MSC TRYOUT SCHEDULE

                                               

TRYOUT SCHEDULE 

Updated Tuesday Jan 7, 2020

TRYOUTS RESUME WEDNESDAY JAN 8

Thank you for your interest in attending an MSC tryout. Tryouts are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month and are required for swimmers ages 6-18 who are wanting to join a year round swim program for the first time.

Returning / Transfer Swimmers: For athletes who have competed before or have at least 1 year of competitive swimming experience, you are NOT required to attend a tryout. Simply email us your child's best times and event that they have competed in and we can place them in the appropriate group. 

To RSVP for our next tryout session, click on our email link to contactmsc@yahoo.com and provide the following information:

    Your name 
    Phone number
    Email address
    Number of kids attending
    *Proof of times
    *List of best events
       *returning swimmers ONLY
 
Thank you!  We look forward to having you on our team
 
Location:      Nikki Rowe Natatorium
                    2101 N Ware Rd, McAllen, TX 78501
Dates:          Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month 
Time:           7:30pm - 8pm
Contact:        Coach Christian & Coach MJ 
Email:           contactmsc@yahoo.com
 
2020 Tryout Calendar Dates
January     8, 15           July    1, 15
February     5 , 19           Aug   5, 19
March        4, 18           Sep    2, 16
April          1, 15            Oct     7, 21
May           6, 20            Nov    4, 18
June          3, 17            Dec    No Tryouts

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For updates on location or time changes, weather delays or cancellations, team news, upcoming events & more!

https://www.facebook.com/MSCMcAllenSwimClub/

Basically, If it looks like it's going to rain, there's cold weather or if there's a holiday...DEFINITELY visit our Facebook page!  :)

 
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Registration Checklist 
 

To help expidite the tryout session, please have the following items with you. 

1)  A  Signed copy of the MSC Waiver.
      We have some available if you are unable to print one out
 
2) Email a copy of your child's Birth Certificate or Passport to us at contactmsc@yahoo.com
           
3)  Once you have passed your tryout, you'll be ready to set up your Team Unify Account
     To Set up a New Team Unify account & Payment Setup click here:  Team Registration
       For account set-up assistance, email us at contactmsc@yahoo.com 
 
4) Download BAND app: Stay up to date on schedule changes, weather notifications, coach announcements and more
 
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Frequently Asked Questions:
WHAT ARE THE TRYOUTS FOR?
Our tryouts are designed so that your kids can show our coaches what they've got! Beside some skills, we are looking for heart and a willingness to be part of MSC!
 
WHAT TO BRING?
A scanned copy of your swimmers birth certificate or passport. bathing suit, goggles, an awesome attitude and a desire to learn! 

WHAT DOES YOUR CHILD NEED TO BE ABLE TO DO?
Two (2) laps of freestyle (50 yards) and one (1) lap of backstroke (25 yards) If your swimmer is capable of doing the other competitive strokes, then this will move you up to the appropriate Team.
 
 
 
WHAT ARE "TEAMS”?
There are several levels of ability which we call teams.White, Red, Green, Black, Bronze and Gold. The two entry levels are White and Red and require your child to be able to complete the minimum requirements as set forth above.
    
WHAT IF I’VE ALREADY BEEN ON A TEAM BEFORE?
Simply provide us with your most current event times and we will place you on the appropriate team. If you are a current USA swimming athlete, simply provide current proof of membership.

WILL THEY ALWAYS BE ON THAT TEAM?
Coaches will continuously assess your child and move your child to the next levels, when coaches think they are ready, or when your child is ready to be pushed a little more.

 

Once you have completed and passed your tryout, click here to begin your Account and Swimmer Registration