Ozaukee Aquatics a Silver Medal Club For The Fifth Year in a Row!
December 18, 2017
Ozaukee Aquatics Recognized as Silver Medal Club on 2018 USA Swimming Club Excellence List
Gold, Silver, Bronze recognition awarded to 200 clubs for performance excellence
Cedarburg, WI– For the fifth consecutive year, Ozaukee Aquaticshas been awarded the top honor of a Silver medal ranking in the USA Swimming Club Excellence program, recognizing the organization’s highest-performing clubs in the development of athletes 18 years and younger.
Ozauke Aquatics, who has had many success nationally, scored nearly 7,000 points, placing them in the Top 100 of all teams with 18 & Under athletes, and tops all teams in the state of Wisconsin.
"Ozaukee Aquatics has blessed with so many talented young athletes and coaches that make it possible for us to achieve this standard of excellence for the fifth year in a row. Being named to a Silver Medal Team in Club Excellence is a goal we strive for every year,” said Steve Keller, Ozaukee Aquatics Co-Head Coach. “I would like to thank the coaches, parents and 18 & under athletes that are dedicated to their sport and recognized by USA Swimming. I would also like to thank the other Clubs that participate in this program. It is hard work and makes all of us better at achieving excellence."
In its 17th year, the Club Excellence program identifies clubs that execute strong, well-rounded programs to produce elite 18-and-under athletes. The top 20 clubs earn Gold level ranking and those rated 21-100 are designated as Silver honorees. The next 100 clubs are recognized at the Bronze level.
"Earning a Gold, Silver or Bronze ranking has become a highly coveted honor for our club teams. The competition to earn a Club Excellence ranking continues to be more and more challenging.” said Pat Hogan, USA Swimming’s Club Development Managing Director. “On behalf of USA Swimming, I want to congratulate each of 200 clubs that have earned a ranking in the 2018 program.”
Click here for the complete 2018 Club Excellence Program results.
For more information on the Club Excellence Program, visit www.usaswimming.org