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Group Descriptions

Please be aware that your swimmer is to register and swim in the practice group to which they were assigned at the beginning of each session. The coaching staff will notify a swimmer and their parents if a change in practice group is warranted based on their re-evaluation of the swimmer’s ability. There is a difference in practice fees when such a move occurs and the parents will be emailed the pro-rated practice fee due. All swimmers are continually evaluated by the coaches during the first few weeks of the session.

Developmental 

Swimmers must have the ability to do 1 lap of, unassisted, freestyle. Individuals in this group will be taught all 4 strokes to prepare them for the next group. Prior knowledge of all 4 strokes is recommended but not required. Developmental swimmers should compete in all mini meets that are offered on our schedule.

Workouts Days/ Times:  3 times / week (1 hour / session). Monday, Thursday & Saturday

Developmental Coach: Andrea Venditta/ Amanda & Lauren Miller

Equipment : Fins (Finis short fins / TYR Crossblade fin)

Silver Group

Swimmers should have working knowledge of all 4 strokes, turns, starts and small amount of conditioning. Silver swimmers should compete is all team effort meets and qualifying meets when times are achieved.

Workout Days/Times: 3 times/ week (1 hour/ session). No dryland required.

Silver Group Coach : Jodi Pucci/ Will Murphy

Equipment : Fins (Finis short fins), Water bottle.

Jr. Gold Group

Swimmers in Jr. Gold will continue putting focus on swimming efficient (Technique), but will put a larger emphasis on conditioning. Individuals in this group are encouraged to following the USA Swimming IMX events as a training/racing guideline. Recommended practice attendance should be 80%.

Workout Days/Times: 5 times / week (Approximately 1 1/2 hours/ session). Dryland required/ optional 2 times/ week (@ High Performance ATC)

Jr. Gold Coaches:  Andrea Venditta/ Will Murphy

Equipment : Fins (Finis short fins),  snorkel (Finis Swimmer's Snorkel) & water botle

Gold Group

Swimmers in the Gold group are showing a growing interest in swimming year round and have now begun to train on a consistent basis for multiple events and distances. With a continued focus on swimming efficient, this group has now put more emphasis on general conditioning to prepare them for 3 to 4 day competitions. Individuals in this group should be focusing on the USA Swimming IMX events for training and competing. Recommended practice attendance should be 85 %.

Workout Days/Times: 6 times/ week (1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours / session). Dry Land required 2 x/ week (@ High Performance ATC)

Gold Coaches : Jason Brennan, Andrea Venditta & Dave Montgomery 

Equipment : Fins (finis short fins), paddles, buoy, snorkel (Finis Swimmer's Snorkel) & water bottle

Senior Gold Group

Swimmers that have moved into Sr. gold have shown a year round commitment to the sport. These athletes are competing at the local, state and national level. While training, the group is split into Distance, Middle Distance & Sprint to help prepare for multiple distances and events. Athletes in this level have shown a commitment towards excellence both individually and towards the team. 60 % practice attendance for athletes to have a spot in this group. Athletes should not register for team if they cannot commit to practice attendance policy.

Workout Days/Times: 8-10 practice sessions offered/ week (2 + hours/ session). Dry Land required 3 x / week (High Performance ATC)
 

Sr. Gold coaches: Jason Brennan, Andrea Venditta, Dave Montgomery, Jessica Sabedra & Pat Collins

Equipment : Fins (finis short fins), paddles, buoy, snorkel (Finis Swimmer's Snorkel) & water bottle