Tuesday, February 23, 2016

NISCA Clinic

If you're attending the women's NCAA D-I meet at Georgia Tech, there's a free high school coaches' clinic.  Info via DJA:

FREE NISCA Coaches Clinic
Who: Open to all HS swim coaches
When: 9am-4pm, Saturday, March 19, 2016
Where: The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA

NISCA is pleased to announce it will host a FREE swim coaches clinic on the Saturday of the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships being held at Georgia Tech.  The clinic will conclude in time to attend Saturday finals for those with tickets.

Top clinicians and coaches will be on hand to share the latest in coaching techniques, training innovations, and specialized training equipment.

Lunch and snacks will be provided.

The first 50 coaches registering on the NISCA website before February 1, 2016 will receive a special GOODY PACK from NISCA and its partners.

Register now to avoid being left out!
Click here to fill out the Google Registration form.

Q.  If you don't belong to NISCA, how in the heck are your senior swimmers going to be recognized at Academic All-Americans?

A.  They won't be!  Join NISCA and get your brainiac seniors on the list!!

Gulf LSC Clinic

From the Gulf Swimming page:

It's that time of year again!  The annual Gulf Coaches' Clinic!  This year, we will be on beautiful Lake Conroe at the La Torretta resort!  We have some great room rates and specials offered plus fabulous speakers so we hope you can all join us for a great time there!

Our speakers this year are Jim Richardson, Kathy McKee and Bob Keyser.  Talks will begin on Friday afternoon, continue all day Saturday and conclude on Sunday morning.  As always, we will have a coaches meeting Friday night followed by our social.  Door prizes will be given out all weekend as well.  

Cost this year will be $50 per coach with a maximum of $500 per team.  The registration link will be up soon on the Gulf website.  Deadline to register will be March 8th.  We will not be accepting late registrations so please register on time!

Below is the link for hotel reservations.  Rooms are $149 per night plus a $5 resort fee per person, per night.  When you make your reservation, a one night deposit is required.  You may cancel your reservation within 72 hours of your stay and your deposit will be refunded. 


We hope you all can plan on attending!

Quote of the Day

The first forty years of life gives us the text;
the next thirty supply the commentary on it.

via AllPosters

Arthur Schopenhauer

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Just Some Odds & Ends

Follow SEC conference meet (schedule, live video, & real time results) here

Big XII conference meet (24th - 27th) info is here

Men's and women's CSCAA D-I, D-II, & D-III polls are here

UIL state meet schedule is here

Directors' Cup standings for NCAA D-I, D-II, & D-III and NAIA are here

UIL Lone Star Cup standings are here

Registration is now open for the 2016 Cap2K

Great Hills Country Club needs an assistant coach.  Job posted on ASCA here

Veterans HS (Corpus Christi) needs an assistant coach.  Contact Veronica Fair at 361-878-4880

Cypress Park HS needs a swim coach

Leander ISD needs three (3) coaches:

Glenn HS
Vista Ridge HS
Rouse HS

Contact Rodney Vincent and/or Jonathan Lamb

That Was Me You Ran Over by Gale Garnett:

The 2016 Legends of Texas clinic info is here

Quote of the Day

Everything faded into mist.  The past was erased,
the erasure was forgotten, the lie became truth.

via Writing as I Please

Eric Arthur Blair, a.k.a. George Orwell

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Quote of the Day

There are occasions when it pays better to
fight and be beaten than not to fight at all.

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Eric Arthur Blair, a.k.a. George Orwell

Friday, February 12, 2016

Quote of the Day

The real division is not
between conservatives
and revolutionaries but
between authoritarians
and libertarians.

via The Vantage Point

Eric Arthur Blair, a.k.a. George Orwell

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

TCU Signs Nathan Lin

Horned Frog head swim coach Richard Sybesma getting a commitment from Five Star recruit Nathan Lin while mom, former TCU swimmer Cathy Lin, looks on.

Texas Christian University swim team welcomes their new teammate!

Thanks to Bobby for sending pics.

More (including video of Nathan's first swim with the Frogs) at the TCU Magazine twitter feed here

Quote of the Day

Man is born to live, not to prepare for life.

via tumblr

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Quote of the Day

Learn to say 'no' to the good so
you can say 'yes' to the best.

via L2L

John Calvin Maxwell

Monday, February 08, 2016

Friday, February 05, 2016

2016 Call-Ups

Find this year's state meet call-up lists over at Texas Swim Meet Results

If you have region results for Scott, email him here

Quote of the Day

Being a socialist is easy because they
can give away what they don't own.

via YouTube

Gregory John Gutfeld

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Quote of the Day

I think the climate has been
changing for billions of years.

Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Quote of the Day

It's real easy to manufacture what
you think the people want to hear.
But that's not very honest.

Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Quote of the Day

Make the hard ones look easy
and the easy ones look hard.

via The Memorial Tournament

Walter Charles Hagen

Monday, February 01, 2016

Quote of the Day

How strange that the world
should change because of
words, and words change
because of the world.

via Southword

Louis de Bernières