Weekly Update 4.11.18

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Upcoming Events

April 21

Spring LSC Meetings

April 22

Golden Peach Awards

April 27-28


April 28-29

Long Course Kickoff

RAYS LC Invite

Dynamo IMX
(28th & 30th)

Teaching Tuesday

Over the next few weeks, we will be covering mental health in our Teaching Tuesday series. First, we begin by defining what mental health is and its importance in this week's post.

Golden Peach Awards - Purchase Tickets This Week!

Tickets are available for the Golden Peach Awards which will be held Sunday, April 22 at The Garage at Tech Square. Tickets are $30 and a bbq lunch will be provided. Tickets should be purchased by Friday, April 13. Our special guest presenter and speaker will be Michael Chadwick. Also presenting is U.S. National Team Member Andrew Wilson. All event information may be found here.

Seniors Selected for 2018 Age Group Zone Team

Congratulations to our senior athletes who made the 2018 Age Group Zone Team roster! The team will be traveling to Midland, TX this year for the Southern Zone Championships July 31-August 4. Visit the website for the senior athlete roster.

SCAT Invite Closed

SCAT's Sizzlin Summer Invite (June 15-17) is now closed.

National Open Water Select Camp Assistant Coach Application

The camp will run from August 23-26, 2018 in Pleasant Prairie, WI. The deadline to complete the application is Wednesday, May 2nd. To apply click here.

Celebrate Life Through the Eyes of Grace Bunke

There will be a celebration of life for Grace Bunke on April 14. For those interested in attending, please see the information below. If you would like a way to do something in memory of Grace, please consider donating to her Swim Across America page. It was Grace's goal to be the top individual fundraiser this year.

When: Saturday, April 14th at 10:00am
Where: Mt. Bethel UMC (4285 Lower Roswell Road; Marietta, GA 30068)

Read the CaringBridge entry by Grace's mother, Vicki.

Annual Spring Meetings & HOD Convening - April 21
The Annual Spring meetings and convening of the House of Delegates will be Saturday, April 21. The meetings are a combination of committee business and education. The most recent schedule for the day may be found here. Lunch will be provided for those in attendance.

New this year, to help with planning for the meeting spaces, clinic, and lunch, please register online

Session Highlights:
  • U.S. National Team member Michael Chadwick will be leading our Athlete Representative Clinic on Saturday, April 21 from 9-11am. He will then be leading a session for coaches on Athlete/Coach Relationship from the Athlete Perspective fro 11:30am-12:30pm.
  • Mental Performance Consultant Abby Keenan will be leading a Mental Performance session for coaches on Saturday, April 21 from 10-11:30am. She will also be leading a session for the attending Athlete Representatives from 11:30am-12:30pm.
  • Skippy Mattson and Daniele Albert will be presenting a session on the topics of concussions and returning to the sport, and a basic overview of Vocal Cord Dysfunction and asthma. 
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:

Teaching Tuesday: Mental Health Series- What is it?
Georgia Swimming receives inaugural Marketing LSC of the Year Award
Seniors Selected for 2018 Age Group Zone Team

Concussions, Returning to Sport, Asthma and more to be discussed at LSC Meetings

Golden Peach Awards to be held April 22

Breakout! Swim Clinic with Caeleb Dressel and Josh Davis
For Clubs & Families
Athletes Needed for Committees
The Operational Risk Committee and Officials Committee are looking for athlete representatives to serve on each committee, respectively. If you are interested in serving, please contact Marc (Operational Risk) or Ed (Officials).
Georgia Tech Camps and Clinics
Georgia Tech is offering the following camps and clinics:

April 14:
Free and Back
April 21:
Breast and Fly
May 5:
Starts and Turns

Both have the option of overnight and commuter.
June 4-7
July 9-12

Register here.
For Officials
Below are upcoming online trainings:

None at this time.

Please RSVP to
Clarice Wasmuth
for all trainings.
Atlanta Classic
May 18-20
Georgia Tech

Swim Macon LC Invite
May 18-20
Macon, GA
Started needed; other officials invited to work if available.
Contact Jason Swaim

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