MA Swimming had the attached poster designed to be used by MA Clubs to promote participation in clubs, MA and USA Swimming on all levels. Clubs should use the poster internally and at every opportunity further the calling to join America’s Swim Team. The long range plan is for MA to continue the publicity campaign to support each MA Club by supplying similar tools to use in the community. The ultimate goal is spread the… Continue reading
This is the question of the year! USA Swimming has stopped issuing physical membership cards. All individuals; including athletes, coaches and officials are expected to have a Deck Pass account with USA Swimming. The membership card can be seen and printed, if desired, in Deck Pass. In addition, there is a Deck Pass App that can be used on a smart phone. For athletes, the membership card found here will show they are a… Continue reading
Attention all Unattached Athletes: It is time to renew your membership with USA Swimming. 2017 memberships expire on December 31, 2017. Be sure to send in your membership form with the payment due to the Middle Atlantic office address on the form and we will renew your membership. The athlete membership form is found here
We have updated the Travel Assistance section of the website here. Middle Atlantic Travel Assistance Policy provides support to any registered MAS swimmer that has achieved a specified Time Standard and who attends one of the MAS designated Travel meets during each of the Winter, Spring and/or Summer, Open Water or Disability seasons. The specific meets are listed in the “Travel Meets and Levels”. The requirements for qualifying for the Travel assistance can be found… Continue reading
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
- Monday, November 27 7pm [register]
At the September meeting of the Middle Atlantic Swimming Board of Directors, updates were made to the MA Policy manual in the areas of 10 and Under swims, replacement of the ‘Safety’ position by ‘Operational Risk’, a required certified Meet Ref at certain meets, and updated Travel meet requirements.
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
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 Swimming has achieved the highest level in the LSC Evaluation & Achievement Program (LEAP). Thanks to all the volunteers and staff that made this possible.
You can learn more about the LEAP program on the USA Swimming website
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