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Abigail Bittel Signs with Bellarmine University

by Brian Gill on 2014-04-17 12:47:00
On Wednesday, April 16th Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club athlete Abigail Bittel signed her college national letter of intent to attend and swim at Bellarmine University. Bellarmine University is an NCAA Division II Catholic school that is located in Louisville, KY. She has been swimming with the Baylor Swim Club since the age of eight, and has competed at the local, state, and regional level. Bittel had an outstanding senior year, that culminated at the 2014 TISCA Swimming Championships held in Nashville, TN.
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Kaliszak, McHugh Lead Baylor at NCSA Junior Nationals

by Brian Gill on 2014-04-13 12:42:00
The Baylor Swim Club put on an outstanding performance at the 2014 NCSA Junior National Championships in Orlando, Florida. Baylor scored the sixth most points in the meet, and placed fourth overall in the boys competition, with a team record total of 338 points. Baylor swimmers won four individual events, one relay event, and broke a meet record. They also captured six Southeastern Swimming records, four Baylor School, and seven Baylor Swim Club records in the process. All of these are the highest totals ever by a Baylor Swim Club team at Junior Nationals.
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Online Meet Volunteer Sign-Up- Nike Swim LC Invitational

by Brian Gill on 2014-04-13 06:45:00
The online meet volunteer sign-up system is now available for the Nike Swim Long Course Invitational (April 25-27, 2014) at the Baylor School Natatorium. All Baylor Swim Club families/members should sign-up as soon as possible to reserve your volunteer position(s).
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2014 Summer Tune-Up Registration Information Now Available

by Brian Gill on 2014-04-13 05:00:00
SIGN-UP NOW! Dates, times, and online registration is now available for Baylor Swim Club's 2014 Summer Tune-Up Stroke Clinic for CASL summer league swimmers. See the Summer Tune-Up page for complete information. Space will be limited so register as soon as possible.


Coach Flack Invited to National Team Coaches Seminar

by Brian Gill on 2014-04-13 04:00:00
Baylor School and Baylor Swim Club Head Coach Dan Flack has been invited by United States Swimming to attend the 2014 USA National Team Coaches Seminar to be head in April at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Spring, Colorado. Coach Flack has been invited based on placing athletes on the USA Swimming National Junior team over the past few years.
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McHugh Invited to National Jr. Camp at Olympic Training Center

by Brian Gill on 2014-04-09 12:27:00
Baylor School and Baylor Swim Club member Sam McHugh has been invited by United States Swimming to attend the United States National Junior Team Training Camp held at the Olympic Training Center located in Colorado Springs April 10-13. McHugh garnered the invitation by being one of the six fastest swimmers in the United States this past year in an Olympic swimming event. In McHugh’s case, his event was the 200 meter butterfly.
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Spring Swimming Lessons Schedule Now Available

by Brian Gill on 2014-03-20 05:00:00
The SPRING (March, April & May) swimming lessons schedule is now available. ALL swimming lessons registration and payment for the 2013-2014 season must be completed online. Online registration dates for both RETURNING and NEW members are also available. Please see the Swimming Lesson Page for the online registration link and complete information.


Hannah Peiffer Takes NCAA D-II Championship in the 100 Fly

by Brian Gill on 2014-03-14 09:07:00
Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club alumni Hannah Peiffer swam to an NCAA Division II Championship in the 100 yard butterfly. Peiffer is a freshman at Queens University of Charlotte, and her time of 53.45, is a new NCAA DII and school record. She swam the 200 IM on Wednesday, and placed sixth overall in the event.
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Xian Leads Baylor at Southeastern Championships

by Brian Gill on 2014-03-06 09:48:00
This past weekend, February 27-March 2, 2014 a strong contingent of thirty-four Baylor Swim Club athletes competed in the Southeastern Swimming Short Course Championships held at the Centennial Sportsplex- Tracy Caulkins Competition Pool in Nashville, TN. Baylor finished 12th overall out of forty-three teams that scored points in the combined team scores . In order to compete in the meet the athletes had to achieve qualifying time standards. Over 1000 athletes from the states of Tennessee, Alabama, and Florida competed in the championship affair. Leading the way for Baylor was ten year old Stephanie Xian.
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Ten New Swimmers Qualify for Southeasterns at District Meet

by Brian Gill on 2014-02-27 07:22:00
This past weekend (February 22-23) the Baylor Swim Club competed in the 2014 Southeastern Swimming District East Championships held at the Baylor School Natatorium. This was the last chance for many swimmers to achieve Southeastern Championship qualifying time standards for the meet to be held this coming weekend (Feb. 27- March 2) in Nashville, TN. Baylor had ten new swimmers qualify for Southeastern Championships, and acheived a total of thirty seven new qualifying time standards. Special thanks to all the Baylor Swim Club parents that volunteered their time to work the meet.
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Baylor Boys Relay Featured on SwimmingWorld TV

by Brian Gill on 2014-02-21 08:15:00
The Baylor School boys 200 yard medley relay of Luke Kaliszak, Dustin Tynes, Sam McHugh, and Christian Selby broke the National High School Record at the 2014 TISCA Swimming & Diving Championships (Feb. 22-23, 2014) in Nashville, TN. The relay was featured on SwimmingWorld TV's Morning Swim Show on Friday, February 21st.
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RACE VIDEO: Boys Record Breaking 200 MR; McHugh's 500 FR

by Brian Gill on 2014-02-17 11:48:00
Below you will find some race video from the 2014 TISCA Swimming & Diving Championships this past weekend. It includes the Baylor School boys recording breaking 200 Medley Relay, and Sam McHugh's 500 freestyle. The Baylor School boys 200 Medley Relay team of Luke Kaliszak, Dustin Tynes, Sam McHugh, and Christian Selby swam to a new National High School Record in 1:27.74.
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National & State Records Lead Baylor to TISCA State Titles!!!!

by Brian Gill on 2014-02-16 06:45:00
After two exciting days of incredible competition at the TISCA State Swimming & Diving Championships, the Baylor School has captured the men's and combined state titles. The women finished in second behind Harpeth Hall. This is the eighth year in a row that Baylor has won the combined title. The men have now won two consecutive state titles. The Baylor School boys 200 Medley Relay team of Luke Kaliszak, Dustin Tynes, Sam McHugh, and Christian Selby swam to a new National High School Record in 1:27.74. The previous record was a 1:28.02 set by the Bolles School in 2012. Several other state records were set at the meet.
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Baylor Swimmers Make BIG Statement at Middle School Champs

by Brian Gill on 2014-01-24 08:12:00
On Saturday, January 18th the Baylor School and the Baylor Swim Club hosted the 2014 Joe Gawrys Southeastern Middle School Swimming & Diving Championship. Over forty teams and 500 athletes from the southeast competed in the day long prelims / finals event at the Baylor School Natatorium. Baylor's middle school girls' swim team swept the relays on the way to second place at the Southeastern Middle School Championships on Saturday. Other Baylor Swim Club athletes reprsenting their respective middle school teams also had an outstanding meet.
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Baylor Dynamite at Woodie B. Malone Invitational

by Brian Gill on 2013-12-20 10:14:00
This past weekend, December 13-15, over thirty Baylor Swim Club athletes traveled to the Dynamo Swim Center- Chamlee to compete competed in the 2013 Woodie B. Malone Invitational. Over 400 swimmers from the states of Tennessee, Georgia, and, Alabama competed in the swim meet. This was a prelims / finals meet format, where if swimmers were able to place in the top 20 in prelims, then they would come back and swim in finals in the evening.
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McHugh WINS the 200 Fly In Record Time at Junior Nationals!!

by Brian Gill on 2013-12-16 07:30:00
On the final night of the 2013 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School senior Sam McHugh came away with his first Junior National title in the 200 yard butterfly. His time of 1:43.64 was also a new Junior National record. The previous record was set in 2010 by William Hamilton of Great Lakes.
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Baylor Swims Very Merry at Jingle Bell Classic Meet

by Brian Gill on 2013-12-13 08:42:00
This past Saturday, December 7th, over sixty Baylor Swim Club athletes traveled to Dalton High School in Dalton, GA to race in the 2013 Jingle Bell Classic Meet. Over 200 swimmers from the states of Tennessee and Georgia competed in the swim meet. Congratulations to all Baylor swimmers for an outstanding meet on Saturday.
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Five Baylor Swimmers Sign College National Letters of Intent

by Brian Gill on 2013-11-20 08:54:00
On Friday, November 15th, five Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School athletes signed college national letters of intent. All five athletes will attend Division I schools, while three of them will attend very competitive SEC schools. "Its quite an impressive group, and its a group that has accomplished quite a lot here," Baylor coach Dan Flack said Friday afternoon. "We re excited for the future, but we ve still got some big goals that we want to accomplish later this year.
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Pool Records Fall at 23rd Annual Martha Bass Invitational

by Brian Gill on 2013-11-08 12:07:00
This past weekend, November 2-3, 2013 the Baylor Swim Club hosted and competed in the 23rd Annual Martha Bass Invitational. Over 300 swimmers from the states of Tennessee and Georgia competed in the swim meet held at the Baylor School Natatorium. The Baylor Swim Club had over 120 swimmers participate in the meet. Congratulations to Sam McHugh and Luke Kaliszak for setting multiple new Baylor School Natatorium pool records. Special thanks to all the Baylor Swim Club parents that donated their time to volunteer this weekend.
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Ghouls, Ghosts, & Goblins Invade Baylor for Halloween

by Brian Gill on 2013-10-31 09:02:00
On Tuesday evening, October 29th, the Baylor Swim Club and Diving Club had their annual Halloween Bash at the Baylor School. Over seventy swimmers and divers with ages ranging from five to fourteen-years-old dressed up in their Halloween costumes,and participated in the event. All members attending the party were also asked to bring at least two canned foods to be donated to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank to prepare for the holiday season.
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Baylor Swim Club Boasts Five Scholastic All-Americans

by Brian Gill on 2013-10-23 09:04:00
USA Swimming released the roster for its 2012-2013 Scholastic All-America Team, and five Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School student athletes were selected for this honor. Making the Scholastic All – America team from Baylor are Chandler Hinson, Kimberlee John-Williams, Luke Kaliszak, Sam McHugh, and Kristen Vredeveld.
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Baylor Swimmers in College for 2013-2014

by Brian Gill on 2013-10-22 09:47:00
Baylor currently has a total of twenty four alumni swimming in college programs across the country. In the alumni section of the website, the Baylor swimmers in college for the 2013-2014 season has been updated. Follow them on this page through their 2013-2014 college season.


Baylor Impressive at First Meet of the 2013-2014 Season

by Brian Gill on 2013-10-18 06:53:00
This past weekend, October 12-13, the Baylor Swim Club kicked off 2013-2014 short course season by competing in the 2013 October Invitational held at the McCallie School Sports Complex. The Baylor Swim Club brought a strong contingent of over one hundred athletes to the meet. Over 400 swimmers from the states of Tennessee and Alabama competed in the swim meet. Special congratulations to all the new Baylor Swim Club athletes that participated in their first ever year round swim meet!
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Coach Flack, McHugh Named SES Coach and Swimmer of the Year

by Brian Gill on 2013-10-08 05:30:00
On Saturday, October 5th Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School Head Coach Dan Flack and senior athlete Sam McHugh were named Southeastern Swimming Senior Coach of the Year and swimmer of the year at the annual LSC meetings in Pensacola Beach, FL. The Southeastern Swimming coaches unanimously selected both Coach Flack and McHugh to receive these awards.
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Five Selected to 2012-2013 Southeastern Age Group All-Star Team

by Brian Gill on 2013-10-07 11:53:00
The Baylor Swim Club placed five athletes on the 2012-2013 Southeastern Swimming Age Group All-Star Team. The team was selected during the time period of September 1, 2012-August 31, 2013 from Short Course yards and Long Course Meters results. Congratulations to Lena Pregler, Erika Guise, George Von Canon, Ellie Waldrep, and Stephanie Xian for being selected to the All-Star team.
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Coach Flack Featured on the Morning Swim Show

by Brian Gill on 2013-09-05 09:36:00
The Thursday, September 5th edition of The Morning Swim Show on Swimming World TV features a talk with Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School head coach Dan Flack from the 2012 American Swim Coaches Association's world clinic. In this part of his presentation Coach Flack discusses the philosophy that helped his team rising to national prominence. See the video of his presentation below.
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McHugh Named to 2013-2014 National Junior Team

by Brian Gill on 2013-09-04 07:48:00
On Tuesday, September 3rd, Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School athlete Sam McHugh was named to the 2013-2014 National Junior Team. USA Swimming announced over 100 18 & Under athletes to the team this year. McHugh earned his space on the team with his performance in the 200 meter fly at the 2013 U.S. Open Swimming Championships. His 1:59.23 in the 200 fly was a new Southeastern Swimming record, and he also broke the Baylor Swim Club team record in the event.
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