The Senior Team is a competitive program for swimmers who have been with a competitive year-round program for at least one year, and meet the MARC training and attendance requirements. The Senior Team member will be expected to navigate through some very complex training routines in and out of the water. Competition is required at this level, and Senior Team members will set realistic, reasonable and proper goals for their respective seasons to assist in reaching the highest potential of the athlete. The attendance expectation of the Senior Team member is 80% of the available practices. Some two-a-day practices will be available during the winter and summer breaks.
The Senior Team member must have a recommendation by a current member of the coaching staff member.
How many practices should my child participate in to be successful?
It is recommended your child attend five to six practices per week during the school year. He/She may be expected to attend up to 11 practices per week during the high school, winter and summer training months. The attendance requirement is 80% of the available practices; however, the goal should be much higher depending on individual season goals.
Should my child participate in swim meet competitions?
Yes. The Senior Team is a competitive year-round training group. Please consult with your coach to determine which meets are appropriate for you child.
What equipment will my child need to be a member of the Montgomery Aquatic Race Club?
The Senior Level swimmer will need the following equipment:
Practice Suit, Competition Suit, Goggles, Cap, Kick Board, Training Fins, Pull Buoy, Finis Tempo Trainer, *Hand Paddles, Mesh Equipment Bag.
*Please speak with your lead coach to assist in getting the "right" hand paddle for your child.
Where can we purchase our swim team equipment?
You can find our equipment list in our registration packet. Contact our team vendor, D&J Sports, let them know what group your child swims in and they can prepare an equipment package for you.
D & J Sports
11407 Spring Cypress Rd.
Tomball, Texas 77377