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Meet Director and Operational Risk Director (formerly Safety Director) Workshop Schedule

All participants must be non-athlete members of USA SwimmingThe Meet Director Workshops are for all new and re certifying Meet Directors.  For 2018 all Operational Risk (formerly Safety Chairs) must attend an Operational Risk Workshop as well as successfully complete the online test to re certify for 2018. Please refer to the MA website for requirements to become certified as a MA Meet Director or MA Operational Risk Director.  Please use the link below… Continue reading

Middle Atlantic Swimming “Technical Suit Policy” Policy will take effect on January 1, 2018

At the September, 2017 Middle Atlantic Swimming Board Meeting, the Middle Atlantic Swimming Board approved the following policy in regards to our swimmers aged 10 and under wearing “Tech Suits” in Middle Atlantic Sanctioned  Meets.  This policy follows many Local Swim Committees (LSCs) in the United States who are reviewing rules on the use of technical swim suits in age group competitions.   The main reason is that these suits can cost as much as $500… Continue reading

Attention Coaches – Regional Coach Clinic- Pittsburgh, PA Friday, October 13, 2017 – Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Regional Coaching Clinic program brings affordable clinics directly to teams in their own LSCs. These clinics are designed for the entire coaching staff from the novice coach to the senior level coach.  The clinic cost is $75 per coach or $200 for a coaching staff of 3 or more. Our clinics are priced to encourage participation by the entire coaching staff.   This Clinic will be held at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott.  There is a… Continue reading

Officials Certifications for Stroke/Turn Officials

Here are dates for some upcoming USA Swimming Stroke/Turn training’s.  These training’s are in webinar format, meaning no need to travel anywhere.  To request additional training or for questions contact the Training Chair Betsy Champagne.  More information may be found on the Middle Atlantic swimming Officials website

USA Swimming announces 2017 Scholastic All America Team

Top Middle Atlantic swimming student-athletes honored by USA Swimming for 2016-17 school year.  Visit here for a complete breakdown of the 2016-17 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America team. The application for the 2017-18 team will be available June 1, 2018.

In order to be considered for the Scholastic All-America Team, swimmers must maintain a 3.5 GPA for the current academic year and swim a time equal to a 2016 Winter Junior Championships qualifying time in any event during the… Continue reading

New USA Swimming Safe Sport Athlete Protection Training Launches

USA Swimming’s Safe Sport program introduces new Athlete Protection Training courses that will be available today for all non-athlete members. The courses will address the day-to-day efforts of cultivating a positive and healthy environment. The courses will serve to fulfill the membership’s APT requirement. [Read More Here]

The courses that will be offered include:

  • Safe Sport: Ready, Set, Go!
  • What Would You Do? Scenarios for Maintaining a Positive Culture
  • Preventing Bullying

Middle Atlantic IMX Rankings updated

We have updated the IMX Rankings in each age group here for the Short Course and Long Course Season.

An IMX score is only established after a swimmer has swum all of the events required for their age group in a sanctioned meet since the start of the current season; both short and long course seasons start September 1 and end August 31 for IMX purposes.

Additionally, a swimmer must complete all of the events in the same… Continue reading

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