Evergreen Hurricanes Newsletter July 26, 2011

2011-2012 Board of Directors
The new board will be seated at the board meeting on September 19. Many thanks to all of you who took the time to vote.  The board members for 2011-12 are:

Susan Kramer, president
Heather Smith, vice-president
Bob Vincent, treasurer
Monique Urban, secretary
Tracy Collins, at-large
Terrye Easton, at-large
Jeff Armstrong, head coach

A huge thank you out-going board members Kurt Kenchel, Bill Coughlin, Lisa O'Hearn, and Keith Malazdrewicz for their service to the team.

Short Course Season Starts September 12th!
The first day of the new season will be on Monday, September 12th.  All returning swimmers will need to complete the on-line registration process by Sunday, September 11, to hold their place on the team.  Last year, we were full to capacity in Categories 1, 2, and 3.  Coach Jeff will be posting the roster of who is in each category on his blog soon.

On-Line Registration Coming Soon!
We will be moving to an on-line system for registration and payment.  Our goal is to go "live" by August 22nd, which will give you plenty of time to register before the September 11 deadline.  We will send out an email and post information on the website as soon as possible.  This system will streamline our accounting operations and enable us to keep track of all the registration documents more effectively.

Fee Structure for 2011-2012
There will be some changes in fees for this year.  We will no longer offer a free month if you choose to pay in full. High school athletes will receive two months of dues free, credited to your account in the months of April and May. The per swimmer fee for away meets will increase from $1 to $3, to cover the cost of travel for additional coaches.

Monthly dues for Categories 1 and 2 willl remain the same.  Increases for Categories 3, 4, and 5 are as follows:

Category 3: $105/month
Category 4: $120/month
Category 5: $130/month

All other fees will remain the same.

Coach Jeff Signs for Another Three Years!
We wanted to let everyone know that Coach Jeff has reaffirmed his committment to the team by signing a three-year contract.

Meet Schedule for 2011-2012
A preliminary meet schedule for next year is available - click here to see the schedule.

Hurricanes' Videos on Facebook
Coach Jeff is now posting videos of our swimmers' races on Facebook, under "Evergreen Hurricanes". Look us up and join the page to see the latest!

Best of Luck To All Hurricanes Competing at State, Zones, Nationals, and Junior Nationals! 
Wishing all our swimmers who will be competing at these long course championship meets all the best.  Swim fast and show the competition that the Hurricanes are a force to be reckoned with!!