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PVS Meetings

Board of Directors
Tuesday  July 15, 2014
Conference call: contact Terri for details

Competition Committee
September 27, 2014
University of Maryland

Officials Committee
October 15, 2014

Diversity Committee
April 7, 2014

House of Delegates
Tuesday May 20, 2014
7:00 pm


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USA Swimming Olympics Trials Standards and Dates

USA Swimming has announced the dates for the 2016 Trials to be June 26 - July 12, 2016 in Omaha.

Tune into a live webcast on Thursday, September 18 at 2pm where the Trials Time Standards will be revealed. The webcast will be available from usaswimming.org/trials

USA Swimming 2013-2014 Scholastic All America Team

Congratulations to the Potomac Valley Swimmers named to the USA Swimming 2013-2014 Scholastic All America Team

PVS Outstanding Athlete Application

Information and the application for the 2013-2014 Outstanding Athletes. All applications are due to the PVS Administrator no later than Tuesday, September 23, 2014

PVS Top Times Lists

The PVS 2013-2014 Top Times Lists (LCM) have been updated. Remember that the lists are based on the swimmer's age at the time of the swim, not their current age. These lists will be used in September to generate the USA Swimming Top Ten Lists, so please report any errors to the PVS Times Officer.

2014 Eastern Zone LC Championship
Richmond, VA
August 6-9, 2014

Congratulations to the PVS Zone Team for winning the 2014 LC Age Group Championship

Complete Results & Scores
Results by Event

2014 PVS LC Age Group Championships
University of Maryland, July 10-13, 2014

Complete Results & Scores
Results by Event

PVS House of Delegates
Tuesday May 20, 2014

Congratulations to the newly elected Board of Directors:
Admin Chair: Tom Ugast
Age Group Chair: Steve Menard
Operations Chair: Tim Husson
Strategic Chair: Jim Garner

HOD Information, Budget & Reports

High School Championship Meet Results

Results of 2014 H.S. championship meets.

2012-2103 PVS Outstanding Athletes

2012-2103 PVS Outstanding Distance Athletes

2012-2103 PVS Outstanding Swimmer with a Disability

ASCA Coach of the Year

Bruce Gemmell of Nations Capital Swim Club was selected as the 2013 ASCA Coach of the Year.

The award was presented at the ASCA World Clinic in New Orleans on September 6, 2013.

PVS E-Mail Lists

You can sign yourself up for one of the PVS email lists. The Sign-Up Page contains instructions and more information about the lists. There is now a list for everyone.

6/9/12: A PVS Diversity E-Mail List has been created. All are welcome to join.

If you have any questions, please contact Tim Husson.

PVS Swimposium September 27, 2014
University of Maryland

Meetings and Presentations for Coaches, Officials, Parents and Athletes!

Presenting the Fitter & Faster Tour: High Performance Racing and Mindset Clinic with Olympian Lacie Nymeyer! For PVS Athletes 12 & Over; limited to the first 60 to register.  Click here to register. Use promo code: PVS for special pricing.

Tracks for Parents, Coaches and Officials too!
See Schedule Here

Registration for Parents, Coaches and Officials.

Coaches - please note Competition Committee Meeting will be part of the Swimposium and will be at 10:00 am

USA Swimming Rule Changes

Proposed Changes to the USA Swimming Rules & Regulations. These changes will be voted on at the USAS Convention, Sep. 16-20. If you have any comments or questions, contact a PVS Board member

PVS Officials News

Schedule of PVS Officials Clinics

PVS Officials Newsletter - September 2014
USA-S Officials Newsletter - July 2014

Link to Background Check Renewal
On-Line Reimbursement Request Form for PVS Officials' Background Check
Reimbursement Request Form for PVS Officials' Background Check

You can now order your own PVS Officials Polo Shirt

2013-2014 PVS Scholar Athlete Awards

Instructions & Application for the 2013-2014 PVS Scholar Athlete Awards. Note that all applications must be submitted online. The application deadline is October 15, 2014.

PVS LC Senior Championships
University of Maryland, July 17-20, 2014

Complete Results & Scores
Results by Event

PVS LC Junior Championships
University of Maryland, July 17-20, 2014

Complete Results & Scores
Results by Event

2014 PVS High School Graduates

Congratulations PVS 2014 High School Seniors who have made their college choices! As the seniors make their decisions, their coaches will report them to the PVS Administrative Office and the list will be periodically updated.

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USA Swimming Interpretation of new rule on breaststroke and butterfly touches [updated: 1-15-2014]

PVS Diversity Committee News

Application to Join the PVS Diversity Committee
January 2014 PVS Diversity Newsletter
Black Heritage Swim Meet (Travel Meet)

New PVS Athlete Representatives

Congratulations to our new PVS Athlete Representatives, Murphy Freal, Trey McKula, and Karina Kolb! You can contact them at athrep@pvswim.org

USA Swimming Athlete of the Year

At the USAS Convention in Garden Grove, CA, Katie Ledecky was named the USA Swimming Athlete of the year.

Katie was also awarded the Phillips 66 Performance Award for her record-breaking performance in the 1500m free at the World Championships in Barcelona.

Website about DC Area Swimming
In recognition of the level of interest in this area in swimming, the Washington Post has a website with a focus on local swimming. It can be reached at reachforthewall.com.

Potomac Valley Swimming Mission Statement

Potomac Valley Swimming (PVS) shall promote swimming and foster equal access for competitive opportunities for the benefit of swimmers of all ages and abilities, in accordance with the standards, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the Federation Internationanale de Natation (FINA), USA Swimming (USA-S) and PVS and its Articles of Incorporation. The objectives and primary purpose of PVS shall be the education and assurance of instruction and training of individuals to develop and improve their capabilities in the sport of swimming.

Potomac Valley Swimming Vision Statement

Potomac Valley Swimming (PVS), striving to become the preeminent LSC in the country, actively promotes competitive swimming in the National Capital Area. We enable member clubs to offer high-quality programs to a diverse group of athletes with a wide range of ability levels. We involve parent volunteers in all aspects of PVS operations and provide the support necessary to assure the proper conduct of a variety of competitions.

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