November 21, 2015
Practices for Nov 23-28: See changes due to Thanksgiving...also posted in Calendars section. Monday & Tuesday= All regular practices. Thursday= No practices. Junior-Senior (Wed & Fri= 7-9a Swim, 9-10a Dryland; Sat= 8-10a Swim, 10-11a Dryland). Platinum (Wed= 9-10:30a; No Fri & Sat). Gold (Wed= 9-10a; No Fri & Sat). Silver (Wed= 10-11a; No Friday). Bronze (Tuesday= 6:15-7p; Wed= 10-10:45a; No Fri & Sat).
All-Stars: January 9-10 in Elkhorn, NE. If interested in registering for this meet, go to www.teamunivy.com/sdzone. The top 5 swimmers in each event...who register...can compete. Swimmers must register through this sdzone site. See information at this site for deadlines, etc. Those qualified/selected for this meet will be contacted. Coach Wendy will be one of the Team South Dakota swim coaches.
New Coaches Joing Brookings: We're very pleased to announce two additions to our coaching staff! Amanda DeMello will be assisting Wendy with the Bronze, Silver, & Gold groups on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday's. Amanda will be receiving her BS in Kinesiology/Health Promotion in December. She swam club in Wyoming for 8 years as well as competing on her HS swim team. She taught swim lessons for 5 years and also coached a Middle School Swim Team in Laramie. She also worked the past 4 years as a Wyoming HS swim official. Samantha Nelson will be assisting Wendy with Silver & Gold groups on Tuesday & Thursday's. Samantha is a freshman at SDSU working on her degree in Athletic Training and Nutrition. She swam club in Minnesota for 8 years as well as competing on her HS swim team. She taught swim lessons & lifeguarded for the past 2 years. Amanda will be starting this week. Samantha will be starting either this week or next.
Upcoming Team & Social Events: For more information on these, log into our site and click the link located in the Events Section. Upcoming Events include the November 26th Turkey Day 5K; December 6th Cookies & Canvas (sign-up deadline is December 1).
Parent's Night at Cubby's: Thank you to everyone who attend the "Parent's Night Out at Cubby's." The winner of the $25 swim bill credit went to the Rumpza Family and the $25 Cubby's Gift Card went to the Sorbe Family. Another parent's night out will be scheduled for the first part of next year.