Senior Competitive Team

Senior White:

  • This is the lead in group for athletes ages 13-18. Participation in all meets is encouraged.
  • Requirements:
    • Focuses on older swimmers transitioning to a higher level of training that reflects the expectation of 13 and over meet events and practices, as well as preparing for the high school swimming programs in Columbia and higher Senior levels at CSC. 
    • In this group a 75% attendance is expected (a minimum of 4 of 6 practices per week). Swimmers are also expected to compete in meets the Coach feels appropriate. When the coach of this group feels the swimmers are prepared for the Senior Black group the parents and swimmer will be notified. 
    • Legal in all four strokes
    • Ability to swim 2,000 yards in a practice

Senior Black:

  • The athletes in this group will be ages 15-18.  Participation in most home and away meets, including championship meets, is expected.
  • Requirements:
    • 100 % attendance expected, 90% required (During High School Season you must attend all PM workouts. Coach Taylor and I will work out details of the collaboration between high school and CSC. This includes both AM and PM practices, dryland and weight sessions.)
    • Participation in all meets is encouraged.
    • The Goal of this Group is to compete in LSC Champs or beyond level.
    • Swimmers are expected to attend all practices, both AM & PM
    • IMX 2400 or IMR 2000 or 10 x 100 Free @ 1:20 Males & 1:25 Females and 10 x 100 Kick @ 1:45 and compete in 200 of each stroke
    • Athletes in this group may or may not have MV Senior Champs qualifying times, but they strive to attain these and higher levels.  Both at practice and at meets, all are expected to have a positive attitude plus a willingness to listen and work hard.  These attributes will help the individual and others in the group get better.

Senior Gold:

  • The athletes in this group will be ages 15-18.  Participation in most home and away meets, including championship meets, is expected.
  • Requirements:
    • 100 % attendance expected, 90% required (During High School Season you must attend all PM workouts. Coach Taylor and I will work out details of the collaboration between high school and CSC. This includes both AM and PM practices, dryland and weight sessions.)
    • Attend all meets the coach feels are important. Be a positive influence on all around you. Be a good role model for all swimmers in other groups.
    • Be a great Teammate.
    • Do things For the Team! (FTT)
    • Be willing to do all work given to you to the best of your ability.
    • Keep up on all homework and studies so you do not have to miss practice because you have put things off. Try and maintain a 3.0 GPA (you will miss school to attend some meets).
    • Should attend all Championship Meets the coach feels necessary.
    • The goal is to develop well rounded swimmers that can compete in many different events. New swimmers to the group must be willing to do all the above, plus meet these requirements.
    • Have a Sectional Qualifying Time or have four 15 & Over LSC Champs times or have an IMX score of 2800 or IMR score of 2500.
    • Females must be able to do 10 x 100 Free @ 1:15, Males @ 1:10
    • You should be able to kick 10 x 100 @ 1:35
    • You must have competed in a 200 of each stroke and the 400 IM in the past year.
    • Have Coaches permission