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                   This past weekend GTSA competed at the Clearwater Aquatic Team’s Jingle Bell Invitational.  Swimmers got into the holiday spirit by giving the coaches just what they wanted for Christmas, fast swims!!  The team as a whole had 74% best times, which included 100% best times from Isabella Cogdill, Veronica Francis, Madyson Melendez, Anna Perfit, Hillary Perfit, Oriana Rosso, Emma Stephan, Morgan Tankersley, Emily Tanner, and Belle Whitfield. It was also exciting to see some GTSA swimmers in their first meet action including Kendall Cheesman, Arden Friar, Ava Friar,...

    GTSA was well represented in the Tampa Tribune's All-Hillsborough County Swim Team led by Emma Donahue (Plant HS, So.) being named to the first team for her performance in the 100 Breaststroke.  Tyler Heath (Bayshore Christian School, 8th) and Margret Shumake (Holy Names, Fr.) were name Honorable mention for their performances in the 500 Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke, respectively.  Jeremy Parker (Plant HS, Jr.) and Giakomo Rosso (Plant HS, Jr.) were named to the Second team as a part of the Plant High School's 200 and 400 Freestyle Relays. ...

  GTSA Holiday Practice Schedule -Practice will remain at its regular times through 12/19 -Monday 12/20 will begin our holiday practice schedule.   Week of 12/20-12/25 Advanced Group: M-Th.:   8:00am-10:00am M-W:  5:00-7:00pm F-S: No Practice   Intermediate Group: M-Th.:   8:00am-9:00am M-W:  5:00-6:30pm F-S: No Practice   Beginner Group: M-W:  5:00-6:00pm Th.-S: No Practice   Week of 12/27-1/1 Advanced Group: T-F:   8:00am-10:00am M-Th.:  5:00-7:00pm S: No Practice   Intermediate Group: T-F:   8:00am-9:00am M-Th.:  5:00-6:30pm S: No Practice   Beginner Group: M-Th.:  5:00-6:00pm F-S: No Practice   -Practice will go back to...

  Thanksgiving Week Practice Schedule: (11/21-27/10)   Monday- Wednesday:      Regular Practice   Thursday:            NO PRACTICE (Happy Thanksgiving)   Friday & Saturday:            Advanced/Intermediate- 9:00-11:00am                                     Beginner- NO PRACTICE

                 GTSA Sophmore Emma Donahue finished 11th in the 100 Breastroke at the 3A 2010 FHSAA State Finals in Orlando, FL.  She finished in a time of 1:08.11.  Emma also split a 30.41 in the 50 Breastroke on Plant High School's 6th place Medley Relay.  Giakamo Rosso and Jeremy Parker also made it back to finals in the 200 and 400 Freestyle Relays finishing 14th in both events.  Congrats GTSA swimmers!

  GTSA would like to congrtulate the 5 swimmers who will be representing their high schools at the FHSAA State FInals this weekend. Emma Donahue (Plant HS) Jeremy Parker (Plant HS) Giakamo Rosso (Plant HS) Margret Shumake (Academy of Holy Names) Tyler Heath (Bayshore Christian)

                  GTSA rode a team effort to its second high place of the short course season.  Amassing 210 points on their way to a 5th place finish.  The points came from all different areas with 7 different GTSA swimmers finishing in the top 5 in their respective age groups high point races.  That was capped by Gabriella Donahue and Matthew Dieffenthaller winning their age groups.  The team had over 50% best times for the 2nd meet in a row.  The coaching staff thought it was a great meet full of...

The new Florida Swimming Age Group Championships time standards are now available here. This meet was formerly called Florida Swimming Junior Olympics.

GTSA kicked off its short course season in Winter Haven with a 6th place finish.  The team amassed 458 points over the weekend.  It was a true team effort with over 20 different swimmers contributing to the team total.  We also had 2 swimmers win individual high point awards in their respective age groups, Tyler Heath (95pts) in the 13-14 year old boys and Matthew Dieffenthaller (86pts) in the 10&under boys.  GTSA achieved 65% for the weekend, with Madyson Melendez, Lucy Morris, Oriana Rosso, and Belle Whitfield achieving 100% best...

  Greater Tampa Swimming Association Summer Practice Schedule Starting Monday June 14th   Advanced Group: AM Practices: M-W-F:  6:30-8:30am @ University of Tampa Tu.-Th.:  6:00-8:00am @ Bobby Hicks Sa:  8:00-10:00am @ Bobby Hicks   PM Practices: M-Th.:  4:00-5:30pm @ University of Tampa Intermediate Group: AM Practices: M-W-F:  7:00-8:30am @ University of Tampa Tu.-Th.:  6:00-8:00am @ Bobby Hicks Sa.:  8:00-10:00am @ Bobby Hicks   PM Practices: M-Th.:  4:00-5:00pm @ University of Tampa   Beginner Group: PM Practices: M-Th.:  4:00-5:00pm @ University of Tampa   ** Starting on Tuesday June 29th there...