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Jul 13, 2018 - Free Week Aug 27-30 @ USC Pool 5-630pm
Come Join Us for our Free Week: 5-630pm Aug 27-30, 2018 @ USC Ages 6-18 welcome! Come see if CA is a good fit for you!
Oct 7, 2014 - CAN AN APPLE A DAY KEEP THE DOCTOR AWAY?
Hello Team, I found this information on USA Swimmings Website and I thought it might be helpful for you. I found myself buying a few different apples today and I loved the seasonal crunch and flavor ...
Oct 3, 2014 - Carolina Aquatics Katie Money Verbally Commits to Auburn University
Celebrate Carolina Aquatics! Senior Katie Money verbally commits to swim for Auburn University. ?I chose to swim at Auburn because they trust my potential enough to give me a chance to be able to prov...
Oct 2, 2014 - 10 ways to keep you on track this season
Dear Swimmers and Parents, I found this information on SwimSwam and thought it was important to share with you. Take these 10 phrases for what they are worth to you. Maybe just one of them really sti...
Sep 15, 2014 - CA Fall Spirit Sale Underway - Orders Due 9/28
CA?s Fall 2014 spirit sale is underway. The order form can be found HERE . Please be sure to include your name in the required field or the order WILL NOT process. If you want to order multiple i...
Sep 15, 2014 - Congratulations Carolina Aquatics - One Step at a time, we are making progress.
A tribute to our entire team. We are so proud and thankful. "Details" Go CA! http://swimswam.com/details-tripp-montgomery-turnaround-carolina-aquatics/
Sep 13, 2014 - Dam Swim For Drew - A great cause supported by numerous CA swimmers
Seth Kurtz was the first to exit the swim portion of his race, the entire race, supporting the Dam Swim For Drew. Seth, along with his numerous teammates, swam their hearts out to take part in a grea...
Aug 28, 2014 - Look to the future. This information applies to life. GO CA!
We look to the future at Carolina Aquatics. Keep up the great work, everyone, parents and swimmes. GO CA! http://www.yourswimlog.com/6-things-to-remember-when-training-gets-tough/ ~ Coach Tripp
Jul 19, 2014 - Speedo and Augusta Swim Supply selected as Team Vendors
Carolina Aquatics is excited to announce our new partner and team outfitter, Augusta Swim Supply . Augusta Swim Supply was selected for their exceptional customer service and the high quality product...
Jul 17, 2014 - 7 days !
Dear Team, There are 7 days until our TEAM hosted 2014 South Carolina Long Course State Championships and Summer Finale. Think of ways you can contribute your positive energy to help our entire team ...
Jul 10, 2014 - 2014 Zone Team Members Announced
Celebrate Carolina Aquatics! Congratulations to the following athletes who will represent Carolina Aquatics at the 2014 Long Course Southern Zone Age Group Championships in San Antonio Texas July 29th...
Jun 2, 2014 - Maximizing your speed off the start - Holding your line
Hello TEAM, As we enter into a new phase of training this summer, we will be sending some important information and news items that will be helpful for your review. We are starting with the start. ...
May 7, 2014 - 3 Important ways to stay hydrated this summer
Dear Team, With the spring / summer heat rising weekly, and our practices becoming increasingly challenging, as we progress through our training plans, (I) we recognize the importance for all of us to...
Apr 7, 2014 - Swimming is a family
Fantastic information coming from a troubling story. ?Most important, make sure you are always there for each other. Swimming is a family,? he said. http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article...
Apr 5, 2014 - Team 2014 - 2015.
?Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, "This is the real me," and when you have found that at...
Apr 2, 2014 - First Team Captains announced at Carolina Aquatics
Dear Team, Please welcome Coach Tripp and the absolutley amazing coaching staff, that he (we) could not do this job without, in welcoming our first ever class of Carolina Aquatics Team Captians. We ...
Feb 12, 2014 - Top 10 Nutrition Tips For Kids Playing Sports
Hello, Recently, I was researching some information on USA Swimming's website and I came across a list of The Top 10 Tips For Kids Playing Sports. As we head into the final phase of our championship ...
Feb 12, 2014 - Carolina Aquatics welcomes its newest staff member, Zach Driver
Please join Coach Tripp, and our Carolina Aquatics Coaching Staff, in welcoming Zach Driver, our newest addtion to our oustanding staff of Carolina Aquatics coaches. Zach is from Nashville, Tennesse...
Jan 30, 2014 - Carolina Aquatics adds a new member to the Team. Congratulations Coach Beth!
Dear Team, We received word this morning, soon after AM practice, that Coach Beth gave birth to her baby boy, Sidney Frasier! Born happy and healthy, 8 lbs 6 oz. More news will following in the com...
Jan 26, 2014 - A special representative at Carolina Aquatics, your teammate too.
Congratulations Zac Lipsitz. You are setting the tone for great things to come, both in and out of the pool. http://m.thecolumbiastar.com/news/2014-01-24/Sports/Lipsitzs_hard_work_paying_off.html Go...
Jan 14, 2014 - Time to get happy Carolina Aquatics
Team, Ralph Crocker Classic, February Fling, State Meet, American Short Course Championships, Sectionals, Palmetto Championships, All-State, Hard Work, Friendships, Teamwork, Support Of Each Other, Sm...
Nov 27, 2013 - Please Read - 15 Reasons to be thankful for swimming
Hello Team, Please read this fantastic article. http://swimswam.com/15-reasons-to-be-thankful-for-swimming/ Happy Thanksgiving to all. We are thankful for you. Go CA!
Nov 22, 2013 - CA HOLIDAY SPIRIT SALE - ORDERS DUE 11/29
CA?s holiday 2013 spirit sale is underway. The order form can be found HERE . Please be sure to include your name in the required field or the order WILL NOT process. If you want to order multi...
Nov 4, 2013 - 8 Reasons to keep a swimming logbook
Hello, I found this link on SWIMSWAM and thought it would be a helpful link to share. I kept a logbook while swimming in high school and at Auburn. It helped in many ways. I hope this idea may help yo...
Oct 29, 2013 - Long overdue, Congratulations to all our our 2013 SC Long Course State Champions
11-12 50 Meter Freestyle Victoria Danser 11-12 50 Meter Backstroke Lily Richter 11-12 50 Meter Butterfly Lydia Parrish Girls Senior 50 Meter Freestyle Lauren Raczkowski Boys 10 and Under 50 ...
Oct 27, 2013 - It opened my mind to timing in butterfly, what do you see?
Dear Team, These 2 short video clips (:09) were sent to me recently. It took me several times to really see what was taking place in them after watching them several times. I think these video's ar...
Oct 17, 2013 - FREE Swim School, Swim Lesson Clinic at Columbia College Oct 28th 4:30-6:30pm
FREE Swim School Clinic, FREE information regarding our lessons program, Meet our staff, see us in action. Are you interested in swim lessons for your child, for yourself? Do you know someone who ne...
Oct 11, 2013 - Dolphin Kicking, it's what we do at CA.
Dear Team, http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&itemid=5592&mid=8712 We love this information and find it to be so helpful. This article was sent to me from Dave Thomas, our South...
Oct 1, 2013 - 7 habits of a highly effective swimmer - from SwimSwam -
Dear Swimmers, We hope you get a chance to read this information. Parents, please read this to your swimmer(s) or better yet, have them read outloud to you. From the author: Looking ahead to this s...
Sep 30, 2013 - Finishing a race and finishing in practice
Dear Swimmers, Parents, please share this short video with your swimmers when you have a free moment. Thank you. For all of our Carolina Aqautics Swimmers. This video regarding finishes touches up...
Sep 14, 2013 - CA Fall 2013 Spirit Sale - orders due 9/27/13
CA?s fall 2013 spirit sale is underway. We are trying out a new order process this year, so please be patient as we work out any kinks. The order form can be found at: https://docs.google.com/form...
Sep 13, 2013 - Should Swimmers Eat Before Early Morning Pracitce
Dear Team, We found the following link to an article on USA Swimming's website that we thought may help our team. Much of the information shared in the link below was shared when Lisa Money, Lead Di...
Sep 8, 2013 - Shoulder Injury Prevention. A good educational video for all to watch.
Some of this information is appropriate for certain age groups at CA. Your Carolina Aquatics Coaching Staff will implement some of these exercises when we are able to in our dryland routines. We wi...
Sep 7, 2013 - Looking for inspiration? Check this out.
Dear Team, We have seen some amazig swims in our lives. We have experienced perserverance and failures, both in and out of the pool. We are confident we all have been through some challenging times....
Aug 18, 2013 - Details. Let's start off the season right with a simple detail. Hydrate!
Dear Team, Tonight, I found this great article on USA Swimmings website. Throughout this season, your Coaches will be looking for CA athletes to have their water bottles at practice. You will train b...
Aug 12, 2013 - 8 Lies About Fast Swimmers
Dear Swimmers and Parents, I know there are several points in this educational piece put out by USA Swimming that relate to you! (see link below) Please read this together, alone, outload or with y...
Aug 12, 2013 - Congratulations CA - 2013 SCS 14 and Under Select Camp
Congratulations to the following Carolina Aquatics swimmers for being selected the 14 and Under South Carolina Select Camp. Lydia Parrish Matthew Fadel Austin Rich Carolina Aquatics is proud to sen...
Jul 19, 2013 - Together They Could Overcome Anything - TEAM -
Dear Team, At the most unexpected time, the world will interupt your dailey routine as you grow and move forward in life. When it happens, keep focused on the finish line and never give up. Embrace c...
Jul 1, 2013 - Scholastic All American Information and Application
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 aver...
Jun 22, 2013 - FINDING BALANCE - PLEASE READ -
Dear Swimmers, PLEASE READ You have, and continue to work so hard and we recognize this. We are proud of each and everyone of you. There are times we want you to work harder, get in the pool on tim...
Jun 14, 2013 - 6 Words You Should Say Today
A parent shared this story with me and others recently. The message is powerful and very helpful. I thought we all could benefit from this great article. Hopefully you will too. http://www.handsfree...
May 16, 2013 - TOP TIPS FOR FEEDING TEEN SWIMMERS
I found the following information on USA Swimming's website and thought it might be helpful for you to read too. There is some good information that may help us better prepare out athletes for their ...
May 7, 2013 - What's the news at CA?
What?s the news? Carolina Aquatics is proud to announce it?s newest partnership with a 3 rd pool location, Top Spin of Lexington South Carolina, for the months of June and July 2013. We are curren...
May 4, 2013 - CA Spring Spirit Sale
Spring Spirit Item Sale!! Get your spring CA gear while it is available. Orders need to be turned in by May 10 to ensure delivery at our May Breakout meet. Please complete your order form (click here...
Apr 18, 2013 - NUTRITION: TOP TIPS FOR CHOOSING SMOOTHIES
As we enter deeper into spring and we see that summer is right around the corner, so are the cold drinks we seek out to keep us cool and properly hydrated before and after practice. We found this arti...
Apr 13, 2013 - Carolina Aquatics version of the Harlem Shake
We had a great turn out for our 2013 Carolina Aquatics Swim-a-thon. We had some fun too! Thank you to all our volunteers who showed up and made this day a success for our program and our swimmers. ...
Mar 20, 2013 - Top 5 Recovery Snacks
Here are some helpful recovery snacks you can think about having at your upcoming 2013 Palmetto State Championships. I found this information on USA swimming and thought it might be helpful for you. h...
Mar 11, 2013 - Follow some fast swimming. The Speedo Championship Series
Follow some fast swimming and keep up to date on the latest times in USA Swimming. Here is a helpful link for your latest results. http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1&itemid=505...
Mar 4, 2013 - Way to go CA 8 and Under Swimmers
Congratulations to the 8 & under CA swimmers who competed in the state meet this past weekend! CA swimmer?s details showed through in their swims, spirit, and teamwork! We had many top 3 finishes an...
Feb 22, 2013 - Congratulations to All CA 2013 Short Course State Swimmers!
Congratulations to All CA 2013 Short Course State Swimmers and State Champions! CA Boys - 3 rd Place CA Girls - 4 th Place Individual 2013 SC Short Course State Champions 10 and Under Boys 11 - 12...
Feb 19, 2013 - Congratulations to CA's High School All-Area Swimmers
Congratulations to CA?s High School All-Area Swimmers The State , February 3, 2013 4A Girls: Megan Charnovich - 50 Free, 100 Free Boys: Drew Rutledge - 50 Free Austin Rich - 500 Free Be...
Jan 27, 2013 - Butterfly Breathing Patterns and Helpful Reminders
We are always trying to learn more at CA, coaches, swimmers and parents. We try to get just a little bit better everyday. We embrace practicing with a purpose, which I can agree, is not always tha...
Jan 15, 2013 - Top nutrition trends for 2013
Dear Swimmers and Parents, I found this article on USA Swimmings website and thought you might find it useful. Please take it for what it's worth. There may be a some points that you find important....
Jan 10, 2013 - Goal Setting And The New Year : Be S.M.A.R.T
Dear Team, I found this article on the USA Swimming website and thought you would benefit from reading it. http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&itemid=4962&mid=8712 The new year p...
Jan 9, 2013 - Details Run Deep at Carolina Aquatics - Motivation from a senior swimmer -
DETAILS. It continues to be a growing trend at Carolina Aquatics. DETAILS are becoming more and more detailed, both in and out of the pool. One of the details we are noticing is positive and energ...
Jan 7, 2013 - 2013 Gamecock Swim Camp
From the USC Coaching Staff and Coach Tripp, We hope this email finds you at the start of a successful and exciting year! We are pleased to present you with information about The University of South...
Dec 21, 2012 - Practice, Practice, Practice. We have to do it in and out of the pool..
Practice, Practice, Practice: ?If I don?t do a set in two weeks, I feel it,? he said. ?I read an article a few years ago that said when you practice a sport a lot, you literally become a broadband: t...
Dec 11, 2012 - 7 THINGS SUCCESSFUL SWIMMERS DO DIFFERENTLY
I found this article on USA Swimming. The points being presented here fall right inline with what we talk about at CA. Read them carefully and recognize the points being made. http://www.swimmingw...
Nov 12, 2012 - CA Holiday 2012 Spirit Sale
Holiday Spirit Item Sale!! Get your holiday CA gear while it is available. Orders need to be turned in by November 26, 2012 to ensure delivery at our December Carolina Classic and Christmas. New ite...
Oct 31, 2012 - OVERCOMING FEAR
Dear Team, Coaches working at Carolina Aquatics want nothing more than to prepare our/your swimmer(s) to be the best they can be and to have no fear when it comes to race time on race day. We also l...
Oct 28, 2012 - BEATING FATIGUE IN THE YOUNG SWIMMER
As we move along in the season, it is important to preserve and protect all the hard work and new levels of training we have reached thus far. Many of you should be hitting the reset button on your g...
Oct 14, 2012 - Smart Eating For Swimmers On Race Day
As we look at the week ahead and the 2012 Autumn Splash swim meet, we can also look at and prepare the type of fuel we are putting in our bodies now and at the meet. I found this helpful article on ...
Oct 2, 2012 - Growth and development as a swimmer - Look to the future
Swimming is a sport that provides many challenges, triumphs, set backs and even confusion. You may find yourself asking the question, Why? Ask any one of your coaches. We have been there too, both...
Sep 28, 2012 - Carolina Aquatics rolls out Junior Swim League
Junior Swim League Session I October 1st through Janurary 31st at Columbia College 4:15-5:15pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Cost: $120 + $25 registration fee. *Discounts available for mu...
Sep 28, 2012 - TOP HEALTHY HIGH-FAT FOODS
As we all watch our diets these days, fat is one of the words we tend to focus on. I found this article on USA Swimming's website that helped me understand what it is I am putting in my body and wha...
Sep 14, 2012 - Motivation - Inspiration - Perspective - Hope
Dear Team, My brother Dave shared this with me today. Motivation , Inspiration , Perspective and Hope is what I took from this amazing footage. *there is a 10 second ad first. http://www.yout...
Sep 12, 2012 - - BIG TEAM - little me -
TEAM ME Teamwork: Simply stated, it is less me and more we. - Unknown Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. - Henry Ford A...
Sep 5, 2012 - INSIDE THE WORKOUT - Learn to build your races and your sets
We are learning everyday at CA. We look for the details we can improve upon and we capitalize on them. In each group we work with, new words, new expectations, and new and different training set...
Sep 4, 2012 - Help us find Abigale Green. "Abby"
Dear Team, On September 1st around 8pm at Canal Side Lofts, my girlfriends Portuguese Water Dog was lost by her pet sitter. To say this has been a trying experience is a huge understatement. That...
Aug 30, 2012 - W is for Winning
Hello Team, As we enter a new swim season, training can be tough, group dynamics can change, and emotions can run high. You want to succeed and you want to win. We want the same for you and we will ...
Aug 28, 2012 - Freestyle Breathing with Michael Phelps, Katie Hoff, & Bob Bowman
As we start off the season, we have hit on some good freestyle drill work. You all have done well and are trying hard. To learn and reinforce proper freestyle technique, I found this short video fr...
Aug 20, 2012 - 2012 South Carolina Zones Select Camp, Carolina will send two swimmers!
2012 Select Camp Information: Our annual South Carolina Select Camp will be held in Rock Hill on September 22+23. Our speaker/guest coach will be Paul Yetter from T2 Aquatics who has coached Olympi...
Aug 19, 2012 - Fall CA Spirit Item Sale
Fall Spirit Item Sale!! Get your CA gear for the new year while it is available. Orders need to be turned in by September 4, 2012 to allow for delivery in late September. New items for this sale inc...
Aug 15, 2012 - Here are 2 of 10 traits that are essential to a strong, happy team.
Dear Team, What Makes A Team Strong? Here are the first 2 points of 10 that I will be posting and sharing over the next week or so. Get used to this theme because we will be celebrating our Team all...
Aug 3, 2012 - Coach Tripp asked to Join USC as a Volunteer Assistant Coach
Great news Carolina Aquatics. I received a call from the Head USC Swimming Coach Megee Moody today. I have been called to duty with USC! I am thrilled that they have reached out to me and offered m...
Jul 30, 2012 - Carolina Aquatics qualifies 3 swimmers for Southern Zones
Congratulations to Megan Charnovich, Zac Lipsitz, and Ben Spinek who will be representing Carolina Aquatics and South Carolina Swimming at the 2012 Southern Zone Age Group Championships in Rockwall Te...
Jul 14, 2012 - V is for Visualization
Today, July 14th marks just 12 days until our Carolina Aquatics hosted 2012 South Carolina Long Course State Meet. As we count down the days to this exciting event we look at how we have prepared and ...
Jul 10, 2012 - Olympic Gold Medalist Cathy Ferguson, ED. D. Educator visits Carolina Aquatics
Gold Medalist Dr. Cathy Ferguson will visit, educate , and motivate Carolina Aquatics Thursday, July 19th in prepartation for our 2012 South Carolina Long Course State Meet and Finale. All ar...
Jul 5, 2012 - What Swimmers can learn from the movement of runners and cheetahs
Dear Swimmers and Parents, I read this article on the plane to visit my parents in California over the 4th of July holiday. As I read the article, I thought of our amazing athletes at Carolina Aquat...
Jun 27, 2012 - Michael Flach does it! Seeded 6th going into finals. GO USC, GO CA
Focus, drive and determination with awesome detail work put Michael Flach into the finals of the 200 fly. What a race! 1:58.06 bettering his best time from Semi Finals by a half second. Great work ...
Jun 27, 2012 - USC's Michael Flach makes a Statement in the 200 Fly
Michael Flach , http://www.gamecocksonline.com/sports/c-swim/mtt/flach_michael00.html , a swimmer, coach and teammate representive for Carolina Aquatics, as well as, the leading swimmer for USC Swim...
Jun 20, 2012 - Carolina Aquatics Swimmers wish Olympic hopefuls well
Swmmers from all Carolina Aquatics groups signed the card for USC's Olympic Team.
Jun 19, 2012 - USC Swimming and Carolina Aquatics Represents at the 2012 Olympic Trials
Congratulations to the following swimmers who are attending the 2012 Olympic Trials. Go Gamecocks! Matt Columbus Michael Flach Brooks Ross Rachael Schaffer Jay Warner Whitney Avers Annika Jons...
Jun 19, 2012 - Carolina Aquatics Represents in the open water
Have you met the Haseldens? Two particular swimmers need recognition. Trey just completed 2012 the 18th Annual SC LCS Championship Open Water Swim Meet at Lake Hartwell on June 9th. He represented C...
Jun 12, 2012 - ORANGE JUICE IN THE SWIMMERS DIET
Dear Swimmers and Parents, I found this article http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&itemid=4489&mid=8712 on the USA Swimming website tonight. http://www.usaswimming.org Good po...
May 29, 2012 - The Eagle Has Landed
Tonight, in front of a large crowd and his very proud family, Nathan Posey, a swimmer in our National Development Group, earned the great honor of achieving his Eagle Scout ranking with the Boy Scouts...
May 22, 2012 - Updated Top 10 Ten List
Take a look at this most updated list sent to us by South Carolina Swimming. https://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?_stabid_=19552&team=szscslsc Keep up the great work and keep moving forward. ...
May 17, 2012 - Carolina Aquatics Mini Meet - A CA Hit -
On Wednesday, May 16th, Carolina Aquatics hosted a Intrasquad Mini Meet at USC. 50's of each stroke were raced in the long course pool. Bronze through National Group Swimmers attended. We also had ...
May 13, 2012 - 2012 Charlotte Ultra Swim
Dear Swimmers and Parents, Some eye-opening swims taking shape up in Charlotte. Check out these two sites to update yourself and learn from some of the best swimmers in the world. http://www.usaswi...
May 11, 2012 - HOW HAS SWIMMING BUILT YOU INTO A CHAMPION IN LIFE?
USA Swimming wants to hear your story! Did age-group swimming teach you discipline and determination that ultimately led to you succeeding in school and becoming successful in your career? Did learni...
Apr 29, 2012 - Do you want to better your 200 Free time?
Hello, This information may be common to many coaches. It was a reminder for me. I learned of this formula at the Legends of Texas Coaches Clinic in Ft. Worth Texas this April. *Stay tuned for mor...
Apr 22, 2012 - Do you need Oxygen in practice and life? She needs it in life, daily.
Hi, As we head into another work week, school week, and training week, we may find ourselves taking that deep breath that comes on a Sunday night. On this particular night, you may often ask the ques...
Apr 15, 2012 - Iron in our diet - We need it -
Take a moment and try to click this link to read more about the importance of Iron in our diets, especially for athletes like CA Swimmers. Get your season off to a solid start with an Iron rich diet. ...
Apr 11, 2012 - Junior Nationals - A step forward for CA -
We are proud to share that Ben Spinek, representing the National Group, will be attending Junior Nationals in Knoxville, Tennessee, this coming December. He earned his spot at the 2012 American Sho...
Apr 11, 2012 - Tempo - A race within a race - Carolina Aquatics Details
You see your coach with a stopwatch in hand. You hear the words from your coaches, "I need you to pick up your tempo!" For some groups, we use Tempo Trainers to help this process. For others we off...
Apr 2, 2012 - Real Details - Real Perseverance
Dear Swimmers and Parents, I found this amazing article on the USA Swimming website tonight and I felt the need to share it with you. As a read more and more, I found that this particular swimmer ha...
Apr 1, 2012 - Details - Fluid For Thought - Details
I found this interesting article on USA Swimmings website. While I was competing at Auburn, David Marsh my coach, would encourage us all to carry a water bottle wherever we would go. It became comm...
Mar 31, 2012 - Spring Spirit Sale - Due 4/16
Spring Spirit Item Sale!! Get your long course and summer CA gear while it is available. Orders need to be turned in by April 16, 2012 to allow for delivery before we go to our first long course meet ...
Mar 23, 2012 - Butterfly Tip, Press Forward
I found this article on USA Swimming today and thought it would help us as a staff and you as the swimmer. Press forward and use your kick to help you. With your eyes looking slightly down, your hips ...
Mar 23, 2012 - Pause and recognize real perseverance
What a fantastic example of perseverance and determination with a positive attitude! Be thankful and know anything is possible, even for this amazing swimmer. http://www.wltx.com/video/default.aspx?bc...
Mar 20, 2012 - Coach Tripp - Legends Of Texas
Coach Tripp will be heading to Ft. Worth Texas to attend the Legends of Texas Swim Clinic. Stay tuned for some exciting news and information regarding this event. ~Coach Tripp
Mar 13, 2012 - Educating Coach Tripp
The American Swimming Coaches Association is putting on the Legends Of Texas Clinic and Hall of Fame Dinner April 13th - 15th. I am very thankful for the opportunity to head to Ft. Worth Texas for t...
Mar 12, 2012 - 2012 8 & Under State Championships, CA Swimmers reach new levels of success
Congratulations to the following swimmers who represented CA at the 2012 8 and Under State Championships March 10th and 11th in Greenville South Carolina. http://results.teamunify.com/lscsctg/ Carsy...
Mar 7, 2012 - Congratulations CA !
Hello, As I try to catch up with all the exciting news in the middle of our dynamic Championship Season, I thought it important to pass this information along. Take a look at this exciting article and...
Mar 4, 2012 - IMX Scores. What are they?
We continue to learn and share information at Carolian Aquatics. IMX Scoring information has been sent out in the past and as a result, interest has built. As we end our Short Course Season, now is t...
Mar 4, 2012 - 2012 American Short Course Championships, Austin Texas
Carolina Aquatics was present and the 2012 Amercian Short Course Championship in Austin Texas. National Group swimmer Ben Spinek raced to best times in all of his prime events as well as made it back...
Feb 26, 2012 - Why the calorie burn is not enough to keep our growing CA swimmers healthy
Take a look at this informative article I found on USA Swimming's website. I particularly like the point they make of trying to stay ahead of the hunger phase. More sound food choices are likely to be...
Feb 23, 2012 - Carolina Aquatics Swim School hires a Swim School Manager
Coach Tripp, Carolina Coaching Staff, the Board of Directors, and Carolina Aquatics is proud to announce the hiring of Kitty Konkle, our new Swim School Manager! Our rapidly growing Swim School is fo...
Feb 14, 2012 - TOP FIVE FOODS TO BOOST IMMUNITY
Here are some healthy tips for you to take into consideration. We are learning everyday and I believe this information will help all of us be better. http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?...
Feb 14, 2012 - Helpful hints for butterfly - USA Swimming
Hello, I found this information on USA Swimming and thought you would appreciate it. I see some helpful hints in this video. I believe you can use this information to help you progress in butterfly...
Feb 4, 2012 - Carolina Aquatics Swim School becomes Make a Splash Local Partner
Carolina Aquatics Swim School becomes Make a Splash Local Partner I am pleased to announce that our Carolina Aquatics Swim School has become a Local Partner with Make a Splash, a USA Swimming Founda...
Feb 3, 2012 - A look into "Tapering" - Some helpful information for you.
We are in the Championship season and rest is coming. Here is a helpful link provided by USA Swimming. Take a look and see if you recognize some of this information. Or, use it to help you prepare ...
Feb 1, 2012 - Time to share your CA secrets!
Celebrate CA ! Time to share your secrets, just this one time. Share your secrets at State, in the pool ! Time to share and be proud of the details and hard work you accomplished this season at Ca...
Jan 27, 2012 - Carolina Aquatics Moves Up to #5 in the State VCC Rankings
After a year of increasing our numbers, and learning to train with purpose, CA has moved to number 5 in the state among the USA Swimming Virtual Club Championship (VCC) rankings. We are now the top...
Jan 18, 2012 - State / Sectional Groups getting pushed
A special night in the pool caught on tape. 22 days out from State Meet, these swimmers continue to amaze us. In this audio clip, Coach Tripp gets motivated by the effort and detailed work the S...
Jan 17, 2012 - Backstroke will help other strokes
Dear Swimmers and Parents, GO CA ! 22 Days until State Meet. Here is a great article that may help you recognize other aspects of backstroke. Details are key in backstroke and hiding from them in pr...
Jan 13, 2012 - Fat. To eat or not to eat.
Today, I read an article that I thought you might find helpful. http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&itemid=4079&mid=8712
Jan 13, 2012 - 10 Commandments of swim parenting
It's helpful to keep these 10 points in mind. http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en&ItemId=4083&mid=11906
Jan 3, 2012 - Top 10 and Top 20 rankings are out. Celebrate CA. We're making progress
Please take a moment to look at the latest results. Top 10 by age group Top 20 by event. *there are a few omissions and I am working to correct them with the LSC. These results are great and indic...
Dec 30, 2011 - Underwater Work. What we've been working on
Over the Holiday Training phase of the 2011 season, you may have experienced various sets of 25's, 50's or 100's where we are asking for a specific number of kicks off the wall. "Underwater Work" or...
Dec 28, 2011 - Mack Montgomery Says, Good Luck!
Carolina Aquatics had the opportunity to have Mack Montgomery, a sprint / middle distance freestyler, as well as, butterflyer from Stanford University, train with our groups over the holidays. Mack re...
Dec 22, 2011 - The Best Backstroke Pull. Notes from USA Swimming
The best backstroke pull This is an interesting article written by Mark Russell regarding the best backstroke pull. Although I agree with some of his points, I also disagree with others. It's impor...
Dec 19, 2011 - Michael Flach, Carolina Aquatics newest coach!
Coach Tripp is pleased to announce Carolina Aquatics newest coach to join our program. Michael Flach, a Junior "Red Shirt" at USC, will be offering his expertise at Carolina Aquatics. We are thankful...
Dec 18, 2011 - Top 5 Healthy Holiday Foods
It's a festive time of year and there will be some tasty main courses and desert menus to take part in. Yummy! Take a look at this article USA Swimming recently shared. You may already have your men...
Dec 17, 2011 - Duel in the Pool update
The team outing to Atlanta for the 2011 Duel in the Pool was a big success. The members who attended enjoyed the comradary of being with their friends, and the fun of going on a trip to Atlanta. Fas...
Dec 13, 2011 - CA on WACH 57 tonight
Make sure to watch Fox WACH 57 tonight at 10:00pm. Coach Tripp and more than 60 swimmers from Carolina Aquatics enjoyed a tremendous opportunity to present Palmetto Health Children?s Hospital wit...
Dec 13, 2011 - Carolina Aquatics Finishes 2nd at the 2011 Carolina Classic
Congratulations! Carolina Aquatics placed second at the 2011 Carolina Classic. A great step forward for Carolina Aquatics with some un-rested, un-shaved mid season break out swims! Next stop, t...
Dec 12, 2011 - Details Run Deep at Carolina Aquatics, both in and out of the pool
Details at Carolina Aquatics run deep, both in and out of the pool. Coach Montgomery, I just wanted to let you know that one of your 11 & up age girls was kind enough to lend their goggles to my...
Dec 5, 2011 - Team bus trip to Atlanta for the 2011 Duel In The Pool is on!
It's on and we are headed to Atlanta Georgia ! The 2011 Duel in the Pool team viewing event. On Saturday, December 17th, roughly 35 Carolina Aquatics swimmers will head to Atlanta on a team bus trip t...
Nov 30, 2011 - New Tech Suits for the 2012 Olympic GamesOlympic swimming records set to tumble
Expect to see some new records broken and USA swimmer Michael Phelps in some new swimming gear. Take a moment and update yourself on the new technology being introduced to swimming. I personally li...
Nov 29, 2011 - Carolina Aquatics makes it into Swimming World Magazine!
Take a look at this amazing addition to one of the hotest swimming publications in the USA. http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/Commentary/28864.asp Congratulations!
Nov 22, 2011 - State / Sectional Group Schedule Change
This is a temporary change that will take place the week of November 28th through November 2nd. An email has been sent out to the State / Sectional Group regarding this change. Please call coach Trip...
Nov 17, 2011 - ENERGY DRINKS: A NO-NO FOR YOUNG SWIMMERS
Take a look at this article and see if there are some helpful notes you can take away from it. Although I don't consume energy drinks, by reading this article, I did recognize the importance of know...
Nov 9, 2011 - CA Holiday Spirit Sale
lang="EN" mso-ansi-language:="" style= "color: rgb(34,34,34)">Holiday Spirit Item Sale!! lang="EN" mso-ansi-language:="" style= "color: rgb(34,34,34)">Get your holiday CA gear while it is available. O...
Nov 8, 2011 - 2011-2011 Short Course Top Ten - Go CA !
Congratulations CA swimmers! We work together as a team and push each other in many ways, both in and out of the pool. Support from our parents, sponsors and volunteers get a hand in these results ...
Nov 2, 2011 - It's all in the details, from the perspective of a CA swimmer.
It?s all in the details Drop my towel on the ground And wait for the whistle, Soon I will hear it come The whistle blows and I step on The blocks, my heart is pounding And it just won?t stop. The bu...
Oct 29, 2011 - USC vs Tennessee Swimming
Come out this Friday before practice and support our USC Swimmers. **Swimmers to report to the stands before practice. Practice will take place. You may be aware that USC Swimmers attach to Carol...
Oct 25, 2011 - Concentration = Details = Carolina Aquatics
For roughly a year now, " It's all in the details " has been known as one of the pillars that sets our program apart. This theme, which is part of my coaching philosophy, will continue to be our focu...
Oct 17, 2011 - USC vs Georgia Tech Swimming
Come out this Saturday if your time permits and support our USC Swimmers. You may be aware that USC Swimmers attach to Carolina Aquatics in their off season. We support them 100% and wish them the ...
Oct 12, 2011 - Protecting your shoulders. 3 examples of what you can do
As we enter our next phase of training and reach the Autumn Splash swim meet, it's important we continue to prepare and protect our shoulders. Visit this link provided by USA Swimming. You may find...
Oct 9, 2011 - Andy Campbell 3A State Champion 50 and 100 Free. Go CA !
3A State Champion 50 and 100 Free! A story of determination and focus. A thrill to watch and something we all should be very proud of for Andy Campbell. Andy came to our program last season with an...
Oct 5, 2011 - You Rock Awards October 5th Mini Meet
What a night we had at our first Mini Meet of the 2011 Short Course Season. 80 Swimmers attended this special Team event. The swimmers started their races in the water and "from a push" to add a li...
Sep 26, 2011 - CONGRATS ! Will Hicks, SCISA State Champion 50 Fr, New SCISA State Record 100 BK
Our swimmers continue to make progress both in and out of the pool. Please take a moment to read the article placed in The State Newspaper and celebrate the success of our swimmers. http://www.thes...
Sep 22, 2011 - CA Swimmers swim for a great cause - Remember Drew Smith
The 2011 Lake Murray Dam Swim for Drew was a real success. Several swimmers representing CA took part in the event. The purpose of the annual swim across the dam is to raise awareness of boating an...
Sep 13, 2011 - Carolina Aquatics & IMX Scores - What is this ?
Please take a brief moment to click on, or cut and paste the below link to read and learn more about the IMX Challenge. In the coming weeks, months and years, your swimmer(s) will have opportuniti...
Sep 9, 2011 - Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool to Feature U.S. vs. European All-Stars
MUTUAL OF OMAHA DUEL IN THE POOL December 16th and 17th. Check this high profile swimming event coming to the Georgia Tech Aquatics Center December 16th and 17th. It's never too early to start dreami...
Sep 5, 2011 - 2011-2012 National Junior Team. Go USC!
A note to USC Swimming and Carolina Aquatics from Jack Roach of USA Swimming. Congratulations Rachael Schaffer, who is Coached by USC Head Coach Megee Moody and attached to Carolina Aquatics during he...
Aug 29, 2011 - Congratulations Austin Rich and Ben Spinek. 2011 SC Zone Select Camp
Celebrate CA ! Austin Rich and Ben Spinek have been selected to the 2011 South Carolina Select Zone Camp. Will Higgins and Austin Konkle are alternates. All of our swimmers and parents should be proud...
Aug 20, 2011 - 2012 Olympic Trials Count Down
Count down with Carolina Aquatics to one of the most exciting swimming events to take place in 2012. I'm sending this note out for our new and current members as a reminder to put this link on their...
Aug 20, 2011 - CA Fall Spirit Order
The fall spirit items order is currently underway . Orders must be turned in by September 2, 2011 to Joanna Greene - at practice or to joanna.greene@att.net in order to ensure delivery before th...
Aug 16, 2011 - 2011 World University Games
8/16/2011 Through three days of swimming at the World University Games in China, the United States has won 14 total medals including six gold. The U.S. moved closer on adding that me...
Aug 15, 2011 - Energy Needs of a Growing Swimmer
Take a look at this helpful link. You may find some information that will help you prepare for a healthy 2011-12 swim season. www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en&It...
Aug 14, 2011 - Brennan Fourth In Three Meter Springboard At Diving Nationals
We support USC in many ways and appreciate their support too. Allison Brennan is an athlete form USC who needs to be recognized. Diving is a part of our swimming sport and USC has some real talen...
Aug 14, 2011 - Follow CA on Facebook and Twitter
Dear Team: What a great way to stay in touch and up to date with your team. Facebook and Twitter. No obligation and no account required. This is offered as a helpful tool for you to consider when ke...
Aug 12, 2011 - 2012 Olympic Trial Count Down
http://www.usaswimming.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabId=1450&Alias=rainbow&Lang=en Use this link to find out more about the 2012 Olympic Trial Count Down. Check in with the actual clock that is counting...
Aug 2, 2011 - 2011 CONOCOPHILLIPS USA SWIMMING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Cheer on our USC swimmers who are representing their university program while attached to Carolina Aquatics during their off season at the 2011 Long Course USA Swimming Senior Nationals. I often foun...
Jul 27, 2011 - Carolina Aquatics Finishes 4th at the 2011 LCM State Championships
Jul 25, 2011 - TEAM - A fun story to read.
I wanted to give you a "report from the deck" story of true CA team spirit and nominate Ben Spinek for CA sportsmanship of the day. Yesterday while I was working on deck with Seth Quarles, I overh...
Jul 23, 2011 - Faith Wins The 50 Meter Free!
I can't begin to list all the amazing swims that have taken place so far this weekend. It's off to bed for Day 4 of the 2011 Long Course State Championships hosted by Carolina Aquatics. That said, ...
Jul 18, 2011 - Carolina Swimmers Swim with Class during their summer league season
I want to congratulate all of our swimmers who competed in their summer league season. You balanced year round swimming with your competitive Carolina Aquatics details and spirit, while swimming on y...
Jul 8, 2011 - 2011 Long Course World Championships, Shanghai, China
Get your arm chairs ready and your note book out. The swimming competition at the 2011 FINA World Championships is slated for July 24-31 in Shanghai. Which swimmers will separate themselves from the ...
Jun 22, 2011 - Coach Kelly is going to Graduate School !
We are going to have a party! You may know by now, Coach Kelly is leaving to pursue her graduate degree. Coach Kelly has gone above and beyond with her swimmers and our program. It is only fitting...
Jun 20, 2011 - Backstroke, two great video's
Here are two helpful video's of some world glass backstrokers. Hopefully the video's will load for you. You may have to cut and paste these links. Take a moment and brush up on some good video that ...
Jun 17, 2011 - Now in a better place
Carolina Aquatics continues to pray for the family members of Catherine Dixon. Catherine passed away today and is now in a better place, free of the cancer she had been battling for some time now. Pl...
Jun 17, 2011 - 2011 SANTA CLARA INTERNATIONAL GRAND PRIX
Swimmers and Parents. Here is a great link to some really impressive swimming at the 2011 SANTA CLARA INTERNATIONAL GRAND PRIX. You may even see our very own USC swimmers representing Carolina Aqua...
Jun 14, 2011 - Road To Long Course State Meet
Are you entering a tough training phase? Are you questioning why you are in this sport? Are you sizing up your competitors and getting the butterflies leading to your State Meet? Are you envisioning ...
Jun 8, 2011 - Helpful Butterfly Tips
Lately, we've been focusing on some fly drills. Here are some good points to recap with that I recapped myself tonight. The butterfly stroke is the hardest swim stroke to learn proficiently. It is ...
May 24, 2011 - Local tennis player fights leukemia
Please pray for Chris MacDougall and his family. We were lucky to work with his daughters Abby and Karsen who swam for Carolina Aquatics. Chris was always there to cheer them on and continues to c...
May 15, 2011 - Carolina Aquatics announces its latest program, High School Tune Up
Carolina Aquatics and its coaching staff are excited to announce, starting Monday May 30th, High School Tune Up will be available. This program is offered to swimmers who want to get tuned up for the...
May 12, 2011 - 2011 Charlotte Ultra Swim Kicks off. Check out this story
Read the NY Times article Tension Boils Over Between Sprint Rivals .
May 11, 2011 - Swimmers keep making great progress at Carolina Aquatics
http://www.thestate.com/2011/0 5/11/1814291/a-new-beginning-f or-carolina-aquatics.html
May 10, 2011 - Good Luck USC Swimmers and Coaches at the 2011 Ultra Swim
Starting Thursday May 12th, The 2011 Ultra Swim takes place just up the road from us in Charlotte North Carolina. http://www.charlotteultraswim.com/ The event kicks off on Thursday, May 12th with ...
Apr 25, 2011 - Tips From The Top Clinic
Carolina Aquatics swimmers in the Gold group and above, have been invited to the 2011 Tips From The Top Clinic in Charlotte NC, Saturday May 14th. It's a honor to have our swimmers invited to this wor...
Apr 21, 2011 - CA pictures now on Facebook
CA pictures are now being posted on Facebook. Follow us on Facebook to see the latest updates, tag your friends, and share our pictures. New postings include pictures from the March Palmetto Sta...
Apr 16, 2011 - 2011 Carolina Aquatics Swim-a-Thon, a great event
Mother Nature had a plan, but couldn't stop our successful 2011 Swim-a-Thon. Swimmers showed up ready to swim. Parent volunteers, lead by Michelle Lester, were ready to work. Hot coffee, donuts, muf...
Apr 12, 2011 - Advitam Sports, a brief article regarding Coach Tripp's consulting opportunity
Here is a link that will provide some insight to my 4 days in Scottsdale AZ. Congratulations Carolina Aquatics, we received recognition in a major national magazine. Give it a few moments to load ...
Apr 8, 2011 - Coach not treading water (Columbia Star article)
Tripp Montgomery, who is directing the efforts at Carolina Aquatics, is sweating the small stuff. Montgomery, a former Auburn University and All?American sprint freestyler, was hired last August. Sin...
Apr 6, 2011 - Coach Tripp heads to Scottsdale AZ to coach and consult for Advitam Sports
It's off to Scottsdale AZ to consult and coach for Advitam Sports. www.advitamsports.com 4 days of intensive training and technique work will be coached to several up and coming Triathletes from a...
Mar 28, 2011 - Coach Tripp, to serve on the Technical Meet Planning Committee, representing CA
Coach Tripp has been asked to serve on the Technical Meet Planning Committee for South Carolina Swimming. Coach Tripp will be working with a committee of coaches in our LSC to help sanction and plan...
Mar 27, 2011 - Carolina Aquatics announces it's newest staff member
Dear Swimmers and Parents, Our coach to swimmer ratio continues to set itself apart at Carolina Aquatics. The more eyes on our swimmers, the more we focus on the details, the better off our swimmer...
Mar 26, 2011 - Cal cruises to first NCAA Swimming title in 31 years
For all of our swimmers. This meet is a great meet to read about. Here is a link that is helpful to look through. www.ncaa.com/sports/swimming-men/d1 The swimming at this meet was top notch and recor...
Mar 23, 2011 - Coach Tripp is finalizing his Advisory Board
Over the past 6 months, It has been one of my goals at Carolina Aquatics to surround myself and our swimmers with as much swimming knowledge, talent and professionalism as possible. One example of t...
Mar 20, 2011 - 8 and Under Championships results are in
Check your emails for a PDF file that was recently sent out with results. Or email Coach Tripp or Coach Kelly and we will forward the results to you if you would like to look them over. We are so pro...
Mar 16, 2011 - 2011 Carolina Aquatics Swim A Thon; April 16th at Columbia College
CA 2011 Swim-A-Thon: April 16th from 7:00-10:00am. Columbia College Fundraising is an obligation each competitive CA team member must fulfill and this is an easy, fun, challenging way to meet your f...
Mar 14, 2011 - Details Beyond The Race, an example of class for Carolina Aquatics
The sincere actions of Ellie Campbell at Age Groups Sectionals this past weekend, helped prevent a competitor on another team from potentially swimming poorly in a crucial race. As Ellie was prepari...
Mar 13, 2011 - 2011 Age Group Sectional swimmers, character and determination.
Swimmers want to succeed every time they step up to the blocks. A coach wants nothing more than for a swimmer to race, finish, look at the scoreboard, and see a smile on their face. Carolina Aquati...
Mar 9, 2011 - Carolina Aquatics announces; Mini Meet Schedule!
Carolina Aquatics 2011 Mini Meet Series During normal practice times DATES & TIMES: #1 April 20th at USC from 5pm-7pm. *Yoghut gathering after the meet, schedule permitting. #2 May 16th at USC from...
Mar 6, 2011 - Micah Price wins the 6 and Under 25 yard butterfly at State
A fast start and good underwater work set Micah to pull ahead and not look back as she got her hands on the wall first to win the 6 and Under 25 yard butterfly. Our 8 and Under swimmers continue to ...
Mar 5, 2011 - Coleman Campbell, 8 & Under 3 time State Champion on Day 1
Carolina Aquatics showed up and set the tone at the 2011, 8 and Under State Championships in Spartanburg South Carolina today. Among multiple top 3, top 5 and top 10 finishes by several swimmers, our ...
Mar 5, 2011 - Ben Spinek, Focus and Determination at Sr. Sectionals
Friday, March 4th. After a rough morning with a sincere effort, it was looking like Ben Spinek would not make it back to finals in the 100 Breast. 1:00.35 wasn't good enough and not the race we ant...
Mar 1, 2011 - Coach Tripp invited to consult on a National Level
Coach Tripp has been invited to consult for Advitam Sports. www.advitamsports.com During Carolina Aquatics spring break, Coach Tripp will be working as a coaching consultant with competitive triath...
Feb 28, 2011 - Follow CA on Facebook and Twitter
Keep up with the latest Carolina Aquatics information on Facebook and Twitter! Click on the Facebook or Twitter links on the left side of the CA home page and friend us or follow us. Spread the wo...
Feb 8, 2011 - Carolina Aquatics finishes 5th at the 2011 Short Course State Championships
With an even 500 points, Carolina Aquatics finished 5th at the 2011 Short Course State Championships. 1. Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club 2,333 2. Mount Pleasant Swim Club 1,105 3....
Feb 7, 2011 - More pictures posted from state meet and post meet celebration!
Click here to see the latest state meet pictures, including those from Coach Tripp and Coach Kelly's post meet hair styling celebration!!!
Feb 6, 2011 - Will Higgins out touches Anderson Swim Club for his 2nd State Championship win.
It was a race that was neck and neck the whole way. Will had the details that set him up for a finish that landed his hand on the wall first in the 100 Yard Back. This was Will second State Champions...
Feb 6, 2011 - Faith Pilcher made a valiant effort finishing 2nd in the 50 Free at State
Faith raced to a 2nd place, nail bitting finish at the 2011 South Carolina State Championships. In a race measured in factions of a second, Faith held tough and stuck her hand on the wall, out touchin...
Feb 5, 2011 - Will Higgins wins the 100 Butterfly with Class at 2011 State Championships
Congratulations to Will for a great performance in the 100 yard Butterfly. Will pulled into to the lead right from the start and never looked back. Stay tuned for more exciting news from the 2011...
Feb 4, 2011 - Zac Lipsitz 2011 State Champion 200 Back
Congratulations to Zac Lipsitz for his win in the 2011 State Championship Meet. Zac's performance tonight was a well fought battle and he put his details to work. His performance is a direct result o...
Feb 2, 2011 - NEW SWIM PROGRAMS OFF TO A GREAT START
New Swim Programs at Carolina Aquatics are off to a great start. The Youth Fitness Program, a non-competitive program for swimmers 6 to 18 years old, started January 24 th at The Greer Natatorium at...
Feb 2, 2011 - Check out these pictures from the short course state meet
Click here to view a slide show of short course state meet pictures including some from our pasta pump up dinner. Check back often as pictures will be added throughout the weekend.
Feb 2, 2011 - NEW PRACTICE TIMES FOR YOUTH FITNESS
The Youth Fitness Program practice times have been updated. New practice times are from 6:15pm to 7:15pm .at the Greer Natatorium at Columbia College. Please contact Head Coach Tripp Montgomery or...
Jan 21, 2011 - USA SWIMMING ANNOUNCES 2011 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM
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. Olympic gold medali...
Jan 17, 2011 - Check out these pictures from Auburn
Click here to view a slideshow of pictures from the Auburn meet. If you have any pictures you are willing to share please email Joanna Greene ( joanna.greene@att.net ).
Jan 11, 2011 - PRACTICE CANCELLED TUESDAY JANUARY 11th
Both Columbia College and USC campuses are closed today, January 11th due to the weather. Gold & Junior Prep : Find 30 minutes of your time today for Abdominal and Stretching work. Junior Natl. & S...
Dec 20, 2010 - Check out these pictures from the 11up sessions of the Carolina Classic Meet
Click here to view a slideshow of pictures from the 11 and up sessions of the December Carolina Classic meet.
Dec 16, 2010 - WHAT'S THE NEW BUZZ AT CAROLINA AQUATICS?
Dear Parents, Swimmers and Coaches, As you all know, I have been interviewing several candidates regarding our Assistant Age Group Coach position. It has been a 3 month process and it has thankfull...
Dec 15, 2010 - Come Try out Anytime. Carolina Aquatics Looks forward to meeting you!
Hello, Please feel free to contact Coach Tripp Montgomery 303-895-0467 tripp.montgomery@gmail.com We look forward to meeting you and want to work with your schedule.
Dec 15, 2010 - Check out our Holiday Training Schedule
Go to our EVENTS tab and hit Holiday Training and Attendance. If you have any questions, please contact coach Tripp. 303-895-0467 tripp.montgomery@gmail.com
Dec 10, 2010 - Swim Network airs the 2010 Junior Nationals, Atlanta GA
Take a look at some of the fast swimming at the 2010 Junior Nationals swim meet held in Atlanta GA. This footage will provide some great examples of athletes who have committed to the details in their...
Dec 10, 2010 - Check out our new Member Feedback tab
We continue to work very hard to better our program on a daily basis. There are many things we have set out to accomplish. This takes dedication, time, and a positive attitude. There will be chall...
Dec 7, 2010 - Special Hello to CA from 2 World Class Swimmers
Yesterday and today, Head Coach Tripp Montgomery had the opportunity to visit with David Marsh, his former swim coach at Auburn. David is now the Head Coach and CEO of Mecklenburg Aquatics, as well ...
Dec 2, 2010 - Coach Tripp Heads to SwimMac
Dear Swimmers and Parents, On December 6th and 7th, I have a special opportunity to visit with David Marsh, Head Coach and CEO of Mecklenburg Aquatics, as well as, Team Elite. I will be representing...
Nov 28, 2010 - Carolina Classic Meet Psych Sheets are posted
Visit www.sportstiming.com for more information.
Nov 18, 2010 - Carolina Aquatics Food Drive
During the week of November 22nd, Carolina Aquatics will be collecting non-perisable food items at their two pool locations. Columbia College and USC during normal practice times. Donations will be...
Nov 17, 2010 - CA Spirit items available for holiday gift giving
Now is the time to buy Carolina Aquatics Spirit Items for the holidays. See the attached pdf detailing the options available, from hoodies to skull caps to shirts for the parents. All orders and ...
Nov 16, 2010 - Coach Tripp and Stephanie Barnes will be offering two clinics
Stay tuned for more information. We are lucky to have Stephanie Barnes come and visit our program between the 27th and 30th of December. During her visit, Stephanie will be volunteering some of her ti...
Nov 7, 2010 - Stephanie Barnes is coming to the pool deck
Stay posted for more information as it develops. We are lucky to have Stephanie Barnes visit our program in December. The dates to put on your calendar are Monday, December 27th through Thursday, Dec...
Oct 25, 2010 - Pictures from the Autumn Splash Meet
Check out the pictures from this weekend's Autumn Splash meet (would love to add some shots from the morning sessions - if anyone has any to share, please let Joanna Greene know at joanna.greene@att....
Oct 17, 2010 - Pictures from the Start-Turn-Finish Clinic
Check out the pictures from the second session of the Start-Turn-Finish Clinic on Saturday, October 16, 2010. Over 40 swimmers learned some great techniques from swim coach Stephanie Barnes. If yo...
Oct 11, 2010 - Stephanie Barnes is coming to town!
Come join us for a special Clinic with Stephanie Barnes, former assistant coach at USC, Texas, and Auburn University. Stephanie and Coach Tripp will be running a special Start, Turn and Finish Clini...
Oct 3, 2010 - NUTRITION CENTER-NUTRITIONAL CHEAT SHEET PART I
Keep in mind that in order for nutrition to have an appreciable impact on your performance, you have to eat the right way on a year-round basis. Not that you can't occasionally indulge in some fast fo...
Oct 3, 2010 - Nutritional Cheat Sheet PART II
Provided that you've adhered to the guidelines we published in last week's article , there are a couple of steps you can take the day of the meet to help make sure that you perform at your best. Read...
Sep 25, 2010 - Check out the pictures from the Red-Black meet
Check out the slide show of pictures from the Red-Black meet at our CA pictures site. See the photos tab above or click here .
Sep 23, 2010 - Giving Kids A Lifeline
Black children are three times more likely to drown than white ones. Olympic champ Cullen Jones is out to remedy that. Read more...
Sep 19, 2010 - Swim for Drew draws most swimmers ever
The call for boating safety sounded with a sobering splash just after 9 a.m. Saturday at the Irmo boat landing along the Lake Murray Dam. As they ... Read more......
Sep 18, 2010 - CA Spirit Shorts Available
CA Spirit Shorts are now available. Orders are due by October 1. Please see attached form for details. If you have questions please see Joanna Greene ( joanna.greene@att.net or 865-2623). GO ...
Sep 17, 2010 - 2010 - 2011 NATIONAL TEAM
Qualifying Criteria: The top six athletes in Olympic events from the combined results of the 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships and the 2010 Pan Pacific Championships. Relay lead offs and time...
Sep 17, 2010 - OLYMPIC NEWS - LONDON 2012
The road to the 2012 Olympic Games in London begins here. This page is your home for updates on the top U.S. Olympic swimming hopefuls as they work towards representing the United States at the Aqua...
Sep 13, 2010 - Make a Splash reaches 500,000 Benchmark
More than a half-million children have now taken a swim lesson through the USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash initiative. Make a Splash is a national child-focused water safety campaign that aims...
Sep 8, 2010 - LOCHTE NAMED USOC ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) today announced swimming star Ryan Lochte as its August Athletes of the Month. Read more....
Sep 4, 2010 - Olympic Trial Cuts
Take a look at the Olympic Trial Cuts that just came out. http://www.usaswimming.org/_Rainbow/Documents/47f659f4-8b91-4375-906e-393321a5d99d/2012%20Olympic%20Trial%20Cuts.pdf Although these cuts are a...
Sep 2, 2010 - Eat Colorful Foods. A note from Coach Tripp via USA Swimming
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 in common? They?re all white! One of the most ...
Aug 29, 2010 - High School State Swimming is in the mix
Dear Teammates, Get fired up with a look at high school swimming. South Carolina has it's high school state meet, October 9th and 10th here at USC. Then, take a look at the Arizona state meet. Th...
Aug 28, 2010 - Youth Team wins 8 more medals in Maui
The U.S. National Youth Team won eight medals ? three gold, three silver and two bronze -- Friday at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Maui. Team USA?s effort on day 2 brought its total medal c...
Aug 21, 2010 - Pan Pacs Prelim Report: Day 4
The 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships continued today with prelims and finals of the men?s and women?s 200m IM, 50m freestyle and 200m breaststroke. Timed finals of the men?s and women?s...
Aug 21, 2010 - Last Day of Pan Pacs.
Last night of Pan Pacs start tonight, August 22nd! On NBC tomorrow at 3pm EST, noon Pacific...could see a world record or two...maybe (Lochte and Soni)
Aug 20, 2010 - USA dominates day 3 of Pan Pacs
American swimmers dominated the third night of finals at the Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships Friday, winning 13 medals overall, including eight gold and five silver. Read more...
Aug 19, 2010 - TEAM USA WINS 5 GOLDS ON FIRST NIGHT OF PAN PACS
IRVINE, Calif. - The United States won 13 medals - five gold, four silver and four bronze - and set two meet records Wednesday on the first night of competition at the Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Cham...
Aug 18, 2010 - PAN PACS PRELIM REPORT: DAY 1
The 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships began today, with prelims of the men's and women's 50m fly, 200m free, 100m back and 200m fly. read more.....
Aug 14, 2010 - CAROLINA AQUATICS SWIM CLINIC
AUGUST 16TH - 19TH 5:00PM - 7:30PM GREER NATATORIUM AT COLUMBIA COLLEGE COST: $10 - NON CA MEMBER FREE - CA MEMBERS 5:00PM - 6:00PM NEW SWIMMERS-WELCOME! 6:15PM - 7:30PM ...
Aug 11, 2010 - 2010 SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONALS
The 2010 Speedo Junior National Championships are happening 8/9/2010 to 8/13/2010 in Irvine, California. Complete information such as Psych sheets, heat sheets, results, team scores and more is availa...
Aug 6, 2010 - Welcome Our New Coach
Dear Families, With the start of the short-course swim season upon us, I would like to take the opportunity to introduce the new Head Coach of Carolina Aquatics. His name is Tripp Montgomery. He c...
Aug 6, 2010 - Letter of Recommendation for Tripp Montgomery
The following is a letter of recommendation I received from one of Tripp Montgomery's former team mates. After reading it, I think you will see why I wanted to share it with the entire team. Keith D...
Aug 6, 2010 - What's the Buzz at Carolina Aquatics???
What?s the buzz???? Carolina Aquatics is launching its swim program in a new direction !! What?s the buzz???? Carolina Aquatics is building on the Successes of its Past to become the Premier Swim Pr...
Jul 30, 2010 - MORE THAN 30 OLYMPIANS SLATED TO COMPETE AT NATIONALS
The competition will be broadcast by NBC in two shows on Aug. 7 and 8. The NBC show on Aug. 7 will air from 4-6 p.m. ET and the show on Aug. 8 will air from 4:30 to 6 p.m. ET. In addition, Universal S...
Jun 20, 2010 - Furniture City Invitational Meet featured on Channel 14
In keeping with the "Hollywood" theme, several swimmers from Carolina Aquatics posed for the camera during the final 400 free-style relay. Carolina News 14 spotlighted The Furniture City Invitational...
May 26, 2010 - 13-over summer practice schedule
Our summer schedule is ready for release. This practice schedule will begin on June 7 th . This is the schedule until Blatt reopens. At that time the only thing that could change would be the mornin...
May 19, 2010 - Memorial Day Weekend Practice Schedule
For the upcoming memorial day weekend here will be the practice schedule. It will also be posted on the team website under the news section. Attending practice this day will be important as we have ...
May 18, 2010 - Two CA Swimmers make the news
Below is a link of two of our swimmers who made the local news in Charlotte over the past weekend. Braxton Clark and Will Higgins were up at the Charlotte Ultra Swim meet to watch and meet some of t...
Apr 26, 2010 - Summer Practice Schedule - 12-unders
Please click HERE for the letter with our summer practice schedule and the explanation for it. If you have any questions about our summer schedule please contact Coach Lee
Feb 10, 2010 - Team Spring Break
The team will be taking it's spring break to coincide with the school system's spring break. Therefore there will be no practice for all groups during the week of April 4 - April 11. We hope everyon...
Feb 8, 2010 - Ben Spinek - Zone Select Camp
Congratulations to Ben Spinek for making the Southern Zone Select Camp. This is quite an accomplishment for him and a great reward for his hard work from last summer. Ben is one of eight 13 year old...
Dec 10, 2009 - CA Lesson Programs
Carolina Aquatics is pleased to announce that we have room in our Mon/Wed lesson programs and are happy to announce our Tue/Thurs lesson program beginning the week of Jan 3. We are offering a Lesson...
Nov 16, 2009 - Nationally Ranked Swimmers
Congratulations to Jonathan Boland and Ben Spinek Recently USA Swimming released the National Top 10 Rankings for the previous short course and long course seasons. Jonathan Boland was ranked 8th ...
Oct 12, 2009 - 2009-2010 SC State Time Standards
We have posted the time standards for the 2009-2010 South Carolina State Champs on the team website. If you scroll your mouse over the events tab, then a sub-menu will appear. Click on the Time St...
Oct 5, 2009 - Hunter Bagnal named to USA Swimming Scholastic All American Team
Congratulations to Hunter Bagnal for being named to the USA Swimming Scholastic All American Swim Team. Recently USA Swimming released the 2008-2009 Scholastics All American Swimmer Team. The swim...
Sep 10, 2009 - Team Outing
Attention CA Families; We are having our first team outing on Sept 27th at Sesquicentennial State Park (weather permitting) at 3 PM until you would like to leave. It is going to be a great opportuni...
Aug 13, 2009 - CA Swimmers headed to South Carolina Select Camp
We would like to Congratulate several CA swimmers who made the South Carolina Swimming Select Camp. These swimmers are considered to be some of the best in the state and were invited to this camp ...
Oct 28, 2008 - New Swimmer Meet Information
Oct 10, 2007 - Meet Guidelines for CA hosted meets at USC Blatt Center
Please see the attached document for Meet Guidelines at the Blatt Center. read more...