Here is the Approved 2013 LongCourse schedule. It can also be found in its permanent location under the MEETS tab above.
Olympic Gold Medalist and former North Carolina age group swimmer, Charlie Houchin, was the guest speaker at the North Carolina Swimming Awards Banquet at the DoubleTree Hotel in Raleigh on Saturday, September 22. Houchin recalled some of his favorite Olympic experiences and encouraged young swimmers to have fun along the way and to enjoy the sport. Houchin was introduced to the crowd of over 250 swimmers, coaches, and family members by his coach, John Payne. Payne spoke about Charlie’s progression from a young age group swimmer to an Olympic champion.
The event recognized swimmers from North Carolina Swimming who finished in the TOP FIVE for the 2011 LC, 2011-12 SC, and 2012 LC seasons; North Carolina Swimming ALL STARS; NC Swimmers in the National TOP TEN, and TOP THREE Open Water swimmers in the 2012 State OW Championship. Individual Awards were also presented to the Swimmers of the Year in each age group. They were:
11-12 Male Levente Bathory STAR
11-12 Female Kayla Tennant STAR
13-14 Male Colin Ellington YOTA
13-14 Female Kathleen Baker SwimMAC
15-16 Male Kyle Darmody SwimMAC
15-16 Female Maija Roses SwimMAC
17-18 Male Dominick Glavich YOTA
17-18 Female Faith Johnson STAR
Open Water Swimmers of the Year were awarded to:
Female Currie Murch Elliot SwimMAC
Male Benjamin Miller MOR
The Willis Casey Award for the highest ranked international swimmer went to:
Cullen Jones SwimMAC
The Andy Craver Determination Award was presented to:
Caroline Mitchell MOR
The Conoco Philips Outstanding Volunteer Award recipient was:
The TEAM of the Year was awarded to: SwimMAC
Attached is the proposed Operating Budget for NC Swimming that will be presented at the board meeting and HOD for voter approval. Limited copies, if any, will be available at the meetings. If you would like copies of any of the materials (agenda, budget, legislation) please print them and bring them with you.
For your convenience here are PDFs of the schedule, agenda, and proposed legislation.
The 2012 North Carolina Swimming Awards Banquet will be held this Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the DoubleTree Brownstone Hotel in Raleigh. The event begins at 6:30 pm and we look forward to seeing everyone who has pre-registered to attend.
There is a football game at NC State Saturday evening, so be prepared for game traffic on Hillsborough Street (but going the opposite direction).
Attached are directions to the DoubleTree Brownstone Hotel, located at 1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27605.
There should be adequate parking in the hotel parking lot. If not, there is available overflow parking in the YMCA Parking lot across the street and at the nearby Pullen Memorial Church.
The list of those attending has been finalized and we’re expecting a full house. We will not able to accommodate any last minute additions. Payment has already been made to the hotel, so there are no refunds for cancellations.
See you there!
2013 Access for athlete grant application is now open.
It’s that time of year athletes! The CAF Access for Athletes grant application for the 2013 distribution is NOW available online. Through CAF’s Access for Athletes program we are able to support your athletic dreams with funding for prosthetics, adaptive sports equipment, training, competition expenses and mentoring.
Just this past April, we distributed 1,106 grants totaling over $1.7 million to challenged athletes around the world. It is our mission and goal to support you, so please make sure to apply for a grant. No late applications can be accepted.
|Stop It Now! is pleased to offer Creating Circles of Safety: How organizations and adults can speak up to keep children safe from sexual abuse, our three-part web-based training that teaches adults skills in proactively setting guidelines for privacy and touch and responding skillfully to ambiguous situations involving children or adults.Learn more|
|Week 1: Recognizing and Responding to Children’s Sexual Behaviorsfocuses on sexual behaviors in children including guidelines and practice in how to respond to behaviors outside what you’d expect to see in children.Week 2: Recognizing and Responding to Adults’ Behaviorsfocuses on how to set boundaries with those who interact with children and how to speak up to keep kids safe.
Week 3: Booster Session: Acting to Keep Children Safe from Sexual Abuse brings us back to together two months later to review case studies and participants’ experiences and refine skills for use in a variety of contexts. There will be opportunities to interact and time to ask questions.
Participants are asked to commit to participating in all three sessions and completing pre- and post-evaluation surveys. This series is particularly appropriate for:
We are able to offer this series for FREE because we are working with researchers to collect evaluation data on the effectiveness of this training.
To meet demand for this training, we are offering two sessions: one in the daytime and one in the evening.
Dates: Tuesdays October 2, 9, and December 4, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm Eastern USA (Massachusetts) Please check www.worldtimeserver.com for the corresponding time in your area.
Take Action! Register now for the Evening Series
Dates: Wednesdays October 3, 10, and December 5, 2012
Time: 2 pm Eastern USA (Massachusetts) Please check www.worldtimeserver.com for the corresponding time in your area.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Take Action! Register now for the Daytime Series
|Sincerely,Deborah Donovan RiceExecutive Director|
At the United States Aquatic Sports convention held in Greensboro this week, Suzanne Heath a North Carolina Swimming official and long-time chairman of USA Swimming’s Times and Recognition committee, won the Kenneth J Pettigrew Award given by the USA swimming officials committee to an official in recognition of contributions to the sport of swimming. Congratulations on a this well-deserved award!
Also at the convention. Kaitlyn Kent, one of North Carolina Swimming’s BOD athlete representatives, was elected southern zone junior athlete representative.
Open Water Officials Clinic
Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 10 AM
Western North Carolina Open Water Meet
Moss Lake Landing, Kings Mountain, NC
Contact: Jim Riggs