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PST This Week 9/20/21

PLEASE CHECK YOUR ACCOUNT to make sure you have selected ACH (click the radio button)! If you haven’t, please consider a SWITCH OVER TO ACH:

To switch to ACH and receive swimming dues discount:

  1. Login on our website to access your account

  2. Click on ‘My Account’

  3. Click on ‘Setup Auto Pay’

  4. ‘Add Bank Account’

  5. Click radio button next to bank info “Use for fees associated with your account”

Everyone should check to ensure their ACH is set up correctly, as it might have been deleted from the previous year.

 

Fire Season is upon us. Final decision about practice recommendations will be made one hour before practice with an alert sent to team members if cancelled. Read our full guidance for poor air quality on our website.

We highly recommend everyone enter their phone number in their account under ‘SMS’ to receive emergency text messages, such as last minute cancellations.

 

Financial Aid:

Financial aid applications are now available for this season and due by Friday, 10/01/21. For an application, contact Chris Carnazzo at [email protected].  Please read our Financial Aid Policy before applying. 

 

Volunteer Opportunities: 

  • Hospitality (Board position)

For more information on this role, please email Rosie at [email protected] .

  • PLATINUM, GOLD and SILVER - Breakfast-to-go for our morning swimmers! More dates have been added to the sign-up for this. (See Team Captain info below)

 

Save the Date! Officials' Clinic October 16, 2021

New and Current Officials of all levels please plan to join Pacific Swimming for our LSC-wide Virtual Officials Clinic, held Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 8:00 am until 12:30 pm. As the 2021-2022 swim season commences, we know there is an immediate need for new Stroke and Turn Officials, as well as a need for Refresher Training for our Current Officials. Click here for tentative schedule: Officials Clinic. Registration Coming Soon!

If you are interested in learning more about what it means to be an official, please contact Amy Aubrecht ([email protected]) - no swim experience is necessary!

 

This Week:

Senior Open Meet on Oct 23 and 24 is open on OME

Read the meet sheet for COVID protocol, registration procedure and qualifying times for 11-12 year olds.

Register on OME as soon as possible as it will fill quickly. Additionally, read our service hour policy on our website

 

Sun, 9/26 -  Tri Practice at Encinal from 8:45-11:15am for Platinum swimmers only with Hills and AAA. Register by Wednesday and find more information here.

 

Next Week:

10/2-3 All practices are cancelled on Saturday and Sunday. Our coaches and most of our swimmers will be at the Livermore C/B/BB+ meet and all practices at all locations are cancelled. 

 

10/2-3 Livermore C/B/BB+ Meet Volunteer jobs will open on our website on Monday 9/27 at 12pm. Read our service hour policy on our website

Arrival times for swimmers will be announced in our newsletter on Monday, 9/27.

 

Team Captain: Kate Aubrecht 


Breakfast (alternating on Tuesdays and Thursdays) is back! Thanks to all the parents who have brought us food! More spots have been added. Details are in the job sign up on our website under Team Event. We hungry swimmers thank you! :)


 

Team Store:

Visit our SwimOutlet store for discounted mizuno swimsuits, PST branded apparel, swim gear and discounted mizuno wear. 

 

[ https://www.swimoutlet.com/piedmontswimteam1]

Team Warm-Up Jacket - Mizuno Youth Alpha Quest JacketTeam Women's Alpha Pant - Mizuno Women's Alpha Quest Trainer PantT-shirt white - Mizuno Men's Comp Diamond Short Sleeve CrewTeam shirt royal - Mizuno Women's Volleyball Attack Tee Shirt 2.0Mizuno Men's Comp Diamond Short Sleeve CrewTeam Backpack - Mizuno Momentum Backpack

 

[ https://www.swimoutlet.com/affiliate_storedetail_cst.asp?sid=77641&sc=SO8AB0365DB68641&search=

 

Contact Coach Stefan for any gear equipment. 

 

Support Piedmont Swim Team with AmazonSmile Charity Lists. Now on Amazon shopping app!

 

Marketplace:

A place to sell, exchange or give away swim items. Email submissions to Rosie at [email protected] by Sunday night to be included in the weekly newsletter.

 

Free: Finis Z2 Gold Zoomers Swim Fins, Size D (5.5-7 male, 6.5-8 female)

Contact: Alesia Singer by email [email protected], or text 510-435-2832




 

 

Season Plan, including meets and vacation days / breaks can be found on our website. Please note, plans will be adjusted and updated regularly as meets are being added and season progresses.

 

This Week's Top Tip!

Did you know that we have a Member Directory where you can search by last name or practice group? Once signed in to our website, there is a link on the top left that says Members

 

Board News:

10/5 Next Board Meeting 7:00pm via Zoom! 

Any Questions? Please email any of the Board members with questions or concerns. 

 

Name

Position

Email

Swimmer

Rosie Bell

President

[email protected]

piedmontswimteam.org

Jack

Joe

Mary Lins

Vice President

[email protected]

Simon

Chris Carnazzo

Treasurer

[email protected]

Cole

Connor

Ellie Judy

Secretary

[email protected]

Nathan

Amy Aubrecht

Meet Director

[email protected]

Kate

Open

Hospitality

   

Kate Arnold

SafeSport

[email protected]

Paige

Alison Montes

Coaches Liaison

[email protected]

Julia

 

Open

Swim Meet Job Coordinator

   

Kelley Rebro

New Member Liaison

[email protected]

piedmontswimteam.org

Max

Kate

Stefan Bill

Service Hours Coordinator 

[email protected]

piedmontswimteam.org

 

Kate Aubrecht

Team Captain

[email protected]