It's like swim team for adults!
Manta Ray 2013-2014 Winter Season
Begins:November 4th, 2013
Ends:/February 14th, 2014
Would you like a Manta Ray team swim cap? We have them for sale at the pool for $4.00. They are navy blue with a gold Manta Ray on the side.
Winter Practice Schedule
Mondays & Wednesdays - Novice: 5:45-6:30 p.m.
Mondays & Wednesdays - Intermediate: Dry Land 5:45-6:15 Pool 6:15-7:45 p.m.
Mondays & Wednesdays - Advanced: Dry Land 5:45-6:15 Pool 6:15-8:00 p.m.
Friday - Novice: 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Friday - Intermediate: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Friday - Advanced: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Novices can swim one length of freestyle and backstroke with a brief knowledge of butterfly and breast stroke.
Intermediates can swim all four strokes and are proficient with flip turns and competitive starts.
Advanced swimmers can swim all four well strokes, are proficient with flip turns and competitive starts and have the ability to independently swim a set.
Here are your Practice Calendars
Cost and policies
$70.00 per swimmer. There is also a charge for some meets.
Swimmer must be able to swim 25 yards.
Must be a MASA member (family membership or youth memberships are available).
A parents meeting will be held prior to the start of the first practice. If you missed it stop at the desk for an information packet.
November 4th at 5:30 pm
No Refunds - No Exceptions.
This packet contains lots of information, including what to order for our team suit
Team suits can be ordered from swimoutlet.com
Here are some links to the suits that Janna has recomended. All of these items are optional. This is the girls suit. This is the boys suit. We are getting the black with royal. Good news; they are on clearance.
Here is a link to the Speedo Vanquisher Goggle.
Tentative Swim Meets
|MASA Community Icy Open||TBA|
|Iola with Brillian||December 14th|
|Iola with Whittenberg||January 18th|
|Rhinelander (possible meet)||January 11th|
|Steven's Point (possible meet)||January 25th|
Janna Oelrich, Head Coach
Janna teaches 5th grade at MAES, and coaches Cross Country in the fall.
This is Janna's 3rd season coaching the Manta Ray after swimming on the team from age 6-15.
Janna has 4 years of collegiate swimming experience at the UW-Oshkosh. She swam breaststroke and IM and trained in Hawaii, St. Croix and Florida.
Adrienne Reed, Assistant Coach
Adrienne is a recent graduate from the UW-LaCrosse and is substitute teaching in the Marathon district.
She swam for 10 years in primary and secondary school as well as teaching swimming for 4 years.
Her favorite stroke is backstroke and her favorite event is the 500 freestyle.
This will be her first year coaching the Manta Rays.
Manta Rays will work on
- Learning and refining freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.
- Starts and turns.
- Increasing endurance and improving times.
- Dry Land strengthening and endurance.
- Building teamwork.