TUESDAY UPDATE 9/24/19

Mark Gole

TUESDAY UPDATE 9/24/19

 

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PRACTICE CHANGES

There are no practice schedule changes this week.

 

Makos will begin optional morning practices on Wednesday mornings the week of October 7th. The practices will run from 5:30-6:30am and will primarily be of a technical focus. The first morning will be Wednesday, October 9th.

 

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ENTRY DEADLINES

The entry deadline for the Jenks meet is tonight at midnight. We will be submitting these entries tomorrow morning, so if you have any desire to attend this meet, please edit your commitment by the end of the day today.

 

The entry deadline for the Columbia meet has been changed to Thursday, September 26th. If you intend to enter this meet, please edit your commitment prior to then. Note that this meet has qualifying times for 13 and older swimmers.

 

The entry deadline for the first Friday Night at the Races is Tuesday, October 1st. If you intend on competing at this meet, please edit your commitment. The Friday Night at the Races meets are geared towards our Hammerhead and Great White groups. If you are a Tiger Shark, please speak with Coach Colton prior to signing up.

 

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MERCHANDISE

This Wednesday, September 25, we will have our team swim store, D&J Sports, set up in the Redbud room at the BCC from 4-7.  This will be an opportunity to get team gear, get fitted for team suits, and get fitted for tech suits.  It will also be a chance to pick up your team t-shirt and cap set (if you didn't receive these this weekend.) Additionally, we are selling SGK Shark shirts ($20) and pink caps ($12).  These will all be available Wednesday for purchase!  If you have any questions you can email Becky Guthrie at merchandise@nwaasharks.org.

 

For the list of equipment needed for each group, please click on the following link:

https://www.teamunify.com/team/arnaa/controller/cms/admin/index#/website-design

 

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MEET AND GREET WITH COACH ERIC PADEN

In conjunction with the team swim store, there will be a meet and greet with our new head age group coach, Eric Paden. There will be cookies for all as well.

 

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SHARKS PENTATHLON THANK YOU

Thank you to everyone who pitched in to host our first meet of the season & helped our new swimmers learn what to do and where to go!

 

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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE NEXT NWAA MEET

For the next three swim meets that our team hosts, we will need every family to fill two volunteer slots each, whether their swimmer participates in the meet or not.  So please save the following dates.  If you have a schedule conflict or require an accommodation for health, religious or other reasons, then contact our volunteer coordinator at least 45 days in advance of the meet.  nwaavolunteer@gmail.com

Jan 10-12   Winter Invitational (U of A HPER, Fayetteville)

Jun 5-7   Memorial Classic (Melvin Ford Aquatic Center, Bentonville)

Jul 30-Aug 2   ASI Long Course State Championships (MFAC, Bentonville)