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Scott Kruthoff

This morning I reviewed our Blaze roster to find out which Blaze swimmers had already paid their one-time $40 Annual Team Fee, and which had not. The $40 fee is an optional fee during the registration process so it is normal that more than half of our swimmers had no yet paid the fee. If you had NOT already paid the $40 Annual Team Fee, I invoiced your account $40 per swimmer. As a reminder, the $40 Annual Team Fee covers the cost of our team shirt and swim cap....

Scott Kruthoff

If you have NOT picked up your 2022-2023 Blaze team shirt and swim cap yet - please remind your swimmer this week to pick it up at practice! Shirts/caps are in the pool office and labelled for each swimmer. Scott Kruthoff

Scott Kruthoff

We've added a 'Team Documents' page to our team website. The 'Team Documents' page can be found under the 'Team Information' drop-down menu. As the season continues, we will post helpful documents to this page. An updated Cancellation Request form has been added to the 'Team Documents' page. Please let me know if you have any questions. Scott Kruthoff

Scott Kruthoff

An email was sent out this afternoon reagrding the new USA Swimming/SWIMS 3.0 registration process. If you did NOT receive that email - please let me know. Additional information can be found on our team website on the 'USA Swimming' page under the 'Team Information' tab. Scott Kruthoff [email protected]

Scott Kruthoff

Blaze Swimmers and Families: The Dominic Duvall Garrett Leadership and Scholarship Fund is seeking Blaze athletes who Swam for Blaze with Coach Dom during the following period: September 2016 – July 2018, AND graduated, or will graduate, in the following years: 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024. A post-secondary and merit-based/essay scholarship is available for these swimmers to apply for! For more information, please send your full name, college address, email, and phone number to Patricia at [email protected] no later than November 30, 2022. If you know someone that you think...

Scott Kruthoff

Coach Dave is offering a Preseason Swim Clinic for Blaze swimmers! This is a great chance to get back in the ater before the fall season starts and refresh your skills. Focus of the clinic will be devleoping skills (like starts and turns) and refining stroke technique. 10yrs and under: Mon, Tue & Wed, Aug 22-24 6:30-7:15pm $25 11yrs and over: Mon, Tue & Wed, Aug 22-24 7:30-8:30pm $30 Register Online

Scott Kruthoff

Our fall Parent Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 6, 5:30-6:30pm at Summit Middle School. Topics covered will include... Introduction of coaches What to expect at practices USA Swimming memberships Registering for swim meets Volunteer + swim meet official positions Swimmer expectations Team swimsuits, caps, gear Question & Answer We are still building the agenda. If you have suggestions for topics you would like to see covered - please let us know. Scott Kruthoff

Scott Kruthoff

I apologize for not sending practice groups and schedules out when I opened up registration this afternoon. I will get that info posted to the website tomorrow. In the meantime, here is the practice group information. Practice will begin Monday, August 29. Parent Meeting: Tuesday, September 6, 5:30-6:30pm at Summit Middle School Age Group Tue & Thu, 6:15*-7:30pm + Sat, 10-12pm *Swimmers should be dressed and ready by 6:15pm to participate in a team dryland warm-up 6:15-6:30pm Designed for the swimmer who has completed Intro to Competitive Swim I &...

Scott Kruthoff

Registration is now open for RETURNING swimmers! As you register, you will see NEW information regarding USA Swimming that goes in to effect September 1. Please know that you do not need to do anything at this time regarding your swimmer's USA Swimming membership. More information will be shared in the next couple of weeks as it is made available. If you have any registration questions, please do not hesitate to ask. If you are a returning swimmer and have trouble registering - remember to click on the registration buttons...

Scott Kruthoff

Fall 2022 registration will open tomorrow, August 3, for RETURNING Blaze swimmers. It will not open first thing in the morning. We will open registration in the afternoon and will send out an announcement to let you know. Thanks! Scott Kruthoff Director of Community Educatino / Interim Team Registrar