GTS Monthly Newsletter: June

Genevieve McNally

Hello GTS:

"As long as I'm enjoying swimming, I will keep swimming." -Cate Campbell

The kickoff to summer swimming has just begun. We are so excited to have you all join us for fun summer of fast swims and good times around the pool! 

Below is all that you will need to know for the month of June!

SUMMER PRACTICE SCHEDULE Begins Tuesday 5/31/2022.

The practice schedule is staying the same as the Winter/Fall/Spring Schedule with a minor change to Senior and Senior Prep Groups. To allow more opportunities for practice due to our athlete’s work/volunteer schedules we are combining the Senior and Senior Prep practices on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.

  • Fish 
    • Monday-Thursday 4:15-5:00pm
  • Sharks
    • Monday - Friday 5:00-6:15pm 
  •   
    • Sr. Prep 
      • Outdoor Pool   
        • Monday:  
          • 5:00-6:30pm (Combined with Senior)
        • Tuesday:   
          • Pool: 4:30-5:30pm
          • Dryland 5:45-6:30pm
        • Wednesday:  
          • 5:00-6:30pm (Combined with Senior)
        • Thursday:   
          • Pool: 4:30-5:30pm
          • Dryland: 5:45-6:30pm
        • Friday:  
          • 5:00-6:30pm
        • Saturday:  
          • 8:00-9:00am
    • Senior
      • Indoor Pool Morning Practice | Outdoor Pool Afternoon Practice  
        • Monday:  
          • 5:30-7:00am 
          • 5:00-6:30pm (Combined with Sr. Prep)
        • Tuesday:   
          • Dryland: 4:30-5:30pm
          • Pool: 5:30-7:30pm
        • Wednesday:  
          • 5:30-7:00am
          • 5:00-6:30pm (Combined with Sr Prep)
        • Thursday:   
          • Dryland: 4:30-5:30pm
          • Pool: 5:30-7:30pm, 
        • Friday:  
          • 5:30-7:00am
        • Saturday:  
          • 6:00-8:00am

Dryland Schedule:

As our team excels, Jeremy and our coaches wanted to provide a more comprehensive weekly workout routine for our upper tier athletes.  We will be posting optional workouts on Team Unify under the Our Team Tab. The tab will be live at the end of the week. 

Below is a glance at how we typically structure our weekly workouts:

Sunday/Monday: Upper Body Focus with Jumping

Tuesday: Lower Strength

Wednesday: Cardio & Care

Thursday: Upper Strength/ Heavy Lifts with Coach Jeremy

Friday/Saturday: Lower Body Focus

Athlete Move Up:

 CONGRATULATIONS to the following athletes:

  • Evan Bohrer
  • Sophia Bohrer
  • Max Lacy
  • Soraya Nadji 
  • Ava Tarrant

You will be moving up from Shark Group to Sr. Prep!

You may begin Sr. Prep practice beginning 5/31/2022

Thank you for your hard work and dedication!

Athlete Highlights:

Our athletes do incredible things both in and out of the water. If your athlete has an accomplishment (big or small) that you would like to share with the GTS community, please contact Coach Genevieve or Coach Andy. We want to share in the celebration of our athletes and ensure our athletes are recognized for their successes! 

Guidelines: We will publish the accomplishments once a month in the Athlete Highlight Section of the Monthly GTS Newsletter. Please have email all submittals to the coaches 1 week prior to the last day of the month. 

GTS Night Out:

When: June 13

Where: Chuy's Tex-Mex Cuisine

Time: 6:45pm

Who's Invited: Everyone One! 

Notes: We love athlete and parent participation as this is a great way to get our athletes to bond and for our parents to meet each other. 

Please reach out to the coaches with suggestions, questions or concerns. 

Olympic Training Center: Senior Practice

We are so excited for the opportunity for Senior group coming up on June 10th and 11th. Senior group athletes will be training at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs! This will be an overnight trip, with the practice at the Olympic Training Center taking place at 9am on June 11th. 

Note: All waivers must be completed prior to attending this training trip. Failure to do so will void your athlete from travel. 

Swim Meets:

  • CUDA STAR LC Open 
    • June 3-5
    • Please check your email for meet information/updates
  • CSI LC Open (Coach Andy)
    • June 17-19
    • More information will be sent out as we get closer to meet. 
    • Entry deadline has passed
  • Falfins LC Open (Coach Genevieve)
    • June 17-19 
    • More information will be sent out as we get closer to meet.
    • Entry deadline has passed. 
    • Please book your hotels if you have yet to do so if you are planning on staying down in the Springs. 
  • Aces Summer Open
    • June 23-25
    • We are still waiting to hear back if our team can attend this meet. 
    • More information will be sent out once we get the verdict as to if we can attend. 
  • Zone 2: Senior/Age Group
    • July 8-10
    • More information will be sent out once we get closer to the meet. 

Billing:

Please reach out to Coach Genevieve directly regarding all billing questions. 

Let's have a great June! 

Sincerely, 

Coach Genevieve & Coach Andy