Below is the Thanksgiving practice schedule for November 23-28. Please follow the schedule closely, and be sure to make a note of all the schedule changes. Practices will return to a normal schedule on Monday, November 30.
The Baylor Swimming Staff would like to wish all families a very happy and safe Thanksgiving Holiday.
- Thanksgiving Practice Schedule- updated 11/19/20
CHATTANOOGA, TN– On Wednesday, November 11th Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club athlete Ellie Waldrep signed a college national letter of intent to attend and swim at Auburn University. Waldrep is a seven-year day student from Chattanooga, TN. She is the school record holder in the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, and 200 IM events. In 2019, she set two NISCA short course meters national records in both the 100-meter backstroke and 200-meter IM. Waldrep is also a 9-time NISCA High School All-American, and she will compete in the 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 100 and 200-meter backstroke events this upcoming summer. See more of Ellie Waldrep’s accomplishments below.
The Scratch Deadline for the Candy Cane Intrasquad Meet (Saturday, December 12, 2020) at Baylor is Saturday, November 27th. Please be sure to Attend or Decline for the meet through TeamUnify. This swim meet is ONLY open to AG and Developmental practice groups.
Meet Information is now available in the meets-info/results section of the web site.
CHATTANOOGA, TN– In the September 2020 issue of Swimming World Magazine the Baylor School Boys ranked 2nd, the girls finished 4th, and took 1st in the combined Mythical National High School Championships: Best of the Decade (2010-2019). Swimming World compiled the top high school times over the last decade (2010-2019) to create a time based national championship heat sheet. They have broken down team scores into both public and independent school divisions.
Many of the Baylor School’s top swimmers appear on the heat sheet including Trey Freeman (’18) and Kristen Vredeveld (’13). It also features two National Independent School record-setting relay teams.
Making the Scholastic All–America team from Baylor is current sophomore Lillie Boggs, Baylor alumni Alex Borisov, and Daniel Unhuryan. Borisov is currently a freshman swimming at Northwestern University in Illinois, while Unhuryan is swimming at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.
CHATTANOOGA, TN– The Baylor Swim Club placed six athletes on the 2019-2020 Southeastern Swimming Age Group All-Star Team. The team was selected during the time period of September 1, 2019-August 31, 2020 from Short Course yards results.
The athletes that were selected to the 2019-2020 Southeastern Swimming All-Star Team are Lillie Boggs, Ellie Lydon, Avery May, Maddox May, Hunter Shaw, and Anara Summers.
CHATTANOOGA, TN- Head Coach / Director of Competitive Swimming Dan Flack is thrilled to announce three new additions to the coaching staff for the 2020-2021 season. Coach Kelly McClanahan will be assuming the responsibilities of the Junior group coach which is the highest level of age-group swimming in the Baylor Program. Coach Francine Chittum who spent some time coaching our Developmental groups last season will be taking over as our Age Group (AG) Coach, and long time swimming lessons instructor Sarah Winters will be leading our Developmental- Red & White, practice groups.