Coaches Message Board

Check here first for:  Meet Updates, Upcoming Clinics, Newsletters from your Coaches Rep..etc. Want something posted –  just email office@mdswim.org

October 4, 2019 - 2020 MDSI Championship Q Times Bag Tags

The 2020 Annual Edition of the MDSI SCY Championship Meet Qualifying Times Bag Tags will start to be mailed out over the next 2 weeks -Head Coaches watch your mailbox for the ones for your swimmers.


October 4, 2019 - CAC Meet Deadlines Extended

The 2 October CAC Meet entry deadlines have been extended. Please see the posted Meet Notices


October 4, 2019 - 2020 Registration of Coaches

All Assistant and Head Coaches should now be fully certified and able to be on deck. Do not let an uncertified coach on your pool deck at any time – it compromises your personal insurance – the club’s insurance and the insurance of every swimmer on the pool and every other coach on deck..Not Worth It!


October 1, 2019 - Safe Sport Recognized Club Program to Become Mandatory?

USA Swimming is heading toward making it mandatory for every USA Club to be a Recognized Safe Sport Club – though it has not happened yet – we suggest you get out ahead of the game – and get ready – and do it now! Here is the link your Safe Sport Club Contact has received. MDSI Safe Sport Chair, Sondra Hunt can help you with a game plan.

https://www.usaswimming.org/utility/safe-sport-recognition-program


September 26, 2019 - All 2020 SCY Meet Notices Due October 1

All SCY Meet Notices and Event Files, for meets scheduled from January 1, 2020 to State Champs Meets – are due to the MDSI office by October 1….

Very Important!!!!::: Send your event file and WORD doc copy of your meet notice to the MD Swimming office only – do not cc Tom Himes..

To avoid some of the confusion we experienced at the beginning of the year – please adhere to the process: the process is that they must be submitted to the MDSI office, only .
They are recorded – basic information for the website retrieved – then forwarded by the office to Tom for approval or sanctioning – he will give the meet notice the correct sanction or approval number – copy you – and send it to the office for posting. Any corrections that need to be made – he will contact you directly.

Please adhere to the timeline – October 1 – and to the correct process: send only to the MDSI office – in WORD format, along with your event file.

Meet notices for all SCY Championship Meets – both ones hosted by individual clubs and those hosted by MD Swimming – are due no later than, October 20th .

ALL LCM Meet notices are due January 1, 2020..