July 30, 2018
Practices for July 31-August 2 Tuesday-Thursday): JR/SR= 7-8:30am (Hillcrest) and All Other Groups= 7:30-8:30am (Hillcrest). No Masters.
Practice Break...everyone...starts Friday, August 3. We'll return after Labor Day.
Fall/Winter Practice & Meet Schedules: Should be up in 2-weeks. I expect the same practice schedule times (within 15-minutes) as they were last year (Sept-May).
Swim America New Instructors...anyone interested? Email Barry (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have interest in becoming a Swim Instructor. Classes will be held on Tuesday's & Thursday's, from 5:40-6:45pm. I plan to have a couple different New Instructor Training Session. One will be either 3rd or 4th week of August, after school; and another on the first couple of Saturday's in September. Our first session of Swim America will begin the 3rd/4th week of September. Must be at least 13 years of age.
State Swim Championships: Congratulations everyone who competed this past weekend! Brookings placed 7th overall with 19 swimmers (out of 18 teams). Top 10 Age Group Highpoint are: 8&Under Girls= Rosa Houborg (6th) & Kalla Foerster (8th); 11-12 Girls= Jazmyn Lunn (1st); 11-12 Boys= Ernest Ting (10th); 13-14 Girls= Grace Davis (7th); 17-19 Girls= Caitlyn Nielson (5th). Overall, we had 115 swims with 78 Season Bests (since April 1) and 57 Personal Bests. New Club Records were set by Jazmyn Lunn (11-12 Girl's 200 & 400 Free; 50-100 Back; 200 IM) and Grace Davis (13-14 Girl's 200 Breast & 400 IM).
Good Luck at Zones! Jazmyn Lunn (11-12 Girls), Ernest Ting (11-12 Boys), Grace Davis (13-14 Girls), & Jack Schultz (13-14 Boy's) will be representing Team South Dakota at this coming weekends 14&Under Central Zones Meet in Minneapolis. Best of Luck Swimmers!