Category: Practice Schedule

Weekly Schedule 3-15-21 to 3-21-21

First Meet This Week!

Schedule (3/15/21 – 3/21/2021)

We will be practicing at the SMAC (Shawnee Mission District Aquatic Center) on Monday and Friday, and at SMS Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Schedule Week of 3/15/2021 – 3/21/2021

  • Monday – SMAC – 3-5:30pm
  • Tuesday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Wednesday – Meet @ Lawrence Free State. Divers will be released from class at 11:30am; diving competition begins at 1:30.  Swimmers will be released at 1:30pm; swimming competition begins at 3:30pm. No spectators will be allowed. See more information below.
  • Thursday – SMS – 3-5:30pm
  • Friday – SMAC SMS – 3-5:30pm [updated 3/18/21]
  • Sat – SMS – 7:30am-9:30am

Additional Meet Information
The meet at Lawrence Free State on Wednesday 3/17 will feature separate Dive and Swim competitions. The Dive meet will begin at 1:30pm. The Swim meet will begin at 3:30pm.

No spectators will be allowed to attend. Live Streaming is available. Learn more about meet streaming via NFHS Network. Monthly plans are available.

Sunday Deadlines: Team Registration – Spiritwear Orders

Today’s the last day to register and order additional spiritwear.

Many thanks to all those who have already registered. We appreciate your support! If you haven’t done it yet, please register today.

The SMS Team store will also be closing after today. It’s your last chance to order additional spiritwear. Team t-shirts are only $15. Get them today for friends and family.

 

2021 6A Boys State Meet Information

Let’s GO RAIDERS and bring some hardware home!

Here is some information about today’s meet.

Kansas 6A State Swim & Dive Meet Schedule

The Kansas 6A State Swim & Dive Championship meet will be held at the SMSDAC on Friday, 2/19. No spectators are allowed. The meet will be streamed on NFHS and results will be updated in real-time on the MeetMobile app (including team scores).

  • 8:30 am: Divers arrive.
  • 9 – 11 am: Diving Warm-Ups
  • 11:00 am: Diving Prelims & Semi-Finals
  • 1:30 pm: Swimmers arrive.
  • 2 – 2:30 pm: Shawnee Mission South Swim Warmups
  • 4:15 pm: Diving & Swimming Finals (there is debate whether dive will be in the middle of the meet or before swimming finals).

Kansas 6A State Swim & Dive Meet Heat Sheet

Here is a link to the full schedule, heat sheet, and results for the meet. 

Parent’s GroupMe State Meet Text Group

I started a private GroupMe Text Group for the parents for today’s meet. If we can’t be in person to cheer on our kiddos … at least we can cheer with each other via text.

If you are interested in joining, download the GroupMe app and then send me a text with your name and phone number to 913-579-9511 and I’ll add you to the Group (SMS State Swim & Dive).

Swim & Dive Schedule: Week of 2/15

It’s time to get ready for STATE!

Here is this week’s practice schedule and information about the State Meet on Friday.

Practice Schedule (Swim & Dive): 2/15 – 2/19

  • Monday, 2/15: 11 – 1:30 pm at SMSouth (NO SCHOOL.)
  • Tuesday, 2/16: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth (Canceled)
  • Wednesday, 2/17: 3:00 – 4:30 pm at SMSouth
  • Thursday, 2/18: 3:00 – 4:30 pm at SMSouth

Kansas 6A State Swim & Dive Meet Schedule (2/19)

The Kansas 6A State Swim & Dive Championship meet will be held at the SMSDAC on Friday, 2/19. No spectators are allowed, but it will be streamed on NFHS Network. You can also follow the meet on the MeetMobile app.

  • 8:30 am: Divers arrive.
  • 9 – 11 am: Diving Warm-Ups
  • 11:00 am: Diving Prelims & Semi-Finals
  • 1:30 pm: Swimmers arrive.
  • 2 – 2:30 pm: Shawnee Mission South Swim Warmups
  • 4:15 pm: Diving Finals begin followed by Swimming Timed Finals

(More details including State Heat Sheet and GroupMe Text for Parents – ’cause we got to find a way to cheer for all of our kids somehow – forthcoming.)

COVID Procedures

  • All athletes are required to fill out a COVID questionnaire daily before they come to practice. Athletes should fill out a COVID questionnaire between 10 am and 12 pm. COVID questionnaire can be found on the Swim Website Menubar under COVID Questionnaire.
  • Athletes must have a mask/face covering on at all times. They will need to bring a zip-lock bag and before they enter the pool remove their mask and place it in the baggie and secure it. Once they exit the pool, they will need to put the mask back on.
  • If they are not feeling well, they MUST stay home and contact one of the coaches. Athletes that stay home may not return to practice or competition until they have been cleared by the SMS school nurse.
  • There will be no locker rooms. Athletes coming from home should come to practice dressed in their swimsuit. Athletes coming from school will change in bathrooms. Gym bags will be stowed in the swim area.
  • Athletes will be split into groups and groups will spread out around the pool based on their lanes. You are not allowed to change lanes unless specified by a Coach. While on deck, every athlete and coach will wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
  • Athletes may not carpool with non-family. If the athlete is driving, make sure to fill out Transportation Form.
  • No communal food or drink. No team meals, Saturday donuts, or team lunches. Do not share water bottles.

Swim & Dive Schedule: Week of 2/8

It’s time to get ready for STATE!

Congratulations to this year’s Shawnee Mission South State Team. Due to COVID Protocols, they will be the only members practicing this week.

  • Owen Krussow (200 IM & 100 Breast)
  • Nathan Snyder (200 IM & 500 Free)
  • Tyler Welch (Dive)
  • Joe Barreca (50 Free & 100 Free)
  • Lucas Beach (100 Back)
  • Ryan Owens (50 Free & 100 Fly)
  • Carson Guthrie (200 Free & 100 Free)
  • Kyle Gellhaus (100 Breast)
  • Chris Petrella (200 Free & 100 Breast)
  • Grady O’Connor (200 Free & 100 Free)

In addition, the boys have qualified in the 200 Medley, 200 Free, and 400 Free Relays.

Practice Schedule (Swim): 2/8 – 2/13

  • Monday, 2/8: 3:00 – 5:30 pm at SMSouth (Change of location.)
  • Tuesday, 2/9: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Wednesday, 2/10: 3:00 – 5:30 pm at SMSDAC
  • Thursday, 2/11: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Friday, 2/12: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Saturday, 2/13: 7:00 – 5:30 am at SMSDAC

Practice Schedule (Dive): 2/8 – 2/13

  • Monday, 2/8: 3:00 – 5:30 pm at SMSouth (Change of location.)
  • Tuesday, 2/9: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Wednesday, 2/10: 3:00 – 5:30 pm at SMSDAC
  • Thursday, 2/11: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Friday, 2/12: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Saturday, 2/13: 7:00 – 5:30 am at SMSDAC

Save The Date: End of Season Meeting on 2/16

The “End of the Season + State Send Off Meeting” will be held for ALL SWIMMERS AND DIVERS on February 16th in the Black Box Theater from 5 – 6 pm on February 16th.

While parents will not be allowed at this meeting, it will be live-streamed for viewing. Links and agenda are forthcoming.

COVID Procedures

  • All athletes are required to fill out a COVID questionnaire daily before they come to practice. Athletes should fill out a COVID questionnaire between 10 am and 12 pm. COVID questionnaire can be found on the Swim Website Menubar under COVID Questionnaire.
  • Athletes must have a mask/face covering on at all times. They will need to bring a zip-lock bag and before they enter the pool remove their mask and place it in the baggie and secure it. Once they exit the pool, they will need to put the mask back on.
  • If they are not feeling well, they MUST stay home and contact one of the coaches. Athletes that stay home may not return to practice or competition until they have been cleared by the SMS school nurse.
  • There will be no locker rooms. Athletes coming from home should come to practice dressed in their swimsuit. Athletes coming from school will change in bathrooms. Gym bags will be stowed in the swim area.
  • Athletes will be split into groups and groups will spread out around the pool based on their lanes. You are not allowed to change lanes unless specified by a Coach. While on deck, every athlete and coach will wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
  • Athletes may not carpool with non-family. If the athlete is driving, make sure to fill out Transportation Form.
  • No communal food or drink. No team meals, Saturday donuts, or team lunches. Do not share water bottles.

Sunflower League Final Details: 2/6

It’s time for LEAGUE FINALS!  Make sure to read the information on the details.

Sunflower League Finals (Diving & Swimming) on February 6th 

DIVE: (Only competitors.) Warm-Ups begin at 7:30 am. Finals start at 9:00 am.

SWIM: (Only competitors allowed – including alternates.) Arrive by 9:00 am to watch the dive finals. SMS warms up in the 2nd group at 10:20 am. Finals will begin at approximately 11:05 am.

There is no transportation to this meet. Plan on your child changing into their tech suit at SMSDAC after warms-ups. After the meet is over, swimmers and divers can use the restroom to change into dry clothes for the ride home.

(Links to directions, meet times, and meet information are available on the website’s event calendar.)

LIVE Streaming: There will be no spectators allowed at the finals, but it will be streamed on the NFHS Network. 

MeetMobile: The SMSDAC uses MeetMobile Swim App to provide real-time meet results and standings during meets. More schools are starting to use this app and it is a way to stay informed of your son’s performance if you can’t be there in person. The app is available in the Apple & Google Play Store. Subscriptions run free (for basic heat sheet only), to $2.49 per month or annually for $6.99 (for real-time event results).

Sunflower League Championship – Finals Heat Sheet (Seeds + Alternates)

Location: SMSDAC

Sunflower League Finals Heat Sheet (Seeds + Alternates) – 2/4/21 (pdf)

NOTE: The meet starts off with a Swim Off for Graham Hopkins in the 50 Free for the 2nd Alternate position. 

Swim & Dive Schedule: Week of 2/1

It’s time for LEAGUE. There are two meets this week! Make sure to read the information on the details.

Weekly Highlights & Notes

Swim/Dive Meets

The boys’ have two swim and dive meets this week – League Prelims and League Finals.

Sunflower League Prelims & Semi-Finals (Diving) on February 3rd 

There is no team transportation to this meet. Divers should be at the SMSDAC by 3:00 pm. Warmups start at 4:00 pm and the meet will begin at 5:30 pm.

Sunflower League Prelims (Swimming) on February 4th 

There is no team transportation to this meet. SMS is the Prelim #3. We will be swimming with SME, Olathe South, and Olathe West. Swimmers should be at the SMSDAC by 1:30 pm. Warmups start at 2:00 pm and the meet will begin at 3:00 pm.

Sunflower League Finals (Diving & Swimming) on February 6th 

DIVE: (Only competitors.) Warm-Ups begin at 7:30 am. Meet starts at 9:00 am.

SWIM: (Only competitors allowed – including alternates.) Warm-Ups are from 9:45 – 10:55 am. SMS will warm-up at 10:20 am. Finals will begin at approximately 11:05 am.

Plan on your child changing into their tech suit at SMSDAC after warms-ups. After the meet is over, swimmers and divers can use the restroom to change into dry clothes for the ride home.

(Links to directions, meet times, and meet information are available on the website’s event calendar.)

LIVE Streaming: There will be no spectators allowed at either the preliminaries or the finals, but it will be streamed on the NFHS Network. 

MeetMobile: The SMSDAC uses MeetMobile Swim App to provide real-time meet results and standings during meets. More schools are starting to use this app and it is a way to stay informed of your son’s performance if you can’t be there in person. The app is available in the Apple & Google Play Store. Subscriptions run free (for basic heat sheet only), to $2.49 per month or annually for $6.99 (for real-time event results).

Top 50 Recognition

KSHAA has been tracking the boys’ swim times and dive scores this season and has released a Top 50 Recognition. This list is updated every Tuesday prior to the State Meet. We have a lot of individual names and relays on this list. Congratulations!!

SMS Swim & Dive Schedule Date Changes

The JV Sunflower Varsity League Meet has been canceled. 

The schedule has been updated.  Like with everything this year, this can change at a moment’s notice. If in doubt, make sure to check the Sunflower League Calendar.

After-State Swim “Get-Together & Recognition”

We are working hard to create a “get-together” after State for the boys to be recognized for their accomplishments this year. More information to come.

Practice Schedule (Swim): 2/1 – 2/7

Practice Schedule (Dive): 2/1 – 2/7

COVID Procedures

  • All athletes are required to fill out a COVID questionnaire daily before they come to practice. Athletes should fill out a COVID questionnaire between 10 am and 12 pm. COVID questionnaire can be found on the Swim Website Menubar under COVID Questionnaire.
  • Athletes must have a mask/face covering on at all times. They will need to bring a zip-lock bag and before they enter the pool remove their mask and place it in the baggie and secure it. Once they exit the pool, they will need to put the mask back on.
  • If they are not feeling well, they MUST stay home and contact one of the coaches. Athletes that stay home may not return to practice or competition until they have been cleared by the SMS school nurse.
  • There will be no locker rooms. Athletes coming from home should come to practice dressed in their swimsuit. Athletes coming from school will change in bathrooms. Gym bags will be stowed in the swim area.
  • Athletes will be split into groups and groups will spread out around the pool based on their lanes. You are not allowed to change lanes unless specified by a Coach. While on deck, every athlete and coach will wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
  • Athletes may not carpool with non-family. If the athlete is driving, make sure to fill out Transportation Form.
  • No communal food or drink. No team meals, Saturday donuts, or team lunches. Do not share water bottles.

Swim & Dive Schedule: Week of 1/25

7 – 1! Another busy week as we move toward League and State. The League Schedule has changed, please make sure to see the update below.

Weekly Highlights & Notes

Swim/Dive Meets

The boys’ have one swim meet this week against Shawnee Mission North. Dive will have two meets – Shawnee Mission North and the Invitational.

Shawnee Mission North on January 26th 

There is no team transportation to this meet. Swimmers and Divers should be at the SMSDAC by 2:15 pm. Parents can enter the building at 3:15 pm and the meet will begin at 3:30 pm.

Dive Invitational on January 30th 

There is no team transportation to this meet. Swimmers and Divers should be at the SMSDAC by 8:00 am. Parents can enter the building at 9:45 am and the meet will begin at 10:00 am.

They will need to be dressed in their suits on arrival at SMSDAC. After the meet is over, swimmers and divers can use the restroom to change into dry clothes for the ride home. The meet should last approximately two hours.

NOTE: Be sure your son has extra masks, a Ziploc bag for his mask (to keep it dry), and his own water bottle and snacks for the meet.

(Links to directions, meet times, and meet information are available on the website’s event calendar.)

MeetMobile: The SMSDAC uses MeetMobile Swim App to provide real-time meet results and standings during meets. More schools are starting to use this app and it is a way to stay informed of your son’s performance if you can’t be there in person. The app is available in the Apple & Google Play Store. Subscriptions run free (for basic heat sheet only), to $2.49 per month or annually for $6.99 (for real-time event results).

SMS Swim & Dive Schedule Date Changes

The Sunflower Varsity League Meet has been updated to a two-day event. 

Sunflower Varsity League Prelims will be run in four sessions over two days. Two sessions will run on Wednesday and two sessions will run on Thursday. Finals will be held on Saturday afternoon for the top 16 only – only swimmers who are swimming will be allowed to attend.

Shawnee Mission South Prelim is scheduled for Session #3 which will be on Thursday at 3:00 pm.

There will be no spectators allowed at either the preliminaries or the finals, but it will be streamed on the NFHS Network. 

The schedule has been updated.  Like with everything this year, this can change at a moment’s notice. If in doubt, make sure to check the Sunflower League Calendar.

Thank YOU for Generously Supporting the Krispy Kreme “Saturday Doughnuts” Boys’ Swim Fundraiser

Thank you for your generous support. We will be “distributing” the Digital Dozens sometime next week.

Practice Schedule (Swim): 1/25 – 1/31

  • Monday, 1/25: NO SCHOOL – 7:30 – 9:30 am at SMSouth
  • Tuesday, 1/26: Meet: Shawnee Mission North
  • Wednesday, 1/27: 3:00 – 5:30 pm at SMSDAC
  • Thursday, 1/28: 3:00 – 5:30 pm at SMSouth
  • Friday, 1/29: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Saturday, 1/30: 7:30 – 9:30 am at SMSouth

Practice Schedule (Dive): 1/25 – 1/31

  • Monday, 1/25: NO SCHOOL – 7:30 – 9:30 am at SMSouth
  • Tuesday, 1/26: Meet: Shawnee Mission North
  • Wednesday, 1/27: 3:00 – 5:30 pm at SMSDAC
  • Thursday, 1/28: 3:00 – 5:30 pm at SMSouth
  • Friday, 1/29: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Saturday, 1/30: Meet: Invitational

COVID Procedures

  • All athletes are required to fill out a COVID questionnaire daily before they come to practice. Athletes should fill out a COVID questionnaire between 10 am and 12 pm. COVID questionnaire can be found on the Swim Website Menubar under COVID Questionnaire.
  • Athletes must have a mask/face covering on at all times. They will need to bring a zip-lock bag and before they enter the pool remove their mask and place it in the baggie and secure it. Once they exit the pool, they will need to put the mask back on.
  • If they are not feeling well, they MUST stay home and contact one of the coaches. Athletes that stay home may not return to practice or competition until they have been cleared by the SMS school nurse.
  • There will be no locker rooms. Athletes coming from home should come to practice dressed in their swimsuit. Athletes coming from school will change in bathrooms. Gym bags will be stowed in the swim area.
  • Athletes will be split into groups and groups will spread out around the pool based on their lanes. You are not allowed to change lanes unless specified by a Coach. While on deck, every athlete and coach will wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
  • Athletes may not carpool with non-family. If the athlete is driving, make sure to fill out Transportation Form.
  • No communal food or drink. No team meals, Saturday donuts, or team lunches. Do not share water bottles.

Swim & Dive Schedule: Week of 1/18

Another “busy” week for swim and dive. Remember to place your Krispy Kreme order before the end-of-the-day on Monday!

Weekly Highlights & Notes

Swim/Dive Meets

The boys’ have two swim and dive meets this week.

Olathe North on January 19th 

There is no team transportation to this meet. Swimmers and Divers should be at the SMSDAC by 2:15 pm. Parents can enter the building at 3:15 pm and the meet will begin at 3:30 pm.

Blue Valley Northwest on January 21st 

There is no team transportation to this meet. Swimmers and Divers should be at the SMSDAC by 2:15 pm. Parents can enter the building at 3:15 pm and the meet will begin at 3:30 pm.

They will need to be dressed in their suits on arrival at SMSDAC. After the meet is over, swimmers and divers can use the restroom to change into dry clothes for the ride home. The meet should last approximately two hours.

NOTE: Be sure your son has extra masks, a Ziploc bag for his mask (to keep it dry), and his own water bottle and snacks for the meet.

(Links to directions, meet times, and meet information are available on the website’s event calendar.)

MeetMobile: The SMSDAC uses MeetMobile Swim App to provide real-time meet results and standings during meets. More schools are starting to use this app and it is a way to stay informed of your son’s performance if you can’t be there in person. The app is available in the Apple & Google Play Store. Subscriptions run free (for basic heat sheet only), to $2.49 per month or annually for $6.99 (for real-time event results).

Swim & Dive Spectators Information

The school will allow entry of up to two parents/guardians per participant in the main gymnasiums and in the Aquatics Center.

Things to note:

  • The school will allow entry of up to two parents/guardians per participant.
  • Siblings are NOT considered parents/guardians and not allowed access.
  • SMS will be using the parent/guardian information in Skyward.
  • If more than two parents/guardians are listed in Skyward, the default will be the participant’s parents. If you have more than two parents/guardians, you can use a rotation system. If rotation is going to be used, parents/guardians must contact SMS Office at least one day before the competition. Also, no substitutes are allowed if the parent/guardian is unable to attend.
  • Spectators will not be allowed entry into the Aquatic Center until 15 minutes before contest time.
  • Spectators must be masked for the entire event.

Krispy Kreme “Saturday Doughnuts” Boys’ Swim Fundraiser – Ends Monday – 1/18

One of the long-standing traditions in Boys’ Swim is “Doughnut Saturday”. Each Saturday at least five (sometimes six) dozen doughnuts would be donated by parents and get delivered to the boys after their Saturday swim and dive practice. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we were unable to continue this tradition, until now.

The Booster Club is asking you to “purchase your Saturday doughnuts” through this fundraiser. These fundraisers, along with your booster club dues, provide additional support to the swim and dive program at Shawnee Mission South. Last year we were able to work with the Girls’ Swim Team to purchase two digital timers to help with the RBT that Coach Berg uses for training.

NOTE: The Booster Club has not asked parents for the regular donations of items for team dinners, team lunches, or Saturday doughnuts due to COVID-19 concerns.  Your generosity in this fundraiser will allow us to support Coach Berg and continue the rich tradition and success of the SMS Swim & Dive team. 

This fundraiser will be open through the end-of-the-day on January 18th. 

It’s easy to get your “Digital Dozen”. Just follow the instructions below.

  • Go HERE and enter your name and email address.
  • Pick the number of dozen doughnuts you’d like to purchase.
  • Click “Add to Cart”.
  • A new screen will pop up with a header of “Krispy Kreme Digital Dozen Fundraiser Has Been Added to your Cart.”
  • Click the “View Cart” button to checkout.
  • A new “Cart” screen will appear. Make any adjustments to your total and click “Proceed to checkout”.
  • Enter your billing and credit card information and click “Place Order”.
  • Digital Certificates will be emailed to you with 10 business days of the event closing.

Practice Schedule (Swim): 1/18 – 1/24

  • Monday, 1/18: NO SCHOOL – 7:30 – 9:30 am at SMSouth
  • Tuesday, 1/19: Meet: Olathe North
  • Wednesday, 1/20: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Thursday, 1/21: Meet: Blue Valley Northwest
  • Friday, 1/22: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Saturday, 1/23: 7:30 – 9:30 am at SMSDAC

Practice Schedule (Dive): 1/18 – 1/24

  • Monday, 1/18: NO SCHOOL – 7:30 – 9:30 am at SMSouth
  • Tuesday, 1/19: Meet: Olathe North
  • Wednesday, 1/20: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Thursday, 1/21: Meet: Blue Valley Northwest
  • Friday, 1/22: 3:00 – 5:00 pm at SMSouth
  • Saturday, 1/23: 7:30 – 9:30 am at SMSDAC

COVID Procedures

  • All athletes are required to fill out a COVID questionnaire daily before they come to practice. Athletes should fill out a COVID questionnaire between 10 am and 12 pm. COVID questionnaire can be found on the Swim Website Menubar under COVID Questionnaire.
  • Athletes must have a mask/face covering on at all times. They will need to bring a zip-lock bag and before they enter the pool remove their mask and place it in the baggie and secure it. Once they exit the pool, they will need to put the mask back on.
  • If they are not feeling well, they MUST stay home and contact one of the coaches. Athletes that stay home may not return to practice or competition until they have been cleared by the SMS school nurse.
  • There will be no locker rooms. Athletes coming from home should come to practice dressed in their swimsuit. Athletes coming from school will change in bathrooms. Gym bags will be stowed in the swim area.
  • Athletes will be split into groups and groups will spread out around the pool based on their lanes. You are not allowed to change lanes unless specified by a Coach. While on deck, every athlete and coach will wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
  • Athletes may not carpool with non-family. If the athlete is driving, make sure to fill out Transportation Form.
  • No communal food or drink. No team meals, Saturday donuts, or team lunches. Do not share water bottles.