[PacMasterUpdate] February 23, 2003 Update
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Mon Feb 24 00:07:51 EST 2003
DONT WASTE YOUR BASE
Tamalpias has its" Dont Waste Your Base" 1650 postal swim. If you
competed in the Mile Swim, you can take your 1650 time to compete in
this annual event.
This is the last week to swim this event
The Rinconda meet (March 8th) has been moved from Rinconada Swimming
pool to the pool at Menlo Atherton High School.
Entries should have been postmarked by last Friday. They have to
arrive by Wednesday. Also the last six events were left off the web
page, including the always popular 1650 Butterfly. Events are
correctly listed now. There are also two events that are just for
The Strawberry Canyon Aquatic Masters meet is Saturday March 22. The
postmark pre-entry deadline is March 8th. If you want to swim the
500, you must pre-enter the meet. Deck entries will be accepted. The
Spieker Pool length has been certified.
SHORT COURSE NATIONALS
The on-line application for the USMS Short Course Nationals should be
ready by the end of this week. (OK this is a repeat from last week,
but that is what is being printed on the USMS web site).
The Pacific Masters Swimming March April Newsletter is posted on the
web site. This issue include meet sheets for the meets through the
beginning of June.
BECOME A MEET OFFICIAL
Clinic #4 - Redding, California
This clinic will take place on Saturday March 15, 2003. It will
be held at Shasta College and probably will start at 9:00 AM. I will
have more information on this clinic soon. If you need any further
help, contact: Pat Roche at <proche at sbcglobal.net>
UPDATE ON DORE SCHWAB Rev 1.01
Nancy Ridout reports:"Saw Dore again today. He looks good and was
ornery and feisty! That's an
improvement. Now he WANTS visitors - lots of them. So, if you're in
the area, drop by and take a few minutes to say "Hi!" if you can. He
very much appreciates your encouragement and support. He remembers
what each of you has said in your cards and it means a lot to him.
Dale Finch of the San Mateo Master Marlins is in North Carolina being
treated for breast cancer. She expects to be out of the water for a
few months and hopes to be back by the end of the year.
Dale has been one of the leaders of the Marlins. She has also been
the meet director or the assistant meet director for many of the
Marlins meet. She was the recipient of the Pacific Masters 2000
Distinguished Service Award
The Eichler Swim & Tennis Club in Palo Alto is looking for a coach
for their swim team: the Eichler Gators. The team competes in the
local Junipero Serra Swim League. Coaching responsibilities include
running practices Monday through Friday from 4:30 to 7 PM and
coaching 6 dual meets and one championship meet.
All meets are held on Saturdays. Practices begin 3/31/03 and the
season closing championship meet will be held on 7/19/03. The team
consists of approximately 100 kids between age 6 and 18. The team
parents provide much administrative support and run the meets,
allowing the coach to focus on coaching the team.
If you or anyone you know might be interested, please contact Gil Chu
at home at 650-856-0604 or at work at 650-725-6442.
have a good week
michael w. moore
michael at mwmoore.org