Swimmers in this group must be in the Spring semester of their 8th grade year or at least freshmen in HS. This group includes those who are participating in the HS pre-season training group; September through November and returning after the HS season through the end of the Short Course Season. Athletes in the group maintain the same training focuses as Bronze/Silver, for those swimmers not ready for the demands of Gold. Meet focus of the MW Qualifier Meet and qualifying for the MW Championship Meet.
· Swim Cap (optional for boys)
· Water Bottle
· Pull Buoy
· Dry-land Clothing: T-Shirt, Shorts and Tennis Shoes (2x week)
Navy Lead Coach: Sam Bach
Practice Sessions: M-F, 90 Minutes in-water & 30 Minutes of Dry-land (2x week)
HLA recommends a minimum of 4 practices/week and 1 meet a month in this group.