Klotz Named to Southern Zone Select Camp Coaching Staff
Posted on Monday, June 25, 2018
LOUISVILLE, KY- Baylor Swim Club Age Group Coach Jessica Klotz has been named as an assistant coach at the USA Swimming Southern Zone Select Camp to be held May 24-27, 2018 at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY. Coach Klotz was selected with four other coaches to help run the elite swim camp.
USA Swimming selects 28 male and 28 female athletes from each of the four Zones. The girls must be age 12-13 at the time of performance while the boys must be age 13-14 at the time of performance. In the past the Baylor Swim Club has placed several athletes in the Southern Zone Select Camp, and the Baylor School hosted the camp back in 2006 and 2007.
Kurleto & Weekes Celebrate Spring College Commitments
CHATTANOOGA, TN- On Wednesday, May 16th, Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club seniors Piotr Kurleto and Luis Sebastian Weekes celebrated their commitment to swim at colleges in the fall. Piotr Kurleto will swim and attend Denison University, while Luis Sebastian Weekes will attend and swim at Kenyon College.
Baylor Seniors Make College Choices
Congratulations to the five Baylor Swim Club and/or Baylor School seniors whom have announced their college choices for 2018. Four of the five seniors will be continuing their swimming careers in college. Good luck to all of these seniors in their future endeavors both in and out of the pool. See the complete list of seniors and their college choices below.
* indicates that the athlete will continue their swimming career in college
Long Course Season / Meet Schedule
After the finish to a great short course season, we move on to the long course swimming season, where all of our meets in the spring and summer are swum in a long course or 50 meter pool rather than a short course 25 yard pool.
The first long course swim meet will be our Arena Long Course Invitational to be held May 4-6 at the Baylor School Natatorium. We will then follow that meet up with the UltraSwim OPEN (June 2-3) that our club will host as well. Finally, please also take notice that the scratch deadline for the Richard Quick Invitational in Auburn, AL (June 22-24) is early. This meet fills up very quickly so entries will be due early in order to secure a space in the meet for our team. The link to the spring / summer long course meet schedule is available below and, all meets for the spring / summer have also been posted on the meets-info/results page on the website.
Hotel Information for the 2018 Long Course Season
Below you will find hotel reservation information for away swim meets during the 2018 long course season for the Baylor Swim Club. In order to access this information you will need to login to the member section of the website.
Spring Parents Meeting Information Handout- April 12, 2018
Thank you to all that were able to attend the Spring Parents meeting. The Parent Information handout from the spring parent meeting held on April 12, 2018 is now available on the website. See the link above for all the parent meeting information. The handout from the meeting will be emailed out to the entire club, and it is posted in the member news section of the website.
Please email if you have any questions.
Summer Practice Schedule
Below is the 2018 Baylor Swim Club Summer Practice Schedule. This schedule takes effect beginning Monday, June 4th. Please follow it closely.
Practice Schedule Changes for June & July
There are several practice schedule changes to be aware of for the end of June and July. Please make a note of these changes on your calendar.
- July 13-14– NO PRACTICE for the Junior groups due to the CASL City Meet in Fort Oglethorpe, GA
- July 16-19– NO PM Practice for Junior group, Only AM practices will be offered for the Junior group during this week.
- July 19– Final Baylor Swim Club Practice for the Summer; Practice is TBA for those swimming at Zones or Futures Championships
Baylor Kicks-Off Long Course Season at Arena Invitational
Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018
CHATTANOOGA, TN– On May 4-6, 2018 the Baylor Swim Club hosted and competed in the 2018 Arena Long Course Invitational held at the Baylor School Natatorium. One hundred Baylor Swim Club athletes participated in the two and a half day meet. Over 400 swimmers from the states of Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama competed in the swim meet. Special congratulations to all the Baylor Swim Club athletes that participated in meet, and thank you to all the parents that volunteered their time this past weekend!
One of the highlights from the meet came from sixteen year old Addison Smith. In the first meet of Long Course season she broke two Baylor Swim Club team records. She broke her own record in the Senior 400 free by three seconds, and Caitlin Muldoon’s 1500 free record set in 2000 by 15 seconds.
Coach Flack Attends USA Jr. Team Camp & National Coaches Seminar
Posted on Thursday, May 10, 2018
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO– Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School Head Coach Dan Flack spent the week (April 26-May 2) in Colorado coaching the USA National Junior Team Training Camp at the Olympic Training Center. He then followed that up with a quick trip to the 2018 USA National Team Coaches Seminar in Denver, CO.
The USA Swimming National Junior Team camp featured lectures by former world record holders Ian Crocker & Mary T Meagher on butterfly training. There was also Video review by US Swimming Technical consultant Russell Mark. The Junior team also had goal and team building sessions in preparation for International Selection meets this summer. Baylor Swimming athlete and National Junior Team member Trey Freeman attended the camp as well. Last year USA Swimming announced that Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club Head Coach Dan Flack will lead the USA Men’s National Junior Team at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships Aug. 23-27 in Fiji.
On April 30- May 2 Coach Flack then traveled south to Denver, CO to attend USA Swimming National Coaches Seminar. Only the top 1% of coaches in USA Swimming are invited to this conference. Coach Flack was invited to this seminar based on placing athletes on the USA Swimming National Junior team over the past few years. He participated in lectures ranging from Distance training systems, team culture, and sleep for athletes
Waldrep & Smith Lead Baylor at NCSA Junior National Championships
Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018
ORLANDO, FL– This past week March 13-17, eleven Baylor Swim Club athletes competed in the 2018 National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) Junior National Swimming Championships at the Orlando YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando, Florida. This is one of the top swimming competitions in the country on an annual basis for swimmers eighteen years old and under. In general there are over 1700 swimmers in the meet representing over 250 clubs from all over the nation. This will be the eleventh year in a row that Baylor Swim Club will send athletes to this competition. Leading the way for Baylor were some outstanding performances by Ellie Waldrep and Addison Smith.
Baylor Turns In Strong Performance at Southeastern Championships
Posted on Monday, February 26, 2018
HUNTSVILLE, AL- On the weekend of February 23-25, 2018, over forty Baylor Swim Club athletes competed in the Southeastern Swimming Short Course Championships Championships held at the brand new Huntsville Aquatic Center. Over 900 swimmers from the Southeastern Swimming LSC swam in the three day competition. The Baylor Swim Club finished 11th overall out of 44 teams scoring. (more…)
Baylor Takes Combined, Boys TISCA State Championships
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2018
KNOXVILLE, TN- On Friday and Saturday, February 9-10 the Baylor School has won the combined and boys TISCA State Swimming & Diving Championships. This is the thirteenth year in a row that the Baylor School has won the combined team title, while the boys have taken the title five times out of the last six years. The Baylor School girls finished second overall behind a very good Harpeth Hall team.