News

Monika Paris

Dear FISH Parents -- Are you interested in becoming an official? We want to encourage you to register for the upcoming online clinics. PVS just published the dates for the next series on clinics. Please click here to register. Working as an official during your swimmer's swim meet is a great way to volunteer. You get to see your swimmer within close proximity and you provide a tremendous service to the FISH and the greater PVS community. All expenses are covered by us. Please let me know if you have...

Ray Benecki

Dear FISH Parents, As an introduction, I am Jan van Nimwegen. I have been a long-time official in PVS (10 years and counting…). I am sending this to you since Coach Ray asked me to serve as your interim Club Officials Chair. Nathan Dean, your previous Chair, recently moved to Florida. Congratulations to him. But we have work to do. I have agreed to serve as your interim Club Officials Chair and help FISH with the transition to a new Chair. From the perspective of the FISH, the Chair is...

Jeanne Fye

Josh Wolfson was also named a Potomac Valley Scholar-Athlete but was inadvertantly left off the list that was sent out earlier today. The Potomac Valley Scholar Athlete program recognizes swimmers who excel in both the classroom and the pool. Congratulations to Josh!

Jeanne Fye

The FISH Swim Team is excited and proud to announce that 17 high school swimmers were recognized as Potomac Valley Swimming Scholar Athletes. This award recognizes excellence in both academics and in swimming. Congratulations to: Allison Martin Sam O'Brien J.J. Reiger Skye Sunderhauf Hanna Boughanem Meghan Murray Maddy Sayasithenia Adam Dembicki Clara Do Yuto Matsuki Cole Popovich Sabrina Boughanem Charles Hu Cyrus Kuester-Ha Emma Redman Ben Tuininga This is quite an accomplishment and it shows that hard work pays off!

Monika Paris

Please welcome Coach Joey Peppersack to the FISH Coaching staff. We are super excited that Joye will be working with us across all practice groups. His love and dedication to the sport of swimming will make us all stronger! Joey Peppersack has joined the FISH swim club as an assistant coach after an extensive swim career of his own. Peppersack had his right leg amputated at the age of 4 and started swimming at nine years old. Peppersack swam with NOVA in Richmond for six years, University of Mary Washington...

Monika Paris

As we are navigating through the 2020-2021 Season, we need you to read through our safety protocol (return to the pool) and send in the required waiver. Step 1: Register with the FISH for the 2020-2021 season. Step 2: Read through our Return to Pool Plan which contains 2 very important links. You must be familiar with our procedure before practice. Step 3: Fill out the COVID-19 Waiver (linked in the Return to Pool Plan) Step 4: be sure to have your Sparrow Health Screening prepared before your practice (valid...

Curtis Din

FISH was named a Silver Medal Club by USA swimming for the 2020 year. Swims during the 2019 year helped us qualify for this award which names the top teams in America. All online meet entries for long-course meets are given FINA power point values and added up for team totals. Congratulations FISH! Full results of all medaling teams can be found at USA Swimming.