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James Platt

Middle Atlantic Swimming has been working diligently in adapting our Short Course Championship Series due to the limitations and youth sport shutdowns within the LSC. We are pushing back the dates of all meets in the series (Mini, Bronze, Silver, JO’s, Senior). The goal is to create a Championship Series that serves all of our membership. With so much uncertainty, all three Performance Committees (Age Group, Senior and Technical Planning) are monitoring our three states to determine when the best time would be to have any championship meet in a...

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CONGRATULATIONS! Our 2020 Middle Atlantic Swimming Holiday Card winners are Isabella Ammon age 12 from Friends Select Aquatics and Caitlin McManus age 15 from Ridley Area YMCA! With over 45 entries in the contest, Isabella's and Caitlin's artwork were selected as thie 2020 cover art for Middle Atlantic's Holiday card. The cards were sent out to over 200 people or organizations - clubs, coaches, companies, LSC's and USA Swimming staff. Isabella and Caitlin recieved a $50 Amazon gift card and a framed version of their holiday card. The Middle Atlantic...

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Middle Atlantic Swimming is a large and ever-changing community. People come and people go, as is expected in a community of 15,000+. Yet the LSC continues on. Did you ever stop to ask yourself how and why we have endured and thrived in the face of all this change? The answer is that often it takes just one person to make a difference, to be the human glue that holds us together and the spirit that drives us. A person of uncommon skill, dedication, optimism, and selflessness. A person like...

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All participants must be non-athlete members of USA Swimming. The workshops are for all new and re-certifying Meet Directors. For Operational Risk (formerly Safety Chairs) anyone that has expired must attend an Operational Risk Workshop as well as successfully complete the online test to re-certify for 2020/2021. Please refer to the MA website for requirements to become certified as a MA Meet Director. Please use the link below to register for the workshop of your choice. If you have any questions please contact Mike Seip the MA Director of Competition...

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Return to Competition Roadmap and June Event Sanctions Over the last several weeks, planning for resuming practices has produced wide-ranging conversations about the role of competition in our return to pools. While the perspectives vary, what is clear is that our clubs and teams are looking for a conceptual plan for competition. With that, we are sharing the framework of our three-month recommended roadmap for a safer return to competition for our members. This conceptual plan, based on the current health environment, encourages fostering competition in practice in June; the...

James Platt

Return to Competition Roadmap and June Event Sanctions To: Zone Directors, LSC General Chairs, LSC permanent staff, Club Presidents, Coaches Over the last several weeks, planning for resuming practices has produced wide-ranging conversations about the role of competition in our return to pools. While the perspectives vary, what is clear is that our clubs and teams are looking for a conceptual plan for competition. With that, we are sharing the framework of our three-month recommended roadmap for a safer return to competition for our members. This conceptual plan, based on...