The W.C.C. Unsinkables is a registered U.S.A. swim team, with swimmers competing in U.S.A. swim meets throughout the season. WCCU swimmers are making a splash in the world of competitive swimming in Maine. Our swim team begins with our Pre season swim clinic September and will run two weeks. Maine Swim Coach of the Year 2003 and Zone Coach for 2010- 2013 Head Coach, Lori LaPointe, is returning for her 20th season. Lori’s thirty two years of professional teaching and coaching expertise in swimming, as well as coaching age group soccer and basketball both recreationally and on a travel team capacity, provide a wealth of knowledge in instructional methodology. Assistant coach Nori McLeod, former Unsinkable swimmer and UNE college swimmer Brings a wealth of knowdge to the team! She primarily works with the 12 and under athletes and attends most meets. Paul Lazarus rounds out this year’s staff. His passion for swimming will help bring the team to the next level of competition! Opportunities to teach beginners as well as trained athletes has generated a constant challenge to improve the teaching and coaching process. Coach Lori’s pursuit of excellence for each of her swimmers through positive encouragement, setting obtainable goals and building a life long love for the sport of swimming, is her life time objective.
GREEN Group: (Practice 3 times / week) 8 & Under/First year Swimmers
The GREEN group must know how to swim three of the four strokes, have a basic understanding of how to use the pace clock and be comfortable in simple structured sets. Emphasis is placed on fine tuning all four strokes, turns and starts, and implementing a more structured workout set. Participation in competitive swim meets is encouraged.
WHITE Group: Practice 3 times / week) 8 & Over/Seasoned Swimmers
The WHITE group is the highest level WCCU offers. The primary focus of this groups swimmer is to prepare for the more rigorous practices. Swimmers work on technique and efficiency, as well as swim more challenging workout sets. This group is designed for the swimmer who is focused on reaching their highest potential as an athlete and thrives on a competitive spirit. In addition to time spent on technique, the main focus of the group is an intensive training regimen.
Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday:
White Team: 3:30-5:00PM
SUMMER SWIM TEAM: MON/ WEDS/THURS 3:30-4:30PM
Summer swim team is practice only... Swimmers may attend meets, however,athletes will have the host team as their deck coach! Summer swim team is a great opportunity for athletes who are just learning about this sport and want to try it out! Loads of fun and great opportunity to learn racing starts, turns and stroke technique! Hope to see you pool side soon!
MEET FEES: (Paid to the WCCU UPON REGISTERING FOR EACH MEET)
For more information about the Unsinkables, please contact Head Coach Lori LaPointe at 882-8230