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Jason Roberts

Event Date/Time Description Zoom Meeting Link Stay Fit Challenge Monday (05/25/2020) Coach Brandon and Josh will email out the challenge Cooking with Chuck On Demand Free (includes link to this week’s talk) Join National Team Coach Chuck Batchelor in making some Sushi Click Here Fireside Chat with Adam Peaty On Demand Free Watch a video from Adam Peaty(The Greatest Breaststroke of All TIME) Click Here The Mind Game 05/28/2020 2:00pm Tips on Improving your mind game and dealing with anxiety. Click Here How to prepare Healthy Ice Cream 05/28/2020 6:00pm...

Jason Roberts

Update (05.21.20) I may have jumped the gun a little on my last correspondence about coming back to practice. We were so excited and jumped on everything that we were being told is ok to do. Yesterday we had to make some major changes to the plans on returning to practice. Changes are happening by the minute here as you can imagine with a facility as big as we are. I am going to wait to post many of the changes until we get a 100% confirmation on the schedule...

Dear Club Members, I am pleased to share that our club has received a Safe Sport Recognized Club status. We are committed to providing a safe, healthy, and positive environment here on this team, and we have received recognition for all of our efforts to this end. We are one of only 3 teams within a 30 mile radius to achieve this honor. (Powel Crosley YMCA and Washington Township Sharks) Through USA Swimming’s Safe Sport Program, we submitted our Athlete Protection Policies, safeguarding procedures, and educational engagement, including Our travel,...

We are pleased to announce that Avery Ericksen will be attending the University of Notre Dame in the fall of 2020. This is a little different announcement because Avery will not be swimming at Notre Dame. She will be a member of the Rowing Team. Avery is very new to the sport of rowing but has found instant success this summer which led to her being recruited by some of the best programs in the country (Stanford, Texas, Ohio State and of course Notre Dame). "I am so excited to...

The YMCA of USA has posted the National Top 10/16 for the short course season of 2018/2019. Countryside YMCA Torpedoes had 41 swims that were ranked. Congratulations to all who made the list. Liz Jantausch - 3 events Leland Woeste - 1 event Faith Rudowski - 6 events Maggie Clough - 4 events John Kaleta - 1 event Maya Schweikert - 3 events Katie Fisher - 4 events Melanie Schweikert - 1 event Kevin Glennon - 8 events Will Cook - 1 event Leah Luckett - 4 events 4 -...

Elizabeth (Liz) Jantausch, from Liberty Township, Ohio is excited to announce her verbal commitment to the University of Cincinnati. "I chose UC because of it academics and great swim team. I want to thank my family, friends and coaches for supporting me. I can’t wait to be a part of the Bearcat family.” Jantausch swims year-round with The Countryside YMCA Torpedoes and for Lakota East High School during the high school season. She has developed into a very versatile swimmer of the last year adding both the 200 IM and...

Leah Luckett, from Kings Mills, Ohio is excited to announce her verbal commitment to the University of Kentucky. "I am so excited to continue my academic and athletic career at the University of Kentucky. I chose Kentucky because of the great coaching staff and team. I cannot wait to spend 4 years in Lexington! A Huge Thanks to my family friends and coaches for helping me with this decision.” Luckett is a member of the Countryside YMCA Torpedoes National Team. During her career she has been known for her ability...

We needed to make a couple small changes to the practice schedule for the outdoor schedule. Please See the updated schedule below and on the front page of our website. The changes were made on Thursday for AGD4 and Jr. 2 so they did not overlap in the water and for Jr. 2 on Saturday(there time was incorrect for dryland.)

Molly Arneson, from Springboro, Ohio is excited to announce her verbal commitment to swim at St. Cloud State University. "I can’t wait to be a part of an amazing team that is led by such as dedicated coach. I am really looking forward to being a part of the Huskies. I want to thank my family, friends and coaches for getting me to this point.” Arneson swims year-round with The Countryside YMCA Torpedoes. Over the last 2 years, Molly has continued to develop her distance freestyle events while adding the...

Congratulations to the following swimmers for finishing the short course season being ranked in the Top 20 for the entire USA Central Zone. The Central Zone covers 15 LSC/States. Way to go on such an accomplishment. Age Group Event Name Rank 13 50 Free Faith Rudowski 15 13 100 Free Faith Rudowski 10 13 200 Free Faith Rudowski 13 13 500 Free Faith Rudowski 10 13 50 Back Faith Rudowski 9 13 100 Back Faith Rudowski 11 13 200 Back Faith Rudowski 7 13 100 Fly Katie Fisher 19 13...