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Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCongtraulations Age Group Swimmers! Congrats to everyone who swam in the Age Group State Meet! 1397 competitors; 14 state records set! Special thanks to co-hosts Fox Valley Swim Club and West Chicago Sharks, the many volunteers, and official staging such a great event. Team Awards - First: Academy Bullets Swim Club; Second: Fox Valley Swim Team; Third: St Charles Swim Team. New State Records:

Colton Stogner 11-12 Boys 50 back Unattached 25.90
Colton Stogner 11-12 Boys 50 breast Unattached 28.64
Joseph Milinovich 13-14 Boys 400 IM ACAD 4:05.49
Franco Reyes 13-14 Boys 100 fly HWSA 49.72
Joseph Milinovich 13-14 Boys 200 IM ACAD 1:55.73
Daniel Hein 13-14 Boys 100 back DCST 51.02
Grace Ariola 11-12 Girls 100 IM BNY 58.77
Emily Ryan 11-12 Girls 100 fly ACAD 57.70
Emily Ryan 11-12 Girls 50 back ACAD 26.79
Grace Ariola 11-12 Girls 100 back BNY 57.15
Grace Ariola 11-12 Girls 200 IM BNY 2:06.59
Reilly Lanigan 13-14 Girls 200 IM SCT 2:03.09
Jaren Simpson,
Sathya Subramanian,
Kevin Wu,
Kyri Chen
11-12 Boys 400 medley relay FOX 3:53.23
Michaela Herwig,
Julia Kral,
Emily Ryan,
Sydney Vanovermeiren
11-12 Girls 400 medley relay ACAD 4:04.02

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCongratulations Connor Black! Congrats to Connor Black who was names the Chicago Tribune / Channel 9 / WGN TV Athlete of the Week! Click for the Full Story! 3/12/13

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsGood Luck Swimmers! Good luck to all the participants in this weekend’s upcoming Speedo Illinois Swimming Age Group Championships to be held March 7 through March 10 at the UIC Natatorium cohosted by Fox Valley Swim Team and West Chicago Sharks. If you can’t catch all the exciting action in person make sure to watch the live-streaming webcast! 3/5/13

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsSpeedo Illinois Swimming Senior Championships. Congratulations to the 834 swimmers, special thanks to Host Club St Charles Swim Team, the great efforts from the volunteers and officials for conducting a great event.

Overall Team Winners: Patriot Aquatic Club  (1st)
St Charles Swim Team (2nd)
Redbird Swim Team (3rd)
Men’s Division Winner: Redbird Swim Team
Women’s Division Winner: Patriot Aquatic Club
High Point Winners: Matthew Conway (BDSC)
Morgan Dickson (PAC)
Outstanding Meet
Performance Award:
Connor Black (CATS) - 50 free; 20.13
Kirsten Jacobson (BSC) - 1650 free; 16:30.25
Rookie of the Meet: Nicholasgeorge Koto (PAC)
Courtney Boak (HWSA)

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsIHSA Boys State Meet. Congratulations New Trier HS Boys on capturing their third straight IHSA Boys Swimming and Diving Championship and 23nd title in school history. Special Congratulations also to Conor Black setting a National HS record in the 100 fly with a time of 46.71. 2/27/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCongratulations Regional Swimmers! Congratulations to the 3,496 swimmers who participated in the Speedo Illinois Swimming Winter Regional Championships. Thanks to Barrington Swim Club, Glenbrook Aquatics, Homewood Flossmoor Swim Club, Lincoln Way Swim Association, Maverick Swim Club and Peoria Area Water Wizards for being such great meet hosts. Kudos to the volunteer groups from these clubs and the officials at all six sites for their efforts as well. 2/26/13

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsChampionship Meet Webcasts. Once again our Senior State Championships and Age Group State Championships will be broadast live via Ustream. See our webcasts page to watch live! The pages will be active during the meets. 2/21/13

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsChampionship Season Information. Full information about upcoming regional and state meets can be found by following the age group, senior, or meets tabs above! Additional Meet information for the upcoming Senior Championship Meet (February 28-March 3) at RecPlex, Pleasant Prairie, WI, hosted by St Charles Swim Team can be found on the host club website (SCST). Additional Meet information for the Age Group Championship Meet (March 7-10) at University of Illinois/Chicago, co-hosted by Fox Valley Swim Team and West Chicago Sharks can be found on the respective club websites (Fox or West Chicago). 2/16/2012

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsRegional Meet Packet. Please note that regional meet packet for the PAWW regional has been reposted on the Age Group and Senior pages above. The PAWW Regional Meet follows a different session order than the other regionals, as is reflected in the revised meet packet. 1/30/13

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsISI Board of Directors Elections. ISI Board of Directors Elections will take place at the 2013 Spring House of Delegates Meeting, April 28 in Bloomington. Elections will be held for: Program Operations Vice Chair, Treasurer, Age Group Vice Chair, Safety Coordinator, Officials Committee Chair, Membership/Registration Coordinator (all two year terms) and Administrative Vice-Chair (one year term). If you would like to nominate someone for any of these positions email nominatingcommittee@ilswim.org. 1/18/13

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsHotel Information Posted. Hotel information for Age Group Champs and Senior Champs is now posted on the Age Group and Senior pages above, or by clicking here. 1/10/13

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic Trials2012 FINA World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. The following current and past Illinois Swimming athletes competed: Christine Magnuson, Olivia Smoliga, Mike Alexandrov, Kevin Cordes, Conor Dwyer, Matt Grevers. For results click here. 12/16/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCongratulations 2013 Club Excellence Winners. The following Illinois Swimming clubs were recognized by USA Swimming for their commitment to excellence in performance (full listing):

Silver Medal Clubs: Academy Bullets Swim Club
  New Trier Swim Club
  CATS Aquatic Team
Bronze Medal Clubs: NASA Wildcat Aquatics
  Blue Devil Swim Club
  Maverick Swim Club
  Hinsdale Swim Club

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCongratulations Olivia! Congratulations to Olivia Smoliga, named Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Preps Plus November Athlete of the Month. For more click here. 12/11/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsAmerican Record Breakers! Congratulations Matt Grevers and Kevin Cordes on both setting American Records at the AT&T Winter Nationals held at Austin, TX. Matt broke the record in the 100 yard backstroke by swimming a 44.55 bettering the previous mark held by Ryan Lochte (44.60) while Kevin bettered his previous American record (51.32) in the 100 yard breaststroke with a 51.10, and also set a new American Record in the 200 breast with an amazing time of 1:50.73. For results click here. 12/6/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCongratulations High School Girls! Congratulations New Trier Trevians - Girls IHSA Swimming & Diving Champions! Three-peat Champions!!! Special mentions to Illinois Swimming Female Swimmer of the Year, Olivia Smoliga setting both the 50 yard freestyle (21.99) and 100 yard backstroke national records  (51.43) and to Gia Dalesandro, Illinois Swimming Female Breakthrough Swimmer of the Year, winning both the 200 yard I.M and 100 yard butterfly. Congratulations to all the great swimmers who competed, continued Good Luck in your future swimming endeavors. 11/19/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsSpring Chmpionship Meet Packets. The 2013 Spring Championship Meets will be here before you know it! Meet Packets are now posted for Regionals, Age Group State, and Senior Champs. Meet setup files will be posted shortly. Use the grid below as a quick guide! 11/15/12

Meet

OME Opens

OME Closes

Packet and HYV File

Regionals

Mon Jan 14

Mon Feb 18

Click here

Age Group State

Mon Jan 14

Mon March 4

Click here

Senior State

Wed Jan 2

Mon Feb 25

Click here

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsISI Banquet Recap. Congratulations to all Honored Athletes at the Annual Athlete Recognition BanquetT. hanks to Olympic Gold Medalist Tyler McGill who was the Guest Speaker; Special mention to the following award winners:

Don Drumm Award (Short Course) Academy Bullets Swim Club
Don Drumm Awards (Long Course) Academy Bullets Swim Club
Carolyn Lambert Award (Short Course) Patriot Aquatic Club  
Carolyn Lambert Award (Long Course) Redbird Swim Club
Coach of the Year (Age Group) Heather Fort, Waves Bloomington/Normal YMCA Swim Team
Coach of the Year (Senior) Steve Iida, Glenview Titan Aquatic Club
Breakthrough Swimmer of the Year Gia Dalesandro, Fox Valley Swim Club
Breakthrough Swimmer of the Year Connor Black, CATS Aquatic Club
Swimmer of the Year- Female Olivia Smoliga, Glenview Titan Aquatic Club
Swimmer of the Year - Male Conor Dwyer, Lake Forest Swim Club
Volunteer of the Year George Galounis, Joliet Jets YMCA Swim Team

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic Trials2012 Fall House of Delegates Packet. The fall House of Delegates packet is now available on our Governance page. As a reminder, the fall House of Delegates Meeeting will be held Sunday, October 7 beginning at 1:00 pm at the Doubletree Guest Suites and Conference Center, 2111 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL, (630) 971-2000. A light lunch will be served beginning at Noon. 8/28/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsState of the Sport Address. Please take a few minutes to read the USA Swimming State of the Sport Speech given by Executive Director Chuck Wielgus at the USA Swimming HOD on 9/15/2012 in Greensboro, NC. 9/17/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsPreliminary Top 10 Lists Posted. Preliminary top 10 rankings for Illinois Swimming are now posted on the Discover Top Ten Page to the left. Please email corrections to the ISI office by September 5th. Congratulations to all swimmers ranked in the top ten! 8/28/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsAll-Time Top 100 Lists Updated. The All-Time Top 100 is a ranking of the fastest times by age group, event, course and gender throughout competitive swimming. The All Time Top 100 ranking is a listing of times derived from the Top 16 and Top 10 list each year. Therefore, in order to be on the Top 100 ranking, you must be on the Top 16 or Top 10 list. Click here for the listings! 8/27/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCONGRATULATIONS AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIP SWIMMERS. Over 1,300 athletes participated in the Age Group Championship Meet held at the RecPlex in Pleasant Prairie. Special Thanks to our meet co-hosts - Academy Bullets Swim Club and Blue Devil Swim Club. Congratulations to Academy Bullets Swim Club for capturing the combined Team First Place Award; second place Combined Team Award went to the St Charles Swim Team and third place Combined Team Award went to Waves / Bloomington-Normal YMCA Swim Team. Listed below are records that were broken. For full results click here.

10 & U, 100 Free 

1:03.86

Samantha Lighty

Redbird Swim Club

10 & U, 200 Free

2:17.36

Samantha Lighty

Redbird Swim Club

10 & U, 50 Fly

31.84

Samantha Lighty

Redbird Swim Club

10 & U, 100 Fly

1:10.94

Samantha Lighty

Redbird Swim Club

10 & U, 400 Free

4:47.73

Bridget O’Leary

Barrington Swim Club

11-12, 50 Back

31.46

Grace Ariola

Waves /Bloomington-Normal YST

11-12, 100 Back

1:06.72

Grace Ariola 

Waves /Bloomington-Normal YST

11-12, 200 Back

2:22.51

Grace Ariola 

Waves /Bloomington-Normal YST

11-12, 400 Free Relay

4:09.60

(M. Pish; S. Leddick;
V. Mata; G. Ariola

Waves / Bloomington-Normal YST

11-12 400 Medley Relay

4:38.56

(G. Ariola; S. Will;
M. Newcomer; M. Pish)

Waves /Bloomington-Normal YST

13-14, 200 Back

2:19.12

Annie Gosselin 

Academy Bullets Swim Club

13-14 400 Medley Relay

4:29.53

(A Gosselin, K Rentz,
A Yager, G Young)

Academy Bullets Swim Club

10 & U, 200 Free Relay

2:05.27

(H. Bliss; M. Nagler;
N. Baxter; S. Filipovic)

St Charles Swim Team

11-12, 50, Free

25.80

Ethan Morse

Fox Valley Swim Team

11-12, 100 Free

57.10

Ethan Morse

Fox Valley Swim Team

11-12, 50 Back

30.03

Ethan Morse

Fox Valley Swim Team

11-12, 200 Back

2:19.99

Ethan Morse

Fox Valley Swim Team

11-12, 400 Free Relay

4:01.15

(E. Morse; K. Wu;
J. Ruan; J. LeVant)

Fox Valley Swim Team

11-12, 400 Medley Relay

4:30.76

(E. Morse; S. Subramanian; J. LeVant; J. Ruan)

Fox Valley Swim Team

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCongratulations Regional Swimmers! Congratulations to the 2050 participants in the Speedo Illinois Swimming Regional Championships.  Thanks to our Meet Hosts – Chicago Wolfpack Aquatic Club; Delta Aquatics; Lincoln Way Swim Association and Northside Aquatics Club.  Meet results have now been uploaded to the USA Swimming National Times database. 7/24/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsSpeedo Illinois Senior Champs Results. Congratulations to all our participants in the Speedo/ Illinois Swimming Senior Championship Meet. Special thanks to our meet host Midway Aquatics Club. Full results are now uploaded to the USA Swimming database, or you can view event by event results here. Special congrats womens high point IMX winners Jordan Peterson (RED) and Azra Avdic (SWAQ), and the men's high point winner Jacob Miller (RED). Congrats also to the below teams! 7/17/12

  Mens' Teams Womens' Teams Combined
First Place Redbird Swim Club Redbird Swim Club Redbird Swim Club
Second Place St Charles Swim Team St Charles Swim Team St Charles Swim Team
Third Place Sterling Stingrays Swim Club Champaign County YMCA Swift Aquatics

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsBuild a Pool Conference. 2012 USA Swimming Regional Build a Pool Conferences and Save a Pool Workshops are being held across the country.  The Build a Pool Conference is to assists swim clubs and their partners to attain their goal of building a sustainable aquatic center that serves their community. The Save a Pool Workshop assists cities with pools that are struggling to stay open due to financial challenges.   The goal is to provide information and sample plans to develop and implement aquatic programs supporting the operational budget.  Click on the link to see the dates and location of USA Swimming workshops. 6/22/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsHy-Tek Software Rules Announcement. Due to technical difficulties, the Rules & Regulations Committee is postponing the effective date of Rule 102.24.4 until further notice. Those who may have downloaded the update to Hy-tek Meet Manager 4.0 sent out on April 30, 2012 should revert to their previous version of Meet Manager. Details 5/7/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsBreaststroke Pull Rules Interpretation. On March 7, 2012, FINA issued an interpretation of the breaststroke rule covering the initiation of the arm pull. This interpretation also applies to correctly judging the timing of the single butterfly kick which may follow initiation of the arm pull. Read the compete interpretation here. 3/21/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCommittee Nominations. In our ongoing efforts to further the Vision of Illinois Swimming: “To be the model LSC through superior leadership, governance, programs and performance” Illinois Swimming is always looking for dedicated, committed, quality individuals who are willing to serve the LSC and its’ members by becoming involved on the Board Level or as a Committee member. If you are interested in becoming involved or wish to nominate such an individual please view Full Details and email nominations@ilswim.org. Thank you. 1/12/12

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsCoaches Education Grant. Illinois Swimming is pleased to announce that the Coaches Education Grant program will continue in 2013.  Information and application are available at the Coaches page above. We hope that you will find this program beneficial to your club and coaches and take advantage of this opportunity! 10/11/11

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsIllinois Swimming Teams Up with National College Scouting Association.  One of the most difficult tasks student-athletes, parents and coaches face is the college recruitment process.  To help with that task, Illinpis Swimming has partnered with National Collegiate Scouting Association. details 6/23/10

Congratulation to all the swimmers at the Olympic TrialsIllinois Swimming Survey. Friends of Illinois Swimming - In our quest to make swimming an even more rewarding and positive experience for our athletes, parents and membership, we are hoping to gather information which would help us in achieving that purpose. We would sincerely appreciate your taking some time to give us your opinion, what you value, and to help us get to know our membership a little better, so that we can ultimately better serve you. Thanks in advance for taking part in this survey. Please click to access the Click Illinois Swimming Survey! 2/26/09