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Monica Thomason

Check out these excellent opportunities this spring for coach education, continued club development, and camp opportunities for emerging athletes. FOR ATHLETES National Diversity Select Camp Who: Athletes who represent an underrepresented community and/or ethnically underrepresented population that is less than 10% of the current USA Swimming member base. These populations can include African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, and others. Where: US Olympic and Paralympic Training Center- Colorado Springs, Colorado. When: May 4th-7th. More Information: The National Diversity Select Camp requires an athlete application. Athletes will NOT...

Mindy Lewis

South Texas will be taking a team of up to 48 swimmers to the 2023 Open Water Zones in Seven Lakes, NC June 2-4.. The team will be selected based on the 2022/2023 Short Course and 2022 Long Course season's distance events and age. Swimmers must have an AA time in the 400/500, 800/1000, or /1500/1650 Freestyle to apply. Previous Open Water experience is also taken into consideration when selecting the team. The 11/12 age group will be based on the 400/500 (Mile time is beneficial). The 13&Over age group...

Mindy Donofrio

ATTENTION SOUTH TEXAS ATHLETES: Are you a Distance Swimmer looking for an opportunity to race "Beyond the Black Line"? South Texas will be taking a team of up to 48 swimmers to the 2023 Open Water Zones in Seven Lakes, NC June 2-4.. The team will be selected based on the 2022/2023 Short Course and 2022 Long Course season's distance events and age. Swimmers must have an AA time in the 400/500, 800/1000, or /1500/1650 Freestyle to apply. Previous Open Water experience is also taken into consideration when selecting the...

Monica Thomason

CULTIVATING AND FOSTERING DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION USA Swimming is committed to committed to growing and celebrating diversity, increasing fairness throughout our organization, and intentionally creating environments where differences are embraced and everyone feels welcome, respected, supported, and valued to fully participate. If you are interested in joining the South Texas Swimming Board of Directors as our DEI chair, please email the General Chair.

Mindy Lewis

Hello all South Texas Officials, Alamo Area Aquatics Association and Northside Aquatics would like to invite you to help officiate the Short Course STAGS Championship meet from February 24-26, 2023 in San Antonio at the NISD Natatorium. We have created a Google Form for anyone that is interested in helping with the meet. We are working to bring in an evaluator for those interested in being evaluated. This form will serve multiple services for us, 1) Commitment to officiate the meet, 2) Request for observation 3) Shirt size request The...

Monica Thomason

USA Swimming recently announced its 2021-2022 Scholastic All-America list, featuring 1,281 athletes in 9-12th grade who maintained a minimum 3.5 grade point average (GPA) and meet any of the competition criteria during the qualifying period of September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022. Congratulations to the 41 swimmers from ST for this great accomplishment: Joshua Bedford | Austin Swim Club Daniel Bishop | Nitro Swimming Levi Bose | Nitro Swimming Shane Burns | Longhorn Aquatics Kevin Cai | AAAA Kate Christian | Longhorn Aquatics Jillian Cox | Longhorn Aquatics Evan...

Monica Thomason

Congratulations to Carli Cronk on being awarded The Trischa L. Zorn Award by USA Swimming. This annual award honors the “swimmer or relay team with a disability with the most outstanding performance during the previous year.” Among previous award recipients are Rebecca Meyers, Jessica Long, Marcus Titus and Erin Popovich. Carli, a 16-year-old from San Antonio, Texas, won 12 gold medals at the 2022 Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul, Brazil. She holds multiple USA and world deaf swimming records.

Mindy Lewis

July Records set for South Texas! Congratulations to the South Texas swimmers who set new standards in their events! Gender AgeGrp Course Event Name Meet M 13-14 LCM 100BK Rowan Cox 2022-NT MARS LC TAGS M 13-14 LCM 100FL Rowan Cox 2022 Speedo Junior National Championships M 13-14 LCM 400MED-R TXLA - Austin Ross, Daxs Schoenbeck, Rowan Cox, Ty Shapley 2022-NT MARS LC TAGS M 15-16 LCM 50FR Evan Croley 2022 Speedo Junior National Championships M 15-16 LCM 100FR Evan Croley 2022 Speedo Junior National Championships M 15-16 LCM 200FR...

Mindy Lewis

The nominating committee is looking for athletes to serve on the Board of Directors and the Board of Review committee. Nominations will close August 31. Any USA Swimming member can nominate an athlete although only athletes 13 and over will be able to vote for BOD athlete rep. Any questions please contact the nomination committee chair, [email protected] Athlete Representative Criteria: At the time of election, the Athlete Representative must (a) be an athlete member in good standing; (b) be at least a sophomore in high school or at least 16...

2020-2021 Scholastic All America Team Congratulations to our South Texas representatives! Alamo Area Aquatic Association Morgan Bartley Kevin Cal Carli Cronk Ethan Doehler Thomas Erwin Meredith Holcomb Emiy Kitayama Brayden Mandacina Alan Manzo Isaiah Salinas Ian Patrick Stewart Sonia Vaishnani Austin Swim Club Truman Armstrong Kate Christian Sasha Dauletau Daniel Li Andrew Zou Longhorn Aquatics Shane Burns Karina Kanary Morgan Rodriguez Nitro Swimming Landon Alarcon Zachary Bann Willian Flanders Trinity Hoang Jeremy Kelly Avery Mehok Logan Walker Paula Warren Thomas Wu Streamline Aquatics Evan Croley Texas Gold Maya Lofland Waterloo...