Tigersharks Swim Team

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The big shots are only the little shots who keep shooting.

- Christopher Morley
Announcements

Team Pictures
We will be taking team pictures before our first home dual meet on October 25, 2014.  Please wear your team t-shirt (which will be distributed by then).  Watch for picture forms to be distributed in your mailboxes a couple of weeks before picture day.

Schedule:
            7:45am Begin individual swimmer photos - Leisure Pool
            8:55am CFYN Team photo - Competition Pool area
            9:00am Visitor warmups (David YMCA)
            9:30am CFYN warmups
            10:00am Meet start



Zone Hotel
Information about this year's Zone hotel has been posted on the Zone Championship Info page.  

If your swimmer already has a Zone cut you can start making your reservations now.  The block of rooms will be held until Feb 21st, so be sure to make your reservations by then if you think your swimmer may qualify.  Reservations can be canceled if necessary.



Practice Cancellation
There will be no practice on Friday September 26th.



Parent's Meeting
Click here to see an outline of what was discussed at the Parent's Meeting.

If you have any specific questions about things that were discussed please contact:

Dale Craddock - Head Coach
or
Becky Turnbull - New Parent Liaison



CFYN Rocktober Pentathlon
The Rocktober Pentathlon is Open for entry.  This is a CFYN hosted event so all Tigersharks should plan to participate.  Deadline for entry is Oct. 6th.

Parents:  If you have not signed up to complete your volunteer requirements yet please consider volunteering for this event by clicking on the volunteer link below. 

 We are also asking each family to sign up using the below link to donate an item to the hospitality room at the meet.  Examples of great donations include but are not limited to, pop, sports drinks, a bag of apples/oranges, a box of granola bars, veggies for a veggie tray, cheese sticks, a plate of bakery, donuts, etc...
(Please note that while these donations are greatly appreciated, they do not count toward your volunteering obligations.)

   

T-Shirts: Click here for our t-shirt order form.  Deadline for orders is October 6, 2014.

USA Swimmers: The Pentathlon will be USA observed so USA swimmer's times will be entered into USA swimming's SWIMS Database.

Questions about the Pentathlon can be directed to our Invitationals Chairperson Becky Turnbull.



Team Sponsorship
Interested in becoming a Tigershark Sponsor, or know someone else who might be interested?  Use the links below to find out more about our exciting Sponsorship and Advertisement Opportunities.


For more information or to set up a Sponsorship please contact David Shepherd.



Treasurer Help Needed
We are currently looking for someone interested in shadowing our team treasurer this year to prepare them to possibly take over the treasurer booster position next season.  If you are interested please contact Lynn DiLullo for more information.



Meet Manager Training
Our team is looking for a few more good people to learn how to run the meet manager program at swim meets.  There will be a training session held at the University of Akron on Saturday September 27th from 12:30-4:30 pm.

If you are interested please contact Coach Dale.



Meet Entry
The following Meets are currently Open for Entry:

CCS USA Meet (deadline 9-19-14)
All Dual Meets 
CFYN Roctober Pentathlon (deadline 10-6-14)
Strongsville (deadline 10-3-14)
Braun USA Meet (deadline 10-10-14)

Please note if you have not yet registered you will not be able to enter meets until we have your registration forms. If you turned in your forms already and still can not enter meets please contact Becky Turnbull.

How to Enter Meets:

1. Log into the website
2. Go to the Meet Schedule Page
3.Click the entry deadline date (if the deadline hasn't passed)  This will take you to the Meet Entry Page for that Meet

4.If the Meet is an Invitational

a. You will see a list of Events for each Child
b. Check the box next to the events you want to enter 
c. Click the “Save Entries” button

5. If the Meet is a Dual Meet or Pentathlon

a.You will see a Yes/No check box for each child.
b.Select Yes or No for your child
c.Click the “Save Entries” button




Website Login Info
Website login info for new families has been emailed out.  If you haven't received yours yet please contact Keith Turnbull.

If you have been on the team previously your old login info will still work.  If you've forgotten it, please contact Becky Turnbull and she will reset your account.



Team Emails
Team emails have begun going out.  If you are not receiving the emails please click here to be added to the list.

Please note if you have previously unsubscribed to our list for any reason we are not able to re-add you to the list.  If you want to starts receiving the emails again you will need to click here.



Swim Clinics
Mount Union's swim team is offering some very affordable 1 day swim clinics this Fall.  A number of Tigershark swimming Alumni now swim for this team and brought this opportunity to our attention.

Click here for more info

Please note you should not plan to attend the Oct. 19th session, since that is the same day as the CFYN Pentathlon, but they do have other sessions available.



Volunteer Sign-Ups
Please Click on the Volunteer Spot button below to sign-up for your volunteer positions.  Remember all families with an age group swimmer must volunteer for at least 4 positions.  Tigershark families with only HS preseason swimmers need to volunteer for a minimum of 1 meet.  Failure to meet these obligations will result in your swimmers being ineligible for championship meets.  Those going above and beyond will recieve entries into our raffle with a grand prize of  $100 Aquatic Outfitter gift card. 





Join our Email List!
If you are not already receiving our team emails please click here to sign up.  Don't worry we will only use this to give valuable team info.  We are a no spam kinda team!



Mark Your Calendars
Please mark your calendars for these important Tigershark events:

August 23rd - Registration Day 9-12:30 @YMCA
September 8th - 1st Day of Stow Wellness Center High School preseason
September 9th-11th & 16th-8th - CFYN "Back to the Water" swim clinic.
September 14- Parents Meeting 4:30-6pm @ YMCA
September 22 - First day of Age Group practice
September 22 - !st day of Natatorium High School Preseason.
October 19 - CFYN Rocktober Pentathlon




Team Merchandise
Aquatic Outfitters has set up a an online store for CFYN  merchandise and equipment.  With the exception of personalized caps, all suits and equipment will be available throughout the season.  Deadline to order personalized caps is September 15th.

Click here to go to the store.

As always Aquatic Outfitters will be  available at Registration.



Join us on Facebook
Join our Tigershark Facebook group to share pictures, stories, and cheer on the team. 



Website Questions
Questions about the website should be directed to Keith Turnbull.



Next Meet

2014 CCS Age Group & Open SC Meet

Event Date
Oct-11 to Oct-12 2014

Entry Deadline
The deadline has passed.

Time Standards
N/A

Meet Location
C.T. Branin Natorium

Meet Info
USA registration required.
Click Here For Meet Packet

Meet Type
USA INVITATIONAL

Course
Short Course Yards

Age Up Date
October 11, 2014

Upcoming Dates
 
DateEventLocation
10-01-2014Board Meeting
10-03-2014Entry deadline Strongsville
10-06-2014Entry Deadline Rocktober Pentathlon
10-10-2014Entry Deadline Braun USA Meet
10-11-2014CCS USA Meet
10-17-2014Entry Deadline David @ CFYN
10-19-2014CFYN Rocktober Pentathlon

Recent Record Breakers

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No Records Breakers Posted in the Last 30 Days.