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WAVE qualified several swimmers across several differnt age groups to represent at the 2022 NC IMX Select Camp based off of IMX scores compiled during this previous Long Course Season. Listed are the swimmers who swam for WAVE this past summer who qualified (see picture below). Congrats to all of those listed, and congrats to our entire WAVE family! From NC Swimming: The 2022 IMX CAMP athlete selections have been announced. The top-20 athletes (male and female) ages 10, 11, 12 and 13 by IMX score are invited to attend...

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The NCS Coach of the Year awards will be announced at the North Carolina Swimming Awards Banquet on Saturday, Oct 2. In addition to the “Franke Bell” Senior Coach of the Year award and the NCS Age Group Coach of the Year award, a NCS Coach Leadership Award will be presented. New Wave Swim Teams' Zach Murray and Bradford Hancock both earned automatic nominations for the Age Group Coach of the Year. Below are the automatic nominations for Senior COTY and Age Group COTY awards: Age Group Coach of the...

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Nikki Nixon and Nathaniel Ye represented New Wave Swim Team at the 2021 Long Course Southern Zone Championships help in (hot & steamy) Tupelo, Mississippi this past week! Both swimmers had a very good meet, moving up and dropping time in several events! The North Carolina Zone Team took home the title. Here are the top 3 team scores from the meet: North Carolina: 1038.5 points Florida Swimming: 975 points Team Georgia: 744.5 points Here is a shoutout of Nikki and Nathaniel’s best swims from the meet! Nathaniel Ye: 50...

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WAVE finished out its Championship season by placing 2nd in overall team score at the 2021 Last Splash Invitational hosted by the Rosen Center YMCA in Orlando, Florida. New Wave (3842.5 pts) came in 2nd just behind NCAC (4226 pts) and in front of 3rd place Bolles School Sharks (3509.5 pts). A huge shout out to our 51-swimmer group that all had a fantastic weekend of great swimming! This was one of our best travel trips in recent memory, with most swimmers earning significant time drops in many of their...

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WAVE continued its successes from the Short Course season by turning in a 5th place effort at the 2021 LC Age Group Championships in Cary, NC out of 40 clubs that scored points. New Wave scored 1004 points, leading 6th place MSA (679 pts) and following 4th place NCAC (1330.5 pts). WAVE placed 5th amongst the boys and 7th in girls scoring! Congratulations to all 30+ swimmers that qualified and competed this weekend! There were several team records, many personal best times and lots of fast swimming this weekend! Leading...

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The American Swim Coaches Association published their list of the 2021 Top 50 Age Group Coaches in the United States, as a measure of nationally ranked 12&Under swimmers. New Wave Swim Team saw TWO coaches make their annual list; Casey Sink, former Site Director at NRCA as well as Optimist Gold/Pre Senior Coach Bradford Hancock. A link to the full article can be found below. Go WAVE! https://swimmingcoach.org/2021-fitter-and-faster-asca-age-group-coach-of-the-year-top-50-coaches/

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Congratulations to the NCS Open Water Zone team competing in the Southern Zone Open Water meet in Chattanooga. The NCS squad had three first place finishes on Saturday. Sam Marsteiner won the 13-14 boys 5K. Other top three finishers for NCS were Drew Sito– third place in the 11-12 boys 2K and Matt Marsteiner – second place in the boys 15-16 5K. In the Mens 11-12 2K, Drew Sito (3rd), Parker Van Olst (5th) and Codty Watts (8th) all placed in the top 8 from New Wave Swim Team. Sam...

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The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) released its Top 100 Age Group Teams list. This list serves as a precursor to the selection of the Fitter and Faster ASCA Age Group Coach of the Year. Data was collected from May 1 2020 through April 30 2021 using USA Swimming’s Top Times Report for the previous Long Course and Short Course seasons. Swimmers are ranked nationally from 1st through 20th and are scored using a 10-lane pool A and B final format. The age groups included in this ranking are 10...

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New Wave Swim Team finished the 2020-2021 Short Course season with its best overall team results in recent team history, finishing 4th overall in total Team Score at both NC Age Group Championships and Southern Zone Age Group Sectionals, both held at the Triangle Center in Cary, NC. Among a large team presence at both meets, several swimmers stood out with high scoring perormances for the New Wave Swim Team. At Age Group Champs, several swimmers scored over 50 points individually for our program: Matthew Marsteiner (165), Susanna Kudlak (150),...

Congratulations to Amanda Ray for being selected as a member of the USA Swimming National Junior Team!   Amanda qualified based on her 200m Butterfly that ranked her 63 in the world this year and 24th for 18 and younger swimmers in the world.   You can read more about the National Junior Team Here: https://www.usaswimming.org/news-landing-page/2018/09/13/usa-swimming-s-rising-stars-honored-on-2018-19-national-junior-team