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Dec 30 Weekly Splash 2018

 

DECEMBER 30 WEEKLY SPLASH 2018

 

Thought of the Week: Don’t give up!  Don’t ever give up!! – Jim Valvano, former National College Basketball Championship coach at North Carolina State during his famous ESPY Awards speech.

 

No Practice for any group, except National on Tuesday, January 1st, 2019.   Can you believe it, 2019!    Have a Happy New Year!!!      

 

Early January Birthday: Kyle Peterson on the 5th!   Happy Birthday, Kyle!!  

 

TEAM NEWS:

BHS Swimming will have their next home meet on Thursday, January 3rd at 5:30 p.m.    Come out and support OUR team!!

 

Deadline to sign up for the AESC Winter Ice Breaker meet at Mitch Park, Edmond, is Friday, January 4th.   This is for all groups, but especially those wishing to go to DII, State, and Sectionals, in February and early March.

 

Swim Tulsa meet at Union 6th and 7th grade pool on Friday, January 4th – Sunday, January 6th for all who signed up.

 

 

New Program = 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 AESC Elite Meet= High Octane, Sam Conrad and Junior Octane, Macie Stapleton.

 

All winners announced, please see your coach to pick up your prize!

 

 

Christmas vacation practice times for Age Group, Dev 2 and Dev 1.  

Practices have gone really well, so far.    One week to go.   All Practices are 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.   The last 3 will be held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, December 31, January 2 and 4.

  

If anyone with Phillips could please give me, Coach Ben, a big 2019 planning calendar for my office wall, it would be much appreciated.   Thanks so much!!

 

 

SWIM GROUP NOTES:

DI  Practices begin again on Monday, January 7, 2019 at your regular time 

 

DII - Practices begin again on Monday, January 7, 2019 at your regular time.

 

Age Group : Practices begin again on Monday, January 7, 2019 at your regular time.

Swim Tulsa meet – Friday through Sunday.

 

Junior Octane –

Practice Changes:

Monday through Thursday, (except on Tuesday - you are off) are 1 – 2:45 p.m.

Saturday, January 5th is from 9:45 – noon.

Swim Tulsa meet – Friday through Sunday.

 

High Octane :  

Practice Changes:

Monday, December 31 through Friday, (except Tuesday = you are off), practice is 1 – 3:15 p.m.

Saturday, January 5th is 9:45 am – noon.

Swim Tulsa meet – Friday through Sunday for those going for MOC cuts.

 

 

National: Please check the calendar.   Coach Chad will keep you well informed of any changes!

 

 

 

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