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Coach Jason

Hello WAVE families! 10.4.22 On behalf of Coach Brendan, Tori and Owen, I’m excited to share we have 21 swimmers signed up for this Sunday’s meet at the Holyoke YMCA! (We still had 3 swimmers who remained undeclared as of today). Please go through our meet calendar and declare “Yes or No” for the meets as soon as you can. (Note, unless you are USA registered swimmer, you don’t need to declare for any of those meets) I have also liked what I have seen the first two weeks of...

Swim Official Level 1 class will be on WEDNESDAY October 12th from 5:30pm-8:30pm - $50.00- at Greater Holyoke YMCA 171 Pine St Holyoke, MA 01040 New candidates for certification as a YMCA Level I Official must be at least 21 years old and be associated with a local YMCA sponsored swim team. USA-S Certified Officials who meet age and participation requirements for Level II may go directly into Level II without first becoming a Level I Certified Official. Candidates for re-certification must have worked at least 12 sessions as a...

Hello WAVE Families! Less than one week until the start of the 2022/23 SCY season! Please do everything you can to make the parents meeting at 6pm Thursday, Sept 22. This will be imporant since there is a lot of ground to cover as we head into this transformative season of the Westfield WAVE! Which training group is my athlete in next week? Please assume your athlete will BEGIN the season in the the last group they trained in. If you have any questions, please reach out! MEET SCHEDULE: A...

Hello Wave Families… Coach Jason here…..I don’t know about you, but I’m excited because the first week of training for our Short Course Yard (SCY) Season is less than two weeks away! Last night, Andrea Allard, Coach Torri, Coach Brendan and I met to finalize some logistics. Pursuant to that meeting, I wanted to send out an update on important things to know. It’s a long one, so please take the time to read and, as always, should you have questions, please reach out to me! (I’m updating the team...

Contgratulatoins to Charli Salls who will be recognized at the USA swim banquet in October for acheiving Top-10 times in New England Swimming in several events. (Including the fastest time in the LSC in the 50 Breastroke!) Please congratulate Charli when she is on the pooldeck in a couple weeks! Way to go WAVE! I'm hoping to have more of our swimmers at that prestigous event in 2023! See ya' on deck! Coach Jason

Good Morning Wave Families! Coach Jason here. I cannot begin to tell you how excited I am to be back home at the Y after a few years away. I'm looking forward to meeting the athletes as well as the parents in the next couple weeks as we prepare for this season which will include, hard work, focus on technique, best times, growth, camaraderie and fun! I want us all to work hard together and be proud to be a part of a team with such a rich, 50+ year...

Good Morning Westfield Wave Parents and Swimmers! This might be a longer email than I normally would like, and only will pertain to those athletes who will be registering for USA Swimming in 2023. Please save this email for future reference and read this carefully as there are some major registration changes. I fully expect there to be a lot of hiccups around this launch, since this is new to everyone (including New England Swimming) so please be patient and we'll figure it out together.... Today, September 1, 2022 USA...