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Jan 21, 2019 - Services for Coach Walt
Services for Coach Walt will be on Wednesday, January 23 from 5:00-7:00pm at Fox and Weeks Funeral Home on Hodgeson Memorial Drive in Savannah. There will NOT be afternoon practice for Savannah gro...
Jan 21, 2019 - Remembering Coach Walt
It is with a very heavy heart that we remember our beloved Coach Walt. He passed away after a brief battle with cancer on 1/19/2019. Please keep his family in your prayers. We will pass along any i...
Jan 17, 2019 - Meet Information for GCAT's Jan 26th meet
For whatever reason, the link with the meet information is not working on the event page. Here is the meet information for our upcoming GCAT meet. MEET INFORMATION
Dec 18, 2018 - Winter Break Training Schedule for Savannah Groups
Winter Break Training Schedule ? Savannah Senior Group Monday, Dec 24: PRACTICE WILL BE AT RICHMOND HILL 7-9am swim, 9-10am dryland ...
Dec 18, 2018 - Incredible swims from Seniors at Senior State Champs!
Congratulations to GCAT seniors for an impressive performance at the 2018 GA Senior State Championship! The team was led by Audrey Pastorek who dominated the 200yd Back with a first place finish in...
Nov 20, 2018 - Join GCAT & Walk in the RH Christmas Parade!
Sleigh Bells Ring, Are You Swimmin'? GCAT Swimmers are wanted ... to walk in the City of Richmond Hill Annual Christmas Parade! When? Saturday, December 1st - We will need to be lined up...
Aug 29, 2018 - "Fitter & Faster Swim Camp" coming to GCAT, sign up NOW
Aug 29, 2018 - Please review the new tech suit policy, pictures too
Please look at the following links before purchasing a suit for meets. GA Swimming Tech Suit Policy Tech suit pictures
Aug 27, 2018 - KICKOFF PARTY!
ANNUAL GCAT KICK OFF PARTY! THIS FRIDAY,August 31 at 7PM at the MAYFAIR POOL (1460 Dale Dr.) If your last name starts with A-S please bring an appetizer to share. If your last name starts with ...
Aug 15, 2018 - Volunteer Committees 2018-2019 Season
GEORGIA COASTAL AQUATIC TEAM "Running a successful swim team takes a small army. Parent volunteers are such an important part of a successful team and events. Our GCAT coaches will have more time ...
Aug 8, 2018 - Gaby Van Brunt and others on tv!
Click here to see the fun interview with Gaby.
Aug 6, 2018 - 2018-19 Registration is Now Open!
GCAT Registration for 2018-19 is Now Open! The annual registration process is simple and only takes a few minutes. Every year swimmers must re-register for the team. The annual $125 USA Swimming fee...
Jul 13, 2018 - GCAT Alum, Sandra Scott breaks Finnish National Record!
Our alum, Sandra Scott, who has dual citizenship in the US and Finland, swam in the 2018 Bulldog Invitational on July 7. She swam the 400m free in 4:16.81. This was not only a personal best by ov...
Jul 10, 2018 - Rider Racinelli on tv!
Check out the story WJCL ran on Rider Racinelli's amazing open water swims! http://www.wjcl.com/article/10-year-old-ryder-racinelli-is-making-waves-this-summer/22097806
Jul 2, 2018 - Warm, Fuzzy Feeling?
Want that warm, fuzzy feeling of doing something good and supporting our awesome GCAT swimmers at the same time? Please volunteer 1 hour this Saturday, July 7 to sit at GCAT's information table a...
May 31, 2018 - Attn high school students - Scholastic All America application is available
All high school students should take a look at the academic and swimming requirements for Scholastic All American status. Click HERE for information. Applications are due August 15, 2018.
May 22, 2018 - GCAT Swimmers Stand Out at Triathlon!
GCAT Swimmers, Savannah & Carson Goode, Stand Out at Triathlon! On Saturday, April 28 th , GCAT swimmers Savannah Goode (12) and Carson Goode (10) competed in St. Anthony?s Meek & Mighty Triathlo...
May 17, 2018 - Summer Training for Savannah Groups
Summer Schedule Saturday, May 19 Silver/Gold/Senior 7am-9am May 21 - May 26 Senior group morning practice M, W, F - 5:30am Silver/Gold/Senior morning practice Tues & Thurs 7-9am (for those out of...
May 4, 2018 - SENIOR STATE ROOMS BLOCKED FOR GCAT
Thank you to Kendall Wayner for arranging this: 10 rooms have been blocked at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Athens. Everyone needs to book their own room. They are being held until July 5. Here...
May 4, 2018 - 3 GCAT swimmers selected for GA Select Camp
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALEX WAYNER, AARON SEYMOUR & SEBASTIAN ROSALES SILVA ON BEING SELECTED TO ATTEND THE GA SELECT CAMP. WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU! IF YOU HAVE QUESTION ABOUT THE CAMP OR THE SELECTION PR...
Apr 26, 2018 - GA Swimming has a new tech suit policy **MUST READ**
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO SEE THE ARTICLE FROM GA SWIMMING: NEW TECH SUIT POLIICY
Mar 22, 2018 - GCAT qualifies 12 swimmers for NCSA Junior Nationals
The Georgia Coastal Aquatic Team has been around since 1994, steadily growing and raising the bar. Savannah-based GCAT has produced numerous athletes that have won many Georgia state titles, and many...
Mar 7, 2018 - Applications for Open Water Zone Team are available
Go to the GA Open Water Swimming zone team website for more information. We have had swimmers qualify and attend in the past. They have always had a great experience. Take a look at the applica...
Feb 15, 2018 - Link to Age Group State - Finals
If you are interested in watching the GCAT State Team in action during Finals on Friday, Saturday and Sunday you can go to this link: http://atlantaswimming.azurewebsites.net/Webcast Finals starts...
Dec 19, 2017 - GCAT earns SILVER medal club status on Club Excellence List!
GCAT has been recognized as a SILVER medal club! Every year, USA Swimming recognizes the top 200 clubs who have demonstrated a commitment to performance excellence. GCAT is proud to have received th...
Dec 12, 2017 - 'Tis the Season of Giving!
Help us make the season brighter for local families in need. We are collecting non-perishable food items for local families that are struggling this holiday season. Donations will be given to Ameri...
Dec 12, 2017 - 25% Off Speedo Tech Suits & Equipment
GCAT families, If you have been thinking about ordering a tech suit, equipment, warm-ups or more for your swimmer... now is the time! GCAT families will receive a discount of 25% on select Speedo Tec...
Dec 11, 2017 - Psych Sheet for Winter Sprinter
Click here for psych sheet.
Dec 8, 2017 - WATCH GCAT SWIMMERS IN FINALS AT SENIOR STATE MEET 12/8-12/10
We have 20 swimmers in the GA Senior State Swimming Championships. Many of them will qualify for finals which will be swum on Friday at 5:30, Saturday at 5:30 and Sunday at 5:00. Here is the link t...
Dec 4, 2017 - COACH ANN MCLAUGHLIN WON THE BRIDGE RUN 5K
GCAT?S COACH ANN MCLAUGHLIN WON THE BRIDGE RUN 5K! Ann McLaughlin, 36, won the 5K with a solid time of 21:00.55. For McLaughlin, who finished second in the 2016 Double Pump, the 5K victory was definit...
Oct 15, 2017 - 25% off Nature's Sunshine...Starts Oct 16th!
Starting tomorrow 25% off Nature's Sunshine orders of $100 or more. And FREE shipping on Monday and Tuesday. Order from Coach Bill's website: www.topperformance.mynsp.com You can order at re...
Oct 14, 2017 - Order GCAT t-shirts for Parents & Swimmers!
Order navy GCAT t-shirts for parents, grandparents, siblings and swimmers. Adult and youth sizes available in short sleeve for $15 and long sleeve for $20. How to order: Go to the GCAT home page...
Sep 14, 2017 - Congrats to our Scholastic All Americans
To be named a Scholastic All-American, swimmers have to meet the time standards set by USA Swimming, as well as a certain standard of academic success. Swimmers have to have completed 10th, 11th, or...
Aug 8, 2017 - GCAT gets noticed for outstanding performance at State Meet
Aug 1, 2017 - GCAT swimmers at Southern Zone Championships
The Southern Zone Championships begins today. We have four swimmers who are representing GA Swimming in the meet: Sam Eason (16), Tori Rucker (15), Blake Reynolds (16) and Gaby Van Brunt (11). If...
Jun 30, 2017 - Let's get prepared to show off our stuff at City Meet!
The summer league City Meet is just over a week away! Please take a look at what we have planned and how you can help! This is a great opportunity for us to present our team to the summer swim commun...
Jun 30, 2017 - Seymour, Burgess, Entire GCAT Swim Team Excel at Stu Hixon Invitational Meet in
Seymour, Burgess, Entire GCAT Swim Team Excel at Stu Hixon Invitational Meet in Atlanta GCAT athletes are accustomed to traveling in order to compete against some of the best swimmers in the count...
Jun 15, 2017 - THE BANNERS ARE UP!
Come check out the GCAT banners hung yesterday at the CCAC by Coach Bill and Tony Royek. We have quite a collection!
Jun 3, 2017 - Tori Shoemaker finishes 8th in Open Water Championships
Tori Shoemaker finished in 8th place in the 15-16 division at the Southern Zone Open Water Championships! Congratulations Tori! We are so proud of this amazing accomplishment!
Apr 17, 2017 - Tori Shoemaker selected to 2017 GA Open Water Zone Team
Congratulations to GCAT's Tori Shoemaker for being selected to represent GA on the Open Water Zone Team. She will be competing on June 2-4 in Pinehurst, NC. Way to go Tori!
Mar 31, 2017 - Coach Bill in the news!!
Great article about Coach Bill and all the work he is doing to promote swimming in the Richmond Hill area! Check it out here .
Feb 20, 2017 - 4th Place overall at Age Group State Championships
GCAT swimmers had a phenomenal meet. There were so many great swims that it is difficult to summarize the meet. GCAT has moved into the large team division this year. That means we are competing w...
Feb 15, 2017 - Watch finals of Age Group State Meet
Look for GCAT swimmers during finals of the upcoming State Championship. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Finals (only 11 and older events) will be available for viewing via webcasting from Atlanta Sw...
Jan 10, 2017 - FISHH Fundraiser (being run by GCAT seniors)
Oct 13, 2016 - Brennan Pastorek is heading to Stanford
GCAT's senior, Brennan Pastorek, has given a verbal commitment to Stanford! Please check out the full story in Swimming World Magazine by clicking here .
Oct 1, 2016 - Picture This!
You packed the swim bag and made it to the aquatic center on time for warm-ups. Your swimmer did a great job! Now send your favorite GCAT swimmer pictures from the Developmental Meet to trishadibkey@y...
Sep 18, 2016 - Tori Shoemaker Goes The Distance!
Tori Shoemaker swam in the 2016 Power Challenge at Pompano Beach, Florida on September 3, 2016. She placed 1st in the Overall Women's division with a a 5k pier to pier open water swim time of 1:23:36....
Aug 3, 2016 - POOL PARTY
Our Annual GCAT Pool Party is on August 20 th from 7pm-10pm at Mayfair Pool for new and old swimmers. Please make time to come to Mayfair Pool for food and fun and getting to know new families, as ...
Aug 3, 2016 - August Schedule
As you are thinking about the fall please remember we have low key practices all of August. Our official start date is Monday August 15 th . We will have coaches on deck for those who would like to...
Aug 1, 2016 - GCAT Swimmers going to Zones
Tori Rucker, Audrey Pastorek and Aiden Gaskill have all qualified to represent GA at the Southern Zone Championships. They qualified through their performances at the GA State Meet. They are leaving...
Jul 25, 2016 - Harrison Wayner named Junior Athlete Rep for GA Swimming
Harrison was elected to be the Junior Athlete Representative for GA Swimming by his peers. This is an exciting opportunity for Harrison to represent the swimmers of GA at the LSC meetings. The resp...
Jul 13, 2016 - SPECIAL MUST READ ARTICLE ABOUT OLYMPIC TRIALS, BY BRENNAN PASTOREK
Please read the following article written by Brennan Pastorek, a senior on GCAT, about his experience at Olympic Trials. He had an incredible swim and went from being a 63rd seed in the 200IM to fini...
Jun 28, 2016 - Join GCAT at the movies...
We have an opportunity to watch The Last Gold: The Greatest Untold Story in the History of Olympic Swimming. Please look at this link to see the complete details. We have to reserve 78 tickets by...
Jun 22, 2016 - Our Coach Walt in the News
A special report was done by Craig Harney with WTOC about our very own Coach Walt. Awesome report! Here is the link: http://www.wtoc.com/clip/12537406/local-man-dedicates-time-to-coaching-kids-into-s...
Jun 22, 2016 - Congratulations to Gaby Van Brunt on Another State Record
Gaby broke the GA State 10/under 100 meter fly record this weekend at the Stu Hixon Invitational in Marietta, GA. Her time of 1:10.23 broke the record of 1:10.99 set last year. Congrats Gaby!
Jun 9, 2016 - GCAT at the beach
GCAT spent the day out at Tybee. First part of the day was spent training. This was followed by the Beach Olympics. The remainder of the day was spent playing on the beach. It was a great chance ...
Apr 13, 2016 - FISHH Swim Spree a success!
FISHH (Friends Introducing Swimming & Healthy Habits) had their 4th Annual Summer Swim Spree. A special thank you to Harrison Wayner, along with Andrew Royek, for leading the drive. They collecte...
Mar 28, 2016 - Great swims at NCSA's
GCAT sent 7 swimmers to NCSA Junior Nationals in Orlando last week. This meet has very difficult qualifying standards with swimmers from all over the country competing. It is an honor to attend th...
Feb 2, 2016 - Jackson Parker Commits to Berry College
Senior, Jackson Parker, has committed to swim for Berry College next year. Congratulations Jackson! We are very proud! Click here to see some pictures.
Feb 1, 2016 - Spirit Week and Divisionals Pictures
Here is the link to the album: Spirit Week & Divisionals 2016 Please send pattivanbrunt@yahoo.com any pictures taken during the week or at the meet so that we can add them to the album.
Jan 5, 2016 - Success at Winter Junior Nationals
Junior Nationals is one of the highest level meets in the country. It is a qualifying meet for swimmers 18 and under. GCAT had four swimmers qualify to swim. Brennan Pastorek swam to two top ten f...
Jan 4, 2016 - SPIRIT WEEK is coming soon!
Our Divisional Championship is just around the corner. We will be celebrating team spirit the entire week leading up to the meet and continue through the meet. Here is the schedule of events: Monda...
Dec 30, 2015 - Top Performance Camp is a success!
Parents and swimmers have learned alot at GCAT's swim camp. Not only are the swimmers learning but so are the parents. The talks have included proper strength training for swimmers, injury preventi...
Nov 14, 2015 - A few pictures from Augusta
Click here for pictures from the afternoon sessions.
Nov 13, 2015 - Field Day was a blast!
Field Day was a blast. Team building at its finest! Thank you to Kate Dunne for organizing a great event! Please enjoy the pictures (not the greatest because they were taken on a phone). Field Day ...
Nov 11, 2015 - It's official for Sandra and Jordyn!
Sandra Scott and Jordyn Gulle made it official! They have both committed to the University of Georgia Swimming and Diving Team! These two amazing young ladies are exceptional in the pool and academ...
Oct 11, 2015 - Another batch of pics from Beach Olympics
Check out these fun pictures from the beach olympics. They are guaranteed to make you smile! Beach Olympics album , part 2 by the Goldens.
Oct 11, 2015 - Pictures from Developmental Meet 2015
A special thank you to the Golden family for taking and sharing such awesome pictures! Click here for the Developmental Meet album.
Oct 7, 2015 - Sandra Scott commits to UGA
UGA has received a commitment from Sandra Scott! Congratulations Sandra! We are so proud of you! Check out the exciting news on SWIMSWAM: http://swimswam.com/georgia-bulldogs-get-commitment-from-san...
Oct 4, 2015 - The Golden Plunger Goes to the Yellow Team!
The beach olympics was a huge success. Relays involving shower caps/mumus/baby food and cones on your head were a big part of the event. There were also sand castle contests, team pyramids and some ...
Oct 1, 2015 - Jordyn Gulle commits to UGA
Senior swimmer, Jordyn Gulle, has verbally committed to swim for UGA next year. Congratulations Jordyn! You make us proud. Read the great article here: http://swimswam.com/jordyn-gulle-opts-to-s...
Sep 26, 2015 - Successful Swim-a-thon!
Check out the pictures from today's swim-a-thon. It was an awesome event! The kids did a great job this morning! Thank you to the kids who swam, to all of the parents for counting and to all of th...
Sep 21, 2015 - Pentathlon Pictures
Lots of great candid shots. Check out the album . If you have any good pictures of your kids at the meet, please email them to pattivanbrunt@yahoo.com
Sep 12, 2015 - Clinic at The Landings
Coach Bill and Coach Marc spent an afternoon with the GCAT swimmers at The Landings working on stroke and turn technique. Go GCAT!
Sep 12, 2015 - GCAT @ Safe Kids Triathlon
GCAT athletes did great at the Safe Kids Triathlon. Check out some of the pictures . Here are the results ! Lots of GCAT kids on the podium! Mattie Lossing of the Silver Group was interviewed b...
Sep 7, 2015 - Training on Tybee
The rain held off at Tybee for two hours of fun training on the beach! Check out the pictures .
Sep 5, 2015 - Senior and Gold Group Dryland Training with Tripp Smith
Coach Bill is working in collaboration with Tripp Smith, owner of HammerSmith Sports, in designing GCAT's new dryland training program. Tripp spent two afternoons working with the Senior group. Th...
Aug 15, 2015 - Pool Party Pictures
Here are just a few pictures from the pool party. Please email pattivanbrunt@yahoo.com any pictures you have from the party so that I can add them to the album. Pool party album
Aug 5, 2015 - Sandra Scott, GCAT Senior, in the news
Check out this great article about Sandra Scott on coastalcourier.com. Congratulations Sandra! Click here to read the complete article.
Aug 5, 2015 - Brennan Pastorek representing GCAT at Senior Nationals
Brennan Pastorek, 16, is competing at the Phillips 66 National Championships 8/6-8/10. He will be competing with some of the best swimmers in the country. Several olympians will be swimming. Congr...
Aug 5, 2015 - GCAT Swimmers at Zone Championships
GCAT's Tori Rucker and Audrey Pastorek are representing Team GA at the 2015 Southern Zone Championships in Tupelo, Mississippi this week. Congratulations girls! We are proud of you! Swim fast!
Jul 24, 2015 - Pictures from Senior State Meet
Some great shots from the 2015 Senior State Long Course Meet in Athens, GA. Click here for the complete album.
Jul 19, 2015 - GCAT Wins Age Group State Meet
2015 GA Age Group State Championships was an exciting meet from start to finish. It was the first time swimming in the State Championships for many of these swimmers. Some standout swims for the 10...
Jul 13, 2015 - Congratulations to GCAT's Senior Sectionals Swimmers
GCAT was well represented at the 2015 Long Course Speedo Sectionals in Athens, GA this past weekend. This is a qualifying meet and GCAT sent the following swimmers: Jordyn Gulle, Destin Hall, Dillon...
Jun 28, 2015 - Welcome GCAT's Strength & Conditioning Coach, Tripp Smith
Hammer Smith Sports is owned and operated by Tripp Smith, son of world renowned sports performance coach Chip Smith. Tripp has been training athletes around the world for the past 10 years. He has...
Jun 19, 2015 - Katie Hulsy earns an Olympic Trials Qualifying Time at Cuttino Meet
News from the Cuttino Invitational. Today in the women's 400M IM, Katie Hulsey swam a 4:53.30, fast enough to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Trials. The Olympic Trials will be held in Omaha, Nebrask...
Jun 17, 2015 - Casey Flint Honored with Scholar Athlete Award
Congratulations Casey for receiving Savannah Arts Academy's Carl Gregory Scholar Athlete Award! To see the full story on WSAV, click on the link below: http://wsav.com/2015/06/17/savannah-arts-academy...