September 19, 2017
Happy Tuesday, EAC families,
There are several important updates/reminders in the email, so buckle your seatbelts. J
Practice Expectations: Please remember that these first few weeks of practice are going to seem a little chaotic. Rest assured that the coaches know what they’re doing. It takes time to ensure that all 142 swimmers are in the correct practice and in the correct lane.
During the open practices where parents are permitted to watch from the stands (Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays), you may see the coaches using their phones poolside. Rest assured that they are not playing Candy Crush or perusing Facebook. The practice sets that the coaches write ahead of time are uploaded to our app, and each coach is responsible for using that app to communicate the practice sets to the swimmers in their lanes. The coaches also use phones and/or tablets to take attendance during practices. In some situations, the coaches may use phones and/or tablets to show a practice group a technique video.
There WILL be Saturday practices this weekend. White will practice from 10:45 to 11:30, Blue will practice from 11:30 to 12:30, and Green will practice from 12:30 to 2:00. (The “Blue+” group that was invited to practice with the green group will practice from 12:30 to 1:30 on Saturdays.)
USA Meetings: There will be two USA Swimming informational/registration meetings tomorrow evening, September 20th in the Jaywalk area. One will be offered at 6:30, and the other will be at 7:15. If you are interested in USA Swimming, please attend one of those two meetings. If you cannot attend either but would like information, please let me know.