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Dad's Club Swimmers Compete at SPC and TAPPS High School Championships

posted Feb 13, 2021, 10:31 AM by Rey Aguilar

Forty one Dad’s Club swimmers represented thirteen schools at the recent private school TAPPS and SPC Championship meets.


The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) State Championships are divided into three divisions based on school size. This year’s State meets were held at the Bill Walker Pool of Northeast ISD in San Antonio, TX on February 8th, 9th, and 10th

 

Dad’s Club swimmers at Division I TAPPS:

From Incarnate Word – Olivia Hill

From St. Agnes – Lindsey Regan

From St. Pius X – Stephanie Birkelbach and Ava Ceraudo

From St. Thomas – Alex Erickson, Josh McLean, andDylan Michaels

From The Village School – Yana Bacha, Quinn Belmar, Thomas Chin, Daniel Itkins, and Ananya Rao

 

Top 8 finishers include: 

Yana Bacha – 6th200 Medley Relay, 3rd100 Fly, 5th200 Free Relay, 4th100 Back, Quinn Belmar – 5th200 Medley relay, 2nd100 Fly, 6th100 Free, 6th200 Free Relay, Stephanie Birkelbach– 4th200 IM, 2nd500 Free, Ava Ceraudo – 5th50 Free, 4th100 Breast, Thomas Chin – 5th200 Medley Relay, 6th200 Free Relay, Olivia Hill– 8th100 Fly, 7th400 Free Relay, Daniel Itkins – 5th200 Medley Relay, 1st50 Free, 3rd100 Free, 6th200 Free Relay, Josh McLean – 1st200 Medley Relay, 3rd200 IM, 6th100 Breast, 3rd400 Free Relay, Dylan Michaels – 1st200 Medley Relay, 2nd200 Free, 1st500 Free, 3rd400 Free Relay, Ananya Rao – 6th200 Medley Relay, 5th100 Free, 5th200 Free Relay

 

Dad’s Club swimmers at Division II TAPPS:

From Second Baptist – Leighton Chapman, Tanner Chapman, andCaroline Haynes

 

Top 8 Finishers include:

Leighton Chapman – 2nd200 Free, 2nd500 Free, 2nd200 Free Relay, 2nd400 Free Relay, Caroline Haynes – 6th200 Free, 8th500 Free, 2nd400 Free

 

Dad’s Club swimmers at Division III TAPPS:

From Lutheran High North – CalebWenzand JusticeWenz

 

Top 8 finishers include:

Caleb Wenz –6th50 Free, 2nd100 Fly Justice Wenz – 2nd200 IM, 1st100 Breast

 


The Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) Championships were held at the University Of Houston Rec Center in Houston, TX on February 6th.

 



Dad’s Club swimmers at SPC:

From Awty – Isabella Chamma, Colette Chen, Larkin Helman, Anais Jayr, Chloe Nogaret, Anabelle Parrella, and Ethnan Pedro

From Duchesne –Carina Kass, and Reese Painter

From Episcopal – Sydney Coward

From Houston Christian – Derby Watson

From Kinkaid – Cade Duncan, Alexander Farahbod, Zelie Hughes, Grace Markovich, Pryce Pivec, Laura Saunders, and Sydney Smith

From St. John’s –Ryan Guthrie, Emily Huang, Warren Kozak, Lexie Lukens, Brayden Mi, and Alex Miao

 

Top 8 finishers include:

Isabella Chamma – 5th200 Medley Relay, 6th200 IM, 8th100 Fly, 4th200 Free Relay, Colette Chen – 5th200 Medley Relay, 6th50 Free, 4th200 Free Relay, Sydney Coward – 3rd200 Medley Relay, 5th50 Free, 7th100 Free, 2nd400 Free Relay, Cade Duncan – 2nd50 Free, 1st100 Free, 2nd200 Free Relay, 3rd400 Free Relay, Alexander Farahbod – 6th200 IM, 7th100 Free, 2nd200 Free Relay, 3rd400 Free Relay, Ryan Guthrie – 4th200 IM, 4th100 Back, Larkin Helman – 2nd200 Medley relay, 1st200 IM, 4th100 Fly, 4th400 Free Relay, Zelie Hughes – 2nd200 Medley Relay, 4th50 Free, 5th100 Breast, Anais Jayr – 5th200 Medley Relay, 8th200 Free, 7th100 Fly, 3rd400 Free Relay, Carina Kass – 7th200 Medley Relay, 7th500 Free, 5th400 Free Relay, Warren Kozak – 3rd200 Free, 3rd100 Free, Lexie Lukens – 1st200 Medley Relay, 3rd200 Free, 3rd500 Free, 2nd400 Free Relay, Grace Markovich – 4th200 Free, 2nd500 Free, 1st200 Free Relay, 1st400 Free Relay, Brayden Mi – 5th200 IM, 3rd100 Breast, Alex Miao – 2nd200 Free, 5th100 Fly, 1st200 Free Relay, Chloe Nogaret – 4th200 Free Relay, 5th100 Back, Reese Painter – 7th200 Medley Relay, 7th200 IM, 6th200 Free Relay, Anabelle Parrella – 5th200 IM, 8th100 Free, 4th200 Free Relay, 3rd400 Free Relay, Ethnan Pedro – 2nd200 Medley Relay, 4th200 Free, 6th100 Fly, 4th400 Free Relay, Pryce Pivec – 3rd200 IM, 2nd200 Free Relay, 2nd100 Back, 3rd400 Free Relay, Laura Saunders – 2nd200 Medley Relay, 3rd100 Free, 1st200 Free Relay, 1st400 Free Relay, Sydney Smith – 1st50 Free, 1st200 Free Relay, 1st100 Breast, 1st400 Free Relay, Derby Watson – 4th200 Medley Relay, 5th200 Free, 4th500 Free, 5th200 Free Relay

Dad's Club Swimmers Headed to High School State Championships

posted Feb 13, 2021, 10:25 AM by Rey Aguilar   [ updated Feb 13, 2021, 5:47 PM ]


Good luck to all our swimmers competing at the upcoming UIL High School State Championships

 

Dad’s Club swimmers represented varies schools at the recent districts and region championships. Many of our swimmers placed high enough to earn a trip to the upcoming UIL State Championships


Overall our swimmers competed at three different regions: Conroe ISD, Cy-Fair ISD, and Pearland ISD.

 

The Region meets serve as the selection process for the upcoming State Championships on February 19-20 for the girls and February 26-27 for the boys.   

Region Individual top 8 finalist:

Shannon Tyler 100 free (8th) – Memorial 

Lane Vandervoort 100 fly (8th) - Memorial

Sabine Waldron 100 back (7th) – Memorial 

Amaury Jayr 200 free (8th) – Memorial 

Luca Burns100 free (7th) – Memorail 

Oliver Grossman100 back (8th) – Memorial 

Kassidy Kitchel 200 IM (2nd), 100 fly (1st) - Memorial

JP McCann100 breast (8th) - Westside

Ian O'Neil 200 IM (8th) - Westside 

Grace Oggero 200 (8th) & 500 free (7th) - Westside

Amy Evans 100 fly (8th) & 100 breast (4th) – Katy Taylor

Emma Clark100 back (3rd) – Katy Taylor

Roxana Nolte 100 fly & 500 free (1st) – Katy Taylor

Emma Venghaus100 back (5th) - Stratford

Allison Ortiz 50 free (7th) & 100 fly (5th) - Stratford

Megan Zuanich 50 free (3rd) – Stratford

Lindsey Wong 200 (6th) & 500 free (5th) - Stratford

Kara Moss200 IM (4th) & 100 breast (7th) - Stratford

Max Zuanich100 free (1st) & 100 back (3rd) - Stratford

Lowell Moss 200 IM (7th) - Stratford

Alex Culligan - 200 IM (4th) & 100 breast (7th) -Strake Jesuit 




In order to qualify for the State meet swimmers had to first qualify for the Regional Championships by placing top 4 in their designated District. The qualifiers for the State Championship are then determined as follows: the top finisher in each regional event, plus the remaining fastest 8 swimmers in the State

 

 UIL State Qualifiers 

Kassidy Kitchel–Memorial 

Shannon Tyler– Memorial 

Laine VandervoortMemorial 

Roxana Nolte– Katy Taylor

Amy Evans- Katy Taylor

Emma Clark– Katy Taylor

Kara Moss- Stratford

Megan Zuanich- Stratford

Allison Ortiz- Startford

Max Zuanich- Stratford

Lindsey Wong- Stratford

Alex Culligan– Strake Jesuit



Go Dad's!

Swim Team End of Season Breaks

posted Feb 8, 2021, 12:20 PM by Rey Aguilar   [ updated Feb 8, 2021, 12:22 PM ]


The end of season break mark the end of the short course yards (25yd) season and beginning of the long course meters (50m) season. 

 

The swim team break will be the weeks of March 8th and 15th. There will be no swim team practices from Monday March 8ththrough Sunday March 21st. Our practice schedule will resume on Monday March 22nd.


We hope everyone has a great spring break.


Arena 18 & Under Winter National Championships

posted Dec 22, 2020, 8:35 PM by Rey Aguilar   [ updated Dec 23, 2020, 7:51 AM ]

Congratulations to our national group swimmers’ who competed at the Arena 18 & under National Championships. The 18 & under Nationals were contested virtually at various sites across the country. The meet our swimmers attended was held at the LISD Westside Natatorium in Lewisville, TX on Dec. 11th-13th

 

Participants:

Isabella Alas, Brynn Bond, Luca Burns, Alex Culligan, Noah Czelusta, Cade Duncan, Amy Evans, Trey Fischbach, Larkin Helman, Kassidy Kitchel, Roxana Nolte, Aleksa Radenovic, Sydney Smith, Justice Wenz, and Max Zuanich. 


Overall Dad's Club finished in 6th place from over 50 teams competing at the Lewisville site. 


Individual Finalists

Isabella Alas 50, 100, 200 free, and 100 fly

Brynn Bond 50 free

Alex Culligan100 and 200 breast 

Noah Czelusta 100 fly and 200 IM

Cade Duncan100 free

Trey Fischbach 200 breast 

Larkin Helman 200 fly and 200 IM

Kassidy Kitchel 200 IM 

Roxana Nolte 200 fly 

Aleksa Radenovic100 fly, 100 back, 200 back 

Sydney Smith 50, 100, 200, 500 free, 100 breast, and 200 IM 

Justice Wenz 200 breast

Max Zuanich 50 free, 100 back, and 100 free

 

Aleksa Radenovic (right hand side) 3rd place finish in the 100 backstroke.

 

Swim of the session 

We continued our tradition of recognizing the best performance of each session at national meets. There are many factors in choosing the best swim of the session which include: time dropped, placing, splitting, execution of the race, determination, overcoming obstacles, etc.

 

 

Friday 

 

Prelims 

Honorable mention:

Cade Duncan’s 200 free. His time of 1:45.01 was a 4.78 sec. drop from his previous best time.

 

Swim of the session:

Sydney Smith’s 200 free. Her time of 1:47.86 makes her the 2nd fastest Dad’s Club girl in history. 

 

Finals

Honorable mention:

Isabella Alas breaking the 1:50 barrier in the 200 free. Isabella’s time of 1:49.24 also earned  her the 7thplace finish in the championship final. 

 

Swim of the session 

Aleksa Radenovic’s bronze medal performance in the 100 fly. His time of 48.12 broke our 17-18 and Open team records by .01. 

 


Sydney Smith (right hand side) 3rd place finish in the 500 free.


Saturday

 

Prelims

Honorable mention:

Larkin Helman’s 200 fly. Larkin’s time of 1:53.17 earned him a second swim in finals and his second NCSA Junior National qualifying time.

 

Swim of the session 

Max Zuanich bouncing back on day two. Max failed to earn second swims on day one, but stepped up the following morning. His times of 20.93 in the 50 free and 49.81 in the 100 back were best times and earned him second swims in the A finals!

 

Finals

Honorable mention:

Sydney Smith’s 500 free and Alex Culligan’s 200 breast. Sydney committed to making changes and executed her new race strategy perfectly. Alex came back from a disappointing prelim result and attacked his finals swim from the beginning. His effort earned him a new best time and a 1.34 sec. drop from his previous time. 

 

Swim of the session:

Justice Wenz’s 200 breast. No other swim of the meet got our team as riled up as Justice’s 200 breast.  Justice took his first 100 out .42 sec faster than the time he went the previous day in his 100 breast. The second 100 was all grit and determination. Justice’s final time was a 2:07.33, 3.74 sec faster than his previous personal best. 


Sunday

 

Prelims

Honorable mention:

3 x 200 IM’s

Sydney Smith, Isabella Alas, and Larkin Helman all stepping up on the last day of competition, swimming best times, and qualifying for finals.

 

Swim of the session: 

Luca Burns breaking :48 in the 100 free, winning his heat and the surprise Rock the Block meet prize.  Luca’s time of 47.36 was a 1.26 sec. drop. Luca was awarded a prize after winning his heat which was randomly chosen as one of the Rock the Block heats. 

 

 

Finals

Honorable mention:

Isabella Alas’and Max Zuanich’s 100 free. Both swam best times of 50.51 and 45.71 respectively. Isabella Dominated the B final and Max reached his goal of getting down to 45 seconds.

 

Swim of the session:

Sydney Smith’s 200 IM. Her time of 2:01.35 broke a 26 year old team open record!

 

 

Team Records

 

Sydney Smith 

15-16 200 IM - 2:01.35

Open 200 IM - 2:01.35

 

Aleksa Radenovic 

17-18 100 fly – 48.12

Open 100 fly – 48.12

Members Holiday Lap Lane Availability

posted Dec 20, 2020, 6:22 PM by Rey Aguilar   [ updated Dec 21, 2020, 8:48 AM ]



Holiday Hours of Operation: 

12/24 Christmas Eve 5:30am - 2:00pm

12/25 Christmas Day: CLOSED

We will resume normal business hours 12/26

 

12/31 New Years Eve: 5:30am - 2:00pm 

1/1/2021 New Years Day: CLOSED

We will resume normal business hours 1/2/2021


Tri and Masters Holiday Training Schedule

Member Lap Lane Availability

 

Date

Lane Availability 

Monday 21st

50 meter pool:

-       5:30-7am (22 lanes)

-       11-2:30pm (11 lanes)

-       2:30-4pm (4 lanes)

-     4-5pm (5 lanes)

 

Family pool :

-       5:30-4pm (6 lanes)

Tuesday 22nd

50 meter pool:

-       5:30-7am (10 lanes)

-     9:30-11am (5 lanes)

-       11am-4pm (22 lanes)

-     4-5pm (5 lanes)

 

Family pool :

-       5:30-4pm (6 lanes)

Wednesday 23rd

50 meter pool:

-       5:30-7am (22 lanes)

-    9-11am (5 lanes)

-       11-1pm (11 lanes)

-       1-2:30pm (22 lanes)

-       2:30-4pm (4 lanes)

-    4-5pm (5 lanes)

 

Family pool :

5:30-4pm (6 lanes)

Thursday 24th

(Facility Closes at 2pm)

50 meter pool:

-       5:30-2pm (22 lanes)

 

Family pool :

5:30am-2pm (6 lanes)

Friday 25th

Christmas Day 

Facility Closed

Saturday 26th

50 meter pool:

-       8-11am (2 lanes)

-       11am-12:30pm (10 lanes)

-       12:30-5pm (16 lanes)

 

Family pool :

8-9:30am (6 lanes)

12:30-5pm (6 lanes)

Sunday 27th

50 meter pool:

-       1-5pm (17 lanes)

 

Family pool :

1-5pm  (6 lanes)

Monday 28th

50 meter pool:

-       5:30-7am (22 lanes)

-       11-2:30pm (11 lanes)

-       2:30-4pm (6 lanes)

-        4-5pm (5 lanes)

Family pool :

5:30-4pm (6 lanes)

Tuesday 29th

50 meter pool:

-       5:30-7am (10 lanes)

-       11am-4pm (22 lanes)

-     4-5pm (5 lanes)

 

Family pool :

5:30-4pm (6 lanes)

Wednesday 30th

50 meter pool:

-       5:30-7am (22 lanes)

-       11-2:30pm (11 lanes)

-       2:30-4pm (6 lanes)

-        4-5pm (5 lanes)

Family pool :

5:30-4pm (6 lanes)

Thursday 31st

(Facility Closes at 2pm)

50 meter pool:

-       5:30-2pm (22 lanes)

 

Family pool :

5:30am-2pm (6 lanes)

Friday 1st

New Year's Day 

Facility Closed

Saturday 2nd

50 meter pool:

-       8-11am (2 lanes)

-       11am-12:30pm (10 lanes)

-       12:30-5pm (16 lanes)

 

Family pool :

-       8-9:30am (6 lanes)

-       12:30-5pm (6 lanes)

Sunday 3rd

50 meter pool:

-       1-5pm (17 lanes)

 

Family pool :

-       1-5pm  (6 lanes)

Magnolia 13 & Over Winter Invite

posted Dec 19, 2020, 2:55 PM by Rey Aguilar

After a crazy year of ups and downs, our 13 & over swimmers were finally able to compete at a championship meet!  The Magnolia Aquatic Club Winter Invite was held December 4th-6th 2020 at the Michael D. Holland Aquatic Center in Magnolia, TX. This was a prelims/finals competition, with the top 40 swimmers in advancing to finals. Of those in finals, the top 16 swimmers scored points for their respective teams. Congrats to the following swimmers for earning their second swims in finals for Dad’s Club!

13-14 Girls

Anna Bandmann – 34th 200 Back

Jade Belmar – 27th 200 Back, 33rd 100 Fly, 12th 400 IM

Elle Burke – 19th 50 Free, 25th 100 Free, 34th 200 Free, 30th 500 Free, 18th 100 Back, 18th 200 Back, 20th 200 IM

Ava Ceraudo – 13th 50 Free, 33rd 200 Free, 21st 500 Free, 27th 100 Back, 13th 100 Breast, 9th 200 Breast

Katie Czelusta – 23rd 50 Free, 34th 100 Free, 37th 200 Free, 29th 500 Free, 29th 100 Back, 18th 100 Breast, 19th 200 IM

Claire Fischbach – 15th 100 Breast, 12th 200 Breast, 33rd 200 IM

Anais Jayr – 40th 500 Free, 35th 100 Back, 25th 100 Fly, 15th 200 Fly

Andrea Lessmann – 30th 200 Back, 32nd 100 Breast

Reese Painter – 37th 50 Free, 38th 100 Free, 31st 100 Back, 22nd 200 Back, 33rd 100 Breast, 23rd 200 IM

Avery Pham – 35th 50 Free, 25th 200 Back

Brooke Powers – 33rd 100 Back, 21st 100 Breast, 15th 200 Breast, 29th 200 IM, 10th 400 IM

Addison Ramirez – 32nd 200 Back

Citlali Rivera – 21st 200 Fly

Marie Walsh – 17th 200 Fly

Jimena Watson – 32nd 100 Free, 12th 200 Free, 19th 500 Free, 6th 1000 Free, 6th 100 Fly, 4th 200 Fly

13-14 Boys

Cameron Brenton – 34th 50 Free, 13th 100 Back, 19th 200 Back

Benjamin Farahbod – 23rd 200 Back, 33rd 100 Breast, 25th 200 Breast, 33rd 100 Fly, 25th 200 IM, 15th 400 IM

James Hackney – 24th 200 Back, 17th 400 IM

Finnian Helman – 38th 50 Free, 37th 200 Free, 25th 500 Free, 22nd 100 Breast, 17th 200 Breast, 37th 100 Fly, 23rd 200 IM

Noah Kim – 22nd 500 Free, 32nd 100 Back, 40th 100 Fly, 18th 200 Fly, 28th 200 IM

Max Lee – 37th 50 Free, 39th 100 Free, 26th 100 Breast, 22nd 200 Breast, 29th 100 Fly, 14th 200 Fly

Nathan Moss – 18th 500 Free, 33rd 100 Back, 34th 100 Breast, 34th 100 Fly, 12th 200 Fly, 22nd 200 IM

Karl Nolte – 39th 200 Free, 28th 100 Back, 22nd 200 Back, 38th 100 Fly, 16th 200 Fly, 26th 200 IM

Preston Pham – 33rd 100 Free, 19th 100 Back, 21st 100 Fly

Reid VanderVoort – 34th 100 Free, 14th 200 Breast, 19th 200 IM

Colby Williams – 17th 50 Free, 24th 50 Free, 27th 200 Free, 14th 500 Free, 7th 100 Back, 4th 200 Back, 20th 100 Fly

15 & Over Girls

Nabila Argueta – 19th 100 Free, 29th 200 Free, 10th 200 Fly, 10th 200 IM

Yana Bacha – 6th 50 Free, 26th 100 Free, 9th 100 Back, 10th 100 Fly

Stephanie Birkelbach – 10th 500 Free, 19th 100 Fly, 11th 200 Fly, 18th 200 IM

Lexie Lukens – 7th 100 Free, 9th 200 Free, 4th 500 Free, 4th 100 Back, 3rd 200 Back, 8th 100 Fly


Grace Markovich – 1st 50 Free, 3rd 100 Free, 3rd 200 Free, 2nd 500 Free, 14th 100 Fly

Kara Moss – 6th 100 Breast, 1st 200 Breast, 5th 200 Fly, 3rd 200 IM

Roxana Nolte – 2nd 1000 Free

Grace Oggero – 16th 50 Free, 14th 100 Free, 20th 200 Free, 17th 500 Free, 8th 1000 Free

Allison Ortiz – 9th 50 Free, 8th 100 Free, 5th 10 Fly

Shannon Tyler – 19th 200 Free

Isabel Wabnitz – 23rd 100 Free, 22nd 100 Back

Derby Watson – 20th 500 Free, 17th 100 Breast, 11th 200 Breast, 13th 200 IM

Lindsay Wong – 25th 50 Free, 26th 200 Free, 12th 500 Free, 17th 100 Fly, 9th 200 Fly, 17th 200 IM

15 & Over Boys

Quinn Belmar – 12th 200 Free, 9th 500 Free, 3rd 200 Back

Leighton Chapman – 29th 200 Free, 15th 500 Free, 11th 1000 Free, 16th 200 Back

Lennox Choi – 8th 100 Back, 6th 100 Fly, 7th 200 Fly

Oliver Grossman – 16th 100 Free, 4th 100 Back, 5th 200 Back, 14th 100 Fly

Daniel Itkins – 3rd 50 Free, 15th 100 Free, 10th 100 Back

Amaury Jayr – 4th 100 Free, 6th 100 Back, 1st 100 Fly

Edward Lo – 14th 100 Breast, 12th 200 Breast, 13th 200 Fly, 15th 200 IM, 13th 400 IM

Sawyer Manies – 25th 50 Free

JP McCann – 5th 50 Free, 13th 100 Free, 3rd 100 Breast, 5th 200 Breast

Josh McLean – 6th 1000 Free, 9th 200 Back, 17th 100 Breast, 8th 400 IM

Brayden Mi – 32nd 50 Free, 18th 100 Breast

Dylan Michaels – 10th 100 Free, 6th 500 Free, 7th 1000 Free

Lowell Moss – 22nd 50 Free, 7th 100 Breast, 8th 200 Breast, 13th 200 IM, 7th 400 IM

Ian O’Neil – 12th 100 Breast, 9th 200 Breast, 12th 100 Fly, 3rd 200 Fly, 7th 200 IM, 3rd 400 IM

Max O’Neil – 19th 100 Free, 18th 200 Free, 8th 500 Free, 10th 1000 Free, 6th 200 Fly

Ethnan Pedro – 28th 100 Free, 31st 200 Free, 17th 500 Free, 13th 100 Fly, 8th 200 Fly

Nicholas Pettit – 20th 50 Free, 32nd 100 Free, 25th 100 Breast, 23rd 200 Breast, 27th 200 IM, 16th 400 IM

Pryce Pivec – 18th 50 Free, 9th 100 Back, 10th 200 Back

Shrikar Thangavel – 18th 100 Free, 13th 500 Free, 25th 100 Fly, 11th 200 IM

Kenneth Tuan – 21st 50 Free, 25th 100 Free, 20th 100 Breast, 200 IM

William Walker – 27th 100 Free

Justice Wenz – 26th 50 Free, 4th 100 Breast

Kevin Williams – 7th 50 Free, 11th 100 Free, 16th 200 Free, 5th 500 Free, 16th 100 Fly

The Dad’s club men and women combined for 1033.5 pts and a 2nd place finish. 3rd place was 299 points behind. Congrats to everyone for a job well done! Finally, we would like to recognize those athletes who were able to qualify for the TAGS, Sectionals, and NCSA Juniors Championships. Congrats to the following athletes for achieving new time standards:

Yana Bacha – 100 Back Sectionals Bonus

Amaury Jayr – 100 Free Sectionals Bonus, 100 Fly NCSA Juniors

Grace Markovich – 100 Free Sectionals, 200 Free Sectionals, 500 Free Sectionals

JP McCann – 200 Breast Sectionals

Ian O’Neil – 200 Fly Sectionals

Max O’Neil – 200 Fly Sectionals Bonus             

Colby Williams – 50 Free TAGS Bonus, 100 Back TAGS Bonus, 200 Back TAGS Bonus

What a great meet! The coaches were all satisfied with how their swimmers performed and persevered. This has been a tough year all around and we at Dad’s Club are thankful to be training hard in practice and competing in a Championship meet again. Congrats to all who competed and raced hard this weekend!

SSAN 2020 December 12 & Under Champs

posted Dec 18, 2020, 3:28 PM by Rey Aguilar   [ updated Dec 20, 2020, 2:17 PM ]



Our age group swimmers competed at the SSAN 12 & Under Champs Meet held at Klein High School on December 5 -6th. This was a tri meet between Dads Club, Swim Streamline at Northampton and Sharks Swim Club. In this challenging time where we have been limited with our racing opportunities, our young swimmers really took advantage and put together a lot of spectacular swims!

We’d like to recognize some of our outstanding races. We had a TON of swimmers that really stepped it up. Congrats to the following swimmers on their Top 8 finishes!

Cameron Addison– 1st25 Free, 50 Back, 50 Breast, 25 Fly, 50 Fly 

Jake Baker– 1st50 Free / 3rd200 Free, 50 Breast, 100 Breast, 100 IM / 4th100 Free 

Breanna Belmar– 1st50 Free, 200 Free, 100 Breast / 2nd50 Breast / 3rd100 Free / 4th100 IM

Raegan Belmar– 1st50 Breast / 2nd100 Free, 200 Free, 50 Fly, 100 Fly, 100 IM

Emilie Beney– 3rd25 Breast / 5th25 Free

Sandra Birkhoff– 6th200 IM

Alexander Buchanan– 5th50 Breast

Matthew Bykov– 5th100 Breast / 8th100 Free

Ford Chapman– 1st50 Breast, 20 Breast, 100 IM / 4th200 Free / 7th100 Free 

Kyla Cochran– 6th25 Breast 

Luciana Craig– 3rd50 Back 

Liam Czelusta– 3rd50 Breast 

Emily De Amicis– 1st500 Free, 50 Breast, 100 Breast, 200 Breast / 2nd100 Free, 200 Free

Lena Dwyer– 3rd100 IM / 4th50 Free, 200 Free / 5th50 Back, 50 Fly

Bill Efting– 1st500 Free / 2nd50 Free, 100 IM / 3rd200 Free, 50 Back, 50 Fly

Will Efting– 1st50 Breast / 2nd500 Free / 3rd100 IM / 4th50 Free, 50 Back / 5th50 Fly

Emerson Ellis– 1st25 Free / 2nd25 Breast / 6th50 Free, 50 Breast / 7th100 Free

Jacqueline Fernandez– 7th100 Back

Sophia Giesecke– 4th100 Free, 50 Breast, 200 IM / 5th100 Breast, 100 IM / 7th50 Free

Savanah Grandy– 5th50 Back / 7th50 Free, 50 Fly

Kacey Harvin– 8th200 IM

Trey Hensley– 3rd100 Breast / 4th100 Back / 5th50 Breast / 6th200 Free / 7th100 IM 

Matthew Itkins– 2nd50 Back / 3rd50 Free, 200 Back

Kayla Jun– 2nd100 Back / 5th100 Breast / 6th100 Free

Anna Laporte– 2nd25 Fly / 4th25 Breast

Ronald Liu– 3rd100 Fly / 4th50 Fly / 5th100 Free / 7th50 Breast

Alphonze Lo– 1st25 Breast / 2nd100 IM / 3rd25 Back, 50 Fly / 4th50 Free, 50 Back

Cynthia Lo– 4th100 Fly / 7th50 Back, 100 Breast / 8th50 Fly 

Ben Loayza– 7th100 Breast

Mark Lowe– 2nd200 Free, 100 IM / 3rd50 Back, 100 Back, 200 IM / 5th50 Fly

Kaitlyn Maas– 3rd100 Back / 5th50 Fly

Erin Maddan– 2nd50 Breast, 100 Breast, 200 Breast / 3rd100 Fly / 4th50 Fly / 6th100 Free

Jack Maddan– 1st100 Free, 200 Free, 100 Back, 50 Fly, 100 Fly, 200 IM

Molly Kate Maddan– 1st25 Fly / 2nd100 Free, 50 Back, 50 Fly, 100 IM / 5th50 Breast

Tyson Marrs– 4th50 Breast, 100 Breast / 7th200 IM / 8th100 IM

Will McCormick– 8th50 Back  

Bridget Murphy– 6th200 Free / 8th100 Back

Daniel Nealon– 8th100 Breast

Renee Nealon– 1st50 Free, 100 Free, 50 Fly, 100 Fly, 100 IM / 3rd50 Breast 

Kerry Nguyen– 1st100 Breast, 50 Fly, 100 Fly / 2nd50 Breast, 200 IM / 3rd100 Free

Carlos Parra– 1st25 Back / 4th100 IM / 5th50 Free

Fede Parra– 5th100 IM

Simon Parra– 3rd100 Free / 4th200 Free, 50 Breast, 50 Fly, 100 IM / 5th50 Free

Ella Peterson– 8th100 Breast 

Yaretzi Rivera– 7th200 Free, 100 IM

Kaitlyn Shad– 6th50 Fly

Lydia Shad– 6th100 Back, 50 Fly / 8th100 Breast

Henry Schattle– 2nd100 Fly / 4th200 IM / 6th100 Free, 100 Breast, 50 Fly / 8th50 Free

Zachary Schultz– 8th25 Breast

Gray Shippy– 4th100 IM / 5th50 Free / 8th100 Back

Gwendolyn Skillern– 3rd50 Back, 200 IM / 5th50 Free, 100 Free, 50 Breast / 6th100 Breast

Lexi Smith– 2nd50 Free, 50 Back, 200 IM / 3rd100 Back, 100 Breast, 50 Fly

Layton Snyder– 5th200 Breast, 200 IM / 6th50 Fly 

Jessica Suarez– 4th25 Free / 5th25 Back / 6th25 Fly / 7th50 Breast

Alexander Thomas– 1st50 Free, 50 Back, 100 IM / 2nd200 Free, 100 Back, 50 Fly

Vladimir Vasyankin– 4th25 Fly / 6th100 Free / 7th25 Free

Andrew Xu– 6th25 Breast

Simon Zhong– 7th100 IM

 

With as long as it’s been around and with the number of swimmers that have come through the program, Dads Club is known for its rich and prestigious history. It’s because of this that it’s quite the honor when a swimmer breaks a team record. Congrats to Alexander Thomas and Jack Maddan for setting Dads Club team records!


Alexander Thomas

9-10 Boys 100 Back /1:06.81


Jack Maddan

 9-10 Boys 100 Free / 57.97

9-10 Boys 100 Back / 1:05.21

9-10 Boys 50 Fly / 28.32

9-10 Boys 100 Fly / 1:03.55

9-10 Boys 200 IM / 2:20.94

 

Throughout our swimming career, we are always striving to move up to the next level of the sport. We want to take this opportunity to congratulate the following swimmers on earning new time standards for Gulf Age Group Champs, the highest level for age group swimmers in the Gulf!

Jake Baker / Gulf Champs / 50 Breast, 100 Breast, 100 IM

Breanna Belmar/ Gulf Champs / 100 Free, 200 Free 

Raegan Belmar/ Gulf Champs / 100 Free, 100 Fly, 100 IM

Ford Chapman/ Gulf Champs / 100 IM

Emily De Amicis/ Gulf Champs / 500 Free

Bill Efting/ Gulf Champs / 50 Free, 50 Back, 50 Breast, 50 Fly 

Will Efting/ Gulf Champs / 50 Free, 50 Back, 50 Fly

Sophia Giesecke/ Gulf Champs / 50 Breast, 100 Breast

Ronal Liu/ Gulf Champs / 100 Free, 50 Fly, 100 Fly

Mark Lowe/ Gulf Champs / 200 Free, 50 Fly, 100 IM, 200 IM

Simon Parra/ Gulf Champs / 50 Free, 50 Fly, 100 IM

Henry Schattle/ Gulf Champs / 50 Fly, 100 Fly, 200 IM, 

Gray Shippy/ Gulf Champs / 50 Free

Gwendolyn Skillern/ Gulf Champs / 50 Back 

Lexi Smith/ Gulf Champs / 50 Back, 100 Back, 50 Fly, 200 IM

 

And lastly, congratulations to the following swimmers for earning new TAGS cuts! TAGS is a high level meet for age group swimmers spanning across the entire state of Texas. Congrats!

Emily De Amicis/ TAGS / 200 Breast 

Kerry Nguyen/ TAGS / 200 IM 

Alexander Thomas/ TAGS / 50 Free, 200 Free, 50 Fly, 100 IM

 

Go Dad’s!


Alas, Czelusta, Radenovic, and Smith Compete at the U.S Open Championships

posted Nov 24, 2020, 9:27 PM by Rey Aguilar   [ updated Nov 24, 2020, 9:30 PM ]

Congratulations to
 Isabella Alas, Noah Czelusta, Aleksa Radenovic, and Sydney Smithfor competing at this year’s U.S Open Championships. This year’s virtual social distancing meet took place in nine different locations across the U.S. Our swimmers competed at the San Antonio sight held at the newly renovated Bill Walker/Josh Davis Natatorium on November 12-14th.

Some notable swims include Aleksa Radenovic’s and Noah Czelusta’s100 fly. Our boys placed 5thand 6threspectively in the San Antonio sight. 

 


 



In the women’s 400 free, Sydney Smith turned in the 4thfastest time of the San Antonio sight. Her time of 4:22.66 ranks her 3rdamong the Dad’s Club All Time Top 10. 


Isabella Alas won her heat in the 100 fly with a season best of 1:04.34. 



 

Tri and Masters Holiday Training Schedule

posted Nov 20, 2020, 4:49 PM by Rey Aguilar   [ updated Nov 24, 2020, 9:28 PM ]

The 50 meter pool will be closed on Tuesday November 24th and 25th for maintenance. Lanes will be available for lap swimmers at the following times:

Tuesday Nov. 24th:
5:30-7am in the family pool
11:30-1pm in the family pool and in the 33yard pool

Wednesday Nov. 25th:
5:30-7am in the family pool
11:30-1pm in the 33yard pool




Christmas and New Year's Practice Schedule

posted Nov 20, 2020, 1:50 PM by Rey Aguilar   [ updated Dec 20, 2020, 2:57 PM ]


The facility will close at 2pm on Christmas Eve and remain closed through Christmas day.



The Facility will close at 2pm on New Year's Eve and remain closed through New Year's day. 





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