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Nov 19, 2020 - THANK SCRIPING DAY
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Nov 10, 2020 - ALL TUESDAY EVENING PRACTICES CANCELLED
Due to freezing rain currently falling and the potential of a few inches of snowfall this evening we are cancelling all practices for tonight (11/10). Please be carefull if you have to drive. Practi...
Oct 20, 2020 - Practice Cancelled for TUESDAY
Mantas Families, With the snow and road conditions being not very good, we are cancelling practice for this evening. NO MANTAS PRACTICE TONIGHT, TUESDAY OCTOBER 20. Be carefull with the fresh snow...
Sep 22, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Good Morning Mantas Families, We had a great first week of practice! I was thrilled to see the swimmers back in the pool, and especially excited to welcome back our NOVICE team. A few reminders as...
Jul 14, 2020 - Practice Cancelled This Morning
Mantas Families, We have storms approaching that will keep us out of the water this morning. We will not have practice for all groups. We will resume practice on Wednesday, July 15. Thank you for yo...
Jun 30, 2020 - ANNOUNCEMENTS! NEW PRACTICE TIMES!
Mantas Families, The athletes are doing a great job at practice! They are following all procedures and training very well while distancing themselves from each other. This week we are swimming only ...
Jun 29, 2020 - No Practice this Morning, 6/29
Mantas Families, Due to the Thunderstorms that are rolling through this moring, we are cancelling practice for all groups. We do not have a backup pool location or a different time to swim and greate...
Jun 22, 2020 - The Job of Every Mantas Swimmer
Parents, We are two days away from starting our long-awaited summer season. This season looks different that others in the past and we have to treat it different for some very good reasons. Mantas...
Jun 18, 2020 - The Season Starts Wednesday, June 24!
Mantas Families, We have updates that are very exciting! We are starting training at Tourtellotte pool on Wednesday, June 24! That’s a whole week EARLIER than we first announced…AND IN ONLY 6 DAY...
Jun 15, 2020 - SUMMER 2020 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
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Jun 12, 2020 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: RETURN TO TRAINING
Mantas Families, Through the cooperation and teamwork between the City of Mankato, the YMCA, and Mantas Swim Club we are able to return to training at Tourtellotte Pool! The is GREAT NEWS! THANK Y...
Jun 1, 2020 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: Update.
Hello Mantas Families, I’ve been receiving a lot of emails and questions wondering what is happening with our summer season. The best information is what I know. I’ll let you know the source of th...
May 12, 2020 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: REGISTRATION - AT HOME
Mantas Families, I hope all of our swim families are doing well and are safe at home. I know my own family is finding ways to adapt to what seems to be weekly changes in what we thought was the “no...
Apr 20, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Well, it’s April 20 th . Today was supposed to be the start of our spring/summer long course season. As we all are well aware, that’s not going to happen yet. With no start-up date ...
Apr 13, 2020 - Resources for Mantas Swimmers and Families
Mantas Families, I hope all of our families are safe at home and healthy. During this time of, “Now what?”, it’s important to take things one day at a time. One helpful reminder that I have used is ...
Apr 3, 2020 - MANTAS TOP 10!
Mantas Families, Presenting the MANTAS TOP 10! The MANTAS TOP 10 can be found on the team website once your logged in, and by clicking RIGHT HERE. The Top 10 list is comprised of the 10 fastes...
Mar 26, 2020 - MANTS SWIM CLUB: GOOD NEWS - WE GOT THIS!
Mantas Families, Just a quick note to say HANG IN THERE! I know there may be people who are worried about what may come of our long course season. All we can do is wait and see. Keep your positive t...
Mar 16, 2020 - MANTAS ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mantas Community, We are sad to announce that we are cancelling the Mantas Spring Banquet. It is in our best interest to do eveything we can to avoid the spread of COVID-19. We will contimplate how...
Mar 12, 2020 - AGE GROUP STATE MEET CANCELLED
2020 Age Group 14&U State Championship: Cancellation Despite our best efforts to keep the meet going as planned, Minnesota Swimming is canceling the Age Group 14&U Short Course State Championship. I...
Mar 9, 2020 - MANTAS swim well at Senior State! Announcements!
Mantas Families, Our senior swimmers did a fantastic job at the State Champs this past weekend. We swam to “best times” in a meet where there was plenty of racing. Some of the best performances we...
Mar 2, 2020 - Mantas Swimmers Race to SUCCESS at MRC's!
Mantas Families, What a FAST weekend we had at the Minnesota Regional Championships! With around 170 individual swims, we collected over 125 LIFETIME BEST PERFORMANCES! Every time I turned around a ...
Feb 24, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Mantas swimmers raced very well this past weekend at the MAC’s meet in Eden Prairie. We added almost 20 new swims for the MRC Championships this weekend! This is the last week for...
Feb 17, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Taper Time! For many of our team members it’s time to REST and FOCUS! Taper is the point of our season, after many practices and a ton of hard work, that we rest our bodies and focu...
Feb 12, 2020 - Wednesday Evening Practice Cancelled
Mantas Families, With the local schools closing early today, we will follow their lead and cancell practice for tonight. With high winds predicted along with very cold temperatures, please be safe ...
Feb 10, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Registration is now open for our Senior (15 & Older) State Championships and our Age Group (14& Under) State Championships. The Senior meet is held Thursday, March 5 - Sunday, March ...
Feb 6, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month - January
We are excited to announce the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for January! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to athlete’s in each training group; Novice, Age Group, & Senior, at the end...
Feb 3, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Registration is now open for Championship Season. Minnesota Achievement Championships is a meet for swimmers with verifiable times that are slower than the MRC (Silver) standard...
Feb 3, 2020 - Tourtellotte Pool Needs Your Help
Mantas Families, As you may have heard, the Mankato City Council is looking for the best ways to spend an allotted amount of sales tax money within the next few years. One of their areas of focus i...
Jan 27, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congratulations Mantas Swim Club! Our swimmers competed wonderfully! As I watched the morning session, I tried to keep track of all of the “best times” for our young swimmers. Th...
Jan 24, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club SHOP WITH SCRIP UPDATE
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Jan 20, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Today’s update will be brief. We are gathering all the info you need for our Penguin meet this Sunday. You can view the volunteer positions that are open and the events for your swi...
Jan 14, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month - December
We are excited to announce the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for December! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to athlete’s in each training group; Novice, Age Group, & Senior, at the en...
Jan 13, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Mantas Swimmers had a very successful weekend at the Foxjet Winter Classic. This meet offered a chance to compete with some of the fastest swimmers from MN, WI, and IA. Our swimmers...
Jan 6, 2020 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Back to school, back to practice! Welcome back to the whole squad! I am looking forward to a great last half of our season! Here’s what’s coming up. Mantas is hosting our annual Pe...
Dec 29, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, I hope all of our families are enjoying their holiday break from school. The January training calendar can be found online on the team website. Our Novice swimmers will have anoth...
Dec 16, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Short announcements this week. Watch your email for meet registration for our January Penguin Invite. The meet takes place on Sunday, January 26 th . Family volunteer signup is al...
Dec 14, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month - November
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Dec 9, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Mantas swimmers had a great weekend competing in Northfield. There were lots of great swims. We’ll now take a break from competing through the holidays. This is a good chance for...
Dec 2, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, The calendar for the month of December has been updated. To find our training calendar online, click on the CALENDAR tab at the top of our website. You can sort the calendar by ...
Nov 26, 2019 - No Practice Tonight. Mantas Winter Weather Policy
Mantas Families, With our first storm of the winter season, now is a good time to write about our practice policy in situations just like tonight. First, MANTAS SWIM CLUB WILL NOT practice tonigh...
Nov 25, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club, THANKSGIVING WEEK
Mantas Families, Welcome to Thanksgiving Week! I want to say THANK YOU for being a part of Mantas Swim Club. We have the best families and I appreciate you being a part of this organization that I...
Nov 20, 2019 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP
Nov 18, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Update - Meets, Training, & Thankyous!
Mantas Families, Thank you for a great meet yesterday! Our kids did an amazing job! They swam well, cheered even better, and learned a ton! As we move towards the end of the first part of our sea...
Nov 14, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month - October
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Nov 11, 2019 - Mantas, SMILE, MEET WEEK, BACKPACK FOOD DRIVE
Mantas Families, DID YOU KNOW that you can donate to Mantas Swim Club simply by shopping online at Amazon? IT’S TRUE! Mantas is a designated organization through the Amazon Smile program. Here’s ...
Nov 4, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, What a fantastic weekend of racing! Over 20 Mantas swimmers raced at the South Metro Storm Fall Invite. Our swimmers had a blast with the relays and had many personal bests in the...
Oct 28, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Swim Families, Today is the last day to register your swimmers for our Mantas Wishbone Invite, held at Mankato East High School on Sunday, November 17. If you have questions about registerin...
Oct 21, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Happy Monday! Reminder tonight’s practice will be held at Mankato East High School for our Age Groups and Senior Groups ONLY. Practices will start at 5:40pm. There will be no Nov...
Oct 18, 2019 - MANTAS TEAM GEAR!
Mantas Swim Families, The Winter 2019 Team Store is now open! Orders will be taken until Sunday, November 3. We place our team clothing order through United Team Elite in Mankato. You can see info ...
Oct 14, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congratulations to all swimmers who raced in the Barracuda 12 & Under meet this weekend. It looks like there were some great swims! The meet has been invoiced and you should see tho...
Oct 8, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update - Meet Registrations
Mantas Swim Club Families, A day late but still good information for the week. Watch your email for Swim Meet registrations! Mantas Swim Club will be competing at the STORM Fall Invitational on Nove...
Sep 30, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update - Parent Meeting Tonight
Mantas Swim Club Families, I want to encourage all parents to join us for a Parent Meeting tonight starting at 6:30pm. The meeting will take place in Lund Room 209. This classroom is straight up the...
Sep 23, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Welcome to week two of our short course (fall/winter) season. Last week was great seeing all of the new faces, old faces, and MANY faces! I love seeing all of the younger athletes...
Sep 16, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update - WELCOME TO MANTAS SWIM CLUB
Mantas Families, Welcome to the first week of our 2019-2020 short course season. Short Course simply means that we will practice and compete in 25-yard pools. WELCOME to all of our new families. It i...
Aug 30, 2019 - 2020 Short Course REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Mantas Swim Club Families! Registration is now OPEN for our 2020 Short Course Season. Welcome to all of our returning families and to all of our NEW Mantas families. Here is important information fo...
Aug 8, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month - July
We are excited to announce the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for July! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to athlete’s in each training group; Novice, Age Group, & Senior, at the end of...
Jul 24, 2019 - THANK YOU!
Mantas Families, We have wrapped up the Minnesota Regional Championships meet until next year. It was an amazing weekend for Mantas Swim Club. In spite of the weather, I saw the best of what Mantas ...
Jul 16, 2019 - VOLUNTEERS, VOLUNTEERS, VOLUNTEERS!
Mantas Families, We are getting very close to hosting the Minnesota Regional Championships this week. And WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! We have many essential jobs that are still open. These include having pe...
Jul 10, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month - June
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Jul 8, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club, Championship Season
Mantas Families, Welcome to Championship Season! This weekend we have a group of swimmers participating in the Minnesota Achievement Championships in Hudson, Wisconsin. Next weekend, July 19-21,...
Jul 1, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, THANK YOU for a great weekend at the 2019 Red, White, & Blue Invite! To use the words of one of our parent volunteers; “This meet is something special!” Our athletes were the best...
Jul 1, 2019 - Mantas Practice Location Change Due to Weather
Practices for Monday Morning, July 1, are being moved indoors at Gustavus Adolphus College due to weather. Senior groups will swim 7:45am - 9:45am All Age Groups and Novice will swim 9:45am - 10:45am ...
Jun 24, 2019 - Meet Week Announcements
Mantas Families, Welcome to Meet Week! This weekend, Mantas Swim Club is hosting almost 500 athletes and their families from all around the state. We will be competing over the course of 3 days at To...
Jun 23, 2019 - Mantas MEET WEEK Announcements: Hospitality Tent
Hello Mantas Parents ! Do you love to bake or cook? Would you like to help out with a food donation to the Mantas Hospitality Tent ? The hospitality tent feeds breakfast, lunch, dinner and snac...
Jun 20, 2019 - Mantas Beverage Donations
Mantas Families, As we approach meet week you will see a couple of announcements come out about ways you can help at our meets. The easiest way is to help provide beverages that we sell at our conces...
Jun 10, 2019 - Mantas Summer Information - PLEASE READ
Mantas Families, Now that we have moved our practices to our summer schedule, we have lots of information for you. Please read this email in its entirety. Summer Schedule: Here is our summer trainin...
Jun 5, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month - May
For the first time in our Spring/Summer Season, we are announcing the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for May! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to an athlete in each training group; Nov...
Jun 3, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Only three more days of short course swimming! Take a look at the practice schedule this week as it is DIFFERENT than past weeks. Here are upcoming events for Mantas Swim Club that ...
May 27, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, I hope you’ve had a great weekend. We do start practice for the week TONIGHT at Gustavus. See the weekly schedule below. REMEMBER TO REGISTER your Age Group and Senior Swimmers f...
May 20, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Our swimmers did very well in their first racing of the season. Mantas swimmers participated in the Spring Into Summer Invite in Northfield this weekend. We had many lifetime bests ...
May 13, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update - HERE COMES JUNE!
Mantas Families, We have a lot going on in the month of June, keep in mind May is flying by! Meet information will come out soon to those families participating in the Northfield meet this Saturday....
May 6, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Today is the last day to register your swimmer(s) for the Northfield Invite. This is a one-day, two session, meet held at Northfield Middle School. This will be a great event for s...
Apr 29, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Our spring/summer season goes fast. Competitions are planned with the season in mind. In May we will start competing a couple times per month. Competition is not required to be a ...
Apr 22, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Good Morning from the airport! Deena and I are taking the kids on a short family vacation! Our practice schedule is a full week this week! Watch for announcements on upcoming meet...
Apr 15, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club, WELCOME BACK!
Mantas Families, Welcome Back! Spring has sprung! Well, at least it will be 80 degrees in the pool. I am so excited to be starting our spring session tonight. I am excited to have our swimmers back...
Mar 26, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Spring/ Summer 2019
Registration for the 2019 Spring – Summer season is now OPEN! Below is information regarding Mantas Swim Club, how to register, and some season basics. If you have questions please feel free to emai...
Mar 11, 2019 - Mantas End of Season Banquet
Mantas Families, Mantas Swimmers enjoyed success at the MN Swimming Short Course Championships this past weekend at the University of Minnesota. We had multiple podium finishes which also included ...
Mar 6, 2019 - GOLD MEDAL OLYMPIAN, GARRET WEBER-GALE, VISITS MANTAS!
Tuesday Evening, our Mantas swimmers got a surprise at a practcie preparing for the state championships. Gold Medal Olympian, Garret Weber-Gale, stopped by to wish the swimmers "Good Luck" at the mee...
Mar 4, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We had a great weekend at MRC’s in Rochester! Our swimmers performed very well! They raced a ton and showed that they were resilient through a long weekend! I am so proud of how...
Feb 25, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Mantas swimmers had a FANTASTIC MAC’s meet this past weekend. On Saturday our swimmers posted MANY lifetime bests and new MRC cuts! I was very proud as a coach to watch all of our ...
Feb 20, 2019 - No Practice, Wednesday Feb 20.
Mantas Families, With Snow expected to continue until mid-afternoon, school closings, and uncertainty with road conditions, I am cancelling practices for this evening. If you do have to travel, pleas...
Feb 18, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We have made it Championship Season! We have a good group of swimmers competing in MAC’s (Minnesota Achievement Championships) this weekend in New Prague. The following weekend (Mar...
Feb 11, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, As we quickly near Championship Season, I think it’s wise to outline the remaining portion of our Winter session. This coming weekend we have a group of swimmers participating in ...
Feb 8, 2019 - MANTAS JANUARY SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH
Announcing the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for January! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to an athlete in each training group; Novice, Age Group, & Senior, at the end of each month....
Feb 7, 2019 - No Practices, Thursday February 7
Mantas Families, There will be no Mantas practices for Thursday, February 7. We are in a blizzard warning until midnight. Please limit your travel. Thank you for your understanding.
Feb 5, 2019 - Practices Cancelled For Tuesday
Mantas Families, Mankato Schools has decided to cancel evening activities for Tuesday, February 5th. There will be no Mantas practice tonight at East High School. Thanks for your help in spreading ...
Feb 4, 2019 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, After a crazy week last week, I hope we are back to “normal” this week. Meet registrations are available for both MAC’s and MRC’s. We are quickly heading towards CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON...
Jan 31, 2019 - Thursday 1/31: Practice Plan
Mantas Families, What a week! Let's try again today. Due to schools being closed, practice for only these groups will happen at Gustavus in Saint Peter. Age Group 2 swimmers only - 6:30 - 8:00pm. ...
Jan 29, 2019 - PRACTICE UPDATE: ALL PRACTICES CANCELED
Mantas Families, I've changed my mind about the safety of running even an optional practice tonight and tomorrow evening. I've decided that I don't want to take the chance. THERE WILL BE NO PRACTIC...
Jan 28, 2019 - Mantas Update: NO PRACTICE TONIGHT!
Mantas Families, Congratulations on a FANTASTIC meet yesterday! Our kids raced very well! Thank you to all of our volunteers who did so many jobs to make the meet a success. And, THANK YOU, to my ...
Jan 21, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club: MEET WEEK!
Mantas Families, It’s meet week! Mantas Swim Club is hosting the Penguin Invite this Sunday, January 27. Meet information, with warm up times and racing timeline will come out soon. What we REALLY ...
Jan 14, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, The Mantas Penguin Invite is quickly approaching. This Mantas Hosted Meet is on Sunday, January 27 at Mankato East High School. OPEN TO SWIMMERS OF ALL ABILITIES AND AGES! Swimm...
Jan 10, 2019 - December Swimmers Of The Month!
Announcing the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for December! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to an athlete in each training group; Novice, Age Group, & Senior, at the end of each month...
Jan 7, 2019 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Welcome back to our first “Normal” week back from break. We have meet registration for our Penguin Invite now open, and this Sunday Mantas Swim Club is going Snow Tubing! Regist...
Dec 31, 2018 - Mantas Happy New Year Update!
Mantas Families, HAPPY NEW YEAR! THANK YOU FOR BEING A PART OF OUR MANTAS SWIM CLUB FAMILY. Practices will start this week on Wednesday, January 2 nd . Here is our training schedule for the week...
Dec 26, 2018 - Mantas Swim Club: Christmas Week Training
Merry Christmas Mantas Families, Practices this week are for our Age Group swimmers and older. Practices will be held at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter. Here is an important note about get...
Dec 17, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update: Christmas Training
Mantas Families, We have a full week of practice before taking a few days off for Christmas. I’ll lay out the next two weeks of practice times and locations. There is also an updated calendar on ou...
Dec 10, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Mantas swimmers had a great weekend competing at the BAC Holiday Classic this weekend. There were lots of best times, and new events achieved! It was also good to see all of our at...
Dec 6, 2018 - Mantas November Swimmers of the Month
Announcing the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for November! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to an athlete in each training group; Novice, Age Group, & Senior, at the end of each month...
Dec 3, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update: Inclement Weather Policy
Mantas Swim Club Families, SNOW! I hope everyone had a safe weekend with the snow that came in. This is a good chance to inform you of our weather policy in inclement weather. There are times when, ...
Nov 26, 2018 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Swim Club Families, I hope you all had a relaxing Thanksgiving weekend. We are continuing our fall training as we now look at our last chance for competition before the winter holidays. TO...
Nov 19, 2018 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We had awesome day yesterday! THANK YOU to all of the meet volunteers that helped our meet run smoothly, and almost too fast at times. We had 108 swims and over 65 of them were BEST ...
Nov 12, 2018 - Mantas Swim Club MEET WEEK!
Mantas Families, Welcome to meet week! Announcements this week will focus on the details of our Wishbone Invite this Sunday. This is a Mantas Swim Club Team Hosted event! The Wishbone Invite is a o...
Nov 7, 2018 - Mantas Swimmers of the Month - October
Announcing the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for October! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to an athlete in each training group; Novice, Age Group, & Senior, at the end of each month....
Nov 5, 2018 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, We have a few announcements for this week. Please look carefully at the schedule as some locations and start times have changed. Congrats to all of our swimmers who competed this p...
Oct 29, 2018 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Good afternoon everyone! I’m late in getting this update out, so it will be limited to only the weekly training schedule. Other meet information and deadline info will come out later in the week. He...
Oct 22, 2018 - Mantas Training Schedule Updates
Mantas Families, We have a special schedule for practice tonight since we are at East High School. Novice will not practice tonight. Age Groups and Senior Groups will swim at 5:45pm. Seniors will...
Oct 15, 2018 - MANTAS TEAM GEAR AND CLOTHING
Mantas Swim Club Team Clothing! We partner with United Team Elite in Mankato to bring you our team clothing! Our Mantas Team Clothing store is now open online at unitedteamelite.com. Click on t...
Oct 15, 2018 - Mantas Swim Club: WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, There are lots of announcements this week. Please help me welcome to the team a new coach you may have seen on the pool deck. Vance Maercklein joins the Mantas coaching staff aft...
Oct 8, 2018 - MANTAS SAFE SPORT MEETING TONIGHT!
Mantas Families, MANTAS SAFE SPORT & MORE MEETING: We are hosting a very important parent meeting tonight during practice time. Safe Sport is a topic that we cannot ignore in the swimming communit...
Oct 1, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Swim Families, Below is the training schedule for the week. This is a reminder that the schedule is not fixed and may change from week to week. This is one of the major reasons why I send out ...
Sep 24, 2018 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, We are into our third week of practice. If your swimmers started with Mantas for the first time during the first week, I hope they (and you) have found the first two weeks rewarding ...
Sep 17, 2018 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: WEEKLY UPDATE & TEAM PICNIC!
Mantas Families, Here are your announcements for the week! Age Group 2 is now swimming for 90 minutes. Members of our Age Group 2 training group are encouraged to stay for 90 minutes, Monday - Thur...
Sep 10, 2018 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Today is the day! We start our 2018-2019 short course season. I am very excited to get the team back in the water! Each week I will send out an update on practice times and location...
Aug 29, 2018 - WELCOME TO MANTAS SWIM CLUB! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Aug 7, 2018 - NO SENIOR PRACTICE THIS MORNING
SENIOR SWIMMERS, With the storms rolling through this morning (Tuesday, August 7) we are going cancel practice at Tourtellotte Pool. See you toinght at the team picnic! Go back to bed!
Aug 7, 2018 - TEAM PICNIC POSTPONED
Mantas Families, With all the rain that arrived this morning and today, we are postponing the Team Picnic. While the rain may finish by the time were are to meet, the ground is most certainly underwat...
Aug 6, 2018 - Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month - JULY
Announcing the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for July! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to an athlete(‘s) in each training group; Novice, Age Group, Senior 1 & Senior 2, at the end of...
Jul 30, 2018 - Mantas End of The Summer Information
Mantas Families, We have powered through another wonderful summer with Mantas Swim Club. The past few weekends have been crazy with Championship meets! Our own Regional Championship meet held last ...
Jul 19, 2018 - Practice LOCATION CHANGE
Due to the weather, practices will be moved this morning to Gustavus in Saint Peter. Senior groups will swim at 7:30am. All Age Group swimmers and Novice will start at 9:30am. Thank you for your h...
Jul 16, 2018 - Mantas Meet Week Announcements!
Mantas Families, Once again, it’s MEET WEEK! Only this time is CHAMPIONISHIP SEASON! We are doing everything we can to get ready for the Minnesota Regional Championships this weekend. There is a lot ...
Jul 13, 2018 - Senior Practices Moved to Gustavus
With storms looming, practices for our Senior groups will be held at Gustavus Adolphus College this morning. Practice times will be 7:30am - 9:30am. Thank you for your understanding. Mantas Swim ...
Jul 12, 2018 - MRC's Hospitality Tent Donations!
Mantas Families, We are quickly approaching our MRC's weekend. Once again our hospitality tent is asking for donations to help feed the coaches and officials that are working on deck. You can help b...
Jul 9, 2018 - Mantas Swim Club UPDATES!
Mantas Families, Below is some information about this week and events that we have coming up. We have now entered our Championship Season. With this we scale back on the number of workouts for our ...
Jul 5, 2018 - Mantas Swimmers of the Month - June
Announcing the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for June! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to an athlete in each training group; Novice, Age Group, Senior 1 & Senior 2, at the end of eac...
Jul 2, 2018 - CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON MEET REGISTRATION
Mantas Families, We have Championship Meet Registrations on going this week! Please remember to sign up by the appropriate deadlines for each meet. We also have a few other deadlines that need notin...
Jun 24, 2018 - Meet Clean Up Will Happen Monday Morning
Mantas Familes, Thank you all for a great weekend. Weather has forced us to end early. We will clean the pool on Monday morning starting at 7:00am. To ANY parents that want to come in and help take ...
Jun 24, 2018 - Red White & Blue Weather Delays
Mantas Families, we are in a weather delay. Our morning session is now cancelled. We are projecting starting our afternoon warm ups at 12:30pm. Watch twitter for the fastest updates. Thanks for yo...
Jun 21, 2018 - PRACTICE LOCATION CHANGE
Due to continuing stroms in the area ALL practices are being moved indoors to Gustavus Adolphus in Saint Peter. Senior Groups swim 7:30-9:30am Age Group 2 swims 9:00-10:30am Novice and Age Group 1 s...
Jun 18, 2018 - Meet Week Announcements!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to meet week! We are very busy planning and putting together the final details for the MANTAS SWIM CLUB: RED WHITE & BLUE INVITE this coming weekend! We have a...
Jun 12, 2018 - Mantas Meet Hospitality Tent Donations!
Hello Mantas Parents ! Do you love to bake or cook? Would you like to help out with a food donation to the Mantas Hospitality Tent ? The hospitality tent feeds breakfast, lunch, dinner and snac...
Jun 11, 2018 - MANTAS TEAM CLOTHING STORE NOW OPEN!
Mantas Families, The Mantas Clothing Store is NOW OPEN again through June 24. All orders can be made up until this date and then items are able to be picked up 2-3 weeks after the close date. Go ge...
Jun 11, 2018 - Senior 2 Afternoon Location Change:MOVED TO GUSTAVUS
The Senior 2 afternoon practice will be moved indoors to Gustavus Adolphus College. The timeframe will remain the same, 5:30pm-6:30pm.
Jun 8, 2018 - Senior Practices Moved Indoors at Gustavus
Senior Swimmer Families, Due to weather conditions we are moving practice to Gustavus at 8:15am - 10:00am. Thanks for help.
Jun 6, 2018 - Practice Location and Times Changed for Wed, June 6
Due to the storms, we are moving our practices indoors at Gustavus Adolphus College today, Wednesday, June 6. This means the Senior Groups will start at 8:15am and swim until 10:00am, and the Age Gro...
Jun 6, 2018 - MANTAS MEETS VOLUNTEERS!
Mantas Families, Our summer season is underway and we are quickly approaching the first of our hosted meets. Mantas Swim Club hosts the Red, White, & Blue Invite on June 22-24. We also host the Minne...
Jun 5, 2018 - Mantas Swimmers of the Month - May
Announcing the Mantas Swim Club Swimmers of the Month for May! The “Swimmer of the Month” will be given to an athlete in each training group; Novice, Age Group, Senior 1 & Senior 2, at the end of each...
Jun 5, 2018 - Mantas Swim Club Weather Policy
MANTAS SWIM CLUB WEATHER POLICY: While we swim at Tourtellotte Pool we are always subject to weather. There are times when practices have to be cancelled due to weather conditions. Our policy is as ...
Jun 4, 2018 - Mantas Competition Registration
Mantas Families, With many new families in the water it’s a good time to make announcements about our upcoming competitions and how to register for those meets. For those competing this weekend ...
Jun 3, 2018 - Mantas Summer Sessions Starts Monday, June 4
Mantas Families, The summer sessions for Mantas Swim Club marks the change in our practice times and locations. Beginning on Monday, June 4 we will swim at Tourtellotte Pool in Mankato. This is an ou...
May 28, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, This is a quick reminder about our training schedule this week. There is no practice today. The remainder of our training will be done at Gustavus Adolphus in Saint Peter. Mankato E...
May 21, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update: Summer Swimming
Mantas Families, The summer calendar is up and posted on our training calendar. You can find the calendar on the team website (www.mantasswimclub.com) by clicking on the CALENDAR tab at the top of th...
May 14, 2018 - Summer Meet Commit Dates! Mantas Update
Mantas Swim Families, We have some very important dates quickly approaching. Whether your kids are currently on the roster, or they are coming back after school gets out, the commitment dates for our...
May 7, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Swim Families, Thank you and congratulations to all who were able to be in attendance at our Spring Intrasquad meet this past Thursday. The event was a great success. Our athletes had a great ...
Apr 30, 2018 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, We have lots of announcements this week. Read all of the information. First, we have a schedule change from our “norm” today. Tonight, we only have the East pool for two hours, so t...
Apr 23, 2018 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Happy Monday! Here is information and reminders that you’ll need for the week ahead. Mantas Swim Club currently has two meets with deadlines approaching. Northfield Spring In...
Apr 16, 2018 - MANTAS SRING - SUMMER SEASON STARTS TODAY!
Mantas Families, Tonight is the fist night of our Spring – Summer Season. Practices for the spring will be held at Mankato East High School Monday – Friday. The weekly schedule will be as follows. M...
Apr 2, 2018 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: SPRING - SUMMER 2018
Mar 12, 2018 - STATE CHAMPS PRACTICES
Mantas Families, What a great weekend for Mantas Swim Club! There was a ton of fast swimming! I followed results of our swimmers at MRC's and every time I looked it seemed I was seeing time drops! ...
Mar 12, 2018 - Mantas Swimmers of the Month!
Mar 6, 2018 - FINAL Mantas SCRIP for Winter
Mantas Families, This is a Scrip order week for the team! Last call-- it'll be our last group order for plastic cards until mid April when Mantas resumes practices. So don't miss out! Ne...
Mar 5, 2018 - Mantas Update: NO PRACTICE TONIGHT!
Feb 26, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update: TEAM POTLUCK!
Feb 19, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We had a great weekend of racing at the Vince Herring Meet in Rochester. Our swimmers did well, improving on many swims and learning a ton before we head into Championships Season. ...
Feb 19, 2018 - NO PRACTICE MONDAY (2/19)
Parents and Swimmers, Manats Swim Club will NOT have practice tonight, Monday, February 19. We are anticipating icy road conditions and advise our athletes and families to take caution if driving ton...
Feb 12, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update
Feb 6, 2018 - Mantas January Swimmers of the Month!
Feb 5, 2018 - Mantas Weekly Update
Jan 29, 2018 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Jan 22, 2018 - All Practices Cancelled Tonight, Monday January 22
All Practices for Mantas Swim Club are cancelled for this evening, Monday January 22. Please limit your travel and stay safe. Thank You!
Jan 22, 2018 - Mantas SNOW DAY Update!
Jan 15, 2018 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Jan 8, 2018 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Jan 8, 2018 - NO PRACTICE TONIGHT! LUND CENTER EMERGENCY SHUT DOWN
NO PRACTICE TONIGHT, MONDAY, JANUARY 8. Lund Center at Gustavus Adolphus College is being shut down in an emergency. Please let others know that there is NO PRACTICE TONIGHT. Thank you for your coo...
Jan 8, 2018 - MANTAS DECEMBER SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH
Announcing the Mantas December Swimmers of the Month In a way to recognize our athletes for the great work that they do, we have created a “Swimmer of the Month “ award! The “Swimmer of the Month” wi...
Jan 5, 2018 - MANTAS SCRIP ORDER WEEK!
Mantas Families, Happy New Year! Scrip is open for a team order this week. Start the new year off with Scrip by placing an order this week. There are plenty of generous rebates available throu...
Dec 31, 2017 - Mantas Weekly Update
Dec 18, 2017 - Mantas Weekly Update
Dec 12, 2017 - Mantas Holiday Season Scrip
Mantas Families, Need some help getting organized this holiday season? Mantas Scrip is available! Scrip cards can simplify the busy season of gift giving and entertaining when it comes to having...
Dec 11, 2017 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congrats to those families that participated in the Bad Birthday Championships in Rochester this past weekend. I heard RAVE reviews about your swims! It is very exciting to know...
Dec 5, 2017 - Mantas November Swimmers of the Month
Dec 4, 2017 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Nov 30, 2017 - Mantas December SCRIP
Mantas Families, Do you want to make some of your gift giving a little easier this December? The Mantas Scrip program is a great way to help your family bank up some dollars toward swim fees, rais...
Nov 29, 2017 - GET YOUR MANTAS APPAREL IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS!
MANTAS FAMILIES! You can order your MANTAS CLOTHING and get it in time for Christmas. The store will open tomorrow, November 30, and remain open until December 7. This will allow enough time for ord...
Nov 28, 2017 - December Training Calendar & Practice Time Adjustments
Mantas Families, The training calendar for the month of December is now posted online for each training group. There are some time adjustments based on when pool time is available that I want to make...
Nov 27, 2017 - Mantas Weekly Update
Nov 20, 2017 - Mantas Thanksgiving Week News!
Nov 14, 2017 - Mantas November SCRIP II
Mantas Families, It's NOVEMBER and it's officially the holiday season! The holidays are a big fundraising time for our swim club and this year you can raise money just by paying for your holida...
Nov 13, 2017 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Nov 6, 2017 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Nov 1, 2017 - Mantas November SCRIP
Dear Mantas Families, It's a team order week! We will do two orders (plastic cards) this month. You may go in to your account to place an order this week, and I will push the order through on Mon...
Oct 30, 2017 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Oct 27, 2017 - MANTAS OCTOBER SWIMMERS OF THE MONTH!
Oct 23, 2017 - Mantas WEEKLY UPDATE
Oct 17, 2017 - October Mantas Scrip
Mantas Families, It's the second of the two monthly team order opportunities this week . Online ShopwithScrip orders will be accepted all week through Monday, October 23 at 9:00 p.m. This is y...
Oct 16, 2017 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congrats to our 12 and Under swimmers who competed this past weekend. I saw some good times that came away from the meet. I am hopeful that we will be able to build on these times a...
Oct 9, 2017 - Mantas WEEKLY UPDATE
Oct 3, 2017 - Mantas October SCRIP
Mantas Families, Welcome to October Scrip. The team will do 2 orders this month as a group. This order is the first of the two October orders. If you have Prestopay set up, please remember you c...
Oct 2, 2017 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Sep 25, 2017 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Sep 20, 2017 - Mantas Fall SCRIP
Mantas Families, Welcome back to the pool and welcome to fall Scrip! Mantas Swim Club has been pleased to offer the ShopwithScrip program through Great Lakes Scrip for quite a few years now. Th...
Sep 18, 2017 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We are off to a great start! We had a good first week of practice and more new families are joining! With many new families coming to the club, I thought I would add important piece...
Sep 15, 2017 - GET YOUR MANTAS APPAREL ORDERED TODAY!
Mantas Swim Club Apparel is now available for order on our team site! Click on the following Link: https://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?_stabid_=124279&team=mnmmsc Instructions to get your tea...
Sep 11, 2017 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Welcome to Mantas Swim Club! Here we go! Welcome back to the pool! We are set to begin our 2018 Fall/Winter season. Members that have registered have been processed and are set to begin! We ask th...
Aug 28, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB 2018 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Aug 2, 2017 - MANTAS AT ZONES!
Mantas Swim Club has 5 athletes swimming as a part of TEAM MINNESOTA at the 2017 Central Zone Championship Meet! Maddie Hogue, Jaeda Koziolek, Sophia Leonard, Olivia Leonard, and Anabelle Melende...
Aug 1, 2017 - Last Summer Team Scrip/Back-to-School Scrip
Mantas Families, Thank you for your support over the spring and summer months with the Mantas Scrip program. Scrip has been a convenient way to raise money for families to put toward swim fees, an...
Jul 26, 2017 - Morning Practice Cancelled Due to Weather
Mantas Families, We are cancelling practices this morning due to the incoming storms. This includes all Senior, Age Group, and Novice practices. State Participants are encouraged to complete Pre-Me...
Jul 23, 2017 - MRC Wrap Up! What's Next?
Mantas Families! THANK YOU for a great weekend! The saying “It’s always darkest before the dawn” must be true! Setting up for the meet on Friday morning was MISERABLE! What we learned, however, w...
Jul 18, 2017 - Summer Scrip: MRC Week!
Hello Mantas Families, Due to the upcoming competition schedule we will have a modified Scrip schedule in order to squeeze this Scrip order, and one more order in before the conclusion of the su...
Jul 13, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB TEAM PICTURE
Please join us for a "historic" (it's been many, many years since a group photo has been taken) MANTAS SWIM CLUB TEAM PICTURE. When -- Monday, July 17th Where -- Tourtellotte Pool Time -...
Jul 6, 2017 - Mantas SCRIP ORDER WEEK!
Mantas Families, It's a Scrip order week again: We'll have a team order open this week, and the order will be pushed through on Monday, July 10 at 9:00 p.m. (if you have a Prestopay account, ple...
Jul 6, 2017 - FRIDAY (7/7) PRACTICE LOCATION & TIME CHANGE
Mantas Families, Tourtellote Pool is experiencing some chlorine pump difficulties and the pool is closed while they fix the issue. For this reason our practices on Friday, July 7, will be held at Gus...
Jul 5, 2017 - Mantas Update: Championship Meets & Moondogs Baseball
Mantas Families, I hope everyone enjoyed their 4 th of July holiday! We are back in the water with our full group. All groups will have practice for the remainder of the week (Thursday AND Friday...
Jun 27, 2017 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Jun 22, 2017 - SCRIP UPDATE
Mantas Families, Happy June! We've been on a pause with the Scrip TEAM orders this June, but I'd like to place our TEAM order on SUNDAY EVENING (this Sunday, June 25). I know there are several p...
Jun 19, 2017 - MEET WEEK ANNOUNCEMENTS!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to meet week! We are very busy planning and putting together the final details for the MANTAS SWIM CLUB: RED WHITE & BLUE INVITE this coming weekend! We have a...
Jun 12, 2017 - Mantas Swim Club:Weather Policy & Meet Volunteering
Jun 12, 2017 - Afternoon Senior 2 Practice LOCATION CHANGE!
Due to the threat of incoming storms this afternoon, the second practice for Senior 2 will be moved to GUSTAVUS. The same timeframe will apply. Practice will be one hour starting at 5:30pm. Spread...
Jun 4, 2017 - MANTAS SUMMER SWIM SCHEDULE
Mantas Swim Families, This is a reminder that our summer swim schedule starts tomorrow, Monday, June 5. Here is the schedule arranged by Training Group. Novice: 9:00am - 10:00am Monday - Thursday Age...
Jun 1, 2017 - SENIOR 1 and 2 WILL SWIM OUTDOORS AT TOURTELLOTTE ON FRIDAY!
THE POOL IS READY TO GO! Practice for Senior 1 and Senior 2 for Friday, June 2, will be held at Tourtellotte Pool in Mankato. Practice this Friday will be 8:00am - 10:00am and will be in the pool on...
Jun 1, 2017 - Mantas Scrip
This is just a quick reminder that there will NOT be a plastic card, team Scrip order over the next couple of weeks due to my schedule being in flux at the moment. The next order for the team will be ...
May 30, 2017 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Tonight was originally supposed to be our first night swimming outdoors at Tourtellotte Pool. However, Tourtellotte mangagement has recently installed brand new boilers (so they can ...
May 22, 2017 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE: PLEASE READ, TIME SENSITIVE!
Mantas Families, A couple of important reminders as we head into our final two weeks of evening practices. We have OPEN meets that you may register for. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY to sign up for: -The ...
May 17, 2017 - 5/17 PRACTICE LOCATION CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER!
Due to the stroms and warnings that are going through the area, and the fact of the temporary wall at Mankato East High School, ALL PRACTICE HAVE BEEN MOVED TO GUSTAVUS TONIGHT AT 6:00PM. ALL GROUP...
May 17, 2017 - MANTAS SCRIP ORDER WEEK!
Mantas Families, This is the usual order week for Mantas Team Scrip! If you would like to place an order and pay by check you'll have untilFRIDAY this week to give a coach a check, or if paying b...
May 15, 2017 - WEEKLY UPDATE: DON'T WAIT! DON'T MISS OUT!
May 8, 2017 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE: PARENT RESOURCE NIGHT
Apr 28, 2017 - Mantas Spring Clothing!
The Mantas apparel store is open. It will be open until April 30. It will take 2-3 weeks to process the orders so they should be ready before the end of May. For instructions on how to order see our ...
Apr 24, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB WEEKLY UPDATE
Apr 18, 2017 - NEW ENTRY INTO EAST HS POOL
Due to construction on the east end of Mankato East High School, we have been instructed by the school district to enter through a different door. Below is the notice from the school district. The poo...
Apr 17, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB SPRING CLOTHING ORDER!
The Mantas apparel store is open. It will be open until April 30. It will take 2-3 weeks to process the orders so they should be ready before the end of May. For instructions on how to order see our ...
Apr 17, 2017 - MANTAS SPRING SCRIP NOW OPEN!
Mantas Families, Welcome back to the pool! And welcome to spring Scrip. There will be more information coming soon for those families new to the club and are not familiar with Mantas Scrip, but t...
Apr 11, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: SPRING SEASON IS STARTING!
Mar 28, 2017 - MANTAS SWM CLUB SPRING/SUMMER REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Registration for the Mantas Swim Club Spring/Summer Season is now open! Here are the basics: The team website is www.mantasswimclub.com . The season starts on Monday, April 17, 2017. Practice and ...
Mar 22, 2017 - Mantas Swimmers are Making Waves at the College Level!
Mantas swimmers learn and improve a lot when they are young and in our age-group system. I am proud to say that learning and improvement continues for our athletes that are interested in college swim...
Mar 21, 2017 - JOIN US FOR OUR SPRING/SUMMER SEASON!
Mantas Families! Congrats to all of the athletes that swam at the Senior State Championships and the Age Group State Championships! As a coach there is nothing more that I enjoy than seeing athlete...
Mar 6, 2017 - MRC's SUCCESS!
CONGRATULATIONS to all partcipants in the Minnesota Regional Championships this past weekend! Watching our swimmers compete this weekend was so much FUN! Swimmers efforts were rewarded with many "B...
Mar 1, 2017 - FINAL MANTAS SCRIP
Mantas Families, Thank you to so many for supporting the Mantas Scrip program over the winter season! As the season is very close to being finished, we will have one more TEAM order (i.e. plastic ...
Feb 27, 2017 - MANTAS UPDATE: TUESDAY POTLUCK!
Mantas Families, I am THRILLED with how our swimmers competed this weekend at MAC’s! There were time drops happening everywhere! We had many swimmers qualify new events for MRC’s happening this wee...
Feb 22, 2017 - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 PRACTICE CHANGE
Due to a girls basketball game that has been moved from Friday to Thursday, we will no longer have the use of locker rooms at East High School for our practice. Se we are moving the practice location...
Feb 20, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON!
Mantas Families, Congrats to the swimmers who participated in the Vince Herring Invite this past weekend in Rochester. The times posted are a good benchmark as we head into our taper season. We were...
Feb 15, 2017 - MANTAS FEBRUARY SCRIP
Mantas Families, This is an order week for Scrip. As we near the end of the season you can still stock up on Scrip cards as well as bank up some Scrip dollars toward your Mantas account. Check...
Feb 13, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: NEARING TAPER!
Mantas Families, We are two weeks away from CHAMPIONSHIP Season! As we get close to the end of the season we start to talk more and more about “Taper”. For our different training groups taper ca...
Feb 6, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, We are looking right into the end of the season, and it’s approaching quickly! Championships season is upon us with Meet registrations open for all 4 championship meets. These mee...
Feb 1, 2017 - MANTAS FEBRUARY SCRIP
Mantas Families, We will have two Scrip orders this month, and most likely one more team order next month. This is an order week . Please take advantage of some of the extra rebates offered or s...
Jan 30, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Thank you to so many Mantas families who joined us this weekend. As a team we had a blast on the hills of Mt. Kato for our tubing event. It is safe to say that our members were ab...
Jan 23, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB Weekly Update
Mantas Families, This is meet week for us at Mantas Swim Club. Our meet on Sunday is very important as it gives all of our athletes a chance to get times before we head into our last weeks of the s...
Jan 17, 2017 - Mantas SCRIP Order Week!
Mantas Families, This is an order week for Mantas Scrip. The order is due Monday, January 23 by 9:00p.m. I hope the order will be available on Wednesday, January 25 (but it may not be availabl...
Jan 16, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We spent a fun weekend at the University of MN Aquatic Center. We had 18 swimmers participate in the Foxjet Winter Classic. With a long break from competition our swimmers were def...
Jan 16, 2017 - NO PRACTICE! MONDAY, JAN 16
Mantas Members, All practices for tonight have been CANCELLED. The roads are very slick and will deteriorate as the temps drop when it gets dark. Please drive with caution tonight if you must. No P...
Jan 10, 2017 - All practices as scheduled: Please use discretion.
Mantas Families, Mantas Swim Club is holding all practices as scheduled tonight, Tuesday January 10. However, because we have athletes that come from many miles away and places that are more exposed ...
Jan 9, 2017 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Welcome back to our first “normal” week after our holiday break. I am VERY pleased with how the training has gone for our upper groups, and I am seeing improvement all the time in ...
Jan 3, 2017 - MANTAS SCRIP 2017!
Mantas Families, Happy NEW year! Mantas Swim Club will continue to offer team Scrip orders through the winter season twice a month. Please remember, if you have Prestopay set up, you're able t...
Jan 2, 2017 - HAPPY NEW YEAR! Practice this week!
Happy New Year From Mantas Swim Club! There will be further announcements coming out later this week (tomorrow). For now I will post the training schedule for the week. Pay attention to times and lo...
Dec 29, 2016 - CALENDAR UPDATE
Mantas Families, The January and February, 2017, training calendars are now updated on the website. To find the training calendar please go to the team website, www.mantasswimclub.com. Then click on ...
Dec 21, 2016 - Mantas Shop With SCRIP
Mantas Families, Thanks to all who've supported the Mantas Scrip program in 2016. Rebate dollars add up for your family and also help support the club! We will do a year end, team order this last...
Dec 19, 2016 - Mantas Weekly Update: 2 week training schedule
Mantas Families, I hope everyone was able to stay warm this past weekend. As mentioned in a previous email, our training schedule is a little different than normal, due to pool availability and the h...
Dec 19, 2016 - Schedule Correction
Mantas Families, In a hurry to get you all the schedule in a timely manner, I mis-typed the practice times for the Senior group during the last week of December. I have corrected the times on the ne...
Dec 16, 2016 - No Practice Friday 12/16
All practices scheduled for Friday, December 16 have been cancelled due to the weather and road conditions predicted at practice times. Thanks for your cooperation in spreading the word. Stay Warm....
Dec 12, 2016 - MANTAS WEEKLY TRAINING: TIMECHANGE
Mantas Families, We have a time change in our normal training routine this week and another next week. As we get nearer to Christmas our schedule will modify to accommodate open pool time. Below i...
Dec 12, 2016 - MANTAS CLOTHING ORDER! ROUND 2!
Parents, Mantas Swim Club is offering up another chance to order Mantas Clothing. The Team Store is now open ONLINE at http://www.unitedteamelite.com/team-stores/ . For instructions and further infor...
Dec 6, 2016 - Holiday SCRIP! Don't Miss Out!
Mantas Families, We are in full gifting season! Have some fun with gifting this year by taking advantage of the Mantas Swim Club Scrip program! Don't forget the holiday season often means extra e...
Dec 6, 2016 - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, PRACTICE LOCATION CHANGE
Practice on Friday, December 9 has been moved to Gustavus in Saint Peter. The originally scheduled location, MSU Highland Center, is closing at 6:00pm that night. Practice will run 5:00pm - 6:30pm ...
Dec 5, 2016 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Congrats to all who participated at the Northfield Invite this weekend. We are seeing continued improvement from those that are competing. We recorded many best times and had many ...
Nov 28, 2016 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB Weekly Update
Hello Mantas Families, I hope everyone enjoyed a restful long weekend. Here is our training schedule for the week. Monday (today) @ Gustavus 6:30PM – 7:30PM Novice and Age Group ...
Nov 23, 2016 - Mantas Scrip
Nov 21, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Thank you those families that participated in yesterdays meet. It’s fun to have most of the team on deck all at once, racing, cheering, and smiling. I appreciate all of the parent...
Nov 14, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update: MEET WEEK!
Mantas Families, Welcome to meet week! You will see a lot of meet work happening in practice this week. From starts and turns, to relay teams being finalized. Our goal is for our athletes to have...
Nov 9, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club SCRIP
Mantas Families, It is a Scrip order week this week for the team. Please place your order before SUNDAY evening at 9:00 p.m. (November 13) If you are paying with a check, please pass a check t...
Nov 7, 2016 - Mankato/North Mankato Sales Tax
Dear Mantas Families (Mankato and North Mankato ONLY), As many of you are aware and for those who are not, our community will be asked to cast their votes on Tuesday, November 8 th in support of or o...
Nov 7, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update: Hour of Power
Mantas Swim Families, Mantas Swimmers did great job this weekend at the Storm Fall Invitational. It was so much fun hanging with the swimmers and watching them race! I printed off a results sheet...
Nov 3, 2016 - No Senior Practice: Friday, November 4
Senior Parents, On Friday, November 4, we are scheduled to have practice at 5:30. I am cancelling this practice for a couple reasons. Many who would be swimming on Friday will be racing this weekend...
Oct 31, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Happy Halloween! We have lots going on in Mantas Swim Club and this email is used to keep you informed of it all. There are links to click on for meet information and information ab...
Oct 26, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club SCRIP
Mantas Families, Thank you to so many families for getting involved with the Mantas Scrip program; your support is greatly appreciated! Scrip is an easy fund raising program only available to non...
Oct 24, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, There are a few changes to our training schedule this week so I will start with those adjustments. Due to a lack of pool time, there is NO practice tonight . The Gustavus team is...
Oct 17, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congrats to those that participated in the ASF Friday Nigh Dash! From the times that I saw it looks like we did very well. With our first competition under our belt we now can mov...
Oct 12, 2016 - Mantas SCRIP Program
Mantas Families, This is a team Scrip order week! You can log on to your Scrip account to place an order any time this week through Monday evening (October 17) at 9:00 p.m. If you are paying by ...
Oct 11, 2016 - ORDER YOUR MANTAS GEAR NOW!
MANTAS FAMILIES! We are excited to offer great choices in clothing supporting Mantas Swim Club! We are partnering with United Team Elite in Mankato to bring you our apparel options. Go to our websit...
Oct 10, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, PLEASE JOIN US for a parent meeting TONIGHT during practice time at the Gustavus Pool. The meeting will start at 6:30pm in one of the classrooms, overlooking the pool, on the secon...
Oct 3, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We are off to a great start. We have many new families that are asking great questions! To help in the process of informing all of our families, Mantas Swim Club will be holding...
Sep 28, 2016 - Mantas Scrip Program is OPEN for Business!
Mantas Families, Welcome back to the pool. For returning swim families, you'll recognize the bi-monthly email regarding the Mantas Scrip program : A great program through Great Lakes Scrip for...
Sep 26, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We had a great first week of fall training! As we head into our second week we already have information on competition opportunities. That information is posted below. Here is...
Sep 19, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Hello Mantas Families! Welcome to the first week of training at Mantas Swim Club. It is so exciting to get started for the season. Practice this evening is at Gustavus Adolphus College startin...
Sep 13, 2016 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: Fall Session Starts Monday, September 19
Welcome back to another swim season! The Fall/Winter session of Mantas Swim Club starts in one week, on Monday, September 19. Our first practice will be held at the Gustavus Adolphus Pool in Saint P...
Sep 7, 2016 - WELCOME TO MANTAS SWIM CLUB! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Hello! I hope all have enjoyed the end of summer and are smoothly back into school routines. GOOD LUCK to all of our girls currently swimming for either a middle school team or a high school team. S...
Aug 2, 2016 - LAST SUMMER SCRIP!
Mantas Families, This is the last PLASTIC/Team order for Scrip until Fall Season. This is an order week. PLEASE NOTE: This order period is this week only. The order will be placed SUNDAY even...
Jul 25, 2016 - Thank You! What a Weekend!
Mantas Families, What a weekend! In so many ways, that sums it up. What a weekend for the weather. It was a hot, steamy, sticky, windy, cloudy, rainy, thundery, lightning(y), beautiful weekend! ...
Jul 23, 2016 - Saturday Afternoon Session Details
Parents and Swimmers. Here are the details for this afternoons session. 12:45 pm warmups 1:30 pm Competition Start time No Relays No Time Trials All meet volunteers for Saturday afternoon need to repo...
Jul 19, 2016 - Mantas Hospitality Baked Goods
Hello, We are quickly approaching our final meet of the summer! This meet is going to be great for the club as there are 26 teams and almost 600 swimmers participating! All those swimmers have coach...
Jul 19, 2016 - End of Season Scrip
Mantas Families, We have 2 summer Scrip orders left to go this summer season! This is an order week. Orders will be taken all week through Monday, July 25 (at 9:00 p.m. for Prestopay families). ...
Jul 13, 2016 - 7/13 Weather Delay/Cancellations
Storm delay for the Senior 1&2 groups. We are waiting the mandatory 30 minutes for lightning/thunder. With hopes that we can get back in the water-Senior swimmers will be done by 10 am. Age Group and ...
Jul 13, 2016 - Taper and Meet Volunteering!
Mantas Families, Thank you for being understanding with the weather and the cancelling of practice this morning. When the storms started rolling through we though we may be able to get in with our ...
Jul 7, 2016 - WELCOME TO CHAMPIONSHIPS SEASON!
Hello Mantas Families, We have had a great (short) week of practice and are heading into an important part of the season. CHAMPIONSHIPS SEASON! Here are a few updates as we move into the final p...
Jul 6, 2016 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP, IT'S NOT TOO LATE!
Mantas Families, It's not too late to participate in the Mantas Scrip program this summer! Any rebate dollars accumulated now can be used at the end of the summer season.... or going into fall. I...
Jun 23, 2016 - DANIELLE NACK and LINDSEY HOREJSI READY TO TAKE ON OLYMPIC TRIALS!
This weekend marks the culmination of a long journey for two Mantas Swim Club swimmers. Danielle Nack and Lindsey Horejsi will be competing in the USA Swimming Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. T...
Jun 21, 2016 - MANTAS JUNE SCRIP CONTINUES
Mantas Families, It's another order week this week for Mantas Scrip! Don't miss out. As we get closer to mid summer and all the activities (vacations etc) that this time of year can bring, plea...
Jun 21, 2016 - FINAL DAYS To Order Mantas Apparel
Mantas Families, WEDENSDAY, JUNE 22nd is the last chance you will have this season to order Mantas Swim Club Apparel. CLICK HERE to find information on how to place your order!
Jun 20, 2016 - WELCOME TO MEET WEEK!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to meet week! We are very busy planning and putting together the final details for the MANTAS SWIM CLUB: RED WHITE & BLUE INVITE this coming weekend! We have...
Jun 14, 2016 - Senior 2 Afternoon Location CHANGE:MOVED TO GUSTAVUS
Due to storms in the area, the practice scheduled for this afternoon (Tuesday, June14) has been relocted to GUSTAVUS. Practice times will remain the same: 5:30pm - 6:30pm. All parking lots are open....
Jun 14, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weather Policy
Mantas Families, Today's practice (shortened due to lightning and thunder) gives me a great chance to display our club weather policy. Please read below. MANTAS SWIM CLUB WEATHER POLICY: While we swi...
Jun 13, 2016 - MANTAS MEET CONCESSIONS, How you can help!
Dear Mantas Families, As you know our summer meets are quickly approaching. Your help is critical in making them a success. Part of a successful meet is having great concessions for athletes and t...
Jun 10, 2016 - MANTAS APPAREL! FINAL ORDER!
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! If you would like to order any fan apparel items you can do so online through United Team Elite. The link to our team ordering page, as well as instructions can be found on...
Jun 8, 2016 - Wednesday Evening Senior 2 Practice Cancelled
Due to lightning strikes in the area, the evening practice for Senior 2 is cancelled for Wednesday night. See you in the morning!!
Jun 8, 2016 - Mantas Shop with SCRIP in JUNE
Mantas Families, It's a Scrip order week! You have all week until Monday, June 13 to place your order. If you're paying with Prestopay you have until 9:00 p.m. Monday night, or if paying by c...
Jun 3, 2016 - Practice CANCELLED for Friday, June 3
Practice for ALL SENIOR GROUPS for Friday, June 3 is CANCELLED due to impending stormy weather. Our regular Summer practice schedule will resume on Monday, June 6 at 7:30am.
May 31, 2016 - Welcome to Mantas Swim Club Summer Session
Mantas Families, Welcome to the Summer session of Mantas Swim Club. Here are some “MUST COMPLETE” items for each swimmer in order to be a part of our Summer Session. Each swimmer MUST be register...
May 31, 2016 - COMPETITION REGISTRATION DEADLINES!
ROCHESTER ORCAS LAST CHANCE, MEET #4. Friday July 8 - Saturday July 9. TODAY IS THE FINAL DAY to register your athletes for the LAST CHANCE, MEET #4 in the ORCAS Long Course Series. This meet happe...
May 23, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congrats to those athletes that raced this weekend over in Rochester. Consistency in racing is paying off as we are already reaching milestones that could have been achieved only at ...
May 23, 2016 - Mantas Memorial Day SCRIP!
Mantas Families, Can you believe the end of the school year is here and we are nearly moving into summer?! With the summer approaching comes many occasions to gift graduates, say thank you to te...
May 23, 2016 - NEW/LAST CHANCE to compete in Rochester June 10/11.
Mantas Swim Club Parents, The Rochester Orcas have opened up approximately 30 more athelte spots for their meet on Friday, June 10 - Saturday, June 11. This is a LONG COURSE meet for swimmers with t...
May 16, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We had a good weekend of racing at the University of MN. Those that are in the water and competing are marking their progress in training by competing on the weekends. Many of our...
May 10, 2016 - Mantas Shop with SCRIP in MAY
Mantas Families, How would you like to bank up rebate dollars to put toward your swimmer's fees or meet fees? Of course! Mantas Scrip is a great way to "find" dollars that work two ways for you: ...
May 9, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Here is your weekly update for Mantas Swim Club, including training schedules, Meet registrations, results, and more! CONGRATS to all who swam this past weekend at our first compe...
May 6, 2016 - Mantas Clothing Order! Closes soon!
Good Morning Mantas Families!! This is just a reminder that if you would like to order any apparel items you can do so online through United Team Elite. The link to our team page, as well as instructi...
May 1, 2016 - MEET SIGN UP!
Mantas Families, We are reaching the dead line for meet sign-up for the ORCA LONG COURSE SERIES 3 meet happening on June 10/11. We have MANY swimmers who qualify for this meet and, as a general rul...
Apr 25, 2016 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Here is our training calendar for the week as well as opportunities to sign up for two meets. Monday (today) @ Gustavus 6:00pm – 7:00pm Novice and Age Group ...
Apr 20, 2016 - Spring Competitions! Don't Miss Meet Registrations!
Mantas Families, This is the last chance to sign up for two of our Spring Session meets. The Foxjet May Invitational is held on Saturday, May 7. This is a one-day meet for swimmers of all ages w...
Apr 18, 2016 - SPRING SESSION STARTS NOW!
Mantas Familes NEW AND RETURNING! Welcome to Mantas Swim Club! Our spring session starts tonight with all groups training in the water at Gustavus Adolphus College at 6:00pm. We will also have pare...
Apr 13, 2016 - Spring Practice Calendar is POSTED!
Mantas Families, The spring session of Mantas Swim Club starts is 5 days! The training schedule is now posted on the team website. Please remember the website: www.mantasswimclub.com. We do almost ...
Apr 12, 2016 - Welcome to Spring SCRIP!
Mantas Families, Ready for the new swim season? Get ready with the Mantas Scrip program! Rebate dollars always add up and it's great to have some Scrip cards for many occasions--ready to go this s...
Apr 6, 2016 - DON'T MISS OUT!
DON’T MISS OUT!! Spring Registration is NOW OPEN! CLICK HERE to register your swimmers for our Spring/Summer Long Course Season! Remember, you can use your SCRIP dollars to pay for registration fee...
Apr 3, 2016 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: SPRING/SUMMER Registration NOW OPEN!
Registration for Mantas Swim Club Spring/Summer 2016 NOW OPEN! Here are the basics: The team website is www.mantasswimclub.com. The season starts on Monday, April 18, 2016. Practice and trainin...
Mar 7, 2016 - An AMAZING MRC's!
Mantas Families! CONGRATULATIONS! to all swimmers who participated in the Minnesota Regional Championships meet this past weekend in Hutchinson, MN. What a great weekend to be a part of! We had a t...
Mar 1, 2016 - Mantas: Last Winter SCRIP
Mantas Families -- Thank you very much for all the support in the Scrip program this winter! The club will place one last order as a group as we finish up the winter season. We will resume orders ...
Feb 29, 2016 - Mantas News, TEAM POTLUCK TONIGHT!
Mantas Families, We are looking forward to a couple of very fast weekends ahead of us. Congrats to all who participated in the MAC’s this past weekend! I heard of some very fast swims! We had a g...
Feb 24, 2016 - MANTAS TEAM POTLUCK. Monday, Feb. 29
Mantas Families, On Monday night, February 29, we will have a Mantas Team Potluck after practice. We will be located in the hockey lobby, located on the first floor of Lund Center to the left of the m...
Feb 22, 2016 - Mantas WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, We are in the final two weeks of the Winter Short-Course season. Practices remain for the entire team through Thursday, March 3. After the weekend of MRC’s (March 4,5,6) only thos...
Feb 18, 2016 - Senior Practice Friday: 4:30pm -6:00pm
Practice for the Senior Groups on Friday, February 19 will be at MSU starting at 4:30pm and ending at 6:00pm. This is an hour earlier than previously announced. Go Mantas!
Feb 16, 2016 - Mantas February Scrip!
Mantas Families, We are winding down the short course winter season together, but we will still do two more (this one included) team Scrip orders! Time to stock up? After the first March order w...
Feb 15, 2016 - Mantas WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Here is important information regarding the end of the short course season for Mantas Swim Club. ALL SWIMMERS are welcome to train and practice through Friday, March 4 th . That b...
Feb 8, 2016 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Championship Season is closing in! Registration for both MAC’s (Minnesota Achievement Championships…C Times required) and MRC’s (Minnesota Regional Championships…B and A Times requir...
Feb 2, 2016 - Mantas February SCRIP
Mantas Families, As we start the month of February, we realize that our winter season is winding down! If you use Mantas Scrip regularly, or once in a while, or even JUST started using Scrip-- it'...
Feb 2, 2016 - All Practices Cancelled for Tuesday, February 2.
All Practices scheduled for tonight, Tuesday February 2, are cancelled due to inclement weather. Please be safe if you must drive. We'll see you back in the pool on Wednesday, February 3rd. Have ...
Feb 1, 2016 - Mantas Weekly UDATE! Read carefully.
Mantas Families, Congrats to all who participated in our meet yesterday! There were lots of fun races to watch and a ton of improvements. I’ll write more on that in a moment. First, there are ...
Jan 25, 2016 - Mantas Weekly Update.
Mantas Families, After traveling with Gustavus Swimming to Grinnell, Iowa this weekend, it’s good to be home and working with Mantas Swim Club again. IT’S MEET WEEK! We have a big week ahead of ...
Jan 19, 2016 - January SCRIP through Mantas Swim Club
Mantas Families, The opportunity to order Scrip is available all week -- this is an order week ! The order will be submitted Monday January, 25 at 9:00 p.m . If you have Prestopay you may pla...
Jan 18, 2016 - Mantas Weekly Update.
Mantas Families, We continue our push through January in preparation for our final meets of the year. Registration for the MANTAS PENGUIN INVITE has now closed. If you missed the deadline and ...
Jan 11, 2016 - Mantas Weekly Update.
Mantas Families, Huge shout - out to those swimmers that competed this past weekend at the Foxjet Winter Classic. We had some really good swims and learned a lot about where we are at for this point ...
Jan 6, 2016 - Mantas SCRIP for 2016!
Mantas Families, Happy new year! Make Mantas Scrip part of your 2016! If you're new to Scrip, and are interested in registering an account with Great Lakes Scrip, please email me to get the Mantas...
Jan 4, 2016 - HAPPY NEW YEAR! Mantas Weekly Update.
Mantas Families, HAPPY NEW YEAR! I am excited to be starting off 2016 with the momentum that we built throughout the fall. We have a great group of athletes in the water now and I now we will see ...
Dec 21, 2015 - Mantas Update: Two Weeks of training.
Mantas Families, We at the point of our schedule where our training times vary depending on what pools/schools/buildings are open and when we can get time. I will give your our training schedule for ...
Dec 14, 2015 - Mantas December Scrip - part two!
Mantas Families, This week we are placing our second of two Scrip orders for the month of December. Need any last minute gift cards, or simply Scrip cards to make your shopping easier this holiday...
Dec 14, 2015 - Mantas Update: Training Schedule Shift.
Mantas Swim Club Families, We had a good weekend of racing the past two days. Our youngest swimmers did a great job at the Rochester 8 and Under Invite! For a couple it was their first meet ever! ...
Dec 7, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congratulations to all of the swimmers who participated in the Northfield Invite this past weekend. It was exciting to watch our swimmers learn to be faster in each event. The the...
Dec 1, 2015 - Mantas December Scrip!
Mantas Families -- It's a Scrip order week! Ready for all the gift giving and errand running this time of year brings? Scrip offers a great (and easy) chance to stock up on perfect gift cards ...
Nov 30, 2015 - PRACTICE CANCELLED for tonight; 11/30
Due to heavy snow and freeezing conditions throughout the area, practice for tonight, Monday November 30, is cancelled. Please be safe if you are travelling. Practices will resume on Tuesday, De...
Nov 30, 2015 - Mantas Update and Weather Policy
Mantas Families, I hope everyone had a relaxing weekend. We are back at it, preparing for upcoming meets, and looking forward to the rest of the season. As we transition into the next part of the ...
Nov 23, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congratulations to all of our swimmers who participated yesterday in our 2 nd Annual Maverick Invite. The afternoon went so fast I had to spend time last night looking over the fi...
Nov 17, 2015 - Officiating is FUN!
Team! Would you like to be more involved in the sport of swimming? Ever wonder how you can be more involved with the Mantas program? We have a great opportunity for you. This Sunday at our Mantas Mave...
Nov 16, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congrats to all of our High School girls who participated in the Section Championships last week! Wow! There were some great times! Good luck to those moving on to the state me...
Nov 16, 2015 - November SCRIP
Mantas Families, As we are getting closer to the holiday season, it is great to think about how handy Mantas Scrip can be! Scrip offers your family an opportunity to purchase gift cards at face value...
Nov 10, 2015 - Mantas Meet Sign-Ups and results!
Mantas Families, Thank you for being patient with this week’s update. CONGRATULATIONS to all who competed in the STORM Fall Invite! This was a great weekend for improvement. Almost every swimme...
Nov 9, 2015 - This Week In Training.
Mantas Families, More information will come out later tonight. For now I want to make sure to get you the training schedule for the week. Monday (tonight) 6:30pm @ Gustavus: All Groups Wear MANTAS C...
Nov 4, 2015 - November Scrip
Mantas Families, This is an order week for Mantas Scrip! Check out the Great Lakes Scrip website for lots of seasonal specials (low denomination cards, seasonal bonus rebates....lots of specials)....
Nov 2, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Happy November! We have a busy month ahead of us. The training schedule for the week will be announced at the end of this update. Sign up for the MANTAS MAVERICK INVITE (Sunday, N...
Oct 26, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Congratulations to the swimmers that competed this past weekend at the Hutchinson Spooky Splash! The athletes had a lot of fun and “best times” happened all over the place! It was a...
Oct 21, 2015 - Mantas October Scrip
Mantas Families, It's a Scrip order week again! This week, through Monday, October 26 you may go on the Great Lakes Scrip website and place an order. I will push the Mantas order through on Mon...
Oct 19, 2015 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We are already a month into or training! Time flies when you’re having fun! I have seen great progress in practices and heard awesome news from the 12 and under meet that marked o...
Oct 13, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, This email is a day late but still sending out important information in the weekly update. Here is the training schedule for the remainder of the week. We are heading into our “...
Oct 7, 2015 - October Scrip
Mantas Families, Many of you already know the "magic" of Scrip rebate dollars adding up over time, and what a great surprise it is to find you may have either close to or over $100 to put toward sw...
Oct 5, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Heading into this week of training we will be at Gustavus Monday through Friday starting at 6:30pm. Wednesday will be for Senior and Age Group swimmers only and Friday will be for ...
Oct 2, 2015 - Meet Coach Paul!
Hello, I would like to take this time to introduce myself. My Name is Paul Vasquez, and I am the new Novice Coach. I have been coaching for about 17 years. I started coaching some High School tea...
Sep 28, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We have an important date approaching for the week. This Wednesday is the deadline for registering your athletes to compete in a couple meets that we have coming up. As we prepa...
Sep 22, 2015 - MANTAS September SCRIP
Mantas Families, Hope everyone is settling into a great routine this fall.... back to school and back to the pool! We'll be offering another opportunity to place a Mantas group Scrip order thi...
Sep 21, 2015 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Families, We had a great first week of practice for our 2016 Short Course Season! We continue to get athletes and new families registered for the season. New swimmers may start at any time…...
Sep 15, 2015 - WELCOME TO MANTAS SWIM CLUB!
Mantas Families, Thank you for a great first night of our 2016 Winter season! I saw ton’s of old faces and many new families as well! It is exciting to know that we are starting with more families...
Sep 14, 2015 - Practice for Tuesday, September 15, moved to Saint Peter High School: 6:30pm
Practice for Tueday, September 15 has been moved to Saint Peter High School for all groups. Practice will start at 6:30pm and will last one hour for Novice and Age Group and two hours for our senior ...
Sep 9, 2015 - Winter 2016 Season Information.
Mantas Families! We are now under a week away from the start of our 2015-2016 Short Course season. Online registration is up and rolling for our returning families. If you have any questions abo...
Sep 9, 2015 - Fall Scrip is HERE!
Mantas Families, Less than a week and counting and Mantas is back in action at the pool! Scrip will be back in full swing also this fall! So many families have used Scrip this summer and now ...
Sep 2, 2015 - WINTER REGISTRATION STARTS NOW!
Mantas Swim Club Members and NEW FAMILIES , Welcome to the start of the 2015/16 Fall/Winter Short Course Season! That’s hard to say so we’ll just call it Winter 2016! TEAM REGISTRATION is now O...
Aug 18, 2015 - SCRIP! Mantas Late Summer Order OPEN This Week!
Hi everyone! What a great summer the club has had...! And, we've had a really great "Scrip" summer too; Many of you took advantage of the Mantas Scrip program to bank up dollars for your family to...
Aug 12, 2015 - Last Practice Thursday! Thanks for a great season!
Mantas Families, Tomorrow, Thursday August 13 th , will be the last practice for our summer 2015 season. Congrats to all of the athletes who just finished competing and good luck to all who will be...
Aug 5, 2015 - Mantas Swim Club at Central Zones, Nack and Horejsi at Phillips 66 Nationals
Mantas Families, Mantas Swim Club has 6 athletes competing in meets this weekend starting tomorrow! We have 4 athletes swimming at the Central Zone Long Course Championships at the University of MN...
Aug 3, 2015 - Mantas Swim Club 1st PLACE State Champs A Division
Congratulations to the 21 ahtletes that participated in the Minnesota Long Course State Championships over the weekend! There were awesome swims by atheltes in individual events and relays all around...
Jul 28, 2015 - THANK YOU!
Mantas Families, This past weekend Mantas Swim Club hosted the Minnesota Regional Championships at Tourtellotte Pool. We hosted almost 600 athletes at our facility without any hesitation to the tim...
Jul 24, 2015 - Meet Set Up and Practice DELAYED until 8:30am.
Mantas Swimmers and Families, We're going to delay the start of practice and meet set up until 8:30am this morning. That should allow for the storms to push through. Again, practice and meet set ...
Jul 14, 2015 - Final SCRIP order for July!
Mantas Families, Thank you to so many Mantas families this summer for participating in the Scrip program: Scrip provides a great avenue to easy family fundraising toward swim/meet fees and of cour...
Jul 13, 2015 - CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON IS HERE!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Congratulations to all of our athletes that competed in the Barracuda Last Chance Invite this past weekend. It was great to see our athletes continue to improve and g...
Jul 8, 2015 - Sign Up for Minnesota Regional Champs!
Jul 6, 2015 - 7/6 Practice Location - Gustavus - All Groups
Mantas Families, Practice for Monday, July 6, is moved to Gustavus in Saint Peter due to storms in the area. Senior groups will swim 8:00am -10:00am. Age Group and Novice will swim 9:00am - 10:00am. ...
Jun 30, 2015 - July SCRIP is here!
Mantas Families, Wow… as it always is this time of the summer we stop and say “summer is flying by!” July is upon us and this is a MANTAS SCRIP ORDER WEEK! IT IS NOT TOO LATE TO START UP WITH...
Jun 30, 2015 - MAC Meet (C Finals) Sign up is due!
Parents and Swimmers, Registration for the MAC (Minnesota Achievement Champioinships), which is formally known as C Finals, is coming up. We are entering CHAPIONSHIP SEASON very soon. Mantas Swim ...
Jun 29, 2015 - Thank You! Sign up for the Mid Summer Picnic!
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! To all Mantas Swim Club families who stepped up to help out this weekend, THANK YOU! It was you who made this meet so successful for our swimmers. I heard from many co...
Jun 22, 2015 - Practice Moved To Gustavus 6/22
Mantas Families. Due to severe weather in the area...Practice for Monday, 6-22, will be held at the Gustavus pool for ALL GROUPS. Our Senior groups will swim 8:00am - 10:00am while our Age Group and N...
Jun 22, 2015 - Welcome to MEET WEEK!
Mantas Families, Thank you for being flexible with our practice locations as the weather moved through this morning. Those that were able to make it did a great job at Gustavus! Welcome to meet ...
Jun 17, 2015 - SENIOR 2 Wednesday Afternoon at GUSTAVUS.
The Senior 2 afternoon practice will be at GUSTAVUS at 5:30pm. There are too many chances of rain that could keep us from working. We'll work with FINS, LONG CORDS, and POWER RACKS tonigh! Ready ...
Jun 16, 2015 - Mantas June Scrip
Mantas Families, This is an order week for Mantas Scrip. If you are still thinking about trying Scrip out -- it's not too late. Please email me to get the code you need to align your Great Lakes...
Jun 15, 2015 - Practice Cancelled Due To Lightning.
Morning practice for Monday 6/15 is cancelled due to prolonged lightning strikes. Afternoon Senior 2 practice will continue at 5:30 at Tourtellotte today. Thanks for understanding. Alex Lindstrom Mant...
Jun 15, 2015 - Mantas Hospitality Donations.
Dear Mantas Parents, As you know, our club is host to two swim meets this summer: June 26-28 and July 24-26. These meets are an integral part to the fiscal success of our club and an opportunity to...
Jun 14, 2015 - Mantas Meets Concessions.
Dear Mantas Families, As you know our summer meets are quickly approaching. Your help is critical in making them a success. Part of a successful meet is having great concessions for athletes and...
Jun 14, 2015 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE!
Mantas Swimmers and Families, As we continue our summer this is a very important week for us. We are welcoming many new members and families to the club and making sure that all have completed all of...
Jun 10, 2015 - PRACTICE DETAILS FOR THURSDAY 6-11-15, LOCATION CHANGE
Parents and Swimmers, With the impending rain storm (2 to 3 inches of rain expected) starting around 7am tomorrow (Thursday) practice for Senior 1 and Senior 2 Training Groups will move to Gustavu...
Jun 5, 2015 - End of the Week! Start of SUMMER!
Mantas Families, We are wrapping up a great week! Practices at Tourtellotte Pool are going very well! As we finish this week there are a few announcements that need to be made. Meet Sign-Ups & V...
Jun 3, 2015 - Summer Scrip!
Mantas Families, Hooray for summer! As you plan cookouts, road trips, vacations, or just the usual day to day shopping -- please consider the Mantas Scrip program. Scrip allows non-proifits to ra...
Jun 3, 2015 - WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENTS and SCHEDULE ADDITIONS
Mantas Familes, We are off to a great start with our Long Course Swimming. There are a few changes to the schedule for this week due to weather and school. NO SENIOR 2 PRACTICE TONIGHT! We will in...
May 31, 2015 - SUMMER POLICIES AND GUIDELINES
Mantas Families, As we prepare and begin our summer session at Tourtellote Pool on Monday, June 1 st , there are details that you need to be aware of. As we move to our summer schedule the practice ti...
May 26, 2015 - Mantas Update: Meet Sign-Ups & Volunteers, Moving to Summer Session!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Here is the important information as we head into our last week of May/ Spring training. Here is the training schedule for the week: Tuesday (tonight) 6:00pm @ Gustavus...
May 19, 2015 - Save Up With Scrip!
Mantas Families, Thanks to so many of you for supporting the Scrip program! It’s a great way for your family to earn team dollars to put toward swim or meet fees…every order really does add up! O...
May 18, 2015 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Here is our weekly practice schedule for the week heading into a long Memorial Weekend. Please note there will be no practice on Monday, May 25. Monday (today) 6:00pm @ ...
May 11, 2015 - MANTAS NEWS! PARENT MEET AND GREET TONIGHT!
Parents and Swimmers, We have lots going on this week with our practice schedule and parent involvement! PLEASE COME to the PARENT MEET AND GREET tonight at 6:00pm in the NCAA Room at Gustavus Ado...
May 8, 2015 - New Chances to COMPETE!
Parents and Swimmers, Announcing a couple different opportunities to compete that previously weren’t available. Mantas Swim Club was planning on attending the CRAA Long Course Kick Off on May 29, ...
May 5, 2015 - Mantas MAY SCRIP!
Mantas Families, May showers bring summer flowers… May Scrip brings summer rebate $$! It’s a great time to get involved with Mantas Scrip and help raise dollars for your family toward swim fees, a...
May 4, 2015 - Mantas Weekly UPDATE! DRY-LAND!
Mantas Swimmers and Families, Congratulations to all that competed in the Foxjet May invite this past weekend. It was so much fun to begin racing again, and it is a needed added component that help...
May 4, 2015 - Mantas PARENT MEET & GREET!
Welcome Mantas Parents (new and old)! We would like to invite you to our Spring & Summer Parents Meet & Greet on Monday, May 11th at 6pm in the Gustavus NCAA room (found at the top of the stairs ...
Apr 27, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update: Lots of important NEWS!
Parents and Swimmers, Here is the important information that you need to know for this week in MANTAS SWIM CLUB. For those competing in the Foxjet May Invite on Saturday. Click HERE for a lin...
Apr 21, 2015 - Scrip for Spring!
Mantas Families, As we are all getting back into a new spring swim routine with our swimmers, you can make Scrip part of your routine too! Mantas Swim Club places a team order twice a month… and ...
Apr 20, 2015 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Here is the training schedule for this week. Monday (today) 6:00pm @ GUSTAVUS: ALL GROUPS WEAR GREEN CAPS Tuesday 6:00pm @ EAST Wednesday 5:30pm @ GUSTAVUS: AGE GROUP AND SENIOR O...
Apr 15, 2015 - Up-comming Meets for Mantas Swim Club.
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We have laid out a very productive spring for competitions. We have 2 meets that you are able to sign up for at the moment. The FoxJet May Invitational takes place on Sat...
Apr 13, 2015 - WELCOME TO MANTAS SWIM CLUB!
Mantas Families, Welcome to Mantas Swim Club Spring 2015 Season. I am excited at the possibilities that are ahead of us this season. The most important thing I can do for you at this point is make s...
Apr 9, 2015 - Mantas Fundraising: The EASY way!
Mantas Families, Welcome to spring swimming! Whether you’re back to the pool next week or on an extended break, you can still participate in the Mantas Scrip program! It’s easy, convenient and ad...
Apr 6, 2015 - Are you NEW? Do you want to be?
Are you new to swimming with Mantas Swim Club? Do you want to be? Please join us on Sunday, April 12 at 4:00pm at The Highland Center Pool on campus at MSU. Mantas Swim Club will be answering regi...
Mar 27, 2015 - SPRING REGISTRATION STARTS SUNDAY APRIL 12
Who’s ready for SPRING! I know we are! Mantas Swim Club Spring/Summer Registration will begin on Sunday, April 12 at the MSU Highland Center Pool. At 4:00pm we will have all training groups in the...
Mar 9, 2015 - MRC's SUCCESS!
MRC's SUCCESS! Mantas Families, What a fantastic weekend! Mantas Swim Club swimmers did a great job and posted some very fast swims this weekend! From our 17 swimmers we had 80 individual entries. ...
Mar 4, 2015 - Final SCRIP until Spring!
Mantas Families, I know many families are either done, or close to done for the winter season but it’s not too late to get in on the last Scrip order for the winter season. If you are away from t...
Mar 2, 2015 - MANTAS TEAM POTLUCK TONIGHT!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Tonight we will have our TEAM POTLUCK after practice. The Team POTLUCK will take place in the hockey lobby in Lund Center at Gustavus. When entering Lund on the first le...
Feb 26, 2015 - TEAM POTLUCK & NEXT WEEK
Mantas Families, I am moving the TEAM POTLUCK to Monday, March 2 nd at Gustavus to work better with our Weekly schedule for next week. Here’s the info for the TEAM Potluck. Mantas END OF THE SE...
Feb 23, 2015 - Mantas Update: Practice Location Changes, Team Potluck, Meet Sign Ups!
Mantas Swimmers and Parents, Practice Location changes have been made for tonight. Here is our practice calendar for the week. Monday (tonight) 6:30 @ GUSTAVUS ALL GROUPS WEAR GREEN CAPS Tuesd...
Feb 16, 2015 - End of the Season Scrip!
Mantas Families, Yes, we are getting close to the end of the season but it's not too late to get in on some Scrip rebate $$ ! This is an order week! Ordering will be available all week online, ...
Feb 16, 2015 - Brace Yourselves! CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON IS COMING!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We are nearing our Championship Season! We have a couple weeks of just training before we head into C Finals in Northfield. Today is the last day to sign your swimme...
Feb 9, 2015 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Here is our practice schedule for this week. Monday (Tonight) 5:30pm @ MSU ALL GROUPS WEAR GREEN CAPS Tuesday 5:30pm @ MSU Wednesday 6:30pm @ Gustavus AGE GROUP and SENIOR ONLY Th...
Feb 5, 2015 - Mantas SCRIP Order Week!
Mantas Families, We are in the closing weeks of the winter season, but there's still time to participate in the Mantas Scrip program! Please visit the Mantas website and see the "ShopwithScrip"...
Feb 2, 2015 - Mantas WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Congratulations to the athletes that were able to compete this past weekend at the STORM Invite. It was a very crowded pool, and difficult warm-up scenario. But our swimmers did ver...
Jan 26, 2015 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Here is your update for what’s happening this week in Mantas Swim Club. Information for the STORM INVITE will come out on Wednesday. Here is our practice schedule for this wee...
Jan 20, 2015 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP
Mantas Families, There's still plenty of time to participate in the Mantas Scrip program this winter! This is an order week -- and there's still the opportunity to take advantage of the Scrip ...
Jan 19, 2015 - CONGRATS, Improvements, and Weekly Update.
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Thank you to everyone who made our Penguin Invite a great event yesterday! I am so pleased by the progress of so many athletes. I feel our progress is not only limited ...
Jan 12, 2015 - Practice Locations/Times: Changes, Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We had a great weekend with LOTS of racing at the University of Minnesota. Our athletes proved just how strong they are by swimming fast in what is our most intense time...
Jan 8, 2015 - Practice Cancelled for Tonight Jan. 8
Parents and Swimmers, Practice scheduled for tonight at Gustavus is cancelled due to very poor and deteriorating road conditions. Travel is not advised in the area. Practice will resume tomorrow nig...
Jan 7, 2015 - Practice Moved to Gustavus today, January 7
Mantas Families, With the cold temperaters the Mankato area school district is closed for the day. All activities in the district have been cancelled. This includes our practice scheduled for East Hi...
Jan 6, 2015 - Mantas SCRIP Order Week!
Happy New Year Mantas Families! As we are getting back to the our post-holiday routines this January -- we will offer two opportunities this month to order Scrip! Please remember your family's Scr...
Jan 5, 2015 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, BRRR! It’s cold here! Back to school, back to our routine! Here is your weekly update. Here is our practice schedule for this week. Monday (today) 6:30pm at Gustavus ALL G...
Dec 22, 2014 - Holiday Practice Times and Locations. Weekly Update.
Mantas Families. Here is our practice schedule for the next two weeks. Plus here are some reminders about signing up for our posted meets. Monday (today) 6:15pm at Mankato EAST High School: ALL GR...
Dec 15, 2014 - Lindsey Horejsi WINS at Junior Nats! Weekly Update.
Mantas Families, Here is your weekly update to everything going on with Mantas Swim Club. Lindsey Horejsi crowned NATIONAL CHAMP in the 100 Yard Breaststroke. Congrats to Lindsey on WINNING t...
Dec 10, 2014 - Good Luck Chantal and Lindsey!
Good Luck to Mantas swimmers Chantal Nack and Lindsey Horejsi as they travel with Head Coach Alex Lindstrom to Federal Way, Washington. They will be competing in the 2014 Speedo Winter Junior Nat...
Dec 8, 2014 - Last Call For Holiday SCRIP
Mantas Families, This is a last call for holiday/Christmas gift giving for Scrip.... or any other Scrip purchases you'd like to make before the end of the month. A few extra small denominati...
Dec 8, 2014 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Swim Club Families, Thank You to those that participated in competition this weekend over in Northfield. I can see the strokes becoming stronger in all of our younger swimmers. Our athletes...
Nov 30, 2014 - MANTAS SCHEDULE CHANGES, WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, I hope everyone is re-charged from a great Thanksgiving weekend! We have some pretty significant schedule changes for the month of December so I wanted to make sure I got this out ea...
Nov 30, 2014 - MANTAS HOLIDAY SCRIP
Mantas Families, Hope you all enjoyed a super Thanksgiving holiday and break! Just a quick Scrip reminder: As so many of you are working on gift giving/shopping this holiday season, please ...
Nov 26, 2014 - Senior Feast Moved to Saturday, Practice Only for SAFE Drivers.
Senior Swimmers and Parents, Here is what we will do for this morning's workout. For people who can drive safely to practice at Gustavus, I will still hold a workout. We will start at 10:00am and b...
Nov 25, 2014 - Mantas Holiday Scrip Season
Mantas Families, Thanksgiving week is upon us, and that marks the official gift giving season! Why not take advantage of the Mantas Scrip program this year and help the club, bank some dollars f...
Nov 24, 2014 - Happy Thanksgiving Week!
Mantas Families, Happy Thanksgiving Week! This week we have a limited practice schedule for most of our athletes. At Mantas Swim Club we are thankful that you are a part of our team! We are also tha...
Nov 17, 2014 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Great job yesterday to ALL of the swimmers involved in the meet. We had many athletes who were competing for the very first time who did a terrific job in getting to the blocks, kno...
Nov 12, 2014 - Prepping for Mantas Swim Club Maverick Invite!
Mantas Families, Here is information you need for our meet this Sunday. For most of our athletes and families, warm-up for the meet will start at 12:00NOON. The coaching staff is asking that all ath...
Nov 10, 2014 - Mantas SCRIP Order Week!
Mantas Families, This is officially a Mantas order week for Scrip! To those families who have been participating in Scrip — thank you! Every time the club places an order we are shoring up...
Nov 10, 2014 - Meet Week, Volunteer Jobs, Mantas Winter Weather Policy
Mantas Families, Lots of information this week! It’s meet week! Mantas Swim Club has 41 athletes swimming in our Mantas Maverick Invite this Sunday at MSU! The coaching staff is beyond excited for...
Nov 5, 2014 - GOOD LUCK GIRLS!
GOOD LUCK to all the girls swimming in the MN State High School League Section Meets that start today! To the swimmers, SWIM FAST, HAVE FUN, RACE WITH YOUR HEART, STAY POSITIVE, AND SMILE! To the pa...
Nov 3, 2014 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, There is lots of information in this week’s update. Follow along and make sure you are all caught up on everything that is going on. Congratulations to all swimmers who participated...
Oct 28, 2014 - MANTAS Scrip Order Week!
Mantas Families, It is once again a Scrip order week! Mantas families continue to add up their Scrip dollars….helping the club and of course your family. Please see the Mantas website and the Sho...
Oct 28, 2014 - Mantas Maverick Invite Volunteer Jobs
Mantas Families, Here's your chance to sign up for jobs that we need done when we host our home meets. The first meet is Sunday, November 16. Have you signed up your swimmers for this meet yet? Do...
Oct 27, 2014 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Families, IT’S MEET WEEK! During practice you’ll see a lot of starts, turns, and specific stroke work. It’s good prep work for those that are participating in the meet this weekend, and g...
Oct 20, 2014 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Here is our practice schedule for the week. Monday (Today) 6:30pm @ Gustavus ALL TRAINING GROUPS WEAR GREEN CAPS! Tuesday 6:15pm @ Mankato EAST High School Wednesday 6:30pm @ Gus...
Oct 14, 2014 - Mantas SCRIP Order Week!
Mantas Families, This is again a Scrip order week! Don’t miss out: Place your order this week — stock up on cards we all use so often. Gas cards and grocery rebates add up quickly… along with a...
Oct 13, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE, NEW PARENT MEETING
Mantas Families, Tonight we will be holding our New Mantas Parent Meeting during the first hour of practice. The meeting will start at 6:30pm in Lund Center Classroom 209. Go up the stairs locat...
Oct 8, 2014 - Team Growth is Good!
Mantas Families, We had a really good turn out for our “Bring a Friend” night! Thank you to those athletes and parents who were able to bring a “Friend” who may be interested in swimming with Mantas ...
Oct 6, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, We have lots of good events coming up! Our first meet sign-up email went out this morning. The meet is called The Storm Swim Club Fall Invitational. The meet is held November 1...
Sep 30, 2014 - Mantas SCRIP Order Week!
Mantas Families, It’s an order week for Mantas Scrip! Don’t miss your opportunity to support the club and raise family money to go toward Mantas fees. If you need more information on SCRIP you c...
Sep 29, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Here is your weekly update. Please watch the online calendar by clicking on the "Calendar" link across the top of the Team Website. Here is the practice schedule for this week. Mon...
Sep 22, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Here is our weekly practice calendar for 9/22 - 9/28. Monday (Today) 6:30pm @ Gustavus - ALL TRAINING GROUPS Tuesday 6:30pm @ Gustavus - ALL TRAINING GROUPS Wednesday 6:30pm @ Gu...
Sep 16, 2014 - SCRIP IS BACK! Want to swim for FREE?
Mantas Families, Welcome back to fall Mantas! To all new Mantas families, please check out the Mantas website and read the tab “ShopwithScrip” to find out more about the great Scrip program the...
Sep 12, 2014 - Start Your Free Two Week Trial Today....GET SET....
Mantas Families, We are almost there! The fall/winter short course season is just two days away! Start the season by inviting others to start their FREE TWO WEEK TRIAL with Mantas Swim Club! For ou...
Sep 9, 2014 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB: FALL 2014, READY....
MANTAS SWIM CLUB FALL REGISTRATION / FIRST PRACTICE! Parents and Swimmers, we are ready to begin another great year! Our Fall/Winter Registration is this Sunday, September 14, at the MSU Highland ...
Aug 31, 2014 - WINTER SEASON STARTS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER !4!
WINTER IS COMING! Try to stay positive! After all, Mantas Swim Club is getting back in the water!! After a great end to the season at the state championships, we led our high school girls right int...
Jul 28, 2014 - Please Join us Tuesday Night.
Mantas Families, We topped off an amazing season with an oustanding weekend at the Minnesota Long Course Championships! Mantas Swimmers posted best times, top 8 finishes, and crowned individual state...
Jul 23, 2014 - Last Call for Summer SCRIP
Hello Mantas Families — As we wrap up the summer swim season, we’ll squeeze one more Scrip order in. It will be an order that’ll be a little rushed this week— the deadline to get in on this last...
Jul 21, 2014 - Quite Possibly the Most Successful Mantas Weekend Ever
Mantas Families, As a Team and Organization, Mantas Swim Club had an amazing weekend. With almost 30 athletes competing in the MRC the Team atmosphere was awesome. It is so much fun to see our ath...
Jul 17, 2014 - FRIDAY SCHEDULE/MEET SET UP/PRACTICE
Mantas Families, Here is our schedule for Friday (tomorrow morning) as we set up for the meet and run practice at the same time. All Senior Athletes will still have practice starting at 7:45am. For ...
Jul 16, 2014 - MANTAS FINAL TIMELINE POSTED
Mantas Swimmers and Parents. A finalized schedule has been posted to the Meet Web Page. This is a good estimation on when events will be happening and this timeline can be used as a guide for when s...
Jul 15, 2014 - MANTAS UPDATE
Mantas Families, I had many families (parents and swimmers) inquire about information regarding the meet this weekend. The easiest way to answer the questions is to direct all families to the Team We...
Jul 9, 2014 - It's NOT too late for SCRIP!
Mantas Families, As we are quickly approaching another “meet week” (MRC’s) we will have another opportunity as a club to do a Scrip order!! Please take advantage of this great program to do ea...
Jul 9, 2014 - 8,241!
8,241! That number is the total lengths swum by all participants of the 2014 Mantas Swim A Thon! We had a great group of atheltes this morning. We split them up into three teams and the results were...
Jul 7, 2014 - MANTAS MRC's are NEXT WEEK!
Mantas Families, I hope all are recharged after a long weekend. We are grearing up for our MRC (Minnesota Regional Championships) Meet hosted at Tourtellotte on July 18, 19, 20. I need to remind fam...
Jun 30, 2014 - Thank You!
Mantas Families, I am writing this letting in sincere appreciation of everyone that helped make the meet this weekend possible. The meet was a great success. From the coaches that I was able to spea...
Jun 28, 2014 - Meet Cancelled For Tonight.
Lightning has struck again!!! No meet for tonight.
Jun 28, 2014 - We WILL try To Race.
Mantas Parents AND Volunteers. We need you back. We will return on the pool deck at 6:00PM. We will try to race before 7:00PM. We need all timers and helpers back please. The has for spreading the wor...
Jun 28, 2014 - 12 & Under session Cancelled
Our 12 & Under Session has been cancelled. We will make a determination about Finals by 5:30pm.
Jun 28, 2014 - Weather Delay At The Meet.
Parents, We are under a weather delay at the meet. We are tweeting and posting updates on Facebook. Please stay tuned for our return of competition. Alex Lindstrom Mantas Swim Club
Jun 24, 2014 - MANTAS SCRIP in June!
Mantas Families, This is certainly a busy time of summer, and for Mantas Swim Club an especially busy week with “meet week” ! This is a Scrip order week! Do you need gas cards (great rebates on...
Jun 22, 2014 - It's MEET WEEK!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to meet week! We are very busy planning and puting together the final details for the meet this coming weekend! We have awesome participation numbers from our Ma...
Jun 22, 2014 - Leave Extra Time When Travelling
Mantas Families, Travelling to Tourtellotte Pool may be more difficult in the next few days. Many roads are closed due to high water. Families in the Saint Peter area, roads 99 (to the east), 22, and...
Jun 19, 2014 - Practice Cancelled: Thursday, June 19
Parents and Swimmers, With prominent thunder and lightning in the area practice is cancelled for this morning at Tourtellotte Pool. Thanks for understanding. Alex Lindstrom Head Coach Mantas Swim Club...
Jun 16, 2014 - Let's move Senior 2 Practice indoors at GAC. 5:30pm
Senior 2 Swimmers and Parents. We are moving practice indoors to Gustavus Adolphus College. With the storms rolling through and the strong winds, even the shelters at the park won't protect us. We...
Jun 12, 2014 - It's going to be hot! Quench your thirst.
Dear Mantas Families, As you know our summer meets are quickly approaching. Your help is critical in making them a success. Part of a successful meet is having great concessions for athletes and t...
Jun 11, 2014 - Mantas Shop With Scrip
Dear Mantas Families, Summer goes so fast! Why not take advantage of the Mantas Scrip program and bank some rebate dollars this summer while you’re enjoying the summer weather for eating out, groc...
Jun 11, 2014 - Mid Week Reminders.
Mantas Families, We have added many new members and families to our team (and email list) over the past few days. This is great! We also have a ton of information that is out there with deadlines an...
Jun 9, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, We are enjoying some great practices at Tourtellotte Pool these past few days! Because our practices are held outdoors we are limited to what we can do depending on the weather. H...
Jun 4, 2014 - Kicking off the MANTAS 2014 SWIM-A-THON
Mantas Families, Thank you for being a part of our organization. I believe that we are blessed to have the greatest swimmers and swim families in Mankato, Saint Peter, and the surrounding areas. Thi...
Jun 3, 2014 - MANTAS TEAM EXCELLENCE CAMP!
Mantas Families, We have an exciting summer planned! To kick it off, as a HUGE benefit to our swimmers and families, we are holding a Team Excellence Camp hosted by a Master Coach from USA Swimming...
Jun 2, 2014 - Mantas Summer Session Starts Tonight!
Mantas Families, The summer session for Mantas Swim Club starts tonight! Practice will be held at Tourtellotte Pool in Mankato starting at 6:30pm. For any new or returning member of Mantas Swim Club...
May 29, 2014 - Mantas Shop With Scrip
Mantas Families, What do you need for summer? Road trips, gas, groceries, hotels, restaurants, music/i tunes? Mantas Scrip can come in handy this summer! For more information on how Scrip can h...
May 27, 2014 - Summer Session & Schedule Changes
Mantas Familis, Here is your weekly update containing our weekly practice schedule as well as meet information, parent meetings and other Summer Schedule Info. Our official start to our Summer Sessio...
May 19, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE & MORE!
Mantas Families, Each week we are getting closer to our Summer Session at Tourtellotte Pool. June 2nd will mark our first practice at Tourtellotte. The summer session brings our focus to our Mantas ...
May 13, 2014 - Mantas Shop With Scrip - MAY
Mantas Families, Happy May! As we are almost half way through May (!) it’s graduation time for many, end of the school year and getting ready for summer for all! Shop with Scrip is a great way to fin...
May 12, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Good Morning Mantas Families! We had a great expereince racing on Friday night at the Northfield Quad! It was aweseome to have so many of our newest swimmers competing, and a good chance for our ol...
May 5, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Here is this weeks practice schedule and weekly announcements. Monday (today) 6:00pm at Gustavus ALL GROUPS Tuesday 6:00pm at EAST ALL GROUPS ** Wednesday 5:30pm at EAST AGE GR...
May 1, 2014 - Intrasquad Time Trials (5/2/14)
Mantas Families, The Mantas Swim Club Intrasquad Time Trials will be held tommorrow night (5/2/14) at the Gustavus Pool. Parents, in order to create a great effect of meet atmosphere we will have th...
Apr 29, 2014 - Mantas Shop With Scrip - MAY
Mantas Families — We are in a Scrip order week! Please visit the ShopwithScrip website and check out many of the spring retailer bonus rebates available as specials right now! Scrip is a great pro...
Apr 28, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, This is your weekly update from the coaching staff of Mantas Swim Club. NORTHFIELD QUAD SIGN UP EXTENDED. I have extended the registration dead line for the Northfield Quad until...
Apr 25, 2014 - Spring is going FAST!
Mantas Families, If I have learned anything in my 15 years of coaching club swimming it's that the Spring/Summer season goes by FAST! This spring we have a couple of great opportunities for our swimm...
Apr 22, 2014 - Hotel Info for CRAA Iowa Kickoff
Mantas Families, Mantas Swim Club does have a block of Hotel Rooms reserved for the CRAA Long Course Kick Off in Iowa City, Iowa. Group Rates for Mantas Swim Club are located at: Hampton Inn Iowa C...
Apr 18, 2014 - Parent Meeting, Monday April 21st
Mantas Families, PARENTS PARENTS PARENTS! You are one of the driving forces of this club... Not to mention the ACTUALL drivers to practices and meets! Mantas Swim Club is holding a parents meeting ...
Apr 17, 2014 - BINGO!! Practice at GAC tonight. 5:00PM!
Mantas Families, Practice for tonight, Thursday April 17, is being held, once again, at GAC. Practice will start at 5:00pm . Practice tonight is for all training groups. The Senior 1 and Senior 2 g...
Apr 16, 2014 - Practice Moved again for tonight. GAC at 6:00pm
Mantas Families, The pool at East High School is still "down". We are moving practice to GAC at 6:00pm. Tonight's practice is for Age Group and Senior 1 & 2 swimmers only. Thank you for your patien...
Apr 15, 2014 - Spring SCRIP with Mantas Swim Club
Mantas Families, Welcome to Spring Scrip! We are resuming Scrip orders this week as everyone is heading back to the pool. If you haven’t participated in a Scrip order before, please consider ...
Apr 15, 2014 - PRACTICE LOCATION CHANGE FOR TONIGHT (4/15)
Mantas Swim Club Families, Thank you to all of the families that joined us last night for our first practice. Here is a great example of why communication is so important to all of our families. Pra...
Apr 11, 2014 - MANTAS FAMILY NIGHT AT THE WOWZONE!
Mantas Families, For those of you that haven't responded to the WOWZONE event set for tomorrow night. Please do so. I know of families that are going but haven't yet confirmed with a "YES". Please m...
Apr 9, 2014 - Registration Forms ONLINE!
Mantas Families, Registration forms for the 2014 Spring/Summer Long Course Season are now Online. You can find them by clicking on the Registration Information Tab on the right hand side of the Te...
Mar 25, 2014 - Mantas Swim Club Spring Starts April 14th!
Mantas Families, Remember that date! April 14th is the start date of our Spring // Summer Season! Details are coming out soon about what this Spring and Summer will look like for Mantas Swim Club....
Mar 3, 2014 - An AWESOME WAY to end the season.
Mantas Families, I mentioned it last night on the Mantas Swim Club Facebook Page, but I wanted to share with everyone what an amazing weekend we had. We raced 75 times over the 3 days of the MRC m...
Mar 3, 2014 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - March
Mantas Families -- This week is a Scrip order week -- again. We will squeeze in one more order before the short course/winter season wraps up. So, if you would like to stock up on gas cards, h...
Feb 24, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE - Potluck TUESDAY
Mantas Families, This is the last week of pracitce for many of our Swimmers. Those not going on to the State Championships after our MRC Meet will be done. Here is our practice schedule for the we...
Feb 22, 2014 - Mantas Team Potluck Tuesday, February 25
Mantas Families, On Tuesday night, February 25th, we will have a Mantas Team Potluck after practice. We will be located in the hockey lobby, located in the first floor of Lund Center to the left of th...
Feb 20, 2014 - Practice Cancelled for Tonight 2/20
Mantas Families, Practices are cancelled for tonight due to the potential winds and the high amounts of snow. Practice for tomorrow, Friday 2/21 will be for all Senior Group Member AND THOSE COMPE...
Feb 19, 2014 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - February
Mantas Families, Did you know Mantas Swim Club was able to purchase 115 BRAND NEW kick boards for our Summer program at Tourtellotte pool? All through the use of the SCRIP PROGRAM! As we all star...
Feb 18, 2014 - High School Boys who want to compete at MRC and STATE
Parents of Boys Competing with their High School Teams, It's not too late to finish off the season with Mantas Swim Club by competing at the Minnesota Regional Championships and the State Champions...
Feb 17, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE - The Final Push.
Mantas Families, Welcome to the final few weeks of the Winter Season for Mantas Swim Club! Swimmers competed this past weekend, in Rochester, MN, at the Vince Herring Classic. They did a great job a...
Feb 10, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, Today is the last day to sign up for C Finals. C Finals is a meet for swimmers of all ages with events that meet the C standard. Sign up can be found on the team website, by clicki...
Feb 5, 2014 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - February
Mantas Families, We are starting another Scrip order cycle.... ordering online with your Mantas Shop with Scrip account is available all week: Families choosing to pay by check have until this Friday,...
Feb 3, 2014 - Proud Coach: Success as a Team.
Mantas Families, Thank you to all of the families and swimmers that were able to compete this weekend. On Sunday our swimmers brought energy to the pool, posted LOTS of best times, and had FUN in the...
Feb 2, 2014 - Practice Update For Monday, Feb 3
Mantas Families, What an awesome weekend for Mantas Swim Club. I just got home and I'm trying to relive all of the great swims and there are so many! More on that tomorrow. Practice for tomorrow will ...
Jan 27, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, Here is your weekly update. Mantas Swim Club will have practice tonight. We have pool time at Gustavus in Saint Peter. A little explanation about why we have practice, sometimes, ...
Jan 23, 2014 - How to Understand The Championship Season
Mantas Families, Because we have so many new families, and the fact that we are getting closer to our final meets of the season, I thought I would send an article out on the “Championship” season. M...
Jan 23, 2014 - Practice Changes due to School Closings.
Mantas Families, Due to school closures in Mankato, our normally scheduled practice at Mankato EAST High School has been moved. Mantas Swim Club will practice tonight (January 23) at Gustavus at 6:30...
Jan 22, 2014 - Practice Canceled for Wed. (Jan 22)
Mantas Families, Due to bad weather, schools have closed in both Mankato and Saint Peter. Practice, scheduled for tonight at Mankato WEST High School is also cancelled. We will resume practice on T...
Jan 21, 2014 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - ORDER WEEK!
Mantas Families, It's a Scrip order week! To learn more about the Mantas Scrip program, please visit the Mantas website and go to the "Shop with Scrip" tab. Scrip is an excellent program set up...
Jan 20, 2014 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, We had a great weekend competing out in Hutchinson at the Blizzard Bash. This past weekends group of swimmers showed real improvement in the water and had a whole bunch of fun! W...
Jan 16, 2014 - Yes, we are having practice.
Mantas Families, Practice tonight is being held at Gustavus at 6:30pm. Even with school closures, we have the facilities available to hold practice. Please use your best judgement in traveling to a...
Jan 13, 2014 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Families, Now that we are back from the Holiday madness of schedule changes, and we have a week under our belts, it is an exciting time for Mantas Swim Club. In practices I am noticing improve...
Jan 8, 2014 - MANTAS SCHOP WITH SCRIP - January
Mantas Families, Happy January and happy 2014! This Scrip email news is going out a little later in the week than originally intended, but it is a Mantas Scrip order week! Make Scrip part of you...
Jan 8, 2014 - Practice Calendar CHANGES!
Mantas Families, Practice for tonight REMAINS at Mankato WEST High School for Senior and Age Group at 6:00pm. However, practice for THURSDAY, JANUARY 9 has been moved to GUSTAVUS at 6:30pm . Beca...
Jan 6, 2014 - Mantas Practice Schedule.
Mantas Families, With many asking questions about our practice schedule, especially with schools closed, here is an update. Mantas Swim Club WILL have practice tonight at Gustavus at 6:30pm. The G...
Dec 30, 2013 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Good Morning from Puerto Rico! I am here, traveling with the Gustavus Swim Team. We are driving to our morning practice, now, before we head to the rain forest this afternoon. Back ho...
Dec 26, 2013 - Practice Location Changes.
Mantas Families, Due to the pool malfunctions at EAST, practice on Friday, December 27, will be held at WEST High School at 4pm for ALL TRAINING GROUPS. Practice on Monday, December 30, will be at Gus...
Dec 26, 2013 - Practice Cancelled Today, December 26
Mantas Families, Practice is canceled for today, December 26. We are canceling practice due to a pool malfunction at Mankato East. For updates on tomorrow's practice, normally scheduled for East at 11...
Dec 22, 2013 - Christmas Week Practice Schedule
Mantas Families, For those families that are staying local this week, Mantas Swim Club will be holding practice for ALL training groups. Practices will be held on Monday, Thursday, and Friday. All pra...
Dec 20, 2013 - Reminders
Mantas Families, Today is the last day to sign up for the Farmington meet on January 4/5. Also, there is no Senior practice today. The Senior group does have practice tomorrow morning (Saturday) at 9:...
Dec 17, 2013 - MANTAS SCHOP WITH SCRIP - December
Mantas Families, We will be offering a last December Scrip order, but it will not be available for Christmas delivery. But, why not start the new year off with Scrip?! Your Scrip dollars always...
Dec 16, 2013 - National Champion and Mantas Update
Mantas Families, Here is your weekly update to news and practice schedules. This past weekend Mantas Senior Swimmer, Danielle Nack, competed in the Speedo Junior National Championships in Greensboro,...
Dec 9, 2013 - Practice Calendar, Competition, & Holiday Swimming
Mantas Families, This weekly update contains information on our practice schdule for the week, website updates, our upcoming competion schedule, and our Holiday swimming schedule. First, here is ou...
Dec 2, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, Welcome back from your Thanksgiving weekend! Here is our weekly practice schedule for December 2 (today) through December 6 (Friday) Monday (today) 6:30pm at Gustavus All Groups T...
Dec 2, 2013 - MANTAS SCHOP WITH SCRIP
Mantas Families, Gift giving season is upon us! And it's a Scrip order week. Families paying by check -- checks are due to a coach by Thursday of this week. Prestopay families, you have until...
Nov 25, 2013 - Thanksgiving Week Mantas Update
Mantas Families, Here is our schedule for this crazy week of pool time. Monday (Today) 6:30pm @ Gustavus ALL GROUPS Tuesday 6:00pm @ Gustavus This is 1/2 hour earlier than normal. ALL GROUPS...
Nov 18, 2013 - GOOD LUCK STATE PARTICIPANTS!!!
Mantas Families, Over the course of the next three days the Minnesota State High School League Swimming and Diving Championships is taking place at the University of Minnesota. Members of Mantas Sw...
Nov 11, 2013 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - ORDER WEEK!
Mantas Families, It's mid November, and it's a great time to participate in Mantas Scrip! Time to start thinking of holiday gift giving for friends, family, teachers, and others. Cub and Hy-Vee...
Nov 11, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Parents and Families, Here is your weekly update. Congrats to all of the fast swims from our Mantas Swimmers at the Girls Section Championships this past weekend. I heard of some really fast ...
Nov 5, 2013 - Quick Reminders...
Mantas Families, Just a few quick reminders. Today is the last day to register for the Northfield Shark Attack Swim Meet. This meet is a one day meet on Saturday, November 16. It is one session for ...
Nov 4, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, Mantas Swim Club had a great weekend competing at the Edina Invite! It is so much fun to watch the progress of our younger swimmers, as they try new strokes, get involved with a real...
Oct 28, 2013 - A Great Weekend & Practice Schedules
Mantas Families, Congrats to all families and swimmers who were able to compete this past weekend! We had a lot of really great swims! Swimmers were happy to show off their ribbons and medals for ...
Oct 28, 2013 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - ORDER WEEK!
Mantas Families -- It's a SCRIP order week... it's getting to be that time of year where we start planning for holiday gift giving! Scrip offers so many perfect and easy options for gift cards. Of ...
Oct 21, 2013 - Mantas Practice Schedule Changes
Mantas Families, As mentioned last week, we have a few practice schedules changes from our normal routine. Tonight's (Monday) practice is at Gustavus at 6:00pm . This is 1/2 hour earlier than ...
Oct 15, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, Thank you to those that were able to make it to the new parent meeting last night. There were great questions asked and lots of good conversation. Here is our practice schedule ...
Oct 15, 2013 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - OCTOBER
Mantas Families, It's a Scrip order week! Just a reminder that we are already in a new order cycle this week. Anyone wishing to pay by check can submit an online order and drop a check off to a coac...
Oct 14, 2013 - Did you miss the last Meet Sign-up?
You're in luck. I have re-opened the meet sign up for the NRTS Boo-water Spooktacular, on October 26, 27. This is a great meet for new swimmers as well as the older high school swimmers who need tim...
Oct 14, 2013 - MANTAS PARENT MEETING!
Mantas Families, We are holding a New Mantas Parent Meeting tonight during the first hour of practice. The meeting will be held in the NCAA room at Gustavus. This is the room with glass walls at t...
Oct 7, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, As we gear up for our first competition, families who are participating in the meets will be notified by email with any meet information they need to know. It looks like this weeke...
Sep 30, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Swim Club Families, Welcome to our third week of practice! For many families this is an important time of the season. For most of our newest families it means the two week trial has given you...
Sep 23, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Hello Mantas Families, Here is your weekly update. The following will contain information about the practice calendar for the week, our competition schedule, and any other updates for Mantas Swim C...
Sep 19, 2013 - Welcome to Mantas Swim Club!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, WELCOME TO MANTAS SWIM CLUB!! It is awesome to be back in the water and back into our routine. It is so great to have added so many new families this fall to the grou...
Sep 19, 2013 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - September/OCTOBER
Mantas Families, Happy Fall! Time to get back to the pool, school and Scrip! If your family is new to Scrip, please visit the Mantas website and look for the ShopwithScrip tab. There you'll ...
Sep 5, 2013 - SHORT COURSE SEASON STARTS SEPTEMBER 15!
Mantas Families, I hope the last days of summer have treated your families well! At Mantas Swim Club we are re-charged, and ready for a great Fall/Win ter Short Course Season. Registration will be hel...
Aug 8, 2013 - Danielle Nack Places At Jr Nats!
On Wednesday evening, Danielle Nack finished off a great day of racing. At Junior Nationals, in Irvine, California, Danielle held the 7th fastest seed time coming into prelims of the 100 Butterfly. Sh...
Jul 29, 2013 - MANTAS Shop With Scrip Order Week.
Hello Mantas Families, It's amazing that we're looking at the wrap up of the summer season!! This is the last opportunity this summer to participate in a Mantas Scrip order! (If you have Pres...
Jul 29, 2013 - Championship Season!
Mantas Families, Congrats to all of our athletes who competed this past weekend in the MN Long Course State Championships! We had a great weekend! It was awesome to see the time drops on so many s...
Jul 22, 2013 - Long Weekend, Great Results!
Mantas Families, What a weekend! It was long, and hot, and at times we claimed to here thunder ( I really thik it was just the trains and everyone just needed a mental break). The Mantas MRC was a...
Jul 15, 2013 - MRC Week!
Mantas Families, This is an important week for Mantas Swim Club. This weekend, July 19, 20, 21, Mantas Swim Club is hosting the Minnesota Regional Championships (MRC) at Tourtellotte Pool in Mankat...
Jul 10, 2013 - MANTAS HOSPITALITY
Dear Mantas Parents, A huge THANK YOU to all of you who donated money for supplies and food for the officials/coaches Hospitality at our June Quad meet! Because of your generosity, we were able to fe...
Jul 9, 2013 - Practice cancelled for this morning.
Mantas families, Due to the approaching storms, all practices will be cancelled for this morning. I will keep those swimmers who are still swimming in the afternoons alerted about practice. Thanks for...
Jul 8, 2013 - FULL SPEED AHEAD! BUSY JULY!
Mantas Families, I hope you all are re-charged and ready to go after a long weekend. We have a busy month of July in Mantas Swim Club. Here is the information that will be helpful as you plan ahea...
Jul 8, 2013 - MANTAS Shop With Scrip Order Week.
Mantas Families, It's a Scrip order week -- already! The summer is in full gear and we're moving quickly through July: This week is our second of two Scrip orders for the month. Families ...
Jul 2, 2013 - JUST ONE WEEK LEFT!
Mantas Familes, We have just one week to go before we count laps in the 2013 Mantas Swim-A-Thon! Donations are still coming in and that's great. I wanted to give you a heads up on what the money ...
Jul 1, 2013 - THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP! & HERE WE GO AGAIN!
Mantas Families, THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! To all of the families and swimmers that made this past weekend possible, I can't thank you enough for your help in putting on the event. To the a...
Jun 28, 2013 - Start times for tonight.
Hi all, Pool set up starts at 4:30pm tonight. There is lots to be done in a short amount of time. Pool ladders out. Lane lines in. Hospitality tent set up. Concessions set up. Timer chairs set. Safety...
Jun 28, 2013 - Mantas Volunteer Check In.
Mantas Volunteers, When you arrive at the meet before any session please remember to check in. You can do this at a small table located by concessions. We have letters available for high school studen...
Jun 26, 2013 - Practice delay. Storms.
Practice is delayed this morning due to storms with lightning. our estimated start time will be 8:30am.
Jun 26, 2013 - Practice starts today at 8:30.
Practice starts today at 8:30am. Age Group and Novice groups will practice at 9am.
Jun 24, 2013 - Mantas Shop With Scrip - July
Mantas Families -- Can you believe we are almost to the July 4th holiday weekend!? Summer really goes too fast! What are your summer plans? Some travel, some road trips, some eating out or sho...
Jun 24, 2013 - IT'S MEET WEEK!
Mantas Families, We have had a great start to the summer and we are here!!! This weekend marks the first of two meets that Mantas Swim Club is hosting at Tourtellotte Pool. Our planning committee ...
Jun 17, 2013 - LAST CHANCE to sign up to swim in the MANTAS QUAD!
Mantas Families, Today is the last day to sign up for the MANTAS QUAD. This meet is held on June 28, 29, 30 at Tourtellotte Pool. We currently have 34 athletes signed up to compete. Remember, com...
Jun 12, 2013 - No Senior 2 PM practice today.
Senior 2 Swimmers. Due to the storms, and wind, and hail, and lightning, there will be no PM practice at Touetellotte today. please spread the word.
Jun 11, 2013 - MANTAS HOSPITALITY
Dear Mantas Parents, As you know, our club is host to two swim meets this summer: June 28-30 and July 19-21. These meets are a integral part to the fiscal success of our club and an opportunity to p...
Jun 11, 2013 - It's a Mantas Shop With Scrip Order Week!
MANTS FAMILIES!! It's a Mantas Swim Club ShopwithScrip order week! Summer is finally here and Scrip shopping can help you plan your summer shopping! Check out fun Scrip summer options such a...
Jun 11, 2013 - HOW TO: SWIM-A-THON Set up.
Mantas Families. I have had a couple parents ask....so here are the easy instructions for getting your Swim-A-Thon Fundraising going. 1st. Make sure you are logged into the website. Then just cl...
Jun 9, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, We had another great weekend! Mantas swimmers competed at the SHRK Fin Frenzy in Farmington. This was an A/B meet. While best times are always the goal, and we had plenty of thos...
Jun 5, 2013 - MANTAS PRACTICE IS AT TOURTELLOTTE TONIGHT.
Mantas Families, To stop any confusion; Mantas Swim Club will be practicing at Tourtellotte Pool tonight at 6:30pm. The Y has cancelled it's family night scheduled for this evening so we are able t...
Jun 3, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, Welcome to the Summer 2013 Session of Mantas Swim Club. Here is your weekly update with important information about practice schedules, meet sign ups and volunteer opportunities, a...
May 30, 2013 - SCRIP WINNER!
Mantas Families -- Thanks again for your continued interest and participation in ShopwithScrip! To round out our Mantas spring promotion (April and May order months) we've drawn for a $25 Kwik ...
May 29, 2013 - Welcome to Mantas Swim Club!
Mantas Families, Welcome to all the new families and swimmers that joined Mantas Swim Club last night! If you are reading this then your emails have been added to the mailing list of Mantas Swim Cl...
May 28, 2013 - Mantas Weather Policy for outdoor training.
Mantas Swim Club Weather Policy for outdoor training at Tourtellotte Pool. Being that we practice outside, we are governed by the weather. So far, the weather hasn't been perfect! When rain is in th...
May 28, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE. Summer Registration.
Mantas Families, Welcome to the Summer 2013 Session of Mantas Swim Club. Here is your weekly update with important information about practice schedules, meet sign ups and volunteer opportunities, a...
May 28, 2013 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - JUNE
Mantas Families, We did it!! This last Scrip order cycle, we passed the $1000 mark for fundraising for the club! Thanks to everyone who has participated in this program. This is easy fundrais...
May 20, 2013 - MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families! What a great meet we had on Saturday at the Foxjet BC. Congratulations to all athletes and parents that attended! It was so much fun to watch our newest swimmers in the water, and ...
May 16, 2013 - MANTAS HOSPITALITY
Dear Mantas Parents, As you know, our club is host to two swim meets this summer: June 28-30 and July 19-21. These meets are a integral part to the fiscal success of our club and an opportunity to p...
May 13, 2013 - Scrip Week Details!
Mantas Families, It's a Scrip order week! First, thanks to all the families who have gotten involved with Scrip these last couple of order cycles! Everyone's participation adds up to help th...
May 13, 2013 - MANTAS PARENT MEETING and UPDATE.
Mantas Families, Tonight we are hosting and ALL PARENT MEETING during our practice time. The meeting will happen at 6:00pm in room 209 of Lund Center, overlooking the pool at Gustavus. Parents w...
May 7, 2013 - MANTAS SPRING TIME TRIALS!
Mantas Families, It's not too late to sign your swimmers up for the Mantas Swim Club Spring Time Trials. The Spring Time Trials are happening this Friday, at 6:00pm at the Gustavus Pool. Athletes ...
May 6, 2013 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB WEEKLY UPDATE.
Mantas Families, Here is your weekly update on all that is going on with Mantas Swim Club. MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!! Parents, we would like you to attend a ALL PARENT meeting on Monday, May 13 at 6:00...
Apr 29, 2013 - MANTAS Spring/Weekly UPDATE!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Here is your weekly update from Mantas Swim Club. This update includes some very important information for families of athletes of all ages and abilities. Please read ...
Apr 29, 2013 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - MAY
Mantas Families, Happy spring! Mantas Swim Club ShopwithScrip spring promotion continues this May! This is an order week for Scrip! Don't miss out on the opportunity to support the club wi...
Apr 24, 2013 - Swim Meet Sign - Ups! "How do I do that?"
Mantas Families, You have recently received emails about events that we have coming up in the near future. The email starts with [New Event] and then the name of the Meet which Mantas Swim Club is ...
Apr 23, 2013 - Mantas Spring Clothing Order and Update!
Mantas Families, Our Mantas Spring Clothing Orders can now be placed. Order forms are available on deck and on-line on the team website! We also have try-on sizes available for specific items. Or...
Apr 18, 2013 - Practice for 04/18 (Thursday) is canceled.
Mantas Families, Due to weather, and the really not so good driving conditions, Mantas Swim Club is canceling practice for tonight, Thursday, April 18. Our concern is the safety of our atheltes in ...
Apr 11, 2013 - MANTAS SWIM CLUB SPRING/SUMMER 2013
Mantas Swim Club’s spring session is right around the corner! Literally, we start on Monday! Here is some information to help you with the details of Mantas Swim Club and our 2013 Spring/Summer se...
Apr 2, 2013 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP - APRIL
Hello Mantas Families, Hope you have all been enjoying the break time... and hope to see everyone back at the pool soon! If you got involved with Mantas "shopwithscrip" this winter, I hope yo...
Apr 1, 2013 - MANTAS SPRING SESSION JUST WEEKS AWAY!
Parents and Swimmers, The Mantas Swim Club Spring Session is just TWO WEEKS away. Our spring practices will start on Monday, April 15. Spring practices will be held at Gustavus Adolphus College. P...
Mar 10, 2013 - Mantas Swim Club WINS at STATE!
Over the past three days Senior Swimmers from Mantas Swim Club have participated in the MN Short Course Senior State Championships at the University of MN. Our team, Madi Bacon, Nicole Lohman, Daniel...
Mar 5, 2013 - PRACTICE LOCATION CHANGE FOR TODAY, MARCH 5
Mantas State Participant Families, Due to school's being closed in Mankato, all activities through community ed are cancelled for this evening. So we have moved our practice location to Gustavus in ...
Mar 4, 2013 - Congrats Regional Championships Swimmers! Weekly Update.
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Wow! What a weekend! Mantas Swim Club swimmers did very well down in Rochester this past weekend. With 12 athletes participating in the MN Regional Championships, all c...
Mar 4, 2013 - MANTAS Shop with SCRIP in MARCH!
Mantas Families, This is a Scrip order week -- already! Don't miss out on this one and only opportunity to participate in a Mantas Scrip order for the month of March! (We will resume two m...
Feb 25, 2013 - WAY TO GO C FINALS SWIMMERS! Weekly Update!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, This past weekend was a goooood one for Mantas Swim Club. Mantas had 3 athletes swimming at C Finals in Northfield, MN. Each athlete was able to come away with at lea...
Feb 22, 2013 - Why YES we have practice tonight, thanks for asking!
Parents of Senior Swimmers, Yes, Senior Group practice will happen as planned. We are scheduled to swim at MSU starting at 6pm. For those athletes that are driving themselves; PLEASE BE CAREFUL O...
Feb 18, 2013 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Parents and Swimmers, Congratus to all of our athletes who participated in the Rochester "A" meet this weekend. The racing was fast and EVERY athlete did a great job! Congrats to Megan Stenzel, Ab...
Feb 18, 2013 - Shop With Scrip. February and March
Mantas Families, It's a Scrip order week already! For families who choose to pay by check, the order and check are due by Thursday, Feb 21 . Families with PrestoPay, your order is due by Monda...
Feb 11, 2013 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, This weeks update contains information about our weekly practice schedule, meet sign ups for our State Championship Meets, and wrapping up the end of the Winter Short Cou...
Feb 10, 2013 - No Senior Practice for Sunday, February 10.
Mantas Parents and Athletes, Due to the weather conditions of freeezing rain, sleet, snow, and the combination of high winds expected for later today, practice scheduled for 4:00PM at MSU is cancel...
Feb 4, 2013 - MANTAS END OF SEASON PREP!!
Mantas Families, Please pay close attention (Especially familes with Middle school and High School aged boys) to the following news article. It contains information not only about this week but al...
Feb 4, 2013 - Shop With Scrip in February
Mantas Families, Thanks to the families who have been participating in the Mantas Scrip program! The rebate dollars through Scrip add up to help individual families and the club bank up dollars...
Jan 31, 2013 - IT COLD OUTSIDE! Practice as scheduled.
Mantas Families , Mantas Swim Club will practice as scheduled tonight at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter. Practice will start at 6:30pm for all training groups. With the fact that it is...
Jan 30, 2013 - MN Regional Champs Hotel Deadline Approaching!!
Mantas Families, To reserve your room for the weekend...Please call 1-800-533-1655 to make reservation, by no later than February 1, 2013 . We are planning ahead for our end of the season Champions...
Jan 28, 2013 - Mantas Weekly Practice Schedule
Mantas Families, Congratulations to all of the swimmers who participated in this past weekend's ABC Open in Prior Lake. I tried my hardest to follow the results as they were posted on-line and fro...
Jan 23, 2013 - Danielle Nack Travels to Colorado Springs - OTC
Mantas Swim Club Senior Team member Danielle Nack, along with Head Coach Alex Lindstrom, is travelling to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Danielle will be particpating in ...
Jan 23, 2013 - IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO SHOP WITH SCRIP
Mantas Families, It's not too late to set up an account with Shopwithscrip.com through Mantas Swim Club, and participate in easy fundraising for the club and your family! Please visit the Mantas...
Jan 23, 2013 - Thank You!
Thanks to those parents that could be at the New Parent Meeting last night. It is my hope that the information was helpful and we were able to make you feel more welcome. For all parents, if you ever ...
Jan 21, 2013 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Families, Here is your weekly update for the week. We are doing a great job in practices. Those athletes that are showing up on a consistant basis are getting stronger and faster every week....
Jan 17, 2013 - Regional Championships Hotels.
Mantas Families, We are planning ahead for our end of the season Championship Meets. Meets that were formally known as AB Finals are now called the MN Regional Championships. Every team is assign...
Jan 14, 2013 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, The following is information about our weekly practice schedules and what's going on with Mantas Swim Club. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. H...
Jan 7, 2013 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to January Training! The following is an update on our training schedule for the week as well as any reminders for upcomming team events and activities. If you have ...
Jan 3, 2013 - MANTAS SHOP WITH SCRIP
Join us on Monday, January 7, 2013 for an informational meeting about our “SHOPWITHSCRIP” program! Parent volunteers will be presenting information about this Fundraiser that helps individual fam...
Jan 2, 2013 - Meet Sign ups!!
Parents and Swimmers, This is a quick piece of information about our up-comming meet sign ups. The STORM ABC OPEN sign up is now posted. Becasue I am expecting this meet to fill VERY EARLY I wil...
Dec 26, 2012 - MANTAS CALENDAR UPDATE
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Merry Christmas! I hope you all have found some time to spend relaxing over the holidays. Our short respit from practice is now over and we were back in the water this...
Dec 17, 2012 - SCHEDULE CHANGES and Meet Sign Ups!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We have a few changes that will effect all members this week. We also have a couple of meet sign -ups that are coming due very soon and I don't want you to forget abou...
Dec 10, 2012 - SNOW!! And the MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to WINTER! FINALLY! Personally I am happy to see the snow. I know some could do without it, but we do live in Minnesota and I welcome the change of season. He...
Dec 3, 2012 - MANTAS CALENDAR UPDATE
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We had a terrific weekend in Hutchinson! Every athlete that competed came away with a best time in something! More importantly, our swimmers are showing visible improve...
Nov 26, 2012 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Welcome back from what I hope was a very relaxing weekend. This email contains info on our practcie schedule for this week and reminders about meet sign-ups. Also, GO...
Nov 20, 2012 - CONGRATULATIONS!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, CONGRATUALATIONS to all of our Novice and Age Group Swimmers who participated in last night's Intra-squad meet. It was so much fun to see so many parents and friends come...
Nov 19, 2012 - Thanksgiving Week Update.
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Here is a very important update for the week! As we head into our Thanksgiving break our swim schedule changes based on the day. Here is where and when we are practici...
Nov 14, 2012 - Meet Sign Up Dead Lines.
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, This email is a reminder to sign up for our upcoming events for Mantas Swim Club. Tomorrow is the dead line to sign up for the Hutchinson B/C Open on December 1 & 2. T...
Nov 12, 2012 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Here is your weekly update for what's happening in Mantas Swim Club. Congrats to all Mantas Swimmers who participated in the Section Finals this past weekend! We hear...
Nov 6, 2012 - Yes, we have practice TONIGHT!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, YES, we have practice tonight. I have confirmed that we will be swimming at Mankato East High School at 6PM. A guard will be there to open the East Pool door (marked ...
Nov 5, 2012 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers. Good job to all athletes that competed in the FoxJet BC meet this past weekend. We are making great progress! Keep in mind we are still very early in the season. I fe...
Oct 31, 2012 - Schedule Chenges and Meet Time Line
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! Yes we have practice tonight for the Senior and Age Groupers at WEST High School at 6PM. Our schedule change comes on this Sunday. The Senior group ...
Oct 29, 2012 - Weekly Practice Schedule and Updates
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We had another great weekend of swimming! Mantas swimmers participated in the STORM Swim Club Invite. Many athletes came away with faster swims than they posted the ...
Oct 23, 2012 - Practice schedule and Meet Registration
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Just a reminder of this weeks practice schedule. Tonight we swim at Mankato East High School in Mankato at 6PM. Wednesday (tomorrow) Age Groupers and Senior swim at Wes...
Oct 21, 2012 - Congrats to ALL meet participants!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers. Congratulations to ALL swimmers who participated in the Edina ABC Open this weekend. For the first meet of the season, each and EVERY athlete had their own remarkable ...
Oct 15, 2012 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Here is the information for this week. Our swimmers are doing a great job in practices. I really feel that our older swimmers are feeding off the energy of eachother. ...
Oct 8, 2012 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Here is our practice schedule for this week along with some reminders of dead lines that are approaching. Monday (Today), 6:30 PM @ GUSTAVUS Tuesday, 6:30PM @ GUSTAVUS...
Oct 2, 2012 - Parking at GUSTAVUS this week.
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, This is a busy week on campus at GUSTAVUS. Today marks the begining of the Nobel Conference on campus and this is a very big draw for the college. The Nobel Conferenc...
Oct 1, 2012 - MANTAS Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We are off to another great week! In this update you will find our practice schedule for the week as well as a few reminders about stuff that could be turned in. Fir...
Sep 27, 2012 - Mantas Swim Club: Two Week Trial
Mantas Parents and Athletes, Wecome to Mantas Swim Club!!! This is an email to update you on what's happening now with the club and what to watch for in the future. We are nearing the end of our ...
Sep 19, 2012 - Practice Reminder
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, The first week of practice is going very well. New families will be added to the web and Email list very soon, new families keep showing up! That's even better!! Ple...
Sep 10, 2012 - Practice Calendar Now Posted
The practice calendar can now be accessed from the Mantas Swim Club Website. The calendar, which contains both practcie dates and locations, and meet dates can be printed by going to our Registratio...
Sep 5, 2012 - Please JOIN us! Sept. 16th. 4:00PM
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Please join us for our 2012-2013 Mantas Swim Club Winter Session. Our break from the pool is quickly coming to an end! New information will be coming out at our Regi...
Jul 31, 2012 - Thank You!!
Parents and Swimmers, Thanks to all who could make it out to our home for the end of the season party last night. A large portion of the team and their families was able to come out and join in the...
Jul 31, 2012 - MANTAS take 4th at STATE.
14 Mantas Swim Club members swam in the MN Long Course State Championships this past weekend at the University of MN Aquatic Center. Over the course of the weekend Mantas competed in 26 Individual E...
Jul 29, 2012 - End of the season is tomorrow!
Parents and swimmers, What a great weekend of swimming! Our Mantas swimmers came through in a big way! I am so proud to be coaching such a great group of people. Between new State Records, mult...
Jul 25, 2012 - 14 Mantas to STATE! End of the Season Stuff.
Parents and Swimmers! Tomorrow, Thursday, July 26 marks the last practice of the summer for our Novice and Age Group Swimmers. These two groups have done a great job in the pool and we can't wait t...
Jul 24, 2012 - Practice for Tuesday July 24 is cancelled.
Practice for Tuesday, July 24 has been cancelled due to the weather. Large amounts of Lightning are projected to last until after 9AM. Practice will resume on Wednesday, July 25.
Jul 16, 2012 - AB Finals Week!!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to AB Finals week! There will be lots of information that comes out this week! Please watch your email carefully for updates as the week goes. As we near our...
Jul 9, 2012 - Mantas AB Finals Update.
Parents and Swimmers, This Wednesday, July 11, is the dead line to sign up for A/B Finals hosted by Mantas Swim Club at Tourtellotte Pool on July 20-22. For athletes to qualify for this event they...
Jul 9, 2012 - MANTAS 2012 Swim -A- Thon!!
Mantas Swim Club will hold it's annual Swim-A-Thon this Wednesday July 11, 2012. THERE IS STILL LOTS OF TIME TO PARTICIPATE!! Here's how it works. Swimmers will attend practice at their normal pra...
Jul 5, 2012 - MANTAS 2012 Swim -A- Thon!! Please Participate!!
Parents and Swimmers, This email is going out to the entire team. I am asking that you please consider participating in our 2012 Swim-A-Thon Fundraiser. Our Swim-A-Thon takes place on Wednesday, ...
Jul 1, 2012 - Proud Coach Weekly update.
Parents and Swimmers, I just returned home from a very rewarding weekend in Rochester with our athletes. The weekend was absolutely full with best times, new champ times, new A..B..and C times, fi...
Jun 20, 2012 - Afternoon Practice for 6/20 Canceled
Parents and Swimmers of Senior 2. Due to the long line of storms running through Mankato, this afternoons (Wednesday 6/20) practice at Tourtellotte is cancelled. We will be back in the water at To...
Jun 18, 2012 - Thank You's and Updates!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Thanks to all of those who helped make this past weekend a great experience for our atheltes! As a coach I realize I am just a small portion of what actually happened...
Jun 11, 2012 - LOTS and LOTS of Details!!
Lots of Details Details Details…. Mantas Weekly Update. Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Practice has begun at Tourtellotte Pool and we are happy to be outside again! There are a few details that go a...
Jun 4, 2012 - Updates and Meet Sign Ups.
Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to our last week of indoor practices! This week we will swim at MSU Monday(tonight) through Thursday at 6PM. Friday morning will mark our first ourtdoor practice at...
May 22, 2012 - Mantas Weekly Update.
Parents and Swimmers, I am so proud to be coaching for this group of athletes. What a fantastic weekend we had competing in the STORM Invitational. This meet was a quad format, so there were 3 ot...
May 18, 2012 - Mantas Meet is Ready for Sign Up.
Parents and Swimmers, The Mantas B/C Open, hosted at Tourtellotte Pool on June 16 and 17, is now open again for Sign Up. Please log into the website at http://www.mantasswimclub.com and declare yo...
May 17, 2012 - Updates and Reminders
Good afternoon Parents and Swimmers, A couple of reminders on this windy afternoon! Tomorrow we will be holding a Team Potluck at Gustavus after the 6PM practice. The potluck is for ALL Mantas ath...
May 14, 2012 - Mantas Weekly Update.
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, It may seem like just another week for Mantas Swim Club, but it is quite the opposite. This week we are practicing, preparing for a meet this weekend, holding a social ...
May 7, 2012 - Mantas Weekly Update.
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We have had a great first couple weeks of practice! It is fun to watch our younger swimmers get stronger in the water with every practice, and to see our Senior groups p...
Apr 24, 2012 - Welcome to MANTAS SWIM CLUB!
First, welcome to the spring edition of MANTAS SWIM CLUB! This email is going out to our entire winter season list so if you haven’t yet signed up for Mantas know that IT’S NOT TOO LATE! Second, ...
Apr 12, 2012 - Spring Registration is HERE!!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Spring Registration is here! We will hold our first practice and spring sign up this Sunday, April 15, at 4PM at the MSU pool. Athletes are encouraged to be in the water...
Mar 21, 2012 - Thank You! & What's Next!!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, I am writing from the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. I have a few moments in between Prelims and Finals to put a wrap on the Mantas Swim Club Se...
Feb 27, 2012 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Parents and Swimmers, Mantas Swim Club had a great (crowded) weekend at C Finals! We had a good number of our atheltes qualify for AB Finals this weekend in Minnetonka. Sadly, our season is windi...
Feb 20, 2012 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Parents and Swimers, Mantas Swimmers had a great weekend of racing at the Rochester Swim Club Orcas Presidents Day "A" event. Personal best swims came from every athelte during the three day compe...
Feb 12, 2012 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Parents and Swimmers, What a great weekend our 14 and Under atheltes had competing in Woodbury. We had many swims where atheltes qualified for that next stage, whether it be the chance to swim at C ...
Feb 6, 2012 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We are in the final stretch of our Winter Season! We are one month away from our A/B Finals meet and the State Championship meet happen in the two following weeks. Re...
Jan 29, 2012 - Mantas Weekly Update. CHANGES!!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, There are changes to this weeks practice calendar. Please ask if you have questions. Here is where we are swimming this week. Monday GUSTAVUS 3PM-5PM . Novice a...
Jan 24, 2012 - Parent News Letter - Lessons from The Sandlot
Lessons From the Movie, The Sandlot What makes for a great swimming race? A fast start. Great entry. Explosive breakout. Correct stroke rate. Balanced splits. It is important to learn abou...
Jan 16, 2012 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas swimmers had a great weekend at the Foxjet Winter Classic. I have always thought that big meets produce big swims, and this weekend was no exception. Our athletes are learning to rise to the...
Jan 9, 2012 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, What a great weekend we had competing in Hutchinson! There were so many possitives! Our athletes have been training hard in practice these past couple meets and the wo...
Jan 4, 2012 - Parent News Letter - 5 Questions
5 Questions Many times, in that gap between the locker room and the car ride home, the philosophy behind why we practice the way we do gets lost. In an attempt to keep the "WHY" in the forefront...
Jan 1, 2012 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!! MANTAS WEEKLY UPDATE!
Parents and Swimmers! Happy New Year! Hear is our practice schedule for the first week of 2012! There are some changes. Monday (tomorrow) Gustavus 5:00-7:00PM **This is a change from the cale...
Dec 19, 2011 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update.
Parents and Swimmers, Here is our weekly practice schedule update. Please pay close attention to the start times and location of each practice. As always just ask if you have questions. Monday (T...
Dec 14, 2011 - Practice Calendar Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Due to pool closures on Thursday, December 15 (tomorrow night) Mantas Swim Club will not have practice. We originally had time scheduled at GAC but some one time pool ...
Dec 12, 2011 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update.
Parents and Swimmers, I hope you all are having a great December. We all know that Mantas Swim Club is!!! As we get closer to schools getting out and building closing we find ourselves jumping a ...
Dec 11, 2011 - Danielle Nack qualifies for Olympic Trials in 100Fly!
Danielle Nack, swimming at the Long Course Invite in Austin,TX, qualified for Olympic Trials in the 100 Fly. Danielle posted a time of 1:00.78, over a second under the qualifying time of 1:01.99. With...
Dec 5, 2011 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Parents and Swimmers. Practice is paying off!! What a great weekend we had at the Blackdog Bone Chiller B/C meet this weekend. Minus some snow, of course, but our athletes had a great time in the...
Nov 28, 2011 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, I hope everyone had a relaxing Thanksgiving weekend. Today is the start of the High School Boys Season, so we say goodbye to our "Big Boys" and welcom back those High ...
Nov 14, 2011 - Mantas Swim Club Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Mantas Swim Club had a great weekend competiing at the STORM Invite in Lakeville. We had many personal best times from atheltes of all ages. We also had athelte do swi...
Nov 2, 2011 - DO YOU NEED TEAM SUITS? HOW ABOUT GOGGLES?
ATTENTION MANTAS PARENTS AND SWIMMERS!!! Does your swimmer need new goggles? How about a Team Suit? Coaches always recommend that swimmers have training fins! What about a suit for everyday prac...
Oct 31, 2011 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Here is your weekly practice schedule update. Monday: (Today) "BOO" Did I scare you? Gustavus 6:30PM Tuesady: EAST High School 6:30PM Wednesda...
Oct 25, 2011 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers. Mantas had a great weekend competing at the BAC Spooktacular. Our 12 and Unders did some great swimming for the first meet of the year! We have a meet sign up for the ...
Oct 10, 2011 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers. Our first meet sign-up for the year is due tomorrow (Tuesday, October 11). Meet information for the Storm Invitational (November 12,13) will be coming out soon. Parent...
Oct 3, 2011 - Mantas Swim Club Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, We are off to a great start. Practices are going very well. If you have questions or concerns about any part of our season thus far please ask. Here is our practice...
Sep 11, 2011 - Why Swim for MANTAS SWIM CLUB.
Welcome to MANTAS SWIM CLUB! First, let me start off by saying you have chosen the best sport for your child. The process of developing in an individual sport supports the life lessons that any parent...
Sep 9, 2011 - Registration Forms Online!
All Registration Forms and Information about our upcomming season are now online. They can be found under the "Registration Information" Tab off of the home page. Please come to the registration/inf...
Sep 6, 2011 - MANTAS FALL//WINTER SIGN UP SUNDAY, SEPT 11.
MANTAS SWIM CLUB is holding it's Fall // Winter Information and Registration Meeting on Sunday, September 11. The meeting will start at 4:30PM. It will be held on the Mezzanine Level (2nd floor) of...
Jul 25, 2011 - THANK YOU!!!
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Thank You to all parents and swimmers for making this past weekends ABC Finals meet a great success. I heard nothing but compliments from other teams coaches and offic...
Jul 21, 2011 - ABC FINALS Time Line is Posted.
Mantas Swim Club Parents and Swimmers. The Time Line for this weekends ABC Finals meet is now posted online. Use this time line as a guide to when your athletes will be swimming. The meet takes p...
Jun 30, 2011 - happy 4th of July Weekend...Practice Schedule
Mantas Swim Club Parents and Swimmers!! Happy 4th of July Weekend!! We hope you are able to have a relaxing, warm, weekend with family and friends. Mantas Swim Club will be practiceing tomorrow, J...
Jun 15, 2011 - Swim Parent News Letter: Prelims Finals Meets
Prelims and Finals Meets Every so often we are presented with the tremendous opportunity to swim in a meet that has prelims and finals sessions. These meets are structured so as to present the fast...
Jun 8, 2011 - Looking for TIMERS!!!
Mantas SWIMMERS!! Mantas Swim Club is calling the masses!!! We need timers for our meet this Saturday and Sunday! This is an S.O.S. to all swim families that have swimmers who are not swimming ...
Jun 8, 2011 - Swim Parents News Letter
The following is found in a News Letter from the American Swim Coaches Association. The Awesome 8 Year Old By Guy Edson, ASCA Staff I have never met a coach who didn’t want all their athletes to b...
Jun 1, 2011 - Mantas Weekly Update
Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to the Mantas Swim Club summer session. To al of our new families, thank you for joining us. And to all of you who are retrurning Mantas Swim Club Members, welcome ba...
Jun 1, 2011 - MEET SIGN UPS! DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO COMPETE!
Parents and Swimmers. Don't miss your chance to compete in our own pool. Mantas Swim Club is hosting an ABC OPEN meet on June 11 and 12. This meet is held at Tourtellotte Pool in Mankato! This is...
May 18, 2011 - START PLANNING FOR SUMMER NOW!
MANTAS SWIM CLUB, START PLANNING FOR SUMMER NOW!!! Summer Registration is being held at the MSU Pool on Tuesday May 31st at 6PM. That will be the official start to our Summer Session. Sign up...
May 16, 2011 - Hotel Information for Rochester Invite.
Mantas Swim Club Parents and Swimmers. Our personalized group web page has been approved and has been published to the web. Our web page address is: http://hiltongardeninn.hilton. com/en/gi/groups/p...
May 16, 2011 - Mantas Weekly Update
Mantas Parents and Swimmers. What a great weekend we had competing. Swimmers competed in the West Express Spring Splash in Chaska, MN this weekend. Swimmers are finding that consistency in pract...
May 11, 2011 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ROCHESTER INVITE!
Registration is now open for the Rochester Summer Invititational. This meet is designated as our Team Travel Meet for the Summer. Events take place on June 17,18,19. Competition is available for al...
May 9, 2011 - Mantas Weekly Update.
Mantas Parents and Swimmers, Thanks to all the families that participated in the Mantas Intrasquad meet on Saturday. I feel the athletes, both old and new, got a great tune up of what to expect d...
May 3, 2011 - Mantas Intrasquad and Mantas GEAR!!
Don't miss your opportunity to get involved with the Mantas Swim Club Intrasquad Meet. This is an OFFICIAL TEAM FUNCTION!! The meet is happening this Saturday at Gustavus Adolphus College. Warm-ups...
Apr 8, 2011 - Spring/Summer Sign Up Reminder
We want YOU to be part of OUR team!! Spring/Summer Sign Up When: Sunday April 10th, 2011 Time: 4:30 to 6:00 PM W here: MSU Meyer's Field House - Mezzanine Level ...
Mar 29, 2011 - SPRING/SUMMER REGISTATION!!!
MANTAS Spring/Summer Registration Upload Title Picture Event Date April 10, 2011 Registration Deadline April 10, 2011 Description MANTAS Swim Club is holding it's Spring/Summer Registration on Sun...
Mar 20, 2011 - Danielle Nack sets Another State Record!
Danielle Nack swam the 200Free faster than any other 13/14 female in Minnesota.....ever. She won the event on Saturday night in a time of 1:50.29. Congrats Danielle! We are very proud of you. The Seni...
Mar 19, 2011 - MANTAS Women's Senior 200 Free Relay Places 4th At State
The Mantas Women's 200 free relay team of Danielle Nack, Chantal Nack, Nicole Lohman, and Kaitlin Kamm placed 4th at the Senior State Championships yesterday. The team posted a time of 1:40.45...only ...
Mar 19, 2011 - Danielle Nack breaks State Record in 500Free
Danielle Nack now owns the Women's 13/14 500 Freestyle record. Danielle won the event in at the MN Swimming Senior State Championships in a time of 4:55.62. Danielle also won the 100 Butterfly in a ti...
Mar 4, 2011 - GOOD LUCK TO ABC FINALS PARTICIPANTS!!!
GOOD LUCK TO MANTAS SWIM CLUB PARTICIPANTS WHO ARE SWIMMING IN ABC FINALS THIS WEEKEND!!! This is a 3 day meet at the Minnetonka Aquatic Center. Mantas Swim Club is looking forward to a great fini...
Feb 6, 2011 - 2011 Summer Meets
Mantas Swim Club Hosts Swim Meets Mantas Summer Super Splash June 11th & 12th ABC Finals July 22nd 23rd & 24th We are excited to once again have the opportunity host 2 swim meets at Tourtellotte Par...
Feb 1, 2011 - Parent Newsletter - Learning to PREPARE for Success.
As I write this in early February in St. Peter, the air temperature is a “balmy” 4 degrees….well... it feels like -17, so I link 4 to "balmy" . My phone rings at 8 AM and a small voice on the ot...
Jan 11, 2011 - Parents Newsletter. 1-11-11
THE MYTH OF AN OVERNIGHT SUCCESS. When Mary was 12 she qualified first in the preliminaries at the championship meet. Never before had she qualified for a championship final. “WOW!” “That came ou...
Dec 9, 2010 - Danielle Nack Competes at Junior Nationals
UPDATED - 12/10/10 Starting tomorrow, December 9, Danielle Nack will be competing in the USA Swimming Short Course Junior Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia. The meet is taking place at Georgia Tech Unive...
Dec 2, 2010 - Parents Newsletter 12-1-10 Parent Contributions
As we approach the midpoint of the short course season the athletes are realizing that they are on the path to reaching their goals or they need to make some wholesale changes. Each season presents ...
Nov 9, 2010 - Parents News Letter 11-9-10 Playing Favorites
Parents News Letter 11-9-10 -- Playing Favorites One day a few years ago, a club board member accused me of “having favorites” on our club team. Several other parent board members nodded their heads i...
Nov 9, 2010 - Complete Winter Calendar NOW Posted.
Check out the NEW COMPLETE Winter Calendar that is now posted!!! Click here to view the calendar or click on the Practice Schedule tab above.
Oct 27, 2010 - New Website!!
We have been working hard to get our new website up and running! The website will be a big time saver for the staff members of our team. Also, with the ability to view your account balance, sign ...
Oct 6, 2010 - Minnesota Swimming, Inc
Minnesota Swimming, Inc. (MSI) is an LSC (Local Swim Committee) of USA-Swimming. MSI is a non-profit organization whose focus is competitive swimming and the benefits that youth get from being invol...
Oct 6, 2010 - Mantas Fall / Winter season has begun!
Swimmers may join at any time - just stop by any practice, fill out some paperwork (see required forms ) , and start swimming! Season end date: March 20
Oct 6, 2010 - The Mantas Swim Club Handbook
The Mantas Swim Club Handbook contains information regarding the Club, our general philosophy, goals and objectives as well as practice guidelines, swim meet information, the 'Ten Commandments of Sw...
Oct 6, 2010 - USA Swimming
USA Swimming is the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming. They administer competitive swimming in accordance with the Amateur Sports Act. They provide programs and services for their me...