Gaylord Gators Winter Invitational

Saturday, December 1st
Otsego County Sportsplex, Gaylord
Sign Up Deadline: Friday, Nov 23rd

Midland Dolphins Invitational

Saturday, December 8th
Saginaw Valley State University
Sign Up Deadline: Friday, Nov 30th

Upcoming Schedule

11/17  Saginaw Invitational
Meet InfoSea Lions Entries

12/1  Gaylord Gators Winter Invitational
Deadline 11/23

12/8   Midland Dolphins Invitational
Deadline 11/30

12/19 Dual Meet Owosso (Home)

12/22 - 1/6 Holiday Break

1/7  Winter Session Starts

1/12  Chesaning Invite

1/26 Dual at Caro

2/9  Frozen Mint City Invitational (Home)

2/16  South League Championship - Novice (Standish)



Fall Practice Times

6:00 - 6:45pm Mon - Friday Beginner
6:00 - 7:00pm Mon - Friday Intermediate
6:00 - 7:30pm Mon - Friday Advanced
6:00 - 8:00pm Mon - Friday Elite

No Practice during High School Home Swim Meets and Football games.  Please check the Calendar for updates.

Fall Calendar

Meet Schedule

A swimmer must swim in a minimum of two MTSL sanctioned meets (Mock Meets do not count) to be eligible to participate in the State Championship Meet in February.  The South League Championship (Novice) can not be counted as one of the two meets needed,  however, it is the last opportunity to meet State Qualifying times.  Click Here for State Qualifying Times.

TypeDateLocationTimeSign Up 
Mock MeetFriday, September 28St. Johns6:00 Warm UpRESULTS
DualThursday, OCT 25Charlotte6:30 Warm UpRESULTS
Tri Meet (Chesaning + Owosso)Friday, NOV 9Chesaning5:30 Warm UpCANCELLED
InviteSaturday, NOV 17Saginaw8:15 Warm UpDeadline passed
Gaylord Gators Winter InvitationalSaturday, DEC 1Gaylord8:00 am Warm UpSign Up
InviteSaturday, DEC 8MidlandTBDSign Up Here!
DualWednesday, DEC 19St. Johns6:00 Warm UpComing Soon
InviteSaturday, JAN 12ChesaningTBDComing Soon
DualSaturday, JAN 26CaroTBDComing Soon
FROZEN Mint City InviteSaturday, FEB 9St. JohnsTBDComing Soon
South League Championship (Novice)Saturday, FEB 16StandishTBDComing Soon
State ChampionshipSunday, FEB 24Saginaw Valley State UniversityTBDComing Soon

Coaching Staff - Fall Session 2018

Natalie Longoria - Head Coach

A former Sea Lion and Redwings swimmer, Natalie’s passion for St. Johns swimming is easy to see. As an assistant coach for the last two seasons, Natalie now steps into the role of managing our coaches and lesson plans as well as overseeing the progress of all our kids. We know she will do a great job! Natalie and her husband Mike are proud parents to Sea Lion, Preston Longoria.

Peter Sperry - Assistant Coach

Peter has been with the Sea Lions for over five years and continues to be one of our swimmers favorite coaches to learn from.  A former Sea Lion and Redwing swimmer, Peter has recently taken a job as Kindergarten Teacher in Dewitt.  Peter still holds a few Sea Lions records that he hopes are broken in the near future.


Andy Murray - Assistant Coach

Andy has been the Head Coach for the Owosso Varsity Girls team for the past 3 years and the Owosso Middle School Team for the past 5. A former Sea Lion and Redwing swimmer, Andy went on to spend 15 years teaching swim lessons, life guarding and managing the St. Johns City Pool and Grand Rapid Aquatics Center. Andy’s experience will be invaluable to our club as he assists with the weekly training plans and workouts. When he’s not busy coaching, Andy enjoys completing Marathons (3), Half Ironman Triathlons (6) and Ironman Triathlons (3). Andy and his wife Ashley are proud parents to Sea Lion, Lizzy Murray.

Nick Bishop - Assistant Coach

Nick returns as another former Sea Lion and is a proud parent to Sea Lion Madelyn Sweckard. His favorite part of coaching is watching kids set new personal records

Dr. Tyler Dickinson - Strength and Conditioning

Dr. Dickenson is a St. Johns native and earned a degree in Human Biology while wrestling for Michigan State University. His Healthy Living Nutrition Course, Family Fitness Night, Couch to 5K, Strong Core - Healthy Spine classes have improved health & fitness in our community and we are excited for him to share his talents with the St. Johns Sea Lions.

David Pumfrey - Junior Coach

David is a former Sea Lion and current Ovid Elsie Varsity swimmer.  He is a current lifeguard and is our very first coach to enter the Junior Coaching Program.  He is currently working towards his USA Swimming Level 1 credentials.