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LCSC Coho Update September 23, 2019

LCSC Coho Update   23 September 2019  

Schedule Update

Week of September 23
September 25 (Wednesday): Practices canceled; Ice Cream Social and
Team Informational Meeting 

All practices are canceled on Wednesday to celebrate the start of the indoor season with an ice cream social at the Han D Dip from 4:30-5:30 p.m.  Following the social, parents and swimmers are invited to attend an informational meeting covering the following topics:
~LCSC Vision and Mission
~Overview of USA Swimming
~Navigating the Team Website
~The Scope and Purpose of Competitive Swimming
The meeting will be held 6:00-7:00 p.m., at the Livonia Community Library.
Week of September 30: All practices to run as scheduled, except Friday (10/4).
October 4 (Friday): Team Social Event at 3 Cedar Farms
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090E4EA8AA28A57-lcsc5

Enjoy an evening with LCSC teammates and families at 3 Cedar Farms: team hayride, corn maze, and Coho Bonfire!  Sign up on the posted link and celebrate the harvest with fellow Cohoes.

Week of October 7: All practices to run as scheduled, except Saturday (10/12).
October 12 (Saturday): Team Intra Squad at Rec Center
The goal of this whole team event is to build friendships among the whole team, have more experienced swimmers partner with less experienced teammates to learn the ropes of USA Swim meets, and allow parents to learn the different aspects of hosting a USA Swimming meet.  Please watch next week’s news update for details on this team event.
Week of October 14: All practices to run as scheduled.

Racing Update
Oct. 12       Annual Coho Team Intra Squad @LCRC, 8:00-10:30 a.m.
Oct. 18-20     2019 OLY Fall Classic        Entry deadline: (passed)

This meet is for advanced Coho swimmers qualified in at least 3 events/day.  Please talk to your coaches if you have any questions about this event.
Oct. 25-27     2019 USSC Trick or Treat Grab Bag Classic     (25 Sept 18)
This meet is excellent event for all Coho swimmers.  Please select a minimum of 3 events per session (except Friday night).  Please talk with your coaches if you have questions about entries.

Equipment
~For the first month of the new session, all swimmers should have goggles, swim suit, and towel.  Team caps will be provided to new swimmers.  A special order for silicone caps will be placed at the end of the week.  Look for a separate email notice regarding cap orders.  
~A team swim suit fitting and full equipment recommendations will be posted later this month.

Other Pertinent Information
Goal Sheets

A personal swimmer goal sheet is an important communication tool between swimmer and coach.  It communicates the swimmer’s aspirations for the upcoming season.  As much as possible, it is important for the swimmer to independently complete their goal sheet in their own handwriting.  Goal sheets are available at practice and on the team website, under the header “Resources,” and sub-header “Goal Sheets.”

Go Cohoes!
Head Coach Vince Gallant and the LCSC Swimming Coaches