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Nicole Levendofsky Apr 1, 2019

2019 Summer Meet Schedule Meet Dates AquaHog Opener April 27-28 KMS Spring Twister May 3-5 Jenks Aloha Meet May 17-19 Air Capital May 24-26 Ragnorock June 7-9 Summer Splash June 14-16 Record Setter June 21-23 KMS Firecracker June 28-30 DII (Jenks) July 12-14 Sectionals July 17-20 OKS State Meet July 26-28 Senior Nationals (CA) July 31-August 3 Futures (IA) August 1-4 Zones (SD) August 1-4 Junior Nationals (CA) August 6-10

Nicole Flynn Nov 21, 2018

“It’s officially official.” Wednesday, November 14 was National Signing Day.  Elite swimmer, Hanna Newby officially committed to swim at Auburn, University.  Her friends and teammates celebrated the ocassion with her and shared in her excitement for the future.  Newby  will be competing in Winter Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina later this month, where she will be aiming to qualify for Olympic Trials.  

Nicole Flynn Oct 4, 2018

USA Swimming recently released the 2019 Futures Championship standards, For the women, 9 of the 14 individual events have faster time standards compared to 2018 (both LC and SC). For the men, 7 of the 14 individual events have faster SC time standards in 2019, while the LC time standards are the same from 2018. All 2019 relay time standards remain the same from 2018. You can see the full 2019 time standards below and reference the 2018 times under National Meet Standards here.

Nicole Flynn Sep 30, 2018

USA Swimming voted to ban the use of tech suits by 12-and-younger swimmers on Saturday at the United States Aquatic Sports (USAS) Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. The board made one amendment to the decision, to allow the use of tech suits to 12-and-younger swimmers who have qualified for the USA Junior National Championships or the National Championships. The rule goes into effect on Sept. 1, 2020.

Nicole Flynn Sep 27, 2018

By USA Swimming  | Friday, September 28, 2018 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – American swimmers’ road to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 began in earnest today, as USA Swimming announced the qualifying time standards for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming, which will be held June 21-28, 2020, in Omaha, Nebraska, at the CHI Health Center Omaha. Once again, the electrifying eight-day competition will serve as the sole qualifier for pool swimmers on the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team. The 2020 Olympic Trials qualifying time standards are as follows: WOMEN EVENT MEN 25.99 50...

Nicole Flynn Sep 21, 2018

Congratulations to Kellie Fischer, Hunter, Denison, Hanna Newby and Luke Davis!  These athletes maintained at least a 3.5 GPA for the qualifying academic year and swam a time equal to a 2017 Winter Junior Championships qualifying time.  You can read the full article here.  Way to go AESC!

May 23, 2014

Ultimate Swimmer thought for the day:   "....the quality of any man's life has got to be full measure of that man's personal commitment to excellence and victory, regardless of what fields he may be in."  Vince Lombardi   Instead of the Bill of Rights here is the "Young People's Bill of Responsibilities"   1. Honor my parents, my elders and my teachers/coaches. 2. Take care of my body, mind and spirit. 3. Improve myself through education, in preparation for the future. 4. Perform my work to the best of...

May 22, 2014

Quotes of the day:    "Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt."  William Shakespeare   Don't let fear stop us from trying something that pushes you forward.   F.E.A.R. = False Evidence Appearing Real   Truth is you've trained hard, you have great technique and your family loves you.  Your are free to try, to attempt and to get better.   "Good, Better, Best: Never let it rest, till your Good is Better, and your Better is Best!"  ...

May 21, 2014

Ultimate Swimmer thought for the day:   For a healthy body, mind and spirit...Pain is your friend.   Pain is what transforms your muscle cells to adapt and become bigger and quicker.  Pain is weakness leaving the body. Pain is what gives you STRENGTH.    Pain is what transforms your mind to put away doubts and fears and believe that you can do this. Pain is weakness leaving the mind. Pain is what gives you CONFIDENCE.   Pain is what transforms your spirit to not pay so much attention to...

Apr 4, 2014

"Luck is when preparation meets opportunity." OU and UT football coach, Darrell Royal   "Chance favors the prepared mind."  Louis Pasteur   You've heard it said, "Practice make perfect."  It's not quite true.  "Perfect practice through pain barriers makes you perfect."    Josh Davis   Last practice of our 2nd week is tonight and it's a fun one.  Prepare your mind for excellence and your body for an opportunity to have perfect technique through pain barriers and see how your 'luck' changes:)   Thanks again to all the parents and athletes who...