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Apr 11, 2014 - Preliminary Hyack Travel Information
Hyack Festival AAA Youth Cup May 16-18 King Aquatic Club is excited to announce travel plans for the Hyack Festival Youth Cup. It will be a large group and we?re looking forward to getting back to rac...
Apr 6, 2014 - Class Of 2014 (UPDATED)
Our high school seniors are beginning to decide on college. Congratulations and we welcome you to train with us over your college breaks! Parents... When your swimmer makes their final college decisio...
Apr 5, 2014 - April Practice Calendars Now Available
April calendars are now available under the practice calendar section on the front page of the website. The pool at KCAC will be converted to LCM (50m) on April 21 and the schedule will slightly chang...
Mar 26, 2014 - New KING Photos Added
New pictures have been uploaded to the KING Shutterfly website for the following events: Western Region Sectional Championship February Age Group invitational KING Valentine Classic KING Winter Open (...
Mar 25, 2014 - Group Rate Hotel Rooms Available
KING Boosters has secured a block of hotel rooms at the Wine Country Open in Yakima, Washington. As always there are a limited number of rooms available. The hotels featured have special rates. Hu...
Mar 25, 2014 - Ten Things Every Swimmer Does (But Would Never Admit To Doing)
From the SwimSwam website... Courtesy of Claire Forrest The great thing about being a swimmer is that you feel an instant camaraderie with swimmers all over the world. Some parts of the swimming expe...
Mar 23, 2014 - KING Age Group Regional Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another combined team championship at the 2014 Northwest Region Age Group Championship scoring an official 828 points. The final score was a close 44 points ahead of seco...
Mar 20, 2014 - 3 Steps to Overnight Meet Recovery
From the SwimSwam website... From the moment finals end until prelims begin the next morning, you have the greatest opportunity to maximize your recovery. Knowing how to take control of those 12-16 ho...
Mar 19, 2014 - 6 Health Tips For National Nutrition Month
From USA Swimming website... Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD March is National Nutrition Month, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics posted 14 health tips for 2014 ( http://www.eatright.org/nnm/...
Mar 19, 2014 - 2014 Long Course Meet Entry Forms Now Available
Meet Entry forms for the 2014 Long Course season are now available here or under the forms/documents page. Please fill out the correct form and have it submitted to your coach no later than Thursda...
Mar 18, 2014 - Mind Games With Olympians
Olympic Swimmers Rebecca Soni and Ariana Kukors present Peak Performance Workshops on how to obtain peak performance in school, in sport, and in life. Topics Include: Focus, Nerves, Goal Setting, ...
Mar 18, 2014 - Lifeguarding Class
There will be a lifeguarding class held at the Kent Pool March 28-April 12. Call 253-854-9287 for details and to register for the class.
Mar 17, 2014 - KING Wins Sectional Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins 2014 Senior Sectional Championship this past weekend at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. KING scored a combined total 847.5 points, 208.5 points ahead of 2n...
Mar 9, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon Update #3
YOU GUYS ROCK! Our third week total is $12,513 dollars! Our top earner this week is Emily Tanner from Tahoma pool. Emily raised $610 in a single week! She will receive a $25 iTunes card. Thanks E...
Mar 7, 2014 - 7 Tips To Develope Mental Toughness For Swimmers
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Elite swimmers don't just swim faster, they swim tougher. Here are 7 tips for increasing mental toughness with your athletes. Mental toughness is ...
Mar 6, 2014 - How To Deal With The Taper Blues
From the SwimSwam website... Courtesy of BridgeAthletic Every swimmer gets the taper blues at some point. How you handle that part of your taper can help or hurt your mental game leading into a big ...
Mar 6, 2014 - Hospitality Food Donation Opportunities Available
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the Western Zone Senior Championship Swim Meet which wi...
Mar 5, 2014 - Smart Eating On Meet Day
As we enter the short-course spring championship season, it is especially important to remember that good nutritional habits will help you swim your best. Here is a link to an article on the USA Swimm...
Mar 4, 2014 - How To Nail The Taper
From the SwimSwam website Courtesy of BridgeAthletic Every taper is unique (and it should be). You are a different age, have trained slightly or dramatically differently than the year before, and may ...
Mar 3, 2014 - KING Hosted Meet Job Sign-ups Available Now
KING Family's, Western Region Senior Section Championship meet job sign-ups are avaialble. There are 100's of jobs/shifts available, Tuesday, March 11 thru Sunday, March 16. That's five days of meets....
Mar 1, 2014 - March Practice Calendars Now Available
Good Evening KING Families, March practice calendars are now available. Please remember that with KCAC and other pools closed this month for various reasons that many practices are moved from their no...
Feb 27, 2014 - Nutrition For Peak Performance
From the SwimSwam website... Courtesy of BridgeAthletic How you eat is not about calories, "super foods", or special tricks. It is entirely about how you can best refuel your muscles for the next race...
Feb 26, 2014 - Summer Swim Camp & Clinic
Get ahead of the game, this summer! Megan Jendrick and ACQUA EVENTS will be again hosting a four day (UW) & three day (PSU) Olmpian swim camp. July 7-10 Swim Camp at University of Washington (UW) ...
Feb 25, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon Update #2
WOW! Way to go KING swimmers! You are off to a great start raising money for our Swim-A-Thon. To date you have raised $7323.05 This week?s top earner is Xylia Roberts form KM who raised $1000. The t...
Feb 24, 2014 - KING Boys' Shine At State
The boys from King Aquatic Club (KING) won three individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Feder...
Feb 19, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon Update #1
Ricardo Martinez - Senior swimmer from KING North is the top earner for the first week with $425. He will receive a $25 Jamba Juice card. KING North is the top earning pool for this week. Senior group...
Feb 14, 2014 - KING Team Store Now Open (UPDATE)
ORDER DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED! The KING Team Store is now open! The online store is the Spring 2014 collection where you will find a full selection of team apparel product available! KING shirts (a...
Feb 7, 2014 - Western Zone Athlete Newsletter Issue 3
Issue 3 of the Western Zone Athlete Newsletter has been posted . Highlights of this issue include: feature story by USA Swimming Vice-President Mary Jo Swalley, USA Swimming Governance articles by At...
Jan 30, 2014 - February Practice Calendars Now Available
February practice calendars are now available. Please note that they are only scheduled to the 16th right after our Valentine Classic meet at MR on February 15-16. KCAC will be closed for most of th...
Jan 28, 2014 - Future of Aquatics in the City of Kent
The following is a copy of an email sent by KING Alumni coach & swimmer Mark Prothero. You have received this email because at one time or another, you or your kids either swam for one of the teams I ...
Jan 23, 2014 - Greater Southwest Meet Wrap Up
Last Thursday 37 KING swimmers, 4 coaches, and 3 chaperones traveled to Dallas, Texas, to compete in the 32nd Annual Greater Southwest Meet. Teams came from all over Texas, Kansas, Arizona, and Califo...
Jan 16, 2014 - Diversity Select Camp Application Now Available
The athlete and assistant coach application for the 2014 USA Swimming Diversity Select Camp is now available. Each spring, USA Swimming invites 36 athletes from underrepresented populations to parti...
Jan 9, 2014 - USA Swimming Meet Official Clinics
Did you know, every meet requires a certain number of certified meet officials in order for your swimmer's times to be valid? KING is always in need of new meet officials. It is an LSC recommendation ...
Jan 8, 2014 - NCAA Q&A For The Confused High School Senior
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Lately, I've been getting a lot of emails from high school seniors asking, "Can I swim in college? Can I walk on somewhere? Is there...
Jan 3, 2014 - 8 Ways For Making This Your Best Year Yet
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy It's a New Year, and you know what that means, right? *silence* You don't? Not even you, you person sitting with the glowing screen ten inches f...
Jan 3, 2014 - Catching Up With Margaret Hoelzer
From the USA Swimming website... By Mike Watkins//Correspondent When it comes to how far Margaret Hoelzer (KING alumni swimmer) has come since she retired from competitive swimming three years ago, sh...
Jan 2, 2014 - 7 Ways To Swim Fearlessly In 2014
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy I'm afraid of an assortment of things. Rejection. Regrets. My Wi-Fi dropping. Some people are scared of the usual stuff - the dark, spiders, sna...
Dec 22, 2013 - KING Relay Breaks National Record
The King Aquatic Club (KING) girls relay team of Hannah Weiss, Carolyn McCann, Heidi VanderWel, and Morgan Ginnis broke the USA Swimming 15-18, 17-18 National Age Group Record in the 200 yard medley r...
Dec 22, 2013 - KING Wins State Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins the fifth annual Washington Senior State Championship. Whereas the high school state championship swim meets are divided by school size and some club swimmers do not swim...
Dec 20, 2013 - What To Tell Your Swimmer After They've Had A Bad Swim
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy It's a difficult experience to watch your swimmer come up short of their goals and expectations in the pool. Even though the effort and will were...
Dec 20, 2013 - Holiday Break Schedule
Thursday, December 26, 2013 Dev- 1000-1100a @ NH Nov- 1100a-1200p @ NH AG- 530-730p @ MR Reg- 430-630p @ KM Pow- 300-500p @ KM Sen- 200-400p @ MR Nat- 400-600p @ MR Friday, December 27 Nov/Dev- 600-70...
Dec 18, 2013 - 6 Reasons You Aren't Seeing Succes With Your Swimming
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy As 2013 draws to a close, many of us are looking back on the year that was and pondering where we did well, and where some of us may have gone ast...
Dec 17, 2013 - PNS Announces All-Star Team
The 2013 Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) All Star Team selections have been announced. The KING coaching staff is very proud of what this group has accomplished and we look forward to what they w...
Dec 17, 2013 - KING Places 11th In Nation
King Aquatic Club (KING) for the tenth consecutive year has earned the status of Gold Medal level in USA Swimming's Club Excellence program. For 2014 KING placed 11th in the nation and is still th...
Dec 16, 2013 - KING Still King At 14U Champs
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another team championship at the 2013 PNS 14U Short Course Championship scoring an official 3,474.00 points, 347 points ahead of second place Bellevue Club Swim Team. The...
Dec 15, 2013 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the Washington State Senior Championship Swim Meet whic...
Dec 13, 2013 - Catching Up With Ariana Kukors
From the USA Swimming website... By Mike Watkins//Correspondent Boom or bust, Ariana Kukors (KING alumni swimmer) always knew she would be done swimming after the 2012 Olympic Trials. More than a year...
Dec 8, 2013 - Age-Group Program At MR Starting Jan 6
KING Aquatic Club is excited to announce the return of an Age-Group program to the Mt. Rainier Pool. We?re thrilled for the return of one of our own; former KING Swimmer and 2008 Olympic Trial Finali...
Dec 8, 2013 - Meet Rebecca Soni
Bellevue Club (BCST) has invited KING swimmers and their families to attend the following hosted event. Mark your calendars! Six-time Olympic medalist, Rebecca Soni , will be speaking to BCST swimmer...
Dec 4, 2013 - 7 Tips For Swimmers To Develop The Action Habit
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy What is the bridge between our dreams and the manifestation of our goals? What is that line that connects the ideas and hopes we have with ou...
Dec 3, 2013 - Swimming Fast Under Pressure: Controlling Your Race Focus
From the USA Swimming website... BY DR. ALAN GOLDBERG//COMPETITIVEDGE.COM WHY DO SOME SWIMMERS GO SLOWER IN RACES THAN THEY DO IN PRACTICE? The secret to swimming fast when it counts the most is to ma...
Dec 3, 2013 - Sore Shoulders? Try This
From the USA Swimming website... BY G. JOHN MULLEN//DPT, CSCS Soreness is an essential consequence of elite training. The body typically experiences soreness after a novel activity or an increase in t...
Dec 1, 2013 - Kukors Swim & Dream Clinic
2012 Olympian and KING Alum Ariana Kukors will be leading a Swim & Dream Clinic . A "dream clinic" is a classroom style workshops focusing on productive goal setting, positive self-talk, turing you...
Nov 29, 2013 - 6 Things Swimmers Need To Stop Telling Themselves
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Excuses are awful, insidious little things. They hold us back from unleashing our true potential not only in the pool, but in any area where we s...
Nov 27, 2013 - 5 Ways To Get Your Swimming Goals Back On Track
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy No matter our best intentions and motivations, inevitably we will face droughts in our swimming. Whether it is a long bout of training becoming i...
Nov 26, 2013 - WEISS Blog Of World Cup Trip
Editor's Note: The following blog is from King Aquatic Club (KING) National Group swimmer Hannah Weiss who trains with Coach Ash Milad in the KING North Group. Hannah, a USA National Junior Team membe...
Nov 23, 2013 - KING Coach Featured In USA Swimming Website
From the USA Swimming website... Coaches You Shoud Know: Keith Ure BY KELSEY REESE//USA SWIMMING COMMUNICATIONS INTERN Editor's Note: Every Friday, usaswimming.org will publish "Coaches You Should Kno...
Nov 22, 2013 - Jealousy In Swimming
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Since doing my weekly advice column called Mike?s Mailbag, I?ve received so many emails from swimmers asking, ?How do I overcome my je...
Nov 20, 2013 - Profile Of A Swimmer's Snacking Style
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN As a mom and a dietitian, I get a lot of questions about snacking, especially for the athlete. "What's a healthy snack?" and "How do I handle m...
Nov 17, 2013 - KING Girls' Shine At State
The girls from King Aquatic Club (KING) won three individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Fede...
Nov 15, 2013 - 5 Ways To Get The Most Of Your Swim Practices
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy As a competitive swimmer we are always looking for new ways to get the edge on our fellow athlete. Whether it?s a new suit or a new dry-land routi...
Nov 14, 2013 - GINNIS featured In Local Paper
Arlington's Ginnis signs letter to swim for New Mexico By David Krueger, Herald Writer ARLINGTON -- Morgan Ginnis never got to swim for Arlington High School. But the school, which doesn't have a swim...
Nov 14, 2013 - What is a KING Swimmer?
As we approach December Championship Meets the coaching staff has come up with the following ideals that we would like each swimmer to personify on a day to day basis. Keep these ideals in mind as you...
Nov 13, 2013 - Catching Up With Megan Jendrick
From the USA Swimming website... By Mike Watkins//Correspondent Megan (Quann) Jendrick (KING alumni swimmer) may not be swimming and training any more but don't think for a minute that she's not as...
Nov 1, 2013 - November Practice Schedules Available
November practice schedules are now available here . Please note that there are many changes with holidays and pools being closed for events.
Oct 31, 2013 - Race Strategy: 100 Butterfly Stroke Counts
From the USA Swimming website... BY KATIE ARNOLD//HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT Everyone knows that part of good race preparation is having a specific plan for how you will swim an event. In butterfly, ...
Oct 28, 2013 - Winter Junior Nationals-Team Travel Registration is Open
Registration for the Winter Junior National Championship meet in Greensboro, NC is open.
Oct 25, 2013 - Western Zone Athlete Newsletter Issue 2
Here is the second issue of the Western Zone Athlete Newsletter ! This issue includes: Olympian Mark Gangloff interview, Scholastic All-American 2013 information, Nutrition-Chocolate Milk, Swim...
Oct 17, 2013 - 5 Ways To Make The Most Of A Bad Practice
From the SwimSwam website... By Hannah Saiz Let's face it: having a bad meet is no fun, but the daily grind of practices is what can really bring us down. What's the best way to deal when the going g...
Oct 15, 2013 - Plagued By Muscle Cramps?
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Josh was a devoted swimmer and never missed a practice, morning or night. But he was having problems with muscle cramps. His calf muscle would ...
Oct 11, 2013 - 10 Things To Think About During Swim Practice
From SwimSwam website... By Hannah Saiz It's time to get engaged, and that means thinking during practice. But maybe you aren't sure where to begin. So here's a list of ideas for you! In the 7 Habits...
Oct 10, 2013 - Think Pink
As you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Last year KING helped support Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October by wearing special white swim caps with pink Breast Cancer ribb...
Oct 10, 2013 - 8 Ways To Be A Happier Swimmer
From the USA Swimming website.... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT You've heard the phrase ? "Happy swimmers are fast swimmers." But what if it's really, really hard to be happy in swimming? Especiall...
Oct 10, 2013 - KING Featured In USA Swimming Website
From the USA Swimming website... CLUB EXCELLENCE SPOTLIGHT: KING AQUATIC CLUB BY EMILY SAMPL//CORRESPONDENT In 1996, two Seattle-area swim teams, Highline Swim Club and Kent Area Dolphins, merged to f...
Oct 9, 2013 - 15 Ways Swimmers Do It Better
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy As the days start to get a little shorter, the nights longer, and the migration from outdoor swimming is complete for those of us not lucky enough...
Oct 8, 2013 - 20 Question Tuesday: Megan Jendrick
From the USA Swimming website about KING Alumni Megan Jendrick... BY BOB SCHALLER//CORRESPONDENT Her gold-medal breaststroke performance in Sydney put Megan Quann front and center in the world of swim...
Oct 4, 2013 - October Practice Calendars Now Available
October practice calendars are now available on-line. Please note that there we are competing in 3 meets this month: KING Mini Meet @ KM Pool (Kent) on October 11. October Challenge @ Dick Hannula ...
Oct 2, 2013 - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Athletes
From SwimSwam website... By Hannah Saiz Looking ahead to this season, here are a few ideas for things you athletes may want to think about to become your best self during this year. They aren't in any...
Oct 2, 2013 - 20 Habits of Elite Swimmers
From SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy While there isn't an exact formula for success that can be applied to everyone, there are some typical traits and habits of those who have achieved su...
Oct 1, 2013 - Staying Loose and Calm Pre-Race
From the USA Swimming website... By Dr. Alan Goldberg//Competitivedge.com Why are races won and lost before the start? As I've said many times throughout this series, the BIGGEST secret to swimming yo...
Oct 1, 2013 - KING Swimmers At National Select Camp
Congratulations to KING national training group swimmer Mathias Oh & Tommy Thach for being selected to USA Swimming?s 2013 National Select Camp to be held in Colorado Springs October 24-27, 2013. ...
Sep 30, 2013 - KING Alumni Jendrick & Kukors Announce Retirement
Megan Jendrick , two time Olympian has retired from swimming at age 29. She "calls it a career" in letter to family, friends and the world's greatest fans. Read entire letter . Ariana Kukors , a wor...
Sep 25, 2013 - College Swimming Recruiting Trip Tips
From SwimSwam website... By Mel Stewart Contributor, Rick Paine, is an expert on the college recruiting process. He is also the Director of Swimming at American College Connection. Hosting a recruit r...
Sep 24, 2013 - Apparel Order Deadline
The KING Fall 2013 Team Apparel order deadline is tomorrow, Wednesday, September 25th, (9:00 AM PST)! Check out the Team Apparel section under the Boosters Tab for ordering information and instruct...
Sep 20, 2013 - 9 Ways To Be A Better Teammate
From the USA Swimming website... By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent In swimming, just because you're a good swimmer doesn't mean you're a good teammate. Being a good teammate is about much more than jus...
Sep 17, 2013 - Scholastic All-America Team Announced
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2012-2013 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to King Aquatic Club swimmers Adelaide Chambers, Alyssa Cook, As...
Sep 17, 2013 - Pros & Cons Of The "Paleo" Diet For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD A 15-year old swimmer recently asked me about "going paleo." She trains six days a week for two hours a day and cross trains several...
Sep 11, 2013 - First Western Zone Athlete Newsletter
Here is the first issue of the Western Zone Athlete Newsletter ! This issue includes the History of the Western Zone, Nutrition: Building Blocks of Healthy Living, Open Water Swimming, Exhibition Swi...
Sep 10, 2013 - KING Fall Apparel Order Now Available
The KING Fall 2013 Team Apparel product line is now available! Check out the Team Apparel section under the Boosters Tab for ordering information and instructions. There will be a team fitting opp...
Sep 4, 2013 - 9 Goals For The School Year
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Beginning a new school year can sometimes feel like a huge case of the Mondays. Yesterday, thousands of kids went back to school, and ...
Sep 3, 2013 - KING Swimmer Selected For National Junior Team
National Junior Team Announced Congratulations to Hannah Weiss for being selected to the 2013-14 USA Swimming National Junior Team! She was selected based on her time of 1:00.77 in the 100 meter bac...
Sep 3, 2013 - Staying In Control Behind The Blocks
From the USA Swimming website... BY DR. ALAN GOLDBERG//COMPETITIVEDGE.COM Races are won and lost before the start! So many swimmers lose their races before they even get in the pool. This is because t...
Aug 30, 2013 - Pre Season Practice Schedule
KING- KCAC, KM, Tah, and Fife Monday 9/2 National 3-6 MR Tuesday 9/3 Nat 4-7 MR Sen 430-630 KCAC Reg 430-6 KM AG 530-7 KM ...
Aug 28, 2013 - New Swimmers & Water Test Information
King Aquatic Club (KING), like all other ' year-round ' teams, relies a great deal on its membership to help shape the team for the upcoming 2013-14 swim season. We are looking for young kids who love...
Aug 28, 2013 - Registration Open For 2013-14 Season
King Aquatic Club (KING) Swimmers and Parents, Welcome to a new year with KING! Thank you for being part of our great organization. Without your individual participation, work, volunteerism and commit...
Aug 24, 2013 - Coaching Announcement From Sean Hutchison
Dear KING Swimmers and Parents, As you are aware from National Coach Tommy Hannan?s email last week, Tommy is moving on to pursue his life outside of full-time coaching. Tommy has done an incredible j...
Aug 20, 2013 - Top Tips for Improving Nutrition To Reduce Your Times
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom//PhD, RD, CSSD Want to shave 1.82 seconds off your 100-meter free? How about 7.93 seconds off your 200 IM? David (not his real name), a 16-year old...
Aug 17, 2013 - KING Boosters 2012-13 Audit
King Aquatic Booster Club Association 2012-2013 audit Sunday, September 1 12-4 pm King County Library in Federal Way Volunteer hours will be credited for 2013-2014 season Anyone can participate. Th...
Aug 16, 2013 - Swimming Through Senioritis
From the USA Swimming website... By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Sometimes I get emailed questions from swimmers around the country. While I am not a doctor or a swim coach, I have swum competitively...
Aug 13, 2013 - How To Stay Hydrated During Practice
From the USA Swimming Website... By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Dear Splash, My coach had a lecture for us about drinking things like soda and Gatorade during practice. He asked us to send a letter to the ed...
Aug 12, 2013 - Eight Lies About Fast Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent If you?re tall, lanky, and have big feet, people love to ask: "Are you a basketball player? Or are you a swimmer?" Swimmers, like bask...
Aug 8, 2013 - Handling Failures And Disappointments
From the USA Swimming website... By Dr. Alan Goldberg//Competitivedge.com One of the more important mental skills that you will need in your mental toughness toolbox if you want to go far as possible ...
Jul 29, 2013 - Splash Bash Update
Congratulations to all KING swimmers for a fast season of swimming! Please join us for our Splash Bash event this Saturday (8/3) at the Henry Moses Aquatic Center in Renton. It's a great opportunity...
Jul 28, 2013 - KING Wins PNS Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another team championship at the 2013 PNS Long Course Championship scoring an un-official 6350 points, 1733 points ahead of second place Bellevue Club Swim Team. This was...
Jul 28, 2013 - KING Relay Breaks Another NAG Record
Another National Age Group (NAG) record was set tonight at KCAC by King Aquatic Club. In Event 108 of the Boys 15 & Over 400 Free Relay, KING A relay team of Thomas Anderson (15), Koppi ...
Jul 26, 2013 - KING Relays Break NAG Records
From SwimSwam.com website... A group of 17-18's from the King Aquatic Club in Seattle, Washington has broken the National Age Group (NAG) Record in the girls? 200 medley relay. Swimming at their own p...
Jul 21, 2013 - Summer Swim Clinic & Swim Camp
Get ahead of the game, this summer Megan Jendrick and ACQUA EVENTS will be again be hosting a four day Olmpian swim camp and/or a one day swim clinic in Washington. New this year will be a four day ...
Jul 11, 2013 - Physical Genius Newsletter
Physical Genius News - read it here and subscribe for the latest updates!!
Jul 10, 2013 - Questions Parents Ask
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming provides great member resources for athletes, coaches and parents. The following article is from the Parent Education section and covers many of the quest...
Jul 9, 2013 - Top 5 Reasons Milk Is Good For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD Many athletes ask me, ?Is milk really a good muscle-building and recovery drink?? The answer is yes! While milk may not have the amp...
Jul 6, 2013 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD & SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the July Invitational Swim Meet which will...
Jul 6, 2013 - July Invitational Meet Information
KING Members, Please see the links below for volunteer opportunities, food donation sign-up and July Invitational event page. You will find the timeline, meet information and meet entries. This is the...
Jul 6, 2013 - PNS All Stars At NACC
The annual North American Challenge Cup (NACC) is being hosted in Federal Way at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center - August 8-10, 2013. There are five teams competing in this year?s comp...
Jul 1, 2013 - Register For KUKORS Dream Clinic
2012 Olympian and KING Alum Ariana Kukors will be leading a Dream Clinic. A dream clinic is a 3-week series of classroom style workshops - no pool time. Register now by downloading the below informati...
Jul 1, 2013 - How Significant Is Long Course Competition To Athlete Success?
From USA Swimming website... By Dan McCarthy//High Performance Consultant Many programs across the United States have regularly placed athletes on the National Team and the National Junior Team despit...
Jul 1, 2013 - Scholastic All-America Team Application 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...
Jun 29, 2013 - Please RSVP for Awards Banquet
The Annual Awards Banquet is only one (1) week away! This banquet is for all KING swimmers and their families from Developmental swimmers to the National swimmers . It is a time to get together and...
Jun 27, 2013 - KING Booster Positions Open
KING Booster Families, This is a notice of the open KING Boosters Association Board positions for the upcoming two-year term. There are three open positions heading into next year: Treasurer, Dir...
Jun 25, 2013 - Touch-The Marin Morrison Story
Dear KING Family, Below is a message and link to a story about Marin Morrison. Marin was a swimmer who was intending to join KING and got brain cancer just as the family was moving into the area. Ple...
Jun 12, 2013 - Stay-In-The-Bag Snacks For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE MS, RDN Even the most organized, well-planned swimmer can put nutrition on the backburner, jeopardizing access to essential fuel sources when he needs i...
Jun 11, 2013 - Can Swimming Make You Smarter?
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Swimming is the best sport in the world? according to swimmers. We believe in those old-fashioned principals swimming supposedly culti...
Jun 7, 2013 - Perfect Practice: Getting The Most Of Your Training
From the USA Swimming website... BY DR. ALAN GOLDBERG//SPORT PSYCHOLOGIST, COMPETITIVEDGE.COM RACES ARE WON AND LOST, LONG BEFORE YOUR MEETS Most serious swimmers put in the same amount of time train...
Jun 4, 2013 - Are Supplements Appropriate For The Growing Swimmer?
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Sam was a pre-adolescent swimmer who wanted to get faster, bigger and stronger. Kelly was a senior swimmer carrying some extra weight and wante...
May 22, 2013 - Wine Country Invite - Tarp Transporter
If you are going to the Wine Country Invitational June 14 - 16 and need some volunteer hours we are looking for you! We need someone to transport 3 pop ups/easy ups to the meet and back. The volunt...
May 16, 2013 - Top Tips For Feeding Teen Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD,RD, CSSD USASwimming.org nutrition contributor, Jill Castle, recently published ?Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair...
May 10, 2013 - KING & Ikkos
Good Morning KING, The video below is a recent talk given by KING owner Sean Hutchison. It gives great insight on the founding qualities of KING and the relationship and history that is carries with ...
May 10, 2013 - IMPORTANT Hyack Travel Update
Hyack - Travel Trip Update May 9, 2013 We?re all set to go next week! We have 68 swimmers attending. Thursday Plan: Check in with Ken/Ash at Mt. Rainier. Upon arrival you will turn in: Photo ID ...
May 8, 2013 - The Purpose Of Travel Meets For Swim Teams
JOHN LEONARD Executive Director American Swimming Coaches Association Many parents do not understand why coaches want athletes to travel to "away" meets, sometimes including overnight meets. There are...
May 7, 2013 - FINA Bans Carbon Pro Swimsuit
From the USA Swimming website... Following consultation with FINA, the international governing body for the sport of swimming, USA Swimming has granted a waiver allowing swimmers to compete in the Are...
May 3, 2013 - KING Swimmer To Zone Select Camp
Zone Select Camp Rosters Announced Congratulations to Thomas Anderson for being selected to participate in this year's Western Zone Select Camp. Two hundred and twenty four athletes have been select...
Apr 29, 2013 - KING Swimmers At Catch The Spirit Camp
Congratulations to Thomas Anderson, Isabel Chien, Ethan Dang, Leah Fisk, Yulia Groysman, Gianna Haugen, Mitch Hovis, Robert Hughes, Drew Johnson, Josh MacClurg, Vanessa Moffatt, Zack O'Haver, Alana...
Apr 22, 2013 - National Volunteer Week
This is National Volunteer Week Thank you to all of our wonderful KING volunteers who have helped make this year such a success. We couldn't do it with our you!! Sincerely, The KING Boosters Board ...
Apr 9, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Update #7
Don't forget that the last day to turn in Swim-A-Thon donations is this Saturday, April 13th! With over $58,000 raised, we are well within reach of our goal of $60,000 so every donation helps. This Sa...
Apr 1, 2013 - Meet Entry Form Available!
Meet entry forms are now available under the Form/ Documentation tab under Membership Information. A link is below. http://www.teamunify.com/ApplyForms.jsp?team=king
Mar 31, 2013 - PNS Records Fall During First Quarter Of 2013
From the PNS website... A total of 38 PNS records were broken in the first quarter of 2013. Of the records broken, 20 were broken by KING swimmers & relay teams (53%). The records include: Girls Ten a...
Mar 30, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Update #6
A HUGE thank you to all of the families who have helped raise money for this year?s Swim-a-Thon! To date, we have brought in nearly $57,000 and are SO close to our goal of $60,000! Due to the busy mee...
Mar 26, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Update #5
This week marks the final week of Swim-a-thon 2013 and because of your hard work we are "oh SOOOOOO close" to reaching our goal! It's not to late to send out reminder emails and make those last few ph...
Mar 24, 2013 - KING Wins Age Group Regional Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another combined team championship at the 2013 Northwest Region Age Group Championship scoring an official 912 points. The final score was a close 18 points ahead of seco...
Mar 22, 2013 - Top Five Recovery Snacks For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD A young swimmer asked me about after-practice recovery snacks, specifically if she needed a special product marketed as an ?after? w...
Mar 22, 2013 - ANDERSON Featured In Local Paper
By CASEY OLSON Federal Way Mirror Sports editor For the second time in his swimming career, Federal Way teenager Thomas Anderson set a National Age Group Record. Read more...
Mar 18, 2013 - KING Wins Senior Sectional Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins 2013 Senior Sectional Championship this past weekend at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. KING scored a combined total 996 points ahead of 2nd place Scottsda...
Mar 18, 2013 - KING Girls Set National Record
In photo left to right are Carolyn McCann, Hannah Weiss, Ashley Sutherland, & Heidi Vanderwel The King Aquatic Club quartet of Hannah Weiss , Carolyn McCann , Heidi VanderWel , and Ashley Sutherla...
Mar 17, 2013 - ANDERSON Breaks National Record
Fourteen year old Thomas Anderson of King Aquatic Club set a new National Age Group Record at the Speedo Champions Series Western Region Saturday evening. Anderson recorded a time of 48.73 for the...
Mar 16, 2013 - Hannan Named Part Of Junior Team Staff
From the USA Swimming website... The 2012-2013 USA Swimming National Junior Team Camp will be held April 4-7 at the Olympic Training Complex in Colorado Springs. King Aquatic Club (KING) National trai...
Mar 13, 2013 - KING Spring Break
With the conclussion of the short course season. the 2013 King Aquatic Club (KING) Spring Break will take place March 24 - 31 for all training groups. We do realize this date might not be aligned ...
Mar 13, 2013 - How To Get Young Swimmers To Eat Well
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RD Parents and coaches want their swimmers to feel good, eat well and perform to their best ability. But that?s not always easy to accomplish when ...
Mar 8, 2013 - Children Do Not Need Sports Supplements
From the USA Swimming website... BY DAN MCCARTHY//NATIONAL TEAM HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT The organizations condemning the use of sports-supplements by children include the National Institute of Hea...
Mar 2, 2013 - KING Family Skating Night
KING AQUATIC CLUB IS TAKING OVER PATTISON'S WEST When: April 20th, 5:15p-7:15p Where: Pattison?s West Family Skate Center , 34222 Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way ( map ) Why: Team bonding and family fun! ...
Feb 26, 2013 - Save The Date
Save the date for the Annual KING Awards Banquet. Our annual KING Awards Banquet and Senior Regcognition is on Monday, July 8 @ 5:00 PM. The banquet will be at Grace Community Church ( map ) i...
Feb 25, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Update #4
KING Families, We have another tie for the top earner in Week 4! Congratulations to Heidi VanderWel from the National group at KCAC and Cole VanderWel from the Senior group at KCAC. They each raised $...
Feb 19, 2013 - Top Nutrition Tip For Vegan Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD A 14-year old swimmer asked me for tips on being a vegan. She decided to be a vegan over concerns for the environment, animals and heal...
Feb 18, 2013 - KING Boys' Shine At State Chanps
The boys from King Aquatic Club (KING) won six individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal...
Feb 18, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Update #3
Dear KING families, We have TWO winners for the top earner in week 3! Andrew Johnson from KCAC?s Regional group and Rachel Johnson from KCAC's Novice group each brought in $1,000 so they tied as the t...
Feb 14, 2013 - Why Skipping Breakfast Is A Bad Idea
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE MS, RD Roll out of bed and eat breakfast? Yeah, right. Many swimmers cringe at the idea of eating breakfast, especially if they're heading to the pool f...
Feb 11, 2013 - KING Day T-Birds Game
LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE... KING swimmers and their families are invited to enjoy an action packed, fast paced, never a dull moment Thunderbirds hockey game. When: Saturday, March 16, 7:05 PM (fac...
Feb 11, 2013 - DANG Breaks National Age Group Record
Ten year Ethan Dang of King Aquatic Club broke the National Age Group record in the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:07.25. The previous mark of 1:08.53 set by Michael Andrews of South Dakota in...
Feb 11, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Update #2
Congratulations to Liam Casey-Minnick from the regional group at KCAC! Liam was the top earner in week two of the Swim-A-Thon campaign. With fundraising totaling $300, he has won a $25 gift card to Ja...
Feb 3, 2013 - Duel In The Pools
DUEL IN THE POOLS Mark your calendars! KING Swim-A-Thon 2013 will kick off bright and early Saturday, March 2 and will be a crazy fun competition between KING Team Black and KING Team Blue. We will ...
Jan 28, 2013 - Swim A Thon Update #1
Hello KING families, Our 2013 Swim A Thon is underway. So far we have raised on Team Unify, over $1,200. Over 450 letters have been sent. The kick-off breakfast was well attended. Thanks to everyone w...
Jan 25, 2013 - KING Spring Apparel Order Deadline Extended
The deadline has been extended until Monday, January 28th The KING Spring 2013 Team Apparel product line is now available. Check out the Team Apparel section under the Boosters Tab for ordering in...
Jan 21, 2013 - IKKOS Clinic Now Open For Registration
Online Registration is now open for: IKKOS Clinic #2 Registration Event Date January 26 (02:00 PM) - 26 (06:00 PM), 2013 Registration Deadline January 23, 2013
Jan 15, 2013 - January KING Winter Open
KING Families, The KING hosted January Winter Open is only a few days away. Listed below are a few tips and hints to help make your experience more enjoyable. PARKING: Spectator parking is available...
Jan 15, 2013 - Top Nutrition Trends For 2013
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom What's hot in the food and nutrition world for 2013? Seems like everyone has a list of trends for the New Year, but here are some I've culled from ...
Jan 9, 2013 - Goal Setting And The New Year: Be SMART
From the USA Swimming website... BY KATIE ARNOLD// NATIONAL TEAM HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT It's that time of year again? a new beginning. The time when we all commit to New Year's Resolutions. If yo...
Jan 8, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Kick-off Rally
What: Kick-off Rally & Pancake Breakfast Sponsored By KING Boosters When: Saturday, January 26, 2013 Where: Mount Rainier High School ( map ) Why: Come Have Fun with your KING teammates! Kick-off ...
Jan 8, 2013 - Kids And Caffeine Don't Mix
From the USA Swimming website... Article written by: Dan McCarthy/High Performance Consultant/USA Swimming National Team You can walk into any store in America and find a selection of energy shots, gu...
Jan 7, 2013 - Pacific Coast All Star Results
From the USA Swimming website... Thirty-two members of Pacific Northwest Swimming participated in the Pacific Coast All Star Meet in Santa Rosa, CA this past weekend. Final team scores: Southern Calif...
Jan 4, 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," sh...
Jan 3, 2013 - Congratulations To COOK
Congratulations to Alyssa Cook for being selected to participate in this year's USA Swimming Select Camp at the USA Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs! At the end of January, USA Swimming b...
Jan 3, 2013 - KING Newsletter Posted
The latest edition of the KING Newsletter is now posted. Click HERE to visit the newsletter page where all editions are archived. You can also find the link under the RESOURCES drop down tab loc...
Dec 20, 2012 - Top Nutrition Gifts For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD If you haven?t already made your holiday gift list, consider asking Santa (or mom or dad) for some gifts that can help improve your ...
Dec 19, 2012 - PNS Announces All Star Team
The 2013 Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) All Star Team selections have been announced. King Aquatic Club represents 22% (7 of the 32 slots) of the PNS All-Star team roster. It took great effort...
Dec 17, 2012 - KING Wins State Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins the fourth annual Washington Senior State Championship. Whereas the high school state championship swim meets are divided by school size and some club swimmers do not swi...
Dec 14, 2012 - KING Places 10th In Nation
King Aquatic Club (KING) for the ninth consecutive year has earned the status of Gold Medal level in USA Swimming's Club Excellence program. For 2013 KING placed 10th in the nation and is the only G...
Dec 14, 2012 - Holiday Practice Schedules Now Available
Updated December Calendars with the holiday practice schedule have been added to Practice Schedule section of the website. If you have any questions please contact your coach.
Dec 9, 2012 - KING Still King At 14U Champs
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another team championship at the 2012 PNS 14U Short Course Championship scoring an official 3,491.50 points, 87 points ahead of second place Bellevue Club Swim Team. The ...
Dec 8, 2012 - SUTHERLAND, MCCANN, & COOK Advance To Finals
From the PNS website... Ashley Sutherland and Alyssa Cook of King Aquatic Club advanced to the finals on Saturday at the Speedo Winter Junior Nationals In Knoxville, Tennessee. Sutherland qualified...
Dec 7, 2012 - FULMER Featured In Local Paper
Kentlake senior goes from a childhood hating the pool to future on University of the Pacific swim team By TJ MARTINELL Covington Reporter Reporter Swimmer Erik Fulmer is never satisfied - even when he...
Dec 5, 2012 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD & SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the Washington State Senior Championship Swim Meet ...
Nov 28, 2012 - PNS All-Star Information (UPDATED)
Pacific Northwest Swimming All-Star Information Who, When, How to qualify, and How to apply! For swimmers age 11-12 and 13-14 (age as of January 5th, 2013) Once again the Pacific Northwest Swimming (...
Nov 26, 2012 - Kukors Kamp
KING alumni Ariana & Emily Kukors invites all swimmers to participate in their new swim camp called Kukors Kamps. Who: All swimmers What: Winter Kukors Kamp Where: Auburn High School Pool, 516 4th S...
Nov 22, 2012 - Top 5 Healing Foods
From USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD Athletes don't like to think that they will be injured while competing in the sport they love, but sometimes it happens. The most common or...
Nov 14, 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 11, 2012 - KING Girls Shine At State
The girls from King Aquatic Club (KING) won five individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Feder...
Nov 7, 2012 - Baby Eloise Arrived!
Coach Ash announces that Eloise Margaret Milad was born at 9:38pm Tuesday (11/7/12) at Swedish Hospital Ballard campus. She weighed in at 8lbs 1oz, 20 inches. KING's newest little swimmer baby Elois...
Nov 5, 2012 - Brush Up On The Risks Behind Energy Drinks
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, We...
Nov 2, 2012 - Everyone Deserves An Opportunity To Be Great
KING Swimmers, Coaches and Parents: Like any great organization in history, KING is based on ideas. I was talking to someone recently, proudly, about KING and said, ?KING didn?t happen because of grea...
Oct 5, 2012 - New Physical Genius Video
The below video highlights the past two weeks of the Genius program, and features several young geniuses in the making. Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsa7pTchX5A&feature=youtu.be
Oct 4, 2012 - Think Pink
As you know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout our club, many of our KING families have been impacted in one way or another breast cancer. Thanks to one of those families, King Aqu...
Oct 2, 2012 - Website Will Be Down Sunday, October 7
The King Aquatic Club (KING) website will be down this coming Sunday October 7, from 7:00am to 8:00pm. During this time TeamUnify will be implementing upgrades to enhance the speed and performance of ...
Sep 25, 2012 - How And Why? By Sean Hutchison
KING Swimmers and Parents I always love short course season. I don't love it because of the length of the pool (25yd pool vs 50m pool). I love it because the season is so long. We have short course me...
Sep 25, 2012 - Top Healthy High-Fat Foods
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD Athletes know to avoid high-fat foods, right? Nutritionists and coaches tell you to stay away from fatty burgers, fries and fried ch...
Sep 21, 2012 - Team Dinner At T-Hills!
Dear KING Family, It's been a long time since we went out as a team for a dinner. I believe each one of us deserve some relaxation. We thought it would be great if we could all go for a team dinner on...
Sep 21, 2012 - Meet Enty Forms Due
Meet Entry Forms for the 2012-13 Short Course Season are now available for all groups except for the DEVELOPMENTAL/NOVICE group. Please complete the form and return it to your coach ASAP and NO ...
Sep 18, 2012 - Eating Disorders And The Swimmer
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, REGISTERED DIETITIAN AND CHILD NUTRITION EXPERT We?ve heard the term eating disorder used in the world of swimming. Dara Torres told of her struggles w...
Sep 10, 2012 - Cejih Yung Joins KING Staff As Director of Physical Genius Program
King Aquatic Club (KING) is very excited to welcome Cejih Yung (pronounced See-Gee) to the coaching staff as the Director of the Physical Genius Program. Cejih will be doing site visits at all pools w...
Sep 10, 2012 - New Season Welcome from Director Sean Hutchison
KING Swimmers and Parents Welcome to KING?s 2012-2013 season. We are very excited for the season to begin. KING has some great additions and improvements for the coming year. We continue to strive to ...
Sep 8, 2012 - Physical Genius Update
KING Families, We would like to provide you an update of the KING Physical Genius program, which we will be introducing to our club this fall. If you have not read the email/postings which went out in...
Sep 7, 2012 - September Practice Calendars Posted!!!
Practice Calendars for September have been posted under the Team Information Tab.
Sep 7, 2012 - KING Team Apparel/Caps - Order Now!
The KING Fall 2012 Team Apparel product line is now available. Check out the Team Apparel section under the Boosters Tab for ordering information and instructions. Hurry, the deadline is Wednesda...
Sep 5, 2012 - Scholastic All-America Team Named
From the USA Swimming website... Brains & Brawn? USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2011-2012 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to King Aquatic Club swimmers Keith Schendel, E...
Sep 3, 2012 - MAUDSLIEN & WEISS Selected To 2012-2013 Junior National Team
The 2012-2013 USA Swimming National Junior Team was announced. All 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Team members have been selected to the roster. Also, athletes with the top six fastest times, in Olympic ev...
Aug 30, 2012 - Pre-Season Practice Sept 4 - Sept 7
We are still waiting for commitments from some facilities, we apoligize for the delay in posting the schedule. We will email blast when it is posted. Sept 10 Official Season starts. Schedules will be ...
Aug 27, 2012 - What is Ikkos?
What is IKKOS? IKKOS dramatically improves the way you move. It is a brain-based movement-learning product. Who uses IKKOS? In sport: IKKOS users include Olympians, NFL and NBA stars, World Record ho...
Aug 25, 2012 - Top 5 Excuses For Not Eating Healthy
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD Athletes, like most people, have many excuses for why they don?t eat healthy foods. However, athletes, unlike most people, participate ...
Aug 24, 2012 - KING Pre-Seaon Practice UPDATED
KING Preseason Schedule It's that time of year again! Heading back toward the water and gearing up for a new season. Preseason schedule: Aug 27-30 (M-Th) National & Senior only--Be Ready for outdoor d...
Aug 21, 2012 - Free Safe Sport Training For Parents
From the USA Swimming website... The USA Swimming Safe Sport program offers FREE parent education for our membership. The course is online and takes about 15-20 minutes to complete. We have had overwh...
Aug 17, 2012 - WEISS Wins Junior National Championship
From the PNS website... King Aquatic Club's Hannah Weiss out touched the rest of the competition to claim a Junior National title Thursday night (8/16) i n the women's 100 meter backstroke. Weiss...
Aug 17, 2012 - Tips For Feeding The Thin (And Growing) Swimmer
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, REGISTERED DIETITIAN AND CHILD NUTRITION EXPERT Can a growing swimmer be too thin? In today?s world, there is much ado about weight?too much weight. Bu...
Aug 8, 2012 - King Aquatic Boosters Association-Election Results
The KING Aquatic Club Boosters Association would like to announce the following results from the 2012 Election: President: Amy Eha Secretary: Vickie Callson Director of Member Services: Grainne Hed...
Aug 5, 2012 - Boosters Election Ending Soon
This is a voting reminder for the Boosters election. Tomorrow is the last day to vote. If you have questions, contact Mark Reed (kingtreasurer@gmail.com).
Aug 5, 2012 - Call Me Maybe! PNS NACC All Stars
Members of the 2012 PNS North American Challenge Cup All Star team perform their rendition of Carly Rae Jepsen's hit song "Call Me Maybe" while moving around Edmonton . See how many swimmers y...
Aug 3, 2012 - ANDERSON Featured In Local Paper
Photo by Jennifer Vertetis, For the Mirror. Thomas Anderson, 14, won nine gold medals at the recent Pacific Northwest Swimming Long Course Championships at the King County Aquatic Center for his club ...
Aug 2, 2012 - PNS All-Stars At NACC
The annual North American Challenge Cup (NACC) is being hosted in Edmonton, Alberta for the second time starting August 2-4, 2012. There are five teams competing in this year?s competition includi...
Aug 2, 2012 - Take The USA Swimming Survey
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming members and fans! We invite you to click here and take a survey about USA Swimming, our partners, and your involvement in the sport. It should take abo...
Aug 1, 2012 - PNS Announces Zone Team Athletes (UPDATE)
The following KING swimmers will represent Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) in the Western Zone Championship Meet (ZONES) meet August 7-12 in Grand Junction, Colorado. Congratulations to each of these...
Jul 30, 2012 - KING Wins PNS Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another team championship at the 2012 PNS Long Course Championship scoring an un-official 5535.5 points, 1224 points ahead of second place Bellevue Club Swim Team. The ...
Jul 29, 2012 - DANG Breaks National Record
FEDERAL WAY, Washington, July 28. Ethan Dang breaks a U.S. National Age Group record in the boys 10 & Under 100-meter breaststroke at the PNS Long Course Championships in Federal Way, Wash. Dang set a...
Jul 27, 2012 - Boosters Election Starts Tomorrow
The 2012 King Aquatic Club Booster Association election begins tomorrow. Eligibile voters will be receiving an email with a link to vote. Click on this link and you?ll be taken to the ballot. There ...
Jul 27, 2012 - KING Relay Breaks National Record
From Swimming World Magazine... King Aquatic Club Downs U.S. National Age Group Boys Relay Record FEDERAL WAY, Washington, July 27. THE KING Aquatic Club downed a U.S. National Age Group record in the...
Jul 22, 2012 - Swim Accross America
From the Swim Across America group... The Seattle, Lake Washington Swim has been a thriving event since its inception in 2009. The family friendly 1/2 mile or 2 mile open water swim that takes place a...
Jul 20, 2012 - PNS Announces NACC Team (UPDATED)
The following KING swimmers have been selected and accepted the privledge to represent Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) in the North American Challenge Cup (NACC) meet July 31-August 5, 2012 in Edmo...
Jul 18, 2012 - Fast Swimming = Premium Fuel & Taming Fun Foods
From the USA Swimming website... By Jill Castle, Registered Dietitian and Child Nutrition Expert Watching the U.S. Olympic Team Trials was an exciting kick-off to the summer. Training requires time, m...
Jul 18, 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 exciti...
Jul 18, 2012 - Booster Elections to begin in 10 Days!
Jul 16, 2012 - Junior Nationals - Online Registration is Open
Your online registration and deposit of $550 (credit card/debit card) is required by midnight July 19th, to participate at the 2012 Junior National Championship in Indianapolis. REGISTER NOW
Jul 16, 2012 - Get Your KING Towel
For those swimmers who did not attend the Awards Banquet and receive a KING towel, they are available from your Pool Rep.
Jul 8, 2012 - Boosters Election POSTPONED
We are unable to conduct the Boosters election at tomorrow's Banquet. More voting information will be forthcoming. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Jul 4, 2012 - KUKORS Send-Off Rally
What: Help send our local Olympian off to London! When: Friday July 6th at 6:30pm Where: Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 East Main Street, Auburn WA 98002 Why: Please join for a fun night ...
Jul 1, 2012 - KING Olympic Trials Update
Five King Aquatic Club (KING) swimmers (Thane Maudslien, Alana Pazevic, Heidi Vanderwel, Hannah Weis, & Joanna Wu) are at the Olympic Trials in Omaha trying to win a trip to London. Below is the day-b...
Jul 1, 2012 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD & SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the KING July Invitational Swim Meet which will be ...
Jul 1, 2012 - Banquet Reminder
KING Families -- Our annual KING Awards Banquet and Senior Send Off night for our "Rock Star" swimmers is only a week away! Many of you have responded, but we know there are many more that are still...
Jun 30, 2012 - KING Booster Elections
Nominations for positions on the KING Booster Board are set and we are ready to have our election! The following people have been nominated for the following positions: President (2014) ...
Jun 29, 2012 - KING Boys' Named All-Americans (Updated)
Congratulations to KING swimmers Raymond Ha , Thane Maudslien , Logan Rysemus , and Tommy Thach for being named high school All-Americans for the 2011-12 swim season. Ha (Liberty H.S.) earned hon...
Jun 28, 2012 - KUKORS Makes Olympic Team
Winner Caitlin Leverenz and (former KING swimmer) Ariana Kukors, right, hug after swimming in the women's 200-meter individual medley final Thursday night. Photo by MARK J. TERRILL / AP Ariana Kukors ...
Jun 26, 2012 - WEISS Featured In Local Paper
From the Mercer Island Reporter... Mercer Island swimmers at Olympic Trials this week By MEGAN MANAGAN Mercer Island Reporter Reporter Two Mercer Island residents headed to Omaha, Neb. this week for t...
Jun 24, 2012 - MAUDSLIEN Featured In Local Paper
From the Seattle Times... Kennedy Catholic's Thane Maudslien ready to take place among elite | U.S. Olympic swimming trials The 17-year-old will swim the 200-meter freestyle at the trials, which begin...
Jun 24, 2012 - Please RSVP for Awards Banquet
The Annual Awards Banquet is only two weeks away! If you haven't already done so, please RSVP (instructions are included on the banquet event page). We need to get an accurate count of attendees to ...
Jun 24, 2012 - Top Five Easy-To-Make Snack For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD If you are like most people, you like the convenience of canned foods but don't think they are very nutritious. The truth is that many ...
Jun 23, 2012 - KING Booster Nominations Now Open!
Nominations for positions on the KING Booster Board are now open! The nomination period will be open until June 29 th . On June 30 th , a notice will be sent to members listing the complete slate of...
Jun 22, 2012 - Myths Of College Swimming
From SwimSwam website... By Rick Paine, So, you want to swim in College? We intend to put together a series of articles to educate you on the frightening and mysterious world of college swimming and c...
Jun 19, 2012 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Issue #17
From the PNS website... Here is the 17th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter ! Included in this issue: Nutrition: "Amino Acids: Benefits for Swimmers" Feature Story: "US Aquatic Sports: Synchronized ...
Jun 18, 2012 - KING Swimmers At Catch The Spirit Camp
Congratulations to Kevin Dang, Leah Fisk, Gianna Haugen, Mitch Hovis, Zach Johnson, Koppi Kolyvek and Chase Raines for being selected and accepting to participate in this year's Pacific Northwest ...
Jun 12, 2012 - Orange Juice In The Swimmer's Diet
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, REGISTERED DIETITIAN AND CHILD NUTRITION EXPERT My teen grabs a jug of orange juice and guzzles it! Is this bad? In the nutrition world of hype and hys...
May 24, 2012 - Top 5 Recovery Snacks
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD Recovery is a hot topic for swimmers and for good reason. A long pool and/or land workout burns muscle fuel and causes muscle protei...
May 24, 2012 - What To Expect With Growing Swimmers And Their Changing Bodies
From the USA Swimming website... Jill Castle, MS, RD, LDN 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 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Issue #16
From the PNS website... Here is the 16th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter ! In this issue: Feature Story "Incorporating Drills Into Your Stroke" by PNS Athlete Brian Ruggles Practice Set of the I...
May 18, 2012 - Add Your Photo To The Mosaic
From the USA Swimming website... America's Swim Team is showing the world who we are by creating a mosaic that will be on display in Omaha! To help us create this amazing display, we need your photos....
May 14, 2012 - Hyack Update
Apr 19, 2012 - Group Rate Hotel Rooms Available
KING Boosters has secured a block of hotel rooms at the Hyack Festival Youth Cup in New Westminster, Canada. To allow your swimmers to focus on the meet, this hotel is separate and down the road from ...
Apr 19, 2012 - Hyack Team Travel Meet - ONLINE Registration open
Apr 17, 2012 - HOVIS Featured In Local Papers
From the Everett Herald & Mukilteo Beacon websites (Photo by J. Chien) Youth Swimmer sets two records Mitch Hovis of Mukilteo set two Pacific Northwest Swimming records at the 2012 Northwest Region Sh...
Apr 9, 2012 - The Cause Of Choking And How To Avoid It!
From the Swimming Science website... By Alan Goldberg of Competitive Advantage So how well do you stay calm and composed under the pressure of big meet competition? Your ability to stay relaxed under...
Apr 6, 2012 - KING Wins Age Group Regional Championship
Apr 5, 2012 - PROTHERO Featured In Local Paper
From the Maple Valley/Covington Reporter (Photo by UNLV Athletic Department) Kentwood High graduate (and KING Alum) Marley Prothero wraps up her swim career at UNLV By KRIS HILL Covington Reporter Ass...
Apr 5, 2012 - MUNSCH Featured In Local Paper
From the Highline Times (Photo by Kurt Howard) Former Kennedy Catholic (and KING) swimmer Kevin Munsch ends college career at NCAA Championships By Kurt Howard/Highline Times The first time I saw Kevi...
Apr 5, 2012 - IKKOS Named Finalist in MS Kinect Accelerator Program
IKKOS has been named a finalist in the Microsoft Kinect Accelorator Program, for more information click on the links below: The Kinect for Windows Blog The Kinect Accelerator Congratulations to KING ...
Apr 4, 2012 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Issue #15
From the PNS website... Here is the REAL April issue #15 of the PNS Athlete Newsletter! Included in this issue: Feature Story "Building Connections: Athletes and Officials" by Steve Sholdra Nutrit...
Apr 1, 2012 - New Speed Product From TYR
From the TYR website... TYR Launches FastStache - Face Borne Speed Gear Huntington Beach, California April 1, 2012: In preparation for the London Games, the TYR research and development team has unvei...
Apr 1, 2012 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Special Edition
Here is the Special Edition April 1st Edition of the PNS Athlete Newsletter ! Special features of this issue include: Video of the Issue featuring famous Swim Lesson Instructor Phillip Toriello; Rule...
Mar 27, 2012 - Long Course Meet Entry Forms Now Available
NOTE: 2012 LC Regional & Power Group meet entry form has been corrected!. The 2012 KING Long Course Season Meet Entry Forms are now available. To ensure your swimmer is entered in the meets, please d...
Mar 23, 2012 - Lifeguarding Class At KM Pool!
The American Red Cross Lifeguarding course will help you develop skills and experience that will be valued by colleges and future employers. It's a great way to demonstrate what you can offer. College...
Mar 21, 2012 - Pool Safety Contest
From the USA Swimming website... ENTER OUR SAFETY POSTER CONTEST Calling all athlete members! We need your talent and vision! Bring us your original poster designs. The poster must be about safety in...
Mar 20, 2012 - Final Swim-A-Thon Contributions
Swim-a-thon 2012 has officially come to an end. Thanks to all of your hard work we have nearly reached the $50,000 benchmark! Amazing job King Family! Because there are SO many of you that are close t...
Mar 16, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches Fourth Milestone
Attention swimmers! We passed the $40,000 milestone and are now on our way to the next milestone at $50,000! The donations keep rolling in and we have already received over $46,000 ! Remember the ...
Mar 16, 2012 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
Mar 15, 2012 - Sleep Tight, Swim Fast: Building Good Sleep Habits
From the USA Swimming website... Jenny G Stadler, PhD, Clinical Psychologist USA Swimming Sports Medicine Task Force The best way to approach sleep problems that occur anywhere is to pay attention t...
Mar 15, 2012 - Last Chance Meet - Sunday
Last Chance Meet entries and job sign-ups are now available. We still need officials, head timers and an announcer. Check out the meet entries. If your child is swimming please consider volunteering....
Mar 14, 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?'e experienced dehydration, ...
Mar 14, 2012 - KING Wins Combined Senior Sectional Team Championship
Among a field that included multiple Olympians, national team members, and collegiate post graduate swimmers, KING captured the combined team title at this past weekend's SPEEDO CHAMPIONS SERIES Weste...
Mar 12, 2012 - Got Chocolate Milk?
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming Partners With "Got Milk?" COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Swimming today announced a new partnership with The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), be...
Mar 6, 2012 - Congratulations To WIBMER And OH
Congratulations to Talisa Wibmer and Mathias Oh for being selected to participate in this year's USA Swimming Select Camps at the U.S.A. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs! Wibmer was ...
Mar 2, 2012 - Top Five Foods To A Healty Heart
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD Swimmers need strong muscles, including a strong heart muscle. Did you ever stop to think that your heart is one muscle that never t...
Mar 2, 2012 - March Calendars Posted
The March Practice Schedules are now posted. We would like to thank everyone for their patience in waiting for this month's calendar. March always presents a challenge for us because of KCAC being c...
Mar 1, 2012 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Issue #14
From the PNS website (please share with your swimmer)... Here is the 14th issue of the Pacific NW Swimming Athlete Newsletter! In this issue: iPhone Swimming Apps, Boys' State results, Pool Open Wate...
Mar 1, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Deadline Extended
Hello KING families, Good news! The deadline for turning in Swim-A-Thon (SAT) donations has been extended! You now have until March 18, 2012 to collect money. This leaves 2 ½ weeks to make some final ...
Feb 23, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches Third Milestone
Attention swimmers! The donations are still rolling in and we have already received over $32,000 !!! We passed the $30,000 milestone and are now on our way to the next milestone at $40,000! Remember ...
Feb 22, 2012 - Why The Calorie Burn Is Not Enough To Keep Growing Swimmers Healthy
From the USA Swimming website... By Jill Castle//RD and Child Nutrition Expert There's a lure that goes along with swimming, an idea that because growing swimmers work out regularly and have high calo...
Feb 20, 2012 - KING Boys' Shine At State Champs
The boys from King Aquatic Club (KING) won eight individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Feder...
Feb 19, 2012 - What Makes A Nightmare Sports Parent -- And What Makes A Great One
Written by: Steve Henson Hundreds of college athletes were asked to think back: "What is your worst memory from playing youth and high school sports?" Their overwhelming response: "The ride home fro...
Feb 16, 2012 - RYSEMUS In The News Tribune
Stadium's Rysemus to lead swim team's quest at state BART POTTER; THE NEWS TRIBUNE CONTRIBUTING WRITER It's the week of the boys swimming and diving state meet, which, for Logan Rysemus, means lighter...
Feb 16, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches First & Second Milestone
Attention swimmers! The donations are rolling in and we have already received over $24,000 !!! We passed the $10,000 and $20,000 milestone mark. Thanks to everyone that has sent out their letters an...
Feb 16, 2012 - VAST Coaches Perish In Tragic Plane Crash
The swimming community lost two coaches, Rob Marshall Hill and Seth Dawson , in a fatal plane crash early Wednesday morning . Rob, Seth, and their friend, Liz Redling were flying in a single engin...
Feb 7, 2012 - Splash Out Hunger at KING Valentine Classic
Dear KING families: In partnership with Northwest Harvest, which was formed in Seattle in 1967, as The Ecumenical Metropolitan Ministry (EMM), by a group of Seattle community leaders, King Aquatic Clu...
Feb 7, 2012 - JENDRICK In 20 Question Tuesday
From the USA Swimming website... 20 QUESTION TUESDAY: MEGAN JENDRICK BY BOB SCHALLER//CORRESPONDENT Megan Jendrick took the world by surprise at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. After a frustrating near m...
Feb 5, 2012 - KING Swim Meet Photos
Photographs of King Aquatic Club (KING) swim meets and events are now available for you to view. These photographs have been taken at swim meets and team functions over the past season by KING volunte...
Feb 3, 2012 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Issue #13
From the PNS website (please share with your swimmer)... Here is the 13th issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter! In this issue: Feature Story "The History of Swimming", "Officials" section, two pages o...
Jan 27, 2012 - Three Things You Needs To Know About Dietary Supplements
From the USA Swimming website... ALICIA KENDIG, MS, RD, CSSD // USOC SPORTS DIETICIAN & ATHLETE LAB COORDINATOR RUSSELL MARK // USA SWIMMING HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT DAN MCCARTHY // USA SWIMMING HI...
Jan 25, 2012 - Top Five Foods To Boost Immunity
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD Winter brings more than its share of cold and flu viruses. The average young person gets anywhere from 6 to 10 colds a year, and the...
Jan 24, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Update
Hello KING Swimmers, Thanks to all who braved the snow and came to the Swim-A-Thon rally and pancake breakfast! The letter writing campaign got off to a great start with over 700 letters being turned...
Jan 23, 2012 - JENDRICK Featured In USA Swimming Article
From the USA Swimming website... MEGAN JENDRICK: MARRIAGE, MOTHERHOOD AND MEDALS BY MIKE WATKINS//CORRESPONDENT Brashly misunderstood and criticized, Megan (Quann) Jendrick was branded as young and co...
Jan 21, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Reminder: Turn In Letters
A reminder that swimmers can turn in Swim-a-thon letters at the KING Winter Open this weekend to get their water bottle! This meet is being held at Mt. Rainier Pool in Des Moines. Go KING! VISIT the...
Jan 17, 2012 - 2011 Fall Top 200
From the Pacific Northwest Swimming website... A study of the performances by Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) athletes for the fall of 2011 based on the Top 200 times nationally has been completed....
Jan 17, 2012 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Issue #12
From the PNS website (please share with your swimmer)... Here is the 12th Issue of the Pacific Northwest Swimming Athlete Newsletter! In this issue: two pages of PNS Recognition, a special two-page "...
Jan 11, 2012 - Fat: To Eat Or Not To Eat
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE//RD AND CHILD NUTRITION EXPERT Did you know that fat is an essential part of nutrition for the growing athlete? Not only is fat required for normal grow...
Jan 11, 2012 - WEISS Featured In Local Paper
Preparing for the big pool: Island swimmer practices for Olympic trials this summer By MEGAN MANAGAN Mercer Island Reporter Sports Writer Sometimes people are just born with talent. In the Weiss famil...
Jan 9, 2012 - The Danger Of An Iron Deficiency
From the USA Swimming website... BY DAN MCCARTHY//NATIONAL TEAM HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT Serum Ferritin is considered to be the best indicator of an athlete's iron status and essential in the creat...
Jan 7, 2012 - Eat This Not That
Know your diet for you and your family needs to be better but don't know how? Or, you want to lose body fat without changing what kinds of things you eat? Take a look at http://www.eatthis.com/ (Twi...
Jan 4, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon: FirstGiving Now Open
The FirstGiving link has been established on the KING Swim-A-Thon® page. Click here or the logo below to set-up and create your own Swim-A-Thon fundraising page. All swimmers, families, & coaches ar...
Jan 2, 2012 - New Practice Schedule Posted
January Practice Schedules are now available (except Fife). Please take note that the 2012 calendars will be Sunday-Saturday calendars not Monday-Sunday like that have been in the past. Remember that...
Jan 1, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Starts
On Sunurday, January 15, KING Boosters will launch it's major fundraising campaign of the swim season. The 2012 KING Swim-A-Thon campaign starts with a rally & letter writing party at the Newport H...
Dec 23, 2011 - PNS Announces All Star Team
The 2012 Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) All Star Team selections have been announced. King Aquatic Club represents 19% (6 of the 32 slots) of the PNS All-Star team roster. It took great effort...
Dec 22, 2011 - KING Newsletter 6th Edition
The sixth edition of the new KING newsletter 'One Team One KING' has been published. Check out the December issue for coaches chat with Sean Hutchison, community service news, swim meet photos, what i...
Dec 21, 2011 - Top Nutrition Resolutions For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD Half of Americans make New Year's resolutions and the key to success is making your resolutions real and measureable. Swimmers are g...
Dec 18, 2011 - KING Wins State Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins the third annual Washington Senior State Championship. Where the high school state championship swim meets are divided by school size and some club swimmers do not swim f...
Dec 15, 2011 - Complex, Yet Simple
From the USA Swimming website... COUNT ON CARBOHYDRATE FOR THE YOUNG SWIMMER BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RD Are 'carbs' bad? Popular opinion would lead you to believe they are?but this isn?t true for growing ...
Dec 14, 2011 - Energy Drinks: Help! Does Any Of This Make Sense?
From the USA Swimming website... BY JIM MILLER, MD, NATIONAL TEAM PHYSICIAN AND CHAIR OF USA SWIMMING'S SPORTS MEDICINE TASK FORCE USA Swimming's Sports Medicine Task Force recently conducted research...
Dec 13, 2011 - Recovery Nutrition During Hard Training
From the USA Swimming website... BY DAN MCCARTHY//NATIONAL TEAM HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT During hard training cycles, like Christmas training, it is imperative for athletes not only to eat promptly...
Dec 12, 2011 - KING Still King At 14U Champs
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another team championship at the 2011 PNS 14U Short Course Championship scoring an official 3,516 points, 255 points ahead of second place Bellevue Club Swim Team. The me...
Dec 12, 2011 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the Washington State Senior Championship Swim Meet wh...
Dec 10, 2011 - Washington State Senior Championship
2011 Washington State Senior Championship information available Click here for psychsheet, timelines, meet information and volunteer sign-ups . Volunteer sign-ups now open . Click here to view...
Dec 8, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Issue #11
From the PNS website (please share with your swimmer)... Here is the 11th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter! Special features this month are: USA Swimming By The Numbers, Nutrition for Recovery, 4 p...
Dec 7, 2011 - Energy Drinks: Psychological Implications
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming's Sports Medicine Task Force recently conducted research into the topic of energy drinks. For the last few weeks, the task force presented a series of art...
Dec 7, 2011 - KING December Championship Meets
KING Families, With Championship meets just around the corner (and on back to back weekends!) it is vitally important that we, as ONE TEAM , show support for KING at the meets these coming weekends. ...
Nov 28, 2011 - The Direct Health Effects Of Stimulant/Energy Drinks
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming's Sports Medicine Task Force recently conducted research into the topic of energy drinks. For the next few weeks, the task force will present a series of ...
Nov 21, 2011 - Top Five Healthy Holiday Foods
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD From Thanksgiving to New Year?s Day there will be a lot of media stories on weight gain during the holidays. Dire warnings will be i...
Nov 21, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Issue #10
From the PNS website (please share with your swimmer)... Here is the 10th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter! This is a special edition issue, with a USA Swimming Rule Quiz, 22 new PNS records set in...
Nov 21, 2011 - Energy Drinks: What You Need To Know
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming's Sports Medicine Task Force recently conducted research into the topic of energy drinks. For the next few weeks, the task force will present a series of ...
Nov 17, 2011 - KING Newsletter 5th Edition
The fifth edition of the new KING newsletter 'One Team One KING' has been published. Check out the November issue for coaches chat with Ken Spencer, community service news, Tualatin Hills and Octobe...
Nov 15, 2011 - KING Girls Win At High School Champs
The girls from King Aquatic Club (KING) won three individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Fede...
Nov 14, 2011 - Energy Drinks: A No-No For Young Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... The USA Swimming Sports Medicine and Science Committee has recently reviewed the risks and benefits related to energy drinks and is providing information to call atten...
Nov 5, 2011 - Follow Us On Twitter
King Aquatic Club is now on Twitter! Click HERE or click the large twitter banner on the left side of the website to launch the official KING Twitter page. Follow Coach Sean Hutchison and the other...
Nov 3, 2011 - Growth Hormone, Sleep, And Alcohol
From the USA Swimming website... BY DAN MCCARTHY//NATIONAL TEAM HIGH PERFORMANCE STAFF Growth Hormone production and sleep are vital to an athlete's recovery. The two are linked by the body's need for...
Nov 3, 2011 - The Deck Pass App Is NOW Available!
From the USA Swimming website... The time is finally here....USA Swimming's first-ever mobile application is now available! Download the free iPhone Deck Pass application today and connect with al...
Nov 3, 2011 - CANN Named Prep Star Of Week
From the Seattle Times Felicity Cann Stadium swimming Cann, a junior, swam leadoff as the Tigers broke a 14-year-old school record in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:52.71. She also won th...
Oct 25, 2011 - KING Newsletter 4th Edition
The fourth edition of the new KING newsletter 'One Team One KING' has been published. This issue is a b umper volunteer issue with October challenge photos. Check it out also for a coaches chat with M...
Oct 20, 2011 - Top Five Weight Gaining Tips For Swimmers And Parents
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM//SPORTS DIETICIAN Are you having a hard time gaining or maintaining weight? With all of the media attention on childhood obesity, gaining healthy w...
Oct 18, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
From the PNS website (please share with your swimmer)... Here is the 9th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter! A special feature of the issue is "The Unofficial Guide to the USA Swimming Website". Ther...
Oct 18, 2011 - Scholastic All-America Team
From the USA Swimming website... Brains & Brawn? USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2010-2011 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to King Aquatic Club swimmers Kelsey Crowder, A...
Oct 10, 2011 - Smart Eating For Swimmers On Race Day
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RD, LDN What do you pack to eat on race day? What's your nutrition prescription? Everybody has a different approach when it comes to eating on race...
Oct 7, 2011 - Top Five Beverage Choices For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RD, CSSD Just because you?re in the water it doesn't mean you don't need to drink water. After 30 minutes of swimming, dehydration can occur....
Oct 6, 2011 - WIBMER Named Prep Star Of Week
From the Seattle Times Talisa Wibmer Hazen swimming Wibmer, a sophomore, broke a 28-year-old school record in the 100 backstroke (59.54 seconds), one of her four victories in a nonleague meet with Sa...
Sep 26, 2011 - WOLD Named Prep Star Of Week
From the Seattle Times Photo: Grace Wold, sophomore at Mercer Island (Photo by Seattle Times) Grace Wold Mercer Island swimming Wold, a junior, won the 200-yard individual medley and 100 butterfly an...
Sep 24, 2011 - KING Newsletter 3rd Edition
The third edition of the new KING newsletter 'One Team One KING' has been published. Check it out for a new article from about the upcoming KING Back To Swim Breakfast, community service news, report ...
Sep 23, 2011 - DAVIS Featured In Local Paper
Photo: Redmond High senior Aly Davis plows through the water during the 200 freestyle at Tuesday's home meet against Issaquah. Davis, who swims for King Aquatic Club, has already posted state-qualifyi...
Sep 15, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter - Special Edition
From the PNS website... Here is the 8th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter. This is a special "Swimming 101" edition, with lots of information for athletes new to swimming. There are also meet r...
Sep 1, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
From the PNS website... Here is the 7th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter! This is a Special Championship Edition, with results from the summer championship meets, as well as PNS breaking news, PNS ...
Aug 22, 2011 - New Swimmer Tryout Dates
KING 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 lear...
Aug 12, 2011 - Brent Rice Memorial Swim
6th Annual Brent Rice Memorial Swim of the Sound Saturday August 20, 2011 Registration Extended to August 15, 2011 The Brent Rice Memorial Swim of the Sound was started in 2006 by 17 year old Justin M...
Aug 8, 2011 - Show Your America's Swim Team Pride
From USA Swimming website... You are a swimmer...smelling of chlorine, waking at 5am for practice and anxious to hear the word, "taper." Declare yourself by swinging by the America?s Swim Team page ...
Aug 8, 2011 - Splash Bash Sweepstakes
From the USA Swimming website... This year's Splash Bash Sweepstakes Grand Prize is a seriously surreal Hollywood experience. Swim fans have the chance to experience firsthand the biggest night in the...
Aug 1, 2011 - KING Wins PNS Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another team championship at the 2011 PNS Long Course Championship scoring an un-official 4662.5 points, 617 points ahead of second place Bellevue Club Swim Team. The mee...
Jul 27, 2011 - KING Cinch Bags Available
For those swimmers who did not attend the awards banquet and receive a KING cinch bag, they will be available this weekend during PNS Champs prelims (see either Amy Eha or Grainne Hed) and then from P...
Jul 22, 2011 - PNS Announces Zone Team Athletes
The following KING swimmers have been selected and accepted the privledge to represent Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) in the Western Zone Championship Meet (ZONES) meet August 9-13 in Clovis, Califo...
Jul 19, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
From the PNS website... Here is the 6th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter! This issue includes a special two-page section on Protein 101, a special on Open Water Nationals, and much more! . Click H...
Jul 19, 2011 - Sectional Champs Live Timing & Webcast
The Senior Sectional Championship is being broadcasted live from Gresham, Oregon. Click HERE to view the Live Timing Results. Click HERE to watch the swim meet (Microsoft Silverlight software must...
Jul 18, 2011 - PNS Announces NACC Team Athletes
The following KING swimmers have been selected and accepted the privledge to represent Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) in the North American Challenge Cup (NACC) meet August 2-7 in Puerto Vallarta, M...
Jul 10, 2011 - July Invite Entries & Job Sign-up Available
KING entries are now posted. Volunteer sign-ups are now live. Go to July Invite event page to view volunteer sign-up list. The list of opportunities is long. Keep scrolling til you find your favor...
Jul 9, 2011 - Team Awards Banquet Review
The 2011 King Aquatic Club (KING) Awards Banquet was held Friday evening with lots of food and lively conversation at Grace Community Church in Auburn! The well attended safari " KING-sized " themed e...
Jul 7, 2011 - Reminder: Annual Awards Banquet Tomorrow
Just a reminder to all swim families that our Annual Awards Banquet is this Friday, July 8 at 5:00pm, Grace Community Church in Auburn (about 1 mile south on Auburn Way South off of Highway 18). A pas...
Jul 6, 2011 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the KING July Invitational Swim Meet which will be taki...
Jul 2, 2011 - Notice of King Booster Nominations
The KING Boosters Association Nominating Committee would like to announce the following nominations: Treasurer: Mark Reed Director of Fundraising/Sponsorships: Monica Feigert This slate of nominee...
Jun 29, 2011 - ONLINE Registration is OPEN for travel to the Senior Sectional Meet.
Online registration for KING team travel to the Senior Sectional Championship in Gresham, Oregon.
Jun 21, 2011 - Practice Schedule Changes
There have been several changes made to the June & July practice schedules at Kent (KM) and KING North (KN) training sites. Revised calendars have been uploaded in the practice schedule section. Ch...
Jun 19, 2011 - KING Newsletter 2nd Edition
The second edition of the new KING newsletter 'One Team One KING' has been published. Check it out for a new article from coach Sean Hutchison 'Who wins', Who?s Who on the KING Booster Board, Nutritio...
Jun 14, 2011 - KING Booster Positions Open (UPDATED)
This is a notice of the open KING Boosters Association Board positions for the upcoming two-year term. There are two open position heading into next year. They are the Treasurer & Director of Fundr...
Jun 10, 2011 - Practice Schedules Updated
June Practice Schedules have been updated to show training times for the rest of the month and are now available for download. Also back by popular demand, training times for the rest of long course ...
Jun 9, 2011 - Splash out Hunger!
July Invitational Food Drive 14th?17th July Splash out Hunger! KING and Northwest Harvest food bank are coordinating on a summer food drive at the July Invitational at KCAC July 14-17. The needs of fa...
Jun 8, 2011 - A Note From Coach Sean--Share With Your Swimmer
KING Swimmers and Parents, I'm relaying a quick story that may not have anything to do with swimming but does have to do with life. A week or so ago, I lost my 'Kindle'. I was upset because I take it ...
Jun 1, 2011 - New Practice Schedules Posted
June Practice Schedules are now posted and available for download. Schedules will reflect training dates June 1-19. The dates of June 20-30 are TBA and will be posted when finalized. If you have any ...
Jun 1, 2011 - Splash Magazine Now Digital
From USA Swimming... The award-winning Splash Magazine is now available in digital format. Get the same up-to-date National Team news, training tips, photos and event coverage you get in the print e...
May 25, 2011 - KING 2010 Swim-A-Thon Ranked Second
After raising over $56,000 during the 2010 Swim-A-Thon, King Aquatic Club finished in second place nationally against all other swim teams. Great work to all swimmers and families for helping KING B...
May 18, 2011 - New KING Newsletter Launched
Welcome to the new KING newsletter 'One Team One KING'. Check it out for a new article from coach Sean Hutchison 'Taking the next step', Who?s Who around the pool, Swimmers Achievements, swimmers ph...
May 17, 2011 - Vote For 2012 Athlete Membership Card
From the USA Swimming website... Vote for the Olympic legend you think should be featured on USA Swimming?s athlete membership card. Three swimmers have been nominated: Tom Dolan, Rowdy Gaines and Tom...
May 15, 2011 - Advertising Opportunities
KING Families, There are several opportunities in the coming months for KING members to advertise their personal business or business they work for through KING Aquatic Club events. Becoming an advert...
May 15, 2011 - Save the Date - KING Heritage Classic Golf Tournament
HURRY AND GET YOUR REGISTRATION IN SOON. THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS MAY 26! The Second Annual KING Heritage Classic Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2011. All proceeds benefit the...
May 9, 2011 - A Note From Coach Sean--Share With Your Swimmer
KING Swimmers and Parents: I wrote about this a few years ago, but it?s so simple and effective I thought I?d revisit the idea. How many of you have cluttered cars or rooms? I know mine gets a little ...
May 6, 2011 - KING Swimmers To Zone Select Camp
Zone Select Camp Rosters Announced Congratulations to Alyssa Cook and Tommy Thach for being selected to participate in this year's Western Zone Select Camp. Two hundred and twenty four athletes ha...
May 6, 2011 - USA Swimming/Navy Seals Hardcore Moment
Melvin "Gold Medal Mel" Stewart is producing a NEW VIDEO series with USA Swimming: NAVY SEALS HARDCORE MOMENT. In episode one Coach Eddie Reese & Jimmy Feigen of the University of Texas explain how ...
May 6, 2011 - Practice Schedule Changes
There have been several changes made to the practice schedule at all sites except Mount Rainier Pool. Revised calendars have been uploaded in the practice schedule section. Changes to each each cale...
May 6, 2011 - KUKORS Inspires Athletes At Navy SEALs Fitness Challenge
National Team athlete Ariana Kukors made a community appearance April 17, 2011 at the Navy SEALs Fitness Challenge in Federal Way, WA. Read more...
May 5, 2011 - Annual KING Awards Banquet
Attention All KING Families! Yes, the planning has already begun for our Annual King Aquatic Club Awards Banquet . The details are still being worked out, but we would like you to keep open Friday ...
May 3, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
From the PNS website... Here is the 5th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter! It is a Special Edition Long Course Issue, with articles relating to long course swimming and Open Water Swimming. It also ...
May 2, 2011 - KING Swimmers To Catch The Spirit Camp
Congratulations to Addie Chambers, Vanessa Moffatt, Alec Raines, Tristan Rosellini, Daniel Ryabashopka, and Helen Teegan for being selected and accepting to participate in this year's Pacific Nort...
Apr 26, 2011 - Boise Invitational (LCM) Meet updated information and Online Registration
The online registration is now open for those who would like to participate in the KING Team Travel Meet to Boise, Idaho in June. For team travel information and swimmer qualifying times click here ....
Apr 21, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Prizes
Congratulations to everyone for a great Swim-A-Thon! We would like to get the prizes out to the kids as soon as possible. To do this we need your help. Read more...
Apr 15, 2011 - Hey, New Members!
From the USA Swimming website and not just for new members... Now that you're a part of America's Swim Team, do we have a kit for you! Check out the welcome video, get some cool downloads and connect ...
Apr 15, 2011 - KING Spring Fling Job Sign Up Available
KING Spring Fling Job Sign Up is now available. Click here for more information. Please only sign up for 2 shifts per family. Thanks
Apr 12, 2011 - U.S. Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge
The Navy SEALs and USA Swimming have joined efforts to bring a new program to USA Swimming and Pacific Northwest Swimming clubs: the SEAL Fitness Challenge. The SEAL Fitness Challenge is a series o...
Apr 7, 2011 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
ATTENTION: AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the KING Spring Fling Swim Meet which will b...
Apr 7, 2011 - KING Spring Fling Entries
KING Spring Fling meet entries now available. See the event page for more meet information. The Job Sign-up page will be turned on Saturday, April 16th. Everybody's help is needed. We will need ...
Apr 3, 2011 - KING Alum Heather Brand Update
KING Alumni & Olympian Heather Brand sent an update recently on what she is doing now. She also said, "I miss my KING family & hope you are doing well." Below is her update. Hi Family and Friends I ...
Apr 1, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
From the PNS website... Here is the 4th Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter, with Exclusive features by Dick Hannula, Mark Gangloff, Jeff Gudman, Tim Vagen, and more! To view, click here .
Mar 31, 2011 - Staff Changes
King Aquatic Club (KING) is pleased to announce the following changes to the coach staff: Nathan Hawthorne will be moving to Covington Aquatic Center at Tahoma to assume the duties as lead coach work...
Mar 23, 2011 - Meet Entry Forms Due (UPDATED)
Meet entry forms have been revised and posted today. Please download the most recent copy (rev 3/22) and turn in ASAP to your coach! The KING long course season schedule and meet entry forms are now o...
Mar 21, 2011 - KING Wins Age Group Regional Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another combined team championship at the 2011 USA Swimming Western Zone Northwest Age Group Regional Championship scoring an official 1011 points, 192 points ahead of se...
Mar 21, 2011 - Timers Needed For Divisional Championship
Timers are needed at the Divisional Championship Meet Saturday, March 26 through Sunday, March 27. If you have a swimmer competing, please sign up! Please click here , to sign-up for available jobs (...
Mar 17, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches Fifth Milestone
We have now received over $50,000 and more than 1000 donations for the Swim-A-Thon! Outstanding effort by our swimmers and families! Remember that we extended the collection period for donations c...
Mar 17, 2011 - MILAD To Coach Diversity Camp
Coach Ash Milad continues his high level involvement in diversity at USA Swimming. He was recently asked to coach the USA Swimming Diversity Camp at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Th...
Mar 8, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches Fourth Milestone
Hello parents & swimmers, Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers for their help Friday night, the parents for your support, and our fantastic swimmers for 'getting the job done' while putting on a gra...
Mar 1, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
From the PNS website... Here is the Third Issue of the PNS Athlete Newsletter for distribution. This issue has a PNS Athlete Newsletter Interview with Mark Gangloff (Gold-Medal Olympian), coverage of ...
Feb 26, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches Third Milestone
It's almost time for the big event on Friday, March 4 at KCAC!!! There will be another email out before Monday with instructions for "event night". The volunteer signup for our March 4 Swim-A-Thon wil...
Feb 25, 2011 - Nutrition Tips [Part 4]
From USA Swimming website... Fueling Your Stroke Six 200?s descending on five minutes. Twenty-five 50?s on :58. Whatever your ?favorite,? every set during every workout and dryland session requires en...
Feb 20, 2011 - KING Boys Win At State Champs
The boys from King Aquatic Club (KING) won three individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Feder...
Feb 18, 2011 - Nutrition Tips [Part 3]
From USA Swimming website... EAT COLORFUL FOODS What are the first three foods that come to mind when we say ?carbohydrate?? 1. Pasta 2. Rice 3. Bread Each if these is excellent. But what do they have...
Feb 18, 2011 - Food Drive Wrap-up
Thanks to all of the KING families and coaches that donated food at our Food Drive during the February KING Invitational. We raised almost 900 pounds of food and close to $400 in donations! Thanks als...
Feb 17, 2011 - WANOT In The News Tribune
Wanot fuels Beamer threat JENNIFER CHANCELLOR; CONTRIBUTING WRITER Here are two words that don?t usually go together: Lazy champion. Bart Wanot will be the first to tell you that they describe him wel...
Feb 17, 2011 - KING Apparel - LAST DAY TO ORDER
The KING Spring 2011 Team Apparel product line is now available. FREE SHIPPING on orders over $100. Check out the Team Apparel section under the Boosters Tab for ordering information and instruc...
Feb 14, 2011 - USA Swimming Clears Sean Hutchison
The following press release was issued today by USA Swimming clearing Coach Sean Hutchison of false accusations reported earlier this year by the Washington Post. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Febru...
Feb 13, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Update
ATTENTION SWIMMERS! The Swim-A-Thon raffle winner was selected this afternoon. Congratulations to Madison Alton , of the KING North group. Madison, an Age Group swimmer, won a KING swim bag and assor...
Feb 11, 2011 - Splash Out Hunger This Weekend
Dear KING family: In partnership with Seattle University Youth Initiative, which is a major component of SU's institutional mission, and Walgreen's, King Aquatic Club (KING) will be sponsoring a food...
Feb 11, 2011 - Pac-10 Women's Swimming Championship
Volunteer Opportunity- Timers needed for the Pac-10 Women's Championship, on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at KCAC. This is a great opportunity to see some top women's swimming. Come see our own Andie ...
Feb 11, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches Second Milestone
Attention swimmers! The donations are rolling in and we have already received over $23,000 !!! Thanks to everyone that has sent out their letters and emails. You can view the donations by swimmer an...
Feb 9, 2011 - Email Verification
TeamUnify, the platform KING uses for many aspects of team administration, registration, communication, and invoicing, has two immediate upgrades taking place. Today, you may have already noticed, tha...
Feb 9, 2011 - TAYLOR To Represent Team USA This Summer
From PNS website ... King Aquatic Club/Stanford University swimmer Andie Taylor has been named to a field of 47 swimmers that will represent Team USA at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen,...
Feb 8, 2011 - Nutrition Tips [Part 2]
From USA Swimming website... Nutritional Cheat Sheet - Part 2 By Mike Mejia, M.S., C.S.C.S.//Special Correspondent Provided that you've adhered to the guidelines we published in last week's article ,...
Feb 7, 2011 - KING Swimmer In Seattle Times
KING Swimmer Keith Schendel is mentioned in this article. Mercer Island takes ninth straight KingCo title The Islanders' impressive depth paid off again, as they easily won the conference championship...
Feb 2, 2011 - Nutrition Tips [Part 1]
From USA Swimming website... Nutritional Cheat Sheet - Part 1 By Mike Mejia, M.S., C.S.C.S.//Special Correspondent Keep in mind that in order for nutrition to have an appreciable impact on your perfor...
Feb 1, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
From the PNS website... Issue number 2 of the PNS Athlete Newsletter is now available to view. This newsletter is produced and edited by Steve Sholdra , PNS Athlete Representative. We would encourage...
Jan 31, 2011 - KING Swimmer In Local Paper
KING swimmer Alec Raines is mentioned in the article... Skyline boys swimmers faster than Redmond January 25, 2011 Skyline sophomore Max Levy quit club gymnastics and picked up diving just five months...
Jan 31, 2011 - KING Swimmers In Federal Way Paper
KING swimmers Bart Wanot, Cole Um, Matthew Um, Jade Fiegert are mentioned in this article... Relays and Wanot help Beamer win SPSL championship for second year in a row By CASEY OLSON Federal Way Mirr...
Jan 31, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches First Milestone
Swim-A-Thon crosses first $10,000 in donations! Attention swimmers! The first donations are in and we have already received over $11,000 in donations!!! Thanks to everyone that has sent out their lett...
Jan 28, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Day Update
Hello KING swimmers and families, This is an important announcement. We have to move the date of our big ALL FAMILY Swm-A-Thon swim event from Friday, February 4 to Friday, March 4 , due to an unfort...
Jan 25, 2011 - USA Swimming Sport Development Consultant To Visit KING On Wednesday (UPDATED)
Bill Krumm, the Sport Development Consultant from USA swimming will be visiting with King this Wednesday. He's offered to give a short presentation about how USA Swimming's goals and role in helping...
Jan 21, 2011 - January Invite ~ Revised Entries
Revised Meet Entries and Timeline are now available. Meet Entry Questions? Contact your swimmers specific group coach! Volunteer sign-ups will be turned on Saturday . Remember to allow eve...
Jan 21, 2011 - 2011 World Championship Team Announced
In the last major international competition before the 2012 Olympic Games, USA Swimming will send 42 athletes to the 2011 FINA World Championships, July 24-31 in Shanghai, China. Former KING swimmer ...
Jan 20, 2011 - Revised Power / National Schedule Jan 20-23 REVISED
Revised Power / National Schedule Jan 20-23 Thursday (1/20) National: KCAC 4:00-6:30 PM Power: MR 5:30-8:00 PM Saturday (1/22) Power: MR 8:00-10:00 AM Sunday (1/23) Power: NH 8:30-10:30 AM
Jan 18, 2011 - New Background Check System Ready
From USA Swimming website... USA Swimming launched its new background check program on Jan. 10. For more information about the background check program, including frequently asked questions, program o...
Jan 14, 2011 - Eastern Swim Classic - LIVE TIMING
Dynamo Swim Club is providing REAL TIMING RESULTS for their Eastern Swim Classic online. Watch the KING swimmers online as they compete in Chamblee, Georgia at the Dynamo Swim Center. The swim meet t...
Jan 8, 2011 - Background Checking Program
From USA Swimming website... New Background Check Program Info Starting on Monday, USA Swimming's new background check program will be accessible. In order to maintain their USA Swimming membership in...
Jan 7, 2011 - HUTCHISON News Update
Hutchison Remains at FAST, USOC Post-Graduate Center Coach in Fullerton, California By Brent Rutemiller Swimming Wolrd Magazine PHOENIX, Arizona, January 6. SWIMMING World has confirmed that Sean Hut...
Jan 5, 2011 - New KING & PNS Swim Records
As we start the new year, it is time to look back at the PNS and KING team records for short course yards that have been set since the start of the 2010-11 swim season. Click HERE to view. Congra...
Jan 5, 2011 - PNS Swimmer Newsletter
From the PNS website... Happy New year to all PNS athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and parents. We are happy to announce that Steve Sholdra , PNS Athlete Representative has produced and edite...
Dec 28, 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 tragedy. Swimnetwork columnist Ca...
Dec 23, 2010 - PNS Announces All-Star Team
Dec 21, 2010 - KING Boys In Local Paper
KING swimmers Erik Fulmer, Stephen Shin, David Dougherty, and Tanner Keeling-Garcia are mentioned in the article. SPSL North at a glance; swimmers to watch; meets to make By ERICK WALKER Kent Reporter...
Dec 21, 2010 - World Swimming Championship On TV
SHORT COURSE WORLDS ON UNIVERSAL SPORTS TUESDAY The 10th FINA World Swimming Championships, which were held Dec. 15-19 in Dubai, will be broadcast Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. ET on Universal Sports. For more in...
Dec 20, 2010 - KING Wins Senior State Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins the second annual Washington State Senior Championship. Where the high school state championship swim meets are divided by school size and some club swimmers do not swim ...
Dec 18, 2010 - KUKORS Wins World Championship
Ariana Kukors of USA wins gold in the final of the Women's 100m Individual Medley at during the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in Dubai. Photo by Stan Botterill/Getty Images. Dec. 17, 2...
Dec 14, 2010 - Lifeguard Training Course at Kent
Kent Meridian Pool will be offering a lifeguarding course over the winter break. Please contact the pool for to sign up or with any questions 253-854-9287 . Includes: Lifeguard Training and First...
Dec 13, 2010 - Eastern Classic 2005 - Where Are They Now?
Atlanta 2005 - Where are they now? By Ken Spencer Digging through some old boxes I found the binder I used to organize the 2005 trip to the Eastern Classic in Atlanta. I figured Sam, who?s organizin...
Dec 13, 2010 - KING Wins PNS 14U Championship
Representing King Aquatic Club (KING) were 79 athletes who dominated the pool at the Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) 14 & Under Short Course Championships held at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic...
Dec 10, 2010 - Volunteer Opportunities - Now Live
Washington State Senior Championship online volunteer sign-ups are NOW live. Go to the KING Aquatic Club website. Check out the Washington State SR Champs event page. Click on " job sign-up " but...
Dec 8, 2010 - KEELING-GARCIA In The News
Kentlake swimmer takes flight in the pool and the sky By KRIS HILL Covington Reporter News Tanner Keeling-Garcia can fly in the water and in the skies. Keeling-Garcia, a junior on the Kentlake boys sw...
Dec 6, 2010 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
ATTENTION: AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the Washington State Senior Championship Me...
Dec 4, 2010 - PNS All-Star Application Available
The Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) 2011 All Star Athlete Application is now posted on the PNS All-Star page . Click HERE to download application. Remember, the application deadline for "in person...
Nov 19, 2010 - PNS Announces All-Star Selection Process
The team selection criteria for the 2011 All Star Meet is now posted on the PNS All Star page . Please review the selection criteria carefully. If you have questions please address them to Age ...
Nov 18, 2010 - KAUFMAN Featured In Renton Reporter
Hazen's Lauren Kaufman a force in the pool By ADAM MCFADDEN Renton Reporter Sports Reporter November 18, 2010 It was only a matter of time. From the moment Hazen swimmer Lauren Kaufman burst onto the ...
Nov 17, 2010 - KING Girls In Local Newspapers
KING girls who competed at this past weekends WIAA State High School Swim & Dive Championship are featured in the following online newspapers. Newspaper Articles Covington/Maple Valley Reporter Fede...
Nov 17, 2010 - KING Swimmer Newspaper Athlete Of The Week
LAUREN KAUFMAN WIAA/Seattle Times state athletes of the week - November 17, 2010 Hazen High School girls swimming Kaufman, a senior, swept the 50 free and 100 free and was named swimmer of the meet at...
Nov 16, 2010 - HUTCHISON & TYR Extend Partnership
TYR and Sean Hutchison Extend Successful Partnership Huntington Beach, Calif.? TYR Sport, Inc. and Sean Hutchison, coach of FAST?s U.S. Olympic Professional and Post-Graduate team, announced a long-te...
Nov 12, 2010 - KIM Featured In The News Tribune
Big dreams for Beamer's Rachel Kim begin in pool today Rachel Kim has big plans to see her name in lights. JENNIFER CHANCELLOR The News Tribune Contributing writer Published: 11/11/1012:05 am | Update...
Nov 10, 2010 - KING Girls In Covington Reporter
A season of change and success for Kentlake By KRIS HILL Covington Reporter News This has been a season of change for the Kentlake girl's swim team yet it has consistently been successful this season...
Nov 7, 2010 - CROWDER In The News Tribune
Decatur's Crowder double winner in WCD swimming Decatur's Kelsey Crowder will be competing in multiple events at the Class 3A state swimming championships next weekend at King County Aquatic Center. S...
Nov 2, 2010 - KING Girls In Covington Reporter
Kentlake takes third at West Central District meet By KRIS HILL Covington Reporter News Nov 01 2010, 6:30 PM Kentlake's girls swim team had another good weekend in the pool at Rogers High as it finis...
Nov 1, 2010 - KIM In The News Tribune
Pain no problem for Beamer's Kim in 4A district swim It was a night for the unexpected as those on the pool deck or in the water often checked the clock and did a double-take. JENNIFER CHANCELLOR; CON...
Oct 29, 2010 - Dang/Maudslien Break PNS Records at Thunderbolt Meet
Two PNS records were broken at this past weekend's Fall Thunderbolt Open by KING swimmers: Kevin Dang 11-12 Boys 200 Back 2:31.38 Thane Maudslien 15-16 Boys 200 Back...
Oct 29, 2010 - Senior/National Parents Presentation: How to Feed Your Athletes
How to feed your athletes: A Nutrition Presentation by Jaapje Kukors Saturday November 6 @ MR pool 8:30-9:30 AM Fueling your athlete properly is one of best ways you can help your child. Jaapje Kuko...
Oct 28, 2010 - KING Girls In Kent Reporter
Kentlake takes second, Kentridge third, Kentwood sixth at league meet By KRIS HILL Kent Reporter Contributor Oct 27 2010, 2:24 PM The Kentlake High girls swim team swam fast at the South Puget Soun...
Oct 28, 2010 - What is a KING Mini Meet All About? By Maureen Pendergast
Mini meets have been a part of the KING Novice and Developmental programs for four years and have grown into a great environment for swimmers to learn about meet preparation, meet procedures, and the ...
Oct 28, 2010 - National Group Test Sets (UPDATED 10/28)
Tests Set Results for the National Group will be posted in this space periodically: 1000 Kick 09.08.10 3000 Free 09.20.10 8x100 Kick Fastest Avg 10.08.10 3000 Free 10.12.10 2000 Stroke 10.26.10
Oct 25, 2010 - KING Swimmer Named Newspaper Prep Star Of Week
A KING swimmer was named high school athlete of the week in a local newspaper. Below is the text from the article. Congratulations! KRISTIN AINSWORTH Covington Reporter News - Preps of the week - OCT ...
Oct 23, 2010 - Volunteer Opportunities
Two new volunteer opportunities are available now. The first sanctioned Halloween KING Mini-Meet job sign-up page is now live. Novice & Developmental families are strongly encouraged to volunteer. Min...
Oct 21, 2010 - Taking Feedback from Coaches By Head Coach Sean Hutchison
KING Swimmers and Parents: As KING swimmers are coming up on a few meets in a relatively short period of time, I?ve got an important message to all the swimmers (and parents) out there: Be aware of ho...
Oct 21, 2010 - KING Mini Meets Now Sanctioned
For the first time since their inception in 2004, all three of KING's mini meets will be sanctioned. For those of you out there who do not know what that means: there will be officials on the deck, ...
Oct 21, 2010 - Warm-Up Times and Timeline for Thunderbolt Fall Open
Warm-Up Times for this weekend's Thunderbolt fall open will be as follows: Friday: Session 1 Distance Events: 4pm Saturday: Session 2 12&Under: 7:15am Session 3 13&Over: 11:30am Sunday: Session 4 12&U...
Oct 12, 2010 - National Group Host Clinic
On Sunday, October 10 at Mount Rainier Pool, Coach Tommy Hannan and his KING National training group put on a swim clinic for the KING Developmental/Novice training group. The clinic lasted 90 minutes...
Oct 8, 2010 - New Scholastic All-America Time Standards Are Up
From USA Swimming website... 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 ...
Oct 4, 2010 - Scholastic All-America Team
From the USA Swimming website... Brains & Brawn? USA Swimming is proud to announce that 1539 women and men have been named to the 2009-10 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to King Aquatic ...
Oct 4, 2010 - KING Back-To-Swim BBQ (UPDATED)
The annual KING Back-To-Swim BBQ/Potluck is right around the corner , Details are falling into place. Here is a quick update. What: KING Back-To-Swim BBQ/Potluck. When: Saturday, Oct 9th, 12:30pm ? ...
Oct 1, 2010 - KING Swimmer In Seattle Times
Mercer Island's Grace Wold (KING) swims to victory in the 200-yard individual medley against Skyline Thursday. Skyline edged M.I., 95-91. Photo by MARK HARRISON / THE SEATTLE TIMES Skyline wins batt...
Oct 1, 2010 - Group Rate Hotel Rooms Available (UPDATED)
Last three days to book your rooms for Thunderbolt Fall Open. KING Boosters has secured a block of hotel rooms at the Thunderbolt Fall Open. The two hotels featured have special links for online booki...
Sep 28, 2010 - Did You Know?
Did you know that KING AQUATIC CLUB now accepts Discover Card as a form of payment? Effective August 20, 2010, our website host - TeamUnify - added Discover Card functionality to all KING website mo...
Sep 27, 2010 - Be Part Of A Great Environment-By Head Coach Sean Hutchison
KING Swimmers and Parents: It looks like the season has started off very well. It?s always great when people are excited to begin a new year. It offers all of us a time to reset goals, think about wha...
Sep 22, 2010 - Notice of KING Boosters Board Changes
On September 13th, Tim Wold resigned his position as President of the KING Boosters Association. Per the By-Laws, the remaining members of the Board met on September 20th to elect a new President. A...
Sep 21, 2010 - How To Be A Good Parent To An Athlete
By Kurt Simonsen Published March 05, 2009 Despite the best of intentions, many parents of younger athletes, from high school age and down, fail to recognize the detrimental effects they have on their...
Sep 12, 2010 - Long Course Season Records
This summer, eight KING swimmers broke 21 Individual Team Records. One of the swimmers broke every record in his age group. Ethan Dang broke the 8&U Boys 50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free, 400 Free, 50 Bac...
Sep 8, 2010 - KING Announces Staff Changes
KING is pleased to announce staffing for the 2010-2011 season. The vast majority of our award winning staff has returned and we're gearing up for another great season. We'd like to officially introduc...
Sep 6, 2010 - 2012 Olympic Trials
The 2012 United States Olympic Trials-Swimming will once again be held at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The 2008 Trials set a new standard for swimming excitement and 2012 promises to bring eve...
Sep 3, 2010 - Make A Splash
King Aquatic Club (KING) and Aquatics Management Group (AMG) are now official Make a Splash local partners. Make a Splash is a child-focused water safety initiative created by the USA Swimming Foun...
Sep 2, 2010 - Fall Schedule Posted
The General Fall Schedule for each pool has been posted under the forms/documents section. This is a guide to the regular day to day schedule for each pool. Specific September practice schedules f...
Aug 29, 2010 - More New Swimmer Tryout Dates Added (UPDATED)
New KING Swimmer Tryout Dates for Summer 2010: Wednesday, September 1, 4:30PM at Seattle U Thursday, September 2, 6:30PM at Kent Meridian If you missed our summer tryout dates, email contact us...
Aug 25, 2010 - USA Swimming Survey
USA Swimming is looking for you to help with a survey. Please take 15 minutes to answer these questions about USA Swimming.
Aug 17, 2010 - 2010 Pre-Season Calendars Now Posted
Calendars for Pre-Season workouts are now posted. Questions about pre-season workouts can be sent coaches@kingaquaticclub.com .
Aug 10, 2010 - Register Now For 2010-11 Swim Season
Registration for the 2010-11 swim season is now available for new and returning swimmers. Online registration is again available! Please visit the Membership Info section for more information.
Aug 4, 2010 - Summer Vacation & Fall Start Dates
After another successful championship season, King Aquatic Club wishes all swimmers and their families to have a great summer vacation. Enjoy the time off and get well rested as the 2010-11 swim seaso...
Aug 2, 2010 - SI looking For Next Sports Kid
From USA Swimming July Newsletter... Sports Illustrated Kids has opened up a search for the 2010 Sports Kid of the Year. Any young athlete who excels in the pool, in the classroom and in his/her commu...
Aug 2, 2010 - Nationals Championships Get underway
From USA Swimming July Newsletter... Some people get excited about opening presents under the tree. Others like dressing up on Halloween. But for us swimmers, there's nothing like the summer season of...
Aug 2, 2010 - KING Wins PNS Championship
Representing King Aquatic Club (KING) were 104 athletes who dominated the pool at the Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) Long Course Championships held at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in ...
Jul 30, 2010 - Coach HUTCHISON In OC Register
Photo at right: (KING CEO & Head Coach) Sean Hutchinson with his (FAST) swimmers during a break in their morning workout at the Janet Evans Swim Complex in Fullerton. MARK RIGHTMIRE, THE ORANGE COUNTY...
Jul 29, 2010 - Note From Coach Sean "Who Are You Gonna Bet On?"
KING Swimmers and Parents: Although I'm not a gambler, we're going to a horse racing track today. Your task is to 'bet' on the horse you think will win. So, now, we are sitting in the crowd in the...
Jul 27, 2010 - 400 IM Race Strategy
Featuring former KING swimmer Ariana Kukors! BY Linda Hass//Correspondent USA Swimming One of Ariana Kukors' strengths in the IM is the backstroke, so you'd think she would play that ace for all its w...
Jul 25, 2010 - PNS Announces Zone Team Athletes
The following KING swimmers have been selected and accepted the privledge to represent Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) in the Western Zone Championship Meet (ZONES) meet August 10-14 in San Jose, Cal...
Jul 25, 2010 - PNS Announces NACC Athletes
The following KING swimmers have been selected and accepted the privledge to represent Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) in the North American Challenge Cup (NACC) meet August 5-7 in Santa Clara, Calif...
Jul 21, 2010 - Good Luck from Coach Sean
KING Swimmers and Parents: I realize Senior Sectionals has already started (great relays Tuesday night), but I wanted to say 'good luck' to all of the KING swimmers competing in upcoming end of seas...
Jul 20, 2010 - Senior Sectionals Live Timing & Video
Follow the KING swimmers as they compete in the 2010 Long Course Senior Sectional Championship at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. View results through the LIVE TIMING RESULTS link or ...
Jul 17, 2010 - Thank You Damien
KING Swimmers and Parents: As you have just been informed, Damien has accepted a new head coaching position in his native France. Damien has become a cherished and valued member of the KING family and...
Jul 16, 2010 - Au Revoir From Coach Damien Chambon
KING swimmers, parents, and coaches: A few weeks ago I received an offer from France for a management position (at a large swim team). It was a very difficult choice to make but I finally decided to a...
Jul 9, 2010 - July Invitational (UPDATE)
KING Members, YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE ! The July Invitational volunteer job sign-up page is live. Thursday is the 11 & Over 800/1500 freestyle, one session. Friday, Saturday & Sunday there are thre...
Jul 5, 2010 - Annual BLUE BLACK Mini Meet
Attention ALL Developmental & Novice group swimmers & parents, It is that time of the year for the KING Annual BLUE BLACK Mini Meet. This years event will be held Friday, July 9 at Kent Meridian Pool....
Jul 1, 2010 - Sean's Club
Coach Sean Hutchison is featured in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated! Fullerton Five A coach's unconventional approach has drawn together an unprecedented number of female Olympians. By Kelli ...
Jun 30, 2010 - The Importance of Enjoying Oneself by Coach Darren Grose
The Importance of Enjoying Oneself At conference championships my senior year of college, I danced on deck for my entire team (there is video to prove it right here: http://www.floswimming.org/blogs/b...
Jun 29, 2010 - July Schedules Posted
The July 2010 practice schedules for each pool has been posted. Any questions, please contact your coach. Click here to view practice schedules
Jun 28, 2010 - Everyone Encouraged to Attend Annual Banquet
Dear KING Families, We want to remind you that the Annual KING Awards Banquet is just a week away on Wednesday, July 7 starting at 5:00 at the beautiful Auburn Mountainview High School Courtyard and...
Jun 26, 2010 - Notice of King Boosters Nominations
The KING Boosters Association Nominating Committee would like to announce the following nominations: President Tim Wold Secretary Jeremy Berry Director of Volunteers Amy Eha Member at Large Grainn...
Jun 22, 2010 - Texas Senior Circuit Meet Recap by Tommy Hannan
This past weekend a group of 25 KING athletes, 2 coaches, and a chaperone made a great trip to College Station, Texas to compete in the 2010 Texas Senior Circuit Meet. The trip was a great experience ...
Jun 21, 2010 - Olympian Camp At UW (UPDATED)
A message below from Megan Jendrick & Tommy Hannan... ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY THROUGH JUNE 23. MAIL-IN REGISTRATION HAS C LO SED. If you would like to register please visit www.acquaswim.com UPDAT...
Jun 21, 2010 - Complaints and Excuses? By Coach Sean Hutchison
KING Swimmers and Parents: I have often found that the people who seem to have the most negative things to say, regard themselves as being 'smarter than everyone else', and/or know what they (and ever...
Jun 21, 2010 - Texas Senior Circuit: Andie Taylor Posts Quick 200 Fly
From www.swiminfo.com : COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 20 -- The Texas Senior Circuit stop in College Station came to a close with KING's Andie Taylor turning in a world-ranked time while also winnin...
Jun 19, 2010 - College Bound Seniors 2010
From the PNS website... It is that time of year to begin listing those high school seniors who are college bound . To submit seniors to this list, please send email the PNS Office . Swimmers are lis...
Jun 16, 2010 - Long Term Success Starts At The Beginning by Sean Hutchison
KING Swimmers and Parents: Not long ago, I was talking to our office manager, Lisa Vetterlein, about my first day of swimming (as a swimmer). She enjoyed it, so I thought I'd share it with you. When I...
Jun 12, 2010 - Notice of Open Boosters Board Positions
This is a notice of the open KING Boosters Association Board positions for the upcoming two-year terms. There are five open positions heading into next year. They are President, Secretary, and three M...
Jun 9, 2010 - Coach Hannan Available for Lessons
Tommy Hannan is now available for individual lessons. Possible focus areas include: specific stroke technique, race strategy and analysis, starts, turns, underwater kicking and break outs, and underwa...
May 31, 2010 - Artistry In Swimming By Sean Hutchison
KING Swimmers and Parents Just a couple quick ideas to capture some of the things I've been thinking about in coaching... You'll have to forgive some of this because it is a bit abstract. It doesn't...
May 28, 2010 - Baby Nora Arrived! (UPDATED)
Coach Ash announces that Nora Doyle Milad was born at 4:33pm today (5/28/10). She weighed in at 8lbs 11oz, 23.5 inches. KING's newest little swimmer baby Nora and mom are fine! See photo below of pr...
May 20, 2010 - KING Boosters Heritage Golf Tournament
Time is running out - sign up now! Are you ready for some golf? WHO: Everyone! All KING families and their friends. WHAT: First Annual KING Boosters Heritage Golf Tournament. WHERE: Auburn Golf Cours...
May 15, 2010 - Scholastic All-America Team (UPDATED)
If you would like to become part of the 2009-2010 USA Scholastic All-America Team, time is running out! Completed applications are due at USA Swimming no later than August 1, 2010 . If you meet the r...
May 14, 2010 - Strategy By Coach Sean Hutchison
KING Swimmers and Coaches: Why are some people, teams or organizations more successful than others? Why are some swimmers faster than others? Why do some coaches regularly develop faster swimmers than...
May 13, 2010 - Paul Robeson Award Winners
SEATTLE, Tuesday, May 11 -- A crowd of more than 1,400 kids, parents and community supporters cheered and clapped for each of 750 winners at the 2010 Paul Robeson awards , which honor kids for both t...
May 13, 2010 - TYR Signs JENDRICK
HUNTINGTON BEACH, California, May 13. TYR signs Megan Jendrick, one of USA Swimming's most decorated female breaststrokers, to endorse and wear the TYR swim collection of swimsuits, apparel, and acces...
May 11, 2010 - A Unique Approach by Coach Sam King
A UNIQUE APPROACH Hello all KING families, As we start off with the first couple weeks of the long course season, it is again time to change our focus to a 50 meter pool. Thinking back to what the ...
May 3, 2010 - KING Mini Meet
WHO: All KING Developmental & Novice swimmers WHAT: KING Mini Meet WHERE: Kent Meridian Pool, 10020 SE 256th St, Kent WHEN: Friday, May 7, 2010 - 4:45 pm (Warm-up start at 5:00 PM) WHY: Swimming & F...
Apr 28, 2010 - Update from Coach Sean
KING Swimmers and Parents: I thought it might be nice to update you all on who I'm coaching and how it's going down in Orange County (OC). Training is going very well. We are up to 9 swimmers - all of...
Apr 23, 2010 - Service Hours Update
KING Families- This notice is to inform you that Boosters will not be billing for the first-half service hours requirement originally scheduled for April. Instead, an advisory will be sent to each fam...
Apr 23, 2010 - Hotel Rooms for Yakima Meet
New Page 1 King Aquatic Club has reserved 20 rooms at the Best Western Ahtanum Inn in Yakima for Family Travel at the Wine Country Invitational Swim Meet . Check-in June 10 and check-out June 13. F...
Apr 23, 2010 - New Season--A Message from Coach Hutchison
Apr 21, 2010 - USA Swimming Announces Action Plan For Child Protection In Sport
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- USA Swimming announced today the immediate implementation of a 7-Point Action Plan to address the issue of child protection in the sport. The plan outlines seven action step...
Apr 19, 2010 - Hitting The Pool, And The Books, In College
Take preparatory steps to make journey a success There is a big life out there after high school! Take the correct steps to know your swimmer is prepared. by: Bob Schaller, Ph.D., Senior Writer Swimne...
Apr 12, 2010 - Chuck Wielgus Letter To USA Swimming Coaches
In response to the recent media attention to our sport, USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus sent this letter to the USA Swimming Member Coaches. We feel that it is important for all to be ...
Apr 12, 2010 - Short Course Season Team Records
Apr 10, 2010 - An Open Letter to USA Swimming Members from Chuck Wielgus & Jim Wood
In the past couple of days, you have likely seen or read media coverage criticizing USA Swimming?s policies on child protection. The story has made many headlines, but it lacks a great deal of truth. ...
Apr 9, 2010 - Swimming in the U.S. Under Fire from ABC News, USA Swimming Responds
From Swimming World Lane 9 News PHOENIX, Arizona, April 9. LATER this evening, ABC News will air an "Inside USA Swimming" piece entitled "Secrets and Betrayal" on its television program 20/20. The rep...
Apr 7, 2010 - KING Wins Age Group Sectional Championship (UPDATED)
In what turned out to be the closest championship in recent history, King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another combined team championship at the 2010 USA Swimming Western Zone Northwest Age Group Sectiona...
Apr 2, 2010 - Fitter & Faster Tour Coming To Seattle
A message below from Megan Jendrick. Attention King Aquatic Club Swimmers- The Fitter & Faster Tour is coming to Seattle, WA at the Mt. Rainier High School Pool on April 17, 2010 , and you don't want...
Apr 2, 2010 - KING Coach Named To NACC Team
Congratulations to Sam King, lead coach for King Aquatic Club at Covington Aquatic Center for being named by Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) to be part of the coaching staff for 2010 North American C...
Mar 29, 2010 - KING Wins PNS Spring Divisional Champs
Representing King Aquatic Club (KING) were 206 athletes who dominated the pool at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way during the PNS Spring Divisional Championship. KING scored ...
Mar 24, 2010 - KING Team Apparel/Caps - Order Now!
The KING Spring 2011 Team Apparel product line is now available. FREE SHIPPING on swim cap orders ! Check out the Team Apparel section under the Boosters Tab for ordering information and instruc...
Mar 18, 2010 - KING At Senior Sectionals
This past weekend, King Aquatic Club (KING) competed at the USA Swimming Western Zone Short Course Senior Sectional Championship in Federal Way. The racing was fast and the competition was tough. At t...
Mar 15, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: Prize Winners
KING Swim-A-Thon is over $55,500 in donations!!! We are ordering prizes and hope to have them in and ready to distribute later this month. Click here to view the prize winners based on Swim-A-Thon ...
Mar 11, 2010 - FINA Issues Updated List Of Approved Suits
Mar 4, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: Results
Dear Swimmers and Families, Our Swim-A-Thon donation period for prize qualification is now over. Thanks to all of you, we have collected a total of $53,366.25 so far. What an outstanding effort by...
Mar 3, 2010 - KING Coach Published In Magazine
Some of you may remember this article written by Coach Ash! Swimming World Magazine - Lane 9 News How Do Coaches Pick My Swimmer's Events? Guest editorial by Coach Ash Milad, King Aquatic Club SEATTLE...
Mar 3, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: 4th Milestone (UPDATED)
Swim-A-Thon passed $50,000 in donations this weekend!!! $53,466.25 has been collected so far - THANK YOU! The Swim-A-Thon page has been updated. If you have collected money from sponsors face -to fa...
Feb 25, 2010 - USA Swimming Age Group All-Time Top 100
The All-Time Top 100 age group rankings have been updated on Febuary 25, 2010. These lists will be updated on a on-going basis once a quarter from now on. To s ee the complete list, go to the USA Swim...
Feb 24, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: 3rd Milestone Reached
We have finally passed the $40,000 raised during our Swim-A-Thon fundraising event. Thanks to all the family, friends, fans of KING Boosters and our KING swimmers - we have collected over 1000 donatio...
Feb 22, 2010 - CANN Family In Tacoma Weekly
Born to swim This family from Tacoma can boast of an achievement of impressive proportions in the sport of swimming By Erica Cooley Tacoma Weekly The Cann family may appear, at first glance, as any no...
Feb 22, 2010 - KING Boys In Federal Way Mirror
Beamer's Clare, Wanot claim state titles, Titans finish fourth By CASEY OLSON Federal Way Mirror Sports editor Todd Beamer High School's Shane Clare saved his best individual performance for last. The...
Feb 21, 2010 - KING Boys Win At State Champs
The boys from King Aquatic Club (KING) won five individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federa...
Feb 21, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: 3nd Milestone Close
Hello KING families, First off, thanks to everyone for the outstanding effort getting donations in for the Swim-A-Thon!!! We are just shy of hitting $40,000 in donations for the team, with one week...
Feb 20, 2010 - HUTCHISON Swimming World TV Interview
From Swimming World TV / Split Time Feb. 20, 2010: FAST Elite coach (and KING Head Coach) Sean Hutchison joins host Garrett McCaffrey to discuss a topic that always comes up when a young swimmer puts...
Feb 20, 2010 - CANN In The News Tribune
Stadium's Cann 'didn't really race,' still qualifies in two events Swimming: Tiger has easy go of it in qualifying, but today won't be so simple TYLER HEMSTREET; Contributing writer The News Tribue Sw...
Feb 19, 2010 - CANN In The News Tribune
Stadium's Cann expects a challenge on second day of state swimming BY TYLER HEMSTREET; Contributing writer The News Tribune Swimming virtually unchallenged in his two preliminary races on Friday night...
Feb 18, 2010 - McFARLANE In Peninsula Gateway
McFarlane backs his way into Class 3A state championships PHS swimmer breaks school record in 100 back, has top time going into this weekend Marques Hunter of the Gateway Back at the beginning of his ...
Feb 18, 2010 - KING Swimmers To Zone Select Camp
Zone Select Camp Rosters Announced Congratulations to Felicity Cann , Erika Nist , and Thane Maudslien for being selected to participate in this year's Western Zone Select Camp. Two hundred and tw...
Feb 17, 2010 - CANN In The News Tribune
All in family for Cann swimmers at Stadium Stadium's D'voreaux Cann wants to top sister's state title DOUG DROWLEY; Contributing writer The News Tribune D'voreaux Cann does not lack motivation. Older ...
Feb 16, 2010 - McFARLANE In The News Tribune
Late, but still great, for Peninsula swimmer McFarlane TYLER HEMSTREET; Contributing writer The News Tribune Peninsula High's Aki McFarlane might have showed up a tad late to the Class 3A/2A West Cent...
Feb 15, 2010 - How Do Coaches Pick My Swimmer's Events?
By Ash Milad As soon as the KING entries are posted on the website for any given meet, I am usually inundated with emails from parents of swimmers (some that swim for me and some that swim for other c...
Feb 13, 2010 - KING Swimmers In Covington Reporter
KING swimmers Tanner Keeling-Garcia, Erik Fulmer, David Dougherty, Stephen Shin, Logan Ryan, and Matt Bailey are mentioned in this article! Covington-area swimmers bound for state championship By KRIS...
Feb 12, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: 2nd Milestone
We hit the $30,000 mark in donations this week! We are half-way to our goal of raising $60,000 with 16 days to the end of our Swim-A-Thon . Please keep going with your efforts and help fundraise. If ...
Feb 10, 2010 - KING Boys Featured In Federal Way News
KING swimmers Jade Feigert, Shane Clare, Cole Um, & Bart Wanot are mentioned in this article! Talented Beamer swimmers take second By Ed Shepherd Federal Way News Well, not this time... Todd Beamer to...
Feb 8, 2010 - KING Boys In Federal Way Mirror
Swimming: Wanots, Clare snare district championships By CASEY OLSON Federal Way Mirror Sports editor The Todd Beamer boys swim and dive team continued its impressive season with a runner-up finish at ...
Feb 5, 2010 - Volunteering & Service Hours Updates
KING Families, Just a few reminders regarding Volunteering and Service Hours: Washington Open & Swim-A-Thon hours posted; check your hours for accuracy. There are only a few more volunteer opportuni...
Feb 5, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: First Milestone
We hit the $20,000 mark in donations this week! Our goal is to have all families participate in both the swim and the fundraising. We have 118 KING families that have received donations so far, and 23...
Feb 2, 2010 - Still KING?... An Article by Ken Spencer
Feb 1, 2010 - KING Boys In Federal Way Mirror
Beamer swims to SPSL Championship over Curtis By CASEY OLSON Federal Way Mirror Sports editor The Todd Beamer Titans boys swim team is the best the South Puget Sound League has to offer this year. The...
Feb 1, 2010 - KING Boys In Covington Reporter News
Kentlake boys swim and dive team takes fifth at South Puget Sound League championship By KRIS HILL Covington Reporter News It wasn't the result Kentlake wanted, a fifth place finish at the South Puget...
Jan 31, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: Orange Wins!
The KING Swm-A-Thon at KCAC was a success on Friday, January 29! There was great support by all 234 swimmers in and out of the water. In fact, the parade of teams and cheer competition saw the roof RO...
Jan 28, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: Get Ready!
Are you ready for the 2010 KING Swim-A-Thon ? It's only a day away! The Swim-A-Thon is this Friday, January 29. Teams are busy getting their SPIRIT on! An updated list of TEAMS is posted. Click here...
Jan 26, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: Donut Party
The winner of the Swim-A-Thon Donut Party was the Kent Pool. Kent won by sending a combined average of 9.6 letters/email per swimmer. Yesterday, the swimmers at Kent were treated to donuts from Top Fo...
Jan 25, 2010 - Approved Swimsuits For 2010 Effective 1/25/10
From the USA Swimming website... By Bruce W. Stratton Chair, USA Swimming Rules & Regulations Committee The USA Swimming House of Delegates, at its September 2009 meeting, adopted new rules regarding ...
Jan 25, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: The Teams
From the KING Boosters Facebook page... WHAT'S MY TEAM and WHAT DO WE DO??? Your TEAM is comprised of swimmers from different pools and different groups. It's a fun to way to GET CRAZY and meet OTHER...
Jan 24, 2010 - KING National Team Training Trip Recap
KING Swimmers and Parents Last weekend, about 20 of the National Group went down to Long Beach for the Southern California Grand Prix meet. (Results and notes are posted on the KING website.) After ...
Jan 23, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Donut Contest Results
We have a winner in the Swim-A-Thon donut contest! Kent wins donuts with an average of 9.6 letters/emails sent per swimmer!!! Other results - Fife 8.6, KCAC 4.8, MR 4.6, Tahoma 2.9, MIB 2.3. We have s...
Jan 20, 2010 - SoCal Grand Prix Wrap Up
Representing KING at the Southern California Grand Prix in Long Beach, California were the National training group swimmers. Leading the group were coaches Tommy Hannan and Damian Chambon along with c...
Jan 19, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Update: Off & Running!
Jan 18, 2010 - KING Boys Featured In Federal Way News
KING swimmers Jade Feigert, Bart Wanot, Shane Clare, and Cole Um are mentioned in this article! Talented Beamer swimmers overtake Decatur By Ed Shepherd Federal Ways News Todd Beamer is really good at...
Jan 18, 2010 - KING Swimmer Named Newspaper Prep Star Of Week
Another KING swimmer was named high school athlete of the week in a local newspaper. Below is the text from the article. ERIK FULMER Covington Reporter News - Preps of the week - JAN 4-9, 2009 Kentlak...
Jan 18, 2010 - Recruiting An Ever-expanding Litany Of Rules
NCAA responds to changes in recruiting players by staying ahead By JOHN MARSHALL The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The recruiting section of the massive NCAA manual is 49 pages of do-this, don?...
Jan 14, 2010 - A Note From Head Coach Sean Hutchison
Teaching/Learning (Please Share With Your Swimmer) KING Swimmers and Parents: Every so often, I give talks to coaches around the country (and now the world). Usually, the event organizers give me topi...
Jan 14, 2010 - KING Boys Featured In Covington Reporter
KING swimmers David Dougherty, Tanner Keeling-Garcia, and Erik Fulmer are mentioned in this article! Kentlake leaving competition in its wake By KRIS HILL Covington Reporter News Everything has come t...
Jan 13, 2010 - Contact Us Page Added
Have you ever had the thought, "I need to pay my bill and I do not know where to send the check?" or "what is the KING mailing address is and which one do I use?" Now added to the KING website is the ...
Jan 12, 2010 - KUKORS Co-Featured In SwimNetwork.com
Read about former KING swimmer... Are Kukors and Hoff FAST enough? by: Jennifer Starks, Columnist Swimming West is a new column that beats with the pulse of the West Coast. If Ariana Kukors ever finds...
Jan 11, 2010 - Pacific Coast All-Star Results
The Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) All-Star Team scored 430 points over the weekend coming in third place behind the powerhouse teams from Southern California Swimming and Pacific Swimming who tied ...
Jan 7, 2010 - February Mini Meet Update
Attention ALL Developmental & Novice swimmers/parents, There was a typo on the original DEV/NOV meet entry form that showed the KING Mini Meet in February scheduled for Sunday, February 21st. This was...
Jan 5, 2010 - New Tracer Series From TYR
TYR Introduces Newest Technical Suits in Tracer? High Performance Line?the B-Series? and C-Series? Huntington Beach, CA -- January 5th, 2010 -- Entering into a new year of national and international s...
Jan 4, 2010 - FINA Issues Final 2010 Suit List
From the USA Swimming website ... On January 4, 2010, FINA, the international governing body for the sport, issued its final list of suits approved for use in competition in 2010. However, USA Swim...
Jan 3, 2010 - HOELZER Featured In Swimnetwork.com
Read about former KING swimmer... Margaret Hoelzer's Journey Through Swimming by: Bob Schaller, Senior Writer Margaret Hoelzer starts the new year with a reason to be thankful, and a resolution alread...
Dec 29, 2009 - THOMPSON Featured In SwimNetwork.com
Read about former KING swimmer... 20 Question Tuesday w/ Chris Thompson For former Olympian, disappointment led to greater successes by: Bob Schaller, Senior Writer Chris Thompson was one of the great...
Dec 29, 2009 - KING Wins Senior State Championship (UPDATED)
The mighty King Aquatic Club (KING) wins the inaugural Washington State Senior Championship. Last year, would have been the inaugural championship. However due to a December snow storm, the event was ...
Dec 29, 2009 - KING Wins PNS 14U Championship (UPDATED)
Representing King Aquatic Club (KING) were 79 athletes who dominated the pool at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. KING scored an amazing 3093 points over the weekend easily ...
Dec 28, 2009 - Duel In The Pool
Watch the 2009 Duel In The Pool where former KING swimmers Margaret Hoelzer and Ariana Kukors competed in Manchester, England with the USA National team against all-stars from Europe (Germany, Ita...
Dec 22, 2009 - PNS Announces All-Star Team
The Pacific Coast All Star meet for 2010 will be held in Cerritos, California on January 9th and 10th. King Aquatic Club (KING) coach Ash Milad will serve as the Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) All...
Dec 22, 2009 - McFARLANE In Peninsula Gateway
KING swimmer Stephen "Aki" McFarlane is mentioned in this article! Peninsula swimmers earn four state cuts Gig Harbor boys survive 98-88 in Narrows League victory against Wilson Marques Hunter of the ...
Dec 13, 2009 - Paul Robeson Award
Dear Members, In spring of 2009 King Aquatic Club (KING) received the opportunity to get involved with the 2009 Paul Robeson Scholar-Athlete Awards Program . If you were a member in the 2008-09 seaso...
Dec 10, 2009 - Food Drive A Success
Dear KING Family, The food drive was a wonderful success! Our initial goal was to collect a modest 1,000 items that could benefit families in need. In the end, we vastly surpassed our goal and thanks ...
Dec 6, 2009 - KING At SC Nationals
This past weekend, King Aquatic Club (KING) competed at the USA Swimming Short Course National Championship in Federal Way. The meet also served as a home coming as KING Head Coach Sean HUTCHISON brou...
Dec 5, 2009 - Athlete Blog Day 3 at SC Nationals
The following blog post was written by Emily Fenster, a senior in the KING National group. This is Emily's first national meet. Whew, with Nationals now over, it seems strange. I had looked forward to...
Dec 4, 2009 - Athlete Blog Day 2 at SC Nationals
The following blog post was written by Emily Fenster, a senior in the KING National group. This is Emily's first national meet. Another day down at Short Course Nationals. Today was different from yes...
Dec 4, 2009 - MILAD Named PNS All Star Coach
By Bruce Richards PNS Age Group Vice Chair It is a pleasure to announce that Ash Milad from King Aquatic Club (KING) has been selected as the Head Coach for the 2010 PNS All Star team. Ash brings a ...
Dec 3, 2009 - Athlete Blog Day 1 SC Nationals
The following blog post was written by Emily Fenster, a senior in the KING National group. This is Emily's first national meet. Wow, what a way to end the first day of the 2009 Short Course National C...
Nov 30, 2009 - Autograph Session with USA National Team Members
King Aquatic Club (KING) swimmers and families are invited on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 for an exclusive autograph session with KING Alumni, Ariana Kukors and Margaret Hoelzer . Also attending t...
Nov 28, 2009 - Holiday Helpers
Holiday Helpers ~ Bakers Needed KING Members, In three weeks, December 17th - 20th, KING is hosting the Washington State Senior Championships. Volunteer sign-ups will go live December 10th. In the m...
Nov 25, 2009 - KING In The Community & Food Drive
The KING Boosters Board is pleased to launch our KING in the Community program. This program is a campaign of giving back to the communities in which we train and compete. Throughout the year, KING Bo...
Nov 25, 2009 - Follow KING Boosters On Twitter
The KING Boosters are proud to announce that we're tweeting! Follow @KINGBoosters for news about KING swim meets, volunteer opportunities and other related projects - as well as interesting and rele...
Nov 24, 2009 - CAVERLY Featured In SwimNetwork.com
Read about former KING swimmer... 20 Question Tuesday with Kristen Caverly From the Fast Lane to Facebook by: Bob Schaller, Senior Writer 2004 Olympian Kristen Caverly: One of the most diverse swimmer...
Nov 22, 2009 - KUKORS Wins Golden Goggle "Female Race Of The Year"
Congratulations to Ariana Kukors for winning the 2009 Golden Goggle Award for Female Race of the Year The Female Race of the Year award went to Ariana Kukors (Auburn, Wash.) for her record-breaking pe...
Nov 16, 2009 - Time Standards For All Meets
Time Standards for all 2009-10 meets are now available on one chart. All swimmers should print out at least the page with their age group for reference. The time standards reference chart listed a...
Nov 15, 2009 - KING Girls Win At High School Champs
The girls from King Aquatic Club (KING) won four individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Feder...
Nov 14, 2009 - TAYLOR Featured In Seattle Times
Andie Taylor sets blistering pace for Skyline The senior standout will go into Saturday's state finals seeking her sixth and seventh career championships. By Darren Fessenden Special to The Seattle Ti...
Nov 14, 2009 - KAUFMAN Featured In Seattle Times
It's Kaufman vs. Kaufman in 50 free finals Juanita senior Emilie Kaufman and Hazen junior Lauren Kaufman had the fastest qualifying times, setting up a showdown in today?s state finals. By Darren Fe...
Nov 14, 2009 - AVERILL In Swimming World News
Rutgers Announces Women's Swimming Recruits PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, November 13. DURING the early signing period Rutgers University women?s swimming and diving program signed six new athletes to formu...
Nov 12, 2009 - KAUFMAN Featured In Renton Reporter
All three schools qualify state swimmers; Hazen's Kaufman sets district record By ADAM MCFADDEN Renton Reporter sports reporter Renton teams had a very successful district meet as all three teams qua...
Nov 12, 2009 - TAYLOR Featured In Issaquah Reporter
Skyline swimmers grab district title, Taylor breaks own state record By KEVIN ENDEJAN Issaquah Reporter Sports Editor Skyline blew the competition away at Saturday's Sea-King 4A District championship...
Nov 12, 2009 - KIM & Others Featured In The News Tribune
Beamer's Kim a realist While setting sights high, junior understands the competition she faces from regular club foes DOUG DROWLEY For The News Tribune Rachel Kim has goals. When she swims at the Cla...
Nov 11, 2009 - KING Swimmers On National Age Group Top 10 Rankings
Nov 8, 2009 - KING Swimmers In Covington Reporter News
Bailey leads Kentlake swim to second place By KRIS HILL Covington Reporter News Kentlake's girls swim team made a statement at the West Central District meet last Saturday placing a solid second wit...
Nov 8, 2009 - KING Swimmers In Federal Way News
How will local swimming standouts fare at state? By Ed Shepherd Federal Way News It won?t be long now before there?s a verdict...Can Thomas Jefferson sophomore Amber Cratsenberg reel in the Swimmer Of...
Nov 4, 2009 - Mount Ranier Pool Saved!
A message from the Mount Rainier Pool SOS (Save Our Swimming) group... "Proposition 1 has officially passed! Thank you to everyone for your support!" Click here for the King County Elections Results w...
Oct 31, 2009 - Mount Ranier Pool Featured In Seattle Times
Swimmers pool their support for Mount Rainier facility By Sandy Ringer Seattle Times staff reporter DES MOINES --- They are separated by more than eight decades, but Ariana Kukors and Faith Callahan s...
Oct 28, 2009 - HOELZER & KUKORS On 'Duel In Pool' Team
Congratulation to former KING swimmers Margaret Hoelzer and Ariana Kukors in earning spots on the USA Duel In The Pool Team. Both swimmers, who now train in Fullerton, California at the USA Olympi...
Oct 27, 2009 - KING Swimmers Named Newspaper Prep Star Of Week
Two KING swimmers were named high school athletes of the week in a couple of local newspapers. Below is the text from each article. EMILY TANASSE Covington Reporter News - Preps of the week - Oct ...
Oct 26, 2009 - KING Swimmers In Covington Reporter News
Kentwood swim clinches division crown By ERICK WALKER Covington Reporter News Until Oct. 15, it had been six years since the Kentwood High girls swim team won the South Puget Sound League North Divisi...
Oct 26, 2009 - KIM Featured In Federal Way Mirror
Todd Beamer High School junior Rachel Kim swam state-qualifying times in all eight individual events during the regular season for the 4-1 Titans. Kim and the rest of the Titans open the postseason to...
Oct 26, 2009 - Halloween KING Mini Meet
Please join us this Friday, October 30th at the Kent Meridian pool for a spooky fun time at this year's first Mini Meet ! Warm-up will start at 5:00PM sharp so be sure to be on time and ready to get ...
Oct 23, 2009 - Mt. Rainier Pool Still Needs Your Help
KING families - The voting has begun for Proposition #1, the formation of the pool district to save Mt. Rainier. The Campaign is running smoothly and response from the public has been excellent and ...
Oct 23, 2009 - KING Inclement Weather Policy
In the event of inclement weather, practice cancellations will be posted on the King Aquatic Club (KING) website by 12:00pm of that day and emailed to all current KING registered members through the a...
Oct 22, 2009 - TYR Athletes And Coach Contend For Golden Goggles
King Aquatic Club World Champion swimmer Ariana Kukors and Head Coach Sean Hutchison are nominated for the 2009 Golden Goggle Awards. They are both featured in the following article from the TYR web...
Oct 16, 2009 - Gold Medal Minute: Ariana Kukors
From SwimNetwork.com ... Video Description: A big year for the new world record holder and world champ.
Oct 16, 2009 - KUKORS & HUTCHISON Nominated For Golden Goggle Awards
For the second year in a row, a King Aquatic Club member has been nominated for USA Swimming?s prestigious Golden Goggle Awards. Last year, it was Margaret Hoelzer who was nominated based on her per...
Oct 13, 2009 - Parent-Athlete Head Injury Form
Dear KING members, This is the second posting for the following information to be mailed in. Thank you if your form has been mailed. If KING has not received your signed Parent-Athlete head injury for...
Oct 12, 2009 - Message to KING Membership from Head Coach Sean Hutchison
KING Swimmers and Parents: Now that the new year of swimming is off and running, I wanted to say a few words of thanks and acknowledgement for a job well done. Through our time of transition, like any...
Oct 11, 2009 - SPENCER Takes A Dive For SOS Rally
In case you missed it last Friday (10/9) at the SOS Rally for Mount Rainier Pool, Ken Spencer (Mt. Ranier Pool Manager) took a dive for the cause; literally! See below for the video of the dive. If Ke...
Oct 10, 2009 - Mt Ranier Walk Campaign - We NEED You!
KING families - I want to thank you for attending the Mt. Rainier Pool Rally and making it a success. We appeared on several news channels and were the subject of several articles in various papers ar...
Oct 9, 2009 - SOS Rally At Mount Rainier Pool Makes TV News
Residents fight to save pool from budget axe By Joel Moreno & KOMO Staff Watch the story DES MOINES, Wash. -- People here are trying to save a popular swimming pool, even though the city says it...
Oct 9, 2009 - WANOT Selected To National Select Camp
Congratulations to KING national training group swimmer Bart Wanot for being selected to USA Swimming?s 2009 National Select Camp to be held in Colorado Springs October 29-Novermver 1, 2009. Margar...
Oct 6, 2009 - KING Swimmers In Federal Way News
Gators, Raiders battle in pool By Ed Shepherd October 6, 2009 Thomas Jefferson and Decatur swam in a girls dual meet and the winner was the more experienced TJ team. Raider sophomore Amber Cratsenberg...
Oct 6, 2009 - Mount Rainier Pool In Highline Times
Kick-off Oct. 9 for campaign to save Mount Rainier Pool October 5, 2009 Save Our Swimming, the citizens group formed to pass Des Moines Proposition 1 and save the Mount Rainier Pool, will host its cam...
Oct 3, 2009 - 20 Question Tuesday with Trent Staley
By Bob Schaller // SwimNetwork Senior Writer Trent Staley was a team captain at USC and a U.S. National Team swimmer. Staley also is a former KING swimmer and has filled in from time to time as a KING...
Oct 2, 2009 - Shaq vs Phelps
In case you missed it, Shaquille O'Neal challenges Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps to a swim-off on the ABC television show SHAQ VS. Also appearing on the show was KING swimmer Ariana Kukors who compet...
Oct 1, 2009 - T-Hills Family Travel Lodging (Update)
UPDATE: The hotel has extended the deadline. The last day to book at the group rate is Thursday, October 8, 2009. After this date, all unreserved rooms will be released. With the first swim meet weeke...
Oct 1, 2009 - KING Families!! - SOS Save Mt. Rainier Pool Rally Oct 9th
Be a part of the movement! The SOS Campaign kicks off with a bang!! The TV cameras will be there rolling and we need to let everyone know that Mt. Rainier is a critical part of our Region!!! When: Oc...
Sep 30, 2009 - KUKORS Turns Pro
Report from CollegeSwimming.com Ariana Kukors, who achieved a trio of top-four NCAA finishes for (University of)Washington two years ago, won't return to college swimming. TYR announced a multi-year ...
Sep 30, 2009 - Reference List for Allowable Swimsuits Under USA Swimming Rule 102.9
The USA Swimming House of Delegates, consisting of 438 coach, official and athlete members, voted to implement new swimsuit requirements, beginning on October 1. While this earlier implementation date...
Sep 30, 2009 - Scholastic All-America Team
From the USA Swimming website... Scholastic All-America team boasts 1500 members this year USA Swimming is proud to announce that 1500 women and men have been named to the 2008-09 Scholastic All-Amer...
Sep 28, 2009 - KING Swimmer Medals At Paralympic Champs
Sierra Landholm represented KING at the 2009 Summer CAN-AM Paralympics Championships in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada July 30-August 1, 2009. She competed in a variety of events with tremendous success co...
Sep 27, 2009 - KING Girls In Covington Reporter
GIRLS SWIM: Kentwood and Kentlake jump start their seasons with experienced swimmers and victories By ERICK WALKER Covington Reporter News Sep 23 2009, 3:15 PM The Kentlake girls swim team hasn?t won ...
Sep 23, 2009 - Clarification Of New Swimsuit Rules
From the USA Swimming website ... We have heard your concerns and confusion over the Amendments to Rule 102.9, regarding allowable swimsuits at USA Swimming competitions. While the October 1 effecti...
Sep 20, 2009 - USA Swimming Adopts October 1 Ban on Full-Body Suits
From the USA Swimming website ... At its annual Convention on Saturday, over 400 USA Swimming Delegates, representing swim clubs from all 50 states, voted overwhelmingly for early implementation of ...
Sep 17, 2009 - SOS - Save Mt. Rainier Pool Message
To our swimming community: Many King families and other swimming families have been looking for ways to help out in the Mt. Rainier Pool campaign. The area has recently lost the Evergreen Pool and...
Sep 16, 2009 - KEN SPENCER Named ASCA Coach Of The Year
Congratulations to Ken Spencer about being selected as an American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Age Group Coach of the Year for Pacific Northwest Swimming! Spencer who coaches the senior training g...
Sep 15, 2009 - Campaign And Website Launched To Save Mount Rainier Pool
From The Waterland Blog ... On the 34th anniversary of the opening of Mt. Rainier Pool (Sept. 15, 1975), a campaign called "Save Our Swimming," intended to help pass Des Moines Proposition 1, launche...
Sep 15, 2009 - KUKORS Featured In Washington Post Online Product - reachforthewall.com
Ariana Kukors, shown here at this summer?s world championships, plans to change her stroke to adapt to the changes in suit rules (photo by Stefano Rellandini, Reuters) Kukors Plans To Change With The ...
Sep 7, 2009 - KUKORS Featured In SwimNetwork.com
Ariana Kukors' Amazing Effort in Rome By Bob Schaller // Swimnetwork.com Senior Writer Ariana Kukors. World-record setter. World championship gold medallist. A story with a happy ending. But don't thi...
Sep 4, 2009 - Swim Meet Schedule Posted
The 2009-2010 King Aquatic Club swim meet schedule has been released. The new schedule has been loaded in the meets/events section of the website. The schedule is also available within the calendar se...
Sep 3, 2009 - Long Course Season Team Records
Sep 2, 2009 - KING Swimmers Named USA National Team
Three KING swimmers were named to USA Swimming?s 2009-2010 National Team. Earning spots on the team was Margaret Hoelzer (100 Back, 200 Back), Ariana Kukors (200 Free, 200 IM, 400 IM), and Andie Taylo...
Aug 27, 2009 - HANNAN Featured In Swimming World Magazine
Tommy Hannan Added to KING Aquatic Club FEDERAL WAY, Washington, August 26 In a transaction related to Sean Hutchison's move to Fullerton, Calif., to helm the USOC Professional and Post-Graduate Cente...
Aug 18, 2009 - Go Swim Backstroke With Margaret Hoelzer
Margaret Hoelzer?s backstroke like you?ve never seen it before! In GO SWIM BACKSTROKE WITH MARGARET HOELZER , Olympic Medalist and American record holder Margaret Hoelzer shares the key focus points ...
Aug 17, 2009 - HUTCHISON Featured In SwimNetwork
Hutchison moves to FAST By Bob Schaller//SwimNetwork.com Senior Writer Sean Hutchison, head women?s coach of the 2009 U.S. World Championships team, will step away from his daily duties at King Aquati...
Aug 17, 2009 - HUTCHISON Featured In Swimming World News
Sean Hutchison to Helm USOC Post-Graduate Center at FAST Aquatics; USA Swimming Confirms Move FULLERTON, California, August 17 In an exclusive conversation with Swimming World, KING's Sean Hutchison r...
Aug 16, 2009 - KING At Junior Nationals
This past week, Trisha AVERILL, D?Voreaux CANN, Scarlet CANN, Alex HOFF, Rachel KIM, and Bart WANOT have been competing in individual events at the 2009 Junior National Championships in Federal Way,...
Aug 13, 2009 - King Boosters Board Members Elected
The King Boosters Board would like to announce the election of the following members to two year positions beginning this Fall: Treasurer - Mano Manavalan Director of Fundraising & Sponsorships - ...
Aug 11, 2009 - KING At US Open
During the first weekend of August, King Aquatic Club competed at the US Open in Federal Way. At the end of the competition, the KING women placed 2nd scoring 235 points while the KING men placed 25th...
Aug 10, 2009 - KING At NACC
King Aquatic Club was well represented with 18 athletes as members of the Pacific Northwest Swimming All Star team competing at the North American Challenge Cup (NACC) hosted by Southern California Sw...
Aug 5, 2009 - NACC - Webcast Live
Keep up-to-date with the NACC swimmers via webcast.
Jul 29, 2009 - KUKORS Featured In Seattle Times
Kukors: Best world showing ever by a local athlete? By Greg Johns / Seattle Times It'll go largely unnoticed by the general public because swimming isn't a high-profile team sport and it's a non-Olymp...
Jul 27, 2009 - KING Wins PNS Championship
Representing King Aquatic Club (KING) were 188 athletes who dominated the pool at the Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) Long Course Championships held at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in ...
Jul 27, 2009 - Local Swimmers Featured In Seattle Times
Local swimmers dunk competition at worlds in Rome Posted by Ron Judd Seattle Times They won?t start until three years from today. But when the torch is lit in London in 2012, a couple Puget Sound area...
Jul 27, 2009 - KUKORS Wins Gold And Lowers World Record!
ROME, Italy, July 27. Ariana Kukors of the United States blasted her world record in the women?s 200 IM finale at the FINA World Championships held in Rome. After posting an amazing time of 2:07.03 du...
Jul 26, 2009 - Far Westerns Team Travel Information
Far Westerns - Almost here! Some final preparations: The administrative: We must have a code of conduct and medical release form from each swimmer who is attending the trip. Please give these to K...
Jul 26, 2009 - JENDRICK Breaks American Record
Megan Jendrick set the American record in the 50m breaststroke Saturday at the Pacific Northwest Swimming Championships in Federal Way, turning in a time of 30.40. Her time eclipsed the former mark of...
Jul 26, 2009 - KUKORS Breaks World Record
At the FINA World Swimming Championships in Rome during a semifinal race of the women?s 200m IM, American (KING swimmer) Ariana Kukors shattered Stephanie Rice?s world record. Kukors recorded a time o...
Jul 25, 2009 - Make A Splash With Cullen Jones
Join the Seattle Mariners and USA Swimming on Make A Splash Night at Safeco Field on Wednesday, August 12 . Gold medalist Cullen Jones of the 2008 Olympic relay team will be throwing out the ceremo...
Jul 25, 2009 - Results for PNS Champs
To follow along with Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) Long Course Championships, please click here: PNS Champs Results
Jul 20, 2009 - KING Swimmer Medals In Belgrade
Competing for her native Russia, King Aquatic Club swimmer Svetlana Karpeeva won a Bronze Medal (3rd place) in the 400 meter Individual Medley (4:44.26) at the 2009 World University Games held in Be...
Jul 20, 2009 - Swim Champions' Clinic This Summer
Coming to the Seattle area on August 15, 2009 and benefitting the USA Swimming Foundation will be two swim clinics. The clinics will be held at Mount Ranier Pool at 9:00am and 1:00pm. The cost of ...
Jul 13, 2009 - Big Night for Coach Sean Hutchison
Already on his way to Rome, Italy as the head coach of the 2009 U.S. women's World Championship team, TYR-Sponsored coach Sean Hutchison saw one of his top female athletes qualify for the team on Wedn...
Jul 12, 2009 - KING Women Win National Championship (Updated)
King Aquatic Club won the team championship for club women at the 2009 USA Swimming Long Course National Championship yesterday at the Indiana University/Purdue University Natatorium in Indianapolis, ...
Jul 11, 2009 - US Open & JR Nationals
Greetings Fellow Swim Fans! I'm writing to implore your help this August with the hosting of USA Swimming's 2009 US Open and Junior National Meets being held at KCAC August 4 - 8 and August 10 - 1...
Jul 10, 2009 - Far Westerns Team Travel - UPDATE
Team Travel Bulletin #2 as well as the Meet Information for the 2009 Far Westerns meet is now posted in the Meet/Events Section .
Jul 5, 2009 - TV Broadcast Schedule for Nationals
NBC and Universal Sports will bring fans coverage of USA Swimming?s biggest domestic event of the year when stars of the 2008 Olympic Team head to Indianapolis for the 2009 ConocoPhillips USA Swim...
Jul 5, 2009 - Boosters Election Postponed
This notice is to inform you that the King Boosters election will not be held at the July 8th banquet as originally indicated. An election via electronic ballot will be conducted in the next 3-4 wee...
Jul 3, 2009 - Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge Coming To The Area
The Navy SEAL Fitness Challenge is a series of physical fitness events challenging athletes to maximize their performance in individual tests of strength and endurance. It closely mirrors the initial ...
Jul 1, 2009 - McCANN Featured In Peninsula Gateway
Gig Harbor senior forgoes high school swimming, signs National Letter of Intent Christina McCann to join Wolfpack this fall Marques Hunter of the Gateway Gig Harbor High School graduate Christina McCa...
Jun 28, 2009 - Notice of Open Boosters Board Positions
This is a notice of the open KING Boosters Association Board positions for the upcoming two year terms. The open positions are Treasurer, Director of Activities & Volunteers, Director of Fundraising &...
Jun 28, 2009 - US Open & JR National Volunteer Information Available
Thank-you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at one of two meets being held at KCAC this August. This summer, Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) plays host to two of the fastest meets in the coun...
Jun 26, 2009 - PNS Announces NACC Athletes
The following KING swimmers have been selected to represent Pacific Northwest Swimming in the North American Challenge Cup meet in La Mirada, California in August. Congratulations to each of these ath...
Jun 24, 2009 - Watch USA National Swimming Champs LIVE
Universal Sports, a channel and website partnered with NBC that highlights Olympic Sports all year long will be broadcasting the U.S National Swimming Conoco Phillips meet On-Demand & LIVE July 7-12...
Jun 17, 2009 - 20 Question Tuesday with KUKORS
By Bob Schaller // Swimnetwork.com Senior Writer Ariana Kukors was part of one of the most amazing finishes in Olympic Trials history last year when she was just out-touched by Natalie Coughlin for se...
Jun 17, 2009 - HOELZER & KUKORS Interview By Gold Medal Mel
While at Santa Clara, Swimnetwork.com reporter Melvin "Gold Medal Mel" Stewart (?92 Olympic Gold Medalist) caught up with KING swimmers Margaret Hoelzer and Ariana Kukors for an interview. Source: Sw...
Jun 15, 2009 - Meet Record Set In Santa Clara
Watch KING swimmers Ariana Kukors and Svetlana Karpeeva compete in the A final of the 200 IM at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. Kukors won the event shattering the meet record by nearly thre...
Jun 9, 2009 - Watch Santa Clara International Grand Prix LIVE
Universal Sports, a channel and website partnered with NBC that highlights Olympic Sports all year long will be broadcasting the Santa Clara International Grand Prix LIVE June 12-14. Top Olympians (...
May 31, 2009 - KING Class Of 2009 College Swimming Plans - UPDATED
The coaching staff from King Aquatic Club would like to congratulate the graduating swimmers from the senior class of 2009 who have committed to NCAA & NAIA college swimming programs. You?ve worked ha...
May 29, 2009 - "Pace" Work With KING - Floswimming.org video
Sean takes his National group swimmers (mid April 2009) through 50s and 100s based on paces :04 to :07 seconds slower than half of their best 200 time. Confused: Distance Set: 4x100 @ 1/2 your best 20...
May 22, 2009 - North American Challenge Cup Venue Change
By Bruce Richards PNS Age Group Vice Chair NACC Team Manager There is a new travel bulletin which on the PNS North American Challenge Cup which covers an update on the North American Challenge Cu...
May 20, 2009 - HOELZER Featured In SwimNetwork
20 Question Tuesday: "I didn?t realize what was happening" By Bob Schaller // Swimnetwork.com Senior Writer After picking up two Olympic medals in Beijing, former Auburn star (current KING swimmer) Ma...
May 19, 2009 - KING Pool Closures - A Very Real Problem
KING Parents and Swimmers: More or less, since 2003, KING swimmers and surrounding areas have not had much need for concern about pool closures. That is no longer the case. These days, there is seriou...
May 19, 2009 - KING Wins Fourth Consecutive Hyack Youth Cup Festival
Over 80 King Aquatic Club swimmers traveled by bus to New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada to compete in the Annual Hyack Youth Cup Festival Swim Meet. As a team, KING won the combined team champ...
May 4, 2009 - Chaperones Named For Hyack Travel Meet
For the fourth consecutive year, KING will bring athletes to Canada to attend the Hyack Youth Cup Festival in New Westminster, British Columbia. This will be the biggest group - 84 - that KING sends t...
May 2, 2009 - PNS Announces NACC Coaching Staff
By Bruce Richards PNS Age Group Vice Chair NACC Team Manager It is a pleasure to announce the 2009 North American Challenge Cup assistant coaching staff. The coaching staff includes Ash Milad , who...
May 1, 2009 - Washington To Discontinue Swimming Programs
UW athletics to honor scholarships agreements, provide transfer release to affected student-athletes. May 1, 2009 SEATTLE - As part of a series of budget reduction measures, the University of Washing...
Apr 29, 2009 - Hyack Team Travel Emergency contact/Medical Release Form
In preparation for the Team Travel to Hyack, emergency contact/medical information is required to be completed. This is available online. The instructions are listed below. Once you have completed ...
Apr 29, 2009 - Hyack Team Travel Border Permission Letter (MUST BE NOTARIZED)
All swimmers traveling with the team to Hyack must have a Border Permission Letter to cross the border with the team. The letter must be signed by the swimmer?s parent and be notarized. We will at...
Apr 29, 2009 - Short Course Season Team Records
Apr 26, 2009 - BLUE vs BLACK Mini Meet Announced
The first annual BLUE vs BLACK Mini Meet will be held Friday, May 8, 2009 at 5:00pm. All Novice and Developmental level swimmers are invited to attend this KING show-down at the Kent Meridian Pool...
Apr 22, 2009 - The Post Practice Handshake
By Garret McCaffery/Floswimming.org On deck at King Aquatic Club, head coach Sean Hutchison gets respect from his swimmers. But respect is a two way street and after practice is done Sean has a really...
Apr 22, 2009 - Cleaning Out The Car
By Garret McCaffery/Floswimming.org I used to really enjoy these talks when I swam for Sean. He always had a way of making you look at things from a different perspective. It's not a stroke technique ...
Apr 21, 2009 - School Swim Programs In Trouble
Highline School District Swim Programs In Danger! The Highline School District is proposing to cut all swim teams for the upcoming 2009-10 season. These cuts will eliminate the men?s and women?s progr...
Apr 18, 2009 - Underwater Kick Technique, King Aquatic Club
Coverage created by Garrett McCaffrey I stopped by King Aquatic Club on a Monday Afternoon in April. This is the set they did after warmup. Sean (Hutchison) explains his approach to underwater techn...
Apr 17, 2009 - JENDRICK Floswimming.org Video Interview
Injury Report: Megan Jendrick 3 weeks ago at the National Team camp in San Diego Megan slipped from some high monkey bars and broke her upper fibula. She tells the story, and how she's dealing with th...
Apr 17, 2009 - HOELZER Floswimming.org Video Interview
Margaret is back at it after a 4 month break following her amazing Olympic summer. So just how hard is it to get back into the swing of things? Video courtesy of Floswimming.org
Apr 16, 2009 - JENDRICK Swimnetwork.com Video Interview
Watch the Swimnetwork.com video interview of KING & USA National Team Member Megan Jendrick talk about the experience of training with the U.S. Navy SEAL's. Video courtesy of Swimnetwork.com Video...
Apr 16, 2009 - HUTCHISON Swimnetwork.com Video Interview
Watch the SwimNetwork video interview of KING & USA National Coach Sean Hutchison talk about the outstanding experience for everybody there who trained with the U.S. Navy SEAL's. Video courtesy of Sw...
Apr 15, 2009 - Preliminary Hyack Meet Team Travel Information
Apr 14, 2009 - KING Swimmers On National Age Group Recognition List
Apr 7, 2009 - KING Awarded Fifth Straight Club Excellence Gold Medal
For the fifth straight year, King Aquatic Club (KING) has earned a Gold Medal in USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program. KING scored 33,158 points and placed ninth among all teams. Each year, the volu...
Apr 6, 2009 - U.S. National Team Trains With Navy SEAL's
The U.S. National Team (including several KING National group swimmers and Head Coach Sean Hutchison) trained in Chula Vista, California during late March. At Swimnetwork.com are several photographs t...
Apr 6, 2009 - Code of Conduct: Immediate Action Required
Please read letter from CEO/Head Coach Sean Hutchison regarding the Code of Conduct; then download the Code of Conduct Form , read, sign and mail by April 10 th to: KING Aquatic Club PO Box 2...
Apr 1, 2009 - KING Swim Camps (UPDATED)
Not doing anything during the spring break!? For $120, you will have the opportunity to meet and train with one of the most successful swim coaches in United States, Sean Hutchison. Sean was one of th...
Mar 31, 2009 - Swim-A-Thon Reaches Milestone (UPDATED)
Due to the timing of the Spring Break and the recent heavy volunteer commitment during the KING hosted Northwest Age Group Championship swim meet, the deadline for turning in Swim-A-Thon funds has bee...
Mar 30, 2009 - JENDRICK Training Camp Blog (UPDATE)
Lindsey Marchand, Coach Sean Hutchison, Megan Jendrick, and Andie Taylor at the USA Swimming National Training Camp during their field trip visiting the US Navy SEAL?s training site. The photo was tak...
Mar 30, 2009 - KING Wins Age Group Section Championship (UPDATED)
With overwelming force, King Aquatic Club cruises to another combined team championship at the 2009 USA Swimming Western Zone Northwest Age Group Sectional Championship scoring 1,307.5 points. Both th...
Mar 27, 2009 - HOELZER Featured In ESPN Magazine
Margaret Hoelzer was at the Beijing Olympics when she decided she would tell her story. Photo by Wayne Drehs Olympian speaks of child sexual abuse By Wayne Drehs / ESPN.com SEATTLE - The wallpaper bor...
Mar 25, 2009 - CANN Selected For Diversity Camp
KING swimmer Felicity Cann who trains at KCAC in the Senior training group has been selected by USA Swimming along with 31 other swimmers nationwide to attend the Diversity Select Camp at the Olympic ...
Mar 22, 2009 - Far Westerns/North American Challenge Cup
As many of you know PNS has chosen to attend this year?s North American Challenge Cup (NACC) in Veracruz, Mexico instead of Zones. The meet will be held on August 6-8, 2009. The PNS team will leave Se...
Mar 21, 2009 - PNS Announces Head Coach For 2009 NACC Team
HEAD COACH ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2009 NORTH AMERICAN CHALLENGE CUP TEAM TRAVELING TO VERACRUZ, MEXICO By Bruce Richards PNS Age Group Vice Chair / Mexico Trip Team Manager It is a pleasure to announce ...
Mar 21, 2009 - NWAG - Volunteer Job Sign-up Available
Click here to view job sign-up page. Must be logged in to view. NW Age Group Championship event page information click here
Mar 16, 2009 - Swimming World Magazine - Lane 9 News Sectional Coverage
Ariana Kukors Just Misses American Record in 200-yard IM FEDERAL WAY, Washington, March 15. After taking finals off last night due to an academic commitment, KING?s Ariana Kukors remained on fire duri...
Mar 16, 2009 - KING Wins Another Sectional Championship (UPDATED)
It was never in doubt; King Aquatic Club won another combined team championship at the 2009 USA Swimming Western Zone Senior Sectional Championship scoring 1,042 points. Accordingly, the women won the...
Mar 15, 2009 - HOELZER & JENDRICK Interview By Floswimming
MARGARET HOELZER Interviewed by Floswimming?s Daren Grose at the 2009 Western Zone Sectional Championship MEGAN JENDRICK Interview by Floswimming?s Daren Grose at the 2009 Western Zone Sectional Cha...
Mar 11, 2009 - JENDRICK Featured On KING5.Com
Portland rocker pens theme for Tacoma Olympian By TRAVIS PITTMAN / KING5.com SEATTLE - Pop quiz: What does Tacoma swimmer and three-time Olympic medalist Megan Jendrick have in common with a profe...
Feb 27, 2009 - JONES Featured In ESPN.com
Cullen Jones has a new platform thanks to his Olympic gold medal. Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images Jones mentors young swimmers By Elizabeth Merrill ESPN.com The little girls swoon now instead o...
Feb 27, 2009 - HUTCHISON Wins Coaching Award
The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) recently announced their awards for 2008. An ASCA Award of Excellence was given to Sean Hutchison for his athlete's performance at the Olympic Trials...
Feb 24, 2009 - KING Boys Compete At High School Champs
The boys WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship was held over the weekend (February 19-21) at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. KING was well represented i...
Feb 20, 2009 - KING Boys Featured In Federal Way News
Shane Clare of Todd Beamer splashes to a second place finish in the 200 individual medley. He posted a time of 1:59.01. Photo by Kier Smith Swimmers gearing up for state meet at KCAC By Ed Shepherd Fe...
Feb 20, 2009 - BAILEY Featured In Kent Reporter
Kent-Meridian's Matthew Bailey was a standout last year at Kentridge High. This winter, Bailey has delivered even better results a few miles down the road with the Royals. Photo by Shawn Skager. State...
Feb 19, 2009 - CANN Featured In Tacoma Weekly
VICTORY LAP. D'Voreaux Cann swims in the 100-yard butterfly at the district swim meet. The event was one of two that Cann won at the meet. PHOTO BY ROCKY ROSS Cann edges Reed in a thriller Two rivals ...
Feb 18, 2009 - KING LCM Meet Schedule Now Available
KING?s Long Course Meters (LCM) season meet calendar: The LCM meet calendar has been determined. Mini-meets will be added to the calendar at a later date and the National calendar may experience some...
Feb 15, 2009 - New Team Policy On Racing/Technical Suits
Racing Suits - Swimmers in practice groups other than Senior and National do not need, and should not purchase "full body suits" or "tech suits". KING believes that use of these suits is an advanced...
Feb 13, 2009 - Changes To KING Administrative Staff
CHANGES TO KING ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF KING is announcing changes to its bookkeeping and office administrative staff. Hilary Smith will be leaving the staff to focus on completion of her full-time nursi...
Feb 13, 2009 - Changes On The KING Booster Board
Greetings to All KING Members, I hope you are enjoying this mid-winter season. Over the next 6 weeks there will many opportunities for our KING swimmers to excel in the pool. Congratulations to all sw...
Feb 12, 2009 - Website Upgrade
As you may have noticed, there have been some visual changes to the KING website. In the effort of continuous improvement, we have made some improvements in partnership with our host TeamUnify. The ...
Feb 12, 2009 - FirstGiving Personal Fundraising Page (UPDATE)
The FirstGiving link has been established on the KING front page and Swim-A-Thon® page. Click here or the logo below to set-up and create your own Swim-A-Thon® fundraising page. All swimmers, famil...
Feb 11, 2009 - KUKORS Q&A Featured In Behind The Blocks
Priyant: Hey there Ari, good afternoon to you! How are you doing? Ariana: I?m doing great thanks. How are you? Good morning over where you are. Just got back from the gym and practice. Priyant: I?m ve...
Feb 5, 2009 - Coach ASH Available For Private Lessons
Coach Ash is available to teach private lessons to your swimmer. He is available to work with any swimmers in the Developmental, Novice, Age-Group, or Regional levels and will work directly with your ...
Feb 3, 2009 - KUKORS Featured In Seattle Times
Club athletes are high-school hidden talents Many top athletes bypass high-school teams to chase Olympic dreams, NCAA scholarships and professional contracts while playing for high-caliber club teams....
Jan 30, 2009 - Swim-A-Thon Begins! UPDATE
Coming this Saturday, January 31, KING Boosters will launch it?s major fundraising campaign of the swim season. The campaign starts with a rally & letter writing party at the Mercerwood Shore Club ...
Jan 21, 2009 - Swim-A-Thon Rally Update (Practice Times Have Changed)
SWIM-A-THON RALLY UPDATE The Swim-A-Thon letter writing party & pancake breakfast is coming up on Saturday, January 31. The practice times have been adjusted from the earlier January calendars and are...
Jan 11, 2009 - TAYLOR Medals At Junior Pan Pacs - UPDATED
KING swimmer Andie Taylor competed with the USA Junior National Team at the 2009 Junior Pacific Championship held at the LeoPalace Resort overlooking Yona, Guam. On Thursday (1/8/09) Taylor medaled ...
Jan 8, 2009 - Happy KING New Year!
Dear Members, KING Boosters wishes you a Happy New Year. We know the weather in December of 2008 created some challenges to our daily schedules of swimming and our championship meets, but it?s a New Y...
Jan 6, 2009 - Was Bill Boomer the Fifth Beatle?
By The Screaming Viking Floswimming Blog I have always had a theory about the Beatles. I am waiting for Paul McCartney to finally let us all in on the joke. I think that when the Beatles realized they...
Jan 2, 2009 - HOELZER Backstroke Swim Clinic (UPDATE)
HURRY! REGISTRATION CLOSING SOON When: January 11, 2009 / 8:00-10:30 am Where: Mount Rainier Pool, 22722 19th Ave S, Des Moines Eligibility: Swimmers must be between ages 7 and 18 and a registered mem...
Dec 26, 2008 - The Golden Boy
Michael Phelps swam into history at the Beijing Olympics and now the 23-year-old phenom tells CNN's Anderson Cooper how his life has since changed on the November 30th edition of CBS News/60 Minutes. ...
Dec 24, 2008 - PNS All-Star Team Announced
The 2009 Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) All Star Team selections have been announced. 11-12 Team , 13-14 Team . King Aquatic Club represents 41% (13 of the 32 slots) of the PNS All-Star team ros...
Dec 21, 2008 - Happy Holidays and Thank You from KING Boosters
KING Boosters wishes you a wonderful Holiday season! Two weekends of weathered hampered swim meets; plus the challenges of attending practices or the constant waiting for an update to practice/mee...
Dec 19, 2008 - 2008 PNS 14 & Under Championship
Dec 12, 2008 - Paul Bergen JR International Meet Coverage On Floswimming
Flowswimming.org will be providing coverage of the Paul Bergen Jr International Meet all weekend long. They will be providing race covereage, previews of finals, interviews between trials/finals, et...
Dec 11, 2008 - Seattle P-I Girls' Swimming All-Stars
The Seattle Post P-I announced their fall high school sports all-star teams. KING had six girls named to the girls? swimming all-star team; The all-stars from KING are Chelsea Bailey , Leona Jenning...
Dec 10, 2008 - Photos From SC National Championship
Photos from the USA Swimming 2008 Short Course National Championship are now available for viewing. Visit the Walgreen?s Photo website to download. Photos are courtesy of Elena Karpeeva and Getty Imag...
Dec 9, 2008 - Get Wet, Get Fit Book - KING Boosters Promotion
ORDER NOW - LESS THAN A WEEK TO PLACE YOUR ORDER Get Wet, Get Fit is the instructional swimming book by two-time Olympic gold medalist Megan (Quann) Jendrick and trainer Nathan Jendrick. The book ...
Dec 7, 2008 - Coaching Staff Announced For PNS 2009 All-Star Team
By Bruce Richards PNS Age Group Vice Chair All Star Team Manager It is a pleasure to announce the 2009 All Star meet assistant coaching staff. The coaching staff includes Ken Spencer , who was previ...
Dec 7, 2008 - KING Women Win National Championship
Dec 4, 2008 - US Short Course Championship - LIVE RESULTS
USA Swimming is providing LIVE TIMING results online through Omega Timing and online LIVE VIDEO during finals through SwimNetwork.com. Tune in and watch KING swimmers Kim Jasmer, Leona Jennings, Elen...
Nov 29, 2008 - A Golden Mistake
By Anderson Cooper CBS News/60 Minutes Michael Phelps recalls how an opponent?s mistake helped him win one of his gold medals. Click here to watch video
Nov 25, 2008 - SPENCER Named PNS All Star Coach
By Bruce Richards PNS Age Group Vice Chair It is a pleasure to announce that Ken Spencer from King Aquatic Club (KING) has been selected as the Head Coach for the 2009 PNS All Star team. Ken brings hi...
Nov 25, 2008 - Everyday Is Suit Day!
By Garrett McCaffrey Floswimming Technique Tuesday In last week's Technique Tuesday interview with Russell Mark, I asked him if we could see a day where suits are worn in practice. On the day of tha...
Nov 24, 2008 - Thank You KING Volunteers
KING Volunteers THANK YOU for helping KING host an outstanding November Age Group Invitational Meet. Your dedication and willingness to volunteer is what keeps the meets moving and provides an environ...
Nov 24, 2008 - LOCHTE Coming To PNS 14U Champs
The Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) website reports that 2008 Olympic Champion and world record holder Ryan Lochte will be making a special guest appearance at the 2008 PNS 14 & Under Championships...
Nov 20, 2008 - KING Girls Win At High School Champs
The girls from King Aquatic Club (KING) won 10 individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship last weekend at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federa...
Nov 19, 2008 - GODFRED Featured In MI Reporter
Record breaker, state taker - Godfred wins two individual swim titles, crushes MI record book By MATT PHELPS Mercer Island Reporter Sports Reporter Mercer Island senior (and KING swimmer ) Rachel God...
Nov 19, 2008 - CANN Featured In Tacoma Weekly
Yes She Cann: Stadium's swimmer captures victory that is a school first By Rick Walter Tacoma Weekly Everyone she meets gets around eventually to asking Scarlet Cann why she does it. They want to know...
Nov 16, 2008 - MARCHAND Featured in The News Tribune
Marchand confident after a record day TYLER HEMSTREET; For The News Tribune Breaking one's records less than 12 hours after setting them might be a daunting task for some swimmers. Not for Peninsula...
Nov 12, 2008 - BAILEY Featured In The News Tribune
Kentlake girl stands above swim crowd DOUG DROWLEY For The News Tribune These days, the risers that Chelsea Bailey climbs atop aren't simply a matter of necessity. A lean 6-foot-2, Bailey certainly ...
Nov 12, 2008 - KARPEEVA Wins Gold At World Cup
KING Swimmer Svetlana Karpeeva has been competing on the FINA Swimming World Cup series for Russia during November. The FINA Swimming World Cup is an international series of short course (25 meter) sw...
Nov 11, 2008 - GODFRED Featured In Seattle Times
Mercer Island Godfred is a master of all strokes in the pool By Tom Wyrwich Seattle Times staff reporter MERCER ISLAND - She doesn't have a favorite event. Perched on the starting block, Rachel Godfre...
Nov 10, 2008 - MARCHAND Featured in The News Tribune
Marchand dominates in return RENTON - Her competitors may wish she'd chosen to stay away. After all, by coming back to swim for Peninsula High after a two-year hiatus, senior Lindsay Marchand has reor...
Nov 9, 2008 - Did You Know? Member Search Available
Did you know that if you are trying to find how to get in touch with another member on the team, all you need to do is log-on to the KING web site. Contact information is available for your viewing un...
Nov 6, 2008 - 1650 Meet Information
KING VAST 1650 MEET When: November 11, 2008 Where: KCAC Warm-up: 3:30PM (there will be lanes in the dive tank open through the meet) Time: 4:00-7:30PM Heats will be run in both tanks and a deta...
Nov 5, 2008 - Holiday Wreaths For Sale - Last Three Days!!!
It?s that time of year! King Aquatic Club Booster Association is now taking orders for our 2008 Holiday Wreath Sale. These beautiful noble fir wreaths are professionally made in the Puget Sound a...
Nov 5, 2008 - Note To All Club Members From Coach HUTCHISON
KING families, As we all know, our country is facing some challenging economic issues. KING will keep that in mind as we plan upcoming seasons. We know that you care about your swimmers and want to ke...
Nov 5, 2008 - HUTCHISON Named World Championship Coach
Bowman, Hutchison named World Championship Coaches USA Swimming named Bob Bowman (Baltimore, Md.) and Sean Hutchison (Seattle, Wash.) as head coaches for the 2009 World Championships swim team. In...
Nov 3, 2008 - KAUFMAN Featured In Renton Reporter
Hazen swimmer Lauren Kaufman seeks state title after close finish freshman year By ADAM MCFADDEN Renton Reporter Sports reporter Oct 31 2008 Twelve months later, Lauren Kaufman gets a chance to chan...
Nov 2, 2008 - BAILEY Featured In The Morning News Tribune
Kentlake?s Bailey makes big splash DOUG DROWLEY; For The News Tribune Chelsea Bailey just had a feeling she was poised for a big day. "I felt really excited about this race, this meet in particular," ...
Oct 31, 2008 - KING "Back To Swim" BBQ Photos
The 3rd annual KING "Back-To-Swim" BBQ was on Saturday, September 20, 2008. Swimmers and their families enjoyed a catered event and received their KING t-shirt. A belated thank you to the many volunte...
Oct 30, 2008 - HOELZER 2008 Golden Goggle Awards Nominee - VOTE NOW!
USA Swimming has announced the nominees for the 2008 Golden Goggle Awards. Here are the nominees in their respective categories. The winners will be announced at the Fifth Annual Golden Goggle Awards ...
Oct 28, 2008 - PNS Transfer Info For New Swimmers
Attention New KING Swimmers, If you joined KING from another USA Swimming Club or Team, you will need to download and complete the Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) Transfer Form. PNS Transfer Form A...
Oct 28, 2008 - KING Hosted Meets - Volunteer Opportunities Plentiful
Welcome KING families to the 2008-2009 meet season Improved communications is one of many goals your Boosters are trying to accomplish this coming year. A complete listing of KING Hosted Meets w...
Oct 23, 2008 - MARCHAND Featured In The Peninsula Gateway
Breaking away Lindsey Marchand is only one record away from holding all of Peninsula?s girls individual and relay records Marques Hunter of the Gateway Published: 12:08PM October 22nd, 2008 In the two...
Oct 18, 2008 - BENSTER & GODFRED Named Scholastic All-America Team
USA Swimming names Scholastic All-America Team USA Swimming has announced the selection of its Scholastic All-America Team for 2007-08. Congratulations to King Aquatic Club swimmers Tyler Benster & ...
Oct 16, 2008 - KING Finals Swim Cap Order (CLOSED)
Get ready for upcoming championship swim meet finals competition! NOTICE: The swimmer will have limited use of this cap. This swim cap will ONLY be worn during the FINALS session of a prelim/finals sw...
Oct 14, 2008 - Must-see: Men's Olympic 4x100 Relay Underwater Video
NBC has posted a video of the men?s 4x100 free relay. What will go down as one of the most exciting swimming races in Olympic history can now be seen from a whole new perspective -- underwater. The vi...
Oct 13, 2008 - Help KING Boosters Through United Way Fundraising Program
United Way of King County Did you know that you can help support KING Boosters by giving to United Way? Each year, employees in the area help raise money to support United Way non-profit organizations...
Oct 12, 2008 - New Fundraising Tool For KING Boosters
GoodSearch & GoodShop For KING Boosters Here?s a new easy way to raise money for KING Boosters Association. Just start using Yahoo! powered GoodSearch.com as your search engine and they?ll donate a pe...
Oct 12, 2008 - Another Fundraising Tool For KING Boosters
eScrip Fundraising For KING Boosters We are participating in a powerful fundraising opportunity called eScrip . eScrip is a hassle-free way KING BOOSTERS can raise funds through our everyday purchase...
Oct 11, 2008 - JENDRICK At The Great Wall On A Rainy Day
As we reflect on the Bejing 2008 Olympic Games, here is a vdeo we missed that was originally shown on KING 5 in late August. Watch Megan & Nathan Jendick visit the Great Wall with KING 5 reporter Alle...
Oct 11, 2008 - College Swimming 101
It's that time of year again - the time when high school students begin to think about their collegiate futures. But where do you start? How do you become a student-athlete in the collegiate world of ...
Oct 10, 2008 - How You Can Help Your Child's Team
The first question really should be, "Why should I help the team?" The answer for many people is not clear, although it seems like it should be. The simplest reason is also the most powerful. You shou...
Oct 10, 2008 - Microsoft Support Local Community & KING Boosters
Did you know that Microsoft will financially support KING Boosters and other local charities?! If you make a cash/check donation to KING Boosters, Microsoft will match your donation through their Micr...
Oct 9, 2008 - Website Upgrades & New Look
You may have noticed some changes to the look and feel of the KING website. Our partner - Team Unify - has created a more modern template to choose from for the website and some new enhancements. On...
Oct 8, 2008 - KING Boosters Mailing Address Change
King Aquatic Club Booster Association (KING Boosters) announces a new mailing address. This change becomes effective October 8, 2008. The new KING Boosters address is: KING BOOSTERS PO BOX 1763 KENT W...
Oct 6, 2008 - Volunteering - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
We are lucky enough to have all our families wanting to help volunteer at KING hosted meets and other KING events. Because of this we have come up with some Volunteer Guidelines and FAQs to help every...
Oct 5, 2008 - My Website Password? Please Read...
In order to login to the website, your billing account must have been set up, complete with a billing "email address". Please allow a few days from the date you mail in your registration forms, for yo...
Oct 1, 2008 - TAYLOR Featured In The Seattle Times
Skyline swimmer Andie Taylor is reaching for greatness By Craig Smith Seattle Times staff reporter At 6 a.m. on many mornings, Andie Taylor is in an outdoor pool training with a group of Skyline High ...
Oct 1, 2008 - CANN Featured In The New Tribune
Small for a swimmer, but a giant in the pool TYLER HEMSTREET; For The News Tribune Published: September 25th, 2008 Stadium senior Scarlet Cann stands a rather unimposing 5 feet, 4 inches tall. When pe...
Sep 29, 2008 - Megan Jendrick Swim Clinic (UPDATE)
General Information Eligibility : Swimmers must be between ages 8 and 18 and a registered member of USA Swimming. This clinic is not intended for beginning swimmers. Registration : is limited and ...
Sep 28, 2008 - Svetlana KARPEEVA featured in video
Svetlana Karpeeva from Matthew Brashears on Vimeo . About the video: Matthew Brashears wrote: Svetlana Karpeeva, a 22-year-old Russian swimmer from Omsk, Siberia, will represent the Russian Federa...
Sep 19, 2008 - TYR Backpacks Are Ready! (UPDATE)
Sep 12, 2008 - Boosters' Welcome to the Membership
Please follow this link to read the letter of welcome from the KING Boosters Board.
Sep 7, 2008 - Jendrick and Other Olympians to Appear on Oprah
Our own Megan Jendrick, along with other US Olympians will appear on Oprah. The episode taped last week will air on September 8th.
Aug 21, 2008 - GODFRED and MARKWITH Swim Around Mercer Island For Charity
Mercer Island girls swim around island, raise money for Children?s Hospital Mercer Island High School students Sara Markwith and Rachel Godfred, both 17, swam 14.6 miles around Mercer Island Monday as...
Aug 20, 2008 - KING "Back to Swim" BBQ
What: 3rd Annual KING "Back To Swim" BBQ - hosted by the King Boosters Association When: Saturday, September 20th 4:00 - 7:00 pm Where: North Hill Elementary School 19835 8th...
Aug 16, 2008 - Margaret Hoelzer Featured In Seattle Times
Margaret Hoelzer wins silver in backstroke By Steve Kelley Times staff columnist BEIJING - She lost the race to her longtime friend and former teammate. Lost her world record as well. Margaret Hoelzer...
Aug 14, 2008 - Interview of Coach Sean From Beijing
Click HERE to watch an invterview of KING Head Coach & USA Olympic Coach Sean Hutchison by Floswimming.org in Beijing, China during 2008 Olympics.
Aug 13, 2008 - Tentative 2008-09 Competition Schedule
Click here to view the 2008-09 tentative compeitition schedule. A few changes may be made over the next couple of weeks prior to posting the meet entry forms in early September. If you have any qu...
Aug 13, 2008 - Olympic Viewing Party--This Friday (Non-KING Sponsored)
Due to the success of Monday night's Olympic Splash Bash at SPORT in Seattle, we are planning to meet back there on Friday the 15th at 6:30pm to cheer Margaret on to Gold and Phelps on to immortality....
Aug 12, 2008 - Seattle PI Features KING Splash Bash Party
Local swimmers cheer on peers By JON NAITO P-I REPORTER The noisemakers were used for their intended purpose, and in the hands of tireless preteens, the loud, incessant clapping threatened to muffle...
Aug 12, 2008 - Pre-Season Practice Calendars Posted
Pre-Season practice calendars are posted, Click Here to view. All swimmer are strongly encouraged to begin attending workouts as soon as they can. This will give you a great jump on the short c...
Aug 12, 2008 - KING5 TV Features KING "Splash Bash" Olympic Viewing Party
The USA Swimming Olympic "Splash Bash" Viewing Party hosted by King Aquatic Club at Sport Restaurant & Bar was a complete success! Everyone attending was in high spirts watching some fanstastic swimmi...
Aug 11, 2008 - KING Olympic Viewing Party hosted by KING BOOSTERS (UPDATED)
Attention: Our Splash Bash has moved to "SPORT" in Seattle! On Monday, August 11th, starting at 6:30PM, KING Aquatic Club Boosters Association will host a dinner/viewing party at Seattle?s premier spo...
Aug 5, 2008 - PNS Hall Of Fame Induction: Former KING (Highline) Swimmer
From 1972 to 1977 Scott Lautman was one of the Top-25 ranked swimmers in the world. In four of those years, he earned this honor in two or more events. In 1974 he had one of the world?s Top-25 fas...
Aug 5, 2008 - PNS Hall Of Fame Induction: Former KING (Highline) Coach & Co-Founder
Earl McKinney was one of the pioneers in the development of swimming in the Pacific Northwest. His love of swimming began as a backstroker at Aberdeen High School in the early 1930?s. Earl was a le...
Jul 30, 2008 - Psych Sheet For Junior Nationals Now Available
The psych sheet for the 2008 Speedo Junior National Championships is now posted. Junior Nationals will be held August 4-8 in Minneapolis, Minn., at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. For...
Jul 28, 2008 - KING US Open Qualifiers & Junior Nationals Team
Congratulations to our US Open Qualifiers & Junior Nationals Team heading to Minneapolis, Minnesota with Coach Ken Spencer and Coach Damien Chambon. We wish them all the best of luck! The US Open will...
Jul 28, 2008 - KING Zone All-Star Team
Congratulations to our Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) Western Zone All-Star Team who will be competing at the Mount Hood Community College Aquatic Center in Gresham, Oregon. KING swimmers will make ...
Jul 23, 2008 - U.S. Open Psych Sheet Now Available
The psych sheet for the 2008 U.S. Open is now posted. The U.S. Open will be held from July 29 - August 2 in Minneapolis, Minn., at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. The 2008 Speedo Juni...
Jul 20, 2008 - KING Website Translated
The KING website now has the Google Translate tool! This new tool - nation flag graphics - is located on the KING home page , below the main photo and above the news and events listings. Currentl...
Jul 16, 2008 - KING Featured In Covington Reporter
Just keep swimming Published: July 16, 2008 12:00 AM King Aquatic Club offers competitive swimming, exercise and social events for kids and young adults 6 to 18 years old. Sometimes they dive into fun...
Jul 14, 2008 - KING Summer Tryout Dates
New Swimmer Tryouts will be conducted on the following days: Saturday, July 26th Clinic/Tryout 11 am @ Mt. Rainier Sunday, July 27th 11 AM @ Mercerwood Shore Club Wednesday, August 6th 6 PM @ Mt. R...
Jul 6, 2008 - HUTCHISON Named Olympic Coach
USA Swimming Names 2008 U.S. Olympic Swim Team and Coaching Staff Following the conclusion of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming in Omaha, Neb., USA Swimming today named the complete roster ...
Jul 5, 2008 - HOELZER Sets World Record
From the USA Swimming website Margaret Hoelzer set the world record in the 200m back with a time of 2:06.09, three-tenths ahead of the former mark held by Zimbabwe's Kirsty Coventry. Longhorn Aqua...
Jul 3, 2008 - KING Summer Break
KING will be taking our annual summer break on July 30th. Optional workouts will begin the week of August 18th right after we have all watched Team USA dominate in the pool at the Summer Olympics. If ...
Jul 2, 2008 - KING Olympians Featured In Seattle Times
Olympic Trials | Women's swimming: Jendrick, Hoelzer earn trip to Beijing By Michael Watkins Special to The Seattle Times DONALD MIRALLE / GETTY IMAGES Margaret Hoelzer, bottom right, of King Aqu...
Jul 2, 2008 - HOELZER, JENDRICK, & KUKORS Flowswimming Interview
Here are several video interviews from Omaha on last night's swims provided by FlowSwimming . Video... interview of Margaret Hoelzer (Olympian 100m Back) Video... interview of Megan Je...
Jul 1, 2008 - JENDRICK & HOELZER Qualify For Beijing
KING has placed two swimmers on the 2008 US Olympic Team heading to Beijing. Margaret Hoelzer started the evening by finishing second with a time of 59.21 in the 100m back . Then, adding to an alre...
Jun 30, 2008 - Swim-A-Thon Update (Last Day!)
I am pleased to announce we have reached the $53,000 level in donations received. Great job so far, but we are still a short distance from our goal of $60,000 with one-day remaining. If you have sent ...
Jun 29, 2008 - Trials TV Schedule: Swimming
The U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials are June 29 - July 6 in Omaha, Neb. Watch the competition on NBC (KING5-TV), NBCOlympics.com and Universal Sports TV. Links: http://www.nbcolympics.com/king/index...
Jun 29, 2008 - JENDRICK featured in The News Tribune
Rejuvenated Jendrick eyes Olympic berth TODD MILLES; todd.milles@thenewstribune.com Published: June 29th, 2008 08:16 AM | Updated: June 29th, 2008 08:23 AM NICK LAHAM/Getty Images file Tacoma's ...
Jun 27, 2008 - Tarp Transporter Needed (Update)
We need a volunteer to transport four (4) KING team tarps (tents) for the following swim meets. Job Sign-Up... for the Titlow Classic (Closed) Job Sign-Up... for the Age Group Seattle...
Jun 27, 2008 - NBCOlympics.com to webcast Swimming Trials prelims
NBCOlympics.com will webcast the morning prelim sessions live from the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. Olympic gold medalist and former National Team captain Josh Davis will be the ...
Jun 23, 2008 - Website changes
By now you might have noticed some changes to the KING website in the TAB layout at the top. There are four (4) new buttons with drop down menus. The new TABS are 'Team Information', 'Resources', 'Abo...
Jun 22, 2008 - KUKORS Featured On KING5-TV
UW freshman has eyes on Beijing prize By ALLEN SCHAUFFLER / KING 5 News Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008 SEATTLE - Coffee to go in hand and a backpack on her shoulder, walking from her dorm to drama clas...
Jun 22, 2008 - Sydney 2000: Women's 100m breaststroke
Beijing contenders KING's Megan (Quann) Jendrick and Leisel Jones win gold and silver in the 100m breast at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney Australia. Video... Megan's Gold Medal Swim ...
Jun 22, 2008 - HOELZER featured at NBCOlympics.com
Featured at NBCOlympics.com video section is KING?s Margaret Hoelzer . Margaret graduated from Auburn University and then trained at Mecklenburg Aquatic Club prior to recently joining King Aquatic Cl...
Jun 20, 2008 - Important Summer Swimming Reminders
Hello KING members, Summer is here and many of us have begun a summer favorite - Summer Swim League (even if we're still waiting for the weather to prove it)! Not only does this provide a great aven...
Jun 19, 2008 - Trials Tickets
USA Swimming is now offering single-day tickets to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming. Swimming fans have the opportunity to witness history in the making by either purchasing daily passes, ...
Jun 18, 2008 - KING Athletes Qualify for Olympics
Svetlana Karpeeva (Russia) and Heather Brand (Zimbabwe) after a 2007 summer of international racing! Both will be representing their countries in Beijing at the 2008 Olympics! More KING athletes will ...
Jun 18, 2008 - USA Olympic Trials Psych Sheet
USA Swimming has released some good stuff ahead of the Olympic Trials. We now have the preliminary psych sheet , meet roster , and list of teams . The meet will be held June 29-July 6 at the Qwe...
Jun 15, 2008 - HOELZER Featured In Seattle Times
Olympic hopeful Margaret Hoelzer makes smooth transition onto King Aquatic squad By Meri-Jo Borzilleri Special to The Seattle Times In the King Aquatic Club in Federal Way, where a ...
Jun 15, 2008 - Jendrick Featured On KING5 TV
Tacoma's Megan Jendrick thinking Olympic gold again By ALLEN SCHAUFFLER / KING 5 News Posted Thursday, June 5, 2008 TACOMA, Wash. - As a Puyallup teenager, she boasted about winning at the Olympics an...
Jun 12, 2008 - 2008 Nominating Committee News!
The 2008 Nominating Committee is pleased to present the following slate of directors that will stand for election by the KING membership. President: Lisa Vetterlein Secretary: Tim Wold Director o...
Jun 9, 2008 - Stroke & Turn Clinic - June 14th
A Stroke & Turn Clinic will be available on Saturday, June 14th, during the Super Soaker Classic meet for ALL individuals interested in learning to officiate . The clinic will run from Noon to 2pm....
Jun 4, 2008 - KARPEEVA Qualifies for Olympics
Svetlana Karpeeva by virtue of winning the 200 IM at the Russian Olympic Trials today has qualified to represent her country at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. She will also compete in the 400 IM at th...
Jun 2, 2008 - Mutual of Omaha Swimvitational to air live on SwimNetwork.com
From the USA Swimming Website A star-studded field is expected to compete at the Swimvitational, as this meet will be the first and only opportunity for swimmers to swim in the Olympic Trials pool bef...
May 16, 2008 - Watch the 41st Toyota Santa Clara Grand Prix online
From the USA Swimming Website Fans can view all the action from last weekend?s 41st Toyota Santa Clara Grand Prix online at Swimnetwork.com , Races and interviews are available for viewing on-...
May 4, 2008 - Notaries Available During Practice
There will be a Notary Public at KCAC on Wednesday at 6:15P and Thursday at 6:00P to notorize anyone's border permission form. Please be aware that a parent has to be there in person to sign the form ...
Apr 24, 2008 - USOC announces Olympic Trials television schedule
From the USA Swimming website... The United States Olympic Committee announced today the television broadcast schedule for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming. Below is the list of times th...
Apr 19, 2008 - Swim-A-Thon Update: New Links On Home Page
You may have noticed two new logos on the KING home page. The two logos - see below - are located below the KING website cover photo, above the news & events summary. These logos are two new Swi...
Apr 13, 2008 - SWIMMING IN COLLEGE MEETING MAY 21ST
KING believes every swimmer can and should enjoy swimming in college. The team has numerous alumni competing for large and small universities around the country. The college decision and how swimmin...
Apr 13, 2008 - SPECIAL SATURDAY CLINIC FOR NOVICE & DEVELOPMENTAL SWIMMERS ON APRIL 19TH
Saturday, April 19th, from 1-2 pm, come join King's National and Senior athletes for a swim clinic during the Swim-a-Thon Rally. Take the opportunity to learn and have fun with some of KING's best. ...
Apr 11, 2008 - Letter from KING Booster Board on Swim-A-Thon
With the 2008 KING Swim-A-Thon fast approaching, please read the letter to all members from the KING Boosters Association Board on the importance of this fundraising event. Also in the letter the boar...
Apr 9, 2008 - KING Group Day at Seattle Mariners Game (Update)
WHAT: Seattle Mariners versus Chicago White Sox WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 2008, 7:10 PM game WHERE: Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington WHY: Why not? It's summer and baseball season! Last year, everyone h...
Apr 3, 2008 - Hyack Team Travel Information Now Posted
Team travel information for the Hyack Meet is now available on the Events Page . All swimmers 11&Over are strongly encouraged to travel with the team. An eligibility report of swimmers that are cu...
Apr 1, 2008 - KING on KING5 TV News
The content listed below aired Tuesday, April 1, 2008 on KING 5 News during the 5:00 PM broadcast. Puget Sound swim club could make big Olympic splash By ALLEN SCHAUFFLER / KING 5 News ...
Mar 28, 2008 - April Practice Schedules Now Available
The practice schedule for April is now posted for all pools. To locate your schedule, hover your mouse over the Calendar tab to view the drop down menu. Click HERE to jump to the practice schedule...
Mar 24, 2008 - Notice to All Members
Notice to Members with Past Due Accounts KING values your family's membership and participation in our program. The team is committed to serving members at the highest level and that requires financi...
Mar 23, 2008 - Swim-A-Thon 2008
Coming Soon! Kick-off & Letter Writing Party Where: Mercerwood Shore Club When: Saturday, April 19 Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Swim-A-Thon Swim Where: At your practice facility When: During the we...
Mar 22, 2008 - KING Spring Break
KING Spring Break 2008: KING will be taking Spring Break from March 26 th (last practice the 25 th ) to roughly April 7 th . The break for specific groups will be as follows... National ...
Mar 21, 2008 - KING WINS--3rd Consecutive NW Age-Group Sectional Championship!!!!!!!
Mar 21, 2008 - Calling All Swim Fans!!!!
The NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving National Championships is fast approaching- March 27 - 29, 2008 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. This premiere event is being held ...
Mar 12, 2008 - Volunteer Thank you from the Coaching Staff
Many thanks to everyone who worked to host such a great meet this weekend. The USA Swimming Speedo Senior Sectional Championships went extremely well this weekend both in and out of the pool. As you ...
Mar 12, 2008 - King Aquatic Club Awarded Fourth Straight Club Excellence Gold medal
"For the fouth consecutive year, King Aquatic Club has earned a Gold Medal in USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program, scoring 23,092 points. Each year, the voluntary program recognizes and rewards up ...
Mar 11, 2008 - A dream comes true: Article (Reprinted from Federal Way Mirror)
A dream comes true: Brand will swim at the Olympics Courtesy photo Heather Brand will swim for Zimbabwe this August at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. Brand, 25, currently trains with the Ki...
Feb 24, 2008 - Wold Sets 2 KING and 1 PNS Record
Congratulations to Grace Wold for breaking 2 KING and 1 PNS record at this past weekends Age-Group Invitational at Mt. Tahoma High School. Wold broke the 11-12 girls 100 fly record with a time of 59...
Feb 13, 2008 - Volunteer Thanks!
Wow , Wow , Wow ! What an amazing meet we hosted this past weekend! The kids had fun, the coaches were pleased, and you parents worked hard to make it all happen! I am so grateful to have ...
Feb 12, 2008 - Help Wanted
HELP WANTED Are you at ease talking with others, soliciting donation items? Do you enjoy sealing the deal? Do you have connections at local restaurants? Do you have a favorite restaurant in the...
Feb 7, 2008 - Updated LCM Meet Schedules Posted
Updated versions of the 2008 LCM competition schedules are posted on the Swim Groups page. If you have any questions about which meets you should be attending please contact your coach.
Jan 23, 2008 - KIM & FULMER Selected for Zone Select Camp
Congratulations to Rachel Kim and John Fulmer for being selected to participate in this year?s Western Zone Select Camp. Begun in the spring of 2006, USA Swimming now sponsors four Zone Select Ca...
Jan 22, 2008 - AINSWORTH & WANOT Break Team Records at Washington Open!
Congratulations to Kristin Ainsworth and Bart Wanot for breaking KING long course records last weekend at the Washington Open: Kristin Ainsworth 11-12 Girls 100 Back 1:10.89 Bart Wanot 13-14 Boys ...
Jan 18, 2008 - Plans surface for new pool
By Karen Johnson Times Southeast Bureau Photo By MARK HARRISON / THE SEATTLE TIMES The King Aquatic Club works out at the community pool at Kent-Meridian High. Kent is considering a $49 million aquat...
Jan 18, 2008 - Do you want to be a great Swimmer?
KING Swimmers and Parents, I was talking to one of our 11-year-old swimmers at the meet last weekend. I asked him a question and his answer reminded me of a significant moment in my life. Before going...
Jan 10, 2008 - 2008 All Stars
Congratulations to Grace Wold (12), Michelle Rah (12), Emily Tanasse (12), Felicity Cann (12), Amelia Liu (12), Erik Fulmer (12), Rachel Kim (14), Aly Davis (13), Kelsey Crowder (14), Bart Wanot (14),...
Jan 5, 2008 - KING Group Hockey Night - CANCELLED
Due to other events scheduled and not enough groups tickets sold to meet our minimum, this events has been cancelled as a KING Group Outing. While the game will go on, those families still wanting t...
Dec 30, 2007 - Thank You Note From Sean Hutchison Regarding Ownership Change
KING Swimmers and Parents The KING membership vote has concluded and the ownership change recommended by the Board of Directors was approved with the transfer to take place soon. I would like to expre...
Dec 30, 2007 - Election Results
Election results are now posted on the elections page. Thank you for voting!
Dec 13, 2007 - Sean's letter to the membership
Please read Sean's letter to the membership available on the elections page (must be logged in to view the elections page).
Dec 5, 2007 - PNS Senior Champs Entries Posted
Entries for PNS Sr. Champs have been posted on the Events Page . If you have any questions about your events please conact your coach.
Dec 4, 2007 - Note to National Parents/Swimmers from Coach Sean, GOOD FOR EVERYONE TO READ
National Swimmers and Parents, Couple of notes: - With the I-5 closure just south of Olympia, we are looking at any necessary changes that may need to take place to ensure a smooth trip to Senior Se...
Nov 28, 2007 - Food for Thought....For Parents and Swimmers
This was posted on the South New Jersey Soccer League website. It certainly gives us food for thought... A mom was making breakfast of fried eggs for her teenaged son. Suddenly, the boy bursts int...
Nov 26, 2007 - Watch the Golden Goggle Awards
It's not every day we see America's top swimmers exchange their caps and goggles for gowns and suits. But now you can. If you didn't have front row seats at the Golden Goggle awards, now is your chanc...
Nov 25, 2007 - Letter to membership regarding meet surcharges
Please log in and read the letter to the membership regarding the meet fee surcharge. You can find this under the documents tab.
Nov 24, 2007 - Highline Times/Des Moines News: Kennedy Crowned As Swimming Champion
(Reprinted from Highline Times/Des Moines News ) Brianne Lindblad races in the 100-yard freestyle. Photo by Kristi Moen Kennedy crowned as swimming champion By Ed Shepherd Tuesday, November 20, 2007 ...
Nov 22, 2007 - Kent Reporter: How local athletes fared at state
(Reprinted from Kent Reporter ) By Reporter staff Prothero collects 2nd swim title She was supposed to be the nervous one. The one who should have been getting a few calming words from her coach. In...
Nov 20, 2007 - KING Coach Keith Ure Selected Age Group Coach Of The Year
(Reprinted from PNS website ) 11/15/07: It was recently published in the American Swimming Coaches Association Newsletter that Keith Ure from KING was selected to be the 2007 American Swimming...
Nov 15, 2007 - Lindblad Featured on KING 5 HS GameTime
Reprinted from KING 5 website Prep Zone: Kennedy's Brianne Lindblad has won 11 titles, calls team title the best. Kennedy High School & KING swimmer Brianne Lindblad has won 11 state titles. This year...
Nov 15, 2007 - Scarborough Signs with Wisconsin
KING Swimmer Cole Scarborough has signed on to become the newest member of the the Wisconsin Badgers men?s swim team. Cole will joining former KING swimmers Erick Johnson, Ben Bruce and Scott Rice on ...
Nov 15, 2007 - KING Swimmers Show Their Mettle at Girls State (UPDATED)
Nov 14, 2007 - Lindblad Signs with Rutgers
KING Swimmer Brianne Lindblad has signed on to become the newest member of the the Rutgers Scarlet Knights women's swim team. Brianne will swim for three-time Big East Coach of the Year Chuck Warner....
Nov 13, 2007 - TYR Beijing Bound
TYR Athletes discuss the road to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Nov 12, 2007 - KING Swimmers Help Kennedy Win State
3A/2A Swimming | Kennedy claims 1st crown By Matt Massey Special to The Seattle Times FEDERAL WAY ? Kennedy swimmer Brianne Lindblad felt the nerves two-fold. The Lancers? captain was on the verge o...
Nov 5, 2007 - Note to National Parents/Swimmers from Coach Sean
National Swimmers and Parents: It's already noted on the website, but congratulations to Kevin Munsch for signing early with the University of Arizona. Nice job, Kevin! Along with that, congratulation...
Nov 1, 2007 - WINTER TEAM TRAVEL MEET UPDATE
WINTER TEAM TRAVEL MEET UPDATE KING will not pursue a team travel meet in January of 2008. The Olympic year schedule and a lack of options that fit our competitive and affordability needs did not make...
Oct 28, 2007 - Note to All From Coach Sean, PLEASE READ
KING swimmers and parents, On Saturday, Joseph Curreri , a Ranger in the US Army, was killed in the line of duty in the Philippines. He was 27. He is survived by his wife of just two years, Athena, a...
Oct 27, 2007 - KING Swimmers Set Eight PNS Records at T-Hill Meet
The following swimmers set new PNS Records at the T-Hills Meet: Grace Wold 11-12 Girls 200 Back 2:28.49 Megan Jendrick Open Girls 100 Free :56.04 Megan Jendrick Open Gir...
Oct 26, 2007 - Munsch Signs with Arizona
KING Swimmer Kevin Munsch has signed on to become the newest member of the the Arizona Wildcats nationally ranked men's swim team. Kevin will swim for Coach Frank Busch at Arizona next season. Congr...
Oct 24, 2007 - UW Swim Coach Nets Top Recruits
Reprinted from Seattle Times online article . State Colleges Report | UW swim coach nets top recruits Sports: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 When Whitney Hite was hired in 2006 as swimming coach at...
Oct 23, 2007 - KING Photo Slide Show DVD: Now On Sale
The 2006-2007 King Aquatic Club Photo DVD is now on SALE! DVD includes 9 major short course meets, 2 mini meets, and 6 major long course meets throughout the 2006-2007 season. There is a miscellaneo...
Oct 12, 2007 - Note to National Swimmers from Coach Sean, GOOD FOR EVERYONE TO READ
National swimmers, I once described training in terms of baking a cake. If you've read it before, that probably means you've been around for a while. If so, I've added a piece (slice) at the end f...
Oct 11, 2007 - USA Swimming National Team Rosters Released
( Reprinted from USA Swimming website ) The 2007-08 USA Swimming National Team rosters have been released. Congratulations to KING swimmers Megan JENDRICK (100 & 200 Breast) and Ariana KUKORS (4...
Oct 10, 2007 - Scholastic All-America Teams Released
( Reprinted from USA Swimming Website ) The final 2006-2007 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Teams have been released. Congratulations to the following KING swimmers who made this list. Tyler S. ...
Oct 9, 2007 - "Early-Bird Special" SR Sectional Day-of-Meet Lead Jobs Sign-up Available Now
All swim meets require parent volunteers. The success of the 3-4 swimming competitions that KING hosts each year depends entirely on the wonderful group of parent volunteers that work at each meet. ...
Oct 8, 2007 - 2nd Annual Regional/Age-Group Pancake Breakfast
Regional Group Pancake Breakfast Saturday, October 13th Practice 7:30 to 9:30 am Breakfast 9:45 to 10:45 am Any questions, please call Sharon Perry at 425-392-9367 Age Group Pancake Breakfast Satu...
Oct 7, 2007 - Family's Bond Runs Deep
Reprinted from Seattle Times website . Sunday, October 7, 2007 Family's bond runs deep By Sandy Ringer Times staff Reporter This is a special season for Marley Prothero. It marks the end of a succe...
Oct 6, 2007 - PNS Officials Clinics - UPDATE
Oct 5, 2007 - Thunderbolt Swimming Fall Open Entries Posted
Entries for the Thunderbolt Swimming Fall Open can be found on the Event/Meets Page. If you have any questions about your entries please Contact your coach.
Oct 1, 2007 - Note to National Parents/Swimmers from Coach Sean, GOOD FOR EVERYONE TO READ
National swimmers and parents: Just some thoughts for the week- Off and on, I spent the last week around some of the best minds in coaching. I'm won't bore you with the detail of my meetings and/or ...
Oct 1, 2007 - KING Announces Arrival of New POWER Group Coach
KING would like to announce the arrival of Damien Chambon. Damien comes to us from France and will be taking over the POWER group at KCAC. Damien's most recent position was as Head Coach of Racing C...
Sep 28, 2007 - Last Day To Book Rooms At The KING Group Rate
The Thunderbolt Swimming Fall Open (SCM) to be held October 19-21 is fast approaching. Today is the last day to book your room at the KNG Group Rate. After today, the remaining rooms will be released ...
Sep 24, 2007 - Medical Release Forms and Meet Entry Forms DUE IMMEDIATELY
Please turn in your meet entry forms and medical release forms into your coach ASAP. Medical Release forms are necessary in case there is an emergency with an athlete at the pool. We need to enter p...
Sep 17, 2007 - Note to National Swimmers from Coach Sean, GOOD FOR EVERYONE TO READ
National Swimmers, A few housekeeping items: - Please turn in your meet forms. If you do not, it is assumed you will attend all meets on the schedule - I have decided that we will not attend the Grand...
Sep 12, 2007 - Note to National Parents from Coach Sean
National Swimmers and Parents, A couple 'nuts and bolts' before talking a bit: - The meet schedule through December is posted. Please return by Wednesday the 19th. - Remember to bring running/ath...
Sep 5, 2007 - WANTED: Meet Director Trainees
KING parents are invited to become "Meet Director's in Training" Do you enjoy decision making, problem solving, and challenges? Then, being a Meet Director is the job for you! Please continue reading...
Sep 3, 2007 - Proposed Bylaw Additions
Pursuant to the KING Bylaws, amendments may be made with approval of a simple majoirty of the membership quorum. There will a membership vote on the proposed additions to the KING Bylaws on S...
Aug 29, 2007 - 2007 Swim-A-Thon (Prize UPDATE)
Please submit your prize requests for the 2007 Swim-A-Thon. Visit the Swim-A-Thon page for more information. Swim-A-Thon page ( Click Here )
Aug 16, 2007 - NEW Team Management System
August 9, 2007 Dear KING Team Member, We are pleased to announce the complete operation of our new team website and team management system. As you are aware, the new team website was launched la...
Aug 16, 2007 - Web-Based Payments
Our new TeamUnify team management system is almost ready! It has been a ton of work, but we are confident we will all benefit for making the change! There is one last item we invite you to do to he...
Aug 14, 2007 - Summer Rideshare Program
We are setting up a rideshare/carpool bulliten board for those with a need or for those who can provide the service. How do I CARPOOL? You carpool when you choose to ride with at least one other perso...
Aug 14, 2007 - New Alumni Section (UPDATED)
The KING Alumni section was launched in April 2007. Now everyone will be able to find out where graduating seniors from KING's past are attending school. KING Alumni Page: Click Here There is also a ...
Aug 10, 2007 - World University Games: KING Swimmer Wins Bronze
KING National Group swimmer Svetlana Karpeeva is competing at the 24th World University Games for Russia. Karpeeva placed 3rd in the Womens 200 IM with a time of 2:14.37 (personal best & Olympic quali...
Aug 5, 2007 - KING Relay Wins National Championship
Reprinted from Swimming World Magazine Online INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, August 4. The foursome of Ariana Kukors, Megan Jendrick, Heather Brand and Kim Jasmer gave King Aquatic Club the women's 400 medle...
Aug 4, 2007 - Russian National Championship: KING Swimmer Wins Gold & Silver!
KING National Group swimmer Svetlana Karpeeva competed at the Russian National Swimming Championship. Karpeeva won the Gold Medal in the 200 IM with a time of 2:15.78 and a Silver Medal in the 400 IM ...
Aug 2, 2007 - Far Western Daily Results
Results are now posted at the Pacific Swimming website for their Far Western Championship. Although it is not real-time, like we are accustomed here in PNS, but results nonetheless. The results are up...
Jul 30, 2007 - TYR Superhero Video
Watch the video of the 2007 TYR Superhero Team. In this video you will find many of the great athletes who represent TYR. Look for a cameo appearance by KING Head Coach Sean Hutchison who appears 2:13...
Jul 24, 2007 - Letter to All KING Families Regarding Recruiting
To: All KING parents From: Mark Prothero, Chairman PNS Board of Review and KING Board Member A REMINDER FOR EVERYONE Recently, in my role as Chairman of the PNS Board of Review, an issue came up inv...
Jul 19, 2007 - Kukors at Pan American Games
RIO DE JANIERO, BRAZIL - JULY 19 : (L-R) Sam Woodward, Julia Smit, Emily Kukors and Maritza Correia of the United States of America pose for photographers with their medals in the 4x100m Freetstyle ...
Jul 18, 2007 - Brand Wins Silver Medal at All-Africa Games
KING Swimmer and Coach Heather Brand captured a Silver Medal at the All-Africa Games in the 100 butterlfy. Her time of 1:00.61 set a personal best by almost 1 second and set a new KING record. Heath...
Jul 18, 2007 - KING Wins Seattle Open
KING won the Age-group Seattle Open team title this weekend at the Colman pool in West Seattle. Not to be outdone by older teammates at Sr Sectionals the team was paced by high point winners Lindsey ...
Jul 18, 2007 - KING Wins Third Consecutive LC Senior Sectional Titles
Behind the strength of a lot of depth and some amazing relays. KING captured its third consecutive Men's, Women's and Combined Team Titles at the Western Blue Senior Sectional Championships in Gresha...
Jul 17, 2007 - Two Meets 2 Fly Records for Seidner
Congratulations to Lindsey Seidner for breaking both the 50 and 100 Butterfly 8&Under Team Records. Lindsey first broke the 50 fly record at the Titlow Meet a couple of weeks ago and then followed th...
Jul 5, 2007 - "Pride" Essay Contest
Jun 23, 2007 - Munsch and Taylor Compete on Junior Team
Kevin Munsch and Andie Taylor competed as members of the US National Junior Team this weekend in Palo Alto, California. For meet results go to USA Swimming
Jun 19, 2007 - Coach Hutchison Featured in Swimming World
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING BY MICHAEL J. STOTT In five short years, Coach Sean Hutchison has transformed King Aquatic Club froma regionally competitive club into a national force. In addition, he recen...
Jun 14, 2007 - Emily Kukors: Big Sis with Big Talent
Reprinted from USA Swimming website BY MICHAEL WATKINS//Special Correspondent Of all her roles - All-American swimmer and student-athlete among them - the one Emily Kukors relishes most is the one t...
Jun 12, 2007 - A Big Super Soaker Thank You
Dear KING Families, A big THANK-YOU to everyone that volunteered during the Super Soaker Classic meet this past weekend to make it a huge success. We received numerous positive comments from off...
Jun 6, 2007 - Kukors In Commercial: Helps Give Away Shower Head
Reprinted from KING-5 News website SEATTLE - Seattle-area agencies are joining forces in an effort to save water and energy. The Cascade Water Alliance, the Saving Water Partnership and the city of...
May 24, 2007 - 2006 Swim-A-Thon Final Results: KING Placed 6th
King Aquatic Club placed 6th overall in the nation at the conclusion of the 2006 Swim-a-Thon. Several of the KING swimmers are listed in the following final results section from 2006. See below the ar...
May 20, 2007 - Lane 9 News: Promising Seniors-To-Be 2007 - Kevin Munsch
Reprinted from SwimmingWorldMagazine.com Promising Seniors-To-Be 2007: Kevin Munsch PHOENIX, Arizona, May 20. Kevin Munsch, who swims for Marc Stock of Kennedy High in Burien, Washington, and Sea...
May 1, 2007 - Lodging Info: Long Course & Short Course Family/Team Travel
We have created a new page where swimmers and families can find what hotels KING has made group booking arrangements with. The goal is to have the hotels for the rest of the 2006-2007 season and for t...
Apr 26, 2007 - KING wins Gold Medal Club award again!
For the third consecutive year, King Aquatic Club has been named a Gold Medal Club by USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program. This year KING ranked 7th of all Gold medal Clubs. This is a true testamen...
Apr 25, 2007 - The College Recruiting Process
BY ARLENE DOUGLAS//Special Columnist/USA Swimming Splash Online Being recruited to swim for an NCAA Division I university is a tremendous achievement. The recruiting process can be daunting. How...
Apr 20, 2007 - Talking to Your Kids About a Meet
BY PAUL PEAVY//usaswimming.org Columnist So how do you talk to your kid about a good, bad, or middlin' swim meet? Well, first, let's deal with the worst case scenarios. DQ'ed will always mean a Dairy ...
Apr 18, 2007 - Davis/Fulmer Named Swimming World Swimmers of the Month
Aly Davis and John Fulmer were named Age-Group Swimmers of the Month by Swimming World Magazine in their April Issue. The honor was bestowed upon them based on their performances at the Thirfty Winte...
Apr 15, 2007 - Bizzell/Cann/Kim Selected for 2007 USA Swimming Diversity camp
Congratulations to D'voureax Cann , Pheobe Bizzell , and Rachel Kim for being selected to the the 2007 Diversity Select Camp to be held in Colorado Springs, CO from April 26-29. Olympic Gold Me...
Apr 3, 2007 - Duel in the Pool: AUS vs. USA
Ariana Kukors (USA) placed 2nd in the 400 IM with a 4:39.51 and 5th in the 200 IM with a 2:15.84. Megan Jendrick (USA) placed 6th in the 100 Breaststroke with a 1:08.41. You can watch both Kukors and ...
Apr 1, 2007 - Jendrick Wins Silver & Kukors 5th At FINA World Champs!
Megan Jendrick (Puyallup , Washington ) tied for the silver medal in the 200m breaststroke, earning her first individual world medal. Jendrick touched the wall in 2:25.94, equaling Britain' s Kirs...
Mar 31, 2007 - America's Kukors Is Ready to Race
Timed Finals article by Nathan So far, Team USA member Ariana Kukors has had a rough time in a way on her first visit to Australia. Qualifying for the World Championships in the 400 Individual Medle...
Mar 28, 2007 - KING Wins Second Consecutive Age-Group Sectional Championship
For the second time in the three weeks KING has shown what a true team effort can do. With contributions from 9-10's all the way through 15-18's KING won its second Age-Groups Sectional Championship ...
Mar 25, 2007 - FINA World Championships: Watch Online LIVE or On Demand!
Congratulations to Megan Jendrick and Ariana Kukors for being on the USA National Team and Heather Brand for being on the Zimbabwe National Team for the FINA World Swimming Championships. You can ...
Mar 18, 2007 - Long Course Meet Entry Forms
Long Course Meet Entry forms can now be found under the Membership Information button on the left hand side of the page. Click on the forms/documents tab and download the appropriate form by group...
Mar 12, 2007 - KING Captures Senior Sectional Title
KING wins Senior sectional title in true team fashion. Young and old swimmers alike contributed to help the KING outpace second place Sun Devil by over 300 points in the combined team score. The wom...
Mar 5, 2007 - Clare Joins Davis and Hoff at Zone Select Camp
Shane Clare has been added to the 2007 Zone Select Camp May 17-20 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He will be joining teammates Alex Hoff and Aly Davis that have already been selected. Congratulations to al...
Mar 1, 2007 - Welcome to the New KING Website
New KING website is now online. Practice calendars can be found uner the Swim Groups heading at the top of the page. If you have any questions regarding how to navigate the site please contact Coach...
Feb 12, 2007 - To the KING Boys and their Parents (Men, Males, Guys)
We need you! What do we need you for? We need you to see your potential and swim fast! What? You say you're 12 or 14 and you're not Kevin Munsch? You're not 'fast' compared to so-and-so? Believe...
Feb 12, 2007 - February Challenge: Many Thanks!
WOW! What an amazing meet we hosted this past weekend. The kids had fun, the coaches were pleased, and you volunteers worked hard to make it all happen! I am so grateful to have such a wonderful, hard...
Jan 25, 2007 - Ariana Kukors: World at her Feet
Reprinted from the USA Swimming website: BY MIKE WATKINS, Special Correspondent If you want to know who killed Obi-Wan Kenobi or who became Darth Vader, don't even bother asking Ariana Kukors. Unlik...
Jan 22, 2007 - Weekend Meet Wrap-Up
KING Swimmers participated in meets North and South of the border this weekend with the Power, Senior and National groups swimming at the Washington Open and nine members of the Regional and Senior gr...
Jan 17, 2007 - Carmel Meet Wrap-up
KING Captures Team Title Marchand First National Cut Many Team Records Fall Fifty three KING swimmers traveled with coaches and chaperones to the Thrifty Carmel Winter Invitational in Indianapolis, In...
Jan 8, 2007 - Performance travel note for Carmel Swimmers
What hinders performance at travel meets more than anything? Time change? Emotional difficulty of new surroundings? Food? Believe it or not, hydration makes a bigger impact than those other problems. ...
Dec 27, 2006 - Megan (Quann) Jendrick: Passion for the Pool
Reprinted from the USA Swimming website: By Mike Watkins, Special Correspondent Believe it or not, but there was a time not so long ago when Megan (Quann) Jendrick considered calling it a swimming car...
Dec 18, 2006 - Congratulations KING All Stars
Nine KING swimmers were selected to compete in the 2007 Pacific Coast All-Star meet to be held in Vancouver, BC, January 20-21. KING swimmers represent over 25% of the all-star team. The following swi...
Dec 14, 2006 - KING Swimmers Selected for Zone Select Camp
USA Swimming is pleased to announce the participants for the 2007 Zone Select Camps. Four camps will be held in the spring, one in each Zone. 56 swimmers were selected for each camp based on individua...
Dec 14, 2006 - KING Captures 6th Consecutive PNS Championship
KING captured its 6th consecutive team title by outpacing the second and third place teams combined in the association. High point winners included: Taylor Harris (9-10 girls), John Fulmer (11-12 boy...
Nov 28, 2006 - 20 Questions with Emily Kukors
Oct 24, 2006 - Davis/Fulmer Break Three, 5 Others Break PNS Records
The following KING Swimmers broke a total of 11 PNS Records at this Weekend's Thunderbolt Fall Open in Beaverton, OR. Congratulations to all! Aly Davis 11-12 Girls 200 Back 2:28.84 (Breaks existin...
Aug 28, 2006 - Jendrick & Kukors End Whirlwind Month with Silver Medals at Pan Pacs
Megan Jendrick and Ariana Kukors ended their season with silver medals at the Pan Pacific Championships last week. After great performances at US Nationals, Jendrick won the 100 and 200 breaststroke, ...
Aug 17, 2006 - KING Board Elections
To the Membership, As you know, Board elections are coming up anfd I have requested names of individuals who would like to be nominated and run for a position on the Board. Elections are coming up i...
Jul 29, 2006 - PNS Hall Of Fame Induction: Former KING (Highline) Head Coach
After beginning his coaching career with Bellevue's Cascade Swim Club in the early 1970s, Andy Hathaway helped form Lake Washington Swim Club (Mercer Island) where he coached for several years. Later ...
Jul 29, 2006 - PNS Hall Of Fame Induction: Former KING (Highline) President/Official
Ron Van Pool has been an active volunteer in United States Swimming for three decades. He began as an official at Summer League and Pacific Northwest Swimming meets. During his tenure, Ron's officiati...
Jul 10, 2006 - An Important Note from Coach Sean - PLEASE READ!
KING Swimmers and Parents: The Sectional Championships are coming up! As it was last year, this is a great opportunity for us to show the Section what a class act our team is. What is it? The Section...
Jul 8, 2006 - King Aquatic Club Announces Expansion
Reprinted from Swimming World Magazine / Lane 9 News MERCER ISLAND, Washington, July 8. King Aquatic Club, one of the leading swimming clubs in the United States, has announced that it is expanding i...
May 24, 2006 - KING Named Gold Medal Club for Second Year in a Row
For the second year in a row King Aquatic Club has been named a Gold Medal Club by USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program. This year KING moved up from 6th place to 5th place. This is a true testament...
Apr 3, 2006 - Jendrick wins Two, Kukors and Women's Relay Win One at Spring Champs!
KING swimmers performed for the home crowd at the USA Swimming Spring Championships last week. Megan Jendrick won the 100 and 200 breaststrokes. Ariana Kukors won the 100 back and was second in the 40...
Mar 27, 2006 - KING Wins First Age-Group Sectional Championship Since 2000
KING captured it's first age-group sectional title in five years last weekend at the King County Aquatic Center out pacing second place Tualatin Hills by over 200 points. This was an overall team effo...
Feb 13, 2006 - Tanasse Breaks Another Team Record
Emily Tanasse continued her assault on the KING 9-10 Record book by breaking her second team record in as many weeks. Coming off breaking the 50 Backstroke record at the Snowflake Classic, Tanasse bro...
Feb 8, 2006 - KING puts stamp on New York World Cup
Ariana Kukors won the 200IM and 400IM in commanding fashion at the FINA World Cup in New York over the weekend. Kukors also placed top three in her other four events giving her six total medals more t...
Jan 30, 2006 - A Few Notes For ALL from Sean
TYR is our Sponsor! Please buy TYR suits, goggles, etc. If you are buying other items, you are not supporting our team. TYR is very generous with KING. As an organization, TYR shows our logo in thei...
Jan 27, 2006 - 20 Questions with Megan Jendrick
Jan 24, 2006 - Records Fall at Washington Open and January Challenge
King Aquatic Club 15-16 Girls Relay team of Ariana Kukors, Emilee Jennings, Lindsay Marchand, and Leona Jennings set the National Age Group Record with a time of 1:44.19. They broke the previous r...
Jan 24, 2006 - Swim-a-Thon Quickly Approaching
The 2006 KING Swim-a-Thon will be held at the Mt. Rainier Pool (Dev/Nov) and Kent Pool (AGR/REG)during the week of February 26th (details to follow). A letter writing kickoff party will be held this S...
Dec 5, 2005 - Jendrick & Women's Relay Winners at the US OPEN in Alabama
Megan Jendrick walked away from the world class competition on the last 50 of the 200m breaststroke on Saturday evening at the US OPEN. Additionally, the Women's 400 medley relay won by two seconds (A...
Nov 14, 2005 - Sean's Corner: National Swimmers and Parents
Quick info: - Challenge meet this weekend : parents please volunteer !!! - Challenge meet this weekend for national swimmers: your event schedule may be altered to accommodate ...
Nov 7, 2005 - Sean's Corner: National Swimmers and Parents
Reminders and info: - Take a look at the practice schedule for the week. It?s altered due to the High School meet. - The challenge meet we are hosting is coming up (next weeken...
Nov 7, 2005 - 20 Questions with Ariana Kukors
Oct 31, 2005 - Sean's Corner: National Swimmers and Parents
No big monologue today... just some thoughts on the upcoming challenge meet that we are hosting in November. The thoughts: - Volunteer to help with the meet. - Volunteer to help with the meet. - Volun...
Oct 19, 2005 - Sean's Corner: KING Swimmers and Parents
The meet we are attending at THSC in Portland this weekend is held in a different format (short course meters as opposed to short course yards). Other than being a great meet - often a favorite of fam...
Oct 10, 2005 - Sean's Corner: National Swimmers and Parents
First off, congratulations go out to the following national swimmers for their accomplishments: PNS Swimmer of the Year: - Ariana Kukors : PNS 18&U Female Swimmer of the Ye...
Oct 10, 2005 - Congratulations to the Following KING Award Winners
Congratulations to the Following KING PNS Award Winners: 18&U Female Athlete of the Year: Ariana Kukors OPEN Female Athlete of the Year: Megan Jendrick OPEN Male Athlete of the Year: Trent Staley...
Oct 4, 2005 - KING places 3 Swimmers on USA National Team
Megan Jendrick and Kristen Caverly achieved 'A' Team listings and Ariana Kukors was named to the 'B' Team. The A team consists of swimmers ranked top 8 in the world in an Olympic event. The B Team is ...
Sep 19, 2005 - Sean's Corner: National Swimmers and Parents
Aug 22, 2005 - KING and PNS Records
Swimmers from KING broke 54 PNS records this season and 64 team records. Attached you will find a listing of all KING Record Breakers. KING/PNS Records 2004-05
Aug 17, 2005 - Jendrick Captures Three Gold Medals at World University Games
Megan Jendrick capped off her trip to the World University Games in Izmir, Turkey with another gold medal winning the 100 Breaststroke in a time of 1:08.20. This was her third gold of the games after ...
Aug 10, 2005 - Nationals: KING Women take 5th / Hutchison is Coach of the Meet
King Aquatic Club had it's highest ever finish at a US National Meet finishing 5th. The ladies were spurred on by Ariana Kukors two National Championships in the 200 and 400 IM. The 400 Free Relay Tea...
Jul 18, 2005 - Senior Sectional Results
Sectionals went well. What can we say? Another sectional championship! This time... no swimmers shaved. Gotta love it! To the parents, I know I can never name all of you and thank you all for the ...
Jul 15, 2005 - King Aquatic Club Continues to Flourish at Sectionals
Reprinted from Swimming World Magazine - Lane 9 News By Nathan Jendrick FEDERAL WAY, Wash., USA, July 15. A couple of close swims highlighted a light evening at the King County Aquatic Center for th...
Jul 11, 2005 - Senior Sectional Meet - Part II
Speedo Champions Series Sectional Volunteers! Check the SCS link to see our updated volunteer list to find and verify your assignment for the meet next week. SCS Volunteers. Please be sure to wear a K...
Jul 5, 2005 - Club Excellence Gold Medal Award Winner
King Aquatic Club was recently awarded a Gold Medal for club excellence by USA Swimming. KING placed sixth in the country as one of only 20 Gold Medal Award winners. This a great testament to the hard...
Jun 13, 2005 - Senior Sectional Meet - Part I
What: Speedo Championship Series - Blue Section When: July 12-16 Where: King County Aquatic Center Attention All Parents: Senior Sectionals (officially called ?Speedo Championship Series?) is fast...
Mar 25, 2005 - NW Age Group Sectionals Report
Jan 20, 2005 - KING Finishes 3rd at Eastern Classic
Davis and Cann Break Butterfly Records King finished third among 8 of the fastest club teams across the country. The meet was won by North Baltimore Aquatic Club (NBAC) and the hometown team Dynamo Sw...
Nov 19, 2004 - Coach Sean featured in SPLASH Magazine
Our own Head Coach Sean Hutchison is featured in an article in this month's SPLASH Magazine. SPLASH is a publication produced by USA Swimming and sent to its members. KING swimmers Eric Johnson, Emily...
Dec 15, 2003 - KING Wins PNS Champs Again!
Several team and PNS records were broken over the weekend as the KING swimmers won the PNS Championships by over double the winning margin of last year. Special congratulations go to high point winner...
May 21, 2002 - KING Short Course Season Wrap Up
KING swimmers had outstanding performances at this year's Age Group Sectional meet held at the King County Aquatic Center with teams from Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, an...
Dec 3, 2001 - Highline Pool Destroyed By Fire
Highline Community College Pool was gutted by fire early Saturday morning and was most likely caused by arson. Unfortunately damage appears extensive and the fate of the pool is unknown. The Pool was ...
Nov 19, 2001 - Thank you to all our parent volunteers!
King Aquatic Club hosted the Division V PNS Challenge meet Nov. 17th & 18th at Highline Pool. Meet Director, Tracy Chan, reports that King ran a smooth and successful meet. The meet ran consistently a...
Mar 26, 2001 - Age Group Sectionals: KING placed 2nd
At this past weekends Age Group Sectional Championships - attended by 1500 swimmers and 138 team from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, Hawaii, Wyoming and Nevada - everyone swam really well...
Mar 20, 2001 - National Age Group record
King Aquatic Club girls 15-16 relay team of Maki Moore, Katie Willis, Caitlin Firedhoff, and Emily Kukors set National Age Group records in the 800-yard freestyle relay at 7:22.89 and in the 200-yard ...
Dec 14, 1998 - PNS Championships report: KING WINS!!
King Aquatic Club wins the 1998 PNS Championships Meet. December 12 and 13. King Aquatic Club regained its title as the Champions of Pacific Northwest Swimming by a whopping 460 points. Joon Youm set ...