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2012, Number 24 Please send comments or subscription requests to news@swimmingcoach.org Swim Parents Newsletter is Brought to You by P2Life ===================================================================== “Normal People Don’t Do Deliberate Practice” Guy Edson, ASCA Staff First of all, there is nothing wrong with being “normal”--- it’s just that in athletics, and in scholarship, and in arts, and in business, and in charity, and in faith, and in relationships we take note of the EXTRA-ordinary person, sometimes with a bit of envy, but more often with a big smile, being happy for the person and...

Scenic City Invitational Oct 13-14, 2012: WST took 4 swimmers to the Scenic City Invitational at McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN. Congratulations to savannah wenger for making SES times in the girls 9-10, 50 Fly. The coaches are very pleased with each swimmers success. You may find all meet results under the tab “WST Meets”, sub tab “Results”. Below are the meet highlights: AWARDS: Awards were presented to swimmers placing in the top 8. They are as follows: Girls 9-10: Savannah Wenger 5th 50 Fly 2nd 100 Breast 7th 100...

Parent Education Sadly, children are sometimes exposed and subsequently abused by those who are suppose to be coaches, mentors, ministers, teachers, etc. USA Swimming is providing FREE online training for all swim parents. We highly recommend every parent/guardian to take this training. It helps you as a parent look for the warning signs of potential abusers or potential risky situations and how to report it. This training can be useful knowledge for everything your child does in the care of others.Just click on the link below. Thanks! The Coaches The...

Radiology Fall Splash, 29 Sept 2012: WST took 13 swimmers to the Fall Splash meet in Scottsboro, AL. The coaches are very pleased with each swimmers success. Congratulations to Micah Hauge for making SES qualifying time for the 100 yd Breast. You may find all meet results under the tab “WST Meets”, sub tab “Results”. Below are the meet highlights: AWARDS: Awards were presented to swimmers placing in the top 8. They are as follows: Boys 8 & Under: Trip Rigsby: 5th 25 Fly 7th 50 Free 6th 25 Free...

HSA Fall Splash Swim Meet, 22-23 Sept 2012: WST took 8 swimmers to the Fall Splash meet in Huntsville. The coaches are very pleased with each swimmers success. Congratulations to Gillian Cline for making SES qualifying time for the 100 yd Back Stroke, and High School State Qualify time in 100 yard Back and 100 yard Breast. You may find all meet results under the tab “WST Meets”, sub tab “Results”. Below are the meet highlights: AWARDS: Awards were presented to swimmers placing in the top 8. They are as...

The Penguins took home second place at the Summer Race League Championships, located at Sewanee Fowler Center, 14 July 2012. The Penguins competed against the Sewanee Tiger Sharks, Fayetteville Piranhas, Shelbyville Swim Club, Manchester/Tullahoma Cats, Athens Swim Team, McMinnville Swim Team, Marshall County Marlins, Lawrenceburg Waves. Meet highlights are below. Complete results are located under the tab "PST Meets". Combined Team Scores 1. Sewanee Tigersharks 2576 2. The Penguins 1895.5 3. Fayetteville Area Swim Team 1346 4. Shelbyville Swim Club 1307 5. Coffee Co. And Tullahoma Swim 1256 6. Athens...

The Penguins traveled to Lewisburg, TN on 10 July 12, to finish out the regular summer league dual meets. The Penguins won against the Marshall Co. Marlins. PST is 5-1 for the season. Final Scores are below and completed results may be found under tab "PST Meets", pull down menu "Results". We will complete our season on Saturday 14 July 12, at Championships, where all 9 teams will compete. Team with highest points win. GO Penguins!! Final Scores: Combined Team Scores: PST 427 MCSC 171 Girls Scores: PST 204 MCSC...

Penguins experienced their first loss of the season against Sewanee on 30 June 2012. Even though the Penguins did not perform as hoped, it was great practice for the upcoming Championship on 14 July at Sewanee. For full results, go to tab “PST Meets” and click on “Results”. Team Scores: Sewanee: 381 PST: 239 New Team Records: Gillian Cline, girls 15-18, 100 meter IM, broke the record with a time of 1:08.84, previously held by Mary Lee Thompson with a time of 1:10.09s.

The Penguins win at home against McMinnville, Thuesday 26 June 2012. We had 1 new individual record broken and many personal best. Below you can find the meet highlights. For full team results, go to "PST Meets" Tab, subtab "Results". Team Scores: Combined Team Scores: PST 377 MST 237 Girls: PST 191 MST 98 Boys: PST 159 MST 116 New Records: Individuals: Caitlyn Slayton, girls 9-10, 100 yd IM with a new record time of 1:24.62s breaking the previous record of 1:28.81s held by Ashley Slayton Relay Teams: No new...

The Penguins win at home against Fayetteville, Thursday 21 June 2012. We had 2 new individual and 5 relay team records broken and many personal best. Below you can find the meet highlights. For full team results, go to "PST Meets" Tab, subtab "Results". Team Scores: Combined Team Scores: PST 353.5 Fayetteville 261.5 Girls: PST 184.5 Fayetteville 106.5 Boys: PST 141 Fayetteville 143 New Records: Individuals: Matthew Dunphy, boys 13-14, 50 yd Freestyle, with a time of 25.44 breaking the previous record of 25.77s held by Matthew Dunphy Micah Hauge,...