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 Harry Stephenson was selected to the 2009-10 USA National Youth Team based on his finish in the 2009 National 10K.  The team will compete in an international competition in 2010.  Congratulations Harry! National Youth Team selections  

GCST has just been awarded Level 3 out of 4 levels in the USA Swimming Club Recognition Program. The Club Recognition Program offers our club members a working blueprint for developing strong, stable, financially sound and athletically productive organizations. Designed over a two year period by USA Swimming’s Club Development Committee, this voluntary program presents four levels of achievement across four component areas deemed critical to long-term club success. The program encourages clubs to establish organizational goals and to benchmark their progress toward those goals. The ultimate objective of the program is to...

How did we do this year?  Top Times have been updated with all Long Course times from March through August. All Yards times are updated from Sept. 1, 2008 to August 1, 2009. Here are the facts.... 2 World Champ Trials qualifying swims 5 US Open qualifying swims 14 Junior National qualifying swims Achievements Long Course Season Results 2009 25 AAAA times 78 AAA times 95 AA times 86 A times Percentage of Improvement Short Course Seaon Results 2008-09 19 AAAA times 41 AAA times 99 AA times 91 A times Percentage of Improvement Awesome...

Greg Bowser and Harry Stephenson break 6 GCST Records at Junior Nationals 6 GCST Records fell at the 2009 Speedo Long Course Junior Nationals with Greg Bowser breaking the 15-16 Boys 200 Free (1:56.39), 400 Free (4:03.47), and 200 Fly (2:09.21) records. Harry Stephenson broke the 17-18 Boys 800 Free (8:21.90), 400 IM (4:29.29), and Senior Men’s 400 IM records   

GCST swimmers have a blast at Juniors...Time drops in 11 of 14 swims for best JR. Nationals ever The Long Course Junior Nationals in Seattle, Wa has been the most successful Juniors for GCST ever. We had 11 of 14 swims that were personal best times, and 2 swims were seasonal best times. We landed in Seattle on Sunday and went downtown to see the Space Needle. The swimmers also got to see the fish market, and experience blackberry picking as they were abbundant around the pool. We had a...

Heather Roka cleans up at Master Nationals with a 2nd and two 3rds Thursday Results: A big day for Heather Roka with 2 swims today. Heather finished 2nd overall in the Women's 200 Fly with a 2:30.35 and 2nd in her age group.Heather also picked up another 3rd in the 400 Free with a 4:40.50. at the USA Masters National Long Course Championships in Indianapolis, IN. Wednesday Results: Heather Roka finished 3rd in her age group (18-24) in the Women’s 200 Free with a 2:13. at the USA Masters National Long Course Championships in Indianapolis, IN. Results 

GCST swimmers had a lot of fun at the End of Summer meet hosted by CVST. We had some oustanding swims and time drops by almost all swimmers. Event Winners: David Albion, Hannah Albion, Madi Baron, Savannah Bowser, Zachary Brewer, PJ Green, Darrien Heil, Thomas Malooly, Lauren McLeod, Eric Ordaz Jr, Lily Riley, Kyle Snew, and Christian Welsh. New Cuts: Several New Qualifying Times were posted most notable was Kyle Marshall’s 200 IM Summer Sectional cut, and Will Baumler making a Senior Champs cut in the 100 Breast. The real competition was...

 Florida Zone Team wins 3rd title Blake Woodrow helped lead Florida Swimming to a 3rd straight team title in 2009 Southern Zone Age Group Championships held in Orlando, FL on July 28 through August 1st. Wednesday Results....Blake finished 9th in the 11 & 12 Boys 200 Free. Thursday Results....Blake swam to a 2nd place finish in tonight’s 400 Free Final with a 4:26.40. Friday Results....Blake swam a very nice 1:02.54 in the 100 Free prelims to finish 17th. Blake finished 19th in the 100 Breast with a 1:23.59 and personal best time. Saturday...

GCST Finished 7th....Blake Woodrow won 2 events....Sydney McMurray, Bean Faunce, Flo Almada, and Kendall Brent swam on two 1st place GCST record breaking relays, and led GCST to the 10 & Under Team Title. Lexi Faunce makes 1st Sectional cut   GCST Results with improvements    Meet Results  Individual High Point Standings Age Group Team Scores Team Scoring Sunday Results Blake Woodrow finished 2nd in the 200 IM...Bean Faunce 3rd in the 200 IM...GCST 10 & Under Girls win 200 Free Relay and break GCST Record  with Kendall Brent, Flo Almada, Bean...

Speedo Champions Series..13 GCST Records broken...Molly DuBrasky makes Jr. Nat. Cut in the 200 Fly 13 GCST records fall at Sectionals. 15-16 Girls - 200 IM Molly DuBrasky 15-16 Boys - 400 Free Greg Bowser 15-16 Boys - 100 Fly Greg Bowser 17-18 Girls - 100 Breast McKenzie Cassidy 17-18 Girls 200 Breast McKenzie Cassidy 17-18 Boys - 50 Free Ben Ogle 17-18 Boys - 200 Fly Harry Stephenson 17-18 Boys - 200 IM Harry Stephenson 17-18 Boys - 400 IM Harry Stephenson Senior Girls - 200 Breast McKenzie Cassidy Senior...