Santa Clara Swim Club

SCSC Competitive: Senior IV National


Practice schedule

M-F 3:30 - 5:30 PM

TTH 5:30 - 6:45AM

Sat 6:00 - 8:00 AM

MWF 5:45 - 6:30 PM

All practices at ISC unless noted For updates check  SCSC Practice Schedules and your email for "Weekly Chlorine"  send out on Sundays.

Swim Meets 

Meets Senior 4 National group will be attending:

Check coach emails for updates.

About the group

  • High School Swimmers: Juniors and Seniors

  • Senior 4 Parent Handout (Oct 2019)

Requirements & Expectations


  • 95% Attendance for both water and dryland

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

  • IM 100s @ 1:20y while maintaining proper technique

  • Free 100s @ 1:10scy while maintaining proper technique

  • Multiple Futures Cuts/ Winter Junior National Cuts;

  • Performance standards will change throughout the Olympic Quad.

  • Competes in meets monthly and attends the highest level championship meet.

Skills Taught/reinforced

  • Leaving walls correctly

  • Ability to change speed while maintaining stroke efficiency

  • Maintains proper technique under increased training loads.

  • Understands tempo, stroke rate, and stroke count; applies this to race strategies.

  • Understands individual needs for training and tapering and is prepared to communicate these things with future college coaches

  • Continues college search/ college recruitment process.

Equipment Used/Required

  • Kick board

  • Short fins

  • Snorkel

  • Buoy

  • Paddles (stroke makers)

  • Positive Drive Fins Nose clip


  • Core

  • Proper Form

  • Attention to detail


  • Diet

  • Taper

  • Social Media

  • Attitudes

  • Academic/ Athletic balance in preparation for college swimming

  • Completion of USA Swimming Athlete Protection Program

Character Development/Life Skills

  • Championship Behavior

  • Self-motivation

  • Can ignore negative influences

  • Take responsibility for their sport (actions and attendance)

  • Leadership; giving back to the team and the swimming community

  • Work Ethic Time Managementt