Welcome to Medina Swimming

Week of August 25-30

1. CONGRATULATIONS to our Medina Makos Zone Qualifiers that competed against, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio: Only 5% of swimmers in the USA achieve an AAA time standard in a single age group event and look what our swimmers have accomplished!!!

Maddy Draiss- 50, 100 & 200 Breaststroke, 100 Butterfly and 200 Freestyle. Maddy also accomplished AAA times in the 400 IM and 800 Freestyle but 11-12 y/o don’t swim those events at Zones.

Ella Gilson- 50 Freestyle and 50 Backstroke.

Ashley Mennenga- 50 & 100 Freestyle, 100 & 200 Backstroke, 200 IM and 100 Butterfly. As of 1/1/14 thru 7/21/14 Ashley was ranked 21st in the USA for 13 y/o in the 100 Backstroke and 50th in the 200 Backstroke.  Her 100 Backstroke time is an AAAA standard, and less than 2% of swimmer in the USA have accomplished that.

Anthony Petruzzi- 100, 400 & 800 Freestyle.

Coach Sara will be an 11-12 y/o Zone Coach and Coach Anthony is the 2014 LE Zone Head Coach.

2. Sign Ups for the Fall/Winter season opens on August 18. Please see the web site for the Fall/Winter flier times and rates. We have added a Blue group that is the next step up from the white group. Here are the descriptions of the groups. Emails have been sent which group the coaches feel your swimmers should be in. If you don’t receive an email, please sign up for the group you just ended in. If you’re going to compete in HS this winter, please sign up for one of the HS groups.

3. Sign-ups are a two process. First, everyone must sign up at the front desk of the MCRC. Second, everyone must go onto the Makos web site, sign up and pay for your USA membership $60. Please click on the Fall/Winter USA membership on the right and follow the directions.

4.  44 new LC Makos records broken!!!! 12 swimmers broke records they are Girls: Lexi Agee, Maddy Draiss, Ella Gilson, Allie Lyncha, Ashley Mennenga, Sami Petruzzi. Boys: Tyler & Zach Bohmer, Josh Burns, Owen & Mac Hancock, Anthony Petruzzi

Have a great start to the school year!








HS & Senior
3-5 or 4:30-6:30pm        


HS & Senior

HS & Senior
3-5 or 4:30-6:30pm


HS & Senior
3-5 or 4:30-6:30pm

HS & Senior 8-10am

Please arrive no later than ten minutes after practice begins.
Practices are canceled when the MCRC is closed.


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