Spring SWAT SAA Team Newsletter
Hello SWAT families! We are off to a great start with our SAA team but we have farther to go! We have lots of upcoming events for our SWAT SAA team and you can read all the details in our SWAT SAA newsletter. Don’t forget to register for the Olympian Stroke Clinic, this is a great way to give your swimmers a refresher before summer league and long course start. There are 2 options this year, May 4th and May 5th, click on the link below to register. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-swim-atlanta-saa-stroke-clinic-tickets-59243540023 If you are interested in volunteering at the Olympian Stroke Clinic and earning credit towards your personal SAA goal please contact Kimberly Thompson ([email protected]).
SwimAtlanta Midway/Cumming & Roswell is now hiring swim lessons instructors.
Want a fun flexible job schedule with competitive pay and room for growth! Must have competitive swimming, lifeguard or teaching experience.
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Swim with Olympians Swim Clinic
Get ready for summer competition with Swim Atlanta! Come out to receive some great stroke tips and techniques and meet Olympians while helping us raise money for pediatric cancer research! Swim Atlanta's own Olympian, Amanda Weir, will be joined by fellow Olympians Melanie Margalis and Gunnar Bentz to help make sure your swimmers make a splash this summer swim season! All profits benefit Swim Atlanta's Swim Across America team which raises money for pediatric cancer research conducted at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
We are offering two different dates this year, Saturday May 4th and Sunday May 5th, so you can choose the one that fits your schedule best. Like last year, we expect these clinics to sell out. Therefore, please make sure you select the correct date and time and then plan to show up on that date and time as we can not allow participants to switch dates.
REGISTER BEFORE APRIL 12th FOR THE EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Swimmers need to be between the ages of 6-12 and should be able to swim independently and know all 4 strokes.
What can I bring into the event?
Make sure to bring your goggles, towel and an item you may wish to have autographed.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact [email protected] with questions.
Swim Across America Early Bird Registration & Newsletter
SwimAtlanta Families! Swim Across America Atlanta has opened registration and the early bird discount ends next Friday, March 1st ! This is a huge event for our team that raises money for pediatric cancer research at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and we would love to see all of you register! This event sells out every year so make sure and register NOW while you can take advantage of the early bird discount (click on Join Team on the Swim Atlanta SAA page)! Last year Swim Atlanta raised over $87,000 the most of any other club team and one of the top 10 SAA teams nationally. This year we hope to raise $100,000! Check out the team newsletter to get all the details on what SAA is, how to register and upcoming events we have planned!
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SwimAtlanta Wins 2019 14 & Under Age Group State
Congrats to all the SwimAtlanta Swimmers, Parents, and Coaches for winning 14&under Age Group State. Below are highlights from the meet:
- Chattahoochee Gold (3,398)
Outstanding Swimmer (High-Point)
- Jake Stout (11-12 Boys)
New State Record
- Gigi Johnson 13-14 girls 100 IM :56.02
10&Under SwimAtlanta Top 3:
- Maddy Press (50 Back)
- Cameron Pritchett (100 Breast, 100 IM, 200 IM)
- Collin Holgerson (100 Back)
- Collin Holgerson (50 Back, 50 Breast, 100 Breast, 100 IM)
- Cameron Pritchett (200 Free, 50 Breast)
- Anthony Pham (100 Back)
- Mackenzie Britt (500 Free)
- Collin Holgerson (200 IM)
- Abby Jacob (100 Back)
- Anthony Pham (50 Back, 100 IM)
11-12 SwimAtlanta Top 3:
- Maria Fitzsimmons (200 Back)
- Ava Grace Sestan (500 Free, 1000 Free)
- Jake Stout (200 Free, 500 Free, 1000 Free, 100 Breast)
- Maria Fitzsimmons (1000 Free)
- Katie Kerber (100 Fly)
- Maddie Lauria (500 Free)
- Race Oliver (1000 Free)
- Emma Reiser (200 Free)
- Caroline Scharff (50 Back, 100 Back, 200 Back, 50 Fly)
- Ava Grace Sestan (400 IM)
- Jake Stout (100 Free, 50 Breast, 200 Fly)
- Maria Fitzsimmons (100 free, 200 Breast)
- Katie Kerber (200 Fly)
- Maddie Lauria (200 Free, 1000 Free)
- Sarah Luskus (100 Breast)
- Ashley Morton (100 Back, 200 Back)
- Emma Reiser (500 Free, 200 IM)
13-14 SwimAtlanta Top 3:
- Miles Clayton (100 IM)
- Gigi Johnson (50 Free, 100 Free, 100 Breast, 200 Breast, 100 Fly, 100 IM)
- Charlie Stout (500 Free, 1000 Free, 200 IM)
- Miles Clayton (100 Back)
- Gigi Johnson (200 IM)
- Charlie Stout (200 Free, 100 Breast, 200 Breast)
- Charles Tu (400 IM)
- Blake Burnley (200 Fly)
- Miles Clayton (200 IM)
- Gigi Johnson (500 Free, 400 IM)
- Jenna Taylor (1000 Free, 200 Fly)
- Charlie Stout (100 IM)
- Olivia Yahne (200 Breast)
SwimAtlanta making big moves to jump up on this year USA Swimming Club Excellence List
Jake Magahey Breaks Oldest National High School Yards Record in 500 Free
Jake Magahey Breaks Oldest National High School Yards Record in 500 Free https://t.co/nCdSlZ0eZE— SwimSwam (@swimswamnews) February 10, 2019
SwimAtlanta Last Chance Meet Results, Updates, Timeline, and Heat Sheet
SwimAtlanta Last Chance Meet Results & Updates
February 9-10, 2019
West Gwinnett Aquatic Center
West Gwinnett Aquatic Center has a very strict no food on the pool deck rule. Swimmers are asked to eat upstairs in the balcony/spectator area or in the lobby. Parents are not allowed on the pool deck. Stadium seats are encouraged in the 750-seat balcony / spectator area. Swimmers are welcome to warm up and warm down in the leisure/lesson pool. Please remind your swimmers this is not a play area.
Registration deadline for new Age Group State swimmers and events is Sunday 2/10 at 11:59pm. Please click this link to register: https://www.teamunify.com/EvSignup.jsp?team=gssa&event_id=1000282 . If swimmers would like to change events please email [email protected] before 11:59pm Sunday 2/10.
Saturday: Warm-Ups 6:30pm / Meet Starts 7:00pm
Sunday: Warm-Ups 7:30am / Meet Starts 8:00am