News & Announcements
Summer Practice Schedule Begins- Tues., May 30th
Below is the 2023 Baylor Swim Club Summer Practice Schedule. This schedule takes effect beginning Tuesday, May 30th. Please follow it closely.
Baylor Seniors Make 2023 College Choices
Congratulations to the thirteen Baylor Swimming seniors who have announced their college choices for 2023. Eight out of the thirteen seniors will be continuing their swimming careers in college.
Best of 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.
Baylor Gets the 2023 Long Course Season Off to Fast Start at Arena Invitational
CHATTANOOGA, TN– This past weekend May 1-5, the Baylor Swim Club hosted and competed in the 2023 Arena Long Course Invitational held at the Baylor School Natatorium. Baylor had over 100 athletes participate in the two-and-a-half-day meet. Over 300 swimmers from the Knoxville, Nashville, Middle Tennessee, and North Georgia areas 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!
Baylor Swimming Celebrates Four Senior Athletes Making College Commitments
CHATTANOOGA, TN– On Friday, April 28th the Baylor Swimming program celebrated five seniors and their college commitments to continue their swimming careers. Congratulations to Lucas Chacon (Washington & Lee University), Charlotte Murphree (Trinity College), Cullen Roberts (Centre College), and Will Taylor (University of Alabama). The Baylor Swimming family is so proud of each one of these student-athletes, and best of luck in college in the fall of 2023.
Rudy Aguilar Joins Baylor Swimming as New Assistant Coach
Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club is pleased to announce that Rudy Aguilar, volunteer assistant swim coach for the University of Alabama, has been named an assistant coach for the Upper School and the lead coach for the senior level group of the Baylor Swim Club!! He joins Head Coach / Director of Competitive Swimming Payton Brooks, and veteran Baylor swimming and swim club coaches Laura Pitman and Brian Gill.
“Rudy is an exceptional addition to the Swimming and Diving staff at Baylor School. He has an unmatched passion and enthusiasm for the sport – his energy, fresh perspective, and knowledge as both an athlete and coach are exactly what we were looking for in our search,” said varsity swim coach Payton Brooks. “He embodies the core values and vision we have at Baylor School, and we look forward to welcoming him to Chattanooga as we continue building upon the rich traditions of our program.”
June Swimming Lessons Schedule Now Available
The 2023 JUNE Group Swimming Lessons schedule and online registration dates are now available. This summer (June & July) ALL group swimming lessons will be held at the Wilson Activity Center outdoor pool. Beginner, Advanced Beginner, and Pre-Swim Team classes will all be offered this summer. This pool is nestled on the Tennessee River and is located between the Ireland Studio Arts Center and the Music Building.
Private and semi-private swimming lessons are also now available in the month of June.
Please see complete information at the links below.
Spring Stroke Clinic Information
Join Head Coach and Director of Competitive Swimming, Payton Brooks, for a 4-session Spring Stroke Clinic:
All sessions are for ages 6-18 and will be held from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM with a single-stroke focus working on stroke technique, starts, and turns.
Athletes will receive instruction and advice that Coach Brooks has implemented with World-Class Athletes throughout his career from professional swimmers preparing for the Olympic Games, to Division I Athletes, and now with our own Red Raiders!
This camp is ideal for swimmers preparing for summer league competition.