Marlins Newsletter - 1.22.18

Table of Contents

  1. Volunteer Sign Ups Open - TYR Meet (Feb 2-4)
  2. Officials Clinic - Sun Feb 4
  3. Beacon Trainers - On Deck
  4. SC End of Season + LC Season Start
  5. Practice Changes / Updates
  6. Upcoming Events / Deadlines
  7. Quote

Volunteer Signups Open - TYR Meet (Feb 2-4)

Volunteer signups for the TYR Meet (Feb 2-4) are now open.  Thanks in advance for helping to make this meet possible!

Officlals Clinic - Sun Feb 4

Ohio Swimming will be hosting an Officials Clinic on Sun Feb 4 for anybody interested in volunteering as an Official.

Where:  Keating (between sessions of our TYR Meet)

When:  12-1:30p 

Beacon Trainers - On Deck

Beacon Orthopaedic trainers will be on-site on the following Saturdays at Keating should any athlete be interested in visiting them with any questions.

Jan 27, 9a-Noon

Feb 3, All weekend (TYR Meet)

Feb 10, 8-10a

Feb 17, All weekend (Regional Meet)

Feb 24, 9a-Noon

Mar 3, 9a-Noon

Mar 10, 9a-Noon

SC End of Season + LC Season Start

The following dates will be end of season for Short Course (by group):

- Red 3, Red 4, all Fish groups...Sun Feb 25 (Splash Meet).  See you in April!

- Red 2, Red 1...Sun Feb 18 (Regionals) for those not qualifying for Junior Olympics.  Swimmers whose seasons end here will be offered 1x week "maintenance workouts" thru week of Mar 12, schedule tbd.

- Red 2, Red 1, Blue 2, Blue 1 Junior Olympic swimmers Sun Mar 18 (Junior Olympics)

- All HS athletes...either Senior Meet, Sectionals, or TYR Cup.  See your coach.

Tentative Start Date for Long Course season will be Mon, Apr 9!

Practice Changes / Updates

Any upcoming changes will be communicated directly by your Lead Site Coach, also be sure to review your location’s Google Calendar at -> Locations.

  • Keating​​​
    • Thurs Jan 25 (Home St X Meet)
      • National, Blue 1:  3:30-5:30p
      • Blue 2, 4-5:30p
      • Red 1, 6:30-8:15p
      • Red 2, 6:30-8p
      • Red 3 & 4, Moved to Wed Jan 24
    • Wed Jan 31 (GCL Champ Meet)
      • National, Blue 1, Blue 2...5-6:30 or 5:30-7a only.  No PM practice.
      • Red Groups, No practice.
  • ​Sycamore​​​
    • ​Mon Jan 22
      • ​Red 1 moved to Keating 6:45-8:30p
      • Red 2 moved to Keating 7-8:30p.
    • ​Thurs Jan 25
      • ​Red 1, 6:30-8:15p at Keating (15 mins early)
      • All other groups normal at Syc
    • ​Wed Jan 31
      • ​Red 2, No practice at Keating (GCL Champ Meet)
      • All other groups normal at Syc
  • ​NKU
    • See Coaches Dom & Deena.

Upcoming Events / Deadlines




Sign Up Deadline

CM TYR Sport Winter Invite. Feb 2-4 All Blue & Red Passed
SW Ohio Regional Championships Feb 15-18 Red 2, Red 1, Blue 2.  Ages 14 & Under only not yet achieved Junior Olympic Time Standards Feb 1
CM Splash Into Spring Invite Sun Feb 25 Red 3, Red 4, All Fish Groups Feb 1
CM Qualifier Meet. Tues Feb 27 All Ages 15+, plus Ages 14 & Under who are within .5 sec (per 50) of a time standard Mon, Feb 26
Ohio Senior Meet.  Bowling Green, Oh. Mar 2-4 Ages 14 & Over who attended HS Feb 1
Junior Olympics.  Oxford, Oh Mar 16-18 Ages 14 & Under with qualifying times. Mar 1 (automatically entered by coaches)
TYR Junior National Cup.  Lynchburg, Va. Mar 20-24 Senior athletes with qualifying times. Mar 1
Speedo Sectionals.  Akron, Oh Mar 22-25 Senior athletes with qualifying times. Mar 1


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