St. Johns Swimming Meet

March 15th, 2019
Hosted by The St. Johns Sea Lions

Spring Practice Schedule

Beginners: Monday - Friday (6:00 - 6:45 pm)
Intermediate: Monday - Friday (6:00 - 7:00 pm)
Advanced: Monday - Friday (6:00 - 7:30 pm)
Elite: Monday - Friday (6:00 - 8:00 pm)

Team Calendar

2018 - 2019 Meet Schedule

Meet Schedule for 2019 - 2020 will be set by the fall of 2019!

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.

Team
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
Dale Gooding Invitational - SVSUSaturday, NOV 17Saginaw8:15 Warm UpRESULTS
Gaylord Gators Winter InvitationalSaturday, DEC 1Gaylord8:00 am Warm UpDeadline Passed
InviteSaturday, DEC 8MidlandTBDResults
DualWednesday, DEC 19St. Johns6:00 Warm UpRESULTS
InviteSaturday, JAN 12ChesaningTBDResults
DualFriday, JAN 18Chesaning 5:30 pm Warm UpRESULTS
DualSaturday, JAN 26Caro9:00 am Warm UPCANCELLED
FROZEN Mint City InviteSaturday, FEB 9St. Johns8:15/ 11:45 warm upsENTRIES
South League Championship (Novice)Saturday, FEB 16StandishTBDRESULTS
State ChampionshipSunday, FEB 24Saginaw Valley State UniversitySee Meet Packet on Sign Up pageRESULTS
St. Johns Swimming MeetFriday, MARCH 15St. Johns5:30 Warm Up
Awards Banquet and Pot LuckThursday, MARCH 21SJHS Food Commons6:00 PmRSVP

Coaching Staff - Spring Session 2019

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 has successfully completed Level 1 of the USA Swimming program and is officially a USA Swimming Member Coach.  Click the link to learn more about our Junior Coaching Program.