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Mathew Mixon

Summer is a busy time with lots of activities and meets for our swimmers. In order to help with scheduling and communication we have put together a list of dates that Sunkist will not be practicing this summer. There might be other cancelations that are unforeseen but this will help let our members know the days we for sure will not be swimming. Sunkist will not practice on the following days due to team events, holidays, meets, etc. Please make a note on your calendar. Sunkist No Practice Dates: May...

Mathew Mixon

Congratulations to our Sunkist swimmers chosen to represent Mississippi Swimming.

Dear Sunkist Family, We know you have been anxiously awaiting this announcement, and we are finally excited to report that we have hired Mathew Mixon as our new head coach to lead us into our BRIGHT future! Many of you know him already as you have seen him on the pool deck actively engaged with his swimmers and team at various meets. Mathew is one of the most beloved coaches in Mississippi Swimming. He brings much love, passion, and enthusiasm for the sport of swimming, and with it brings his...

Dear Sunkist family, I have some big news to share which my family and I are very excited about, and my heart is swirling in a wistful hurly-burly of elation and anxiety as the past 8 years with Sunkist have been the most rewarding and fulfilling years of my life. I have been offered and have accepted the Executive Director/Head Coach position for Cascade Swim Club out in Seattle. This is a professional opportunity which I am beyond humbled to have been selected for after their national search. Cascade is...

Congrats to our graduating Seniors Kham Glass, Conner Shearer, Jack Smithson and Devin Wise on their college signings! We look forward to their continued successes at the next level. Kham Glass – Drury University Conner Shearer – Delta State University Jack Smithson – Washington University in St. Louis Devin Wise – Delta State University Go Sunkist!

Coach David respresented Sunkist at USA Swimming's annual #SwimBiz conference held in Colorado Springs and served as a presenter on the topic: How To Get A Local Business To Sponsor A Swim Team vs. Other Youth Sports. Sunkist was nominated in 4 categories for the annual #SwimBiz marketing awards and has won 5 of the coveted Crystal Kickboards to date.

Sunkist swimmers were rising and shining all weekend at Short Course State in Biloxi. Projected to finish in 4th place, Sunkist rallied up the board to finish in 3rd. Makos and BEST were battled all meet and when the waves settled Makos came out on top by a slim margin to take the victory over BEST. Big WHOOSH to Sunkist high point winners Lily Sammons, John Michael Oliphant, Mallory Dickey, Scout Russell, Kham Glass and Jack Smithson! RESULTS TEAM RECORDS Lily Sammons (500 free) John Michael Oliphant (100 back) STATE...

Sunkist swimmers were honored at the Mississippi Swimming Top 5 Banquet held November 4th at the Hilton Jackson. The annual LSC awards banquet honors swimmers across the state for their achievements of the year. Attendees of this year's banquet were treated to an inspirational speech by Olympic legend Rebecca Soni. Sunkist topped the night with most the Top 5 swimmers and 2 swimmers taking home Most Outstanding Swimmer awards for their age groups. Congrats to all our Sunkist award winners! Sunkist USA Swimming Scholastic All America Kham Glass Athlete Rep...