A Brief History of HYCAT@ Huntington:
Founded in 1969, as YHSC (YMCA of Huntington Swim Club) the team was sponsored by the City of Huntington and the Huntington YMCA. In 1991, SUN Aquatics (Charleston) and Huntington YMCA Swim Club merged to create one team now known as HYCAT (Huntington YMCA/Charleston Aquatic Team). The two teams are run by separate governing bodies as well as coached by different staff at separate locations. The teams do however combine during competitions.
Throughout the years HYCAT has produced:
**YMCA National Finalists
**YMCA Zone Champions
**SEOWV YMCA Swim League Record Holders
**SEOWV YMCA Swim League Champions
**West Virginia Swimming State Champions
**USA Swimming top 16 ranked swimmers
**West Virginia Zone Team Qualifiers
West Virginia State Invitational Long Course Swimming Champions:
**24 Consecutive Years!!
West Virginia State Invitational Short Course Swimming Champions:
**38 Consecutive Years!!