Contact: Tod Joossens -

Sharks Group Coach: 
Tod Joossens

Sharks Group Practice Schedule: (Los Banos Only)
Monday through Friday from 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Sharks Group Rates:
$125 per month

Sharks Group Description:
The Sharks are an entry level training group aiming to teach athletes advanced skills in all four strokes, starts and turns. The focus of this group is to learn enhanced drills and develop proper stroke mechanics and proficiency in all four competitive strokes. The Dolphins will have an increased emphasis on kicking, dryland strength, flexibility and coordination work while continuing to have fun with teammates.


  • 1 legal and continuous 100 IM
  • 4 x 50s free swim on 1:40 (meters)
  • 2 x 100s kick with fins in streamline, without stopping


7 to 10


Practices are offered 5 days per week. Athletes are encouraged to attend as many practices as they would like; 3-4 practices per week are encouraged for proper progression.


3 Short Course meets minimum, and end of the season meet encouraged. 2 meet minimum during Long Course season.

Goals for Advancement

  • Push off in streamline and dolphin kick 10 yards
  • Basic understanding of intervals and using the pace clock
  • Ability to do proper turns in all four strokes, streamlining, and underwater dolphin kicking


  • Mesh bag
  • Kickboard
  • Fins
  • Swim snorkel
  • Paddles
  • Goggles
  • Team cap