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CLUB TRY-OUTS FOR NEW
The Aggie Swim Club is a year-round USA program and welcomes new swimmers
To try-out, a swimmer must be able to complete one length of the
25 yard pool unassisted.
No competitive swimming experience is
We offer programs at the following locations during various practice times.
If you are interested in finding out more about
how to join the Club, please contact us at
or stop by any practice session.
practice locations and times for more information).
See you on deck!!
We hope you all had a great summer break!! The Aggie Swim Club is
ready for a new season and we would like to welcome you to return!!
Monday, August 14th
Aggie Swim Club will move back to the TAMU Rec Center (TAMU) for
novice, age group development, age group and junior/junior stars.
During the week of August 14th – August 19th
there will ONLY be practices at the TAMU Rec Center and NOT
at the CSMS. Please check our online practice calendar
Monday, August 21st
Aggie Swim Club will move back to our regular practice schedules at
the College Station Middle School (CSMS) and at the TAMU Rec for ALL
Starting August 14th our coaches will be handing out
letters at the entrance of the TAMU Rec Center pool to let you know
which practice group your swimmer has been placed in for this new
season. The letter will also include a renewal registration form
and a new service hour form for you to complete and return to us
within the next 3 weeks. Swimmers placed in either novice or age
group development are encouraged to return the forms as soon as
possible so you can secure your practice days and times, which will
be given on a first-come, first-served basis.
Any swimmer starting back up before August 28th will
have their monthly dues pro-rated to ½ of the regular coaching dues
Please feel free to contact us at
email@example.com with any questions, concerns or
issues. Thank you!!
to see where your swimmer stacks up with time standards for the 2017
long course season. USA Swimming publishes time standards for
boys and girls by age group that can be used as a scale to gauge a swimmer's
level of achievement in each event. They are, from slowest to fastest,
B, BB, A, AA, AAA & AAAA. Trying to reach the next level in a
particular event can be motivational to swimmers.
(Time standards can
HERE and the USA Swimming searchable database can be found
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US THROUGH E-MAIL
COLLEGE STATION MIDDLE SCHOOL
(CSMS - on Rock Prairie Road)
Try-outs will begin for
our new season on Monday, August 21st at the CSMS
are any Monday-Thursday at either
6:15pm at the College Station Middle School Pool
at 900 Rock Prairie Road.
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
- on Olsen Boulevard)
level swimmers only
A helpful "Frequently Asked Question Sheet" for
try-outs is HERE
FOR WEATHER ALERT INFO ON MOVING OR CANCELING PRACTICES
Congratulations to Peter Simmons for his verbal commitment to
Texas A&M University!
Congratulations to Julia Cook for her
accomplishments at World Championship Trials in
Indianapolis, Indiana. Julia qualified for the
2017 FINA World Junior Championship team in the 4x
100 meter freestyle relay by posting the 3rd
fastest qualifying time in the 100 meter freestyle
(55.61). Watch Julia's race
the following AGS swimmers for being named members of the LADDER OF SUCCESS by
Gulf Swimming for the 2016-2017 short course season. The Ladder of Success
names the 5 fastest swimmers (male and female) in each race for the entire
season in all of Southeast Texas. (Currently there are over 10,000
swimmers registered in Southeast Texas).
2nd - 50 Free -
1st - 100 Free -
1st - 50 Back -
1st - 100 Back -
1st - 50 Fly -
1st - 100 IM -
5th - 50 Free -
2nd - 100 Free -
4th - 200 Free -
4th - 50 Back -
5th - 50 Fly -
5th - 100 Fly -
3rd - 400 IM -
4th - 100 Breast -
1st - 50 Free -
1st - 100 Free -
1st - 200 Free -
5th - 500 Free -
1st - 100 Back -
1st - 200 Back -
3rd - 100 Breast
1st 100 Fly -
1st - 200 IM -
5th - 200 Free -
5th - 200 Fly -
3rd - 100 Fly -
1st - 200 Fly -
3rd - 100 fly - 53.60
4th - 200 back -
These swimmers will
be invited to the Gulf Swimming awards banquet in
September and will receive t-shirts listing them as members of the Ladder of Success!!
to Julia Cook and Peter Simmons for
being named to the USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team for
2016. High School sophomores, juniors and seniors who
achieve a 3.5 GPA during the current academic year in addition
to certain time standards are eligible to receive this
outstanding honor. Both Peter and Julia were also
recognized as All-Americans by the UIL for their achievements
during the 2015-2016 season.
to Eric Xiao, Michael Peng, Jessica Peng and Andrew Zhang for
being named to the Gulf Swimming NACC (North American Challenge
Cup) Team, an international competition held in Houston,
TX in August, 2016.
Maria de Figueiredo
who signed her NLI (National Letter of Intent) to attend
Washington University in St. Louis. Maria will work toward
a degree in business while continuing her swimming career.
Congratulations to Jessica Peng for being chosen by USA Swimming
as one of only 48 swimmers nationwide to participate in the 2016
Diversity Select Camp in May. Jessica was chosen based on
her IMX score. The four-day camp will be held at the US
Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado and will
include pool training, motivational and educational sessions and
team building activities and will be coached by members of the
US National Team. Way to go, Jessica!!
CONGRATULATIONS TO JULIA COOK WHO QUALIFIED
FOR OLYMPIC TRIALS
WITH A TIME OF 1:02.58 IN THE 100 METER