The Delta  Barracudas Swim Team  offers training groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Delta Barracudas Swim Team to offer ability specific and age appropriate training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging them to reach their highest potential. Training groups are evaluated and decided by the coaching staff and are determined not only by the physical abilities and mental maturity of the individual swimmer but also the group dynamic of the participants with in the established training group.



Novice Group

Entrance into this group requires swimmers to swim a minimum of 12 yards of recognizable Front Crawl stroke and 12 yards of recognizable Back Crawl stroke, without assistance. Athletes in this group are basically Novice swimmers learning the proper technique for all four competitive strokes, starts and turns through educational drills, skill practice and FUN!

Novice Group Coach: Taylor Bess 
Workout Days/Times: Monday through Thursday 7:45am-8:30am


Silver Group

Athletes entering and participating in this group must consistently display a desire to learn and train on a more committed basis. Competition at swim meets is expected in this group. Physical Training and focused technique work are combined in this group. The training sessions in this group with introduce the swimmer to the aspects of physical and mental toughness being needed for training sessions. The goal of the Silver group training is to combine physical and mental focus with determination to reach higher goals throughout the season.
Silver Group Coach: Ellen Erickson and TBD
Workout Days/Times:
Monday through Friday 7-8:30 am swim workout

Blue Group

 Athletes entering and participating in, the Blue group must display a strong desire to perform at the highest level they are capable of. Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong aerobic endurance factor is present. Being a Blue group athletes requires physical and mental toughness to be combined with self discipline, to produce training sessions that are beneficial to achieving individual and team goals. Athletes in the Blue group are directed towards making their Seasonal State / Long Course State Qualifications. In this group sets can include upwards of 5,000+ yards per training session.

Blue Group Coach: Ellen Erickson
Workout Days/Times: Monday through Friday 6:00am - 8:00am & Mon., Tues., Wed., 5:30pm-7:00 pm