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Statement: To pursue excellence in competitive swimming
and to be the model 18 & Under club in all operations in the
USA, and therefore the world!
Open Water Zone Team
Dynamo will be
well-represented at the Southern Zone Open Water Championships
taking place in Chattanooga, TN this weekend. After all of
the recent rain, the river level needs to recede some first!
Our very own Coach Nick Graves is the Head Coach, once again.
Team members from Dynamo include:
Best of Luck to all! Go Dynamo!! Go Georgia
Zone Select Camp
to Ainsley Jones (SR2
Simmons (SR1 Alpharetta) and Rye
Ulett (SR2 Chamblee) who were selected to
attend USA Swimming's Southern Zone Select Camp at the
University of Louisville May 24 - 27.
PROUD OF OUR
featured Gunnar Bentz in our last issue
and here he is making National news again.
Gunnar was recently chosen as one of two Georgian's to receive
an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for 2018. At UGA,
he maintained a 3.56 GPA in
Management. He has been recognized as a Scholar All-American
by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association and he has
been named to the SEC and UGA academic honor rolls. Gunnar also was
chosen for the SEC Community Service Team and earned one of the
Brad Davis SEC Community Service Postgraduate
Bentz recently finished his swimming career with school
records in the 200 butterfly and 200 individual medley and on three
relays. He also ranked in the top 10 in school history in four
additional individual events.
Congratulations, again, Gunnar!
Today, June 1st, is the day registration fees are charged to
active members' accounts. This reserves your spot on the team
for the 2018-2019 season. You will see an amount of $250 on
Information about Dynamo's membership and registration can be found
by clicking here
On May 23rd, Head Coach Ian Murray announced the following
staff changes at the Alpharetta pool:
Coach Michael Kenny (AG2 Green) resigned and has accepted a
new job that is line with his degree and long-term career
The new lead coach for AG2 Green in
Alpharetta, Abby Harty. Abby is a recent
graduate of Mars Hill University in Asheville, North Carolina and
is a Dynamo alum! She started swimming for the club in
seventh grade in AG1 Green (formerly called AG Development) and
eventually graduated from Dynamo as a member of SR2. Abby
attended Johns Creek High School where she was a member of the swim
team and was three-year GHSA finalist. At Mars Hill
University, she focused on IM, breaststroke and distance freestyle
events. Abby broke 7 individual school records and was team
captain. The past two summers she served as the Head
Coach of Glastonberry's summer league swim team.
Also, welcome to Coach Lauren Everettwho
will be working with our Juniors program at the Alpharetta
site. Lauren is originally from Mobile, Alabama and grew up
as a member of the City of Mobile Swimming Association (CMSA). She
attended St. Paul's Episcopal School and was an Alabama high school
state finalist all four years. Throughout high school she
coached the summer league team, Oakwood Swim and Racquet Club.
Most recently, she went back to her roots as a coach for CMSA
while attending the University of South Alabama.
Thank you and best of luck Coach Michael and Welcome Coach
Abby and Coach Lauren!!
USA Swimming has released the 2017-2018 Scholastic All
America qualifying cuts. **9th graders are now
eligible to apply.**
The qualifying period runs between August 16, 2017 and
August 15, 2018. Details
on qualifying times can be found here. Athletes must also have a 3.5 grade
point average or higher for the current academic year.
Go to USA Swimming for
more details on the requirements and for the link to the
This is one of the ways
USA Swimming recognizes excellence both in the pool and in the
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