Mako Update: Wednesday April 15th

So your taxes are done, and now you need to think about your dependents ^H^H^H^H^H^H swimmers.


College Bound Mako Seniors 

Congratulations to both Jean DeOrnellas and Shannon Yi.

Jean will be attending Davidson College in North Carolina, and will be swimming for former MAKO coach Matt Salerno who is the assistant coach there.

Shannon will be attending the University of Virginia.  Very impressive!

Please let me know if you are a Senior in High School and are not listed below, as we’d like to recognize you at the End Of The Season Party.


Geoff Bobsin
Jean DeOrnellas
Sean Fletcher
Elizabeth Hall
Theresa Harvey
Aamand Kendall
Mitch Phillips
Shannon Yi


MAKO Camping Trip, April 24-25 @ Burke Lake Park

Located at 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, Virginia 703-323-6600
This team activity is open to all MAKO swimmers, parents, and siblings.  We will arrive at the park on Friday evening at 5 PM and stay until Saturday at 11 AM.  You are free to arrive later in the evening, and leave earlier if necessary.  I understand that we have several swimmers playing additional spring sports that will have games in the morning. The campsite will have a nearby bathhouse with sinks, showers and toilets, a dump station, public phones, a camp store, ice, picnic tables, grills and fire rings.

The cost is $12 per person, which includes the campsite rental, dinner on Friday evening, and breakfast on Saturday morning.  You’ll need to provide your own tent, sleeping bags, pillows, ect.  All 12 & Unders must be accompanied by an adult.  Please email me if you are interested in attending and include all names of persons attending along with their age in your email. You may mail either cash or check made out to HLR, LLC to the address below.  WE STILL HAVE ROOM FOR MORE SWIMMERS.  Please let me know if you’d like to be added to the list!

Long Course Derby Meet, May 16-17 @ GMU

Please review the entries for accuracy.  All adjustments to existing entries must be made prior to 5:00 PM tonight.

Late entries will also be accepted through 5:00 PM tonight, but a $5 late fee will be assessed to your MEF account.

Please let me know if you have any questions.


MAKO Summer Long Course Program 

The Mason Makos summer training sessions are available to all 9&over high performance USA swimmers from the National, Senior, Senior Prep, and Junior II groups. Intense competitive endurance training as well as individualized start, turn and stroke technique will be focused on over the course of the summer. USA competitive swim meets will also be offered.  A finalized practice schedule will be posted on our website by next week.  We are waiting for GMU to confirm our practice schedule.  Thank you for your patience.