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December 17 - 30 Weekly Splash 2018

DECEMBER 17-30 WEEKLY SPLASH 2018 

Thought of the Week: EXCELLENCE HURTS!” – Tristin Weaver, High Octane MOC and State qualifier.

 

No Practice for any group on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25th.   We hope everyone has a Merry Christmas or a Happy Hanukkah!  

 

TEAM NEWS: Great job this past Friday through Sunday at the AESC TYR ELITE MEET to one and all!!!

 

Safe Sport Training Class

 

Reminder, starting today!

I will be hosting a Safe Sport training class for each age group of swimmers as well as parents and coaches. 

List below are the dates and times for everyone to attend.  Each class will be in the Auditorium behind the guard check in desk.  Parents will not be attending with their swimmer’s class, they will have their own class.

National Team                                      December 17th, 2018                      3:15pm to 4:30pm

D1 & DII                                                 December 17th, 2018                      5pm to 6pm

All Parents                                            December 18th, 2018                      5:30pm to 7pm

Octane Groups & Age Group              December 20th, 2018                      4:45pm to 6pm  

Thanks.   Look forward to seeing everyone.           Jim

 

New Program for Swimmer of the Meet

Who- This award will be given to one swimmer from High Octane, Junior Octane, Age Group, development (D1 and D2 combined)

When- selected after every multi-day competition

Prizes- each winner will get to pick from assorted goggles, gift cards and trinkets

Criteria-

1)    Participation- how many days and events did the swimmer participate in?

2)    Improvement- how many best times or first-time performance did the swimmer accomplish?

3)    Performance- how many Hi-tech national ranking points did the swimmer earn for their top swims?

4)    Team 1st Attitude- did the swimmer distinguish themselves as a team leader?

5)    Barrier Breaker- did the swimmer achieve something new individually or something new to the group? (state cut, national cut, first person under 1:00, etc.)

 

Winners for the Jenks Gobbler Invite – Daisy Droege/Developmental, Julie Vilardo/Age Group, Macie Stapleton/Junior Octane, Emma Howze/High Octane.

 

Winners for the Stars of Winter – Evan Howze/Developmental, Cody Lay/Age Group, Addi Williams/Junior Octane, Ellie Cowan/High Octane.

 

Winners for the AESC Elite Meet, this past weekend, will be announced in the January Monthly Splash on December 29th or 31st.    Stay tuned!

 

ALL TEAM BOWLING PARTY at Phillips this TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18th       (tomorrow) from 5:30–7 p.m.   Coaches will supervise the team, while the parents are In the Safe Sport meeting with Safe Sport Team Coordinator Jim Moore at the same time.  We should see everyone this evening!

 

Christmas vacation practice times for Age Group, Developmental 2 and Developmental 1.   There are 5 practices available.  The sign up is on our team website.   PLEASE SIGN UP NOW BY CLICKING ON THE JOB SIGN UP BUTTON SO YOU MAY CHOOSE ALL THE PRACTICES THAT YOU MAY ATTEND!    DEADLINE IS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT, DECEMBER 18th after the Parent meeting.     Cost will be $5 per swimmer, per practice, but if you come to all 5 practices, the total cost will only be $20 total.    They will all be in the deep end and tailored to your child’s ability.   All checks made out to me.    Thanks, Coach Ben Harlow

All Practices are 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.   They will be held on December 27,28, 31 and January 2 and 4.

 

 

SWIM GROUP NOTES:  

 

DI Today = Safe Sport presentation from 5-6 p.m. in the Auditorium, instead of practice.

No practice on Tuesday for the Bowling party.   After this week, no practice for the next 2 weeks, beginning again on Monday, January 7, 2019.

 

DII Today = Safe Sport presentation from 5-6 p.m. in the Auditorium, instead of practice.

No practice on Tuesday for the Bowling party.  After this week, no practice for the next 2 weeks, beginning again on Monday, January 7, 2019.

But….

Sign up NOW on the website for practices over the two-week break with Coach Ben to keep you going and/or get ready for the Swim Tulsa meet.  Details on line.

 

Age Group :  

Practice Changes:

Monday, December 17 and Wednesday, December 19th = 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 18th = Bowling party at P66 from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 20th – Safe Sport Presentation from 4:45 – 6 p.m.

After this week, no practice for the next 2 weeks, beginning again on Monday, January 7, 2019     

But… Sign up NOW on the website for practices over the two-week break with Coach Ben to keep you going and/or get ready for the Swim Tulsa meet.  Details on line.

 

 

Junior Octane –

Practice Changes:

Monday, December 17 and Wednesday, December 19th = 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 18th = Bowling party at P66 from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 20th – Safe Sport Presentation from 4:45 – 6 p.m.

Saturday, December 22 – swim only from 8 – 9:30 a.m.

Practice resumes on Wednesday, December 26, which will be 1 – 2:45 p.m., along with Thursday and Friday at the same time.  

Saturday, December 29th is 9:45 – noon.

Monday, December 31 is 1 – 2:45 p.m.

 

 

High Octane :  

-       No drag suits for this week.   

-       Group Christmas Party at Hideaway Pizza 6:15 p.m., right after the Safe Sport meeting with Mr. Moore.    Bring a $10 or less present that people would love to steal when we have the fun gift exchange game!   Bring two dollars for the pizza.     

 

Practice Changes:

Monday (today) = 4:15 – 6:30 p.m. (yes – dryland)

Tuesday (tomorrow) Bowling party from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, December 19 = 4:15 – 6:30 p.m. (yes – dryland)

Thursday, December 20 = Safe Sport meeting from 4:45 – 6 p.m. then Party at Hideaway

Friday, December 21 = 4:15 – 6:30 p.m. (yes – dryland)

Saturday, December 22 = swim only from 8 – 9:30 a.m.

Practice resumes on Wednesday, December 26th from 1 – 3:15 p.m., which is also true for Thursday, December 27, and Friday, December 28.  

Saturday, December 29 practice is 9:45 – noon.

Monday, December 31 practice is 1 – 3:15 p.m.

 

 

National: Please check the calendar.   Coach Chad has been sending out e-mails for your group, so you are and will be well informed with any changes!

Saturday, December 22 is at P66 and not BHS from 8 – 9:30 swimming

 

 

COACH CONTACT INFORMATION

Coach Chad: Coachenglehart@gmail.com    918-876-2052

Coach Ben: Coachbenharlow2333@gmail.com    918-440-7847

Coach John: john.becker@contractor.p66.com        309-826-1837  

Coach Kara: klp_22@yahoo.com    918-327-9492

Coach Gary: garydowney@cableone.net    918-327-1482