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March 12, 2019

Announcing the 2019 South Texas Open Water Zones Team

2019 Open Water Zones - April 12-14 - Ft. Myers, Florida

Carly Mauldin
Grace Purtell
Adrianna Klaas
Hannah Seal
Surrena Luna
Maya Lofland
Emma Gettys
Kaylee Wu
Sonia Vaishnani
Ana Herceg
Natalie Klaas
Trisha Filimoehala
Kirsten Schlortt
Aspen Stallworth
Becca Rivers
Alyse Voos
Mackenzie Hamlett
Bucky Gettys
Nick Solis
Brayden Mandacina
Isaiah Salinas
Michael Robertson
Ian Stewart
Luka Herceg
Luke Peterson
Nathan McGrath
Jacob Brehm
Shrey Shankar
Conley Savage
Jackson Stallworth
Chris Mickelson
Ian Clennan

Congratulations!

Team members will be receiving more detailed information on the trip.

Please submit payment of $400 to South Texas Swimming using the link below.

 


 

Dec 11, 2018

2019 Open Water Zones - April 12-14 - Ft. Myers, Florida

Applications are open for the 2019 South Texas Team!

Coaches will be selecting 16-32 swimmers based on their 2018/2019 distance events. (500 for 11/12 and 1650 for 13&up).
Swimmers must have a “AA” time in their respective events to apply.

Longcourse distance events as well as previous Open Water experience will also be taken into consideration.

Apply Here: www.southtexasopenwaterteam.weebly.com

Deadline for application is March 1, 2019

Contact Tracey Spurgeon - Open Water Chair
coachtspurg@gmail.com

 


 

2018 South Texas
Open Water Zones Team
Chattanooga, TN
June 1-3

Below is the list of those selected to be a part of this year’s Open Water Zones in Chattanooga, TN.

For those of you who applied, but were not selected this year, I highly encourage you to apply for next year’s Open Water Festival as well as Open Water Zones. There are also a few open water events listed on the website that are not South Texas sponsored events – I highly encourage you to attend those events and start gaining Open Water experience.

I will keep the website updated with upcoming races in the area.

Thank you all for your interest in Open Water and “Thinking outside the Black Line”.

Bucky Gettys
Nathan McGrath
Luke Peterson
Nick Solis
Ian Stewart
Isaiah Salinas
Conley Savage
Trent Culbertson
Robert Dziergowski
Emma Gettys
Laney Skrobanek
Lea Nader
Sonia Vaishnani
Bethany Mueller
Natalie Klaas
Thea Lancaster
Mackenzie Hamlett

You will be receiving more detailed information on the trip this week! If you have any questions in the meantime, feel free to email me.

Congratulations!
Coach Tracey Spurgeon

 


 

 

March 22, 2018

South Texas will be taking a team of 12-24 swimmers ranging in ages from 11-18 to the 2018 Open Water Zones in Chattanooga, TN. Coaches will select the 2018 Open Water Zones Team based on their ranking at the end of the 2017/2018 short course season, their age, and distance event. 2018 Longcourse distance events as well as previous Open Water experience will also be taken into consideration.
(Note: Number of athletes will be based on travel budget)

Race Information can be found at
www.chattanoogaswimfest.org

For more information and to apply (Coaches and Athletes)
Application Page Open SOON!

www.southtexasopenwaterteam.weebly.com


All South Texas Swimming Open Water information, including team selection information,
is also located on the South Texas Swimming web site .

Deadline for application is April 15, 2018

Contact
Tracey Spurgeon - Open Water Chair
coachtspurg@gmail.com


 

 

March 5, 2018

2018 South Texas Open Water Festival Team

Ft. Myers, Fl
April 13-15

Below is the list of those selected to be a part of this year's Open Water Festival in Ft. Myers Florida. We had 40 applicants for the trip - What an amazing response!

For those of you who applied, but were not selected this year, I highly encourage you to apply for next year's Festival as well as Open Water Zones coming up in June (Chattanooga, Tn). There are also a few open water events listed on the website that are not South Texas sponsored events - I highly encourage you to attend those events and start gaining Open Water experience.

I will keep the website updated with upcoming races in the area.

Thank you all for your interest in Open Water and "Thinking outside the Black Line".

Anderson Brown
Bucky Gettys
Nathan McGrath
Leo Luna
Jackson Stallworth
Nick Solis
Landon Alarcon
Aiden McCusker
Ian Stewart
Vincent Ribeiro
Reilly Gilbert
Conley Savage
Shreyush Shankar
Trent Culbertson
Tristan Olstad
Steven Kuhn
Emma Gettys
Sydney Rawie
Lea Nader
Kirsten Schlortt
Aspen Stallworth
Trisha Filimoehala
Mackenzie Hamlett
Morgan Johnson
Rebecca Rivers
Alyse Voos

You will be receiving more detailed information on the trip this week! If you have any questions in the meantime, feel free to email me.

Congratulations!

Coach Tracey Spurgeon
coachtspurg@gmail.com

Please submit payment of $400 to South Texas Swimming using the link below.

 


 

 

January 9, 2018

South Texas will be taking a team of 12-24 swimmers to the 2018 Open Water Festival in Ft. Myers, Florida, April 14-16.

The team will be selected based on the 2017/2018 Short Course season's distance events and age. Swimmers must have an AA time in the 500, 1000, or 1650 Freestyle to apply. Consideration will also be given to 2017 LC times as well as previous Open Water experience.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS March 1, 2018

Apply Here

Once all applications are received and the team has been selected, you will receive more detailed information on the trip. If you have any questions, please email Tracey Spurgeon .

 


 

April 25, 2017

Below is the list of those selected to be a part of this year’s Open Water Zones in Seven Lakes, NC.

Congrats to you all. Look for information on Travel to be posted soon. You will be receiving an email from me soon with more detailed information regarding the trip. For those of you who applied, but were not selected this year, I highly encourage you to apply for any upcoming open water events. I will keep the website updated with upcoming races in the area.

Thank you all for your interest in Open Water and “Thinking outside the Black Line”.

Lea Nader
Emmalee Gettys
Nick Solis
Ethan Croley
Trisha Filimoehala
Kailey Biggs
Kaili Cuenca
Aspen Stallworth
Laney Skrobanek
Tristan Olstad
Ryan Woehrle
Shreyush Shankar
Corby Furrer
Jackson Stallworth
Mackenzie Hamlett
Trent Culbertson

Please submit payment of $350 to South Texas Swimming P.O. Box 592793, San Antonio, TX 78259 along with your completed paperwork. (Medical Consent, Code of Conduct, and Copy of Insurance Card).

All payments and paperwork due by April 30, 2017.

 


 

March 28, 2017

2017 Open Water Zones

Seven Lakes, NC June 2-4

South Texas will be taking a team of 12-16 swimmers ranging in ages from 11-18 to the 2017 Open Water Zones in Seven Lakes, NC. Coaches will select the 2017 Open Water Zones Team based on their ranking at the end of the 2016/2017 short course season, their age, and distance event. 2017 Long course distance events will also be taken into consideration.
(Note: Number of athletes will be based on travel budget)

 

EVENTS
  • Open 1K
  • Open Water Clinic
  • 2.5K (11/12)
  • 5K (13 & Up)
  • 3K Team Pursuit

For more information and to apply (Coaches and Athletes)

www.southtexasopenwaterteam.weebly.com

All South Texas Swimming Open Water information, including team selection information, is also located on the South Texas Swimming web site (www.stswim.org)

Deadline for application is April 23, 2017

Contacts

Tracey Spurgeon – Open Water Chair
coachtspurg@gmail.com