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David Sokolofsky

We are very pleased to announce that WOW has earned Level 3 status through USA Swimming's Club Recognition Program! Thanks to all the swimmers, parents, and coaches for making this happen!

David Sokolofsky

WOW closed out the 2020-21 Short Course season by taking the team title at the 2021 ECSL Championship! The meet was very different this year with only us and ECA being able to compete, however, the kids swam exceptionally well all weekend and secured a 5590.5-3561.5 victory over the Gators. Congratulations to all our WOW swimmers on perservering through adversity this season and making it one to remember!

David Sokolofsky

WOW placed 2nd in the Medium Size Team Division and 6th overall at the 2021 NCS Senior Championship held in Huntersville, NC, 2/18-21. There were personal best times popping off all weekend along with several more Senior Sectional qualifying swims added to the list. Special congrats to Davis Tidball on achieving his first ever Senior Sectional qualifying standards! Scoring swims below: Logan Butner: 3rd, 100 breast; 10th, 200 breast Chase Davis: 4th, 500 free; 7th, 100 back; 11th, 200 back Lane Durham: 11th, 100 IM Patrick Furbay: 2nd, 100 back;...

David Sokolofsky

The most wonderful time of year is upon us... Championship season! Good luck to our WOW swimmers who will be competing at the NCS Championship meets over the next two weekends. Have fun and swim fast, Team! NCS 14 & Under Championship Team 10 & Under Lucy Hastings Conrad Manuel Avery Procida Slater Spencer 11-12 Heidi Bollenbacher Avery Butner Joshua Harris Scott McFarland Kate Serens 13-14 Nathan Arredondo Caroline Furbay Jackson Hughes Madi Joy Sarah Pierson Ryan Reiniche Kelsey Stuck NCS Senior Championship Team Andrew Basinger Avery Bishop Bradley Bush...

David Sokolofsky

Congratulations to our WOW swimmers who competed in the various high school state championship meets! We had several swimmers record personal best times and Elizabeth Teeters broke NCHEAC state records in the 100 back and 500 free! NCHEAC Elizabeth Teeters: 1st, 100 back; 1st, 500 free **NCHEAC State Records in both events!** NCISAA Division II Andrew Basinger: 5th, 200 free; 7th, 500 free Avery Bishop: 2nd, 100 fly; 4th, 200 free NCHSAA 3A Chase Davis: 4th, 100 back; 9th, 200 free NCHSAA 4A Logan Butner: 5th, 100 breast Patrick Furbay:...

David Sokolofsky

Fantastic job to all the swimmers, officials, volunteers, and coaches on a tremendous meet last night! The swimmers picked up the COVID protocol flow very well and they looked great in the water! It was really cool to see the kids racing again and having so much fun. Special congratulations to the following swimmers on picking up first time champ cuts in their respective age groups: Madi Joy: NC 18 & Under Winter Championship Sean Setzer: Senior Sectionals Lane Durham: NC Senior Champs Jackson Hughes: NC 14 & Under Champs...

David Sokolofsky

We are extremely excited to announce our new partnership with the YMCA of Southeastern NC and the Cape Fear Aquatic Club, bringing our two teams under one unified banner! This partnership will allow tremendous opportunities for all of our swimmers and the greater Wilmington swimming community as a whole! We are Stronger Together!

David Sokolofsky

We will be holding new swimmer assessments on Monday, 8/31 beginning at 7:00 PM at Holly Tree Racquet Club, located at 4950 Holly Tree Rd. Entry procedure: Check in at the table outside the pool area with one of our staff members, maintaining six feet of distance between other swim families as you wait, WOW staff members will check each swimmer’s temperature with a touchless thermometer and ask the COVID questions, Swimmers will be escorted to their designated lane by a WOW staff member and wait their turn for an...

David Sokolofsky

Congratulations to WOW's Jenna Grill on being named the Star News High School Swimmer of the Year for the 2019-20 season! More on Jenna here: https://www.starnewsonline.com/sports/20200324/all-area-girls-swimming-and-diving-grill-takes-her-game-to-new-heights-in-pool In addition to Jenna's accomplishment, several WOW swimmers were named to the All-Area teams, with WOW swimmers sweeping First Team honors on the Girls side: Girls First Team: Jenna Grill, Liza Murtagh, Emma Johnson, Maddie Hoover, Laurie Anne Bazinet, Tihani Contreras Girls Second Team: Alana Reichow, Aubrey Ella Hyldahl, Avery Bishop, Mary Wells Boys First Team: Jeffrey Settlemyre, Will Parker, Logan Butner, Ryan Langtry,...

David Sokolofsky

A huge congratulations to Liza Murtagh and Jeffrey Settlemyre on being named Coastal Preps high school swimmers of the year for the 2019-20 season! More on each here: Liza Jeffrey WOW also had several swimmers make the All-Coastal Preps first and second teams. Congrats to all our WOW swimmers! Girls First Team: Laurie-Anne Bazinet, Avery Bishop, Jenna Grill, Maddie Hoover, Aubrey Ella Hyldahl, Emma Johnson, Liza Murtagh, Elizabeth Teeters, Mary Wells Girls Second Team: Austin Gerock, Morgan Hawthorne, Tabitha Lac, Leah Murtagh, Peyton Neathery, Alana Reichow Boys First Team: Logan...