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Mark Noetzel

Swim Families, The coaching staff is ready for another great week with our ASC swimmers. As COVID rates fluctuate, please continue to support ASC by adhering to our safety protocols for masks, distancing and washing hands. This week, we have a normal M-F, with Saturday's times mirroring this past weekend due to academic testing in the gym. Some of our athletes will participate in that national exam. The attachment shows you our calendar view. You can click on the "Practices," "Events," or "General" tab to get different looks at our...

Mark Noetzel

Swim Families - After a great swimming meet last Friday night, the coaches are looking forward to working with the swimmers this week. Go ASC! ASC is very fortunate to be able to have organized practices on the island. No other team can do so. Thanks to the ASC families for adhering to our mask, distancing, thermal, symptom checks, and parking lot protocols. With 100% compliance, we can mitigate risks. Here is the schedule for the week Bronze Group - Monday and Thursday, 5:30-6:15 pm Silver Group - Monday and...

Mark Noetzel

Swim Families, We had beautiful weather for the second intrasquad meet last night. Forty-one swimmers showed up to compete in events they normally may not get to compete in. 11 Silver Swimmers 16 Gold Swimmers 14 Senior Swimmers Many thanks to the parents who supported the event. Ignacio Soler - Timing console Bobby Barretto - Zoom Video (hope you were able to watch) Laura Robertson - USA Swimming Official Tammy Singh, Yee Lee, Maki Soler = Deck Marshals Here are the results Our next competition for the Silver, Gold, and...

Mark Noetzel

Swim Families - On behalf of the coaching staff, thank you for allowing us to continue to work with your swimmer(s). We've got a great group of motivated athletes and combined with inspired coaches, we're on the right path. This week's schedule: Bronze - M, Th, 5:30-6:15 Silver - M,Th, 5:30-6:30, Friday 4:30-6:30* Sat 9:45 -11am Gold - T, W, 5:30-6:30 F 4:30-6:30*, Sat, 8:30-9:30 Senior - M, T,W,Th 4:15-5:15, F 4:30-6:30*, Saturday 6:30-8:15 * Silver, Gold, and Senior are expected to participate in our ASC Intrasquad #2 meet. Please...

Mark Noetzel

Swim Families - Our first attempt to have a time trial meet went well. The coaching staff was glad to be able to provide the opportunity to our swimmers to have their first meet in 6 months. Wow! While there are things we wish to improve on with the operations of the event, we were very pleased with the effort that the swimmers gave. Congratulations to the many swimmers who had Lifetime Best swim! A BIG THANKS to Bobby Barretto, who created the ZOOM link that many of you were...

Mark Noetzel

ASC - Parents/Guardians Please share this with your swimmer who is in the Gold or Senior group. Not all of this would be appropriate for the younger ranks. Read more HERE.

Mark Noetzel

Swim Families This week we will continue with the schedule as follows: Bronze - Monday/Thursday 5:30-6:15 pm Silver - Monday/Thursday 5:30- 6:30 pm (Saturday - TBD) Gold - Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 5;30 - 6:30 pm, Saturday - Sr. & Gold Practice Meet 2 pm warm-up (More info will be coming on this). Senior M,T,4:15-5:15 pm, Wednesday 3:30-5:15 pm Th -F 4:15-5:15 pm, Saturday - Sr. & Gold Practice Meet 2 pm warm-up (More info will be coming on this). Team Calendar - See the icon on our site that has...

Mark Noetzel

Swim Families, WHEN WILL WE SWIM? We will know more tomorrow, Tuesday, if and when we are able to resume practice. The school's safety committee is meeting tomorrow. Stay tuned. OFFICIAL ASC ROSTER 2020 Please check the list below for your swimmer's name and correct group. If there are errors, please let me or your child's coach know ASAP. NOT ON THE LIST? If your swimmer doesn't appear, please go to the "Online Registration" tab on our website and register. Coaches will only expect those who are officially registered at...

Mark Noetzel

Thank you, Tina Doherty, Sara Cook, Maki and Ignacio Soler, Coach Barbara, Coach Harry, and AMST member Tim Kiernan for being there to help collect information from those being tested yesterday in Waikoloa. It was a great community effort and nice to connect with PMG, Waikoloa School, Hawaii County Civil Defense, Hawaii County Fire Department, and Hawaii National Guard. https://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/2020/08/30/hawaii-news/it-takes-a-village-covid-19-testing-in-waikoloa-draws-hundreds/

Mark Noetzel

ASC Families, We are entering the final week of August and we want to thank you for continuing to support your swimmer(s) and their development in the sport of competitive swimming. As your swimmer may have told you, we are "touchless" thermal checking swimmers before each practice. If a swimmer is above the HPA threshold of 99.9, we will have the swimmer sit for a few minutes, then retest. If the temperature is 100 or higher still, we will call you to come and pick up your child. This week...