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Monty Hopkins

Hello Everyone, Four items for this update: 1) Home swim meet Saturday, January 16. If you haven't signed up yet please check the meet information on the events page and get signed tonight. The meet will include swimmers from OHYA and Mariemont. 11 & Over --> 9:00 am Warm-up 10:00 Meet Begins 10 & Under --> 12:30 pm Warm-up 1:30 Meet Begins Spectators will not be permitted but we may still have volunteer sign-up opportunities for meet workers. We need a volunteer for the position of "Covid Compliance" for each...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, Emma Frye has chosen not to continue coaching with MAST. She has contributed a great deal to the MAST program and we wish her the very best as she moves on. Emma will continue to be around as she will still be coaching with the Milford High School team. Thank you, Emma. MAST is fully committed to the growth and future success of its entire swimming program. We live in an area that is enthusiastic about swimming and we are committed to the continuing growth of the...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, Happy New Year to everyone. Due to a wide variety of events at the high school, the MAST practice schedule will be somewhat random. Please check each day on the weekly spreadsheets below for your swimmers group practice times. Practice times include both dryland and swimming time. High School Swimmers, please meet with Coach Monty regarding MAST practices to attend during weeks that you have meets. We hope to see everyone at every swim practice. Jan. 2-3 SAT - Jan. 2 SUN - Jan. 3 RED 1...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, Merry Christmas and best wishes from the MAST coaches to all of you. Covid-19 update We have been alerted that there has been a third positive Covid-19 test for a MAST Swimmer in the Black 3 group. All those who were in close contact (per standard Covid tracing rules) have been notified and are taking the appropriate measures. This disease is still unpredictable and highly contageous so everyone should continue to take the appropriate standard precautions. When in doubt - stay out! Practice schedule this week DAY...

Monty Hopkins

MAST COVID-19 Return to Swim December 21, 2020 As you have seen from communications, MAST has been monitoring COVID-19 and adjusting practices to try to minimize the spread. These guidelines were developed to help guide differing situations for potential and confirmed cases of COVID-19. As always, we are following both National CDC, local health department and Ohio Swimming guidelines and will adjust these as necessary. Your best resources remain the CDC: National: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/end-home-isolation.html Ohio: https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/docs/covid-19-guidance-quarantine.pdf What do I do if I have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, Christmas Break schedule in effect this week for all groups. Black 2 and Black 3 will continue to be held out of practice per high school suspending their practices due to Covid-19 precautions. We are being told that there will be an update on resumption of practice by Tuesday, December 22. If High School swimmers are cleared to resume swimming on December 22, we will use the Wednesday, Dec. 23 practice schedule on Dec. 22. RED 1 RED 2 RED 3 BLACK 1 BLACK 2 BLACK 3...

Monty Hopkins

Both videos offer important key Butterfly concepts. Something to help everyone from beginner to world class swimmer. From MySwimPro: https://youtu.be/VQpFhM18zu4 Michael Phelps and his coach Bob Bowman https://youtu.be/T7gNPwRjgNQ You will have to copy and paste the link into your browser.

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, Sunday, December 6 at 6:00 pm, is the last chance to sign up for the Mako Holiday Sprint Classic at Miami University. The meet is Saturday and Sunday, December 12 & 13 and it is the last, best, remaining swim meet opportunity for 2020. Currently we have 15 swimmers signed up to compete – we would like to have a lot more MAST swimmers at the meet. We recommend that you swim both days but, if you cannot swim both days, one of the two days is...

Monty Hopkins

Hello MAST Families, The December schedule varies throughout the month. With the scheduled holidays, the high school meets and days or times the pool is unavailable this schedule intends to offer as many practices, for all groups, as possible. Additional revisions will be posted as soon as possible. Mon. Nov. 30 - Normal MAST practice schedule (Pool Time 5:45 – 9:00 pm) NORMAL MAST MONDAY & WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE GROUP DRYLAND SWIM BLACK 3 5:00 – 5:45 pm 5:45 – 7:45 pm BLACK 2 5:00 – 5:45 pm 5:45 – 7:15...

Monty Hopkins

SWIM MEET SATURDAY - DECEMBER 5 We will be hosting a dual meet with the Seawolves on Saturday, December 5. A sign-up will be available soon for participation and volunteer positions. Session 1 - 11 & Over Swimmers 8:00 - 8:20 am Warm-up for MAST 8:30 - 8:50 am Warm-up for Seawolves 9:00 am Meet begins (50 Free, 50 Breast, 100 Free, 50 Fly, 50 Back, 100 IM) 10:45 am Anticipated end of session #1 Session 2 - 10 & Under Swimmers 11:00 - 11:20 am Warm-up for MAST 11:30...

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