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May 27, 2016 - Top Tips for Eating Healthier for Less Money
Top Tips for Eating Healthier for Less Money Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD A young swimmer asked me a simple question: is it possible to eat healthy, but eat cheaply? Great questi...
May 26, 2016 - Olympic Day Coming to CCC June 21st
Olympic Day Coming to CCC June 21st Download Flyer Here
May 25, 2016 - 15 Ways Swimmers Do It Much Better
15 Ways Swimmers Do It Much Better Here are just 15 of the ways that swimmers do it a little better: 1. Swimming is something you can pick up at any age . Masters swimming provides a fantastic exa...
May 24, 2016 - 7 Swim Parent Tips to Stop Comparing Swimmers
7 Swim Parent Tips to Stop Comparing Swimmers It?s natural for parents to make comparisons with their child and other swimmers, whether it?s a sibling or teammate. We use comparisons to evaluate pro...
May 23, 2016 - Five Strategies to Help Picky Swimmers Eat Better
Five Strategies to Help Picky Swimmers Eat Better By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Samantha had a disdain for many protein foods, and it was becoming a problem. She had to take ?her food? to travel meets, had ...
May 23, 2016 - Flipper's Pizza Hosting CVST Spirit Day on May 24
Flipper's Pizza Hosting CVST Spirit Day on May 24 FirstPublished 5/18/2016 Download Flyer Here
May 20, 2016 - Zika Concerns Prompt USA Swimming To Move Pre-Olympic Camp To Georgia
Zika Concerns Prompt USA Swimming To Move Pre-Olympic Camp To Georgia USA Swimming has reportedly made the decision to move the Olympic swimming squad?s training camp from Puerto Rico to a stateside...
May 19, 2016 - USA Swimming Teams Up with Disney Pixar?s ?Finding Dory? for Collaborative Marke
USA Swimming Teams Up with Disney?Pixar?s ?Finding Dory? for Collaborative Marketing Campaign to ?Just Keep Swimming? Combining the timing of the theatrical release of ?Finding Dory? with the bigges...
May 16, 2016 - Psych Sheet Available & Timers Needed for Tiomorrow Evening
Psych Sheet Available & Timers Needed for Tiomorrow Evening Parents - we are in need of a bunch more timers for tomorrow night (13), not to mention some Swim Moms and and Announcer or we will not be...
May 13, 2016 - Heat Sheets & More Available for CYC Meet
Heat Sheets & More Available for CYC Meet The Host Team, CYC Swim Team, has released the Heat Sheets and more information for this weekend's meet at the Long Center, in Clearwater. Please be sure t...
May 11, 2016 - Macro?what? A Swimmer?s Cheat Sheet to Proteins, Fats and Carbohydrates
Macro?what? A Swimmer?s Cheat Sheet to Proteins, Fats and Carbohydrates At some point, we?ve all heard from friends, parents, or even thought ourselves that it doesn?t matter what you eat when you?r...
May 10, 2016 - Psych Sheets & Timelines for CYC Meet Available
Psych Sheets & Timelines for CYC Meet Available The Psych Sheets and Estimated Timelines forthis weekend's PCL CYC Invite at the Long Center, in Clearwater are now available.for download Links to t...
May 9, 2016 - 10 Swim Safety Tips fromOlympians and the USA Swimming Foundation
10 Swim Safety Tips fromOlympians and the USA Swimming Foundation ith the swimming season here, the USA Swimming Foundation kicks off National Water Safety Month with personal water safety tips fr...
May 8, 2016 - What is a Swim Mom?
What Is A Swim Mom? By Donna Hale First she is the grocery shopper, towel washer, swimsuit buyer, carpool driver and everything in between. She?s the conductor swimmers who make this crazy journey...
May 8, 2016 - How Low Can You Go?Considerations for Low-Carbohydrate Diets
How Low Can You Go?Considerations for Low-Carbohydrate Diets By Debra Wein MS, RD, LDN, CSSD, NSCA-CPT,*D and Esther Bustamante RD, NSCA-CPT Recent research has developed new ways of approaching macro...
May 7, 2016 - Build Better Bones in the Swimmer
Build Better Bones in the Swimmer By Jill Castle, MS, RDN As the mom of a swimmer and a childhood nutritionist with a special focus on young athletes, I?ve often wondered about the bone health of youn...
May 6, 2016 - 10 Excuses Only a Swimmer Could Use to Get Out of Practice
10 Excuses Only a Swimmer Could Use to Get Out of Practice Maybe you have used a less than satisfactory excuse to get out of practice in the past. I know I have. Here are some of the typical excuse...
May 5, 2016 - CVST Holding Life Guarding Class
CVST Holding Life Guarding Class Download Registration Form Here Download Registration Form Here
May 2, 2016 - Psych Sheet Available for Tuesday's PCL Meet with TYCC
Psych Sheet Available for Tuesday's PCL Meet with TYCC The Psych Sheet is now available for tomorrow night's PCL Duel Meet with the Tampa Yacht Club. Warm-ups for all CVST swimmers is at 4:30 pm and...
May 2, 2016 - Good Luck to CVST's Matthew Davis in the Walk to Cure Arthritis
Good Luck to CVST's Matthew Davis in the Walk to Cure Arthritis Support CVST's Matthew Davis in the Walk to Cure Arthritis. Tampa Bay's Walk will take place on Saturday, May 7th, at Al Lopez Park, ...
May 1, 2016 - How to be the Hardest Working Swimmer in the Pool
How to be the Hardest Working Swimmer in the Pool Everybody wants to be great. Everybody wants the medals, the records and the glory. They just don?t want to have to work for it. It?s easier to se...
Apr 30, 2016 - Tampa Bay Swim Classic Volunteer Job Sign-Up Now Open
Tampa Bay Swim Classic Volunteer Job Sign-Up Now Open Hi CVST Parents, Here is the upcoming event information: Event Name: 2016 Tampa Bay Swim Classic Event Date: Jun 3, 2016 - Jun 5, 2016 Registrat...
Apr 30, 2016 - Bagby Named CVST April Swimmmer of the Month
Bagby Named CVST April Swimmmer of the Month CVST has annnounced Talia Bagby (16) as the 2016 April CVST Swimmer of the Month. Talia went 7 out of 8 lifetime best times at the Boys & Girls Club Na...
Apr 29, 2016 - Here's What an Olympic Athlete's Training Schedule Looks Like (Hint: It's Not Ea
Here's What an Olympic Athlete's Training Schedule Looks Like (Hint: It's Not Easy) Training for the Olympics is no joke, and few people have their formula down quite like swimmer Natalie Coughl...
Apr 28, 2016 - USADA Information
USADA Information 2016 Athlete Handbook A comprehensive resource providing an overview of the doping control process, athlete rights and responsibilities, and other crucial information. View PDF ...
Apr 27, 2016 - Wish Team USA Athlete's Good Luck and Win a Trip to the Team USA Awards in Octob
Wish Team USA Athlete's Good Luck and Win a Trip to the Team USA Awards in October Hey ? want to hang out with Team USA? Here's how: Send a digital postcard to your favorite athletes wishing them go...
Apr 26, 2016 - 4 Questions for Swim Parents About Goals
4 Questions for Swim Parents About Goals A former head coach of our team held meetings each season with his senior swimmers to talk about what they wanted to achieve. He had them fill out worksheets...
Apr 26, 2016 - Sports Scientists Recommend Daily Bar of Dark Chocolate to Boost Athletic Perfor
Sports Scientists Recommend Daily Bar of Dark Chocolate to Boost Athletic Performance There?s one more reason to reach for a bar of chocolate daily besides losing weight, improving memory and protec...
Apr 25, 2016 - 5 Reasons to Love Spring Training
5 Reasons to Love Spring Training There is a six-week period between returning from spring break and the end of the school year that many refer to as spring training. It?s the time of year where mos...
Apr 23, 2016 - Blue Rasberries Win 27th Annual CVST Blue/Green Meet
Blue Rasberries Win 27th Annual CVST Blue/Green Meet For the first time in years, the Annual CVST Blue/Green Meet didn't come dow to the last few events. This year the win was by a larger margin. ...
Apr 22, 2016 - 6 Swim Parent Tips about Hard Work
6 Swim Parent Tips about Hard Work by Elizabeth Wickham At a high school swim meet, I heard coaches say that kids today don?t like hard work. One coach mentioned that kids are spread so thin with sc...
Apr 21, 2016 - CVST Releases 2017 Boys & Girls Club Nat's Dates
CVST Releases 2017 Boys & Girls Club Nat's Dates The Carrollwood Village Swim Team and North Shore Pool have announced the dates for the 2017 Boys & Girls Club National Swimming Championships. Next...
Apr 20, 2016 - Top Myths About Sugar Substitutes
Top Myths About Sugar Substitutes Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD Andrew (not his real name) is a 15-year-old swimmer who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 6. He controls his diabetes ...
Apr 19, 2016 - Annual Blue & Green Team Practices Wednesday & Thursday
Annual Blue & Green Team Practices Wednesday & Thursday With the CVST Blue/Green Meet this Friday, the Annual Blue & Green Team Practices will also take place this week as follows: Wednesday, April ...
Apr 18, 2016 - Stimulant, Banned From Sports, Found in Dietary Supplements in U.S.
Stimulant, Banned From Sports, Found in Dietary Supplements in U.S. FDA has warned makers of 8 products containing oxilofrine, or methylsynephrine THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A stimu...
Apr 17, 2016 - 17 Things Every Swimmer Does (But would never admit)
17 Things Every Swimmer Does (But would never admit) By: Olivier Poirier-Leroy We?re a funny bunch. We dunk our heads into water for hours at a time and have staring matches with a black tiled line ...
Apr 16, 2016 - Coaching From The Stands Is Confusing For Athletes
Coaching From The Stands Is Confusing For Athletes By Kevin Eastman, Positive Coaching Alliance In this video, Eastman discusses why parents should not coach from the stands. He talks about a drill th...
Apr 15, 2016 - There Is A Difference Between Energy Drinks And Sports Drinks
There Is A Difference Between Energy Drinks And Sports Drinks By USADA, April 13, 2016 It is easy to get confused about the difference between energy drinks and sports drinks. Sport drinks contain ele...
Apr 14, 2016 - Blue/Green Meet Team Selections Released
Blue/Green Meet Team Selections Released The CVST Blue/Green Meet Draft was held Monday and the team selections were announced at practice last night. It looks to be an exciting meet with Captains ...
Apr 14, 2016 - Reminder - CVST Family Night Sign-up Deadline Tomorrow
Reminder - CVST Family Night Sign-up Deadline Tomorrow
Apr 13, 2016 - 4 Swim Parent Tips About Olympic Dreams
4 Swim Parent Tips About Olympic Dreams After talking with parents of Olympians, I discovered they don?t push their kids. Instead, they put zero limitations on their kids? dreams. They are encouragi...
Apr 12, 2016 - Taylor Cassels Named CVST March SOM
Taylor Cassels Named CVST March SOM The Carrolllwood Village Swim Team has named Taylor Cassels (8) as the March Swimmer of the Month. Swimming at the Florida Swimming Area 3 Championships in S...
Apr 8, 2016 - Watch Missy Franklin GoPro trailer for series, ?Finding Missy?
Watch Missy Franklin GoPro trailer for series, ?Finding Missy? From NBCSports.com GoPro teased a look into the life of four-time Olympic champion Missy Franklin in an 88-second spot published on i...
Apr 7, 2016 - What Your Lane Order Says About You
What Your Lane Order Says About You By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Throughout my swim career, I?ve experienced every facet of the hierarchical stratum of the Lane Order: I?ve been the Last Perso...
Apr 6, 2016 - Not-So Official Guide to Lane Ethics
Not-So Official Guide to Lane Ethics By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent In last week?s article, I discussed scenarios that may or may not justify the phenomenon known as ?Lane Rage? ? an otherwise unp...
Apr 5, 2016 - Repak Medals at All-Star Meet
Repak Medals at All-Star Meet Jayden Repak with his medals from the All Star Meet! # boss # FloridaStyle
Apr 5, 2016 - Top Reasons for Young Swimmers to Avoid Dietary Supplements
Top Reasons for Young Swimmers to Avoid Dietary Supplements By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD You?ve probably read about tennis athlete Maria Sharapova using a banned substance, meldonium. This subs...
Apr 4, 2016 - Support our Boys & Girls Club Nat's Sponsors
Support our Boys & Girls Club Nat's Sponsors # BGNat16 - Boys & Girls Club National Swimming Champ's this weekend at North Shore Pool Presented By @ VSPC # CVST # BGNat16 - Be sure to pick...
Apr 3, 2016 - CVST's Griffiths Receives Coveted Golden Whistle
CVST's Griffiths Receives Coveted Golden Whistle Congratulations to # CVST ' s Bob Griffiths who received his Golden Whistle as USA Swimming National Champ's Meet Referee at the USA Swimming Natio...
Apr 1, 2016 - USADA Update
USADA Update Coaches: Please share with Athletes and Parents! New to drug-testing and have questions? Start here:
Mar 31, 2016 - Top Reasons for Young Swimmers to Avoid Dietary Supplements
Top Reasons for Young Swimmers to Avoid Dietary Supplements Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD You?ve probably read about tennis athlete Maria Sharapova using a banned substance, meldonium. This subst...
Mar 30, 2016 - Early Sport Specialization Versus Diversification in Youth Athletes
Early Sport Specialization Versus Diversification in Youth Athletes The purpose of this article is to discuss the different opinions regarding the validity of early sport specialization as opposed t...
Mar 29, 2016 - Boys & Girls Club Dinner Reservation Deadline Tomorrrow - 3/30
Boys & Girls Club Dinner Reservation Deadline Tomorrrow - 3/30
Mar 28, 2016 - Missy Franklin Stars in "Finding Missy" on YouTube (Trailer)
Missy Franklin Stars in "Finding Missy" on YouTube (Trailer) Olympic champion and world record holder Missy Franklin is starring in an original series to be released on GoPro?s YouTube channel th...
Mar 26, 2016 - Now What? Trials Sold Out....How to still Get Tickets!
Now What? Trials Sold Out?.How to still Get Tickets! We know many athletes have recently qualified and their families are looking for tickets. Starting on April 1st the ticket exchange site will o...
Mar 25, 2016 - Chocolate Milk is Now the Official Recovery Drink of USA Swimming
Chocolate Milk is Now the Official Recovery Drink of USA Swimming Please join us in welcoming Chocolate Milk to the USA Swimming partners family! Olympians Tyler Clary and Jessica Hardy have also jo...
Mar 24, 2016 - Happy #ThrowBackThursday
Happy #ThrowBackThursday #CVST This #TBT picture takes us back before CVST hosted the Boys & Girls Club Nationals in Sarasota - Remember this crew?
Mar 23, 2016 - Hurricane-Man & Pass-A-Grille Open Water Races Almost Full
Mar 22, 2016 - Have You Signed Up for the Boys & Girls Club Nat's Team Dinner
Have You Signed Up for the Boys & Girls Club Nat's Team Dinner
Mar 21, 2016 - USA Swimming Club Development March Webinar - To Push or Not To Push - A Parent?
USA Swimming Club Development March Webinar - To Push or Not To Push - A Parent?s Dilemma Dear Swim Parent, David Benzel, Founder of Growing Champions for Life, presents in this Wednesday?s webina...
Mar 19, 2016 - USADA ‏ Update
USADA ? Update There are safety issues that exist with supplements so it is very important to educate yourself. Learn more at http://www.Supplement411.org Questions about the effects of performanc...
Mar 18, 2016 - Summer Practice Schedule Reminder & CVST Hosted Meets
Summer Practice Schedule Reminder & CVST Hosted Meets
Mar 17, 2016 - Happy #ThrowBackThursday #CVST
Happy #ThrowBackThursday #CVST Hey #CVST Happy #TBT - Remember this crew in Tallahassee with former Governor Bush?
Mar 16, 2016 - 7 Reasons to Keep a Food Journal
7 Reasons to Keep a Food Journal Courtesy of AthleticFoodie TM, a sports performance company that helps athletes unlock their potential Written by Garrett Weber-Gale Being a great athlete is abo...
Mar 15, 2016 - CVST to be Represented in the Pool and On Deck at All-Star Meet
CVST to be Represented in the Pool and On Deck at All-Star Meet CVST will be represented at the 2016 Florida Swimming vs. Florida Gold Coast All Star Dual Meet, both in the water and on deck this ye...
Mar 14, 2016 - 42 Swimmer Thoughts at the Announcement of Taper
42 Swimmer Thoughts at the Announcement of Taper By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent The beginning of Taper Season is synonymous with Christmas Morning, The Last Day of School, and Free Cone Day at Ben...
Mar 13, 2016 - Michael Phelps Returns for One Last Swim in Under Armour's Haunting New Ad Beard
Michael Phelps Returns for One Last Swim in Under Armour's Haunting New Ad Bearded Champion Preps for Rio By Tim Nudd, AdWeek.com, March 8, 2016 Michael Phelps has been an Under Armour endorser since ...
Mar 11, 2016 - Why You Should Go to Practice Today
Why You Should Go to Practice Today Sure, it may seem like ?one? missed practice isn?t a big deal, but here is why consistency and showing up matters more than you realize. It?s 2:30pm, and with a m...
Mar 10, 2016 - Happy #ThrowBackThursday #CVST
Happy #ThrowBackThursday #CVST Happy # TBT # CVST - Remember this CVST Swimming Official from back in 1999? He's still at it today! # FunnestSport
Mar 9, 2016 - Katie Ledecky Spends 72 Hours Coming Up Short, Intentionally
Katie Ledecky Spends 72 Hours Coming Up Short, Intentionally For one weekend only, Ledecky, the 18-year-old freestyle phenom, got to experience life as a very good sprinter, not the all-time-great d...
Mar 8, 2016 - 6 Things I've Learnes as a Swim Parent
6 Things I've Learnes as a Swim Parent My kids started swimming with our club team when they were five and seven years old. Looking back, I am not the same swim parent that I was back then?and thank...
Mar 7, 2016 - Where to Look When Swimming Seems Cruel
Where to Look When Swimming Seems Cruel By Annie Grevers, Swimming World Staff Writer The 400 IM is a race I only had to swim once to decide it was not my calling. Now when I watch people race it, a...
Mar 6, 2016 - For a Natural, Swimming Isn?t Always Easy
For a Natural, Swimming Isn?t Always Easy By Karen Crouse, New York Times, February 28, 2016 The calm, clear water beckoned Caeleb Dressel, who stripped to his swimsuit and jumped into an unoccupied l...
Mar 5, 2016 - USA Swimming and TrueSport Present New 2016 Deck Pass Lessons
USA Swimming and TrueSport Present New 2016 Deck Pass Lessons In conjunction with TrueSport, a movement powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), USA Swimming is pleased to announce the newest...
Mar 4, 2016 - The Do's and Don'ts of Appropriate Game Day Behavior for Parents
The Do's and Don'ts of Appropriate Game Day Behavior for Parents By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Competitiveedge.com, February 24, 2016 We?ve all seen them, the heated adults in the crowd or on the sidelines, s...
Mar 3, 2016 - NBC Live Coverage from Arean Pro Swim Series in Orlando
NBC Live Coverage from Arean Pro Swim Series in Orlando NBC Sports will have live coverage this weekend of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Orlando. Fans can see it all in spectacular high definition ...
Mar 2, 2016 - Rude, CVST February SOM
Rude, CVST February SOM The Carrollwood Village Swim Team coaching staff has named Savannah Rude (12) as the February Swimmer of the Month. For the month, the twelve-year-old, Martinez Middle S...
Feb 29, 2016 - 5 Natural Remedies for Muscle Soreness
5 Natural Remedies for Muscle Soreness If you are a "no pain, no gain" kind of athlete, know that you have access to natural remedies to relieve muscle soreness. Make these simple, safe choices you...
Feb 28, 2016 - My Son Didn't Start Today
My Son Didn?t Start Today By Chris Fore, Wordpress, February 2, 2016 My son is 9. His name is Nate. He LOVES sports. In football this year, he led the team in touchdowns . . . . and tackles. In baseba...
Feb 27, 2016 - CCC Resort Sports Camp Registration Begins March 1
CCC Resort Sports Camp Registration Begins March 1
Feb 26, 2016 - American Icon Missy Franklin to Appear on Wheaties Box
American Icon Missy Franklin to Appear on Wheaties Box Wheaties breakfast cereal has announced that American World Record Holder Missy Franklin is the most recent athlete to join its Team Wheaties...
Feb 25, 2016 - Happy #TBT CVST
Happy #TBT from #CVST Remember back at the old pool when we got the new blocks back in 2003? #FunnestTeam #FunnestSport #Sprints
Feb 25, 2016 - Tune-in to the Arena Pro Swim Series at Orlando!
Tune-in to the Arena Pro Swim Series at Orlando! Watch Olympian champions such as Nathan Adrian, Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps compete at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Orlando ...
Feb 24, 2016 - Sleep More and Prevent Injuries
Sleep More and Prevent Injuries By Dan McCarthy//High Performance Consultant Sleep is not a new topic on the High Performance Tips web page. The importance of sleep as a recovery tool , napping ...
Feb 23, 2016 - Tropical Smoothie Cafe Newest CVST Sponsor
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Newest CVST Sponsor The new Tropical Smoothie Cafe, in Carrollwood, located next to Starbucks, is the newest CVST Sponsor. Tropical Smoothie Cafe and owner, Dara Pettinato, i...
Feb 23, 2016 - CVST - You're Invited to the Arean Pro Swim Orlando Event
CVST - You're Invited to the Arean Pro Swim Orlando Event Approximately 40 members of the USA Swimming National Team (including Olympic Champions Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps) m...
Feb 22, 2016 - How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off
How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off By Adam Grant, NY Times, January 30, 2016 THEY learn to read at age 2, play Bach at 4, breeze through calculus at 6, and speak foreign languages fluen...
Feb 21, 2016 - CVST Sponsorship Information
CVST Sponsorship Information Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) is a non-profit (501(c)3) year round swim program and is a member of USA Swimming, which is part of the United States Olympic Commit...
Feb 20, 2016 - Five Nutrition Myths for the Growing Swimmer that Won?t Die
Five Nutrition Myths for the Growing Swimmer that Won?t Die By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Certain tenets of nutrition are tried and true, backed by the research, and used in practical and effective ways. Ta...
Feb 18, 2016 - CVST Throw Back Thursday
CVST Throw Back Thursday Happy # TBT to # CVST - Coach Randy from 15 Years Ago with the Same Beard as Today! # FunnestTeam # JOBeard
Feb 18, 2016 - CVST to Begin Swimmer of the Week Program Next Week
CVST to Begin Swimmer of the Week Program Next Week Beginning next week, at the end of each week, one swimmer from the following groups, Bronze, Silver & Gold, will be selected as the Swimmer of the...
Feb 16, 2016 - CVST Early Bird Special - & CCC Special Offer Time to Get Back in the Water
CVST Early Bird Special & CCC Special Offer - Time to Get Back in the Water Now that the warm weather is on the way, at least according to Grover, the CVST groundhog; it's time for everyone to come ...
Feb 15, 2016 - 6 Things to Love About Racing
6 Things to Love About Racing By Annie Grevers, Swimming World Staff Writer We the people of the United States?love a good race. It?s never more apparent than during an election year/Olympic year. A...
Feb 14, 2016 - Eating Out of a Swim Meet
Eating Out of a Swim Meet Written by Garrett Weber-Gale Most of us are very lucky; we have the opportunity to eat every day, several times per day. At swim meets, it gets even crazier; food is every...
Feb 13, 2016 - 6 Ways to Think Like a Top Flight Swimmer
6 Ways to Think Like a Top-Flight Swimmer The best make it look so easy, don?t they? Whether it is the graceful, yet extraordinarily underwater dolphin kicks, to the smooth, relaxed sprints, elite s...
Feb 12, 2016 - What Does A Supplement Label Really Mean?
What Does A Supplement Label Really Mean? By USADA Click here for definition and clarification:
Feb 12, 2016 - Don't Let Your Energy Drink Take You Out of Competition
Don't Let Your Energy Drink Take You Out of Competition Click here for definition and clarification:
Feb 11, 2016 - Happy #TBT from CVST
Happy #TBT from CVST Happy # TBT CVST - Here's one from way back in 2001, Anyone remember these two swimmers? # FunnestTeam # FunnestSport
Feb 10, 2016 - An Ode to the Swim Cap
An Ode to the Swim Cap Like a childhood dog, or a particularly awesome rock band T-shirt, I have a special place in my heart for swim caps. Swim caps, in my mind, become more than just a molding of ...
Feb 8, 2016 - Repak Leads CVST On Gasparilla Treasure Hunt
Repak Leads CVST On Gasparilla Treasure Hunt The 9 th Annual Gasparilla Races at Tampa Prep began Friday with Henry Walz (14) dropping near 50 seconds in the 1000 freestyle, setting the standard ...
Feb 7, 2016 - The Pool Belongs to Those Who Show Up
The Pool Belongs to Those Who Show Up You can?t always control your training environment, and you certainly cannot manipulate how tall or how big your feet and hands become, but there is something y...
Feb 6, 2016 - Energy Drinks and Sports Drinks
Energy Drinks and Sports Drinks By USADA There is a difference between energy drinks and sports drinks. It is easy to get confused about the difference between energy drinks and sports drinks. Sport d...
Feb 4, 2016 - Happy #TBT CVST
Happy #TBT CVST Happy # TBT CVST - Back to 1999 this week, remember these moms cutting a rug at the banquet? # CVST # FunnestTeam
Feb 1, 2016 - Mad Dog Jr. Takes CVST January SOM Honors
Mad Dog Jr. Takes CVST January SOM Honors The CVST coaching staff has named Madeline Stenberg (7), aka Mad Dog, Jr., as the January Swimmer of the Month. On January 22 nd to 24 th at the Scotty ...
Jan 31, 2016 - Athlete Hydration for Youth Athletes
Athlete Hydration for Youth Athletes Maybe science class taught you that about 71 percent of the Earth?s surface is covered in water, but did you know that water also makes up about 70 percent of ou...
Jan 30, 2016 - A Swimmmers Guide for Surviving and Dominating the Big Meet
A Swimmmers Guide for Surviving and Dominating the Big Meet You?ve put in the time at practice. Now it is time to put that work to use and swim out of your mind and faster than you ever have. Here i...
Jan 29, 2016 - Physician to Parents: You're Doing it Wrong
Physician to Parents: You're Doing it Wrong By Nicole Villalpando, Austin American Statesman Journal News, January 18, 2016 Family physician, psychologist and author Leonard Sax wants parents to know ...
Jan 28, 2016 - Happy #TBT to CVST
Happy #TBT to CVST Happy # TBT - This one goes back to FNR of 9/1999 at the old pool. Recognize anyone? # CVST # FunnestTeam # Memories
Jan 27, 2016 - 6 Reasons You'll Learn to Love You're Early AM Practices
6 Reasons You'll Learn to Love You're Early AM Practices Yes, that sounds like complete rubbish. Who could possibly like getting up at 4:45am and heading to the pool? Especially on those cold, frost...
Jan 26, 2016 - 10 Photos the Show Why Katie Ledecky Swims Faster Than You
10 Photos the Show Why Katie Ledecky Swims Faster Than You For those of you that somehow aren't aware of Katie Ledecky, here are a few things you should know... Aged 18 she holds the Women's 400m, 8...
Jan 25, 2016 - Enter to Win a Free Trip to the 2016 Olympic Trials Through Deck Pass Sweeps
Enter to Win a Free Trip to the 2016 Olympic Trials Through Deck Pass Sweeps Want to attend Olympic Trials? Here?s your chance! Entering through USA Swimming?s official app Deck Pass, he Grand Prize...
Jan 24, 2016 - USADA Updates
USADA Updates IMPORTANT! Major changes to 2016 Prohibited List Athlete Guide to the 2016 Prohibited List 2016 Monitoring List 2016 Wallet Card
Jan 23, 2016 - Teen Sports Faces a Nutritional-Supplement Debate
Teen Sports Faces a Nutritional-Supplement Debate A question of whether companies should market their products to young athletes By Rachel Bachman, Wall Street Journal, Jan. 11, 2016 Concern is growin...
Jan 22, 2016 - Protein: It?s All in the Distribution
Protein: It?s All in the Distribution By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Protein is always a hot topic, but most articles focus on how much an athlete should eat during the day, or when they should eat it to bes...
Jan 21, 2016 - Happy #TBT from CVST
Happy #TBT from CVST Happy # TBT From # CVST - This was our CVST Junior Goodwill Games Team from 1999. How many do you know? # FunnestTeam
Jan 19, 2016 - 35 Ways to Rule the Pool
35 Ways to Rule the Pool 1. Streamline. When you push off and you are diving into the water you are moving at lightspeed. Pack your arms and elbows in and keep that speed going for as long as possi...
Jan 18, 2016 - Watch Katie Ledecky Break World Record at Austin Grand Prix
Watch Katie Ledecky Break World Record at Austin Grand Prix Katie Ledecky , coming down from altitude training for the 2016 Pro Swim Series at Austin, broke the World Record in the women?s 800 meter...
Jan 17, 2016 - 6 Ways to Keep Warm This Season
6 Ways to Keep Warm This Season There have been countless moments in my life in which I have wondered who decided to make swimming a winter sport. Most of these thoughts have taken place while speed...
Jan 16, 2016 - Top Tips for Fueling a Teenage Swimmer
Top Tips for Fueling a Teenage Swimmer By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD Many parents ask how they can help their teen swimmer optimize training when practicing two hours a day, six days a week. The...
Jan 15, 2016 - How to Be a Better Swimmer In and Out of the Water
How to Be a Better Swimmer In and Out of the Water Swimming teaches us a lot. Besides how to excel at Sharks & Minnows (still my favorite as a fullyish grown adult), the sport gifts us patience, dis...
Jan 14, 2016 - Happy #TBT from CVST
Happy #TBT from CVST Happy # TBT # CVST from way back in 1999! # BGNat # FunnestTeam # FunnestSport
Jan 13, 2016 - Is It A Food, A Dietary Supplement, Or A Drug? Answer: It Might Be All Three
Is It A Food, A Dietary Supplement, Or A Drug? Answer: It Might Be All Three By USADA A common misconception is that a product must either be a food, a dietary supplement, or a drug because there is s...
Jan 12, 2016 - 7 Ways Swim Meets Prepare Our Kids for the Real World
7 Ways Swim Meets Prepare Our Kids for the Real World Swim meets are a world upon themselves. They can be stressful, fun and a wild roller coaster ride. If we step back and let our swimmers take ove...
Jan 11, 2016 - Swimming On TV - Television / Webcast Schedule for Austin Grand Prix
Swimming On TV - Television / Webcast Schedule for Austin Grand Prix UPCOMING TELEVISION SCHEDULE Day TV Time (EST)* Event Network** Jan. 16 9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin...
Jan 10, 2016 - 10 Reasons You Should Set AsideYour Entire Life to Watch Olympic Trials
10 Reasons You Should Set AsideYour Entire Life to Watch Olympic Trials When I was a kid, there was a dish I?d make affectionately called, ?The Refrigerator.? The Refrigerator was basically a wrap f...
Jan 8, 2016 - From the CVST Handbook
From the CVST Handbook TARDINESS There is nothing more disruptive to a coach and his workout organization than to have swimmers entering the workout late. Please do all that you can to be on time...
Jan 7, 2016 - CVST Electronic Communication Policy
CVST Electronic Communication Policy PURPOSE The Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) recognizes the prevalence of electronic communication and social media in today?s world. Many of our swimmers us...
Jan 6, 2016 - Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Credits Swimming For NFL Durability
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Credits Swimming For NFL Durability Count Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson among the many professional athletes who use swimming as cross-training exercise ...
Jan 6, 2016 - CVST Sponsorship Information
CVST Sponsorship Information Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) is a non-profit (501(c)3) year round swim program and is a member of USA Swimming, which is part of the United States Olympic Comm...
Jan 5, 2016 - CVST Senior Attendance Policies
CVST Senior Attendance Policies SENIOR I & 2 - ATTENDANCE POLICY In order to be eligible to participate in a senior level meet, team trip, USA Swimming/Florida Swimming/CVST training camp, etc., a...
Jan 4, 2016 - CVST Parent Code of Ethics
CVST Parent Code of Ethics I hereby pledge to provide positive support, care and encouragement for my child/children participating on the Carrollwood Village Swim Team by following this code of ethi...
Jan 4, 2016 - CVST Code of Conduct/Honor Code
CVST Code of Conduct / Honor Code All team members, team staff, and parents of minors are apprised in writing of this Code of Conduct, the attached USA Swimming Code of Conduct and the attached Flor...
Jan 3, 2016 - CVST Travel Policies
Jan 2, 2016 - CVST Bullying Policy
Jan 2, 2016 - Tirheimer December SOM
Tirheimer Takes SOM 2nd Time in 3 Months , The Carrollwood Village Swim Team coaching staff has named Chance Tirheimer as the December Swimmer of the Month. Swimming in just a single meet, the Ha...
Jan 1, 2016 - 3 Simple Lunch Recipes for Before Afternoon Practice
3 Simple Lunch Recipes for Before Afternoon Practice Lunch is one of the more difficult meals because you eat it right before practice and it can be tough to figure out how much to eat. Some of the ...
Dec 31, 2015 - 21 New Year's Resolutions for Swim Parents
21 New Year's Resolutions for Swim Parents As a swim parent, I?ve made my share of mistakes. Through the years, I?ve evolved and hopefully improved. For example, I am not the same swim parent today ...
Dec 31, 2015 - 17 New Year's Resolutions for Swimmers
17 New Year's Resolutions for Swimmers We have never met, but I am willing to bet that we share something in common. Two things, in fact. The first is that we have both spent some time over the cour...
Dec 31, 2015 - CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes - Silver Group Group
CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes - Silver Group Group CVST will be announcing Winter Practice Group Changes this week as follows: Monday - Senior 2 to Senior 1 Group, Tuesday - Gold to S...
Dec 31, 2015 - Happy TBT to CVST
Happy TBT to CVST Happy # TBT # CVST - Remember these two? Hint: today's his B-Day Happy B-Day! # FunnestSport # FunnestTeam # CVSTAlum
Dec 30, 2015 - CCC Pasta Night Back To Wednesday & Kids Eat Free
CCC Pasta Night Back To Wednesday & Kids Eat Free Carrollwood Country Club is moving it's Thursday Night Pasta Night back to Wine Down Wednesday's in 2016, and making one big change while keeping th...
Dec 30, 2015 - CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes - Gold Group
CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes - Gold Group CVST will be announcing Winter Practice Group Changes this week as follows: Monday - Senior 2 to Senior 1 Group, Tuesday - Gold to Senior 2 ...
Dec 29, 2015 - 2016 Tampa Bay Swim Classic Meet Info Released
2016 Tampa Bay Swim Classic Meet Info Released The Meet Information Letter for the 2016 Tampa Bay Swim Classic, hosted by CVST, has been released. The meet is being held the weekend of June 3-5, at...
Dec 29, 2015 - CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes - Senior 2 Group
CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes - Senior 2 Group CVST will be announcing Winter Practice Group Changes this week as follows: Monday - Senior 2 to Senior 1 Group, Tuesday - Gold to Senio...
Dec 28, 2015 - CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes - Senior 1 Group
CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes - Senior 1 Group CVST will be announcing Winter Practice Group Changes this week as follows: Monday - Senior 2 to Senior 1 Group, Tuesday - Gold to Senio...
Dec 26, 2015 - What Every Swimmer Needs To Know About Cold Tubs
What Every Swimmer Needs To Know About Cold Tubs By Dan McCarthy, USA Swimming High Performance Consultant Some teams fill a hotel bathtub with ice water, others use a kiddie-pool. The USA Swimming Na...
Dec 26, 2015 - Doping Control Update
Doping Control Update Did you REALIZE that safety issues exist with the use of #supplements? Here is another good link for supplements/doping. Explore the risks.
Dec 25, 2015 - The Prodigy: Katie Ladecky
The Prodigy: Katie Ladecky By Casey Barrett, Esquire.com, December 16, 2015 In swimming, the Ready Room is the place where spirits are broken and races are often won or lost before the athletes touch ...
Dec 24, 2015 - Happy #TBT to #CVST
Happy #TBT to #CVST Happy # TBT to # CVST - Remember this Holiday Training Trip from 2000, in Chicago? # FunnestTeam # SeniorTrip # Chicago
Dec 24, 2015 - Dear Santa...
Dear Santa... By Mike Watkins//Correspondent What did you ask Santa for this year? New goggles? A new suit? Cap? An Olympic Trials cut? Maybe a spot on next year?s Olympic team? Whatever your...
Dec 23, 2015 - 10 Reasons Teammates are Family
10 Reasons Teammates are Family As with other sports, athletes become very close friends with their teammates. However, swimming is a sport so very different from all the others. If you see a swim t...
Dec 22, 2015 - 57 Inspirational Quotes From 'Star Wars' and George Lucas
57 Inspirational Quotes From ?Star Wars? and George Lucas This wisdom from a long time ago and a galaxy far, far away will inspire you to be thoughtful, brave, and successful! By Kevin Daum, Inc. 500 ...
Dec 21, 2015 - How Much Protein Do You Really Need?
How Much Protein Do You Really Need? Lately, it seems like every popular diet is a high-protein plan. Even people who aren?t on a so-called diet are generally trying to eat more lean meats, nuts, se...
Dec 20, 2015 - 10 Gifts Every Swimmer Wants for the Holidays
10 Gifts Every Swimmer Wants for the Holidays The holidays are approaching faster than Ryan Lochte running towards a shoe sale. While for most it is a time of giving, for swimmers, it is a time of...
Dec 19, 2015 - US Keep Undefeated Duel in the Pool Streak Alive Over Europe
US Keep Undefeated Duel in the Pool Streak Alive Over Europe Ryan Lochte led the U.S. to continue their undefeated 7-0 streak at Duel in the Pool, a Ryder Cup-style meet, in Indianapolis on Saturday...
Dec 18, 2015 - 10 Reasons Why Holiday Training is the Best Thing Ever
10 Reasons Why Holiday Training is the Best Thing Ever Holiday training. Otherwise known as The Time of Doom and Pain. The time when school gets out for the holidays, when swim practices take over y...
Dec 17, 2015 - CVST's Throw Back Thursday Picture
CVST's Throw Back Thursday Picture Happy # TBT to # CVST ! - Anyone remember this group from a Senior Trip to Chicago? # MysteryWeek # Aurora # Marmion # Alum
Dec 15, 2015 - How To Destroy Your Child's Athletic Future In 3 Easy Steps
How To Destroy Your Child's Athletic Future In 3 Easy Steps In over two decades of coaching athletes I have had the pleasure of seeing some of my junior athletes make it all the way to the professio...
Dec 14, 2015 - CVST Wins 5th Straight Florida Swimming Spirit Award
CVST Wins 5 th Straight Florida Swimming Spirit Award The Carrollwood Village Swim Team brought home the Florida Swimming Team Spirit Award, from the Florida Swimming Harry Meisel B Championships...
Dec 12, 2015 - Sports: The Road to Somewhere - Just Not Where You Thought
Sports: The Road to Somewhere - Just Not Where You Thought By Amy Pazahanick, Guest Contributor Winners Connection, Growing Champions for Life Parents, coaches, and players each have very specific rol...
Dec 10, 2015 - USA Swimming Welcomes Blue Diamond as Official Snack Nut
USA Swimming Welcomes Blue Diamond as Official Snack Nut USA Swimming has added another new member to its partnership team, the world?s largest almond processing company, Blue Diamond. Joining as US...
Dec 9, 2015 - Eight Tips for Feeding Young Athletes Without Going Broke
Eight Tips for Feeding Young Athletes Without Going Broke By Stack.com, November 13, 2015 Parents know that every child they bring into their family adds to their monthly food bill, and that food cost...
Dec 8, 2015 - CVST Releases Official 2016 Tampa Bay Swim Classic Logo
CVST Releases Official 2016 Tampa Bay Swim Classic Logo CVST had released the official logo of the 2016 Tampa Bay Swim Classic. The meet is being held June 3-5, in 2016 at the North Shore Swimming ...
Dec 7, 2015 - Yoga for Swimmers (Video) - 3 Poses to Enhance Recovery
Yoga for Swimmers (Video) - 3 Poses to Enhance Recovery In March I wrote an article entitled ? 3 Restorative Yoga Poses to Help the Effectiveness of Your Taper ? the video above is an adjunct to t...
Dec 6, 2015 - Support CVST When You Buy from AmazonSmile
Support CVST When You Buy from AmazonSmile Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Carrollwood Village Swim Association Inc (CVST) whenever you shop on Amaz...
Dec 5, 2015 - Being 13: Inside the Secret World of Teens
Being 13: Inside the Secret World of Teens By Anderson Cooper, CNN Special Report This sixty minute special of teens online. It's available here online for anyone interested.
Dec 4, 2015 - Repak Takes CVST's November SOM Honors
Repak Takes CVST's November SOM Honors The Carrollwood Village Swim Team has named Jayden Repak as the November AG Swimmer of the Month. Swimming at the Carrollwood Village ?B? Invitational, Jay...
Dec 3, 2015 - CVST Announces Tirheimer as October SOM
CVST Announces Tirheimer as October SOM The Carrollwood Village Swim Team has named Chance Tirheimer as the October Age Group Swimmer of the Month. At the Central Florida Marlins invitational in Oc...
Dec 3, 2015 - Happy #TBT from #CVST!
Happy #TBT from #CVST! Talk about #ThrowBackThursday, This one goes back over 25 years!
Dec 2, 2015 - SYS Turkey Meet Recap
SYS Turkey Meet Recap By Coach Randy The Carrollwood Village Swim Team sent four swimmers to the Sarasota YMCA Sharks Tom Herrington Turkey Invitational held the weekend before Thanksgiving at the S...
Dec 1, 2015 - 6 Swim Parent Tips on Why Your Child Isn't Getting Best Times
6 Swim Parent Tips on Why Your Child Isn't Getting Best Times Courtesy of Elizabeth Wickham ?Why did my child add time in her best event?? I heard two parents say at a recent age group meet. ?What...
Nov 30, 2015 - USADA Launches New Supplement Education App in Conjunction with Federal Dietary
USADA Launches New Supplement Education App in Conjunction with Federal Dietary Supplement Initiative USADA, along with five federal agencies, announced the results of a national dietary supplement ...
Nov 29, 2015 - Enter Deck Pass Sweeps to Win a Trip to the 2016 Olympic Trials in Omaha
Enter Deck Pass Sweeps to Win a Trip to the 2016 Olympic Trials in Omaha Want to win a trip to the 2016 Olympic Trials? Now's your chance through Deck Pass Sweeps. There are three ways to enter: Si...
Nov 28, 2015 - Eight Tips for Feeding Young Athletes Without Going Broke
Eight Tips for Feeding Young Athletes Without Going Broke By Stack.com, November 13, 2015 Parents know that every child they bring into their family adds to their monthly food bill, and that food cost...
Nov 27, 2015 - Facts on Vitamin B12
Facts on Vitamin B12 By Chris Rosenbloom, RHD, RDN, CSSN A swim coach wrote to me expressing concern about age group swimmers taking shots of vitamin B12 without professional guidance. Let?s clear the...
Nov 26, 2015 - 12 Performance Nutrition Thoughts for the Holiday Week
12 Performance Nutrition Thoughts for the Holiday Week By Alicia Kendig, USOC Sport Dietitian 1. It?s the holidays! A time to celebrate with family and friends, but during this small break from traini...
Nov 25, 2015 - Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps Win Top Honors at USA Swimming Golden Goggle Award
Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps Win Top Honors at USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards Olympic champions and world-record holders Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) claimed...
Nov 24, 2015 - 10 Reasons Swimmers are Thankful for Swimming
10 Reasons Swimmers are Thankful for Swimming By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Oh, we swimmers love to [sometimes] loathe swimming. Like any love-hate relationship, swimming is like the vegetables y...
Nov 21, 2015 - CVST Announces Official 2016 Boys & Girls Club Nat's Logo
CVST Announces Official 2016 Boys & Girls Club Nat's Logo CVST had released the official logo of the 2016 Boys & Girls Club National Championships. The meet is being held April 8-10, in 2016 at the...
Nov 20, 2015 - Support CVST When You Shop this Holiday Season and All Year Long!
Support CVST When You Shop this Holiday Season and All Year Long! The holidays are quickly approaching and you will soon be busy shopping for gifts. CVST wants to remind you to shop at smile.amazo...
Nov 19, 2015 - Happy #TBT from #CVST!
Happy # TBT from # CVST Happy # TBT from # CVST - Remember this crew, with Coach Stacia, from a few years back & at the old pool? # OldDays # CVSTAlum # FunnestSport
Nov 18, 2015 - 7 Keys to Being the Best Swim Parent You Can Be
7 Keys to Being the Best Swim Parent You Can Be As the weather cools and the leaves change colors, kids and parents all over the country are back in the full swing of school and practice routines. Y...
Nov 17, 2015 - SwimSwam Launches Print Magazine
SwimSwam Launches Print Magazine If chlorine runs in your veins, you know how much our sport requires of you. You have to sacrifice time, energy and huge chunks of your life to make it work. At Sw...
Nov 15, 2015 - Travel and Swimming Fast
Travel and Swimming Fast By Dr. Jim Miller, National Team Physician, USA Swimming Sports Medicine Task Many athletes dread the thought of traveling distances, either across the U.S. or abroad, for com...
Nov 14, 2015 - When a Meal is a Meal
When a Meal is a Meal By Jill Castle, MS, RDN When I wrote Growing Swimmers May Need a 4th Meal , I noticed a lot of comments on USA Swimming?s Facebook page indicating that 4 meals wasn?t nearly ...
Nov 13, 2015 - What is Sport Psychology?
What is Sport Psychology? By Dr. Jim Bauman//Special Contributor Sport psychology is a profession that utilizes psychological theory, research, strategies and applied experience to move individual...
Nov 12, 2015 - Happy #TBT to #CVST!
Happy #TBT to #CVST! Can you remember back to this day in CVST History? Ben Voiles getting a trim..., Senior Trips! #FunnestSport
Nov 10, 2015 - 12 Signs Your Swimmer is Passionate About Swimming
12 Signs Your Swimmer is Passionate About Swimming Passionate: having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling. (dictionary.com) Swimming is a tough sport. It develops strength...
Nov 10, 2015 - Having Fun When You're Not Swimming Fast
Having Fun When You're Not Swimming Fast By Emma Foster, Swimming World College Intern When I was a 13-year-old age grouper, bright eyed and full of excitement for the sport of swimming, my coach to...
Nov 9, 2015 - 10 Ways to Push to 110 Percent
10 Ways to Push to 110 Percent By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent The old sports cliché, ?push yourself to 110%,? really doesn?t make sense. 100% is 100%. There is no 110%. What that extra 10% signifi...
Nov 8, 2015 - 5 Things You'll Take Away from Swimming
5 Things You'll Take Away from Swimming Swimming is a gift in a lot of ways. Sure, there are lots of ?missed? moments, those parties you have to hear about on Monday mornings (which no one completel...
Nov 7, 2015 - Redefining Success: 8 Tips for Being a Great Sports Parent
Redefining Success: 8 Tips for Being a Great Sports Parent By James Leath, Changing the Game Project, November 2015 Man, is it hard to be a parent these days. You are bombarded with information, tryin...
Nov 6, 2015 - How To Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets Of Navy SEALs And Olympians
How To Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets Of Navy SEALs And Olympians Posted by Eric Barker, November 2015 Know what?s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle de...
Nov 5, 2015 - CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT
CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT Anyone remember these Junior Olympic Qualifiers from CVST? It wasn't that long ago, or was it?
Nov 4, 2015 - Will a Gluten-free Diet Up Your Game?
Will a Gluten-free Diet Up Your Game? Gluten-free diets, essential for those suffering from celiac disease and wheat allergies, have also become popular with athletes. Some may go gluten free in an ...
Nov 3, 2015 - Katie Ledecky Named to TIME?s Most Influential Teens of 2015 List
Katie Ledecky Named to TIME?s Most Influential Teens of 2015 List The accolades won?t stop rolling in for USA Swimming?s top athlete. Katie Ledecky, the current world record holder in the 400-, 800-...
Nov 1, 2015 - 12 Athletes Candidly Respond to "Do You Think Swimming is Hard?"
12 Athletes Candidly Respond to "Do You Think Swimming is Hard?" I?ve always felt like swimming never got enough credit. So, when I set out to write this article, I wanted to bring light to the fact...
Oct 31, 2015 - Top Nutrition Tips to a Happy Halloween
Top Nutrition Tips to a Happy Halloween By Chris Rosenbloom, RhD, RDN, CSSN With Halloween just around the corner, the sugar debate is bound to heat up. We all know we should eat less sugar, but how c...
Oct 29, 2015 - Happy #TBT to CVST!
It's a 2Fer Happy #TBT to CVST! Today we are offering up two different #CVSTTBT's in honor of today's CVST Halloween Costume Practice - Check them out!
Oct 28, 2015 - 10 Things Non-Swimers Say to Swimmers
10 Things Non-Swimers Say to Swimmers Courtesy of Claire Forrest It?s hard being a swimmer sometimes, especially since, as all swimmers know, no one outside the sport understands swimming. When it c...
Oct 27, 2015 - Grit to Great: A video
Grit to Great: A video By Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval, Youtube, October 13, 2015 Watch the video here: Linda Kaplan Thaler speaks at The John Maxwell L2 Leadership Conference on her new book...
Oct 26, 2015 - The Instant Gratification Generation and Helicopter Parents
The Instant Gratification Generation and Helicopter Parents Posted by Elizabeth Wickham on Bluwater.me, October 21, 2015 The numbers don?t lie. ACT states that 50% of kids do not return to college for...
Oct 25, 2015 - The 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is Now Available
The 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is Now Available This List will take effect on January 1, 2016 Noteworthy changes compared to the 2015 List include: SUBSTANCES AND METHODS PROHIBITE...
Oct 22, 2015 - Happy #ThrowBackThursday to CVST!
Happy #ThrowBackThursday to CVST! Happy #ThrowBackThursday to CVST - Anyone remember the #CVST Burger King Car Washes back in the day, raising money for Senior Trips? #FunnestTeam
Oct 20, 2015 - Hot Food and a Warm Bed Beats a Cold Tub any Day
Hot Food and a Warm Bed Beats a Cold Tub any Day By Dan McCarthy, USA Swimming High Performance Consultant This past summer, the USA Swimming Medical Staff and High Performance Staff supported three i...
Oct 18, 2015 - 8 Foods Packed with Nutrients Athletes Need
8 Foods Packed with Nutrients Athletes Need An athlete's body needs a lot more than protein to thrive and perform at its best. Vitamins and minerals like calcium, magnesium, Vitamin D, and potassium...
Oct 17, 2015 - Seven Ways Helicopter Parents Can Avoid Ruining Their Children's Careers
Seven Ways Helicopter Parents Can Avoid Ruining Their Children's Careers By Dawn Rosenberg McKay, Career Planning Expert, About.com, September 2015 How to Stop Hovering and Let Your Kids Find Their Ow...
Oct 16, 2015 - Bronze Group Meet Attire & Practice Gear - From Coach Maria
Bronze Group Meet Attire & Practice Gear - From Coach Maria Hey all, Everyone with a child on the bronze group roster received this email, it may not apply to you: Every child must have a CVST t...
Oct 15, 2015 - Happy #ThrowBackThursday to CVST!
Happy #ThrowBackThursday to CVST! Happy # TBT to # CVST - Can you name this crew of CVST Mermaids from back in the day... # FunnestTeam # FunnestSport For all the #ThrowBackThursday ...
Oct 14, 2015 - 2016 Short Course FLAGS Cuts Released
2016 Short Course FLAGS Cuts Released Florida Swimming has released the 2016 Short Course FLAGS (Florida Age Group Championships) Qualifying Times. Click Here to go to the Time Standatrds Page to...
Oct 12, 2015 - Release Your Child to the Game!
Release Your Child to the Game! By John O?Sullivan, Changing the Game Project, September 28, 2015 ?I don?t know where to turn,? an exasperated dad recently told me after a speaking event. ?My son is f...
Oct 10, 2015 - How Mentally Tough Are You?
How Mentally Tough Are You? By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Competitiveedge.com Athletes, how mentally tough are you? I have a quiz to help you get to know yourself better, just going through the short question...
Oct 9, 2015 - DOJ: 'We have put fighting illegal activity in the dietary supplement industry h
DOJ: ?We have put fighting illegal activity in the dietary supplement industry high on the priority list? By Stephen Daniells+, 17-Sep-2015 In an effort to maintain the integrity of our sport and the ...
Oct 8, 2015 - CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT
CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT Anyone remember back when Lazy Days was one of our CVST Sponsors and the Seniors traveled in motorhomes to away meets and on Senior Trips?
Oct 5, 2015 - Vitamin C and Colds
Vitamin C and Colds By Chris Rosenbloom, Contributor A few years ago, I talked with an athlete who complained of nausea, diarrhea and intestinal cramping. His doctor had performed tests for the usual ...
Oct 4, 2015 - Walz Named CVST September SOM
Walz Named CVST September SOM The Carrollwood Village Swim Team has named Henry Walz as the September 2015 Swimmer of the Month. Swimming in two meets, the September 4th, CVST Friday Night at the...
Oct 3, 2015 - Concussion Information Sheet for Parents & Swimmers
Concussion Information Sheet for Parents & Swimmers Click Here to download a copy.
Oct 2, 2015 - Are You Swimming to Win or are You Swimming Not to Lose? (And Why the Difference
Are You Swimming to Win or are You Swimming Not to Lose? (And Why the Difference Matters.) When we are kids the world seems like it is at our beck-and-call. There is no dream too large to consider a...
Oct 1, 2015 - Happy #TBT Throw Back Thursday!
Happy #TBT Throw Back Thursday! Do you remember this CVST crew from 2009?
Oct 1, 2015 - 5 Mental Hacks to Get You Through Your Next Swim Practice
5 Mental Hacks to Get You Through Your Next Swim Practice We all have those workouts where we feel like the wall of resistance is going to completely collapse on us. Whether it?s because coach has d...
Sep 30, 2015 - What to Say to Disappointment
What to Say to Disappointment By Mike Gustafson / Correspondent In sports, clichés are common, but sometimes, they serve a good purpose. Like before your teammate is about to step onto the blocks: Y...
Sep 28, 2015 - Katie Ledecky Leads 2015 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards Nominees
Katie Ledecky Leads 2015 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards Nominees Click here to cast your vote. After winning five gold medals last month at the 2015 FINA World Championships, Katie Ledecky (Bet...
Sep 27, 2015 - 10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can't Say to Thier "Normal" Friends
10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can't Say to Thier "Normal" Friends Swimmers have a language unto themselves. The way we talk to each other is different from the way we talk to our non-swi...
Sep 26, 2015 - 5 Swimming Tricks Every Swimmer Should Know
5 Swimming Tricks Every Swimmer Should Know In every sport, there are certain tricks that you learn by participating. For instance, every good basketball player knows how to twirl a ball on their fi...
Sep 24, 2015 - CVST Meet Volunteers
CVST Meet Volunteers We hold several meets per year and we are responsible for running these meets. Meets don?t run themselves. The most important people in the meet are of course the swimmer and ...
Sep 23, 2015 - How Has Swimming Impacted Your Life? #SwIMPACT
How Has Swimming Impacted Your Life? #SwIMPACT We want to know! USA Swimming wants to share your story on how swimming has positively impacted your life or the life of someone you know. The best sto...
Sep 22, 2015 - To Thrive, Many Young Female Athletes Need A Lot More Food
To Thrive, Many Young Female Athletes Need A Lot More Food Participation in sports by girls and young women has soared in recent decades ? by 560 percent among high school students since 1972, and 9...
Sep 21, 2015 - 7 Things That Scare Swimmers
7 Things That Scare Swimmers By Jayme Deerwester, FitterandFaster.com When it comes to putting a fright into swimmers, zombies and ghosts have nothing on these terrors: 1. Your first 200 fly or 400 ...
Sep 20, 2015 - 5 Reasons to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Swimmers
5 Reasons to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Swimmers Yes, competitive swimming is exactly that? competitive. But how many times have you caught yourself thinking or saying things like? ?If only ...
Sep 19, 2015 - Los Angeles Releases 2024 Promotional Video
Los Angeles Releases 2024 Promotional Video After losing Boston as the bid city for the 2024 Summer Olympics at the beginning of August, the U.S. Olympic Committee chose Los Angeles as the replaceme...
Sep 18, 2015 - Developing Healthy Eating Habits
Developing Healthy Eating Habits By TrueSport We want to share how youth sports can be a vehicle to developing healthy eating habits that help achieve peak performance on and off the field. One way Tr...
Sep 17, 2015 - Happy #TBT to CVST!
Happy #TBT to CVST! Happy #TBT to #CVST! Hey do any of you remember the CVST Bi-athlons? Great Times - Thanks Rob & Shawn! #FunestTeam Got any CVST Pictures you want to share? Send them to Info@CVS...
Sep 16, 2015 - Why do Swimmers Crave Food?
Why do Swimmers Crave Food? By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Just watch a swimmer cruise through a meal and load his plate with potatoes, pasta, rice, bread, rolls, corn, and desserts. It?s easy to see a hea...
Sep 14, 2015 - Helicopter Parents Song
Helicopter Parents Song The Holderness Family September 1, 2015 ...and it isn't just the moms. Are you a "Helicopter Dad?" Come on admit it...we did. Every single one of us parents in different ways -...
Sep 13, 2015 - The Great Trophy Debate: Do We Need Participation Awards?
The Great Trophy Debate: Do We Need Participation Awards? ?Daddy, do we get trophies for playing lacrosse this spring?? my son asked me a few months back. ?No, you get to go out and run around and...
Sep 12, 2015 - USA Swimming President's Message: Rio Open Water Message
USA Swimming President's Message: Rio Open Water Message By Jim Sheehan It was just a few weeks ago that there was a celebration in Brazil, and especially in Rio de Janeiro, to mark one Jim Sheehan, U...
Sep 11, 2015 - The Best Way to Cheer for Your Child
The Best Way to Cheer for Your Child Is there anything a parent can do from the sidelines to help a child play a better game? We?ve all read about parents who yell and get into fights at their child...
Sep 10, 2015 - Happy #TBT to CVST!
Happy #TBT CVST! Happy #ThrowBackThursday CVST. Andrew Valins with Katie Connors - Back in the day & today at # CVST . # FunnestSport # CVSTAlum
Sep 9, 2015 - USA Swimming Rule Change Alert
USA Swimming Rule Change Alert Date: September 9, 2015 To: General Chairs Board of Directors, USA Swimming Officials Chairs USA Swimming Officials Rules & Regulations Committee USA Swimming Coach Memb...
Sep 8, 2015 - Master Your Pullup for Swim Strength Day 5
Master Your Pullup for Swim Strength Day 5 Exercise 5: The Pullup Welcome to the final installation of the second pullup progression in the BridgeAthletic Building Blocks series. The second version ...
Sep 7, 2015 - Building Blocks: The Combo Pullup Progression Day 4
Building Blocks: The Combo Pullup Progression Day 4 Day 4: The Assisted Hammer-Grip Pullup How are you and your team progressing towards the pullup? Today's exercise the Assisted Hammer-Grip Pullu...
Sep 6, 2015 - Building Blocks: The Combo Pullup Progression Day 3
Building Blocks: The Combo Pullup Progression Day 3 Day 3: The Lawn-Mower pull Welcome to day 3 of the combo pullup progression. Today we are introducing the Lawn-Mower Pull! More
Sep 5, 2015 - Mastering Discouragement and Disappointment
Mastering Discouragement and Disappointment By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Competitivedge.com If you are a serious athlete and have big dreams to go far in this sport, then there's one thing that I can promise...
Sep 5, 2015 - Building Blocks: The Combo Pullup Progression Day 2
Building Blocks: The Combo Pullup Progression Day 2 Day 2: Decline Lat Pulldowns Welcome to day 2 of the Building Blocks progression powered by BridgeAthletic. The second exercise in this progressio...
Sep 4, 2015 - Building Blocks: The Combo Pullup Progression
Building Blocks: The Combo Pullup Progression This pullup progression utlizes a combination of body weight, machine, bilateral and unilateral exercises to help you achieve your goal of p erforming a...
Sep 4, 2015 - One Billionaire's Secret to Success
One Billionaire's Secret to Success By Dave Ramsey, EntreLeadership, August 26, 2015 Dave asks a billionaire entrepreneur for his key to winning in business. Check out his video to hear the answer. We...
Sep 3, 2015 - The Thoughts From An Elite Performer
The Thoughts From An Elite Performer By Master Chief Stephen White, USN S.E.A.L.S. Here is an excerpt from a talk at the ISCA Clinic this past week in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Does this resonate wit...
Sep 2, 2015 - 44 Thoughts Swimmers Have After Taking A Break
44 Thoughts Swimmers Have After Taking A Break By Kaylie Noll, Swimming World College Intern Nothing like squeezing into a tight swimsuit again! Gotta love peeling the stickers off of new goggles. Do ...
Aug 30, 2015 - 5 Tough Lessons Swimmers Learn erom Failure in the Pool
5 Tough Lessons Swimmers Learn erom Failure in the Pool It?s something that is painfully familiar to all swimmers? The end of the season has come, and it?s your final race of the championship meet...
Aug 29, 2015 - 80 Words of Encouragement for Children
80 Words of Encouragement for Children From Childhelp.org 1. You?re on the right track now. 2. You?re doing a good job! 3. Now you?ve figured it out. 4. That?s right!!! 5. Now you have the hang of i...
Aug 28, 2015 - The Difference Between Winning And Succeeding
The Difference Between Winning And Succeeding By John Wooden, Legendary Coach, TedTalks, March 2009 With profound simplicity, Coach John Wooden redefines success and urges us all to pursue the best in...
Aug 27, 2015 - Race for Gold: Olympic Trials-Swimming Nerves
Race for Gold: Olympic Trials-Swimming Nerves A few of your favorite National Team athletes open up about the reality of dealing with nerves at the Olympic Trials. Watch this 2 minute video.
Aug 26, 2015 - Reminder About Dropping Off & Picking Up Your Swimmers
Reminder About Dropping Off & Picking Up Your Swimmers From the Carrollwood Country Club By-Laws & Pool Rules: "Children under 13 years of age are permitted to use the pool facilities only if accomp...
Aug 25, 2015 - CVST Alum Makes National News Helping Abused Pit Bull
CVST Alum Makes National News Helping Abused Pit Bull Here is a great story from WFLA News Channel 8 , about CVST Alum, Kerri Slomcenski, a Veteranarian up in Pasco County. The story is trending w...
Aug 22, 2015 - CVST Holds Annual Awards Banquet & Pool Party
CVST Holds Annual Awards Banquet & Pool Party The Carrollwood Village Swim Team Held Their Annual Awards Banquet & Pool Party tonight at the Carrollwood Country Club Tennis & Aquatic Center and it w...
Aug 21, 2015 - 10 Things Swimmers Miss When They Stop Swimming
10 Things Swimmers Miss When They Stop Swimming At this time of year a lot of swimmers are finishing their championship meets and hanging up their fast skin for the last time. For some, they will be...
Aug 20, 2015 - New CVST Sponsor, Sonny's BBQ, Helping CVST Seniors get to 2016 Zone Meet!
New CVST Sponsor, Sonny's BBQ, Helping CVST Seniors get to 2016 Sone Meet! The CVST Senior 1 Group is excited to announce that Sonny?s BBQ is now a sponsor for CVST! There will be Spirit Nights at S...
Aug 20, 2015 - CVST to Participate in Crazy Big Swim!
CVST to Participate in Crazy Big Swim! What - The largest swim meet in history. Takes the place of the CVST October FNR. Why - To bring the swimming community together to break a world record, and t...
Aug 20, 2015 - Happy #TBT to CVST!
Happy #TBT to CVST! Happy #TBT CVST! Do you remember these two from the 2008-2009 Swim Year? They were the CVST Male & Female Swimmer of the Year Award Winners. The 2014-2015 Swim Banquet is this ...
Aug 19, 2015 - Missed NBC's Race For Gold? No Problem
Missed NBC's Race For Gold? No Problem If you didn't get to watch watch the new USA Swimming magazine show #RaceforGold on NBC, don't worry, we've got you covered. Click here to watch some cl...
Aug 18, 2015 - Health Experts: Kids, Energy Drinks Not a Good Mix
Health Experts: Kids, Energy Drinks Not a Good Mix Las Vegas Review-Journal For younger people looking for a quick jolt or pick-me-up by sipping on an energy drink, health experts advise them to think...
Aug 17, 2015 - Speedo and Misfit Team Up for a Swimming-Focused Fitness Tracker
Speedo and Misfit Team Up for a Swimming-Focused Fitness Tracker Gizmodo Misfit's button-sized Shine fitness tracker is already waterproof to a depth of over 160 feet, so swimmers don't need to take i...
Aug 16, 2015 - CVST Releases Fall Practice Groups
CVST Releases Fall Practice Groups Bronze Silver Gold Senior 2 Senior 1 Ana Avellan ...
Aug 15, 2015 - Parents, Stop Hovering! It?s Not Your Job to Remove Every Obstacle from Your Kid
Parents, Stop Hovering! It?s Not Your Job to Remove Every Obstacle from Your Kids? Paths By Jessica Lahey. Salon.com Excerpted from "The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their ...
Aug 14, 2015 - CVST at Area 3 Championships
CVST at Area 3 Championships On July 31, to August 2, CVST traveled to St. Petersburg?s North Shore Pool for the Area 3 Championships. The meet featured over 800 swimmers from Area 3. Like other m...
Aug 13, 2015 - Southern Zone Senior Chamionship Meet Recap
Southern Zone Senior Chamionship Meet Recap By Maria Zambito Leaving behind the monsoon that was Tampa, Florida, the CVST Senior 1 Group began a road trip to Greenville, South Carolina for USA Swimm...
Aug 12, 2015 - Ava Edwards CVST's July Age Group Swimmer of the Month
Ava Edwards CVST's July Age Group Swimmer of the Month The CVST coaching staff has named Ava Edwards (9) as the July Agr Group Swimmer of the Month. For the month of July, Ava swam in three meets, ...
Aug 11, 2015 - CVST at FLAGS Long Course Championships
CVST at FLAGS Long Course Championships July 16-19 the Carrollwood Village Swim Team sent 7 athletes to the Florida Swimming Age-Group Swimming Long Course Championships (FLAGS) held in Sarasota at ...
Aug 9, 2015 - Perfect Practice
Perfect Practice By Dr. Alan Goldberg- Peak Performance for Athletes, Coaches and Parents ?Perfect practice? is that which prepares you for the mental, physical and emotional challenges that you are s...
Aug 8, 2015 - Prepare the Child for the Road, Not the Road for the Child
Prepare the Child for the Road, Not the Road for the Child By Kari Kampakis, Writer Blog, July 2015 Years ago, my friend?s daughter really wanted to be chosen as ?Swimmer of the Week? at their country...
Aug 7, 2015 - USA Swimming to Air 'Magazine' Show on NBC
USA Swimming to Air ?Magazine? Show on NBC Broadcast set for Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Eastern COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ? USA Swimming is producing a ?magazine? style show for NBC that extends the networ...
Aug 6, 2015 - Happy #TBT to CVST!
Happy #TBT to CVST! Happy #TBT CVST - This one goes back to the 2010 Southern Zone SeniorChamp's Trip - Two of the three are on the current trip!
Aug 4, 2015 - Follow CVST's Twitter Account/Feed for Zone Meet Updates
Follow CVST's Twitter Account/Feed for Zone Meet Updates Follow the CVST Twitter Account ( www.twitter.com/@CVSTSwimming ) or the "Live Feed" from the CVST Twitter account on the Home Page of the CV...
Aug 1, 2015 - 10 Reasons Not to Date Your Teammates
10 Reasons Not to Date Your Teammates Courtesy of Chase Osorio and Jenna Burns 1 ? Working Out in the Same Lane This one might not be a big deal to outsiders, but when you train in the same lane, yo...
Jul 30, 2015 - "Smile. You'll Swim Faster."
?Smile. You?ll Swim Faster.? By Cathleen Pruden, Swimming World College Intern Swimming is fun. On some level, we all believe this. If we didn?t, we would not wake up before the sun and launch... Mo...
Jul 29, 2015 - Congratulations to USA Swimming?s First Three Olympic Team Members
Congratulations to USA Swimming?s First Three Olympic Team Members Congratulations to Jordan Wilimovsky, Sean Ryan and Haley Anderson. They qualified for the 2016 Olympics in the 10 K Open Water Rac...
Jul 26, 2015 - 25 Fun Things To Do While Tapering
25 Fun Things To Do While Tapering By Tera Bradham, Swimming World Intern The magical, two-syllable word that brings more excitement to a swimmer than any other: taper . It?s the only time of the y...
Jul 25, 2015 - 6 Healthy Foods That Fool Young Swimmers
6 Healthy Foods That Fool Young Swimmers By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Jake was drinking a sports drink at lunch. Shelley ate 5 or 6 handfuls of nuts for her after-school snack. Graham guzzled OJ in the m...
Jul 24, 2015 - You Don't Have to be an American President to Swim
You Don't Have to be an American President to Swim By Phillip Whitten, Guest Blogger In the first three articles of this series, we recounted how many American presidents ? from John Quincy Adams to T...
Jul 23, 2015 - Study Says Rude Teens Become Rude Adults
Study Says Rude Teens Become Rude Adults By Amy Morin, Teens Expert Whether it?s eye-rolling or backtalk, parents often excuse disrespectful behavior by saying, ?Well you know, he is at that age.? And...
Jul 22, 2015 - Top Tips for Fighting Fatigue
Top Tips for Fighting Fatigue By Chris Rosenbloom//PHD, RDN, CSSD A teen swimmer recently asked about fatigue, and if her diet could be contributing to poor recovery. She swims about nine practices a ...
Jul 21, 2015 - Parents Of World-Class Athletes Reveal Secrets To Raising A Superstar
Parents Of World-Class Athletes Reveal Secrets To Raising A Superstar By Jeff Eisenberg, The Turnstile, Yahoo Sports, June 22, 2015 At the height of his pursuit of a spot on the 2000 U.S. Olympic team...
Jul 19, 2015 - CVST FLAGS Team Video
CVST FLAGS Team Video Here's a video completely created by the CVST swimmers at lunch on Saturday (7/18/2015) at FLAGS. Click the link below to watch the video and please be patient it takes about 15...
Jul 18, 2015 - Kids of Helicopter Parents Are Sputtering Out
Kids of Helicopter Parents Are Sputtering Out By Julie Lythcott-Haims, Slate.com Recent studies suggests that kids with overinvolved parents and rigidly structured childhoods suffer psychological blow...
Jul 17, 2015 - Swimming Presidents: Kennedy, Ford, Reagan
Swimming Presidents: Kennedy, Ford, Reagan By Phillip Whitten, Guest Blogger Nearly a century passed after the first swimming president, John Quincy Adams, took his final stroke in the Potomac as pres...
Jul 16, 2015 - Bubbles Hasara Picks Up June SOM Honor
Bubbles Hasara Picks Up June SOM Honor The Carrollwood Village Swim Team has named Sophia (Bubbles) Hasara (12) as the June Swimmer of the Month. Sophia started off the month at CVST?s own Tampa ...
Jul 15, 2015 - 10 Signs You Might Be a Swimmer Girl
10 Signs You Might Be a Swimmer Girl We love being women and we love our sport! Swimmer Girls are fierce, beautiful and, well, have some interesting habits. See which of these 10 Swimmer Girl-isms ...
Jul 13, 2015 - 7 Harsh Realities of Being great in the Pool
7 Harsh Realities of Being great in the Pool This post originally appeared at YourSwimBook.com. Join Olivier?s weekly motivational newsletter strictly for swimmers who are serious about getting fire...
Jul 11, 2015 - Three Lies that Create Misery for Your Young Athlete
Three Lies that Create Misery for Your Young Athlete By David Benzel, Author, Speaker, Growing Champions For Life, July 2015 We hate to see our children suffer emotionally. It goes straight to our hea...
Jul 9, 2015 - Happy #TBT to CVST!
Happy #TBT to CVST! Do any of you CVST swimmers or parents remember the design and how it relates to CVST? Hint: Thanks to Sandy Dykema - we still use them at our Meets! Any Ideas?
Jul 8, 2015 - Benefits of Extracurricular Sports Extend into the Classroom
Benefits of Extracurricular Sports Extend into the Classroom Medical News Today Extracurricular sports have long been promoted as a way of keeping children healthy, but new research suggests they coul...
Jul 7, 2015 - The Art of Swim Parenting
The Art of Swim Parenting By Gary Hall, Sr. The Race Club Blog, June 2015 Being a swim parent is not easy. If it were, we would likely have 2 million registered USA Swimming members, rather than half ...
Jul 6, 2015 - Team USA Opens World University Games on Saturday
Team USA Opens World University Games on Saturday Forty-seven Team USA swimmers, including three 2012 Olympians and 29 members of the USA Swimming National Team, are slated to open competition Satur...
Jul 5, 2015 - How To Set Up for Success at a Big Meet
How To Set Up for Success at a Big Meet By Russell Mark, USA Swimming National Team High Performance Consultant With championship season for the US National Team right around the corner, it?s hard not...
Jul 3, 2015 - 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming All-Session Tickets on Sale Now
2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials ? Swimming All-Session Tickets on Sale Now In one year approximately 1,400 swimmers will compete at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials ? Swimming in the quest to become ...
Jul 2, 2015 - Happy #TBT Throw Back Thursday!
Happy #TBT Throw Back Thursday! Anyone remember these girls from back in the day? All three are Mom's now!
Jul 1, 2015 - The Swimmer's Guide to Punching Fear of Failure in the Face
0 in Share 1 The Swimmer's Guide to Punching Fear of Failure in the Face Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he...
Jun 27, 2015 - 7 Things Smart Swimmers Need to Stop Doing
7 Things Smart Swimmers Need to Stop Doing Life, like our swimming, is largely a series of habits. The way we put on our suit. How many arm swings we do before we jump in. The attitudes and thoughts...
Jun 25, 2015 - Happy #TBT to CVST!
Happy #TBT to CVST! Happy #TBT to CVST! Anyone remember what year this was?
Jun 23, 2015 - Historic Swimming Moment
Historic Swimming Moment 53 Weeks until Trials (as of Sunday) In 1981, Mary T. Meagher established world records in the 200 fly (2:05.96) and the 100 fly (57.93) at the U.S. Long Course National Champ...
Jun 22, 2015 - Protein and Vegetarian Swimmers
Protein and Vegetarian Swimmers By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD Recently, a swimmer sent me an email about her coach?s concern about her choice to be a vegetarian. She chose a vegetarian diet for ...
Jun 20, 2015 - What Champions Know About Nutrition
What Champions Know About Nutrition By Jill Castle MS, RDN Swimmers want to do their best. Not only that, they want to win. Many young swimmers work hard to get to the next level. They log endless hou...
Jun 18, 2015 - Throw Back Thursday #TBT
Throw Back Thursday #TBT Happy #TBT to CVST! Dose anyone remember this little swimmer? Hint: She got married last weekend!
Jun 16, 2015 - Historic Olympic Moment
Historic Olympic Moment 54 Weeks until Trials (as of last Sunday) Great history lesson. Starring Mike Barrowman, Roque Santos, Sergio Lopez. Watch here:
Jun 13, 2015 - Working On Your Concentration Skills in Practice
Working On Your Concentration Skills in Practice By Dr. Alan Goldberg//Competitivedge.com There's no question that races are won and lost before the start. If the quality of your training is poor, t...
Jun 13, 2015 - Coach Randy Releases Mar, Apr & May CVST Age Group Swimmer of the Month Awards
Coach Randy Releases Mar, Apr & May CVST Age Group Swimmer of the Month Awards March, 2015 - Henry Walz The CVST coaching staff has named Henry Walz (13) as the March Swimmer of the Month. At the N...
Jun 9, 2015 - The 7 Types of Slackers on Every Swim Team
The 7 Types of Slackers on Every Swim Team Every swim team has them?the loafers who are undeniably giving 50% max at practice day after day, the sneaky strategists who find a shortcut in every set, ...
Jun 8, 2015 - Advice To Sports Parents From Basketball Coach Steve Kerr
Advice To Sports Parents From Basketball Coach Steve Kerr By Steve Kerr, Coach, Positive Coaching Alliance In this clip, Kerr talks about his advice for sports parents. He starts by sharing a bit from...
Jun 7, 2015 - VIDEO: The Science of Why Belly Flops Hurt
VIDEO: The Science of Why Belly Flops Hurt Any swimmer (or diver) who has ever done a belly flop has wondered the same thing: how can a liquid like water feel so solid?\ Sure, maybe it?s not the f...
Jun 4, 2015 - Throw Back Thursday #TBT
Throw Back Thursday #TBT Happy # TBT CVST! - From a Tampa Bay Swim Classic Heat Sheet in 2004 - Remember these "Old" CVST Swimmers ...
Jun 3, 2015 - Sugar: Hiding in Plain Sight
Sugar: Hiding in Plain Sight By Robert Lustig, TED-Ed While sugar is easy to spot in candy, soft drinks and ice cream, it also hides out in foods you might not expect -- including peanut butter, pasta...
May 31, 2015 - USADA Update 12 products added to High Risk List because they contain at least
USADA Update 12 products added to High Risk List because they contain at least 1 ingredient on WADA Prohibitive List.
May 29, 2015 - Top Tips for Including Quality Protein
Top Tips for Including Quality Protein ?Little Miss Swimmer sat at the poolside, eating her casein and whey. Along came a rival who sat down beside her and Miss Swimmer blew her competition away.? ...
May 28, 2015 - CVST Represented in State's Open Water 5K
CVST Represented in State?s Open Water 5K CVST has five of its toughest take on Hurricane Man CARROLLWOOD ? An air horn sounds and suddenly you?re surrounded by flailing limbs, desperately clawing t...
May 28, 2015 - Throw Back Thursday #TBT
Throw Back Thursday #TBT Happy # TBT CVST! - This one goes back to the 2009 Spring Senior Champ's! # Bubbleheads # 800FreeRelay # FLSR09 # CVST
May 27, 2015 - The #FunnestSport has Arrived!
The #FunnestSport has Arrived! SwimToday has launched it's 2015 ad campaign to show non-swimmers and their parents why swimming is the #FunnestSport and invite new swimmer to join in! SwimToday and ...
May 26, 2015 - Are You a Supportive or Overly-Involved Swim Parent?
Are You a Supportive or Overly-Involved Swim Parent? There is a fine line we parents walk on the pool deck. We want to be supportive of our kids who love swimming and pursue the sport. But, where do...
May 23, 2015 - 5 Stages to Becoming a Distance Swimmer
5 Stages to Becoming a Distance Swimmer Potentially the worst part of being a distance swimmer, besides the unbelievable amount of yardage that comes with it, is finding out you?re a distance swimme...
May 22, 2015 - Wednesday Word: "Warm-up."
Wednesday Word: ?Warm-up.? Definition: Warming up your muscles. Not floating. Not bobbing. Not sitting at the wall complaining the water is too cold. How swimmers mess up ?warm-up?: Read More...
May 21, 2015 - Throw Back Thursday #TBT
Throw Back Thursday #TBT Happy #TBT CVST, do your recognize this now CVST college swimmer form a few years ago?
May 20, 2015 - 7 Performance-Enhancing Foods to Eat Before and After a Workout
7 Performance-Enhancing Foods to Eat Before and After a Workout Have you ever heard the saying, ?abs are made in the kitchen?? Exercising and training can only go so far if you aren?t filling your b...
May 19, 2015 - 5 Things That Happen When You're the Only Swimmer in Your Family
5 Things That Happen When You?re the Only Swimmer in Your Family I discovered the sport of swimming completely by chance. My swim lesson instructor encouraged me to try a meet, and I thought, why n...
May 18, 2015 - Doc Rivers: Sports Parenting In 4 Words
Doc Rivers: Sports Parenting In 4 Words Doc Rivers is the head coach for the Los Angeles Clippers and a PCA National Advisory Board Member. He had a stellar playing career with Marquette University ...
May 16, 2015 - Why Kids Quit Sports
Why Kids Quit Sports By John O?Sullivan, Changing The Game Project, May 2015 ?I just can?t take it anymore coach,? a talented but underperforming player named Kate told me a few years back. ?I think I...
May 15, 2015 - Understand Real-Life Issues Associated With Dietary Supplements
Understand Real-Life Issues Associated With Dietary Supplements By USADA Have you ever found yourself relying on the label of a dietary supplement to make your purchasing decision? Do you know how to ...
May 14, 2015 - CVST's Zambito Added to Florida Swimming Open Water Zone Team
CVST's Zambito Added to Florida Swimming Open Water Zone Team The Florida Swimming Open Water Championships, and LSC Challenge (All-Star Team Event) were held Sunday, April 26th in Ft. Myers at Mi...
May 14, 2015 - Throw Back Thursday #TBT
Throw Back Thursday #TBT Check out this crew from a past CVST Banquet, How many do you know?
May 13, 2015 - Watch Virtual Race Between Tarzan, Matt Biondi, Buster Crabb, Mark Spitz, And Do
Watch Virtual Race Between Tarzan, Matt Biondi, Buster Crabb, Mark Spitz, And Don Shollander During the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, Cadillac created The Cadillac Challenge. It was a virtual race to d...
May 12, 2015 - How to Balance Swimming and School
How to Balance Swimming and School Being a swimmer, you most likely have learned how to manage your time wisely. However, that does mean that it is completely easy to balance school and swimming. Al...
May 11, 2015 - Wednesday Word: Touched Out
Wednesday Word: Touched Out By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Every week, I will dissect a word, term, or phrase of "Swim Speak." This is geared for new swim parents who are baffled and/or confused ...
May 10, 2015 - What's My Child Doing Wrong?
What's My Child Doing Wrong? By David Benzel, Author, Speaker, Growing Champions for Life, May 2015 It must be in our parental DNA. I'm referring to our inherent sense of responsibility for everything...
May 9, 2015 - Important Information From USADA
Important Information From USADA tweeted recently USADA?@usantidoping Athletes beware: 14 #supplement companies warned by @US_FDA due to products containing #prohibited substance DMBA. http://www.fd...
May 7, 2015 - CVST Has 6 of Their Toughest Take On Hurricane Man
CVST Has 6 of Their Toughest Take On Hurricane Man Six athletes from the Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) set foot on the powder white sands of Pass-a-Grille beach, tattooed with sharpie numbers...
May 6, 2015 - Solve the Mystery of Your Child's Motivation and Distraction Issues
Solve the Mystery of Your Child's Motivation and Distraction Issues By David Benzel, Author, Speaker, Growing Champions for Life, May 2015 Join in on this great Webinar on how to solve the mystery of ...
May 5, 2015 - Chlorinated: The World Inside Each Swim Team
Chlorinated: The World Inside Each Swim Team Thanks to Lexi Coon of brantaphotos.com for contributing this photo essay: Most competitive swimmers start the same way: bi-weekly lessons, that turn...
May 4, 2015 - 6 Reasons Your Swim Team Becomes Your Family
6 Reasons Your Swim Team Becomes Your Family By Emma Foster, Swimming World College Intern Swimmers are a special breed. Even most non-chlorinated people understand that. On college campuses around ...
May 3, 2015 - 25 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Meet Warm Up
25 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Meet Warm Up The pre-meet warm up routine is very important to a successful race. And like anything important, it doesn?t come without its trials and tribulation...
May 2, 2015 - The Role of Parents in Athletics
The Role of Parents in Athletics By Bruce Brown, Proactive Coaching.com "Coaches and parents... First, teach them to love the game. Second, teach them how to play it. Third, teach them how to compete ...
May 1, 2015 - Techniques for Recovering Without Stopping
Techniques for Recovering Without Stopping U.S. Masters Swimming Everybody knows that rest and recovery are essential components of an effective training program. But have you ever thought about how t...
Apr 30, 2015 - Throw Back Thursday #TBT
Throw Back Thursday #TBT Anyone recognize these Studs from a few years back?
Apr 28, 2015 - CVST Represents Well at State Open Water Championships
CVST Represents Well at State Open Water Championships An air horn sounds and suddenly you?re surrounded by flailing limbs, desperately clawing to the buoy marking the first turn of the Florida Swim...
Apr 26, 2015 - How to Improve Water Drinking for Swimmers at School
How to Improve Water Drinking for Swimmers at School By Jill Castle, MS, RDN I am a coach for the developmental groups on our team. My swimmers are 6-11 years old. We talk constantly about not only br...
Apr 25, 2015 - Research Highlights Devastating Health Effects of Energy Drinks
Research Highlights Devastating Health Effects of Energy Drinks Archita Datta Majumdar - Thursday, April 23, 2015 Along with an alarming rise in obesity, energy drinks are leading to increasing sta...
Apr 24, 2015 - Top Snack Replacements
Top Snack Replacements By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD How many times have you reached for a bag of chips while studying, or guzzled a 20-ounce soft drink because you were thirsty? Swimmers burn a...
Apr 23, 2015 - CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT
CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT Does anyone remember these CVST Swimmers from a while back. This picture was taken after a CVST Banquet in the "Old" Clubhouse!
Apr 22, 2015 - Cornell's Chocolate Milk Fills Refueling Gap
Cornell's Chocolate Milk Fills Refueling Gap The New York Times Posters in the entrance to Cornell University's strength and conditioning center instruct athletes ? from nearly 300-pound offensive lin...
Apr 21, 2015 - Open Water Course Maps & Start Lists Posted for This Weekend
Open Water Course Maps & Start Lists Posted for This Weekend Florida Swimming and the Open Water Festival Officials have posted the Start Lists for this weekend's Florida Swimming Open Water Champio...
Apr 18, 2015 - Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken Finds a New Purpose After Paralyzing Accident
Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken Finds a New Purpose After Paralyzing Accident By Sharon Cotliar @SharonCotliar Just 10 months after Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen was paralyzed from the waist...
Apr 17, 2015 - April is Pool Safety Month - Stay Safe in the Water All Year Long
April is Pool Safety Month - Stay Safe in the Water All Year Long April is Pool Safety Month. Here is some good information to pass around to clubs, and facilities about swimming pool safety. Poo...
Apr 16, 2015 - CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT
CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT Happy #TBT - Anyone remember these little mermaids from a few years ago?
Apr 13, 2015 - The Four Biggest Problems in Youth Sports Today
The Four Biggest Problems in Youth Sports Today By Changing The Game Project, April, 3 2015 When you run an organization such as the Changing the Game Project, you hear many youth sports stories from ...
Apr 12, 2015 - U.S. Olympic Committee 'Candidly Concerned' Non-revenue College Sports Will Be C
U.S. Olympic Committee 'Candidly Concerned' Non-revenue College Sports Will Be Cut By Pat Forde, Yahoo Sports, April 1, 2015 The great competitive and commercial climax of the college sports season oc...
Apr 11, 2015 - The Conversation All Parents of Young Athletes Need to Have
The Conversation All Parents of Young Athletes Need to Have By Ruthie Fierberg, Parents Magazine, April 3, 2015 For those of you who don?t know, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. For those of y...
Apr 9, 2015 - CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT
CVST Throw Back Thursday - #TBT Do you remember these "Cowgirls"? Shopping at the western wear store on an Ocala Meet Team Trip a few years ago?
Apr 7, 2015 - Mike's Mailbag: Negativity on the Deck
Mike's Mailbag: Negativity on the Deck By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Dear Mike, I am an age group swimmer who has been having issues with a difficult coach recently. I love swimming, I?ve been do...
Apr 6, 2015 - 6 Things You Can Learn From An Age Group Swimmer
6 Things You Can Learn From An Age Group Swimmer Maturing as a swimmer is great. As you get older, you figure out your best events, make your best friends in the sport, develop your race strategies,...
Apr 5, 2015 - Support CVST Through AmazonSmile this Mother's Day!
Support CVST through AmazonSmile this Mother's Day! https://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-1620925 With Mother's Day just over five weeks away, now's a great time to start thinking about Mother's Day Gifts ...
Apr 4, 2015 - Ten Tips to Raising Resilient Kids (From a Former Navy Seal)
Ten Tips to Raising Resilient Kids (From a Former Navy Seal) By Calvin Hennick, Yahoo Parenting, ?March? ?25?, ?2015 Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life, the new book by Eric Greite...
Apr 3, 2015 - Jolyn Swimwear Signs On as CVST Sponsor
Jolyn Swimwear Signs On as CVST Sponsor Jolyn Swimwear, a leading supplier of "Fun Swimwear". Not that long ago, in a land way out California west, a band of misfits got together with a pod of ripp...
Apr 3, 2015 - CVST Blue/Green Meet Draft Held, Teams Selected
CVST Blue/Green Meet Draft Held, Teams Selected The CVST Draft was held earlier this week and here are the results and the team members for bot Randy's Blue Team and Maria's Green Team! The meet wi...
Apr 2, 2015 - Aquatic Competition Dates for 2016 Rio Olympics
Aquatic Competition Dates for 2016 Rio Olympics The organizers of the 2016 Olympics posted the competition dates for each discipline at the Games, as well as the schedule for the test-events prior t...
Apr 1, 2015 - Dara Torres Wins April Fools? Day
Dara Torres Wins April Fools? Day Universal Sports Network Dara Torres started a social media frenzy when she sent out this Tweet: More...
Apr 1, 2015 - It's Never Too Late To Improve Your Start
It?s Never Too Late To Improve Your Start By Russell Mark, USA Swimming National Team High Performance Consultant It?s never not too late to improve your start. Here are a few easy things to keep in...
Mar 31, 2015 - Top Reasons Swimmers Should Forego a Ketogenic Diet
Top Reasons Swimmers Should Forego a Ketogenic Diet By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD Early this month, Jill Castle wrote a thoughtful article on the ketogenic diet for swimmers. This high fat diet ...
Mar 29, 2015 - Mike's Mailbag: Psyched Out by Psych Sheets
Mike's Mailbag: Psyched Out by Psych Sheets By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Hey Mike! What a lovely column you write each week! Thank you! I am swimmer who struggles mentally with psych sheets. I...
Mar 28, 2015 - Wednesday Word: ?Drag Suit.?
Wednesday Word: ?Drag Suit.? By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Definition: When a swimmer wears a bigger swimsuit to purposefully increase drag during swimming. What ?drag? literally means: ?Pull so...
Mar 27, 2015 - Public Notification: Black Mamba Hyperrush Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients
Public Notification: Black Mamba Hyperrush Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Black Mamba Hyperrush, a product promo...
Mar 25, 2015 - Florida Gators Pump-up Video: It?s Our Time
Florida Gators Pump-up Video: It?s Our Time The University of Florida Gators are pumped and ready to attack on this, the first day of the 2015 Men?s NCAA Championships. Caeleb Dressel, Corey Main, ...
Mar 23, 2015 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PROHIBITED DECK CHANGES BY SWIMMERS
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PROHIBITED DECK CHANGES BY SWIMMERS TO: LSC General Chairs , LSC Permanent Offices , LSC Officials Chairs ? please distribute to all officials in you LSC , USA Swimm...
Mar 22, 2015 - Parental Athletic Dreams Can Become Youth Sports Nightmares
Parental Athletic Dreams Can Become Youth Sports Nightmares By John O?Sullivan, Changingthegameproject, Huffington Post March 11, 2015 American pop culture loves to promote the great achievements of s...
Mar 21, 2015 - The Importance of Sleep for Elite Athletes
The Importance of Sleep for Elite Athletes By Christopher Winter, Martha Jefferson Hospital & NBA Sleep Doctor, Insight, March 13, 2015 Alongside working as the Medical Director of the Martha Jefferso...
Mar 18, 2015 - Wednesday Word: "The Swimmer Nap."
Wednesday Word: ?The Swimmer Nap.? Definition: When a swimmer suddenly disappears for 1-4 hours and you have no idea where he/she went, and then you go, ?Oh, of course, they fell into the infinitely...
Mar 17, 2015 - 2015 CVST Hosted Meets & Practice Schedules
2015 CVST Hosted Meets & Practice Schedules Spring is here and that means CVST will soon be hosting meets at the Club and at Northshore Pool, in St. Petersburg. It also means that summer is on the ...
Mar 16, 2015 - 15 Signs You Are an Awesome Teammate
15 Signs You Are an Awesome Teammate by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. The bond that you develop with your teammates over the course of your swimming career is difficult to describe. You share a struggle th...
Mar 15, 2015 - Randy's CVST Blog from Spring FLAGS
Randy's CVST Blog from Spring FLAGS Day 3 - Sunday, March 15, 2015 10:58 am) - CVST finished up the Spring FLAGS with Mabry's 100 back 1:18.29 . Now it's time for ice cream. Day 3 - Sunday, Marc...
Mar 14, 2015 - How to Improve Your Stress Management in Swimming
How to Improve Your Stress Management in Swimming 0 As we near the end of the academic year, swimming is just beginning to pick up steam. Preparing for final exams and projects can be difficult when...
Mar 13, 2015 - What Makes The Great Ones Great
What Makes The Great Ones Great By Don Yeager, Author Disciple of John Wooden, Excerpt from his new Book 16 Characteristics of a champion 1. Hating to lose more than loving to win: They develop this m...
Mar 12, 2015 - CVST #TBT
CVST #TBT Happy TBT from CVST! Do you remember this CVST Senior from a few years back?
Mar 10, 2015 - How to Get Your Mind Right in the Pool
How to Get Your Mind Right in the Pool by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. You can't always change your coach. You can't change the pool you train in. and you can't contrl what the swimmer in the lane next t...
Mar 8, 2015 - Free Training for Parents
Free Training for Parents The USA Swimming Safe Sport Program is proud to offer free athlete protection training to the parents of our member athletes. Parents are a critical component to our overal...
Mar 7, 2015 - Important USADA Update
Important USADA Update Coaches: please share with all of your athletes and their parents. Please pay close attention to this tweet from USADA. The FDA has published a notification about a product co...
Mar 6, 2015 - Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool to Feature Team USA vs. Europe
Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool to Feature Team USA vs. Europe Featuring Team USA?s top swimmers squaring off against Europe?s best, the Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool returns to the United State...
Mar 5, 2015 - CVST #TBT
CVST #TBT Happy TBT from CVST! Do you remember this "Chicago Training Trip" from a few years back?
Mar 2, 2015 - Five Things You Should Already Do To Reach Your Potential This Season
Five Things You Should Already Do To Reach Your Potential This Season By Alicia Kendig, Nutritionist, U.S. Olympic Committee I often hear from athletes and parents wanting answers to their very pointe...
Feb 28, 2015 - ALERT: New World Anti-Doping Association Rule
ALERT: New World Anti-Doping Association Rule Sent by Jim Sheehan, USA Swimming President On behalf of USA Swimming, I want to make you aware of a new World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rule called Prohi...
Feb 27, 2015 - 5 Things You Must Do If You Want to Fail at Swimming
5 Things You Must Do If You Want to Fail at Swimming By Wayne Goldsmith There?s a lot of swimming articles about how to be successful: bet you?ve never read one that will tell you 5 Things You Must ...
Feb 26, 2015 - CVST #TBT
CVST #TBT Happy TBT from CVST! Do you remember these "Biathlon Award Winners" from a few years back?
Feb 24, 2015 - You're a Mentally Tougher Swimmer Than You Realize
You?re a Mentally Tougher Swimmer Than You Realize by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Typically we talk about elite swimmers in terms of talent and performance that borders on reverence. She is so fast because...
Feb 23, 2015 - Mike's Mailbag: The Swimmer Plateau
Mike's Mailbag: The Swimmer Plateau By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Dear Mike, I have been swimming for almost 12 years now and I just finished my freshman year of college swimming. I was...
Feb 21, 2015 - Choose Wisely When Dining Out
Choose Wisely When Dining Out By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD Dining out at quick service restaurants is an easy option for many busy swimming families. I?ve written on healthy choices while eatin...
Feb 20, 2015 - Ingerick Picks Up CVST February SOM Honors
Ingerick Picks Up CVST February SOM Honors The Carrollwood Village Swim Team has named Logan Ingerick as the February Swimmer of the Month. By swimming to six best times in seven events, the 11 year...
Feb 19, 2015 - CVST Qualifiers for the 2015 FLOW Champ's
2015 Florida Swimming Open Water Championship Qualifiers as of 3/1/2015 10&Under Girls Madison Houck (500) Kaitlyn Labella (500) 11-12 Girls Mabry Bishop (500) 13-14 Girls Abby Forman (1500) O...
Feb 19, 2015 - CVST #TBT
CVST #TBT Happy TBT from CVST! Do you remember these "Angels" from a few years back?
Feb 18, 2015 - CVST Goes the Distance
CVST Goes the Distance At Berkeley Prep, last Friday, a handful of CVST swimmers rose to the challenge of a distance swim meet on Friday the 13 th no less. Logan Ingerick (11) led the group off ...
Feb 17, 2015 - 3 Sleep Habits to Boost Your Performance
3 Sleep Habits to Boost Your Performance Bridge Athletic | February 17th, 2015 Swimmers are constantly on the verge of sleep deprivation. It takes focus and no small amount of discipline to get t...
Feb 16, 2015 - CVST Mystery Week & Swim-A-Thon T-Shirts Here!
CVST Mystery Week & Swim-A-Thon T-Shirts Here! The T-Shirts for the 2014 CVST Mystery Week Survivors are in along with the 2015 CVST Swim-A-Thon "Laps for Lights" T-Shirts for those who raised $300....
Feb 15, 2015 - Sportsmanship and Swimming
Sportsmanship and Swimming Courtesy of Ashleigh Shanley, SwimSwam Intern. Sportsmanship: 1. Character, practice or skill of a sportsman 2. Sportsmanlike conduct as fairness, courtesy, being a cheerful...
Feb 14, 2015 - National Retailers, Including GNC, Told To Halt Bogus Supplement Sales
National Retailers, Including GNC, Told To Halt Bogus Supplement Sales By Anahad O?Connor, The New York Times, February 3, 2015 The New York state attorney general?s office accused four major retailer...
Feb 13, 2015 - Free SafeSport Training for Parents & Swimmers
Free SafeSport Training for Parents & Swimmers The USA Swimming Safe Sport Program is proud to offer free athlete protection training to the parents of our member athletes. Parents are a critical c...
Feb 12, 2015 - CVST #TBT
CVST #TBT Happy TBT from CVST! Do you remember these handsome studs from afew years back?
Feb 11, 2015 - Live Parent Webinar- "Three Steps to Get Your Athletic Family on the Same Page"
Growing Champions for Life! Live Webinar- "Three Steps to Get Your Athletic Family on the Same Page" Dear Parent, If you?d like to restore sanity and a sense of balance to your athletic family, go to ...
Feb 10, 2015 - FS Open Water All-Star & Zone Team Selection Info
FS Open Water All-Star & Zone Team Selection Info Florida OW All-Star Team Selection: As many of you are aware, the Florida Swimming Open Water Championships, and LSC Challenge (All-Star Team Event...
Feb 9, 2015 - CVST "On Fire" at Gasparilla Races
CVST "On Fire" at Gasparilla Races At the 8th Annual Gasparilla Races, at Tampa Prep, Carrollwood Village Swim Team managed a stellar performance only two weeks after performing well at the Mac Crut...
Feb 7, 2015 - And You Thought It Was Cold at CVST Practices...
And You Thought It Was Cold at CVST Practices... Watch this video of some Polish swimmers - Click Here .
Feb 6, 2015 - NBC's2016 Olympic Promo Video Features Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Missy Fra
NBC's2016 Olympic Promo Video Features Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin 2 in Share The August 5th, 2016 Opening Ceremony date of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is now less than 550...
Feb 5, 2015 - CVST #TBT
CVST #TBT Happy TBT from CVST! Do you remember Halloween Costume Practices from the 90's? # CVST # FunnestSport # CoachRandy
Feb 4, 2015 - Repak Leads CVST with High Point at FSU
Repak Leads CVST with High Point at FSU In the Mac Crutchfield Invitational at Florida State University, 18 of Carrollwood Village Swim Team?s athletes achieved new personal best times, put some new...
Feb 3, 2015 - Why 'Bullying' Is the New 'Little Boy Who Cried Wolf'
Why 'Bullying' Is the New 'Little Boy Who Cried Wolf' By Signe Whitson, Author; Child and adolescent therapist, Huffington Post, January 22, 2015 As bullying continues to be a hot topic for coaches, a...
Feb 3, 2015 - Bowles Takes CVST's January SOM Honors
Bowles Takes CVST's January SOM Honors The Carrollwood Village Swim Team coaching staff has named Tyler Bowles (14) as its January Swimmer of the Month. Swimming at the Area Tallahassee Mac Crutchf...
Feb 2, 2015 - CVST Bullying Policy
Feb 1, 2015 - Top Food Mistakes Made by Swimmers
Top Food Mistakes Made by Swimmers By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD I have been a nutrition consultant to hundreds of athletes over the past many years. From high school to professional athletes, I...
Jan 31, 2015 - Five Strategies to Make Sure Young Swimmers Get Enough Protein
Five Strategies to Make Sure Young Swimmers Get Enough Protein By Jill Castle, MS, RDN is a childhood nutrition expert and co-author of Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair to...
Jan 30, 2015 - So You Want To Make The Olympic Team?
So You Want To Make The Olympic Team? By Lindsay Mintenko, USA Swimming National Team Managing Director I get this question all the time: ?What do I need to do to make the Olympic team?? Besides worki...
Jan 29, 2015 - CVST #TBT
CVST #TBT Do you know this person from back in the 1980's?
Jan 26, 2015 - How to get tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
How to get tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Want to be in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games? We?ve got you covered. The ticket sales process is laid out here. More Info
Jan 25, 2015 - Mike's Mailbag: Forward Thinking
Mike's Mailbag: Forward Thinking By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Each week, I answer questions from swimmers around the country. If you have a question, email me at swimmingstories@gmail.com . H...
Jan 24, 2015 - Fueled by Water
Fueled by Water By Speedo USA A series of 17 very cool videos: Elite Swimmers Deep Enders Swim Lessons Rose Bowl Aquatics - Jurgen Schmidt video C J Kanuha video Mark Cunningham Tara Tira video Mariel...
Jan 23, 2015 - The Race to Nowhere In Youth Sports
The Race to Nowhere In Youth Sports By John O?Sullivan ,Posted October 20, 2014 in Coaching, Parenting ?My 4th grader tried to play basketball and soccer last year,? a mom recently told me as we sat a...
Jan 21, 2015 - A View Of Swimming From A Non-Swimmer?s Perspective
A View Of Swimming From A Non-Swimmer?s Perspective Commentary by Swimming World Intern Woohee Han PISCATAWAY ? I spent three days as a reporter intern for Swimming World at the Berkeley Aquatic Clu...
Jan 20, 2015 - The 5 Stages of Morning Practice
The 5 Stages of Morning Practice By Morgan Pestorius , Swimming World College Intern No one understands the pain of morning practice unless they?ve experienced it themselves. And anyone who has bee...
Jan 19, 2015 - Help Your Child THRIVE, Not Just Survive
Help Your Child THRIVE, Not Just Survive By David Benzel, Growing Champions for Life, January 22, 2015 Up until 1997, 87% of all studies in the field of psychology were focused on how to relieve the s...
Jan 16, 2015 - CVST Launches Online Swim Store
CVST Launches Online Swim Store www.swimoutlet.com/CVST has All Your Swimming & Training Needs Tampa, Florida (January 16, 2015) ? Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) is proud to announce the l...
Jan 15, 2015 - Complaints
Complaints By Unknown An aging master grew tired of his apprentice?s complaints. One morning, he sent him to get some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master told him to mix a handful of salt i...
Jan 14, 2015 - Some Tips and Advice For Swimmers From SwimSwam
Some Tips and Advice For Swimmers From SwimSwam 5 Ways to Relax Before Your Next Big Race What to Do When You Are Feeling Overwhelmed By Your Swimming Goals 6 Excuse-Busting Tips for Swimmers ...
Jan 13, 2015 - 17 Speedo Videos You Need To Watch Right Now
17 Speedo Videos You Need To Watch Right Now Swimming Videos courtesy of Speedo USA, a SwimSwam Partner. Fueled by Water is our tribute to water and the people who are fueled by it. Click Here ...
Jan 12, 2015 - Follow CVST's College Swimmers This Season
Follow CVST's College Swimmers This Season First posted 10/10/2014 The College swim season has begun and this is where you can follow our CVST College Swimmers and their progress throughout their se...
Jan 12, 2015 - 91 Year Old Swimmer Stars in Speedo Ad
91 Year Old Swimmer Stars in Speedo Ad This is not the Speedo that most folks know ? and love to ridicule. No teeny, tiny swim briefs in this ad. None of its former spokesjocks like Michael Phelps...
Jan 10, 2015 - Law of the Garbage Truck
Law of the Garbage Truck By Unknown One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front...
Jan 8, 2015 - The Sensational Six
The Sensational Six You know you?ve arrived when you are one of the six fastest swimmers in the U.S. in an event. Those six athletes earn the honor of sporting the red, white, and blue as members of...
Jan 6, 2015 - Growing Champions for Life: From Chump to Champ in Four Steps! Parent Webinar!
Growing Champions for Life: From Chump to Champ in Four Steps! Parent Webinar ! Dear Parent, If you?d like to give your child a simple four-step process for moving from good to great in any area of li...
Jan 5, 2015 - CVST's Best Times & Meet Results on Your Phone
CVST's Best Times & Meet Results on Your Phone It is now easier than ever to get access to an individual athlete's times history with OnDeck Parent . We've added the ability to view Best Times and...
Jan 4, 2015 - CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes
CVST Winter Session Practice Group Changes Congratulations to the following swimmers on moving up a practice group beginning at practice tomorrow, January 5, 2015: Bronze to Silver Gold: Ella He...
Jan 3, 2015 - The 8 Swim Parents You See at Your Local Swim Meets
The 8 Swim Parents You See at Your Local Swim Meets Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. There?s at least one at every swim meet. That parent. The...
Jan 2, 2015 - 10 Tips to Improve Parent-Coach Relationships
10 Tips to Improve Parent-Coach Relationships Courtesy of Elizabeth Wickham ?Parents today are out of control,? say a number of swim coaches. Don?t get me wrong; club coaches do appreciate us. They ...
Jan 1, 2015 - Sport Psychology Thought
Sport Psychology Thought By Dr. Alan Goldberg-Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches & Parents Take action TODAY. Step out of your comfort zone NOW. Trash the bad habits this moment. Stop making excu...
Dec 29, 2014 - 7 Ways to Swim Fearlessly in 2015 and 2016
7 Ways to Swim Fearlessly in 2015 and 2016 I?m afraid of an assortment of th ings. Rejection. Regrets. My Wi-Fi dropping. Some people are scared of the usual stuff ? the dark, spiders, snakes and so...
Dec 28, 2014 - GameOn4Kids.com Features B-Champ's
GameOn4Kids.com Features B-Champ's CVST Swimmers Earn Team Spirit Award Team excels at B Championships in St. Petersburg By Maria Zambito GameOn4Kids.com Correspondent CARROLLWOOD ? A Snowmen them...
Dec 27, 2014 - Watch 2014 Golden Goggles Replay
Watch 2014 Golden Goggles Replay For those of you interested in checking out last month?s Golden Goggle Awards from New York, a playlist of the entire evening is now available on the USA Swimming Yo...
Dec 26, 2014 - Meet Mobile to Begin Charging Subscription Fees for Meet Results
Meet Mobile to Begin Charging Subscription Fees for Meet Results Update: Updated with cost information. Active?s ubiquitous Meet Mobile mobile swimming results application is about to undergo a m...
Dec 22, 2014 - Bubbles Picks Up CVST December SOM Honors
Bubbles Picks Up CVST December SOM Honors The Carrollwood Village Swim Team coaching staff has named Sophia Hasara (12) of the Silve/Gold practice gold as the December Swimmer of the Month. At the ...
Dec 21, 2014 - One Bad Tweet Can Be Costly to a Student Athlete
One Bad Tweet Can Be Costly to a Student Athlete By Jeff DiVeronica, Staff writer, Democrat & Chronicle, September 2014 Three years ago, Scott Fitch couldn't believe what he was hearing. A college coa...
Dec 20, 2014 - A Plea to Parents of Young Athletes: Simmer Down
A Plea to Parents of Young Athletes: Simmer Down By Ted Spiker, Time Magazine, Nov. 25, 2014 Ted Spiker (@ProfSpiker), the interim chair of the department of journalism at the University of Florida, i...
Dec 20, 2014 - Top Nutrient-Rich Food Choices
Top Nutrient-Rich Food Choices By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD Recently a coach asked me what foods were the best sources of carbohydrate, protein and fat for swimmers. Nutritionists like to talk ...
Dec 19, 2014 - 16 Breakfast Ideas for the Young Swimmer
16 Breakfast Ideas for the Young Swimmer By Jill Castle, MS, RDN To eat, or not to eat, breakfast? This is the question young swimmers may struggle with as they scurry out the door to make morning p...
Dec 19, 2014 - The Most Important Part of Holiday Training
The Most Important Part of Holiday Training By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent About ten years ago, I embarked on my final, last training trip of my collegiate career. My college swim team stayed home...
Dec 18, 2014 - GameOn4Kids December All-Star - Ava Edward
GameOn4Kids December All-Star ? Ava Edwards CVST's Ava Edwards (8) has been named a GameOn4Kids.com December All-Star. Game On 4 Kids web site is Tampa Bay's premier source for youth sports. To ...
Dec 17, 2014 - Free Swim Parent Webinar: "How to Help Your Child Conquer Fear"
Free Swim Parent Webinar: ? How to Help Your Child Conquer Fear? Dear Parent, If helping your child overcome sport-related fears is important to you, go to the Parents page of our web site and re...
Dec 16, 2014 - CVST Swimmer's Holiday Party
CVST Swimmer's Holiday Party DATE & TIME: 12/19/2014 (Fri 4:30PM - 8:00PM) LOCATION: CCC Pool The CVST Team Holiday Party is Friday, December 19, from 4:30-8:00 pm, after practice at the pool. ...
Dec 15, 2014 - CVST Earns Spirit Award at B Championships
CVST Earns Spirit Award at B Championships By Coach Maria Carrollwood Village Swim Team swam fast at Harry Meisel B Championships West in St. Petersburg and earned the Florida Swimming Team Spirit A...
Dec 13, 2014 - CVST Swim-A-Thon Laps for Lights Recognition & Awards
CVST Swim-A-Thon Laps for Lights Recognition & Awards
Dec 11, 2014 - Some Fun & Interesting Recent Lists from SwimSwam.com
Some Fun & Interesting Recent Lists from SwimSwam.com 12 Things Swimmers Hate 3 Steps to a Better Mystery Week (Holiday Training Camp) 10 Things You'll Find in a Swimmer's Bag 6 Things You Nee...
Dec 10, 2014 - Mike Gustafson: Conquering Morning Practice Cold
Mike Gustafson: Conquering Morning Practice Cold By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent There?s no cold quite like Morning Practice Cold. It?s a cold that permeates your clothes, your skin, and your bones...
Dec 6, 2014 - Alphabet Of Parenting
Alphabet Of Parenting By Ann Landers Dear Ann Landers: My husband and I have three children, ages 23,17 and 15, who are decent and successful. Many relatives and friends have commented on what great k...
Dec 4, 2014 - Shop AmazonSmile & Support CVST All Year Long
Shop AmazonSmile & Support CVST All Year Long First Published July 7, 2014 Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Carrollwood Village Swim Association Inc (...
Dec 1, 2014 - Three Essential Mindsets for Athletic Success
Three Essential Mindsets for Athletic Success By Dr. Jim Taylor, Sport Psychologists, Author Prime Sports Alert, November 2014 In this article, I?m going to talk about ?mindset,? which I consider to b...
Nov 30, 2014 - New Breaststroke Rule Change Effective Immediately
New Breaststroke Rule Change Effective Immediately
Nov 28, 2014 - Edwards Picks Up November SOM Honors
Edwards Picks Up November SOM Honors The Carrollwood Village Swim Team has named Ava Edwards (8) of the Silver-Gold Practice Group as the November Swimmer of the Month. For the month, Ava dropped a ...
Nov 27, 2014 - Happy Thanksgiving from CVST
Happy Thanksgiving from CVST Thanksgiving Day Morning Practice at CVST
Nov 25, 2014 - Labella Picks Up First FLAGS Cut
Labella Picks Up First FLAGS Cut At the SPA/PYP Saturday-Sunday Morning Races, held at Northshore Pool in St. Pete, CVST swam until their limbs felt like fire and their lungs would burst. This paid ...
Nov 24, 2014 - Staying Calm Under Pressure: Stay In Your Body And Let Your Story Go!
Staying Calm Under Pressure: Stay In Your Body And Let Your Story Go! By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Sport Psychologist, Author, Competitive Advantage As a group, athletes tend to get too caught up in their th...
Nov 24, 2014 - Watch USA Swimming's Golden Goggle Awards Live Tonight
Watch USA Swimming's Golden Goggle Awards Live Tonight The 11th annual Golden Goggle Awards will be held on Nov. 24, tonight, at the fabulous New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Watch the liv...
Nov 21, 2014 - 5 Things Parents Should Know About Energy Drinks
5 Things Parents Should Know About Energy Drinks It?s easy to be lured by the marketing schemes of energy drinks, especially when you are trying to keep busy athletes fueled and hydrated. However, e...
Nov 21, 2014 - Staying Calm Under Pressure: Stay In Your Body And Let Your Story Go!
Staying Calm Under Pressure: Stay In Your Body And Let Your Story Go! By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Sport Psychologist, Author, Competitive Advantage As a group, athletes tend to get too caught up in their th...
Nov 20, 2014 - It's Almost Time for Golden Goggles
It's Almost Time for Golden Goggles The 11th annual Golden Goggle Awards are just around the corner. The ceremony will be held on Monday, Nov. 24 at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Squar...
Nov 19, 2014 - Seven Reasons Every Swimmer Should Go To Swim Meets
Seven Reasons Every Swimmer Should Go To Swim Meets Swim meets are a little unforgiving when viewed in a certain manner. You spend months training a countless number of hours, only to have your perf...
Nov 13, 2014 - FS Releases 2015 FLAGS Cuts
FS Releases 2015 FLAGS Cuts Florida Swimming, Inc. has released the 2015 Florida Age Group Championships Qualifying Time Standards. Click Here to check them out and see what it will take to get...
Nov 12, 2014 - What Do You Think of the 2015 Boys & Girls Club Nationals Logo?
What Do You Think of the 2015 Boys & Girls Club Nationals Logo? What do you think of the 2015 Boys & Girls Club Nationals Logo? We like it a lot!
Nov 12, 2014 - 5 Bad Eating Habits Swimmers Must Break
5 Bad Eating Habits Swimmers Must Break by Jill Castle, MS, RDN A habit is a regular tendency that is hard to give up. When it comes to food and eating, there are good habits and there are bad one...
Nov 9, 2014 - What To Do About A Stressed-out Teen
What To Do About A Stressed-out Teen By Tim Elmore, Growing Leaders, November 4, 2014 A new report was just released, unveiling a study of adolescents and stress. It?s eye-opening. I realize I?ve writ...
Nov 8, 2014 - Top Tips for Sneaking in Fruits and Veggies
Top Tips for Sneaking in Fruits and Veggies By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD We all know we should eat more fruits and vegetables, yet he average American eats about 1 serving of fruit and 1.5 serv...
Nov 6, 2014 - From Jim Sheehan, USA Swimming President
From Jim Sheehan, USA Swimming President The December issue of Outside magazine features a 13-page story titled ?Unprotected,? describing USA Swimming?s handling of abuse cases. USA Swimming offic...
Nov 5, 2014 - 10 Ways Swimmers Can Get More Sleep
10 Ways Swimmers Can Get More Sleep By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent If dogs are man?s best friend, then sleep is a swimmer?s best friend. Perhaps because we want what we can?t have. Early morning ...
Nov 4, 2014 - GameOn4Kids.com Features Ocala Meet
GameOn4Kids.com Features Ocala Meet CVST swimmers set team records in Ocala Ingerick breaks four team records at Marlins Swim Meet CARROLLWOOD - The Carrollwood Village Swim Team broke several rec...
Nov 3, 2014 - The Most Effective Supplement
The Most Effective Supplement By Dan McCarthy, USA Swimming High Performance Consultant Cheri Mah?s unexpected discovery during her initial research in 2002 at Stanford has taken root in professional ...
Oct 31, 2014 - Delusional Parent Disorder (DPD) In Youth Sports
Delusional Parent Disorder (DPD) In Youth Sports By Keith Van Horn, husband, father, entrepreneur, coach, writer and former University of Utah All-American and NBA Basketball Player, October 1 2014 De...
Oct 29, 2014 - What Do You Think of the 2015 Classic Logo?
What Do You Think of the 2015 Classic Logo? What do you think of the 2015 Tampa Bay Swim Classic Meet Logo? We like it a lot! Watch for the 2015 Boys & Girls Club Nationals Swimming Championship M...
Oct 28, 2014 - It's Not Just Words: 10 Smart Word Choices of Smart Athletes
It's Not Just Words: 10 Smart Word Choices of Smart Athletes By Anne Josephson, Parent, business owner, educator, blogger, The Blog, October 10, 2014 A few weeks ago, I was counseling parents of an at...
Oct 25, 2014 - How to Deal with the Elements Like a National Teamer
How to Deal with the Elements Like a National Teamer By Matt Barbini, USA Swimming National Team High Performance Consultant As you?re probably aware, weather conditions at the Pan Pacific Championshi...
Oct 24, 2014 - Walz Honored with October SOM Award
Walz Honored with October SOM Award In October, twelve-year-old, Carrollwood Village Swim Team star, Henry Walz swam nine events and swam to eight best times. Henry started off the month on Octob...
Oct 22, 2014 - CVST Halloween Coasume Practice & Party - Oct. 30
CVST Halloween Coasume Practice & Party - Oct. 30
Oct 21, 2014 - Three Nutrients Young Swimmers Shouldn't Miss
Three Nutrients Young Swimmers Shouldn?t Miss By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Nutrition plays a key role in performance and recovery. But for the young swimmer, it also supports growth and development. While ...
Oct 21, 2014 - Doping Control Reminder
Doping Control Reminder The 2014 Prohibited Substances list remains in effect through December 31, 2014 . The list may be found here: All athletes should check the doping control status of all me...
Oct 20, 2014 - Ingerick Leads Way Breaking Team Records At Marlins Swim Meet
Ingerick Leads Way Breaking Team Records At Marlins Swim Meet By Maria Zambito Last weekend, Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) had their first travel meet of the season. From broken records to sw...
Oct 15, 2014 - Mike Gustafson: Lighten Up, Swim Parents!
Mike Gustafson: Lighten Up, Swim Parents! By Mike Gustafson//USA-S Correspondent Sara reaches for the wall, exhausted, straining, and gets 3rd place. She gets out of the water and checks her time. A...
Oct 13, 2014 - CVST Team Dinner - Sign-up Deadline Extended
Have You Signed Up for the CVST Team Dinner on Oct. 15 (First Posted on October 7, 2014) Sign-Up Deadline Extended to 6:00 pm Tonight (Oct. 13)!
Oct 13, 2014 - GameOn4Kids September All-Star - Tyler Bowles
GameOn4Kids September All-Star ? Tyler Bowles CVST's Tyler Bowles (14) has been named a GameOn4Kids.com September All-Star. Game On 4 Kids web site is Tampa Bay's premier source for youth sports. ...
Oct 12, 2014 - 2014 List of Prohibited Substances
2014 List of Prohibited Substances By World Anti-Doping Agency The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2015 list of prohibited substances. The list will go into effect on January 1, 2015 . ...
Oct 11, 2014 - Go for Your Big, Scary Dreams
Go for Your Big, Scary Dreams By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Competitivedge.com, October 2014 BIG DREAMS ALWAYS HAVE VERY HUMBLE BEGINNINGS What does that really mean? When a BIG dream first shows up on your d...
Oct 9, 2014 - Friday Night at the Races Preps Swimmers for Next Level
Friday Night at the Races Preps Swimmers for Next Level By Maria Zambito Friday Night at the Races is a great opportunity for CVST to get up and race some local competition as well as see what we ...
Oct 8, 2014 - Can an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?
Can an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away? Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD October is National Apple Month, and although apples are available year round, they are best in the fall when the new crop i...
Oct 6, 2014 - Bronze & Silver-Gold Attendance Party This Saturday
Bronze & Silver-Gold Attendance Party This Saturday See Coach Randy with any questions.
Oct 4, 2014 - Negativity and Self-Doubts
Negativity and Self-Doubts By Dr. Alan Goldberg-Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches & Parents Negativity and self-doubts are the only real limits that you have. Learn to pay them no attention. As ...
Oct 3, 2014 - GameOn4Kids Features Article by Coach Maria on SPA Meet
GameOn4Kids Features Article by Coach Maria on SPA Meet Coach Maria is now an official writer for GameOn4Kids.com . " Maria Zambito , an accomplished swimmer on the Carrollwood Village Swim Team...
Oct 2, 2014 - All CVST Returning Families Need To Complete Registration On-Line
All CVST Returning Families Need To Complete Registration On-Line
Oct 1, 2014 - CVST Swimmers Not Eligible for Swimmer of the Day
CVST Swimmers Not Eligible for Swimmer of the Day Beginning this week the CVST Coaches began awarding the CVST Swimmer of the Day Award each day at the end of practice for one Bronze swimmer, on...
Sep 30, 2014 - Check Out This Great Video: Rise and Swim / Welcome to the Grind
Check Out This Great Video: Rise and Swim / Welcome to the Grind Check out this great video from Men's Fitness. It really shows what time and effort go into becomming great swimmers. 1
Sep 29, 2014 - Tyler Bowles Named CVST September SOM
Tyler Bowles Named CVST September SOM The Carrollwood Village Swim Team has named Tyler Bowles (14) as the 2014 September Swimmer of the Month. For the month, the fourteen-year-old Senior 2 practic...
Sep 29, 2014 - Pink CVST Caps Now Available for a Limited Time
Pink CVST Caps Now Available for a Limited Time Hey, CVST it's that time of year and pink CVST swim caps are available at $10.00 each for a limited time, while they last. If you want one or more, j...
Sep 28, 2014 - 5 Ways to Accelerate your Recovery
5 Ways to Accelerate your Recovery Posted by Megan Fischer-Colbrie It?s preseason. Training is at the top of your priority, and your recovery is essential to getting through the next few weeks of h...
Sep 28, 2014 - Best Ways to Handle Sugar for Young Swimmers
Best Ways to Handle Sugar for Young Swimmers By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Sugar, the sweet stuff added to foods in baking and other food processing techniques, is something young swimmers should have a han...
Sep 27, 2014 - Oasis Grill Changes To Weekend Hours Only
Oasis Grill Shifts To Weekend Hours Only This is an FYI, for all of our CVST members. Beginning this Monday, September 29th, the Oasis Grille will only be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 n...
Sep 26, 2014 - CVST Swimmers Brave Storms To Set Bar For New Swim Year
CVST Swimmers Brave Storms To Set Bar For New Swim Year This past weekend in St. Petersburg, 17 of CVST?s athletes proved their determination by swimming through a storm at the Total Team Wares Invi...
Sep 25, 2014 - CVST Bullying Policy
CVST Bullying Policy
Sep 25, 2014 - CVST Electronic Communication Policy
CVST Electronic Communication Policy PURPOSE The Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) recognizes the prevalence of electronic communication and social media in today?s world. Many of our swimmers us...
Sep 24, 2014 - From The CVST Team Handbook
From The CVST Team Handbook SWIM YEAR The CVST swim year is broken into three sessions of four months each as follows: Fall - September through December Winter - January through April Summer -...
Sep 23, 2014 - CVST's Senior Attendance Policies
CVST's Senior Attendance Policies (From The CVST Team Handbook) SENIOR I & 2 - ATTENDANCE POLICY In order to be eligible to participate in a senior level meet, team trip, USA Swimming/Florida Swim...
Sep 22, 2014 - Ledecky Named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year
Ledecky Named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? For the second consecutive year, Olympic gold medalist and world record-holder Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) was named the USA Swi...
Sep 21, 2014 - Golden Patch Is Back
Golden Patch is Back Didn?t win the Golden Patch last season? No worries. The 2015 membership cards are being delivered to your home this October. All registered athletes have the opportunity to win...
Sep 20, 2014 - CVST Swimmer of the Month Award
CVST Swimmer of the Month Award (From the CVST Team Handbook) At the end of each month, one member of the team may or may not be selected as the Swimmer of the Month. The award is based on that swi...
Sep 19, 2014 - World Anti-Doping Changes
World Anti-Doping Changes Please note the important information regarding changes to the WADA prohibited list below. The changes went into effect September 1. Please be informed that WADA has comple...
Sep 17, 2014 - Can Nutrition Help Muscle Cramps?
Can Nutrition Help Muscle Cramps? By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD A young swimmer asked if there were any nutritional strategies that prevented muscle cramps. If you have experienced the pain of a...
Sep 16, 2014 - CVST Offering A Pre-Team Stroke Boot Camp
CVST Offering A Pre-Team Boot Camp
Sep 15, 2014 - CVST Computer Glitch With CFM Meet Sign-up
CVST Computer Glitch With CFM Meet Sign-up Due to a computer glitch with the CFM Meet (Ocala Meet) Sign-up Page we lost most, if not all, of the sign-ups prior to last week. Please, even if you...
Sep 11, 2014 - USA Swimming Needs Your Help!
USA Swimming Needs Your Help! Do you want to see more swimming on TV or on your phone? Do you think swimmers are leaders in their community? Do you think sponsors are helping the sport? If you have ...
Sep 6, 2014 - Mental Toughness
Mental Toughness By Dr. Alan Goldberg-Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches & Parents I look at ?mental toughness? as an umbrella term that covers a number of different, sometimes interrelated menta...
Sep 3, 2014 - Growing Champions For Life - Swim Parent Webinar
Growing Champions For Life - Swim Parent Webinar Dear CVST Parent, It?s important for children to learn how to adapt to different coaching styles to get the most out of their practice. For that rea...
Sep 1, 2014 - CVST Swimmers, Do You Want to Be Swimmer of the Day?
CVST Swimmers, Do You Want to Be Swimmer of the Day? CVST, If you are in the Bronze or Silver-Gold Groups and want a chance to be the CVST Swimmer of the Day, You need to have a USA Swimming Deck P...
Aug 29, 2014 - What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation
What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation From HealthDay Sports are an important part of school for many youngsters, and proper preparation is essential for reducing their risk of injury, a...
Aug 28, 2014 - Got Goals?
Got Goals? By Dr. Alan Goldberg-Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches & Parents In swim training there's a term called "garbage yardage" which refers to the swimmer physically putting in the time tr...
Aug 27, 2014 - Science Reveals How the Brains of Swimmers Are Different Than Everyone Else's
Science Reveals How the Brains of Swimmers Are Different Than Everyone Else's By Sam Wollner, Sports.Mic, August, 2014 USA Swimming's finest are currently in Gold Coast, Australia, for the Pan Pacific...
Aug 26, 2014 - CVST Holds Awards Night/Pool Party
Aug 25, 2014 - Perfectionism: The Athlete's Achilles' Heel
Perfectionism: The Athlete?s Achilles? Heel By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Sport Psychologist, Competitive Advantage, October 2008 Perfectionism: The need to be perfect /a strong intolerance for anything short...
Aug 25, 2014 - GameOn4Kids.com August All-Stars - Maria Zambito & Lauren Kenny
GameOn4Kids.com August All-Stars ? Maria Zambito & Lauren Kenny CVST's Maria Zambito (19) and Lauren Kenny (12) have been named the GameOn4Kids.com August All-Stars. Game On 4 Kids web site i...
Aug 25, 2014 - Recovery Snacks for Swimmers with Food Allergies
Recovery Snacks for Swimmers with Food Allergies By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD A mom recently contacted USA Swimming for help in planning recovery snacks for young swimmers with peanut, tree nut...
Aug 23, 2014 - CVST Coaching Staff Announces Fall Group Changes
CVST Coaching Staff Announces Fall Group Changes The CVST Coaching Staff has released the Fall 2014 Practice Group Changes. Congratulations to the following swimmers: Moving from Bronze to Silver-G...
Aug 16, 2014 - 2014 Pan Pacific Championships
2014 Pan Pacific Championships The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships will feature over 300 of the world?s top swimmers from the USA, Japan, Canada, Brazil, New Zealand and Australia. The meet takes pla...
Aug 14, 2014 - Being a Part of the Team: The Positive Parent Role
Being a Part of the Team: The Positive Parent Role From the TrueSport Newsletter While the athlete and coach roles in youth sports are easy to understand, what is the role of you, the parent? Chauff...
Aug 11, 2014 - Goal Setting for Young Athletes
Goal Setting for Young Athletes By The Foundation for Global Sports Development, January 2014 Here we find ourselves again, welcoming a new year and all it will bring into our lives. About 45% of Amer...
Aug 8, 2014 - Free Parent Webinar "Overcoming Adversity in Sports and Life"
Free Parent Webinar ? Overcoming Adversity in Sports and Life ? Dear CVST Parent, If you?re serious about helping your child deal with i njuries, slumps, unfairness, setbacks, and disappointment chec...
Aug 4, 2014 - Lauren Kenny - CVST August Swimmer of the Month
Lauren Kenny - CVST August Swimmer of the Month The Carrollwood Village Swim Team has named Lauren Kenny (12) as its August Swimmer of the Month. At the Area 3&5 Swimming Championships held August...
Aug 3, 2014 - Zambito Named July SOM
Zambito Named July SOM The CVST Coaching Staff named Maria Zambito (19) as the CVST 2014 July Swimmer of the Month. Maria gets this honor based mostly on her performance at the 2014 USA Swimming So...
Jul 30, 2014 - The Secret To Acheiving That All Important Cut
The Secret To Acheiving That All Important Cut THE PROBLEM I was talking to a swimmer just this morning who shared with me a familiar, incredibly frustrating story. She was very close to her Olympic...
Jul 26, 2014 - Dr. Alan Goldberg-Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches & Parents
Dr. Alan Goldberg-Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches & Parents Your job as a parent is to do your best to continually help them keep the bigger picture in mind. This means that when they have a...
Jul 21, 2014 - GameOn4Kids July All-Star - Brooke Lively
GameOn4Kids July All-Star ? Brooke Lively CVST's Brooke Lively (13) has been named a GameOn4Kids.com July All-Star. Game On 4 Kids web site is Tampa Bay's premier source for youth sports. To view ...
Jul 20, 2014 - Coach Randy's FLAGS Blog
Coach Randy's FLAGS Blog Thursday, July 17 - 6:48 pm Abby (Forman) added 21 seconds in the 800 Free. Finished 14th. She couldn't get up on top of the water. Eighth in her heat in finals. Friday, ...
Jul 19, 2014 - Five Questions About Quitting
Five Questions About Quitting Posted by John G. Miller, Author of QBQ I just finished a novel where a rookie cop was the heroine. Throughout the book, as scary people tried to do her harm, she kept he...
Jul 19, 2014 - U.S.A. vs. The World: How Do We Look So Far?
U.S.A. vs. The World: How Do We Look So Far? By Katie Arnold, USA Swimming National Team High Performance Consultant As we all start gearing up for this summer?s Phillips 66 National Championships, th...
Jul 16, 2014 - Three DIY Pre-Competition Meals for the Whole Team
Three DIY Pre-Competition Meals for the Whole Team By Jill Castle, MS, RDN It?s the night before a big meet, and the team is getting together for a pre-competition meal. Should you go out to a restaur...
Jul 14, 2014 - CVST Sends 3 Swimmers To FLAGS
CVST Sends 3 Swimmers To FLAGS The Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) is sending three swimmers to the Florida Swimming Age-Group Swimming Championships to be held July 17 th to 20th at the O?Con...
Jul 12, 2014 - Have You Taught Your Child to Learn?
Have You Taught Your Child to Learn? by David Benzel, Growing Champions For Life Mark Twain once said, "A man who does not read a book is no wiser than the man who can't read one." Could it also be sa...
Jul 12, 2014 - Dietary Supplements High-Risk List Has Been Updated
Dietary Supplements High-Risk List Has Been Updated By USADA Stay informed, and educated! The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's Supplement 411 Dietary Supplement High-Risk List contains a selection of product...
Jul 11, 2014 - CVST End of Summer (EOS) Meet Cancelled - Update
CVST End of Summer (EOS) Meet Cancelled - Update Updated 7/11/2014 The CVST End of Summer (EOS) Meet which was cancelled earlier this week due to a venue conflict, has been replaced on the CVST Meet S...
Jul 11, 2014 - CVST Names Brooke Lively June SOM
CVST Names Brooke Lively June SOM The CVST coaching staff has named Brooke Lively as the June Swimmer of the Month. For the month, the 13 year-old Silver/Gold practice group swimmer led all CVST sw...
Jul 10, 2014 - USASwimming.org To Sport New Look Starting Monday
USASwimming.org To Sport New Look Starting Monday When you log on to usaswimming.org on Monday, July 14, our homepage will have a new look. After conducting an extensive usability study on our si...
Jul 9, 2014 - Hydration 101: Sports Drinks vs. Water
Hydration 101: Sports Drinks vs. Water By Jeff Gaudette, Published June 30, 2014 Learn how each works and when it?s best to use one versus the other. Most runners have heard over and over again th...
Jul 6, 2014 - Webinar: "To Push or Not to Push- How to Get Results that Last"
Webinar: "To Push or Not to Push- How to Get Results that Last" Dear Parent, Have you wrestled with the dilemma of how much to push your child? Check out the "Parents" section of our web site (Gr...
Jul 5, 2014 - Simple Formula For Athletic Success
Simple Formula For Athletic Success By Dr. Alan Goldberg-Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches & Parents Want a very simple formula for athletic success? Then, GET COMFORTABLE BEING UNCOMFORTABLE. I...
Jul 4, 2014 - The Story Behind The National Anthem
The Story Behind The National Anthem On this day, the birth of our nation we must understand that freedom has costs and meaning. Remember those who have brought us the freedom and the ability to rep...
Jun 18, 2014 - Conquer the Greatest Distraction of All
?Conquer the Greatest Distraction of All? Dear Parent, Learning the skills of mental toughness is one of sport?s greatest challenges. Would you like to learn how to help that process along? This m...
Jun 15, 2014 - CVST's Boys & Girls Club Nationals Make Time Magazine
Boys & Girls Club Nationals Make Time Magazine CVST's Boys & Girls Club Nationals meet was featured in an article by Robert Sullivan a parent with the Marlins Swim Team and a writer for Time Magaz...
Jun 14, 2014 - A Quick Lesson in Antioxidants for Swimmers
A Quick Lesson in Antioxidants for Swimmers By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD A young swimmer emailed me and wanted to know if antioxidants would help her swim better and recover faster. A great que...
Jun 13, 2014 - Concussion Information Sheet for Parents & Swimmers Dear Parent/Guardian and A
Concussion Information Sheet for Parents & Swimmers Dear Parent/Guardian and Athletes, This information sheet is provided to assist you and your child in recognizing the signs and symptoms of a con...
Jun 12, 2014 - GameOn4Kids June All-Star - Savannah Rude
GameOn4Kids June All-Star ? Savannah Rude CVST's Savannah Rude (10) has been named a GameOn4Kids.com June All-Star. Game On 4 Kids web site is Tampa Bay's premier source for youth sports. To view ...
Jun 6, 2014 - Build Your Plate
Build Your Plate Maintaining a consistent and balanced diet is essential to preparing the body to perform at an elite level. Swimmers should be conscious of the fuel being absorbed by their body and...
Jun 5, 2014 - Video Contest: Safety During Warm-Ups
Video Contest: Safety During Warm-Ups We already know that swimming makes you smarter. Now it?s time to put your smarts and creativity to the test with USA Swimming?s #WarmUpSafety video contest. Su...
Jun 4, 2014 - Webinar: "Give Your Child Emotional Intelligence for Sports and Life" Register N
Webinar: ?Give Your Child Emotional Intelligence for Sports and Life? Register Now! Dear CVST Parent, Wouldn?t it reassuring to know the best strategies for helping kids handle their emotional ups a...
Jun 3, 2014 - Rude Named CVST May SOM
Rude Named CVST May SOM The CVST coaching staff has named Savannah Rude (10) as the May Swimmer of the Month. For the month, the ten year old Silver/Gold practice group member swam in three meets...
Jun 3, 2014 - CVST Raises Over $4000 At Swim-A-Thon
CVST Raises Over $4000 At Swim-A-Thon Ava Edwards & Madison Ratchford Congratulations to all of our CVST swimmers who participated by ...
May 30, 2014 - Sun Safety Tips
Sun Safety Tips From The Skin Cancer Foundation and the U.S. U-19 Women's Soccer National Team By the age of 18, most people have received 50%-80% of their lifetime sun exposure. Sun Safety's Starting...
May 29, 2014 - New Research on Chocolate Milk as Recovery Routine
New Research on Chocolate Milk as Recovery Routine According to new research, grabbing chocolate milk after a hard swim could give swimmers a performance edge. Researchers at Indiana University foun...
May 28, 2014 - CVST In The News
CVST In The News Below is a link to an article in today's Carrollwood Section of the Tampa Tribune: http://tbo.com/carrollwood/ carrollwood-country-club-swim- team-eyeing-return-of-glory- days-201...
May 27, 2014 - Become A TrueSport Athlete Today
Become A TrueSport Athlete Today What is TrueSport? TrueSport is a movement powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that seeks to ensure a positive youth sport experience by imparting the les...
May 24, 2014 - Back to Breast Crossover Turn: Video and Drill
Back to Breast Crossover Turn: Video and Drill By Russell Mark, USA Swimming National Team High Performance Consultant The crossover turn is the fastest back-to-breast transition, used by mostly all U...
May 23, 2014 - USADA and USA Swimming Partner to Set up Young Swimmers for Success
USADA and USA Swimming Partner to Set up Young Swimmers for Success The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and USA Swimming today announced a revolutionary partnership designed to inspire young swimmers, their...
May 22, 2014 - Fun Stat From The Florida Swimming Age Group Chairman
Fun Stat From The Florida Swimming Age Group Chairman One statistic I enjoy finding is the points per swimmer from the Florida Swimming Age Group Championships (FLAGS). This helps me gauge the tal...
May 21, 2014 - Abby Forman In The News
Abby Forman In The News New product laims to clear up acne Hours in the pool led to swim meet wins for Abby Forman , but persistence has done nothing to get rid of her acne. The 12-year-old has tri...
May 21, 2014 - Coach Maria - In The News
Coach Maria - In The News Carrollwood Country Club offers resort camp Carrollwood Country Club still has a few spots available for its summer camp, including the Resort Camp, which features swimming, ...
May 20, 2014 - CVST Picks Up New Sponsor
CVST Picks Up New Sponsor CVST picked up a new Gold Team Sponsor this week, Tampa Law, P.A., the Law Offices of Thamir A.R. Kaddouri, Jr. P.A. They are committed to providing service oriented, qua...
May 17, 2014 - The Fat Fix
The Fat Fix By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Fat gets a bad rap in the world today, its consumption associated with heart disease and obesity. But, fat has a beneficial role for humans, and for the growing swi...
May 12, 2014 - GameOn4Kids May All-Star - Zachary Bowles
GameOn4Kids May All-Star ? Zachary Bowles CVST's Zach Bowles (15) has been named a GameOn4Kids.com May All-Star. Game On 4 Kids web site is Tampa Bay's premier source for youth sports. To view...
May 11, 2014 - Florida Swimming's Annual Swim Club Day With The Rays
Florida Swimming's Annual Swim Club Day With The Rays Click Here to download a copy of the order form.
May 10, 2014 - Zach Bowles Named April SOM
Zach Bowles Named April SOM The Carrollwood Village Swim Team coaching staff has named Zachary Bowles as its April Swimmer of the Month. For the month the fifteen year old Cambridge Christian School...
May 5, 2014 - CVST's Ingerick, a Florida Swimming All-Star
CVST's Ingerick, a Florida Swimming All-Star At the Florida Swimming Age Group Championships, Logan Ingerick from the Carrollwood Village Swim Team qualified for the Florida Swimming vs. Florida Gol...
May 1, 2014 - SwimToday TV Commercial
SwimToday TV Commercial The following videos will be sent to hundreds of TV stations throughout the country to run as public service announcements that talk about the benefits of swimming. Along wit...
Apr 30, 2014 - Dr. Alan Goldberg-Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches & Parents
Dr. Alan Goldberg-Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches & Parents As a parent, you should encourage your children to compete fair and square, to be good sports. You should teach them that hard wor...
Apr 24, 2014 - Seven Signs the Young Swimmer Isn't Eating Enough Food
Seven Signs the Young Swimmer Isn?t Eating Enough Food By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Food is fuel. Just like a car needs fuel to operate, so does the body. Without enough food, changes happen in the body af...
Apr 18, 2014 - USA Swimming Issues Guidelines for Concussion Management
USA Swimming Issues Guidelines for Concussion Management USA Swimming acknowledges the growing concern around concussions and in an effort to take a proactive position regarding concussion managemen...
Apr 17, 2014 - 2015 Boys & Girls Club Nat's Dates Released
2015 Boys & Girls Club Nat's Dates Released It has only been a few days since the completion of the 2014 Boys & Girls Club National Swimming Championships, but the Carrollwood Village Swim Team has ...
Apr 14, 2014 - USA Swimming Confirms Michael Phelps' Comeback at Mesa Grand Prix
USA Swimming Confirms Michael Phelps? Comeback at Mesa Grand Prix In a press release today announcing the headliners for the Mesa Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona from April 24th-26th, USA Swimming has c...
Apr 10, 2014 - Introducing a New Magazine Showcasing Swimmers from Florida!
Introducing a New Magazine Showcasing Swimmers from Florida ! Just this week, we have just launched FSN Strokin? Magazine, showcasing your swimmers, clubs, and coaches while reporting on things th...
Apr 9, 2014 - Top Tips For Eating In The Off-Season
Top Tips For Eating In The Off-Season By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD Recently, a swim coach asked me the following question: ?My team trains 5-6 times per week, but we do take April and August of...
Apr 4, 2014 - The Race to Nowhere in Youth Sports
The Race to Nowhere in Youth Sports Posted In Coaching, Problems in Youth Sports, Sports Parenting ?My 4th grader tried to play basketball and soccer last year,? a mom recently told me as we sat aroun...
Mar 23, 2014 - Ten Nutrition Strategies for the Big Race Day
Ten Nutrition Strategies for the Big Race Day By Jill Castle, MS, RDN At the end of the season when you?re laying everything on the line, don?t let a misstep in nutrition or poor planning sabotage you...
Mar 22, 2014 - Follow-up to Ethan Elliott Story of March 20
Follow-up to Ethan Elliott Story of March 20 In case you missed it, CVST's Ethan Elliott (9) was featured for a school project on The List , a national television program on ABC (28) with local fea...
Mar 20, 2014 - CVST's Ethan Elliott On "The List" Tonight On ABC
CVST's Ethan Elliott On "The List" Tonight On ABC CVST's Ethan Elliott (9) will be interviewed tonight on ABC Channel 28's The List . The program airs at 7:00 pm on channel 28 and Ethan will be...
Mar 20, 2014 - Check Out The New CVST SpiritWear Store
Check Out The New CVST SpiritWear Store The all new CVST SpiritWear Store is now open on the CVST Website. Just click on the Custom Team Apparel box on the right side of the webpage or the Box ...
Mar 19, 2014 - Forman Named CVST March SOM
Forman Named CVST March SOM For her efforts at the 2014 Florida Swimming Age-Group Championships, the CVST coaching has named Abby Forman as the March Swimmer of the Month. At the FLAGS meet, held ...
Mar 18, 2014 - GameOn4Kids February All-Star - Daryl Pickerell
GameOn4Kids February All-Star ? Daryl Pickerell CVST's Daryl Pickerell (15) has been named a GameOn4Kids.com February All-Star. Game On 4 Kids web site is Tampa Bay's premier source for youth s...
Mar 17, 2014 - CVST Shines at FLAGS
CVST Shines at FLAGS The Carrollwood Village Swim Team also sent Abby Forman (12) and Logan Ingerick (10) to the Florida Swimming Age Group Championships (FLAGS) March 13-16 at the Selby Aquatics Co...
Mar 12, 2014 - Pickerell Named CVST February SOM
Mar 10, 2014 - From The CVST Handbook
From The CVST Handbook Periodically we will be posting sections of the CVST Handbook here in the CVST News section of the web site for informational purposes and when there are updates to the CVST H...
Mar 5, 2014 - The Only Six Words Parents Need to Say to Their Kids About Sports?Or ...
The Only Six Words Parents Need to Say to Their Kids About Sports?Or Any Performance By Brad M. Griffin I?ll be honest: I kind of hate a lot about kids? sports. It?s one area where Kara and I hold dif...
Mar 4, 2014 - CVST Swims Well at Senior Champ's
CVST Swims Well at Senior Champ's The Carrollwood Village Swim Team sent three swimmers to the Florida Swimming Senior Championships, February 27-March 2 nd , held at the YMCA Aquatic Center, in Orl...
Mar 1, 2014 - Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches and Parents
Sports Psychology for Athletes, Coaches and Parents There is nothing that will tighten your muscles up faster than anger and strong emotions. As your anger rises, your muscles tense up to the point ...
Feb 26, 2014 - Mental Toughness: Having "That" Conversation with Mom & Dad
Mental Toughness: Having "That" Conversation with Mom & Dad By Dr. Alan Goldberg//Competitivedge.com How you interact with your parents in relation to your swimming can mean the difference between lov...
Feb 23, 2014 - Top Quick Service Restaurant Choices for Swimmers
Top Quick Service Restaurant Choices for Swimmers By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD Last year I posted information on healthy choices at fast food restaurants. While many think healthy eating and din...
Feb 22, 2014 - Four Tips to be Fast at the End of a Fly Race
Four Tips to be Fast at the End of a Fly Race By Russell Mark, USA Swimming National Team High Performance Consultant How can the best 200 fly swimmers finish the race so well? Are they just less tire...
Feb 20, 2014 - CVST Swimmers Get Surprise At Practice Last Night
CVST Swimmers Get Surprise At Practice Last Night The CVST Coaching Staff surprised all CVST Swimmers that were registered with the team at the end of the last session and the beginning of this sess...
Feb 18, 2014 - USA Swimming Makes New Parent Education Available
USA Swimming Makes New Parent Education Available USA Swimming presents its new monthly Parent Excellence Academy. We are excited to announce a special relationship with Growing Champions for Life,...
Feb 11, 2014 - CVST Has Great Gasparilla Meet
CVST Has Great Gasparilla Meet The Annual Gasparilla Invitational hosted by TBAY Swim Team at Tampa Preparatory School, February 7-9 th , brought CVST some fast swimming and some big barrier breaker...
Feb 10, 2014 - Words of Wisdom
Words of Wisdom By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio 1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short ? enj...
Feb 7, 2014 - GameOn4Kids February All-Star - Kaitlyn Labella
GameOn4Kids February All-Star ? Kaitlyn Labella CVST's Kaitlyn Labella (8) has been named a GameOn4Kids.com February All-Star. Game On 4 Kids web site is Tampa Bay's premier source for youth sports...
Feb 7, 2014 - From the CVST Handbook
From The CVST Handbook Periodically we will be posting sections of the CVST Handbook here in the CVST News section of the web site for informational purposes and when there are updates to the CVST H...
Feb 5, 2014 - CVST Parents, Swimmers, Do You Have These Aps Yet? If Not You Are Missing Out!
CVST Parents, Swimmers, Do You Have These Aps Yet? If Not You Are Missing Out! On-Deck Parent App (Android & Apple) OnDeck Parent is the worlds first mobile application designed for parents...
Feb 2, 2014 - Grover, The CVST Groundhog, Says....
Grover, The CVST Groundhog, Says....
Feb 1, 2014 - A Simple Technique to Improve Your Turns
A Simple Technique to Improve Your Turns By Matt Barbini, USA Swimming National Team High Performance Consultant Using your arms to accelerate the flip in freestyle and backstroke turns has obvious be...
Jan 31, 2014 - Labella Naned January Swimmer of the Month
Labella Naned January Swimmer of the Month The Carrollwood Village coaching staff has named Kaitlyn Labella as the January Swimmer of the Month. For the month, the eight year old Silver/Gold practic...
Jan 28, 2014 - Labella Leads CVST At ATAC Meet
Labella Leads CVST At ATAC Meet CVST headed up to Florida State University this past weekend (Jan. 24-26) for the Mac Crutchfield Invitational , hosted by the Area Tallahassee Aquatic Club (ATAC)....
Jan 27, 2014 - In Sports, Results Matter, But to Get Them, Ignore Them
In Sports, Results Matter, But to Get Them, Ignore Them By Dr. Jim Taylor, Author on Psychological Performance, Consultant, Prime-Alert Newsletters, December 17, 2013 There are a lot of misconceptions...
Jan 22, 2014 - To CVST Parents, From Allan Edwards, CVST Meet Director
To CVST Parents, From Allan Edwards, CVST Meet Director All, I hope everyone is off to a great start to the 2014 year! It?s that time again for CVST to start planning the Boys & Girls Club Nationa...
Jan 21, 2014 - 2013 Mystery Week Song Complete & Shirts In!
2013 Mystery Week Song Complete & Shirts In! The 2013 Mystery Week Song is complete and the T-Shirts are now in and for those few who did survive the week. This year's song was written to the Chris...
Jan 20, 2014 - Food-Allergic Swimmers: What's the Best Way to Manage Them?
Food-Allergic Swimmers: What?s the Best Way to Manage Them? By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Will was an 8-year-old swimmer and new to the sport. His mom was excited to have him experience the joys of being on...
Jan 19, 2014 - Deck Pass Perks: Easy as Tap, Scan, Win
Deck Pass Perks: Easy as Tap, Scan, Win Deck Pass is the official mobile application of USA Swimming. This app has always been pretty sweet, but now it just got a little sweeter. USA Swimming released...
Jan 17, 2014 - Avoiding Psych-Outs and Intimidation
Avoiding Psych-Outs and Intimidation By Alan Goldberg, competitivedge.com Are there certain opponents who regularly ?push your emotional buttons?? You know what I mean? Other swimmers who somehow ...
Jan 16, 2014 - New Breaststroke & Butterfly Hand Interpretation
New Breaststroke & Butterfly Hand Interpretation
Dec 31, 2013 - Bishop, GameOn4Kids.com December All-Star
Bishop, GameOn4Kids.com December All-Star CVST's Mabry Bishop has been named a GameOn4Kids.com December All-Star, joining teammate, Isabella Salgado who was awarded the honor earlier in the month. ...
Dec 26, 2013 - Bishop Picks Up CVST December SOM Award
Bishop Picks Up CVST December SOM Award The CVST coaching staff has named Mabry Bishop (9) as its December Swimmer of the Month for her performance at the 2013 Harry B. Meisel Florida Swimming ?B? C...
Dec 16, 2013 - Blast From The Past
Blast From The Past What Happened To The Good Old Days? Guess Who?
Dec 15, 2013 - Swimming Fast Under Pressure: Controlling Your Race Focus
Swimming Fast Under Pressure: Controlling Your Race Focus By Dr. Alan Goldberg, www.Competitivedge.com Why Do Some Swimmers Go Slower In Races Than They Do In Practice? The secret to swimming fast...
Dec 13, 2013 - The Kids Are All Right
The Kids Are All Right By Mike Gustafson, USA Swimming Correspondent Wandering around on the pool deck at the 2013 AT&T Winter Nationals, a person of average height and body begins to feel like a hobb...
Dec 7, 2013 - Salgado, GameOn4Kids.com December All-Star
Salgado, GameOn4Kids.com December All-Star CVST's Isabella Salgado has been named a GameOn4Kids.com December All-Star. Game On 4 Kids web site is Tampa Bay's premier source for youth sports. To ...
Dec 6, 2013 - Ten Things Parents of Athletes Need to Know
Ten Things Parents of Athletes Need to Know By Stefanie Mullen is the co-author of Chicken Soup for the Girlfriend?s Soul and owner and founder of Ooph.com, November 15, 2013 I have seen some things o...
Nov 28, 2013 - Salgado Picks Up November SOM Honors
Salgado Picks Up November SOM Honors The CVST coaching staff has named Isabella Salgado as its November Swimmer of the Month. Swimming in the St. Petersburg Aquatics Saturday and Sunday Morning at t...
Nov 26, 2013 - CVST Performs Well at St. Petersburg's Mid-November Meet
CVST Performs Well at St. Petersburg?s Mid-November Meet The weekend of November 23 & 24, CVST headed over to St. Petersburg?s Nortshore Pool for the St. Petersburg Aquatics Mid-November Meet and ha...
Nov 21, 2013 - CVST Releases '14 Boys & Girls Club & Classic Meet Logos
2014 Boys & Girls Club & Classic Meet Logos Unveiled CVST and Fine Designs have released the Meet Logos for the 2014 Boys & Girls Club National Swimming Championships (4/11-13/2014) and the 201...
Nov 12, 2013 - CVST Swimmers Ramp It Up at CVST B Invitational
CVST Swimmers Ramp It Up at CVST B Invitational CVST hosted their Annual CVST B Invitational last month at the Carrollwood Country Club Tennis & Aquatic Center (TAC) and the team was awesome! Leadi...
Nov 11, 2013 - CVST's Herron Named Game On 4 Kids November All-Star
CVST's Herron Named Game On 4 Kids November All-Star CVST's Ella Herron (6) has been named the Game On For Kids November All-Star. She earned this honor for her efforts at CVST while earning the ...
Nov 1, 2013 - Ella Herron, CVST October Swimmer of the Month
Ella Herron, CVST October Swimmer of the Month The CVST coaching staff has named Ella Herron (6) as its October Swimmer of the Month. Herron, the six year old Bronze practice group swimmer, made qu...
Nov 1, 2013 - GameOnForKids.com Posts CVST Pictures From Marlins Meet
GameOnForKids.com Posts CVST Pictures From Marlins Meet GameOn4Kids.com , Tampa Bay's Premier Source For Youth Sports, has once again received some great pictures taken at the Central Florida Marlin...
Oct 27, 2013 - Top Resources for Sports Nutrition
Top Resources for Sports Nutrition By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD The two most frequently asked questions I get from swimmers (and parents of swimmers) are, ?Can you provide a detailed food plan ...
Oct 26, 2013 - CVST Holds Annual Halloween Costume Practice
CVST Holds Annual Halloween Costume Practice CVST once again held their Annual Halloween Costume Practice in October and the costumes were a hit as always. The catch to this event is that all of th...
Oct 22, 2013 - Notice From USADA
Notice From USADA Please read the this notice egarding Hemp, Hemp Seed Oils, or Hemp Proteins that may be found in ??mainstream food products such as some brands of yogurt.? Learn how this might...
Oct 14, 2013 - CVST's Kaddouri Named Game On 4 Kids October All-Star
CVST's Kaddouri Named Game On 4 Kids October All-Star CVST's Savannah Kaddouri (8) has been named the Game On For Kids October All-Star. She earned this honor for her efforts at CVST while earnin...
Oct 13, 2013 - FDA Official: 70% of Supplement Companies Violate Agency Rules
FDA Official: 70% of Supplement Companies Violate Agency Rules By Delthia Ricks, delthia.ricks@newsday.com , Originally published: August 19, 2013 7:48 PM, Updated: August 23, 2013 3:26 PM About 7...
Oct 9, 2013 - Game On 4 Kids Posts CVST Pics
Game On 4 Kids Posts CVST Pics GameOn4Kids.com , Tampa Bay's premier source for your sports, has posted some CVST pictures from the St. Petersburg Aquatics, Total Team Wares Invitational, held last ...
Sep 27, 2013 - Kaddouri Named First SOM of New Year
Kaddouri Named First SOM of New Year The CVST coaching staff has named Savannah Kaddouri as the September Swimmer of the Month. Swimming at the Total Team Wares Fall Invite in St. Petersburg, the...
Sep 24, 2013 - CVST's Bowles Starts Of New Swim Year With Senior High Point Award
CVST?s Bowles Starts Of New Swim Year With Senior High Point Award The Carrollwood Village Swim Team crossed the Bay the their first meet of the new swim year at the Northshore Pool and the team was...
Sep 23, 2013 - What Makes A Nightmare Sports Parent - And What Makes A Great One
What Makes A Nightmare Sports Parent - And What Makes A Great One Written by:Steve Henson, February 15, 2012 Hundreds of college athletes were asked to think back: "What is your worst memory from play...
Sep 19, 2013 - How To Become a Winning Parent
How To Become a Winning Parent By Dr. Alan Goldberg, Competitive Advantage If you want your child to come out of his youth sports experience a winner, (feeling good about himself and having a healthy ...
Sep 16, 2013 - Should Swimmers Eat Before Early Morning Practice?
Should Swimmers Eat Before Early Morning Practice? By Jill Castle, MS, RDN When early morning swim practices begin, young swimmers can get behind on eating. Take Henry, for example. He was afrai...
Sep 6, 2013 - Staying in Control Behind the Blocks
Staying in Control Behind the Blocks By Dr. Alan Goldberg//Competitivedge.com Races are won and lost before the start! So many swimmers lose their races before they even get in the pool. This is becau...
Sep 1, 2013 - Y is for Young Athletes
Y is for Young Athletes By Aimee C. Kimball, PhD Swimming is a lifelong sport. Many people learn to swim as a toddler and continue through the days when their knees can no longer handle pounding the p...
Aug 31, 2013 - 2013-14 CVST Team Handbook Available
2013-14 CVST Team Handbook Available The CVST Team Handbook is a living document and is intended to provide information and also be a guide for the parents and the swimmers of the Carrollwood Villag...
Aug 30, 2013 - School Year Morning Practice Policy
School Year Morning Practice Policy (from the CVST Handbook) Swimmers wishing to attend the Morning Practices (Swimming or Weights) are welcome to do so as long as the following criteria are met. ...
Aug 28, 2013 - Swim Meet Entry Policy/Procedures
Swim Meet Entry Policy/Procedures (from the CVST Website) NON-CVST HOSTED MEETS The procedure for the entry policy works as follows: Information on a given meet will be posted on the CVST Web Site...
Aug 26, 2013 - Get Your Copy of the CVST Banquet Video!
Get Your Copy of the CVST Banquet Video! Dear CVST Families, Many of you had shown interest in obtaining a copy of the video played at the banquet. Please email Cathy Edwards at cathy584@aol.com...
Aug 24, 2013 - Volz, Stein Repeat As CVST SOY
Aug 24, 2013 - Fall Practice Group Changes Are Here!!!!!
Fall Practice Group Changes Are Here!!!!! The CVST Coaching Staff has released te Fall Practice Group Changes and here they are... Bronze Group to Silve-Gold Group: Michael Jones, Sean Kenny, Kace...
Aug 22, 2013 - How to Stay Hydrated During Practice
How to Stay Hydrated During Practice By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Dear Splash, My coach had a lecture for us about drinking things like soda and Gatorade during practice. He asked us to send a letter to ...
Aug 20, 2013 - Top Tips for Improving Nutrition to Reduce Your Times
Top Tips for Improving Nutrition to Reduce Your Times By Chris Rosenbloom//PhD, RD, CSSD Want to shave 1.82 seconds off your 100-meter free? How about 7.93 seconds off your 200 IM? David (not his re...
Aug 14, 2013 - Niles, CVST's August SOM
Niles, CVST's August SOM The CVST Coaching Staff has announce that Cassie Niles (20) has been named the 2013 August Swimmer of the Month. Cassie, a Junior at Florida Gulf Coast University this fa...
Jul 28, 2013 - CVST's Corey Stein Wins Florida Swimming Scholarship
CVST's Corey Stein Wins Florida Swimming Scholarship Congratulations CVST's Corey Stein for being named the male recipient of the 2013 Florida Swimming, Irene & Bud Hackett Scholarship. Stein alon...
Jul 26, 2013 - Bahr Picks Up CVST July SOM Honors
Bahr Picks Up CVST July SOM Honors The CVST coaching staff has named Isabella Bahr (12) as the July Swimmer of the Month. Swimming at the St. Petersburg Aquatics Last Chance meet, Isabella swam to...
Jul 25, 2013 - CVST Names Carla Garrett June SOM
CVST Names Carla Garrett June SOM June 2013 ? Carla Garrett (10) - In one of the closest swimmer of the month contests, 10 year old Carla Garrett edged out 9 year old Madeleine Eash for most time d...
Jul 24, 2013 - Important Information For All Non-Athlete USA Swimming Members!
Important Information For All Non-Athlete USA Swimming Members! (Coaches, Officials, & Others) USA Swimming changes to the online Athlete Protection Training (APT) requirement, which are outlined be...
Jul 22, 2013 - CVST Sends Three to State Age Group Meet & Four to USAS Senior Zone Championship
CVST Sends Three to State Age Group Meet & Four to USA Swimming Senior Zone Championships The Carrollwood Village Swim Team sent three swimmers to the Florida Swimming Age Group Championships this s...
Jul 21, 2013 - Randy's CVST Blog From FLAG's
Jul 18, 2013 - Boning Up on Calcium for the Young Swimmer
Boning Up on Calcium for the Young Swimmer By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Calcium is an important part of every child and teen?s diet. When one hears about getting enough calcium in the diet, thoughts of mil...
Jul 13, 2013 - Top Tips to Boost Iron Intake and Absorption
Top Tips to Boost Iron Intake and Absorption By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD Swimmers need adequate iron for performance. Iron is the key part of the blood protein hemoglobin. Its job is to pick up...
Jul 12, 2013 - Build Your Plate
Build Your Plate Maintaining a consistent and balanced diet is essential to preparing the body to perform at an elite level. Swimmers should be conscious of the fuel being absorbed by their body and...
Jul 4, 2013 - CVST Dunk Tank Raises About $350.00
CVST Dunk Tank Raises About $350.00 The Emerald Greens, now Carrollwood Country Club, Independence Celebration last Saturday was a big success once a gain with over 3,600 people attending the event ...
Jul 3, 2013 - Take at Your Own Risk
Take at Your Own Risk Substances that fall under the category of "Take at Your Own Risk" include supplements and herbal products. Because these substances are not regulated by the FDA and may contai...
Jun 26, 2013 - Introducing SuperTracker
Introducing SuperTracker The United States Department of Agriculture has created a relative new interactive tool that allows you to plan, analyze, and track your diet and physical activity. Like Nut...
Jun 17, 2013 - Eash & Ingerick Lead CVST at Largo Invite
Abby Eash & Logan Ingerick Lead CVST at Largo Invite A small group of CVST swimmers headed over to Largo's Southwest Pool this weekend to compete in the Annual West Florida Lightning Aquatics (WFLA) S...
Jun 12, 2013 - CVST Has Great PCL & Open Water Seasons
CVST Has Great PCL & Open Water Seasons The Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) had a great Private Club League Season (PCL) and especially the Open Water Season. In this year?s PCL meet, CVST man...
Jun 11, 2013 - Stay-in-the-Bag Snacks for Swimmers
Stay-in-the-Bag Snacks for Swimmers By Jill Castle MS, RDN Even the most organized, well-planned swimmer can put nutrition on the backburner, jeopardizing access to essential fuel sources when he need...
Jun 10, 2013 - CVST Brings Home the Hardware at PCL's
CVST Brings Home the Hardware at PCL's CVST had a big weekend and lots of big performances this past weekend in Lakeland at the Annual Private Club League (PCL) Championships. CVST brought home mas...
Jun 4, 2013 - Volz Named CVST June SOM
Volz Named CVST June SOM May 2013 ? Emma Volz (18) - For her efforts this Open Water Season, the CVST coaching staff has named Emma Volz as the 2013 May Swimmer of the Month. At the 2013 Florida Sw...
Jun 3, 2013 - 8&Under Boys Lead CVST At Tampa Bay Swim Classic
8&Under Boys Lead CVST at Tampa Bay Swim Classic CVST had another great meet this past weekend at the Northshore Pool, in St. Pete, where they played host to the 2013 edition of the Tampa Bay Swim Cla...
May 25, 2013 - Water..., Water..., Water
Water..., Water..., Water 1. 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. 2. In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger. 3. Even MILD dehydration will ...
May 21, 2013 - Top Tips for Feeding Teen Swimmers
Top Tips for Feeding Teen Swimmers By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD,RD, CSSD USASwimming.org nutrition contributor, Jill Castle, recently published ?Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High C...
May 20, 2013 - Sorensen Named April Swimmer of the Month
Sorensen Named April Swimmer of the Month April 2013 - Tyler Sorensen (15) - Word around the pool deck is that Tyler Sorensen (15) is someone to watch. For the month of April, the Carrollwood Day ...
May 7, 2013 - CVST Swims Fast At CYC Invite
CVST Swims Fast At CYC Invite The CVST Swimmers swam impressively at Saturday?s Dick Smith Invitational at the Carlouel Yacht Club. Led by Kaitlyn Labella (8) who tied for the the 1st place 8 & Und...
May 1, 2013 - Free Safe Sport Abuse Awareness Class For Parents
Free Safe Sport Abuse Awareness Class For Parents
May 1, 2013 - Free Safe Sport Abuse Awareness Class For Athletes
Free Safe Sport Abuse Awareness Class For Athletes
Apr 21, 2013 - Zambito Family Wins Annual CVST Family Relays
Zambito Family Wins Annual CVST Family Relays It was a great Family Night despite the cool weather and as always, the highlight f the evening were the Annual Family Relays. This year we had eleven ...
Apr 21, 2013 - Green Team Wins Annual Blue/Green Meet
Green Team Wins Annual Blue/Green Meet Team Captain Emma Volz and her Green Team defeated Captain Maria Zambito and her Blue Team in last nights Annual CVST Blue/Green Meet, 1,281 points to 1,226 po...
Apr 9, 2013 - Silver Gold Swimmers Make Move To Senior 2 Group
Silver Gold Swimmers Make Move To Senior 2 Group Congratulations to the following swimmers who have moved to the Senior 2 practice group; Talia Bagby, Logen Hartsock, Logan Ingerick, Owen MaKenzie,...
Apr 8, 2013 - Bronze Swimmers Moving Up To Silver-Gold
Bronze Swimmers Moving Up To Silver-Gold Group CVST has announced the names of the Bronze Group members who will be moving up to the Silver-Gold Practice Group tomorrow, April 9th. Congratulations ...
Apr 8, 2013 - CVST 6th at Boys & Girls Club National Championships
CVST 6th at Boys & Girls Club National Championships The Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST) brought home the 2013 Boys & Girls Club National Swimming Championship sixth place team banner. The ...
Apr 4, 2013 - Ingerick Named 2013 CVST March SOM
Ingerick Named 2013 CVST March SOM March 2013 - Logan Ingerick (9) - In his first Florida Swimming Age Group Championship (FLAGS) meet at the Sarasota Potter Park YMCA, held March 7th ? 10th, Logan...
Apr 3, 2013 - Kenny Picks Up CVST February 2013 Swimmer of the Month Honors
Kenny Picks Up CVST February 2013 Swimmer of the Month Honors February 2013 - Sean Kenny (8) - CVST's Sean Kenny has been named the February 2013 CVST Swimmer of the Month. Sean received this awar...
Apr 1, 2013 - Top Five Recovery Snacks for Swimmers
Top Five Recovery Snacks for Swimmers By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD A young swimmer asked me about after-practice recovery snacks, specifically if she needed a special product marketed as an ?a...
Mar 27, 2013 - How To Get Young Swimmers To Eat Well
How To Get Young Swimmers To Eat Well By Jill Castle, MS, RD Parents and coaches want their swimmers to feel good, eat well and perform to their best ability. But that?s not always easy to accomplis...
Mar 25, 2013 - Parent Education Video
Parent Education Video By David Benzel, Growing Champions For Life We are excited to bring you our Positive Parent Video for this week. In this video, A New Definition of Winning , you will learn...
Mar 20, 2013 - Blast From The Past
Blast From The Past What Happened To The Good Old Days? Guess Who?
Mar 14, 2013 - Come Recycle With Us!
Come Recycle With Us! First Posted October 29, 2012 Sports Teams and nonprofit organizations across the county have been dealing with huge budget cuts, but we?ve found a way to supplement our financ...
Mar 12, 2013 - So You're Going To A Swim Meet!
So You're Going To A Swim Meet! 1. Plan to spend at least four (4) hours at an "Open" or "Invitational" meets (sometimes longer). 2. Plan to spend about 2 to 4 hours at small Development Meets....
Mar 11, 2013 - USA Swimming Offers Athletes The Nutrition Tracker
USA Swimming Offers Athletes The Nutrition Tracker This Personal Nutrition Tracking System, Offered through the USA Swimming Web Site, is designed to provide you with an opportunity to have your die...
Mar 1, 2013 - Summer EG Resort Sports Camp Registration Begins March 1
Summer EG Resort Sports Camp Registration Begins March 1 Click Here to Download the flyer.
Mar 1, 2013 - Summer Swim Lesson Registration Begins March 1
Summer Swim Lesson Registration Begins March 1 Registration for this year?s Emerald Greens/Carrollwood Village Swim Team SwimAmerica Lesson Program will begin March 1st. Registration will be held a...
Feb 25, 2013 - Does CVST.org Have Any Web Tutorials/FAQs For the Parents?
Does CVST.org Have Any Web Tutorials/FAQs For the Parents? Does CVST.org Have Any Web Tutorials/FAQs For the Parents? Yes, parents can and should watch our video tutorials. You can access them by...
Feb 25, 2013 - Florida Swimming Athlete Newsletter Published
Florida Swimming Athlete Newsletter Published The Florida Swimming Athlete Representitives have published their latest Athlerte Newsletter. Check it out and see what is happening in Florida Swimming...
Feb 23, 2013 - OMack Named January 2013 CVST SOM
OMack Named January 2013 CVST SOM For his efforts, the CVST coaching staff has named Owen MacKenzie (12) as the January Swimmer of the Month. At the Gulf Coast Swim Team Winter Invitational in Fo...
Feb 23, 2013 - Drew Selig Named CVST 2012 December SOM
Drew Selig Named CVST 2012 December SOM The CVST Coaching Staff has named Drew Selig (10) as the December 2012 CVST Swimmer of the Month. At the Florida Swimming Harry Meisel ?B? Championships, h...
Feb 22, 2013 - Can Poppy Seeds Cause A Positive Drug Test?
Can Poppy Seeds Cause A Positive Drug Test? Read USADA?s article on Poppy Seeds and Anti-Doping to find out. This article should be read bu all athletes and their parents! Click Here for the art...
Feb 21, 2013 - CVST Has Limited Rooms Blocked For Boys & Girls Club Nationals
CVST Has Limited Rooms Blocked For Boys & Girls Club Nationals CVST has secured a limited number of rooms at the Hotel Indigo , for the weekend of the Boys & Girls Club Nationals. These rooms are...
Feb 19, 2013 - Treat Energy Drinks the Same as Drugs
Treat Energy Drinks The Same As Drugs By Kevin Pho, Athletic Business Taken From USA Swimming's Coaching Connection, Issue 7, 2013 The energy drink business is booming. Sales in the U.S. have hit mo...
Feb 18, 2013 - Follow CVST On Twitter
Follow CVST On Twitter Now you can follow CVST on Twitter anywhere you are! For the latest team information & updates on Practices, Meets, Events and the Athletes of CVST, just follow us on Twitter...
Jan 31, 2013 - CVST's Volz Signs With FAU
CVST's Volz Signs With FAU By Kristine Lee, CVST Senior Swimmer Excitement hangs in the air, waiting to be freed by ink as it touches paper, artfully creating the loops and lines that form a high ...
Jan 21, 2013 - Important Doping Control Information For 2013
Important Doping Control Information For 2013 The 2013 WADA Prohibited List is now in effect! Please be s ure check the status of your swimmers medications (over the counter and prescription) at ...
Jan 20, 2013 - Kids and Caffine Don't Mix
Kids and Caffine Don't Mix You can walk into any store in America and find a selection of energy shots, gums and candy, all with added caffeine, but without a clear statement regarding the caffeine ...
Dec 11, 2012 - Spirited CVST Swimmers On Fire at B Champ's
Spirited CVST Swimmers On Fire at B Champ's CVST brought home the Florida Swimming Harry Meisel Spirit Award for the second year in a row at last weekends Florida Swimming B Championships, held at t...
Dec 10, 2012 - CVST Retains Florida Swimming Spirit Award
CVST Retains Florida Swimming Spirit Award For the second year in a row, CVST has taken home the Florida Swimming Harry Meisel Spirit Award, The team did a great job, making posters, wearing thei...
Dec 2, 2012 - Zach Bowles Named November SOM
Zach Bowles Named November SOM The CVST coaching staff has named Zachary Bowles (14) as the November Swimmer of the Month. For the month, Zachary who trains with the Senior 2 practice group swam in...
Nov 20, 2012 - Randy's SPA Meet Recap
Randy's SPA Meet Recap The CVST Silver/Gold and Senior 2 practice swam particularly well at the St. Petersburg Aquatics Team Saturday and Sunday Morning at the Races. Coming off of a home meet the p...
Nov 16, 2012 - Brush Up On The Risks Behind Energy Drinks
Brush Up On The Risks Behind Energy Drinks From the USA Swimming's Coaching Connection According to a recent report in the New York Times , five people have died over the past three years after d...
Nov 13, 2012 - CVST's Stein Named To USA Swimming National Officials Committee
CVST's Stein Named To USA Swimming National Officials Committee CVST's Corey Stein (17), has been named to the USA Swimming National Officials Committee for a two year term. Stein, in the final y...
Nov 12, 2012 - CVST Swims Big At B Meet
CVST Swims Big At B Meet CVST hosted the CVST B Invitational on Saturday at Emerald Greens and had a Big meet with Big swims and fast times, including a bunch of new Emerald Greens Pool Records ...
Nov 11, 2012 - Forman Family Takes CVST Family Relay Honors
Forman Family Takes CVST Family Relay Honors Congratulations to the Forman Family Relay of Hannah, Sam & Abby for winning the 2012 Edition of the CVST Family Relays. The Forman Family will now have...
Nov 2, 2012 - Logan Tirheimer Snags CVST October Swimmer of the Month Honors
Logan Tirheimer Snags CVST October Swimmer of the Month Honors The CVST coaching staff has named Logan Tierheimer (10) as the October Swimmer of the Month. At the month?s end, Logan swam to nine ...
Oct 31, 2012 - CVST's Kenny Named To USA Swimming National Disability Committee
CVST's Kenny Named To USA Swimming National Disability Committee CVST's Jackie Kenny (17), has been named to the USA Swimming National Disability Committee for a two year term. Kenny, in the fina...
Oct 13, 2012 - CVST Adopts Two New SafeSport Policies: Bullying & Electronic Communication
CVST Adopts Two New SafeSport Policies: Bullying & Electronic Communication CVST Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers & Parents, Last month, the USA Swimming House of Delegates approved legislation enha...
Oct 12, 2012 - CVST's Bob Griffiths Receives Maxwell Award for Officiating
CVST's Bob Griffiths Receives Maxwell Award for Officiating Bob Griffiths at the 2012 Boys & Girls Club Nationals The Maxwell Excellence Award is given to honor an outstanding LSC official, by the...
Oct 9, 2012 - CVST Breaks Nine Pool Records at October FNR
CVST Breaks Nine Pool Records at October FNR CVST had a great Friday Night at the Races last Friday at the Emerald Greens Pool, breaking nine Pool Records and beating the thunderstorms as well. ...
Oct 1, 2012 - Edwards Snags SOM Honors for First Month of New Swim Year
Edwards Snags SOM Honors for First Month of New Swim Year The CVST coaching has named Ava Edwards (6) as the September Swimmer of the Month. It?s not often that you see a noticeable difference in...
Sep 24, 2012 - CVST Survives Storms & Heat To Swim Well At SPA Meet
CVST Survives Storms & Heat To Swim Well At SPA Meet CVST trekked across Tampa Bay to Northshore Pool, in St. Petersburg, this weekend for their first big meet of the new swim year. Although the we...
Sep 8, 2012 - New CVST Swimmers Shine, Veterans Swim Fast Led By Forman Pool Record
New CVST Swimmers Shine, Veterans Swim Fast Led By Forman Pool Record CVST held it's first meet of the new CVST Swim Year last night and it was also the first meet for many of our new CVST swimmers....
Sep 2, 2012 - Mark Your Calendars - 2013 BG Nat's April 5-7
Mark Your Calendars - 2013 BG Nat's April 5-7 The dates have been finalized for the 2013 Boys & Girls Club National Swimmig Championships. The event will be held once again at St. Petersburg's Nort...
Aug 19, 2012 - CVST Announces June-August SOM Award Winners
CVST Announces June-August SOM Award Winners June 2012 ? Madison Ratchford (6) ? Madison Ratchford of the CVST Bronze Practice Group, was selected as the June 2012 CVST Swimmer of the Month based o...
Aug 8, 2012 - Senior Zone Meet Day 3 - Slow Start Picks Up As Day Goes On
Senior Zone Meet Day 3 - Slow Start Picks Up As Day Goes On Day three of the USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships is complete and the day didn't start off as well as hoped for our CVST Se...
Aug 7, 2012 - Senior Zone Meet Day 2 - Kenny, Volz Final In 200 Back
Senior Zone Meet Day 2 - Kenny, Volz Final In 200 Back Day 2 of the USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships is now complete and CVST's Seniors had another good day. In the Prelims, Corey St...
Aug 6, 2012 - Senior Zone Meet Day 1 - Volz On Medal Stand In 800 Free
Senior Zone Meet Day 1 - Volz On Medal Stand In 800 Free The 2012 USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships got under way tonight in Plantation, Florida, and CVST's Seniors are off to a good s...
Jul 26, 2012 - Call Me Maybe? - US Olympic Team Music Video
Call Me Maybe? - US Olympic Team Music Video It?s no secret that members of the U.S. Olympic swimming team work hard, but there?s also a little bit of downtime during training camp. In an attempt to b...
Jul 24, 2012 - USA Swimming Teams up with Disney*Pixar to promote the Sport of Swimming
USA Swimming Teams up with Disney*Pixar to promote the Sport of Swimming USA Swimming has joined forces with Disney*Pixar to promote the sport of swimming in 2012. A ?Just Keep Swimming? public servic...
Jul 8, 2012 - CVST FLAGS Team Announced
CVST Sending Four to FLAGS Meet The CVST Coaching Staff announced that they would be sending four swimmers to the Florida Swimming Age Group Championships, being held July 19-22, at the University o...
Jun 7, 2012 - CVST Releases March, April & May SOM Winners
CVST Releases March, April & May SOM Winners May 2012 May 2012 ? Kaitlyn Labella (7) ? Kaitlyn Labella has been named the May 2012 CVST Swimmer of the Month by the CVST Coaching Staff. Katie swam...
May 31, 2012 - Important USADA Update: Supplement411.org
Important USADA Update: Supplement411.org Be an Informed Athlete & Parent! USADA Launches Supplement411.org to Provide Facts about the Risks Involved with Dietary Supplement Use. The U.S. An...
May 21, 2012 - Parents - Top Five Recovery Snacks
Parents - Top Five Recovery Snacks By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD Recovery is a hot topic for swimmers and for good reason. A long pool and/or land workout burns muscle fuel and causes muscle prot...
Apr 28, 2012 - CVST Fourth at FS Open Water Champ's
CVST Fourth at FS Open Water Champ's CVST finished 4th as a team at this weekend's Florida Swimming Open Water Championships, at Mirromar Lakes, in Ft. Myers. CVST sent five swimmers to the event a...
Apr 24, 2012 - CVST's Stein Directs Special Olympics PSA
CVST's Stein Directs Special Olympics PSA CVST's Corey Stein (17) directed his first television commercial this month and it is now available for viewing via YouTube.com. Corey also enlisted the he...
Apr 22, 2012 - First Florida Swimming Athlete Newsletter By CVST Reps
First Florida Swimming Athlete Newsletter By CVST Reps Florida Swimming has released the first issue of their new Florida Swimming Athlete Newsletter titled "Through Our Goggles" . This issue has ...
Apr 2, 2012 - Florida Swim Network To Air Replays Boys & Girls Club Nationals
Florida Swim Network To Air Replays Boys & Girls Club Nationals Parts of two sessions from this years Boys & Girls Club National Swimming Championships will be rebroadcast on the Florids Swim Netwo...
Mar 31, 2012 - Volz Wins Mile, Boys & Girls Club National Champion
Volz Wins Mile, Boys & Girls Club National Champion CVST's Emma Volz (17) won the Women's 1650 Yard Freestyle today at the Boys & Girls Club National Swimming Championships, in St. Petersburg. The m...
Mar 1, 2012 - Noah Gold Named February SOM
Noah Gold Named February SOM February 2012 - Noah Gold (12) ? The Coaching Staff at CVST has named Noah Gold (12) of the CVST Silver/Gold Practice Group as the February 2012 CVST Swimmer of the M...
Feb 1, 2012 - Pickerell Named CVST January SOM
Pickerell Named CVST January SOM The CVST Coaching Staff has named Daryl Pickerell (13) of the CVST Senior 2 Practice Group as the first CVST Swimmer of the Month for 2012. Daryl earned the award...
Dec 31, 2011 - Bahr Selected As December 2011 CVST Swimmer of the Month
Bahr Selected As December 2011 CVST Swimmer of the Month The CVST Coaching Staff has named Isabella Bahr (11) of the CVST Silver-Gold practice Group as the December 2011 CVST Swimmer of the Month....
Dec 14, 2011 - CVST Wins B-Champ's Team Spirit Award
CVST Wins B-Champ's Team Spirit Award Last weekend in St. Petersburg, the Carrollwood Village Swim Team brought home the Team Spirit Award at the Harry Meisel Championships West. The Meisel Champion...
Dec 2, 2011 - Forsell Takes CVST SOM Award For Nov.
Forsell Takes CVST SOM Award For November The CVST Coaching Staff has named Madeleine Forsell (9) of the CVST Silver-Gold practice Group as the November 2011 CVST Swimmer of the Month. Madeleine ...
Nov 8, 2011 - Blast From The Past
Blast From The Past What Happened To The Good Old Days? Guess Who?
Oct 28, 2011 - Orchard Named October SOM
Orchard Named October SOM The CVST coaching staff has named Jim Orchard as the October Swimmer of the Month. Between the October Friday Night at the Races and the Marlins Ocala Meet, Jim swam to b...
Oct 1, 2011 - Rawls Named CVST September SOM
Rawls Named CVST September SOM September 2011 ? Madeline Rawls (11) ? The CVST Coaching Staff has named eleven year-old Madeline Rawls the 2011 September Swimmer of the Month. Madeline earned ...
Aug 12, 2011 - Volz Named CVST August 2011 SOM
Volz Named CVST August 2011 SOM Emma Volz (16) has been named the CVST Swimmer of the Month of the month of August 2011. This is the second year in a row Volz has received the award for the mont...
Aug 8, 2011 - Race of the Century - JP Peterson vs. Brooke Bennett
Race of the Century - JP Peterson vs. Brooke Bennett This Thursday August 11 we will see local radio show personality JP Peterson from 1010AM?s Happy Hour Show take on Olympic Swimming Gold Medal Ol...
Aug 7, 2011 - Randy's World
Randy's World This is my favorite time of the year with fresh faces and a new season filled with hopes and dreams. When I say fresh faces, a number of new swimmers have been lining up to try out fo...
Aug 5, 2011 - Volz Picks Up Bronze In 400 Free
Volz Picks Up Bronze In 400 Free The USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships are in the home stretch with the completion on day four of the five day event at the YMCA Aquatic Center in O...
Aug 4, 2011 - Volz Medals In 200 Free
Volz Medals In 200 Free Day three of the USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships are in the books and Emma Volz (16) stepprd it up a notch tonight in Championship Finals of the 200 Meter...
Aug 3, 2011 - Kenny Leads Way On Second Day
Kenny Leads Way On Second Day Day two of the USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships and Jackie Kenny (16) led the way for CVST with a 9th Place finish in the 200 Meter Backstroke. K...
Aug 2, 2011 - Volz Picks Up 800 Silver Medal
Volz Picks Up 800 Silver Medal The USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships got underway tonight, in Orlando, at the YMCA Aquatic Center , on International Drive. The only events tonig...
Aug 1, 2011 - Labella Named July '11 SOM
Labella Named July '11 SOM The CVST Coaching Staff named six year old Kaitlyn Labella as its July Swimmer of the Month. Kaitlyn swam four best times at the July 15 th Friday Night at the Races...
Jul 31, 2011 - CVST Fast at EOS Meet
CVST Fast at EOS Meet CVST hosted their End of Summer (EOS) Meet July 30 th , at the Emerald Greens Rec Center with approximately 100 swimmers from three teams participating. This was the final mee...
Jul 25, 2011 - Kenny Elected To Florida Swimming Board
Kenny Elected To Florida Swimming Board Jackie Kenny was elected by her peers to the Florida Swimming, Inc . Board of Directors this past weekend at the 2011 Florida Swimming Long Course Seni...
Jul 24, 2011 - CVST Finishes Senor Champ's Strong
CVST Finishes Senor Champ's Strong The 2011 Florida Swimming Long Course Senior Championships finished up today at the Indian River State College, in Fort Pierce, and the CVST Seniors were stro...
Jul 23, 2011 - Senior Champ's Day 3 Equals Third Cut For Stein
Senior Champ's Day 3 Equals Third Cut For Stein The third day of the 2011 Florida Swimming Long Course Senior Championships is now complete and Corey Stein (16) did it again, picking up his th...
Jul 22, 2011 - Stein Picks Up Another Zone Cut
Stein Picks Up Another Zone Cut Day two of the 2011 Florida Swimming Long Course Senior Championships in the books and CVST had another good day. Today was the short day for CVST with just one ...
Jul 21, 2011 - Two New Senior Zone Cuts On First Night of Senior Champ's
Two New Senior Zone Cuts On First Night of Senior Champ's The 2011 Florida Swimming Long Course Senior Championships got underway in Ft. Pierce tonight and CVST had a great start. The only indi...
Jul 18, 2011 - Rawls Has Big Swims at FLAGS
Rawls Has Big Swims at FLAGS This past weekend, CVST?s Fitz Rawls (12) participated in an epoch FLAGS (Florida Swimming Age Group Championships) meet that will go down in history. The Florida Age...
Jul 18, 2011 - CVST Age Groupers Shine at FNR
CVST Age Groupers Shine at FNR Swimmers from the CVST Silver-Gold and Bronze Groups shined this past Friday and the CVST July Friday Night at the Races. The meet was held at the Emerald Greens Rec ...
Jun 30, 2011 - Simonton Snags June SOM Honor
Simonton Snags June SOM Honor The CVST Coaching Staff has announced that Donovan Simonton (9) of the Bronze Practice Group, is the CVST June Swimmer of the Month. Donovan earned this award base...
Jun 25, 2011 - Kenny, Stein & Volz Share May SOM Honors
Kenny, Stein & Volz Share May SOM Honors CVST has announced a tie for the May 2011 Swimmer of the Award. This months recipients are Emma Volz , Jackie Kenny and Corey Stein all who have been n...
Jun 13, 2011 - CVST 5th at Florida Open Water Championships
CVST 5th at Florida Open Water Championships CVST Finished 5th as a team last weekend in Fort Myers Beach at the 2011 Florida Swimming Open Water Championships. Just two points short of a third pla...
Jun 1, 2011 - Forman Named April CVST SOM
Forman Named April CVST SOM The CVST Coaching Staff has announced that Abby Forman (9) of CVST?s Silver/Gold practice group has been named the April 2011 Swimmer of the Month. Abby earned this hono...
May 18, 2011 - CVST Swims Fast On Tuesday Night
CVST Swims Fast On Tuesday Night CVST played host to Palma Ceia and Lakeland Yacht Club last night at the Emerald Greens Rec Center and had a great night of fast swimming. The evening started out...
May 9, 2011 - Florida All-Star Volz leads CVST at H-Man Race
Florida All-Star Volz leads CVST at H-Man Race CVST's Emma Volz (16) led the way for CVST at last weekend's Annual Hurricane-man 2.4 Mile Rough Water Swim. While the weather was great for the rac...
Apr 25, 2011 - Dangerous Energy?
Dangerous Energy? ESPN Video Clip About Energy Drinks - USA Swimming has asked that we share this video with the parents of all team members and Coaches. Click Here to watch the EPSN video "Dan...
Apr 20, 2011 - CVST In Beef's Commercials
CVST In Beef's Commercials Last month some of our CVST families headed over to Clearwater and the Feather Sound BeeF O'Brady's to possible star in a commercial. Well the wait to see who made it and...
Apr 19, 2011 - The Green Sarges Beat Out the Blues Brothers (The Screaming Blueberries)
Apr 17, 2011 - Rawls Family Takes Family Relay Trophy
Rawls Family Takes Family Relay Trophy Last night at the Annal CVST Family Night, the Rawls Family came away with the Annual Family Relay Trophy. This year, there were six families who vied for the...
Feb 28, 2011 - CVST Finishes Senior Champ's Same Way They Started
CVST Finishes Senior Champ's Same Way They Started CVST Finished up the 2011 Spring Florida Swimming Senior Championships in they same way they started, going five for five best times on the fin...
Feb 24, 2011 - CVST Alum Lynch 7th at ACC's In 50
CVST Alum Lynch 7th at ACC's In 50 CVST Alum and brother of Miss Meredith , Sullivan Lynch , is swimming in his final ACC Championship Meet this weekend for the Ramblin Wreck of Georgia Tech. In ...
Feb 24, 2011 - CVST Starts Senior Champ's 3 For 3
CVST Starts Senior Champ's 3 For 3 The first day of the 2011 Florida Swimming Spring Senior Championships is in the books and CVST swimmers went three for three best times. The evening started of...
Feb 7, 2011 - Rawls Leads CVST With First "FLAGS" Cut
Rawls Leads CVST With First "FLAGS" Cut CVST headed over to the Long Center, in Clearwater this past weekend for the Last Chance Meet and Fitz Rawls (12) of the CVST Senior 2 Practice Group led th...
Feb 3, 2011 - Blast From The Past
Blast From The Past What Happened To The Good Old Days? Guess Who?
Feb 1, 2011 - CVST January Swimmer of the Month - Emma Herron
CVST January Swimmer of the Month - Emma Herron The CVST Coaching Staff has selected Emma Herron (9) of the CVST Bronze Practice Group as the CVST Swimmer of the Month for January, 2011. At the G...
Jan 1, 2011 - CVST December Swimmer of the Month - Fitz Rawls
CVST December Swimmer of the Month - Fitz Rawls The CVST Coaching Staff has announced that Fitz Rawls (12) of the Senior 2 Practice Group has been named the CVST Swimmer of the Month for December ...
Dec 1, 2010 - CVST November Swimmer of the Month - Christopher Yatsula
CVST November Swimmer of the Month - Christopher Yatsula Christopher Yatsula (13) - Christopher Yatsula 0f the CVST Senior 2 practice group has been named the November CVST Swimmer of the Month. A...
Nov 1, 2010 - CVST October Swimmer of the Month - Logan Tirheimer
CVST October Swimmer of the Month - Logan Tirheimer Logan Tirheimer (8) - The CVST Coaching Staff has named Logan Tirheimer (8) of the CVST Silver-Gold Practice Group the October 2010 CVST Swimmer ...
Oct 18, 2010 - Meredith's Monthly Message
Meredith's Monthly Message I can?t believe October is almost over already! Our annual Halloween practice is right around the corner! Friday October 29, 2010 we will be holding a Costume Practice and...
Oct 18, 2010 - Blast From The Past
Blast From The Past What Happened To The Good Old Days? Guess Who?
Oct 1, 2010 - CVST September Swimmer of the Month - Lillian Garrett
CVST September Swimmer of the Month - Lillian Garrett Lillian Garrett (11) - Lillian Garrett of the CVST Silver/Gold Practice Group has been named the recipient of the September 2010 CVST Swimmer o...
Sep 21, 2010 - Blast From The Past
Blast From The Past What Happened To The Good Old Days? Guess Who?
Sep 1, 2010 - Emma Volz - August 2010 Swimmer of the Month
Emma Volz - August 2010 Swimmer of the Month Emma Volz (15) has been named the CVST Swimmer of the Month for the month of August 2010. Emma receives this award based on her outstanding performance at ...
Aug 23, 2010 - CVST Celebrates 2009-2010 Swim Season
CVST Celebrates 2009-2010 Swim Season CVST celebrated the 2009-2010 Swim Year yesterday with their Annual Awards Panquet and a Splash Bash Party. The event was a three hour ezxtravaganza with a fanta...
Aug 8, 2010 - USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Meet Concludes As It Started For CVST... Fast!
USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Meet Concludes As It Started For CVST... Fast! The USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships concluded tonight in Orlando and for CVST things ended just as they ...
Aug 7, 2010 - USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Recap of Last Prelim Session
USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Recap of Last Prelim Session In the last morning session of the meet, Maria Zambito started CVST off with a blazing 50 freestyle. Maria went a personal best, dropping...
Aug 6, 2010 - USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Volz Picks Up Bronze In 400 Free
USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Volz Picks Up Bronze In 400 Free Emma Volz led the way tonight for CVST's 400 Freestylers at the USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championship. She picked up the Bron...
Aug 6, 2010 - USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Volz 2nd, Kenny & Zambito In Consolation Finals
USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Volz 2nd, Kenny & Zambito In Consolation Finals For 400 Free Emma Volz cranked out a 2nd place finish in the 400 Meter Freestyle at this mornings preliminary session ...
Aug 5, 2010 - USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Volz & Zambito Swim Big In 200 Free
USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Volz & Zambito Swim Big In 200 Free Maria Zambito and Emma Volz swam in the Women's 200 Meter Freestyle tonight at the USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championsh ip...
Aug 5, 2010 - USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Zambito & Volz Heading To Finals In 200 Free
USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Zambito & Volz Heading To Finals In 200 Free Day 3 of the USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships are complete and CVST's Maria Zambito and Emma Volz have qua...
Aug 4, 2010 - Volz Opens Senior Zone Meet With Silver Medal
Volz Opens Senior Zone Meet With Silver Medal The USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships got underway tonight in Orlando and CVST's Emma Volz opened with a silver medal in the meets first eve...
Aug 4, 2010 - USA-S SZ Senior Champ's: Day 2 Finals Update #2
USA-S SZ Senior Champ's: Day 2 Finals Update #2 Day 2 Update #2 - Women's 200 Backstroke Jackie Kenny - 9th Place - 2:38.29* Emma Volz - 11th Place - 2:46.22* * Personal Best Time Be sure to che...
Aug 4, 2010 - USA-S SZ Senior Champ's: Day 2 Finals Update #1
USA-S SZ Senior Champ's: Day 2 Finals Update #1 Day 2 Update - Women's 100 Freestyle Emma Volz - 11th Place - 1:03.72* Maria Zambito - 20th Place - 1:05.40* * Personal Best Time Check back for r...
Aug 4, 2010 - USA-S SZ Senior Champ's: Kenny, Volz & Zambito All Final On Day Two
USA Swimming SZ Senior Champ's: Kenny, Volz & Zambito All Final On Day Two Day Two of the USA Swimming Southern Zone Senior Championships is complete and CVST's jackie Kenny, Emma Volz and Maria Zambi...
Jul 26, 2010 - The Swimmers of America
The Swimmers of America By: Anne Marie Yatsula The Author is a new member of the CVST Bronze Practice Group and attends St. Lawrence Catholic School. It was a sunny day in Florida as Jim Kelly, the ...
Jul 20, 2010 - "JO Jackie" Shines at Junior Olympics
"JO Jackie" Shines at Junior Olympics CVST's Jackie Kenny was the team's only representitive at last weekend's Florida Swimming Long Course Junior Olympic Championships, held in Orlando, at the YMCA A...
Jul 1, 2010 - Owen Mackenzie - June 2010 Swimmer of the Month
Owen Mackenzie - June 2010 Swimmer of the Month Owen Mackenzie (9) has been named the CVST Swimmer of the Month for the month of June 2010. Owen receives this award based on his performance at CVST...
Jul 1, 2010 - Isabella Bahr - July 2010 Swimmer of the Month
Isabella Bahr - July 2010 Swimmer of the Month Isabella Bahr (9) of the CVST Bronze Practice Group has been named the July 2010 CVST/Speedo Swimmer of the Month Award winner. During the Month of J...
Jun 2, 2010 - Blast From The Past
Blast From The Past Guess Who?
Jun 1, 2010 - Emma Volz - May Swimmer of the Month
Emma Volz - May Swimmer of the Month Emma Volz (15) has been named the CVST Swimmer of the Month for the month of May 2010. Emma receives this award based on her performance at the Annual Hurricane...
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