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GCY Makos

2013-2014 Highlights:

2014 YMCA Regional Champions Overall (Entire Team). The region consists of all YMCA's in Virginia, NC, and SC.
9th Place Team at NC 14&Under Championships (2014 Short Course).
2 NC Swimming state champions in 3 different events
34 Individual Team Records were broken in 2014
6 Relay Team Records were broken in 2014
16 YMCA National Level Qualifiers
10 Poseidon Award Winners (More than any club in NC, open water athletes who swam a 10K!)
6 YMCA All-American Performances (2013 LC YNATS)
13 National YMCA Top 10 Times, including 8 individual swims and 5 relays
40 NC Swimming Top 10 Times by 9 separate swimmers (final short course listing updated in May 2014)
3 Swimmers invited to NC Select Camp
2 Swimmers invited to NC IMX Camp
1 coach selected as NC Zone Coach
1 USA Swimming Junior National Qualifier (long course 2013)
94 Swimmers were able to qualify for our YMCA Regional Championships (prelims/finals championship caliber meet) - a very realistic goal for most of the swimmers competing in the Greensboro CSA, especially in "top of the age group" years and those swimming in days 2 and/or 3 of city championships.

2012-2013 Highlights

Top 5 GCY from 2012-2013 Short Course Season

Top 5 GCY from 2013 Long Course Season

Top 5 GCY from 2013 Long Course Season 

2012-2013 was one of the best years in GCY's 40 year history, here are just a few highlights:

  • 2013 YMCA Regional Champions (Girls) and 3rd Place Overall (Team). The region consists of all YMCA's in Virginia, NC, and SC - this is the first time in known GCY history that we have accomplished these achievements.
  • 11th at NC 14&Under Championships - Not due to one performance, over 16 GCY swimmers scored at this event!
  • 29 Individual Team Records were broken in 2013
  • 9 Relay Team Records were broken in 2013
  • 12 YMCA National Level Qualifiers
  • 2 YMCA All-American Performances (2012 LC YNATS)
  • 8 National YMCA Top 10 Swimmers, including 9 individual swims and 1 relay
  • 25 NC Swimming Top 10 Times by 6 separate swimmers (final listing updated in April 2013)
  • 3 Swimmers invited to NC Select Camp, 2 additional swimmers invited to NC IMX Camp
  • 1 coach selected to coach at NC IMX Camp
  • 1 Junior National Qualifier
  • 81 Swimmers were able to qualify for our YMCA Regional Championships (prelims/finals championship caliber meet) - a very realistic goal for most of the swimmers competing in the Greensboro CSA, especially in "top of the age group" years and those swimming in days 2 and 3 of city championships.
  • Consistently kept over 200 active swimmers on its’ 2012-2013 roster, including over 150 year-round and over 80 seasonal swimmers at all times September – May.  Our seasonal programming stops in May (we send them to summer swim teams throughout the city), and year-round swimmers compete in long course.
    2012-2013 Team Accomplishments (by list)

2011-2012 Highlights

Top 5 GCY from 2011-2012 Short Course Season

Top 5 GCY from 2011-2012 Long Course Season

YMCA National Qualifiers - Short and Long Course 2011-2012
McKenzie Cole, Mitchel Cole, Randy Chen, Jake Burns, Isaac Klinger, Pieter Brower, McClure Brower, Jo-Jo Williams, Stuart Moffitt, Laurel Kiselis, Libby Seay, Shelly Heim

NC State Champions
Randy Chen HS AAA 50 free
McKenzie Campbell - NC Swimming 50 breast, 100 breast, 200 IM

USA Masters National Top 10:
Gerry Chapman - Multiple top 10 finishes
John Kortheuer - See also National Champ List and National Record Holder List
Paul D'Engler (YMCA Member and Dasher)
Brad Herndon - 1000 Free (Coach Brad!)

NC Masters State Record Holders
Don Gilcrest (2005, 2009, 2010)
John Kortheuer (Multiple events, years, and Age Groups)
Gerry Chapman (2012)

USA Masters National Champ
John D Kortheuer - GCY-NC - Multipe Events

USA Masters National Record Holders
John D Kortheuer - GCY-NC 50 Breast