Evergreen Hurricanes Newsletter September 2014

Mandatory New Parent Meeting Monday Sept. 22 at 5:00pm in the Aspen room of Wulf Rec (first room on right). This is your chance to hear from the coaches. If you are a new family to the Hurricanes team you are required to attend.  The good news is that we don't require you to work the first meet. Although, you are welcome to if you wish. Timers are an easy job and provide a front row view.


Saturday, 9/27 is the first meet at MEYERS POOL.

     

Returning families are required to work the meet and may sign up for the volunteer position of their choice via the Sign Up Genius which is posted on the Home page of the team website.  Volunteering is a requirement of membership to the team.  For all meets, any jobs not chosen will be assigned to families who haven't picked a job.  Questions may be direct to the volunteer coordinators Kathy Hellard & Cathy Crane


The Meet Schedule is up on the website.  For those somewhat new to the team, we charge fees on the assumption that your child is going to participate in every meet they have qualified for. If your child's category is listed as attending a meet, it is your responsibility to notify Coach Jeff, by the indicated deadline for notification, if your child is not attending. You can find these dates on both the meet page & the team calendar page of the website. The meet schedule has links to directions to each pool. Click on the name of the pool.


Be sure to sign up for RAINEDOUT.COM so that you can get last minute info sent right to your phone directly from Coach Jeff. Weather alerts, time changes, deadline reminders, etc. Here are the directions on how to sign up

 

CONGRATULATIONS:
What a great Long Course Season the team had! Here are just some of the accomplishments that happened at the end of the season.

Congrats to the Senior Zone participants. The Jeffco Hurricanes  WON the Western Senior Zone Championships for the 2nd year in a row!!!! Evergreen team participants were Zack Carder, Kara Coughlin, Alissa Harms, Isaac Hellard, Maggie Hellard, Katelyn Kenchel, Meghan Lahr, Anna McDonald, Kate McDonald, Josie Pearson and Bailey Smith. [Top 10 Finishes]

Congrats to Kate McDonald, Josie Pearson, and Katelyn Kenchel for making the Junior National Cut in 400 IM.

Congrats to Anna McDonald and Lindsay Morrow for making the 2013-14 Scholastic All-America Team. This is a USA Swimming award for those that make a National Level swim time while maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

 

Congrats to the CSI Long Course State Championship swimmers: Brad Beltz, CC Crane, Nino Delany, Remi Gucker, Faith Hellard, Maggie McDonald, Tyler McMonigle[Medal finishes]Congrats to Remi Gucker for winning two State Championship titles at CSI LC in the 200 Back & 200 IM and for being a contributing member of the COLORADO STATE TEAM that won the Age Group Western ZONES Championship.

Congrats to the multiple record breakers of the season.  The records can be found on the bulletin board in the pool area of Wulf, as well as on the TEAM RECORDS website page


For those new to the team you should know that qualifying times for various different levels of accomplishment are posted on the team's website TIME STANDARDS page. You can also find the National Age Group Motivational Times on the USA Swimming Website to help your swimmer know where they stand throughout the country and what to aim towards.  USA Swimming has a really  cool system called DECK PASS which monitors it all for you.


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