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Director: Sally Martin

Ages: 3+, entery level

Goals ... 

  • Have fun
  • Learn the fundamental movements of each stroke
  • Develop a love for swimming
  • Progress to the competitive team

Lead Coach: Sally Martin

Ages: 6-9

Goals ... 

  • Have FUN
  • Legally complete 25 yards of each stroke
  • Learn basic starts and turns for each stroke
  • Participate in SWAC-hosted meets
  • Progress to Exploration II

Lead Coach: Sally Martin

Ages: 7-10

Goals ... 

  • Have FUN
  • Continue technical development
  • Incorporate longer swims throughout practice
  • Participate in SWAC-hosted meets
  • Begin to understand the value of times
  • Progress to Green Group

Lead Coach: Chris Knoblauch

Ages: 8-12

Goals: Further develop technique of all 4 strokes, including approrpriate starts and turns complete IMR event series, progress to Yellow or Red Group

Mental Goals: Understand practice sets, read the pace clock, understand the importance of proper technique, promote teamwork, develop self-confidence

Training: Introduction of training sets and intervals, technical focus, kicking 

Lead Coach: Theresa Thrasher

Ages: 8-11, Invitation by Head Coach

Performance Goals: Perform technically proficient strokes and execute appropriate race strategies, complete IMX event series, progress to Blue or Red Group

Mental Goals: Learn to balance school and extracurricular schedules, learn to set goals, recognize the relationship between success and hard work

Training: Continued technical development, introduct to aerobid training, kicking

Attendance Requirement: 70% season-long attendance

Equipment: Kickboard (optional), Pull Buoy (optional), Snorkel, Paddles, Fins/Zoomers (short blade, soft), Mesh Bag, Stretch Cord (purchase from SWAC)

Lead Coach: Julie Anderson

Ages: 11-14 (6th-8th grade)

Performance Goals: Understand and execute approrpriate race strategies, continue improving overall stroke technique, achieve Divisional and State time standards, complete IMR and IMX event series, progress to Blue or Senior Group

Mental Goals: Learn to balance school and extracurricular schedules, understand te value and connection between hard work and success, develop self-confidence

Training: Continued technical development, introduction to aerobic training, maintiainining proper techniche throughout practice, kicking

Equipment: Kickboard (optional), Snorkel, Paddles, Mesh Bag (optional), Stretch Cord (purchase from SWAC)

Lead Coach: Chris Knoblauch

Ages: 11-14 (6th-8th grade), Invitation by Head Coach

Performance Goals: Develop advanced technical efficiency and execute elevated race strategies, place Top 1 at LCS State Championships, achieve USA Sectional time standards, complete IMX series events, progress to National Focus or Senior Group.

Mental Goals: Successfully balance academic and extracurricular schedules, uderstand long-term goal setting and delayed gratification

Training: Introduction to more rigorous aerobic training, fine-tuning technical development, establishing and meeting training goal times, self-accountability throughout all phases of practice, kicking

Attendance Requirement: 80% season-long attendance

Equipment: Kickboard (optional), Pull Buoy (optional), Snorkel, Paddles, Parachute (square, ~8"), Fins/Zoomers (short blade, soft), Mesh Bag, Stretch Cord (purchase from SWAC)

Lead Coach: Justin Max

Ages: 14+ (9th grade-post grad)

Performance Goals: Continued development of advanced stroke technique, complete IMX event series, achieve Divisional, State, and USA Swimming Sectional time standards, progress to National Focus Group or collegiate swimming

Mental Goals: Successfully balance academic and extracurricular schedules, uderstand long-term goal setting, promote teamwork, develop self-confidence

Training: Introduction and continued development of more rigorous aerobic training, fine-tuning technical development, incorporating stroke/event-specific training, additional dryland and resistance training, self-motivated and self-accountable at all times, kicking

Equipment: Kickboard (optional), Pull Buoy (optional), Snorkel, Paddles, Parachute (square, ~12"), Fins/Zoomers (short blade, soft), Mesh Bag, Stretch Cord (purchase from SWAC)

Lead Coach: Justin Max

Ages: 14+ (9th grade-post grad), Invitation by Head Coach

Goals: Develop highly efficient stroke technique and execute advanced race strategies, complete IMX event series, place Top 16 at LSC State Championships, achieve USA Swimming Sectional, Futures, and Junior/Senior National Time Standards, prgress to collegiate swimming

Mental Goals: Develop and demonstrate team leadership and emotional maturity, balance high level academic and athletic commitments, successful long-term goal setting and planning, value contributions to the team

Training: Advanced aerobic and event-specific training while maintaining a mastery of basic fundamentals, fine-tuning advanced technique of all strokes, additional dryland and resistance training, self-motivated and self-accountable at all times, kicking

Attendance Requirement: 90% season-long attendance, participation in highest team-attended competition

Equipment: Kickboard (optional), Pull Buoy (optional), Snorkel, Paddles, Parachute (square, ~8"), Fins/Zoomers (short blade, soft), Mesh Bag, Stretch Cord (purchase from SWAC)