South Whidbey Stingrays Swim Club
Welcome to the South Whidbey Stingrays. We are a recreational swim club that accepts swimmers 6-17 years of age. Our mission is to provide a fun and inviting atmosphere in which to learn the four competitive strokes of swimming. Swimmers will develop endurance, strength, work ethic, positive self-image and above all a love for the sport of swimming. Our coaches are committed to serving both the recreational and competitive swimmer.
How To Join
Anyone wishing to join the Stingrays may come to the Island Athletic Club pool for a tryout. Entry level swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle with side breathing, 25 yards of backstroke, and must know how to swim breaststroke.
Tryouts are offered Thursdays at 6:00 except on swim meet days. When you arrive at IAC please stop by the front desk to sign a liability form. An IAC staff member will then direct you to the pool. You will need to bring a swim suit, towel and goggles. If you don’t have goggles we have loaner pairs.
Due to high demand, we may have a waiting list and will contact you when space is available. If space is available you will then complete the registration process. The following documents will need to be completed with payment prior to the first practice.
1. Contact-Information/Liability Waiver
Click here for the Stingrays Contact Information-Liablility Waiver Form Please download, print and bring completed form to IAC prior to first practice.)
This document forms the basis for our team roster and communication list, so it is essential that you complete each line and write legibly.
2. Registration and Payment form
Once payment and registration forms are completed you may begin to practice on designated dates and times.
Practice Calendar and Fees
2018 – 2019 School Year Season
September 25 – November 15
Swim Meet: November 13
Awards: November 15
Winter 1 Session:
November 27 – January 31
Swim Meet: January 29
Awards: January 31
No-Practice Dates: December 25, 27, January 1, 3
Winter 2 Session:
February 5 – March 28
Swim Meet: March 26
Awards: March 28
30-Minute Swim: Thursday, February 28
April 9 – May 30
Swim Meet: May 28
Awards: May 30
Tuesdays and Thursdays, October -June
Super Swimmers (Ages 6 – 8): 4:00pm-4:40pm
Bronze (9+ years): 4:00pm -4:50pm
Silver & Gold (Ages 11 – 18; must have coaches’ permission): 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Practice group/times are subject to change depending on the number of kids and ability grouping.
Fees for all practice groups:
Island Athletic Club Member: $135/session
Additional siblings will receive a 10% discount
Equipment (all equipment can purchased in the Club Proshop or at www.swimoutlet.com or www.kiefer.com)
Each swimmer needs to have the following:
- Appropriate swim suit (jammers for boys and a one piece for girls)
- Pair of goggles
- Training fins
- Swim bag (to carry above items to and from practice and to hold clothes during practice)
- Please mark all items with swimmer’s name in permanent marker
- Swim cap – New swimmers will be provided a Stingray team cap.
Practice Group Descriptions and Advancement Criteria
Details on age groups, skill requirements, and how to advance through the program.
Head Coach – Kristi Eager
Kristi Eager has been teaching swim lessons since 1988 and has been coaching swimming since 1995. She served as the assistant age group coach at Samena Swim Club in Bellevue and assistant coach at Eastlake High School. Kristi now coaches the South Whidbey Island Masters at Island Athletic Club and founded the South Whidbey Swim Club. Kristi has a degree in Physical Education, has a certificate in coaches safety training, is a member of the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA), has taken the ASCA stroke school, and is working on completing her ASCA level 3 certificate. She is also a USA Swimming member. She swims with South Whidbey Island Masters and often competes in pool meets, open water races, and triathlons. She loves spending time with her family, camping, boating, hiking, and swimming.
Swim Meet Information
Start times, stroke requirements, and much more.
View records by age group.
Ages 8 and Under
|25-yard Free||Cody Eager||20.55||11/18/10||Hadley Eager||17.78||1/30/14|
|25-yard Back||Cody Eager||23.58||3/22/12||Kaylie McRea||21.24||5/26/11|
|25-yard Breast||Dominic Montaperto||26.01||11/15/12||Hadley Eager||25.94||1/30/14|
|25-yard Fly||Cody Eager||25.49||3/22/12||Annie McDaniel||23.69||5/14/15|
|100-yard IM||Nolan Pearson||2:34.40||1/29/14||Kaylie McRea||1:55.18||5/26/11|
|100-yard Free||Sienna Nissen||1:45.7||11/15/16|
|50-yard Free||Nash Allen||56.4||11/16/17||Megan Olsen||47.71||5/30/17|
Ages 10 and Under
|50-yard Free||Cody Eager||36.68||11/14/13||Bella Northup||34.62||5.26.11|
|50-yard Back||Cody Eager||44.72||11/14/13||Annie McDaniel||40.75||1/31/17|
|50-yard Breast||Dominic Montaperto||51.19||11/13/14||Tori Schuller||48.06||5/29/14|
|25-yard Fly||Cody Eager||19.67||6/30/13||Annie McDaniel||17.97||5/30/17|
|100-yard IM||Cody Eager||1:42.0||11/14/13||Kaylie McRea||1:37.10||1/31/13|
|100-yard Free||Nolan Pearson||1:26.8||1/31/17||Hadley Eager||1:26.3||2/2/16|
Ages 12 and Under
|50-yard Free||Brennan Pearson||32.25||3/29/16||Kinsey Eager||32.27||11/10/11|
|50-yard Back||Nolan Pearson||40.26||5/29/18||Bella Northup||36.68||11/15/12|
|50-yard Breast||Matthew Simmons||43.86||2013||Tori Schuller||43.5||11/19/15|
|50-yard Fly||Brennan Pearson||43.29||5/31/16||Kinsey Eager||36.49||5/26/11|
|100-yard IM||Jesse Seely||1:29.80||5/29/14||Parker Forsyth||1:23.7||11/16/17|
|100-yard Free||Brennan Pearson||1:11.5||11/19/15||Annie McDaniel||1:13.1||1/30/18|
Ages 13 and Older
|50-yard Free||Andrew Baesler||28.78||2/2/16||Kinsey Eager||30.55||11/15/12|
|50-yard Back||Liam Cribbs||32.98||3/27/18||Katie Zundel||34.28||3/27/18|
|50-yard Breast||Andrew Baesler||40.42||2/2/16||Ally Lynch||38.44||5/30/17|
|50-yard Fly||Andrew Baesler||32.47||5/30/17||Kinsey Eager||34.78||3/28/13|
|100-yard IM||Andrew Baesler||1:17.7||11/19/15||Ashley Lynch||1:19.60||5/30/17|
|100-yard Free||Andrew Baesler||1:02.5||11/19/15||Kinsey Eager||1:05.80||11/13/14|