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Senior Groups

SENIOR ELITE

Location: Castaic Aquatic Center

Coach: Kevin Nielsen 

 

Swimmers in High School and older are selected to train in this group from our other Senior programs by the coaching staff.  Only the best swimmers with regards to time standards and previous commitment are selected to be members. The best training with the best, all with common goals, work ethic, and desire to be good team members while striving to reach the next level.  Swimmers must show a high level of dedication, time management, and leadership in and out of the pool with the goal being progress to the NCAA, National, and International levels.  Technique, endurance, speed, and dry land training are done with an intensity and versatility that can allow you to reach that goal.

 

SENIOR I

Location: Castaic Aquatic Center

Coach: Chris Rogers

 

Swimmers in high school can apply to join the Senior I Group. Swimmers must be willing to commit to scheduled practices and meets. Move-ups are done at coaches discretion and based on room in the group

 

SENIOR DEVELOPMENT (Formally JOIII Blue & Gold)

Location: Castaic Aquatic Center

Coach: Chris Rogers

 

Swimmers ages 13-14 can apply to join our JO III Groups.  The Gold and Blue levels are designated to keep those swimmers that are capable of being at the JO level in smaller teams of athletes that are similar in development and daily abilities.  The objective of all JO III workouts is to help the swimmers gain the skills necessary to be ready for our Senior groups and reach the Sectional, Junior National, and National level.  The training methods and techniques used are similar to the Senior groups and designed to prepare you for the elite levels of swimming while still making fundamentals and versatility a priority. This group has an 85% attendance requirement. Move ups can occur at any time.  

 

 

SENIOR VARSITY

Location: Santa Clarita Aquatic Center

Coach: Erik Johnson

 

This group is for a range of High School Athletes from those wanting to compete as part of Canyons Aquatic club and advance to the Senior Groups to those just interested in staying in shape for their High School Season. Meet participation is not required but encouraged and swimmers can come to as many or as few practices as they would like depending on their commitment level.  All swimmers should have knowledge of the four competitive strokes and to be ready to participate in a swimming workout before joining. Swimmers who have already achieved membership on their high school team do not have to be assessed to join this group. Swimmers new to competitive swimming should be assessed. This group has no attendance requirement.