Marlins Newsletter - 9.4.18

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome!
  2. Practice Changes
  3. Parent Meetings + Swimville Dates
  4. Upcoming Events / Deadlines
  5. Quote


Today (Tues Sept 4) is the first day of practice for National, Blue & HS Pre-Season groups.  For those returning members, welcome back!  For new team members, welcome to the team!

On a weekly basis, these newsletters will be emailed to you directly & also posted under the News section online.  Please refer to these newsletters for important updates, sign-up deadlines (meets/social events), and other team-related news.

The Parent Board and Coaching Staff have been busy planning for the new season, we have some exciting events planned for the kids including a clinic with visiting Olympians coming up on Oct 12 & Oct 13.  Keep an eye on your email box for details.

Red Groups will begin practice Mon Sept 17, Sycamore PreComp groups begin Sun Sept 16, and Oak Hills PreComp groups begin Sun Sept 9.

Practice Changes

Any & all practice changes will be communicated by this newsletter & your lead site coach.  Also a great resource are updated Google Calendars (by location) under the "Practice/Location Calendars" menu on the website, including an FAQ on how to use the electronic calendars.


  • National & Blue Group drylands will begin the week of Sept 10, ie no drylands this first week.


  • Varsity Polo Tourney Sept 21-23 @ Sycamore.
    • ​​No practice Fri Sept 21.
      • Red 2 moved to Thurs Sept 20 @ Keating (5:30-7:30p).
      • Red 4 moved to Thurs Sept 20 @ Sycamore HS (same time).
    • ​​No practice Sun Sept 23.


  • Blue Group drylands will begin the week of Sept 10, ie no drylands this first week.

Parent Meetings & Swimville Suit Sizings - By Location

The team will be holding Parent Meetings to cover the admin side of the team, such as billing, website, and volunteering.  See schedule below by location:

-NKU, Wed Sept 12.  Parent Meeting 5:30-6:30p, followed by Campus Safety briefing for Blue swimmers at 6:30-7p.

-Keating, Thurs Sept 20 @ 6-7p (Swimville also will be in attendance!)

-Sycamore, See next week's newsletter.  Will be week of Sept 17 or Sept 24.

Also,  click here for dates when the team's apparel provider (Swimville) will be visiting to help with suit sizing.

Upcoming Events / Deadlines




Sign Up Deadline

IntraSquad & Team Pictures Sat Sept 29 National, Blue, Red Wed Sept 26
Dayton Raider Invite Oct 5-7 National, Blue Fri Sept 21
Olympian Clinic Oct 12-13 All Marlins See email update (coming soon!)
WTRC Invite Oct 20-21 All Red Groups

Mon Oct 1

^Carmel Fall Frenzy Nov 2-4 National, Blue, Red 1 Fri Sept 21
^KCST Lunsford Invite Nov 2-4 All Red Groups Mon Oct 8

^Red 1 can do either meet this weekend.

Quote:  “No good ending can be expected in the absence of the right beginning." - I. Ching

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