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Howdy returning and new Blue Marlins

We are so excited for this season to begin!  We can't wait to meet our new team mates this week.  Piranhas are very thankful to the Marlins for their warm welcome and support of our arrival to the team this season.  We are grateful to all for the hiring of our Coach that we have had for 12 years, Coach Keele will serve as the Assistant Head Coach this season. Also, thank you to the Marlins’ board for creating a board member position for myself, Christina Shaw and the Piranhas to ensure a voice on the board.  I have served as the Piranhas President for three seasons, VP for one, and Volunteer Coordinator for two seasons.  I love swim, especially summer swim.  I am very excited to see how this “blended” swim family works together this season as one..

Please come introduce yourself to me, I love meeting new swim families and helping in any way I can.  :) When my Matthew is swimming in his events, or my niece or nephew, you will hear me..or at least that is what I am told.

Practice and Volunteer Sign Up info:

Practices starts today.  YAY! There will be 1 more waiver that will need to be completed by the swimmer’s parent or guardian before their first practice.

10 and Under

4:30pm-5:30p

Bay Forest Pool

15-18 Year Olds

5:15pm-7:15pm

Bay Forest Pool

11-14 Year Olds

6:00pm-7:30pm

Bay Forest Pool

All practices are held at the Bay Forest Pool, Monday- Friday. All swimmers 10  and under and new swimmers must have a parent/guardian on the pool deck.

Brooks Blue Marlins coaches and officials my move some swimmers up according to ability and/or staffing requirements.

Board members will be available once practice has begun and all swimmers are checked in.

Volunteer Sign Up for the meets is located on the Events tab, then click on Job Signup for each event.  If your swimmer is planning on swimming at the meet, please make sure to sign up for a shift.  The jobs are first come first serve, so you want to pick a job that you’d prefer as soon as possible.  If you have any questions about the job duties, please ask any board member.

Tshirts and Tank Tops

You can order your Blue Marlins Gear now.  Just head here and order what you need.  $15 for kids or adult sizes

https://www.teamunify.com/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=213775&team=reclrbbmtx

Concession Donations-

We are asking each family to donate either a large case of water or 2 12-packs of name brand soda for our concession booth. If your last name begins with A-M please bring a large case of water during the first week of practice, else if your last name begins with N-Z please bring 2 12-packs of name brand soda. The proceeds from the sale of the drinks will help fund the team.

Thank you for your support and welcoming us to the team!

Go Marlins!!!

Christina Shaw

Piranhas President

 

Board Members you can ask any questions to include

Tom Anderson

Kelley Adams

Joy King

Ann Ierubino

Darlene Selmarten

Gabriela Kisner