Weekly Update 4.24.19
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GCAT IMX (27-28)




 

 

Junior Jaguar Meet (May 10-12)

 


 

Motivational Times from the USA Disability Committee

These have also been posted here on the website. 

 

 

Golden Peach Awards 2019

2018 Breakout Performer of the Year: Kaylin Lila (City of Atlanta Dolphins)
2018 Perseverance Award: Hailey Galbraith (Spartans Aquatic Club)
2018 Relay Performance of the Year: Spartans Aquatics Club 15-16 Boys 400 LCM Medley Relay (Mikael Getahoun, Jacob Budnitz, Peter Sacca, Luke Han)
2018 Adaptive Athlete of the Year: Natalie Allen (Cumming Waves)
2018 Emerging Coach Award: Andrew Callahan (Spartans Aquatics Club)
2018 Female Athlete of the Year: Gaby Vanbrunt (GCAT)
2018 Male Athlete of the Year: Jake Magahey (Swim Atlanta)
Bill Young Award: Abby Cohen
Pete Junkins Award: Eric Pingel We will be sharing pictures, more details, and a short survey to take shortly! Thanks to all who came and for Georgia Swimming LSC for a great event!
 

Teaching Tuesday: Stretching

Swimming works just about every single muscle in the body, especially the core, arm muscles, shoulders and upper back. Stretch Coach states, “In freestyle, the mail muscles used are the large muscles of the thigh, and the chest and shoulder muscles. In the butterfly stroke, the abdominals, the lower back and the shoulder muscles are used!

You can read more about stetching here. 

Rules and Regulations News: Important Update

The Rules and Regulations for Swim Coaches test will be unavailable from April 15-30. The officials’ online tests will also be unavailable on these dates. All of these tests are being updated to allow for the May 1st rule changes. There is no grace period for coaches; they cannot be on deck at practice or meets until they meet the education requirement. The Rules and Regulations for Swim Coaches test is part of the 2nd year coach membership requirement. You may get calls from panicked coaches but there is nothing they can do until the updated tests are back online May 1st.
 

Staff Selected for Open Water & Age Group Zone Camp:

Age Group Zone Staff:
  • Head coach: Mujahid ElAmin II
  • Assistant coaches: Jennifer Bowers, Bethany Tilson, David Menchiger, Max Cristofori, Matt Bishop, Kevin Sullivan, & Fred Lamback
  • Alternates: Mary Bowman & John Cherok
  • Team Manager: Sydney Pepper
Latest News:
4/9/19
Teaching Tuesday: The ISL
4/8/19
Finalists Chosen for Golden Peach Awards

3/26/19
Teaching Tuesday: Updated Tech Suit Policy

3/19/19
Teaching Tuesday: Hyration is Key

3/12/19
Teaching Tuesday: Chula Vista Training Camp

3/6/19
Positive Athlete Nomination - Scholarship

2/12/19
Teaching Tuesday: Scratch Rule
For Clubs & Families
New Year, New Goals

If your club or swimmers have made any personal or swimming goals, we want to know! Send us a photo and a quote, caption, or list of goals and you could appear on the Georgia Swimming social media! Send us a direct message on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or email us.
Georgia Tech Gold Medal Swim Camps

Registration is now open for Spring Clinics and Summer Camps

Spring Clinics
Saturday, April 20 (FR/BR)

Saturday, May 4 (BR/FL)

Saturday, May 11
(Starts/Turns)

Summer Camps
June 3-6
July 8-11
For Officials
Below are upcoming online trainings:
None currently available

*Requires prerequisites.

Please RSVP to
Clarice Wasmuth
cwasmuth@comcast.net
for all trainings.
Georgia Swimming Officials Polos

Order Link
Username: gaswim
Password: official2
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