TEXAS SWIMMING

Thursday, March 30, 2017

More HS Jobs



Head Coaching

Paschal HS - Contact Troy Bell

Arlington Heights HS - Contact Troy Bell

Conroe ISD - Contact Mark Schmid at 936-709-1480


Assistant Coaching

Dawson HS - Contact Matt Winton



Reminder:  Click on the "Jobs" link below to pull up other recent job listings


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Quote of the Day


Politics:

The art of appearing candid
and completely open while
concealing as much as possible.

via Personal Growth

Frank Patrick Herbert, Jr.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

High School Positions


Kingwood - Contact Troy Kite at 281-641-8130

Bishop Dunne (Dallas) - Contact Kenneth Davis

St. Pius X (Houston) - Contact Jason Kimball


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Quote of the Day


Patience and diligence, like
faith, remove mountains.


William Penn

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Weakly Demotivator

Quote of the Day


Even honest men mistake oftener in
their own favor than in other peoples.

via Wikipedia

Fulke Greville

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Still More Jobs





Pool Management

Brookhaven Country Club

Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council

Santa Rita Ranch

City of Bay City

Club Assistant

Texas Gold

Aggie (age group)

Aggie (senior)


High School (Head)

Leander - contact Timothy Smith

Strake Jesuit (Houston) - contact Patti McNeil at 713-490-8113

Frisco ISD - contact Grace McDowell at 469-633-6120

Harlan (San Antonio) - contact Eddie Salas at 210-398-2260


High School (Assistant)

Tomball Memorial - contact Kendrick Broady at 281-357-3230

Granbury - contact Jason Pullano at 682-503-9738

Timber Creek (Keller) - contact Bob Dejonge


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Quote of the Day


Whoever can surprise well must conquer.

via Naval History Blog

John Paul Jones

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Men's NCAA D-I


Meet starts tonight.  Real time results here

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Water Pollo

Quote of the Day


The language of Friendship
is not words, but meanings.


Henry David Thoreau

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

2017 All State


Check the TISCA All State lists here.  Get any corrections in ASAP, as they'll become official April 1st!

Quote of the Day


I grew up thinking art was pictures
until I got into music and found I
was an artist and didn't paint.


Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Andy Ringgold TAGS Photos


I have fought the good fight,
I have finished the race,
I have kept the faith.

2 Timothy 4:7

Trey Dickey, COR

Weakly Demotivator

Quote of the Day


Man's capacity for justice makes
democracy possible;  but man's inclination
to injustice makes democracy necessary.

via Political Theology

Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Another All-in-One Post


Two more days of D-I Women's NCAA's.  Real time results here

Stanford gals rewriting record books and way out in front for team title.  Texas currently 3rd, A&M 5th.

via Texas Sports

Scoggin-coached Alison "Big Al" Gibson took 1 meter title for the Horns.

Two more days of NCSA Junior Nationals as well.  Results page is here.  Live video here.

Houston Swim Club women currently 13th.  Aggie Swim Club's Julia Cook won the 100 free in :48.91.

NCAA D-III meet going on at the Conroe ISD Natatorium.  Real time results hereTrinity women currently 24th.


Those Founding Fathers couldn't have imagined we'd have legislators who'd make "government" a career.

How could they have known the average life expectancy would increase by a quarter century (and that sheeple would keep re-electing these fools)?

Since our "representatives" don't have the self-discipline to step aside on their own, it's time for a term limit amendment.

Congress passed the Twenty-second Amendment, limiting presidents to two terms, seventy years ago.

Here's one idear for a 28th Amendment

Thousand Oaks Family YMCA needs an assistant coach

The City of Hurst needs a pool manager

The YMCA of Tyler needs a sports & aquatics director

Coppell HS needs an assistant coach.  Contact Joe McBride at 214-496-7058




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Quote of the Day


When eagles are silent, parrots begin to chatter.


Sir Winston Churchill

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Weakly Demotivator

Quote of the Day


Social control is best managed through fear.

vit The New York Times

John Michael Crichton

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Past, Present, & Future


While wasting your time here, why not enjoy Junior Brown's Greatest HitsEdited 3/9/17, 12:35 p.m. (lousy sound on previous embed):



Past - A few things you may have missed:

The American Short Course Championships were moved to San Antonio after the UT Swim Center sprunged a danged leak.  Story here

The discovery that chlorinated water is leaking into Waller Creek has prompted the University of Texas to close the main race pool at its Jamail Texas Swimming Center, officials announced Thursday.

Meet results here


Lone Star Cup standings (as of 1/17/17) are here

via obvious plant

Glad we didn't see that before the hike...

Shocker!!  Indian River won both men's and women's NJCAA's!!!!  Results here

Gulf Swimming logo was redesigned recently:


Present - Happening now and/or this weekend:

M/W NCAA D-II real time results are here

TAGS starts tomorrow.  Projected timeline is here.  Psych sheet is here

Great piece on reducing drag via The Race Club is here.  Thanks for the heads up, DJA!

Frontal drag is the number one enemy of the swimmer. Swimming is arguably the most technique sensitive sport on the planet. With water being some 800 times denser than air, the frontal drag forces that slow swimmers down come into play at much slower speeds than all other sports on land. For that reason, in order to become fast, we must learn how to reduce frontal drag as much as possible.

Current job postings include:

Glenn HS & Cedar Park HS (Leander ISD) need head coaches.  Contact Kimberly Davies

Timber Creek HS (Keller ISD) needs a head coach.  Contact Bob Dejonge

Clear Creek ISD has several head/assistant coach openings.  Contact Debbie Fuchs

The City of McKinney needs a pool manager

Longhorn Aquatics needs an assistant coach

Anderson HS (Austin ISD) needs a head coach.  Contact Jeff Rhoads at 512-414-7958

Dallas Country Club has several head/assistant coach openings

The YMCA of North Austin needs an aquatics director

UT needs a Flex Seal technician

Swim Streamline at Northampton (SSAN) needs assistant coaches.  Contact Laura Koch Davis

Future - A little ways on down the road:

Psych sheet for Men's NCAA D-I meet is here

Women's psych sheet is here

Registration info for the April 30 ASA Cap 2k is here


Donate to the UT Men's Swimming & Diving Legacy Fund here

The first $25,000 raised in this group endowment will formally establish The University of Texas Men’s Swimming & Diving Legacy Fund. A $100,000 scholarship will be named in honor of Kris Kubik once the fund reaches $125,000. Additional monies raised will be used to create endowments in increments of $100,000.

Hall of Fame Legends Dinner is April 7th.  Info here


You're Invited to The Legends Dinner Honoring the 2017 Class of Inductees:

Kenny Armstrong, Ian Crocker, Jim Henry, Aaron Peirsol, Dee Hollar (Lifetime Achievement)
City of Midland (Wally Pryor Distinguished Team Award)

ASCA Legends of Texas clinic (March 31 - April 2) will be held at TCU.  Info here



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Quote of the Day


The law was made for one thing alone, for the
exploitation of those who don't understand it.

via Pinterest

Eugen Bertolt Friedrich Brecht

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Sunday, March 05, 2017

Weakly Demotivator

Quote of the Day


Cynicism is an unpleasant
way of saying the truth.


Lillian Florence "Lilly" Hellman

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Saturday, March 04, 2017

Quote of the Day


I prefer being wrong in my own way
to being right in someone else's.

via Pinterest

Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Quote of the Day


Without a gentle contempt for education,
no gentleman's education is complete.


Gilbert Keith "G.K." Chesterton

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Weakly Demotivator

Quote of the Day


They always say time changes things, but
you actually have to change them yourself.

via Pinterest

Andy Warhol

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Latest Employment News


Barton Creek Resort needs an assistant coach

Thousand Oaks Family YMCA (San Antonio) needs a swim coach

The YMCA of Austin needs a youth and aquatics director

The City of Friendswood needs a pool manager

via Woodlands Online

This week, Tim Bauer (The Woodlands Swim Team) resigned his position as head coach.  Hope he'll stay in the Gulf and get right back to coachin em up sometime real soon!

Finally, Ashley Knapp (Timber Creek HS in Keller ISD) posted on Facebook that she will not be returning as head coach next year.

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Quote of the Day


It seems to me that we look at Nature
too much, and live with her too little.

via Please Kill Me

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Quote of the Day


The integrity that lives only on
opinion would starve without it.

via Quotes Gram

Charles Caleb Colton

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Big XII Championships

Quote of the Day


Imagination might be scarier
than reality...but not by much.


James Siegel

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Quote of the Day


The best revenge is to be unlike
him who performed the injury.

via Pinterest

Marcus Aurelius

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Weakly Demotivator

Quote of the Day


Insincerity is always weakness;
sincerity even in error is strength.

via Alchetron

George Henry Lewes

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

More Jobs



Boyd HS (McKinney) needs a head coach.  Contact Doyle Drake at 469-302-3493

Sugar Creek Gators (Sugar Land) need a summer team coach.  Contact Rod Seeley


Sharks (Houston) need an assistant coach

Lake Houston Family YMCA needs a youth development director - aquatics

Miramont Country Club (Bryan) needs a pool manager


Moody Family YMCA (Dallas) needs an assistant coach

The City of Bellaire needs a head coach

Oak Cliff YMCA (Dallas) needs a sports & aquatics coordinator

North Texas Nadadores need a senior coach/communications coordinator

Fort Hood Dolphins need a head coach


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Quote of the Day


There's evil in the world, all right.  Being aware
of it makes you a realist, not a paranoid.

via SFFaudio

Dean Ray Koontz

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Friday, February 17, 2017

College Conference Meets



Head over to College Swimming for conference meet results!

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UIL State Meet

Quote of the Day


You must not fight too often with one enemy,
or you will teach him all your tricks of war.

via Paper Masters

Napoleon Bonaparte

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Last Weekend


Kari's 6'10":


Leon's 7'7":


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Quote of the Day


Deep in the man sits fast his fate,
To mould his fortunes, mean or great.

via Poets

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

More Jobs


D. Bradley McWilliams YMCA needs a youth development director - aquatics

The City of Pearland needs an aquatic supervisor

Coppell YMCA needs a swim coach

Stonebriar Country Club (Frisco) needs a swim coach

The Cypress Cyclones need both a head coach and an assistant coach

Bridgeland HS (Cy-Fair ISD) needs a swim coach

YMCA of the Highland Lakes needs a swim coach/aquatics coordinator

The City of Rockwall needs a pool manager

Northside ISD needs swim coaches

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Weakly Demotivator

Quote of the Day


Don't ever take down a fence until
you know why it was put up.

via Off the Shelf

Robert Lee Frost

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Quote of the Day


With happiness as with health;  to enjoy it,
one should be deprived of it occasionally.

via Comic Vine

Jules Gabriel Verne

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Monday, February 06, 2017

Quote of the Day (Thanks, MH!)


You can't stop at every dog that barks
or you'll never get the mail delivered.

via Missouri Sports HOF

Forrest Clare "Phog" Allen

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Sunday, February 05, 2017

Another great job...


...on call-ups by Scott Scofield!

View unofficial state meet qualifier lists (both automatic & call-up) here

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Weakly Demotivator

Quote of the Day


Heaven is under our feet
as well as over our heads.


Henry David Thoreau

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