Marlins Newsletter - 5.8.19

Ryan Hammer
May 8, 2019

Table of Contents

  1. Meet Details - Clippers (This weekend) & Pepsi (Next Weekend)
  2. Add'l Officials Info - From Sarah K.
  3. Summer Practice Schedules - Begin Mon June 3rd
  4. Social Calendar - Summer time!
  5. Practice Changes
  6. Paralympic Meet @ UC - May 11/12
  7. Upcoming Events / Deadlines
  8. Quote


Meet Details - Clippers (This weekend) & Pepsi (Next Weekend)

Details for this weekend's Clippers Arctic Splash & next weekend's Marlins Pepsi Spring Invite (home) are now posted at Cincy-Marlins.com.  Updates include warm-up times, start & end times (end time are estimates).

A few notes:

- Clippers Meet:  Friday night there is a check-in deadline.  See meet details for who to contact.  Also, there is a shuttle for all sessions to please build that into your arrival times.

- Pepsi (Home) Meet:  No check-in Friday night, but there will be event limits (Friday only) as this has proven to be a popular meet.  Posted are warm-up times, Friday Psych Sheet (events will be limited), estimated start & end times, and specific warm-up schedules.

Not yet published are check-in information for Sat AM's 400 IM & all events Sun AM.  If you are ages 13 & Over and swimming Sun AM, you must check-in for those events at the pool on Saturday.  

Click here for the Clippers Meet & here for the Pepsi Meet to be taken there directly!


Add'l Officials Info - From Sarah K.  

One of the most helpful volunteer positions are folks to help us officiate our meets.  Thanks to those to attended the May 4 clinic, below is add'l clinic information!

Carriage Place Community Center
4900 Sawmill Rd.
Columbus, OH 43235

Sat May 11, 2019 6:00 pm - General Clinic, New Officials
Mon May 13, 2019 7:00 pm - Make-up General Clinic, New Officials
Mon May 20, 2019 7:00 pm - Make-up general Clinic, New Officials

If you have any questions or are interested in attending the training, please let me know. (Email - sarahknapschaefer@gmail.com)

Click Here for Marlins Officials homepage.


Summer Practice Schedules - Begin Mon June 3

All locations will switch to Summer Practice Schedules on Monday, June 3.  PDF Schedules are linked below, please note Summer Schedule for Keating is on Page 2.  For any families who still are in school the week of June 3rd, please contact Coach Tammi who will be offering a few evening practices at Keating. 

Click Here for Schedules (pdf version).  Google Calendars will be updated shortly.


Social Calendar - Summer Time!

1) Sun June 16 - Reds Game (All Marlins)  Click here for details, sign up closes May 16.

2) Mon June 24  - Annual Canoe Outing (National & Blue Groups).  Click here for details, sign up closes Sun June 23.  All National & Blue workouts are at Keating 7:30-9a only, then we will head for the river!

3) Mon June 24 - Kings Island (Red Groups).  Click here for details, sign up closes Sun June 23.  No Red workouts will take place on Mon June 24, let's have some fun!


Practice Changes

Any & all practice changes will be communicated by this newsletter & your lead site coach.  Also a great resource are updated Google Calendars (by location) under the "Practice/Location Calendars" menu on the website, including an FAQ on how to use the electronic calendars.

Keating​ ​​​​​​​

  • Sat May 11 (Clipper Meet).
    • ​National & Blue 1, 7-10a (incl dryland)
    • Blue 2 & Red 1, 9-10:45a (swim only)
    • Red 2, 9-10:30a (swim only)
    • Red 3, 9-10:15a (swim only)
    • Red 4, 9-10a (swim only)
  • ​Mon Mon 27 (Memorial Day - Swim Only, All Groups) ​
    • National & Blue 1, 7-9a
    • Blue 2 & Red 1, 9-10:45a
    • Red 2, 9-10:30a
    • Red 3, 10:30-11:45a
    • Red 4, 10:30-11:30a
  • ​Open Water Meet - Workouts @ Keating w/ no lane lines!
    • ​Sat May 25, 11:45a-12:45p (All ages)
    • Sat June 15, 11:45a-12:45p (All ages)

Sycamore

  • Mon May 27 (Memorial Day) - Moved to Keating.  See Keating section above for specific schedule.

​​​​NKU

  • Mon May 27 (Memorial Day) - Moved to Keating.  See Keating section above for specific schedule.

Paralympic Meet @ UC - May 11/12

Are you looking for volunteer service hours or a family service project?       This year's USA Olympic Paralympic sponsored Cincinnati swim meet, the Bill Keating Memorial Cincinnati Paraswim Open, is looking for volunteers for everything from Hospitality monitoring, Door greeters, timers,  Athete assistance on deck, meet management assistance,....    

This is an opportunity to support our sport and the inclusive opportunities it presents for athletes with disabiilties.    Last year, several USA and Panamerican records were broken.   Athletes attend from across the country and even a few from 

There are three sessions - Saturday & Sunday AM starting at 9am, and Saturday afternoon, starting at 5:00pm.

Please consider helping out by signing up at this link.    Please pay attention to the times stated for your arrival.    All volunteers receive an event Tshirt.  

The meet will be held at the University of Cincinnati Keating Natatorium.

(Please Note:  This event does not count toward the Marlin Volunteering Program)


Upcoming Events / Deadlines

Event

Dates

Groups

Sign Up Deadline

Clippers Arctic Invite.  Erlanger, Ky. May 10-12 All National, Blue, Red. Passed
Marlins Pepsi Spring Invite.  Home Meet. May 17-19 All National, Blue, Red. Passed
Southeastern Summer Sizzler.  Fishers, In. May 31-June 2 All National, Blue, Red Passed
Marlins at the Ball Park. Sun, June 16th All Marlins Thurs, May 16
Marlins TYR Sport Summer Classic.  Home Meet. June 20-23 All National, Blue, Red Wed, May 15
National & Blue - Canoe Outing Mon, June 24 (Day after TYR Meet).  No PM workouts.  National & Blue Groups Sun, June 23
Red Groups - Kings Island Mon, June 24 (Day after TYR Meet).  No practice for all Red Groups. All Red Groups Sun, June 23
Open Water Invite.  Hueston Woods State Park Wed, June 26 Red 2 & Above with time standards Sat, June 1
Ohio Swimming's Regional Champs.  Home Meet. July 5-7 Ages 14 & Under, slower than Junior Olympic time standards Mon, June 24
Senior Meet.  Denison Univ, Granville Oh. July 11-14 Ages 14 & Over who swam during HS season Fri, June 21
Junior Olympics.  Miami Univ, Oxford Oh. Jul 20-23 Ages 14 & Under with time standards Mon, July 8
Speedo Sectionals . Cleveland State Univ, Cleveland Oh Jul 20-23 Older Swimmers with time standards Fri, June 21


Quote:  “There is no growth in the comfort zone..." - Tim Elmore

**If you have any great swimming or generally motivational quotes, please forward to Coach Ryan!  Always looking for more...