randolph finished her amazing meet with a 2:25.16 in the 200 Fly, finishing in 20 th place. The men?s 400 Free Relay of Said Mosquera, Michael Tucci, Alec Wathen and Dylan Marsolek came in 1...
Feb 15, 2009 - Missouri GP-Day Two Finals
Courtney Randolph again was in the finals, swimming both the 200 IM (2:26.81) and the 200 Breast (2:48.18), finishing in 20 th and 19 th place respectively. Both swims were personal bests. Said Mosq...
Feb 14, 2009 - PST @ the Missouri Grand Prix Day 2 Prelims Recap
Saturday morning was a busy session for the Plantation Swim Team at the 2009 Missorui Grand Prix. After finaling in the 400 IM last night, Courtney Randolph followed up with a 2:27.68 in the 200 im, ...
Feb 13, 2009 - Volunteers needed for PST meet Feb. 27- Mar. 1
Volunteers/Timers Needed for the February Plantation Meet There will be 5 sessions that need volunteers. Approximate time is 4 hours per session. Fri. Feb. 27th starting at 5 PM Sat. Feb. 28th sta...
Feb 13, 2009 - Courtney Randolph Makes Finals on Day 1 @ Missouri Grand Prix
Courtney Randolph became the only FGC swimmer to qualify for the A Final in the 2009 Missouri Grand Prix on day one of the meet. Courtney will be in 6 th place going into the 400 IM final with a pre...
Feb 13, 2009 - Missouri GP Day 1 Finals Recap
Courtney Randolph , the only FGC swimmer in any A Final Friday night at the 2009 Missouri Grand Prix, finished in 8th place in the 400 IM with a time of 5:04.65. Dylan Marsolek (2:02.61), Alec Wat...
Feb 12, 2009 - Comets Meet Entries, Directions and Psych Sheet Feb 14-15
PST Entries Psych Sheet Events 1-14 Saturday Warm Up @ 7am Events 15-28 Saturday Warm Up @ 12noon Events 29-40 Sunday Warm Up @ 7am Events 41-54 Sunday Warm Up @ 12noon Directions: Take I-75 south t...
Feb 11, 2009 - No Practice for 3:45 Friday 13th
There will be no practice for all 3:45pm groups February 13 (Friday) due to the Sizzler Meet at Pine Crest.
Feb 11, 2009 - Practice Schedule for Sat. 14 and Mon. 16
Sprint and Animal Groups will have practice on Saturday the 14th from 8am-10am. Age Group 1, 2 and JO Groups will NOT have practice on Saturday due to the meet at Comets. All 5pm Groups will have prac...
Feb 10, 2009 - PST Swimmers attend Missouri Grand Prix
This weekend PST Swimmers Courtney and Jessica Randolph, Said Mosquera, Cheriesse Campbell, Dylan Marsolek, Michael Tucci and Alec Wathen will be representing us at the Missouri Grand Prix. Good luck ...
Feb 9, 2009 - New FGC Junior Olympic Time Standards
Click here for the new Junior Olympic Time Standards . They will also be up under the events/meet schedule tab.
Feb 7, 2009 - Plantation Swim Team 2009 Banquet Slide Show
To see more pictures go to PST Photo Gallery.
Feb 6, 2009 - Speedo Tip of the Week
This week?s Speedo Tip of the Week comes from the strength and conditioning specialist Mike Mejia, author of "The Men?s Health Gym Bible." Mejia recommends some exercises that might help prevent kne...
Feb 6, 2009 - Upcoming Area Masters Meets
There are two masters meets being held in the Florida Gold Coast LMSC in the next month. Information and Entry forms can be found on the PST Masters page. Just click on the double arrow (>>) link ...
Feb 5, 2009 - *NEW* Meet Information and TM Files For 2009 February Invite
Coaches, here is the Meet Information for the 2009 February Invite , February 27- March 1 @ Central Park. Senior Sessions will be held LCM, while Age Group Sessions will be SCY. Also, please note t...
Feb 4, 2009 - Thank You Dennis Foster
Thank you Dennis for all of your hard work making Plantation Swim Team what it is today. Click here for an article written on www.flswimming.com by Sun-Sentinel staff writer Sharron Robb.
Feb 4, 2009 - New PST Hoodies on sale now!
New PST Hoodies are now on sale. Click here for the order form.
Feb 3, 2009 - USA Today National Sportsmanship Day Essay Contest
USA Today is celebrating National Sportsmanship Day March 3, 2009 by having an essay contest for students of all ages. Click here for more information.
Feb 2, 2009 - 2009 Scotty Invite Meet Recap
Congratulations to all the PST swimmers who braved the elements and turned out some amazing swims at the 2009 Scotty Invite at St. Andrews . In spite of the cold temperatures, PST was on fire wi...
Jan 27, 2009 - Speedo Tip of the Week
I n this weeks tip from USA Swimming , Dr. Jim Miller brings up the topic of staying hydrated. In swimming, it is a common myth that because you are in the water, you don't need to drink any! If you a...
Jan 26, 2009 - Too Young to Compete?
As a coach of younger swimmers, parents regularly ask me if thier child is ready to go to meets. I think this article from USA Swimming does a better job explaining the pros (Sizzlers!) and cons of ...
Jan 23, 2009 - Sivan Fraiman Selected to U.S. World Maccabiah Games Team
Congratulations to Sivan Fraiman for being selected to the World Maccabiah Games Team. She will be competing July 12-23 in Israel. For the complete story, go to www.flswimming.com
Jan 22, 2009 - Entries and Directions to St. Andrews Meet Jan. 30- Feb. 1
PST Entries Warm Up Times: Friday Events 1-8 Warm Up at 4pm Saturday Events 9-36 Warm Up at 8am Saturday Events 37-62 Warm Up at 12 noon Sunday Events 63-86 Warm Up at 8am Sunday Events 87-112 Warm U...
Jan 21, 2009 - Practice Update Due to Cooler Weather
Due to the temperature drop, please bring shoes and clothes to practice for the rest of the week, as we will be supplementing dry land exercises for pool time. Also bring your suits in case the water...
Jan 20, 2009 - Speedo Tip of the Week
This weeks Speedo Tip of the Week from USA Swimming discusses bilateral breathing in freestyle.
Jan 20, 2009 - Updated 1st Annual New Year's Masters Invitational Final Results
Thank you to all that participated in the 1st Annual New Year?s Masters Invitational. Please keep your eyes peeled for future masters meets hosted by Plantation Swim Team. Complete Results Result...
Jan 15, 2009 - MLK Day Practice Schedule
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the pool will be closing at 4pm on Monday January 19th. We will be offering practice from 8am-9:30am for all 5pm groups. Animal group will practice from 7:30a...
Jan 14, 2009 - Doctoral candidate looking for swimmers to participate in study
From USA Swimming: Sharon Weiss, head coach of the Lakeridge Swim Team and Doctoral Candidate in Counseling and Educational Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, is looking for swimmers to p...
Jan 13, 2009 - Grand Prix in Long Beach features 2008 Olympians
This weekend's Grand Prix meet in Long Beach, California will feature multiple 2008 Olympians in their first competion since the Bejing Games. Ryan Lochte will join fellow Olympians Matt Grevers, Ch...
Jan 12, 2009 - From the Pool to School and Back Again
In this article from USA Swimming , Tom Slear discusses how swimming and good grades often go hand in hand. Swimming teaches student-athletes how to manage their time in a way that many other sports ...
Jan 12, 2009 - Practice Schedule for Jan. 19-MLK Day
Practice on Monday January 19th (Martin Luther King, Jr Day) will be as follows: Animal Group- 7:30am-10am Sprint- 8am-10am Age Group 1, 2, Junior Olympic- 8-9:30 There will be NO practice for all...
Jan 8, 2009 - RSVP's For PST Awards Banquet w/ Flyer
Please bring your RSVP?s for the PST Awards Banquet to the swim team office, and put them in the PST Booster Club Box. The RSVP?s are located on the back of the news letter you recieved with your bi...
Jan 7, 2009 - Change to Meet January 30-February 1st
The All Levels meet January 30th-February 1st has been moved from Pine Crest to St. Andrews . Warm Up times for 12 & Unders will be at 8am. 13 & Overs will warm up at 12 noon. Directions to St. And...
Jan 7, 2009 - USA Swimming Parent Tip of the Month
This months parent tip from USA Swimming discuses the pros and cons of young athletes specializing in one sport. It comes from Dr. Daniel Gould from Michigan State University.
Jan 5, 2009 - New Year's Resolutions
Make any resolutions this year? Here is an article from USA Swimming on how to make sure you keep up with those promises you made to your self!
Jan 4, 2009 - Congrats to the Sortal Family
Congratulation goes to Aarron Sortal on his first place finish in the 12 & Under ¼ mile swim at the 39th Annual Fort Lauderdale rough water ocean swim that took place January 3 rd. A special congr...
Jan 3, 2009 - 2009 Fort Lauderdale Rough Water Swim
Rough Water Swim Information - Swim is on Saturday - January 3, 2009
Jan 2, 2009 - Delray Beach Ocean Mile Swim Sunday - January
20 th Delray Beach Ocean Rescue Ocean Mile Swim is Sunday January 4th. Starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Anchor Park Municipal Beach. The race is open to everyone and will be divided into men?s and women?...
Jan 1, 2009 - HAPPY NEW YEAR
Dec 28, 2008 - Check Out The New Flswimming.com Website For All Your Florida Swimming News
Hello Everybody! I would like to take a moment and introduce www.flswimming.com where you won?t find a more active or up-to-date Florida swimming and aquatics website. The search for all o...
Dec 22, 2008 - Annual PST Awards Banquet
PST will be hosting our Annual Awards Banquet Sunday, January 25th at the Crown Plaza Hotel at 12:30pm. Invitations will be out soon! Bring the whole family! Click here for directions from mapquest....
Dec 22, 2008 - Booster Club Meeting to Select Board Members
The PST Booster Club will be having a special meeting Saturday, January 24 at 8:30am at Central Park to select new board members. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.
Dec 18, 2008 - Swimmers with ADD/ADHD
Did you know that Michael Phleps was diagnosed with ADD/ADHD? Scientists believe that the repetitive nature of swimming helps children with ADD/ADHD concentrate, and helps them learn different learnin...
Dec 17, 2008 - Holiday Practice Schedule
The Holiday season practice schedule for Coach Jimmy Dolores and Terrell's groups are as follows: December 22-24(Mon-Wed) and 29-31(Mon-Wed), all 5pm groups will practice from 7am-9am. There will ...
Dec 17, 2008 - Gift Ideas for Swimmers
Having trouble finding the right gift for your swimmer? Check out Total Team Wares !
Dec 16, 2008 - On the Road with Michael Phelps
After the release of his new book, No Limits : The Will to Succeed , Michael Phleps has been on a whirlwind media tour. He has been on Rome is Burning, with Jim Rome , The Colbert Report, with St...
Dec 15, 2008 - Winter Champs TM-File Results
WinterChamps Results TM-File
Dec 12, 2008 - Food for Thought
SELF DISCIPLINE Why are some people more successful than others? Why do some people make more money, live happier lives and accomplish much more in the same number of years than the great majority? ...
Dec 11, 2008 - December Swimmers of the Month
Congratulations to Courtney Randolph and Natalya Wozab for their accomplishments in November! Click the arrows on the top tab to get to the swimmers of the month page.
Dec 8, 2008 - Holiday Party
Here is your Offical PST Holiday Party Flyer . Please rsvp asap! Its on Saturday December 20 at 6pm untill 10pm at Volunteer Park (12050 W Sunrise Blvd. Plantation, Fl 33322) Bring the whole family!...
Dec 6, 2008 - Matthew Hyatts' Extreme Christmas Lights
The Hyatts were on the front page of the Plantation Forum last year and this year they applied to HGTV Extreme Christmas. They are located in Plantation Acres (Middle Acres) so come by and tell every...
Dec 5, 2008 - Special Thanks from the Downey Family
Dear Plantation Swim Team Booster Club, Coaches, Parents and Swimmers: As you know this has been a tough year for the Downey family from the July 1st accident to passing of Stuart. Some times I don...
Dec 3, 2008 - Jimmy V Week
This week is "Jimmy V Week", sponored by ESPN. Jim Valvano was a basketball coach at North Carolina State, and an award winning broadcaster. Before passing away from bone cancer in 1993 Coach Valvano,...
Dec 2, 2008 - Student Service Hours from Winter Champs
All students that helped out with timing during the Winter Champs can see Colleen Abad, on the deck, this week, for service hours. I will be available Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday from 4:45 ?til 6:3...
Nov 26, 2008 - Spring 09' Meet Schedule
Here is our schedule for the Spring 2009 season . Please print one for youself and turn one in to your coach if you DO NOT want to use the web site. We encourage you to use the web site (save some tr...
Nov 26, 2008 - Turkey Swim Champs!
Congratulations to the Turkey Swim Champions! Connor Loperena Andrew Yurchak Julia McAlpin Cameron Lindsey & Parker Strickman Katelyn Harrison Zoe Eisner Victor Faynberg Taylor Ginsberg Teddy Eisn...
Nov 24, 2008 - Thank you - SPEEDO FLORIDA GOLD COAST WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2008
SPEEDO FLORIDA GOLD COAST WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2008 On behalf of the City of Plantation Swim Team and Booster Club I would like to thank all the officials, volunteers, swimmers and coaches for p...
Nov 22, 2008 - Winter Champs Results and Team Scores- Final
Thursday Night Results Team Scores after Thursday Friday 12 & Under Results Prelims Friday 13 & Over Results Prelims Friday Results Finals Team Scores after Friday Night Saturday 12 & Under Resu...
Nov 17, 2008 - PST Loses a Family Member
Plantation Swim Team joins the Downey Family in mourning the loss of Stuart Downey. Our condolences go out to Karen, Skye, Logan and Caleb. Services are as follows: Friday November 21 st , 2008 Vi...
Nov 17, 2008 - 2008 Golden Goggle Awards
Every year USA Swimming has its version of the Academy Awards, known as the Golden Goggles. Not surprisingly, Natalie Coughlin and Michael Phelps were the big winners. Hosted by Bob Costas, and held a...
Nov 4, 2008 - November Chew on This
The November Chew on This is now out for your reading consumption! Swimmers, if you want to see your name in next months' edition, keep working at practice and race hard!
Nov 3, 2008 - PST Swimmers Move on to Regionals
Congratulations to the following PST swimmers who will be swimming at thier High School Regional Meets this week: Jeff Parkinson Courtney Randolph Jessica Randolph Krissa Robinson Veronica Riviere ...
Nov 3, 2008 - Thank You from Coach Terrell, Crystal and Jacob
I would like to thank everyone who has been so generous during this very exiting time in my family?s life. The love and support the entire Central Park family has shown us has been amazing. A spec...
Oct 31, 2008 - Polar Bear Club Starts Monday, November 3rd. Click Here to See the List
Polar Bear Club Starts Monday, November 3 rd We are offering the Polar Bear Club again this year for all swimmers in the 3:45 group and Coach Terrell?s 5pm group that would like to swim through th...
Oct 23, 2008 - Please Check Your Email
Please check you email to see if you are getting messages from us. If you are not, it is due to us not having the correct address. Your user name to sign up for swim meets is your email address and we...
Oct 19, 2008 - PST leads the FGC with three USA Swimming Scholastic All Americans
We are very Proud of You. Congratulations to the following PST swimmers Alex Cianci, Ashley Hicks, and Courtney Randolph for being recognized as USA Swimming - Scholastic All-Americans! The USA ...
Oct 14, 2008 - The importance of "Self Confidence" in Achieving Your Swimming Goals
Oct 13, 2008 - It's a Boy Congratulations Coach Terrell & Crystal
Its a Boy.... Congratulations to Coach Terrell and Crystal! Saturday, October 11, 2008 their healthy new baby boy was born Jacob Graham Woods. He weighed 5lbs. 13oz. He was 18 inches long. Mom & ba...
Oct 12, 2008 - REMINDER:USA Swimming Votes to Restrict Certain Swimsuits for 12&Under Swimmers!
USASwimming Votes to Restrict Certain Swimsuits for 12&Under Swimmers! At the 2008 United States Aquatic Sports Convention in Atlanta, USA Swimming?s House of Delegates voted to restrict the use of ...
Oct 9, 2008 - Parent Education - From Parent Magazine
Supporting Your Children in Swimming Parents can help their kids feel that they can reach goals they?ve set for themselves with effort, perseverance, and just a little patience. From PARENTS magaz...
Oct 8, 2008 - Parent Education - Swimming aids in attention disorder
By Nikki Miller For The Signal Swimming aids in attention disorders There has been lots of buzz lately around anything Michael Phelps, shattering the record for most gold medels won in the Olympics. ...
Oct 7, 2008 - October Chew on This
The October edition of Chew on This is now availible! Click here
Oct 6, 2008 - Your PST Booster Club want's you!
Board of Directors The Nominating Committee of your PST Booster Club Board of Directors is seeking qualified volunteers to serve on the Board. Qualifications include: positive attitude, enthusiasm,...
Oct 5, 2008 - COMPUTER OPERATIONS
COMPUTER OPERATIONS The PST Booster Club is looking for a volunteer parent with a computer operations/technical services background to assist in a computer operations audit. Areas of review:...
Oct 2, 2008 - Updates to the Education Page
Scroll your mouse over the arrow located at the top right of you screen and click on the Education tab for some new ideas and information to help you with your training. Parents, there are also some t...
Sep 30, 2008 - New Motivational Times 2009-2012
See where your goal times match up with the new motivational times from USA Swimming. Click here
Sep 30, 2008 - USA Swimming Bans Use of High Tech Suits
The USA Swimming House of Delegates voted to ban the use of suits for 12 & Unders that extend past the neck, shoulders or knees. Click here for the article from the Washington Post.
Sep 29, 2008 - Best Times Now Available
You can now view your best times and all meet results by first logging in and then clicking the My Meet Results tab on the left. You will be able to view times by meet and a best time list.
Sep 25, 2008 - Thank you from the Downey's
Dear Members of the Plantation Swim Team Booster Club, Coaches, Parents, Friends and Swimmers: The Downey?s would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere gratitude for your hospitals...
Sep 15, 2008 - Jupiter A Invite Recap
Congratulations to all the PST swimmers who competed in the Jupiter ?A? Invitational September 12-14. We had numerous event winners as well as some serious time drops in our first meet of the 2008...
Sep 11, 2008 - "Alex" Get better Quick
Alexandra (Alex) Cardozo Let?s wish Alexandra (Alex) Cardozo a speedy recovery. She came home last night after spending a month in the hospital after having a skateboard accident. She had a succes...
Sep 4, 2008 - September Birthday's
Alejandra Cardozo PJ Carreto Raquel Caysido Ashley Crawford Mando Farhangpour Victor Faynberg Jesus Flores Brittany Hanson Ryan Henderson Whitney Johnson Katie Laichak Victoria Lewis Kyra Liebertz T...
Sep 3, 2008 - Midnight Maddness
On Friday, August 15, 2008, PST held its first annual "Midnight Madness" gala. In conjunction with this event fundraising was conducted for the benefit of Caleb Downey and family. As has been hig...
Sep 3, 2008 - 2009 USA Registrations Information For All PST Parents
Parents, All swimmers need to be re-gistered with USA Swimming annually. The 2009 Registration charge appears on your September bill. This will give all parents adequate time to arrange your 2009 pa...
Aug 27, 2008 - PST Photo Gallery
Website Question: Do we still have the PST Photo Gallery online? Yes, we still have the PST Photo Gallery online. But, it is for login in members only. When you are signed in the link will be at the t...
Aug 26, 2008 - NEW WEBSITE & Login Info
New Format! Get Your Account Now! As you can probably already tell, we have completely overhauled our website design. For those that had an account on the previous website, we still have your info...
Aug 14, 2008 - Summer Meet Recap: Sectionals
Summer Sectionals 2008: by Coach Terrell With most of the PST swimmers focusing on Junior Olympics or Zones, PST put together a small group that attended Summer Sectionals at the Swi...
Aug 13, 2008 - Summer Meet Recap: Jr. Olympics
JO Recap Summer 2008: by Coach Terrell First of all, thank you to all the volunteers and officials who helped make this year?s version of Junior Olympics the best yet! Congratulations ...
Aug 12, 2008 - Summer Meet Recap: Division II
Div 2 Recap: Congratulations to all the PST swimmers who competed in the Division II Championships July 11-13 at Florida Atlantic University. PST swimmers did not disappoint, as multiple swimmers ...
Aug 2, 2008 - 2008 Scholarship Winners
2008 Scholarship Winners Katie Laichak $1,000 Scholarship Winner Alessandra Cianci $500 Inspiration Award Raquel Caysido $250 Leadership Award Roger Montenegro $2...
Aug 1, 2008 - Thank You
Thank You To All The Volunteers: The Plantation Swim Team Coaching Staff wants to take this opportunity to thank all those individuals who helped with the planning and operation of the Florida Gold ...
Aug 1, 2008 - Media Excellence Awards
The Plantation Swim Team was selected as the winner for the 2008 Media Excellence Award for Web Sites by the Florida Recreation and Park Association.