Presentation on theme: "WILLOW SPRINGS SWIM TEAM PARENTS MEETING"— Presentation transcript:
1 WILLOW SPRINGS SWIM TEAM PARENTS MEETING MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMBOOSTER CLUBHIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM
2 A little history…. Lovejoy Swimming Began in 2006 4 different pools 2012-#1 ranked 3A girls team-boys ranked #2First State Champion-Emily Nightingale- 500 yard freestyleCurrent team-37 swimmers
3 About the Coaches… Greg Fisher 29 years coaching swimming 17th year coaching high school/middle schoolCoached Southlake Carroll Boys to a State Championship in 20016th year at LovejoyTeach 9th grade World Geography
4 Kristen Pereira10 year swim coaching experience (club, summer leagues, assistant high school)Swam club for ten years (ATAC, Metro)Teaches 11th grade AP US history1st year at Lovejoy
5 MIDDLE SCHOOL SWIM PROGRAM The goal of the middle school program is to prepare athletes for varsity competition.We will teach proper swim technique in all four competitive swimming strokes.We will work on proper starts and turns.The students will learn the work it takes to be successful at the high school level and beyond.
6 Where are tryouts?Try outs will be held on January 8th and 10th at Oak Point (6000 Jupiter, Plano)We will meet at Willow Springs on January 6th and 7th.
7 When is Practice?Students should be dropped off at Oak Point Center (6000 Jupiter Rd, Plano) at 7:20am and read to swim at 7:30Practice will go until 8:40The bus will pick up the swimmers at 9:10 and they should return to school around 9:45No school-no practice
8 What to Bring? GIRLS One piece swim suit Goggles Swim Cap Shorts T-shirtAthletic shoesWater!BOYS“Jammer” swim suitGogglesShortsT-shirtAthletic shoesWater!
9 Students will get ready for school at the pool before they get on the bus back to Willow Springs. They need to have everything with them to get dressed for school. We will watch any belongings they need to leave in the bleachers. If they have any valuables, they should bring a lock and use a locker.
10 What about meets? We are unique at Lovejoy 3 or 4 meets Run from late March to mid-MayA bus will take them to and from the meetSwimmers need a black suitLovejoy will provide a team cap
12 BOOSTER CLUBSupports the Lovejoy Swimming and Diving Program
13 HIGH SCHOOL SWIM TEAM Practices from 7:00 to 8:45 am Oak Point Center- Plano, TxCompetitive district
14 ATTENDANCE AND GRADING POLICY Students are expected to be at practice every day. Students are also expected to participate each day.Students will also be graded on their attitude as it pertains to the team.