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Gulf Meet Director's Annual Clinic
Gulf Swimming will hold it's annual Meet Director’s Clinic on August 31, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Dad’s Club meeting room at 1006 Voss Road, Houston, Texas 77055.
The Meet Director’s Clinic is for the re-certification of current Meet Directors and certification of new Meet Directors. Please sign up for the clinic here. Dinner from Jason’s Deli will be served.
Gulf Swimming's Simone Manuel Wins 100 Free at Rio Olympics
Congratulations to Simone Manuel who tied for first in the 100 meter freestyle in a new Olympic Record time of 52.70 Thursday night at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Simone is the first African American woman in history to win an individual Olympic swimming medal. Simone was a part of the 4x100 Relay team that placed second earlier in the week and she will compete in the 50 meter freestyle coming up on Friday.
Gulf Swimming's Cammile Adams Places 4th in 200 Meter Butterfly in Rio
Congratulations to Cammile Adams for placing 4th Wednesday night in Rio in the 200 meter butterfly. Cammile's time of 2:05.90 was a lifetime best.
Congratulations to Gulf Olympic Trials Qualifiers
Gulf Swimming is honored to have had 51 athletes representing our LSC at the 2016 Olympic Team Trials for swimming. The Olympic Trials was held in Omaha, Nebraska from June 26th through July 3rd and ended with the announcement of the 2016 US Olympic Team for Rio. A complete list of athletes who have qualified to date is HERE.
As an LSC we would like to congratulate all of the athletes who qualified for Trials!!
2016 North American Challenge Cup (NACC) Gulf Team
Photos from the 2016 NACC Meet held in Houston can be found:
Congratulations to the 59 Gulf swimmers and 9 coaches named to the Gulf's NACC team listed HERE.
Gulf Swimming is honored to be hosting the North American Challenge Cup this year. The meet will be held August 11th – 13th at the University of Houston with swimmers from Southern California, Pacific Swimming, the Mexican Swimming Federation and Gulf Swimming competing in a prelims/finals meet designed to showcase some of the best swimmers from each LSC. This is the third year of participation by the Gulf, and we are looking to have home pool advantage and bring a full team to the meet.
Swimmers are expected to arrive at U of H on Wednesday, August 10th. We will be staying as a team at the Marriott Courtyard in downtown Houston and traveling by rail to U of H each day for prelims and then again for finals. There will be an Olympic viewing party on the first night and a meet social on the Saturday night after the finals session. Swimmers can be picked up at the hotel Sunday, August 14th by 10am.
2015-2016 Scholastic All-American Applications Open
Applications close August 15th
The application for the 2015-2016 year will be available online at the USA Swimming website from June 1, 2016 to August 15, 2016.
• The only method for application will be the online application on the USA Swimming website.
• Applicants will be required to have a USA Swimming account.
• Qualifying pool times for the applicant will be validated through Times on the USA Swimming website (time MUST be in SWIMS).
• Applicant will be required to have a TRANSCRIPT for the COMPLETE academic year available for uploading to the application.
• Applicant must have been a member at the time of the swim and a current member when applying for the 2015-16 SAA team.
• Applicant must have all application documents completed by August 15, 2016. Late applications will NOT be accepted or considered.