Senior 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 Junior Olympic Championship qualifying time
  • Able to complete the following test sets: 10x100 free on 1:30; 5x200IM on 3:30; & 1000 kick under 19:00
  • 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 be attentive to coaches
  • 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

$183.50 per month

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

Monday: 5:00pm - 7:00pm @ Chap (Dryland/Swim)

Tuesday: 5:05am - 6:20am @ Cactus (Swim); 5:30pm - 7:30pm @ Cactus (Swim)

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

Thursday: OFF

Friday: 5:00pm - 7:00pm @ Chap (Swim)

Saturday: 9:30am - 11:00am @ Cactus (Swim); 11:00am - 11:30am (Dryland)

Senior Group Meets 

Short Course Season (Sept. 2019 - March 2020)

  • Gulf Coast Senior Championships in Houston, TX (Dec. 5-8) - Qualifiers Only
  • Maryanne Graham-Keever Invitational at SAC (Dec. 6-8) 
  • Senior Dual Meet Champs at Mesa (Jan. 18-20)
  • SAC Winter Invite at SAC (Jan. 24-26)
  • Dual Meet vs MAC at Mesa (Feb. 7-9)
  • AZ Swimming JO Championships at SAC (Feb. 21-23) - Qualifiers Only
  • AZ Swimming Senior Open Championships at Mesa (Feb. 27-March 1) - Qualifiers Only