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We try to help all swimmers reach their goals, from first "B" bar to making Olympic Trials!
Congratulations to OT Marlins - Morgan Karetnick and Kim Holden

Last Updated:
October 30, 2014
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USA Swimming Safe Sport and BGNW Marlins Policies on TRAVEL, BULLYING, and ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

Sunday, November 2nd -  Daylight Saving Time Ends this Sunday - Everyone gets an extra hour to sleep!!!
     Dual Meet with Condors at Felix Festa for swimmers 9 & Over - Yes!!!! There will be relays!
     Sunday Practice Changes: 8 & Under practice ONLY - 9:30-10:30am
     HS Marlins ONLY competing in INDIVIDUAL events at Section One: 10:30am-12:30pm

10/21/2014: Practice Changes for October 31, 2014:
     Friday, October 31st - Halloween - NO DRY LAND ON FRIDAY!
                    * Senior/National: 3:30 to 5:30 pm
                    * Novice/Junior/Sr2: 5:30 to 6:30 pm
10/27/2014: AIA Spirit Wear and Marlins T-Shirts:
all backordered items and 2nd order items are in and will be in the coaches office for pickup.

10/25/2014: Girls Section 1 Conference 1 League 2 - League 1 - Great Swims, Marlins!
Congratulations to Noelle Kaufmann: New Team Record in 11-12 Girls 200 IM: 2:09.08
Marlins qualifiers for New York State Championships (Individual and/or Relay events):
Nicole DiGiacomo, Emma Hadley, Rachel Hellman, Katherine Karle, Noelle Kaufmann, Maggie Kleinsmith, Jamie Lee, Cate Sawkins, Erica Silverman, Isabella Weiner
2014-15 IMX SCY Scores as of October 22, 2014- What is the IMX Xtreme Challenge? click here -
2014-15 Ranking of Marlins IMX scores is posted here (and Top 10 are below) - To find your own IMX score - click here

Virtual Club Championship: with 128,706 points, the Marlins are 2nd in Metro, 9th in the Eastern Zone and 34th in the USA since September 2014 - click here for report
Luisa Nierhoff
Ciara Dalton
Lauren Arnold
Marisol Tan
Samantha Tan
Rachel Townsend
Anna Ketron
Kristin Cornish
Ava Franks
Lauren Arnold
10 Girls
12 Girls

10 Girls
9-U Girls
11 Girls
14 Girls
12 Girls
10 Girls
12 Girls
11 Girls
3593 points
3448 points
3211 points
3100 points
2965 points
2776 points
2706 points
2683 points
2520 points
2480 points



Nikita Sakharuk
Bo Paruvangada
Declan Ahearn
Tony Wachnik
Yousef Kamal
Felix Lucchese
Evan Wohl
Avery Skolnick
Noah Falbaum
Jorge Desmaras
9-U Boys
13 Boys

14 Boys
17 Boys
10 Boys
9-U Boys

9-U Boys
12 Boys
12 Boys
10 Boys
3778 points
3529 points
3124 points
2560 points
2359 points

2243 points
2180 points
1926 points
1620 points
1497 points


Marlins Team Meeting - October 5, 2014

Marlins 2014-15 Top 10 Times: (as of 10/21/2014) Marlins Top 20 Times 1983-2013 : (as of 04/15/14)
USAS Database: click Here to find your best times Metropolitan Swimming Top 25 Times SCY: click here

Emails were sent to all families  (Click here for the complete list)

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REMINDER: Reminder Re: Swim Meets
Be on deck, ready to swim, at least 15/20 minutes before the start of warm-up.
Please don't arrive late - This is your home pool and you should be there at least 15 minutes earlier than the scheduled warm-up time - even earlier when you go to an away meet!!! Visiting teams are always there early!!!
Come Prepared!!! Make sure that you have your team suit, cap, goggles, towel, shirt, etc.
Everything you bring to the meet must be labeled (including your suit!)
Friday and Sunday: Blue shirt; Saturday: Grey shirt 

Emails were sent to all families (via MailChimp through bgnwmarlins@gmail.com - address used only for mass emails)
     * Monday, September 22nd: weekend of September 27-28, 2014
     * Tuesday, September 23rd: final info and dates for Team Apparel Sales and Order Forms.
     * Thursday, September 25th: Marlins Team luncheon and Parents Meeting
     * Wednesday, October 1st: Marlins Contact List 2014-15
     * Thursday, October 2nd: Eligibility and Hotel Information for the North Carolina Meet in December
    * Friday, October 3rd: Yearbooks 2013-14
     * Saturday, October 4th: Last & Final Chance to order T-Shirts
     * Monday, October 6th: Volunteers needed for October Fall Meet
     * Sunday, October 12th: AIA Order to be delivered and Updated Qualifiers for North Carolina
     * Monday, October 13th: correction on delivery from Spirit Wear
If you did not receive these emails, please contact us immediately at bgnwmarlins@aol.com - Thanks you


PLEASE READ: 10 Great Goals for Swimmers (as posted on USA Swimming Web site)
Ten Ways for the Swim Parents to Sabotage their Child's Swimming Career From John Leonard, American Swimming Coaches Association
The Unexpected Rites of Fatherhood - a story written by Robert Sullivan at TIME
1/23/09: Do not park alongside the driveway by the flag pole. Do not park at the STOP sign. Do not park and leave your car in the drop off zone.
Parents and Swimmers: All Marlins MUST have their membership card with them when they come to practice and MUST check-in at the front desk. Thanks for your cooperation

Happy OCTOBER  Birthday To:

Dry-Land: resumed September 17th

Morning Practice:
resumed Sept. 10th

Inclement weather Notice


Lauren Arnold
Henry Blair
William Chang
Anna Desiderio
Chloe Dillane
Maria Dubin
Remy Eppner
Noah Falbaum
Jessie Greenstein
Kasey Guglielmo
Anna Ketron
Julien Legros
Laura Li
Campbell Magee
Cameron Matossian
Darian Paez
Ananya Paruvangada
Lily Pawliczak
Elisabeth Reddy
Franny Redpath
Amanda Rota
Kimberly Rota
Erica Silverman
Caroline Sullivan
Maddy Whelley
Raymond Zheng
Emma Zhu

SR II & JR Teams:
Wednesday: 5:30-6:15pm

SR and NAT Teams
Wednesday: 6:40-7:20pm
Friday: 5:40-6:20pm

Please check the website regularly in case of cancellation due to bad weather or other event

What to wear for Dry-land? 
T-shirts, shorts or sweat pants, sneakers.
Bring water bottle

For Marlins 13 & Over
(some 12 & Under with prior permission from David)

Enter club through the back door.
Practices are held Wednesday and Friday 5:30am-7:00am

Please check the website regularly in case of cancellation
due to bad weather or other event

Practices will always be cancelled when the Boys & Girls Club is closed.

Delays and cancellations
will be posted on the website whenever possible,
on Cablevision Channel 12 news and on the radio at WHUD 100.7

Telephone Chain may be activated.

When in doubt, call the club.  If it's closed .... there is no practice!

* 2014-15 Marlins Top 10

Marlins Top 20 (1983-2012)

* 50 Things to Help your Child

US Anti Doping Agency

* Metro Policy on Recruiting

* How to prevent Swimmer's

* Convert Yards to LCM or SCM:


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