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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...

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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

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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...

Sean Muncie

Hello SWAT, Attached are the Inland Empire Rankings for each event by Age Group. The Time Standard each swimmer has achieved is listed as well. The IES Junior Olympic Time Standard is the National "B" Standard. This means that if your swimmer has achieved the "B Standard they are eligible to attend Junior Olympics in July. Make your Junior Olympic Travel arrangements early. 10 and Under Girls Junior Olympic Qualifiers & IES Rank 10 and Under Boys Junior Olympic Qualifiers & IES Rank 11-12 Girls Junior Olympic Qualifiers & IES...

Sean Muncie

Hello SWAT, Great Job at the Tri-City Open this past weekend. We hope everyone had a good time. Attached here are Individual Meet Results & Improvements the Updated SWAT All Time Top 10 LC and Individual Athlete Best Times and Qualifying Nat A Standards The Long Course Junior Olympic Qualifying Times are the National "B" Standards. Make sure you take a look at the Qualifying Standard for your swimmer(s) so you can plan for the Junior Olympic Meet accordingly. Congratulations to Braden Chambers and Reilly Rupe for achieving their first...

Sean Muncie

Click Here for SWAT's 2022 Long Course Training Schedule Beginning Monday, June 20 SWAT Long Course 2022 Training Schedule (Begins Monday, June 20) Whitworth Training Groups Ripples: Tuesday and Thursday @ Witter 8-8:30am Monday through Friday @ Whitworth 5:30-6pm Wave Riders: Tuesday and Thursday @ Witter 8:30-9am Monday through Friday @ Whitworth 6-6:45pm Bronze: Tuesday and Thursday @ Witter 9-10am Monday through Friday @ Whitworth 6:45-7:45pm Silver: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday @ Witter 8-10am Monday, Wednesday, Friday @ Whitworth 5:30-6:30pm Gold: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday @ Witter 8-10am Monday, Wednesday, Friday @...

Sean Muncie

Hello SWAT! We hope everyone is ready for the first meet of the long course season. SWAT has 67 Swimmers are traveling down to Lewiston, ID to attend the Fazzari’s Open. The weather is forecasted to be low to mid 60s in the afternoons but the mornings will be colder in the low to mid 40s. Please make sure swimmers are prepared with multiple dry towels, team sweats/warm-ups, parkas and of course their team racing suits and goggles. Click Here for SWAT Individual Events Click Here for Tentative Relay Entries...

Sean Muncie

Hello SWAT, Tonight is the Swim-A-Thon! See below for your Training Group's Lap Time. This is currently SWAT's only fundraiser of the year. Remember to bring any donations you've collected with you to the pool. We Hope you Have Fun! Take the time to get to know some of the other parents helping out on deck. EWU All groups will start at 4:30pm on April 27th. Senior and Gold group: will be swimming a 5000 for time between 4:30 and 6 pm Ripples, Bronze, and Silver: Silver4:30-5:30pm, trying to swim...