Browsing All posts tagged under »Olympic Games«

Need State High School Swimming Results?

November 10, 2011


Go to Florida Swim Network at, we’ll see you over there! We now have 3A up under the Results Tab and the High School Tab. Advertisements

The Night Before the Big One!

November 9, 2011


For future reference. This blog has moved to the Florida Swim Network site. Go see by SwimmerJoe Thinking of you high schoolers. This is the night before the BIG ONE. Night of fear Night of excitement Night of team Night of sweat Night of not sleeping Night of shaving Night of apprehension Night of […]

Final Recap and Day 4 – Florida Age Group Championships

July 18, 2011


Well, well , well, what can I say?  I don’t know if I have ever seen such a crazy fast Junior Olympics (now FLAGS) as this past weekend.  The times were pretty much unbelievable.  Athletes in every age group were getting Top 10 times in the nation, records, Junior National & Senior National Time Standards […]

Florida Age Group Championships – Day 2 and 3 Recap

July 16, 2011


The speedy Florida Age Group Championships, which is know as #FLAGs on twitter, has added many more Olympic Trial Time Standards for the women after day 3, as well as state records and incredible times for the men. Oh yea and HUGE RAIN STORMS! The girls from Clearwater Aquatic Team (CAT), Michelle Turek, Sydney Pickrem, […]

Lessons Learned – Ryan Lochte / Josh Davis

April 4, 2011


When I showed up this past Sunday for the Mutual of Omaha‘s Breakout Swim Clinic with Josh Davis and Ryan Lochte, I really didn’t know what to expect. I don’t think the kids did either. I’ve seen many clinics, been a camp director, coached for years, and I was very impressed with the boys. Josh […]

Watch the Austin Grand Prix!

January 15, 2011


For April 14 – 16, 2011 – You guys want to watch some great racing?  You guys should tune in tonight for finals, tomorrow a.m. for prelims and tomorrow night for finals.  Phelps and Lochte should meet head to a few times.  Enjoy! Click here:

It’s Definitely Crunch Time!

January 13, 2011


As the new big meet of Florida age-group swimming quickly approaches, FLAGS as they call it, I am reminded of some of the very basic things to cover in practice.  After all, these are kids still are not at the highest level yet and need to continue to develop their stroke technique and efficiency. We want them […]