APRIL NOTES FROM THE OFFICE

Don Henshaw
Apr 26, 2019
Notes from the Office...
BYRON PLAPP SCHOLARSHIP – DEADLINE IS MAY 1 ST   
Essays/Applications are being accepted for the Byron Plapp Scholarship. The scholarship has been established to benefit swimmers who have participated in competitive swimming within the Florida Swimming LSC. More information and application can be found  HERE .
COACHES – FREE ONLINE EDUCATION
As a thank you and appreciation of our Non-athlete coaches, Florida Swimming is proud to offer FREE access to ASCA’s library of on-line education. 
Visit –  www.swimmingcoach.org  – click on the Store dropdown on the far right and choose Online Education – use coupon code:  2019FloridaSwimming  for a 100% discount to online education (excludes any certification schools).
2019 NATIONAL TRAVEL SUPPORT
The application for National Travel Support has been posted on our website or can be found  HERE . Deadline for applications is December 15, 2019.
***COACHES NEEDED***
Interested coaches in representing the Florida Swimming Zone Team in Cary, NC - please send a cover letter and resume to Erin Condon at  flzoneteam@gmail.com .  
RECRUITING IS ILLEGAL
USA-Swimming has rules in place to safeguard against illegal recruiting of swimmers   from USA-Swimming member swim clubs. Coaches/Clubs – please advise your members and parents of the rules. There is a process at the Zone level to process complaints and penalties involved. Find more information  HERE .
SEASONAL MEMBERSHIP IS AVAILABLE
Seasonal Membership has begun. Seasonal membership for athletes and clubs runs from April 1 st  – August 28 th . The cost for seasonal membership is $37.50. This membership is only for meets  below  Zones, Sectionals and National Meets. 
Clubs/Coaches/REGISTRARS
Please check recons for un-registered swimmers and transfer swimmers. To ensure that your swimmer receives their times, the Transfer/Release form must be received prior to the start of the meet and un-registered swimmers MUST BE registered.
New Emails
Please make note – the Florida Swimming office has new email addresses:
FLORIDA SWIMMING IS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
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