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Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club at
the Montgomery Aquatic Center
5900 Executive Boulevard
North Bethesda, MD 20852
A rookie is any swimmer who did not participate in the RMSC program in either the Fall/Winter 2005-2006 or the Spring/Summer 2006.
A returning swimmer is any swimmer who swam with RMSC last year, either the Fall/Winter 2005-2006 or the Spring/Summer 2006.
Practice groups at MAC are classified as developmental and advanced with 3 different developmental groups and 4 advanced groups.
Who can join RMSC? Any swimmer who can swim one length of the pool demonstrating good rhythmic breathing can join the Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club. Most beginning winter swimmers register with the team between the ages of 5 and 12. However, high school age swimmers also are welcome. Usually they have completed the MCRD lesson series or at least one season of summer swim team.
All rookies to the RMSC program at MAC may try out for group placement on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September 6-8. Newcomers should try to attend one of the following sessions:
13 & Over swimmers - 3:45 to 5:00 pm
11-12 swimmers - 4:45 to 5:45 pm
9-10 swimmers - 5:30 to 6:30 pm
8 & Unders - 6:15 to 7:15 pm
These sessiona are available to all newcomers; however RMSC-MAC encourages you to contact Christa Krukiel at 301-468-4211 or email her at email@example.com with the age(s) of your children and the day they will come in order that the propoer coaching staff can be available for each evaluation session
Coaches will assign practice groups depending on skill level. Althought evaluations are open to all swimmers, RMSC-MAC encourages you to call ahead. If you cannot participate in the evaluation sessions, please contact Christa Krukiel at 301-468-4211 or email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rookies may not begin regular practices with their assigned group until registration forms have been completed and both the registration fee and program fees have been paid.
Group sizes are limited. Placement will be done a first-come first-served basis. Additional evaluation times will be available. Please contact Christa Krukiel at 301-468-4211 with any questions
For more information on any aspect of the Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club at the Montgomery Aquatic Center please contact: Christa Krukiel at (301) 468-4211
Returning swimmers should pre-register for the Fall/Winter 06/07 program. To do this, you can get a registration form at MAC. Do not change your practice group assignment unless instructed to so by a coach. Complete the registration form, attach separate payments for the registration fee and the program fee, and return them before September 1. Afternon practices begin Monday, September 11. All Forms and fees may either be returned in person at MAC or mailed to:
4010 Randolph Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20902-1099
The following fees include the USA Swimming membership fee and all meet fees for the Fall/Winter season. Installment fees and payment plans are no longer available. Fees are payable to MCRD by check, VISA, or MasterCard.
MINIS - $745
JUNIORS - $735
SENIORS - $790
ADVANCED JUNIORS - $920
ADVANCED SENIORS - $995
NDG - $975
NTG - $1075
NON-COUNTY RESIDENTS add $10.00 per swimmer
Financial Assistance is available. Please call Christa Krukiel at 301-468-4211 for information.
Developmental: These groups are open to all swimmers who meet the prerequisite skill levels. The emphasis in these practice groups will be primarily in the areas of stroke mechanics and instruction. Meet participation will be encouraged but not required.
Advanced: These groups are open to RMSC swimmers by invitation of the coaching staff. The emphasis in these practice groups will including conditioning and endurance work. Participation in USA Swimming meets will be required of swimmers in these groups.
The coaches at MAC our most valuable resources. Each of the coaches at MAC has demonstrated a love for the sport of swimming and a commitment to the RMSC program. Many of our coaches are former RMSC swimmers who have moved into coaching positions. Click below for a brief biography of each coach.
Christa Krukiel (Program Coordinator for RMSC at MAC)
Jenn Barnes (Head Coach of Mini's)
Jaime Bauer (Coaches Advanced Juniors, Juniors, and Mini's)
Jessica Brosch (Coaches Seniors, Advanced Seniors, Advanced Juniors, Juniors, and Mini's)
Dave Crocker (Head Coach of NDG's, coaches NTG)
Jamie Grimes (Head Coach of Advanced Seniors)
Ken Jensen (Coaches Seniors, Advanced Juniors, and Mini's)
Nick Kaufman (Head Coach of Juniors, coahces Advanced Juniors and Mini's)
David Mashburn (Coaches NDG's and NTG's)
Connie Pavitt (Coaches Advanced Juniors)
Emily Rawson (Coaches Advanced Juniors)
Tom Sweet (Head Coach of Seniors, coaches Advanced Seniors, NDG's, Juniors and Mini's)
Scott Vekeman (Head Coach of NTG)
Kent Williams (Head Age Group Coach, Head Coach of Advanced Juniors)
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