USA Swimming has distributed a handy checklist for coaches who want to join USA Swimming or renew an existing membership. In addition, San Diego-Imperial Swimming has provided a new sign-off form required from USA Swimming for Safety Training for Swim Coaches in water skills. This needs to be sent to the Swim office with the online completion certificate in order to update Safety Training for Swim Coaches, effective today.
The final results of the San Diego-Imperial Swimming-hosted Short Course Junior Olympics held 20-22 February 2015 at the Poway Community Swim Center have been posted. North Coast Aquatics took home the overall team championship with 3933 points, followed by Rancho San Dieguito Swimming (2753.5) and South Bay Aquatics (2571.5). Individual High Point winners were:
- 10&Under Girls: Emily Lundgren of South Bay Aquatics
- 10&Under Boys: Lan Zhu of North Coast Aquatics
- 11-12 Girls: Taylor Moultrie of College Area Swim Team
- 11-12 Boys: (tie) Jeffrey Keppler of College Area Swim Team and Cassidy Liu of North Coast Aquatics
- 13-14 Girls: Danielle Nowaski of College Area Swim Team
- 13-14 Boys: Joshua He of Rancho San Dieguito
2015 HiPoint Winners
San Diego-Imperial Swimming has provided the following information regarding this weekend’s upcoming Short Course Junior Olympics at the Poway Community Swim Center:
- Friday PM: Start 5:00 pm, finish 7:00 pm
- Saturday Prelims: Start 9:00 am, finish 12:30 pm
- Saturday Finals: Start not before 3:00 pm, finish 6:30 pm
- Sunday Prelims: Start 9:00 am, finish 1:25 pm (includes 2 heats of 1650s)
- Sunday Finals: Start not before 2:30 pm, finish 6:45 pm
Team Jobs and Lane Timing Assignments: See the handout (PDF)
The final results of the San Diego-Imperial Swimming-hosted President’s Day Senior Classic held 13-16 February at the Brian Bent Memorial Aquatics Complex in Coronado have now been posted. Under nearly perfect San Diego conditions, almost 500 senior swimmers created over 2400 individual event splashes over the 3 and a half day competition. The Walnut Creek Aquabears put on a team swimming clinic, and took home the team trophy with an amazing 2355.5 points, far outdistancing Pacific Swim (1087) and College Area Swim Team (963). Sarah Nowaski (College Area Swim Team) was the women’s high-point winner, and Bobby Guerra (Fallbrook Associated Swim Team) took the same award on the men’s side. (pictured)
Of course, Senior Classic meet results are available on the Meet Mobile app for your smartphone…search for “2015 SI Presidents’ Day Senior Classic”. But if you don’t have a smartphone, you can also get the results on our website here!
At the San Diego-Imperial Swimming Bid Meeting held on 21 January 2015, five meets from the proposed 2015 long course season were not bid upon and are being sent out for reconsideration. The meets available for rebid are:
- March 21-22, ABC All Ages LC
- April 18-19, C All Ages SC
- May 22-24, JO Max All Ages Meet LC
- May 29-31, JO Min All Ages Meet LC
- June 13-14, BC All Ages North SC
For more information, please download the ReBid Package. All rebids must be received at the SI Swim Office by 2:30 pm on Wednesday, 11 February 2015. The Program Committee will meet to consider these bids that evening at 8:00 p.m. at the All Sports Swim Office.
The swim office will be closed on Monday February 16 in observance of Presidents Day.
The 2015 President’s Day Senior Swimming Classic is all set to begin a 4-day run of heated competition this Friday at the Brian Bent Memorial Aquatics Complex in Coronado. 489 senior swimmers, almost half from outside of the San Diego area, are entered in this annual event. Competition begins Friday evening with timed finals for the 1000 Y freestyle, with warmups beginning at 4 pm and the first heat leaves the blocks at 5 pm. The projected timelines:
- Friday night: Start 5:00pm, Finish 6:54 pm
- Saturday prelims: Start 9:00am, Finish 1:20 pm. Finals TBA
- Sunday prelims: Start 9:00am, finish 12:30 pm. Finals TBA
- Monday prelims: Start 9:00am, finish 1:30 pm (1650 heats begin at 11:15 am). Finals begin 3:00pm
SI Team Job Assignments: See the handout
The results of the Fallbrook Associated Swim Team-hosted 12 & Under ABC North Meet held 6-8 February 2015 at the Fallbrook HS pool in Fallbrook have been posted.
The results of the South Bay Aquatics-hosted 12 & Under ABC South Meet held 6-8 February 2015 at the Mater Dei HS pool in Chula Vista have been posted.
A very nice and detailed obituary for John K. Riess, former General Chair of this LSC, can now be found online.
A Celebration of Life for John K. Riess will be held Tuesday, February 17, at 1 p.m. at North Chapel, Liberty Station, 2881 Roosevelt Road, San Diego, CA 92106. A reception will follow at Mission Bay Yacht Club, 1215 El Carmel Court, San Diego, CA 92109. Interment will take place privately at Miramar National Cemetery.
In lieu of sending flowers, please consider donations to one of John’s favorite causes:
- Brain cancer research at the University of California San Diego, Moores Cancer Center. Please make checks payable to Dr. Santosh Kesari Brain Cancer Research Fund, noting that the gift is in memory of John Riess. Checks may be mailed to UCSD Cancer Center, 3855 Health Services Drive, MC 0819, La Jolla, CA 92093. To donate online, visit Dr. Kesari’s webpage.
- Relay for Life, Rancho Penasquitos. Please consider donating a tribute or sponsoring a luminaria in honor of John. His daughter Sandy will walk during the relay in his memory. Learn more or donate here www.relayforlife.org
Fallbrook Associated Swim Team has provided the following information regarding this weekend’s ABC All Ages North Meet to be held at the Fallbrook HS pool in Fallbrook:
Estimated Meet Timeline:
- Friday PM session starts at 6:00 pm; ends at 6:45 pm
- Saturday AM session starts at 9:00 am; ends approximately 12:00 pm
- Saturday PM session starts 30 min after the AM session ends.
- Sunday AM session starts at 9:00 am; ends approximately 11:30 am
- Sunday PM session starts 30 min after the AM session ends.
Warmup Assignments: Open warmups both days
Lane Timing Assignments:
|Lane||Saturday AM||Saturday PM||Sunday AM||Sunday PM
|1||ICAC / ICAC||RAQ / PAC||RAQ / RAQ||RAQ / RAQ
|2||RSD / RSD||ICAC / ICAC||PAC / PAC||PAC / PAC
|3||RSD / RSD||PS / PS||RSD / RSD||RSD / RSD
|4||PS / PS||PS / PS||RSD / RSD||RSD / RSD
|5||PS / PS||RSD / RSD||PS / PS||PS / PS
|6||RAQ / PAC||OSC / FAST||ICAC / ICAC||ICAC / ICAC
South Bay Aquatics has provided the following information regarding this weekend’s 12 & Under ABC South Meet to be held at the Mater Dei HS pool in Chula Vista:
The meet program is available as a free download from www.southbayaquatics.org
Estimated Meet Timeline:
- Friday PM session starts at 6:00 pm; ends at 6:40 pm
- Saturday session starts at 9:00 am; ends approximately 12:35 pm
- Sunday session starts at 9:00 am; ends approximately 11:40 am
Warmup Assignments: Both days
- 0730-0810 – CAST, SBA, HSA. 0810-0850 – All other teams
Lane Timing Assignments:
|1||SDAC / CNSA||SBA / SBA
|2||WSST / IVDA||SBA / SBA
|3||HSA / HSA||SBA / SBA
|4||HSA / CAST||HSA / HSA
|5||CAST / CAST||CNSA / MRA
|6||MRA / MRA||CAST / CAST
|7||MVY / SBH||SBH / SDAC
|8||TSC / QFS||IVDA / QFS
San Diego-Imperial Swimming is saddened to report that John K. Riess, age 74, a long time member of the San Diego and USA Swimming family, and a former General Chair of this LSC, has passed away after a lengthy illness. More details will be shared as they become available.
The results of the Heartland Swim Association-hosted 12 & Over No Time Standard Meet held 23-25 January 2015 at the Granite Hills HS pool in El Cajon have been posted.