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Shelly Turner May 6, 2019

Finishes 17th among field of 70 Cedar Rapids, Iowa – May 5, 2019 – Local swimmer, Audrey Repko, competed in the US Open Water Junior National Championships in Miami, Florida, on May 4th. She finished 17th among a field of 70 swimmers in the 5-kilometer race. The event was held in conjunction with the Open Water National Championships. The Junior division featured athletes age 18 and under as of May 4th, 2019. Audrey swims for Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation (EISF), in Cedar Rapids. Repko qualified last June at the Open...

Shelly Turner Mar 18, 2019

Cedar Rapids, IA – March 18, 2019 –Mason Turner, age 12 of Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation is now listed on the USA Swimming All-Time Top 10 list for boys age 11-12 in 5 events. Turner was the youngest male swimmer competing at the Speedo Spring Sectionals long course meet in Rochester, Minnesota March 14-17th. The meet is the USA Swimming Central Zone Championship for Section 1. He qualified in 5 events and finished 14th place or better in each of them. On Thursday night Turner swam the 800-meter Freestyle in...

Shelly Turner Feb 18, 2019

Collin Millage-Backstroke, Brayden Wyrick-Breast Stroke, Mason Turner-Butterfly, Parker Macho-Freestyle Local swimmers competed this past weekend at the ISI Age Group State Swimming Championships, held in Des Moines. The Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation Boys 11-12 400-yard Medley relay team of Colin Millage, Brayden Wyrick, Mason Turner and Parker Macho broke the state record in that event that was set back in 2002 by a team from BlackHawk County. The team posted a time of 3:58.88 beating the previous record time of 4:03.07. The new time is the fastest time in the...

Shelly Turner Feb 5, 2019

Both win High-Point for their age groups. Cedar Rapids, IA – February 3, 2019 – Local swimmers, Parker Macho, age 10, and Mason Turner, age 12 of Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation each broke meet records and won high point for their age groups at the 39th Annual Schroeder A+ swim meet hosted by the Schroeder YMCA Swim Team, sponsored by Speedo and held at the Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer, Wisconsin February 1st through 3rd. On Friday night Macho broke the 200-yard individual medley Schroeder meet record and...

Shelly Turner Dec 10, 2018

Forrest Frazier wins Gold and Silver at Speedo Junior Championships in Austin Cedar Rapids, Iowa – December 10, 2018 – Forrest Frazier (age 16), of the Eastern Iowa Swim Federation competed in the 2018 Speedo Junior Championships – West, in Austin, Texas December 6-9 bringing home gold and silver medals in the 100-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard breaststroke. Frazier’s 1st place swim in the 100-yard breaststroke swim was the 2nd fastest ever in the United States for males age 15-16. His time of :52.51 is 1.65 faster than his previous...

Shelly Turner Oct 4, 2018

Forty-eight top male athletes invited to train at Olympic Training Center Cedar Rapids, IA - Local Eastern Iowa swimmer, Forrest Frazier was chosen as one of 48 boys from across the country to participate in USA Swimming’s National Select Camp slated for October 25-28 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. “We’re thrilled for Forrest to take part of such an amazing experience,” said Megan Oesting, Eastern Iowa Swim Federation Head Coach and Owner. “He has put in a lot of deliberate effort to build the endurance needed...

Shelly Turner Aug 15, 2018

To receive award in Anaheim, CA in September Cedar Rapids, Iowa – August 15, 2018 Fitter and Faster High Performance Swim Clinics and The American Swimming Coaches Association recently announced the top 10 finalists for Age Group Coach of the Year for 2018. Among them is Megan Oesting, Owner and Head Coach of Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation (EISF), a year-round competitive USA swimming program. The team includes branches in Cedar Rapids, Muscatine and Burlington. The finalists were selected based on USA Swimming’s national top 20 rankings for the age groups...

Shelly Turner Jul 23, 2018

Nation’s top swimmers competing for national titles and chance at World Championships Cedar Rapids, Iowa – July 23, 2018 Ruby Martin (age 18), of the Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation will compete at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California July 25 through 29th .  Martin finished 4th in the 200-meter butterfly in the 2016 Olympic trials, narrowly missing her chance to swim for the USA in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She will swim the 200-meter butterfly again at the National Championships in addition to the...

Shelly Turner Apr 16, 2018

Several National Junior Team and Team USA swimmers competed Mesa, AZ – April 16, 2018 – Ruby Martin (age 18), Forrest Frazier (16) and Scarlet Martin (13) attended the TYR Pro Swim Series in Mesa, Arizona Thursday, April 12 through Sunday, April 15th. The swimmers attended with Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation owner and head coach, Megan Oesting and coach Kerry Carleton. Nine National Junior Team and 42 Team USA swimmers competed at the Mesa TYR Pro Am meet this past weekend including big names in swimming like Nathan Adrian, Mallory...

Shelly Turner Apr 10, 2018

Three attend Far Western Championships in Santa Clara, California Cedar Rapids, IA – April 10, 2018 – Three swimmers from the Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation (EISF) swim club in Cedar Rapids recently attended the 2018 Speedo Short Course Far Western Championships April 5th through April 8, in Santa Clara, California. The swimmers, age 10 and 11, competed among 1,700 swimmers from around the U.S. Ellie Hance (age 11), Mason Turner (11) and Parker Macho (age 10) attended the meet with Coaches Megan Oesting and Kerry Carleton. Mason Turner, age 11,...