Santa Clara Swim Club

SCSC Competitive: Gold IV Boys


Practice schedule* 

M-F 5:00-7:30PM
Sat 8:00-9:45AM


MW 4:45-5:15PM

For updates check SCSC Practice Schedules page and your email for "Weekly Chlorine" sent out  Sundays.

* All practices at ISC unless noted

Swim meets 

Meets Gold 4 Boys will be attending.

SCY Sep-Dec 2019

  • Sep 28
    SCSC Intrasquad, ISC

  • Oct 5-6
    GGST, Morgan Hill

  • Oct 16
    Parent Meeting
    (4:45-5:15 PM) ISC

  • October 25-27
    SCSC CBA+ Meet Morgan Hill

  • Nov 2-3
    PASA Invite (qualifiers only/club enters), PA

  • Nov 15-17
    MBSC CBA+ Meet, Salinas

  • Dec 6-8
    14 & Under JO Championships (qualifiers), SJ

  • Dec 14-15
    Zone 1 South JO Minus Meet, Morgan Hill

  • Dec 21-23
    San Diego Winter AG Champs (select team), San Diego

Check coach emails for updates.

About the group

  • Ages 11-12

  • Gold 4 Boy Parent Handout <TBD insert link>

Requirements & Expectations


  • 60% Attendance for both water and dryland

  • Kick 100s @ 2:00scy while maintaining proper technique

  • IM 100s @ 1:40scy while maintaining proper technique

  • Free 100s @ 1:30scy while maintaining proper technique

  • 11-12 A times

  • one meet per month

  • IMX Score

Skills Taught/reinforced

  • Leaving walls correctly

  • Knowing how to read the clock

  • Knowing how to: build, pace, negative split, descend, best average, stroke count, all legal strokes

  • Continue working on Starts and Turns Willing to make technical changes

  • Goal Setting

Equipment Used/Required

  • Kick board

  • Fins Snorkel

  • Buoy Paddles (stroke makers)


  • Core

  • Proper Form

  • Attention to detail


  • Diet

  • Attitudes

  • Long Term Athlete Development Planning

  • Introduction to Qualifications for USA Swimming Zone Select Camp

Character Development/Life Skills

  • Championship Behavior Self-motivation

  • Can ignore negative influences

  • Take responsibility for their sport (actions and attendance)

  • Desire to be your best

  • Work Ethic

  • Time Management