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Sean Muncie

Update, Monday September 30 2019 Flu Shot Clinic Tonight Tonight, Monday, September 30, one of our swim team parents, Wendy Barton, a Walgreens Staff Pharmacist, is pleased to be offering Flu Shots to our families during practice in the Whitworth lobby. Flu shots are available to be administered to swimmers and their families who have not already received them this season. We are very happy to be able to offer this to our membership at a convenient time and location during the “busy season”. Our swimmers are in close proximity...

Sean Muncie

Update, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Great job Shootout Swimmers at the first meet of the 2019-2020 Short Course Season. 39 swimmers traveled to Moses Lake this past weekend to compete. This was an excellent chance for our swimmers to see where they are starting the season and get some racing experience under their belt. Click Here for Moses Lake Results and Improvements Billing Reminder; USA Swimming Registration This is just a reminder that the 2020 USA Swimming Registration Fee of $77 will be billed to your October Invoice. Every Swimmer...

Sean Muncie

Hello SWAT, Check out our new look! We have a new look to our Team Website. The new format will take a little practice but is much more user friendly than the previous. SMS Messaging/Team Communications, If you have not yet downloaded the OnDeck app please do so. The app is free, just visit the app store on your phone and search OnDeck. You can then access your account from the phone as well as check payments, invoices, meet results, meet entries, etc. In addition to downloading the OnDeck app,...

David Hill

SWAT 2019-2020 Registration Deadline this Saturday, August 3rd The Registration Deadline for Returning Members is this Saturday, August 3rd. August Dues are included in the Registration Fees. If you choose not to register for the 2019-2020 Season you account will be billed August fees separately. Those families wishing to select ACH payments must submit the registration fees by check before your account can be activated and the ACH function enabled. Make sure all registration payments paid by check are submitted before August 3rd to take advantage of the returning member...

David Hill

Great job this past weekend at the Summer Solstice. We hope everyone was able to recover a little from the long weekend. This was a difficult meet and our swimmers handled themselves well; our athletes are coming off their first week of summer training, many swimmers increased their workload going into the meet and raced tired, on top of that the weather wasn’t cooperating with our younger swimmers in the morning sessions. Racing cold and tired is hard, but excellent practice. A lot of teams that don’t swim outdoors in...

David Hill

Get Ready to Race! No Practice this Friday and Saturday. SWAT has 80 swimmers entered in the Solstice meet this weekend! This is one of the last chances our swimmers have to post the times they want to be entered with going into our championship meets. Reminder that you will need to get there early to claim your parking spot and team area. Please sit together as a team. There is strength in numbers and the team area is an excellent social and bonding opportunity for our swimmers and parents....

David Hill

Awards Banquet Highlights Great turnout last night at our annual awards banquet. We hope everyone had a good time and are ready to get after the rest of the Long Course Season. Thank you parent volunteers for making the event possible. Congratulations swimmers on another excellent season. Ripples/Wave Riders ýý Attendance Award: Sadie Redden ýý Workhorse: Penelope Rosendahl ýý Most improved: Aiden Byrd ýý Coaches Award: Mirabelle Morgan ýý Peer Award: Malee Conley Bronze · Attendance: Benjamin Morgan · Workhorse: Bridget St Amand · Most improved: McKenna Wallace · Coaches:...

David Hill

Hello SWAT, We’ve got a lot going on these next few weeks. Make sure you mark your calendars and set your reminders. Fazarris Open SWAT had some big time drops in Lewiston at the Fazzari’s Open this past weekend. This was a great first meet for a lot of our teammates and set the standard high for our expectations this season. Meet Results will be available soon. Thomas Rhett Concert We had a great time at our second Centerplate fundraiser last Friday at the Thomas Rhett concert. With only 5...

David Hill

SWAT Returns to the Water for the 2019 Long Course Season! Welcome back 2018-2019 IES Short Course Champions! We hope everyone had a safe and relaxing Spring Break. Practices begin today for all training groups. The Schedule for April for all Whitworth Swimmers is below and continues through May 5. EWU Swimmers continue at their normal short course training schedule. While the April Interim Training Schedule is not ideal, it is necessary to keep our swimmers in the water. As a team we are very fortunate to have the pool...

David Hill

Hello SWAT, Congratulations athletes, parents, and coaches on a great Short Course Season. Regional Swimmers finished up this last weekend in Federal Way with a 16th Place Overall Team Finish scoring 108 points. 18 Swimmers combined for 8 New Team Records and 31 New Top 10 Swims. This was an excellent way to finish up the short course season. In total this Short Course Season, SWAT swimmers have combined for 66 New Individual Team Records and 560 New All Time Top 10 Swims! SWAT has become a recognized presence on...