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Sean Muncie

October Challenge a Success! Thank you, SWAT, for a great weekend of racing. It really does take a village to run a good meet. SWAT has an outstanding tradition of hosting well organized competitions, and this weekend was no different. The October Challenge ran smooth, on time and the visiting teams were very appreciative of the quality of our home meets. Thank you for your time, all our athletes benefit when we work to create a positive experience for them. We hope everyone had fun and is excited about the...

Sean Muncie

SWAT October Fall Challenge Attached is the timeline for this weekend. Remember: AM session is 10& under and 11-12 BOYS, Warm-up begins at 8am and the afternoon session is 11-22 GIRLS and 13& over swimmers, Warm-up begins at 11:30am. Timeline/Warm-up Guidelines: Parents, please make sure your swimmers is on time and ready for warm-up. It is much easier for the 12 & Under swimmers to warm-up arrive in their suits. The Timeline is attached. If you see that your swimmer is racing later in the session, Coaches still expect every...

Sean Muncie

Hello SWAT! We hope everyone is excited for the October Challenge this weekend at Whitworth. Below are Warm-up Times and Individual Event entries for each athlete. We are still finalizing entries behind the scenes and will have Heat Sheets out shortly so continue to check your emails for more updates. New Team Record! SWAT has 128 swimmers entered in the meet this weekend outpacing last year’s record attendance of 121. SWAT roughly has 155 swimmers registered, that means SWAT has 83% of current registered swimmers competing. Great Job Team! It’s...

Sean Muncie

Sprint Shootout Results & Improvements SWAT's Season Opener was a Success. Considering we have only been in the water for five weeks, there were a lot of great swims at the first meet of the season. Keep in mind each swimmer is on a different developmental track. We are only five weeks into the season and while some athletes are ready to drop time early on because of their physical growth, developmental maturity and training they did over the summer (particularly 12 & Under swimmers); others have a longer timeline...

Sean Muncie

Hello SWAT, We hope everyone is ready for the first meet of the Short Course Season this Saturday in Moses Lake. This is a great ice breaker for all parents and swimmers. Swimmers make sure you bring your SWAT Team Gear (warm-ups, parkas), Racing Suits, Team Caps, Racing Gogggles, Water Bottles, Meet Snacks and backups. Warm-up Times: 12 & Under @ 7:15am 13 & Over @ 7:45am Click Here for Individual Events Click Here for Heat Sheets Timers: Each Team has timing assisgnments. Please volunteer your time at the meet...

Sean Muncie

Update, Monday September 12 2022 Hello SWAT! We hope everyone enjoyed the end of summer and has transitioned well into the school year. Just a few things to get the season off to a great start. Welcome New Swimmers and Families! You’ll see a lot of new faces on deck these next few weeks. We finished our tryout week last Thursday and have welcomed 29 new athletes into the SWAT family! Most of us remember what it was like when we first entered the swimming world and the questions we...

Sean Muncie

Hello SWAT! Hopefully everyone is staying safe and enjoying the last few weeks of summer. SWAT returns to the water this coming Monday, August 22nd at Whitworth and EWU (Practice Schedule Located on the Team Info Link on the Team Website) Spokane Waves Aquatic Team - Practice Schedule (teamunify.com) Listed Below are the Inland Empire Rankings for the 2022 Long Course Season. We had another record-breaking season and placed many of our athletes in the IES Top 10. Follow the links below to see age group rankings and Top 10...

Sean Muncie

Congratulations SWAT on Winning the 8th Consecutive IES Junior Olympic Championships! SWAT dominated on all fronts this past weekend scoring 3481 points, over 1400 points more than the second place team. Congratulations to Kendrick McElfresh and Franzi Djatej for Winning Highpoint in their respective age groups; and to our first time Sr Zone Qualifiers: Minnie Ohnback, Belinda Butler, Alexis Pankey and Michell Acevedo Click Here for Meet Results and Improvements Click Here for the Updated All Time Top 10 Swims More Highlights Coming Soon

Sean Muncie

Sectional Swimmers kick off the Championship Season with 17 Team Records SWAT had eight athletes attend the Sectional Championships in Mt. Hood, OR this past weekend. In all SWAT broke 19 Team Records with Michael Hochwalt leading the way with 13 Individual Team Records (in two age groups 15-16 Boys and Open Men), Jena Kistler achieved two team records in the 15-16 Girls and Open Women 400 IM and the Senior Boys Relay Team of Drew Kistler, Will D’Orazio, Michael Hochwalt and Ethan Ingalls broke four Team Records in the...

Sean Muncie

Hello SWAT, We hope everyone is ready to race again this weekend. SWAT has 92 swimmers entered in the meet! For many swimmers this is the last chance to qualify for JO’s and the last meet of the Long Course Season. Please find a central location and sit together as a team so coaches can find athletes quickly. Heat Sheets are now available Click Here. Team warmup lanes and lane timer assignments will be out shortly. The Lazy River will be available throughout the meet for warmup and cooldown. The...