National Group


Kevin Zacher
Head Coach/National Group Coach

Email Coach Kevin

Bob Platt
National Group Coach &
Director of Operations

Email Coach Bob



About the Group


Expectations/Required Skill

  • For swimmers 14 years old or older/entering Fall of 9th grade
  • Have achieved a Summer Sectional qualifying time
  • Able to complete the following test sets:  10x100 free on 1:10; 5x200IM on 2:40; & 1000 kick under 16:30
  • Follows SAC dryland training program
  • Committed to attending highest qualified championship meet for the season
  • Shows leadership skills in and out of the pool, great attitude, and elite level work ethic
  • Demonstrates proficiency in practice skills such as tight streamlines, able to complete 25s underwater with no breath, 7 dolphin kicks off walls for fly/back, and able to maintain breathing patterns for fly/free. 


Monthly Dues

$234.25 per month






Pool Reopening Schedule

Please refer to the "Practice Schedule" tab for the most current schedule.  

For information related to COVID procedures and guidelines, please refer to the "COVID Pool Reopening Resources" page on our website.


National Group Meets 

Short Course Season (Sept. 2019 - March 2020)

  • Gulf Coast Senior Championships in Houston, TX (Dec. 5-8) - Qualifiers Only
  • US Open Championships in Atlanta, GA (Dec. 4-8) - Qualifiers Only
  • Speedo Junior Nationals in Federal Way, WA (Dec. 11-14) - Qualifiers Only
  • TYR Pro Swim Series in Knoxville, TN (Jan. 16-19) - Qualifiers Only
  • Senior Dual Meet Champs at Mesa (Jan. 18-20) 
  • SAC Winter Invite (Jan. 24-26)
  • Dual Meet vs MAC at Mesa (Feb. 7-9)
  • AZ Swimming Senior Open Championships at Mesa (Feb. 27 - March 1) - Qualifiers Only
  • Speedo Sectionals - Qualifiers Only