2009 Fall Welcome Event


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September 2009 - Fall Welcome Event
Who is Lander Swim Club? What are our goals?

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2009 Fall Welcome Event

  1. 1. WELCOME!<br />Fall 2009 Welcome Event<br />& Annual Meeting<br />
  2. 2. Organizations<br />Wyoming Swimming , Inc.<br />www.wyomingswimming.org<br />www.usaswimming.org<br />www.landerswimclub.org<br />
  3. 3. Who We Are<br />Head Coach: Jennifer Schaff<br />
  4. 4. Competitive Coaches<br />Richard Cook and Lantien “L.T.” Chu<br />
  5. 5. Assistant Coaches<br />Board of Directors<br />Mei Ratz<br />Kristi Spriggs<br />Kelci Aurand<br />Nick Robinson<br />Gwynaedd Howdyshell<br />Trey Meredith<br />Dan Dunne<br /><ul><li>Melissa Gray
  6. 6. Judy Crawford
  7. 7. Deborah Ellis
  8. 8. Betsy Schimelpfenig
  9. 9. Cathy Robinson
  10. 10. Donna Mandel
  11. 11. Cyndi Hargis</li></ul>Bookkeeper:<br />Norma Dufek<br />
  12. 12. MISSION<br />The mission of the Lander Swim Club (LSC) is to empower athletes of all ages to achieve their personal best and grow as people through excellence in swimming.<br />How do we do that?<br />Learn to Swim<br />Stroke Development <br />(White Group)<br />Competitive Development<br />(Red, Blue, & Green Groups)<br />2009 Registrations – 159<br />Wyoming is the largest LSC per capita in the nation.<br />
  13. 13. Practice Structure<br />
  14. 14. Our Swimming Family<br />
  15. 15. 2010 Goals<br />Learn-to-Swim<br />Enjoy swimming!<br />Comfortabilityin the Water<br />Knowledge of Water Safety (IMPORTANT!)<br />Independently swim 25 front crawl and/or 25 backstroke<br />Graduate to White Group<br />
  16. 16. 2010 Goals<br />White Group<br />Develop all 4 competitive strokes<br />Continue Water Safety knowledge<br />Participate in 1st swim meet(s)<br />Continue to enjoy swimming as a lifelong activity<br />Graduate to Competitive Development<br />
  17. 17. 2010 Goals<br />Red, Blue, & Green Groups<br />35 athletes qualify to attend Winter State Championships<br />At least 4 athletes from each age group and gender<br />Place better than 5th at Winter State<br />Achieve personal goals: qualify for States, Age Group/Sr. Sectionals, Zones, etc.<br />
  18. 18. Parents & Volunteers:<br />An essential part of this team!<br />Board members, officials, fundraising, team events, organizing/ordering apparel, timing- all makes our team the best! We need PHOTOS!<br />Support and cheer your swimmers! Help them set and achieve goals.<br />Be active in Swimming! Show your swimmers that you care about their sport.<br />
  19. 19. Team Rules<br />A shark’s home is our pool so take care of it!<br />Take care of yourself- responsible for suits, goggles, etc.<br />Take care of your teammates – respect, encouragement.<br />Take care of your pool – equipment, clean up, locker room behavior, etc.<br />2. Be on time! Anyone who is 15 minutes or more late will not be able to swim.<br />3. Know and follow the Code of Conduct.<br />
  20. 20. RULES continued…<br />PARENTAL REQUESTS for DAILY PRACTICES:<br />You must stay off the deck.<br />Please speak to coaches before or after practices, not during.<br />Pick up your athletes promptly, help supervise locker rooms.<br />RULES for IMPROVEMENT<br />Show up<br />Do your best so your teammates can do their best.<br />Do things correctly<br />
  21. 21. Upcoming Events<br />Save the Date<br />OCTOBER 24-25 <br />26th Annual Spook Splash<br />
  22. 22. Save the Date<br />NOVEMBER 7th<br /> Fitter & Faster Tour (Casper)<br />Ben Wildman-Tobriner<br />Gold medalist, 400 free relay<br />2008 Beijing Olympics<br />Misty Hyman<br />Gold medalist, 200 fly<br />2000 Sydney Olympics<br />More information on how to register for this event soon to come.<br />
  23. 23. NOVEMBER 14-15th<br /> Fall-in-the-Hole Meet<br />Jackson, WY<br />Save the Date<br />Hopefully a combined meet – More information to come.<br />
  24. 24. MARCH 5th – 7th, 2010<br /> Wyoming Winter State Championships<br />Gillette, WY<br />Save the Date<br />
  25. 25. THANK YOU!<br />For questions, comments, or if you just want to help: EMAIL: lsc@wyoming.com<br />Contact information:<br />Jennifer Hudson Schaff<br />332-5074<br />
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