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On a snowy morning shortly before Christmas, while teenagers thronged the malls, Katie Anton swam laps at the Stoney Point YMCA. It’s what she does every day – make that every day except Christmas – and it’s part of the pattern of sacrifice and reward that have defined her young life. On Christmas Day she flew back to Naples, Fla., where she is spending her senior year of high school, training seven days a week with an elite swim team far from friends and the family she says is the...

Congratulations to T2 Aquatics Swimmers who made the Naples All-Area Swim Team for 2010!:  Christine Titus, Catie Weichelt, Nata Rochette, Rachel Elliott, Maddie Hansen, Katie Kramer, Haley Fournier, and Sabrina Altman for the girls.  Ridge Altman, Aidan Brennan, Max Coulls, Brandon Thoman, and Jack Gillen for the boys.  Ridge Altman also won the Swimmer of the Year award for the boys.  T2 Aquatics also had several Honorable Mention swimmers as well.  Check out the lists here!  (The picture to the right is Swimmer of the Year Ridge Altman) 2010 Naples All-Area...

T2 Aquatics Hires Tom Yetter from NBAC  --  November 15, 2010   NAPLES, Florida, November 15. T2 Aquatics is proud to welcome Coach Tom Yetter to our staff. Tom should arrive in Naples sometime in mid-December and will assume a substantial leadership role in the shaping of our growing team.  Tom has been the Head Age Group Coach of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club from 2002-2010, helping lead NBAC to a USA Swimming "Club Excellence" Title in 2010. Coach Tom Yetter is a nationally respected coach, having coached multiple USA #1 Ranked Age Group swimmers. Age...

Get To Know Coach Tom Yetter by Josh Huger Created October 31st, 2010 This interview is with North Baltimore Aquatic Club's Tom Yetter. Coach Yetter has had a very successful career thus far including having coached 46 athletes to over 180 Top 16/Top 10 times, over 30 Maryland State Records, and a National Age Group Relay record. Twelve of his athletes appear on the USA Swimming Top 100 All Time Times list in 52 different events. In this SwimUtopia interview Coach Yetter tells us what he expects from NBAC this...

Coach Tom Yetter explains some of the things that his athletes are currently focusing on during practice. This video can be found at: SwimUtopia.com 

  Meet T2 Aquatic's Paul Yetter by Josh Huger   Created September 15th, 2010     T2 Aquatics coach Paul Yetter has had a very successful coaching career thus far, including coaching elite athletes such as Katie Hoff, Elizabeth Pelton, Courtney Kalisz, Felicia Lee, and Daniel Madwed. Since 2004, Coach Yetter has had swimmers reach the Olympic Games, World Championships, Pan Pacific Games, World University Games, and Pan American Games. These accomplishments have provided Coach Yetter with the opportunity to represent the USA as an assistant coach during the 2005 World Championships,...

Swimming: T2, YMCA pair up with dreams of building nationally elite program By ADAM FISHER Friday, May 7, 2010 NAPLES — Southwest Florida’s newest competitive swim team has wasted no time making a splash in a local pool. The YMCA of the Palms announced this week that it is teaming with T2 Aquatics, a swim club for all ages formed in 2009 by longtime YMCA volunteer Kevin Erndl. T2 takes over management of the YMCA Norris Aquatics Center in North Naples, where it will host practices and meets. Also this week,...

  Paul Yetter Returning to Club Coaching in Florida  -- May 4, 2010  AUBURN, Alabama, May 4. AUBURN Assistant Swimming Coach Paul Yetter is leaving the Auburn program to return to his club team roots after accepting a position as head coach and part-owner of the newly-formed T2 Aquatics Club in Naples, Fla.   Prior to Auburn, Yetter coached with the North Baltimore Aquatic Club from 2001-2009, where he assisted with coaching athletes such as Katie Hoff. Under Yetter's tutelage, Hoff participated in the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games. During the 2007-08...

  Erndl makes swimming U.S. National team Annabelle Tometich October 12, 2009 As the alarm clock sounded at 4 a.m., Erika Erndl rolled over and let it blare. It was late summer in 2005, and four years removed from a successful swimming career at the University of North Carolina, the wake-up call wasn't for her. Pool-side sunrises were becoming a distant memory for the then-27-year-old. A first-grade teacher at Naples Park Elementary in Naples, Fla., Erndl's alarm wouldn't go off until hours later. The current clatter was for her husband. Also...

Swimming: On heels of record-setting performance at U.S. Open, Naples' Erndl makes national team By ADAM FISHER Thursday, August 20, 2009   At an age when most swimmers are hanging up their Speedos, things just keep getting better for Erika Erndl. After setting three meet records at the U.S. Open earlier this month, the 31-year-old Naples resident recently got the best news of her swimming career. An e-mail from USA Swimming officials Wednesday informed Erndl she has been named to the national team. Making the U.S. team means Erndl will...