CoEd Varsity Swim & Dive
SENIORS - Drinks...minimum of 12 per senior - water, Gatorade and chocolate milk are preferable, no soda or anything that requires a cup.
***If you know your swimmer/diver will not be attending the pre-meet pasta dinner, sending your food contribution with another student would be appreciated.***
Athletes are not required to make a Buddy Bag for each meet this week. Instead, they can (but do not have to) make a bigger Buddy Bag to exchange on Friday when we meet for the bus.
Dress Out Plan for Friday, December 8th is Black Out.
Friday, December 8th we swim and dive our second away meet of the season against Hayfield High School at Lee District Rec Center, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22310, 703/922-9841. This meet begins at 8:30pm with swim and dive taking place simultaneously. The bus will leave Woodson at 7pm, please have your swimmer/diver at door 5 by 6:55pm.
Saturday, December 9th, we will compete in the Patriot Invitational Meet at Audrey Moore Rec Center, 8100 Telegraph Rd., Annandale, VA 22003, 703/321-7081. The meet will begin at 6pm with swim and dive taking place simultaneously. The bus will leave Woodson at 4:30pm, please have your swimmer/diver at door 5 by 4:25pm.
After the meet on Friday, our hungry swimmers will be going to IHOP Restaurant, 9490 Blake Lane, Fairfax, VA 22031, 703/277-1022. Parents are always welcome!
Please take pictures throughout the season, save on a flash drive and give to Coach Stephanie towards the end of the season. She puts together an amazing slideshow that we get to enjoy at the banquet.
Thank you all for your help!!
Please let me know if you have any questions,
Coach Susie and all the coaches
WT Woodson Swim & Dive – First Meet Victory!
Swim-Congrats to the WTW Swim & Dive team on their solid victory against Fairfax on Friday night 12/1/17! Final scores were 211-104 for the Boys and 201-114 for the Girls! We had a competitive and successful meet and a great way to kick off the season. Way to band together as a team and deliver the results! Congrats to Kent Codding and Joe Schaefer on making a Regional cut in their 200 IM! Also, congrats to the Boys Medley Relay of Matt Ferrari, Joe Schaefer, PJ D’Alessandro and Matt Herbert on getting the Regional cut! Some other highlights include: 3 girls Relay teams made Regional cuts: The 2 girls Medley Relays of Jamie Quinn, Alina Jones, Lauren Sawyer, and Hannah Modder, as well as, Peri Farling, Ellen Wales, Haley Bergthold and Laine Schappert and the girls 200 Freestyle Relay of Peri Farling, Hannah Modder, Haley Bergthold, and Emilee Ferrari!
Dive- All of our divers did very well at the first meet! Congrats to Craig Erwin, Connor Casey, Matt Mckenzie, and Sean Binning, our boy divers who made Regional cuts. Conor Casey made a personal and team record and both Minh Donnell and Olivia Rummel qualified for Regionals! Overall W.T.Woodson accomplished watery wonders in the pool and on the board! WTW WHAT?!
Swim & Dive Meet Schedule
Date Opponent Place Time Leave WTW
12/1/2017 Fri WTW@Fairfax Oak Marr 6pm Depart 4:30pm
12/8/2017 Fri WTW@Hayfield Lee District 8:30pm Depart 7pm
12/9/2017 Sat. Patriot Inv. Audrey Moore Depart 4:30pm
12/15/2017 Fri. WTW@Robinson Oak Marr 6pm Depart 4:30pm
1/5/2018 Fri. SouthCounty@WTW Audrey Moore 8:30pm Depart 7pm
1/12/2018 Fri. West Springfield@WTW Audrey Moore 6pm Depart 4:30pm
1/19/2018 Fri Lake Braddock@WTW Audrey Moore 8:30pm Depart 7pm
1/26/2018 Fri. District Prelims (Swim) Audrey Moore 5:30pm Depart 3:30pm
1/27/2018 Sat. District Finals (Swim) Audrey Moore 5:30pm Depart 3:30pm
2/2/2018 Regionals Colgan HS
2/3/2018 Regionals Colgan HS
2/17/2018 States (Swim) GMU
States (Dive) Oak Marr
Swim/ Dive Interest Meeting 10/4/2017
Introductions- Swim Coach Susie Hamrock & Swim Coach Brian Dufour
Asst. Swim Coach Tessa Weghorst
Dive Coach Rob Carvajal & Asst. Dive Coach Stephanie Pollack
Very competitive team, not just tough for new swimmers. It will be tough to make the team this year. Everyone needs to be swimming in some type of program. It’s not a learn-to-swim-program - you need to either be swimming on a club team, your own or find a group to swim with- you can talk to me after the meeting if you would like some assistance with this.
Expectations - be at all meets - MUST BE AT THE DISTRICT MEET!
USS Swimmers- you are expected to attend one HS practice a week- Thursday would be best day to attend each week before the Friday meets
TRYOUTS- November 6-9 - Everyone must do 50 & 100 free, also 2 other events, must also be at 3 days of tryouts.
Try-outs will be held at Oak Marr Rec. Center during practice times (see below)
PAPERWORK- Available in Athletic Office or from Coach Susie
Physical form must be on file with Athletic Trainer before try-outs
Emergency Care Form comes back to me/coaches – need one for each sport
Concussion Training for one parent and athlete before try-outs – check out the Woodson website for info. www.wtwoodsonsports.org
Fundraising?!Restaurant Nights - Noodles, Potbelly, Chipotle, Chick-fil-A
NEXT MEETING:Wed., Nov. 1st to collect paperwork & sign up for events for tryouts
Team will be announced on Friday, Nov. 10th afterschool in room C123
Parents Meeting- Meet the Coach Night – Tuesday, Nov. 14th in Auditorium
Check out the www.wtwoodsonsports.org website swim & dive page for
Time standards, team news for announcements and the season schedule
Please see Coach Susie Hamrock with any questions or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SWIM Practices are at Oak Marr Rec. Center from 3:45-4:45pm Mon.-Thurs.
DIVE Practices 3:45-4:45pm Mon., Tu. & Thur.– No Dive practice on Wed.s
Meets are Friday nights.We do have one Sat. night meet
Bus to practices – Mondays - Thursdays Entrance 5 at 3:15pm
Bus returns to Woodson at 5:15pm