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Laura Perkins

We have come to the final stretch of the season where we are in preparation for our end of season meets. These meets are called focus meets. Focus meets are meets where athletes swim their best events, usually with rest a little prior to competition and swimmers put on their best racing suits (tech suits for 13/over swimmers) in an effort to reach peak performance. These championship meets are a culmination of practices and in season meets where we practiced skills that we hope to perfect at the most important...

Laura Perkins

This past month has brought me back to coaching the Varsity group while Coach Nicole is on maternity leave.I have thoroughly enjoyed working with this group. Each day I see these swimmers come to the pool with a positive attitude ready to work hard!I want to acknowledge the commitment and effort that Audrey Kuda has made since the beginning of the season!It has been phenomenal to watch her improvement each and every week.She has voluntarily chosen to attend additional morning workouts, she makes a consistent effort to improve one skill...

Laura Perkins

So I had written an article earlier about the preparations that parents and swimmers need to work on before our big season meet at the end of February. But after the tragic incident this past Sunday, January 26th, where Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people died on their way to a basketball camp, I decided to change my article and focus more on how each of us as an individual at times take our family members and friends for granted because we are so busy working and...

Laura Perkins

Over the last two months we’ve moved several swimmers up from Team Prep (over 15 swimmers), and moved several swimmers from Silver up to the Gold group. It’s always bitter sweet saying goodbye to the kids I’ve worked with, but it’s also exciting getting new swimmers, and to watch both the ones leaving and the ones moving into the Silver group progress throughout the sport. Watching the swimmers come and go through my group is one of the biggest things I love about coaching. The other is watching the kids...