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Don't forget to plan ahead... Especially for the CBAC No Standard Meet! There are the four hotel swim meets that we are participating in throughout the season. We have rooms blocked off for our FAST Families to take advantage of. The groups of rooms for each Meet will be held for our Team until 30 days out with NO EXCEPTIONS. Please make sure your swimmer qualifies for the Meet before making your family's hotel accommodations NOTE: When the block is filled, other arrangements need to be made by your family....

FAST Swimmers Heading to United States Olympic Training Center. Two of our FAST swimmers were selected to train at The United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO this weekend. Chloe Colvard and Ethan Welker were nominated by Coach Cheryl based on their "Power Point" score and were then selected by MD Swimming to be one of the 12 girls and one of 12 boys sent on to this incredible honor and opportunity. Congratulations Ethan and Chloe!

In case you missed it... The FAST Parent Orientation Meeting presentation is here! Here are the slides that FAST President, Sarah Wirth presented at the Parent Orientation Meeting at Middletown High School on Wednesday, September 25th. *Please refer to the parents info tab for more FAST Parent infomation. Who's Who From The Meeting? Name Committee Email Coach Cheryl Linscott Head Coach fastcoach@aol.com Sarah Wirth President FASTBoardPresident@gmail.com Bill Wells Treasurer billing@frederickareaswimteam.org Jen Miner Volunteering Chair fastvolunteering@gmail.com Bruce Bator Officiating bbator@comcast.net

The FAST 2019-2020 Season Meet Schedule has been been updated! This season's meet schedule can be found in the Meets Section. Remember that due dates for declaring meet entries will be posted under the Events Section. A downloadable version is also available HERE

2019 USAS Convention, St. Louis, MO Coach Cheryl, Wade Adkins (USA Official and long standing member of FAST) and 4 of our own FAST Senior Swimmers attended the USA National Swimming Convention on September 10-15th. Several topics of interest including: Safe Sport, Diversity and Inclusion, Anti Doping, and Hiring Certified Trainers for Drylands vs. Swim Coaches were covered during the week. Coach Cheryl is excited about bringing what she has learned to our Team to enhance coaching and continue to provide a safe place for our swimmers. There are only...

FAST is the first club in Maryland to receive a Safe Sport Recognized Club status. Swimming Clubs are required to implement the USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP). FAST is recognized by USA Swimming as one of the first 27 teams nationwide that have achieved Safe Sport Club Recognition. We are committed to providing a safe, healthy, and positive environment here on this team, and we have received recognition for all of our efforts to this end. Through USA Swimming’s Safe Sport Program, we submitted our Athlete Protection...

Press Release Contact: Audrey Wells May 2, 2014 Frederick Area Swim Team Coach Receives Citation from Mayor Frederick, MD— In honor of 30 years of outstanding leadership and service to the athletes of the Frederick community, Mayor Randy McClement commended the many years of guidance Coach Cheryl Linscott has provided through the coaching of thousands of area swimmers on the Frederick Area Swim Team. The City of Frederick congratulated Coach Cheryl on the success of her efforts with the attached Official Citation. FAST has a 35-year history of developing kids...