[PacMasterUpdate] Pacific Masters Update August 29, 2005
pacmasterupdate at PacificMasters.org
Tue Aug 30 01:16:20 EDT 2005
PINECREST LAKE OPEN WATER SWIM
The Pinecrest Lake open water swim had some problems in getting the
results out. They are expected to be available soon. Preliminary
results will be posted as soon as they can tabulate them. It is all
being done by hand and if there are any discrepancies after the
preliminary posting we will investigate and correct ASAP.
WHISKEYTOWN ONE AND TWO MILE SWIM
Sunday September 11th is the one and two mile Whiskeytown Lake Open
Water swim. Whiskeytown Lake is about 15 miles from Redding. The
pre-entry deadline is August 31.
SAC AND DAVIS MASTERS
The Sacramento and Davis Masters Short Course Meters meet will be on
Sunday, October 2nd.
RESULTS DONNER LAKE OVERALL
The overall results of the Donner Lake Swim have been changed to
include the women who participated. 000ps. Sorry
PACIFIC MASTERS OFFICE CLOSED 13 SEPTEMBER THROUGH 18 SEPTEMBER
The Pacific Masters office will be closed from 13 September through
18 September while Nancy Ridout attends the US Masters Swimming
annual convention that is being held in Greensboro, NC.
CHANGE IN SCHEDULE
There was a problem with the Heather Farms pool schedule. The 2005
Pacific Masters Short Course Meters Championships have been moved to
November 4th, 5th and 6th. This meet is the first meet where the
distance events will be held on the last day.
Davis Aquatic Masters is looking for an energetic assistant coach
with previous coaching experience to begin work ASAP. This position
involves 20-25 hours of on deck coaching per week. Salary will be
approximately $20,000 + health insurance + partial dental and eye
insurance + 2 week vacation. Two additional hours a day with the
Aquadart age group club can add an additional $7,000 to salary.
Interested candidates call DAM coach Rick Powers at 530-759-0861,
or <mailto:rpswimmer at hotmail.com>rpswimmer at hotmail.com .
DAVIS AQUATIC MASTERS will host stroke clinics for fitness
swimmers from 1-2:30 pm on the following dates at the Civic pool in
Davis just off the corner of 5th and B St.
Clinics are $10 each, pre-paid, for non-DAM members. Coach Rick
Powers has given more than 100 clinics in 30 countries. DAM staff and
swimmers will assist you in the water with your technique.
Freestyle on Sat. Oct. 8; Backstroke Sun. Oct. 9; Butterfly Sat.
Oct. 15; Breaststroke Sun.
2006 PACIFIC MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Pacific Masters Committee decided on the three pool championships
for next year. The 2006 Pacific Masters Short Course Yards
Championships will be in Pleasanton, CA in April 2006. It will be
jointly organized by TriValley Masters and Walnut Creek Masters.
The 2006 Pacific Masters Long Course Championships will be held at
the University of California, Santa Cruz's East Fieldhouse July 7-9,
2006. The long course championships will be organized by Santa Cruz
The 2006 Pacific Masters Short Course Meters Championships will be
held at the Heather Farms, Walnut Creek. The Short Course Meters
Championships will be hosted by the Walnut Creek Masters.
2006 LOCAL MEETS / NON-CHAPIONSHIPS
An email was sent out to the clubs earlier this month about
Championships for next year, a few came back so here is the
information if your club is interested in hosting a Pacific Masters
Championship for next year or hosting a sanctioned meet.
There were a couple of items that were passed at the June
meeting that may affect your considertion of a bid.
1. There will be a long course championships
2. The XI FINA World Masters Championships, which is hosted
by Pacific, will be August 4-11 (the swimming events).
3. The long course season for 2006, for meet re-imbursement
will start April 15. There may be may swimmers who would like to swim
a long course meet before the world championships entry deadline of
June 3rd. We hope that you consider holding a meters meet between
April 15 and June 3rd.
4. Your meet information sheet must be in a computer file,
either a pdf file or .doc (Microsoft Word file).
5. If you are running a pool meet you must use a meet
management program. Results must be produced in an sdif format and a
results format that can be put on the web. (You can rent a hy-Tek
swim management program for about $100 for a meet).
PACIFIC MASTERS SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER NEWSLETTER
The Pacific Masters Swimming September - October Newsletter has been
posted to the web site. The newsletter includes the meet sheets for
meets in September October and November.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POLO SHIRT AVAILABLE
A few polo shirts for the upcoming XI FINA World Masters
Championships are available. They are gray cotton with the meet logo
and the championship name over the left breast. They are available in
mens XL, L, M and there is ONE small. The price is $34.00 and that
includes shipping. Contact anne at 2006finamasters.org
These are cool shirts and you can be the first on your block to
support the championships that are coming to the Bay Area next year.
SICK CALL - MAJORIE SHARP
dual-sided stroke on August 3. She was in the Stanford Hospital
until August 13. She is now at the Los Altos Sub-Acute And
Rehabilitation Center, 809 Fremont Avenue, Los Altos. She would enjoy
hearing from all her friends.
Have a good week
Michael W. Moore