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Weekly Update 05.15.19

          

May 15th, 2019

 
New Info:

Meet Sign Up Dates:

We have several meet registration deadlines coming up, so please make note and sign up asap!  Richfield Invite: May 16th (12&Under Only), Storm Novice: May 20th, Storm Invite: May 20th.

Summer Registration:

Our summer season is right around the corner!  Registration will open tomorrow, so follow the link to sign up and join the fun!

Storm - Summer Registration

Summer Lessons:


We are excited to announce that we will be able to offer our StormChasers Learn to Swim program year-round!  We will utilize the Shakopee East Jr High during the summer months.  Registration opens tomorrow!

StormChasers - Summer Registration

Summer Schedule Update:

An email was sent out regarding our summer practice schedule.  Rest assured, ee are working diligently to offer the best, local practice options possible.  We hope to have some final answers this week. 

Welcome Coach Blake:

We’d like to welcome Blake Wallace to our coaching staff!  Blake swam for the University of Indiana and will be helping our Sr program in Prior Lake 2-3 days per week. If you’d like to introduce yourself, please do!  Or send him an email at coachblake@mnstorm.org
 
General:

Time Standards:

Minnesota Swimming has updated the time standards for the upcoming year.  Please note that they have done away with the old system in favor of a more streamlined one.  Now, there are simply: "MRC", "State" and "Zones" time standards.  You can find them in the Records/Standards section of our website or by following the link below.

Time Standards

Storm Gear:

We have a link to a large variety of team gear and apparel, which you can find by clicking on the SwimOutlet Team Store link on our home page.  We have added the team parka as well, so if you are interested in that item, you can find that now.


Pay with ACH:

Storm pays out thousands and thousands of dollars a year in credit card fees. You can help us grow by choosing to pay via ACH withdrawl vs CC.  Visit our news link for more info.

Pay with ACH
 

See you at the pool!

Your STORM Coaches

          
 

Important Dates



 

Swim Meets

 
SEMS Invite
We kicked off the rust and got back to racing!  It was a fun meet in a great facility!  Congrats to everyone who attended!  Results are posted online.

DSMY Invite
We'll be heading back.  A great facility in a great town with an amazing location.  We swam fast and are ready for a great LCM season!  Results are posted online.

FOXJ Invite
The meet is full and we are sending 43 swimmers to this meet. Timeline and programs are attached.  Good luck to everyone attending!

Storm - Novice Meet
KTMS: May 23rd
We are excited to host a free novice meet at Kenwood Trail!  All new Storm swimmers are welcome to attend as well as those trying out a new event or aiming for a MRC time.  This will be a fun and laid back meet!  See you there!
Entry Deadline: 05.20.19

Piranha Invite
Richfield: May 31-June 2
While outdoor meets can be hit or miss, we feel they are great preparatory meets for other outdoor championship meets. Let's head to our home training pool for a weekend of great racing!
Entry Deadline: 05.16.19

Storm Invite
U of M: June 14-16
We are excited to host our yearly meet at the U of M!  We hope to see as many Storm swimmers as possible and have made this an "opt out" meet for Ag3 swimmers and up.  
Entry Deadline: 05.20.19

NSAC Invite
U of M: June 28-30
We haven't seen the meet info yet, but we expect that soon.  For now, please register with a yes or no and we'll make sure you get the info asap!
Entry Deadline: 06.03.19

WOLF Invite
U of M: July 12-14
We haven't seen the meet info yet, but we expect that soon.  For now, please register with a yes or no and we'll make sure you get the info asap!
Entry Deadline: 06.10.19

The remainder of our Spring/Summer Schedule is posted online.