Coaches Note 9-1-09


Hello Waves Families,                                                                                   
Here we are again at the start of a new year! While we have a lot of familiar faces around, there a few new ways of doing things. Please take the time to look through these changes, and get ready for an awesome new season.
-Welcome Back
I wanted to thank you all for coming back for this next year. It has been a great pleasure and honor to work with you guys to build this team up and provide a great experience for the families. Please feel free to shoot me an e-mail or let me know if there’s anything I can do to help make it a better experience for you.
-Website: So many nifty new things.
Each week I will feature a new part of the website to explain and show you how it can help you stay connected with the team.
**Events/Meets Tab **
Under this tab there are several events in chronological order. On the Left-hand side, will be a calendar with a date on it. The event title will be highlighted in blue, if you want more detailed information, just click the title and you will be re-directed to that particular Event Page. There you will have access to more information about that event. That’s about it for this tab. We have most of the events posted through our Spring break. If you like to plan ahead, here’s your chance.
-Meet Entries
Entries are now set up on the web-site. This year you will be responsible for signing up your kids for meets. Here is a quick step by step process which you can follow to make sure you are entered in a meet.
1.         Login to the web-site
2.        Locate the desired meet through the home page, or Events/Meets tab.
3.        CLICK “Attend this Event”
4.        Now click the name of the swimmer. (Families will have to do this for each swimmer)
5.         Declare “Yes, Please sign [_____] up for this event.”
6.        You may now select which events are preferred (Though the coaches have final say.)
7.        Coaches will then go and approve or modify entries for that swimmer.
8.        Congratulations, your now have successfully entered a meet.
Please feel free to give this a test run on our web-site with the “TEST MEET.” I’ll even approve you for the events you sign up for.
That’s all for the week. Keep a lookout for my weekly e-mails every Tuesday. They will be posted on the web-site, and e-mailed out to you. Have a great day, and I’ll see you at the pool.
-Kevin Wang