Sunday, April 27, 2008

Coaches Clinic on Wednesday, May 28

The first Coaches Clinic will be May 28. The time is 7:00 PM and the location is Northbrook. Jonathan Watson will be the instructor.

Learn to be a more effective coach and promote good sportsmanship, ways to motivate swimmers and their families, and more. Each club is required to be represented at this clinic. Attendance will be taken.

NORTHBROOK COUNTRY CLUB (4905 North Hills Drive, Raleigh)
• From I-440, take Exit 7 (if coming from south) or Exit 7B (if coming from north) onto US 70 (Glenwood Avenue) westbound
• Turn LEFT at the first traffic signal after the I-440 interchange onto Lead Mine Road
• Turn RIGHT at the next traffic signal onto North Hills Drive.
• Turn LEFT into the club parking lot just past Northbrook Drive, which will be the third street on the right.

Monday, April 21, 2008

Assistant Coach Position

The Reserve Sting Rays have a new opportunity for an assistant coach position for this season. We have a great team with committed head coach and parent support.

Please direct any leads or interested persons to and .


Saturday, April 12, 2008


Greetings busy TSA Reps! Your Clinics Committee has been finalizing details for this season's clinics. Here is what we have scheduled for you:

STROKE AND TURN JUDGES (Mandatory; choose either one):
Tuesday [corrected from Wednesday - Bob] , May 6, 7:00 PM at Planter’s Walk clubhouse in Knightdale
(clinic could last almost two hours)
Thursday, May 22, 7:00 PM at Jewish Community Center

STARTERS (Recommended, but not mandatory):
Tuesday, May 27, 7:00-8:00 PM at Medfield Pool in Raleigh/Cary

COACHES (Mandatory): We have instructors lined up for two clinics; locations and dates are being agreed upon. We expect to announce these in a few days.

(CONTACT Tony McCullough ASAP with corrections or if interested in arranging another clinic.)

PLANTER’S WALK CLUBHOUSE (901 Lynwood Road, Knightdale)

From North Raleigh and Northern Wake County
· Take I-540 East to Exit 24B (Business US 64 East, a.k.a. Knightdale Boulevard)
· Follow the directions in the “From Knightdale Boulevard” section below

From Wendell and Eastern Wake County
· Take US 64/264 West to Exit 423 (I-540 West)
· Take I-540 to Exit 24 (Business US 64, a.k.a. Knightdale Boulevard)
· Turn right (Eastbound) at the top of the ramp
· Follow the directions in the “From Knightdale Boulevard” section below

From Raleigh and Southern and Western Wake County
· Take I-440 to Exit 14 (US 64/264 East)
· Take US 64/264 to Exit 423 (I-540 West)
· Take I-540 to Exit 24 (Business US 64, a.k.a. Knightdale Boulevard)
· Turn right (Eastbound) at the top of the ramp
· Follow the directions in the “From Knightdale Boulevard” section below

From Knightdale Boulevard
· Stay in the right lane and take the first right (past the I-540 interchange) onto Lynnwood Road to enter the Planter’s Walk subdivision
· If Lynnwood Road is closed due to construction, take the next right (Hinton Oaks Boulevard) and catch Lynnwood at the roundabout
· Take your second left after the 4-way stop into the clubhouse/pool parking lot at 901 Lynwood Road
· The pool parking lot is reserved for our visitors. If the parking lot is full, feel free to park on one of the side streets. Parking on Lynnwood drive is not recommended.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER (12804 Norwood Road, Raleigh)
From I-540, take Exit 9 to NC 50 (Creedmoor Road).
Head North on NC 50/Creedmoor Road.
Turn LEFT at the traffic signal onto Norwood Road.
Cross over Old Creedmoor Road and you will see the Jewish Community Center on the left.
Take a LEFT into the JCC. If the parking lot is full, you can park in the lot at the church across the street.

MEDFIELD POOL (1401 Baker Road, Raleigh/Cary):
From I-40, take Exit 290 to NC 54 (Chapel Hill Road) westbound.
Turn RIGHT at the first light past the I-40 interchange, onto Trinity Road.
Turn LEFT at the third side-street onto King Lawrence Road.
Take the first LEFT onto Baker Road.
The pool is on the RIGHT where Baker ends at Philips Court.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Reminder: April Board meeting is CANCELED; results of rules ballot

Just a reminder that the April TSA Board of Directors meeting originally scheduled for April 15th has been canceled in accordance with a motion that passed by acclamation at the March meeting. Our final Board meeting this spring will be held on May 20th. Everyone is now free to finish filing their taxes without TSA getting in the way :-).

The rules proposals cited below all passed. The rulebook has been modified accordingly and the final 2008 version that will go to the printers can be viewed here. It will also soon be available on the TSA web site.

52 clubs voted on the proposed rules changes, so a quorum was achieved. Clubs not voting were: Bedford, Bentwinds, Charleston Village, Durant Trails, Eagle Ridge, Harrington Grove, Hawthorne, Heritage of Wake Forest, Kildaire Farms, Lakemont, Manchester, North Ridge, Regency Park, Scottish Hills, Scotts Mill, Shepherd’s Vineyard, University Club, Weatherstone and Wellsley.

The first measure passed by a margin of 51-1.

The second measure passed by a margin of 47-5.

The third measure passed by a margin of 47-5.