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Dave Anderson

Assembly Bill 895 is working its way through the legislative process. Masters, Swim and Dive team members - recall that Representative Dan Knodl (WSAC is in his District) visited WSAC in August of 2019 to learn more about the WSAC and its immediate need for funding related to repair/replacement of the exterior wall which was completed in December. Representative Knodl authored AB 895 which was introduced also by Representatives Jason Fields, Amy Loudenbeck and Don Vruwink and co-sponsored by Senators Alberta Darling and Patrick Testin. Last Thursday, Dave Anderson went...

Caleb Hernday

Schroeder raced to a hard-earned 2nd place finish at the 40th Annual A+ meet held this last weekend! The competition has never been tougher as some of the best teams in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota participated. There were terrific swims all across the board and the energy was fantastic throughout the 3 day meet! Thank you to Cullen Jones for being a terrific Speedo Ambassador. THANK YOU to all families who helped make this a special event for all of the athletes! Congratulations to these individuals who made YMCA National...

Caleb Hernday

On a cold and windy day, Schroeder stayed nice and warm at Aug Prep! 115 of Schroeder's finest competed in the Royal Court Pentathlon to see who would be crowned as King and Queen of the Pool! The meet was a lot of fun with close races and great sportsmanship! Nice job everyone! We are Schroeder! Congratulations to the Royal Court! 8 & Under: Sophie Cheng and Leo Zippel 9 & 10: Adel Berlin and Gabe Cheng 11 & 12: Alana Berlin and John Paul Brostowitz 13 & 14: Kennedy...

Caleb Hernday

Schroeder sent 4 athletes to the Mid-States All Star meet held at the IUPUI pool this weekend! In order to be selected for this meet, an athlete must have a top 4 time for their age group in the state. Congratulations to: Jack Sullivan (100 free, 200 back, 200 free, 50 free, 100 back, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay) Kennedy Rainwater (1650, 200 free, 500 free) Amy Hu (100 free, 50 back, 200 free, 50 free, 500 free, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay) John Paul Brostowitz (200 IM,...

Dave Anderson

Finals of the inaugural season of the International Swim League Championship. thanks to coach Charlie Yourd of Bloomington WAVES WAVES Swimmers and Fans, If you’ve never watched an International Swimming League meet, you’re in for a treat! The presentation and format is unlike any swim meet you’ve ever seen. Many of the best swimmers in the world racing for the season-ending team championship. And the team title comes down to the last event of the meet, 3x50 FS elimination format with countdown clock between heats. https://swimswam.com/espn2-will-air-isl-finale-sunday-afternoon/ We get it. Maybe...

Caleb Hernday

The Schroeder YMCA Swim Team has been recognized as a Bronze Medal Club by USA Swimming based on results from the 2019 year. USA Swimming's Club Excellence program is a measuring stick that compare's all of USA Swimming's member clubs in 18 & U perfromance. Schroeder remains one of USA Swimming's top 200 teams of about 2500 in the US. Link to USA Swimming's Club Excellence page The stated goal for the Schroeder YMCA Swim Team is to be a Gold Medal Club and that means sticking to working hard...

Dave Anderson

Schroeder crushed the Single Age State meet this last weekend! We brought the energy both days and were one of the loudest teams there! Congratulations to Alana Berlin (1st), JP Brostowitz (1st), Ari Zhao (3rd), Maggie Dickinson (3rd) and Logan Wisniewski (3rd) for their high point awards! The following Team Records were set: 11-12 Girls 100 breast - 1:04.74 Alana Berlin 11-12 Boys 200 Free Relay -1:39.61 Logan Wisniewski Jack Paull Noah Cheng JP Brostowitz 11-12 Boys 200 Medley Relay - 1:52.95 JP Brostowitz Logan Wisniewski Noah Cheng Jack Paull...

Dave Anderson

Coaches, Parents and Athletes: This article captures the import of ways to view your mindset. dave As a coach, you likely talk to your swimmers a great deal about the importance of the process. Whether your swimmers are feeling frustrated that they aren’t progressing fast enough, are having an off-day at the pool, or their competitors put up some demoralizing times, being process-focused ensures that swimmers give themselves the best chance to be successful. I talk a lot about the process because I deeply believe that a process-based mindset solves...

Dave Anderson

Megan Hartlieb, Ziyad Saleem and Wes Manz all raced in at the 2019 US Open in Atlanta, GA. The meet was very large with over 1300 athletes from all across the country and significant delegations from Brazil, Canada and the Americas. In the run up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the USA's top athletes were unrested but still impressively fast. Ziyad will swim tonight, Saturday in the finals of the 200 Back - about 8:00 PM CST. UPDATE: Ziyad went well tonight and broke a long time WI Swim record...

Dave Anderson

Watch lecture from Oxford Nov 19 hard version Watch TED Talk Nov 19 easy version