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Jan 17, 2022 - Kingport Practice Times Mon Jan 17 at Sullivan Heights
Hi Everyone, The KAC has closed for today. Therefore we will be moving practices to Sullivan Heights at the following times which we would have if KAC was open today: Senior: 4-6:15 Pre-Senior:...
Jan 16, 2022 - Kingsport Practice Mon Jan 17th - No AM Weights
Hi Everyone, I hope everyone is having/has had a nice weekend. No AM Senior weights tomorrow Monday January 17th due to the YMCA not opening until noon. We will have practice at the same times a...
Jan 9, 2022 - Kingsport Practices on Week of Novermber 10 through November 15
Jan 7, 2022 - Kingport Practice Times For Fri January 7
Hi Everyone, Please note, Friday's practices will be at the following times at KAC for the following practice groups. See you soon! Senior: 4-5:30 PM Pre-Senior: 4-5:30 PM Silver: 5:30-6:30 PM B...
Jan 6, 2022 - JC Practice Update for Jan 7
The JC Schools cancelled classes for Friday, Jan 7, which triggers building adjustments by the Parks & Rec Department. . The Park Department will open Freedom Hall Pool until 5 PM, so the Senior Group...
Jan 6, 2022 - Kingsport Practice Thurs Jan 6 Adjusted Hours
Hi Everyone, Because of the weather forecast and considerable distance some of you have to travel to get here, we are moving practice earlier by 1 hour today for all practice groups. Practice wil...
Jan 6, 2022 - JC Practice update Jan 6
The Parks & Rec Department will be closing all buildings, including Freedom Hall Pool, at 5 PM today due to weather concerns. Senior swim practice will be at 3-5 PM (along with SHHS swim practice). Al...
Dec 6, 2021 - Kingsport Practice Mon Dec 6
Hi Swimmers and Families, We have to shift all groups to KAC tonight due to a water line being repaired and all activities outside the gym being limited at Sullivan Heights. As of now, practice to...
Dec 5, 2021 - Kingsport Practice Schedule Changes Wed 12/8 through Sat 12/11
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all having a great weekend. Later t his week, our entire coaching staff will be at either the Hokie Invitational or Winter Junior Nationals. As a result, there will ...
Dec 1, 2021 - Kingsport Practice on Thurs December 2
Hi Everyone, The Sullivan Heights pool is still uncomfortably cold, particularly for younger swimmers. Therefore all groups will practice at KAC again tomorrow. Thursday Green will be at the re...
Nov 30, 2021 - Kingsport Winter Training Schedule Dec 18 through Jan 3
Nov 28, 2021 - More parent questions answered
We are taking questions that YOU, our members, ask and providing answers, or at least direction, to your inquiries. If you come up with a question, feel free to post it via Google Forms at https://d...
Nov 28, 2021 - JC Site Winter Training Schedule
It's almost that Most Wonderful Time of the Year ! And of course we mean WINTER TRAINING! The time when swimmers, unencumbered by the burdens of school, can "dive in" to some wonderful, challengin...
Nov 17, 2021 - JC Site Thanksgiving Week Scedule
Greetings! Here is the practice schedule for Thanksgiving Week for the Johnson City site: Monday All groups regular practice schedule Tuesday All groups r...
Nov 16, 2021 - Update on COVID Proceedures at Freedom Hall Pool
UPDATE ON COVID PROTOCOLS AT OUR JOHNSON CITY SITE The City of Jonson City has just removed mask requirements for public buildings, including Freedom Hall Pool. I appreciate those swimmers and familie...
Nov 14, 2021 - Kingsport Thanksgiving Practice Schedule Mon 11/22 through Sat 11/27
Hi Everyone, We want to give everyone a heads up on when our Thanksgiving week (week of November 22-27) practices will occur, so here goes! Monday November 22 and Tuesday November 23 will be at...
Nov 10, 2021 - Kingsport Practices on Thurs Nov 11 and Sat Nov 13
BSC Parents and Swimmers, There will be meets taking place at both the KAC and at Sullivan Heights this Thursday November 11. Therefore we have had to make adjustments to practice times for Thurs...
Oct 22, 2021 - Updated Info/Athletes For Haunted Forest
Hi Everyone, Below are the athletes who have signed up for the Hales Haunted Forest this Saturday in Jonesborough! Please arrive by 7:45 PM to get your 10 dollar advance group tickets from myself....
Oct 17, 2021 - JC Practice Changes for this week
Just a reminder of the changes to the practice schedules for the JC site this week. Due to high school and middle school swim meets, the following practices will not be held this week: Tuesday...
Oct 1, 2021 - No Kingsport Practices Tonight/Sat Practices at Freedom Hall 7-9 AM
Swimmers and Parents, The Sullivan Heights pool is still down and hasn't been reopened. From my conversations, its looking like that won't happen until midweek next week at the earliest. We are ...
Oct 1, 2021 - Some more answers to your questions!
We are taking questions that YOU, our members, ask and providing answers, or at least direction, to your inquiries. If you come up with a question, feel free to post it via Google Forms at https://d...
Sep 30, 2021 - Thurs 9/30 Kingsport Practices For Sen/PreSen, Silver, Blue moved to KAC
Hi Everyone, I was informed just now that the pool at Sullivan Heights is temporarily closed. Senior will move practice to the Aquatic Center at the regular time, there will still be dryland. Pre...
Sep 30, 2021 - Fri 10/1 and Sat 10/2 Kingsport Practices at Sullivan Heights
Hi Everyone, Practices this Friday October 1 and Saturday October 2 for Kingsport will be at Sullivan Heights Middle School due to the King University meet on Friday and Saturday. Practice times w...
Sep 29, 2021 - JC Practice Schedule Adjustments Due to School Meets
As many of you know, the Johnson City site shares the Freedom Hall Pool with the Science Hill High School and Liberty Ball Middle School Swimming & Diving Teams. When either of the schools has a meet,...
Sep 15, 2021 - 12 Barracudas Named Southeastern Swimming All Stars
SOUTHEASTERN SWIMMING NAMES 12 BARRACUDAS TO AGE GROUP ALL-STAR ROSTER Southeastern Swimming has named the following Barracuda Swim Club swimmers to its Age Group All Star Roster for the 2021 Season. ...
Sep 10, 2021 - Final Points For Open Water Practice Tomorrow AM
Hi Everyone, We look forward to seeing everyone who registered for our open water practice at Jacob's Creek Recreation Area tomorrow morning. We would like everyone to arrive at 8:15 AM to be rea...
Sep 5, 2021 - Camping/Open Water Participants
Hi Barracuda Swimmers and Parents, The list of athletes/families below have signed up for the Camping and/or Open Water Practice on Friday September 10 and Saturday September 11 at Jacob's Cree...
Sep 4, 2021 - No Practice on Labor Day
Just a reminder that there will not be any practice on Labor Day, Monday, September 6. Enjoy the day with your family and friends!
Sep 4, 2021 - Labor Day Holiday Schedule - Kingsport
Hi Everyone, There will be no water practice for any groups in Kingsport on Monday September 6th, Labor Day. A regular schedule will resume on Tuesday September 7th. For those who are in a rout...
Aug 27, 2021 - Wetlands Water Park Event Cancelled
Dear Barracuda Family, It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing we are cancelling our Team Get-Together at Wetlands Water Park on Saturday. I apologize for the late notice. Members of the Board d...
Aug 22, 2021 - Answers to the "Everything You Wanted To Know About Club Swimming" Blog
Welcome to the “Everything You Wanted To Know About Club Swimming” blog We are taking questions that YOU, our members, ask and providing answers, or at least direction, to your inquiries. If you come ...
Aug 18, 2021 - Registration for the 2021-2022 Season is open
The Reregistration for our 2021-2022 Season is now open. Our fiscal year begins on September 1, so everyone needs to reregister at this time. You can reregister prior to September 1. In September onl...
Aug 17, 2021 - BSC 2020-2021 Team Celebration
The 2020-2021 Barracuda Swim Club Awards Celebration & Annual Membership Meeting is coming up soon. This event will serve as an oppurtunity for swimmers and family members to get together and simply ...
Aug 17, 2021 - Everything You Wanted To Know About Club Swimming!
Everything You Wanted To Know About Club Swimming and Now Can ASK! We want to be proactive in giving our members the information that they need to help make the Barracuda Swim Club program an enjoyabl...
Aug 17, 2021 - RJ Brumit Needs Your Vote
RJ Brumit is one of the candidates for Southeastern Swimming Athlete Representative. I encourage everyone to vote for him to represent both our club and LSC. He is an outstanding person and student-...
Aug 11, 2021 - COVID Statement August 11, 2021
Greetings Barracudas, As we get ready to begin our 2021-2022 season, I would be remiss if I didn’t speak about the current COVID situation and how we plan to address it. As I am sure you know, there...
Jul 29, 2021 - Morgan Misenar Places 3rd Overall in 12.5 Mile Ocean Swim
Morgan Misenar, a rising junior at Florida Southern and a member of the Barracuda Swim Club, came back home to train this summer with the club. Her goal: To complete the challenging 12.5 mile Swim A...
Jul 20, 2021 - NBC Olympic Broadcast Schedule
The NBC telecasts for swimming at the Olympics can be found here: https://www.nbcolympics.com/schedule/sport/swimming
Jul 20, 2021 - Ethan Bowman and Libby Russum To Represent BSC Next Week
Ethan Bowman was selected by Southeastern Swimming to be one of 8 11-12 Boys in our entire LSC to represent Southeastern Swimming at the Southern Age Group Zone meet in Tupelo, MS next week. To quali...
Jul 20, 2021 - Barracuda Swimmers Represent At Southeasterns!
27 Athletes from our team competed at the Southeastern Swimming Championships in Nashville July 16-18! This is a championship meet with strict qualifying times in each age group, so to have 27 swimme...
Jul 19, 2021 - End of Season Information
END OF SEASON NOTES Each year, the Barracuda Swim Club takes two scheduled breaks to allow swimmers, families, and coaches some time to relax, enjoy other activities, get started with school, and then...
Jun 27, 2021 - JC Site - July 5th schedule change
Schedule changes in Johnson City for July 5th Due to July 4th falling on a Sunday this year, the City of Johnson City has declared Monday, July 5th, as the a vacation day for its employees. This vacat...
Jun 27, 2021 - 4th of July Fun Practice
FOURTH OF JULY TEAM FUN PRACTICE ! We missed out doing this last year! Time to have some fun with your teammates! We will have a special, all-team fun practice on Saturday, July 3, from 7-9 AM at Le...
Jun 18, 2021 - Swim Clinic For PS and SR Swimmers
AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN There will be a swim clinic featuring Jonas Persson, an Olympian from Sweden, presented by the Elizabethton HS Swimming Booster Club on Monday, July 12, from 3:30 - 6:30 PM, ...
Jun 10, 2021 - Olympic Trials Broadcasts
The USA Olympic Swimming Trials will be broadcast on several platforms. Here is a link to the information page: https://www.usaswimming.org/news/2021/05/27/nbc-announces-broadcast-schedule-for-u.s.-o...
Jun 3, 2021 - Southeastern Leadership Summit
The following message is from Lauren Hurt, Southeastern Swimming Senior Athlete Rep. Southeastern Swimming will be having a Virtual Leadership Summit on July 10th. If you qualify to attend and are int...
May 31, 2021 - COVID Statement May 31, 2021
Dear Barracuda Families, With the recent adjustments to COVID protocols by the State of Tennessee and the local boards of health, I wanted to clarify where we are as a team. As I mentioned in our COVI...
May 18, 2021 - Age Group Zone Meet Info
The ZONE AGE GROUP MEET is an All-Start Meet held at the end of the summer. The meet this year will be in Tupelo, MS, on July 25-31. Swimmers 11-14 are eligible to compete. You must apply for a spot a...
May 18, 2021 - Officials Shadowing Program
May 18, 2021 - Summer Program Information
BARRACUDA SUMMER PROGRAM The BARRACUDA SUMMER PROGRAM is for swimmers new to the team, or those who are rejoining after being out since last year. Here are some FAQs: WHEN : Summer program members ...
May 15, 2021 - Kingsport Aquatic Center Policy Update Effective Tues May 18
Kingport Aquatic Center Swimmers and Families, Effective Tuesday May 18, the Kingsport Aquatic Center gate policy for our practices is being updated to reflect a reduction in Covid-19 restri...
May 13, 2021 - Swimmer Assistance Fund Campaign
Dear Barracuda Family, As many of you know, one of our swimmers, Caraleigh Helton, passed away last December. Caraleigh absolutely loved the sport of swimming. Her smile, laughter and enthusiasm are...
May 6, 2021 - Current COVID Statement 5/6/21
Greetings Barracuda Families, As we transition to our summer schedule, we are taking steps to assure that our swimmers and their families remain healthy while also recognizing the opportunities availa...
May 6, 2021 - JC Site Practice Schedule
The JC Site practice schedule is now on the website. It can be accessed via the About Our Club tab > Practice Times. Here is a quick link: https://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=sebarsc&_s...
May 5, 2021 - Welcome to our new coaches!
The Barracudas welcome Coach Sean and Coach Lynsey to the Team! The club is excited to announce that Sean O'Connor and Lynsey Knox have been hired as assistant coaches at our Kingsport site. Both ar...
Apr 30, 2021 - Lowe, Anguish Named to Open Water Team
Cassie Lowe and Zach Anguish have been named to the 2021 Southeastern Swimming Open Water Team. This is an All-Start team which will compete in the Southern Zone Open Water Championhship on June 5-6, ...
Apr 21, 2021 - Kingsport Thurs 4/22 Practices Moved To KAC
Hi Everyone, As you are likely aware, there has been heating issues at Sullivan South this past week. I have been told that the heat should be going up after they replaced a circuit on the heat pu...
Apr 11, 2021 - Celebration For Coach Jess Friday April 23
To Our BSC Swimming Family, As many of you at our Kingsport site already know, Coach Jess informed the swimmers in her groups that her last day with our team will be at the end of this month. Coa...
Apr 2, 2021 - Kingsport Schedule Mon Apr 5 through Sat Apr 17
Mar 31, 2021 - Long Course Meet Schedule
Greetings, Here is the USA Swimming meet schedule for the summer season. We will be meeting with the other teams which have indicated a desire to participate in the East Tennessee Summer Swim League s...
Mar 22, 2021 - NCSA Junior National Results
BARRACUDAS AT NCSA JUNIOR NATIONALS Two of our Barracuda swimmers, Dustin Niebauer and Matthew Potter, represented our club at the 2021 NCSA Junior National Championship Meet in Orlando, FL. This huge...
Mar 10, 2021 - Zone Open Water Meet Info
THE 2021 OPEN WATER ZONE MEET WILL BE HELD ON June 5-6, in CHATTANOOGA, TN This is an All-Star type meet. Swimmers from Southeastern Swimming will compete as a team against swimmers from other LSC's. ...
Mar 8, 2021 - Barracudas Score BIG at Age Group Southeasterns
Feb 23, 2021 - Speedo Pool Together Promotion
Please see the following Speedo promotion that will help you save money and help the team earn money at the same time! https://swimswam.com/olympic-champion-cullen-jones-announces-speedo-pool-together...
Feb 22, 2021 - Sullivan South Meet Blackout Days
Hi Everyone, On the following Thursdays we will not be able to have regular practice at our regular hours at Sullivan South due to swim meets: Thurs February 25 Thurs March 4 Thurs March 11 Thurs ...
Feb 20, 2021 - Kingsport Schedule Adjustments to March 20
Feb 17, 2021 - Scheduled Team Break
SCHEDULED TEAM BREAK The team schedules two breaks during the year to let swimmers rest their bodies and recharge their minds. This is a normal part of the annual training cycle and is important for t...
Feb 13, 2021 - Kingsport Schedule Adjustments Feb 15 to Feb 27
Feb 6, 2021 - Schedule Adjustments For Kingsport Feb 8-13
Jan 26, 2021 - Latest on AG Southeastern Meet
Jan 25, 2021 - Regional Meet Update
We have been informed that the Regional Meet at Baylor has been cancelled due to the school's COVID-19 policies. As we navigate through all the pandemic issues, it is a situation that has happened t...
Jan 16, 2021 - JC Site Practice Adjustments
There will be several practice adjustments at the Johnson City site in the coming months due to use of Freedom Hall Pool for high school and middle school swim meets. First of all, as a reminder, ...
Jan 2, 2021 - Kingsport Practice Schedule Effective Tues Jan 5
Dec 11, 2020 - Kingsport Winter Training Schedule
Dec 11, 2020 - JC Winter Training Schedule
IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR - WINTER TRAINING!! Winter Training is an opportunity for swimmers to immerse (pun intended) themselves in swimming without the obligations of school responsib...
Nov 27, 2020 - No JC Practice on Tues Dec 1
Due to a Science Hill High School Meet, there will be no BSC practice on Tuesday, Dec 1.
Nov 23, 2020 - THANK YOU FOR A GREAT MEET!
Dear Barracudas: THANK YOU for all your time and efforts that it took to put on our Cranberry Classic Meet this past weekend! Our swimmers did a wonderful job with their races and with their responsib...
Nov 23, 2020 - Thanksgiving Week Kingsport BSC Practice Schedule
Hi Everyone, We want to give everyone a heads up on when our Thanksgiving week (week of November 23-28) practices will occur, so here goes! Monday November 23 and Tuesday November 24 will be at t...
Nov 23, 2020 - JC SIte Thanksgiving Week Practice Schedule
Here is the Thanksgiving Week (and a bit beyond) practice schedule for the Johnson City site. We are thankful for the opportunity to coach your children and wish you and yours all the best as we beg...
Oct 28, 2020 - School CLosings and BSC Practice
SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND BSC PRACTICES With the full closing of Liberty Bell Middle School, the return to hybrid learning in other schools, and the possibility of other changes in school attendance policie...
Oct 21, 2020 - Important Reminder
Please share this with your swimmers Greetings Barracuda Family, As we head into the cold and flu season, and as we see a rise in reported COVID-19 cases in our area, I just wanted to take a moment to...
Oct 20, 2020 - JC Site practice additions
We have gotten the Parks and Recreation Department to allow us to hold practices on Saturday now. This will impact our Senior, Silver and Blue practice groups. The PreSenior group is already able ...
Oct 1, 2020 - Freedom Hall Pool is Fixed!
FREEDOM HALL POOL IS FIXED! The company installing the new impeller finished the job today (Thursday, 10/1) and the pool will be ready for us to resume our program tomorrow (Friday, 10/2). All groups ...
Sep 24, 2020 - Update on Freedom Hall Pool
UPDATED NEWS ON FREEDOM HALL POOL Thank you to everyone who has been patient as we deal with another curveball that 2020 has thrown at us. I know that having Freedom Hall Pool go down at this time is...
Sep 23, 2020 - JC Pool Still Closed
The Freedom Hall Pool is still closed. I've been trying to find an alternative location, but no luck yet. Parts are ordered. The Parks & Rec Dept is even paying extra to get it shipped to us faster, ...
Sep 22, 2020 - JC Pool Update
The Freedom Hall Pool is still closed. Good news is that the parts are ordered. I am waiting for a timeline on installation from Parks & Rec Stay patient - I hate this too! Coach Chris
Sep 21, 2020 - JC Pool Still closed today
The Freedom Hall Pool is still closed. I am hoping ot hear an update later today. I know this is not fun, but nothing we can do about it. I suggest you choose another aerobic activity you enjoy - run...
Sep 18, 2020 - Final Points For Open Water Practice Tomorrow
Hi Everyone, We look forward to seeing everyone who registered for our open water practice at Jacob's Creek Recreation Area tomorrow morning. As previously mentioned, we would like everyone to ar...
Sep 17, 2020 - Barracuda Merchandise Orders Being Taken
Hello Barracuda Family Members! Let's show our team spirit! We are now offering families the opportunity to order several items with the BSC logo including shirts, hoodies, masks and personalized swi...
Sep 17, 2020 - No JC Practice on Thurs or Fri
Update on Freedom Hall Pool The pump is still broken. Parts are being ordered and will then be installed. I do not have a definitive timeline yet. The will definitely not be practice on Thursday and F...
Sep 16, 2020 - No JC Practice on Wed, 9/16
The Freedom Hall Pool is still broken. We could not get permission to use the Memorial Park pool. I hope to have a better idea of the timeline for getting parts and fixing FHP later today. Will be go...
Sep 16, 2020 - Open Water Swim/Brunch on Saturday
Hi Everyone, Our open water swim practice this weekend for those who registered is a go for this weekend! Please arrive at Jacob's Creek recreation area by 8:30 AM, as we will have our organizatio...
Sep 15, 2020 - JC Practice Cancelled Tues, 9/15
The pump at Freedom Hall Pool is broken. Practice for today, Tuesday, September 15, is cancelled as we have no acccess to the pool. I will keep everyone informed as we get more information. SR & PS gr...
Sep 13, 2020 - ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Sep 7, 2020 - Registering For Sept 19 Open Water Practice
Hi Everyone, Hope everyone is having a great and restful Labor Day! A number of you have indicated difficulty with the registration for the open water practice for Senior and Pre-Senior and commit...
Sep 1, 2020 - Swim Meets and Survey
SWIM MEETS AND A SHORT SURVEY Usually, we publish our full schedule of meets that we plan to attend as a team at the beginning of the season. However, with many meets being cancelled, postponed, or li...
Aug 31, 2020 - No Labor Day Practice
In order to allow our members to celebrate Labor Day with their families and friends (in a proper, socially-distanced setting, of course) there will be no Barracuda practices on Monday, September 7th....
Aug 29, 2020 - Kayaks/Canoes For September 19 Open Water Swim
Hi Barracuda Swim Club Families, We would like to run an open water practice for the Seniors and Pre-Seniors on the morning of Saturday September 19 at Jacob's Creek on South Holston Lake in Sulli...
Aug 28, 2020 - 2020-2021 REGISTRATION
BSC FALL REGISTRATION It’s that time of the year again – time for everyone to register for our 2020-2021 fiscal year. This is an annual procedure at the start of our fiscal year. Whether you joined...
Aug 11, 2020 - Phase 3 Practice Assignments for the JC Site
JOHNSON CITY SITE PRACTICE ASSIGNMENTS - PHASE 3 Thank you for your patience as we sorted through everything. We tried to accommodate everyone, but due to space restrictions, not everyone was able t...
Aug 5, 2020 - Phase 3 Practice Sign Up
TIME TO SIGN UP FOR PHASE 3 OF OUR BACK TO SWIMMING PLAN. Please note that this schedule will take effect beginning on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12 (Both sies are on a 2-day break on August 10-11) THE SIGN...
Jul 31, 2020 - Kingsport Break Aug 10-11 Prior To Short-Course
Hi Everyone, Due to the start date for Kingsport City Schools being pushed to August 10, we will have our two day break at Kingsport on Monday August 10th and Tuesday August 11th. Information, ti...
Jul 21, 2020 - Change in JC Site Fall Break
Change in dates for the Johnson City Site break only. With the change in the school start date for the Johnson City School system, the two-day break at the Johnson City site has been moved to August ...
Jul 15, 2020 - July Team Newsletter
Click HERE for a pdf copy of our July Team Newsletter
Jul 11, 2020 - New Age Group Swimming Show
I got this information from a fellow coach about an Age Group Swimming Show that will debut on SUNDAY, JULY 12, at 8 PM Eastern time. Here is what he has to say about it: Open to coaches, parents, and...
Jun 21, 2020 - BSC Gives Back to the Community - Food Drive
BARRACUDAS GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY We have been very fortunate that pools have reopened and our swimmers have the opportunity to participate in our sport once again. However, the stress of the COVI...
Jun 21, 2020 - New Program for Families Who Qualify for Food Assistance
Jun 18, 2020 - Kingsport KAC Gate Opening Times
Hi Everyone, For those attending practices at the KAC, it is imperative for each group to realize when the gate opening time is, and the staff will not keep the gate open . We have to be cogniza...
Jun 14, 2020 - Phase 2 Practice Assignments Kingsport
Hi Everyone, The following link has the practice times and cone assignments for all swimmers reporting to the KAC this week for practice! Please arrive at the outside gate 10 minutes b...
Jun 13, 2020 - Phase 2 Practice Assignments at Freedom Hall Pool
PHASE 2 REOPENING AT FREEDOM HALL POOL All right! Time for Phase 2 of our club’s reopening! Phase 2 will begin on Monday, June 15. I am so proud of everyone for following the guidelines we put in p...
Jun 10, 2020 - PHASE 2 REOPENING SIGN UP
BARRACUDA SWIM CLUB PHASE 2 REOPENING ON JUNE 15 (Sign up Deadline 10 PM on June 12) With the reopening of the Kingsport Aquatic Center for swim teams and because of the outstanding behavior of our ...
Jun 9, 2020 - Custom Swim Cap Order
Periodically throughout the year, we open up a Custom Team Swim Cap order . The caps are silicon with the BSC logo and the swimmer's name on each side. You may put any name on the cap - first, last, ...
May 31, 2020 - Practice Schedule Assignments
Here are the current Practice Time and Lane Assignments for our swimmers Freedom Hall Pool Senior and PreSenior Swimmers Freesdom Hall Pool Silver and Blue Swimmers The practice schedule and assignmen...
May 29, 2020 - Pool Reopenings - Sign Up
May 24, 2020 - BSC Webinars for the week of May 24
Greetings, I hope everyone is having a nice Memorial Day Weekend! Please take time to remember those whom we honor – the veterans, active military, and those who gave their lives protecting our freedo...
May 24, 2020 - Fitter & Faster Webinars for the Week of May 24
May 21, 2020 - Special Challenge THis Week!
OK, we need to get more people involved in these CHALLENGES. So let's challenge your BRAIN as well as your BODY! How many different exercises do you know? How creative can you be? SPECIAL MEMORI...
May 16, 2020 - Bank of Tennessee Model City Invitational Cancelled
Bank of Tennessee Model City Invitational Meet Cancelled Due to the circumstances impacting large gatherings of people, as well as the action by USA Swimming to rescind all meet sanctions through June...
May 16, 2020 - BSC Webinars for the week of May 17
May 16, 2020 - Fitter and Faster Webinars for the week of May 17
May 13, 2020 - Email recipients
Some people wanted to know how to get others in their families (other parents, swimmers, etc) on the list to receive emails. Here is a video tutorial explaning the process. https://youtu.be/-QLRZ2ZGU...
May 9, 2020 - Team Activities for the Week of May 11
Greetings, Barracudas! We have a whole lot of meetings and activities planned for you next week. Take advantage of the time you have while at home to make yourself better each day! Remember to work ...
May 9, 2020 - Fitter & Faster Webinars for the Week of May 11
May 2, 2020 - Webinars for Week of May 2
BARRACUDA SWIM CLUB ZOOM MEETINGS NEXT WEEK We have some exciting Zoom presentations prepared for next week. Please share with your swimmers and have them attend. Monday, May 4, 4:00 PM ...
Apr 12, 2020 - Fitter & Faster Webinars you can sign up for
Apr 9, 2020 - Free GO SWIM .TV account info
GOSWIM.TV has generously volunteered to make their video archives available for free for the near future. This company makes excellent videos on swimming technique and drills. This is an excellent w...
Mar 29, 2020 - BARRACUDA STRONG!
Dear Barracuda Families, Well our “official break” is now over. Who could have guessed that the world would have changed so much in just a few short weeks? And now, right when we should be excited to ...
Mar 26, 2020 - 2020 Summer Meet Schedule
Yes, I know that right now people should be practicing social distancing, meets are currently on hold, and no one knows when we can even get back into the pool. That being said, we thought it was app...
Mar 23, 2020 - Meal Disttribution Plans
AREA MEAL DISTRIBUTION PLANS As a service to our members - and any child affected by the school closings. Feel free to foward to anyone you know who may be affected. (As of Monday morning, 3/23/2020)...
Mar 11, 2020 - Coronavirus Memo
Greetings Barracudas, As you are aware, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting many aspects of people’s lives in this country and abroad. While the situation remains fluid, we wanted to assure you...
Feb 26, 2020 - Scheduled Team Break
Each year, our club takes two scheduled breaks, one in the spring and one in the fall. These breaks allow our athletes to mentally and physically recover from training. They allow our families to ha...
Feb 20, 2020 - Kingsport Practices Thursday 2/20 through Sat 2/22
Hello Everyone, There will be no Silver/Blue/Green practice at Kingsport tonight due to the weather. We WILL still have Senior and Pre-Senior from 4:30-6:00 PM. On Friday, we will have a nor...
Feb 4, 2020 - JC Practice Changes for Thurs and Fri
JOHNSON CITY SITE SENIOR GROUP PRACTICE CHANGES FOR THURSDAY, FEB 6, and FRIDAY, FEB 7 Due to the State High School Meet, the younger Senior Group swimmers who normally practice at 3:05-5:05 PM will n...
Jan 31, 2020 - Saturday Practice - Kingsport
Location Change Alert! The Kingsport Site practice tomorrow, February 1, will be at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. The times remain the same as follows: Pre-Seniors 8 am - 10 am Seniors 8 am - 10:30 am...
Jan 21, 2020 - Zone Open Water Meet Info
Jan 17, 2020 - Nutrition Day at JC Site
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22 will be NUTRITION DAY at the Johnson City site. After a very successful presentation in Kingsport, Coach Jake will present facts and strategies for Nutrition for Swimmers in Jo...
Jan 15, 2020 - MLK Day Practice changes in JC
On Monday, January 20, the Freedom Hall Pool will be officially closed for Martin Luther King Day. The Senior Group will be able to have practice from 3:05 - 5:05 (no dryland), but all other practice ...
Jan 10, 2020 - No Kingsport Friday/Saturday Practice Jan 10-11
Hi Everyone, There will be no practice tonight (Friday January 10) at KAC because we have no certified coaches available to run practice. There will be practice available tonight in Johnson City....
Dec 22, 2019 - Swimposium on Jan 5
NEW YEAR'S SWIMPOSIUM Sunday, January, 5, 2020 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM Balcksburg Aquatic Center, Blacksburg, VA Ned Skinner, former Head Coach at Virginia Tech is holding a Swimposium to kcik off the New ...
Dec 21, 2019 - Meet Schedule Change
MEET SCHEDULE CHANGE - WE WILL NOT BE PARTICIPATING IN THE SOUTHERN PREMIER MEET The Southern Premier Meet is stictly an invitational event. Each year the host team gets to decide which teams will be...
Dec 12, 2019 - Kingsport Nutrition Talk Thurs Dec 19
Parents and Swimmers, On Thursday December 19th at 6:45 PM, there will be a nutritional talk at Kingsport aquatics center given by Coach Jacob Goodlaxson. The talk will be in one of the conference ro...
Dec 5, 2019 - Kingsport Fri 12/6 and Sat 12/7 Practices
Hi Everyone, Just a reminder, no AM practice for Kingsport tomorrow Friday December 6. PM practice for Friday December 6 will be on a normal schedule at KAC. Saturday practice on Decembe...
Dec 2, 2019 - RSVP for Holiday Bowling Party
RSVP REMINDER for the upcoming Holiday Party! We look forward to seeing eveyrone this coming Sunday! The Holiday season is a great time to gather and fellowship with friends and teammates. Please ...
Dec 2, 2019 - Shop & Amazon will donate to our Club
SHOP AND SUPPORT OUR TEAM AT THE SAME TIME Do you use Amazon to do any online shopping? If so, you can automatically help support our team via the Amazon Smile program. Amazon Smile is Amazon’s way of...
Nov 30, 2019 - Kingsport Winter Training Schedule
Nov 29, 2019 - Kingsport Winter Training Schedule
Nov 26, 2019 - Kingsport Thanksgiving Practice Schedule
Hi Everyone, The Thanksgiving practice schedule is as follows for Kingsport...all practices are at KAC On Wednesday November 27, there will be practice offered for Senior from 5:30-7:30 AM, and S...
Nov 24, 2019 - JC Thanksgiving Week Schedule
JC Schedule Changes for Thanksgiving Week 2019 Due to Thanksgiving and subsequent pool schedule changes, the following practice schedule will be in effect for the Johnson City site: Monday, Nov 25 ...
Nov 18, 2019 - JC Winter Training Schedule
"It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" That's WInter Training , when there is no school and swimmers have more time to improve through a concentrated training effort. The idea is to increase th...
Nov 11, 2019 - Snow Policy
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY If snow or other weather activity causes schools in the area to shut down or delay the start of classes, the following Inclement Weather Policy has been established for the Ba...
Nov 6, 2019 - Zone Open Water Meet
The Southern Zone Open Water Meet will be held on May 29-31 in Chattanooga, TN. The Southeastern Swimming Region sends an All-Star team to compete gainst teams from other states in the Southern Zone...
Oct 29, 2019 - Wednesday/Thursday Kingsport Practice Changes
Hi Everyone, In order to give kids on our team the opportunity to enjoy Thursday evening trick-or-treating or with friends/family, we have changed the Wednesday and Thursday PM practice schedule f...
Oct 28, 2019 - Changes in this weeks JC practices
Changes for this week's practice schedule for JC Site There will be a couple of changes with the BSC JC practice schedule for this week; Monday, Oct 28 Regular practice schedule Tuesda...
Oct 23, 2019 - Reminder: Haunted Activity This Saturday...Last Chance To Sign Up!
Hello Barracuda Parents and Swimmers, On Saturday October 26, we would like to organize a Senior/Pre-Senior Team social trip to Beck Mountain in honor of haunted fun and making it through Septemb...
Oct 14, 2019 - Worker Report Times
It's almost time for our Pumpkin Patch Meet! We appreciate those parents, siblings, friends, et al who have signed up to work the meet already. If you have not done so, please do so. Remember - If ...
Oct 4, 2019 - Changes to TNAQ November Meet
Update to TNAQ Meet information for their Nov 15-16-17 Meet Evidently, some little-known country singer named Garth Brooks has scheduled a concert in the University of Tennessee football stadium on Sa...
Oct 2, 2019 - Officials' Clinic
We will be hosting an Officials' Clinic on Tuesday, October 8, from 6:00-7:30 PM at the Science Hill High School Fieldhouse (The Fieldhouse is located by the football field by the Freedom Hall Pool...
Oct 1, 2019 - Senior/Pre-Senior Fall Haunted Fun Activity!
Hello Barracuda Parents and Swimmers, On Saturday October 26, we would like to organize a Senior/Pre-Senior Team social trip to Beck Mountain in honor of haunted fun and making it through September...
Sep 29, 2019 - Barracudas Earn All Star Team Awards
Barracuda Swimmers Named to Southeastern All-Star Team Seven members of the Barracuda Swim Club of Northeast Tennessee were named to the 2018-2019 Southeastern Swimming All-Star Team. In order to qua...
Sep 23, 2019 - We Need YOU!
Greetings Barracuda Parents, The team desperately needs parents to volunteer as officials. While the number of officials we have on our roster seems healthy, an analysis shows that the team has a loom...
Sep 16, 2019 - Annual Parents' Meetings
We will be holding our annual Parents' Organizational Meetings at both our Kingsport and Johnson City locations in the near future. ALL parents are highly encouraced to attend! NEW PARENTS will be ...
Sep 9, 2019 - Kingsport 9/13 and 9/14 Adjusted Practice Times for Senior and Pre-Senior
Hello Everyone, Coach Will and I will be driving to Carmel, Indiana after morning practice this Friday (September 13), to attend the GAIN Swimming Clinic through Sunday. This clinic is focused on...
Sep 4, 2019 - JC Saturday Practice Schedule for SR and PS
Now that the schedules are finished, we can announce the Saturday mornings when Johnson City Senior and PreSenior swimmers will have practice at Freedom Hall Pool. While some swimmers think of the we...
Aug 26, 2019 - Kingsport Practice Schedule Mon Sept 2 through Sat Sept 7
Aug 3, 2019 - USA Nationals Telecasts
Want to see the best in our country race? Then tune in to telecasts of the USA Swimming National Championship Meet! CLICK HERE for a schedule of times and channels (and some online feeds) https://www...
Jul 28, 2019 - Kingsport Practice Schedule As Of Aug 19
Hello Everyone, Below is the practice schedule for the 2019-2020 season. You should register your swimmer for the same group as this past season, unless you receive an email stating a group chan...
Jul 14, 2019 - JC Site practice adjustments and Scheduled Team Break
JC Site practice updates and scheduled team break Due to the Southeastern Championship Meet and coaches’ schedules, the following practice changes will be in effect for the Johnson City site: Tuesday,...
Jul 1, 2019 - FUN 4th of July Practice!
HEY BARRACUDAS! On Thursday, July 4th , we will have one big team fun pracitce from 7:00-9:00 AM, at the Legion Street Pool in Johnson City! ALL swimmers are invited to attend regardless of traini...
Jun 13, 2019 - JC Practice Friday June 14
The morning Senior and PreSenior practices for the Johnson City site will be held at Freedom Hall Pool on Friday, June 14, not at Legion Street Pool.. Same times.
May 21, 2019 - JC Site Summer Practice Schedule
JOHNSON CITY SITE SUMMER SCHEDULE Beginning on Tuesday, May 28, the Johnson City site will adjust to the summer training schedule. Changes from our WInter/Spring schedule: The PreSenior and primary S...
May 19, 2019 - Olympic Trials
The 2020 OLYMPIC TRIALS will be held in Omaha, NE from June 21-28, 2020. This is one of the most exciting swim meets ever! With only two swimmers in most events making the USA Olympic Team, the pres...
May 18, 2019 - Meet Schedule Change
MEET SCHEDULE CHANGE The meet in Knoxville on June 14-16 has filled up. We are replacing that meet with the EAC Independence Invitational in Greensboro, NC on June 28-29-30. This will be a very go...
May 7, 2019 - BSC Summer Program Information
We offer a Summer Program for one flat fee beginning on May 28 and going through July 27. If you know of any potential Barracudas who may be interested, please pass this on. BARRACUDA SUMMER SWIM...
May 7, 2019 - BSC to Host Olympian!
We are extremely excited to announce an upcoming opportunity for our athletes, parents and coaches. Using proceeds from the Swim-A-Thon, we have arranged for 2012 Olympian and Gold Medalist Breeja L...
Apr 10, 2019 - Practice Schedule Change
Do to the Easter Holiday, neither site will have practice on Friday, April 19 or Saturday, April 20. Enjoy the time off with family and friends!
Feb 2, 2019 - Scheduled Team Break
Each year, the team takes two scheduled breaks. This allows the swimmers, parents, and coches some time to relax and refresh, both mentally and physically, and then return with renewed energy and ent...
Jan 30, 2019 - Sullivan South Wed Through Sat For Kingsport
Hi Everyone, Please remember for Kingsport - from Wed through Saturday both this week (week of 1/27) and next week (week of 2/3) practice will be at Sullivan South high school at the following ...
Jan 17, 2019 - JC Site Practice on Monday, Jan 21
There will be practice at the JC site on Monday, January 21. Regular practice times. There was some confusion, as that is MLK Day.
Jan 15, 2019 - Open Water Zone Meet
2019 SOUTHERN ZONE OPEN WATER ALL STAR MEET USA Swimming divides the country into four Zones and 53 Local Swim Committees (Regions) in order to serve those participating in the sport..Our team is part...
Dec 23, 2018 - Season's Greetings!
Dear Barracuda Family, On behalf of the entire coaching staff, we thank you for the opportunity to be a part of our swimmers' lives. We thank the swimmers for their enthusiasm, dedication, and abilty ...
Dec 13, 2018 - JC Site Updare 12/13/18
The Freedom Hall Pool is filled and running. However, the water is still heating up. While there is a chance that it will be warm enough for practice on Friday, 12/14, we are going to be safe and st...
Dec 11, 2018 - JC Site Schedule Wed, Dec 12
OK, So the JC schools are on a 2 hour delay on Wednesday, 12/12. Here's what that does for us: All practices are still at Memorial Park Pool. Senior and PreSenior1: 3:15-5:00 PM PreSenior2, Silver, B...
Dec 11, 2018 - Team Holiday Party Change
CHANGE IN HOLIDAY PARTY PLANS Due to the Bristol Ice Rink collapsing from the snow, we have had to alter our Holiday Party plans. The NEW PLAN is a Team Bowling Party at Holiday Lanes (117 Broyles D...
Dec 11, 2018 - JC Site Practice Tues, Dec 11
With the Park Dept being on a reduced snow day schedule, here is the JC site practice schedule for Tuesday, Dec 11: SENIOR & PRESENIOR: 3:00-5:00 PM at Memorial Park Pool SILVER, BLUE, GREEN: No prac...
Dec 10, 2018 - No JC Morning Practice Dec 11
Due to JC Schools cancellation - No mornign practice on Tuesday, Dec 11. I will let everyone know about afternoon practice once I confirm with the Parks Dept. Enjoy the extra rest! Coach Chris
Dec 10, 2018 - No JC Practice on Monday, Dec 10
Due to the snow and reduced hours at Memorial Park Pool, there will be no BSC practice today, Monday, December 10. If the JC school system does not have a delay or closing on Tuesday, we WILL have reg...
Dec 9, 2018 - Kingsport Practice Monday December 10
Hello Barracuda Families, Hope everyone is enjoying the snow! The Kingsport Aquatic Center have reduced their hours from 12 PM to 5 PM tomorrow Monday December 10. There will be Pre-Senior an...
Dec 8, 2018 - JC Site Schedule Update 12/8/18
IMPORTANT POOL SCHEDULE UPDATE FOR JOHNSON CITY SITE The good news is that the installation of the UV water filter went well. The bad news is that when the pump was turned back on one or more leaks i...
Nov 28, 2018 - JC Practice Changes, Dec 3-7
Good news and bad news for December 3rd through December 7th The good news: Freedom Hall Pool is getting a new Ultra-Violet water purification system. This system should necessitate less chlorine be...
Nov 21, 2018 - Kingsport Winter Training Schedule
Nov 17, 2018 - Kingsport Thanksgiving Practice Schedule
Dear Barracuda Families, The Kingsport practice schedule over Thanksgiving will be as follows (a Winter Training Schedule) will be released by the end of this week). Monday November 19: Norm...
Nov 15, 2018 - JC Winter Training Schedule
YES! HERE IT IS! JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!! THE JOHNSON CITY SITE WINTER TRAINING SCHEDULE i s now available on the Barracuda website under "About Our Club" > "Practice Times" tab. Or you can...
Nov 15, 2018 - JC Thanksgiving Week Schedule
JC Schedule Changes for Thanksgiving Week Due to Thanksgiving and subsequent pool schedule changes, the following practice schedule will be in effect for the Johnson City site: Monday, Nov 19 ...
Nov 6, 2018 - Meet Worker Orientation
MEET WORKER ORIENTATION In order to make people more comfortable in fulfilling their team service obligations at our swim meets, the Barracuda Parents Board sponsors short orientation meetings prior t...
Oct 28, 2018 - Halloween Festivities
The following changes to the practice schedule will be in effect for October 30-31. KINGSPORT: Tues Oct 30: Senior/Pre-Senior : Business as usual Silver/Blue/Green : Halloween...
Oct 18, 2018 - Worker Reporting Times for Pumpkin Patch Meet
Worker reporting times for the 2018 Pumpkin Patch Meet Dear Barracuda Parents, Thank you for signing up for your service obligation at our swim meet this weekend. While there were times listed for ce...
Oct 10, 2018 - Changes to JC Site Practice Schedule
Due to the Freedom Hall Pool being used for high school and middle school meets, the Barracuda Swim Club will not have evening practice at the Johnson City site on the following days. Swimmers are we...
Oct 9, 2018 - Meet Training Opportunity
In order to make our parents more comfortable with the jobs that they are signing up for at our meets, there will be optional Training Meetings held at each site next week. Veteran parents will be av...
Oct 7, 2018 - Sign Up to work at the Pumpkin Patch Meet
Barracuda Parents: Just a friendly reminder to sign up to do your part for our Pumpkin Patch Meet on October 20-21,at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. It takes a lot of people to make a swim meet run smo...
Sep 23, 2018 - JC Practice Change for October 1st
IMPORTANT PRACTICE UPDATE On Monday , October 1 , Freedom Hall will be closed. The Parks Department has generously given us some time at the Memorial Park Pool. Unfortunately, not all groups will be ...
Sep 17, 2018 - Barracudas Earn All Star Honors
Barracuda Swimmers Earn All Star Recognition The Southeastern Region of United States Swimming has named four members of the Barracuda Swim Club of Northeast Tennessee to the 2017-18 Age Group All Sta...
Sep 13, 2018 - Early Bird Entries
The entries and fees for our Early Bird Meet on September 22 have been posted on the team website. Go to the home page, click on the Early Bird Meet tab on the bottom portion of the page. When the m...
Sep 11, 2018 - Parents' Meetings
Calling all parents! There will be Parents' Meetings at both sites conducted by members of the Parents' Board next week. Caoches will also make time to welcome you and answer any questions. These me...
Aug 31, 2018 - Labor Day
Neither the Johnson City or Kingsport site will have practice on Monday, September 3rd, Labor Day. Enjoy the time off with your family and friends!
Aug 21, 2018 - Meet Schedule Published
You asked for it, and here it is! Our 2018-2019 Short Course (Fall and Winter) Meet Schedule is now online. You can access it by clicking on the Meet Schedule > USA Swimming Meets tab at the top of t...
Aug 20, 2018 - New Communication Method
NEW COMMUNICATION METHOD While Twitter has been somewhat effective in relaying timely information to team members, I have come across an app that I believe is more conducive to getting hold of people ...
Aug 17, 2018 - It's SWIMMING TIME in Tennessee
It's SWIMMING TIME in Tennessee! That's right! The Barracuda Swim Club practices start this Monday, August 20th! Dig out those goggles and get ready to hop in the pool! We are excited for the seaso...
Aug 14, 2018 - Explanation of New USA Swimming Flex Membership
AN EXPLANATION OF THE USA SWIMMING MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES As a member of USA Swimming, all of our swimmers (except Summer League Only members) must have some type of USA Swimming membership. In the pa...
Aug 12, 2018 - Welcome to Coach Gian Polignano
The Barracuda Swim Club welcomes Coach Gian Polignano as the new Head Site Coach at our Kingsport location! (Hint - His first name is pronounced "John") Coach Gian comes to us with an extensive coachi...
Aug 6, 2018 - Team Awards Picnic
It's time to celebrate last year's accomplishments and kick off a new season of fun! Swimmers, parents, and families are invited to attend the Annual Barracuda Swim Club Awards Picnic on Saturday, ...
Jul 29, 2018 - Scheduled break
Hi Barracudas, I thought that I sent this out earlier, but I've gotten some questions, so better redundant than missing. Our team will be taking our scheduled fall break from July 30 - August 19. Bot...
Jul 23, 2018 - Reception for Coach Sam
REMINDER! The Kingsport Barracuda Swim Family will host a reception for Coach Sam on the evening of July 26. The reception will be “drop in” from 5:45-7:00 pm in the Legion Room at the Kingsport ...
Jul 6, 2018 - Age Group Zone Info
The Age Group Zone Meet is an All Start meet with swimmers from all over the Southeast US competing. Each LSC, or Region, can bring 8 boys and 8 girls in the 11-12, 13-14, and 15-18 age groups. Our ...
Jul 2, 2018 - 4th of July Schedule
Greetings! We will be having an All-Team FUN practice on the morning of July 4th, from 7-9 AM, at the Legion Street Pool in Johnson City! All swimmers are welcome to attend! There will be games, rela...
Jun 15, 2018 - Send Off Reception For Coach Sam
Save The Date Celebrate Coach Sam The Kingsport Barracuda Swim Family will host a reception for Coach Sam on the evening of July 26. The reception will be “drop in” from 5:45-7p in the Legion Room at...
Jun 1, 2018 - Summer Newsletter
Greetings, Barracudas! Here is your own personal copy of our Summer Newsletter. Some good things to know are in there. You can access it online HERE . Coach Chris
May 26, 2018 - Kingsport Summer/BOT meet info
Hello All, I will be out of town from May 26th-June 7th. Coach Sean from Johnson City will be coming up to assist coach Reagan. Her email is [email protected] and her cell is 423-943-1314. If yo...
May 24, 2018 - kingsport practice is on
We are back in the building. Practice is on for today.
May 24, 2018 - kingsport fire alarm
Hello, the fire alarm has gone off at the KAC. At this point Im not sure whether or not we will be able to hold practice. I will update everyone further when I can get more information.
Apr 22, 2018 - US Anti-Doping Agency link
The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is tasked with testing athletes for use of performance enhancing drugs (PED) and disseminating information about healthy use of medicines, supplements, and procedures...
Apr 17, 2018 - Custom Barracuda Swim Caps Order
We are initiating an order for custom Barracuda Swim Caps . These are silicon team swim caps with the swimmer's name on them. The cost is $27 plus tax for 2 caps. We need a minimum number caps to r...
Apr 16, 2018 - ETSU Olympic Training Center Testing
We received some information about a talent identification search from ETSU and the US Olympic Committee. It's a global approach at testing for the sports listed below. Based on results people may...
Mar 26, 2018 - Meet Schedule Posted
The spring/summer USA Swimming meet schedule is now posted on the team website. You can access it via the Meet Schedule > USA Swimming Meets tab at the top of the home page. A direct link to the web ...
Mar 26, 2018 - Open Water Zone All Star Meet
There have been some changes to the selection process for the 2018 Open Water Zone All Star Meet, May 31-June 3, in Chattanooga, TN. The team representing Southeastern Swimming will be chosen based on...
Mar 26, 2018 - No JC Practice on Friday, March 30
There will be no Johnson City Site practice on this Friday, March 30. (The Kingsport site is still on their 2 week break). We have found that the Friday prior to Easter is very poorly attended due to...
Feb 19, 2018 - Barracuda Spring Break
Each year the team takes two scheduled breaks from training and competition. These breaks allow the swimmers time to rest their bodies and rejuvenate their minds. It is also a time when some of the co...
Feb 16, 2018 - JC practice cancelled
Due to a threat of violence at Freedom Hall, the silver and pre senior practices are canceled for today, Friday, February 16th. We cannot corroborate anything at this time, but we are going to be bett...
Feb 9, 2018 - No Drylands- Kingsport
Hello All, There will be no Drylands for Kingsport tonight. Senior-2's will swim for 2 hours. Preseniors will be done at 6:00 Thanks, Coach Sam
Jan 31, 2018 - Kingsport Wednesday
Hey everybody, Due to the KAC being closed to the public until 5:00 today. We will not start our practices until 5:00 today The Senior groups will go from 5:00-7:00 today. Silver and blue groups will...
Jan 29, 2018 - Kingsport Site changes for Feb.
Hello All, With the KAC hosting the Mid-South and AAC swim conference meets coming up. We will be moving our practices to Sullivan South High school for these dates. UPDATE: 2/7/18 has been moved ...
Jan 22, 2018 - St. Jude's Children's Hospital
We received a very nice note from the St. Jude Children's Hospital staff for our the gifts we donated to them at our Holiday Skating Party. Thank-you for your generousity! You can view the note HER...
Jan 18, 2018 - JC Site Thursday Changes
Due to JC Schools being cancelled and Freedom Hall Pool being on limited hours, the following schedule is in effect for Thursday, January 18: PRESENIOR & SILVER swimmers - 2:00 - 3:00 PM SENIOR and SH...
Jan 17, 2018 - JC Schedule changes - Wednesday
Due to JC Schools cancellations and Freedom Hall Pool shutting down early, the following practice adjustments are in effect for Wednesday, January 17: BSC Senior group (and SHHS swimmers): 2:00-4:00 P...
Jan 16, 2018 - Kingsport Canceled
Hello All, I just recieved work that it was very likely that the KAC will be closing early this afternoon. In light of that news, I am going cancel practice for all groups this evening. Please stay s...
Jan 13, 2018 - TNAQ meet update Saturday
TNAQ meet will proceed as scheduled. No delays.
Jan 12, 2018 - Officials Clinics
Greetings Mary Franklin will be offering a deck referee clinic on Saturday morning, a stroke and turn clinic on Saturday afternoon, and a starter clinic on Sunday at the Tennessee Aquatics meet this w...
Jan 11, 2018 - JC Site change for Monday, January 15
Due to the city closing down facilities on Monday, January 15, for MLK Day, we will only be able to get guards for the pool from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. Therefore, the Senior team will still have practice, b...
Jan 10, 2018 - Team Newsletter
Click HERE to see our New Year's Barracuda Bites Newsletter
Dec 22, 2017 - A Holiday Message
Dear Barracuda Family, As we take a pause in the practice schedule and meet participation, the coaching staff would like to wish all of our members a wonderful Holiday Season! We appreciate the tru...
Dec 10, 2017 - Inclement Weather Policy
Inclement Weather Policy The Barracuda Swim Club coaches will endeavor to provide practices as scheduled. However, at times weather will not permit us to hold practice. At those times, we will do ...
Dec 3, 2017 - Barracuda Holiday Ice Skating Party
You’re Invited To a Holiday Ice Skating Party ! Who: Barracuda Swimmers and Families When: Saturday, December 16th Where: Bristol Motor Speedway Ice Skating Rink 151 Speedway Blvd, Bristol, TN 3762...
Nov 24, 2017 - JC Site Winter Training Schedule
Here is a link to the 2017-2018 Winter Training Schedule for the Johnson City site. WINTER TRAINING LINK For Senior and PreSenior swimmers, the A/B Group breakdown can be found HERE Winter traini...
Nov 15, 2017 - Workshop for Girls with Olympians
SPECIAL SWIMMING WORKSHOP FOR GIRLS ONLY, 6th-12th Grade Claire Donahue, Olympic Gold Medalist, Rebecca Soni, 6-time Olympic Medalist, and Lisa Blackburn, Pan-Am SIlver Medalist, are offering a specia...
Nov 14, 2017 - Freedom Hall Pool Schedule Change Again
We have just been informed that the pool flooring company and the city have come to an agreement as to what needs to be done at Freedom Hall Pool in order to make the deck safer. Unfortunately, it inv...
Nov 9, 2017 - JC Pool Schedule Change this week PART 2
UPDATE TO JC SITE POOL SCHEDULE I just received word that we will be back in Freedom Hall Pool in the afternoon tomorrow (Friday, November 10) . So - practices today are still at Memorial Park Pool p...
Nov 8, 2017 - Custom Swim Caps Order - Last Call
Greetings! I have been informed that we now have enough custom Barracuda Swim Caps (the ones with the names on them) for the order to go through. (We need to have a minimum amount before they will go...
Nov 4, 2017 - JC Pool Schedule Change this week
JC Pool Schedule Change for this week In order to fix the slipperiness of the pool deck, Freedom Hall Pool will be closed on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, November 8-9-10. During that time, the Par...
Oct 25, 2017 - Halloween Practices
Both sites will be adjusting their practices and schedules on October 30 and 31. Please be aware of them: Monday, October 30 - The PreSenior, Silver, Blue, and Green practice groups will have th...
Oct 19, 2017 - Last minute Pumpkin Patch Meet Info!
Greetings! We are only a couple of days away from our Pumpkin Patch Meet! The response has been tremendous this year, with over 335 swimmers registered to attend! Here's some things to know before ...
Oct 10, 2017 - JC Site schedule changes
Do to scheduled high school or middle school meets being held at Freedom Hall Pool, there will be no Barracuda Swim Club practices on the following evenings. Swimmers and parents are welcome to come ...
Oct 10, 2017 - Fall Newsletter
Please click this link to view our Fall, 2017, Newsletter.
Oct 9, 2017 - Barracudas Named To Southeastern Swimming All-Star Team
Barracudas Named To Southeastern Swimming All-Star Team Five members of the Barracuda Swim Club of Northeast Tennessee were named to the Southeastern Region All-Star Team. Recognition is given to the ...
Oct 8, 2017 - Meet schedule change
We received news that the Kentucky Aquatics Meet originally scheduled for November 10-12 has been moved to a date that conflicts with our Cranberry Classic Meet. Therefore, we have replaced that meet...
Sep 12, 2017 - Fall Parent Meeting
There will be a Parent Meeting held at both sites on Thursday, September 21, at 6:00 PM. The Kingsport site will meet in one of the classrooms at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. The Johnson City site ...
Aug 29, 2017 - No Practice on Labor Day
Swimmers and Parents, Just a reminder that we will not be having any practices at eaither site on Labor Day, Monday, September 4. Enjoy the day with family and friends! Coach Chris
Aug 24, 2017 - Fall and Winter Meet Schedule
The 2017-2018 Fall and Winter Meet Schedule is now posted on the Barracuda website. This is also referred to as the "Short Course Schedule" because most meets are swum in the shorter 25-yard or 25-me...
Aug 22, 2017 - Announcing an expanded Green program!
Announcing an expanded Green program! Beginning on September 1, we will expand the Green practice group in several ways: 1. We will offer both 2-day-a-week and one-day-a-week options. The 2-day-a-wee...
Aug 17, 2017 - USA Swimming Officials Needed
Parents - We need your involvement! There is a great opportunity to support your children and our team by becoming a certified USA Swimming Official. The first level is becoming a Stroke and Turn Ju...
Aug 17, 2017 - BSC Annual Picnic and Awards
BARRACUDA SWIM CLUB ANNUAL TEAM PICNIC REMINDER Saturday, August 26th 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Warrior's Path State Park Shelter #4 11am - 1pm Social/Recreation time 1pm - 2pm Food and Awards Volleyball, Ba...
Aug 17, 2017 - JC Site Schedule Change for Monday, Aug 21
On Monday, August 21 , there will be a slight change in practice times for the Senior and PreSenior 1 groups. Due to the Johnson City School system extending the school day in order for people to...
Aug 10, 2017 - JC Site Pool Announcement
We received word today that Freedom Hall Pool will not be open in time for the start of our practices on August 15th. FHP is scheduled to be ready on Monday, August 21st - Just in time for the eclips...
Jul 27, 2017 - Scheduled Team Break
The Barracuda Swim CLub will take their scheduled team break from July 30 through August 14. Practices will resume on Tuesday, August 15th. This break is part of the yearly training plan It allows ...
Jul 18, 2017 - Athlete Representative Voting
Southeastern Swimming has 4 Athlete Representative positions on its Board of Directors. These swimmers have a voice in what is done in Southeastern Swimming. They are elected by all swimmers, ages 1...
Jul 14, 2017 - Johnson City Schedule Changes
Due to some meets coming up, we are making adjustments to the practice schedule. MONDAY, July 17: No afternoon practices due to ETSSL Meet. The Green practice will be rescheduled for Tuesday. There ...
Jun 30, 2017 - 4th of July Schedule
Greetings, Barracudas! On the 4th of July, we will have a special FUN DAY practice for all Barracudas, regardless of training group, from 7:30-9:00 AM at the Legion Street Pool in Johnson City! We pl...
Jun 27, 2017 - A Nice Compliment
I know a lot of times I get done with a swim meet we host and I am exhausted. Some of the swimmers may have had breakthrough performances, others may have had to overcome various challenges. I look a...
Jun 25, 2017 - USA Swimming Telecasts
Jun 20, 2017 - JC PreSenior Practice Change for Wednesday
Due to repairs to the Legion Street Pool, the morning PreSenior Practice will be shortened on Wednesday, June 21. After putting away the lane lines and stretching, practice will be over by 9:30 AM. ...
May 30, 2017 - Kingsport Drylands
Hello All, Drylands for this summer for the Blue and Silver groups will be every day but they will be incorporated into what we do during our water time. The Pre-Senior group will have drylands every...
May 25, 2017 - Parking and Pick Up at the JC Site
With the Johnson City site beginning practices at Legion Street Pool on May 29, parents and swimmers need to be aware of the new parking and pick-up policies. Parking: Cars may be parked either in t...
May 25, 2017 - JC Inclement Weather Policy
Johnson City Site Inclement Weather Policy and Communication Now that we are into the summer season, we have to deal with the fickleness of summer weather in northeast Tennessee. In case of storms, po...
May 22, 2017 - Summer Swim League Info
The East Tennessee Summer Swim League (ETSSL) Info is now available. For current Barracuda swimmers , you have the option of adding the ETSSL meets, including the Championship Meet, to your schedule ...
May 17, 2017 - JC Summer Schedule Posted
The Summer practice schedule for the Johnson City site is now online. You can access it through our website. Click on the About Our Club tab > Practice Times > Click HERE. You can also access it dire...
May 12, 2017 - Master Coach to Visit BSC
On May 15-17, we are honored to have Coach Ed Spencer visit our club through USA Swimming's Master Coach Consultant Program. The Master Coach Program matches a retired, nationally-experienced coach wi...
May 12, 2017 - Milligan Reminder
Just a reminder that Milligan College has been very generous in allowing us to use their pool while Freedom Hall is closed. However, this does not give us access to the entire fieldhouse building. Sev...
May 9, 2017 - Kingsport Summer Schedule
Hello All, Attached to this is the Kingsport Summer Schedule. We will begin this schedule the week of May 29th, we will be off for labor day and then we will begin our summer AM schedule the 30th. Al...
Apr 26, 2017 - Directions to Milligan College
Reminder that the Johnson City Site begins practice at Milligan College beginning in May. For those unfamiliar with the layout of the Milligan campus, here are general directions to the pool. From t...
Apr 24, 2017 - Spring Newsletter
Click here to view the Barracuda Spring Newsletter!
Apr 18, 2017 - April 28-29 Practice Changes
There will not be any practice at the JC site on Friday, April 28. Neither site will have practice on Saturday, April 29. On Friday, Coach Chris, Coach Will, and Coach Tyler will be attending the "...
Apr 13, 2017 - Custom Swim Cap Orders
ALERT! Custom Swim Cap orders now being taken. If you would like a custom BSC Swim Cap with the swimmer's name on it, you can order now until April 28 . Here is how it works. Caps come in packages...
Apr 4, 2017 - BSC Swim-A-Thon Campaign has Launched
You may have noticed pop-up windows and/or some new content on our home page. We have officially launched our Annual Team Fundraising campaign which will conclude with the Swim-A-Thon on April 22nd, ...
Mar 20, 2017 - Keep the Date
Please remember that APRIL 22nd 8-10am is the time for our annual Swim-A-Thon to be held at the Kingport Aquatic Center. Our team is a nonprofit organization whose primary purpose is to develop your...
Mar 1, 2017 - Kingsport Wednesday Update
Hello all, Due to severe weather threats, Silver and Blue practices are cancelled for the evening. PS and Senior practices are on as of right now. I will continute to monitor the weather and let yo...
Mar 1, 2017 - Updated JC Practice Info
Update on Johnson City practice for Wednesday, March 1 ALL PRACTICES ARE NOW CANCELLED FOR TODAY. While it looks like the worst of the storms have passed, there is still enough lightning/thunder aro...
Feb 28, 2017 - Team Breaks and Discounted Fees
Twice a year - in the spring and fall - the Barracuda Swim Club schedules a 2 week break for each of our sites. This is done to give the swimmers (and their parents) an opportunity to mentally and p...
Feb 23, 2017 - JC Site Friday Practice Change
Due to Coach Chris and Coach Will attending the Region Meet, and Coach Kalin having an obligation, the PRESENIOR 2 and SILVER practice time on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, will be from 5:05 to 6:35 PM. There...
Feb 8, 2017 - JC PreSenior News
With the end of high school season, we now have more room in Fredom Hall Pool from 3:05-5:05 PM. Therefore, beginning on Thursday, February 9, we will have two PreSenior workout options: PreSenior 1...
Feb 3, 2017 - Kingsport Practice Changes
Hello All, Next week is going to be a little hectic as we are unable to swim at Sullivan South. Dobyns Bennett has offered us 4:00-5:30pm on the days that the KAC is closed. In order to try and fi...
Jan 19, 2017 - Zone Diversity Camp Application
Application Now Available for Zone Diversity Camp The Southern Zone Diversity Camp will be held on June 22-25 in Charlotte, NC. The camp brings together swimmers from ethnically under-represented po...
Jan 15, 2017 - JC practice update for Jan 16
Due to reduced pool hours for MLK Day, the Silver and Presenior groups will not meet on Monday, 1/16. Regular practice for Senior, Blue and Green groups. Silver and Presenior swimmers may practice at ...
Jan 9, 2017 - JC Schedule Jan 9
Due to the JC school system cancelling classes today, the following afternoon practice schedule is in effect for the Johnson City site: Seniors 2:00-4:00 PM PreSenior 4:00-5:00 PM No Silver, Blue,...
Jan 7, 2017 - Saturday AM cancelled
Due to the KAC opening at 10:00 o'clock. Saturday AM practice has been cancelled. See you all on Monday!
Jan 6, 2017 - KP Practice changes
Hello all, With the inclement weather coming in. Senior and Presenior practices have been moved up an hour from 4:15 to 3:15. Both groups will swim from 3:15-5:15 Silver and Blue group practices ha...
Jan 6, 2017 - No JC blue, silver, or presenior practice tonite
There will not be pre senior silver or blue training group practice at the Johnson City site tonight, January 6th, senior practice is from 2 until 4:30 p.m
Jan 1, 2017 - Winter Newsletter
Happy New Year. Please follow the link below to read our WInter Newsletter. WINTER NEWSLETTER Go Barracudas!
Dec 21, 2016 - Holiday Greetings
Dear Barracuda Family, Seasons greetings! As we take some time off to reflect on the blessings we have received this year, I am truly thankful to be able to have a job where I can coach young people t...
Dec 21, 2016 - Barracuda Swim Club Earns National Bronze Medal Award
United States Swimming, the national governing body of the sport, has announced that the Barracuda Swim Club of Northeast Tennessee has been awarded the Bronze Medal Award of Excellence for the thir...
Dec 12, 2016 - Team Holiday Party
I hope that you will be able to join us for the Team Holiday Party on Sunday, December 18, from 2-3 PM at Quantum Leap trampoline park (117 East King Street, Johnson City). The admission fee is $10 pe...
Nov 20, 2016 - JC Site Thanksgiving Week Schedule
The Johnson City site schedule for the week of Thanksgiving is as follows: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: Regular Swim Schedule Wednesday Senior...
Nov 20, 2016 - JC Site Winter Training Schedule
"IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR" ----- WInter Training, that is!! WInter Trainng is an opportunity to get really good. Without the obligations of school, swimmers can have plenty of down-tim...
Oct 24, 2016 - Kingsport Halloween
Hello all, I am very excited for this upcoming weekend. We have a lot of kids signed up and we are ready to rock and roll! We will be working on skills and race preparation all week long. Each day wil...
Oct 24, 2016 - JC Halloween Info
Halloween Adjustments at the JC Site BOOOOOOOO! The Silver, PreSenior, Blue, and Green practice groups at the Johnson City site will have their funHalloween practice on Friday, Oct 28, at the regular...
Oct 19, 2016 - JC Site Reminders
A couple of reminders for this week: 1. On Thursday, Oct 20, we will be holding practices at ETSU in the Center for Physicl Activity (CPA). Parking is in Lot #22. Practice times are: Senior 3:3...
Oct 12, 2016 - JC Site Practice Adjustments
Due to scheduled high school and/or middle school meets at Freedom Hall Pool, there will be no BSC practices on the following evenings: Tuesday, October 18 Wednesday, October 26 Thursday, November 10...
Oct 6, 2016 - Oct 20 JC Site Practice Change
October 20 JC Site Practice Change On Thursday, October 20 , due to the ETSU football game being played at the SHHS stadium, we will have swim practice at the ETSU poo l. The ETSU pool is located i...
Oct 3, 2016 - Custom Swim Cap Update
As of today (10-3-16) we are halfway to our minimum number of custom caps needed to place an order. We are extending the deadline to order the caps until Octobr 29. Simply go to the Swim and Tri Team...
Sep 28, 2016 - McCallie Meet Team Trip Info
McCallie Meet Team Trip Sorry about the delay in getting this out. We are re-opening our sign up for the McCallie Meet until Sunday, Oct 2, to accommodate everyone. We are offering 13 & older sw...
Sep 16, 2016 - Slight Adjustment to JC Practice Times
Due to a change in the Johnson City Schools dismissal schedule, we are making a slight adjustment to the JC site schedule to allow swimmers to make practice on time. The dismissal time was moved 5 mi...
Sep 15, 2016 - Custom Swim Caps 2 and Swim & Tri at our meet
I have had several inquiries about ordering customized swim caps from people who missed or were unaware of the last deadline. Therefore, beginning tomorrow, we are opening up another team order which...
Sep 4, 2016 - Parking at Freedom Hall
Do to ongoing construction at Freedom Hall Pool, all swimmers and parents need to park in the lower parking lot, as the lot immediately adjacent to the pool is considered a construction zone. Also, p...
Sep 1, 2016 - Officials Training
IMPORTANT! YOUR TALENTS ARE NEEDED! One of the most important roles at a swim meet (besides the swimmers) is that of the officials who insure that everyone is competing on a level playing field (pool...
Sep 1, 2016 - USA Swimming Academic All Americans
Swimmers Named to Academic All-American Team USA Swimming has announced the 2015-2016 Academic All-American Team. Three local swimmers, Daniel Chang, Heather Kudialis, and Owen Devine from the Barracu...
Aug 26, 2016 - Practice Schedule Changes
Greetings The season is back and going strong! While the Barracudas are ready to dive on in, sometimes the pools we use are not as ready as we are. Hear are some changes and updates that you need t...
Aug 21, 2016 - Some Great Articles
Every so often, we come across artcles which help inspire, motivate, or direct our actions in a positive way. I was just sent some of these I'd like to share with the team. Parents - If you are gett...
Jul 29, 2016 - "The Last Gold" Movie to Air
Jul 20, 2016 - Important Info for the Southeastern Championship Meet
Greetings Southeastern Championship Swimmers, Here is some important information from the meet hosts and your coaches. Please read carefully: 1. Locations - There are 2 pools being used to run this ...
Jun 25, 2016 - Olympic Trials Live Streaming
You can follow the 2016 USA Swimming Olympic Trials with live streaming on the NBS Sports app. You an download the app free from the Apple Store or from Google Play. Daniel Chang is scheduled to swim...
Jun 21, 2016 - Olympic Trials
The Olympic Trials start on Sunday, June 26! The Trials is one of the fastest meets in the world - even overall faster than the Olympic Games! It is full of emotion and great performances, with the ...
Jun 20, 2016 - Special 4th of July Practice and Team Fun
BSC 4th of JULY P R A C T I C E AND PARTY When: July 4th (duh) from 7:00-9:00 AM Where: Legion Street Pool, Johnson City Who: ALL Barracudas - Senior, PreSenior, Silver, Blue, Green, Summer Lea...
Jun 17, 2016 - Abingdon Meet Cancelled
The swim meet in Abingdon, Virginia, on June 24-26, has been cancelled. The coach from BASA (one of the meet hosts) called me to inform us of the decision. Tthe management at the Coomes Center Pool d...
Jun 7, 2016 - Espn Radio.
Make sure you tune in to AM 1400, ESPN radio in the tricities area at 10:00 Coach Chris and myself will be talking about our model city meet this upcoming weekend and how we want to help the swimming ...
May 23, 2016 - Summer Information
Greetings, First of all, thank-you to everyone who has been so patient as we sorted through the options for pools this summer. As many of you know, Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City has been closed s...
Apr 25, 2016 - JC Morning Senior Practice at Memorial Park Pool
Thanks to the work of Sam Miller and Karen Henniger, we have been given permission to use the Memorial Park indoor pool for morning Senior practices on Tuesday and Thursday until the summer. Memorial...
Apr 25, 2016 - Greenville Meet Warm-Up Times and Psych Sheet
The warm-up times and psych sheet for the Greenville Meet this weekend are on the designated meet page on our website. You can access it on our home page, or click HERE
Apr 19, 2016 - JC Site - Milligan Pool Open
I just got word - The Milligan Pool is good to go! See everyone there. A special recognition to those who made it to KAC yesterday on such short notice. :-) Coach Chris
Apr 18, 2016 - Milligan Pool Closed Today - All practices at KPT
I just got word that the Milligan Pool is shut down today due to chemical issues. Swimmers from JC can attend the practices at the Kingsport Aquatic Center if possible. All coaches will be there at ...
Apr 17, 2016 - The 5 Attitudes You Need For Athletic Success
This is a very good article by Dr. Jim Taylor about the attitudes necessary to be successful as an athlete. Both swimmers and parents can benefit from reading it. It is also posted on our website un...
Apr 7, 2016 - Parking at Milligan on Friday 4/8
For those swimmers and parents driving to the JC Site practice at Milligan College on Friday, 4/8/16: Due to preparations for the Milligan Bike Race, the lower parking lot by the pool will not be av...
Mar 11, 2016 - Open Water Zone Meet Announcement
The Southern Zone Open Water Meet will be held in Ft. Meyers, FL, on June 3-5. The Southeastern Open Water Zone All Star Team will be selected based on times swum in the 2015-2016 short course seaso...
Mar 2, 2016 - Premier Meet Important Info
For those swimmers and families participating in the Premier Meet this weekend in Knoxville: WARM-UPS for Prelims: This meet does not have assigned warm-ups. For FRIDAY MORNING PRELIMS - Be there by...
Feb 15, 2016 - JC practice on Feb 15 cancelled
Due to Freedom Hall Pool not opening today, BSC practice in Johnson City is cancelled. All swimmers are welcome to attend practice at Kingsport if the KAC is open. Coach Chris
Feb 9, 2016 - JC practice for today
Due to Freedom Hall Pool staffing, there will be no BSC practice today, Tuesday, Feb. 9. SHHS swimmers going to State WILL have practice from 2-4 PM. As always, if travel puts you in danger, stay home...
Jan 26, 2016 - Blue Practice Adjustment for Friday, 1/29/16
Due to a high school swim meet, the Johnson City site Blue practice on Friday, January 29, has been moved to 6:00-7:00 PM. The Silver and PreSenior practices will remain from 6:00-7:30 PM. Sorry for ...
Jan 21, 2016 - Jan 21 JC Practice Schedule
Johnson City Practice Schedule for Thursday, January 21 There will be Senior practice combined with SHHS high school practice from 3:00-5:00 PM this afternoon. Blue, SIlver, and PreSenior practice is ...
Jan 20, 2016 - Practice cancelled Jan 20
Both Kingsport and Johnson City practices cancelled for tonight, January 20. Coach Chris and Coach Sam will send out info about Thursday AM practice later.
Jan 20, 2016 - JC Morning Practice Cancelled Jan 21
Due to the weather, the regularly-scheduled 5:00 AM practice in Johnson City is cancelled for Thursday, January 21. Take advantage of the opportunity to get some extra rest :-) An announcement about ...
Jan 1, 2016 - January Coach's Corner
Happy New Year! Here is this month's installment of the "Coach's Corner". Enjoy! https://www.teamunify.com/sebarsc/__doc__/2016-1.doc
Dec 29, 2015 - BSC Earns Bronze Medal Status Again
Pat Hogan, Managing Director of the Club Development Division of United State Swimming, announced that the Barracuda Swim Club of Northeast Tennessee has achieved Bronze Medal status in USA Swimming's...
Dec 29, 2015 - End of Season Meets
End of Season Meets As the New Year begins, the coaching staff wanted to update everyone on the meets we will be pointing toward at the end of the short course (winter) season. Unlike past years, we ...
Dec 24, 2015 - Happy Holidays
Greetings Barracudas! On behalf of the entire coaching staff - Happy Holidays! We realize that you have entrusted us with the greatest gift of all - your children. We will continue in the New Year to...
Nov 27, 2015 - Coach's Corner
Greetings! We are starting a new feature to help educate parents about "swimming things". We are calling it the "Coach's Corner". Each month I will take one or two topics and share information, opin...
Nov 23, 2015 - JC Winter Training Schedule
The 2015-2016 Winter Training Schedule for the Johnson City Site is now posted under About Our Club>Training Times on our website. You can also access it HERE . As in past years, any swimmer attendi...
Nov 22, 2015 - Thanksgiving Week Schedule Changes
The following schedules will be in effect for the week of Thanksgiving: JOHNSON CITY SITE Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday: Regular swimming schedule. Senior weights on Wednesday will be at 7:30 AM. Thursda...
Oct 27, 2015 - Food Collected for Second Harvest
As part of our Pumpkin Patch Meet, people were given the option of purchasing a heat sheet with cash or by donating canned goods to the Second Harvest Food Bank. On the weekend, we collected over 200...
Oct 5, 2015 - Schedule Changes for this week
This week will see very few schedule changes. Team coaches will be covering both Kingsport and Johnson City sites for all regularly-scheduled water practices. The only change will be at the Johnson ...
Oct 5, 2015 - Johnson City Site Adjustments for High School Meets
Due to Science Hill High School and Liberty Bell Middle School meets scheduled for Freedom Hall Pool, the regular BSC practices will need to be cancelled on the following dates. Please note that Barr...
Sep 27, 2015 - Kingsport Practice Schedule This Week
Greetings, Due to Coach Chris being gone the latter part of the week as a delegate to the United States Swimming Rules Convention, and Coach Kalin's college schedule, there will be no Thursday practic...
Sep 27, 2015 - Barracudas Welcome New Kingsport Site Coach
The Barracuda Swim Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Sam Henley as the Head Site Coach at our Kingsport location! Coach Henley brings a solid coaching resume to our team. Most recently, Sam ...
Sep 24, 2015 - No Saturday practice 9/26/15
Due to the BSC Early Bird Meet we are hosting on Saturday, Sept. 26, there will not be Saturday practice at either the Kingsport or Johnson City sites. Coach Chris
Sep 16, 2015 - Meet Schedule Announced
The 2015-2016 Short Course Meet Schedule is now posted. We have indicated which meets are appropriate for each practice group. However, if you feel your swimmer may be able to participate in another...
Sep 15, 2015 - Important Letter From Coach Chris
Dear Barracuda Family, As many of you know, Coach Cory has resigned from the Barracudas to take a position with Lakeside Aquatics in Louisville, Kentucky. Cory had requested that he be allowed to per...
Sep 3, 2015 - Practice adjustments for Sept 7-12
We will have several practice changes for the week of September 7-12. Coach Chris and Coach Cory will be attending the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) World Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, th...
Sep 3, 2015 - No practice on Labor Day
Just a reminder that both the Johnson City and Kingsport sites will not have any pracitces on Labor Day, Monday, September 7. Enjoy time with your family and friends!
Aug 31, 2015 - Officials' Training Opportunity
Aug 30, 2015 - Reregistration Time!
Greetings Barracudas! September 1 marks the start of a new fiscal year for the team, and that means it's reregistration time ! In order to remain active, you will need to go to the team website, log...
Aug 26, 2015 - JC Site Practice Changes
JC Site Practice Changes ETSU will be hosting football games at the Science Hill Stadium on Thursday, September 3, and Thurday, September 10. They are concerned with the amount of traffic and tailgat...
Aug 20, 2015 - Important Letter From the Board President
Welcome Barracuda Parents! To those who are new, it is good to have you! For returning parents, thank you for your continued support! The Barracuda Parents Board has been listening to suggestions from...
Aug 17, 2015 - Milligan to host Breaststroke Clinic
MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (August 14, 2015) – Milligan College and the Buffaloes swim team will host an advanced breaststroke swim clinic at the swimming pool in Steve Lacy Fieldhouse on Saturday, Aug...
Aug 17, 2015 - Barracuda Team Picnic and Fun Day
A reminder that our annual Team Awards Picnic and Fun Day is this Sunday, August 23rd, from 6:30-8:30 PM, at the Kingsport Aquatic Center outdoor water park. Admission is free for all Barracudas, the...
Aug 17, 2015 - Barracudas Shine in Triathlon
Barracuda and Junior Barracuda swimmers showed that they are a force to be reckoned with outside of the pool, too, at the annual Johnson City Kids' Triathlon on August 15 at the Legion Street Pool. I...
Aug 10, 2015 - Barracudas Represented at Top Meets
BSC Represented at Championship Meets Sasha Neglia was selected to compete at the Southern Zone Championship Meet in Tupelo, MS on August 4-9. She was one of eight 11-12 girls representing the So...
Jul 27, 2015 - Kingsport Site Training Schedule
All returning swimmers are to start back on August 17th practicing at the Johnson City location. All new swimmers and returning swimmers will start back at the Kingsport Aquatic Center on the 20th. Se...
Jul 20, 2015 - Barracudas Strong At Southeasterns!
Congratulations Barracuda Ath letes for your participation at the 2015 SE Long Course Championships! The Barracuda Swim Club of Northeast Tennessee had a strong showing at the Southeastern Region S...
Jul 10, 2015 - Reminder about JC Site practice changes
Greetings! Just a eminder about some of the changes to the Johnson City Site schedule the next couple of weeks. These changes are on the original published schedule, but they are different than what ...
Jun 23, 2015 - JC site practice changes
ýGreetings Due to scheduling and holiday conflicts, the following changes to the JC site practice schedule will take effect: Tuesday, June 30 - There will only be afternoon weights for those Seniors ...
Jun 9, 2015 - Zone All Star Meet Info and Registration
Any swimmer who is looking to try out for the 2015 Southeastern Team for the Zone Meet will need to register online prior to the Southeastern Championship in July. There is a $25 application fee. Imp...
Jun 3, 2015 - Stroke and Turn Judge Training
Greetings Barracuda Parents! One of the most important opportunities to help our team is to be a certified Stroke & Turn Judge. You know those people on the pool deck at meets that walk along the sid...
May 28, 2015 - JC site practice changes June 1-4
Due to an error on my part whilest cutting and pasting, the afternoon Senior and PreSenior schedule for June 1-4 was published incorrectly. The corrected version is now on the website under Practice ...
May 13, 2015 - Adjustment to JC practice schedule
For those of you who have already looked at the training schedule for the Johnson City site, we have made one significant adjustment for next week (May 17 - 23). The Silver Group practice will remain...
May 5, 2015 - Summer Swim League Info For Our Current Members
Summer Swim League Information for current Barracuda Members We will once again sponsor and participate in the East Tennessee Summer Swim League (ETSSL)! The ETSSL is like Little League for swimmin...
Apr 29, 2015 - Junior Barracuda Program
The Barracuda Swim Club will once again sponsor our Junior Barracuda swim program. This program is for children, age 6 and older, who still need swimming lessons before they can join the "big fish". ...
Apr 29, 2015 - Special Combined SR and PS Practices
On Saturday, May 9 and May 16, the Senior and PreSenior groups from both Kingsport and Johnson City will practice TOGETHER from 8:00-10:00 AM at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. The pool is supposed to ...
Mar 6, 2015 - Practices for Junior Nationals, Age Group Sectional, and NASA Meet
With different breaks for Johnson City and Kingsport, we are adjusting training plans to meet the needs of our swimmers attending Junior Nationals, age group sectionals, and the meet in Clearwater. ý ...
Feb 22, 2015 - Great Job Barracudas!
Congratulations to all the Barracuda swimmers, parents, families, and supporters who made the East District Meet such huge success! We received many, many compliments for how well the meet was run, h...
Feb 18, 2015 - JC Site Practices for Thursday and Friday
As many of you know, the JC School System has decided to shut down again on Thursday, Feb 19. However, Sam Miller and Robin DeMona have agreed to allow us some practice time! We owe them a big Thank-...
Feb 18, 2015 - Information About the District Meet
We are finalizing preparations for the East District Meet this weekend, and wanted to be sure everyone was informed about some meet details. Coaches, please share this information with your swimmers ...
Feb 10, 2015 - Scheduled Team Breaks and Practice News
Each year, two breaks are built into the team's training plan to allow for swimmers to physically and mentally recover from training, and to allow the coaches some vacation time. These breaks are take...
Feb 1, 2015 - Barracudas Shine in Polar Bear Meet
Several Barracuda swimmers earned high-point awards at our annual Polar Bear Invitational Swim Meet held January 31-February 1 at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. Eight and under swimmers high point awar...
Jan 25, 2015 - Barracudas Prevail in the High School Regional Championship
Barracudas Prevail in Northeast Tennessee High School Championship Even though they swam for different school teams, Barracuda swimmers were a force to be reckoned with at the 2015 Northeast Tennessee...
Jan 1, 2015 - Breakfast Ideas
There's a good article on breakfast ideas on the USA Swimming website! Here is the link: http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1&itemid=7569&mid=14491 Eat well!!
Dec 16, 2014 - Barracudas Earn Bronze Medal Club Excellence Award!
The Barracuda Swim Club of Northeast Tennessee has been awarded the Bronze Medal Team designation by USA Swimming in the annual ranking of swim teams in the country. In its 14 th year, the Club Exce...
Dec 16, 2014 - KP Winter Training Schedule Announced
The Kingsport site winter training schedule is now up on the website. Go to the "Practice Groups" tab > Training Times for a link. You can also print off a copy by clicking HERE
Dec 11, 2014 - Holiday Skating Party
BSC HOLIDAY PARTY JC FAMILY SKATE CENTER Saturday, December 20 th 5-7pm $7 per skater Pizza will be provided Please bring drinks and sweets to share RSVP to Emaly by December 12 th Please remember th...
Dec 3, 2014 - Follow USA Nationals
You can follow the USA Swimming Nationals live over the internet and on tape-delay on TV. The webcast can be accessed via the USA Swimming Website (EVENTS>TV/WEBCAST SCHEDULE> go down to AT&T Winter...
Dec 2, 2014 - JC Winter Training Schedule Announced
Winter Training is a very important component to the season's training cycle. Swimmers, especially older swimmers, have the luxury of increasing their training load without the interrference of school...
Nov 25, 2014 - No practice on December 12 & 13 due to meets
The weekend of December 12-14 is a busy one as far as meets go. The ACAC Meet will be held on that Friday in Oak Ridge. The H2OKIE Meet in Christiansburg is a full 3-day meet with preliminaries in th...
Nov 22, 2014 - JC Thanksgiving Week Practices
The following schedule is set for the Johnson City practice site during Thanksgiving week. Please note that if you are traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday, the coaching staff strongly suggests tha...
Nov 22, 2014 - Daniel Chang Competes in Grand Prix Meet
Daniel Chang, representing the Barracuda Swim Club of Northeast Tennessee, competed this past weekend in the Arena Grand Prix Meet in Minneapolis. Chang, 16, finaled in five out of his six entered e...
Nov 15, 2014 - Cranberry Classic Sign Up Deadline Adjustment
In order to allow the Meet Coordinator to get the heat sheets printed in a timely manner, we are moving the sign up deadline for our Cranberry Classic Meet (November 23 at Kingsport Aquatic Center) ...
Nov 15, 2014 - Daniel Chang Sets National Record
Barracuda swimmer Daniel Chang set the National Public High School record in the 100 meter breaststroke while representing Science Hill High School this weekend. Daniel's time of 1:02.54 bested the p...
Nov 7, 2014 - Update on JC Practice schedule
Freedom Hall Pool is still closed. They have worked to replace/repair both the pump and the heater. We have made arrangements to continue using Milligan College's pool. The schedule for the next two...
Nov 6, 2014 - Stroke & Turn Clinic After Cranberry Classic Meet
FROM: Mary Franklin SES Officials Committee E TN Rep Are you ………seeking a great position from where you can watch your child swim… ...
Nov 5, 2014 - Chang and Coraggio Attend Prestigious Camp at Olympic Training Center
BSC Senior swimmer Daniel Chang was selected to attend USA Swimming National Select Camp at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, October 23-26, 2014. Chang was chosen based on his outstan...
Nov 2, 2014 - JC site practice changes 11/3-8
Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City will be closed from Nov 3-8 to repair the pool heater and pump. We are fortunate to have the generosity of Milligan College and the availability of the KAC to continu...
Nov 2, 2014 - Barracudas Honored at Pumpkin Patch Meet
BARRACUDAS EARN HIGH POINT AWARDS AT PUMPKIN PATCH MEET Members of the Barracuda Swim Club did quite well at our annual Pumpkin Patch Swim Meet, earning 16 of the 30 Top 3 High Point Awards. In addit...
Oct 29, 2014 - Halloween Practice Changes
Greetings The folllowing practice schedule changes are in effect on October 30-31 KINGSPORT: No Blue or Silver practice on Friday, Oct 31 JOHNSON CITY Thursday, Oct 30: Regular 3-5:30 PM Senior prac...