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Joe Gazzarato

Members of Michigan Swimming: Michigan Swimming will be offering a Meet Director / Meet Referee workshop, as we did pre-COVID, on Sunday, October 9, 2022, 1:00pm ET at the Detroit Marriott Livonia. All clubs are strongly encouraged to have at least one representative in attendance, in-person. Register for the workshop here by Sunday, October 2. As the pandemic altered our operations over the past couple years, and as new rules, regulations, and procedures have come down from USA Swimming, the US Center for Safe Sport, and the federal government, it...

Joe Gazzarato

Club Presidents and Head Coaches, I write today in furtherance of my letter sent to all clubs via U.S. Mail to provide updates on the upcoming 2022 Michigan Swimming, Inc. House of Delegates meeting scheduled to take place in-person on October 9, 2022 at 10:00am ET at the Detroit Marriott Livonia. This year's meeting is important, as it always is and will forever be. It is imperative that our clubs, and by extension, our membership, are active participants in governance of the sport. Thus, I strongly encourage you to prioritize...

Joe Gazzarato

Members of Michigan Swimming: Thank you for your patience as USA Swimming's new SWIMS 3.0/online member registration technology and processes have rolled-out. We recognize that this has not been a seamless experience for many, but USA Swimming is working continuously to improve the experience and is pushing platform enhancements daily. The Michigan Swimming Office has received a tremendous number of e-mails and phone calls over the past two weeks. Our office is happy to be a resource to you, and you should absolutely continue to seek assistance when you need...

Joe Gazzarato

Club Presidents and Head Coaches, We are pleased to announce that the bid process to host a regional championship or state championship is now open! If your club is interested in hosting one of these championship meets, please submit a bid by September 30, 2022. Click Here to Submit a Bid Championship meet dates: March 4-5: Regional Championships March 17-19: ULTRA (Open State) Championship March 24-26: MAGS (14 & Under State) Championship We are on target to have complete meet information packets published by the end of October 2022, including...

Joe Gazzarato

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2022 ROCHESTER HILLS, MICHIGAN – As the needs of the organization continue to grow and evolve, Michigan Swimming, Inc. is excited to announce that Dawn Gurley will assume the role of Administrative Director, effective immediately. In her new role, Gurley will continue providing member services support and will assume new responsibilities beyond her current operational role, including leading the organization’s permanent office and partnering with club leaders to design and execute new club development initiatives in alignment with the Board of Directors’ strategic imperatives. Gurley...

Joe Gazzarato

To: Club Presidents, Club Head Coaches, Club Meet Directors, Club Meet Entry Coordinators, Officials Members of the Michigan Swimming Community: As some of you are aware, the USA Swimming House of Delegates will consider an amendment to the USA Swimming Rulebook to require all clubs to implement a Quality Control System at LSC-sanctioned competitions at its September 24, 2022 meeting ( R-15). Upon approval, the amendment would be effective immediately, and all clubs would be required to comply. This requirement comes directly from the U.S. Center for Safe Sport, and...

Joe Gazzarato

This communication relates to an election for the Michigan Swimming, Inc. Board of Directors. Michigan Swimming, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) domestic not-for-profit corporation in the state of Michigan. All applicable provisions of PA 162 of 1982 (NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT) and the Michigan Swimming, Inc. Corporate Bylaws are in effect. Michigan Swimming, Inc. Call for Interest in Nomination for Board of Directors Election This communication shall serve as the official call for interested of individuals seeking nomination in the upcoming election for the Michigan Swimming, Inc. Board of Directors. Date of...

Joe Gazzarato

This communication contains information relating to the annual membership meeting of Michigan Swimming, Inc. and an election for the Michigan Swimming, Inc. Board of Directors. Michigan Swimming, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) domestic not-for-profit corporation in the state of Michigan. All applicable provisions of PA 162 of 1982 (NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT) and the Michigan Swimming, Inc. Corporate Bylaws are in effect. MICHIGAN SWIMMING, INC. 2245 KNOLLCREST ROCHESTER HILLS, MICHGIAN 48309 +1 (248) 997 6696 _______________________________________________ NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING _______________________________________________ Pursuant to Article 4.6 and Article 5.6.6 of the Michigan Swimming,...

Joe Gazzarato

Club Presidents, Head Coaches, and Club Registrars: I hope you had enjoyable weekends! We are about a week and a half away from SWIMS 3.0 going live for all of USA Swimming. We are here for you and will continue to support you through the roll-out. We are excited to roll-out the Michigan Swimming SWIMS 3.0 Club Administrator Help Guide! This guide contains walkthroughs of the important club features of SWIMS 3.0, lists actions for club administrators, and provides answers to the most frequently asked questions. Click Here to Access...