Background-image
Partners
A3+Performance
Clearwater+For+Youth
Ferrellgas
City+Of+Clearwater
News
Mar 25, 2020 - Message from Coach Randy Reese
Hello Parents and Swimmers, I wanted to keep you posted on the recent Directive sent by USA Swimming. Please read the following, as it will have an effect on the plan that I felt was reasonable and ...
Jan 10, 2020 - January Newsletter
Nov 12, 2017 - GTSA Harvest Meet
Hello Everyone, Our swimmers had a sensational weekend! Many of our swimmers placed in events and dropped time. Way to Go!! Congratulations to them and for the following swimmers for placin...
Oct 15, 2017 - GTSA Speedo Swim Classic
CAT had an outstanding weekend and I wonder how many pumpkinlishest goodies that will come out of all those pumpkins that our swimmers earned. On the 3rd day and final day of the GTSA Speed Class...
Oct 11, 2017 - Ana Dunn Has Committed!!!
Ana Dunn has committed to Kenyon College. Congratulations Ana!!! We can’t wait to hear about your upcoming accomplishments at Kenyon. The CAT Family is proud!
Oct 8, 2017 - Helena Heuberger has Committed!!!
Helena Heuberger has committed to the University of Wisconsin. Congratulations Helena!! The CAT family is so proud of you.
Oct 8, 2017 - CAT Wins Bid 2018 Summer FLAGS
Exciting News!!!! This morning, Randy Reese and Ray Martinez attended the Florida Swimming LSC Convention in Orlando and we won the bid for the 2018 Long Course FLAGS.
Oct 1, 2017 - Total Team Ware Meet
Our swimmers did an outstanding job this weekend at the Total Team Ware Meet. They all looked amazing and their excitement showed during and between races. Today, we had more swimmers earn firs...
Sep 22, 2017 - FORMER SWIMMERS NAME POOL FOR RENOWNED COACH RANDY REESE
BY SWIMSWAM September 14th, 2017 Press Release courtesy of Missy Ketchum. The latest accolade for International Swimming Hall of Fame coach Randy Reese is perhaps the most personal of them all: a bat...
Jul 30, 2017 - CAT Alumni wins Bronze medal at the FINA World Championships
Canadian Sydney Pickrem wins bronze medal in 400 individual medley at worldsBY THE CANADIAN PRESS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: JUL 30, 2017 EmailýTwitterýFacebookýPinterestýGoogle+ýLinkedin Congratulations S...
Jul 11, 2017 - FLAGS Psych Sheet now posted
Click Here
Jul 7, 2017 - Swimmers Sizzle at SPA Last Chance Meet
Wow! What another great meet we had at St. Pete last weekend! We had a bunch of swimmers with best times this weekend! Shout out to those swimmers who got one or more best times!! Andrea Balles...
Jun 16, 2017 - Escape the Heat Meet Wrap up
May 31, 2017 - Congratulations to our graduating seniors
Congratulations to our two graduating seniors, Adam Tapia and Annaklara Doel. Adam and Annaklara are both talented athletes who have been swimming with CAT for the last 12 years. Adam will be attendin...
Apr 20, 2017 - CAT swimmers post personal bests at Dolfin Age Group Meet
Apr 14, 2017 - 107 Best Times @ GTSA Championship Meet
The 2017 GTSA Championship Meet was a weekend to remember! Our CAT swimmers achieved 107 personal best times (P.B.) We had two individual champions - Lindsey Lloyd and Selena Nicor-Pereira. We had a...
Feb 9, 2017 - FLAGS Update
We would like to take a moment and congratulate the following swimmers on making their FLAGS (Florida Age Group Swimming) cuts for the 2017 SCY year. If you would like more information on motivatio...
Dec 7, 2016 - Holiday Schedule now posted
Here it is. It may change slightly due to various colleges using the facility but we will let everyone about that via the calendar on the website. Click here for the Holiday Schedule for all gr...
Dec 6, 2016 - Jingle Bell Heat Sheets, Psych Sheet, Timelines, etc. now posted
Click Here
Nov 16, 2016 - Thanksgiving Schedule Now posted
Link to Calendar Thanksgiving Schedule Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Date 21-Nov 22-Nov 23-Nov 24-Nov 25-Nov 26-Nov 27-Nov National 6:30-8:30am 6:30-8:30am 3:00-5:...
Aug 15, 2016 - Ella Martinez breaks FL 11-12 Girls 100 Back record
While competing at the Southern Zone All Star Meet Ella Martinez broke the Florida swimming record in the 100 Back previously held by Katie Cronin. Ella posted a 1:07.23 to break the exsisting reco...
Jul 27, 2016 - CAT "Fall" Schedule 2016-17
Jul 19, 2016 - CAT Swimmers Sizzle at FLAGS
FLAGS LC Meet Recap The Clearwater Aquatic Team had a great weekend in the heat in Orlando. 11 Swimmers traveled to the meet to represent CAT proudly. Three swimmers qualified for the FL Swimming So...
Jul 17, 2016 - 3 CAT swimmers qualify for Florida Swimming Southern Zone All-Star Team
A huge congratulations go out to Alexis Hernandez-Flores, Ella Martinez & Lukas Cote and who were selected to be on the Florida Swimming all-star team based on their outstanding FLAGS performanc...
Jun 12, 2016 - CAT Long Course Meet updates
Hi Swimmers!! The Long course season has finally arrived and CAT Swimmers have already competed in 2 events since the beginning of the season. Firstly, we attended the T2 Norris Foundation meeting in...
May 22, 2016 - More CAT swimmers in the news!
Hi Swimmers! Congratulations are also in order for a couple more of our swimmers here in the CAT family. CAT would also recognize the achievements of Both Mila Greening, and Gretchen Ranson. Firstly...
May 15, 2016 - CAT Welcomes Coach Welter
INTRODUCING OUR NEW C.A.T. ASSISTANT COACH Coach Bryan Welter will be joining our Clearwater Aquatic Team on May 16, 2016. Coach Welter comes to our team with a strong background in Age Group a...
May 15, 2016 - One of Clearwater Aquatics own is off to the Olympics
Congratulations to Sydney Pickrem! One of our CAT Team mates is on her her way to the 2016 Olympics and will be Proudly swimming for Team Canada. Sydney started out swimming her way through the age g...
Jul 19, 2015 - Pickrem Scores big for Team Canada!
Please congratulate Clearwater Aquatic's own, Sydney Pickrem on a great performance at the 2015 Pan American Games Swimming! While representing her Home country of Canada in these games, Sydney finis...
Jan 28, 2015 - Vance Sanders Memorial
To All Swim Families: Our hearts go out to the Sanders Family on this very sad occasion and we ask that you remember Vance and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. ...
Oct 27, 2014 - Natalie Clausen commits to Tulane
East Lake High School senior Natalie Clausen has committed to Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a Scholastic Athletic All American and played key roles on the Waukesha South/Mukwonago ...
Oct 20, 2014 - Denis Dapo wins High Point at WFLA
Denis Dapo Wins 10U high point at the WFLA Holloween Meet. Denis dropped time in every single event he swam in. 4 first place finishes, 5 second place finishes. Denis dropped 20.23 seconds in his 200I...
Oct 20, 2014 - New
This Text Editor DOES NOT SAVE YOUR WORK AUTOMATICALLY and there is a RISK OF LOSING YOUR WORK. [Do not spend more than 10 minutes creating or editing content. If you do, use Microsoft Word or li...
Oct 6, 2014 - CAT East Lake High Girls Team
Here at CAT we are very proud of all of our swimmers, but today we would like to showcase this special group of girls. In addition to the powerhouse that is Sydney Pickrem, Michelle Turek and Alexan...
Sep 18, 2014 - Introducing new CAT age group coaches
Introducing New C.A.T. Coaches We are pleased to announce the addition of Dennis McEwan to our Clearwater Aquatic Team coaching staff. Dennis has over 20 years of experience in ...
Aug 17, 2014 - CAT 'FALL" Practice Schedule
New schedule effective 8/18/14 (Monday) National Group AM Schedule Tue 4:45 - 6:15 A.M. Thu 4:45 - 6:15 A.M. Sat 7-9 A.M. PM Schedule (Afternoon now has 2 sessions 2-4 pm or 3-5 pm) If your school...
May 7, 2014 - CAT National Developmental swimmers go to WFLA and win High Point.
CAT National Developmental swimmers go to WFLA and win High Point. It was a great start of the season for two of our young age group swimmers at the WFLA Open, both Denis Dapo and Alayna Adams won...
Apr 24, 2014 - CAT Championship Season continues
CAT Championship Season (continued)… Hi Parents and Swimmers! This is just another quick note to update the team on how your team mates are doing on the CAT assault on the Championships. In this ...
Apr 16, 2014 - CAT finishes 5th in Florida OW Champs
Lead by Emily Noeske's 2nd place finish in the girls 17-18's at the Florida OW Championship CAT improved it's 2013 10th place finish to 5th in 2014. Besides Emily CAT swimmers in the OW event were Jo...
Apr 8, 2014 - 2014 NASA Junior National Championship Cup
Greetings Swimmers and Parents! Here’s another update on the CAT assault on the Short Course Championships thus far this year. CAT Hospitality... the Legend continues... Firstly, thank you! thank yo...
Apr 6, 2014 - CAT at All Stars
CAT swimmers, Denis Dapo, Ashton Bedlack, and Christina Cianciolo at the Florida Swimming All Star meet. The Florida Swimming - Florida Gold Coast dual All Star meet has never been lost by Florida S...
Apr 4, 2014 - Two CAT Age Groupers break records
Two CAT Age Group Swimmers break a couple records. first we have Vance Sanders, he broke a Florida LSC record in the 13-14 200 FLY which was owned by Nicholas Caldwell at 1:51.19 set 02/21/2008, Vanc...
Mar 25, 2014 - Short Course Championships update
Feb 22, 2014 - New Summer Jr. Nats Qualifiers
Congratulations to new Summer Jr. Natl. qualifiers Mackenzie Stumpf (200 breast) and Abbey Duncan (100 back).
Jan 26, 2014 - HGCC Gains Entry into the Private Club League (PCL)
Wednesday Jan. 22nd, HGCC's application to the PCL was accepted by the member teams. The PCL consists of Private Country or Yacht Clubs whose swim team member families must be members of their respect...
Dec 18, 2013 - CAT Earns Gold Medal Club Status again in 2014
The Clearwater Aquatic Team (CAT) has earned the Gold Medal Club distinction from USA Swimming for 2014 Agian! CAT has earned Gold medal status and made the top 20 teams in the United Staes two year...
Dec 9, 2013 - Congratulations to all of the High school students that made finals
Congratulations to all of the High school students that made finals in their respective Districts, Regionals, and State finals. Following are the State Championships finals and a list of finishing pl...
Nov 18, 2013 - Are you a CAT parent of a high school student who would like to swim in college?
CAT High School Parents, Tony Uselis, the father of Taylor who will be swimming for the University of Pennsylvania next year and will attend the Whart...
Nov 12, 2013 - CAT Swimmers Abbey Duncan and Kara Wilkins at 2013 FHSAA State 2A Meet
CAT Swimmers at 2013 FHSAA State 2A Meet Abbey Duncan of Wesley Chapel and Kara Wilkins of Land O Lakes both lead their respective High School teams to their best State finishes ever. Both are fres...
Nov 1, 2013 - October Swim Meets wrap-up
Download this document: Hi Swimmers and Parents! Recently, Clearwater Aquatics Swimmers attended a couple of Swim Meets in the last few weeks. On October 11 th - 13 th , 23 CAT Girls and 24 CA...
Oct 29, 2013 - Taylor Uselis Commits to University of Pennsylvania (Penn)
Taylor Uselis - heading for the Wharton School of Business Taylor Uselis of the Clearwater Aquatic Swim Team (CAT) and Palm Harbor University High School has committed to swim for the Univer...
Oct 22, 2013 - Lead and Succeed Conference
Hi Parents and Swimmers! Coach Ken Duncan from the Hunter's Green Country Club CAT Team has invited anyone interested to attend a Leadership Conference on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13th starting at 8:00 ...
Oct 15, 2013 - Check out Our College Recruitment updates!
Hi Gang! Are you a Junior or a Senior in High School? Or, are you a Parent of a High Schooler? If you are thinking about swimming in College, Check out the College Recruitment under the Members T...
Oct 7, 2013 - COACHES AND SWIMMERS OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Florida Swimming announced the Coaches, and Swimmers of the Year for Short Course, and Long Course 2012-13 seasons at the Annual Meeting last weekend. Congratulations are in order for Coach Randy ...
Sep 23, 2013 - Interpretation of USA Swimming Article 205.3.1F (4 hour rule)
http://www.floridaswimming.org/NewsShow.jsp?&id=275353&team=szfllsc September 14, 2013 To: General Chairs Age Group Chairs USA Swimming Officials ...
Sep 19, 2013 - Changes to Technical Rules
http://www.floridaswimming.org/NewsShow.jsp?&id=275730&team=szfllsc CHANGES TO TECHNICAL RULES ADOPTED BY RULES & REGULATIONS COMMITTEE TO CONFORM TO FINA CHANGES 101.4 BACKSTROKE Effectiv...
Sep 17, 2013 - MEETING NOTICE
Hi CAT Families!, This Friday evening 9/20/13 Jim Hirschberger will host a clinic for all of the CAT families, new and old at 5:30 pm on the Sun Deck for as long as everyone's questions are answered!...
Sep 4, 2013 - FINA World Junior Championships 2013
If CAT was a Country… Firstly, welcome Home to Alexandra, Becca and Sydney from half way around the world. What...
Aug 26, 2013 - 2013-2014 Masters practice schedule
CAT MASTERS SWIMMING PRACTICE SCHEDULE 2013-2014 Mon - Thurs 4:45-6:15AM Fri. 6:00-7:30AM Sat. 8:30-10:00AM
Aug 24, 2013 - 2013-2014 CAT MEET SCHEDULE
ý 2013 – 2014 CAT MEET SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER 13 TH – 15 TH – CAT SHORT COURSE KICKOFF INVITATIONAL – CAT HOSTED MEET – TIMED FINALS OCTOBER 12 TH – 13 TH – NIKE SWIM CLASSIC – STAT HOSTED MEET – TAMPA ...
Aug 23, 2013 - End of Summer Champs re-cap
Aug 19, 2013 - 2013-2014 Fall & Spring Schedule (all groups)
2013-2014 Fall & Spring Schedule National Group A MONDAY 3-5 P.M. & 4:45-6:15 A.M. TUESDAY 3-5 P.M. WEDNESDAY 3-5 P.M. & 4:45-6:15 A.M. THURSDAY 3-5 P.M. FRIDAY 3-5 P.M. SATURDAY 7-9 A.M. & AF...
Apr 3, 2013 - Finis NASA Showcase Updates
The Clearwater Aquatic Team would like to welcome everyone coming to the Finis NASA 14 & Under Single Age Group Showcase Classic. If there is anything our organiztion can do to make your stay more en...
Mar 13, 2013 - NCSA Jr. National Updates
Mar 4, 2013 - March 4th - A Different Kind of Holiday.
Feb 19, 2013 - Masters Win 2013 Dixie Zone Short Course Yards Championships
The Florida Aquatic Combined Team (FACT) took home the combined team title at this year’s Dixie Zone Championship. The Dixie Zone includes United States Masters swimmers from Florida, Florida Gold Coa...
Feb 19, 2013 - CAT Entering Championship Season & More
Feb 5, 2013 - Masters Dixie Zone SCY Champs @ The Long Center This Weekend
The City Of Clearwater To Host The Dixie Zone Short Course Yard Championship Meet This Weekend. Clearwater, Fl - . The City of Clearwater will host the short course yard Dixie Zone Championshipships ...
Feb 4, 2013 - Hunter's Green Is Added To The CAT Family
The Clearwater Aquatics Swim team (CAT) is happy to announce that we will be offering programming at the Hunter’s Green Country Club in New Tampa. Programs offered will include learn to swim, seasonal...
Jan 16, 2013 - AM Workouts Cancelled
Please Note: We are cancelling the AM workouts for all swim groups, with the exception of masters, for tomorrow and Friday. Please use the additional time to catch up on schoolwrok and rest your bod...
Jan 16, 2013 - Al Soltis Meet Page
UPDATE - the Florida Swim Network will stream the Al Soltis Meet online at www.FloridaSwimNetwork.com Welcome to the Al Soltis meet page. This meet is held in the memory of man who loved our sport an...
Jan 1, 2013 - Quick Schedule Change / Update
Happy New Year To All, Please accept my wishes for a healthy, happy and fast 2013. New Years Day offers us the opportunity to recommit to our goals. It also offers a kind of "fresh start". I spoke wit...
Dec 27, 2012 - New Years Benefit Swim
CLEARWATER AQUATIC TEAM MASTERS AND SUN MASTERS SWIM TEAM 2013 13TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S BENEFIT SWIM LONG CENTER 1501 N. BELCHER ROAD CLEARWATER, FL JANUARY 1, 2013,10:00 TO 12:00 A.M. ELIGIBILI...
Dec 26, 2012 - Updated CAT Holiday Schedule
UPDATED CAT HOLIDAY TRAINING SCHEDULE Please Read Carefully as some training times have changed. We hope everyone enjoyed a Merry Christmas yesterday. Below are some updates and minor tweaks to the ...
Dec 10, 2012 - CAT Facebook Fan Page
Clearwater Aquatics has an offical Facebook Fan Page . It can be found at http://www.facebook.com/clearwateraquaticteam . It is our hope that we can use this as a vehicle to better inform our member...
Dec 10, 2012 - Jingle Bell Updates
This year's Jingle Bell Meet should be a great competition. Just under 940 athletes from across the state and the country will be heading to the Long Center on the 14th of this month to compete in thi...
Dec 5, 2012 - Flyer for New Years Day Benefit Swim
CLEARWATER AQUATIC TEAM MASTERS AND SUN MASTERS SWIM TEAM 2013 13 TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S BENEFIT SWIM AT THE LONG CENTER 1501 N. BELCHER ROAD CLEARWATER, FL JANUARY 1, 2013 FROM 10:00 TO 12:00 A.M. ...
Oct 29, 2012 - Our Thoughts & Prayers Go Out To Coach Kelley Allen's Friends & Family
The CAT family mourns the loss of TBAY's Coach Kelley Allen. We offer the friends, families & swimmers of Coach Kelley our sincerest condolences for your loss. I had the pleasure of working on deck wi...
Oct 15, 2012 - Florida Swimming - Swimmers of the Year
Congratulations to the following CAT swimmers who have been awarded 2012 Swimmers of the year. Becca Mann 13-14 Short Course and 13-14 Long Course Sydney Pickrem 15-16 Long Course
Oct 12, 2012 - General Membership Meeting Announcement & STAT Meet Info
Dear CAT Family, We will hold a general membership meeting on Saturday October 27th at 9:00 am at the Long Center (room TBA). The staff will be on hand to discuss recent program enhancements and share...
Oct 2, 2012 - Scholastic All-Americans
Congratuations to Taylor Uselis and Justin Buck. They were named to 2011-2012 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team. This honor is for High School Juniors and Seniors who have achieved a classro...
Sep 27, 2012 - September Newsletter
Sep 13, 2012 - CLEARWATER FOR YOUTH FOUNDATION
We would like to thank the Clearwater For Youth Foundation for helping support our program and athletes, as well as, all of the other youth sport teams they help. They help several of our families th...
Sep 7, 2012 - Meet Schedule 101
Aug 30, 2012 - Quick Update
I announced last week that I would have the last of the training groups posted today. When I made that announcement, I forgot that Coach Randy was going to be away hosting a coaching clinic. I would ...
Aug 29, 2012 - Masters Newsletter
August in review for Masters team. The Master’s team had a exciting meet here at the Long Center with the First Annual Dog Days of Summer. Cynthia Tiffany had several amazing swims including he...
Aug 26, 2012 - Training Group Re-Assignments Fall 2012
Aug 23, 2012 - CAT Atop N.A.G. 1st Place Rankings Nationally (August Newsletter pt 2)
Aug 23, 2012 - Fall 2012 Training Schedule
Aug 20, 2012 - August Newsletter Pt 1
August Newsletter - Part 1 PLEASE NOTE: I have been crunching numbers and analyzing results to put together a final recap of all the season's events. As you know, it's been a great, event filled su...
Aug 12, 2012 - Becca Mann Wins 1500, Gets Ready For Jr. Pan Pacs
Congratulations Becca Mann. Becca continued her outstanding 2012 long course season with a win in the 1500 meter freestyle at the US Open in Indianapolis yesterday. Her time of 16:14.41 was roughly ...
Aug 6, 2012 - Quick Updates
Hi All, Greetings from Plantation. Yesterday, I sent out schedule changes for the National Development group. The information was wrong and we had some people who have been training with that group n...
Aug 4, 2012 - Indoor Open Water Promo Video
Check out the promo video we made for Indoor Open Water Swimming. It's a new aspect of swimming that is being launched right here, in Clearwater. Remember to come to the AAU Indoor Open Water Champi...
Aug 2, 2012 - Indoor Open Water FAQ & Updated Registration
The Inaugural AAU Indoor Open Water National Championships will be held here at the Long Center this Sunday, August 5th. The event will begin at 8am with pre-race registration and warm up available ...
Aug 1, 2012 - AAU Indoor Open Water National Championship - Registration
Jul 17, 2012 - Masters Compete and rock!
The Clearwater Masters Team had a busy weekend. Two Master swimmers swam in the St. Pete Masters Long Course Championship Meet. Kevin Murphy, a new swimmer to our team, placed first in his age g...
Jul 11, 2012 - July Newsletter
Jun 27, 2012 - Tampa Bay Times article
Front page sports write up on Becca Mann http://www.tampabay.com/sports/olympics/becca-mann-14-makes-mark-at-us-swimming-trials/1237443
Jun 20, 2012 - The Road To The Olympics Begins As An Age Grouper
This is an exciting time for everyone involved in our sport. The USA Olympic Trials are only a few days away and the swimming world will be focused on the happenings in Omaha. We congratulate our Tri...
Jun 19, 2012 - Olympic Trials
Hello CAT Family, The Trials psych sheet has just been released! Let's wish Becca Mann and Nick Alexiou the best! Our other qualifier, Sydney Pickrem, will not be attending as she is going to be...
Jun 7, 2012 - June Newsletter
May 30, 2012 - TSL Meet
Saturday at the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center the Tampa Swim League had it's first meet of the summer season. Our swimmers Grant Wattam, Michael Mullen, and Samie Ahujab swam very well in all the...
May 29, 2012 - Emily Noeske Open Water Swim
This past Saturday, Emily swam The Ed Gaw Amelia Island Open Water Challenge. This race is in its 12th year of existance. With Ed Gaw's passion of swimming, he wanted to find a way to help under pri...
May 4, 2012 - Smoke Signals?
Long time, no write... This is just a quick head's up to let everyone know that information on a variety of subjects is forthcoming. Many of you aware that our family is in the middle of a move to Pin...
Apr 27, 2012 - More Seniors Sign to Swim!
Congratulations goes out to John Drelich and Kathleen Rossi, two members of our Senior Group. They are both moving on in the fall to enjoy college swimming. Combined with Nick Alexiou, all 3 gradu...
Apr 23, 2012 - Passion & Purpose Makes Planned Results Probable
Our age group program is in the transitional period between short and long course season. This is the time where we can reflect on the past season and finds ways to improve moving forward. I also use...
Apr 5, 2012 - HY-TEK Real Time Results
I am VERY excited to announce that the Clearwater Aquatic Team now has the ability to post LIVE Results. Starting with the Showcase Classic, all of our meets will be using this tremendously popular...
Apr 4, 2012 - Age Group (9 - 14) Season Ending Party - April 14th, 6-10pm @ The Long Center
All CAT swimmers, ages 9 to 14 and under are invited to celebrate the season at a party to be held at the Long Center on Saturday, April 14th from 6pm to 10pm. The party was designed to coincide with...
Apr 3, 2012 - Another Program Upgrade. This Time, We Focused On Our Younger Swimmers
More Competitive Opportunities For Our Exposure & Novice Swimmers When you look at our current meet schedule, something is missing. We have many developmentally appropriate racing opportunities for o...
Apr 2, 2012 - April Pools Day
Mar 26, 2012 - Masters Shine at Short Course Championships
The Masters team had very successful meet this weekend at the St. Pete Masters SCY Championship Meet. With almost 200 swimmers in the meet aged 18-90, our 5 swimmers had some impressive results (li...
Mar 26, 2012 - Sidney Pickrem @ Canadian Trials / All Stars / Group Assignments
Pickrem To Compete In Canadian Olympic Trials Sidney Pickrem is competing in the Canadian Olympic Trials this week in Montreal, Canada. The entire CAT organization wishes her the best of luck as sh...
Mar 20, 2012 - Florida All-Stars
Congratulations to Ashton Bedlack and Ryan Rosal. They have been selected to help represent Florida Swimming in our dual meet against Florida Gold Coast Swimming at Indian River State College in Ft...
Mar 19, 2012 - No Matter How Much Things Change, Some Things Remain The Same
I love gadgets. If it blinks, beeps or buzzes, I’ll buy it. We live in an era where gadgets and connectivity are ubiquitous (SAT word of the day). These are certainly amazing times. For those of you w...
Mar 5, 2012 - The Sweet Sound Of Success
Ah, the sweet sound of success... Before we begin a new week of training for the age groupers, I wanted to share some of my thoughts from last week. Individual success can be easily determined with ...
Feb 13, 2012 - What A Great Week
It’s certainly a busy time of the year. We had a lot going on this past week and this post will attempt to keep everyone up-to-date. Masters Shine At Meet Our CAT masters took part in the Valentines...
Feb 8, 2012 - Choosing To Do The "Little" Things Right
Our coaches try to stress to each athlete to do the “little” things right each day. Little things, for the sake of this discussion, can be broadly described as the skills needed to refine a stroke...
Feb 1, 2012 - Spring Championship Meets
Season-Ending Championship Meets An Overview It is important for our athletes to set and strive to meet personal seasonal goals. A season ending meet gives the swimmer an opportunity to challeng...
Jan 11, 2012 - More for 2012
The new year is a time to reflect, decide on what is important and make the changes in priorities to support what is important. 2011 saw many changes in our program. There were new programs, people ...
Jan 4, 2012 - CAT swimmers in the News
Three CAT Swimmers are featured in individual news stories and videos on Brighthouse Sports Network Click on each link to view Becca Mann... http://www.baynews9.com/article/sports/2012/january/365...
Jan 4, 2012 - Masters Swimmer JoAnn Fuller 2nd in Nation
Congratulations to Joann Fuller. She took up the USMS "Going the Distance" challenge. GTD is a self-directed program intended to encourage Masters swimmers to regularly exercise and track their pr...
Dec 30, 2011 - Levels Training Based Sets Added
Happy New Year To The Entire CAT Family. I hope everyone is enjoying the holidays. While the website has been quiet of late, much has been going on here during the "break". We have had a full slate o...
Dec 27, 2011 - CAT Ranked 24th in the country
Congratulations to our club! CAT has been recognized again for it's high level of achievment. We have earned a 2012 USA Swimming Club Excellence Silver Medal. Overall, CAT ranks 24th in the nat...
Dec 20, 2011 - Levels 1 - 5 Update
Dec 19, 2011 - Introducing, The Levels System
Dear CAT Families, As the song says, “it the most wonderful time of the year...”. I hope this post finds you well and enjoying the holiday season. It is such a great time of year; especially to be...
Dec 14, 2011 - CAT Swimmers Names Swimmers of the Year
Boys Swimmer of the Year Nick Alexiou, Sr., Clearwater Alexiou was the overwhelming favorite to win state titles in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle due, in large part, to the graduation of Sarasot...
Dec 5, 2011 - Jingle Bell Meet A Huge Success
What a great weekend . The nearly 700 swimmers were treated to a great environment that help spur some really fast swims. The format of the meet, short course in the morning and long course at nig...
Nov 30, 2011 - Alexiou signs with Virginia
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia head swimming coach Mark Bernardino has announced the signing of five future Cavaliers who will swim for the men's program in 2012-13. Nick Alexiou (Clearwater Beach,...
Nov 21, 2011 - Stanford Gets a Great Student Athlete
Jaynie Pulte trains with CAT and Randy Reese during Summer Breaks. http://www.hometownlife.com/article/20111120/SPORTS02/111200373 Five Birmingham Marian student-athletes from three different ...
Nov 18, 2011 - National Age Group Awards
Congratulations to the following swimmers. They have earned National Age Group Awards from USA Swimming for achieving Top 10 Times. These are individual and relay swims combined for the 2010-2011 ...
Nov 14, 2011 - High School States results
Congratulations to CAT High School Swimmers 2011 FHSAA Swimming Championships Class 3A Senior Nick Alexiou 1 st place 200 and 500 Free, 13 th place 200 free relay Freshm...
Nov 11, 2011 - AM Workouts For Advanced Age Groupers
Ah, the morning workout. It is something that is both loved and hated by so many in our sport. While morning workouts are an essential training tool for the senior athlete, it is also an important ...
Nov 8, 2011 - Why Do We Host So Many Meets?
I would like to echo Brandon’s recent thank you email regarding this past weekend’s swim meet. The entire coaching staff would like to thank you for all your efforts putting on a well-run event. Ou...
Nov 5, 2011 - CAT Fall Classic Update
Thanks to all the parents, officials coaches and volunteers for making today's two home meet sessions run so smoothly. The kids swam hard and the coaches were pleased with their effort We know that ...
Oct 29, 2011 - USA SWIMMING NAMES 2010-2011 SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM
Congratulations to Senior Swimmer Justin Buck. USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2010-2011 Scholastic All-America Team. The Scholastic All-America Team recognizes USA Swimming members ...
Oct 27, 2011 - Exposure Mini-Meet A Success
The CAT Exposure to Competitive swimmers had their first Mini-Meet at the Long Center tonight. The staff was impressed with how much progress the swimmers have made in such a short period of time. We...
Oct 24, 2011 - Another Training Group Upgrade
The National Development (formerlly juniors) group will add a little time before and at the end of our current PM training schedule. These increases reflect the strides the group has made to date. T...
Oct 19, 2011 - Important Training Group Time Changes
We have been implementing a variety of changes to help better our swimmers’ experience here at CAT. Thanks for your support regarding these changes to date. Our next change comes in the age group r...
Oct 17, 2011 - CAT Swimmers Make News Everywhere
Oct 13, 2011 - Fantastic Article
Oct 6, 2011 - Florida Swimmers of the Year
Congratulations to CAT swimmers Becca Mann and Matthew Hirschberger. They were voted as both Short Course and Long Course swimmers of the year for their age group. Well done!
Oct 5, 2011 - New Team Blog
Dear Swimmers, Parents and Friends of CAT, We have developed a new CAT blog. It can be access via the education section of our website or you can click the link below. The blog was designed to help...
Oct 4, 2011 - Masters Open Water Tropical Splash
On Saturday, October 1, 2001, a brave group of CAT Master's got up at 4:30am and drove to Sarasota for the Tropical Splash Open Water Swim. A total of 389 swimmers from across the county participat...
Sep 27, 2011 - IM Prep Meet Wrap Up
Meet Wrap Up Thanks to all the volunteers who made this past weekend’s IM Prep meet a success. The meet ran well, was well attended and was just the right length to ensure that our families could ...
Jul 26, 2010 - USA Swimming Junior Nationals
In two weeks, CAT’s Nick Alexiou , Maddie Edwards , Matt Ellis , David Morgan , Zach Perrotti , and Sydney Pickrem will be traveling to Irvine, CA for the USA Swimming Junior Nationals. The ...
Jul 26, 2010 - Southern Zones
This week, we have four swimmers competing for Florida Swimming at the Southern Zone Championships in Atlanta, GA. Those four swimmers are Naza Bosciano , Matt Hirschberger , Sydney Pickrem , an...
Jul 26, 2010 - USA Swimming Nationals
Coming up next week we will have four CAT swimmers competing at the USA Swimming Nationals in Irvine, CA. They are Cameron Martin , Caroline McElhany , Wes Stearns , and Conor Swanson . The meet...
Jul 19, 2010 - Florida Junior Olympics Results
This past weekend our best 14&Unders competed at the Florida Junior Olympics in Orlando. It was an amazing weekend for our athletes from start to finish. We finished 5 th overall, had 2 new sta...
Jul 16, 2010 - Senior Sectionals Meet Results
Sectionals Results This past weekend we had sixteen of our Senior swimmers go to Gainesville, FL for the Sectional Meet. Despite not getting much rest, we still swam very well and are looking great...
Jul 6, 2010 - CAT Open Results
This past Saturday we hosted the CAT Open at the Long Center. Despite changing the format of our meet from its original schedule, it still ended up being a great meet for our swimmers. A big thank...
Jun 19, 2010 - CAT Escape the Heat Meet Results
Last weekend our swimmers competed in the CAT Escape the Heat Meet. Everyone swam great and below are the details. We had two swimmers break the same team record, Grant Sanders and Matt Hirsch...
May 24, 2010 - Alexiou and McRae Selected to USA Swimming Zone Camp
Alexiou and McRae Selected to USA Swimming Zone Camp Congratulations to Nick Alexiou and Ryan McRae who have been selected to attend the USA Swimming Southern Zone Select Camp to be held at the Univer...
May 17, 2010 - Masters Results for Hurricane Man Swim
Masters Results for Hurricane Man Swim A few weeks ago some of our Masters swimmers participated in the Hurricane Man Swim in St. Petersburg. Here are the results: In the 1k swim: Womans 55-59, ...
May 10, 2010 - Meet Results: Largo & Brandon
Largo and Brandon Meet Results A week ago the CAT program was competing at two separate meets, one in Largo and one in Brandon. The swimmers in Bull Shark, Tiger Shark, Barracuda and Minnows went t...
Apr 26, 2010 - All American Aquatics-GRAND OPENING!
All American Aquatics -New Shop, New Hours All American Aquatics has opened their new store across the street from the Long Center ( 1490 N. Belcher Road, Suite K, Clearwater, FL 33765) . They are ...
Mar 29, 2010 - Area 3/5 Meet Recap
Area 3/5 Meet Recap #2 A week ago we had fifty four swimmers compete in the Area 3/5 meet in Sarasota. Despite the weather we still had quite a few great swims throughout the weekend. We had four s...
Mar 22, 2010 - Senior Sectionals Meet Results
Senior Sectionals Meet Recap This past weekend CAT had seven Senior swimmers compete at the 2010 Senior Sectionals in Fort Lauderdale, FL at the International Hall of Fame Pool. It was a great meet f...
Mar 15, 2010 - All American Aquatics--New Shop, New Hours
All American Aquatics – New Shop, New Hours All American Aquatics has opened their new store across the street from the Long Center ( 1490 N. Belcher Road, Suite K, Clearwater, FL 33765) . They are...
Mar 1, 2010 - Florida Senior Champs Meet Recap
Florida Senior Champs Meet Recap This past weekend the Senior group went to Orlando for the Florida Senior Championship Meet. Overall, CAT took 9 th in the Girls, 6 th in the Boys, and 9 th ...
Mar 1, 2010 - Florida Junior Olympics Meet Recap
Florida Junior Olympics Meet Recap Just over a week ago, our best 14&Unders competed at the Florida Junior Olympics Meet. When last week’s Update was sent out we didn’t have the results completed...
Mar 1, 2010 - SUN Masters Meet Recap
SUN Masters Meet Recap On Valentine’s Day weekend, the CAT Masters competed in the SUN Masters Valentine Day Meet here at the Long Center. The team placed 4 th overall and was just one point sh...
Feb 22, 2010 - Clearwater Aquatics Awarded 2010 Silver Medal
Clearwater Aquatics Awarded 2010 Silver Medal This weekend we found out that CAT has been awarded as a 2010 Silver Medal Club by USA Swimming. This is the second year in a row that CAT has been a S...
Feb 15, 2010 - New Administrative Assistant
New Administrative Assistant Starting this week, CAT will have a new Administrative Assistant working in the office, Amy Beck. Amy has been working in the business world on and off for almost 30 yea...
Feb 8, 2010 - Last Chance Meet Recap
Last Chance Recap First, the CAT staff would like to thank everyone that helped make the Last Chance Meet a success this past weekend. There were so many people that stepped up to fill empty spots, ...
Feb 1, 2010 - Brooke Bennet Interviews
CAT in the News: Brooke Bennett Interviews Brooke Bennett, former Olympian and current Bright House Sports Network reporter did a series of interviews with Olympic gold medalist Garrett Weber-Gale. ...
Jan 25, 2010 - Al Soltis Recap #2
Al Soltis Recap #2 When we did the recap last week for the Al Soltis Meet, the results were not available yet so that part of the article had to be delayed a week. After waiting patiently for a w...
Jan 18, 2010 - Al Soltis Recap
Al Soltis Recap The CAT staff would like to thank everyone that helped make the Al Soltis Meet a success this past weekend. There were so many people that stepped up to fill empty spots, came in ...
Jan 4, 2010 - New CAT Hours
New CAT Office Hours Starting Monday, January 4 th , the CAT Office hours will be changing. The office will only be open 9:00-1:00pm Monday – Friday and will no longer be open in the evening duri...
Dec 28, 2009 - Texas Swim Stars Stroke Clinic
TEXAS SWIM STARS STROKE CLINIC Saturday, January 9th at the Long Center Clearwater Aquatic Team (CAT) is proud to host the 2010 Texas Swim Stars Stroke Clinic on Saturday, January 9 th from 1-3pm...
Dec 21, 2009 - Thank You to Area Businesses
Saying Thank You to Our Area Businesses We are so fortunate that even in these economic times our area businesses continue to help support our CAT swim meets through their generous donations of fo...
Dec 21, 2009 - Additional Team Records Broken at Jingle Bell Meet
Additional Team Records Broken at Jingle Bell In addition to the six team records that were listed in the Jingle Bell recap article from last week, there were actually two additional records broke...
Dec 14, 2009 - Jingle Bell Meet Recap
Jingle Bell Meet Recap This past weekend over 500 swimmers from Aruba, Costa Rica, and all over Florida came to Clearwater to compete in the Jingle Bell Meet. This meet would not have been possible...
Dec 14, 2009 - Call for New Officials
Call for New Officials Currently we have five officials on our team and we would like to try to get a few more. If we are able to do this we become less dependent upon other teams providing offic...
Dec 7, 2009 - Swim Around Clearwater Update
Swim-Around-Clearwater Update The Clearwater Aquatic Team would like to thank everyone that participated in the 2009 Swim-Around-Clearwater. The team was able to raise $6058.23 and our top money ...
Dec 7, 2009 - Masters Meet Results
Nov 30, 2009 - Ashly Rossi Signs with Cleveland State
Ashley Rossi signs with Cleveland State Recently Ashley Rossi (Clearwater HS) signed with Cleveland State University. The St. Pete Times wrote an article about her and the link is below. Congrats ...
Nov 17, 2009 - Congrats to High School State Swimmers
Nov 17, 2009 - National Age Group Awards Short Course
Congratulations Taylor Katz ~ Alex Katz ~ Morgan Perrotti ~ Taylor Uselis They will be recognized with a certificate for the National Age Group Award for the Short Course Season. This program is ru...
Nov 17, 2009 - National Age Group Award Long Course
Congratulations Taylor Katz ~ Nick Alexiou ~ Sydney Pickrem ~ Morgan Perrotti ~ Grant Sanders ~ Alex Nuyianes & Tatianna Anabtawi They will be recognized with a certificate for the National Age...
Oct 30, 2009 - Way to GO WES!
Wes Stearns has made it official. He will be in the 2014 graduating class of HARVARD UNIVERSITY. Congratulations Wes.
Oct 30, 2009 - Good Luck at Districts
High School Districts are this weekend. Good Luck to all the High School CAT Swimmers. Kristina Alexiou, Carly Colbert, Angelica Compton, Ashley Isaacson, Taylor Katz, Abbey King, Carolone Myers,...
Oct 12, 2009 - CAT Offers Competitive Swim Lessons
CAT Competitive Swim Lessons Starting October 19th! CAT now offers flexible, custom designed competitive swim lessons for individuals or small groups. Decide which plan works best for you, then call ...
Oct 9, 2009 - Congratulations to Conor Swanson, Taylor Katz and Matthew Hirschberger
Florida Swimming handed out the " Age Group Swimmer of the Season" last weekend and CAT had three swimmers. Conor Swanson earned the Age Group Swimmer for the 17-18 year olds for the Short Cours...
Sep 24, 2009 - NEW TEAM RECORDS
Congratulations to Matthew, Lyndsey and Morgan who broke CAT records at the meet this weekend. MATTHEW HIRSCHBERGER ~Broke the 100 free (57.13), 200 free (205.39), 500 free (518.37), 50 Back (29.49...
Aug 17, 2009 - Congratulations CAT Junior Nationals Swimmers!
Aug 5, 2009 - Morgan Perrotti and Ryan McRae represent CAT at Zones
Morgan and Ryan represent CAT at Southern Zone Championships. Congratulations to Morgan Perrotti and Ryan McRae for outstanding efforts as part of Florida Swimming’s Southern Zone Age Group Champion...
Aug 4, 2009 - CAT Swimmers at Area 3-5 Championships
Jul 28, 2009 - CAT Swimmers Shine at Senior Champs!
Jul 28, 2009 - CAT Swimmers Excel at JOs!
Jul 12, 2009 - CAT Team Potluck and Swimmer Recognition Celebration!
Thank you to all CAT parents and swimmers for a great potluck and championship celebration! (many more photos available in the CAT Photo Gallery under the Members tab - sign in required )
Jul 7, 2009 - Broadcast Information for Nationals and World Trials
From USA Swimming: NBC and Universal Sports will bring fans coverage of USA Swimming’s biggest domestic event of the year when stars of the 2008 Olympic Team head to Indianapolis for the 2009 Conoco...
Jul 1, 2009 - CAT Salutes our Graduating Seniors
Congratulatons to Cameron Martin, Tyler Reid, C.A. Castagna, Conor Swanson and Santiago Hernandez - more information here .
Jun 29, 2009 - CONGRATULATIONS to Conor and Cameron
Congratulations to Cameron Martin and Conor Swanson who will be going to the World Trials. Conor qualified in the 200 and 400 IM and 200 Breast while Cameron qualified in the 200 Fly. Congratulat...
Jun 2, 2009 - CAT Achieves Silver Level Club Status
CAT has achieved Level II in the USA Swimming Club Recognition Program and Silver Medal Status in the USA swimming Club Excellence Program. Congratulations swimmers and coaches. Keep up the good w...
Dec 16, 2008 - Congratulations Cameron Martin!
Congrats to Cameron Martin Cameron recieved a National Age Group Awards for 16 year olds for SCY. The 3 events are 3 rd in 200 fly, 7 th in 200 IM and 9 th in 100 BK. There is one event for LC...
Dec 16, 2008 - Congratulations Taylor Katz!
Congrats to Taylor Katz TAYLOR KATZ WAS SELECTED FOR THE 2008 NATIONAL SELECT CAMP USA Swimming is pleased to announce the roster of athletes and staff members selected for the 2008 National Selec...
Dec 10, 2008 - Congratulations to National Age Group Award Winners!!
Congratulations TAYLOR USELIS ~ MORGAN PERROTTI ~ TAYLOR KATZ They wll be recognized with a certificate for the National Age Group Award. This program is run by USA Swimming and consists of certific...
Dec 28, 1909 - Texas Swim Stars Stroke Clinic
TEXAS SWIM STARS STROKE CLINIC Saturday, January 9th at the Long Center Clearwater Aquatic Team (CAT) is proud to host the 2010 Texas Swim Stars Stroke Clinic on Saturday, January 9 th from 1-3pm...