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Congratulations To Our 2021-22 Top Ten Record Holders and ASCA Motivational Times Reports

Linked below are the following 2021-22 Award winners that were presented at the Awards Celebration: KP 2021-22 MT_SWIM_AWARDS.pdf Top 10 Times Long Course 2022-record...

By Jorge Blasini

2022 Senior State Finals

Congratulations to Rosemary Sexton!!! 2022 Senior State Finals in Nashville, TN June 28th & 29th, 2022 Medals: 2 Gold: 100 Fly & 200 Fly...

Becoming a USA Swimming Official!

Kingsport Piranha members, Piranha Parent, Referree, and Official Coordinator for our LSC, John Allen, is organizing a clinic for members who are interested in...

OnDeck Parent Lessons Available in TU University

OnDeck Parent Lessons Available in TU University Go to TU University ( Click OnDeck. Select from either parent or admin lessons to learn...

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Welcome to RPS's Team Website, formerly (KP) Kingsport Piranhas.

Register today for the 2022/23 RPS USA Swimming season.

Our swim team is always looking for new local talent. If you, a family member, or a friend can swim fast or want to learn how, you may be interested in joining our swim club. We are a competitive swim team offering professional coaching designed to give swimmers the tools to reach their peak performance potential. We swim all year and welcome all ages and abilities, 4 & up. Our swim school program, SwimAmerica, is the leading developmental swim program in the Tri-Cities. We offer needs based scholarship discount options for swimmers who want to swim but may not have the financial means to make it happen; please feel free to ask us for more details. Everyone is welcome to tryout; but BEWARE, our School of Red Piranhas like SWIMMING FAST!!!

East Tennessee Summer Swim League swims April-July;

Join our club to swim as a Red Piranha!

The Mission of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve their swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to national competitor.

Our Goal is to maximize quality time in the pool by incorporating science & technology for immediate feedback allowing for a high level of efficient training while still minimizing cost for our members.

Our Vision is to become one of the top developmental swimming programs in the Southeastern Swimming LSC.

Our Team Values are to inspire Positive Moral through Sportsmanship, Camaraderie, & Team Spirit!

Pool Locations:

Dobyns-Bennet High School Pool

Bristol Tennessee High Viking Hall Pool

Kingsport Aquatic Center (KAC)

Coaches' Contact Information:

Jorge Blasini

Admin & Head Coach

[email protected]

(423) 967-4264

Marcel J. Blasini

Kingsport Coach

[email protected]

(337) 849-8703

Shana Parson

Bristol Coach 

[email protected]

(423) 383-1094


Schedule changes are posted on:

1. Remind App : Class Code : @redpiranha

2. TeamFeed : Team Website & OnDeck App;

3. Team Website's Main Calendar.


Red Bellied Piranha Cool Facts


Piranha Feeding Frenzy Video!

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Jorge Blasini
RPS Mailing Address
Red Piranha Swimming
P.O. Box 1698
Mount Carmel, TN 37645-1698