Marlins Newsletter - 6.19.19

Ryan Hammer
Jun 19, 2019

Table of Contents

  1. TYR Meet - This weekend!
  2. 7th Annual Cincinnati Marlins Booster Raffle
  3. Practice Changes
  4. Social Calendar - Summer time!
  5. Upcoming Events / Deadlines
  6. Quote

TYR Meet - This weekend!

The swimmers & coaches are looking forward to this weekend's home meet, thank you in advance to all of the volunteers who make these events possible!

Meet homepage is linked below.  A reminder from a couple weeks ago that Friday's Prelim Sessions (AM & PM) have been simplified into a combined session, so ALLLL volunteers for Friday's Prelim Session will report approx 9:30a (see your specific job reminder).  Warmup for the kids on Friday will be 8:30a, meet start Friday morning is 10:10a for EVERYONE!

Click Here for TYR Meet Homepage, including a detailed agenda for the weekend, psych sheets, etc.

7th Annual Cincinnati Marlins Booster Raffle

Purchase tickets for the annual Cincinnati Marlins Booster Raffle!

Members seem to love to take a chance on winning volunteer sessions for an entire year or a $500 credit towards their dues!  We have had great prizes donated such as a $100 gift card to Denny McKeown’s Bloomin Garden Centre & Landscaping, Cincinnati Reds tickets, Kings Island tickets, TYR items & gift certificates, SwimVille gift certificates, Cincinnati Zoo tickets, Newport Aquarium tickets, Montgomery Inn, Frisch’s gift certificates, Thunderdome Restaurants, Dicks Sporting Goods and much more. 
Tickets will be available for purchase at the meet or you may pre-purchase your tickets.
Any family that pre-purchases their raffle tickets between now and midnight Thursday, June 20 will be eligible for an Early Bird Raffle basket donated by Montgomery Inn. 
Pre-purchase tickets to be eligible for Early Bird Raffle (LAST CHANCE)!
-Sign into your account on webpage before Thursday, June 20th
-Go to Events on lower right side of webpage
-Sign up like you are signing for a meet
-Enter the number of tickets and total dollar amount in comment box
-Tickets:  $25 each; 3 for $50; 7 for $100 or 20 for $200 

We will fill out your tickets so you are eligible for the Early Bird Raffle and actual raffle. Early Bird drawing will take place Friday a.m. 
Ticket charge will be billed to your account

Meet Weekend tickets:
Visit the Cincinnati Marlins Booster table located upstairs Friday, Saturday and Sunday a.m. or p.m. sessions
Pay by charging your account, check or cash

Winners will be drawn Sunday at finals. Good Luck!

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​ ​​​​​​​

  • ​Mon June 24 (Day after TYR Meet)
    • ​National / Blue 1 / Blue 2, 7:30-9a - All locations invited.  Canoe Outing after practice!  No afternoon workout.
    • No Red Workouts, let's have some fun at KI!
  • ​Fri July 5 (Regional Meet - Between Sessions)
    • ​National, Blue 1, Blue 2:  2-4p @ Keating
  • Sat July 6 (Regional Meet - Between Sessions)
    • National, Blue 1, Blue 2:  2-4p @ Keating
    • Red swimmers not competing in Regionals
      • ​Red 1, 2-3:45p.  Red 2, 2-3:30p.  Red 3, 2-3:15p.  Red 4, 2-3p.
  • ​Tues July 12 (PPSL Meet @ Keating)
    • ​All workouts moved to North Hills Swim Club, just 1.4 miles from Keating!  6346 Daly Road, 45224.
      • ​Schedule tbd (morning).


  • Mon June 24 (Day after TYR Meet)
    • No Red Workouts, let's have some fun at KI!
  • ​All workouts after July 10 moved to Keating (Sycamore closed), Coach Jessi will be sending detailed schedule.


  • Mon June 24 (Day after TYR Meet)
    • Blue 1 & Blue 2, 7:30-9a - Moved to Keating.  Canoe Outing after practice!  No afternoon workout.
    • No Red Workouts, let's have some fun at KI!

Social Calendar - Summer Time!

1) 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!

2) 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!

Upcoming Events / Deadlines




Sign Up Deadline

Marlins TYR Sport Summer Classic.  Home Meet. June 20-23 All National, Blue, Red Passed
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 Passed
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 18-21 Ages 14 & Under with time standards Mon, July 8
Speedo Sectionals . Cleveland State Univ, Cleveland Oh Jul 18-21 Older Swimmers with time standards Fri, June 21

Quote:  “There are no secrets to success.  It's the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." - Colin Powell (Thanks to Diane Butterfield for submitting this week's quote!)

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