Weekly Update July 16

PCST Weekly Updates – Monday July 16, 2018

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Practice Schedule Changes
- Upcoming Practice Changes for July 16-29
Senior (Frank Brown)  – No Practice Fri. 7/20 and Sat. 7/21; No morning practice Mon. 7/23
Junior (Frank Brown)  – No Practice Fri. 7/20 and Sat. 7/21; No morning practice Mon. 7/23; No Practice Sat. 7/28
Age Group 2 (Frank Brown)  – No Practice Sat. 7/21; No Practice Sat. 7/28
Age Group 1 (Frank Brown)  – No Practice Tues. 7/17 or Fri. 7/27 (Fun Meets at FBP 4:30pm)
Novice (Frank Brown)  – No Practice Tues. 7/17 (Fun Meets at FBP 4:30pm)
HS Group (Mosley) See Coach Steve for all changes
Junior (Mosley) - No Practice Fri. 7/20 and Sat. 7/21; No Practice Sat. 7/28
Age Group 2 (Mosley) – No Practice Sat. 7/21; No Practice Sat. 7/28
Age Group 1 (Mosley) – No Practice Tues. 7/17 or Fri. 7/27 (Fun Meets at FBP 4:30pm)
Novice (Mosley) – No Practice Tues. 7/17 (Fun Meets at FBP 4:30pm)
PCST Masters (Frank Brown) – No changes to normal schedule

Beach Party for Junior, AG2, AG1, and Novice Monday July 30!
We will be having a fun party at the beach on Monday July 30 for members of the Junior, Age Group 2, Age Group 1, and Novice Groups.  We will meet at the pier at Pier Park at 5:30pm, don’t miss it!

End of Summer Breaks!
Swimmers in the Senior Group and High School Group should contact their coach about specific end of summer breaks.  All swimmers in the Junior, Age Group 2, Age Group 1, and Novice groups will take an end of summer break July 28-August 5.  These groups will all return to practices on Monday August 6.

Tell Your Friends – PCST Fall Lessons Registration Opens Today July 16!
Make sure to tell your friends who may be looking for learn to swim lessons that the Fall session of PCST Swim Lessons is posted online.  Registration begins today July 16.  Classes fill quickly!

Good Luck to PCST Swimmers at Southeasterns!
Good luck to the 38 PCST swimmers who will be competing in Knoxville, Tennessee this weekend at the 2018 Southeastern Swimming Long Course Championships.  Our 2018 Southeastern Team will be:  Marisa Ashley, Lee Balkcom, Lily Bradford, Molly Grace Bradford, Kenan Cain, Maddie Campbell, Kenzi Cook, Tanner Craig, Gip Crye, Brooke Dorr, Luke Ferguson, Evan Fulton, Riley Fulton, Isa Gobel, Nico Gobel, Riley Harris, Trey Hemmings, Hannah Johnson, Braden Legg, Mason Legg, Colin McEliece, Shane McEliece, Natalie McKenzie, Maddie McKim, Ash Mooney, Vivian Mooney, Chloe Reed, Spencer Sehlhorst, Jared Shanks, Donald Skerratt, Connor Smith, Paige Sondgeroth, Luke Station, Kaia Stevenson, Keely Stevenson, Reagan Swindler, Rachel Wells, Blair Wootson.

Choose PCST When Shopping at Amazon!
Do you shop on Amazon?  The next time you do, please use this link for all of your future shopping: .  Just sign in with your regular user name and password.  Then select Panama City Swim Team as your charity of choice.  There is absolutely no difference from your usual Amazon shopping experience, but a small portion of each purchase will be donated to PCST!  Make sure to save it to your favorites so that it'll become a habit.  Please share with all your family and friends who may also enjoy shopping online!

Team Vendor – Swim and Tri!
Swim and Tri is the official team vendor of PCST!  Swim and Tri is one of the largest and most well respected swimming equipment vendors in the country.  Paul and Patrice Wolfensberger are wonderful people who have built what started as a small swim shop in Knoxville, Tennessee into a shop that serves swim teams across the country.  We are very excited to be partners with Swim and Tri.  Make sure to check out the Swim and Tri PCST Team Portal and look for all of the great discounts.  You can access the Team Portal by clicking the Swim and Tri logo on the PCST Home Page (toward the bottom right of the page).

PCST Team Store Ordering Instructions!
Several items such as T-Shirts, caps, hoodies, and car magnets can be billed to your account through the PCST Team Store.  Items in stock will be sent to your child at swim practice.  Please send any order to Coach Bobbie Martin at  For items available through the PCST Team Store, please click the following link:

Mark Your Calendars! – Upcoming Events and Deadlines
Please mark your calendars for the upcoming PCST Team Events and Deadlines
July 17 – (Fun Meet) Fun Meet #4 at Frank Brown Park
July 19-22 – (Swim Meet) Southeastern Swimming Long Course Championships in Knoxville, TN
July 27 – (Fun Meet) Fun Meet Championship at Frank Brown Park
July 28-29 – (Swim Meet) Coast Short Course Meet In Destin
July 28-Aug. 5 – End of Summer Break for Junior. AG2, AG1, and Novice (no practices)
July 31 – Aug. 4 – (Swim Meet) Southern Zone All Star Meet in Midland, TX (SES Zone All Star Qualifiers Only)
Aug. 6 – Fall Practice Schedule begins
Sept. 21-23 – (Swim Meet) PCST Speedo Beach Blast Meet at Frank Brown Park

Long Range Planning
Please note the schedule of the following events which will take place several months from now
Oct. 13-14 – (Swim Meet) Coast Aquatics Meet in Destin, FL
Oct. 20 – (Swim Meet) PCST Sprint Meet at GCSC
Week of Oct. 28-Nov. 3 – (High School) FHSAA 1A and 2A District Championship Meets
Week of Nov. 5-10 – (High School) FHSAA 1A and 2A Region Championship Meets
Nov. 16-18 – (Swim Meet) GPAC Gravy Bowl Invitational in Pensacola, FL
Nov. 16 – (High School) FHSAA 1A State Championships in Stuart, FL
Nov. 17 – (High School) FHSAA 2A State Championships in Stuart, FL
Dec. 5-8 – (Swim Meet) USA Swimming Junior Championships East in Greensboro, NC
Dec. 7-9 – (Swim Meet) CAT Jingle Bell Classic Swim Meet in Clearwater, FL
Dec. 15 – (Swim Meet) PCST/CA/SEAL 12&Under Tri Meet at Gulf Coast
Dec. 16 – (Swim Meet) PCST/CA 13&Over Dual Meet in Ft. Walton Beach
Jan. 25-27 – (Swim Meet) ATAC Mac Crutchfield Invitational Meet in Tallahassee
Feb. 15-17 – (Swim Meet) SES District 4 Championships in Pensacola, FL
Feb. 22-24 – (Swim Meet) SES Short Course Championships in Huntsville, AL
Mar. 1-3 – (Swim Meet) Auburn Aquatics Swim Meet in Auburn, AL
Mar. 12-16 – (Swim Meet) NCSA Junior Nationals in Orlando, FL

PCST Birthdays in July!
3 – Luke Ferguson(14)
7 – Jacob Oakes(10), Alex Fulton(14), Savanna Suggs(18)
12 – Brooke Dorr(16), Molly Grace Bradford(18)
15 – Taylor Warren(16)
18 – Lily Martin(10)
21 – Reef Laster(12)
24 – Reagan Swindler(17)
29 – Caleb Goodwin(14)
31 – Brayden Cross(12), JD Schoppe(12)

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