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Nov 20, 2019 - Santana practice cancelled
Important....no Santana practice tonight! the school district screwed up. They told me Santana was available tonight. I went and picked up keys from them....arrived at the pool and the hs polo team is...
Jan 31, 2019 - Thursday PM practice Cancelled - lighting / storm
Due to what looks like lightning and a pretty good storm for the next 3-5 hours (it's 2:30 now). We're cancelling tonight's practice.
Jan 11, 2019 - EXTREMELY IMPORTANT INFO FOR 10-U meet -
LAST minute location change WE WERE JUST NOTIFIED THAT THE GUHSD DISTRICT DOUBLE BOOKED THE WEST HILLS POOL. THE DISTRICT MANAGER WAS EXTREMELY APOLOGETIC - SHE TRIED EVERYTHING, BUT SHE HAD TO GIVE P...
Oct 10, 2018 - Pentathlon and Sr meet info
CAST is hosting both the 14&U Pentathlon and the SEnior meet this weekend at Granite Hills High School. CAST swimmers please arrive at 6:45 am each day that you are competing. Sat A.M. practice for le...
Jun 14, 2018 - Notes for 6-14-18
This note is in place of the weekly ?Jen's notes?. There was a little more info this week, and Jen Davies has had a super busy week, so I decided to put this one together send it out. New swimmers: Fi...
Feb 17, 2018 - Sr Classic Update
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Feb 16, 2018 - Sr Classic Info
Senior Classic Feb 16th - 19th ( Fri - Mon ) Warm up Show up times: Friday Pm 3:40 Sat AM 7:30 am Sat PM if individual events 4:00 ** if relay only 5:30** Sunday AM 6:45 am Sun PM: if individu...
Dec 8, 2017 - IMPOORTANT C MEET INFO
This is the first of multiple messages you are likely to receive in the next 6-8 hours. .....sometimes life throws you a curveball.... The wildfires in north county have caused Palomar College to be u...
Dec 8, 2017 - C MEET -UPDATE (fri - 3:00pm)
Okay CAST folks, here's the scoop. The North teams were asked what they want to do since there meet cannot be held tomorrow at Palomar college. Most responded by just opting out. Our meet will be taki...
Dec 5, 2017 - C meet information - Dec 9th
Info for the C meet this weekend: Pool Granite Hills High School. CAST swimmers arrive at 7:00 a.m. for other teams: Timing / warmup / timeline info Meet Psyche Sheets
Dec 5, 2017 - Practice change for L3-4-5 Sat. Dec.9th
Saturday practice change for level 3-4-5 We normally have level 3-4-5 practice at Granite Hills prior to our meets. I had originally scheduled the practice to be at 6:00 - 7:30 am. Because I will be o...
Dec 1, 2017 - USA swimming Registration - 2018
USA swimming registrations: Here is a listing of swimmers who are registered as of 12-1-17 . if the expiration date is 2017, you will need to re-register for 2018 this month. 2018 registration form ...
Sep 19, 2017 - Handouts from 9-18 parent meeting
There were 2 handouts from last nights parent meeting (bottom of page). Please note upcoming meets and deadlines: 1) There may be 1 or 2 spots left for the "F.I.R.S.T." meet this weekend --- it is f...
Sep 11, 2017 - CAST annual awards and recognition banquet
See the link to the banquet announcement below. THIS IS FOR ALL CAST SWIMMERS AND FAMILIES!!! We hope you will plan on attending. ALL SWIMMERS WILL BE RECOGNIZED! Come and join the fun. See flyer (c...
Sep 11, 2017 - Weekly news post
About once a week, Jen Davies and I (coach Dave) meet to discuss information that should go out to the team. Here is the 9-11-17 news. Hi All, Your News: USA Swimming registration Please put it on you...
Sep 1, 2017 - CAST news
About once a week (sometimes a little longer) Jen Davies and I (coach Dave) meet to discuss information to be sent out to the team. Here's the news from 9-1-17: Hi All, Hope you all had a wonderful su...
Aug 29, 2017 - Novice, Junior, Level 1 & Level 2 Overview/Goals
Parents - Got a report that my Level Overview document did not attach to last night's e-mail so I have posted them under the documents tab on the webpage. Hope this is helpful. Coach Tabitha
Aug 29, 2017 - Level 3-4-5 Goal setting and time standards
As we begin the season it's time to start dreaming / setting goals / and planning on how you're goning to get those goals. If you miss the handouts, get 'em here. Goal worksheet instructions Goal shee...
Aug 28, 2017 - First 3 days Update: Level 1, 2, Junior & Novice
Hello Parents! I wanted to provide you the expectations that I provided to each of your children. Please find the one that corresponds to your child(ren)'s level by clicking on this link. /cast/...
Aug 25, 2017 - Handout level 345 from 8-24
Here's a copy of the first handout for levels 3-4-5 from 8-24
Aug 13, 2017 - JO Max
We just finished a great JO Max meet where CAST won 3rd place in the Southern Division! Congrats to all the swimmers. We took a photo of those around at the end of the meet and reviewing them, perha...
Jul 28, 2017 - Summer Season Closing
Please check out the flyer for the close out of the summer season. It can be found under the documents tab. It has information for Level 2 and below parents and swimmers as well as ALL swimmers signe...
Jul 25, 2017 - Parent of Level 2 and below - Meeting Minutes Posted
Please go to the documents tab to see the meeting minutes from the 13 July Parent Meeting. This document concerns all new parents as well as parents with children in Novice, Junior, Level 1, and Leve...
Jul 14, 2017 - Summer Meet #1
We recently completed our first Summer Swim Meet. We had lots of fun and many great swims. Coach Tabitha brought noise makers and everyone showed great team spirit! We did a team cheer to start the...
Jul 11, 2017 - 2017 Summer Swim Meet Info
Summer Special - Swim Meets All swimmers from our summer league program are eligible for these competitions. Swimmers from our year around program may compete as well if they are 8 & under (any abilit...
May 1, 2017 - Meet Recap for CAST C meet
Apr 25, 2017 - Meet Recap for CSA AB April 21-23
Click here for a recap of the recent AB meet in Coronado. Thanks again Mark Huntly for compiling things. Meet Recap
Mar 13, 2017 - JO MAX meet recap
The following is a recap of the JO MAX meet - courtesy of Mark Huntley. JO MAX Meet Recap.pdf
Jan 11, 2017 - CAST AB meet info for outside teams
The meet this weekend is fairly short. AM sessions are approximately 1.5 hours and pm sessions are approximately 2.5 hours. See general timeline and warmup schedule and timing assignments here: See P...
Nov 30, 2016 - CAST meet news for outside teams
Welcome to all for the meet this weekend. Warmup times / lane assignments and general timeline Psyche Sheet Estimated timeline Please note that the timeline is an estimate only.
Oct 12, 2016 - Pentathlon and SR-Meet Info for outside teams
Warmup and Timing Assignments for both meets: Here Psyche Sheet Approximate Timeline Psyche-Pent Timeline - Pent Psyche-SR ...
Jul 14, 2016 - Cal State Games
Preliminary info for CSG meet. Timelines: Session1: 9-12 awards break 1: 12:00-1:00 Session 2: 1:00 - 3:00 Awards break 2: 3:00-4:00 Session 3: 4:00 - 4:40 Psyche sheets: Session 1 Session 2...
Jul 7, 2016 - CAST AB meets -news for outside teams
Link to pools and parking for this weekend Both meets will have results posted to Meet Mobile 11-O meet at Granite Hills HS Warmup assignments Friday: Open warmup begins at 4:00 pm. Saturday: 0710-...
May 25, 2016 - CAST A meet info for outside teams
Welcome to all of the swimmers who will be attending our meet this weekend. We have approximately 500 swimmers competing this weekend. Meet information: Meet Program Timing Assignments - Warm-up Times...
Apr 13, 2016 - CAST AB meet info for outside teams
Please print out your own meet program: Meet Psyche Sheet Information for teams attending the CAST AB 12&O meet. (Warmup times do not apply for CAST swimmers - CAST swimmers see event page and e-mails...
Apr 12, 2016 - Coach DawnElla's Meet Recap: Far Westerns (March 31 2016 - April 3 2016)
Short Course Far Westerns was held this year in Pleasanton, CA. It was a nice venue; a fast meet; and we had great weather. I posted updates throughout the meet on the CAST Facebook page, but I wanted...
Feb 28, 2016 - Coach DawnElla's Meet Recap: Senior Classic (February 12-15 2016)
CAST rounded out the 2016 Senior Classic (February 12-15, 2016) coming in 6 th overall and the highest ranked SDI team. Our own Sarah N was 2 nd in the ladies high point and Carlson T came in at men...
Jan 26, 2016 - Coach DawnElla's Meet Recap: HSA 11 & Over NTS Jan 22-24 2016
January meets provide an opportunity to see how the training is going and how the swimmers are doing headed into the February Championship meets. After last weekend?s meet in El Cajon (January 22-24 2...
Dec 23, 2015 - Coach DawnElla's Meet Recap: Sectionals December 18-22 2015
The weekend of December 18-22, 2015 I had the great honor and pleasure to accompany 10 Senior CAST swimmers to Sectionals in Los Angeles while the much missed Coach Dave watched and texted from afar. ...
Dec 6, 2015 - Coach DawnElla's Meet Recap: CNSA A/B Meet Dec 4-6 2015
December 4-6, 2015 marked the return of swim meets to the BBMAC in Coronado. The pool deck has been redone and the pools have new and improved lighting. The place looks great. On Friday night Dylan R ...
Nov 30, 2015 - CAST swimmers going to nationals
11-30-15 This week I will be traveling to the USA Swimming National Championships with two of our athletes: Carlson Temple and Sarah Nowaski. Whether you know Carlson and Sarah or not, take a moment t...
Nov 25, 2015 - Coach DawnElla's Meet Recap: Turkey Classic Nov 19-22 2015
It was the nicest weather that I can remember for a while at Mission Viejo and the Turkey Classic over the weekend of November 19-22, 2015. The brightness of the sun was matched only by the shining pe...
Nov 25, 2015 - Busy December
December is a very busy month. Make sure you're watching for Jen's e-mail updates. USA Nationals: CAST swimmers Carlson Temple and Sarah Nowaski are traveling to Nationals in Seattle, December 3-5...T...
Nov 15, 2015 - Coach DawnElla's Meet Recap: SBA Distance Meet Nov 15 2015
The Nov 15, 2015 SBA hosted Distance Meet was a nice opportunity to swim a few races. CAST was represented at this meet by Maddie L who had a really nice 13 second drop in her 500 free; Cassidy who dr...
Nov 10, 2015 - Coach DawnElla's Meet Recap: KP Senior Meet Nov 6-8 2015
Huntington Beach and the Golden West College Pool was the setting for November 6-8, 2015 Kevin Perry Senior Meet. We had good weather, good traffic, and good food ? so I am going to call it a good mee...
Oct 25, 2015 - Coach DawnElla's Meet Recap: SBA A/B Meet October 23-25 2015
This past weekend (October 23-25 2015) CAST went to Mater Dei High School for an A/B Meet. Getting things going on Friday night Lael, Natalia, and Maddie tackled the 1000. Lael was a deck entry and ha...
Oct 8, 2015 - Pentathlon and Sr meet news for outside teams
Both meets are at Granite Hills HS. The Pentathlon will run from 9:00am to approximately 12:45 pm with awards immediately after. Trophies are given for 1-8 overall place within the age based upon tota...
Jul 15, 2015 - Cal State Games estimated timeline
Meet begins at 9:00 session 1 approximately 1 hr 35min of swimming + awards approximately 1 hr 10min session 2 will not start before 11:45 approximately 1 hr 15 min of swimming + awards approximately...
Jul 8, 2015 - LAST CHANCE INFO for outside teams
WARMUP assignments / Timing assignments and Timeline Psyche Sheets: Saturday Psyche sheet Sunday Psyche sheet With over 600 swimmers each day, and the meet not being split session, space wil...
May 28, 2015 - Link to page that contains Pysche sheet for JO MIN
link to page that contains this weekend's psyche sheet HERE
May 28, 2015 - JO MIN MEET TIMELINE
The JO Min meet this weekend is at Granite Hills HS. Here are the projected timelines: Friday night: 4 heats of 400; 7-8 heats 1500 .....5:00 - 8:00pm Saturday a.m. session 9:00 - 11:00 am Sat p.m. ...
Oct 26, 2014 - SC team rec'ds updated
Short course team records have been updated. Only 1 month of short course meets - we already have 11 new team records.
Sep 11, 2014 - Notes from parent meeting 9-11
Jul 6, 2014 - Cal State Games Meet timeline
Here is an ESTIMATED timeline for the CAL STATE GAMES on July 12th. Session 1 will begin at 9:00 a.m., session 2 will not begin before 1:00 pm, and session 3 will not begin prior to 4:00 pm. The ages ...
Jul 6, 2014 - Last Chance meet 7-13-- timeline
click here for estimated timeline for Sunday's Last Chance Meet: estimated timeline
Nov 24, 2013 - Dave's notes
Sep 12, 2013 - CAST NEWS 9-12-13
Sep 4, 2013 - West Hills program re-start
We are re-starting our program out a West Hills HS. We are offering 6 weeks of free swimming to everyone (limit 50). Tryout is 10:00 am on Saturday 9-21, with practices beginning on Monday 9-23. Prac...
Jan 7, 2013 - Emergency pool change for Elena's groups
Emergency schedule change!!!!!!! I just received a call at 1:40 pm from the kroc center. We were going to be able to use the rec pool (smaller pool) this week for Elena's groups. However, their chemic...
Dec 8, 2012 - Day 3 - Junior Nationals - Recap
Day 3 at junior nationals: Tommy Anderson continued his hot streak today in the morning dropping 1.8 seconds in his 200 back with a San Diego record of 1:47.98 and dropping .6 off of his 200 Fly. ...
Dec 7, 2012 - Day 2 - Junior Nationals - recap
Day 2 at Junior nationals.... Prelims....Tommy Anderson continued to swim fast, dropping 3.7 seconds off of his 400IM and qualifying 3rd or tonights finals. (webcast on this page: http://www.usa...
Dec 6, 2012 - Day 1 Junior Nationals - recap
Ba-zing......swimmers doing great at junior nats. Tommy Anderson..dropped 7.5 sec in the 500 free 4:25.5 this morning. Finished 8th tonight....little slower tonight. He also dropped 2.4 sec this morni...
Dec 3, 2012 - KROC SHUTDOWN
As most of you are aware, the Kroc center is shutting down for repairs ---pool resurfacing and pump room maintainence--- The Shutdown will last at least from Dec 10- Jan 10th. (more likely Jan 15th). ...
Nov 16, 2012 - BEACH GAMES - Levels 3-5
Directions to Imperial Beach Lifeguard Building (link below) http://mapq.st/PZEkRH (just in case this doesn't work) see below I-5 south to Palm Ave go right (west) Follow Palm Ave until you see (Jack...
Nov 8, 2012 - Coronado A/B warm up times
Friday: 3:30 pm -all ages, Saturday: 12U - 6:30 am, 13O - 11:45 am Sunday: 12U - 6:30 am, 13O - Noon
Sep 19, 2012 - important updates
Aug 9, 2012 - results for the summer league championship meet
Results from the summer league championship meet 2012 can be found at the bottom of our our tutorials/docs here: click here and scroll to the bottom of the page results appear just below the last vide...
Jul 23, 2012 - practice and sect'l updates for dave's level 4-5
Monday afternoon: Resting: 3:45 - 5:15 Kroc; non -resting 3:45-5:45 kroc Tuesday a.m. - no practice Tuesday PM - both resting and non-reesting: 4:30 - 6:00 pm West hills Wednesday a.m. both resting a...
Jul 19, 2012 - practice updates for Fri7/20-Sun7/22
Practice schedule changes due to Cal State Games The Kroc pool is closed from 7:30 a.m. Friday through Sunday for a water polo tournament. Because of this the following practice changes are necessary....
Jul 18, 2012 - Cal State Games - General announcement to all attending teams
Cal State Games 2012 - 7/21/2012 to 7/22/2012 First of all it should be noted that we will delay the start of the meet to 8:30. Originally the meet was going to begin at 8:00. In talking with multiple...
Jul 18, 2012 - News for CAST swimmers regarding Friday night practice and CSG opening ceremony
All swimmers in the Cal State Games may attend the Opening ceremonies at Qualcomm stadium - Info page on CSG website . Practice changes: Due to Cal State Games Water Polo, there is no Friday afternoo...
Jun 22, 2012 - 5 CAST swimmers to compete at USA Swimming's Olympic Trials
5 CAST swimmers to compete at USA Swimming's Olympic Trials. Olympic trials is the highest level meet held for US swimmers. With something like 300,000 competitive swimmers in the US, this meet repres...
Apr 18, 2012 - Parent meeting
CAST parent informational meeting: Tuesday April 24th 5:30 p.m. - - at the Kroc pool. Please attend.
Apr 4, 2012 - Special practice times for Friday Apri 6th
The Kroc center is on a short day on Friday (pool closes at 3:45 - center closes at 4:00p.m.) . Because of this we are also on a special schedule: JR-A and JR-B: 1:45 - 3:00 Level 1 2:30 - 3:45 Level...
Mar 29, 2012 - Kroc pool is up and running
The Kroc pool is up and running. Normal practice times tonight.... JR-A: 4:30 - 5:30 JR-B: 4:30 - 5:45 Level 1: 5;45 - 7:30 Level 2: 5:45 - 7:30 Level 3: 5:25 - 7:30 Level 4: 3:45 - 5:45 Level 5: 3:...
Mar 28, 2012 - kroc pool update 2:15 pm
Okay, here is the final word on tonight's practice (Wednesday p.m.). I just spoke with Julie the aquatics director at the Kroc center. she said the new pump motor will be there within the hour, but wi...
Mar 28, 2012 - kroc pool news
At this moment I don't have good news....it appears that the Kroc pool will probably not be up and running this afternoon by practice time....We may end up over at Granite Hills or Montgomery middle s...
Jan 22, 2012 - Kroc pool is up and running!
Hopefully this is the last news you'll hear about the Kroc pool for a long time. It's up and running. All practices are back to normal beginning Monday a.m. 1/23/11. (That means level 5's a.m. practi...
Jan 19, 2012 - Thursday practice update/changes
Practice changes / updates for Thursday..... Thursday afternoon has some changes and updates. Hopefully this will make things easier for families with kids in multiple groups..... Junior B and level...
Jan 18, 2012 - pool/practice update
If you've been following the e-mails....the Kroc center competition pool is down for repairs, and should be back to normal for next week. We are still scramblilng a little to find water to practice......
Jan 17, 2012 - Kroc pool news
Tonight - Tuesday(1-17) - we will have practice at regularly scheduled times. We will be doing dryland and some inspirational meetings, but will not be getting in the pool. I was informed today that t...
Dec 19, 2011 - Sectionals day 4
Things are still going well here at sectionals ...... 4 days down and 1 to go. 200IM's bests: Tommy -2.1 prelims and -1.0 more in finals, Victor -2.6 in prelims and another -1.5 in finals, Cole -1.1....
Dec 18, 2011 - Sectionals day 3
results from sectionals day 3.... Although today wasn't quite as great as the first two days, we've continued to swim very well....and a 3 day total of 23 best times out of 28 swims (82.14% bests). . ...
Dec 17, 2011 - Sectionals day 1 and 2
This weekend there are two championship meets going on for CAST swimmers. Meet #1 is the winter age group classic in Coronado. This meet runs Saturday through Monday, and includes many of the best "Ag...
Dec 1, 2011 - CAST HOSTED SWIM MEET THIS WEEKEND
CAST SWIMMERS: Thursday practice change : Junior A can attend the Junior B practice time( 4:15-5:30) since their Friday night practice is cancelled. Friday practice change : No practices for Junior A...
Aug 12, 2011 - Cast swimmers pick up new Olympic Trials Cuts
Last week at the USA swimming national chmpionships, Justin Difederico dropped 2 seconds in his 400 IM breaking his existing team record and qualifying in his second event for the 2012 Olympic Trials ...
Aug 12, 2011 - upcoming swimmer clinic
Every year, ASCA (the American Swiming Coaches Association) has a coaching clinic that brings in coaches from all over the world to share information and learn from each other. In conjunction with the...
Jul 28, 2011 - Junior Olympics
Prelims: Friday - Sunday: Warm up 13 years and Older: 6:30 am 12 years and Under: 7:30 am Meet start: 9 am Relay Only Swimmers: Friday: 3 pm Saturday: 4 pm Sunday: 2:30 pm
Jul 22, 2011 - sectionals
We currently have 18 swimmers competing at the California/Nevada Sectionals meet in Clovis CA. There are over 1000 swimmers at the meet and the competition is fierce. The meet started on Wednesday aft...
Jun 28, 2011 - 2nd Official's Clinic
A second instructional clinic for new USA swimming officials, this time located in the South county, has been scheduled for July 6. SI Swimming?s Officials Chairman, Mike Saltzstein, will be teach...
Jun 22, 2011 - Officials Clinic
Want a quick way to earn CAST volunteer credits? Did you know it is our Team's responsibility to have officials at swim meets? Please consider getting to know the sport of swimming in a special wa...
Jun 10, 2011 - Jessi Heim finishes 18th
CAST swimmer Jessica Heim competed today in the U.S. National 10K Open Water Championships in Ft. Lauderdale. She finished in 18th place in 2:29.09. 10K is 6.2 miles of swimming. She said the condi...
Jun 4, 2011 - directions to la jolla shores beach workout
I - 5 North to la jolla parkway west to la jolla shores dr go right go left at avenida de la playa go right on camino del oro parking lot will be on your left.
Mar 3, 2011 - The good news
First, the good news......... The recent Senior Classic in February included almost 500 swimmers from 30 different teams. Many from outside of San Diego. While we were the 9th largest team in terms of...
Jan 28, 2011 - 12 and Over Meet
Friday - Warm up 3:30 pm Saturday - Warm up 6:45 am Sunday - Warm up 6:45 am
Jan 16, 2011 - MLK holiday practice times
Novice: 4:00- 5:00 only Jr: 4:15 - 5:30 L 2 and L3: 4:15 - 6:00 L4 and L5 7:30 - 10:00 am (bring shoes you can run in).
Jan 6, 2011 - Q Meet Warmup/Meet schedule
Warm up both days is 7:30 am Meet start both days is 9:00 am Meet approx. end time is: Sat: 2:30 pm Sun: 3:30 pm If you are planning on applying for the All - Star Team bring a checkbook to the meet. ...
Dec 17, 2010 - Practice change alert!
Practices have some changes for next Monday and Tuesday since Coach Nicole, Catherine and myself (Dave) will be out of town. David and Marion will handle all groups. Monday and Tues: all novice + Jr...
Dec 1, 2010 - Meet information for this weekend
Information regarding this weekend's CAST hosted meets; Estimated timelines (end of meet): Senior meet: Friday Night 7:30 Sunday 2:30 Pentathlon: Saturday 12:30 Warmup assig...
Nov 11, 2010 - Parent meeting
A parent meeting will be held this coming Monday, November 15th, 5:30 p.m. at the pool. Come and get updated on everything about the team.
Nov 11, 2010 - P/S timeline
Oct 22, 2010 - practice calendar - training equipment
There is a new practice shedule up under calendars on the website. Also I wanted to mention that you may see some new training equipment being used at the pool. As part of becoming a USA swimming silv...
Sep 30, 2010 - Thursday practice
Thursday practice cancelled due to continuing t-storms. Dave
Sep 30, 2010 - Weather - Practice?
As we get weather that is a little different from our normally great weather in San Diego, everyone wants to know if we still swim. High winds - yes (bring extra bundleing for after practice) very co...
Sep 13, 2010 - Parent meeting tonight
All families should have recieved an e-mail or two regarding a very important parent meeting tonight. 5:30 - 6:30. Please attend, the information coming out affects every swimmer, and every family. US...
Sep 9, 2010 - Team Pictures - Location change
Team pictures are this Saturday morning. We have had a location change....to crown point. please see the flyers that are attached under the events section.
Aug 25, 2010 - Level 3 Practice the week of Aug 30 - Sept 3
Level 3 will have practice from 4:30 pm - 6 pm monday - friday. Level 4 and 5 are welcome to join level 3. We will only be doing stroke work.
Aug 19, 2010 - Level 3 Practice friday, aug 20, 2010
Please swim with level 2- 5:30 pm -7 pm.
Aug 17, 2010 - JO Timeline
Thursday - 1500 Swimmers: Warmup: 3:30 Meet Start: 5:00 pm - Meet End Est: 7:30 pm Friday/Sat/Sun Prelim Warm- ups (separated by Age) : 13 and Over: 6:30am -8:00 am 12 and Under: 7:30 am - 8:45 am R...
Aug 5, 2010 - JO MAX Timeline
Friday: Warm up: 4:30 pm - Meet Start: 6:00 pm - 7: 15 pm Saturday: Warm up: 7:00 am - Meet start: 9:00 am - 1:15 pm Sunday: Warm up: 7:00 am - Meet start 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jul 27, 2010 - Swimorama prize party and upcoming meets
The swimorama prize party will be moved to this Friday....5:15pm. If you turned in $150 or more you are eligible for prizes. If you did not turn in yor swimorama money. bring it to the pool tomorrow...
Jul 20, 2010 - News update
Swim-O-Rama money due date is this Friday! Please turn in your swim-o-rama money in order for it to count for prizes. We've had a few raffle prizes added to the list for those of you who raise $150 o...
Jul 12, 2010 - new practice calendar posted - Swim-o-rama this week
There is a new practice calendar posted. (under Calendars / practice schedule). Please visit the events page for the swim-o-rama. It is this week....Wed for all summer league swimmers, and Thursday fo...
Jul 8, 2010 - Friday practice-cal state games-summer league meet
Attention All Swimmers: Practices for Friday 7-9-2010 You probably have noticed the pool will be closed on Friday due to the Cal State Games water polo tounament. Because of this there will be no pra...
Jun 29, 2010 - LEVEL 3 CORONADO WORKOUT UPDATE
Coronado dates and times: remember to get to practice 10 - 15 minutes early!! July 3: 8am - 10am - 3 lanes (This SATURDAY) Aug 7: 10am - noon - 7 lanes Aug 14: 10 am - noon - 3 lanes
Jun 25, 2010 - La Mirada Timeline
The following times are when you should be at the pool ready to check- in and stretch. Friday: 10:45 am - all Saturday: 11 am - all Sunday: Noon - all except Sarah Sarah: 7:30am
Jun 25, 2010 - SBA Aquatics Timeline
Be at the pool ready to check in and stretch at the following times: Friday: 3:30 pm Saturday and Sunday 12Under: 6:30 am 13Over: 11 am
Jun 24, 2010 - Level 3 Far Western Info "qualifiers"
Far Westerns: The following level 3 swimmers are either very close to or have at least one Far Western Cut for the 2010 LCM season. Carlson Temple ? 5 cuts Orion Brody ? 1 cut Mckenzie...
Jun 21, 2010 - Level 2 Practice Change - Tuesday and Thursday
Level 2 practice has been changed for Tuesday and Thursday practices! Starting this week June 21, Tuesday and Thursday practices will now start at 5:15 and end at 6:45 for Level 2. This will happe...
Jun 21, 2010 - Swim-O-Rama fundraiser
Our annual Swim-O-Rama fundraiser is just around the corner. We will have our annual fundraiser of swimming lengths for money on July 14 and 15. Here is the preliminary information. I will have prize ...
Jun 16, 2010 - LEVEL 3 - Saturday Morning work-outs in Coronado
Attention Level 3 Swimmers: The following dates/times we will have practice at the Coronado High School. Please clear these dates and make an extra effort to make the practices, as they will be our o...
Jun 14, 2010 - Level 3 summer practice times
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 4:55 pm - 6:45 pm Tues and Thurs: 3:45 pm - 6:30 pm This coming Saturday 10 am - noon in Coronado at the BBMAC
May 28, 2010 - Memorial Day Practice - all Levels
There is NO practice on Memorial Day--for all levels. The Kroc Center is closed.
May 28, 2010 - Timeline for Cactus Classic
Friday : 240 pm - 3:00 warm up and check in, 4 pm meet start, meet end time: 7:08 pm Saturday/Sunday 13O's and Sarah and Orion: Check in/stretch: 7-7:30 am warm up: 7:30 8:30 am Prelims start 8:30 am...
May 6, 2010 - Practice Canceled Tonight for Level 2, 4, 5 (Level 3 will have Dry-land)
Attention Swimmers Level 2, 3, 4, and 5: Practice in the pool is canceled due to the break down in the filter system. Regular swim practice will resume tomorrow Friday May 7th for all groups. Level...
Apr 28, 2010 - Timeline for Level 3 CNSA swim meet
Friday: warm up: 3:30 pm, Start: 5:00 pm, Finish: 6:50 pm Saturday am: Warm up : 6:30 am, Start: 8:30 am, finish: noon Saturday pm: Warm up: 11:30 am, Start: 1:30 pm, finish: 5:35 pm Sunday am: Warm ...
Apr 23, 2010 - KROC POOL UPDATE
Kroc center pool heater update: Looks like things are working for now. The pool yesterday was 75 degreees (cold by pool standards). This morning before they started running the heat in from the co-gen...
Apr 22, 2010 - Kroc heater problems
As many of you know the Kroc center has had recent heater problems. They have a temporary fix and believe they will be able to begin bringing up the pool temp tomorrow (Friday morning). The full repai...
Apr 14, 2010 - CAST C MEET INFO FOR OUTSIDE TEAMS
343 Swimers Total: 281-- SAT; 192-- SUNDAY Approximate timeline: 12:20 SAT, 11:20 Sunday 1st warmup 7:30-8:10 SBA, HSA, MVY,GWST, CNSA CVAC, FSST 2nd warmup 8:10-8:50 PS, NCA, RSD, MEYR, ...
Apr 5, 2010 - college swimming - california budget cuts
Mar 31, 2010 - another video to watch
Below is a link to my youtube site.... Please watch Natalie coughlin's video. Natalie is the best underwater kicker I have ever seen...I don't think any female can kick as fast as her underwater...wat...
Mar 27, 2010 - Swim videos for inspiration and learning
At this morning's practice I related a story about Misty Hyman swimming the 200 Butterfly at the 2000 Olympics. Misty was one of those "trailblazers" who changed the sport of swimming for generations ...
Mar 12, 2010 - calendars updated
under the calendars tab....select "practice calendars" to view updated scedules. newly posted are practice calendars for April and May, as well as a new long range team events planning calendar throug...
Mar 5, 2010 - Dudley's bread sale underway
Please see the dudleys bread sale under "Events". There is a downloadable information sheet and sign up form available under this events page. Please also note that job sign ups are needed for the ...
Mar 5, 2010 - JO max meet warmup times
the JO max meet is this weekend at El Cajon Valley High School. Friday: 3:40 Saturday: 7:30 am (estimated end 1:30) Sunday: 7:30 am (estimated end before relays and 1650....1:00, after relays and 16...
Feb 20, 2010 - USA Swimming Silver medal club
USA swimming has recognized CAST as a Silver Medal club! The focus of this program is to identify and reward up to 200 USA Swimming clubs that have attained a high level of athlete performance as we...
Feb 17, 2010 - 2010 SCY JO TIMELINE CORONADO HIGH SCHOOL
FRIDAY: BE AT POOL AT 3:30 PM, MEET STARTS AT: 5:00 PM, MEET SHOULD END BY 7 PM SATURDAY PRELIMS: BE AT POOL BY 6:45 AM, PRELIMS END AT 12:30 PM, BE AT POOL FOR "INDIVIDUAL" FINAL WARM UP: 1:45 PM R...
Feb 17, 2010 - Continuation of news from 2-16
Continued results from last weekend's Senior Classic... Top 16th finishes....(continued results- Saturday) 800 Free relay: Girls- Heim, McLean, Cox, Ferrer (1st); Anderson, Aitken, Tex, Fryrear (12th...
Feb 16, 2010 - CAST Senior swimmers win triple crown
Last weekend's Senior classic ---San Diego's senior championship meet...was a blast!!!! Going into the meet, my hope was that our preparation had put us into position to swim well individually, and...
Feb 12, 2010 - Senior Classic
This weekend is the Senior Classic. The meet is a championship short course meet mostly for 15 and olders, but with some 14 & U's attending. Most of San Diego's top senior swimmer will be in attendanc...
Jan 28, 2010 - practice and warmup update for this weekend
Friday practice for level 3,4 and 5 will be 4:15-6:00pm at the Kroc center. Saturday a.m. practice for level 3,4, and 5 swimmers who are not in the HSA meet will be from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. at Kroc. ...
Jan 26, 2010 - HSA 12&O meet information
Swim Meet Information: HSA 12/Over NTS Jan 29-31, 2010 El Cajon Valley High School 1035 East Madison Ave El Cajon, CA 92020 Estimated Timeline: Friday- End 8:40 pm Saturday- End 4:15 pm Sunday- End 6:...
Jan 21, 2010 - USA swimming registrations
USA Swimming registration renewals: In December I posted 2 notices and sent out e-mails to remind everyone that they needed to renew their USA swimming registrations. All swimmers on the team must hav...
Jan 17, 2010 - Level 3 JO Qualifiers as of 1/17/2010
Jan 15, 2010 - Practice time change for MLK holiday
It's MLK holiday on Monday 1-17-09: Here are the pratice changes....we will be back on normal schedule the rest of next week, and I will get a new practice calendar up this weekend. Monday 1-17-09 Nov...
Jan 15, 2010 - Cowles Mtn Information and Directions
Saturday, January 16, 2010 - 7 am - meet at the Kroc center - Please do NOT be late!!! We are leaving the Kroc Center at 7:10 am - Everyone is responsible for getting to Cowles Mtn and transportation ...
Jan 11, 2010 - Congratulations ALL STAR Qualifiers!!!
Congratulations to the following ALL STAR TEAM Qualifers from CAST: Naomi Blick (10)- Level 3 Orion Brody (12) - Level 3 Sarah Nowaski (12) - Level 3 Way to Go you guys/gals!!!! We are very proud of ...
Jan 8, 2010 - Q Meet Info
Q Meet Timeline, Warmup and Team Job Assignments Meet Schedule 1 Comment San Diego-Imperial Swimming has announced the estimated timeline for this weekend?s upcoming meet. A detailed timeline...
Jan 7, 2010 - Level 3 JO Qualifiers as of 1/6/2010
Dec 24, 2009 - Practice updates and USA swim registrations
The Kroc center is not open on the 26th. Please check the updated schedule to see practice times over the remainder of Christmas break. Calendar Page - link Also make sure you have sent in your U...
Dec 15, 2009 - USA Swim registrations
Please be aware that your 2009 USA swimming registrations expire on December 31st. Anyone who has purchased a USA Swim registration after September 10th is already covered through all of 2010. If you ...
Dec 2, 2009 - Breif Swim Meet News - for teams
Timelines: Senior Meet: Friday 7:40pm end. Swum fastest to slowest alternating women / Men Senior Meet: Sunday 2:30 PM end Saturday 12 &U Pentathlon : 11:45 am end Timing Assignments for visit...
Nov 7, 2009 - November 7 am Practice for 3, 4, 5
Practice is from 7-9 am at Helix High School due to a water polo tournament at the Kroc.
Nov 1, 2009 - novice practice time chg
There is a time change for the novice swimmers. Mon and Wed will now be from 4:30 - 5:30. This corresponds with the daylight savings time change so the Novice swimmers won't be swimming so long after ...
Oct 31, 2009 - Banquet News
Team Awards Banquet. WE NEED NUMBERS OF COMMITTED PEOPLE FOR THE CATERING COUNT BY MONDAY NIGHT 11-2 !!!!!!!!!!!! It's time to get signed up for the annual team awards banquet. All swimmers and all of...
Oct 22, 2009 - WSST meet jobs,timelines, warmups
Information has been e-mailed and is currently posted for job assignments, timelines and warmup times for the WSST meet. please view the meet information page if you are entered in this meet.
Oct 13, 2009 - Upcoming Swim Meets for Level 3
Level 3's spreadsheets are posted for the following swim meets: Please commit to the meet ASAP and pay b/4 the deadline listed below.. WSST ABC- Oct 24-25 - Meet fees due : Wednesday, October 14th...
Oct 4, 2009 - Awards Banquet News
If you look at "Events" You;ll notice the team banquet has been pushed back to November 8th, 4-7:15 pm. It will be hosted at the Kroc center. Cost will be $10. You will get more info soon.
Sep 30, 2009 - Sad News
Sep 17, 2009 - Big Bear swimmer retreat
Note Re: Big Bear trip and other upcoming events... First I want to appologize for not getting this done sooner. Many things have been up in the air that factor in to when we could actually do our an...
Aug 11, 2009 - Junior Olympics Timeline
Thursday: 1500 Swimmers only: be there at 3:40 - Meet starts at 5:00 Check in closes at 4:30- Must provide timer and counter. Friday, Saturday and Sunday warm up times: for individual event!!! 6...
Jul 31, 2009 - Coach AJ
Coach AJ is headed to Colorado with his wife Melissa for grad school. Beginning next week Catherine will be taking charge of level 2. I have hired coach David Scherer as a new coach. I do not know ye...
Jul 12, 2009 - Post Nationals wrap-up
Although we?re not yet a "force to be reckoned with" at the national level. We had 6 out of 7 best times and multiple records set last week at the USA National Swimming Championships and World Champio...
Jul 10, 2009 - News from Nationals - Day 4
Today was our last swim for the meet. Jessica Heim swam the 800 Free and dropped 4 seconds off her best time and finished in 52nd place. This evening she started the arduous task of meeting with colle...
Jul 9, 2009 - News from Nationals - Day 3
If you happened to record or watch Justin?s swim in the consolation final at Nationals yesterday, you already know that he went slower than his morning swim. But 16th at the USA National Championsh...
Jul 8, 2009 - News from Nationals - Day 2
From the USA National Swimming Championships......... Prelims are over. Today Rachel swam the 100 back. It was an event that she qualified for with her short course time. She was slightly off of her b...
Jul 7, 2009 - Catalina Crossing
Four CAST swimmers along with a former CAST swimmer and the older sister of a current CAST swimmer finished a succesful Catalina channel relay crossing (I don't have the details, but I think it was Su...
Jul 7, 2009 - News from Nationals - Day 1
Nationals started today in Indianapolis. Rachel Heim was our first swimmer to compete. She dropped nearly 4 tenths off of her best time swimming a 1:01.20 in the 100 fly which was more than a second f...
Jul 6, 2009 - Greetings from INDY
Currently we have 3 swimmers in Indianapolis this week for the US national swimming championships / World Championship Trials. The meet starts Tuesday. Rachel Heim swims the 100 Fly on Tuesday, Justin...
Jul 2, 2009 - Level 3 PRACTICE CHANGE
Friday Practice (July 2nd) is going to be in the morning: 6-8 am at Helix High School. Saturday(July 3rd) is from 7-9am at Helix High School So, NO PM practice this friday for level 3!!!:-) -Coach ...
Jun 29, 2009 - TEAM PICTURES TODAY
A reminder that team pictures are today. All swimmers are to wear the official blue CAST team shirt. If you do not already have one, we will have a limited number of shirts at the pool tonight for 1...
Jun 23, 2009 - Swim Suits
Jun 14, 2009 - Kroc pool problems
On Friday the pump for the main pool at the Kroc center went out. At this point we will be unable to use the pool on Monday morning (Level 5), and unsure as to the availability of the pool for Monday ...
Jun 14, 2009 - Swim-O-Rama leaderboard
Jun 14, 2009 - Special announcement --Monday practices 6-15-09
Jun 12, 2009 - WSST Meet This Weekend
Swimmers should be at the La High School Pool at 745am on both Saturday and Sun. Please plan on arriving early, since parking will be rather difficult at La Jolla High School. The host team sent along...
Jun 11, 2009 - New Treasurer
Hello CAST! Most if not all of you know that due to circumstances beyond her control, Jackie Nico resigned as Treasurer about a month ago. Her resignation was accepted at the board meeting held last F...
Jun 8, 2009 - Swim-O-Rama Money DUE TONIGHT!
Swim-O-Rama money is due tonight at the pool. If you want your money to count towards prizes all money must be turned in tonight! Money turned in afterwards will still go towards your fundraising req...
Jun 5, 2009 - Swim O Rama Money
This is a reminder that Swim-O-Rama money is due THIS MONDAY (June 8 th ). If you want to be eligible for any prizes, money MUST be turned in to your coach on MONDAY. Any money turned in after MOND...
Jun 3, 2009 - Level 3 Beach Work out and BBQ - June 13th
Level 3 BEACH WORKOUT/BBQ: June 13th - Meet at Imperial Beach Life guard Building - 7 am - 9 am (workout) stay as long as you like after workout for beach fun and bbq. Everyone needs to bring their o...
May 29, 2009 - swim results from SwimORama combined
May 28, 2009 - Swim-O-Rama times and lengths swum - Wed
Results from Wednesday Swim-O-Rama swims grp name lengths time 3 Jason Ornelas 200 0:59.55 3 Uly Jimenez 200 1:04.00 3 Micah Ornelas 200 1:04.53 3 Sarah Nowaski 200 1:05.25 ...
May 22, 2009 - No Practice on Monday, May 25.
It is true. Enjoy your holiday.
May 16, 2009 - High School swimmers shine at league champioship meets
With the CIF San Diego section championships a week away, the high school athletes competed in their League championship meets on Friday. There were too many best times to list. Among them were the f...
May 15, 2009 - Practices - swim meet - Swim-O-Rama
Saturday morning practice : for levels 3-4-5 is 6:00-7:30am at the Kroc center. Swim meet : We still have some jobs to be filled for the meet this weekend. plese look at the job sign-up list and fin...
May 13, 2009 - Timing Assignments and Timeline for May 16-17 C Meet
Here is the timeline for the meet this weekend: Saturday = 12:00 (without relays). Sunday = 11:15 (without relays) On Saturday only we will have a split warm up, Sunday does not have a split warm up: ...
May 13, 2009 - CAST WARM-UP for this Weekend
All CAST swimmers whom are participating in the meet this weekend please be at the pool no later than 6:45 each morning. (non CAST swimmers --see next news item).
May 9, 2009 - Parent informational meeting
Monday May 11th. Parents please join us on the pool deck for a 30 - 40 min. meeting starting at 6:00pm. some of the items being discussed include: our upcoming C meet- job descriptions, our upcoming s...
May 7, 2009 - Jessica Heim named this week by the UT as an athlete of the week
Jessica Heim Swimming Horizon Heim took over the San Diego Section's top spot in the 200-yard freestyle this spring with a mark of 1:52.81 ? more than two seconds faster than any other reported time. ...
May 4, 2009 - Lowe and Christy were the Tribune's Student athletes of the week
The union tribune recognizes a few athletes each week and lists them in the Wednesday paper. Last week 2 of our swimmers were given the recognition . The listeng below is what appeared in the UT last ...
May 1, 2009 - May practice calendar posted
The new May Calendar has been posted scroll over calendars and select "practice schedule". Note level 3-5 pratice changes for the 19th - 22nd. Also note the Swim-O-Rama will be swum on Wednesday 27t...
May 1, 2009 - SBA Meet Warm-Up Times
Warm-up times for this weekend... Saturday 7:00 AM Sunday approx 7:00 AM. Please check with your coach on Saturday, this time may change. This meet is at the National City Pool. The address is 1880 ...
Apr 16, 2009 - timing and warmup assignments for visiting teams
Timeline : Saturday: 12:20 before relays Sunday: 11:20 before relays Warmup split both days: 1st warmup pooltime: 7:30 - 8:10 SBA, CAST, HSA, MVY and CNSA 2nd warmup pooltime: 8:10 - 8:50 All other...
Apr 16, 2009 - Warmup (and Saturday am practice) for CAST swimmers
All CAST swimmers competing in the C meet this weekend should arrive and be ready to stretch by 7:00 AM. Swimmers in level 3-5 your practice will be 6:00 - 7:30 am. Dave
Apr 6, 2009 - CAST C MEET
CAST is hosting a C meet at the Kroc Center on April 18 - 19. We would like all swimmers with C times to attend! This is a great meet for new swimmers and current swimmers to swim fast and get a best ...
Mar 25, 2009 - New "2-suit" rule
New Rule: one suit only, during competition .Some of you may be aware that USA swimming has adopted FINA's ruling on the wearing of multiple suits at competition. This came about because swimmers foun...
Mar 13, 2009 - Saturday Practice for Level 2 and Jr.
Yes the rumors are true. Level 2 and Jr will be holding a practice on Saturday from 845 - 1000. We will be holding an extensive technique practice, please plan on attending if you can.
Mar 12, 2009 - Deadline for deliciously delectable Dudley's bread
The deadline for turning your bread orders is Friday afternoon (13th) at the pool. Delivery is on Thursday 19th. (for alll other bread sale info see the events page). Thanks, Dave
Mar 2, 2009 - Dudley's Bread Fundraiser
Here is another reminder for our annual Dudley?s Bread Fundraiser. Reminder: All bread orders are due no later than Friday, March 13 . Please take note that the bread pick-up date is now Thursday,...
Mar 2, 2009 - New March schedule posted
Please check the newly updated practice calendar. We have had to make some fundamental time changes due to group sizes(many kids shifting to a higher level) and coaching availability (Nicole's heavy N...
Feb 17, 2009 - Note from Treasurer
Hi Everyone - I wanted to send a quick note out to let you know that I will no longer be working with CAST as of the end of February. I have been with the team as a parent and/or board member for almo...
Feb 3, 2009 - calendars and general news
The calendars have been updated. If you look at calendars----practice schedule , you will notice the long term calendar was updated last week to run through Aug. 09. I have also updated the Feb pr...
Jan 23, 2009 - Paradowski's Swim & Sport Annual Sale
Now is the time if you are thinking of upgrading your swim gear, or even better, if you have some stuff missing from your gear bag. Paradowski?s is having its yearly sale. So if you need new paddles, ...
Jan 20, 2009 - Grand Prix meet days 3-4
The 3rd annual USA Swimmings Long Beach Grand prix meet concluded yesterday. On Sunday our swimming was not quite as sharp as on Friday and Saturday, but the swimming remained very solid. The highlig...
Jan 18, 2009 - Grand Prix meet - Day 2
Still going well at the Long Beach - USA swimming Grand Prix meet. Yesterday we had 12 individual swims, Although only 6 were best times, 5 of the non-bests were within .3 seconds of their previous ...
Jan 16, 2009 - USA Swimming Grand Prix meet
The Long Beach Grand Prix meet started tonight with the 1000 freestyles. This is the 3rd year of this meet. It is a meet filled with very fast swimmers including many Olympians. We are fortunate to ha...
Jan 16, 2009 - Meet warmup times for HSA meet
HSA 12& O Meet Warmup times for cast swimmers: Friday: 3:45 Saturday: 6:50 am (estimated end time 2:00 pm) Sunday: 6:50 am (estimated end time of 1000 frees 4:00pm)
Jan 13, 2009 - Indoor Rock climbing fundraiser and team builder
CAST is climbing the walls at Solid Rock Gym in Old Town Saturday, January 31 st Open Gym for CAST 7pm-10pm Tickets are $15 each?available for purchase online or at the pool on Tuesd...
Jan 8, 2009 - Next time you want to complain about life . . .
Next time you want to complain about life . . . take a look at this link: www.youtube.com/watch
Jan 8, 2009 - B/C meet Timeline and Timing assignments
Timeline: Saturday 9:00 - 12:30 ; Sunday 9:00 - 11:45 Warmup begins for non-cast swimmers at 7:30 am. Warmup for CAST swimmers will begin at 6:45 (stretching). Timing Chair 1 ...
Jan 5, 2009 - When entering a meet
When you wish to pay for and enter a meet that the coach has asked you to swim, please follow the attached directions here to pay for the meet. If there is an upcoming meet that you are not sure ...
Dec 22, 2008 - Report from SO-CALS
Dec 15, 2008 - Super Sized Weekday Update
Tonight! Tonight! Decaf with Dave ! Since Dave is going to be out of town next monday he will be hosting a Decaf with Dave tonight at the pool. 6:30 - 7:00 . Bring any questions you may have. Cold W...
Dec 15, 2008 - USA Registered Swimmers
Click on the the link below for a list of all our 2009 registered swimmers. If your name is not on the list, then your registration will expire at the end of the year. If your name is not on this...
Dec 10, 2008 - Updates on the SBA Meet this weekend....
The warm up times for the meet this weekend are as follows.... Saturday 12/U are in the morning...please be there at 7:15 13/Overs are in the afternoon...be there at noon Sunday 12/U are in the morni...
Dec 5, 2008 - Pentahlon-Sr Meet - other news from Dave
Timeline for this weekend: (both days I was generous and allowed for minor delays) Pentathlon: 9:00 ? 12:15 Sr- Meet: 9:00 ? 2:00 Warmup / cool-down ? during meets: During the meets lanes 10 and 11 w...
Dec 1, 2008 - Decaf with Dave
Decaf with Dave will be postponed until next monday (12/8). So think up some good questions for me. Dave
Nov 24, 2008 - NEW PRACTICE TIMES FOR FRIDAY 28.
We have some new practice times for friday. Please note that 1) practice is in the morning 2) it is at Helix High school. Here is the new schedule... Novice & Junior 8:45 - 10:00 AM Level 2 8:30 - 1...
Nov 20, 2008 - TURKEY CLASSIC UPDATES
Please check under: CAST NEWS, Coaches Corner, Level 3 - for meet timeline and which pool you will be competing in. Thanks, Coach Nicole
Nov 18, 2008 - "How-to" enter a swim meet
I am in the process of creating some step by step help for some of the things parents have asked questions about. The first one is How to enter a swim meet . We are in the process of trying to contin...
Nov 10, 2008 - Veterans Day Practice Time Change For Junior, level 2, and Level 4-5
For Veterans Day only --the practice time for Junior, Level 2 and Levels 4-5 are bumped up by 1/2 hour. Practices are: Junior 5:30 - 7:00pm; Level 2 5:00 - 7:00; Level 4 3:15-5:15; and Level 5 3:15-6:...
Nov 7, 2008 - RSD Meet-- warm-up times and notes
Warm-up times . . . . please be at the pool and ready to stretch at the following times: Friday 3:50 Saturday 7:30 Sunday 7:30 Also please consider the following: Driving time on Friday will likely be...
Oct 23, 2008 - Treasurer - clarification
At the recent team banquet I introduced Jackie Nico and Jose Ornelas as two new board members, and mentioned that Jackie Nico would be taking on the treasurer position from Jennifer Hall --at least as...
Oct 20, 2008 - Decaf with Dave
We would like mention that tonight is the first ever Decaf with Dave. This a bi-monthly event, that is for new parents of CAST to be able to ask any questions they may have. Although every one is invi...
Oct 20, 2008 - Team handbook and level requirements
We have posted the new team handbook and the new level requirements under documents. Happy reading.
Oct 10, 2008 - Banquet!
The banquet is this Sunday from 3:00 to 6:30 PM at the Kroc Center Banquet Room. See picture below for exact loaction. It is behind the theater on the Westside of the Kroc Compound. Also we req...
Oct 3, 2008 - Freestyle Festival Timeline and Warmup Schedule
The Freestyle Festival (South) will be at the Kroc center this Sunday. The 12& U portion of the competition has a little over 300 swimmers and will run from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 12:30. The 13...
Oct 1, 2008 - Food Donations for Freestyle Fest
We have added a list of food items that need to be donated for the Swim Meet this weekend. Check out the job sign up tab for the Freestyle Fest for more info. Please bring any fresh food, ie carrots a...
Sep 26, 2008 - Final News Before Big Bear
For those of you who are going to Big Bear we have just posted the agenda for this weekend in CAST Events. Also for those swimmers/families that are not attending the Big Bear trip, there is NO pract...
Sep 22, 2008 - INFO on the BANQUET
There was some missing info regarding the Banquet. Here is the new updated info... This year the banquet is at the Kroc Banquet Room on Sun October 12 from 3:00 to 6:30 PM, It costs 14 dollars per per...
Sep 22, 2008 - Big Bear New News
We have posted Big Bear info for this year under Cast Events. It is entitled Big Bear 2008 Info.
Sep 17, 2008 - Current News
On Big Bear: After the last couple of night, it looks like we are going to have about 60 kids going to Big Bear. if you have not signed up and you still want to, let your coach know tonight or email ...
Sep 10, 2008 - New Team Records Tab
There is a new team records tab on the site. Take a look, let me know what you think. Also let me know if you see any errors. Thanks! Coach AJ
Sep 10, 2008 - SPLASH BASH THIS WEEKEND
Everybody our Splash Bash is this weekend! This event is for all swimmers on the team. Its a glorious events involving technique work, games, and watching olympic video. It goes from 7 - 10 this satur...
Sep 8, 2008 - Big Bear! Big Bear!
"Big bear! Big bear! Big Bear chase me!" -John Candy "The Great Outdoors" 1988 Ah...it is Big Bear season once again on the CAST pool deck. For those who are new to the team, CAST has a yearly trip to...
Aug 25, 2008 - CAST Video spot
I have been uploading underwater videos to youtube and an occasional other video. This is mainly so that swimmers havea place to see their own videos after they have been filmed. If you haven't been...
Aug 22, 2008 - Splash Bash postponed!
The SPLASH BASH party listed below has been postponed! We just received word that KNSD 7/39 will not be coming out on Sunday for our SPLASH BASH. (If you?re not sure what I?m talking about -read th...
Aug 18, 2008 - Splash Bash
Skyler Proffit entered the "U.S. Olympic Splash Bash" contest and won! The Olympic Splash Bash parties will occur in cities across the nation during the 2008 Olympic games with the goal of getting tho...
Aug 17, 2008 - CAST in the News
Several of our swimmers were interviewed by KNSD-TV on 8/17/2008 and you can see the video here.
Aug 15, 2008 - General updates
From Coach Dave - Wow, things have happened in a blur this summer. If you count the beginning of summer as when the city schools got out then 45 days have gone by. Of those 45 days, I've been at swim ...
Jul 22, 2008 - Junior Olympics this weekend
JO quick information Warmup times : Thursday: 3:40pm (1500M Free) Friday, Saturday and Sunday : individual event swimmers 13&O's: 6:40 a.m. 12&U's 7:30 a.m. Relay only swimmers report to your co...
Jul 9, 2008 - Practic Changes For THIS Weekend
Friday Afternoon Practice Cancelled Because of the Cal State Games using most of the pools in the area, we have no decision but to cancel all practices on Friday afternoon. Level 3-5 will be having pr...
Jul 3, 2008 - SBA Meet warmups and timeline
The Meet is at Las Palmas Park pool in National City. Saturday AM for 12&U?s 7:00 am stretching (we have been assigned early warmup) Timing 1 Chair (9:00 - 12:00) Saturday pm warmup for olders 11:4...
Jul 2, 2008 - Justins Olympic Trials swim has come and gone
Justin competed in the mens 200M fly in olympic trials this morning. His swim was a little disappointing in that he was .3 slower than his best time and he and I both know that he has improved since h...
Jun 30, 2008 - Olympic Trials Update
Yesterday Rachel competed in her 100 fly. She swam a 1:02.29 which was .3 away from her best time. She finished in 92nd place out of 140 swimmers. Today she is going to time trial the event again to s...
Jun 28, 2008 - New Long Course Team Records
I have recently added a whole bunch of new long course records to the site. Check them out...Notably the 9/10, 11/12 and 15/18 age groups. Good job team on all the hard work. (on a side note, me kn...
Jun 28, 2008 - olympic trials on internet
The preliminary heats of Olympic Trials will be shown as a live webcast on nbcolympics.com . Rachel Heim shoud be in about heat 8 in the the womens 100 fly Sunday morning--- swimming sometime arou...
Jun 27, 2008 - Notice of Errors on Practice Calendar
Hey Everybody, Though the summer practice calender was posted recently, upon reviewing it some errors (ex: the practice times for group 2) came to light. The necessary changes have been made and the c...
Jun 19, 2008 - Practice Friday Morning Group 5
I know this is short notice, but there is practice tomorrow morning for group 5 at 6:30-9:00 at the Kroc Center. It states on the calendar that there is no practice, however, rest assured that there ...
Jun 11, 2008 - Notice of Practice Change...
Due to the Swim-O-Rama Prize Party, which is to include the ?pie-ing? of the coaching staff, practice will be changing slightly. Practice for Summer League/Novice, Junior and Group 2 will be at 5:20 ?...
Jun 9, 2008 - UPDATES
New postings for RSD meet, Ventura Meet, LC team records, and Practice Calendar. The practice calendar is definitely good for this week and will be either right on for the 16th--on, or have some minor...
Jun 6, 2008 - Novice Meet! on June 28
For Novice swimmers: There is a novice meet on June 28 at Palomar College. If you are interested please sign up on line or see the coaching staff for infomation.
Jun 5, 2008 - Team Photos
Team Photos will be in and available for pickup on Monday 06/30 . If you have a question, they can e-note to cast.credits@yahoo.com thanks, Jose Ornelas
Jun 5, 2008 - Swim-O-Rama Prize Party Approaching!
While monies for the Swim-O-Rama can continue to be collected and turned in, please remember that tomorrow night, Friday, June 6th is the last time to turn the monies in and have them count towards th...
Jun 4, 2008 - Re: Future CAST meet entries
Just a bit of a heads-up...we request that all check for meet entries be made out to CAST from now on, so that the team can write one check to the host team rather than sending several individual ones...
Jun 3, 2008 - Irvine AA meet
Irvine AA swimmers from Dave's group. . . We are not going to Irvine. See the event page for a little more info.
Jun 2, 2008 - Swim-O-Rama Swimming Results
Here are the Swimming times and numbers of lengths for the swim-o-rama. Click Here for the official document. Congrats to all the participants they deserve my deepest respect.
May 29, 2008 - Swim-O-Rama & team picts
Team outfitting order forms due tomorrow! We only order twice a year so take care of it now. The first night of Swim-O-rama has passed. Tonight is night 2. Please check the schedule for you swim tim...
May 27, 2008 - Swim-O-Rama
Please check the practice calendar (or the Swim-O-Rama under "EVENTS") for Swim-O-Rama times as it alters everyone?s swim times for this Wednesday and Thursday. Tonight, Tuesday, May 27 is the las...
May 21, 2008 - Infomation Regarding the NCA Meet
Here is some information on the NCA meet this weekend. Warm-up times? Friday Warm up starts at 4 so be there at 3:45 to stretch and check in. Saturday 12/U?s should arrive at 7:15 to check in and stre...
May 21, 2008 - RE: Swim-o-Rama Dinner
I feel it is some time to gain clarity on the issue of Swim-o-Rama dinner. This is a tradition of the team where dinner, usually pizza, will be served at the pool following the completion of the event...
May 16, 2008 - NEW CAST NEWS!
We have made a fair amount of changes to the calendar online. Please check it out and, of course, ask if you have any questions or concerns. Also, check out the updated Swim-o-Rama Leader Board. Now...
May 14, 2008 - Flyer at the Pool Tonight
The coaches will be distrubuting a handout to all the swimmers tonight at the pool. If yours happened to be destroyed, disappeared, or consumed before it made it home here is a digital copy. Click H...
May 5, 2008 - Team Try-Outs, Swim-o-Rama and Other Assorted News
Just a couple of updates: Our team Try-Outs are coming up very soon. The dates are May 10th at 9:00 AM or May 12 at 5:15PM. Here is some more Infomation if needed ( click ). Pass the word around to a...
Apr 25, 2008 - SBA meet entry times - notice
You may have noticed when you looked at the SBA entries that are posted on the event page that the times did not include best times from the last SBA meet. Thanks to James Brody catching this and br...
Apr 25, 2008 - Justin Difederico qualifies for Olympic Trials
Swimming in prelims at the Mission Viejo - Swim Meet of Champions . . . Justin Difederico made his Olympic Trials qualifying time today in the 200Fly!!!!!! His time of 2:02.87 was more than a second ...
Apr 22, 2008 - Updates to events
Check for updates to this weekends meets: SBA timeline posted, SMOC timeline, psyche sheet and travel notes; and update to swim-O-Rama (May 28-29) event page.
Apr 21, 2008 - General Team Updates
Just pointing out a couple of things... 1) We have added some new dates on the events. Including the dates of team pictures, team tryouts, a new travel meet (in Tustin at the end of May), and the "Swi...
Apr 8, 2008 - Orion Brody breaks 3 CAST records at FARWESTERNS.
Last week Orion Brody (10 Year Old) swam at his first Farwesterns. He received personal bests in all 7 of his events, and broke 3 club records: 50 free: 29.17 - 9th 100 free: 1:03.10 - 8th 200 free:...
Apr 7, 2008 - Rachel Heim - Qualifies for Olympic Trials!
Swimming in the USA Swimming Grand Prix meet in Ohio last weekend, Rachel Heim made her Olympic Trial cut in the 100 M Butterfly with a time of 1:02.31. Rachel has had her sights on making it to ol...
Apr 7, 2008 - Team Records Fall at Stanford Grand Prix Meet
Three Team Records Fell last weekend at the Grand Prix meet at Stanford University. The Grand Prix meets are put on by USA swimming as a series of top draw senior meets to bring together the nations b...
Apr 6, 2008 - Coach April's Resignation
We?ve lost Coach April. She was getting busy with her teaching schedule before she left for vacation, and when she returned, was basically overwhelmed with the amount of work she had ahead of he...
Mar 27, 2008 - SBA meet location
This weekends meet is at Las Palmas Park in National City. T ake 805 south to Plaza. Turn right on Plaza to Palm. Left on Palm to 18th St. Left on 18th to Newell. Right on Newell to 22nd. Right ...
Mar 26, 2008 - SBA Meet March 29-30
You can now sign-up for timing spots on events page. Also we have added a new job. It is entitled "Bearer of the Timing Sheets" it entails printing the job sign up sheets off the site and bringing the...
Mar 26, 2008 - Some Clever Links
Often times the internet is ignored as a source of swimming instruction and infomation. However, it is pretty easy to find some good infomation. Here is a video and an article that has attracted our a...
Mar 26, 2008 - Saturday Practice (March 29)
There is practice on Saturday, for Group 2 - 5. It should be attended by anybody not attending the meet and all group 2 swimmers.
Mar 14, 2008 - Timing Chairs for JO Max This Weekend
We need to fill 3 chairs for both days of the meet. Go to the JO Max events site for further details.
Mar 13, 2008 - talks of team merge
Just so you know - we are not merging teams with SSS. I will be happy to clear up any questions you might have. The gist of it is . . . we talked about it (SSS coach Steve and I), thought it was wor...
Mar 4, 2008 - Scrip Time
Hello, CAST families. It?s Scrip Time again! For those of you who aren?t familiar with Scrip, it?s a painless fundraiser for CAST where you pay face value for gift certificates for hundreds...
Feb 29, 2008 - New Updated Calendar
March calendar is posted under practice calendars. Enjoy.
Feb 28, 2008 - High School Swim Season
High School swim season is underway. Some of our swimmers have already had their first meets. We have roughly 23 swimmers in at least 10 different high schools. I will try to keep you informed as we p...
Feb 28, 2008 - Far Westerns
It seems that some people are getting the itch for Far Westerns. At this point I realy don?t have much information other than . . . . I (Dave) will be attending the Stanford Grand Prix meet with 3 -5...
Feb 25, 2008 - JOs Wrap-Up
What I (Coach AJ) usually find great about JOs is the amount of support that teams show towards the individual swimmers. It was great watching and hearing our swimmers and parents cheering on the ...
Feb 21, 2008 - College Swimmers
I'm sitting here at my desk trying to do work, and I am getting exciting phone calls and texts from our college swimmers -- all of who are in their conference championship meets this week. So here's t...
Feb 20, 2008 - JO's News
The timeline for Jo's is up on the website ( click here ) and we are also responsible for providing timers for lane 7 and the head timer for the event. ( click here to sign up ). Athletes swimming on ...
Feb 17, 2008 - Dudley's Bread Sale Fundraiser
DUDLEY?S BREAD SALE FUNDRAISER CAST will be selling Dudley?s bread for our next fund-raiser. Our goal of 25 loaves per family will bring a minimum of $3,000 to the team. The profit for each loaf s...
Feb 15, 2008 - A couple of inspiring videos
Here are a couple of inspiring videos that swimmers and families should see. Autistic Basketball Player The last lecture If the links don?t work copy and past the links below into the textba...
Feb 13, 2008 - Website Note
A quick note to help with navigation and document retrieval: If you have a pop-up blocker turned on, please change the settings to always allow pop-ups from this site. That should enable you to view...
Feb 7, 2008 - FEES - ????what should I do????
Please read this!!!!! I thought when we got the new website up and running that we would be able to get the financial stuff going right away. I underestimated the work and time involved with this,...
Dec 10, 2007 - USA Swimming Registrations for 2008
USA Swimming Registrations for 2008 All swimmers must be registered with USA swimming by the end of the month to swim next year. If you intend to enter the Q-Meet in early January you must have your r...