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James Platt

Middle Atlantic Swimming is pleased to announce the creation of a world-class opportunity for our members through a powerful partnership with the leaders in teen athlete mindset development, RISE Athletes . We are partnering with RISE to offer our members what has been deemed the most important relationship during developmental years - MENTORSHIP. RISE recruits the best athletes in the world - Olympic, Professional, & Elite, and trains them in the tenets of sport psychology & positive psychology. Middle Atlantic Swimming will be the first LSC in the nation to...

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Information has been shared regarding the 2021 Long Course Eastern Zone Age Group Champs. The meet overview can be viewed here. The order of meet events can be viewed here. The meet is restricted by size per LSC and by age group. Keep an eye out for the Athlete application to be posted on the Zone page and an explaination of the Middle Atlantic team selection!

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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 2021/2022. Please refer to the Middle Atlantic 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, Director of Competition at...

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All 3 2021 Summer Championship meets are set and posted on the events page. Senior Long Course Championships will be held July 8 - 11 at Keystone Aquatic Center, hosted by Keystone Aquatics. Long Course Silver Championships will be held July 16 - 18 at Keystone Aquatic Center, hosted by Keystone Aquatics. Age Group Long Course Junior Olympics will be held July 22 - 25 at GCIT, hosted by Greater Philadelphia Aquatic Club. We are looking forward to fast long course swimming!

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The 2020 - 2021 season has been challenging, to say the least, but still had the great swimming we expect from our Middle Atlantic swimmers. From March 5th - May 16th, we ran a virtual Age Group series. Taking all the results from all sanctioned meets over that time frame and splitting them up over what is our typical championship series. Over the next couple of weeks, we will be posting virtual finalists at each level - Junior Olympic, Silver, Bronze, and Mini champs. Keep an eye on the Middle...

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Middle Atlantic provides travel assistance for our athletes competing at Olympic Trials as well as assistance for our clubs in the USA Swimming Club Recognition Program that send a qualified coach to the meet. The Middle Atlantic Swimming Travel Policy provides the eligibility requirements for athletes and clubs. To receive assistance for the athletes and/or the club all of the Middle Atlantic Travel requirements must be met. The athlete must have their primary registration as Middle Atlantic. Olympic Trials allows for dual representation but the athlete must have MA as...

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USA Swimming announced Middle Atlantic Swimming Club PDR Swimming for Success is part of the inagural class of 12 recipients recieving Community impact grants. USA Swimming and the USA Swimming Foundation, furthering their commitment to making a difference in the community, is proud to support grants for clubs to engage in providing programming to underserved communities, support diverse coaches, as well as create more competitive opportunities. USA Swimming and the USA Swimming Foundation hope to not only grow the pipeline of potential athletes but create more learn to swim and...

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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...