Swim Groups

NNST offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Nome Northstar Swim Teame 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 907-304-2871 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.


Silver Group

Athletes in this group focus mainly on learning three legal competitive strokes, having fun, and perfecting start and turn technique.
Silver Group Coach: Melissa Ford
Workout Days/Times: Tues/Thurs 2:30pm-4:15pm

Gold Group

From the Silver group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group are usually at least 10 years old and have completed the Silver Group move-up skills list. This group is exposed to training for the first time while trying to prepare for the 200 Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley races. Competing at swim meets is highly encouraged at a rate of about once per month.
Gold Group Coach: Davis Hovey/Myra Scholtz
Workout Days/Times: Tues/Thurs 3:15pm -4pm

Pre Senior Group

Minimum age for entry into this group is 11 years old. Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. Competition at swim meets is expected in this group. Training takes precedence over technique work for the first time in the athlete?s development. Athletes in this group train for the 200 Individual Medley and 500 Freestyles.
Pre Senior Group Coach: Davis Hovey
Workout Days/Times: Tues/Thurs/Fri 4pm - 5pm