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Heather Scibetta

Some Titans join our team as the littlest members just keep swimming all the way through college. A Titan swimmer since she was in kindergarten is our next alumni highlight is: Jacquelyn Sagasta. Jacquie’s early years on Titans helped prepare her for her successes on the Kenmore West High School swim team starting in just 7thgrade. After high school she went on to attend Canisius College, where she majored in environmental science and animal behavior, ecology, and conservation (ABEC), and competed on their swim team. She currently resides in downtown...

Heather Scibetta

Time Trial # 25 was held on June 25th at the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center. We hosted our 2nd Long Course swimming opportunity and were happy to have BAAC in attendance for some great competition. With 114 swimmers in attendance, 62 of them Titans, we saw some great swims and some impressive time drops from the last Long Course meet we were able to do. Level 2 had just 2 swimmers join in the Long course fun this past Friday, with Anna and Michael. Although a bit...

Heather Scibetta

Spring wrapped up with the Titans hosting Time Trial # 24 at the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center Friday the 18th. We once again it was great to race swimmers from other teams, as we played host to BAAC and a total of 92 swimmers in the meet. Thanks again to all who volunteered, swam, and coached the meet. Level 1 had 5 swimmers participate in our most recent time trial last Friday: Evelyn, Khloe, Lannen, Lilah and Harper. 6 new best times and 3 DQs make for...

Heather Scibetta

Our night spotlight features a Titan who was a prominent KenTon swimmer throughout her youth and has taken her passion and what she learned growing up in the sport to Nevada where she is a current college professor: Lori Delaney (now Johnson) Lori joined the Titans team back in 1987, right around the time the Town of Tonawanda Swim Club merged with Western Empire State Titans and we officially became known at the Titans. She swam for Kenmore East from 1992 to 1998 and was Varsity all 6 years beginning...

Heather Scibetta

Some Titan swimmers become a member of our family when they are still toddling around and end up swimming with us all the way through college. That is the case for our next spotlight swimmer: Leia Federiconi Leia started swimming at the ripe age of 3 at Transit Valley Country Club, coached by none other than the famous Scott Vanderzell. After a few years at Transit Valley she progressed to the Town of Tonawanda Titans. Leia went to Nardin Academy for High School and swam for the Gators all four...

Heather Scibetta

On Sunday June 6th the 220+ members of the Titan swim club and their families along with our amazing coaching staff gathered virtually (hopefully for the last time) to recap the past year, celebrate the many successes of our team, and honor our 2021 Titan Seniors. Even though things were different in 2020/2021, there were still many accomplishments that were achieved because of the dedication of our coaches, the perseverance of our swimmers, and the support of our parents. We have been able to be back in the pool since...

Heather Scibetta

Our team has a great history of extending our member’s swim careers by promoting them to become a coach once they have graduated. It exemplifies our motto – “Once a Titan, always a Titan”. Our next spotlight is fondly remembered as someone who was an amazing swimmer and then an equally amazing coach: Andrea Gomez. Andrea started swimming for the Sweet Home Swim Club when she was 6 years old. The team merged with the Lockport swim team to become the Western Empire State Titans or WEST. She has been...

Heather Scibetta

The Natalie Lewis Spring Invite returned! For the first time in 2 years we ran a Long Course Meet at the Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center! It was all hands on deck for this three session meet and it was a great opportunity to swim in the Olympic size pool! We played host to Amherst, BAAC, TWST and Victor hosting the biggest event in a long time! Two hundred and forty-five swimmers were given the opportunity to swim in Long Course Meters and the results were fantastic! We...

Heather Scibetta

The Titans played host to Amherst Swim Cub with Time trial #21 Friday May 15th. We had nearly 100 Titans in attendance swimming fast and having some fun in the AFC pool. For the first time since the pandemic, we ran RELAYS! It was amazing to see the team aspect of the sport again and we saw the benefit of returning to a kind of normalcy. We will be doing our best to continue to include as many Titans in the relays as we proceed through spring and summer meets!...

Heather Scibetta

The Titans Friday night Time Trials have continued to be a great opportunity for the team. We had 78 Titans swim on Mat 7th,showing us all that their time and efforts are paying off in some great improvements in strokes, technique, and time drops! Many Titans in all levels 1 to 8 are branching out into new events, fine tuning their best events, and discovering some new swims that could be truly great in the future! Thanks again to all who helped, swam, and made our 20th Time Trial another...