Newsletter - September 5, 2019



Elmbrook Swim Club – Newsletter – September 5, 2019 



Elmbrook Swim Club Mission Statement:

Empower community members to achieve excellence in life through swimming.



A Note From Head Coach Brent Boock


As we embark on the new Short Course 2019-2020 season let’s take a moment to appreciate the efforts the returning members put forth last 2019 Long Course season to fantastic results! 

I couldn’t be prouder of the athlete, coaches, and supportive parents who made the below success possible. When everyone is pushing to be the best they can be in and out of the pool as well as teammates & competitors the sky is the limit! 

EXCELLENCE IN LIFE THROUGH SWIMMING! Congrats on a great long course…time to set the sails for more fun, growth, and excellence this Short Course season!

Wisconsin Long Course Regional Championships
- Over 150 Elmbrook athletes competed!
- Hundreds of personal best times achieved!
- Too many new Wisconsin State Cuts to count!

Wisconsin 12&U State Championships
- 35 Elmbrook athletes competed!
- 5th place combined team!
- 1st place 10&U boys!

Central Zone Speedo Sectional Championships
- 25 Elmbrook Athletes competed
- 2nd place combined team (only behind the University of Wisconsin)!
- Girls 2nd place team!

Wisconsin 13&O State Championships
- 46 Elmbrook athletes competed!
- Combined team STATE CHAMPIONS! 1st Place!
- 13&14 Girls 1st place!
- 13& 14 Boys 3rd place!
- 15&O Girls 1st place!
- 15&O Boys 2nd place!

USA Swimming Junior National Championships
- 6 Elmbrook athletes competed!
- 14th place in the nation (with no relays)!

USA Swimming Olympic Trials
- 3 Elmbrook athletes qualified in 5 events!



Welcome New Members!


We would like to extend a big EBSC welcome to 16 new families and 24 new swimmers who have joined us for the upcoming Short Course season! 


Fiona Berger (N2), Paige Braden (N1), Parker Brooks (N1), Leah Buchan (N2), Addison Denis (N2), Ava Goodno (S1), Abigail Hoffren (N2), Tim Johnson (N2), Griffin Kawa (N2), Taylor Kooyenga (T2), Gabriella Haynes (N2), Paige Lehnerer (N2), Lucas Lindstedt (N2), William Mineau (T2), Christina Minnigh (S4), Sam Schultz (AG1), Rhea Maheshwari (T2), Grace Schnabl (S2), Josie Staude (N2), Caine Tenhover (N2), Finley Van Dam (N2), Claire Walter (N2), Quinn Winter (N2), Eloise Yttre (N2)



New Member & Annual General Membership Meeting - Tuesday, September 10


Please make plans to attend our New Member and Annual General Membership Meetings at Brookfield East High School’s Cafeteria on Tuesday, September 10 from 5:30-8:00.  Coaches and board members will be on hand to update you on a variety of important topics.  New board members will be elected.



5:30-6:00 Shop our team vendor Elsmore Aquatics for team suits and apparel.


*Please reserve this time for new members ONLY.  Returning members can shop during the new member meeting.


6:00-6:45 New Member Meeting

7:00-8:00 EBSC General Membership Meeting


The cafeteria is located on the northwest side of the building.  Please use the west entrance under the awning (near the athletic fields).


More information - HERE.



Attention:  N1 & N2 practices will start on Friday, September 13!  No practice on Thursday, September 12!



Important MAAPP (Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy) Reminders


-  Athletes must include a parent in all text messages sent to a staff member.


-   Communication between EBSC staff and EBSC athletes of any kind outside of practice/competition (phone, text, email, other) will be limited to between the hours of 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.


-  Athletes will be required to complete USA Swimming Athlete Protection Courses prior to their 18th birthday. Completion of Athlete Protection Courses will be required annually.


-  Acknowledgement of MAAPP is a requirement for registration with Elmbrook Swim Club.   Additional acknowledgements and waiver forms will be required for team travel events. 



Group Updates (Blogs)


Novice I & II Update – Van Donkersgoed– 952-288-9458 -HERE

Age Group Transition I & II – Carissa Paasch– 414-530-4346 -HERE

Age Group I & II Update – Mike Rose- 262-352-9602 -HERE

Senior III & IV Update – Anthony Kolbus– 574-575-6833 -HERE

Senior I & II Update – Brent Boock– 262-617-4579 -HERE



September Schedule (updated 9/5/19) - HERE



EBSC Personalized Cap Sale Is Open!



Now through September 12th, orders for EBSC personalized caps can be placed through the Elsmore website - HERE


The opportunity to order personalized caps is offered once a season.  Caps should be available for distribution in early October.  Distribution locations and times will be communicated via email and the newsletter.



Swim-A-Long Fundraiser - Saturday December 7


Please mark you calendars for our annual Swim-A-Long event.  More information is available - HERE.



EBSC “Out Of The Pool”


Have an interesting “out of the pool” item for the newsletter?

Email Emily Wanezek



Upcoming Events and Meets



New Member & Annual General Membership Meetings

Tuesday, September 10th 

Brookfield East Cafeteria

More Information - HERE



LAKE Senior Open

Friday, October 4

Arrowhead High School

GROUPS - S4, S3, S2, S1

PM Session Only

Meet Information - Coming Soon



Rocket Aquatics (formerly MFSC) Fall Splash

Saturday, October 5

Germantown High School  **Please note location change.**



AM - 8 & Under

PM - 9, 10, 11, 12

Meet Information - Coming Soon




Saturday, October 12

Waukesha South High School

GROUPS: N2, N1, T2, T1


AM - 9, 10, 11, 12

PM - 7 & Under

Meet Information - HERE



EBSC Fall Classic

Saturday, October 19

Brookfield East High School

GROUPS: N2, N1, T2, T1, A2, A1


AM - 6, 7, 8, 9

PM - 10, 11, 12

Meet Information - HERE

Job Sign Up - Coming Soon



OZ Fall Classic

Sunday, October 20

Homestead High School

GROUPS: S4, S3, S2, S1


AM - Sen, 13&14

Meet Information - HERE




Saturday, December 7

Fundraiser Information - HERE



Helpful Links

(most links in newsletter will require you to be logged into the EBSC webpage)


Practice Calendars –HERE

Meet Schedules -HERE

EBSC Documents/Policies -HERE

Member Directory –HERE

Elsmore Aquatics EBSC Team Store - HERE

EBSC Social Media –Facebook,Twitter,Instagram,Shutterfly

Newsletter Submissions – Emily Wanezek

View Account – Log into, Select “My Account”, “My Invoice Payment”

Account questions Contact EBSC Business Manager Debbie Catani

Coaching Staff Contacts -HERE



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