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Matt Ehrenberger

Workout Notes: Return to Regular Schedule (Review Regular Pre-High School Season Schedule Here...) Notes for Senior Group: AM workouts return: Monday AM: Sr 3/4; Wednesday AM: Sr 4; Friday AM: Sr 2/3 optional Sr 4 Senior Groups have one afternoon off: Wednesday PM: No Sr 4; Thursday PM: No Sr 2/3 This Thursday Sr 4 PM: 3:40-5:10, NO dryland (this week only) Friday PM's return Notes Junior Group: Dryland remains Monday & Wednesday Return to earlier workout start on Wednesday & Thursday (workout begins at 6:10) Return to 6:30-7:45 Friday...

Matt Ehrenberger

Workout Notes Senior Group for Week of May 9th (partial return to *pre-high school schedule) Monday: State Meet Stretch-out 5:00-6:00; all others OFF Tuesday: Sr 4 3:40-5:10 No DL; Sr 2/3 5:10-6:30 *Wednesday: Sr 4 AM only; Sr 2/3 PM 3:50-6:10 DL 6:10-6:40 *Thursday: Sr 4 4:00-6:00 (state meet swimmers 4:00-5:00); Sr 2/3 None Friday: No AM. PM All 4:00-5:30; meeting 5:30-6:00 Saturday: None (State Meet & TERA LC meet) Workout Notes Junior Group for Week of May 9th (partial return to *pre-high school schedule) Monday: Regular 6:30-7:45 DL 6:00-6:30...

Matt Ehrenberger

High School Taper Schedule Next Two Weeks.... Notes for the week: Sr Group: NCS & Walk-on Meet - refer to the High School Taper Schedule Workout Notes Senior Group for Week of May 9th (partial return to *pre-high school schedule) Monday: State Meet Stretch-out 5:00-6:00; all others OFF Tuesday: Sr 4 3:40-5:10 No DL; Sr 2/3 5:10-6:30 *Wednesday: Sr 4 AM only; Sr 2/3 PM 3:50-6:10 DL 6:10-6:40 *Thursday: Sr 4 4:00-6:00 (state meet swimmers 4:00-5:00); Sr 2/3 None Friday: No AM. PM All 4:00-5:30; meeting 5:30-6:00 Saturday: None (State...

Donnie Heidary

Note from Mike Stott, Swimming World contributor Many thanks to you and Ron for your definitive thesis on Character and Culture. This is “must read” stuff for any coach in any sport – or any organization for that matter. I can think of a number of organizations I have been in that would have been much better for following your principles. Problematic Teammates Article

Donnie Heidary

Year-End Letter

Donnie Heidary

Orinda Aquatics had one of the best championship meets in the past decade, closing the year with fifteen Junior National Qualifiers and seven 2021 Olympic Trial qualifiers. See Meet Mobile and the TeamFeed for OA Sectional, team and individual, results. Lamorinda Weekly Article https://www.lamorindaweekly.com/archive/issue1512/pdf/Orinda-Aquatics-makes-strong-showing-at-USA-Swimming-Sectional-Championships.html

Donnie Heidary

Graduating Senior Summary Senior Letters

It's in the numbers! An incredible 45 OA alums competed in collegiate aquatic programs during the 2014-15 academic year including six of the original seven swimmers from OA Class '11 who finished their four year collegiate careers still loving the sport of swimming. Seven swimmers earned NCAA qualifying marks, three competed at the Division I NCAA Championships (Steven Stumph, Sven Campbell and Courtney Whyte), an alum (Kristen Cunane) is Assistant Coach for the Golden Bears (NCAA DI Champions), Caroline Lukins joined the coaching staff at Columbia University this year, Freeman...

Way to go Megan! We are proud of you! http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/Losing_part_of_leg_doesnt_stop_FM_swimmer.html

SWIMMING WORLD Magazine: January 20, 2015 Andrea Ward: Orinda Aquatics '10 20 January 2015, 02:00pm Andrea Ward, Chasing Olympic Dream With a New Identity Photo Courtesy: Andrea Ward By Katie Seaton, Swimming World College Intern HONOLULU- Andrea Ward, a California native who swam for University of California-Santa Barbara, continues to chase her Olympic dream in the 100 and 200 butterfly after graduating with a biology degree this past fall semester. After four years of representing UC Santa Barbara, the swimmer has chosen to stay and train with Coach Matt Macedo....