September 29, 2016 - NBAC Wins the Prestigious Building Dreams Award
The North Baltimore Aquatic Club was awarded the Building Dreams Award by the United States Olympic Committee at the Team USA Awards presentation held at Georgetown University’s McDonough Arena. This very prestigious award was presented to NBAC and accepted by John Cadigan, Director of Swimming and Tom Himes, Head Coach of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club. Over 1,000 Olympic and paralympic athletes and spectators were present for the event. In addition Becca Meyers, NBAC, was nominated for Female Paralympic Athlete of the games.
Brad Snyder, Loyola, LOYA, was nominated and awarded the Male Paralympic Athlete of the games.
About the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Games
Formerly known as the USOC SportsMan, SportsWoman and Team of the Year awards, the Team USA Awards began in 1974. The impressive and diverse collection of past winners represent nearly 30 sports on the summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic programs. Their collective accomplishments tell the inspiring story of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic movements throughout history. Beginning in 2014, the Team USA Awards began recognizing the incredible performances of Team USA athletes and teams during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. For more information on the Team USA Awards, visit TeamUSA.org.
Building Dreams Award, presented by USG
This award Honors an individual, group or community that has gone above and beyond in its support of Team USA. All USA sport organizations nominate an individual, organization or community for the award. The North Baltimore Aquatic Club was nominated by USA Swimming.
North Baltimore Aquatic Club
Founded in 1968 as a humble neighborhood swim club, the NBAC has grown into one of the most successful training programs in the country. The NBAC placed five swimmers on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team – including the most decorated Olympian of all time in Phelps – who combined to earn 10 medals and seven golds in Rio. The club also helped produce legendary swimming coach Bob Bowman, and Paralympic medalists Jessica Long and Becca Meyers. For the 15th consecutive year in 2016, the club was recognized as a USA Swimming Gold Medal Club – the top honor for a swimming club in the U.S.
September 26, 2016 - RAC Columbus Day Meet Warm Up Changes
Friday PM – ALL AGES
Warm Up 4:00 PM Meet Starts 5:00 PM
Change – AM Session Saturday 9-10 Girls 11-13 Boys
Warm Up 7:30 AM Meet Starts 8:30 AM
Change – PM Sessions Saturday/Sunday 9-10 Boys 11-13 Girls
Warm Ups 12:00 PM Meet Starts 1:00 PM
Change – AM Session Sunday 9-10 Girls 11-13 Boys
Warm Up 8:00 AM Meet Starts 9:00 AM
September 21, 2016 - United States Swimming Annual Convention
The United States Swimming Annual Convention is underway in Atlanta Georgia! MD Swimming is represented this year by athletes: Casey Prentice, Andrew Scott, Tess Becket, Maggie Manchester and Christion Brown. Delegates representing our Coaches, Officials and Board members are: Reilly Willoughby, Rob Fox, Peter Leib, Peter LaGow, Steve Lottes, Jamie Cahn, Wade Atlins, Bill Kirkner and Anna Summerfield.
September 16, 2016 - LOYO’s Brad Snyder sets World Record at 2016 Paralympics in Rio
LOYO’s Brad Snyder wins 3 Golds and sets World Record at 2016 Paralympics in Rio
September 11, 2016 - Tom Himes a featured speaker at 2016 ASCA World Clinic
The Dry Side of Age Group Coaching (Thursday)
Planning, Decisions, Implementation – Lessons Learned (Friday)