Marlins Newsletter - 7.24.18

Table of Contents

  1. Great job Marlins!
  2. Zones / Junior Nationals
  3. Next Season - Info
  4. Upcoming Events / Deadlines
  5. Quote

Great job Marlins!

If you are following any of the team's social media accounts, you are very aware of the highlights from a great weekend of swimming in Cleveland (Sectionals), Oxford (Junior Olympics) and Beckett Ridge.  Keep an eye on the website in the next week or so as the coaches post formal recaps of the meets and the kids' accomplishments, there were many!

Zones / Junior Nationals

A few teammates are attending upcoming post-season meets, including the Zone Meet in Geneva and Junior Nationals in Irvine, Ca. 

Going to Zones are:  Lily Blankenship, Natalie Gockerman, Sydney Herr, Ellen Lange, Emma Littrell, Brooke Kamstra, Paige Striley, Barry Bates, Bishop Carl, Will Froass, Nicholas Gockerman, Alex Ingram, Bennett Korner, Thackston McMullan, and Matt Xie.

Tindar Cyr will be attending Junior Nationals in Irvine Ca.  

Also, the kids will be training outdoors at the Blue Ash Rec Center with Keating closed for annual maintenance, including the installation of brand new LED lighting...block resurfacing & a fun new block color at the scoreboard end...and cleaning in & out of the pool. 

Current picture below. :)

Next Season - Info

A few housekeeping updates regarding next swim season, you will also be receiving email updates as the season gets closer!

- Online Registration opens August 1st.  New & returning families all should register for the new season.

- First Day of Practice for National, Blue, and HS Pre-Season Groups:  Tues Sept 4.

- First Day of Practice for Red Groups:  Mon Sept 17. 

- First Day of Pre-Competitive (formerly Fish) Groups:  See info at link below by location.

- Season Info:

- Tentative Practice & Meet Schedules coming soon!

Upcoming Events / Deadlines




Sign Up Deadline

Zone Meet.  Geneva, Oh. Aug 2-5 Qualifiers Passed
Junior Nationals.  Irvine, Ca. July 31 - Aug 4 Qualifiers Passed
2018 / 19 Swim Season - Online Registration Opens August 1st All


First Day of Practice - National, Blue, and HS PreSeason Tues, Sept 4 National/Blue/HS Pre-Season na
First Day of Practice - Red Groups Mon, Sept 17 Red Groups na

Quote:  “Success is never permanent, and failure is never final." - Mike Ditka, former Bears coach.  (Thanks to Gauri Mhatre for submitting!)

**If you have any great swimming or generally motivational quotes, please forward to Coach Ryan!  Always looking for more...