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PST News - 9/18/17

This Week:

 

Mon, 9/17 - Sat, 9/30 - Personalized Swim Caps Available!

We are offering an opportunity for families to purchase personalized swim caps for their swimmers. You will only be able to order caps until 9/30/17 on the Norcal Website. There is a minimum order of 2 caps per name, and the price is $29 per 2 caps.

Here is the link to order: http://swimshop.tuosystems.com/stores/piedmontswimteamcaps

 

Team t-shirts

Every PST swimmer will receive one short sleeve PST t-shirt and one PST swim cap delivered during practices in the next few weeks.

 

 

Important Dates:

  • Tues, 9/26 - PM Piedmont practices cancelled due to Water Polo game

  • Sat, 9/30 - New Member Party at the Piedmont Pool!

  • Wed, 10/4 - Mandatory Meet Volunteer Meeting: We would like to clarify the meet volunteer policy and the process of assigning the volunteer jobs.  An hour of volunteer credit will be given to those who attend.

     *New members are welcome but not required to attend.

  • Sat, 10/14 - Varsity/Silver Social!

  • Tues, 10/17 - PM Piedmont practices cancelled due to Water Polo game

          Please note: All AM practices are on as scheduled on 9/26 and 10/17.

 

 

Meets :  

9/16 - East Bay Silver Dolphins C/B/BB+ - Meet Report from Coach Rob:

“What a great weekend of firsts! For many of our swimmers this was their first meet in their life. For everyone it was the first swim meet of the new season, and for me it was my first meet with the Piedmont Swim Team!

First up is a great big thank you to everyone who competed. I knew Piedmont Swim Team was a special place, but this weekend proved it to me. From the older swimmers helping the new younger swimmers, to the parents showing incredible support and to the incredible help I got from Coach Zoe and Coach Colby this meet was a true joy to be at.

There were so many great swims and performances on the weekend, it is hard to single out any without missing so many. Congratulations to all the first timers at the meet. Hopefully, you felt the support from the rest of your teammates. While we had several disqualifications, I still felt that this meet was great. As I said in the team meeting on Sunday, it is only a mistake if you do it twice! If you learn from them, they are an incredible opportunity to improve your skills.

It was encouraging to see so many new personal bests in the first meet of the year. Keep up the great work! See you at the pool!”

 

9/23 - Keller Cover Open Water Swim - Click here for more information and to register. This is an ideal event for all Gold, and more experienced Varsity and Silver swimmers. Email Coach Stefan ( headcoach@piedmontswimteam.org ) if you are attending.

 

10/21 - Senior Open Meet - This meet is for swimmers 11 & older only. Click here for meet sheet. Swimmers must have achieved Senior Open times to swim. Click here for Senior time standards. This is a no parent meet and all swimmers who have not achieved senior open times in events they want to swim, or are uncomfortable competing without their parents present, should attend the C/B/BB+ meet on 10/28. Parents might still be responsible for regular volunteer job duties and swimmers will have to stay until the last PST athlete has raced .

 

Women’s Suit for Sale :

Brand new, women’s black PST speedo endurance suit, keyhole back, size 26 or 28, tag has been removed. Cost: $20. If interested, please email Nancy Brahm:

nsbrahm@yahoo.com

 

Social :  

Sat, 9/30 - New Member Party at the Piedmont Pool! 10am- 12noon, Swimmers and parents—All new members and everyone from the Green Group is invited!

 

Sat, 10/14 - Varsity/Silver Social! 3pm-5pm. All swimmers from the Varsity and Silver groups are invited. Thank you to Huldah and Alex Hodgkinson for hosting. More details to come!

 

10/28 - Gold Group Team Building - Color Run - Gold group will enter as a team and you need to register on their website. Visit our website for more information on how to register.

 

PST Website :  

New Look - Our website is gradually receiving a new look. Come and enjoy our photo page and other new features. Thank you to Aaron Aubrecht and Nancy Brahm for their efforts and time!