A message from our coaches...

Registration for 2021-22 is now open for returning members!  (New members can register as of 8/28/2021).

There are 25 ways you can register a swimmer, so please use the following chart to choose the appropriate season and level.

If you choose an installment plan, the first payment will be collected at registration along with the USA Swimming registration fee.

Check out the pictures from our recent meets on the Photos page with many thanks to our photographer emeritus Jason Tedeschi.


Practice Schedule: Currently we will only be swimming out of Amherst Middle School.  However, we may be able to add a second pool before the season begins.  Keep checking for schedule updates!  Here is the September only practice calendar based on using only the Amherst Middle School pool:

September 2021


**check calendar - some times are adjusted due to the High School Girls Varisty swim season

White / Orange:   Tues Weds Thurs 6-7pm, Sat 1-2pm

Teal:    Mon 6-7:30pm, Tues Weds Thurs 6:45-8:30pm, Sat 11:30am-1pm 

Black:    Mon Tues Weds Thurs 6:45-9pm, Fri varies, Sat 11:30am-1pm 


Since our pool time is limited and it always takes a few minutes to get the swimmers into the pool, please arrive 10 minutes before the start of practice. All swimmers should do the UB Daily Health Check and be able to prove it!



About the Amherst TigerSharks

The Amherst TigerSharks are a year-round, competitive USA Swimming team (not a school team) based out of Amherst Middle School, for youths ages 6-18. We compete in the Niagara LSC. Head coach Mike Giancarlo, varsity head coach at Amherst High School, leads an experienced and enthusiastic team of coaches.

Our Mission: To provide a safe environment in which we can instill our core values of Courage, Conscientiousness, Perseverance, Resilience, and Passion. Our members will be empowered to reach their full potential as athletes and leaders in the community.

For more information, you can read our team handbook, or read about our membership options

We value our members' opinions, and if you have anything you would like to share with us, we encourage you to anonymously submit your feedback here.

Information about SafeSport, and protecting our athletes, can be found here.




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Practice Location
55 Kings Hwy.
Amherst, NY 14226