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Jr Elite

Minimum Requirements:

  • Middle school to early High School age (12---15 years old)
  • 12 and ups w/JO times, 13---14 w/A times
  • The final decision for selection to the Junior Elite Group is at the discretion of the Head Coach after a formal interview with each swimmer and their parents

Goals:

  • The goal of the Junior Elite Group is for swimmers to receive a solid technical foundation and successful competitive experience that will prepare them for Team Elite
  • Swimmers will target Sectional qualifications in multiple events, as well as selection to Zone Select Camps and All---Star teams
  • Swimmers are expected to attend all meets not limited to: Sectional (qualifiers), Far Western, Junior Olympics and select Grand Prix (qualifiers), Senior (qualifiers), Junior, C/B/A+ and travel meets

Coach: Chris
Practice: 5:30-8:00 PM at Lynbrook, Mon – Fri; 9-11 AM at SSTA, Saturday

The final decision for group placement is at the discretion of the Head Age Group Coach after a tryout session.

Recommended age: 11-14 years old

Minimum Skill Requirements:

  • Junior Olympics qualifications in multiple events for 11-12 year olds, Pacific Swimming A time standards for 13-14 year olds

Goals

  • The goal of the Junior Elite Group is for swimmers to receive a solid technical foundation and successful competitive experience that will prepare them for Team Elite
  • Swimmers will target Sectional qualifications in multiple events, as well as selection to Zone Select Camps and All-­-Star teams

Attendance

  • Swimmers are expected to attend:
    • Minimum 85% (5 out of 6) practices a week
      • Swimmers are expected to attend Saturday Practice
      • All absences must be approved by the Head Coach in advance
    • Minimum 100% of meets (unless approved by the Head Coach in advance) including but not limited to:
      • Sectionals, Grand Prix, Far Westerns, Junior Olympics and Senior meets (Qualifiers)
      • Select C/B/A+ and travel meets