Midwestern Athletes

MW Athlete Representatives:

   Senior Athlete:
      Diana Brailita (2022)


Junior Athlete:
     Drayton Beber (2023)

At-Large Athletes:
    Michael Sambula-Monzalvo (2022)


Athlete Election
    Spring 2022

·        12 and Under Banned/Approved Suit list – Including the FINA Numbers   

o   Doc: https://www.usaswimming.org/docs/default-source/rules-regulations/tech-suit-restrictions/12-under-approved-suits-2-18-21.pdf  

o   Article: https://www.usaswimming.org/news/2020/08/24/tech-suit-restriction-for-12-and-under-swimmers  

o   FAQ: https://www.usaswimming.org/news/2021/03/15/12-under-tech-suit-restrictions---frequently-asked-questions    

USA Swimming Para Time Standards
     USA LSC Para Time Standards
     USA Zone Para Time Standards
     USA Sectional Para Time Standards

Athlete Reimbursement: Midwestern Swimmers compete in national level meets (Speedo Sectionals, Futures Meet, Tyr Pro Meet, USA Junior Meet, National Championships, Open, Trials) and who fulfill all requirements could be eligible for reimbursement from Midwestern Swimming. Completed forms along with receipts for expenses must be submitted to the MW Office by May 31 for short course reimbursement and by September 30 for long course reimbursement.

MW Application for Financial Reimbursement

Please make sure you fill out the form completely, including a complete address. If you save the form to your computer you will be able to use the 'typewriter tool' to complete it. Once you have done that, you can print it and send with your supporting documentation to the address on the form.

WADA Prohibition Association Ruling (Anti-Doping)

Athlete Representative Application

Athlete representatives will be elected by their peers via electronic voting. Athletes wishing to be considered for nomination for the position of Athlete Representative should contact his/her coach and be prepared to write a short essay as to why he/she would like to be considered for the position and why he/she would make a good athlete representative.

What does an Athlete Representative do?
��     Represents the opinions, ideas, and thoughts of swimmers in the LSC. In other words, the voice of the athletes.
��     Attends and participates in Midwestern Swimming Board of Directors and House of Delegates meetings, either by coference call or in person
��     Is allowed to vote during meetings
��     Attend the USAS Convention, where you make decisions that affect swimmers in your LSC, Zone and even nationally.
What does it take to be an Athlete Representative?
��     Someone who can share and explain ideas and opinions well
��     Is passionate and caring about swimming
��     Is interested in what governs the sport of swimming
��     Wants to improve their LSC and the sport of swimming

High School swim season starts November 18. High School times from the Conference meets and the State High School meet can be used for MW purposes and USA Swimming purposes. All of those meets will be 'observed' by USA Swimming officials in accordance with the requirements of USA Swimming. Be sure you are registered with USA Swimming at the time of the swim. If you are registered at the time of the swim, MW will put your times in SWIMS and will also put your times in the MW times database. There will be NO CHARGE for this service.


Midwestern 2021-2022 Academic Award Application - application closes September 2, 2022
     Eligibility: Grades 9-12 during 2021-2022
     GPA 3.5 (no grade lower than B- in academic courses; current year only)
     Minimum qualifying time - at least 1 AAA time during the current year
     Must submit application AND transcript

    Questions?  [email protected]


USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team--times from September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022.
     Qualifying - 2019 Winter Junior time, 3.5 GPA

   Link to application


The following athletes are recipients of USA Swimming's 2021 Scholastic All America honor.
These athletes have completed 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade, and have at least a 3.5 grade point average.
They also have achieved a 2019 Winter Junior National time. Congratulations!

Barr Luke M MW CZ iNspire Swim Team 4
Davis Colin M MW CZ iNspire Swim Team 1
Germonprez Nathaniel M MW CZ iNspire Swim Team 2
Hahn Kalvin M MW CZ Greater Omaha Aquatics Leopardsharks 1
Krings Lucia F MW CZ Aquatic Club of Elkhorn 1
Mayo Ryan M MW CZ Aquatic Club of Elkhorn 1
Randby Jocelyn F MW CZ Greater Omaha Aquatics Leopardsharks 4
Rankin Kohen M MW CZ Sioux Center Seahawks 1
Watson John M MW CZ Greater Omaha Aquatics Leopardsharks 1


For your Parents: Free Athlete Protection Training for Parents from USA Swimming
Midwestern's COPPA Policy - Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
Midwestern Awards - 2014
MW's IMX Award Winners
Swimmer of the Year
with Coach Cal Benz
Midwestern's 2014
Scholar Athletes
2014 MW Hall of Fame Athlete
Georgeanne Peterson Williams
  2014 Photos Courtesy Steve Marchitelli
Midwestern Awards - 2013
2013 MW Hall of Fame Athlete
Kris Rutford
with Coach Jack Jackson
SCSC Enjoying
Evening Together

Midwestern Record Breaker

JB Barr
2013 MW Hall of Fame Athlete
son Luke
10 & U Swimmer of the Year
  2013 Photos Courtesy Mark Beck
Midwestern Awards - 2012
Midwestern Awards - 2011
Midwestern swimmers enjoying
the 2011 Midwestern Awards Banquet
Midwestern Swimmers of the Year
with coaches
Short Course 2010-2011
Midwestern Swimmers of the Year
with coaches
Long Course 2011
Brennan receiving his
National Age Group Top 10 Awards
from Betty Kooy, USA Swimming
National Age Group Top Times Coordinator,
along with his #1 pins
for achieving 1st place nationally
in three events for 2009-2010.
  2011 Photos Courtesy of JoAnne Ayars