June 22, 2016 – The Long Course Middle Atlantic Swimming Top 10 has been updated with all times swum through 6/21.
June 15, 2016 – Posting information about Eastern Zone Long Course Championships and the Middle Atlantic Team Selection process here
June 7, 2016 – 2016 Long Course Silver Champs will take place July 16 and 17 at GCIT in New Jersey. Meet Entry Information is here
- 2-day Meet
- Prelims/Finals for 11-12, 13-14, 15&O
- Timed Finals for 10&U
- High Point Trophy for top male/female in each age group: 10&U, 11-12, 13-14, 15&O
- Catered Hospitality
- BLUE Eagle Swimming to be meet host
June 7, 2016 – Congratulations to the following Middle Atlantic swimmers who have (as of 6/7/16) qualified for the USA Olympic Team Trials #SwimTrials. The U.S. Olympic Team Trials get underway beginning June 26th Omaha (event schedule is here). There are currently 1790 qualified swimmers in what will be the fastest meet on U.S. soil since 2012. Entries continue through June 20th.
|Bernhardt, Rachel||Paoletti, Olivia||Abruzzo, Andrew ||Magnan, Sam
|Braswell, Leah||Raab, Meaghan||Beard, Billy||Maurer, Tim
|Dinh, Thuymi||Seiberlich, Emma||Boratto, Alessandro||McHugh, Brendan
|Goodwin, Darby||Small, Meghan||Brocato, Greg ||Olson, Pat
|Harnish, Courtney||Sowinski, Katelyn||Crossland, David ||Proctor, Grant
|Jones, Kaitlin||Sumner, Alex||Defriece, Andrew ||Schuehler, Andy
|Kowal, Molly||Szekely, Allie||Devlin, Chris||Schultz, Eric
|McHugh, Ally||Tafuto, Vivian||Flynn, Brandon ||Stasiunas, Matt
|Nunan, Amanda||Walz, Delaney||Fong, Zach ||Swanson, Chris
|Oberlander, Kacey||Zurmuhl, Hannah||Frayler, Arthur ||Tafuto, Vinny
|Saloky, Katie||Glenesk, Mattias ||Thomas, Mike
|Grewal, Greg ||Torie, Ryan
|Jensen, Michael ||Ware, Timothy
|Johnson, Jake ||Whitley, Reece
|Lebed, Alex ||Willis, Jamal
|Lewis, Alex ||Wilson, J Todd
|Moyar, Jacob||Sannem, Jake
May 31, 2016 – We have finalized the Middle Atlantic Long Course Championship Schedule for the Summer of 2016.
- 2016 EZ OW Championship and and 18th Annual OWS “Bridge-to-Bridge” June 25, 2016. Registration Deadline: June 24, 2016. Hosted by Pleasantville Aquatics, Atlantic City , NJ. Information here
- Middle Atlantic Long Course Junior Olympics #LCJO16 – to be held at Franklin and Marshall College Wednesday, July 20 – Saturday, July 23, 2016. Qualifying times are here. Meet entry information is here. Here is a “Meet Notes” section where we will add any last minutes notes and updates from the meet director and/or meet referee
- Middle Atlantic Senior Championships #MASRCHAMP to be held at Bucknell University, July 13-16, 2016. Meet Entry Information is here
- Middle Atlantic Long Course Silver Championships at GCIT, July 16-17, 2016. Meet Entry Information is here
May 3, 2016 – Middle Atlantic Swimming is looking for a Zone Team Database Manager. This individual will maintain and update the athlete database for the MA Zone Team, as well as be responsible for entries for the Zone meet. Must be proficient in Team Manager. Interested parties should contact Kathryn Scheuer, MA Age Group Vice Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 2, 2016 – The 2016-2017 Middle Atlantic Swimming competition schedule approved at the 2016 House of Delegates meeting is published here. We will have meet information and meet entry files published in September
March 22, 2016 – Meet Director Workshops and AO Clinics dates have been announced for the Spring/Summer of 2016. All workshops and clinics will be conducted using Zoom. Zoom is a web-based conferencing service which allows all the attendees and the presenters to see each other and interact face to face via a computer, iPad, or any other smart devise that has audio and video capabilities. It is suggested to use a computer or iPad type of device because of the nature of the presentations. You should be in a private area with no background noise and a headset with a microphone of some type is strongly suggested. Dave Blake will be conducting the AO Clinics and Mike Seip will be conducting the Meet Director Workshops. This means no travel is necessary! You will receive login instructions upon registering for your session. Each session has a limit of 25 participants do to technological limitations. Please email Mike at email@example.com if you are pursuing the Meet Directors Certification, including registering for an AO Clinic. Please email Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org if only pursuing the AO Certification. A reminder AO certification is a requirement of being a certified Meet Director. Please contact Mike with any questions.
Meet Director Workshops:
- Tuesday 7/26/16
Administrative Official (AO) Clinics:\
- Wednesday 7/13/16
March 1, 2015 – Swim meets closed within the LSC due to hitting “entry caps” or “over-subscription” are posted here
February 16, 2016 – Virtual Club Championships – Have you ever wondered how your club is doing with the VCC? The VCC automatically ranks all USA Swimming member clubs based on swimmer performance. You can see how your club stacks up against others in your LSC, Zone and even Nationally. Our computers figure out the best possible event line up for your team. The VCC recognizes and highlight clubs that are developing athletes and achieving success at multiple levels emphasizing the team element in club swimming. This program serves as a key part of the Athlete Development & Performance component of the Club Recognition Program. The Middle Atlantic Swimming Virtual Club Championship Rankings for Short Course are here and Long Course are here (based on 2/9/16). Visit the VCC section of the USA swimming website to learn more
December 11, 2015 – Middle Atlantic is always looking for enthusiastic individuals to serve on the committees that manage our programs and services. If you are interested in becoming a part of the organization, please fill out the volunteer form and return it to our office. We are especially in need of parents who might be interested in working with diversity and inclusion.
November 11, 2015 – Middle Atlantic Swimming Seniors begin the weeklong Early Signing Period that stretches, this year, from November 11 to November 18, 2015. Athletes in many NCAA sports –among them swimming and diving– are invited to sign the National Letter of Intent (NLI), the agreement between the college and the prospective student-athlete whereby the institution promises an athletic scholarship and the athlete promises to attend the school. The list of Middle Atlantic early signings are here. If you would like to be added to this list email email@example.com
September 25, 2015 – Updated Job Postings within Middle Atlantic Swimming.
September 9, 2015 – Recently the FINA interpretation of rules surrounding performance of the IM was changed. Here is the ruling from USA Swimming. Interpretation: According to SW 9.1 each of the strokes must cover one quarter (1/4) of the distance. Being on the back when leaving the wall for the Freestyle portion of the Ind. Medley is covering more than one quarter of the distance in the style of Backstroke and is, therefore, a disqualification. Backstroke swimming is only defined as being on the back.
May 21, 2015 – Middle Atlantic Records have been updated – Here is the updated list as of 5/21/15. Corrections or questions should be e-mailed to our Records Chairman. Congratulations to all of our new Middle Atlantic record holders
September 1, 2014 – Introducing the multi step certification process for all of our Middle Atlantic Swimming Meet Directors. The first step is to pass the MA Swimming Meet Director Test. All current MA Swimming Meet Directors must pass this test by December 1, 2014. If you have questions, please email Mike Seip – Director of Competition (firstname.lastname@example.org)