[NSSC-ANNOUNCE: 11]: Dolphin Diving News!

posted Jun 5, 2012, 6:26 AM by NS Dolphins   [ updated Mar 31, 2016, 5:57 AM ]

FIRST PRACTICE TUESDAY JUNE 5TH 4:30-5:30.  I will be at the pool on Monday at 4:30 to answer any questions and collect registration forms.  All divers must be registered before they can practice. Below is the 2012 Diving Newsletter and meet schedule.  Volunteers are needed at each meet. If you are interested in becoming a judge please attend one of the judges clinics listed below.  Any questions please contact me.  Welcome to Dolphin Diving!!!


2012 Dive Team

Welcome to Dolphin Diving!


The 2012 NVSL Dive Season is going to be an exciting one for the North Springfield Dolphins.  We are in Division 5 again this year.  We’ll be facing some great competition, as we will be diving against: Chesterbrook, Old Keene Mill, Rolling Hills, Sleepy Hollow (SHRA) and Kent Gardens.


This year we’re hosting two home meets. We are looking for eager divers, as well as eager parents to participate in the many volunteer opportunities to support the dive team.  Experience is not required (for the diver or the parent).  I especially need parents who are interested in judging to participate in one of the judges’ clinics, so that we can share the volunteering responsibilities for the meets.  I am trying to arrange a clinic at North Springfield before the first meet.


Each meet home meet we need to provide 3 table workers and 2 judges.  Each away meet we need to provide 3 judges and 2 table workers.  I would really like to “spread the wealth” this summer and see some new faces volunteering.  All new parents are welcome to volunteer; we are happy to train you and all are welcome regardless of experience.  I will be experiencing with a new sign up process for meet volunteers so that we have volunteers in place before the start of the season.  More about that later!


It is my pleasure to announce our new dive coach, Amanda Imbriglia. Mandy joins the Diving Dolphins with a love for the sport and a great deal of experience both on and off the boards.  She was a member of the Ravensworth Dive Team and Bishop Ireton Dive Team.  Last year she was the Head Coach at Wakefield Chapel.  She comes highly recommend by Daniel Martin, who sadly had to say goodbye this year due to commitments at Virginia Tech this summer.  Mandy will continue where Daniel left off working with all divers in every age group and skill level. She will be emphasizing proper dive technique, good sportsmanship, teamwork, confidence on the board and most of all having fun.  In addition to diving, we hope to offer a variety of fun activities and events for the kids, with enough parent support and involvement we can make it a fun and exciting year.


Jasmine Bounds and Jack Gigliotti will support Mandy with her coaching duties.


PRACTICE SCHEDULE

June 5th-15th

Afternoon practice from 4:30-5:30 PM NO PRACTICE ON FRIDAYS

June 18TH-July 27th Morning practice   

12 & Under: 9:00-10:00 AM
13 & Over: 10:00-11:00 AM

** we will be offering an evening practice one day a week starting the
week of June 18th (day and time to be announced)


CLINICS

June 2nd (10:00AM) Coaches Clinic – Arlington Forest

June 10th (9:45AM) Judges Clinic – Sideburn

June 19th (6:30PM) Judges Clinic – Sleepy Hollow

June 27th (6:30PM) Judges Clinic – Annandale


SEASON

June 26th  (6:00PM) 1st Dual Meet vs. Kent Gardens (HOME)

July 3rd    (6:00PM) 2nd Dual Meet vs. Rolling Hills (AWAY)

July 10th (6:00PM) 3rd Dual Meet vs. Old Keen Mill (AWAY)

July 15th (8:00AM) Wally Martin Memorial 3-meter Diving Meet – Oak Marr

July 17th (6:00PM) 4th Dual Meet vs. Chesterbrook (HOME)

July 22nd  (8:00AM) Crackerjack Meet Invitational – Truro

July 24th  (6:00PM) 5th Dual Meet vs. Sleepy Hollow (AWAY)

July 29th  (8:00AM) Divisional Championship Meet at OLD KEEN MILL

July 29th  (6:00PM) Swim/Dive Awards Banquet

August 5th All-Stars Championship Meet



DIVE TEAM REPS:  Janelle and Dave Gigliotti - Please call 703-624-3647 or email gigliotti5@me.com if you have any questions about the dive team.  Go Dolphin Divers!


NVSL Dive Website:  http://dive.mynvsl.com/

ACTIVITY FEE:  $75 per child (parent volunteering required)





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