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January 13, 2018 - 2018 USA Swimming Diversity Select Camp Applications Open

2018 Diversity Select Camp

Each spring, USA Swimming invites 48 athletes from underrepresented populations to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs to participate in a three-day camp program which includes pool training, motivational/educational sessions and team-building activities.

Selection is based on times swum at USA Swimming sanctioned events.

The National Diversity Select Camp athlete application is OPEN. The application window will close on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 5pm Mountain Standard Time. Athletes must apply themselves.

Athlete Application: https://www.usaswimming.org/utility/landing-pages/club-dev-camps/dsc-app


January 13, 2018 - RAC Classic – Revised Monday Schedule


January 11, 2018 - Coaches Scheduling Meeting

You will need to bring only your Request for Sanction, Approval or Observation to the Spring Coaches Meeting. You do not bring your Meet Notice.

Meet Bid Application Form


January 10, 2018 - 2017 Comeback Swimmer of the Year Nominations

Nominations are due by Monday, January 15, 2017 at 6 PM.

Comeback Athlete of the Year

This award may be presented to a deserving athlete who has shown exceptional determination to continue swimming after a major setback in their lives or their swimming careers. The recipient serves as an inspiring role model. The recipient is selected by the Awards Committee from nominating letters e-mailed to office@mdswim.org. The award would be presented at the Spring State Championship Meet.
If you have a swimmer who – LAST YEAR – came back from a difficult previous year (could be illness – and injury – personal or family crisis) – and who served as an inspiration to your other team members as they returned to the pool.
In a few short paragraphs – let us know the swimmer’s name –age and story.
I need these back by Monday at 6 PM – Nominations will close at that time…The winner will be selected by a MDSI Board committee – and the award will be presented at the State Championship Meet – coinciding with which meet the swimmer would participate in..


January 9, 2018 - 2018 LSC Open Water Meet in Florida