Girl's Swimming & Diving

Practice Schedule for the Week of:

September 04, 2017

Monday  Labor Day
TuesdayPM Practice 3:00 - 5:30PM Practice 4:30 - 6:30Ad Sales due
WednesdayVelocity Sports Performance Training 5:30 - 6:30
PM Practice 3:00 - 6:00
Velocity Sports Performance Training 5:30 - 6:30
PM Practice 4:30 - 6:30
Thursday  Holt at home.
FridayPM Practice 3:00 - 4:30PM Practice 4:30 - 6:30DeWitt Invit. Diving
Saturday  DeWitt Invitational

*Diving practice is at Grand Ledge High School unless otherwise specified.

Now that classes have begun, it is important to manage your time well!

Ads and unsold forms are due Tuesday at afternoon practice.

This week we begin our dual meet season. Our opening meet is on Thursday with Holt. The meet starts at 6:00 PM. The team needs to be dressed an on the pool deck at 4:00.

Our invitational is this weekend. Here is the schedule:

Friday Evening Schedule
2:30 pm
- Coach arrives

3:00 pm
- Practice begins

4:30 pm
- Swimmers get out of the water and setup for the meet.
- Computer Scorer arrives
- Hospitality for diving arrives
- Doors open for competitors

4:30 pm
- Boards open for warm up
- T-Shirt sales begin

5:15 pm
- Final changes to dive sheets
- Diving referee arrives

5:30 pm
- Announcer Arrives

5:50 pm
- Boards closed - diving warm up ends - Official meets with competitors

6:00 pm
- Announcer announces the diving order. Diving begins

7:00 pm
- T-Shirt sales end

8:00 pm?
- Diving concludes. Awards handed out.
- Move lane markers for swimming.
- Put boards up
Saturday Morning Schedule
7:45 am
- Meet Manager arrives.

8:00 am
- Ticket takers/heat sheet sales for arrive
- Hospitality for diving arrives
- Deck and locker room security arrives (allows only workers in until 7:15)
- Computer scorer arrives
- Media Manager (scoreboard operator) arrives
- Announcer Arrives
- T-Shirt sales setup
- Hospitality for swimming arrives

8:15 am
- Doors open for competitors
- Team arrives

8:30 am
- Warm up begins
- Trainer arrives
- T-Shirt sales begin

9:00 am
- Officials Arrive

9:15 am
- Coaches' meeting

9:30 am
- Timers arrive
- Results & Awards runner(s) arrive
- Touch pads put in the water

9:45 am
- Timer's meeting
- Timer tested.

9:53 am
- Swimming warm-up ends
- Team Introductions

9:58 am
- Girls sing national anthem

10:00 am
- First heat introduced, meet begins.

If you would like to receive information and updates via text, then text @dhsgirlss to (248) 929-0520. This will add you to the DHS Girls' Swim & Dive group at Remind. Remind is a double-blind text message system that allows teachers and coaches to send reminders to students. I cannot see the student's phone number and they cannot see mine. You can opt-out of messages at any time by replying, 'unsubscribe @dhsgirlss'.

If you have any questions my email address is Or call me on my cell: 517-410-8706 if possible before 9:00 PM.

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