September 26, 2017
Coach Amy’s Comments:
1.) Season Kick-off Picnic: Thank you Crystal Crist for organizing such a great event! Thanks also to everyone who came out in the September heat to celebrate the start of season as well as Coach Isaiah and his wife Miranda preparing for the arrival of baby Tworek.
2.) SSC meet entries: Entries are posted at the pool. Please check your swimmer's entry and let your swimmer's coach know of any changes/corrections that need to be made by 5:00 Wednesday. We cannot add swimmers to the meet at this time. We can only make changes to those already in the meet.
3.) Carmel/Greenwood Meet RSVPs: Due FRIDAY!!!! Please note that the Carmel meet is open to only those swimmers on the Black, Pre-Senior and Senior team. The Greenwood meet is open to the Red and White teams. Please contact me at AGcoach@cgacswim.org if you have any questions.
4.) Practice Change: Pre-Senior 1 & 2 practice this Saturday (9/30) will be from 7-8:30 (swim only).
5.) Fall Break Practices: As of right now, practices will remain at their scheduled times for all Age Group Teams. However, these practices are subject to change (email will be sent and calendar updated if so). Senior Team will practice from 7-9am Monday-Friday during that week.
White Team & Up Parent Meeting–Don’t forget new parent meetings today and Thursday 6p-7p for CG members and Wednesday 6p-7p for UIndy members! At CG, Coach Amy will lead parents as a group to the meeting room just prior to 6:00 and a White team coach will bring your swimmer to the meeting room after practice.
CGAC Team Online Store –Our CGAC team online store has just added more youth sizes! Check https://mylogoshop.com/cgac to get geared up for the season! You can also find this link on our website for your shopping convenience. Orders must be placed before October 1st and pick up will be October 12th at swim practice.
Sharks & Minnows Registration: Sharks & Minnows is our pre-competitive swim program and introduction to basic swim stroke and technique for school aged children. The online registration for the 2017 Fall Session of Sharks & Minnows is now open. The cost is $70 for a 6 week session. First practice for Sharks & Minnows is Monday October 23 at 6:15 pm. We have limited enrollment to 30 swimmers, so these spots will fill quickly. Tell your friends and neighbors! See our team website for more information.
Carmel Fall Frenzy Meet Packet Now Available and Posted Online: Carmel's meet packet has been uploaded onto the team website and attached to the meet event. On the home page under 'Team Event and Swim Meets', click on the CSC Fall Frenzy link and you will find meet information and a link to the meet packet.
Other Meet Packets: As soon as the meet packet becomes available from the host team, it will be posted onto each swim meet event page. It is important that you read the meet packet for important information about warm up times, meet start times, meet format, parking, admission fees, and directions to the pool.
Spotlight on Coach Jake Renie (Pre-Senior 2 & UIndy) -
From West Lafayette, Jake is currently a junior at the University of Indianapolis. For the past 12 years, Jake has spent time swimming at the club level (Boilermaker Aquatics), to the IHSAA (Harrison High School), to the NCAA (University of Indianapolis). Specializing in butterfly, he also spent time swimming distance at UIndy with Head Coach Jason Hite. As a student-athlete, Jake has been an All-Academic GLVC honoree for his first two years of college, majoring in both Communication and Sports Management. At UIndy, Jake is the President of the UIndy Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Outside of the pool, Jake is currently an on-air personality for 88.7 FM, WICR. Welcome to CGAC Coach Jake!
Ongoing Updates & Reminders
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