This is our entry level group. An athlete need not be able to
swim to enter this group.
Bronze Group Coach: Andy
From the Bronze group, athletes move into this group. Athletes
in this group focus mainly on learning four legal competitive
strokes, having fun, and perfecting start and turn technique.
Silver Group Coach: Sue
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: Cathy
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: Steve
Minimum age for entry into this group is 12 (girls) or 13
(boys). Athletes entering the Senior group must display a strong
desire to perform at the highest level they are capable of.
Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong
aerobic endurance factor is present. Athletes in the Senior group
are directed towards making their California-Nevada Sectional Time
Standards. Minimum training sets include:
30x100 @ 1:15
High Performance Group Coach: Michelle Ohno
Minimum criteria for entry is (1) National time standard and a
desire to be competitive on a National level. This group focuses on
qualifying for Olympic Trials every 4 years. Minimum training sets
for entry include:
30x100 @ 1:10
4X200IM @ 2:45
National Group Coach: Michelle Ohno