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Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST families! We are going to attempt to stream tomorrow’s meet via Facebook Live, so you are able to watch your swimmers compete, while following COVID protocols to keep everyone safe. We are working through a couple items to make this happen easily … fingers crossed. Below are two scenarios and instructions to follow to enable you to watch the meet virtually. These are in order of preference … hoping Scenario 1 plays out, 2 is a back-up plan. 1). Watch on MAST Facebook Page (we are still working...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, The information for the meet Saturday is now posted in the Events tab. You will find an estimated Time Line, Warm-up Schedule, Psych Sheet and MAST Entry list. Here is some additional important information: 1) We still need some volunteers to help with the meet. Please sign up today. 2) Meet Marshal's will help check swimmers and workers by performing the temperature check and asking the screening questions prior to entering the pool. Plan to arrive early as the process of checking and recording temperatures does take...

Monty Hopkins

Hello Everyone, Four items for this update: 1) Home swim meet Saturday, January 16. If you haven't signed up yet please check the meet information on the events page and get signed tonight. The meet will include swimmers from OHYA and Mariemont. 11 & Over --> 9:00 am Warm-up 10:00 Meet Begins 10 & Under --> 12:30 pm Warm-up 1:30 Meet Begins Spectators will not be permitted but we may still have volunteer sign-up opportunities for meet workers. We need a volunteer for the position of "Covid Compliance" for each...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, We are going to host another small sized meet for MAST and will be joined by swimmers from OHYA and MAC. The meet is Saturday, January 16 Meet information is here: https://www.teamunify.com/team/ohmast/controller/cms/admin/index#/calendar-team-events Unfortunately we will still have a "No Spectator" policy for this meet, but we encourage those who are interested to sign-up as timers or meet marshal's. We will also need a special position of USAS required Covid Compliance officer. If your swimmer is able to compete, please sign by Sunday. Thank you, Monty

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, Emma Frye has chosen not to continue coaching with MAST. She has contributed a great deal to the MAST program and we wish her the very best as she moves on. Emma will continue to be around as she will still be coaching with the Milford High School team. Thank you, Emma. MAST is fully committed to the growth and future success of its entire swimming program. We live in an area that is enthusiastic about swimming and we are committed to the continuing growth of the...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, Happy New Year to everyone. Due to a wide variety of events at the high school, the MAST practice schedule will be somewhat random. Please check each day on the weekly spreadsheets below for your swimmers group practice times. Practice times include both dryland and swimming time. High School Swimmers, please meet with Coach Monty regarding MAST practices to attend during weeks that you have meets. We hope to see everyone at every swim practice. Jan. 2-3 SAT - Jan. 2 SUN - Jan. 3 RED 1...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, Merry Christmas and best wishes from the MAST coaches to all of you. Covid-19 update We have been alerted that there has been a third positive Covid-19 test for a MAST Swimmer in the Black 3 group. All those who were in close contact (per standard Covid tracing rules) have been notified and are taking the appropriate measures. This disease is still unpredictable and highly contageous so everyone should continue to take the appropriate standard precautions. When in doubt - stay out! Practice schedule this week DAY...

Monty Hopkins

MAST COVID-19 Return to Swim December 21, 2020 As you have seen from communications, MAST has been monitoring COVID-19 and adjusting practices to try to minimize the spread. These guidelines were developed to help guide differing situations for potential and confirmed cases of COVID-19. As always, we are following both National CDC, local health department and Ohio Swimming guidelines and will adjust these as necessary. Your best resources remain the CDC: National: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/end-home-isolation.html Ohio: https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/docs/covid-19-guidance-quarantine.pdf What do I do if I have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, Christmas Break schedule in effect this week for all groups. Black 2 and Black 3 will continue to be held out of practice per high school suspending their practices due to Covid-19 precautions. We are being told that there will be an update on resumption of practice by Tuesday, December 22. If High School swimmers are cleared to resume swimming on December 22, we will use the Wednesday, Dec. 23 practice schedule on Dec. 22. RED 1 RED 2 RED 3 BLACK 1 BLACK 2 BLACK 3...

Monty Hopkins

Both videos offer important key Butterfly concepts. Something to help everyone from beginner to world class swimmer. From MySwimPro: https://youtu.be/VQpFhM18zu4 Michael Phelps and his coach Bob Bowman https://youtu.be/T7gNPwRjgNQ You will have to copy and paste the link into your browser.

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