Mako Update

Mason Makos Update
Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Congratulations JOEY KELLY!
Senior swimmer, Joey Kelly earned recognition last week as one of The Washington Post's All-Met team.   Joey won both the 50 and 100 Freestyle events at both the Northern Regional Swimming Championships, and at the Virginia AAA State Championship meet. Joey is a HUGE asset to our team, and we are happy that he will be continuing his training with MAKO over the summer.
Please review this link  and scroll down the page to watch Joey's interview.  WAY TO GO!

Senior breaststroker, Pedrom Kheirandish has committed to attending and swimming for Cleveland State University in Ohio this fall.  He will joining one of our former MAKO swimmers, Rachel Arzadon, who is now a sophomore there.

Congratulations MAKOS!
Our 6 MAKO swimmers; Rachel Anderson, Elise Bourdelais , Logan Coulson  Moore, Gillian Crews, Kylie Cuomo & Matt Jones returned from the Single- Aged Showcase Classic meet in Florida, successfully placing 7th out of 50 teams in the overall team standings!

Individual Results
Rachel Anderson (14)- 1st 200 Free & Medley Relays, 2nd 400 IM (NEW TEAM RECORD), 200 Fly (NEW TEAM RECORD) and 50 Fly, 3rd 100 Fly, 4th 200 IM & 100 Free, 7th 200 Free, 8th 100 Back & 50 Free, and 9th in the 200 Back
Elise Bourdelais (12) - 2nd 100 Free, 4th 50 Free, 5th 50 Fly, 6th 200 Fly, 7th 200 Free and 8th in the 100 Fly
Logan Coulson Moore (13)- 1st 200 Back, 50 Free, 200 Freestyle & Medley Relays, 2nd 50 Back (NEW TEAM RECORD), 2nd 100 Back & 100 Free, 4th 200 & 500 Free, and 5th in the 400 IM
Gillian Crews (14)-1st 200 Free & Medley Relays, 3rd 50 & 200 Fly, 5th 100 Fly, 8th 50 Back, 12th 200 Back, 14th 100 Back, 15th 50 Free and 16th in the100 Free
Kylie Cuomo (14)-1st 200 Free & Medley Relays, 6th 50 Free, 50 & 100 Fly, 7th 100 Free, 8th 50 Breaststroke, and 9th in the 50 Back
Matt Jones (14) - 2nd 100 Free, 3rd 50 Back, 4th 50 Fly, 5th 200 Back & 100 Fly, 6th 100 Back, 7th 200 IM,and 8th in the 200 Free
High Point Leaders
Logan Coulson Moore- 3rd place- 13 year olds
Rachel Anderson & Matt Jones- 6th place- 14 year olds
Pictures from this meet will be posted on the website shortly.

Annual Mako End of the Season Party

Come celebrate another great season!
Our annual End of the Season Party is scheduled for Saturday, May 15th at the Lee Graham pool (7319 Lee Hwy.,Falls Church, VA 22042) . This event is intended to recognize all Mako swimmers for their participation during the season.  It also gives us a chance to come together as a team and have some family fun.  The party begins at 11:00 AM with a cookout, followed by a brief award ceremonies where coaches will give out participation awards to the swimmers. We'll have a pool party thereafter - so swimmers and parents, be sure to bring your swim suits.  We will also have a moon bounce, and lots of other fun activities.  The party will end roughly at 2:00 PM.
We will provide hamburgers and hot dogs.  We'd like to ask team members to supply drinks, sides and desserts.
Last names beginning with the following letters, please bring the following items:
A-L: Drinks (Sodas-12 pack of cans, 12 pack of gatorade, or a case of water)
M-R: Sides (Green Salad, Fruit Salad, chips, pretzels, ect.)
S-Z: Desserts

In order for each swimmer to receive a participation award, please RSVP no later than Wednesday, April 28th. Please provide:

(1) Your swimmer(s) name(s); and
(2) The number of additional parents and siblings attending (you're welcome to bring your whole family!)
(3)  What you intend on bringing; drinks, side, or a dessert.

Looking forward to a fun and exciting day!

2010-2011 Registration Information

Our 2010-2011 registration information will be available shortly. Registration forms, program description and schedule will be emailed out to the team as soon as it is finalized. Current team members will have the opportunity to register prior to new members during the month of May.  Registration forms processed from CURRENT team members, PRIOR to May 15, will be assessed 2009-2010 rates. All forms submitted AFTER May, 15, will be assessed the slightly higher 2010-2011 team rates.

Program information will be posted on our website and new members will be able to register for our team starting on June 1.

Please consult your coach regarding their recommendation of your swimmers' placement for next season.  The coaches and I will also be available to answer any questions you may have regarding our programs and schedule during the end of the season party on Saturday, May 15.