This group constitutes the highest level within the Berkeley Barracuda team structure. Swimmers with the necessary talent and desire are provided with a training program designed for success in regional, national, and international level competition. Athletes in this group have chosen swimming as their primary extra-curricular activity. This group requires a positive mental approach to the sport. Athletes in this group are expected to be positive influences on the group and on the rest of the team. This group has standards in attendance, practice performance, and meet performance. Athletes must maintain over 90% attendance of 7-9 workouts per week.