Stingrays Swimming Newsletter

November 3rd, 2022

Stingrays Swim-A-Thon

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Swim A Thon Fundraising Link and Info!

Here is the link to donate and set up your fundraiser:

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The IMX/IMR Invite is November 12th-13th. This meet is scored based on IMR/IMX events based below:

Scoring Events for the IMR and IMX events

IMR 9/10: 100 Free, 50 Back, 50 Breast, 50 Fly, 100 IM
IMR 11/12: 200 Free, 50 Back, 50 Breast, 50 Fly, 100 IM
IMR 13 & over: 200 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 200 IM
IMX 9/10: 200 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 200 IM
IMX 11/12: 500 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 200 IM
IMX 13 & over: 500 Free, 200 Back, 200 Breast, 200 Fly, 200 IM, 400 IM

When your swimmer completes all required events in the IMR/IMX category, they receive a medal!

This meet is a great meet to see the progress our RAYS Swimmers have made!

Here is the Link for Meet INFO:

Thanksgiving Schedule

CAC Future + National:

Thanksgiving Week - 11/21-26, 2022
Mon-Wed CAC 7-9:30 am (Dryland first)

Fri at CHEROKEE 6:45-9 am

Sat CAC 6:45-9:45 am

MVAC Thanksgiving Schedule:

LAPS: OFF! No LAPS Practice This Week

Age Group:

Mon-Wed + Sat: 9:45-11:30am


Mon+Wed: 7:00-10:00am (Including Dryland)

Tues: 7:30-10:00am

Friday: 6:45-9:00am @ CCAC (Cherokee County)

Sat: 7:45-10:00am


Mon-Wed: 6:00-7:00am

CCAC Practice Schedule:


Senior/ Future 7:45-10am

High School 7:45-9:30am

Age Group 7:45-9:30am

Thursday OFF


Senior/ Future 6:45-9am


Senior/ Future 8:45-11am

Age Group 9-10:30am

Coaches Corner with Stingrays Coaches

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Coaches Corner w/ Coach Ian - "They Don’t Think As We Do"

I have been coaching for nearly 40 years, plus I swam competitively for another 20 years. Why did I stay in the sport for so long? I had a great experience.

When you look at youth sports today, young kids are under a lot of pressure from every part of their life. They have their peers, their coaches (teachers), and their parents, all wanting different things from them. I don't know if I could have grown up with so much pressure on me. Read more here:

Coach Mark Random Questions

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