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Kigoos Updates – September 29th

September 29th, 2014 | Posted by kigooswm in Notifier - (Comments Off on Kigoos Updates – September 29th)
Thanks to everyone who helped out with last night and a big thanks to Danna again for being such a wonderful Head Coach for the past two seasons!  We are so glad she will be continuing to coach this winter in the Tsunami Program.
Updates:
1)  The video and slideshow from last night have been posted to the website.  Here is the direct link to the video and here is the direct link to the slideshow.  We know the sound was difficult last night, so we know you will enjoy seeing both of these again.  The video is also available on our Facebook page.  
 
2)  You will have seen the previous announcement regarding Tsunami.  It starts this Saturday.  Tsunami groups are based on the group you swam with during the summer.  Example: Your child may have been a Junior swimmer last year in Tsunami, but moved up to Intermediate during the summer.  You would come to the Intermediate session for Tsunami this year.  Coaches will make adjustments this weekend.  Any questions regarding groups should go to Andre at andre@kigoos.com
 
3)  We are pleased to announce our coaching staff for Tsunami.  We are excited  to have such an experienced group of coaches:
 
JD
Jacob
Peter
Sabrina
Andre / Danna
Jr A
Leo
Jr B
Andre / Danna
Intermediate A
Andre
Intermediate B
Danna /  Julia
Seniors
Danna / Andre
4)  Thanks to all who have applied for CIT positions in the winter.  We had 13 swimmers volunteer and they have all been contacted.  If you have not yet received an email about CIT, and you applied, please email Chris Kennedy at vpinternal@kigoos.com.
5)  Water Polo starts next Wednesday, October 8th – 3:15 at Watermania.  More details will come later this week.

 

Kigoos 2014 Award Winners

September 29th, 2014 | Posted by kigooswm in Coaches Corner - (Comments Off on Kigoos 2014 Award Winners)

Kigoos Year-End Video

September 29th, 2014 | Posted by kigooswm in Coaches Corner - (Comments Off on Kigoos Year-End Video)

Kigoos Updates – September 24th

September 24th, 2014 | Posted by kigooswm in Notifier - (Comments Off on Kigoos Updates – September 24th)
Coaches-In-Training for Tsunami
With Tsunami starting in early October we are looking for older swimmers who may be interested in gaining coaching experience as CITs (Coaches-In-Training) with our JD Program.  If you are at least 13 years old and interested in this opportunity please e-mail Chris Kennedy at vpinternal@kigoos.com.  If you have already indicated an interest you do not need to send another email.
 
Reminder of this Sunday
A reminder to indicate  today if you are coming to the Year End Celebration this Sunday at 6 pm at McMath.  Please RSVP HERE today to indicate you are attending.  One additional note – no peanuts please in any of the deserts – we have several swimmers with allergies.  
Kigoos Records

We will celebrate all the new Kigoos records this Sunday (there were 12 this year!).  You can now see the full list online HERE.  Of note, the club’s oldest record, the division 2 girls breaststroke record from 1985 was broken this season.
More information  on Tsunami and Winter Water Polo will be out soon.

Kigoos Winter Water Polo Registration Open (for current swimmers)

September 9th, 2014 | Posted by kigooswm in Registration - (Comments Off on Kigoos Winter Water Polo Registration Open (for current swimmers))
The Richmond Kigoos are running a winter water polo program on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15 – 4:00 at Watermania.  The program is designed for swimmers U13 and below.
The program runs from Monday, October 4th to Wednesday, March 11th.
The water polo program is seen as a complimentary program to swimming.  Note:  water polo does not affect summer swimming eligibility.
The fees are:
Kigoos Swimmers Registered for Tsunami $50
Kigoos Swimmers (from summer 2014) not registered for Tsunami  $150
There will be registration for new families available (not online yet) which will be $150 + $35 BCSSA Fee + $200 Deposit on Summer 2015 Kigoos fees.
To be registered you must:
1)  complete an online registration for for each child
2)  submit a cheque on the first day of the program at the pool
Any swimmers over U13 (U13 is swimmers in grade 7 or younger) wanting to participate can contact Head Coach Andre at andre@kigoos.com and these requests will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Other questions can be directed to Bruce at president@kigoos.com