Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Turn in Team Warm-ups tonight

Bring your warm-up top and bottom tonight to the banquet, they need to be turned in now that our season is done.  If you purchased an older warm-up, that is yours to keep.  If you would like to purchase an older warm-up, I believe they are $5-$10 

Monday, March 23, 2015

Banquet Tonight!

Tonight is our end of season banquet, starts at 6:00pm in the town square, please bring what was assigned on the last banquet post!  

Unfortunately the gym is not available afterwards, so no need to bring a change of clothes.  

Friday, March 20, 2015

MVP Voting

Please vote if you haven't yet!  Today by lunch break is the deadline.  Please text Jeremy (616-446-4757) or email (grchswimcoach@gmail.com)

Thank you to those who have already voted!

Thursday, March 19, 2015

End of Season Banquet Details

When:  Tuesday, March 24 @ 6:00pm
Where: Grand Rapids Christian High Town Square
Who: Swimmers & Divers and their families
What you need to bring:
- Freshmen and Junior should bring a main dish to share
- Sophomores should bring a desert
- Seniors should bring a salad or fruit.
- Drinks and tableware will be provided.

Last year I reserved the gym for basketball, I'll try to do so again, please bring tennis shoes and clothing for it, we will play after the banquet.

If you have any questions, please contact Jeremy


All Swimmers and Divers must email, text me their vote for MVP ASAP.  We usually have you fill it out but we want to make this easier for you to do.  Please send to grchswimcoach@gmail.com or 616-446-4757 ASAP.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

State Meet Details

Please make sure that you bring healthy snacks/drinks for during the meet, everyone is responsible for themselves, if you want to bring extra for other that is great, but make sure you bring what you need.

You will also want to make sure you have enough money for the 3 meals, the spending money that the school provides will be gone within the first 2 meals, just make sure you have some extra cash so that you can eat.

Thursday, March 12:
- The state team will be excused from school once lunch begins (please make sure that you've been eating well so that you'll have energy for practice)
- Please put any bags that you will be bringing to State that aren't for practice in the Bookstore.
- Practice will be from 1:15pm-3:00pm @ Calvin College (Guys should be able to carpool over to Calvin)
- After practice we will meet at school and pack in the vans and leave right away.
- We should arrive to the hotel around 5:15pm.  Our meal reservation is for Romanos Macaroni Grill @ 5:30pm just down the street.
- After we eat, we will head back to the hotel, get settled in, our team meeting will be at 8:00pm in Pype and Jeremy's room.
- After the meeting the guys will shave and get their bags ready for in the morning, making sure they have everything they need for the meet in them.
- Lights out at 10:00pm (sleeping by 10:30pm)

Friday, March 13:
- Breakfast @ 8:15am
- Leave for the pool @ 9:00am (Spectator area opens at 9:30am, if you want good seats, get there early!)
- Warm-up @ 10:00am
- Swimming prelims starts @ 12:00pm
- Diving prelims starts once swimming preliminaries end, around 3:00pm-3:30pm
- State team dinner @ Olive Garden 7:00pm

Saturday, March 14:
- Breakfast @ 8:15am
- Leave for the pool @ 9:00am (Spectator area opens at 9:30am)
- Warm-up @ 10:00am
- Swimming and Diving Finals start @ 12:00pm
- Once the meet is done around 4:00pm, we will load up in the vans and head out, we usually stop out for food on the way home.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Weekly schedule (March 9-14)

More details to come for the State Meet

- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-8:00pm

- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00-8:00pm

- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00-7:45pm

- Practice @ Calvin College 1:15pm-3:00pm
- after practice we will leave right away for the east side of the state.  Please make sure you have everything you need for the weekend, please work ahead on school work so that you don't fall behind over the weekend. 

- State Prelims @ Oakland University 12:00pm

- State Finals @ Oakland University 12:00pm

Friday, March 6, 2015

Save the Date for the Team Banquet!

Our team banquet will be on Tuesday, March 24.
Start time will be 5:00pm and it will most likely be in the town square.
There will be another announcement once the season is over about the banquet with more details.

I will try to reserve the gym for afterwards so that we can play basketball afterwards.

State Team Gear

Cost for state team gear is $40 for the swimmers and $30 for the divers.  It'll get you a t-shirt and a hat as well as a state swim cap for the swimmers.  

Please give money to Joe ASAP, the orders should be here soon!  
Checks should be made out to GRCHS (in the memo - write Swim/Dive Team)

Thursday, March 5, 2015

State Team Additions!

Tonight we've added 3 more members to the state team for 2015!  

Ben Burrows, Schuyler Pruis and Alex Bergsma!  

They all placed in the top 12 in our diving regional at East Grand Rapids, they will join 33 other divers from the 3 regional meets and compete for top 16 at the State meet.  

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

State Team 2014-15

The following team members make up this years state team.  State Prelims are 12:00pm Friday, March 13 and Finals are 12:00pm Saturday, March 14.  

We will most likely be having an earlier practice on Thursday, March 12th and then heading to the east side of the state in vans.  More details to come soon.

Individual Qualifiers:
Justin Bart - 12
Joe Bell - 12
Trevor Nelson - 11
Tim Randall - 11
Zach VanDinther - 11
Christian Walldorff - 11
Ryan Gelderloos - 10
Connor Satterlee - 10
Jake Boender - 9

Nate Ames - 10

Monday, March 2, 2015

Bus Time changed for Shave Meet

The bus will leave from the back of school at 4:30pm.  Please be there at 4:25pm, so we can hop on and leave by 4:30pm.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Weekly Schedule (March 2 - March 7)

- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:00pm (conference taper)
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-8:15pm (state taper)

- Shave Meet @ Holland Aquatic Center 6:30pm (2-way bus leaves from school at 4:30pm)
- Conference taper guys are done with season after meet, we will announce the state team either Tuesday night or Wednesday.

- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00-8:15pm (state team)

- Diving Regionals @ East Grand Rapids 5:00pm (Warm-up will begin at 3:00pm)
- They will start selling tickets ($6) at 4:00pm.  Please come out and support the divers!
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-8:15pm (state team)

- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-8:15pm (state team)

- Practice @ Calvin College 10:00-12:30pm (state team)