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Weekly Bulletin

  Silver Dolphin News

Check out the highlights in this week's bulletin.

  • Coach's Lane | Coach Clark has an important announcement regarding one of our practice sites

  • Dolphin Shout Out | Congratulations to a Silver Dolphins who was ust named on the 2018 FINA World Open Water National Junior Team by USA Swimming

  • Practice Schedule | As long course season winds down, all LESD coaches will continue to update you with any changes to practice times or locations

  • Welcoming New Dolphins | Know of any new swimmers wanting to join LESD? Click here to view information on LESD tryouts

Team Update 

Dear LESD Families,

The Lake Erie Silver Dolphins were surprised by an announcement this week from Hathaway Brown regarding their decision to not continue their relationship with our team and start their own USA swim team. This transition will take effect at the conclusion of long course season.

This decision will not impact any of our other sites or practices. We will be in touch with more updates as soon as we can regarding any practice or location changes that could affect your families. We are dedicated to you and your swimmers and looking forward to another successful and fun season. LESD is the top-ranked USA Swim team in the region that creates opportunities for each swimmer to develop to his or her potential not only in the pool but also as a world class citizen.

If you have any questions in the mean-time about what is best for your swimmer, please do not hesitate to reach out to myself or our new Chief Administrative Officer, C.J. Musser.

All of the LESD coaches and staff would like to wish Hathaway Brown the best of luck in their future endeavors.  

Thank You,

Coach Clark


Dolphin Shout Out

Congratulations to Claire Pophal from the Gold Group who was just named to the 2018 FINA World Open Water National Junior Team by USA Swimming.

This is an elite honor as she is one of only six female swimmers for the USA team. Pophal was the runner-up at the National Open Water Championships in the Junior 5K.  She will be representing Team USA in Israel competing against young women from around the world.

Claire – the Lake Erie Silver Dolphins will all be cheering you on in September!


Practice Schedules

Please note the changes for this week's schedule in red below by practice site.  If you have any questions, please contact your swimmer's specific coach.

Hawken Upper

Click here for July 

Hathaway Brown

Click here for July

Hawken Lower

  Click here for July

Gold & Silver will practice on Tuesday - 5:30-7 pm at Lower

Gold & Silver will practice Thursday - 5:30-6:30 at Lower

Bronze  will practice - Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm

Spire       

Click Here for July

Upcoming: No practices for the following dates

  • Aug 2-5 due to Zone meet @ SPIRE
  • Aug 6-19 due to team break

 

Erie

Please contact Coach Gregg

Butler

Please contact Coach Dave


Swimmer of the Month

Each month coaches honor swimmers that have shown good practice habits and dedication. June's Swimmer of the Month


Dolphin Birthdays

Happy Birthday to the following Silver Dolphins!

23rd - Amelia Evans, Noah Golovan

24th - Alex Bard, Tyler Hill, Lauren Musbach

25th - Lilian Li, Mourad Zeynalov

26th - Chloe Borrero, Victoria Hagen, Kyle Levis

27th - Marley Hill

28th - Delaney Bojarski

29th - Zoey Kansal


Team Tryouts

Know any swimmers who might be interested in joining LESD? We are holding free open tryouts at three of the sites starting on August 18th. Click here for more information.