Santa Clara Swim Club

SCSC Competitive: Yellow Bell II


Coach Mark
Yellow Bell Head Coach

Coach Chris

Practice schedule

M-F 6:15-7:15PM MG


For pactice updates check Weekly Email For Yellow Bells and Weekly Chlorine emails.

Swim meets 

Meets Yellow Bells will be attending:

  • Sep 28
    SCSC Intrasquad, ISC

  • October 5-6
    GGST, Morgan Hill

  • October 16
    Yellow Bell Parent Meeting
    (5:15-6:15 PM) ISC

  • October 25-27
    SCSC CBA+ Meet Morgan Hill

  • November 2-3
    PASA Invite (qualifiers only/club enters) Palo Alto  Yellow 3 only

  • November 15-17
    MBSC CBA+,  Salinas

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

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

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

Check coach emails for updates and additions.


About the group

Requirements & Expectations


  • IMR Score Kick 50s @ 1:10scy while maintaining proper technique

  • IM 100s @ 2:10scy while maintaining proper technique

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

  • Four 10 & Under B Times in 2 or more strokes. 1 must be 100 yards or longer

  • Attends minimum 6 meets per year.

Skills Taught

  • Drop and Push with 4 Underwater Dolphin Kicks

  • Read the Clock (Basic Intervals)

  • Understand Legal Swimming

  • Can perform legal turns consistently

  • Can perform breathing patterns in practices

  • Knows Drill Progressions Introduction to USA Swimming’s IMX Program

Equipment Used/Required

  • Kick board

  • Fins (Short)

  • Junior Buoy


Swimmer participates in multiple sports/activities Introduction to stretching, balance and coordination skills


Parent Education

  • 2-3 x annual parent meeting

  • Understands importance of Group Warm Up/Warm Down

  • Encourages swimmers to communicate with coaches

  • Understands how to use SwimConnection/FastSwims

  • Continued education in Long Term Athlete Development model

Character Development/Life Skills

  • Swimmer knows the name of training group above

  • Swimmer listens to coach suggestions and tries to make changes

  • Swimmer can follow directions and gives coach attention during explanations

Attendance and Participation

  • Although there is not an attendance requirement for the YB2 Group, swimmers are encouraged to attend no less than 3 practices per week.

  • Swimmers must participate in meets listed on the group’s schedule. Any swimmers who cannot attend a listed meet should communicate with the coach.

  • Swimmers should get coach’s approval prior to entering any meets not listed on the meet schedule.