Training Levels

 

Northeast Connecticut Aquatics offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. The goal is to offer age-specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Please call us at 860-883-9385 to schedule a tryout or send us an email request at rensling@gmail.com for more information.


 

8&Under/Development Recreation Level

Athletes in this group focus mainly on learning the four legal competitive strokes, start and turn technique, and having fun.  Ages of athletes in this group vary based on ability and experience.
8&Under/Dev Group Coach:  Tyler Castellone
Workout Days/Times: (3 practices offered, 3 days/week, 1 hour)

Monday 5:00-6:00p, Wednesday 5:00-6:00p, Friday 5:00-6:00p

 

Age Group Level

Athletes in this group are at least 9 years old. This group is exposed to training for the first time while trying to prepare for the more challenging races.  Athletes will experience 100 yard+ stroke events.  Competing at swim meets is highly encouraged.
Age Group Coach:  Tyler Castellone
Workout Days/Times: (5 practices offered, 5 days/week, 1 hour)

Monday - Friday 5:00-6:00p

 

Junior Level

The minimum age for entry into this group is 11 years old or anyone 14&U with Age Group Championship qualifying times. Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. Competition at swim meets is expected in this group. Training takes precedence over technique work for the first time in the athlete’s development.
Junior Group Coach: Rob Ensling
Workout Days/Times: (6 practices offered, 6 days/week, 2 hours)

Monday – Friday 6:00-8:00p, Saturday 6:30-8:30a

 

Senior Level

Minimum age for entry into this group is 15 or anyone who has Senior Championship qualifying times.  Athletes entering the Senior group must display a strong desire to perform at the highest level they are capable of.

Senior Group Coach: Rob Ensling
Workout Days/Times: (6 practices offered, 6 days/week, 2 hours)

Monday – Friday 6:00-8:00p, Saturday 6:30-8:30a

 

NCA/High School:

This group is designed for the year-round NCA swimmer that also competes for their High School swim team. 

NCA/HS Group Coach: Rob Ensling
Workout Days/Times: (6 practices offered, 6 days/week, 2 hours)

Same as Senior Level

 

College: 

This group is for the College Swimmer who is coming back home to train during the summer.

College Group Coach: Rob Ensling
Workout Days/Times: (6 practices offered, 6 days/week, 2 hours)

Same as Senior Level

 

Diving:

NCA offers 2 different diving groups. The Age Group level is for the beginner diver.  The Senior level is for athletes focused on competition.

Diving Group Coach: Russs Balesano
Workout Days/Times: (3 practices offered, 3 days/week, 1 hours)

Monday 7:00-8:00p, Tuesday 7:00-8:00p, Thursday 7:00-8:00p