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Mike Stromberg

ALTITUDE PERFORMANCE SWIM TEAM JUNE 14TH WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Hello everyone, The first week of summer practice went well. This past week we worked on body balance and freestyle. The kids were learning and trying new things. This upcoming week, we will work more on freestyle and move into breaststroke. Keep bringing your swimmers to practice. A reminder for your swimmers is that they maintain social distancing on the pool deck. As of now we are trying to do 6 swimmers per lane which is within range of El Paso County...

Mike Stromberg

Altitude Performance Swim Team Weekly Newsletter – May 31 Issue Dear Altitude Performance Swim Family, Pool News The word on the street is that the Colorado Governor is making a swim pool announcement on Monday. Hopefully, it is good news. On Wednesday, I submitted a pool variance to El Paso County, and they let me know that they will have solution no later than June 9th or sooner. Keep your fingers crossed! Team Dryland Schedule – CHANGE IN THE TIME What a fun week of dryland, each day the both...

Karen Athen

THEY’RE HERE! Mike and I have been working with Agon Swim to offer these Altitude face masks. Show your team spirit as you are out and about. Three sizes available. $10.75 each. https://beta.agonswim.com/teams/103407

Mike Stromberg

Dear Altitude Performance Swim Team Members, I am pleased to share that our club has received a Safe Sport Recognized Club status. We are committed to providing a safe, healthy, and positive environment here on this team, and we have received recognition for all of our efforts to this end. Through USA Swimming’s Safe Sport Program, we submitted our Athlete Protection Policies, safeguarding procedures, and educational engagement, including Our travel, electronic communication, and anti-bullying policies; Our team honor codes and codes of conduct; The processes by which we recruit and...

Mike Stromberg

Hi Altitude Swimmers and Families Today is Wednesday and there are several outstanding articles and webinars today which are listed below. Senior and Age Swimmers and Parents don't forget the College Recruiting Zoom Meeting today at 3:30 pm. The email went out last night. Have fun today. 1. WEBINARS - WED APR 29 A. 12:00-1:00 pm Confidence with Coach Christen Guests Olympian Hali Flickinger & Natalie Hinds Flickinger Hinds B. 1:00pm-2:00pm Silver Linings with Olympic Team Captain Elizabeth Beisel & Paralympian Robert Griswold Griswold C. 2:00pm-3:00pm “Fireside Chat” Cejih Yung...

Mike Stromberg

Altitude Performance Swim Team Weekly Newsletter - April 26 Issue Dear Altitude Performance Swim Family, Nice day to be outside. Sue and I went to for a drive in our convertible to Sedalia, there must have been 300 motorcycles cruising on Hwy 105. Getting Back in the Water It does not look like we will be getting back in the water for May at USAFA. As a result, there will be no billing for the month of May. This may change if we do get a chance to be back...

Mike Stromberg

A friend of my sent this letter to me and I thought I would share it with our Altitude Family. Coach Mike A Letter to Our Children on COVID-19 Although we are navigating uncharted waters, there is still beauty, calmness, and wisdom immersed within the tide. The Daily Coach Apr 3 To My Child, I wish I could tell you this pandemic will be over soon and life will return to some sense of normalcy. I wish I could tell you that you could play freely with your friends and...

Mike Stromberg

Altitude Families - please share with your swimmer/s. Even go over it together and talk about life is a learning experience and it is what we do every day determines our destiny. Coach Mike When was the last time you had a perfect season? Conquered every practice? Felt great in the water, every yard, of every day? Precision-drilled your races, swimming a best time and world record every time out? Sounds goofy when you read it aloud, right? And yet, that is the expectation many of us have. That things...

Mike Stromberg

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Mike Stromberg

ALTITUDE PERFORMANCE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER UPDATE FOR FEBRUARY 17th ANNOUCEMENTS Congratulation to Abby Nelson and Valentina Ishchenko for swimming in the Colorado Senior State Meet this past weekend.  Both had personal best times and qualified for the Western Senior Zone Championships this summer in California.  This upcoming weekend is the Colorado 14U State Meet at VMAC.  The following Altitude swimmers will be competing in the meet: Sydney McKenzie (14), Owen Schoenauer (10) and Hugh Tarpenning (11).  Have fun and swim FAST!  Zone 5 Championship meet is just around the corner.  The...