COOGS Ready For First Long Course Meet Of The Year

It is officially long course season and 50 COOG swimmers are ready to dive into the water and bring in the season with gusto. Long course is the true test of a swimmers skills, and the coaches are looking forward to seeing how much everyone has improved since last summer. Goals of the meet are: great kicking, great technique, learning long course race strategy, and using the walls and underwaters extremely well. Long course season is very short, so it is important to get as much long course racing experience as possible before the championship meets in July. Meet details can be found below. As always, Have Fun and Swim Fast. GO COOGS!!!

LOCATION
 Don Cook Natatorium

16255 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77478


TEAM T-SHIRT ODER:

Friday: Blue team shirt (If you do not have a blue or red team t-shirt, you can order one here: https://www.teamunify.com/SpiritWear.jsp?team=guhc

Saturday: New Registration T-shirt (grey one)

Sunday: Red team shirt (If you do not have a blue or red team t-shirt, you can order one here: https://www.teamunify.com/SpiritWear.jsp?team=guhc

Please show off your COOG team spirit.



ENTRIES & TIMELINE
Entries by name are HERE. Please check your entries now. The timeline, warm-up and other info. It is important to make sure swimmers stay warm, hydrated, and eat the appropriate foods.

***All swimmers swimming 400 Free on Friday will need to provide their own (2)timers.



WARMUP & TIMING CHAIRS

Friday (All 11 & Overs swimming 200 IM and 400 Free)

Warm-ups: Open warm-up, 4:00-5:15pm. Meet starts at 5:30pm

Coaches: Coach Alison

Timing: 1 timer needed (just for the 200 IMs) Lane 8. 400 Free swimmers must provide own timers. To sign up, please click on the link: https://www.teamunify.com/EvJobSignup.jsp?team=guhc&event_id=396748



Saturday AM (ALL 12 & Unders):

Warm-ups: Session 3, 8:20-8:45am  (be early!!),Lane 3. meet starts at 9:00am
Coaches: Coach Emma and Coach Bob
Timing: 1 Timer needed in Lane 5. To sign up, please click on the link   https://www.teamunify.com/EvJobSignup.jsp?team=guhc&event_id=396748 

Saturday PM (ALL 13 & Overs):

Warm-ups: Session 2, Lane 3. Begins 25 minutes after the conclusion of the morning session. Note: The current timeline shows the morning session concluding at approximately 1:30pm. However, with chase starts the actual finish time may be significantly earlier. BE EARLY!!!
Coaches: Coach Greg and Coach Alison
Timing: 2 Timers needed in Lane 7. To sign up, please click on the link   https://www.teamunify.com/EvJobSignup.jsp?team=guhc&event_id=396748

 Sunday AM (ALL 12 & Unders):

Warm-ups: Session 2, 7:55-8:20am  (be early!!),Lane 3. meet starts at 9:00am
Coaches: Coach Jayson and Coach Lorin
Timing: 1 Timer needed in Lane 5. To sign up, please click on the link   https://www.teamunify.com/EvJobSignup.jsp?team=guhc&event_id=396748 

Sunday PM (ALL 13 & Overs):

Warm-ups: Session 1, Lane 3. Begins at the IMMEDIATE conclusion of the morning session. Note: The current timeline shows the morning session concluding at approximately 1:30pm. However, with chase starts the actual finish time may be significantly earlier. BE EARLY!!!
Coaches: Coach Greg and Coach Alison
Timing: 2 Timers needed in Lane 7. To sign up, please click on the link   https://www.teamunify.com/EvJobSignup.jsp?team=guhc&event_id=396748

SPECTATOR SEATING:

Two sections of the stands will be reserved for temporary spectator viewing. All other sections of the stands will be reserved for swimmers. All spectators should be prepared to set-up outside and come in to watch their swimmers from the temporary spectator

viewing area and then return outside. There will be no spectator set-up allowed in the stands or in the lobby.

Reminders:

1. Friday open warm-ups begin at 4:00pm, meet starts at 5:30PM.

2. AFTERNOON SESSION TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE. The afternoon session will begin immediately upon the completion of the morning session and the afternoon competition session will commence one (1) hour after the completion of the morning session.

3. Positive check-in is required for 400 Free and 400 IM, and positive check-in will close 45 minutes prior to the session start.

4. All 50 meter events will start from the scoreboard end of the pool.

5. 400 Freestyle and 400 IM will alternate girls and boys heats; girls will start from the lobby end and boys will start from the scoreboard end

6. Odd heats will start from the lobby end and even heats will start from the scoreboard end.