Welcome to the update on Pine Crest Swim Camp in Ft. Lauderdale. We are excited to invite you to our 2012 swim camp in the heart of South Florida. Pine Crest Swimming has had some great accomplishments this year, including the most recent accomplishment of 5th place for combined team points at 2012 Spring Southern Zone Sectional Championships. We had over 60 Personal Best Times with our 18 swimmers that traveled to Orlando for the meet. The event had many world class and Olympic athletes such as: Ryan Lochte, Peter Vanderkaay, Ariana Kukors, Julie Stupp, and Amanda Weir.
Spots are filling up quickly for Pine Crest Swim Camp. Pine Crest swim coaches are are looking forward to an Olympic-inspired summer 2012 at Pine Crest Swim Camp. It's going to feel like London 2012 right here at Pine Crest! It's always sunny at Pine Crest Swim Camp... don't these pictures just want to make you jump in? We are SO excited we can hardly wait! Don't forget to sign up and reserve your spot... they are filling up quickly!
*Pictured above is Pine Crest Boca Swim Team athlete Matthew Petreski with Pine Crest Swim Coaches (from left: David Rodriguez, Tom Smith, Eddie Wolling, Eddie Lovell, and Andrea Guevara)
Congratulations to our Pine Crest Boca Swim Team for a great accomplishment at Junior Olympics 2012. Special thanks to Pine Crest Boca swim coach Tom Smith and Pine Crest Boca swim coach Eddie Wolling for the following accomplishments from Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics 2012:
*14 new Boca records (Marta Ciesla, Jamie Flores, Matthew Petreski, Noah Zylberberg, Hanna Elks Smith)
*22 swimmers from Boca on the JO team- most since 2004*5 swimmers were selected to the Florida Gold Coast All-Star team(Marta Ciesla, Jamie Flores, Marin Mullen, Matthew Petreski, Bailey warren)
*2 swimmers were selected to the Florida Gold Coast Open Water All-Star Team(Bailey Warren, Noah Zylberberg)
*The following are Pine Crest Students(Seth Berke, Jamie Flores, Jimmy Hart, Kyra Jovanovski, Brian Nudelman, Francesca Smith, Hanna Elks Smith)
At Pine Crest Swimming, we are extremely proud of all swimmers that competed and set records at Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics. Below are more pictures of our swim team at Junior Olympics. Enjoy! And .....GO PANTHERS!
Today Pine Crest swim coach David Rodriguez was called over by the Pine Crest Swimming team for a surprise. The swim team wished him a "Happy Birthday" (even though it wasn't his birthday), so this turned into a Huge Thank You surprise from the Pine Crest Swim Team. The team recognized Coach David for his outstanding coaching and training that led them to a record breaking and history making successful weekend at the Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics 2012. Pine Crest swim coach David Rodriguez was extremely pleased by the performance and announced to the team this afternoon "I couldn't be more proud to be your coach. It was an outstanding job by you guys". Pine Crest swimming strives for excellence in our athletes, coaching and staff. We are thankful for such great athletes and coaches that make this such an outstanding program.
A list of accomplishments from the Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics 2012...
49 Pine Crest swimmers participated
263 Best Times were accomplished
89 individual events made finals (top 10)
19 new Club Records were made
3 new Florida Gold Coast Records were made
- 50 freestyle (Caroline Nava)
- 100 freestyle (Caroline Nava)
-200 frestyle relay for 13-14 girls (Marta Ciesla, Alexa Rivera, Miriyam Ghali, Caroline Nava)
It was the First time that a 13-14 girl has gone under 23 seconds in the 50 free in the history of Florida Gold Coast.
3 new Number One age group individual times in the country
- 50 freestyle (Caroline Nava)- 22.91
-200 Freestyle (Jessica Nava) 1:57.82
-200 Backstroke (Jessica Nava)- 2:09.38
1 new Number One age group relay in the country
- 200 freestyle 13-14 girls (Marta Ciesla, Alexa Rivera, Miriyam Ghali, Caroline Nava)-1:35.14
28 Junior Olympic Champions vs only 10 from South Florida
16 Pine Crest Swimmers qualified for the All-Star Team
765 points for the Girls marks the first time a team clears 700 points in a single gender in a 14 & Under Junior Olympics
Last year Junior Olympic point total was 659, this year was 1,006!
Pine Crest Swimming had 263 Personal Best Times at this past weekend's "14 & Under FGC Junior Olympics" at Coral Springs. Both the individual swimming events and relays scored vital points for the team. Seven records were broken the first night, and then again seven records were broken the second night of Junior Olympics! Another two records were broken on the third night of Florida Gold Coast Junior Junior Olympics: Hank Contich set a new club record in the 50 Backstroke (13-14 boys) with a time of 28.51! A whopping total of 18 records were broken this weekend, the oldest record broken was from 1983 by Jessica Nava in 50 butterfly for 11-12 girls division. On the first day, Caroline Nava set the new Florida Gold Coast Record and Club Record for the 50 freestyle with a time of 22.91. The third night she also set a new Florida Gold Coast Open Record and Club Record for the 100 freestyle (13-14 girls) with a time of 50.63.
Other record setters this weekend at Junior Olympics were: 200 Freestyle Relay (13-14 girls) with a time of 1:35.14 - NEW FGC RECORD AND CLUB RECORD
Marta Ciesla, Alexa Rivera, Miriyam Ghali, Caroline Nava
200 Backstroke (11-12 girls) with a time of 2:09.38 - NEW CLUB RECORD
50 Freestyle (10 & Under boys) with a time of 28.30
50 Freestyle (11-12 girls) with a time of 25.08
50 Freestyle (13-14 girls) with a time of 22.91 - NEW FGC RECORD AND CLUB RECORD
100 Breaststroke (13-14 boys) with a time of 1:01.31 - NEW CLUB RECORD
100 Butterfly (11-12 girls) with a time of 59.37 - NEW CLUB RECORD
100 Butterfly (13-14 girls) with a time of 57.78
400 Freestyle Relay (11-12 girls) with a time of 3:46.56 - NEW CLUB RECORD
Jamie Flores, Alexis Yribarren, Bailey Warren, Jessica Nava
800 Freestyle Relay (13-14 girls) with a time of 7:48.10
Miriyam Ghali, Tyla Martin, Sabrina Gornisiewicz, Caroline Nava
Our Girls were the "Champions", while our Combined Team finished as "Runner-Up".
Click HERE for the full results.
Combined Team Scores:
1. South Florida Aquatic Club, 1348.5
2. Pine Crest Swimming, 1006
3. Lake Lytal Swimming, 699
4. Metro Aquatic Club of Miami, 573
5. Davie Nadadores Swim Team, 549.5
Girls - Team Rankings:
1. Pine Crest Swimming, 765
2. South Florida Aquatic Club, 663
3. Fort Lauderdale Aquatics, 298
4. Lake Lytal Lightning, 281
5. Jupiter Dragons Swim Team, 201
Boys - Team Rankings:
1. South Florida Aquatic Club, 685.5
2. Metro Aquatic Club of Miami, 453
3. Lake Lytal Lightning, 418
4. Davie Nadadores Swim Team, 389.5
5. Blue Marlins of Hialeah Gardens, 343
6. Pine Crest Swimming, 241
You can see the entire list of Team Rankings at the end of the full results page (link above).
Pine Crest Swim Coaches are very proud of Pine Crest Swimming athletes. We had an extremely successful weekend of swimming here in south Florida. Check back for more photos to come soon!
Pine Crest Swimming is headed to FGC Short Course 14 & Under Junior Olympics this weekend. The Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics 2012 Short Course Championships is hosted by Coral Springs Swim Club.
12441 Royal Palm Blvd,
Coral Springs, FL 33065
Entries: 7 individual events for the meet, but no more than 3 individual events per day.
Relays: 2 per team event. All relays on Friday and Saturday will take place in the finals sessions. All Sunday relays will compete in the preliminary session.
Prelims: Warmup at 7:30 am, Meet starts at 9:00 am.
Finals: Warmup at 3:30 pm, Meet starts at 5:00 pm.
Admission: $3.00 each session
Heat Sheets: $3.00 each session
All swimmers received a shirt for this weekend. All swimmers will wear the shirt Friday and Sunday.
Good luck athletes participating!:
Julian Munoz, Caroline Nava, Jessica Nava, Crystal Navellier, Brian Nudelman, Joao Vitor Pereira, Matthew Petreski, Tatiana Radulovic, Tesla Radulovic, Josefine Richter, Alexa Rivera, Julianna Russell, Rebecca Sadler, Kaden Shover, Alexandra Slusarenko, Francesca Smith, Hanna Elks Smith, Christian Soderberg, Charlotte Spencer, Vivian Spencer, Bailey Warren, Savanna Yates, Alexis Yribarren, Noah Zylberberg
Congratulations Gotti Eisenberger National Champion at the 52nd Austrian Indoor National Championships
Reporting in from Coach Jay Fitzgerald from Graz, Austria. This past weekend was the "52nd Austrian Indoor National Championships" where Gottfried (Gotti) Eisenberger qualified for several events.
Gotti finished as the 18 and under National Champion for the 50M freestyle and swam in the Open A Finals at night. Gotti also swam the 200M freestyle with a great lifetime best finishing second in the 18 and under's, he went onto finish 5th at night in the Open A Finals. He also swam the 100M freestyle making the Open A Finals at night.
Congratulations Gotti. We look forward to hearing more when both Jay and Gotti return to the USA.
Click HERE for the full results. You may want to translate the page from German to English to understand the results.