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Practice Groups

The Gulf Shores Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Gulf Shores Swim Team to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Please call us at 251-968-1427 to schedule a tryout, or email Head Coach Brook Monroe Hopkins @ [email protected].

 

Pre-Competitive

100% is improving technical skills in the water, preparing swimmers for long term success in the water, & having fun & enjoying the water. May want to swim in summer Recreational meets

Pre-Competitive Coach: Mack Nall           [email protected]

Workout Days/Times: Mon, Tues, Thurs    Preschool 3:00 - 3:45 PM

                                                                                 K5 & Up 3:45 - 4:30 PM

Developmental

Broken into smaller groups based on age, ability & competition.  Swimmers will be introduced to local USA swimming meets when coach feels swimmers are ready.  Main focuses on improving technique, achieving best times, and having fun as a team.

Developmental Coach: David Lloyd     [email protected]

Workout Days/Times: Mon, Tues, Thurs     3:45 - 4:30 PM    
                                                                                               

Age Group Development

Introduction to Age Group training with Home USA swim meets & Summer recreation team, learning correct technique & rules for all strokes/turns/ starts/etc.

Age Group Development Coach: Victoria Hamby        [email protected]

Workout Days/Times: Mon, Tues, Thurs     3:45 - 4:30 PM

 

Age Group

Age Group training with increased competition level, the focus being local USA swim meets & Recreational swim in the summer.  Achieving best times and improving technique while having fun.

Pre Senior Group Coach: Kelsey Neel          [email protected]

Workout Days/Times: Mon, Tues, Thurs     3:45 - 4:45 PM  

                                                  

Age Group Elite

Elite Level of Age Group training, commitment & technique work focused on preparing swimmers for High Level swim meets

Age Group Elite Coach: Brook Hopkins           [email protected]

                                          Kelsey Neel               [email protected]         

Workout Days/Times: Mon, Tues, Thurs     3:40 - 4:20 PM  Drylands   4:30 - 6:00 PM   Swim

                                     Wed, Fri                  3:30 - 5:30 PM   Swim

                                                                          
Senior Group

Training, commitment & technique work focused on preparing swimmers for High Level High School/USA swim meets.

 

Senior CoachBrook Hopkins           [email protected] 

                           Kelsey Neel                 [email protected]         

Workout Days/Times: Mon, Tues, Thurs     3:40 - 4:20 PM  Drylands   4:30 - 6:00 PM   Swim

                                      Wed, Fri                   3:30 - 5:30 PM   Swim