2017 Tigershark Swim & Dive Team
REGISTER & PAY BY MAY 30TH, 2017 FOR A FREE TEAM T-SHIRT!
MANDATORY PARENT MEETING MAY 30TH FROM 5-5:30 PM
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1st Day of Morning Practice is June 5th
***Please pay swim team fees by check (separate from NWSC membership dues)
GCSL COACHING STAFF:
Head Coach: Maria Stead, firstname.lastname@example.org
GCSL Seniors: Cortney Witchey, Melanie Richards, Bradley Bowers, Sarah Robinson, Ben Weaver
GCSL Juniors: Cortney Witchey, Melanie Richards, Bradley Bowers, Peggy Reeder, Patty Ryan
Head Coach: Alec Vaughan, email@example.com
COSA COACHING STAFF:
Head Coach: Melanie Richards firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Coaches: Austin Leahy, Peggy Reeder, Patty Ryan
EARLY BIRD PRACTICES
Our early bird practices are for both teams simultaneously. The times alternate between Juniors and Seniors for convenience. These may be cancelled due to weather or the pool not being ready. Please join our Remind (directions below) to stay up-to-date with any information!
We will host a stroke clinic on June 2nd from 4-6. The cost of this clinic is $25 per person and will focus on specific stroke attributes as well as helping our athletes make their strokes more efficient. Please register HERE.
ABOUT OUR TEAMS
Northwest Swim Club proudly supports two levels of competitive swimming programs, coupled with an always competitive dive team. The Northwest Tigersharks Swim & Dive Team creates excitement and provides team spirit of which your swimmers will want to be a part.
GCSL Team – is geared to the more competitive swimmer with the ability to perform the four basic competitive strokes: butterfly, breast stroke, backstroke and freestyle.
GCSL Juniors: Swimmers/Divers ages 10 and Under
GCSL Seniors: Swimmers/Divers ages 11-18
GCSL Swim & Dive meets are held on Wednesday evenings
GCSL League Website: http://www.gogcsl.org
COSA Team – is the developmental team; new swimmers are given additional technical instruction of the four basic competitive strokes while also learning to become a stronger swimmer. The COSA Team is not a substitute for the Northwest Swim Lesson program if your child has not previously learned the four basic competitive strokes. COSA swim meets are held on Saturday mornings.
• COSA Entry & Meet Information
• COSA Cut-Off Times
TEAM COMMUNICATIONS: The Head Coach will be using REMIND.
To sign up for news/reminders via text, please click on your team’s link below for instructions:
In the event of inclement weather, practice and meet cancellations will be posted at the top of this page and sent via Remind.
Swimmers 11 – 18 yrs: Seniors
Swimmers up to 10 yrs: Juniors
Practices are held Monday-Friday as follows:
GCSL Senior Swim:
8:15-10:00 am GCSL
11:00 am – 12 noon
Junior Dive: 8:45-9:45 am
Senior Dive: 9:45-11 am
TEAM PICTURES: Thursday, June 15th at 9am for all COSA & GCSL Swimmers & Divers
2017 COSA Meet Schedule:
June 17th: Home Meet vs. Delaware Results: delaware results
June 24th: Away Meet at Plain Township ptac results
July 1st: Home Meet vs. Marysville & Sycamore Hills
July 8th: Away Meet at Highlands
2017 GCSL Meet Schedule
June 21 Home vs Gahanna Results: gahanna results
June 28 @ Highlands Results:highlands results
July 12 Inner squad meet during practice (Bye Week in the league, but counts toward meet attendance) Results:
If your swimmer is not available for one of the meets please SCRATCH no later than noon on Tuesdays by emailing the Coach at email@example.com
All GCSL & COSA meets are volunteer run and parents are required to volunteer at 3 meets. Please sign up by clicking the button below. If you have any questions, please see Julie Jordan, Volunteer Coordinator for Tigershark GCSL Swim Team
GCSL Diving Championships, July 14-15
GCSL Swim/Dive Championship Prelims, July 17
GCSL Swim/Dive Championship Finals. July 18
GCSL Swim/Dive Championship Volunteer Sign-Ups
Our team’s responsibility to GCSL is to provide a volunteer for each day of Dive Champs and to provide an Announcer, Head Timer, and 4 Lane Timers, and 2 Meet Officials for each session of Swimming Championships. If your child is participating at Champs, you are expected to volunteer for a minimum of one session.
Championship Diving Information:
DIVING Championships – Delaware Mingo Park, 500 E. Lincoln Ave. Delaware, Ohio 43015
Friday, July 14 – Warmups 3-4:30 pm for 13 & Up divers. Meet starts at 4:30 pm for the 13-14 group. A brief warmup will follow the 13-14 competition before the 15 & Up group dives.
Saturday, July 15- Warmups 7:30-9 am for 9-10 & 11-12 divers. Meet starts at 9am. The 11-12 group will compete first, followed by the 9-10 group. 8 & Unders will warmup from 12-1pm. Their meet will begin at 1pm.
Monday, July 17 – Preliminaries – Gahanna City Pool 148 Parkland Dr. Columbus, Ohio 43230
- 8:20am-9:45am SENIOR warmups; 10:00am-1:oopm SENIOR prelims meet
- 2:45pm-3:45pm JUNIOR warmups 4:00pm-6:30pm JUNIOR prelims meet
Junior Prelims will include 6&U Backstroke and Freestyle events as timed finals.
July 18 – Finals – Gahanna City Pool 148 Parkland Dr. Columbus, Ohio 43230
- Warmups: 12:10pm-1:50pm
- Meet: 2:00pm-7:00pm
Finals includes Medley and Freestyle Relays.
Northwest Swim Club is responsible for filling the following volunteer positions at Champs. All parents who have children participating at Champs are expected to volunteer for one session.
Swim & Dive Team Awards Banquet
Wednesday, July 19th at Northwest Swim Club
This event is for all GCSL & COSA Swimmers/Divers and their families.
If your last name begins with A-H: Salad; J-M: Side Dish; N-Z: Dessert
All Senior swimmers (ages 11 & up) are invited for Senior Breakfast held at the end of practice each Thursday morning after GCSL meets. PARENTS: Please click on the following link to sign up to bring breakfast items.
Senior Breakfast Sign Ups
Available at Egelhoff Sports 614.436.5700
50 Dillmont Drive
Columbus, OH 43235
Tigershark Swim & Dive Team Board:
President: Brigitta Miller
Vice President/Meet Director: Position Open
Secretary/Treasurer: Deb Juracich
GCSL League Reps: Brigitta Miller & Maria Stead
COSA League Rep: Melanie Richards
Dive Parent Rep: Position Open
Volunteer Coordinators: Position Open, GCSL; Position Open, COSA
Apparel: Liz O’Dorisio and Janet Tobbler
Awards/Record Board: Melanie Richards
Hospitality/Banquet: Position Open
Senior Breakfast: Position Open