The WHY Cardinal Aquatics offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Cardinal Aquatics to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Please contact Coach Tony to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

Red Group

These swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of a stroke without stopping and without the aid of a flotation device.  They will spend the greatest portions of their workouts doing skills and drills to learn the strokes and turns.  Their practices will last 45-60 minutes.

Red Group Coach - Rick Riedel

Workout Days/Times: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday (YMCA)

White Group

These swimmers must also be able to swim 25 yards unassisted.  They will begin to work on putting the stroke drills into more of a practice, but continue to focus on their stroke mechanics.  White group swimmers will practice 45-60 minutes

White Group Coach: Jeannie Humpe

Workout Days/Times: TuesdayThursday, and Friday (YMCA)

Blue Group

These swimmers are more advanced but beginner swimmers who have basic knowledge and mastery of all four strokes.  All aspects of training and working intervals will be the focus of practices.  Goal setting is discussed.  Dry land and conditioning exercises are taught and may be completed away from the pool.

Blue Group Coach: Dan Millhouse

Workout Days/Times: Monday - Friday (Linsly), Sunday (Linsly)

Silver Group

These swimmers are moderately experienced and need to meet certain criteria to practice in this group.  Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. They must be able to swim a 500 free without stopping and a 200 back, breast or fly.  This group practices 1 3/4 to 2  hours.

Silver Group Coach: Tony Sunseri

Workout Days/Times: Monday - Friday (Linsly), Sunday (Linsly)

Gold Group

This group is comprised of high school, junior high, and other swimmers based on coaches recommendation.  Requirements will be explained to the parents and swimmers by the coaches.  Practice time is 2 hours.

Gold Group Coach: Tony Sunseri

Workout Days/Times: Monday - Friday (Linsly), Sunday (Linsly)