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LCSC Coho Update January 4,2018

LCSC Coho Update   4 January 2018

Schedule Update
Week of Jan. 1:
Happy New Year! This week, all practices are being held at the Livonia Community Recreation Center:   Early practice (Senior/Platinum/Gold/Silver): 3:30-5:30 p.m., dry 5:45-6:30 p.m.
Later practice (Platinum/Gold/Silver/Bronze): dry 5:00-5:30 p.m., 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Bronze practice, 5:45-7:00 p.m.)
Friday, January 5: Later practice concludes at 7:00 p.m. 
Saturday, January 6:
practices as regularly scheduled.
Please attend the training sessions that fit with your family schedule.
Week of Jan. 8: Regular schedule resumes at both sites, with exceptions:
Tuesday, January 9: Franklin HS site closed due to HS swim meet.  All groups practice at Rec Center using the early/later practice schedule posted above.
Thursday, January 11: Both Franklin HS and Rec Center sites closed for HS meets.  Early practice available for groups (Senior to Silver) at Rec Center.

A Flurry of Meet Entries as We Head into Short Course Championship Season
            Beginning this week, coaches, swimmers, and parents have to plot out the swim meets that will make for a successful short course season for each and every Coho swimmer.  February meet entries are opening up and proper planning promotes positive results.
            Our team hosted meet, the 2018 Polar Plunge, is the first weekend of February.  Coaches encourage all swimmers to sign up for new events (especially IMX and IMR) and full sessions (the entry file should be available this weekend).
            The second weekend of February has two meets of interest for our Cohos: the Michigan Open, hosted by OLY, is for qualified swimmers and is great preparation for championship swimming; the Guppy Bowl, hosted by Lake Orion Liquid Lightning, is for all swimmers aged 8 & under.  As entry files become available, they will be posted to our members.
            Michigan Swimming’s District Meets are being held the third weekend of February.  Swimmers who have not yet qualified for JO’s or State Meet are eligible for this event.
            March brings the Michigan Swimming Junior Olympics and State Meets.  These meets have qualifying standards which may be found at:
https://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=milsc&_stabid_=162570
            Questions regarding meet and event selection may be directed to lead coaches at either site.  We encourage adventure in the sport of swimming, and are happy to outfit swimmers with the skills needed for accomplishing individual and team goals!

Officials’ Clinic is Scheduled for Wednesday, January 10, 2018
            The primary benefits of becoming a certified official include the opportunity to learn more about the sport of swimming at the USA Swimming level and the opportunity to help the LCSC Cohos provide a world-class swimming program to its members.  Here is the link for registration:
            https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdwcm-2aB4uEp8V1bpqLKrw7J7n4fRjiMsK13CMMFJ0fpD9WA/viewform

Happy New Year! Go Cohos!
LCSC Coaching Staff