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Sep 24, 2017 - Story Time / History Lesson - Fleet article
Buckle in kiddos and families, it's story time: At the 1972 Munich Olympics the big story in the pool was Mark Spitz. And with good reason. The guy won seven gold medals in world record time, all whil...
Feb 1, 2017 - Fleet's Elliott Jones Qualifies for 2017 Southern Zone Select Camp
Congrats to Elliott Jones for qualifying for the 2017 Southern Zone Select Camp! Elliott will be traveling to Louisville, Kentucky in the spring to swim with some of the best in the Southern Zone. He ...
Jan 25, 2017 - Fleet Swimmers Qualify for the Texas Select Camp
Congratulations to Luke DiMiceli, Elliott Jones, Ethan Le and Cameron Dafoe for qualifying to represent Gulf Swimming at the Texas Select Camp! The boys will be traveling out to Colorado Springs to tr...
Jan 20, 2016 - CWA 1/20 - Swim Faster By Streamlining Your Life Outside The Pool
Swim Faster by Streamlining Your Life Outside the Pool Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Courtesy of YouSwimBook. The original article can be found here . As swimmers we obsess over finding even th...
Jan 6, 2016 - CWA 1/6 - 7 Keys to Being the Best Swim Parent You Can Be
7 Keys to Being the Best Swim Parent You Can Be Written by Jennifer Lager Courtesy of SwimSwam.com. The original article can be found here . GAME ? Get A Mental Edge As the weather cools and the le...
Dec 17, 2015 - FLEET Earns Bronze Medal Recognition in USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program
For the 2014-2015 season, Fleet earned a Bronze Medal from USA Swimming's Club Excellence program. In it's 14th year, the Club Excellence program identifies clubs that execute strong, well-rounded pro...
Dec 16, 2015 - CWA 12/16 - How Badly Do You Want It?
How Badly Do You Want It? Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Courtesy of SwimSwam.com. The original article can be found here . I had a coach that used to give us advance warning on the soul-breaking...
Nov 25, 2015 - CWA 11/25 - 15 Rules for a Monster Swim Season
15 Rules for a Monster Swim Season Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Courtesy of SwimSwam.com. The original article can be found here . Looking to make those big improvements this year? Are you read...
Nov 18, 2015 - CWA 11/18 - When a Meal is a Meal
When a Meal is a Meal Written by Jill Castle, MS, RDN Courtesy of USA Swimming When I wrote Growing Swimmers May Need a 4th Meal , I noticed a lot of comments on USA Swimming?s Facebook page indica...
Nov 11, 2015 - CWA 11/11 - How to Recover Mentally When You Are Injured
Nov 5, 2015 - CWA 11/4 - The Swimmer's 3 Step Strategy For Dealing With A Poor Performance
The Swimmer's 3 Step Strategy For Dealing With A Poor Performance Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Courtesy of SwimSwam.com. The original article can be found here . We all have those sessions in ...
Oct 28, 2015 - CWA 10/28 - Mastering Discouragement and Disappointment
Mastering Discouragement and Disappointment Written by Alan Goldberg. Courtesy of CompetitiveEdge.com. If you are a serious athlete and have big dreams to go far in this sport, then there's one thing ...
Oct 21, 2015 - CWA 10/21 - Why Helicopter Parenting Is Ruining A Generation Of Children
Former Stanford Dean Explains Why Helicopter Parenting Is Ruining A Generation Of Children Written by Emma Brown of the Washington Post The original article, as well as a video of the interview, can b...
Oct 16, 2015 - FLEET's Braxton Flowers Commit's to University of Texas
Congrats to Fleet swimmer Braxton Flowers for his commitment to swim for the University of Texas in the fall of 2016! The article below was originally published on SwimSwam.com. It can be found here ...
Oct 14, 2015 - CWA 10/14 - Why It's Good to Lose
Why It's Good to Lose Written by Elizabeth Wickham Courtesy of Swimswam.com. The original article can be found here . When my son was in Little League, we had the team over for an end-of-season par...
Oct 7, 2015 - CWA 10/6 - 5 Reasons to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Swimmers
5 Reasons to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Swimmers Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Courtesy of Swimswam.com. The original article can be found here . Yes, competitive swimming is exactly that?...
Sep 30, 2015 - CWA 9/30 - 6 Hard Truths of Swimming Success
6 Hard Truths of Swimming Success Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Courtesy of SwimSwam.com. The original article can be found here . Another new season is upon us, and with it comes a fresh opport...
Sep 23, 2015 - CWA 9/23 - 8 Ways to Recover After Practice
8 Ways to Recover After Practice A great season is built with consistent great workouts. Hard work and fast swimming, practice after practice, is what elicits the best training adaptations in the bo...
Sep 16, 2015 - CWA 9/16 - For Parents: 17 Dos and Don'ts
For Parents: 17 Dos & Don'ts Written by Grant Jenkins The original article can be found here . 1. Do support the Coach, especially in public and in front of your child. Regardless of the emotions, ...
Sep 14, 2015 - FLEET Swimmers Earn Gulf Swimming Awards
FLEET would like to congratulate the follwoing swimmers for earning awards at this year?s Gulf Swimming Banquet: Rayane Aboukinane Sally Acosta Nabila Argueta Alyvia Beaudion Kylie Bennett Matthew B...
Sep 10, 2015 - CWA 9/9 - 8 Tips to a Faster Kick
The coaching staff at Fleet believes that in order to swim fast, you have to have a strong kick. The kick is very important as it determines the swimmer's body position in the water, as well as the r...
Sep 2, 2015 - CWA 9/2 - 5 Ways to Measurably Improve Your Swimming This Year
Welcome to the new season! Every week I will posting a new Coaches Weekly Article (CWA). I find these articles from all over the place. Some relate directly to swimming while others apply more indirec...
Aug 26, 2015 - CWA 8/26 - Are You a Problem or a Solution?
Welcome to the new season! Every week I will posting a new Coaches Weekly Article. I find these articles from all over the place. Some relate directly to swimming while others apply more indirectly. S...
Jul 6, 2015 - CWA 7/6 - When Your Training Habits Suck
When Your Training Habits Suck - 5 Reasons You Aren't Swimming Faster By Olivier Poirier-Leroy via YourSwimBook The original article can be found here . One of the top questions I receive via the Y...
Jun 17, 2015 - CWA 6/15 - Do You Have the Patience to Achieve Success in the Pool?
Do You Have The Patience To Achieve Success In The Pool? Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Courtesy of SwimSwam.com. The original article can be found here . We want it all, and want it now. Right n...
Jun 1, 2015 - CWA 6/1 - 6 Words You Should Say To Your Child Today
May 18, 2015 - CWA 5/18 - Delusional Parent Disorder in Youth Sports
Delusional Parent Disorder in Youth Sports Written by Keith Van Horn The original article can be found here . Definition of Delusional Parent Disorder: Parents who have false or unrealistic belief...
May 11, 2015 - CWA 5/11 - Losing Is Good For You
Losing Is Good For You By Ashley Merryman, September 24, 2013 LOS ANGELES ? AS children return to school this fall and sign up for a new year?s worth of extracurricular activities, parents should ke...
Apr 27, 2015 - CWA 4/27 - 5 Things Fast Swimmers Understand
5 Things Fast Swimmers Understand Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Courtesy of SwimSwam.com. The original article can be found here . Swimming fast in the pool is fun. In fact, I?d go so far as to...
Apr 20, 2015 - CWA 4/20 - Sleep Restriction Causes Injuries in Adolescents
Sleep Restriction Causes Injuries in Adolescents Written by Gary Mullen The lack of sleep is often considered a badge of honor in developed countries. Unfortunately, sleep deprivation can cause a pl...
Apr 13, 2015 - CWA 4/13 - 10 Ways for the Swim Parent to Sabotage Their Child's Swimming Career
Apr 6, 2015 - CWA 4/6 - 6 Under-appreciated Truths of Fast Swimming
6 Under-appreciated Truths of Fast Swimming Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Courtesy of SwimSwam.com. The original article can be found here . The path that fast swimmers take on their way to the ...
Mar 30, 2015 - CWA 3/30 - Working With The Coach
Working With the Coach Written by the American Swim Coaches Association One of the major difficulties has to do with the working relationship between coach, parents, and Board of Directors. The ab...
Mar 23, 2015 - CWA 3/23 - 7 Things Your Swim Coach Wants You To Know
7 Thing Your Swim Coach Would Like You To Know Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Courtesy of SwimSwam.com. The original article can be found here . Your swim coach will wear a lot of hats over the c...
Mar 18, 2015 - Fleet Alumni Swim in NCAA's This Weekend
Fleet Alumni Swim in NCAA's This Weekend This weekend, Greensboro Noth Carolina hosts the Women's NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships. The meet starts Thursday, March 19th and runs throu...
Mar 16, 2015 - CWA 3/16 - What Does David Have in Common With Goliath?
What Does David Have in Common With Goliath? Written by Brendyn Appleby The original article can be found here . Regarded as one of the best Strength & Conditioning Coaches in Australia, Brendyn App...
Feb 26, 2015 - Sectionals Recap: Thursday
Thursday Recap: Speedo Sectional Championships 1500 Free Women *1st Bronwyn Tuff 17:17.94 *Winter Juniors qualifying time 7th Conor Glenn 800 Free Men 4th Jack Venker 8th Dillon Simpson 19th J...
Feb 16, 2015 - CWA 2/16 - Helping Your Athlete During Taper
Helping Your Athlete During Taper Every swimmer looks forward to the championship season, including that exciting and welcome relief called ?taper.? Taper is a process that swim coaches use to to re...
Jan 20, 2015 - CWA 1/19 - Top Food Mistakes Made by Swimmers
Top Food Mistakes Made by Swimmers By Chris Rosenbloom//PhD, RDN, CSSD Courtesy of USA Swimming. The original article can be found here . I have been a nutrition consultant to hundreds of athletes ...
Jan 12, 2015 - CWA 1/12 - 7 Ways to Make Waking Up For AM Workouts Easier
7 Ways to Make Waking Up for AM Workouts Easier Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy, via SwimSwam.com The original article can be found here . I won?t sugar-coat it ? I despised waking up early probab...
Dec 30, 2014 - CWA 12/29 - Do We Really Need The Trophies?
Do We Really Need the Trophies? Written b y Mike Sissel Dear Mike, We will be collecting $10 from each family in order to purchase a participation trophy for each child on the team. Thanks, Coach ...
Dec 16, 2014 - FLEET Earns Silver Medal Status in USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program
FLEET Earns Silver Medal Status in USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program On Monday, December 15th, 2014 USA Swimming released the 2014 results of it's Club Excellence Program. The Club Excellence P...
Dec 15, 2014 - CWA 12/15 - One Bad Tweet Can Be Costly To A Student Athlete
One Bad Tweet Can Be Costly To A Student Athlete Written by Jeff DiVeronica Three years ago, Scott Fitch couldn't believe what he was hearing. A college coach recruiting two of his Fairport High Sc...
Nov 26, 2014 - CWA 11/24 - Hey, It Really Is Mind Over Matter
Hey, It Really Is Mind Over Matter Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Courtesy of SwimSwam.com The original article can be found here . Conventional wisdom has always dictated that our bodies ran ou...
Nov 17, 2014 - CWA 11/17 - - The Tipping Point in Youth Sports
Nov 10, 2014 - CWA 11/10 - What Makes a Nightmare Sports Parents - And What Makes a Great One
Nov 3, 2014 - CWA 11/3 - Always Play Like the Underdog
Always Play Like the Underdog Written by Tim Elmore. The original article can be found here . This time of year always brings surprises. I?m not speaking of the trees changing color or the crisp we...
Oct 27, 2014 - CWA 10/27 - The Most Effective Supplement
The Most Effective Supplement By Dan McCarthy, USA Swimming High Performance Consultant Cheri Mah?s unexpected discovery during her initial research in 2002 at Stanford has taken root in professiona...
Oct 13, 2014 - CWA 10/13 - Paradox of the Decade: Adversity & Resilience
Paradox of the Decade: Adversity & Resilience I have been fortunate enough to be invited to speak to swimming parent groups all over the world. I always try to make it a conversation and not a lectu...
Oct 6, 2014 - CWA 10/6 - Importance of Self Confidence
Oct 2, 2014 - October 2014 Newsletter
October 2014 Newsletter
Sep 22, 2014 - CWA 9/22 - Training Versus Learning
Training Versus Learning By John Leonard Last week I was speaking to a young coach who had just taken a new job. His specific problem was that the coach that was there before he was, had everyone ?t...
Sep 2, 2014 - CWA 9/1 - The Mindset of Athletes
The Mindset of Athletes By Carol Dwek In sports, everybody believes in talent. Even ? or especially?the experts. In fact, sports is where the idea of ?a natural? comes from?someone who looks like an...
Aug 27, 2014 - USA Swimming selects Fleet!
USA Swimming has selected Fleet as one of the top 40 clubs in the nation. This selection was based on their back to back top 20 finishes at Winter and Summer Juniors, Virtual Club Championships and ...
Aug 26, 2014 - Fleet Welcomes New Coaches to the Fleet Family!
Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club would like to welcome Louis Demetriades, Shauna Griffin and Danielle Sowards to the Fleet coaching staff. Louis will be the lead coach for the National Prep and Senior 2 ...
Aug 8, 2014 - Miller breaks another team record!
Day 3 at Nationals in Irvine: Chelsie Miller started out day 3 for Fleet with her 400IM. Chelsie posted a time of 4:45.6 which was a best time for Miller by over 2 seconds. Miller's swim placed her ...
Aug 7, 2014 - Miller breaks Adams team record!
Phillips 66 National Championship Update On day one Chelsie Miller had two swims at Nationals. Miller had the 200 Fly and the 800 Free. In Chelsie's first event she dropped a second in the 200 Fly...
Aug 4, 2014 - Fleet finishes 18th in the country!
The long course season has come to an end for our Junior National crew in Irvine. Fleet put back to back top 20 finishes at Juniors. Fleet was 18th in December and 18th in Irvine this weekend. The la...
Jul 14, 2014 - Records Fall and Cuts Made in Austin This Past Weekend
This past weekend, Fleet sent 31 swimmers to compete in the final stop of the 2014 Texas Senior Circuit. In order to participate in this meet you must have Sectional qualifying times. Fleet used this ...
Jul 10, 2014 - 13-14 Girls Break Team Record in 400 Free Relay
Austin, Tx - It's the opening night of the last stop of the Texas Senior Circuit, and Fleet starts the meet with a new team record. The quartet of Claire Smith, Mikayla Schnibben, Alyvia Beaudion a...
Jul 7, 2014 - CWA 7/7 - 6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop
6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Courtesy of SwimSwam.com (http://swimswam.com/6-toxic-thoughts-every-swimmer-drop) Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former natio...
Jun 30, 2014 - CWA 6/30 - Perspective
Perspective By John Leonard Listening recently to a group of parents (Mom?s, specifically) discussing the challenge of dealing with the drama that gets created by their teenage girls, much of it fuele...
Jun 24, 2014 - CWA 6/23 - 10 Foods Swimmers Should be Eating
10 Foods Swimmers Should be Eating by Jill Castle, MS, RDN The mystery behind what to eat is never-ending, partly because miracle foods are constantly surfacing while other foods fall from grace. Wh...
Jun 22, 2014 - Alyvia Beaudion breaks team record
Alyvia Beaudion broke the 13-14 girls team record in the 100 Back on Sunday at the Santa Clara Invitational. Alyvia posted a time of 1:07.09, breaking the previous record by almost a half second. Al...
Jun 17, 2014 - CWA 6/16 - Teen Bites Hand That Pampered Her
Teen Bites Hand That Pampered Her Written by Ruben Navarrette Jr, Syndicated Columnist The original article can be found here: http://www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/commentary/article/Teen-bites-hand-th...
Jun 9, 2014 - CWA 6/9 - 10 Life Lessons From A Navy Seal
May 27, 2014 - CWA 5/27 - Losing is Good For You
Losing Is Good for You By ASHLEY MERRYMAN Published: September 24, 2013 LOS ANGELES ? AS children return to school this fall and sign up for a new year?s worth of extracurricular activities, parents ...
May 19, 2014 - CWA 5/19 - Practice, Made Perfect?
Practice, Made Perfect? An Amateur?s Golf Quest Sheds Light on How We Learn By Sean Gregory When he turned 30 about four years ago, Dan McLaughlin, a commercial photographer living in Portland, Ore....
May 12, 2014 - CWA 5/12 - Why Your Next Employee Should Be A Former Student-Athlete
Why Your Next Employee Should Be A Former Student Athlete Time management and teamwork skills could mean as much on a resume as a list of experience. By Stephanie Vozza If your company does recruitin...
Apr 28, 2014 - CWA 4/28 - The Core Beliefs of the Delightfully Successful
The Core Beliefs of the Delightfully Successful Written by Dharmesh Shah, founder/CTO at HubSpot Last year I listed some simple daily habits of the delightfully successful . Revisiting that articl...
Mar 31, 2014 - CWA 3/31 - 6 Things to Think About When You Stumble With Your Swimming
6 Things to Think About Next Time You Stumble With Your Swimming Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy, Courtesy of SwimSwam.com Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victor...
Mar 24, 2014 - CWA 3/24 - The Fun of Hard Work
The Fun of Hard Work By Mike Gustafason, USA Swimming Correspondent Swimming isn?t the easiest sport. No one gets into swimming because they want a vacation. It?s not golf. There are no leisurely af...
Mar 11, 2014 - CWA 3/10 - Sea Turtles
Sea Turtles? and Distractions that Lead Us in the Wrong Direction By Jon Gordon As I ran on the beach the other day I noticed that certain areas were closed off by fences and signs that said ?Sea Tu...
Mar 4, 2014 - CWA 3/3 - 10 Things We Learned As 10 & Under Parents
10 Things We Learned As 10-And-Under Swim Parents The following is a guest article written by Ernie and Mary Anne Ortiz (Coach Maryanne's parents) for Swimming World Magazine. The original article can...
Mar 4, 2014 - Alyvia Beaudion qualifies for Winter Juniors and breaks team record!
This past weekend Alyvia Beaudion broke the 13-14 girls team record in the 100 Free, posting a time of 51.46. She broke Ashley Johsnon's old record of 51.73. Alyvia also swam a time of 149.70 in the...
Feb 24, 2014 - CWA 2/24 - Learning to Deal with Failure
The First Ingredient in Success?.Learning to Deal with Failure. By John Leonard In the New York Times Magazine of October 2 , is an article by Paul Tough (yep, real name) called ?The Character Test...
Feb 22, 2014 - 2014 February Newsletter
The work has been been completed, and we are ready to finish the 2013-2014 Short Course Season with a Bang! Take a look at the 2014 February Newsletter . You will be inspired by our coaches comm...
Feb 17, 2014 - CWA 2/17 - Winning With Wisdom and Kindness
Lessons from Legends: Tim Welsh, Winning With Wisdom and Kindness By Chuck Warner, Special Contributor to USA Swimming ?He treated us all the same?like dogs,? Green Bay Packer tackle Forest Gregg gr...
Feb 11, 2014 - CWA 2/10 - Words of Wisdom
Words of Wisdom By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio 1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short ?...
Feb 10, 2014 - Gabriel Bolanos wins District Spelling Bee!
Congratulations to Bronze 2 Aronld swimmer Gabriel Bolanos who recently won the District Spelling Bee. Plese see the link below for details. Congratulaitons Gabriel ! http://www.cfisd.net/ newsmedia...
Jan 24, 2014 - 2014 JANUARY NEWSLETTER
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Jan 6, 2014 - CWA 1/6 - Tricks for Keeping Resolutions
Tricks for Keeping Resolutions By Mike Gustafson // Correspondent with USA Swimming New Years Resolutions are great opportunities to change. Bad habits, bad attitudes? Every New Year gives us an opp...
Jan 5, 2014 - Practice Change for Monday, January 6th
Families of Fleet, We will modify our practice schedule for Monday, January 6 th due to the inclement weather that we will be experiencing. If you can?t make practice on Monday because of the chang...
Dec 19, 2013 - Fleet finishes 18th at Junior Nationals!
Fleet finishes 18 th at Junior National?s Fleet had a great meet in Greensboro, NC for the USA Swimming Junior National championships. They finished 18 th in the country on the combined side led ...
Dec 14, 2013 - McHugh, Van Overdam and Morey make finals!
McHugh, Van Overdam and Morey make finals! On the last day of the meet the Fleet charge continues in Greensboro, NC. Cameron McHugh broke her old team record lowering it by almost 2 seconds with a tim...
Dec 13, 2013 - Van Overdam wins B final at Junior Nationals
Van Overdam wins the B final at Junior Nationals Austin Van Overdam won the B final tonight in the 400IM at Winter Junior Nationals, establishing a new Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club team record. Austin ...
Dec 12, 2013 - Van Overdam Finals at Winter Juniors
Greensboro, NC - Austin Van Overdam, the senior from the Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club, advanced to finals tonight after an impressive prelims swim in the Men's 200 IM. Crushing his heat, he dropped 3....
Dec 8, 2013 - Fleet Picks Up Several New Winter Junior National Cuts at Senior Champs
In the sport of compeitive swimming, there are several different levels. These levels are often categorized by specific time standards. This swimmer is a BB/A level swimmer, this one is a TAGS level...
Dec 7, 2013 - Fleet Alumnus Finishes 2nd at Winter Nationals
Knoxville, TN - Fleet Alumnus Chelsie Miller, currently swimming for the University of Kansas, finished 2nd last night in the finals of the Women's 400 IM at the AT&T Winter Nationals Championship. M...
Dec 6, 2013 - Two Fleet Records Fall in Day 1 of Senior Champs
College Station, TX - In the first finals session of the 2013 Gulf Senior Championship, Victoria Roubique got Fleet rolling in the right direction by winning the first event of the night - and she did...
Dec 2, 2013 - CWA 12/2 - 20 Habits of Elite Swimmers
20 Habits of Elite Swimmers Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Article originally posted on SwimSwam http://swimswam.com/20-habits-elite-swimmers While there isn?t an exact formula for success that ca...
Nov 25, 2013 - CWA 11/25 - Good is the Enemy of Great
We had a similar article posted several months ago covering this same topic. The coaching staff at Fleet has some big goals for this club, goals that can only be accomplished by great people. It is ...
Nov 22, 2013 - 2013 November Newsletter
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Nov 16, 2013 - Cameron McHugh breaks another record!
Cameron McHugh broke two more team records today at the Minnesota Grand Prix. Cameron posted a time of 1:58.58 in the 200 Back breaking the 17-18 girls AND the Open women's record at Fleet. Congratu...
Nov 11, 2013 - CWA 11/11 - 5 Ways to Bounce Back from a Bad Swim
5 Ways to Bounce Back from a Bad Swim Written by Olivier Poirier-Leroy Article originally posted on SwimSwam http://swimswam.com/5-ways-bounce-back-bad-swim/ If there is one thing we learned from th...
Nov 4, 2013 - CWA 11/4 - The 6 Key Components of Commitment
The 6 Key Components of Commitment How do you define commitment? What exactly does it mean to truly be committed to someone or something? In today's age of entitlement and instant gratification, the...
Oct 28, 2013 - CWA 10/28 - The Gift of Failure
The Gift of Failure by Jon Gordon Almost everyone knows that Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team. But most don?t know that Walt Disney was once fired from a newspaper for a l...
Oct 21, 2013 - CWA 10/21 - 8 Habits of Highly Effective Athletes
The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Athletes Article originally posted on SwimSwam http://swimswam.com/7-habits-highly-effective-athletes/ Looking ahead to this season, here are a few ideas for thing...
Oct 19, 2013 - Fleet Sends Second Swimmer to Arizona Wildcats
For the second time in a week, a swimmer from the Cypress-Fairbanks Swim Club in Northwest Houston (better known as FLEET) has verbally committed to the University of Arizona. The first was Cameron ...
Oct 18, 2013 - 2013 October Newsletter
2013 October Newsletter
Oct 14, 2013 - CWA 10/14 - Too Many Kids Today Are Soft
Too Many Kids Today Are Soft This essay by Jim Vermeulen, an upstate New York teacher and coach, was published February 22nd in the Syracuse Post-Standad. Jim is a teacher and a Track/Cross-Country H...
Oct 11, 2013 - Arizona Gets Commitment from Cameron McHugh
The Arizona women have picked up a verbal commitment from Cameron McHugh of the Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club in Texas. McHugh is relatively versatile, although the 100 and 200 backstrokes are clearly...
Oct 7, 2013 - CWA 10/7 - The Post-Race Talk
The Post-Race Talk by Guy Edson What?s the proper process immediately following the conclusion of the swimmer?s event? In this article I am going to talk about the age group swimmer who does not ha...
Sep 23, 2013 - CWA 9/23 - What Makes a Nightmare Sports Parent - And What Makes a Great One
Sep 23, 2013 - Drew Riebel-Scholastic All American!
Congratulations to Drew Riebel who was just named a Scholastic All-American by USA swimming!
Sep 16, 2013 - CWA 9/16 - Practice
Practice by John Leonard Over the Christmas Holidays, I re-read portions of ?The Magic of Thinking Big? by David Schwartz. I try to do that every year, don?t always succeed. I do always know that wh...
Sep 14, 2013 - 2013 September Newsletter
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Sep 10, 2013 - CWA 9/9 - Big Rocks
Big Rocks Contributed by: Doug Ingram, USOC A while back I was reading about an expert on the subject of time management. One day this expert was speaking to a group of business students and, to dri...
Sep 3, 2013 - CWA 9/2 - 8 Tips To A Faster Kick
The coaching staff at Fleet believes that in order to swim fast, you have to have a strong kick. The kick is very important as it determines the swimmer's body position in the water, as well as the...
Aug 14, 2013 - Fleet First Improvements
Fleet First Joins SwimAmerica SwimAmerica, a national swim lesson program, is now in place at Fleet First! We have a new swim school director and many new instructors. Swimming is ?our busines...
Aug 9, 2013 - Austin Van Overdam Finals in the 200 IM at Junior Nationals
Austin Van Overdam will be swimming in the "C" Final tonight in the 200 IM. Austin is the 23rd seed heading into tonightss race. You can watch these swims LIVE online, just click the link below. Fi...
Aug 8, 2013 - Cameron McHugh Takes Down Another Team Record
On the fourth day at the Speedo Junior National Championships in Irvine, California, Cameron McHugh takes down her third Fleet team record, this time in the Women's 17-18 100 LCM Backstroke. Cameron ...
Aug 7, 2013 - Cameron McHugh Breaks Team Records in the 200 Back
Yesterday morning in Irvine, California at the Speedo Junior National Championships, Cameron McHugh broke the Fleet team record in the Women's 17-18 200 LCM Backstroke, as well as the Fleet team recor...
Aug 6, 2013 - Fleet Swimmers Make Finals at Junior Nationals
Fleet has two swims tonight in finals at Junior Nationals. Austin Van Overdam is swimming in the B final for the 400IM and Cameron Mchugh is swimming the 200 Back in the A final. You can watch thes...
Aug 5, 2013 - Welcome Morgan Cordle to the Fleet coaching staff.
The Fleet coaching staff would like to welcome Morgan Cordle to the coaching staff our Fleet family. Morgan will be running our Spillane sight in the fall, where she will be responsible for Senior 1 a...
Aug 5, 2013 - Alyvia Beaudion breaks the 100 Free Record!
The fifth long course team record fell this past weekend at Senior Sectionals in the Woodlands. Alyvia Beaudion led off the Girls 400 Free Relay with a time of 59.65 establishing a new team record f...
Aug 5, 2013 - Sectional Results
Fleet kept the best times rolling this past weekend in the Woodlands. Fleet took home another banner finishing 7 th as a team. Fleet was led by Chelsie Miller who brought home the individual high ...
Aug 1, 2013 - Results from TAGS!
Congratulations to Fleet who brought home the banner with a 10 th place finish at 2013 Long Course TAGS meet. The Fleet charge was led by the 11-12 girls who won 3 out of the 4 relays. Those relay...
Jul 31, 2013 - Sharp breaks 17 year old record held by former Olympic swimmer Rauch
Stuart Sharp started off the US Open with a personal best by dropping a second and a half in a 200 free time trial. Sharp continued with personal best times by breaking a 17 year old team record held ...
Jul 27, 2013 - Another Team Record Goes Down
Claire Smith takes down a 14 year old record, the 11-12 girls 50m fly with a time of 30.20. Way to go Claire!!!
Jul 26, 2013 - New Team Record!!!
Mikayla Schnibben breaks the team record in the 11-12 girls 50m breaststroke with a time 36.45 Way to go Mikayla!!!
Jul 15, 2013 - CWA 7/15 - Energy Drinks: A No-No for Swimmers
Jul 12, 2013 - Stuart Sharp Breaks Record And Snags A US Open Time
Congratulations to Stuart Sharp for breaking the Fleet team record in the 400 free with a time of 3:59.34 a US Open qualifying time.
Jul 8, 2013 - CWA 7/8 - ABCs of Mental Training: X is for X-Games Mentality
ABCs of Mental Training: X is for ?X-Games Mentality? By Aimee C. Kimball, PhD, CC-AASP I was brainstorming with colleague Lenny Wiersma about what my ?X? article was going to be. I was leaning towa...
Jul 1, 2013 - CWA 7/1 - Helping Your Athlete During Taper
Helping Your Athlete During Taper Every swimmer looks forward to the championship season, including that exciting and welcome relief called ?taper.? Swimmers adjust to reduced training volume and em...
Jun 24, 2013 - CWA 6/24 - Mother Goose and Swimming
Mother Goose and Swimming by John Leonard, director fo the American Swim Coaches Association Coach Bill Dorenkott of Penn State Men?s and Women?s Swimming has a great line he uses?.its from Mother G...
Jun 17, 2013 - CWA 6/17 - 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 . Let?s take a look at the coach-parent rela...
Jun 12, 2013 - SWIM-A-THON UPDATE!
EVERY DROP COUNTED!!! MOST SUCCESSFUL EVER!!! Swim-a-Thon 2013 was the most successful swim-a-thon EVER in FLEET history! With swim-a-thon donations, lane sponsorships and auction proceeds, we br...
Jun 12, 2013 - CWA 6/10 - Questions Parents Ask
Jun 4, 2013 - CWA 6/3 - Teaching Hard Work to Parents As Well as Children
Teaching Hard Work to Parents As Well as Children By John Leonard The above quote came from the former President of USA-Swimming, Coach Jim Wood of the Berkeley Aquatic Club of New Jersey, in respon...
May 20, 2013 - CWA 5/20 - Why is Understanding Maturation Something Parents Need to Know?
Why is Understanding Maturation Something Parents Need to Know? In and of itself, being an early maturer or a late maturer is not a concern. However, the potential short term and Long term ramificat...
May 13, 2013 - CWA 5/13 - Are You A Winning Parent?
Parents "Are you a Winning Parent?" Reprinted from Competitive Advantage ? Sports Psychology Services and Resources http://www.competitivedge.com/ questionnaire_parents.htm Do you really want yo...
May 6, 2013 - CWA 5/6 - Getting Parents on the Team
An excerpt from an article entitled "Getting Parents on the Team", written by By Dr. Alan Goldberg of Competitive Advantage. PARENTS? ROLE DON?T COACH - Leave coaching to coaches. This includes pre-...
Apr 29, 2013 - CWA 4/29 - I Went To The Results Board To See How I Did
?I Went To The Results Board To See How I Did?? By John Leonard It was a great teachable moment. Out of the mouths of young people come things that ?set up? the coach for an opportunity to do some...
Apr 22, 2013 - CWA 4/22 - What Does It Mean to Be Part Of A Team?
What Does It Mean to Be Part Of A Team? Written by John Leonard, Director of the American Swim Coaches Association To become a part of a team is a privilege. Few people ever get the wonderful oppo...
Apr 15, 2013 - CWA 4/15 - A Nation of Wimps
Apr 11, 2013 - SWIM-A-THON UPDATE!
Swim-a-Thon Update The day is almost here - Swim-a-Thon day is on Saturday, April 27th and you can SIGN UP your swimmer(s) starting the end of this week on the FLEET homepage. Groups are divided be...
Apr 10, 2013 - CWA 4/8 - How to Help Your Child at Swim Practice
How to Help Your Child at Swim Practice The best thing you can do is to encourage your children to ?have fun, be safe, and play smart?. After practice ask them if they had fun and learned anything n...
Apr 9, 2013 - SWIM-A-THON DAY!!- SATURDAY, APRIL 27TH!!
Swim-a-Thon Day - Saturday, April 27th 9-10:30am - Session I (Elite, Senior, Junior, Gold, High School and Comp Prep groups) 11am - 1pm - Session II (Silver II, Silver I, Bronze II, Bronze I, ...
Apr 1, 2013 - CWA 4/1 - Training Versus Learning
Training Versus Learning By John Leonard Last week I was speaking to a young coach who had just taken a new job. His specific problem was that the coach that was there before he was, had everyone ?tra...
Mar 25, 2013 - CWA 3/25 - Playing Favorites
Tweet Playing Favorites By John Leonard One day a few years ago, a club board member accused me of ?having favorites? on our club team. Several other parent board members nodded their heads in agr...
Mar 18, 2013 - CWA 3/18 - Working With the Coach
Working With the Coach by the American Swim Coaches Association One of th...
Mar 7, 2013 - Parent Meeting
Here is the pod cast from our Age-Group parent meeting on Monday, March 4th. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvIh2SHt6fQ&feature=youtu.be Please see the "Team Information" toolbar on the website, ...
Mar 4, 2013 - Sectionals Recap
Coaches Article The short course season has come to a conclusion for our senior swimmers as they left the deck on Sunday night in College Station. Fleet had a strong showing as they had numerous sec...
Mar 4, 2013 - CWA 3/4 - What Teachers Really Want to Tell Parents
What Teachers Really Want to Tell Parents By Ron Clark This summer, I met a principal who was recently named as the administrator of the year in her state. She was loved and adored by all, but she...
Feb 21, 2013 - Coaches Weekly Article 2/18
On Praising Your Children Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association How often do you think about the amount of and type of praise you offer your child? The wrong kind of praise, or pr...
Feb 11, 2013 - Fleet Swimmers shine at Region meet!
The Fleet coaching staff would like to congratulate the following swimmers, Ashley Johnson and Andrew Ellison. They qualified individually this past weekend for the state meet. Ashley and Andrew will ...
Feb 5, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Update!
Hello FLEET Families, Our 2013 Swim A Thon is underway. So far we have raised on Team Unify, over $1,300. and over 1,200 letters have been sent! The kick-off Pancake Breakfast was well attended. Thank...
Feb 5, 2013 - Diversity Select Camp Applications Now Available
Applications for the 2013 USA Swimming Diversity Select Camp for athletes and assistant coaches are now available online. The application deadline for both is Feb. 15, 2013. Each spring, USA Swimming ...
Feb 1, 2013 - 2013 February Newsletter
Your 2013 February Newsletter is now available.
Jan 22, 2013 - The Myths and Misconceptions about Swimming for a Year-Round Club
By Jim Rusnak, Managing Editor of Splash Magazine Many country club and summer recreational league swimmers have the wrong idea about their counterparts on USA Swimming clubs. Maybe they catch a ...
Jan 19, 2013 - REAL-TIME RESULTS FOR BOTH TRAVEL MEETS THIS WEEKEND!
CFSC goes into this weekend with two travel meets on the schedule. Enjoy cheering on The FLEET with Real-Time Results from both of the meets in the comfort of your home!! GREATER SOUTHWEST REAL-...
Jan 18, 2013 - SWIM-A-THON LETTER WRITING PARTY!!
When: Saturday, January 26, 2013 Where: FLEET Dryland Facility Why: Come Have Fun with your FLEET teammates! Letter Writing Party Timeline Pancake Breakfast serv...
Jan 14, 2013 - Greater Southwest Psyche Sheet and Warm Up Schedule
Psyche Sheet Warm Up Schedule
Jan 14, 2013 - Think Like a Bumblebee, Train Like a Racehorse
Think Like a Bumblebee, Train Like a Racehorse By Ben Bergeron CrossFit New England One of the most powerful and motivating coaching mantras I have ever stolen (yes, I steal from other coaches) was ...
Jan 10, 2013 - HSC 12 and Under Lane Timing Sign UP
CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE SIGN UP PAGE.
Jan 10, 2013 - FLEET Picks Up New Best Times at The New Year's Classic in Austin
Print PDF Fleet comes off of their holiday training with some nice benchmarks before heading into the Champs meets in February and March. Fleet took over 60 swimmers to Austin which got to celebrate...
Jan 9, 2013 - Ten Swimmer Goals For 2013
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT A friend of mine does not make New Year?s Resolutions. "Studies say that most New Year's Resolutions are broken after a few weeks," ...
Jan 3, 2013 - Every Drop Counts! Get Ready for SWIM-A-THON 2013!!
On Saturday, January 26, 2013, FLEET will launch it's major fundraising campaign of the swim season. The 2013 FLEET Swim-A-Thon, Every Drop Counts, starts with a letter writing party and panc...
Jan 2, 2013 - New Year's Classic Meet Information!
Please see the links below regarding meet information for the New Year's Classic in Austin this weekend: Psyche Sheet: Timeline: Warm-Up Assignments: Meet Info: Parking Information: ...
Jan 1, 2013 - 2013 January Newsletter
The 2013 January Newsletter is now available. Click Here to look inside. Happy New Year!
Dec 16, 2012 - Baby Josie Arrived!
Coach Matt Hone announces that Josie Elizabeth Hone was born last night (12/15/12). She weighed in at 8lbs 5oz, FLEET's newest little swimmer baby Josie and mom are fine! See photos below of proud P...
Dec 11, 2012 - FLEET Achieves 20 New TAGS Times at Gulf Age Group Champs
FLEET placed 3 rd place at the Gulf Age Group Championships this past weekend in the mid-season Champs meet for the top age group swimmers in the Gulf. The Champs meeet is a nice preview for what th...
Dec 7, 2012 - Reasons for Shaving Down
Shave ? The process of removing all arm, leg, and exposed torso hair, to decrease the "drag" or resistance of the body moving through the water. Used only by serious, competitive swimmers at very im...
Dec 5, 2012 - Lane Timing Assignments for 8 & Under Champs
The 8 & Under Champs Lane Timing Assignments are posted. Click Here for Lane Timing Assignment sign-up page. Please sign up and time for this meet if you are attending. Thanks!
Dec 5, 2012 - Lane Timing Assignments for Gulf Age Group Champs
The Gulf Age Group Champs Lane Timing Assignments are posted. Click Here for Lane Timing Assignment sign-up page. Please sign up and time for this meet if you are attending. Thanks!
Dec 5, 2012 - 2012 December Newsletter
The 2012 December Newsletter is now available. Take a look inside!
Nov 27, 2012 - 2012 Fleet Hosted Fall Champs Timeline and Warmups Schedule
FLEET Hosted Fall Champs Timeline and Warm up Schedule is now available. Click Here to view. Have a great meet! C - F - S - C, Go! FLEET! Go!
Nov 26, 2012 - Lane Timing Sign-Ups are now posted
The Fall Champs Lane Timing Assignments are posted. Click Here for Lane Timing Assignment sign-up page. Please sign up and time for this meet if you are attending. Thanks!
Nov 24, 2012 - What Swimmers Are Thankful For
From USA Swimming.... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Thanksgiving isn?t only a time where swimmers get a day off practice, consume 10,000 calories, and otherwise engulf in the most epic Meal of Meal...
Nov 22, 2012 - Fleet Seniors sign letters of intent during early signing period
Several of our Fleet Seniors have finalized their college commitments by signing a national letter of intent during the early signing period for swimming which began Nov. 21 and ended Wednesday. The s...
Nov 19, 2012 - How to Manage Extra Weight in the Young Swimmer
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, REGISTERED DIETITIAN AND CHILD NUTRITION EXPERT There's no doubt that the sport of swimming can be an ally to the child who may be carrying extra weigh...
Nov 15, 2012 - Lane Timing Assignments for Nov. 16-18 HSC Meet
The Lane Timing sign-up is posted HERE for the November 16-18th HSC meet for ages 11-14. Please sign up and time for this meet if you are attending. Thanks!
Nov 9, 2012 - 2012 November Newsletter
The 2012 November Newsletter is now available. This month has some valuable information for our swimmers. Don't miss some really good tips and advise from our coaching staff!
Nov 7, 2012 - November 10-11, 2012 10 Under WHAT Meet Lane Timing
Click here to view and sign up for Lane Timing for the 10 and Under Meet on November 10-11, hosted by WHAT at Westside High School.
Nov 7, 2012 - Magnolia Senior Invitatinal Meet - Lane Timing Sign up
Click here get to the Lane Timing Queue for the Magnolia Senior Invitational Meet on November 10-12, 2012.
Nov 5, 2012 - Energy Drink Risks
From the USA Swimming website... According to a recent report in the New York Times, five people have died over the past three years after drinking Monter Energy, a popular energy drink. Last week, ...
Nov 2, 2012 - Heart Walk Tomorrow!!
Don't forget the Northwest Harris Heart Walk! Fleet Families Let's Show our Community Spirit! You didn't have to register. Just show up tomorrow wearing red! The walk will start at Lone Star College-...
Nov 1, 2012 - Fleet Board of Directors - Election Results
Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club would like to announce the following results from the 2012 Board of Director Election: Karen Eckhart Eric Sharar Adam Stanford Kim Van Overdam Nancy Williams Thank you fo...
Nov 1, 2012 - OVERCOMING FEAR
USA Swimming Article BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT The first time my coach said, ?You?re swimming the 50 yard butterfly,? I cried. I don?t know why. As a kid, I was irrationally scared of the ent...
Oct 25, 2012 - October 27 & 28 Timeline and Warmup Schedule Elite/Junior Meet
Click Here for the Timeline and Warmup Schedule for the Fleet Hosted Junior/Elite Meet at Magnoila High School on October 27 & 28.
Oct 23, 2012 - Heat Sheet Sponsorship Application
click here for heat sheet sponsorship info to read information about sponsorship opportunity.
Oct 17, 2012 - Timeline & Warm-Up Assignments for 10/Under AGS Meet
Click Here for Warm-Up Assignment & Click Here for Timeline Click Here for Driving Directions and more Details...
Oct 17, 2012 - Warm-Up & Lane Timing Assignments for HCAP Senior Meet
October 20-21st Senior Meet @ HCAP CLICK HERE to view the Warm-Up Assignments and Lane Timing Assignments. CLICK HERE to sign-up for Lane Timing. CLICK HERE for Meet Invitation and Additional Info...
Oct 15, 2012 - FLEET ANNOUNCES NEW HEAD COACH
CYPRESS, Texas ? Jack Maddan has been selected as the new Head Coach of Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club ( Fleet Swimming ). The 500 member Gold Medal Club has been searching for a new Head Coach, sinc...
Oct 10, 2012 - October Newsletter Now Available
Our October Newsletter is now availabe for viewing. Click here to view
Oct 9, 2012 - 2013 Board of Directors Candidate Biographies
Click Here for the 2013 Board of Directors Candidate Biographies
Oct 3, 2012 - So You Want To Swim In College--Stuff You Need To Know
From the SwimSwam website... By Jessica Berkowitz Minier, Assistant Director of Swimming, American College Connection The first day of your senior year of high school is a landmark event in many ways...
Sep 29, 2012 - FLEET Walks for Life November 3rd!
Fleet Families will walk together for the first time in the Northwest Harris County Heart Walk. We will wear our Red Fleet shirts and walk as a team show our BIG Hearts. It is easy to sign up and ...
Sep 17, 2012 - Rayner Joins Fleet Coaching Staff
Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club has announced the addition of Alex Rayner to the Fleet coaching staff. Rayner will serve as an assistant coach to the Junior team and Competitive Prep Team, after previous...
Sep 16, 2012 - Service Hours for Officiating at our Hosted Meets!
Officials Clinic Scheduled for September 22nd If you are interested in becoming an official the 2012 Gulf Swimming Officials Clinics are scheduled this September. If you would like to become a USA Sw...
Sep 13, 2012 - Practice Cancelled at Fleet Aquatic Center
Due to the inclement weather, all practices at the outdoor Fleet Aquatic Center have been cancelled for Thursday, September 13th. Practices will resume on Friday, September 14th.
Sep 12, 2012 - FLEET Welcomes Andrew Korda to Coaching Staff
FLEET is excited to announce the addition of Andrew Korda as the Head Age-Group Coach at Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club. Andrew will also oversee the Senior and Gold coaching groups at the Fleet Aquatic...
Sep 6, 2012 - Scholastic All Americans Named
Brains & Brawn? USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2011-2012 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to FLEET swimmers Kathryn Eckhart, Justin Morey & Anna Patterson for being named...
Aug 30, 2012 - D & J Sports at Fleet
Fleet Families, D & J Sports will be at the Fleet Aquatic Center today (Thursday, August 30th) from 5 to 7. If you are in need of any equipment, swim suits, goggles, etc., you will be able to pick ...
Aug 27, 2012 - 2012 Gulf Awards Banquet
Fleet Families, The 2012 Gulf Swimming Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, September 23rd at the Marriott Westchase. Check-in opens at 4:30 pm with the banquet beginning at 5:00pm. The guest spe...
Aug 26, 2012 - Are you interested in being a Meet Director?
CALLING ALL MEMBERS INTERESTED IN BEING A MEET DIRECTOR FOR OUR FLEET HOSTED MEETS! In order to be trained as a meet director, the first step is to attend this meeting. If you plan to attend, pleas...
Aug 26, 2012 - Olympian Cammile Adams to sign autographs at DJ's
Olympian, Cammile Adams will be at DJ's this Friday from 2-6pm to sign autographs. Adams won the 200 fly at Olympic Trials last June earning her spot on the 2012 Olympic Team and going all the way ...
Aug 20, 2012 - USA SWIMMING OFFERS FREE TRAINING FOR PARENTS
USA Swimming is offering a free training for our member athletes? parents. Parents are a critical component to our overall goal to protecting children from sexual abuse. The comprehensive online ...
Aug 19, 2012 - Clayton's Send Off Party
CLAYTON'S SEND OFF PARTY! Fleet is having a Going Away party for Coach Cagle on Thursday, August 23 rd from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Bradford Creek clubhouse in the Fairfield subdivision. Cake,...
Aug 14, 2012 - Houston Legend Steps down
Braden Keith , SwimSwam Augst 14, 2012 ?The Houston swimming community was aflutter this weekend as news spread that Clayton Cagle has resigned as the head coach of the Cy-Fair Swim Club (better ...
Jul 30, 2012 - Elliott Jones Sets New Team Records
July 30, 2012 Jones wins the 100 Back and breaks FLEET record in 4 events this weekend! Gold Team member, Elliott Jones competed set new team records at the 2012 LC Texas Age Group Championships. Jo...
Jul 23, 2012 - Transitioning from Summer League to Year-Round
An Article By the American Swim Coaches Association Moving From Summer League to Year Round Swimming. ?I Have A Nine Year Old Who Has Been Swimming In A Summer League For The Past Three Years. A...
Jul 21, 2012 - Colleges? If I'm Good Enough, They Will Come
From the SwimSwam website... By Rick Paine So you picked up a Junior National cut and now you are waiting patiently by the phone for the college coaches to start calling. The first few days are exci...
Jul 17, 2012 - Quinteros & Sancho-Spore Make 2012 Gulf Zone Team!
Congratulations to our Fleet swimmers, Brandon Quinteros and Anthony Sancho-Spore for making the the Gulf Zones team. Click here to see the list of swimmers that will be representing the Gulf in...
Jul 17, 2012 - FLEET qualifies 21 swimmers for TAGS, Sectionals, Jr Nationals, and Nationals!
FLEET WINS BOTH CHAMPS MEETS LAST WEEKEND!! Fleet won both the Gulf Summer Champs meet and the Texas Club Championship meet last weekend. Many best times were achieved along with new cuts to q...
Jul 16, 2012 - Copper and Bronze I Groups Practice Change
Due to pump issues, Arnold has been shut down. For this evenings practice, July 16th, we are moving copper and bronze I out to the Fleet Aquatic Center. Both groups will practice outside(as long as th...
Jul 13, 2012 - TEXANS HELPING TEXANS
Many of you watched the Olympic Swimming Trials recently and know that the 2012 London Olympics now have a very special Texas connection! Cammile Adams, an athlete from Cypress and a former Fleet sw...
Jul 13, 2012 - Practices cancelled Friday, July 13th - Weather
All practices are cancelled on Friday, July 13th, due to continued rain and flooding at Telge and Spring Cypress. Thanks, Fleet Staff
Jul 12, 2012 - VanOverdam adds another Junior National Cut to his list of swims in Indiana!
Austin Van Overdam gets another Junior National Cut. His time of 1:07.42 in the 200 Meter Backstroke at this weekend's Texas Club Championships was fast enough to swim this event at the USA Swimming?s...
Jul 12, 2012 - Bad Weather UPDATED
All practices for July 12th have officially been called off including the Satellite pools. Please stay safe and stay off the roads as much as possible. -Fleet Staff
Jul 12, 2012 - Schmitzberger Breaks FLEET record and nabs first Junior National Cut
Evan Schmitzberger became a member of the FLEET Junior National team to obtain his Junior National cut today. His time of 1:05.89 in the 100 Meter breaststroke at this weekend's Texas Club Championshi...
Jul 6, 2012 - 8 Tips To A Faster Kick
From Swimming World Magazine Sep 2005 by Goldsmith, Wayne The role of kicking in swimming is a matter for study, research, debate and discussion, but one thing we do know: better kicking equals bet...
Jul 2, 2012 - JONES, Le & STANFORD WIN HIGHPOINT AT PONDEROSA 2012
Congratulations goes to Sydney Stanford, Nicholas Le, and Elliott Jones for winning the highest honors at the highest level championship meet for the Northwest Aquatic League. Jones, Le & Stanford ...
Jun 27, 2012 - Neil Caskey to swim in 200 Fly Semifinals!
Former Fleet swimmer Neil Caskey swam to a 10th place finish in the preliminaries of the 200 Fly at the Olympic Trials in Omaha. He has earned a spot in the semifinals. The Olympic Trials will ai...
Jun 18, 2012 - June Newsletter Now Available
The June Newsletter is now available for you. You may click here to view the newsletter.
Jun 7, 2012 - Scholastic All-America Team Applications Now Available
Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool. The Scholastic All-America Team is made up of high school student-athletes who have a grade point averag...
May 30, 2012 - Long Course Schedule Begins Thursday, May 31st!
The long course schedule is beginning on Thursday, May 31st. Please check your calendars on the Fleet Website so you know where you need to be. All Groups except Copper and Bronze 1 will be at th...
May 30, 2012 - Hot Dog!!!!! It's a Party
Fleet Hot Dog Cookout Did you ever notice how your kids can swim daily with someone and not really know them? Here at Fleet Party central we aim to PLEASE! With your help, we are going to have the fi...
May 25, 2012 - What To Expect With Growing Swimmers And Their Changing Bodies
From the USA Swimming Website.... Jill Castle, MS, RD, LN Even though swimmers get plenty of exercise, questions about their growth still linger. Is my swimmer growing normally? Why is he slow to dev...
May 21, 2012 - Jones Breaks 31 year old FLEET Record!
Congratulations to FLEET swimmer Elliott Jones, for breaking a 31 year old record set back in 1981. Jones swam a 35.65 in the 50 back. Way to go Elliott! All Long Course records have been posted ...
May 15, 2012 - Text Notifications for Last Minute Changes
Apr 10, 2012 - Welcome Dustin Myers
Dustin Myers will be joining the Fleet Staff in the next couple of weeks. He is coming to us from Shreveport, LA. He is a graduate of Centenary College (2008) and during his time with the Gents, ...
Apr 3, 2012 - Fluid For Thought
From the USA Swimming website... By Jill Castle, Registered Dietitian and Child Nutrition Expert Do you ever wonder how much fluid is needed to prevent dehydration? If you've experienced dehydration, ...
Mar 25, 2012 - Fina issues Breaststroke rule interpretation
Attention Officials : Fina has issued an interpretation of the breaststroke rule covering the initiation of the arm pull. Obviously, this interpretation applies to correctly judging the timing of the...
Mar 19, 2012 - TENTATIVE Long Course Schedule Now Posted. (To begin after school is out)
The tentative summer schedule is now posted here. Please note that this is tentative and changes may be made. We will keep you posted if any changes are made. This schedule will begin when schoo...
Mar 8, 2012 - Summer Practice Schedules Will Be Posted Online March 19th
The summer practice schedules will be posted online March 19th. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the contact toolbar or the coaching staff at any time. Thank you for you ...
Feb 29, 2012 - Two FLEET Records Fall Last Weekend
As the Championship season gets underway, FLEET athletes are proving themselves to be ready. Elliott Jones broke the 50 backstroke 10/Under record set in 1995. Jones clocked a 30.81. Ashley Johnson...
Feb 28, 2012 - FLEET swimmers making waves at Championship meets
Feb 28, 2012 - March Training Calendars are now posted
*March Training Calendars are now posted. Elite group has their calendar sent via email. Please use the drop down box to locate your individual group. To visit the Calendar page, click here.
Feb 12, 2012 - FLEET Duo Wins Top Honors
Fans at Saturday?s UIL High school Region 5-5A meet needed to only catch the backstroke to see the meet?s top two swimmers in action. Senior Kathryn Eckhart scored her second individual gold medal of ...
Feb 5, 2012 - Letter Writing Pictures
Some great pictures from the Swim-A-Thon Letter Writing Party have been posted to the site under the Swim-A-Thon tab. Thanks to Donna Sumner-ONeill for the pictures and to everyone who helped out tha...
Jan 25, 2012 - Fleet Alumnus dominates his final season as Longhorn
On a team ranked No. 2 in the country, it can be difficult to stand out. Senior swimmer Neil Caskey has done this and more for the Longhorns all season long. Read More....
Jan 15, 2012 - What's my Team Alias? And how do I login to OnDeck?
Your team alias is required to log in to OnDeck. Sign in to your TeamUnify website and go to My Account > My Tutorials. At the top of this page you will see "Team Alias:" followed by a series of bold ...
Jan 5, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon 2012 Letter Writing Party!!
Swim-A-Thon 2012 Letter Writing Party!! (Sponsored by the Swim-a-Thon Committee) When: Saturday, January 28 th , 2012 Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am Where: FLEET Aquatic Center - Training Facility Las...
Jan 2, 2012 - PRACTICES AT SPILLANE CANCELLED (Monday, January 2nd)
We had the supervisor for the pool at Spillane did not show up today so all practices will be cancelled for today. We will make up Bronze II, Competitive Prep and High School on Tuesday, January 3...
Dec 15, 2011 - 8 & Under Gulf Champs Invitational
A big group of 8 & under swimmers represented Fleet at the 8 & Under Gulf Champs Invitational. We had 55 swimmers out to show their Fleet pride. Our 8 & Unders represented great and helped Fleet win ...
Dec 15, 2011 - Gulf Age Group Invitational Championship Meet
Congratulations to all swimmers that participated in the Gulf Age Group Invitational Championship Meet Dec 9-11. We had 43 swimmers at the meet and our team finished in 3rd place. Keep up the gre...
Dec 13, 2011 - Christmas Coaches
Click on the picture of the coaches on the main page for a little Christmas fun!
Dec 8, 2011 - Fleet Swimmers Rock the Fleet Hosted Meet
Congratulations to all swimmers who attended the 2011 Fall Champs meet hosted by Fleet. There was some great swimming and thanks to all the coaches for getting everyone psyched up and ready. Fleet ...
Dec 8, 2011 - Fleet Represented at Junior Nationals
Remember to cheer on your teammates at Junior Nationals (Austin Dec 8-10th) Here is some information on what they will be swimming Kathryn Eckhart Event 7 Women 50 Yard Freestyle Event 21 Women 100 ...
Dec 2, 2011 - Former Fleet Swimmer Breaks Kansas University School Record!
Morgan Sharp?s record breaking performance in the 500 freestyle, the Kansas swimming and diving team reeled off 120 points en route to having five other swimmers set KU career and lifetime best sta...
Nov 19, 2011 - Swimming Tired
SWIMMING TIRED By Herb Huddleston, Long time coach, Orlando, FL. One aspect of competitive swimming that many swimmers (and parents) have a difficult time understanding and/or accepting is what coache...
Nov 13, 2011 - BRAD SNYDER: LIVING FOR ANOTHER "BEST DAY"
Just one split second. The time it takes to do something as simple as snap your fingers, light a match or click a ballpoint pen. But a single split second also can dramatically change a life. Such...
Nov 9, 2011 - Caskey Big 12 Swimmer of the Week
Former FLEET SWIMMER, Neil Caskey, Big 12 Swimmer of the Week! AUSTIN, Texas ? Senior Neil Caskey was chosen as the Big 12 Swimmer of the Week on Wednesday for his performances in the Southwest Coll...
Nov 6, 2011 - PROTEIN FOR THE GROWING SWIMMER, UNPLUGGED
By Jill Castle, MS, RD, LDN Do you believe protein is the ?magic pill? of sports nutrition, or are you just making ends meet, trying to get enough protein in your diet? Boasting benefits like enhanced...
Nov 4, 2011 - 2011 FINA WORLD CUP: SINGAPORE
Watch the Live Webcast Nov. 4 & 5 at 6am ET Official Website Results
Nov 2, 2011 - Fleet Swimmers Named To Scholastic All-America Team
Brains & Brawn? USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2010-2011 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to FLEET swimmers Jonathon Edwards, Johnathon Eno, Ryan Layne, Luis Pollard, ...
Oct 30, 2011 - New Parent Introduction to Club Swimming
If you are new to year round swimming, this short information session is perfect for you. Experienced swim parents will be leading two information sessions on November 7th or 8th at 6:30pm at the FLE...
Oct 26, 2011 - Miller and Patterson make Verbal Commitments
Congratulations to Elite team swimmers Chelsie Miller and Anna Patterson for making their verbal commitments to swim in college. Patterson will be going to the University of Missouri and Miller wil...
Oct 26, 2011 - Announcement of New Board Members
The Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club is pleased to announce the new board members. In alphabetical order: Clay Douglass Sandra Gregson Letty Joyce Mike Rhodes Thank you for joining us at the annual board m...
Oct 18, 2011 - All-Star Select Camp
Congratulations to Hunter Gildart and Jack Venker on being selected to attend the 1st Annual Texas All-Star Select Camp. 2 swimmers from each age group (11 to 14) were selected based on their IMX S...
Oct 14, 2011 - Group Rate Hotel Rooms Available
FLEET has secured blocks of hotel rooms for the Short Course season. Click HERE to view the lodging information page. Hurry, limited rooms are available and each hotel block has a deadline to boo...
Sep 12, 2011 - Parent Meetings Set
Below you will find a schedule for the upcoming parent meetings. All meetings will be held at the Fleet Facility. This will give you an opportunity to learn all about the club, hear from the c...
Sep 7, 2011 - Schnibben breaks 29 year old Record!
Congratulations to FLEET swimmer Mikayla Schnibben, for breaking a 29 year old record held by Michelle Hastings from 1982. Schnibben swam a 38.84 in the 50 breast, breaking the long time FLEET rec...
Sep 6, 2011 - ARNOLD Pool Closure --Please READ!
Per the Cy-Fair ISD, the Arnold Middle School Pool will be closed until at least September 15th due to unfinished work on the pool. We will be moving both Bronze programs to the Fleet Aquatic Cen...
Sep 1, 2011 - September Training Calendars are Posted online
Click here to go directly to the calendar page on the website. *Use the drop down box to pick the calendar for your training group!
Aug 27, 2011 - Swim Meet Directors Certification Clinic
The annual Gulf Swimming Meet Director's Clinic will be held on Wednesday, August 31, at 6:00 pm at the DADS Club meeting room. The address is 1006 Voss Road, Houston, Texas 77055. If you are intere...
Aug 26, 2011 - FLEET Hires 2 New Coaches!
FLEET is pleased to announce the hiring of two new coaches. Camilo Orellana and Ambar Fernandez join the Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club staff where they will be coaching in the Arnold location and the...
Aug 25, 2011 - New Member Try-Outs
FLEET offers a seamless transition from lessons, summer league and high school swimming to year-round club swimming, which builds on existing skills and provides a positive environment in which to l...
Aug 23, 2011 - Twentieth Annual Gulf Swimming Awards Banquet
2011 Gulf Swimming Annual Awards Banquet Sunday, September 25, 2011 5:00PM (4:30 Check-In Opens) Marriott Westchase 2900 Briarpark Dr. Houston, Texas 77042 Guest Speaker Janet Evans Dress is S...
Aug 22, 2011 - 2011 Annual Gulf Gold Medal Clinic
2011 Annual Gulf Gold Medal Clinic The Annual Gulf Gold Medal Clinic will be on September 24th. Janet Evans, the five time Olympic Medalist who held seven world records and 45 National Titles, will be...
Aug 19, 2011 - FLEET Places 14th overall at Junior Nationals!
FLEET swimmers traveled to Stanford University to compete in the Junior Nationals and National Championships the first two weeks of August. Our National Team Swimmers placed 14th overall at Junior N...
Aug 3, 2011 - Real-Time Results for Speedo Senior Southern Zones!
Use links below for information. Live Results Psych Sheet 7/26
Aug 2, 2011 - Real-Time Results for Speedo Nationals in California!
Click HERE for Real-Time Results!
Jul 29, 2011 - Sticking With Swimming--MUST READ FOR ALL NEW FAMILIES TO SWIMMING!!!!!
Sticking With Swimming?.What Can a Parent Do? The Unfortunate Path that Many Swimmers Follow: The swimmer?s career often starts with 8/under success and high parental enthusiasm. The child is encourag...
Jul 27, 2011 - Real-Time Results for Age Group Southern Zones Champs in Cary, NC!
CLICK HERE FOR REAL-TIME RESULTS FOR SOUTHERN ZONES AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS. GOOD LUCK TO OUR FLEET SWIMMERS COMPETING IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WEEK!!
Jul 27, 2011 - Sectionals-Live Streaming Video From the Nat!
View HERE for Sectionals Live Streaming Video!
Jul 27, 2011 - Real-Time Results for Age Group Southern Zones Champs in Cary, NC!
CLICK HERE FOR REAL-TIME RESULTS FOR SOUTHERN ZONES AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS. GOOD LUCK TO OUR FLEET SWIMMERS COMPETING IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WEEK!!
Jul 27, 2011 - Sectionals Real-Time Results
CLICK HERE For Sectionals Real-Time Results
Jul 24, 2011 - FINA World Championships Live Results!
CLICK HERE FOR WORLD'S RESULTS IN SHANGHAI!!
Jul 23, 2011 - Live Results From TAGS!
The Texas Age Group Championship Real-Time Results are posted! Click HERE to view the Live Timing Results.
Jul 21, 2011 - Scholastic All American Deadline Draws Near!
August 1, 2011 is the deadline for applications for the Scholastic All-America team for the 2010-11 year. Complete submission of the application, supporting proof of time or performance documents an...
Jul 16, 2011 - Four FLEET Swimmers Make Gulf Zones Team!!
Congratulations to the FLEET Swimmers that made the 2011 Gulf Zones Team! They will be competing in the Southern Zone Age Group Championship Meet from July 25-July31st in Cary, NC. Below are the l...
Jul 11, 2011 - Patterson, Miller get Olympic Trials Cuts at Circuit IV!
Juniors Anna Patterson and Chelsie Miller punched their tickets to the highest USA meet for the summer of 2012 this past weekend. Chelsie Miller qualified for the 400 IM event with a 4:55.80 and Ann...
Jul 8, 2011 - FLEET SWIMMERS RECEIVE TOP HONORS AT SUMMER LEAGUE CHAMPS MEETS!
Many Fleet swimmers competed in the Northwest Aquatic Leage Championship meets over the 4th of July weekend. Congratulations to all of them that recieved top honors by either winning their events...
Jul 5, 2011 - USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Committee Releases Rules Changes Recommendati
USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Committee Releases Rules Changes Recommendations By Braden Keith July 3, 2011 Posted in: Featured , Industry , News The USA Swimming Rules & Regulations Comm...
Jun 29, 2011 - ATHLETE ENTRY REPORT POSTED FOR RED WHITE AND BLUE
ATHLETE ENTRY REPORT POSTED FOR THE 2011 RED WHITE AND BLUE INVITATIONAL! SEE THE RED WHITE AND BLUE PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS ON WARM-UP ASSIGNMENTS, TEAM TIMING ASSIGNMENTS, DIRECTIONS , TIME-...
Jun 8, 2011 - Lap Swimming Times Posted
Lap swimming is now available during the lunch hour. You must be a registered master swimmer in order to be a lap swimmer at Fleet. You may find the calendar for the master's group and lap swim...
May 29, 2011 - New Practice Schedules Posted
June practice schedules are now posted. Note the location and times for June. Some training groups will be having practice twice a day. If there are needs for carpool, please work with your group...
May 26, 2011 - Edwards Receives Theron Pickle Scholarship
Jonathan Edwards has received the 2011 Theron Pickle Scholarship from Texas Interscholastic Coaches Association (TISCA) for his achievements in the water and his contribution to Texas high scho...
May 24, 2011 - Application for Age Group Zones
The application for the age group zones meet is now available. Gulf Swimming will select 8 swimmers for each of the following age groups: 11-12 Girls, 11-12 Boys, 13-14 Girls, 13-14 Boys, 15-18 Gi...
May 22, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches $30,000 Goal!!
We have now received over $30,000 and more than 500 donations for the Swim-A-Thon! If you raised atleast $200, then you could be eligible for a prize for your efforts! Please contact Zorka Kaufm...
May 21, 2011 - FLEET ALUMNI SWIMMERS & Family Reunion!
FLEET ALUMNI SWIMMERS & FAMILY REUNION August 6, 2011 6PM - 12AM La Hacienda Banquet Hall 12503 Telge Rd Cypress, TX 77429 Cost is $30 per person for fajita buffet with a cash bar* RSVP with paym...
May 18, 2011 - College Signings (Updated)
FLEET would like to congratulate the following Class of 2011 graduating swimmers who have announced their college swimming plans. To learn more about the swimming program at each school, click the r...
May 15, 2011 - 10 Ways to Sabotage your Child's Swimming
Ten Ways For the Swim Parent to Sabotage Their Child?s Swimming Career Written with tongue firmly in cheek by John Leonard After thirty-three full years of observation, it has occurred to me that ...
May 2, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches New Milestone!
We have now received over $20,000 and more than 500 donations for the Swim-A-Thon! Outstanding effort by our swimmers and families! Remember that we extended the collection period for donatio...
Apr 28, 2011 - Edwards Named Swimmer of the Year
Jonathan Edwards will take his four medals from the state meet to Stanford this fall. The best of times for Jonathan Edwards ... By JENNY DIAL Houston Chronicle After taking home the gold in four even...
Apr 26, 2011 - STAFF CHANGES
Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club is pleased to announce the following changes to the coaching staff: Lindsie Micko has been named Head Age Group Coach. Lindsie is in her sixth season with Fleet. Prior t...
Apr 22, 2011 - Want to Swim in College?
Before you can begin your journey into recruiting and collegiate swimming, Students must first register with the NCAA Eligibility Center . At the end of the student's junior year, a transcript, inc...
Apr 13, 2011 - Head Coach Cagle Invited to National Youth Team Coaches Seminar
Head Coach Clayton Cagle has accepted an invitation to go to Colorado Springs and the Olympic Training Center for the National Youth Team Coaches Seminar, April 18-20. This seminar is sponsoredby th...
Mar 31, 2011 - Former FLEET Swimmer, Coach David Durden, Wins National Title!
Congratulations to Former Fleet Swimmer, head coach David Durden and Cal Berkeley Men?s swimming and Diving Team! Cal Berkeley won the NCAA National Championship last week in Minneapolis, Minnesota....
Mar 5, 2011 - FLEET Ends the first Day in First Place at Sectionals!
Over 40 new 'best times' for Sectional swimmers on Day 1 of the 2011 Speedo Southern Sectional Championships in College Station this weekend! Thirteen new cuts have been achieved already from th...
Mar 3, 2011 - BRONZE II GROUP LEADS SILVER GROUP BY $50!!!!!!!
THE RACE IS ON!!!! WE AREN'T ONLY RACING OUR COMPETITORS THIS TIME OF YEAR. WE ARE RACING EACH GROUP TO SEE WHO IS GOING TO BRING IN THE MOST MONEY FOR SWIM-A-THON!! SO FAR, THE BRONZE II GROUP IS ...
Feb 27, 2011 - Fleet Alumni make strong showing at conference championships!
Fleet College swimmers have been competing this month in their respective conference championships and are showing a strong presence! The first to be by Centenary swimmer, Rachel Olson (Fleet cla...
Feb 17, 2011 - CREATE YOUR SWIM-A-THON FUNDRAISING PAGE!
IT'S EASY! JUST CLICK ON THE LINK TO THE FLEET SWIM-A-THON ONLINE FUNDRAISING, AND CREATE YOUR OWN SWIMMER'S FUNDRAISING PAGE! GRANDMA DOESN'T HAVE TO DRIVE TO THE POST OFFICE TO MAIL YOUR SWIM-A-TH...
Feb 15, 2011 - FLEET Once Again Earns USA Swimming's Club Excellence Gold Medal Status
The 2011 USA Swimming Club Excellence results are in and FLEET has once again earned Gold Medal recognition. This is the fourth time that Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club has been ranked by USA Swimming a...
Feb 13, 2011 - Fleet Swimmers qualify for 5A State Championships
Feb 13, 2011 - Fleet swimmers bring home medals from the 2011 TAPPS State Championship
Fleet swimmers Courtney Connelly, Anna Patterson and Kendall Williams all brought home medals in their individual events at the 2011 TAPPS State Swimming Championships on Feb 11th and 12th at the Josh...
Feb 10, 2011 - Peter O'Brien Named as College Swimmer of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com
CollegeSwimming.com name Fleet swimmer Peter O'Brien, who now swims at Emory University, as the Counsilman Hunsaker Swimmer of the Week. "In a loss against Clemson, O'Brien notched two event victories...
Feb 9, 2011 - Email Verification
TeamUnify, the platform FLEET uses for many aspects of team administration, registration, communication, and invoicing, has two immediate upgrades taking place. Today, you may have already noticed,...
Feb 2, 2011 - FLEET Swimmers Advance To High School Regional Championships!
Over 30 FLEET Swimmers advanced to the Texas High School Regional Championships this weekend! The top 6 swimmers in each event at the District Championships qualified for the State?s Regional Champ...
Jan 26, 2011 - FLEET Swimmers Make SC 2010 National Age Group Top Ten List
CONGRATULATIONS FLEET SWIMMERS For making the Short Course 2010 National Age Group Top Ten swims in the Country! See complete list in this month?s Splash Magazine RELAYS: 13-14 400 Free Relay-9 th :...
Jan 6, 2011 - Jonny Edwards: Athlete Spotlight in Houston Chronicle
By MICHAEL SUDHALTER Houston Chronicle Online Sports News Reporter December 20, 2010 For Cy Creek High senior Jonathan Edwards, swimming is a family tradition. Edwards, 18, has signed with Stanford...
Jan 6, 2011 - Anna Patterson Featured in Local News
Patterson Brings Home Medals From Junior Nationals JACK MARRION Tomball Potpourri News Online Published 12/20/10 Anna Patterson?s swimming resume included five Junior Nationals appearances and thr...
Dec 29, 2010 - Swimming's Top 10 Of 2010
Swimming's Top 10 Of 2010 From USA Swimming website... 2010 was a monumental year in the world of swimming. Marked by slower suits, the emergenge of another American super swimmer and painful tra...
Dec 17, 2010 - Hurry to make your reservation for the Short Course Sectionals Hotel
Hotel information for the 2011 Short Coures Sectionals Championships on March 3 rd - 6 th is now posted. Click here to view all the Hotel Reservation Information. Make your reservation IMMEDIATELY ...
Nov 30, 2010 - December Satellite Calendar now posted
The December practice calendar for the Arnold, Bleyl and Spillane groups is now posted on the FAC Calendars page of the website. You may view and download it by clicking on FAC Calendars on the main m...
Nov 30, 2010 - Custom Name Swim Caps and Coach Allen Caps are in
The Custom Name swim caps and the Coach Allen caps are in the office now. You may come by at anytime to pick them up.
Nov 22, 2010 - Hotel Info for Mardi Gras meet now posted
The hotel information for the Mardi Gras meet in Baton Rouge on Jan 21 - 23 is now posted. You may access the information by going to 2010-11 SC/LC Meets from the drop down menu under Meet & Events or...
Nov 22, 2010 - Fleet Seniors sign letters of intent during early signing period
Several of our Fleet Seniors have finalized their college commitments by signing a national letter of intent during the early signing period for swimming which began Nov. 10 and ended Wednesday. The s...
Nov 15, 2010 - Hotel Information for MLK Invitational now posted
The team hotel for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Invitational meet in San Antonio on Jan 15 - 17 is now open for reservations. Please make sure to make your reservation early to secure the type of room ...
Nov 10, 2010 - New Special Offer for Fleet families from PureSport
Nov 9, 2010 - Congratulations to our New Board Officers!
On November 2nd the Board selected the officers for the 2010-11 year. President ? Clay Douglass Vice-President ? Joe Connelly Treasurer ? Letty Joyce Secretary ? Karen Eckhart Also, Ch...
Nov 4, 2010 - Congratulations to the Fleet All Star Swimmers
Congratulations to these Fleet Swimmers who will be representing the Gulf in the All Star swim meet in Midland on November 13th - 14th. Shea Gregson Caroline Benson Alina Gersib Shayne Gregson Ashley ...
Oct 28, 2010 - 2010 Board Election Results
Congratulations to our returning Board members, Karen Eckhart and Kim Van Overdam, and our three newly elected Board members, Kyle Benson, Suzanne Ellison and Ernie Ortiz. All five were elected at the...
Oct 28, 2010 - November Practice Calendar for Arnold, Bleyl and Spillane Now Posted
The November practice calendar for the Arnold, Bleyl and Spillane groups is now posted on the FAC Calendars page of the website. You may view and download it by clicking on FAC Calendars on the main m...
Oct 25, 2010 - Fox to air show about Coach Allen on Mon Nov 1st at 9 AM
Fox will be airing a show about Coach Allen on Monday November 1st at 9 AM. Melissa Wilson with Fox contacted us after she had heard about Coach Allen's passing and the impact he had on the community ...
Oct 20, 2010 - Hotel Information for Gulf Senior Champs now posted
The Hotel information for the block of rooms reserved for Fleet families is now posted on the 2010-11 SC/LC Meets page. Go to Meet & Events on the Main Menu bar and click on 2010-11 SC/LC Meets fr...
Oct 8, 2010 - Fleet Swimmer Jeremy Armstrong Wins Gold at Special Olympics Meet
Long time Fleet swimmer Jeremy Armstrong won two golds and one bronze at the recent Area 4 Special Olympics Swim Meet at the University of Houston on October 2nd. Jeremy currently swims in the Spillan...
Oct 7, 2010 - Custom Name Cap AND Coach Allen Cap Order Form
Fleet will be placing orders for Fleet Custom Name Caps AND for special caps in memory of Coach Allen. Please click here for the order form. Page one (1) has the Custom Name Cap Order Form informati...
Oct 7, 2010 - New Scholastic All-America Time Standards Are Up
10/7/2010 Are you as strong in the classroom as you are in the pool? If so, you might be eligible for USA Swimming's Scholastic All-America Team! Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who exc...
Oct 5, 2010 - Coach Cagle chosen as National Select Team Head Men's Coach
Coach Cagle chosen as National Select Team Head Men'sCoach Fleet Swimming?s Head Coach, Clayton Cagle, has been chosen by USA Swimming to be National Select Team Head Men's Coach at the National Selec...
Oct 4, 2010 - DID YOU KNOW?
Did You Know? Oct 04, 2010 Did you know that CYPRESS FAIRBANKS SWIM CLUB now accepts Discover Card as a form of payment? Effective August 20, 2010, our website host - TeamUnify - added Discove...
Oct 4, 2010 - Fleet Announces New Masters Schedule with Added Practices
The Cy-Fair Swim Club is proud to announce its new Masters Swim Team schedule. Beginning on Monday October 4th, FLEET will provide eight (8) coached practices per week at the Fleet Aquatic Cen...
Sep 29, 2010 - October Practice Schedules now posted
October Practice Shedules for Arnold, Bleyl, and Spillane are now posted and available for download. If you have any questions about your pool's schedule please contact your coach. Practice sc...
Sep 29, 2010 - New Bronze I Program Added
In an effort to reduce crowding at our existing Bronze I programs at Spillane and Bleyl, we will be starting an additional Bronze I program at Arnold on Monday October 4th. This program will run from ...
Sep 26, 2010 - Gulf LSC achieves Level 1 status in LEAP program
Our local governing body, the Gulf LSC, has been recognized by USA Swimming as a Level 1 LSC for good governance and programming. The Gulf is one of only 13 LSCs in the country to have achieved this s...
Sep 24, 2010 - Scholastic All American List 2010
Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool. The Scholastic All-America Team is made up of high school student-athletes who have a grade point averag...
Sep 15, 2010 - You Can Update your own Account!
Team Members: don't forget to log in everytime you come to the website. Did you know that you can update your own account information at anytime with new emails, phone #, etc? You just need to log int...
Sep 8, 2010 - RESCHEDULED: D&J Sports will visit every pool on SECOND week of practice
D&J Sports, our Team Vendor, will be at the FAC on Tuesday Sept. 14th. Their merchandise will also be for sale at the satellite pools. We will visit one pool per day for the rest of the SECOND week of...
Aug 30, 2010 - September Calendars Posted
September Calendars posted under the Calendars toolbar at the top of the website. Click HERE to view teh September Calendar.
Aug 27, 2010 - 2010 Long Course Ladder of Success
2010 Long Course Ladder of Success Please see the 2020 LCM Ladder of Success . Corrections are due to Allison Beebe by September 1.
Aug 27, 2010 - Nineteenth Annual Gulf Swimming Awards Banquet
Nineteenth Annual Gulf Swimming Awards Banquet The Nineteenth Annual Gulf Swimming Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, September 26, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. at the Marriott Westchase. The guest speaker ...
Aug 27, 2010 - 2010 Gold Medal Clinic - September 25, 2010
2010 Gold Medal Clinic - September 25, 2010 The 2010 Gold Medal Clinic will be held on Saturday, September 25th, at the Magnolia Aquatic Center. The clinic will be conducted by Gold Medal winner, Cull...
Aug 26, 2010 - D&J Sports at New Member Tryouts
D&J Sports will be out at the New Member Tryouts at the Fleet pool on August 26th from 5:30 to 7 PM. They will have a full line of swim gear and swim suits available TAX FREE to everyone - old and ...
Aug 9, 2010 - Junior Nationals Psych Sheet and Results Posted!
2010 SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS! PSYCH SHEET AND RESULTS POSTED HERE! The 2010 Speedo Junior National Championships will be held Aug. 9-13 at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvi...
Aug 6, 2010 - Order Deadlines for Fleet Team Warm Ups
Starting this year, we will have several order deadlines for our Fleet Team Warm Ups . Please make note of the following dates: ORDER NO LATER THAN TO RECEIVE BY September 17th First swim meet Oct 9t...
Aug 3, 2010 - FLEET TAKES NATIONAL SWIMMERS TO CALIFORNIA!
Good luck to our National swimmers representing Fleet! This year?s meet will decide the U.S. team roster for a number of international competitions in the next year, including the 2010 Pan Pacific Cha...
Jul 25, 2010 - Scholastic All American Deadline Almost here
Please click here to go to USA Swimming's web site for all the information and application for the USA Swimming Scholastic All American award.
Jul 9, 2010 - Fleet Hosted Meets for the 2010-2011 Year
The following are the Fleet Hosted Meets for the 2010-2011 swimming year. These are the meets where you can volunteer to get credit hours to fulfill your family obligation in order to get your Fleet H...
Jul 5, 2010 - FLEET Swimmers Selected for 2010 Southern Zones Championship Team
Congratulations to the FLEET Swimmers that were selected for the 2010 Southern Zones Championship Team. The team will be traveling to Atlanta, Georgia to compete in the Southern Zones Championship....
Jul 3, 2010 - TEXAS OPEN REAL-TIME RESULTS
TEXAS OPEN REAL-TIME RESULTS CLICK HERE Complete Results CLICK HERE .
Jun 17, 2010 - New Member Tryouts and Tryout Clinic Information
New Member Tryout Clinic Get Ready for the New Member Tryouts on Aug 24?26 with our New Member Tryout Clinic! Session 1: 1:15 to 2:15 PM on Aug 9 ? 12 Session 2: 1:15 to 2:...
Jun 12, 2010 - Gulf Summer Champs Information Now Posted
The Gulf Summer Champs Web Page is now posted and can be accessed by anyone from any team. On it, I will be posting all information as it becomes available. Please check back at anytime for updated ...
Jun 12, 2010 - Photos and Results from Florida!
Check out photos from your teammates on the Team Travel Trip to Orlando, Florida. I will be posting them whenever they are sent to me, so check back for updates. Click here to go to Florida Photo Page...
May 22, 2010 - Coach Lindsie selected as Senior Girls Coach for Gulf Zones Meet
Congratulations to Coach Lindsie for being selected as the Senior Girls coach for the Gulf Zone Age Group team that will be traveling to Atlanta, Georgia on July 27th for the Southern Zone Championshi...
May 7, 2010 - Volunteering and the Fleet Heritage
Dear Team Members, Our annual Red, White and Blue Invitational is coming up on June 25 th to 27 th at Magnolia High School. I know that there are many things going on in everyone?s life, including t...
Apr 12, 2010 - Swim A Thon Raffle Winners
Apr 9, 2010 - SILENT AUCTION ITEMS AT SWIM A THON AND DANCE!!
Apr 7, 2010 - Newk's Night for Fleet Families
On Thursday April 22nd Newk's Express Cafe is sponsoring a Fleet Family Night from 4 PM to closing . They are located near Spring Cypress and 290 near the Cinemark Theater. Flyers will be availab...
Apr 1, 2010 - Swim A Thon Schedule Update
Swim-A-Thon Event Update April 1, 2010 The Swim-A-Thon event & pizza party is coming up on Saturday, April 10th. The swim times have been posted on the calendars and are posted below. We wil...
Apr 1, 2010 - Fleet Team Photos
Visual Services of Texas will come out to the Fleet pool during Swim A Thon on Saturday April 10th to take individual and team photos. Order forms will be available to be picked up in the office the ...
Mar 31, 2010 - Fleet Swimmers Caskey and Cragin help UT to capture 10th NCAA Championship!
Congratulations to Neil Caskey and Cole Cragin for helping the UT Men's Swimming and Diving Team in capturing its 10th NCAA Championship! Caskey and Cragin are Fleet swimmers who graduated in '08 ...
Mar 30, 2010 - Prize List Posted for SWIM A THON!!
The FLEET 2010 Swim A Thon Prize List is now Posted! Click Here for the Prize List!!
Mar 25, 2010 - Scholastic All American Applications Posted
USA Swimming has posted its applications for the 2009-2010 Scholastic All American Team. Please go to this link to access it . Applications are due by August 1, 2010.
Mar 19, 2010 - 13/14 Boys win High Point at Texas Age Group Champs!
The 13/14 Boys won Highpoint at the TAGS Championship meet last weekend. Over 70 teams competed last weekend for the most prestigious championship meet for age group swimmers that Texas has to offe...
Mar 16, 2010 - The Celine Dion Theory of Swimming
Pat. Pat. Pat. Pat. Pat. The Celine Dion Theory of Swimming by: Mike Gustafson, Senior Analyst SwimNetwork .
Mar 9, 2010 - TAGS TIMELINE AND WARM-UP SCHEDULE NOW POSTED
CLICK HERE FOR TIMELINE AND WARM UP SCHEDULE DOCUMENTS
Mar 9, 2010 - Margaret Hoelzer's Bio and Speedo Tip of the Week
Speedo's Tip of the Week by Margaret Hoelzer. Margaret Hoelzer Bio Olymipian Margaret Hoelzer will be the guest speaker at our Annual Awards Banquet on March 27th. She will also be running the Gold t...
Mar 8, 2010 - Edwards wins High Point Runner-Up at Sectionals!
EDWARDS WINS HIGH POINT RUNNER-UP Congratulations to Jonathon Edwards from the Elite Team. He received High Point runner-up only missing first by 1 point! Jonny placed First in the 200 free, 1...
Mar 8, 2010 - FLEET Topples over Texas Teams for 2nd at Sectionals!
Congratulations to our Senior swimmers. FLEET placed second this past weekend at the Speedo Champions Series Southern Zone Sectional Championships in College Station. Eighty-five teams from ...
Mar 1, 2010 - CFSC 12 & Under Meet Results Posted!
Results and Team Scores through Sunday now posted on the Fleet Hosted 12 & Under Spring Champs Page. Go to Past & Archived Meets Tab under Meets and Events.
Feb 24, 2010 - New Fleet FIRST Aquatics Director Hired
Fleet Swimming and Fleet FIRST are pleased to announce that Matt Rackham has accepted the position of the FLEET First Aquatics Director for the FLEET First Swim School, effective February 22, 2010. Ma...
Feb 22, 2010 - FLEET Places 3rd at 13 and Over Champs
Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club places third at the Spring Championship. Congratulations to the many swimmers that dropped time in the pool this past weekend. Swimmers from the Gold training group and...
Feb 17, 2010 - VAN OVERDAM MAKES ZONE SELECT TEAM!
Congratulations to Austin Van Overdam for making the 2010 Zone Select Camp Each spring, USA Swimming sponsors four Zone Select Camps at various sites around the country. 28 male and 28 femal...
Feb 16, 2010 - Fleet 5A State Qualifiers
Feb 16, 2010 - Fleet Swimmers Excel at TAPPS State Meet
Congratulations to our Fleet swimmers who competed in the TAPPS State Championships on Feb 5 -6 at the Conroe Natatorium. Great Job! Kendall Williams ? Junior at The Duchesne Academy ˇ ...
Feb 9, 2010 - WHO DAT FLEET NATION!
FLEET swimmers got a jump start on Mardi Gras this past weekend traveling to Baton Rouge for the Tiger Aquatics annual Mardi Gras Invitational. Thirty-six athletes and parents enjoyed cajun food an...
Feb 9, 2010 - Over 30 Fleet High School Swimmers go to Regional Championships
The High School Championships are underway across the state of Texas with regional Championships fast approaching this upcoming weekend. The High School District championships completed this past we...
Feb 3, 2010 - Letter Writing Party A HUGE SUCCESS!!
The Swim A Thon Pancake Breakfast and Letter Writing Party HUGE success! Thank you to all of our members that participated. We had over 600 letters written and are continuing to have members print...
Jan 29, 2010 - SWIM-A-THON Launces Tomorrow with Letter Writing Party and Pancake Breakfast!!
FLEET Families, The 2010 Swim-A-Thon is now off and running with our Letter Writing Party and Pancake Breakfast tomorrow after practice . The members that turn in 10 or more letters tomorrow recei...
Jan 22, 2010 - Eating right before a Meet
Smart Eating On Meet Day As we enter the short-course championship season, it is especially important to remember that good nutritional habits will help you swim your best. Here is a link to an ar...
Jan 17, 2010 - Fleet Announces its Head Start Program for Summer League Swimmers
HEAD START - NOW IN ITS 20th YEAR! The Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club, a USA Swimming gold medal club will offer its popular Head Start Program for Summer League Swimmers again this spring. The progra...
Jan 13, 2010 - New Venue for FLEET Junior Meet 1/22/10
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Junior Meet Venue Change. The Fleet Junior Meet on Jan 22 - 24 has been moved to the Spring Branch Natatorium at 10404 Tiger Trail, Houston, TX 77055. The times for Friday and Sat...
Jan 6, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Begins! UPDATE!
FirstGiving Personal Fundraising Page (UPDATE) January 6, 2010 The FirstGiving link has been established on the FLEET front page and Swim-A-ThonŽ page. Click here and create your own Swim-A-Tho...
Dec 29, 2009 - NEW SPEEDO LZR ELITE NOW AVAILABLE AT DJ'S
CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!! DJ's Swim Shop has new arrival of the recent FINA approved fast skin. The new Speedo LZR Elite is in stock now!
Nov 25, 2009 - BECOME A FAN!!
FLEET is on facebook! FLEET is proud to announce that we're posting and tweeting! Follow @Fleetswimmers Twitter and join fan page for news about FLEET swim meets, volunteer opportunities and other ...
Nov 20, 2009 - New Board Officers Elected
Congratulations to out newly elected Fleet Board Officers. The results of the election at last nights Board meeting were: President - Jim Murphy Vice President - Joe Connelly Treasurer - Richard Nevin...
Nov 4, 2009 - Orders for Custom Name Swim Caps Available until Nov 13th.
Click here for the 2009 - 2010 Short Course Custom Fleet Cap Order Form Fleet will be placing custom cap orders once during short course and once during long course season. If you would like t...
Nov 3, 2009 - 16 FLEET Athletes Make the National Age Group Top 10 List
The National Age Group Recognition Program is an awards program for the top level of age group swimmers. All times which are accepted as ?official times? by USA Swimming, from sanctioned, approv...
Oct 28, 2009 - Team Directory Proof now posted!
The 2009-10 Team Directory Proof is now posted for you to review. Go to the Resources tab and then click on 2009-10 Directory to check your information NOW. Deadline for changes is Wed AM Novemb...
Oct 26, 2009 - 11 FLEET Athletes Make ALL STAR TEAM!
Congratulations to the 11 FLEET athletes that became eligible for the Gulf ALL STAR Team. The athletes competed in the qualifying meet this past weekend where ONLY the top 4 (200 yards or less) or top...
Oct 23, 2009 - Board Elections have been finalized
Board Elections have been finalized: Congratulations to returning board members Richard Nevins, Henry Williams and Joe Connelly and to our new FLEET Board member Letty Joyce. All four were electe...
Oct 18, 2009 - 2009 Fleet College Signees
Oct 15, 2009 - Wagner decides on UT
Fleet?s Four star recruiting ranked, Catherine Wagner made the call to Kim Brackin and committed to swim for the Longhorns. Wagner owns a long course senior national cut in the 100-meter breast (1...
Oct 14, 2009 - Schedule for DJ Visits to the Pools
Dear Team Members, We have come up with a schedule for visits by our team vendor, DJ Sports, out to the different pools that we use - DJ Pool Schedule . DJs will bring with them a complete selection ...
Oct 8, 2009 - Logo Wear Parka, Warm Up, Swim Suit, Back Pack and Duffle Bag Order Form
Dear Team Members, The order form for Fleet Logo Wear Parkas, Swim Suits, Warm Ups, Back Packs and Duffle Bags is complete. You can access this order form by clicking here, Logo Wear Order Form , or ...
Oct 8, 2009 - Team Vendor Change Announcement
Dear Fleet Members, We would like to announce a change in Swim suit, apparel and equipment vendors. Effective October 1 st FLEET has selected DJ Sports as our Team ?Partner? Vendor for all team...
Oct 7, 2009 - Fleet USA Swimming Scholastic All-Americans
Congratulations to our Fleet Swimmers who made the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American List! more info......... Complete Gulf List
Sep 1, 2009 - Fleet Short Course Meet Schedule
click on the link below for the 2009-1010 Short Course Meet Schedule for Fleet Short Course Meet Schedule
Sep 1, 2009 - Movie Tavern Movie Ticket Offer
Check out our new Movie Ticket Offer!
Aug 31, 2009 - Practice Schedules
Below are general practice schedules. For detailed calendar information please check the FAC, Elite or Satellite Calendars tabs above Short Course Copper Practice Schedule Satellite Pool Practice ...
Aug 26, 2009 - Rent the Fleet FIRST pool for your party!
Aug 17, 2009 - Interview with Five-Star Ellen Lobb, Class of 2010
ELLEN Lobb, a five-star prospect from the Class of 2010, is the next subject in this summer's series of Swimming World College! For entire article Click Here!
Jun 14, 2009 - Gulf Short Course 2009-10 Meet Schedule Posted
To view the 2009 - 2010 Gulf Short Course Meet Schedule Click Here
May 20, 2009 - FLEET Finishes 18th in the Country for Virtual Championship
Congratulations to all FLEET swimmers for their contribution to the placement in USA Swimming?s Virtual Club Championships! The Virtual Club Championship was designed to recognize and highlight club...
Apr 6, 2009 - Cy-Fair Swim Club named Gold Medal Club for 2009
For the 3rd year in a row, Cy-Fair Swim Club was named by USA swimming as a Gold Medal Club. This award is given to clubs that have attained a high level of athlete performance as well as organizatio...
Mar 27, 2009 - American Swimming Coaches Association names Fleet as an Olympic producing Club
The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) is the largest swimming coaches association in the world, with over 5,200 members, and the largest coaches association in any sport in the world. R...