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JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 GU TWST Short Course TAGS Texas Age Group Swimming Championship With just two girls qualifying, they represented our team so well by ranking 38th out of 50 teams. They earned *5 New Personal best times and 5 Finals appearances! *Biggest Time Drop = Tessa Christiansen with a 1.81 second drop in the 200 Fly. An overall 1.18% improvement from her previous best time! *Most Improved = Lily Glasgow with a 1.16 second drop in the 100 Breast. An overall 1.59% improvement from her previous personal best...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST SRG STAGS Championship The SA WAVE represented hard work and dedication at this weekend’s meet! Our band of qualifiers left with the following improvements: *23 Personal best times! *6 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drop = Sophia Carroll with a 1.96 second drop in the 100 Butterfly. An overall 3% improvement from her previous best time! *Most Improved = Lily Glasgow with a 1.85 second drop in the 100 Freestyle. An overall 3.2% improvement from her previous personal best time! * Highlights* -Tessa Christiansen...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST SCY Surge Kebbab Klassic The SA WAVE was the most spirited team on deck at this weekend’s meet! After two days of competition, here are our stats: *92 Personal best times! *24 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drop = Nicholas Fritz with a 34 second drop in the 400 Individual Medley. An overall 10% improvement from his previous best time! *Most Improved = Nicholas Fritz with a 28 second drop in the 200 Backstroke. An overall 17% improvement from his previous personal best time!...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST SCY Surge Classic Recap The SA WAVE had an incredible first part of this year’s Surge Classic! At the halfpoint of the meet, here are our stats: *72 Personal best times! *17 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drop = Cooper Wood with a 33 second drop in the 200 Freestyle. An overall 17% improvement from his previous best time! *Most Improved = Caleb Dial with a 55 second drop in the 200 Freestyle. An overall 36% improvement from his previous personal best time! *...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST SC STX Championship Recap The SA WAVE had a stellar first day at this year’s BB Champ meet! At the halfpoint of the meet, here are our stats: *33 Personal best times! *9 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drops Micah Morton with a 5.18 second drop in the 200 Freestyle. An overall 4% improvement from his previous best time! Holly Vanderweele with a 10.02 second drop in the 500 Freestyle. An overall 3% improvement from her previous best time! *Most Improved = Philip Mu...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

Our High School swimmers have had a great season thus far and we are so proud of their accomplishments! A special congratulations to Sophia Carroll who will be representing Alamo Heights High School at the UIL State Championships. Congratulations to our swimmers who were named to the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) Academic All State Swim Team. THSCA recognizes high school athletes who excel in the following categories: GPA, class rank, and ACT/SAT score. It is a great honor to make the Elite Team as a member must have...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

Congratulations to all our High School swimmer who earned new USA Swimming Motivational times at Districts Almaraz, Ayden- 100 Free A time, 100 Back A time Briones III, Rolando Trace- 100 Free AA time, 200 free AA time Curbow, Kayden- 500 Free B time, 100 Fly B time Faux, Ava- 100 Fly BB time Faux, Cole - 50 Free BB time, 100 Free BB time Lockhart, Will – 200 Free A time, 500 Free A time Logan, Garrett - 50 Free BB time McNary, Lindsay - 100 Free BB time,...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

January 2021 WAVE Developmental Meet Our Developmental and even some of our Training athletes swam hard in this weekend’s intersquad meet! *64 Personal best times! *35 First time swims! *Biggest Time Drop = Hannah Harrell with a 31 second drop in the 50 Backstroke. An overall 29% improvement from her previous personal best time! *Most Improved = Cooper Wood with a 14 second drop in the 100 IM. An overall 13% improvement from his previous best time! Highlights Congratulations to… *Cooper Wood on swimming 3 new B times! *Caroline Cauley,...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST SRG STS B Championship The SA WAVE was a force to be reckoned with in this year’s B Champ meet! *37 Personal best times! *19 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drop = Philip Mu with a 36 second drop in the 400 Individual Medley. An overall 11% improvement from his previous personal best time! *Most Improved = James Francis with a 12 second drop in the 200 Freestyle. An overall 10% improvement from her previous best time! * Highlights* Congratulations to our B Champs...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

AAAA 18& Under Unclassified Meet Recap We had 36 swimmers compete at the Walker natatorium over the weekend. Our swimmers did a STAND OUT job competing; with some competing for the first time this season! Congratulations to all ! *54 Personal best times! *23 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drop = Zacy P with a -56.37 Sec drop in his 500 Free! *Most Improved = Dylan F with a 39% improvement in his 100 Back! * Highlights* Congratulations to… Caitlin C- earned a B time on her first ever...