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Mike Leonard

Tentative Short Course Schedule The Tigersharks Swimming Team has released it's Tentative Short Course Schedule. It is subject to change depending on numerous circumstances. The team is hopeful for a safe return to a full competitive meet schedule. Please click here for a printable schedule.

Mike Leonard

Tigersharks Team Registration Now Open Registration is now open for the 2021-2022 Tigersharks Swim Team. This year, the team will celebrate 57 years of developing “Champions of Life” in and out of the water. The sport of swimming offers a tremendous teaching tool for the development of well-rounded young athletes. This past year, the team was successful in navigating the changing health and safety environment as we continued to advance in terms of athletic development in the water, and personal growth out of the water. While the competitions were different,...

Mike Leonard

Welcome Coach Jonathan Wohlfrom The Tigersharks Swimming Team is pleased to announce that Coach Jonathan Wohlfrom has accepted the position of Lead Coach of the Gator Division at Gamble-Nippert YMCA. Wohlfrom is a graduate of Oak Hills High School. He swam for the Highlanders, Mercy Healthplex Seawolves and the Shady Lane Swim Club Stingrays growing up. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Cincinnati and is currently working on his Masters of Education at the Mount St. Joseph University. Jonathan’s coaching experience includes 4 years with Oak Hills...

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SANDSHARKS SWIMMING PROGRAM Powel Crosley, Jr. YMCA Introductory program to prepare swimmers for the Tigersharks Swim Team Ages 6-12 Prerequisite: Swimmers are able to swim the length of the pool Freestyle and Backstroke Three sessions are offered each year. A separate registration is required for each session. Two short swim meets are offered in Session 1 and Session 2. Session 1: October 4 – December 15, 2021 (10 Weeks – No Class Nov. 22 & 24) Session 2: January 3 – March 9, 2022 (10 weeks) Mondays & Wednesdays 6:15...

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Tigersharks Place 10th at YMCA Long Course Swimming Festival The Powel Crosley, Jr. YMCA Tigersharks Swimming Team placed 10th in the Combined Scoring at the YMCA Long Course Swimming Festival, July 22-25, 2021 at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary, North Carolina. The men’s team placed 5th, scoring 298 points while the women’s team placed 16th, scoring 53 points for a combined total of 351 points. Leading the Tigersharks on the men’s side was Adam Lamping, scoring 62 points by winning the 800 and 1500 Freestyle events, placing 4th in...

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Practice Level Screenings for New Swimmers Powel Crosley Tigersharks Swim Team will host Practice Level Screenings for new swimmers on the following dates: Wednesday, July 28th, 5:00 pm at GNY Wednesday, August 4th, 5:00 pm, PCY & GNY, 6:00 pm at Clippard Wednesday, August 11th, 5:00 pm, PCY & GNY Friday, August 13th, 6:00 pm at Clippard Monday, August 30th, 5:00 pm, PCY & GNY, 6:00 pm at Clippard Swimmers must be prepared to swim for 10-15 minutes. The tryout may take up to an hour depending on attendance. Please...

Mike Leonard

Tigersharks Swim Team Operations – 2020-21 COVID 19-Protocol Update – 4-27-21 The following protocols will be mandated for all Tigersharks athletes. All information is based on current CDC and local health department guidelines. Athletes per Lane Age Group Swimmers Short Course - Three per side for a total of 6 per lane. Long Course - Four per side for a total of 8 per lane. Masters Swimmers Short Course - Two per side for a total of 4 per lane. Long Course - Three per side for a total of...

Stacey Tepe

Tigershark Families, Please continue to workout and stay healthy! Our YMCA staff is busy at work putting together videos for all ages. https://myy.org/my-y-videos/ Down Dog Apps: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many people are avoiding gathering in large groups, including at yoga studios and other fitness spaces. We believe that stressful times like these are precisely when people need wellness practices the most, and we are committed to doing our part to help out. So that anyone who wants to practice at home can do so, we are making all...

Sarah Hammer

Safe Sport The Safe Sport Act is federal legislation that has expanded the requirements around sexual abuse reporting and prevention policies for organizations that arrange or sponsor youth sports competitions. In compliance with this law, parents and swimmers are required to complete courses from USA Swimming. All parents must complete the "Safe Sport for Swim Parents" course through USA Swimming. This course will help you all learn about Safe Sport and why it is necessary. You can find steps on how to complete this at this link. All swimmers in...