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Jr Elite

Minimum Requirements:

  • Middle school to early High School age (12-15+ years old)
  • 12 and ups w/JO and/or FW times, 13-14 w/ JO 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:

Monday and Wednesday: Dryland 5:45pm, Pool 6:30pm to 8:30pm,

Friday: Dryland 6:30pm to 7:15pm, Pool 7:15pm to 9pm,

Saturday: 9am to 11am,

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

Recommended age: 12-16 years old

Minimum Skill Requirements:

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