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Kingfish Board Jan 18, 2019

2019 Assistant Coach & CIT Application Deadline Information Interview Committee Members Needed for CIT positions 2019 Kingfish Board and Key Volunteers Introductions Request for additional MSCL officials, Training Opportunities  Save the Date: Kingfish Registration, May, 11 2019 Assistant Coach & CIT Application Deadline Information The Kingfish team is now accepting applications for Assistant Coach and Coach in Training (CIT) positions for the 2019 season. Applications are to be submitted by Sunday Feb 17, at 6:00pm.  Application forms can be found on the doc tab of the Kingfish website.  Applicants should complete...

Sep 30, 2018

Reminder!  if you are interested in joining the 25th Annviersary Working Committee, please join the meeting scheduled for Monday Oct 1 at 7:30 at the Carriage House!    ************************************************************************* Resending: 2019 is going to be an extra special year for the Kingfish as we celebrate 25 years! A variety of celebrations and activities during the 2019 summer season are being planned. These events are intended to engage alumni and current Kingfish families and will celebrate the value and impact the Kingfish has had in the Kentlands community over 25 years....

Sep 30, 2018

Dear Kingfish families: We are happy to announce the 2019 Kingfish Board!  Many thanks to Christy Shafer and Erin Quinn, who headed this year’s Nominating Committee.  The 2019 Kentlands Kingfish Board members are: Board Position  2019 Board Member     A Meet Rep (Meet Management) Yolanda Goettsch A Meet Rep (Automation) Corrine Hsu and Kirk Hinckley B Meet Rep (Meet Management) Grant Cheung Treasurer Jennifer Nash Volunteer Coordinator Mia Joelsson We would also like to thank Anne Hunte, who will take on the lead Fundraising role for the team! Thank...

Sep 18, 2018

This email serves to provide notice of the elections for our Kentlands Kingfish Board open positions.  The attached document (see the documents tab on the website) explains our process and the election timeline.  Nominations will be accepted for three open positions this year – A Meet Representative (Meet Management), Treasurer, and Volunteer Coordinator.  We have candidates for these open Board seats but anyone who is interested may stand for election.  Interested candidates should contact Christy Shafer to submit a candidate profile by September 27th to be included in the election.  The following lists our Board...

Sep 16, 2018

2019 is going to be an extra special year for the Kingfish as we celebrate 25 years! A variety of celebrations and activities during the 2019 summer season are being planned. These events are intended to engage alumni and current Kingfish families and will celebrate the value and impact the Kingfish has had in the Kentlands community over 25 years.   Events being considered include a picnic at Smokey Glen, a social evening on the Kentlands Clubhouse Lawn, a Community Service activity, and more …. but we want to hear...

Aug 17, 2018

Hello Kingfish families, The planners of the 5K are in asking for Kingfish to volunteer to help with the 25th Anniversary run of the Kentlands Lakelands 5k, which will be held on Saturday, September 1. While some volunteer opportunities are restricted to individuals who are over 18, there are other opportunities to volunteer for individuals younger than 18. SSL hours can be earned. Historically, Kingfish have helped at water stations and with the kids' fun run. Please go to the Foundation's website: www.kentlands.org, click on "5K" and on the drop...

Aug 13, 2018

A reminder for those who have not yet completed the survey.  If you did - thank you! The Kingfish Board works hard to ensure a positive experience for swimmers and parents on the Kingfish.   As we look to plans for 2019, we would appreciate your feedback via a short survey.  Please respond by August 20th!   Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7FKJVRV

Jul 28, 2018

The Kingfish Board works hard to ensure a positive experience for swimmers and parents on the Kingfish.   As we look to plans for 2019, we would appreciate your feedback via a short survey.  Please respond by August 20.   Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7FKJVRV  

Jul 25, 2018

All Star Tshirts - the deadline to order a shirt is 4:00pm on Wed 25 July.  Shirt designs are on the docs tab. If you want to pre-order a shirt please email Tara Hofmann by 4:00pm, hofmanntara@yahoo.com.  Shirts are for sale on the weekend but often all sizes are not always available. Kingfish All Stars Brunch 2018, 10:30am-12:30pm In keeping with Kingfish tradition, we will hold a brunch for the swimmers and their families on Saturday July 28 following the All Star Relay Meet, at the Kentlands Clubhouse. This brunch...

Jul 23, 2018

Thanks to Emily and John Lilyestrom, a fantastic story about the Kingfish's B meet season has been published on Reach For The Wall, the platform for coverage of  local swimming in the DC metro area. Go Kingfish! (and thanks Emily and John!) https://reachforthewall.org/2018/07/20/summer-2018-b-meet-season-success/