Weekly Update 1.31.18

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Upcoming Events

February 1-3

GHSA State Championships

February 2-4

Carrollton Invite

Chattahoochee Gold Invite

LA Annual Qualifying Opportunity

February 5

Starter Training
(Online)

February 9-11

GA Qualifier

Georgia Open
(10 & 11 only)

RAYS Invite
(10 & 11 only)

Love of Distance
(10th only)

Good luck to all of the high school swimmers and coaches participating at the GHSA State Championships this weekend!


Teaching Tuesday

With all of the recent media attention on adult misconduct in sport, we decided to highlight Safe Sport in this week's Teaching Tuesday. We have multiple resources available on our website and through our LSC Safe Sport Coordinator. Don't forget, each club also needs to designate a Club Safe Sport Coordinator.
 

2018 Age Group State Information

February 16-18, Georgia Tech
Hosted by SCAT
  • Bring your red umbrellas on Sunday to show your support for swimmer Grace Bunke as she takes on the 50 free. #AmazingGrace
  • Age Group Committee Meeting will be held Sunday at 8am, location TBD.
  • Age Group Swimmer of the Quarter and 2017 Age Group Coach of the Year will be announced Saturday night before Finals.
  • Officials, especially Stroke & Turn, are still needed. Any official working 4 or more sessions will receive a white polo meet shirt, to be worn on Saturday evening for Finals. Sign up here.
  • A coaches social is being planned for Friday night after Finals. More details will be forthcoming as details are confirmed.

New SWIMS Coordinator

Please make sure all meet results are sent to the new LSC SWIMS Coordinator Oded Ravid, ravids2000@gmail.com.
 

Divisional Meet Information Posted

Meet Information has been posted on the website under the respective event pages for the following Divisional meets: Southwestern and Northern. Not sure what division your club falls under? See the list here.
 

Zone Coach Application Now Available

Visit the Georgia Swimming website to apply online to be part of the Georgia Zone Team coaching staff. The Age Group Zone Team will be traveling to Midland, TX for this year's competition in August.
 

Club Safe Sport Coordinators

Each club needs to designate a safe sport club coordinator by March 1. Please email Ceci Christy (ceci30327@gmail.com) with your club's safe sport club coordinator contact information so that we can prepare for the "How to be a Safe Sport Club Coordinator" workshop in April. The coordinator can be an athlete as there are no investigatory duties involved.
 

Annual Award Nominations

Nominations are open through March 15 for the Betsy Dunbar, Bill Young, and Pete Junkins awards. See the website for details. Golden Peach Award nominations will open later this month.
 

Georgia Swimming Online Store

Grab your own Georgia Swimming logo apparel through our online store with All American Swim. Click this link and use username: Georgia and password: swimming30 to access the store.

Upcoming Deadlines:

Latest News:

1/30/18
 
1/26/18
For Clubs & Families
All-Star Towels
All coaches have received information on how to order 2017 All-Star towels. Please follow-up with your club coach regarding towel orders. Towels are $30 this year and will be shipped directly to each respective club.
Club Takeovers
If you are interested in having your club featured during a club takeover week on Georgia Swimming's social media accounts, please email jessica@gaswim.org. This is your chance to showcase your club's coaches, athletes, and culture!
 
For Officials
Below are upcoming online trainings:

Starter*
Feb 5th
7-9pm

Deck Ref*
Feb 12th
7-9pm

*Prerequisites Required

Please RSVP to
Clarice Wasmuth
cwasmuth@comcast.net
for all trainings.
Officiating Age Group State
Feb. 16-18
Georgia Tech
Apply

Georgia Swimming Officials Polos
Order Link
Username: gaswim
Password: official2
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