Indiana Swimming
Level 4

Intermediate Newsletter - Week 28

Ben Wachtel
Mar 10, 2019

Intermediate Group Newsletter

Week 28 - March 11 to March 17


This Week

What a great weekend to be a Royal! THANK YOU for your support as parents and volunteers and for everything that you do for your children and for our team!

This week we will offer practices Tuesday through Thursday and have our end-of-season celebration on Friday. This will be our final week of practice for the season. Please note the updated practice times below, which are also reflected on our group calendar. We'll serve pizza and hand out our end-of-season awards. More info below.


Weekly Schedule (Week 28)

Day Time Focus Groups Offered
Monday 3/11 No Practice No Practice None
Tuesday 3/12 6 to 7:30 pm DPS / Kicking All
Wednesday 3/13 4:30 to 6 pm Underwater Kick All
Thursday 3/14 6 to 7:30 pm Pace / Best Average All
Friday 3/15 5 to 6:30 pm Awards at 5:30 pm No Practice


Age Group State

Congratuations, Royals - what an awesome weekend of racing we had at the IU Natatorium! Southeastern finished fifth in the state and improved our team score by 280 points over last winter. Several of our team's highest individual point scorers came from the Intermediate group:

Avery Hannon, 104 points 
JiHoon Jung, 34 points
Maria Yant, 13 points

We also had some fantastic relay contributions from athletes in this group:

Girls 10&U 200 Free Relay
Maria Yant & Avery Hannon - 5th (28 team points)

Girls 10&U 200 Medley Relay
Maria Yant & Avery Hannon - 2nd (34 team points)

Girls 11-12 200 Medley Relay
Juli Goss & Izzy Heuck - 15th (4 team points)

Congratulations to all who competed as part of our state team this weekend!


Friday

On Friday, we will have our end-of-season celebration for the Intermediate group from 5 to 6:30 pm. This will conclude our season - we will return April 8 to begin the LCM season. We'll play some games in the pool, have pizza, and hand out awards. I hope you can make it! We will hand out the following awards to athletes from our group:

  • Most Improved
  • Total Positive Attitude Award
  • Best Teammate Award
  • The Extra Yard Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Grit Award

If you are able to help serve pizza and assist with any other volunteer duties, please contact Tonya Edison (edison_tonya_l@lilly.com)!


Tryout Dates

Swimming is more fun with friends! If you enjoyed your experience this season and know someone who would make a great teammate, encourage them to attend a new swimmer evaluation to be placed in an SSC practice group. Available dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday, March 12th from 5 to 6:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 14th from from 5 to 6:30 pm
  • Monday, March 18th from 5 to 7 pm
  • Wednesday, March 20th from 5 to 7 pm
  • Saturday, March 23rd from 9 to 11 am

Help us spread the word - it's likely that many of you heard about our team through a friend or family member, so please help us spread the word!


Contact Me

I can be reached at coachben@southeasternswim.org or 317-646-0016.