Age Range: 13&Over

Practice Requirements: 8 times/ week plus mandatory dry-lands (including AM practices) and Yoga once a week


  • This group is only for high school-aged swimmers who are highly experienced at the age group/ Senior level of competitive swimming.
  • Swimmers in this group also train and compete at the National level and represent the ZEUS team at all times.   
  • Swimmers are highly skilled in all four competitive strokes.
  • Advanced stroke technique and race strategy will be emphasized
  • Swimmers can make 15 x 100 1:10 Freestyle.
  • At this level, there is a high expectation of dedication and a serious commitment to consistency in training. 
  • Swimmers are expected to participate in all scheduled competitions.
  • Relay participation is expected for all members of this group as well.
  • In addition, swimmers will be asked to participate in several travel swim meets per year where they will stay overnight in the area if they have the time standards and practice attendance requirements. 
  • Swimmers must have an Age Group, Senior Open, Senior Zone, and or USA Sectional Qualifying time or above. 
  • Finally, swimmers in this group need to help mentor the younger swimmers when necessary at meets or at practices

All National and National Development swimmers should get the following gear.



  • Snorkel – Finis “Original” Swimmer’s Snorkel
  • Paddles – Finis Agility Paddles or Strokemaker Paddles
  • FINIS Floating Fins
  • StretchCordz Drag Belt/Tow Tether – both 8” and 12” size
  • Kickboard 
  • Pull Buoy


  • Swimmers should also bring a water bottle, extra goggles, and extra caps to every practice.