Sectional Group


Nikita Denisyako
Senior/Sectional Group Coach
Email Coach Nikita

About the Group


Expectations/Required Skill

  • For swimmers 15 years old or older/entering Fall of 10th grade
  • Have achieved an AZ Swimming Senior Open Championship qualifying time
  • Able to complete the following test sets:  10x100 free on 1:20; 5x200IM on 3:00; & 1000 kick under 18:00
  • 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, 5 dolphin kicks off walls for fly/back, and able to maintain breathing patterns for fly/free. 


Monthly Dues

$196.25 per month

Fall Practice Schedule
(Aug. 12th - Nov. 10th)

Monday: 3:15pm - 5:30pm @ Chap (Dryland/Swim)

Tuesday: 5:05am - 6:20am @ Cactus (Gym); 3:15pm - 5:30pm @ Cactus (Swim)

Wednesday: 3:15pm - 5:30pm @ Cactus (Swim)

Thursday: 5:05am - 6:20am @ Cactus (Swim)

Friday: 5:15pm - 7:30pm @ Cactus (Swim)

Saturday: 7:00am - 8:00am @ Cactus (Gym); 8:00am - 9:30am (Swim)

Sectional Group Meets 

Short Course Season (Sept. 2019 - March 2020)

  • Gulf Coast Senior Championships in Houston, TX (Dec. 5-8) - Qualifiers Only
  • Senior Dual Meet Championship 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