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Gator News: 6/19/17

Our Gators swam hard on Saturday but in the end we were beaten by a strong Brookside team—final score, Eichler 171, Brookside 302.

This Saturday we travel to Saratoga Woods. The club is located at 12341 Saratoga Creek Road in Saratoga. Directions to Saratoga Woods, as well as to all…

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Gators: Help needed! (Social events)

We hope everyone is having a great swim season and have enjoyed the social events thus far!

Below are social jobs that are in need of chairs and workers. Please take a moment to look and sign up for these fun events that make our club a special place to…

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Gator News, 6/6/17

Our dual meet season is underway! Our Gators swam well against a tough Laurelwood team last Saturday. Thanks to all the parents who helped the meet run smoothly. Our kids had great swims and we are off to a wonderful start! Nine of our Gators earned the PB3 (Three Personal…

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Gator Update 05/25/17

Hello Gator Families,

Please note that there will be NO SWIM PRACTICES on two days next week: Monday (Memorial Day holiday), and Thursday (a last-day-of-school party will be occupying the pool). Keep on reading for more Gator news.

Gator Calendar at a Glance:

Monday, May 28: Memorial Day--NO SWIM PRACTICES

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Eichler Practice Meet Signups Open!

Hello Gator Families!

It's time for the Practice Meet! Please read all the information below about signing up for the Practice Meet on Saturday, May 20.

Job sign-ups for the Practice Meet are now open, and will close on Tuesday, May 16 at 11:00 pm.

Each Gator family must sign…

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Eichler Swim Team Job - Need Help!

Gator Parents-

The season is underway and we have one key job that needs to be filled. We are looking for a volunteer for the champs coordinator role. Gail Foelsch managed this role for several years and no longer has swimmers, so we need YOU to help.

A nice thing…

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Gator Update 05/04/17

ere's a quick look at some activities you might want to mark on your calendars (more details below):

Gator Calendar at a Glance:

Saturday May 6: Stroke and Turn Clinic

Friday May 12: Kids' Movie Night--Moana!

Thursday May 18: Photo Day and Ice Cream Social (more info to come)

Saturday…

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Early registration ends May 1

If you haven't yet registered for swim team, do it today! Early registration ends on Monday, May 1. Save money by signing up early! Here are the 2017 fees:

Prior to May 1: $300 for the first swimmer, $260 for each additional swimmer in the family.

After May

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Gator Update 04/17/17

Greetings!

We're looking forward to seeing all our Eichler Gator families at this Sunday's Kick-off Brunch!

All swim team families (new and returning) should attend. We’ll have an important All-Hands meeting at 11:30 followed by our annual potluck brunch.

Palo Alto Sport will be on hand with samples…

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2017 Season Begins!

Welcome back Gator Families,

We are close to the start of our exciting 2017 season! Practices will begin on Monday, April 10th. Practice times and age groups remain the same as previous seasons:

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

4:00 to 4:30 (MWF ONLY) - Pre-Competitive Group (parent or guardian must be present)

4:30…

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Eichler Swim Team: 2017 JSSL Schedule

Swim season is upon us! Spring conditioning starts tomorrow and the 2017 swim meet schedule is now available.

We will have 2 home and 3 away meets this season. There will be a week off around the July 4 holiday, with no meet on July 1.

Please note that (like

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Gator Update 07/12/16

Congratulations to our Gators on another hard-fought meet--Final Score: Eichler 195.5, Saratoga Woods 278.5. Eichler concludes the dual meet season with a 1-4 record--we now move on to the Champs Meet at DeAnza College this Sunday. Please also congratulate our 17 PB3 winners from this meet--see list below.

Gail Foelsch…

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TEEN Late Night RSVP by Wednesday

Teen Late Party for High School Gators

this Wednesday Night

July 6, 8:00-11:00pm, for Gators age 14 and up

If your child is entering high school 9th grade and older, we will have a late teen party this Wednesday after the Teen Dinner. If your child plans to attend…

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06/27/16: Gator Update

It was a tough meet on Saturday against a very competitive Brookside team. Our Gators swam hard and demonstrated great sportsmanship, but we didn't take the meet--Final Score: Eichler 172, Brookside 300. Please congratulate our 10 PB3 winners (listed further below) from this meet on their accomplishments.

This Saturday is…

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SWIM CLINIC/TEAM BUILDING this Thursday 6/23/16!

Hi Parents,

I wanted to reach out to parents in a separate email to hopefully gain your attention to detail for this Thursday!

SWIM CLINIC/TEAM BUILDING

This Thursday, there will be a fun "Swim Clinic & Team Building" event which will include different age groups to mix older and younger…

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IMPORTANT: Thursday Practice change & Gator Update

Congratulations to the Gators on a hard-fought meet with plenty of great swimming from both Eichler and Greenmeadow! Despite our Gators' best efforts, the nail-biter didn't go our way--Final Score: Eichler 229 , Greenmeadow 237. Please also congratulate our 13 PB3 winners (listed further below) from this meet on their…

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Gator Update 06/14/16

Congratulations to the Gators on a hard-fought meet with plenty of great swimming from both Eichler and Laurelwood! Despite our Gators' best efforts, we had our first loss--Final Score: Eichler 217, Laurelwood 257. Please also congratulate our 13 PB3 winners (listed further below) from this meet on their accomplishments.

This…

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​Concussion Information

Dear Parent/Guardian and Swimmers,

This information sheet is provided to assist you and your child in recognizing the signs and symptoms of a concussion. Every child is different and responds to a brain injury differently, so seek medical attention if you suspect your child has a concussion. Once a concussion…

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Gator Update 06/07/16

Congratulations to our Gators for their first win this season! Final Score: Cupertino Hills: 168 Eichler: 297. Thanks to all the parents who helped to make sure that the meet ran smoothly. Our kids had great swims and we are off to a wonderful start! In addition, 16 of our…

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Gator Update 06/01/16

This Saturday is our first dual meet of the season and we host Cupertino Hills. Warm-ups start at 7:50 am (see schedule below). Please note that this is an EARLIER time as the host team warms up first, and the visiting team gets the pool afterwards. Please do not park…

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Gator Update 05/26/16

As with our team's need to fill chair positions for the Snack Bar (thank you for stepping up Kelly Barthelemy, Jen Ragno and Lanelle Neumann!), we also have an urgent need to fill the Social Co-Chair position. The events that our swimmers and families look forward to, Kids Movie Nights,…

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Photo Online Ordering, Special Offers

PHOTO DAY ANNOUNCEMENT FROM SHOOTING STARS

www.shootingstarsphoto.com

Thursday, May 19, 2016.  Individuals at 4pm; Team 5:45pm.

Make your life easier and take advantage of online-only options!

Eichler Access Code: sc34416

**Free optional personalization on Value Packages.

**Discounted add-on buttons: $10 for 2 when added to a Value Package.

**Shipping Upgrade…

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Gator Update 05/16/16

It's hard to believe that the Practice Meet is almost here, but it's coming this Saturday! Just a reminder that sign-ups for the Practice Meet are open and will close at 10 pm on Tuesday the17th. Because there are so many jobs for the Practice Meet (we have no opposing…

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Social JOBS Open, Please sign up!

The entire Gator Social Calendar is NOW OPEN for volunteers to sign up on Swimtopia. We need your help to make these fun events happen throughout the season.  New families are encouraged to volunteer -- it's a great way to meet more people at the club. We'll make sure…

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Gator Update 05/10/16

With the practice meet coming up, we are in desperate need of a snack bar chairperson or co-chairs! While there are many openings that need to be filled, this is currently our most pressing opening with the practice meet only 10 days away! This is an important job as…

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2016 Swim Team Kick-Off! Sunday, April 17th, 11:30AM

All swim team families should attend. We’ll have an important All-Hands meeting at 11:30 followed by our annual potluck brunch. An orientation for new Gator families will take place prior at 11:00.

Remember to bring your own plates, etc. for your family along with a food dish to share…

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Gator Update 04/11/16: Practices start today!

Welcome back from Spring Break!

Just a quick reminder that our Gators start hitting the water today--below are the practice times:

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

4:00 to 4:30 (MWF ONLY) - Pre-Competitive Group (parent or guardian must be present)

4:30 to 5:00 - 6 & under and beginners (parent or guardian must…

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Gator Update 03/31/16

Welcome back Gator Families,

We are close to the start of our exciting 2016 season! Practices will begin on Monday, April 11th. As in past seasons, practice times and age groups remain the same:

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

4:00 to 4:30 (MWF ONLY) - Pre-Competitive Group (parent or guardian must be present)

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2016 Meet Schedule

2016 JSSL Meet Schedule

May 21, 2016                               Eichler Practice Meet

June 4, 2016                                Cupertino Hills @ Eichler

June 11, 2016                              Eichler @ Laurelwood

June 18, 2016                              Greenmeadow @ Eichler

June 25, 2016                              Eichler @ Brookside

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Champs 101

As we head into the "home stretch" of our swim season, we know there might be a few questions about Champs this Saturday. If this is your first season, you're probably "getting the hang" of how a dual meet operates. The Champs meet is very similiar, except it's "bigger" (a…

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Gator Update 07/13/15

Congratulations to our team on their fourth win of the season! Final Score: Eichler 250, Brookside 224. Eichler concludes the dual meet season with an impressive 4 -1 record--we now move on to the Champs Meet at Stanford University this Saturday! Please also congratulate our nine PB3 winners from this…

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Final Champs Entries 2015

The attached file has the updated Eichler Champs entries. We believe we have incorporated all the requests we received over the last 24 hours.

At this point we are no longer accepting stroke change requests. But if there is an error in the entries or you have learned your child…

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07/06/15: Gator Update

Hope you all had a great Fourth of July weekend. This Saturday, we host the final dual meet of the season against Brookside. Warm-ups start at 7:50 am (see below). As with all home meets, please note that this is an EARLIER time as the host team warms up first…

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06/29/15: Gator Update

Gator Calendar at a Glance

July 2nd: Last day to sign up for Junior Coach Appreciation Luau
July 3rd: NO PRACTICE
July 6th: Junior Coach Appreciation Luau and RSVP deadline for Teen Dinner
July 7th: Last day to RSVP for Teen Late Nite…

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06/25/15 Gator Update: All About Champs

This message is all about Champs--please read for a new announcement on how to put in an ad for the Champs Meet Program Book, and reminders about our two contests, and submitting photos for the slide show. Please note the UPCOMING deadlines for the Program Ads (Monday, July 6th) and

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06/22/15 Gator Update

Congratulations to our Gators for their third straight win this season! Final Score: Laurelwood: 205 Eichler: 269. Thanks to all the parents who helped to make sure that the meet ran smoothly. In addition, eight of our Gators earned the three Personal Bests (PB3) distinction (see list below).

This Saturday…

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06/14/15 Gator Update

Congratulations to our Gators for their second straight win this season! Final Score: Cupertino Hills: 214 Eichler: 260. Thanks to all the parents who helped to make sure that the meet ran smoothly. In addition, 14 of our Gators earned the three Personal Bests (PB3) distinction (see list below).

Parent…

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06/08/15 Gator Update

Hi Gator Families,

Congratulations to our Gators for their first win this season! Final Score: Saratoga Woods: 197 Eichler: 276. Thanks to all the parents who helped to make sure that the meet ran smoothly. Our kids had great swims and we are off to a wonderful start! In addition,…

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06/02/15 Gator Update

Gator Calendar at a Glance

June 6th: Eichler at Saratoga Woods

June 8th: Deadline to sign up for Teen Dinner #1

June 10th:Teen Dinner #1
June 12th: Kids Fun Night
June 13th: Eichler at Cupertino Hills

See you at the pool--GO GATORS!Thanks to everyone for the help in making sure…

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Swim Meets 101

What are the order of the strokes?

1. Butterfly

2. Backstroke

3. Breaststroke

4. Freestyle


5. Relays6. Parent Relays (optional)

In what order do the age groups swim?

1. "6 & Under"

2. "7/8s"

3. "9/10s"

4. "11/12s"

5. "13/14s"

6. "15-18s"

What happens when you put the strokes

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05/24/15 Gator Update

It's hard to believe that the Practice Meet is almost here, but it's coming this Saturday! Just a reminder that sign-ups for the Practice Meet are open and will close at 10 pm on Tuesday the 26th. Because there are so many jobs for the Practice Meet (we have no…

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS FROM SHOOTING STARS

Photo Day is May 21! Pre-order your photos online!

When: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Where: Eichler Swim & Tennis Club

Schedule: individuals begin at 4pm, line up at 5:45 pm for club photo

Ordering photos is now easier than ever!

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05/18/15 Gator Update

Our team photo (and individual pictures) will start at 4 pm THIS THURSDAY! After photos, we get to indulge in our annual ice cream social (see below for more details). If you have a high school swimmer, please remind them, that the 7 pm practices start this week. See…

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5/12/15 Gator Update

Practices are going great and our swimmers will get their team suits this Friday! Please see below for more info about distribution, the start of high school practices next week and the need for Social Event Chairs, as well as other reminders.

*** NEW *** SWIM SUIT AND FIN DISTRIBUTION

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Last Day for Early Bird Discount

TODAY, MONDAY, MAY 11TH is the last day for the "Early Bird" DISCOUNTED registration rate! Rates will go back to the full price TOMORROW, Tuesday, May 12th (see below for additional information). If you haven't already done so-please sign up NOW! Register your swimmer(s) and pay online at: https://eichler.swimtopia.com

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5/4/15 Gator Update

Hi Gator Families,

The last day to register your swimmer(s) is THIS THURSDAY, MAY 7th. After May 7th, fees go up (see below for additional information). If you haven't already done so-please sign up NOW! In addition, we will be rolling over to the 2015 roster when registration is…

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4/30/15 Gator Update

Hi Gator Families,

Gator Registration is open for business--please sign up NOW! Also, just a quick update to let you know that our photo day/ice cream social has moved from next Friday, May 8th to Thursday, May 21st (all other details remain the same). In addition, if…

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04/26/15 Gator Update

Hi Gator Families,

Registration for this season is now OPEN! Our fees have not increased from last year ($240 for the first swimmer, $200 for each additional swimmer in the family)! After May 7th , fees will increase to $280 for the first swimmer, and $240 for each additional swimmer…

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04/23/15 Gator Update

Hi Gator Families,

Thank you for attending our Kick-off Brunch on Sunday! For those of you who weren't able to come, we also welcomed our new assistant coach, Matt Weiss. Matt grew up in Los Altos and graduated from Mitty High where he swam and played water polo. After swimming…
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04/15/15 Gator Update

We are off and swimming in our first week of practice! If you or your swimmer have not yet met Coach Kelley, please stop by and introduce yourself--there are a lot of us and only one Coach Kelley. :)

We're looking forward to seeing all of our Gator families at…

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Welcome New Head Coach Kelley

Give a warm welcome to our new head coach Kelley McCallum!

Kelley McCallum is entering her second year as an assistant coach with the Miami Hurricanes swimming program.

A former national champion with the Georgia Bulldogs, McCallum spent the previous two years as assistant coach with Colorado State.

During the…

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SWIM PRACTICES BEGIN

Hi Gator Families,

Welcome back from Spring Break! Just a quick reminder that SWIM PRACTICES BEGIN TODAY (Monday):

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

For your reference, below are the practice times by age group (same as last season):

4:00 to 4:30 (M/W/F only) - Pre-Competitive Group (parent or guardian must be present)

4:30…

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Practices begin!

Greetings Gator Families,

Please give a warm welcome to our new head coach, Kelly McCallum! Kelly has arrived just in time to start the 2015 season, with PRACTICES starting right when we return from Spring Break on Monday, April 13th (Practice schedule below). We expect swimmer registration to open…

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2015 Eichler Gators Meet Schedule

The 2015 Gators Dual Meet Schedule is here!  

We await final confirmation of the date and location of the Champs meet, but the regular season meets are set!  Tentatively the Champs meet will be on July 18th at Stanford (pending confirmation).

All dates are SATURDAYS:

May 31st:  Gators Inter-squad/Practice…

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