News

Sean Sell

Good afternoon everyone, I am pleased to share that our club has received a Safe Sport Recognized Club status. We are committed to providing a safe, healthy, and positive environment here on this team, and we have received recognition for all of our efforts to this end. Through USA Swimming’s Safe Sport Program, we submitted our Athlete Protection Policies, safeguarding procedures, and educational engagement, including Our travel, electronic communication, and anti-bullying policies; Our team honor codes and codes of conduct; The processes by which we recruit and train staff; Our...

Sarah Lewis

Congratulations to Coach Sean for passing his American Swim Coaches Association Level 3 Exam and achieving Level 3 Certification! Before taking the exam, he completed over 8 hours of courses on the scientific background of swimming, specifically the physiology of training and also studied the accompanying text. Passing the exam demonstrates mastery of developing training plans, interaction of various mental and physical systems, and physiology of swimming. Way to go Coach Sean!

Sarah Lewis

We are proud to recognize Select Swim founding member Andi Spiride for committing to swim with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)! Andi will continue his swimming career next fall with the Beavers in Cambridge, Massachusetts while studying Electrical Engineering + Computer Science. Select Swim congratulates Andi on his success both in and out of the pool and wishes him the best with the Beavers! Way to go Andi!

Sarah Lewis

We finished another great season at the Medal Madness Meet in Rockwall! Swimmers won lots of medals and we saw lots of best times and goals achieved! We would like to give a special shout out to Heather Lim, who has moved up from Bronze to Silver for achieving 3 10&under 'BB' times this weekend! Here are the highlights: Connor Anderson 50 Freestyle - dropped 5.01s Brinley Arnold 200 Freestyle Relay - dropped 4.68s 50 Breaststroke - dropped 0.71s 100 IM - dropped 0.69s 100 Breaststroke - dropped 0.94s 200...

Sarah Lewis

Sectionals and TAGS Meet Summary! To finish the seaon, Select Swim competed at the Texas Age Group Swimming Championships and traveled to College Station to compete at the Speedo Sectionals Championship Series! Sectionals is held twice a year for swimmers 13 years & older that have achieved at least 1 qualifying time. Texas Age Group Swimming Championships (TAGS) is held twice a year for swimmers 14 years & younger that have achieved at least 1 qualifying itme. Both meets represent the fastest swimmers in the area for their age groups!...

Sarah Lewis

Select Alumni & Founder James Baldwin completes first swim season at Southern Virginia University! James’ relationship with competitive swimming has been anything but linear. As a founding member of Select, James swam through high school and qualified for the Future’s Championship Meet to finish his career at Select. Thinking he would take a break, James did not swim his first year in college. But as a kid who had been swimming competitively since he was 5 years old, it was hard for him to hang up his goggles. The swim...

Sarah Lewis

NT 14&Under Championships Meet Summary! Select Swim also had a successful weekend at Rockwall at the 14&Under Championships! This meet was for swimmers ages 14 or younger that had achieved at least one 'A' time. These swimmers saw their hard work this season pay off at this championship meet with time drops! We would like to give a special shout out to Brody Douglass, who achieved his first and second TAGS cut at this meet. Way to go! Here are the highlights: Brody Douglass 50 Freestyle - dropped 0.70s, finaled...

Sarah Lewis

COR February Frost Meet Summary! We had a great weekend at the February Frost meet at the LISD Eastside Aquatic Center this weekend! Many of our swimmers attended their first USA Swim meet or swam new events. All of our swimmers did a fantastic job and swam with lots of energy! We would like to give a special shout out to Nathan Goldberg, who has moved up from Bronze to Silver for achieving his 3rd 10&under 'BB' time. Way to go everyone! Nitya Anam 50 Freestyle - dropped 2.71s Pranati...

Sarah Lewis

2020 NT Senior Championships Meet Summary! Select Swim had a great weekend at the 2020 North Texas Senior Championship this weekend! The meet was open to swimmers ages 15 & up. We had some great swims and best times to lead us into the final meet of the season! We would like to congratulate Tate Bladon for achieving his second Sectionals cut in the 50 Freestyle! Here are the highlights: Tate Bladon 50 Freestyle - dropped 1.08s & achieved Sectionals cut 100 Freestyle - dropped 1.69s Tatum Chambers 200 Freestyle...

Sarah Lewis

Congratulations to Select coaches Julia Walsdorf, Amanda Clarke, and Sarah Lewis for passing the American Swim Coaches Association Level 2 Exam and achieving Level 2 certification! Before taking the exam, the coaches completed over 8 hours of studying technique for all four strokes, dives, streamlines, and dives. Passing the exam demonstrates mastery of stroke technique, stroke development, and coaching styles from novice to expert. They are excited to begin to use their new toolbox of ideas in daily practice!