Monday, October 24, 2016

Quote of the Day

To rectify past blunders is impossible, but
we might profit by the experience of them.

via fineartamerica

George Washington

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Jobs, "Music", & More

Nobel Committee Member #1:  Remember when we gave Obama that Peace Prize?
Member #2:  Yeah, hilarious!  Never gonna top that one!
Member #1: Wanna bet?

Alamo College (San Antonio) needs an aquatic center supervisor

Check out the list of nominees for 2016 Golden Goggle awards (and vote) here


Breakout Performer OTY
Perseverance Award
Coach OTY
Relay Performance OTY
Female Race OTY
Male Race OTY
Female Athlete OTY
Male Athlete OTY

The City of Hurst needs a recreation specialist - athletics/aquatics

via Twitter

Clements HS/FCST swimmer Brian Yuen died after suffering a medical emergency during a swim meet in Sugar Land yesterday.  Please keep Brian's family, and the Ft. Bend ISD & First Colony swim programs in your prayers.  More here

Blue Tide (BTA) needs a head age group coach

Recently-retired Texas assistant Kris Kubik weighed in on new UT Hall of Honor member Aaron Peirsol here

Aaron gets along with everyone he meets from every walk of life imaginable.  He is as comfortable talking with Board Members of the International Olympic Committee as he is chatting it up with someone who is down and out living under the Pier on Balboa Island. If you spend more than five minutes with him, you will have a friend for life.

Lee HS (San Antonio) needs a head coach.  Contact Nicole Franco at 210-356-0800

Article on new facility in Corpus Christi is here.  Includes list of upcoming open water events around Texas.

Last, some news of progress for fans of local outdoor swimming: Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation recently released an aerial photo showing the concrete in place for the new Collier Pool. Collier is Corpus Christi's only year-round outdoor swimming pool. It has been out of commission since January, when it broke and closed in advance of the planned reconstruction. The new pool should open by summer, said Stacie Talbert Anaya, interim director of Parks and Recreation.

Southwestern Aquatics Team (SWAT) needs assistant coaches in the Sugar Land/Richmond area.  Contact Ken Chang

Major Casey Bowen made a successful crossing of the English Channel last month.  Story is here

“This is the pinnacle event in swimming,” Bowen said. “It’s been a long-term goal and just a personal challenge that I have been thinking of for a long time. We scheduled a crossing years ago.”

Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club (CFSC) needs an assistant.  Contact Jim Bocci

WADA recently published their 2017 banned substances list.

Coppell YMCA needs a swim team coach

The City of Round Rock needs an aquatics supervisor

Rice University needs an aquatic center assistant director

Michigan women took the SMU Classic by one point over second-place Louisville.  Results here

Quote of the Day

I'd rather get bad news from an honest
man than lies from a flatterer.

via Encyclopaedia Britannica

Ursula Kroeber Le Guin

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Sunday, October 02, 2016