CONNECTICUT NEWS

Mock Meet at Cornerstone Pool

Galen Rinaldi would like to invite everyone to Cornerstone Pool Friday, April 11, 2014 for a mock meet and get together.  Warm up is at 6:30, 7:00 start, end around 8:30, drinks and food at 9 at the Tavern in West Hartford.  The meet is free- with a max of 4 events plus up to 2 […]

CT Open Water Championships Announced

CT Open Water Championships will once again be held at Lake Quassapaug in Middlebury, CT.  The event will be on Saturday, June 28th and is in honor of Dave Parcels.  This event is a great opportunity for Master’s swimmers to support a USA Swimming event and show younger swimmers that swimming is a great sport […]

Congrats to Dana Brinker, 11th worst seeder at NEM Champs and other notables

Dana Brinker from CONN Masters made the worst seeders (3 or more events) list for NEM Champs.  She came in 11th place, being off 23.5 seconds per hundred in her 3 races, or 18.6% error.  In some cases, being off your seed times can be a bad thing.  In Dana’s case, however, being off is […]

NEM Championships- Team Spirit

Thank you to everyone who participated.  Connecticut Masters was able to enter 10 relays through out the weekend- a record by far.  While the swimming was great, the camaraderie was even better.  I would especially like to thank Galen Rinaldi, Rob Duguay, Peter Berghaus,  and Stephen Johnson (who swam for Mansfield but cheered for CONN). […]

U.S. MASTERS NEWS

Upcoming USMS Coaching Certification Classes

For anyone interested in coaching Master’s Swimming, these classes are invaluable.  The knowledge gathered from both the instructors and the other participants is worth years of trial and error.  Not only are current theories of technique discussed, but so are business management, the uniqueness of the master’s swimmer, and the legal/insurance specifics of USMS.  Levels […]

Registration is Ready

Online registration and paper entry forms are available both for New England Championships and Spring Nationals.  The links can be found at Meet Results.

A Message from USMS regarding the One Hour Postal Championships

Due to the extreme weather conditions experience during the month of January throughout the country, and the ensuing pool closures, the USMS Long Distance Committee has extended the date by which all swims must be completed for the 2014 USMS One-Hour Postal National Championships.  The extension will be from January 31 until February 10, 2014. […]

2014 Registration is around the corner.

And do you know the new rules?  Clubs and Workout Groups can register starting now.  Individual registration begins Nov 1, 2013. Due to our participation as part of FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation, the international governing body for swimming including masters), USMS had to change some rules effective immediately.  FINA is requiring all swimmers that […]