Tomball High School

Teams & Qualifying Standards

JV White Team - This group is made up of mostly freshmen & sophomore aged swimmers. They must be able to swim 50 yards on their front and back without aid. They will travel to white level competitions as indicated on the schedule. Students will swim Monday - Friday between 7th period & 3:45 pm.

JV Red Team - This group is made up of mostly sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  Travel to red level competitions as indicated on the schedule (some students may be asked to swim with the varsity from time to time).  Most students will swim Monday - Friday between 7th period & 3:45 pm. Some red level students will swim with varsity between 5:45 am & 7:45 am Monday - Friday.

      1. Students must be able to swim 50 yards legally in all 4 strokes.

      2. Students must be able to swim 50 yards in all four strokes under 50 seconds.

      3. Students must be able to accept group instruction.

Cougar Varsity Team - Travel to varsity level completions as indicated on the schedule. Making the gold level team does not guarantee a student a spot at the UIL District Championship swim meet. You must make the necessary cut off times.

1. Students must be able to repeat 50's of all strokes under 1 minute in practice at least 8 times.

2. Must be able to accept group instruction.

3. Must be able to use fins, kick board, pull buoys, hand paddles, and read a pace clock.

4. Must have earned at least five of the following event categories. Two of the five events cannot be freestyle.

GIRLS BOYS
50 Free 0:30.69 0:25.09
100 Free 1:08.89 0:57.99
200 Free 2:28.09 2:15.09
500 Free 7:00.79 6:30.09
100 Back 1:17.98 1:09.09
100 Breast 1:25.51 1:13.09
100 Fly 1:15.39 1:05.09
200 IM 2:45.39 2:20.99

Cougar Varsity Team selection is at the discretion of the Head Coach. Consideration may be given to past performance, academics, and behavior.