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Potomac Falls High School Swimming General information

 

Coaches:

            Head Coach – Mrs. Kathleen Touve kathleen.touve@lcps.org         

            Assistant Coach – Lily Carlyle  lily.carlyle@lcps.org

 

Swim team tryouts will be November 8th 7:30-9:00pm and November 9th 5-6:30pm.

 

Physicals are due October 30 and other forms are due ASAP, you cannot get into the water if your physicals and other forms are not completed.  Those that participated in a fall sport need to log in and complete the online registration.

 

Practices:

MondaysDryland TBD (if you cannot attend dryland, you must provide written explanation as to why you cannot attend)

Wednesdays: 7:30 -9:00 pm

Thursdays: 5 – 6:30 pm

 

Meet Schedule:

SWIMMING

Date

Opponent

Site

Time

W/L

12/2

Stone Bridge

CM (H)

12:00

 

12/9

Freedom

CM (H)

6:00

 

12/16

Briar Woods

CM (H)

12:00

 

12/30

Rock Ridge

CM (H)

2:00

 

1/6

John Champe

CM (A)

6:00

 

1/13

Broad Run

CM (A)

2:00

 

1/20

Tuscarora

CM (A)

12:00

 

1/26

Districts

CM

6:00

 

2/10

Region Meet (Wakefield)

 

tbd

 

 

State Meet (Feb 15-17)

 

 

 

Pasta Parties – Swimmers need to check with their parents to see if they can host a pasta party on Friday evenings before dual meets. 

 

Swim Suits and Spirit Wear:

-Swim Suits need to be purchased directly from Cassel’s Sports & Awards prior to the first meet. Do Not purchase until the team is named.  Cassel’s address: 2816 Towerview Rd, Herndon, VA 20171.  Hours: M-F 10am -6pm, Sat 10am -4pm, closed Sunday.

-Spirit wear will be purchased through an online store that will open on 11/9 and closed 11/13 (date may be extended). Please note that in addition to the swim suit, all swimmers will be expected to purchase the team t-shirt and the warm-up jacket/pullover.

-Swim Caps need to be purchased directly from the coach, cost is $12.  All caps are silicon.

 

Swim Team Expectations/Guidelines:

  1. Swimmers are required to be at all pool practices.  Dryland practices are required a written request is required for an excused absence.  
  2. Swimmers are required to be at all swim meets, missed meets will be an unexcused absence and you will only be allowed to swim relays in the next meet.
  3. The following are the only two excused swim meets:

AT&T National Championship 29 Nov – 2 Dec, Columbus, OH

Speedo Junior Nationals, 6-9 Dec, Knoxville, TN

  1. Seniors that need times for recruiting purposes need to meet one on one with the head coach.
  2. You must be at school by 9:30am on the day of practices to be allowed to practice.  If you are absent from school for the day you cannot practice that day.  If you arrive late due to a doctor’s appointment, you must have a note from the doctor’s office and approved through the AD’s office.
  3. Swimmers will be excused from meets if there is a conflict with another school activity (ie band, drama).  You must communicate with me at least one week prior to missing the practice/meet.
  4. Any other requests for excused absences but be provided to me in writing at least one week prior to the missing the practice/meet.