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PVS Meetings

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

Competition Committee
May 14, 2014
Univeristy of Maryland

Officials Committee
June 19, 2014
Thomas Jefferson Library

Diversity Committee
April 7, 2014

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


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2014 Eastern Zone Long Course Championships
Richmond, VA
August 6-9, 2014

Important Information regarding Zones:
All swimmers will be traveling to the meet with the PVS team and coaches. Everyone will be riding, starying and eating together for the duration of the meet. The only exception is that swimmer may be released to their parents after the conclusion of the meet, for more information contact the Zone Team Coordinator

Attention zone swimmers both Aardvark stores will be closed for inventory August 3-5 if you plan to go to the store to get the team suit ( Speedo FSII ) please do so before these dates.

Team Hotel Information

Mandatory Zone Team Meeting
Sunday, August 3, 2014
9:30-11:30 am
Rockville Swim & Fitness Center

The PVS Zone Team will be leaving from KSAC, on Tuesday August 5. Please plan to arrive at KSAC no later than 11:30 am. Each family is responsible for bringing on case of water.

Zone Entries by Name (updated 7/27) Please review. You have until Monday July 28 at 5:00 pm to make changes. At 5:00 the entry will become final. Contact the Zone Team Coordinator, with any questions.

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

Complete Results & Scores
Results by Event

USA Swimming 2013-2014 Scholastic All America Team

Information and Application for the 2013-2014 USA Swimming Scholastic All American Program is now available. The application deadline is August 15.

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

In Memory of Clayton "CJ" Joyner"

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.

Important Message from the PVS General Chair

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.

2013-2014 PVS Scholar Athlete Awards

Instructions & Application for the 2013-2014 PVS Scholar Athlete Awards. Note that all applications must be submitted online.

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

PVS Officials News

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

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

You can now order your own PVS Officials Polo Shirt

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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