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Girls Team

Welcome Athletes and Families to the Minnetonka High School Girls
Swim & Dive Team Website!         

Questions? Athletes, please feel welcome to communicate with the coaching staff on any issues important to you or anything else that effects your commitment to our mission and team goals.

Minnetonka is proud of its rich tradition in swim and dive, both recently and over the last three decades. The team's athletic performance could not be possible without careful acknowledgment of the individual growth of all team members.

Please ensure that athletes and family members alike have time to familiarize themselves with the policies put in place in the team handbook. We hope you find it informative, thorough, and helpful.

Minnetonka High School Swimming & Diving Team believes in using professional coaching to create a culture of respect, accountability, and discipline to produce student-athletes who are not only successful on the highest level, but are inspired individuals who strive to become leaders in the community.

2021-2022 Season

Season

August 16—November 20, 2021

PAC Meeting – 

August 23 at 5:00 PM. Meeting details will be emailed to families.

Team Photos – 

August 24 at 1:00 PM at MME/Aquatic Center. Details to Follow.

Team Fundraising Nights – 

Davanni's - August 23 at 4:00 PM to close - Present this coupon (printed or on phone) when ordering!

Chipotle - September 21 between 4:00 and 8:00 PM - Details to Follow!

Davanni's - October 2021 - Details to Follow!


Contact Information

Head Coach

    

Assistant coaches

  • Delaney Ambrosen

  • Doug Helm

  • Marlene Grant


Ted Schultz, Activities Director 
[email protected]schools.org
952-401-5901

Diving coach

 


Captains

  • Lucy Boettcher

  • Nadia Helm

  • Ellie Kapeller

  • Alison Koch

  • Rachel Patton

  • Quinci Wheeler

From the Captains:

Hello Swimmers and Divers! As your 2021 captains, we’d love to welcome you to the team. This summer we’ll have 2 captains practices, a team service event and a team fundraiser. Our real practices will start the week of August 16th, so be prepared to work! Throughout the season we’ll have dual meets, a travel meet to Eau Claire and a bunch of team activities along the way ;)

We’re super excited to have you all on the team this year, so please feel free to reach out to any of us with any questions.

Captains Practice #1: August 10th in the Excelsior Commons from 6:00-8:00pm.

Kick-off the 2021-2022 season in the Excelsior Commons with a fun meet and greet for all athletes joining the Minnetonka Swim and Dive team. You can expect lots of laughs, yummy snacks, creative crafts, and fun activities. Please bring a picnic blanket and/or camping chair. 

Team Service Event: August 11th at Feed My Starving Children from 3:00-5:00pm. 

Join us in packing food at Feed My Starving Children in Chanhassen. Please wear Tonka apparel or Tonka colors. We have 60 spots reserved, so please RSVP at this link: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=GE6P95

Address: 18732 Lake Drive East, Chanhassen,  MN 55317

Captains Practice #2: August 12th at Minnetonka Middle School East from 12:00-3:00pm. 

Join us in the pool for a movie and quality team bonding. Bring any floaties if you have them, although some will be provided if you can't ;). Movie is TBD but you can expect something good. If you don't want to get wet, no worries! There will be plenty of space on the pool deck and bleachers for people who would prefer to stay dry.

Registration opens Monday, July 19th! We are looking forward to meeting you!


MHS Registration & Fees/ team fees

Please see the team handbook for registration information and fees.


Practice Schedule - Girls Swimming
  • Athletes will participate in practice until after their final competition.

  • Note - there will be changes to the below schedule as the season progresses.

  • The coaches will make every effort to communicate these changes clearly and with advance notice.

August 16*-21

Monday-Friday - 7:00-9:00 AM; 3:00-5:00 PM
Saturday - 7:00-9:00 AM

*We will have a brief meeting at 9:00 AM on Monday, August 16 for all athletes.
*Varsity and JV rosters will be posted online by Sunday, August 22.
*Tryouts will be Thursday, August 19 thru Saturday, August 21.

August 23*-September 4

Varsity
Monday-Saturday - 7:00-9:00 AM
Monday-Friday - 3:00-5:00 PM

JV
Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday - 7:00-9:00 AM
Tuesday/Thursday - 8:30-10:30 AM; 3:00-5:00 PM
Monday/Wednesday/Friday - 3:30-5:30 PM

*Afternoon practice for Monday, August 23 will run from 2:30-4:30 PM and will precede the PAC Meeting at 5:00 PM.
*There is no practice on Saturday, August 28 due to the Eau Claire Invite.

September 7*-October 23

Varsity
Monday-Friday - 3:15-5:15 PM - Swim
Monday/Wednesday - 6:00-7:15 AM - Wetland/Swim/Speedtank
Tuesday/Thursday - 5:15-5:45 PM - Yoga (TBD - May change to specialized Dryland)
Saturday - 7:00-9:00 AM - Swim

JV
Monday-Thursday - 5:15-7:00 PM - Swim
Monday/Wednesday - 4:30-5:15 PM - Dryland
Tuesday/Thursday - 4:30-5:15 PM - Yoga (TBD - May change to specialized Dryland)
Friday - 3:15-5:15 PM - Swim
Saturday - 7:00-9:00 AM - Swim

*There is no practice on Monday, September 6 (Labor Day).

October 25-November 6
Note – this will change dependent on Taper Schedule for Conference, Sections and State

Varsity
Monday-Friday - 3:15-5:15 PM - Swim
Monday/Wednesday - 6:00-7:15 AM - Wetland/Swim/Speedtank
Tuesday/Thursday - 5:15-5:45 PM - Yoga (TBD - May change to specialized Dryland)
Saturday - 7:00-9:00 AM - Swim

JV (this will change -  dependent on JV Conference Placement)
Monday-Thursday - 5:15-7:00 PM - Swim
Friday - 3:15-5:15 PM - Swim
Saturday - 7:00-9:00 AM - Swim

November 6-November 20

TBD as we prepare for Sections and State.

Practice Schedule - Girls Diving

Dive Practice Schedule

**Practices are subject to change but all communication will be given to divers by coach Stephenie. 

Practice times may also be lengthened depending on the number of divers we have out for the season. Practices may be altered to fit with team functions.

*Varsity and JV divers will be changed throughout the season. Varsity will be the top 3 scorers from the meet prior and the number of JV divers will depend on how many are allowed to compete in each meet and if the diver has the required dive for the week.  

*Tryouts will be Thursday, August 19 through Friday Sept 3rd.

August 16-August 17
Monday and Tuesday - 9:30-11:30am
9:00am Meeting at MME for ALL athletes

August 18 -  August 27th 
Monday & Wednesday - 4:30-6:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday - 3:30-5:00 PM
Friday - 1:30-3:00 PM

Monday, August 23 practice will run from 6:30am-8:00am due to our PAC Meeting at 5:00 PM

Monday Aug 30 - Remainder of season
Monday & Wednesday - 4:30-6:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday - 3:30-5:00 PM
Friday - (Morning practices will be every other week. (Starting Friday Sept 3)
5:20am-6:30 AM & 3:00-4:30 PM


Lettering Requirements

This award is given to any student-athlete, regardless of year in school, who achieves the qualifying standard for a particular event and has complied with all rules and expectations. Special circumstances may allow the coaching staff to award a letter to a senior who has not achieved a qualifying standard, as long as other criteria is met. This decision is left to the discretion of the coaching staff as all varsity letters are.

Event
Varsity Letter Qualifying
200 Freestyle
                             2:03.62
200 I.M.
                             2:21.57
50 Freestyle
                                26.07
Diving
  1. Competed in over 50% of varsity event during season.
  2. Competed each of the required dives during a varsity competition.
100 Butterfly
                             1:04.37
100 Freestyle
                                58.05
500 Freestyle
                             5:38.46
100 Backstroke
                             1:04.28
100 Breaststroke
                             1:15.14
   

Meet Transportation

 

Web Site

We are pleased to have a robust team website. The website serves as the "go-to" for many questions that might arise. Links to the schedule, results, contact information, and more will be available. Additionally, the website is used to send out team reminders and notifications. 

If you have questions about the website, please contact Sandra Hibbard.