DUE TO COVID-19, SUMMER SWIM TEAM WILL BE OFFERED BUT RUN DIFFERENTLY. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS!
The W.C.C. Unsinkables is a registered U.S.A. swim team, with swimmers competing in U.S.A. swim meets throughout the season. WCCU swimmers are making a splash in the world of competitive swimming in Maine. Our swim team begins with our Preseason Swim Clinic at the end of September and will run for two weeks. The team will be coached this year by Lori LaPointe (her 21st season) and Nori McLeod, who has been transitioning into the head coaching role for the Unsinkables. Nori has been apart of the WCCU community in many facets over the past 20 years, as an athlete, captain, sibling, volunteer, and coach. She continued her swimming career through college attending the University of New England, swimming all 4 years and being named captain her senior year. She was the Head coach for Wiscasset High School from 2013-2017 and the Assistant Coach for Hyde School from 2017- present. Lori has 30+ years of professional teaching/coaching in swimming, soccer and basketball. Lori was awarded Maine Swimming Coach of the Year 2003 and a Zone Coach from 2010-2014. Volunteer Coach Paul Lazarus will be rounding out the staff this year, his passion for swimming will help bring the team to the next level of competition. The WCCU coaching staff provides positive encouragement and goal setting for the athletes and encourages them to build a lifelong love for the sport of swimming.
GREEN Group: (Practice 3 times / week) 8 & Under/First year Swimmers
The GREEN group must know how to swim three of the four strokes, have a basic understanding of how to use the pace clock and be comfortable in simple structured sets. Emphasis is placed on fine tuning all four strokes, turns and starts, and implementing a more structured workout set. Participation in competitive swim meets is encouraged.
WHITE Group: Practice 3 times / week) 8 & Over/Seasoned Swimmers
The WHITE group is the highest level WCCU offers. The primary focus of this groups swimmer is to prepare for the more rigorous practices. Swimmers work on technique and efficiency, as well as swim more challenging workout sets. This group is designed for the swimmer who is focused on reaching their highest potential as an athlete and thrives on a competitive spirit. In addition to time spent on technique, the main focus of the group is an intensive training regimen.
Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday:
White Team: 3:30-5:00PM
COVID-19: SUMMER SWIM TEAM: MON/ WEDS/THURS 3:30-4:30PM 11 AND UNDERS AND 4:30-5:30PM 12 AND OVER
IN AN ATTEMPT TO KEEPING WITH CDC GUIDELINES, PRACTICE NEEDS TO KEEP ALL ATHLETES SAFE AND STAY SOCIALLY DISTANCED. SHOWERS AND LOCKER ROOMS ARE NOT AVAILABLE BEFORE OR AFTER PRACTICE!
WE PLAN TO EXCEPT 12 ATHLETES EACH HOUR. REGISTER FOR ONE OR THE OTHER. (NOT BOTH) WE PLAN TO OFFER SOME IN HOUSE COMPETITIONS WITH BOTH TEAMS STAYING SOCIALLY DISTANCED.
FOR THOSE ATHLETES WHO WERE REGISTERED SWIMMERS IN SEASON 1 (2019-2020 SEASON), YOUR USA DUES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED AND YOUR REGISTRATION IS REDUCED TO 50% OFF FOR THE SUMMER SEASON! PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE AT WWW.WISCASSETREC.COM. LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE
Summer swim team is practice only... Swimmers may attend meets, however,athletes will have the host team as their deck coach! Summer swim team is a great opportunity for athletes who are just learning about this sport and want to try it out! Loads of fun and great opportunity to learn racing starts, turns and stroke technique! Hope to see you pool side soon!
MEET FEES: (Paid to the WCCU UPON REGISTERING FOR EACH MEET)
For more information about the Unsinkables, please contact Head Coach Lori LaPointe at 882-8230