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A big CONGRATULATIONS from all of SWMKE on a fantastic High School State Meet for Kate Turner! Here are her results: 7th in the 200 Medley Relay 6th in the 200 Individual Medley 3rd in the 500 Freestyle 2nd in the 400 Freestyle Relay

Congratulations Kate and Emily! This past weekend, our own Kate Turner and Emily Patzfahl competed in their High School Sectional Meet. Both girls had some amazing swims and have qualified to represent their High School Team and SWMKE at the Wisconsin High School State Meet. Kate will be competing in the 200 IM, 500 Freestyle, and will be swimming on the 200 Medley Relay, and 400 Freestyle Relay. Emily swam a personal best time in the 500 Freestyle and just narrowly missed qualifying for State in that event. As of...

SWMKE had it's 1st Annual Halloween Intrasquad Meet on October 31 at Cudahy High School. Team captains for the meet, Chloe and Liem, chose their respective teams and were responsible for placing their swimmers in events. Points were scored based on how swimmers placed in their events. Winning the Intrasquad Meet was the team captained by Chloe. Many best times were swam at this meet. Most notably, a new team record was swam by Murphy Roszak in the 13-14 100 Breaststroke. He broke the previous team record in the Men's...

SWMKE competed against NBSC for their first ever dual meet on Thursday, August 13. Due to the pandemic, the meet was not sanctioned, however, we had many great swims and best times. 11 swimmers swam lifetime bests for a total of 20 new best times. We had a number of swimmers swimming in their first ever swim meet as well. The results were very encouraging given the circumstances. Most of these swimmers haven't raced 6 months, and have been out from swimming for 3 of those months. This was a...

SWMKE could not be more excited to announce that McKenzie Coan has agreed to be SWMKE's Zoom Guest Speaker on Saturday, July 11th from 11-12 AM. As terrific as all of our Guest Speakers have been, I believe McKenzie will prove to be the most motivational and inspirational of all!! Please click on the attachment to find out why. https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0?ui=2&ik=2b940132a4&attid=0.1&permmsgid=msg-f:1670845671440320107&th=1730094920b3066b&view=att&disp=inline

SWMKE is excited to announce that Jay Litherland, 2016 400 IM Olympian and 2019 400 IM World Championship Silver Medalist, has been added to the SWMKE Zoom Guest Speaker Series. Jay will be addressing the team on Saturday, 7/25 from 11:00-12:00 AM. Jay is a versatile swimmer originally from Alpharetta, Ga. He has been a member of USA Swimming’s National Team as well as the National Junior Team. He’s one of three Litherland swimmers who swam at the University of Georgia, as Jay, Mick and Kevin are triplets. Litherland has...

A big THANK YOU to Kristy Kowal, 2000 Olympic Silver Medalist and former World Record Holder for her fabulous Zoom presentation to SWMKE. Kristy took us through her entire swimming journey including how she hamdled the disappointment of four Olympic Trial 3rd place finishes to her success of making the 2000 Olympic Team and earning a Silver Medal in the 200 Breaststroke. Kristy's enthusiasm throughout her entire session overwhelmed the entire team. It made her story truely fasinating and entertaining. Thank you Kristy for your amazing presentation!!!

SWMKE is very excited to announce Olympic Silver Medalist and former World Record holder, Kristy Kowal, as the latest addition to the SWMKE Speaker Series Kristy will be doing her zoom session with the team on Saturday, 6/20 from 11:00-12:00 AM. Kristy's swimming accomplishments include: Kristina ("Kristy") Ann Kowal (born on October 9, 1978 in Reading, Pennsylvania) won the silver medal in the 200m breaststroke at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. She is also a 2 time World Champion (1998) in the 100 Meter breaststroke and on the 400...

SWMKE is excited to announce two more World Class Speakers in the SWMKE Zoom Guest Speaker Series. Zach Harting Is scheduled on Friday, 6/12 from 4:00-5:00 PM and Bethany Galat is scheduled on Saturday, 6/27 from 11:00-12:00. Some of Zach's highlights include: World University Games 2017 Harting was part of the gold medal 4×100 freestyle and medley relays. He also qualified for the semifinals in the 200 butterfly (9th, 1:58.04) and 100 butterfly (12th, 53.23). 2018 U.S. National Championships Harting was the runnerup in the 200 butterfly (1:55.11), qualifying him...

A huge THANK YOU to World Ranked Giles Smith for speaking to SWMKE. Giles story of his journey through US Swimming as an African-American provided valuable insights & lessons to all of our swimmers and parents. His sharing of his mental preparation for competition will prove to be very valuable to the entire team. Giles is a Pan American Games Gold Medalist and US National Champion. He has been one of the premier USA Flyers and sprint Freestylers for over a decade. He is considered one of the top canidates...