Coach Cokie

Mar 252017
 

March Sunday workouts at IVC are on 3/12 and 3/26 and in April they are 4/2 and 4/23, 7-8:30 AM with Cokie


Those going to Pac Champs but not going to Nationals are on their second week of Taper. If you don’t have the Taper workout package, email Cokie and she will send it to you. Contact her through the right sidebar. If you are going to Nationals, keep swimming the regular workouts!


Always keep an eye on our team’s Facebook page for any possible last minute pool closures or issues. If you don’t use Facebook, click this tab which draws in feeds from our postings on Facebook. 


Workouts

Day Date Time Coach
Monday 3-27 6-7 pm Shari
Wednesday 3-29 6-7 pm Shari


IVC Workouts

Day Date WO # Time & Coach
Sun 3-26 #Technique 7-8:30 AM Cokie
Mon 3-27 #528 5:30-6:30 AM Cokie
Tue 3-28 #641 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Weds 3-29 #651 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Thurs 3-30 #664 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Fri 3-31 #619 5:30-6:30 AM Shari


Lucas Valley Workouts

Day Date WO # Time & Coach Time & Coach
Tue 3-28 #641 5:30-6:30 AM Mike 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Weds 3-29 #651 5:30-6:30 AM Buffy 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Thurs 3-30 #664 5:30-6:30 AM Mike 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Fri 3-31 #619 5:30-6:30 AM Buffy 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Sat 4-1 #541 7-8:30AM Cokie

For upcoming Swim Meets & Open Water Competitions:

Click on our Calendar tab and drop down to Upcoming Swim Events or just click these hyperlinks.

Mar 222017
 

Our Swymnuts are off to a great start in competition for 2017. We’ve already had our swimmers at several meets so far and they are looking good!


Santa Rosa Meet

On January 21st we had 6 Swymnuts compete in the Santa Rosa meet and they even did a relay together! Hiroe Bell, Diana Peroni, Mimi Willard, Tyler Hummel, Jane Mothersill and Anice Flesh were our NUT competitors at Santa Rosa. The first meet of the year is always the tough one as you are trying to reawaken the “competitor gene” and shake off racing cobwebs. These NUTS were terrific! Jane and Anice both moved into new age groups, and both set new team records in all their swims. Tyler smashed his 100 free team record and got a best in his 50 free in an individual event. He also established a new lifetime best in his 100 IM. Diana Peroni set a new lifetime best and team record in the 200 free and was solid in her 50 fly and 200 IM. Hiroe raced with very good times in all her events and Mimi tackled the tough 200 events (especially tough at that meet with not much rest). Super proud of you all gang – great job! Full meet results are here.


TOC Mile (1500)

Also in January was the 1500 race that is held by The Olympic Club held on Jan 28th. This is the only event of that meet and the meet is held in a 25m length pool. Diana Peroni and Mimi Willard swam the mile and both did very well with Diana breaking a team record and lifetime best time. Sweet! Full meet results here.


USF Meet

The USF meet was February 4th and 4 lady Swymnuts came and left their mark! Brand new to our team (and I think to Masters competition) was Susan Santiago in the 65-69 age group. Seems we’ve found another fast backstroker on our team! She swam the 50 and 100 back, the 50 free and the 100 free, setting team records in all four swims. After doing an individual 50 back with a time of 44.35, she led off our 200 medley relay with a stunning 43.15 which broke her own brand new team record. 🙂 Mimi Willard, Jane Mothersill and Diana Peroni followed her with great swims in that relay and the ladies set a new team record for the relay. Jane and Mimi are now in the same age group so they not only practice together, but compete together. Jane set new personal bests in all her swims with the move to the new age group. Looks like we are going to have a good 60+ relay possibility – just have to get one more of our other ladies to come out (Susie Powell??, Mary Piel??, anyone else??). Full meet results here.


Richmond Splash & Dash Meet

Also held in February on Feb 11th was a new sprint meet in Richmond. The “Splash & Dash” meet was attended by Anice Flesh, Hiroe Bell and Jane Mothersill. All three swam the same five events: 50s of each stroke and 100 IM. Anice swept all 5 of her events setting new team records in each event! Hiroe and Jane were top 3 in all five of their events with Jane also nailing a new team record in the 100 IM. Nice! Full results here.


The City Mile (1650)

Mimi Willard was our lone participant at the City Mile meet on Feb 26th. She set a new personal best and national qualifying time bettering her old time by 8 seconds. Very good pacing on this race for Mimi who is now only 2 seconds away from breaking Susie’s team record! Full results here.


Rinconada Meet

Next up was our meet in Rinconada (Palo Alto) on March 11th. We had Hiroe, Mimi, Jane, Tyler, Maynard, Cassandra and Diana at this meet. It was Maynard’s first ever meet where he took a first in the Novice 50 Free division. Way to go Maynard! Here’s a picture of him with his ribbon and off the blocks (where he looked like a pro). We were blessed with great weather (not a given at this location) and had a terrific time cheering each other on. Full results here.

 


Let’s keep the momentum going! For upcoming meets, visit our page on competitions here.

Mar 202017
 

2017 Swim Meet Competitions:

Date Meet Location Info or Reg Link
1-21 Santa Rosa Short Course Yards Meet Santa Rosa JC info & reg here
1-28 1-Mile Short Course Meters The Olympic Club SF info & reg here (now closed)
2-4 USF Valentine's Day Short Course Yards Meet SF info & reg here
2-11 Albany Splash & Dash Sprint Pentathlon Meet Short Course Yards Albany info & reg here. Entries close 2-1
2-26 The City Mile (1650) City College SF info & reg here
3/3-5 Walnut Creek Intensive Training Camp Walnut Creek info here & reg here
3-11 Rinconada Short Course Yards Meet Palo Alto info & reg here 
3-19 CAL Short Course Yards Meet UC Berkeley reg & info here 
3-19 Matt Biondi Short Course Yards Conejo Valley So Cal info here & reg will be here
3-26 Visalia Senior Games Visalia CA info here & reg here. (reg closes March 3rd)
4-7/9 Pac Masters Short Course Yards Champs Moraga info & reg here (reg closes March 29)
4-27/30 USMS Short Course Yards Nationals Riverside CA info here (reg closes March 26)
May 21 Bay Area Sr Games for 50+ Short Course Yards Rinconada Pool Palo Alto info & reg here (reg closes May 12)
6-18 Wine Country Sr Games for 50+ Short Course Yards Santa Rosa JC info & reg here and flyer here Wine Country Senior Games
6-25 Keehauler Long Course Time Trials Vallejo (nice pool!) info & reg here
7-14/16 PacMasters Long Course Meters Champs Gunderson High San Jose not yet posted watch here
8-2/6 USMS Long Course Meters Nationals Minneapolis MN info here
8-5 Davis Long Course Meters Meet Davis not yet posted watch here
9-16 STAS Fall Time Trial Sacramento not yet posted watch here
9-24 Mountain View Short Course Meters Mountain View not yet posted watch here
10-1 Sac Sprint Pentathlon Short Course Meters UC Davis not yet posted watch here
10-13/15 Pac Masters Short Course Meters Champs Walnut Creek not yet posted watch here

Mar 202017
 

2017 Open Water Competitions:

Date Distances Location Info or Reg Link Misc
5-20 Spring Lake OW Santa Rosa not yet posted watch here or here
6-3 Lake Berryessa OW Lake Berryessa not yet posted watch here or here
6-10/11 Lake del Valle OW Lake del Valle (near Livermore) info & reg here
7-29 Santa Cruz Roughwater Santa Cruz not yet posted watch here or here
7-30 Cruz Cruise Santa Cruz not yet posted watch here or here
8-12 Donner Lake Truckee not yet posted watch here or here. Fills up fast!
Mar 182017
 

March Sunday workouts at IVC are on 3/12 and 3/26, 7-8:30 AM with Cokie


Those going to Pac Champs but not going to Nationals are on their first week of Taper. If you don’t have the Taper workout package, email Cokie and she will send it to you. Contact her through the right sidebar. If you are going to Nationals, keep swimming the regular workouts!


Always keep an eye on our team’s Facebook page for any possible last minute pool closures or issues. If you don’t use Facebook, click this tab which draws in feeds from our postings on Facebook. 


Workouts

Day Date Time Coach
Monday 3-20 6-7 pm Shari
Wednesday 3-22-7 pm Shari


IVC Workouts

Day Date WO # Time & Coach
Mon 3-20 #671 5:30-6:30 AM Mike
Tue 3-21 #510 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Weds 3-22 #670 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Thurs 3-23 #652 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Fri 3-24 #623 5:30-6:30 AM Shari


Lucas Valley Workouts

Day Date WO # Time & Coach Time & Coach
Tue 3-21 #510 5:30-6:30 AM Mike 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Weds 3-22 #670 5:30-6:30 AM Buffy 8:15-9:30 AM Mike
Thurs 3-23 #652 5:30-6:30 AM Mike 8:15-9:30 AM Mike
Fri 3-24 #623 5:30-6:30 AM Buffy 8:15-9:30 AM Cokie
Sat 3-25 #638 7-8:30AM Cokie

For upcoming Swim Meets & Open Water Competitions:

Click on our Calendar tab and drop down to Upcoming Swim Events or just click these hyperlinks.

Mar 172017
 

SwimOutlet is a HUGE provider of all things swimming and usually at a great price. We are an affiliate team for them, which means we get 8% back from all purchases you make at SwimOutlet. That money goes to purchasing equipment items for the team (buoys, fins, mirrors, and more toys! In addition to swim gear, SwimOutlet also offers gear for Yoga, Running, Cycling, Surfing, Diving, etc. For Swymnuts to get the 8% back, please enter SwimOutlet through the portals here on our website (right sidebar and this graphic below). What are you waiting for? Go shopping now!

If anyone wants to help, we have a “team store” under construction at SwimOutlet and need someone to finish this off for us by choosing more items, colors, sizes and deciding where the logo goes on those items. We’ve got lots in there already, but need help adding to the inventory. Once we get it “stocked” we will share the news and everyone can really go shopping!

Click here for all kinds of swim related gear. The team gets a kickback from each sale as long as you use this portal. We use the kickback for purchasing team equipment!

Click here for all kinds of swim related gear. The team gets a kickback from each sale as long as you use this portal. We use the kickback for purchasing team equipment!

Mar 172017
 

Team logo caps available at the pools with your coaches. We have 5 options:

  • Black latex are $8
  • Black silicone are $15
  • Super dark Navy Blue silicone $15
  • Pink silicone $15
  • Royal blue silicone $15

Mar 172017
 

 

Finis is our official team sponsor and has been seen the beginning. We are excited to be currently working with them on designing a custom team suit! We’ll keep you posted on that.

Swymnuts receive 20% off for online orders. Contact Cokie for the code (new code as of Dec 2015). If we place a team order for equipment, we can get bump that up to 25% off by calling in our order to our rep. Additionally, anyone interested in the Finis Tech Suits can get 40% off (directly ordered through the rep, not the website).

Meanwhile, check out the link here (click the Finis logo) to see what Finis has in the way of technical swim equipment, accessories, and swim suits.

For technical swim equipment and tech suits, check out what Finis has to offer!

Mar 112017
 

Sunday IVC workouts for March on 3/12 & 3/26, 7-8:30 AM with Cokie


Are you a Swymnut meet competitor curious to know when Taper starts? If you are going to Pac Champs but not Nationals, your three week taper starts March 19th. If you are going to Nationals, your Taper starts April 9th. 


Always keep an eye on our team’s Facebook page for any possible last minute pool closures or issues. If you don’t use Facebook, click this tab which draws in feeds from our postings on Facebook. 


Workouts

Day Date Time Coach
Monday 3-13 6-7 pm Shari
Wednesday 3-15 6-7 pm Shari


IVC Workouts

Day Date WO # Time & Coach
Sun 3-12 #Technique 7-8:30 AM Cokie
Mon 3-13 #678 5:30-6:30 AM Cokie
Tue 3-14 #617 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Weds 3-15 #607 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Thurs 3-16 #587 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Fri 3-17 #459 5:30-6:30 AM Cokie


Lucas Valley Workouts

Day Date WO # Time & Coach Time & Coach
Tue 3-14 #617 5:30-6:30 AM Mike 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Weds 3-15 #607 5:30-6:30 AM Buffy 8:15-9:30 AM Mike
Thurs 3-16 #587 5:30-6:30 AM Mike 8:15-9:30 AM Mike
Fri 3-17 #459 5:30-6:30 AM Buffy 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Sat 3-18 #560 7-8:30AM Shari

For upcoming Swim Meets & Open Water Competitions:

Click on our Calendar tab and drop down to Upcoming Swim Events or just click these hyperlinks.

Mar 042017
 

Sunday workouts at IVC for March are 3/12 and 3/26 from 7-8:30AM with Cokie


Always keep an eye on our team’s Facebook page for any possible last minute pool closures or issues. If you don’t use Facebook, click this tab which draws in feeds from our postings on Facebook. 


Workouts

Day Date Time Coach
Monday 3-6 6-7 pm Shari
Wednesday 3-8 Canceled – JCC closed


IVC Workouts

Day Date WO # Time & Coach
Mon 3-6 #550 5:30-6:30 AM Mike
Tue 3-7 #676 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Weds 3-8 #429 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Thurs 3-9 #537 5:30-6:30 AM Sarah
Fri 3-10 #444 5:30-6:30 AM Shari


Lucas Valley Workouts

Day Date WO # Time & Coach Time & Coach
Tue 3-7 #676 5:30-6:30 AM Mike 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Weds 3-8 #429 5:30-6:30 AM Buffy 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Thurs 3-9 #537 5:30-6:30 AM Mike 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Fri 3-10 #444 5:30-6:30 AM Buffy 8:15-9:30 AM Marlon
Sat 3-11 #669 7-8:30AM Sarah

For upcoming Swim Meets & Open Water Competitions:

Click on our Calendar tab and drop down to Upcoming Swim Events or just click these hyperlinks.