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Mike Kraeuter

The technical difficulties with the team store have been resolved. If you haven't placed your order yet please do so by Midnight tonight. Here is the link: ORDER HERE (click here)

Mike Kraeuter

Controllable vs. Un-Controllable & Have to vs. Get to Everything is a choice. Even if you don't make one you still made a choice. https://youtu.be/n3qsvi20CGE

Mike Kraeuter

Blue Wave Parents & Swimmers - BLUE WAVE will be attending the Sport Fair Winter Classic in December this year instead of the RMSC Holiday Invite. We want to share some information about that meet now, so that everyone on the team is aware. Unlike other championship meets, the Sport Fair meet is team oriented, in that there are no qualifying times for the meet. Instead, each team is allowed to bring 80 team members to the meet. Each team determines how the 80 team members are selected. We believe...

Mike Kraeuter

We will have the opportunity to attend the H2OKie Thanksgiving Invitational from Nov 1-3 at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center in Christiansburg, VA. This is our team's annual non-championship travel meet. Because we have a limited number of spots, we will use the following criteria to determine eligibility. Requirements to be eligible Must be 9 & over and in either GC, BC, RC, GT, BT or RT At least BB time standards in at least 3 events, not necessarily the ones that they will be competing in. If you recently aged...

Kevin Ahearn

(Obtained from SwimSwam.com) For the first few weeks of the season, we've spent a great deal of time talking to the morning groups about the mindest they bring to practice. We've talked about coming in to training with the same mindset that swimmers bring to a meet. We've talked about looking for opportunities to race in practice and not just show up to get credit on the attendance. This is the culture that will produce better meet results in the long term and our coaching staff is always taking a...

Mike Kraeuter

This season we have included our team uniform in the team registration. This is new starting this season and we want everyone’s support. I ask that you please take a moment to read some notes I have put together about the importance of a team uniform. Fosters a sense of unity: When wearing a team uniform, you truly feel like a part of a team. It fosters team unity. Teammates who dress similarly develop a sense of solidarity and belonging, creating an atmosphere where teamwork is valued, and performance ultimately...

Mike Kraeuter

No matter who we are on The BLUE WAVE Swim Team, we all contribute to the vision and goals of the TEAM. From our 8 & Under swimmers to the MASTERS TEAM! Whether you just swam your 1st PVS Championship, or competed in a final heat at sectionals, our collective & individual success is due to the commitment to each other! Every athlete is responsible for their teammate’s success, as well as their own. USA SWIMMING FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS…was held at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Here to tell us...

Mike Kraeuter

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Mike Kraeuter

We are planning a team event for Sunday September 15, from 1-4pm at Vanish Brewery in Leesburg. This is just a team get together, a chance for parents to meet the coaches, catch up with one another, and the kids to do the same. Details coming soon. Sunday September 15th from 1-4pm at the Vanish Brewery in Leesburg

Mike Kraeuter

We havn't finished with LC just yet but wanted to give everyone a heads up when we would be starting up again. All the coaches will also be away from the office for most of August. We will be following the below schedule for the beginning of the season. RIP Tide & BLUE Tide Practices will start Monday 8/26 and will follow your normal practice schedule including afternoon dryland sessions at Beyond Strength Performance. GREEN Tide Practices will also start Monday 8/26; and will follow your regular season schedule. RIP...