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In an effort to maintain and form relationships with coaches who guide club athletes during the school season and after Chris Martin visited WI some years ago now, I’ve taken to writing a bit about what we are doing and how things are going at the club currently. Chandler and I sent this recently. 21 Fall Update to School Coaches Greetings from Schroeder! We are off to a strong start this fall. We have seen many new young swimmers this fall. I think that parents are now ready to re-engage...

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Commitments for Schroeder Swimmers and Divers for Fall of 2021! Congrats. Caden Bjornstad - Emory University Tori Brostowitz - University of Tennessee Gabby LePine - Iowa State University Rachel Lenz - Northern Iowa Andrew Bennett - University of Minnesota Jan Lanser - University of Wisconsin-Madison Mason King - University of Denver Kamyla Held - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

An explanation of fees for girls and boys planning to swim primariliy with their school team. Some Schroeder swimmers choose to particpate with their school team and get the majority of thier training with the high school. Schroeder athletes are in a year round program, able to train with us whenever they choose in the fall for girls and winter for boys for $40 a month. Athletes may race up to 2 times with Schroeder during their high school season. For the girls, August is charged fully. That is based...

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Schroeder has been recognized as a Silver Medal Club in USA Swimming's Club Excellence program for 2022 based on 2021's 18 & Under swimming performances. 2021's performance was the first time since 2016 that SSTY was in the Sliver Medal category and at 47th is the second highest placement for SSTY since the program's inception 21 years ago. The previous high point was in 2014 based on 2013's performances at 38th. It is a program goal to become one of the top 20 or Gold Medal team and this past...

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This morning, Saturday, October 9, about 50 JR / SR athletes from RAC and WSAC came together at WSAC to train in the 50M pool. I was knocked out by the whole session. The coaches had talked about the idea at the end of the summer. We settled on two Saturdays this fall to do it and divided the workout with Chandler leading one group and Caleb leading the other one. Zach and Greg helped and I just drank my coffee and tried to stay out of the way. Talk...

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Link to live doc below updated 10/8/21 To be able to better plan, below are the potential trips for Senior swimmers. December 1-4, US Open, Greensboro, NC - GL, AB, TB? December 16-19, KMSC Pro-Am, Dallas, TX - open to athletes with qualifying times. Good facility, good competition, historically most get second swims. Parents welcome but can do team travel. Direct to DFW Leave thur, return Mon Meet Info Sheet 2022 March 3-6, WI Swim 13 & O State, Waukesha South HS - just an FYI location note March 28...

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Schroeder was very well represented on the 2020-2021 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team. Schroeder placed eight student athletes on the team, tied for the 25th amongst all teams in the United States and three more than any other team in Wisconsin. The requirements for the team were maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.5 and achieving a Winter Junior qualifying time in the 2020-21 year. Congratulations to Caden Bjornstad, Adam Braunschweig, Victoria Brostowitz, Ben Lorenz, Jack Lustig, Colin Senke, Jack Sullivan, and Thomas Whowell! More information can be found at https://swimswam.com/1231-swimmers-named-to-usa-swimming-2021-scholastic-all-american-team/

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Schroeder raced against WEST and EBSC - 12 & U HOME, 13 & O AWAY and came away with wins at both locations in early season competition. At Waukesha South High School, SSTY bested WEST and then EBSC in the "short program" of events with many good early season reps. It was a good contest in a good facility which will also be the site of the 2022 13 & O SCY State meet in the spring. At WSAC, both 10 & U and 11-12 came away victorious with the...

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The Effect of Sleep Extension on Athletic Performance Cheri Mah is a sleep researcher at Stanford. Before Matthew Walker and "Why We Sleep" there was Cheri and her counsel. It all comes down to more sleep is ultra important. Her new work is about even more sleep. Think opposite of the effects of sleep deprivation or chronically under rested and its negative effects of performance and health, NOW think what would happen if you get more than 8 hours of sleep...sleep extension. You guessed it, athletes who slept 9+ hours...