August 1, 2018
It has been a very exciting season for Lone Star and were are not done yet! With one more meet left to go, our team continues to move up in our national rank. This past year we met our team goal moved into the top 700 teams as Lone Star athletes exceptional job putting in work while letting our competition know:
Lone Star swimmers don’t back down.
Parents, thank you for your unwavering support! Managing kids is tough work and it requires a tremendous amount sacrifice and dedication getting your athletes to and from training as well feeding them, preparing them for bed, etc. Your efforts inspire us as coaches, especially our newest Daddy coach and soon to be Daddy coach. We are thankful to have so many great parent role models!
Thank you to our team official: Bach Hoang. Bach serves as our team official at many of our swim meets and helps to ensure meets are run properly and our athletes are taken of. Being an official demands a lot of on deck hours and time away. Thank you for your dedication and service! You the man Bach!
Thank you to our Board members and our Bookkeeper as well. You guys have done an fabulous job ensuring our team is financial secure while working with our staff to ensure we have the means to effectively coach our team. Our success is dependent on your service and we cannot thank you enough!
As we enter into the final phases of our 2017-18 season, we need to prepare our team for the upcoming registration. SO PLEASE READ!!!
Registration for the 2018-19 season opens up for our current families on August 4th. Families will be emailed a link that takes them to our online registration site. Just like the last few years, all registration will be paperless. Please be sure to register when we go live August 4 th. We have many new athletes interested in joining our team, and if you do not register early, you may lose your spot.
Registration for new families will open August 11 th.
We will continue to use the Team Unify management platform. This will allow us to continue to run quick and easy registrations. Lone Star families will also have access to TeamUnify’s app OnDeck. Parents can use this app to quickly and easily manage their account. All you need to do is register with our team, download OnDeck Parent to your phone, and link it to your account. Once you are linked up, you can access all the features TeamUnify has to offer and stay updated with the latest Lone Star News.
If you need to make a training group change, please contact myself first. Changes in training must be approved by the coaching staff. All groups from 5pm on are currently full. We only have availability for new swimmers at the Junior 1 (T-TH 3:30-4pm) and Junior 3a (4-5pm). If you do not plan on returning in the fall, please let me know right away.
Team Gear Night
Don’t forget to gear up for the next season! Please be sure to show up and show your spirit at our team gear night August 22nd at D&J sport! Athletes and parents will be able to purchase team gear at a 20% discount including: T-Shirts, back packs, sweats, training suits and competition suits. All three coaches will be there as well and we would love to catch-up with you!
As you know, we are now sponsored by TYR, the same company who sponsors Gold medalist Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel. All athletes must compete in TYR brand gear.
If you have any questions, please contact me right away. Take care and have a great day!