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Devon Ames

Practice This Week: Monday: Practice Tuesday: Practice Wednesday: Practice Thursday: Practice Friday: Practice Coach Sophia With mixed feelings, I need to announce that Friday will be the last day for Coach Sophia. Coach Sophia will be taking the next step in her education process of her nursing program which will not allow her to be available to coach anymore. Coach Sophia swam on STOP for 7 years, then coach for another 2. She has been played an intrical part of the success experienced by our most novice level swimmers as...

Devon Ames

February Practice Meet on Saturday If you are planning on participating, please sign up now. See directions below. All swimmers, in all groups (except DP1) are encouraged to participate. Participating is an important part of all swimmers development, regardless of ability. Practice This Week: Monday: NO PRACTICE - President's Day Tuesday: Practice - Last Day to Sign up for February Practice Meet Wednesday: Practice Thursday: Practice - Hot Chocolate Night Friday: Practice New Assigned Group Areas Starting on Tuesday, swimmers will have new "holding" areas before their practice. The "check...

Devon Ames

Practice This Week: Monday: Practice Tuesday: Practice Wednesday: Practice Thursday: Practice Friday: Practice Practice Note: No Practice on Monday, February 15th (President's Day) Hot Chocolate Thursday Nights Our Hot Chocolate Thursday Nights will continue through February. We have 3 more Thursdays. STOP February Practice Meet: Saturday, February 20th Sign ups are now available for the next meet on Saturday, February 20th. Swimmers must sign up by Tuesday, February 16th to participate. If you know your are going to participate, please sign up now. Signing up early helps me make decisions...

Devon Ames

Practice This Week: Monday: Practice Tuesday: Practice Wednesday: Practice Thursday: Practice - Hot Chocolate Night Friday: Practice February Practice Meet: Saturday, February 20th Entries due Tuesday, February 16th. No additions, changes, or refunds after the 16th. All swimmers are encouraged to sign up and participate. Based on the January Meet, sessions will most likely be something similar to: Olders (11 & Up): Warm Up: 7:50 - 8:10: Meet runs 8:15 - 9:15 Youngers (10 & Under): Warm Up 9:20 - 9:40: Meet runs 9:45 - 10:45 The number of sessions...

Devon Ames

Practice This Week: Monday: Practice Tuesday: Practice Wednesday: Practice Thursday: Practice Friday: Practice Practice in the Rain Yes, we will continue to offer practices in the rain. If there is severe weather and we have to cancel practice, I will communicate by email / text. Without an email, assume we are running practices. STOP January Practice Meet Great job to the swimmers who participated in the meet. Not even the rain slowed them down. The meet ran in two sessions, each about 50 minutes long. Older session had 31 swimmers....

Devon Ames

NO PRACTICE MONDAY Practice This Week Monday: No Practice Tuesday: Practice Wednesday: Practice Thursday: Practice Friday: Practice STOP January Practice Meet on Saturday At this time, no new swimmers or events can be added. If you did not sign up, our next meet in February. For this meet, we will have 71 athletes participating in 2 sessions as follows. 11 & Ups: 8:00 - 9:30 am 10 & Unders: 9:45 - 11:00 am More information will come out this week. It looks like we have a chance of some rain...

Devon Ames

Practice This Week: Monday: Normal Tuesday: Normal Wednesday: Normal Thursday: Normal Friday: Normal No Weekend Practices No Practice on Monday, January 18th (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) STOP Practice Meet: Saturday, January 23rd On Saturday, January 23rd, we will offer our first of monthly practice meets. The goal of these meets is to provide the swimmers the opportunity to establish event times and get experience in a race type situation. However, since district restrictions prevent us from running "competitions," we will be making adjustments to the "normal" meet experience. Specific...

Devon Ames

Practice This Week: Monday: Normal Tuesday: Normal Wednesday: Normal Thursday: Normal - Hot Chocolate Night Friday: Normal No Weekend Practices Time Trials Practice Meet The practice meets has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 23rd. Promise, this will be the last change. Details about the event will come out this week. I will be working to find the balance between running a simulated swim meet, while following the district's pool use requirements that prevents us from running any competitions.