2020 Spring Clinics




Monday, March 2 - Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Spring Mini HOX Registration - Coming Soon - under separate registration


IMPORTANT:  This program is only open to current Blackhawk Country Club (BHCC) Swim/Fitness members and above.  Please choose one of the below options before registering:

  • Non BHCC Members:

Non-members are not eligible to enroll in Spring Clinics.  Do not register and instead follow the steps below:

  1. Contact BHCC Membership via email at: ​ Nikki Ericksen or by phone at:  925-736-6503. 
  2. Once you have been approved by BHCC and assigned a member number, please contact Sean Quackenbush at: for a mandatory evaluation.
  • New members to BHCC, new to swim, new to HOX swim team (including Mini HOX from 2019), or unsure if your child is swim team ready:

Do not proceed with registration.  Instead, contact Coach Sean Quackenbush at for a mandatory evaluation sign up.  Should you register prior to completing an evaluation, your registration will not be approved until this condition is met.


  • Returning 2019 HOX Swim Team families (does not include Mini HOX:

As a returning 2019 HOX swim family (does not include 2019 Mini HOX-Spring Mini HOX will have a separate registration), please read the below program information and continue on to registration at the bottom of this page.



The 2020 Blackhawk Country Club Spring Swim Clinics will begin Monday, March 2 and runs through Tuesday, March 31.  This 20 day program is ideal for "swim-team-ready" and returning swimmers with a focus on technique and to help swimmers get back into the "swim of things" before summer.  The coaches would like to encourage all families to participate in Spring Clinics as this program will provide the technical foundation for the swimmers to build upon throughout the season.Clinics will focus on a technical foundation for swimmers to build upon throughout the season. Each week will focus on a different swim stroke and will also cover:  drill progression, explosion off the walls, underwater dolphin kicks, proper body position, effective pull to create maximum propulsion, breathing tips, proper stroke timing, starts, turns, finishes, race strategy, etc.  The final week is a review.

Coaches:  Sean Quackenbush, Nikki Palmer, Jaclyn Simson, Steve Guthrie



VSA Eligibility Rules:  Require that swimmers not exceed 15 hours of in-water clinics and lessons between March 1, 2020 through the start of the swim season, April 1, 2020. Furthermore, there should be no swimming during the months of January and February (excluding High School Swimmers).  It is the parents responsibility to ensure their swimmers adhere to these rules. Failure to follow the above rules or exceeding the limit could lead to disqualification, removal from the team and team penalties. 

County Eligibility Rules:  Swimmers that wish to participate in the County meet may not participate in more than 15 hours of lessons or clinics through the team, by team coaches or at team facilities (whether in or out of the water) from March 1, 2020 through the start of the swim season, April 1, 2020. Swimmers may not participate in more than 15 hours of lessons or clinics by participating in multiple programs during this period.  Thank you for your assistance in managing to this limit. 

For a full description of the VSA & County eligibility rules please CLICK HERE



  • Program Dates:  March 2 - March 31
  • Program Offerings:
Program Type PRICE Billing 
20 Day Program 300

BHCC Member Charge

10 Day Program 250

BHCC Member Charge

  • Days Off/No Swim:
    • Friday, March 6
    • Friday, March 20 
  • Age Group Practice Times:

6 & Under

4:00 – 4:30 PM


4:30 – 5:15 PM


5:15 - 6:00 PM

11 & Up

6:00 - 6:45 PM



New BHCC, new to HOX swim or was a Mini HOX last year:  Do not register until the mandatory evaluation with Head Aquatics Director, Sean Quackenbush is completed (see membership rules at top of page).  Please have evaluation completed in time for March 8, 2020 registration close date.

Returning HOX Swimmers:  Register by completing the Spring Clinic on-line registration provided on this site. Registration closes for all on March 8, 2020.  Please be sure to read this page in it's entirety before proceeding with registration.  There are no refunds for BHCC Spring Clinics for any reasons. 

All:  HOX TeamUnify (TU) accounts are not approved/activated for Spring Clinic Registrations as this is a BHCC Program.  HOX TU accounts are only activated for approved summer HOX Swim Team registrations.  DO NOT attempt log in to begin registration.  You will be prompted for your log in credentials at the appropriate time.


CLICK HERE - To Register


Questions? Contact Coach Sean at