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2020-2021 Tryout Info

High School Tryouts - August 5th
Middle School Tryouts - August 6th
Location: The Village Pool - 370 Village Commons Blvd, Georgetown, TX 78633
  • Face covering required on deck 
Time: 10:30-12:30 PM

In order to be a swimmer on the Varsity team, you must be in grades 9-12, a student in good standing, and successfully complete team tryouts each year. Other considerations may also apply; please contact Coach Leach with questions. Athletes must participate in tryouts on the tryout date or contact Coach Leach of their reason of absence or they will not be allowed on the team. For paper work and fees please contact Kelly.miller@orendaeducation.org

HS Tryouts

The Gateway Gators swim team is competitive and not a program to learn how to swim or for recreational swim. All students trying out should have knowledge of the four strokes. Although not necessary, it is highly recommended that students have experience on a swim team before considering trying out. You must have turned in your athletic packet and fee in order to be able to try out. Athletes must participate in tryouts on the tryout date or contact Coach Leach of their reason of absence or they will not be allowed on the team.

You must have turned in your athletic packet and fee in order to be able to try out.

Swimmers should be able to: swim all four strokes legally, legal turns and finishes, 500 freestyle continuously, swim consecutive 50s and 100s on timed intervals without stopping

Practice expectations: roughly swim 3000-4000 yards per practice

Goal Times: Swimmers will be timed on 3 to 4 different events. Though the below times will help in assessment, other major factors that are considered will be the workout portion of tryouts and grades.

200 Free – G 2:30 B 2:20

200 IM – G 2:45 B 2:35

50 Free – G 30.5 B 28.5

100 Fly – G1:15 B1:10

100 Free – G 1:04.9 B:59.9

500 Free – G 6:15 B 6:15

100 Back – G 1:10 B 1:05

100 Breast – G 125.9 B 1:20.9

MS Tryouts

Swimmers should be able to: swim all four strokes legally, legal turns and finishes, 300 freestyle continuously, swim consecutive 50s and 100s on timed intervals without stopping

Goal Times:

50 Free: G - 36.99 B - 33.99

50 Back: G - 42.5 B - 40.5

50 Breast: G - 46.0 B - 44.00

50 Fly: G - 39.5 B - 37.5

100 Free: G - 1: 19.5 B - 1:14:5

Practice expectations: roughly swim 2000-2500 yards per practice

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Team Reminders

If you would like to participate please remember to send the $50 for our travel meals by this Friday to Ali Tebbe. Also, if your swimmer is attending Volente Beach please send cash or check for $32 made out to Ali Tebbe by this Sunday 8/25. All of these payments can also be made through venmo at (Ali-Tebbe) or PayPal at (ali.tebbe@gmail.com).

If there are any parents wanting to help with a car pool to Volente please reach out to Coach Leach or Ali Tebbe.

Message from Ali Tebbe to parents:

Gator Swim Team Parents,

If you’d like to help out with our Gator Swim Team Spirit Committee, please e-mail me directly at ali.tebbe@gmail.com or text to 512-658-5139. The Spirit Committee will put together snack bags for the meets and brainstorm other fun ideas to support our Gator swimmers and coaches. Any and all ideas are welcome (even if you are unable to help with the Spirit Committee)!

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