Junior Varsity Team

Primary Coaches: Carson Shen

Prerequisites for Junior Varsity:

  • 10 X 50 freestyle @ 1:10
  • 8 X 50 freestyle kick w/board @ 1:25
  • 6 X 100 freestyle @ 2:15
  • 6 X 100 IM @ 2:25
  • 400m freestyle 7:30
  • 200 IM without disqualification
  • Ability to perform all 4 strokes legally
  • Demonstrate turns and finishes for all 4 strokes, and use them during practice
  • Ability to read pace clock and be able to send oneself off at basic intervals
  • Ability to swim 500 Meters without stopping and with legal strokes and turns

Students wishing to progress from the Junior Varsity to Varsity Team:

  • Show a desire and maturity to learn and listen without distracting others on the team while maintaining the minimum attendance requirement
  • Have near perfect underwater streamlines with dolphin kicking &/or an underwater pullout for a minimum of 5-meters each time pushing off the wall, diving and turning, without being reminded
  • Have the ability to maintain a legal and consistent kick in all four competitive strokes throughout a designed kick set of 500 to 600-meters
  • Have the ability to complete with relative efficiency, rhythm and understanding a designed repeat set (using cycles) of 1500 to 2000-meters
  • Have the ability to maintain a legal stroke for 100-meters of butterfly
  • Have the ability to maintain legal strokes and turns for a 200-meter individual medley without losing efficiency or rhythm
  • Have the ability to maintain legal strokes and turns for a 400-meter freestyle without losing efficiency or rhythm
  • Have the ability to consistently perform legal competitive turns in all four competitive strokes and medley swims, without being reminded
  • Demonstrate a desire to set personal goals and strive for improvement as a competitive swimmer
  • Possess all of the skills and abilities listed as minimum requirements for progression from the Bronze group to the Silver group that are not restated here

Attendance is calculated as follows:

  • Absence without prior coach notification is a complete absence.
  • Absence with prior coach notification is only a 75% absence.
  • Tardy without prior coach notification is a 25% absence.

Schedule: Tuesday Wednsday Tursday, 3:15-16:20 p.m. , this is an ability based group (encouraged to attend all practices, but should maintain as close to 100% attendance as possible).

  • Andrew Qiu
  • Taeke Rietveld
  • Matteo Catullo
  • Patrick Blanton
  • Tara Atladottir
  • Hyunje Choi
  • Clement Lau