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Congratulations to Coach Katie on her nomination for Age Group Coach of the Year. We are so proud of you and are lucky to have you coaching and leading our athletes. Read all about her nomination below. Here are the accolades and performances that took place this past year under the coaching guidance of Katie Price, Head Age Group Coach of Ad Astra Area Aquatics: Bradie Ward (13-14) won Athlete of the Year. She was also Top 3 at Central Zones 2019. Ellis Crisci earned 2nd place High Point (9-10...

Patrick Norman

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Patrick Norman

Elkhorn, NE Ad Astra had 7 athletes travel to the annual All-Star meet this past weekend. Here’s a recap of how they helped team MIssouri Valley score at the meet. Ellis Crisci 11-12 200med relay 7th Lena Hasiuk 200fr 7th, 500fr 6th Christian Koehn 13-14 400med relay 6th, 13-14 400fr relay 5th Halle McCullough 13-14 400med relay 6th, 13-14 100bk 8th, 13-14 400fr relay 6th Samantha Packard 13-14 400med relay 6th, 13-14 400fr relay 6th, 13-14 200im 8th, 13-14 500fr 6th Rebecca Pickert 11-12 200fr 4th, 11-12 200med relay 6th,...

Patrick Norman

Dear Club Members, I am pleased to share that our club has received a Safe Sport Recognized Club status. 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 Policies, safeguarding procedures, and educational engagement, including  Our travel, electronic communication, and anti-bullying policies;  Our team honor codes and codes of conduct;  The processes by which we recruit and...

Patrick Norman

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Monday, August 1, 2018) Team Contact: Patrick Norman (patrick@adastraareaaquatics.org/785-331-6940)   Ad Astra Area Aquatics Hosts Regional Championships; Team Takes First Place  [Lawrence, KS] – Ad Astra Area Aquatics hosted the Missouri Valley Swimming Championships this past weekend. The meet featured the best swimmers from Kansas and Missouri.   Ad Astra is no stranger to success at this meet.  They have placed in the top 5 each if the past 6 years. This year was no different. Ad Astra Area Aquatics placed 4th in the overall team point standings and 1st for...

We had a great weekend of swimming in Columbia.  Here are some of the accomplishments from the week in swimming and through the present time this season:    - - The following achieved National Top 20 rankings this week for their age: Courtney Caldwell - 50 fr, 100 bk Cobe Garcia - 50 fr Josh Florence - 1650/1000/500 fr Payton Krug - 50/100 bk Marian Frick - 50/100 br   - - The following swims were Team Records this past weekend: 11-12 Girls Medley Relay (Grace Caldwell, Marian Frick, Payton Krug, Megan Drumm) Marian Frick - 50/100 br Claire...

Courtney Caldwell will sign with NC State on November 12th at 3:00pm at the Lawrence Freetstate Library.  Please join her in celebrate this wondrous accomplishment.

Congrats to the following athletes who achieved Top 20 Rankings after their first meet:   Alvena Walpole Claire Campbell Cierra Campbell Daniel Christie  Ainsley Krug Marian Frick   Swimming Rankings can be accessed through the USA Swimming website under the Times tab.  The Top 10 lists are located here.