Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Heritage Wake Forest Team Carly O'Day Relay Carnival

Carly O'Day is a senior in high school and an original member of the Heritage Betas swim team. Earlier this year she was diagnosed with cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy.

The Heritage Betas would like to invite other teams to participate in this fun event to benefit the family. It will be held on Tuesday, June 7th at 6 PM at the Heritage Wake Forest swim club. Cost is $10/swimmer and events include relays in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and medley. Parents and coaches are invited to swim as well.

If you are interested please contact Heritage Betas TSA Rep Mike Long by May 1, 2011.

Monday, April 11, 2011

April Board of Directors meeting

This is your standard reminder that the April Board of Directors meeting is tomorrow (Tuesday) night at 7:00 at the Triangle Aquatic Center (TAC) in Cary. As always, I highly encourage everyone to print their own copy of the meeting agenda to bring with them, since only limited quantities of handouts will be available at the meeting. You should also review the meeting minutes from last month.

Friday, April 8, 2011

TSA Clinics update

The Clinics Committee has scheduled additional clinics:

Prestonwood will host a Stroke and Turn Clinic on Tuesday May 3 at 7:00 PM at their pool. Attending a Stroke and Turn Clinic is required each year for anyone in your club who will be serving as a stroke and turn judge unless they have USA Swimming, YMCA, NCHSAA or NCAA certification. Please note that additional Stroke and Turn Clinics are being planned for North and South League clubs.

Hasentree will host a Starter Clinic on May 19 (Thursday). This clinic begins at 7:00 PM and usually lasts less than an hour. Starter Clinics are not mandatory. Check the TSA Blog and your email for links with directions and additional clinic announcements.

Previously announced clinics:

Stroke and Turn Clinic at Hasentree, May 10 (7:00 PM)
Coaches Clinic at Northbrook clubhouse, May 18 (7:00 PM)
Starter Clinic at Silverton pool, May 28 (9:00 AM).

Wednesday, April 6, 2011


TSA Reps, just a reminder that your TSA dues are due April 30th. As of tonight (April 6th), I have 35 teams whose check I have not received. You can bring a check to the April 12th meeting or mail to me at the address listed at the bottom of your invoice. Please make check payable to Tarheel Swimming Association or TSA. If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail me at clbrunk729@aol.com.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

MOR Speedo Olympic Clinic

The Marlins Of Raleigh will hold a Speedo Olympic Clinic with 2000 US Olympic Silver Medalist Kristy Kowal on Saturday, April 9th from 9-11 am at the NC State Willis Casey Natatorium. The cost is just $20 to hear from one of the top breaststrokers in American history talk about how she swims fast. Kristy was an 8-time NCAA Champion in individual events and relays and helped lead her U. of Georgia team to 3 NCAA Women's team titles! For registration and info, go to http://www.marlinsofraleigh.com/ or email morsilver@bellsouth.net