July 24, 2018
Coach Amy’s Comments:
1.) Senior State: Congratulations to our Senior team swimmers who competed in the Indiana Long Course Senior State Championships. Great swims were had by all and CGAC placed 19th overall! Please be sure to congratulate the following swimmers on their outstanding performances: Vitor, Jonathan, Anthony, Marko, Krystal, Jazzi, Madeline, Danielle, Raiden, Caitlin, Gracie, Ben, Tony, Vincent, and Devin. Way to represent CGAC!
2.) Age Group State: State is this weekend! We are looking forward to continuing on from the success of the Senior State Meet at this weekend's Age Group State Meet. Good luck to the following swimmers as they represent CGAC at one of the toughest state meets in the country: Ellie Nguyen, Lara Phipps, Izzy Ferguson, Anna DeLuna, Grace DeLuna, Molly Stiles, Kiersten Smith, Mallory McDonald, Gabe Argiris, Anthony Cuadros, Henry Lyness, Camron Mazdai, Vincent Howe, Cameron Cox, Daniel Vetman, Jacob Hahn, Benjamin Clarkston, Garrett Crist, Justin Xia, Evan Hernandez and Harrison Hite.
3.) Summer Divisionals: Emails were sent out on Monday to families who had swimmers qualify for the Divisional meet being held on August 4 and 5 at Franklin Community High School. If you believe your swimmer has earned a cut and will be eligible to swim at the meet, but you did not receive an email, please let me know by 4pm Wednesday.
4.) Practices and short course information: The last practice for any swimmer on the Black or Pre-Senior Teams who did not qualify for State or Divisionals will be on Thursday, July 26th. Information regarding short course registration will be sent out shortly. Please note that ALL RETURNING swimmers MUST re-register for the short course season. Emails will be sent out no later than August 13 to let swimmers know if they will be moved up to a new training group. New swimmer evaluations will be held on September 5 & 6 from 5:30pm-7:00pm at CGHS. Returning swimmers DO NOT need to be evaluated. Practices will resume on September 10th at the following times:
Senior: Mon-Fri. 6am-7am, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 3-5pm, Sat: 7-9am
Pre-Senior- Both Groups Mon-Thurs 5:30-7:30pm Sat: 8:30-10:30am
Black- Mon-Thurs: 5:00-6:30pm, Sat: 8:30-10:30am
Red- Mon, Tues, Thurs: 5:30-7:00pm, Sat: 8:30am-10:00am
White- Mon-Thurs: 5:00-6:15pm
Please see your swimmer's coach if you have any questions. Have a great week and see you at the pool!
July CGAC H.E.A.R.T. Swimmers of the Month – Congratulations to the following swimmers who were nominated by their Coach to receive the CGAC H.E.A.R.T. Award for demonstrating the core values of our club in and out of the pool.
Ava Withem – White Team
Lorraine Pottgen – Red Team
Anthony Cuadros – Black Team
Anna DeLuna – Pre-Senior 1
Lara Phipps – Pre-Senior 2
Molly Stiles – Senior
Watch for fun facts about these swimmers coming to the bulletin board at the pool and on our CGAC Facebook group.
From our Meet Coordinator Kim Ferguson:
Stars & Stripes: Thank you again to all of our volunteers! We had a great home meet to wrap up the season before championship season started. I appreciate all of the hard work that so many people put in to make this a successful meet! Thank you to our top-notch coaches and to our excellent officials for working so hard for our swimmers all season long!
Volunteer Opportunity: If you are
interested in working the Age Group State swim meet this weekend at
IUPUI, Zionsville is hosting it and is in need of volunteers.
Adults or responsible teens 16 and over are invited to work. If you
are interested, please sign up at this link https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c4daaa62ea7fc1-20182
If you are still needing to fulfill your volunteer credit, this can count! Please email Kim Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are working this meet.
Volunteer Credits: All families who have not fulfilled their volunteer credit for the summer will be billed a $60 volunteer fee on August 1st. If you are still needing to turn in a gift card ($30 Walmart), those must be turned in no later than Thursday July 26th to be counted for your credit.
Ongoing Updates & Reminders
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