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Emma Hesterman Jul 12, 2019

Congratulations to the 14 swimmers who qualified and competed at the 2019 Alberta Summer Championships this past weekend. (4th – 7th July, 2019) For half the swimmers this was their last meet of the season and the remaining 7 swimmers are continuing on to the big meet in Tucson, Arizona from the 23rd – 29th July, 2019 to compete at the 2019 Senior Open Arizona Championships. We had 2 Age Group Club records broken and 1 relay club record. Megan was awarded the age group Top 10 Youth Recognition award....

Emma Hesterman Jun 18, 2019

Congratulations to the 11 Provincial qualifiers that attended the 2019 Swim Alberta Provincials LC at the new Seton Pool in Calgary from 14th -16th June, 2019. We had 20 Top 10 Final swims, 12 Top 3 medals and many Top 10 Final swims plus 3 new qualifiers for Champs!  NEW QUALIFIERS FOR CHAMPIONSHIPS: Summer Fedor, Alexander Holt and Keton Murphy. AWARD WINNERS: GOLD Summer Fedor (100 Free, 50 Fly) Keton Murphy (100 Free) SILVER Summer Fedor (50 Free) Keton Murphy, Alexander Holt, Deon Badenhorst, Jaden Melton (4x50 Free & 4x50...

Emma Hesterman Jun 13, 2019

Congratulations to all the qualifiers from Performance and Mavericks that attended the Cascade Swimming International Meet at the weekend.   We had a very successful meet, the swimmers were 'honing' their skills ready for Provincials and Championships.  There were 2 international teams from Germany and Texas, U.S at the meet, so it was nice to mix up the competition. We had a few more qualifying times achieved, 1 new Relay club record aswell as several medal winners and top 8 swims plus a meet record. Meet Record Justin Lisoway 50 Breast...

Emma Hesterman Jun 4, 2019

Congratulations to all the swimmers from Mavericks, Senior Mavs, Junior Mavs, Tsunami and Jaws who competed at the 2nd annual Steven Brown Memorial Classic from May 31st to June 2nd.  We had new provincial qualifiers, lots of qualifying times achieved and re-achieved, many Medal winners and Top 10 and Top 20 finalists. Congratulations to the following *NEW* qualifiers for the 2019 LC Provincials in Calgary from the 14th – 16th June, 2019. Jaden Melton achieved 3 times for the 1st time in 50 Fly, 200 Free and 400 Free Maxwell...

Emma Hesterman Jun 3, 2019

FROM HEAD COACH - TODD MELTON "Mel Zajac exceeded all our expectations"   This was the 2nd fastest swim meet outside World Championship Trials and the fastest 18 and under meet by far in the country.  The USA junior national team was there as well as Canada's top swimmers.  Maverick swimmers were in the middle of hard training with no rest.  We  were a little slow out of the gates on the first day of racing but quickly picked up momentum for finals and the days to follow.   Some highlights: included...

Emma Hesterman May 29, 2019

Congratulations to all our 10 & under girls and 11 & under boys who qualified and competed at the Swim Alberta Summer Festival held in Lethbridge on the 25th and 26th February, 2019.   We had 4 new Relay club records achieved, many Top 8 placings, lots of new festival times achieved and re-achieved and lots of new best times. CLUB RECORDS 10 & under girls 4 x 25 Free Relay  (01:12.39) Hailey Thiele, Peyton Jones, Hudsyn Watt, Bryiar Murphy 11 & under boys 4 x 25 Free Relay (01:05.23) Jasper...

Emma Hesterman May 17, 2019

Congratulations to the 40 swimmers from Performance, Mavericks, Senior Mavs, Junior Mavs, Tsunami , Jaws and Rogues that travelled the long trip to Kelowna and back to compete at the 2019 KAJ May LC Invitational, not only did the swimmers have lots of fun and make memories for life, they also swam really well.   We had many top 3 and top 8 and top 16 placings and also 1 new club record broken and overall aggregate winner for the 13 under boys. AGGREGATE WINNER Congratulations to Caden Kotowich on winning...

Emma Hesterman Apr 17, 2019

Congratulations to Finlay, Justin L, Lorenzo and Megan who qualified and attended the 2019 Western Canadian Championships in Edmonton this past weekend.     It was a tougher meet as 3 of the swimmers had just returned from Toronto after competing at World Trials for over a week and with only 1 day rest in Okotoks (and catch up on school)  then had to  leave for the next competition.   They all still swam really well and the team left Edmonton with all achieving more Senior National and Trials time standards.  Lorenzo...

Emma Hesterman Apr 17, 2019

Congratulations to all our 10U girls and 11U boys that competed at the Dino Cup on the weekend.  We had lots of amazing swims with new best times, 1 new club record broken, many top 3 and top 8 swims  in every age group and 7 aggregate winners and many new Festival qualifying standards achieved and re-achieved. NEW CLUB RECORD Katherine Kohn (8) broke the Girls 8 and under 50 Back record in 00.46.94 AGGREGATE WINNERS in respective age group.  (Aggregate T-shirts are being sent by mail) Declan West, Katherine...

Emma Hesterman Apr 10, 2019

Congratulations to our 3 swimmers who qualified and attended the fastest meet in the country 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials in Toronto from 3rd – 7th April, 2019.      This meet featured the fastest swimmers in the country and also served as the nomination or selection trials for the 2019 FINA World Championships, 2019 FINA World Junior Championships, 2019 Pan American Games, 2019 Para Pan American Games, 2019 World Para Swimming Championships and the 2019 FISU Games. Finlay, Justin L and Megan all qualified and competed at this meet and all had a...