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Feb 10, 2021 - Adjusted Practice Times This Weekend (Feb12-14)
Hello PAAC, With most of the PAAC swimmers out at the meet this weekend we will be adjusting the practice times. Please see below for adjusted times. Friday February 12th @ the JCC: Bronze- Regular ...
Feb 1, 2021 - All PAAC Practices Canceled Tuesday February 2nd
Hello PAAC, Due to the never ending snow storm all PAAC practices are canceled tomorrow, Tuesday February 2nd! Stay safe and stay warm! Go PAAC!
Jan 31, 2021 - All PAAC Practices Canceled Monday Feb 1st
Due to the impending snow storm all PAAC practices are canceled tomorrow, Monday February 1st! Please assist with shoveling and have some fun in the snow!! Stay Safe!
Jan 20, 2021 - Thursday Practice Condensed Again- Please Read
Hello PAAC, I know this is not the news we wanted , but the JCC is still working out some bugs with their recent pool improvements. Long story short, the pool is still in the process of being filled....
Apr 17, 2020 - All Meets Cancelled Through May 31
Hello PAAC, Please see below from Middle Atlantic Swimming: All USA Swimming events cancelled through May 31st MA Web Author Apr 16, 2020 To: Local Swimming Committees We hope this communication find...
Mar 10, 2020 - Bronze swimmers have an amazing meet!
PAAC sent 28 swimmers to the Bronze Championships and they came back with 104 new best times! What an incredible weekend for our team. We keep getting faster and faster and the kids seemed to have a g...
Mar 2, 2020 - What a weekend!!!
Excellence. What else can you say. What incredible performances our swimmers had this past weekend. PAAC was represented at three different Championship meets and we made our presence known. The succe...
Feb 28, 2020 - PAAC's Danny Berlitz finishes in Top 100 in the World
Congratulations to PAAC's Danny Berlitz who achieved a World Ranking of 64th in the 400 meter IM while competing at the Buffalo Senior Zone meet last August. This list ranks all the 18 and under swimm...
Feb 9, 2020 - PAAC makes big waves at the Duck Hunt meet
What a great weekend for our PAAC families. We had 78 swimmers quacking away at the Blue Duck meet. It was awesome to see our newest swimmers competing for the first time and the rest of our swimmers ...
Jan 23, 2020 - PAAC keeps rolling...rolling, rolling!
The Mid Winter Classic saw our PAAC swimmers continue to improve both in dropping times and improving their strokes. With a fun team dinner shared by most of our families, PAAC is definately a team th...
Jan 12, 2020 - PAAC has very impressive weekend at Alloy Championships
PAAC continues to have a remarkable season! Our swimmers have been lighting up the pool this entire year from our 6 year olds through our 18 year olds. We have exceeeded already so many of our goals a...
Dec 17, 2019 - PAAC swimmers compete all over the country
This past weekend had 50 PAAC swimmers competing in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland on the same weekend and saw many impressive swims. Our team is not only continuing to grow, but having fun com...
Nov 25, 2019 - Fast swimming for PAAC swimmers
Wow. what a great weekend of swimming our team had. PAAC sent 49 swimmers to Carlisle, PA this weekend for the Keystone Aquatic meet. The kids had a blast swimming well and having fun throughout the w...
Nov 7, 2019 - PAAC splashes to fast early season swims
This past weekend PAAC had swimmers in two areas of the state. We had nine of our 8 and under swimmers attend the Suburban meet while we had 92 swimmers compete at our PAAC Fall Harvest meet. We want ...
Oct 14, 2019 - PAAC races to fast swims and fun times!
PAAC churned up the pool again this past Saturday as we had 36 swimmers race throughout the morning. PAAC's swimmers had 103 new best times which included many of our youngest swimmers competing for t...
Oct 7, 2019 - PAAC floods the waters in first meet of the season
PAAC sent 43 swimmers this weekend to compete at the two Pentathlon meets co hosted by EMAC and PAAC. We had a very impressive weekend as we saw 88 of our swimmers compete which was 36 more than last ...
Sep 28, 2019 - PAAC hosts annual picnic
What an exciting day today was for our PAAC families and swimmers. We had a great turnout and our swimmers were having a lot of fun throughout the day. We want to thank everyone who brought food to sh...
Oct 9, 2018 - 2018 RMSC MEET INFORMATION
2018 RMSC MEET INFORMATION HAS BEEN POSTED!!!!!
Oct 6, 2017 - PAAC October Meet Cancelled
The PAAC October Meet scheduled for October 6-8 has been cancelled due to unfinished renovations at the William Allen High School Pool. We apologize for the inconvenience. Coaches, please check yo...
Jul 26, 2017 - Fall 2017 Registration
Registration for the Fall 2017 session will open early August. Call the PAAC Office at 484-397-4092 for an evaluation.
Mar 8, 2017 - PAAC Team Records at JO's
Congratulations to the following swimmers for breaking PAAC Team Records at JO's this past weekend: Cece Traub- 9/10 100 Breast- 1:18.90 Cece Traub- 9/10 50 Breast- 36.54 Justin Toomey- 11/12 200 Fr...
Feb 8, 2017 - January Swimmers of the Month
National: Danny Berlitz Danny had a great month of training. He competed at the CAT Al Soltis Meet with the National and Senior Groups where he placed 3rd for the High Point awards. This was a meet ...
Jan 11, 2017 - December Swimmers of the Month
National: Mahlon Reihman Mahlon had an excellent month of training and his hard work was rewarded at the RMSC meet. Mahlon achieved best times in the 100 Fly, 50 Free, 100 Free, and 200 IM. In th...
Dec 7, 2016 - November Swimmers of the Month
National: Tommy Madigan This is Tommy's first year training with PAAC and he has already made a serious impression. Tommy's hard work early in the Fall earned him a "promotion" to the National Group ...
Nov 7, 2016 - October Swimmers of the Month
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE OCTOBER SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH! Instructional: Vasilis Motsenigos Vasilis has come such a long way since he has started with PAAC this Fall season. He is fairly new to competitiv...
Aug 3, 2016 - July Swimmers of the Month
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE JULY SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH! National Group- Ian Johnston Ian has been an absolute animal at practice and had a great Senior Champs. Ian had huge drops in 400 Free (27 seconds),...
Jul 11, 2016 - June Swimmers of the Month
CONGRATULATIONS JUNE SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH! National Group: Danny Berlitz Danny had a fantastic Bucknell Meet, earning nearly all best times despite recently swimming long course times tapered at Sect...
Jun 8, 2016 - May Swimmers of the Month
CONGRATULATIONS MAY SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH! National- Ian Johnston Ian had a great month of practice both in the water and at cross fit. He has had nearly perfect attendance and has well by example. ...
May 4, 2016 - April Swimmers of the Month
National- Logan Holt Logan had an excellent month of training and has taken to spring practices with a high degree of focus. His attendance has been impressive and he has been giving it 100% day in a...
Apr 9, 2016 - March Swimmers of the Month
National: Mahlon Reihman Mahlon finished a season of hard work very strongly at Districts, States, and Sectionals. He was a two time District Champ in both the 200 Free and 100 Free. He carried th...
Mar 28, 2016 - Silver Champs Recap
This past weekend, 41 PAAC swimmers traveled to GCIT in Sewell, NJ for Middle Atlantic's Silver Championship. It was a fantastic meet which produced dozens of best times, several top 8 finishes, and ...
Mar 8, 2016 - JO Summary
This past weekend, approximately 51 swimmers from the Lehigh Valley competed at the Middle Atlantic Junior Olympics (“JO’s”) in York, Pennsylvania. PAAC proudly represented 26 of those swimmers. We p...
Mar 3, 2016 - February Swimmers of the Month
National/Senior: Elizabeth Fahrney Elizabeth has been working her tail off at both practice and at CrossFit. She has had near-perfect attendance and has been focusing her attention to details of each...
Feb 2, 2016 - January Swimmers of the Month
CONGRATULATIONS to our January Swimmers of the Month! National/Senior: Emily Richter Emily had a great month of training. She has been working extremely hard and has been fine tuning the "little thin...
Dec 30, 2015 - December Swimmers of the Month
Congratulations to our December Swimmers of the Month! National/Senior: Danny Berlitz Danny has been working hard at practice and it paid dividends at the RMSC Meet earlier this month. Danny broke an...
Dec 23, 2015 - RMSC Meet Summary
PAAC Swimmers Rock at RMSC PAAC traveled to Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club in Rockville, Maryland for a highly competitive weekend of swimming. Despite being one of the smaller teams at the meet, PAA...
Dec 16, 2015 - Berlitz Breaks SEVEN 13-14 Team Records at RMSC
Twenty-six of PAAC swimmers competed at Rockville Montgomery Swim Club's Holiday Invitational this past weekend. There were several spectacular swims but especially noteworthy were Danny Berlitz's pe...
Dec 1, 2015 - November Swimmers of the Month
Congratulations to our November Swimmers of the Month! NAT/SR: Daniel Bonge Dan had a nice month of training in which he both (1) committed himself to the National Group and (2) committed himself to...
Nov 4, 2015 - October Swimmers of the Month
Every month, the coaches select a swimmer from their group who has exemplified commitment, hard work, leadership, and a positive attitude. Selections take into account practice attendance, effort at ...
Oct 30, 2015 - PAAC Partnership with South Mountain Crossfit
We're happy to announce a new partnership between PAAC and South Mountain Crossfit!! Please see your email for details!! http://www.southmountaincrossfit.com Contact Matt Beckwith if you have ques...
Sep 10, 2015 - 2014-2015 USA Swimming Scholastic All America Teams
Congratulations to all of our PAAC swimmers who were named USA Swimming Scholastic All Americans!! http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1&itemid=9125&mid=1449 http://www.usaswimming.o...
Sep 2, 2015 - Updated practice schedule for this week due to Allentown Fair
Practice for the rest of the week due to The Allentown Fair: National : Wed/Thurs: 3:45-7:00pm @ Allen (bring $5 if you plan to park in the lot and expect parking issues) Friday: 4-6pm @ Muhlenberg Co...
Aug 10, 2015 - Six LCM Team Records Broken in 2015
Congratulations to Danny Berlitz, Mahlon Reihman, and Sam Magnan for breaking team records this summer Danny broke the 13-14 boys' LCM team records in the 200 breast (2:36.19), 200 IM (2:18.09), and 4...
Aug 10, 2015 - August Swimmers of the Month
These swimmers were chosen by the coaching staff for their attendance, attitude, effort and performance in the month of July. National - Danny Berlitz. Danny delivered some excellent performances...
Jul 26, 2015 - PAAC Dominates MA Senior Champs
Congratulations are in order for our Senior-level swimmers who delivered a dominating team performance at Sr Champs. We won the boys' team title and the overall team title while finishing 2nd in the g...
Jul 1, 2015 - July Swimmers of the Month
These swimmers were chosen by the coaching staff for their attendance, attitude, effort, and performance in the month of June. National - Ian Johnston . Ian has been on fire this season and contin...
Jun 1, 2015 - June Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers were chosen by the coaching staff for their attitude, effort, attendance, and performance in the month of May. STARs/Instructional - Jack Niggel . Several weeks ago Jack came ...
May 3, 2015 - May Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers were chosen by the coaching staff for their attitude, effort, attendance, and performance in the month of April. National : Ian Johnston . Ian is the near the top of the group...
Apr 27, 2015 - Scarlet Ojeda Commits to Swim at Lycoming College
Northern Lehigh and PAAC Senior Scarlet Ojeda has made her college decision, and she is headed to swim at Lycoming College here in PA. Longtime coach Jerry Hammaker leads a Lycoming squad that ea...
Apr 27, 2015 - Aviad Mana Chooses Ramapo College of New Jersey
Parkland High School and PAAC Senior Aviad Mana will swim and study beginning next fall at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Head Coach Gary Orr's team competes in the NJAC. Aviad plans to study Psy...
Apr 16, 2015 - Patrick Cobb Chooses Drexel
PAAC and Bangor Area High School Senior Patrick Cobb has verbally committed to be a Drexel Dragon next fall. He will journey south to Philly to compete for Head Coach Adam Braun's squad and be re...
Apr 15, 2015 - Colin Orlowski Verbally Commits to the University of Denver
PAAC and Parkland High School Senior Colin Orlowski has committed to swim for the University of Denver next fall. He will join Head Coach Brian Schrader 's Pioneers who have emerged in recent ye...
Apr 13, 2015 - Year-End Award Winners Announced at Team Banquet
AWARD WINNERS: NATIONAL/SENIOR Most Outstanding: Sam Magnan Most Improved Boy: Jose Avila Most Improved Girl: Siena Salvaggio Best Teammate: Rhett Karopoulos GOLD Most Outstanding: Ally Lin Most I...
Apr 4, 2015 - April Swimmers of the Month
April Swimmers of the Month These swimmers have been chosen by our coaching staff in recognition of their accomplishments in the month of March. National: Siena Salvaggio . Siena deliverd in a maj...
Apr 4, 2015 - PAAC Swimmers Golden at Silver Champs
PAAC Swimmers Golden at Silver Champs PAAC kicked off Silver Champs Friday night with distance events. Nathanial Dolan dropped 13 secs in 500 free to go under 6:00 at 5:53.23. Sabastian Solarte swam a...
Mar 23, 2015 - Small but Mighty Minis Excel at 8 & Under MA Championships
Small but Mighty Minis Excel at MA 8 & Under Championships Three of our very best 8 & Under swimmers competed at the Middle Atlantic Mini (8 & Under) Championships and came away with some excellent t...
Mar 17, 2015 - Salvaggio, Magnan, Reihman Win State Titles as PAAC Swimmers Earn 15 PIAA Medals
Salvaggio, Magnan, Reihman Win State Titles as PAAC Swimmers Earn 15 PIAA Medals At the PIAA Swimming & Diving State Championships held at Bucknell University March 11-14, 2015, PAAC swimmers had a fa...
Mar 17, 2015 - Grant Durner Commits to Fordham
Grant Durner Commits to Fordham University PAAC and Nazareth Area High School Senior Grant Durner has made his college decision, committing to swim for Fordham University beginning Fall 2015. Swimm...
Mar 16, 2015 - PAAC Swimmers Triumphant at JOs
PAAC Swimmers Triumphant at MA Junior Olympics Berlitz and Toomey Take Down Multiple Team Records Eighteen of our best age group swimmers competed at the Middle Atlantic Junior Olympics held at GCIT...
Mar 6, 2015 - March Swimmers of the Month
March 2015 Swimmers of the Month These swimmers have been chosen by our coaching staff in recognition of their accomplishments in the month of February. STARS / Instructional – Madelyn Choma . With ...
Feb 28, 2015 - PAAC Swimmers Take 57 Medals at District XI Championships
PAAC Swimmers Take 57 Medals at District XI Championships Our swimmers had a headline-making weekend at the District XI meet this weekend. Overall, we collected 34 individual medals and 23 relay med...
Feb 17, 2015 - February Swimmers of the Month
February Swimmers of the Month The following swimmers have been selected by our coaching staff for their attitude, effort, attendance, and performance in the month of January 2015 National / Senior ...
Jan 15, 2015 - January Swimmers of the Month
January Swimmers of the Month The following swimmers have been selected by our coaching staff for their attitude, effort, attendance, and performance in the month of December 2014. National/Senior - ...
Dec 31, 2014 - Shannon Howell Chooses UNC -Wilmington
Freedom High School and PAAC Senior Shannon Howell is taking her talents to the beaches of Carolina as she committed to swim and study next year at the University of North Carolina - Wilmington ....
Dec 15, 2014 - December Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers have been selected by our coaching staff for their attitude, effort, attendance, and performance in the month of November 2014. National/Senior: Wyatt Delans . Wyatt has been ...
Dec 1, 2014 - PAAC Honored by USA Swimming Again
USA Swimming has once again selected PAAC as a Silver Medal club for 2014, an honor that places us in the top 100 clubs nationally. We were one of only 4 clubs in Middle Atlantic Swimming to receive ...
Nov 15, 2014 - Mina Feyrer Commits to Delaware
Whitehall High School and PAAC senior Mina Feyrer has committed to swim and study next fall at the University of Delaware . In doing so, she follows several PAAC swimmers who went on to compete for...
Nov 14, 2014 - Rhett Karopoulos Chooses Fordham University
Parkland High School and PAAC Senior Rhett Karopoulos has verbally committed to swim at Fordham University . Rhett is a versatile performer with powerful underwater dolphin kicking ability who fig...
Nov 3, 2014 - November Swimmers of the Month
These swimmers were chosen by our staff based on their attitude, commitment, performance, and leadership in the month of October. Instructional - Roman Herman . Roman is an enthusiastic learner who ...
Nov 1, 2014 - Swimming From Allentown to Harrisburg
Seventy-five swimmers participated in our 2014 USA Swimming Swim-A-Thon to raise money to support our team. In total, we swam nearly 80 miles (140,450 yards) -- enough to cover the distance from Alle...
Oct 27, 2014 - Trey Shackleton Verbally Commits to Indiana University
Northwestern Lehigh and PAAC Senior Trey Shackleton has made his college choice, and he is headed to Indiana University to be a Hoosier. IU Head Coach Ray Looze's Hoosier men are coming off a 10t...
Oct 26, 2014 - Looking Sharp to Open the Season at PAAC October Meet
We opened the season October 17-19 with many impressive swims, a sharp start to our short course season. Here are the summer highlights Bronze & STARs Groups John Fahrney , Brooklyn Besz , and Zeq ...
Oct 26, 2014 - 10 & Unders Fly in Lancaster
Ten of our top 10 & unders made the quick trip to Lancaster for the DSC Developmental meet on Sunday, October 19. Alyvia Herman, Andrew Pletz, Aron Rabin, and Ethan Willard made their PAAC and US...
Oct 22, 2014 - Maddy Blair Verbally Commits to UConn
Nazareth High School and PAAC senior Maddy Blair has committed to swim and study next year at the University of Connecticut. Coach Bob Goldberg is in his 27th year as head coach of the Lady Hus...
Oct 16, 2014 - Four Take Trophies and Best Times Abound at EMAC Pentathlon
This past weekend saw 24 PAAC swimmers compete at the EMAC Pentathlon Trophy Challenge. The unique format of the meet had each swimmer complete a race of each of the 4 strokes plus IM. We had many ...
Oct 4, 2014 - October Swimmers of the Month
These swimmers were selected by our coaching staff on the basis of their attitude, leadership, commitment, attendance and performance in the month of September. Instructional : Sam Stevenson - Sam is...
Oct 3, 2014 - Sydnee Karam Verbally Commits to West Virginia University
Bethlehem Catholic High School and PAAC Senior Sydnee Karam has decided to swim and study at West Virginia University . She gave her verbal commitment to Head Coach Vic Riggs this week. Sydnee i...
Sep 30, 2014 - Sam Magnan Verbally Commits to the University of Virginia
PAAC and Freedom High School senior Sam Magnan has verbally committed to swim and study at the University of Virginia under Head Coach Augie Busch. Busch is entering his 2nd season at the helm for...
Sep 25, 2014 - Erin Jordan Accepted to the US Naval Academy
PAAC and Parkland High School senior Erin Jordan has been accepted to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland where she will swim under Head Coach John Morrison. The Navy women ha...
Sep 18, 2014 - Trials Cuts Announced, Magnan Qualifies for 400 and 1500 Freestyles
In a live webcast on Thursday, USA Swimming announced the 2016 Olympic Trials time standards , all of which were faster than in 2012. PAAC swimmer Sam Magnan achieved cuts for the 400 free and 150...
Sep 17, 2014 - Coach Ryan Named to USA Swimming National Junior Team Coaches List
With the success of PAAC swimmers this summer, notably Sam Magnan's victory in the 1500 at Junior Nationals and selection to the National Junior team, Head Coach Ryan Woodruff was named to USA Sw...
Sep 8, 2014 - World-Ranked Sam Magnan Named to USA Swimming National Junior Team
Today USA Swimming announced the selection of the National Junior Team and our own Sam Magnan made the squad. Sam earned this honor with his winning performance in the 1500 free in late July, wher...
Sep 4, 2014 - September Swimmers of the Month
These swimmers were chosen based on their attitude, leadership, commitment, and performance in the month of August. National - Sam Magnan was the breakout swimmer of the meet at Jr Nationals, winnin...
Sep 2, 2014 - Pool AND School! Record 13 Swimmers Achieve USA Scholastic All-American Status
This year our swimmers went fast in the pool. But did you know they also got the job done in the classroom? (They did.) Each year, USA Swimming selects its Scholastic All-American team. To qualify, ...
Aug 16, 2014 - 16 Swimmers Broke 23 Team Records this Long Course Season!
Wow! That is a fantastic total. Great job everyone! See the list
Aug 10, 2014 - PAAC Sends 6 to Represent Middle Atlantic at Zone Age Group Championships
PAAC sent 6 swimmers down to Richmond, VA to represent Middle Atlantic at Eastern Zones Age Group Championships August 7-10. They did a great job! Here are their individual highlights: Elizabeth ...
Aug 4, 2014 - Storms Can't Stop PAAC Lightning in the Water at Silver Champs
Storms and a shortened meet timeline couldn’t stop the PAAC lightning in the water at the Silver Champs meet held in State College on August 2 and 3. Five swimmers raced to 100% lifetime bests: Bra...
Aug 4, 2014 - Magnan Wins Jr. National Mile Title; 7 Rock PAAC Pride in Irvine
Seven PAAC Swimmers earned their way to Irvine, California for the USA Swimming Junior Nationals July 30 - Aug 3. All had swims that sent waves of PAAC Pride all the way back to PA. Sam Magnan made...
Aug 1, 2014 - August Swimmers of the Month
Our August Swimmers of the Month were chosen based on their attitude, leadership, commitment, and performance in the month of July. National : Colin Orlowski . Colin had an all-around amazing perform...
Jul 28, 2014 - PAAC Excels at Junior Olympics
At GCIT July 24-27, PAAC had 17 swimmers compete in the Middle Atlantic Long Course Junior Olympics, the top age group championship meet within our LSC. We had excellent swims all over the place. He...
Jul 21, 2014 - PAAC Speeds to 3rd Overall Team at Senior Champs
July 20 - The top Senior meet in the Middle Atlantic LSC wrapped up at Bucknell University, and when the chloramines settled, PAAC had many outstanding performances of which to be proud. The overall ...
Jul 2, 2014 - July Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers have been selected by the coaches for their excellent attendance, effort, and results in the month of June. National - Aviad Mana . Aviad has been setting and resetting new pe...
Jun 17, 2014 - June Swimmers of the Month
National : Siena Salvaggio . At her first national-level meet, Siena ripped off 5 lifetime best times at the Charlotte Grand Prix. She dropped 8 seconds in her 400 free and 11 in the 800 free on her ...
May 10, 2014 - May Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers were selected on the basis of their attendance, effort, attitude, and results in the month of April. National : Patrick McAllister. Patrick has been an absolute monster at pra...
May 1, 2014 - Danielle Thomas Headed to LaSalle University
Emmaus High School and PAAC Senior Danielle Thomas will continue her swimming career and her studies at LaSalle University next fall. She is a breaststroke and IM specialist with an excellent w...
Apr 16, 2014 - Madison Amann Chooses The Catholic University of America
PAAC and Southern Lehigh High School Senior Madison Amann has chosen to continue her education and her swimming career at The Catholic University of America next fall. Maddy will bolster Head Coa...
Apr 13, 2014 - Group Awards Announced at Annual Banquet
At our annual banquet on Sunday evening, the coaches handed out group awards. The following athletes received an award. STARs MVP- Emily Richter Most Improved Male- Jack Niggel Most Improved Female- S...
Apr 7, 2014 - Lin and Traub Perform to the Max at Minis!
On March 22-23, PAAC had 2 swimmers compete in the Middle Atlantic Mini Championships. Both young ladies did a fantastic job! Simone Lin swam to new personal bests in the 25 Free, 25 Breast, and 10...
Apr 6, 2014 - April Swimmers of the Month
National/Senior - Aviad Mana . Aviad capped a tremendous season of steady improvement with excellent performances at Senior Champs. Aviad swam 10 times in individual events or relay lead-offs and po...
Mar 26, 2014 - Berlitz and Fahrney Highlight Excellent Junior Olympics
On March 13-16, PAAC had 23 swimmers compete in the Middle Atlantic Short Course Junior Olympics, the top age group championship meet within our LSC. We had excellent swims all over the place. Here ar...
Mar 16, 2014 - PAAC Swimmers Collect 10 Individual Medals at PIAA State Championships
Lewisburg, PA - Seventeen PAAC swimmers earned top-16 swims at the PIAA State Championships last weekend, bringin home a total 0f 10 individual medals. The Salisbury boys 200 free relay team that incl...
Mar 10, 2014 - March Swimmers of the Month
STARS : Rachel Stahley - Rachel is one of our newest additions to the STARS group, and has had an amazing start! She has been focused and attentive at every practice which is showing in great stroke ...
Mar 4, 2014 - PAAC Swimmers Shine at District XI Championships
We had an awesome meet again this year at the District XI Championships. In this year’s edition, we had 56 swimmers competing for 12 different schools in the AA and AAA meets held at Parkl...
Feb 4, 2014 - February Swimmers of the Month
STARs : Hyunwoo Kim . Hyunwoo is a great addition to STARS, and is emerging as a great leader in the group. He has recommitted himself to technique improvement, and has been steadily chipping away at...
Jan 8, 2014 - January Swimmers of the Month
Swimmers were chosen by the coaching staff based on their attitude, attendance, effort, and performance in the month of December. STARs : Ella DeFazio - Ella has been a wonderful new addition to the ...
Dec 30, 2013 - PAAC Honored With Bronze Medal Status from USA Swimming
Colorado Springs, CO - Parkland Aquatic Club has earned Bronze Medal status in USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program for 2014. The program recognizes clubs for their commitment to excellence in perfo...
Dec 17, 2013 - PAAC Invades Carolina; Magnan Crushes Distance Events
Greensboro, NC - Five of our fastest swimmers made their mark on the Speedo Junior National Championships held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. In a field of the nation's most outstanding 18 & Under...
Dec 4, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Wrap-UP
Dec 3, 2013 - December Swimmers of the Month
Swimmers were chosen by the coaching staff based on their attitude, attendance, effort, and performance in the month of November. STARS : Shayna Blikshteyn is recognized this month for her overall i...
Nov 26, 2013 - Berlitz Sets 5 New Team Records at Fall Harvest Meet
Danny Berlitz recently broke 5 PAAC team records at our Fall Harvest meet. Congrats Danny! See all of our team records here.
Nov 17, 2013 - More than 100 PAAC Swims Make MA Top 10
Based on the list published by Mid-Atlantic Swimming on Friday, PAAC swimmers posted 110 times in the Mid-Atlantic Top 10 so far this season. Here they are, organized by training group. See the ful...
Nov 14, 2013 - Peter Conzola Commits to Virginia Tech
PAAC and Freedom High School Senior Peter Conzola has made his college decision and he is headed to Blacksburg to become a Virginia Tech Hokie. He is billed as the fastest backstroke recruit ever f...
Nov 14, 2013 - Caitlin Daday Commits to Villanova University
PAAC and Allentown Central Catholic High School Senior Caitlin Daday is headed to Villanova University to swim next fall. She signed a scholarship offer with Head Coach Rick Simpson's Wildcats on ...
Nov 12, 2013 - November Swimmers of the Month
National - Rhett Karopoulos - Rhett is having his best training season this fall, regularly recording new practice bests. He has been performing particularly well in sets that don't necessarily su...
Oct 7, 2013 - October Swimmers of the Month
These swimmers were chosen by our coaching staff on the basis of their performance, attendance, and attitude in the months of August and September. National - Caitlin Daday and Sam Magnan . Both ...
Sep 17, 2013 - Peter Conzola and Caitlin Daday Honored by USA Swimming
Peter Conzola and Caitlin Daday were honored Monday by USA Swimming when they were selected to the Scholastic All-American Team, both for the 2nd time. Both are high school seniors who carry a 4.0 G...
Aug 9, 2013 - Speeding in California: US Open and Junior Nationals
Six swimmers earned the right to make the cross-country trip to Irvine, California to compete in the U.S. Open and the Speedo Junior Nationals. Maddy Burns and Peter Conzola competed in the U.S. Ope...
Aug 2, 2013 - August Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers were selected on the basis of their performance, effort, and attendance in the month of July. National - Trey Shackleton . At Senior Champs, Trey recorded his first-ever Junior...
Jul 29, 2013 - Fast Swims Galore at JOs!!
Berlitz Breaks 6 Team Records and Twice Cracks Top-50 All-Time in USA On July 25-28, PAAC had 14 swimmers compete in the Middle Atlantic Long Course Junior Olympics, the top age group championship mee...
Jul 21, 2013 - Best Times Smashed at Senior Champs
Shackleton, Jordan, and Daday Punch Tickets to California Our club brought 24 athletes to the Middle Atlantic Senior Championships held at Bucknell University July 17-20 and came away with more fast s...
Jul 11, 2013 - July Swimmers of the Month
Silver - James Zhang . For his first long course season James has not wasted any time adapting to a new swim course. James is excelling in his swimming, meeting more challenging intervals and refini...
Jun 4, 2013 - June Swimmers of the Month
STARS - Landon May . Landon is one of the newest members of PAAC. He has been practicing really hard to get race ready after getting started with us for the spring session. Landon is a quick study, ...
May 24, 2013 - Top Team in the Valley and Eastern PA ... AGAIN!
May 19, 2013 - Caitlin Daday Finishes 24th at 5k Open Water Nationals
Five kilometers is a long way for most people to walk. But today Caitlin Daday tamed that distance on her way to 24th place at the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships held in Southern Cali...
May 3, 2013 - May Swimmers of the Month
National - Erin Jordan . Erin's attendance has been exceptional this month and she has picked up her training right where she left off in the spring. She has set her goals high and is making the d...
Apr 14, 2013 - Jackie Creitz Chooses Washington College
PAAC and Parkland High School Senior Jackie Creitz has chosen to continue her swimming career next fall at Washington College in Chestertown, MD. Jackie is a freestyle and backstroke specialist who...
Apr 2, 2013 - April Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers have been selected by the coaching staff as Swimmers of the Month for April 2013 in their respective groups based on their attitude, attendance, effort, and performance in the ...
Apr 1, 2013 - Senior Champs Concludes Season with Excellent Swims
A small but determined contingent of 13 swimmers represented PAAC at the Middle Atlantic Senior Championships March 27-30 in York. Here are the top swims (by swimmer). Danny Berlitz knocked 9 more se...
Mar 31, 2013 - Brooke Munion Chooses Nova Southeastern
PAAC and Freedom High School Senior Brooke Munion has chosen to continue her swimming career at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Brooke is a butterfly and freestyle speci...
Mar 31, 2013 - Middle Atlantic and Colin Burnette Take Zone Championships
Middle Atlantic Swimming's team including our very own Colin Burnette emerged as the Zone Champions at last week's Eastern Zone Age Group Championships. Click here to see results! Congratulations ...
Mar 31, 2013 - Chris Strauss Chooses Indiana University of Pennsylvania
PAAC and Parkland High School Senior Christopher Strauss will swim this fall for the Crimson Hawks of Indiana University of Pennsylvania . Chris is a distance freestyle specialist who has also b...
Mar 31, 2013 - Katie Pielmeier Chooses Ursinus College
PAAC and Palmerton High School Senior Katie Pielmeier has chosen to continue her swimming career at Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA this fall. Katie will help the Lady Bears in the breaststro...
Mar 31, 2013 - Harris Nagle Chooses Marist College
PAAC and Parkland High School Senior Harris Nagle has chosen to continue his swimming career next fall at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. Harris is an extremely versatile swimmer who has foun...
Mar 25, 2013 - PAAC Strikes Gold at Silver Champs
PAAC had an outstanding showing at the MA Silver Champs. We had 50 swimmers attend who swam 272 personal best times. We had countless heat winners, very close races, and some event winners. Below a...
Mar 25, 2013 - Distance Freestyle Dominance Leads to 6th at Southern Sectionals
A hot start by our distance freestylers on Thursday night carried into a weekend that saw many new personal best swims, no small feat for some swimmers who were on their 2nd or 3rd championship meet. ...
Mar 18, 2013 - 8 & Unders Soar at Mini Champs!
Congratulations to Laura Herbst, Sebastian Malaver, Celia Traub, and Nicholas Zaffiro for doing extremely well at Mini Champs last weekend. These 4 swimmers had a combined 21 personal best times!!! ...
Mar 17, 2013 - Conzola Wins State Title, PAAC Takes 8 Individual Medals
Our high school swimmers were a powerful presence at the PIAA High School State Championships held at Bucknell University. Peter Conzola won the AAA boys' 100 back State Championship in dramatic fa...
Mar 11, 2013 - Junior Olympic Swimmers Race to Fantastic Results
This past weekend we had 18 swimmers compete in the Middle Atlantic Junior Olympics, the top age group championship meet within our LSC. We had excellent swims all over the place. Here are the highl...
Mar 3, 2013 - March Swimmers of the Month
National : Ethan Stinner. Ethan has been making strides with his backstroke technique this month, and it is showing. At the last chance meet, he was just off his best time in the 100 back, an exce...
Mar 2, 2013 - Polaha, Conzola, Karam, and Shackleton Lead PAAC Domination at Districts
At the PIAA District XI High School Swimming Championships held at Parkland High School this weekend, PAAC swimmers performing in both the AA and AAA meets delivered some astonishingly fast performanc...
Feb 25, 2013 - Making the Most of the Last Chance
Our swimmers delivered many stellar performances at last weekend's LVA Last Chance meet at Liberty High School. Several swimmers achieved new J.O.-qualifying swims. They were: Caroline Fahrney 11-12...
Feb 21, 2013 - UPDATED! PAAC Alumni College Conference Results
It is February and time for all of the collegiate conference championships. There are at least 22 PAAC alumni currently on college swimming rosters. Follow their results this championship season bel...
Feb 13, 2013 - More Photos from the Fitter & Faster Olympians Clinic
In the South Whitehall Patch. You can see them here.
Feb 12, 2013 - February Splash Meet Soaks the Competition
We had an outstanding performance at our annual February 14 & Under and Mini meet. There were many impressive swims and we had more personal best times than any other meet in 2013. Here were the hi...
Feb 4, 2013 - February Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers have been selected by the coaching staff as Swimmers of the Month for February 2013 in their respective groups based on their attitude, attendance, effort, and performance in th...
Feb 2, 2013 - PAAC Learns from Olympians at Fitter and Faster Clinic
On Saturday, Olympians Chloe Sutton, Tyler McGill, and Adam Brown visited Parkland High School and PAAC for the Fitter and Faster Tour clinic. We had over 50 PAAC swimmers in attendance to listen and...
Jan 22, 2013 - Seniors Rise to Long Course Challenge at Elite Meet
The Middle Atlantic Senior Elite meet offered us a unique opportunity -- to test ourselves against some quality competition while competing in the the BIG pool. Though we lost several swimmers to ill...
Jan 14, 2013 - Ringing in the New Year at the Winter Invite
What better way to start 2013 than with a swim meet? That's what we did - and it was a fast one. Here are the highlights by group. National/Senior This meet served as a good signpost for our early-...
Jan 7, 2013 - Young Stars Show Their Speed at Upper Dublin
Seven of our top 8 & Under swimmers competed at the Upper Dublin Mini Meet this past weekend. Between them, they recorded an incredible 25 new best times! What a group! Here were the highlights: L...
Jan 6, 2013 - Mile Meet Conquered
PAAC was the class of the competition at Sunday's Mile Meet at Germantown Academy. Caitlin Daday led from the 300 yard mark onward to win the girls' competition. She was followed by Brooke Gilson ...
Jan 6, 2013 - January Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers have been selected by the coaching staff as Swimmers of the Month for January 2013 in their respective groups based on their attitude, attendance, effort, and performance in the...
Dec 21, 2012 - Trio of PAAC Swimmers Rank in Top 20 Nationally
Three PAAC swimmers have delivered performances this fall that rank them among the top 20 swimmers in the U.S. in their respective age groups. Danny Berlitz currently ranks 5th in the 1,000 free and ...
Dec 17, 2012 - PAAC Caught Speeding in Pitt at Christmas Invitational
December 16, 2012 - PAAC finished up a highly successful Pitt meet this weekend with many spectacular times. We finished as the 6th-ranked women's team and the 4th-ranked men's team despite leaving ma...
Dec 14, 2012 - PAAC Awarded Bronze Medal for Club Excellence by USA Swimming
Colorado Springs, CO - Parkland Aquatic Club has earned Bronze Medal status in USA Swimming's Club Excellence Program for 2013. The program recognizes clubs for the commitment to excellence in perfor...
Dec 9, 2012 - Conzola and DelFranco Crush It at Junior Nationals
We were represented by two athletes at this year's USA Swimming Winter Junior Nationals held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville December 6-8. In his first-ever swim at the Junior National lev...
Dec 4, 2012 - PAAC Dominates at Penn State
Our team had an exceptionally strong outing at the NLAC Winter Splash Meet held at Penn State this past weekend. Here are some of the individual highlights: National/Senior Group Highlights Trey Shac...
Dec 2, 2012 - December Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers have been selected by the coaching staff as Swimmers of the Month for December 2012 in their respective groups based on their attitude, attendance, effort, and performance in th...
Nov 20, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Results
On Saturday, November 10, we held our Swim-A-Thon at Parkland High School. In total, 104 swimmers completed a total of over 246,000 yards. That is about the same as the distance from Allentown to th...
Nov 17, 2012 - Gilson to swim for Bloomsburg U
PAAC Swimmer and Whitehall High School senior Brooke Gilson has committed to swim next fall at Bloomsburg University. Brooke is a distance freestyle and IM specialist who will be a significant cont...
Nov 15, 2012 - Polaha Headed To Fordham
PAAC swimmer and Parkland High School Senior Megan Polaha is headed to Fordham University to swim next fall. The Rams were Atlantic-10 Champions in 2010 and are led by 19th-year Head Coach Steve P...
Nov 12, 2012 - Olympians Clinic Coming to Parkland
On February 2nd, the Fitter and Faster Tour will be holding a clinic at Parkland High School featuring Olympians Chloe Sutton and Tyler McGill. This exciting event will be open to the public. Click...
Nov 4, 2012 - November Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers have been selected by the coaching staff as Swimmers of the Month for November 2012 in their respective groups based on their attitude, attendance, effort, and performance in th...
Oct 10, 2012 - Red Team Wins Valley Challenge
At this past weekend's meet, we split our PAAC swimmers into two squads just for fun - Red and Black. The purpose was to inspire more competition, and in the end the RED team was triumphant. The w...
Oct 9, 2012 - October Swimmers of the Month
The following swimmers have been selected by the coaching staff as Swimmers of the Month for October 2012 in their respective groups based on their attitude, attendance, effort, and performance in the...
Sep 5, 2012 - Seven PAAC Swimmers Named to Scholastic All-American Team
Seven PAAC swimmers have been named to USA Swimming's prestigious Academic All-American Team for the 2011-2012 school year. Congratulations on this awesome achievement to Madison Burns, Caitlin Dad...
Aug 28, 2012 - Freshman Ranks Nationally in Swimming
Click here for a recent article about PAAC swimmer Trey Shackleton
Aug 27, 2012 - PAAC Swimmers Help MA Win Zones
PAAC had 4 swimmers attend the 2012 Eastern Zone Long Course Championships August 8-11 in Richmond,VA. Colin Burnette , Danny Berlitz , Alex Keeny , and Patrick McAllister helped the the MA ...
Aug 27, 2012 - PAAC Super at Super Sectionals
Sixteen PAAC swimmers competed at the Speedo Champions Series "Super Sectional" meet August 2-5 in Buffalo. They left with many stellar performances including 9 team records. Here are the highlight...
Aug 26, 2012 - Meet Schedule Now Posted
Our full meet schedule for the 2012-2013 short course season is now posted. Logged-in members may view it here or by looking under the "Meets" tab at the top of the page.
Aug 26, 2012 - Long-Range Calendar Now Posted
Look under the "Practice" > "Practice Schedule tab" or click here to find our new long-range calendar. This calendar is intended to help you and your family plan. It is not firm until it is publis...
Aug 24, 2012 - New Blog Post: The Parent Transition
When a swimmer moves up, how do parents need to adjust? Read Moving Up: The Parent Transition
Aug 22, 2012 - Register Now for Fall Session
Our online registration system is now available for the fall. All new AND returning members need to sign up through our online registration system. Please click here for instructions or go to "Reg...
Aug 9, 2012 - PAAC at Eastern Zones LIVE!
PAAC has four swimmers swimming at the Eastern Zones Championships. Colin Burnette, Danny Berlitz, Alex Keeny, and Patrick McAllister. Watch them LIVE!
Aug 1, 2012 - August Swimmers of the Month
National - Trey Shackleton is the National Group swimmer of the month for August. On his way to winning 13-14 boys' high point honors at J.O.s and setting 7 new PAAC team records, Trey won the 200...
Jul 31, 2012 - Faster than Lightning at JOs
Thunder and lightning in State College couldn't dampen the efforts of our 14 & Under swimmers at J.O.s this past weekend. Here are the highlights. The Silver and Gold group had 12 swimmers participat...
Jul 22, 2012 - Nemo Wants You To Swim For PAAC!
Jul 11, 2012 - USA Swimming Releases Parent Education
July 3, 2012 USA Swimming is proud to announce the release of the Parent Education module of the Safe Sport Program. The course is online and takes about 15-20 minutes to complete. It is provided fr...
Jul 2, 2012 - July Swimmers of the Month
The National group Swimmer of the Month is Evan Paules . Evan has bounced back from adversity to resume training at the front of the National Group. Not only has he shown toughness at practice, but...
Jun 25, 2012 - Maddy Burns Competes at Olympic Trials
Our very own Madison Burns competed at the 2012 US Olympic Trials today in the 400 IM in Omaha, Nebraska. It was Madison's first Olympic Trials and she competed admirably on the biggest stage that ...
Jun 18, 2012 - Five Team Records Fall at LC Classic
We had a terrific meet at the WSY/HAC Long Course Classic meet at Bucknell University this past weekend. Among many awesome swims, we had 5 individual team records broken this weekend. There were tw...
Jun 12, 2012 - PAAC Goes Bridge-To-Bridge
This past weekend PAAC had three swimmers that participated in the open water Bridge-to-Bridge 2K race. Becky Nothstein , Scarlet Ojeda, and Jose Avila all swam in the event with 80 other partici...
Jun 7, 2012 - PAAC at GPAC
Last weekend, PAAC made a strong showing at the GPAC Invitational held at GCIT. All told, 44 swimmers dropped a total of over 5 minutes and 8 seconds of time with 109 total swims that were personal b...
Jun 1, 2012 - June Swimmers of the Month
Competitive skills Congratulations to James Zhang who is our June CS Swimmer of the Month! James has a fantastic attitude at practice each day. He comes to practice eager to swim and do well. Jam...
May 31, 2012 - Best Wishes to PAAC's Seniors
Madison Burns - University of North Carolina JP Connolly - Drexel University Matthew Klotz - Drexel University Evan Paules - Rider University KP Pielmeier - Georgetown University Erica Reifinger - Jam...
May 31, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Results
Eighty-one athletes completed a timed swim (or kick) for distance! Thank you swimmers and timers for raising money to support PAAC! Check our results page to see full results.
May 23, 2012 - Reifinger Wins Scholar-Athlete Award
The Lehigh Valley Interscholastic Athletic Conference held its Annual Scholar Athlete Luncheon on May 23, 2012 at The Goosey Gander in Bethlehem. Every year athletes are honored from each sport and ar...
May 17, 2012 - Evan Paules Wins Scholarship
Evan Paules has been awarded the Susan Baker Memorial Scholarship, awarded annually to two swimmers, one from Emmaus Aquatic Club and one from PAAC. Congratulations Evan on a well-deserved honor!
May 11, 2012 - Black Team Wins Friday Night at the Races
At this week's "Friday Night at the Races," (a.ka. the PAAC intrasquad meet) the Black squad emerged victorious by virtue of a higher average improvement percentage. Their margin of victory was a soli...
May 8, 2012 - More HS Honors for PAAC Swimmers and Divers
Congratulations to the following PAAC swimmers who were named to the Morning Call All-Area team: Class AAA Erica Reifinger-200 free, 100 back, 200 free relay, 400 free relay Emily Stang-50 free, 100 f...
May 8, 2012 - Two Selected For Parkland Hall of Fame
Recently, two of our swimmers have been chosen for the Parkland High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Seniors Erica Reifinger and Emily Stang both received the honor for their outstanding performan...
May 7, 2012 - Churning the Water at May Maelstrom
This past weekend saw 57 PAAC swimmers churn the waters at Franklin & Marshall College during the May Maelstrom Meet. The meet was our first opportunity to compete in long course, or as Coach Ryan aff...
May 1, 2012 - SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH
May 2012 National - Colleen Daday Senior - Tony Coates Gold - Colin Burnette Silver - Caroline Fahrney Bronze - Ahmad Darwish & Briana Zaffiro Competitive Skills - Meghna Sequeira
Mar 29, 2012 - Congrats on an Outstanding HS Season
Here is the roundup from some of the local newspapers: PAAC's Sydnee Karam named Express-Times Swimmer of the Year Express-Times All-Area Girls Swimming Team - PAAC's Carly DelFranco, Abby Thomson, an...
Mar 26, 2012 - PAAC is MA Senior Champs!
PAAC is the newly crowned Middle Atlantic Senior Champion! Our swimmers brought home both the combined team championship and the women's championship this weekend. In total, we outdistanced the second...