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Feb 8, 2018 - Class Of 2018
Our high school seniors are beginning to decide on college. Congratulations and we welcome you to train with us over your college breaks! Parents... When your swimmer makes their final college decisio...
Jan 22, 2018 - February Calendars Now Avialable
February calendars are now available. February Events: KING Valentine Clasic @ UW (February 10-11) Boys HS State @ KCAC (February 15-17) February Divisionals @ Kamiak (February 23-25) Women's Pac-12 C...
Jan 17, 2018 - What You Need To Know About Calcium And Bone Health
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN Olivia is a 13-year old swimmer. Her mom told me that Olivia wants to be vegan and she is concerned about getting enough protein on a pla...
Jan 15, 2018 - Tyler Lu Sets National Age Group Record
At the 2018 Washington Open Tyler Lu set a National Age Group Record with a time of 3:51.54 in the 400 im. You can find the SwimSwam article here .
Dec 24, 2017 - Food For Thought....For Parents & Swimmers
A Soccer Story found on a soccer dad website... Please do not coach your child from the sidelines. Of all the things covered here, this is one of the most important. The children are there to play soc...
Dec 23, 2017 - PNS Announces All Star Team
The 2018 Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) All Star Team selections have been announced. King Aquatic Club represents 41% (13 of the 32 slots) of the PNS All-Star team roster. It took great effor...
Dec 20, 2017 - KING Shutterfly Site Has Been Updated
The Shutterfly Site has been updated with the following events: Washington State Senior SC Championship 14 & Under Short Course Championships Fall Divisionals THSC*BS*King TriMeet Instructions for acc...
Dec 19, 2017 - Top Tips For Nutrition Gifts For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN Still looking for a special holiday gift for your swimmer? When it comes to food and nutrition, all swimmers could use a little help, so ...
Dec 14, 2017 - KING Wins 14under Champs
KING competed at the 2017 PNS 14&under Short Course Championships this past weekend. We showed our dominance with winning lots of races and making big improvements. KING won the meet with 3,462.5 poin...
Dec 14, 2017 - KING Places 5th at Junior Nationals. Men's Team Places 2nd.
KING competed at the 2017 Speedo Winter Junior Championships which took place in Iowa this past weekend. There was a lot of fast racing and it was a great way to show the strength of our team on a nat...
Nov 22, 2017 - Tips For Choosing Plant-Based Protein Foods
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN Many athletes are choosing a plant-based diet and still want to get quality protein to build and repair muscle after hard workouts. While...
Nov 21, 2017 - Smile Amazon Fundraising For KING Boosters
KING families can now go to www.smile.amazon.com , and can link their Amazon account to KING Aquatic Club Boosters Association. Step 1 Linking your account can be accomplished by going to your acccou...
Nov 21, 2017 - 8 Ground Rules To Know About Sports Nutrition
From the USA Swimming website... By By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Swimmers want to win. They want to do better than their last performance, and perform at their best every time they compete. It takes a lot ...
Nov 21, 2017 - FRED MEYER REWARDS CARD Fundraising For KING Boosters
YOU CAN HELP King Aquatic Club Boosters Association EARN DONATIONS JUST BY SHOPPING WITH YOUR FRED MEYER REWARDS CARD! Fred Meyer donates over $2 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oreg...
Nov 16, 2017 - Lodging For December Senior State And Regional Championships Posted
KING group hotel rates are available for both December Senior State Champs and March Regional Champs have been posted on event pages. Don't miss out on special pricing! We have a block of rooms with a...
Nov 10, 2017 - USA Swimming Meet Official Clinics
Did you know, every meet requires a certain number of certified meet officials in order for your swimmer's times to be valid? KING is always in need of new meet officials. It is an LSC recommendation ...
Nov 8, 2017 - World Juniors Gold Medalist Daniel Roy Commits to Stanford
Fron the Swimming World website... NEW COMMIT: The Stanford women have dominated recruiting the last few years and have put together some unbelievable classes with lots of members of the junior team j...
Oct 24, 2017 - Top Good Nutrition Questions From Swimmers And Parents
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN As a former college professor, I told students there were no dumb questions, but that isn?t really true. One student asked me how Benjami...
Oct 20, 2017 - KING 101: What To Expect At a Swim Meet
Oct 7, 2017 - Build The Highway
A group from a small town was hearing about a place with more opportunities to be successful. As they listened to what could be, the reactions went something like this: Sally said, ?If we could build...
Sep 19, 2017 - Tips For Eating More Family Meals
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD We all know that swimming is a demanding physical sport that requires good nutrition to fuel the long workouts and long day competi...
Sep 17, 2017 - Navigating King Aquatic Club Webpage
KING Families, Click HERE to a linked briefing that was created to assist with navigating the basics of our team webpage. At next week's "Back to Swim" breakfast, we will be utilizing this briefing ...
Sep 14, 2017 - KING Skills Clinic Schedule
Clinic Schedule: September 17th: Freestyle Body Line and Freestyle Timing We will focus on creating an ideal body line for freestyle. Along with body line we will focus on creating the ideal timing fo...
Sep 14, 2017 - No Limits
What makes athletes like Katie Ledecky and Adam Peaty so dominant? How are they able to do things so much better than anyone else has ever done before? Why do athletes similar to them continue to push...
Sep 13, 2017 - 8 Snacks Young Swimmers Should Downplay In Their Diet And Why
From the USA Swimming website... By Jill Castle, MS, RDN When I talk about fueling the body for sport, I often compare the types of fuel swimmers use to perform. For example, an athlete?s body is like...
Sep 11, 2017 - Scholastic All American Team Announced
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2016-2017 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to King Aquatic Club swimmers Isabel Chien, Michael Chwaluk, Sam...
Sep 11, 2017 - Short Course Meet Availability Forms Now Available!
Welcome to the 2017-18 Short Course season! Meet avialability forms are now available under the forms and documents tab and can also be found here . Please print and fill out the form(s) for the appr...
Sep 11, 2017 - 5 Goals Every Swimmer Should Set This Season
From the SwimSwam website... BY BRIDGE ATHLETIC This time of year can be particularly tough for swimmers as they ramp up for the fall season. Meets are coming up, but not quite soon enough, and the da...
Sep 6, 2017 - Swim Across America- Team Benoit
Hello KING families, This Saturday is the Swim Across America which is a great event where the proceeds go to funding clinical trials and cancer research at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Many of u...
Sep 6, 2017 - Announcement- Plan and Roles
Dear King families, After a circuitous route from Chapel Hill, I am very glad finally to be in Seattle and to be a part of King Aquatic Club. I can?t wait for practices to begin so that we can get ba...
Aug 31, 2017 - Top Tips For Choosing Beverages
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD So many beverage choices for young (and old) swimmers on the market. How do you choose? Let?s rethink the drinks that many of you a...
Aug 28, 2017 - Daniel Roy Wins 200 Breast at World Juniors
KING athlete Daniel Roy took first place in the 200 breastroke at the Fina World Junior Championships. He went 2:10.77 which is National Age Group record. Congrats Daniel! Daniel is mentioned in Swi...
Aug 21, 2017 - Coach Tommy Selected as a Top Ten Finalist
KING Coach Tommy Cunningham was selected as a top ten finalist for the 2017 American Coaches Association?s Age Group Coach of the Year. The winner will be announced during the ASCA Annual Banquet at t...
Aug 21, 2017 - KING Athletes Compete at the Western Zone Age Group Championships
Aug 17, 2017 - 6 Tips On How To Be A Happy Swim Parent
From the SwimSwam website... Courtesy of Elizabeth Wickham I?ve read some stories from softball and soccer parents about how happy they are when the season is finally over and they no longer have to d...
Aug 15, 2017 - KING Competes At Junior Nationals
Aug 15, 2017 - How Many Eggs Can A Young Athlete Eat?
From the USA Swimming website... By By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Many athletes love eggs. They use them as a quick pop of protein. Whether scrambled, hard-boiled, or doubled in baked goods, eggs are a ma...
Aug 7, 2017 - KING Competes At Futures Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) had a strong presence at our first ever Future?s Meet. This meet was a great opportunity for our KING athletes to compete at a higher level meet. Some notes on the meet: Futur...
Aug 3, 2017 - KING Coaches Nominated
King Aquatic Club (KING) coaches Jon Hiett, Tomas Mendez-Beck, and Tommy Cunningham have been selected as nominees for the 2017 American Swimming Coaches Association?s Age Group Coach of the Year....
Aug 3, 2017 - KING Wins PNS 14&Under Champs
Jul 31, 2017 - KING Head Coach Announcement!
KING Swimmers and Parents, I am very excited to announce that US National Team Coach Michael Brooks will be joining us in September as the Head Coach of KING. It is difficult to pin down the best way ...
Jul 23, 2017 - KING Athletes Featured on SwimSwam
KING athletes were featured on SwimSwam. Link to the articles can be found here: Tyler Lu Daniel Roy Dillon Virva
Jul 23, 2017 - KING Wins PNS Senior Champs
Jul 19, 2017 - Clearing The Confusion On Fat
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom//PhD, RDN, CSSD When it comes to dietary fats, confusion reigns. Recently, the American Heart Association issued a Presidential Advisory on dietary...
Jul 18, 2017 - KING Registration for 2017-2018 is Open
KING registration for 2017-2018 is open! Please use the KING website to log in, register, and reserve your spot on the team for this coming season. www.kingaquaticclub.com Registering on or before Ju...
Jul 7, 2017 - KING Athletes To Represent USA
Daniel Roy was placed on the US team for the World Junior Championships and Dillon Virva was placed on the US team for the World University Games. It was great to see all their hard work show up with ...
Jun 26, 2017 - KING Wins Dual Meet vs THills
Hello KING families, KING wins! Great dual meet verses the Thunderbolts! There were some really exciting races. It was great to see how the competition helped elevate what we could do as a team. Thank...
Jun 23, 2017 - USA Swimming Looks To Revamp Eating Habits
From the USA Swimming website... By USA Swimming USA Swimming is saying bye-bye to fast-food and hello to FASTER food by rising up against poor concession stand choices and overhauling how concession...
Jun 1, 2017 - Scholastic All-America Team Application Now Available
Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool. The Scholastic All-America Team is made up of high school student-athletes who have a grade point aver...
May 30, 2017 - KING Competes At Mel Zajac
KING got the opportunity to compete against the USA and Canadian Junior team at the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet. The KING men finished 3rd and the KING women finished 8th as we combined for ...
May 25, 2017 - What Is A Healthy Food... And Does it Matter?
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD When talking to young athletes, someone will always ask about a specific food or beverage and says, "is this healthy?" My answer is...
May 22, 2017 - KING Wins Hyack Meet
KING wins the 2017 Hyack Swim Meet! Some great swims over the weekend from the athletes that were asked to swim a lot of events. Here are the top 8 finishers: Mathew Audette: 200 fly 5th Niko Bird: 2...
May 17, 2017 - KING Athletes Selected For Zones
KING will have 17 athletes representing Pacific Northwest Swimming at the 2017 Western Zone Age Group Championship! Congrats to the following athletes: Cota Clise Shaw Nishizawa Jonah Medvinsky Megan ...
May 8, 2017 - Kevin Kyi Named MP Weekly Wonder of Age Group Swimming
Kevin Kyi was named on SwimSwam as the MP Weekly Wonder of Age Group Swimming for his times he posted at the May Flowers meet. Great job Kevin! https://swimswam.com/mp-weekly-wonders-age-group-swimmin...
Apr 27, 2017 - KING Instagram Spirit Challenge
Swimmers! Strut your KING spirit with the KING Instagram Spirit Challenge! How does it work? Take a selfie, or a picture with friends in your best KING attire (sweatshirt, t-shirt, etc). Tag @king_aq...
Apr 19, 2017 - Off-Season Nutrition Tips
From the USA Swimming website... By Jill Castle, MS, RDN When the swim season is over, swimmers often wonder if they should change their eating habits. Should they continue to focus on the training di...
Apr 17, 2017 - How Much Food Do Swimmers Really Need To Eat?
From the Swimswam website... By Gurpreet Singh With two to three workouts per day, Olympic swimmers can burn about 3,000 calories-10,000 per day working out. When you consider how many calories they b...
Apr 13, 2017 - "Low Risk" Supplements May Be Riskier Than They Appear
From the USA Swimming website... In light of numerous recent positive anti-doping tests tied to supplements containing undeclared prohibited substances, USADA would like to remind athletes and support...
Apr 12, 2017 - Redefining Junk Food
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD A teen swimmer wrote to say that he ?loves junk food, but really wants to eat healthy.? He went on to explain when he tries to eat ...
Mar 27, 2017 - KING Wins Regional Championship
Mar 21, 2017 - Tips For Consistent Nutrition
From the USA Swimming website... By Chris Rosenbloom, PHD, RDN, CSSD In the Winter 2017 issue of Splash, I was intrigued by Olivier Poirier-Leroy?s article titled, ?Staying Consistent.? It made me thi...
Mar 20, 2017 - KING Wins Men Sectional Championship
King Aquatic Club won the men's sectional championship title scoring 699.5 points at the Speedo Championship Series held this past weekend at the Weyerhauser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way....
Mar 14, 2017 - A Nutrition Manifesto For Young Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN It?s National Nutrition Month, a time when the country and dietitians like myself, give homage to the power of nutrition. National Nutrition Mo...
Mar 8, 2017 - The Ten Rules Of Taper
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CONTRIBUTOR Ah, taper season. The time after a long, grueling winter training season when yardage (hopefully) decreases, intensity ramps up, and th...
Mar 7, 2017 - Make Every Month Nutrition Month
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM//PHD, RDN, CSSD March is National Nutrition Month? But for Swimmers every month should be Nutrition Month. Here are 17 nutrition tips for swimmers in ...
Mar 7, 2017 - Finish Strong: As Simple As A Positive Mindset
Hello KING families, During this year's Super Bowl, we got to see a team make the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history. The comeback team, the New England Patriots, demonstrated what a group of vete...
Mar 1, 2017 - Smart Eating On Meet Day
As we enter the short-course championship season, it is especially important to remember that good nutritional habits will help you swim your best. Here is a link to an article on the USA Swimming Web...
Feb 24, 2017 - Top Tips For Weight Gain
From the USA Swimming... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD A mother of a 12-year old swimmer asked about weight-gaining tips for her son. She said he isn?t gaining muscle and weight at the rate she thi...
Feb 16, 2017 - How To Be Mentally Tough
From the USA Swimming website... BY OLIVIER POIRIER-LEROY//CONTRIBUTOR Mental toughness. It?s something we always use to ascribe the top swimmers who surround us. They are the ones that are unflinchi...
Jan 27, 2017 - Top Tips For Meal Planning
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD Last month I wrote about ketogenic diets for performance and cited the work of Dr. John Hawley showing that high fat, low carbohydr...
Jan 10, 2017 - 21 Surprising Sources Of Protein For The Swimmer
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Once, I counseled a swimmer who was a picky eater. She didn?t like any meat or eggs, and was allergic to milk. It was challenging for her to ea...
Dec 20, 2016 - 6 Words You Should Say Today
From The Huffington Post website... By Rachel Macy Stafford New York Times Bestselling Author and Certified Special Education Teacher Very rarely does one sentence have immediate impact on me. Very ra...
Dec 13, 2016 - The Purpose Of Travel Meets For Swim Teams
JOHN LEONARD Executive Director American Swimming Coaches Association Many parents do not understand why coaches want athletes to travel to "away" meets, sometimes including overnight meets. There are...
Dec 12, 2016 - Busting Myths About Ketogenic Diets For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD Last year, both Jill Castle and I wrote about athletes adopting ketogenic diets by severely restricting carbohydrates and protein and ...
Dec 12, 2016 - KING Still King At 14U Champs
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another team championship at the 2016 PNS 14U Short Course Championship scoring an official 4,367.50 points, 2220.5 points ahead of second place Bellevue Club Swim Team. ...
Dec 7, 2016 - 5 Tips To Survive Holiday Training
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT It's beginning to look a lot like? holiday training. Your coach, reminiscent of a plotting, maniacal version of an aquatic Grinch, lur...
Nov 30, 2016 - DQ Just Means "Don't Quit"
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHASE MCFADDEN//CONTRIBUTOR If you've swum competitively, at some point you?ll have been DQ'd. If you?ve swum a lot, you'll likely have been DQ'd a lot. Guess what?...
Nov 18, 2016 - 3 Tips To Help Pick A Healthy Cereal
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Cereal can be one of the most nutritious foods a growing athlete can eat. It can also be one of the unhealthiest. As a stand-alone crunchy snac...
Nov 16, 2016 - Talking Turkey For Athletes
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD Thanksgiving just wouldn?t be the same without turkey. Although, if you are like me, you enjoy turkey all through the year. Turkey is ...
Nov 9, 2016 - 5 Ways Swimming Can Help Mental Health
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT I'm no mental health expert, but for me, swimming always returns me to a zen-like, quiet state of mind. It makes me feel peaceful, c...
Nov 9, 2016 - 3 Ways To Thank Your Coaches That Don't Involve Baked Goods
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHASE MCFADDEN//CONTRIBUTOR When you demonstrate these three behaviors consistently, your coaches will understand just how much you appreciate them. (And an occasio...
Nov 7, 2016 - 6 Things Parents Of Non-Swimmers Don't Understand
From the SwimSwam website ... By Elizabeth Wickham I was criticized more than once by parents of non-swimmers and teachers because of my kids' year-round commitment to swimming. "Aren?t you worried th...
Nov 3, 2016 - Catching Up With Tommy Hannan
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE WATKINS//CORRESPONDENT Now that he?s had some time and distance to reflect, Tommy Hannan believes he may have retired from swimming prematurely. Read more
Oct 31, 2016 - How Swimmers Can Conquer Self-Doubt
From the USA Swimming website... BY OLIVIER POIRIER-LEROY When we view the stars of our sport, we view them with a certain amount of awe and reverence. We see them standing behind the blocks, steely-e...
Oct 20, 2016 - Best Iron-Rich Foods For Growing Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Iron is an important nutrient for all growing children. Young athletes may be at risk for iron deficiency due to an increased need for iron whi...
Oct 19, 2016 - 5 Swim-Themed Costume Ideas
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Halloween seems like a swimmer?s perfect holiday: Free candy distributed at every house, consumption encouraged, in the middle of our ...
Oct 19, 2016 - DANG Selected For National Camp
Each fall, USA Swimming brings 68 of the top USA Swimming member athletes in the nation for a once-in-a-lifetime camp experience. Swimmers are selected from the SWIMS database of top times. Ethan Dang...
Oct 19, 2016 - 5 Things You Can Do To Be More Mentally Tough
From the USA Swimming website... BY OLIVIER POIRIER-LEROY//CONTRIBUTOR Mental toughness is one of those aspects to fast swimming that we know all elite swimmers possess, but is ultimately hard to meas...
Oct 19, 2016 - Myths About Vegan Athletes
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD I get a lot of emails from young swimmers who are becoming vegan. While there are no statistics on how many athletes are vegans, the m...
Oct 13, 2016 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
From the PNS website... The lastest Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) athlete newsletter was released today. Click HERE to visit the website to read the latest by the PNS Athlete Representative.
Oct 5, 2016 - Unofficial Rules For Being A Swim Parent
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Being a swim parent can be more arduous than being a swimmer. Ten hours a day of waiting, biting fingernails, patiently scouring heat ...
Sep 16, 2016 - 5 Surprising Reasons Young Swimmers Should Eat Breakfast
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Is your swimmer a breakfast eater or a breakfast skipper? Research tells us that 8 to 12 percent of all school-aged kids skip breakfast, and by...
Sep 11, 2016 - KING Skills Clinic Schedule 2016-2017
Sep 8, 2016 - Power Your Will Power
From the USA Swimming website... BY JIM BAUMAN, PHD. "THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SUCCESSFUL PERSON AND OTHERS IS NOT A LACK OF STRENGTH, NOT A LACK OF KNOWLEDGE, BUT RATHER A LACK OF WILL" ? VINCE LOM...
Aug 30, 2016 - Scholastic All American Team Announced
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2015-2016 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to King Aquatic Club swimmers Kevin Dang, Mitchell Hovis, Evelyn...
Aug 23, 2016 - Top Tips For Choosing Great Grains
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD Grains continue to be bashed by some people, claiming grains hurt your brain, your gut, and your waistline. Grains can and should be a...
Aug 12, 2016 - KING Relay Wins Junior National Championship
At the 2016 USA Swiming Junior National Championship held at the University of Minnesota, King Aquatic Club won the men's 400 medley relay. Thomas Anderson (56.30), Robert Hughes (1:03.81), Micah Oh (...
Aug 1, 2016 - KING Wins PNS Long Course Champs
King Aquatic Club has again won the 2016 Pacific Northwest Swimming Long Course Championship. KING has won every combined PNS Long Course Championship since 2003. The championship meet was held over t...
Jul 31, 2016 - DANG Breaks NAG Record
From the SwimSwam website... By Braden Keith Over the past few years, there?s been a line of backstrokers who were chasing down, in succession, and breaking all of the backstroke National Age Group Re...
Jul 29, 2016 - Nutritional Strategies For The Young Swimmer With ADHD
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Jason was a 14-year-old swimmer with ADHD. His biggest challenge was maintaining a healthy weight and eating a healthy diet. Although his paren...
Jul 14, 2016 - Top Nutrition Tips To Get You Through A Hard Morning Workout
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD "A spoonful of peanut butter," "16 ounces of water," and "a slice of American cheese." The common thread among these three things is t...
Jun 26, 2016 - How To Be An Awesome Swim Parent
From the SwimSwam website... by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. We all want the best for our swimmers. Here's some ideas for how to be the best swim parent you can be. The swim parent lifestyle is a soggy, he...
Jun 22, 2016 - 10 Protein Based Breakfasts Your Swimmer Will Love
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN It can be challenging to get swimmers to eat breakfast, especially as they get older and busier. They say no. They run out the door. They have ...
Jun 21, 2016 - Should You Go Gluten-Free To Improve Performance
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD Will a gluten-free diet will improve swimming performance? Swimmers are asking that question. Many athletes experience stomach upset o...
Jun 15, 2016 - 12 Ways For Swimmers To Buld Unstoppable Confidence
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy We see the top achievers in our sport walk around with a cap-full of confidence and we tend to believe?quite mistakenly?that they were born with i...
Jun 5, 2016 - KYI Sets New NAG Record
From the SwimSwam website... By Hannah Hecht This weekend at the VAST Summer Sprints meet, Kevin Kyi set a new National Age Group Record in the boys? 11-12 50 LCM backstroke. Kyi swam the event in 28....
May 17, 2016 - 5 Strategies To Help Picky Swimmers Eat Better
From the USA Swimming website... 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 a short list of r...
Apr 27, 2016 - Build Better Bones In The Swimmer
From the USA Swimming website... 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 young...
Mar 31, 2016 - 10 Ways To Become A Volunteer
From the USA Swimming website... As the month of March comes to a close, so too does our #1VolunTeam campaign. USA Swimming has been proud to highlight and support our countless volunteers across the ...
Mar 28, 2016 - Top Reasons For Young Swimmers To Avoid Dietary Supplements
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD You?ve probably read about tennis athlete Maria Sharapova using a banned substance, meldonium. This substance was only recently added ...
Mar 23, 2016 - March Madness
March Madness in the Pool With NW Age Groups Regionals and Senior Sectionals behind us, March Madness in the pool continues as our swimmers get ready for Spring Divisionals this weekend, and then we c...
Mar 14, 2016 - Competing At A Distance: Nutrition Tips For Long Distance Travel
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN It?s that time of year when many swimmers will be traveling to compete. Long distance travel can wreak havoc on a swimmer?s body and dampen hi...
Mar 2, 2016 - High Tech, Low Tech
From the USA Swimming website... BY PHILLIP WHITTEN//CONTRIBUTOR In the last six decades, the sport of swimming has seen remarkable improvements in speed ? improvements that, at first, took unsuspecti...
Feb 29, 2016 - LU Sets NAG Record
From SwimSwam website... Braden Keith Tyler Lu of the KING Aquatic Club in Federal Way, Washington has broken the 11-12 National Age Group Record in the 200 back at the February Age Group Invite in ne...
Feb 24, 2016 - How To Magically Get Better Sleep
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Sleep, to swimmers, is the magic elixir that transforms us from half-eyed, slow-walking, food-craving zombies into real, actual people...
Feb 22, 2016 - Sleep More And Prevent Injuries
From the USA Swimming website... 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, and m...
Feb 16, 2016 - 5 Nutrition Myths For The Growing Swimmer That Won't Die
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Certain tenets of nutrition are tried and true, backed by the research, and used in practical and effective ways. Take, for instance, the evide...
Feb 11, 2016 - Top Tips For Choosing Healthy Fats In Your Diet
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD Protein may be an athlete?s favorite nutrient, but all of the big three nutrients (protein, carbohydrate and fat) are important in an ...
Jan 19, 2016 - Protein: It's All In The Distribution
From the USA Swimming website... 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 best rec...
Jan 7, 2016 - Top Tips For Fueling A Teenage Swimmer
From the USA Swimming website... 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. They want to...
Dec 21, 2015 - Engineered Sports Foods: 5 Reasons To Put Them In Their Place
From the USA Swimming website... JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Engineered sports foods, such as sports drinks, energy bars, protein shakes, meal replacement foods, and sports candies have been around for a wh...
Dec 17, 2015 - Catching Up With KING Alum Ariana Kukors
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE WATKINS//CONTRIBUTOR After a bit of time away from the sport, some athletes consider making a comeback for a variety of reasons. Some just need time for their ...
Dec 17, 2015 - 2016 Silver Medal Club
For the first time, King Aquatic Club (KING) has been awarded the Silver Medal in USA Swimming?s Club Excellence Program. For 2016, KING scored 13,804 points to rank 32nd of the 200 programs recognize...
Nov 23, 2015 - Facts On Vitamin B12
From the USA Swimming website... BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM//PHD, CSSD A swim coach wrote to me expressing concern about age group swimmers taking shots of vitamin B12 without professional guidance. Let?s cl...
Nov 16, 2015 - When A Meal Is A Meal
From the USA Swimming website... 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 n...
Oct 26, 2015 - Top Nutrition Tips To A Happy Halloween
From the USA Swimming website... 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 can youn...
Oct 13, 2015 - Growing Swimmers May Need A 4th Meal
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Swimmers can burn a lot of calories in the pool. More time in the pool translates to more calories burned. Depending on the stage of growth, su...
Sep 24, 2015 - Vitamin C And Colds
From the USA Swimming website... 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 f...
Sep 14, 2015 - Why Do Swimmers Crave Food?
From the USA Swimming website... 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 ...
Sep 11, 2015 - Club Excellence Spotlight
From the USA Swimming website... BY EMILY SAMPL//CONTRIBUTOR As one of the top swim clubs in the Pacific Northwest, KING Aquatic Club in the Seattle area has continued to make a mark on the U.S. natio...
Sep 4, 2015 - Scholastic All American Team Announced
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2014-2015 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to King Aquatic Club swimmers Adelaide Chambers, Alyssa Cook, Ke...
Jun 16, 2015 - What Champions Know About Nutrition
From the USA Swimming website... 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 hours ...
Jun 12, 2015 - Sports Parenting In 10 Sentences
From JAG GYM Blog website... Here are a few tips every parent of an athlete should consider. By Anne Josephson 1 word: Hi. Greet your child when they get in the car with "Hi" before you ask about pra...
Jun 9, 2015 - Protein And Vegetarian Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... 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 4, 2015 - 6 Reasons Swim Moms Are The Absolute Best
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Being a swim mom is no joke. It?s a near endless cycle of driving, packing, planning, cheering, volunteering and more driving. On top of the kazi...
Jun 3, 2015 - 5 Tips For Swim Parents On How To Encourage Your Swimmer
From the SwimSwam website... By Elizabeth Wickham I was asked recently by a new swim parent on how to motivate your swimmer. The short answer is that you cannot motivate your child. Motivation comes f...
May 29, 2015 - KING Alum Featured In USA Today
From USA Today... By Sara Cho Kirsten Byers, an Advanced Algebra and Pre-Calculus teacher at Bellarmine, vividly remembers the moment she entered the Quest Center in Omaha, NE, for the 2008 Olympic tr...
May 26, 2015 - Are You A Supportive Or Overly-Involved Swim Parent?
From the SwimSwam website... By Elizabeth Wickham 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 we c...
May 21, 2015 - Top Tips For Including Quality Protein
From the USA Swimming website... CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD "Little Miss Swimmer sat at the poolside, eating her casein and whey. Along came a rival who sat down beside her and Miss Swimmer ble...
May 1, 2015 - PNS Zone Team Announced
The annual Western Zone Age Group Championship is being hosted August 5-8, 2015 in Kihei Maui, Hawaii. The Pacific Northwest Swimming All Stars roster list 48 swimmers. There is also a roster li...
Apr 21, 2015 - Top Snack Replacements
From the USA Swimming website... 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...
Apr 16, 2015 - So You Want To Take A Break...
From the USA Swimming website... BY DAN MCCARTHY//HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT Taking a break between the end of the short course season and the beginning of the long course season is not unusual in th...
Apr 16, 2015 - How To Improve Water Drinking For Swimmers At School
From the USA Swimming website... 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 bringing a water bottl...
Apr 13, 2015 - A Day In The Life Of A National Junior Teamer
From the USA Swimming website... BY JIM RUSNAK//DIRECTOR OF MEDIA PROPERTIES Ever wonder what it?s like to be a member of the U.S. National Junior Team? Here?s a day in the life of a Junior Teamer at ...
Mar 16, 2015 - KING Wins Sectional Championship
Congratulations! King Aquatic Club (KING) is the 2015 Senior Sectionals Combined Team Champions! KING also finished first and earned the 2015 Senior Sectionals Mens Championship! Congratulations also ...
Mar 10, 2015 - High Fat/Ketogenic Diet: Love It Or Lose It?
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN While the world of sports has seen its fair share of magical potions and powders (many of which are based in lore rather than science), dietary...
Feb 24, 2015 - KING Shine Boys' At State
The boys from King Aquatic Club (KING) won one individual swim title at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal ...
Feb 17, 2015 - 5 Things You Should Already Do To Reach Your Potential This Season
From the USA Swimming website... BY ALICIA KENDIG//NUTRITIONIST, U.S. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE I often hear from athletes and parents wanting answers to their very pointed questions about, ?what will make me...
Feb 17, 2015 - The Best Carbs To Include In The Training Diet
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE//MS,RDN Carbohydrate-based foods are a swimmer?s best buddy when it comes to fueling for competition. Carbohydrate-containing foods can offer a quick b...
Feb 10, 2015 - Choose Wisely When Dining Out
From the USA Swimming website... 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 ea...
Feb 1, 2015 - 5 Tips For High School Swimmers To Get Noticed
From the SwimSwam website... College Swimming advice courtesy of former college swimmer Zach Kent, co-founder of iSwim. D1? D2? Close to home? Scholarships? Who is the coach? Juniors, July 1st is just...
Jan 21, 2015 - Top Food Mistakes Made By Swimmers
From USA Swimming website... 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 see t...
Jan 15, 2015 - 8 Reasons Why You Should Swim In College
From Swimming World magazine... By Allison Peters, Swimming World College Intern READING ? I remember the day I decided to swim in college. I was driving home from practice with my mom my senior year ...
Jan 13, 2015 - 5 Strategies To Make Sure Young Swimmers Get Enough Protein
From the USA Swimming website... By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Protein is a nutrient everyone in the sports world talks about, from boosting it in the diet to eating the right types. Protein certainly plays...
Dec 18, 2014 - 16 Breakfast Ideas For The Young Swimmer
From the USA Swimming website... 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 practice or...
Dec 9, 2014 - Top Nutrient -Rich Food Choices
From the USA Swimming website... 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 tal...
Nov 17, 2014 - KING Girls' Shine At State
The girls from King Aquatic Club (KING) won three individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Fede...
Nov 11, 2014 - 5 Bad Eating Habits Swimmers Must Break
From the USA Swimming website... 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 ones. Good eat...
Nov 4, 2014 - Top Tips For Sneaking In Fruits And Veggies
From the USA Swimming website... 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 servings of vegeta...
Oct 15, 2014 - Why Do We Shake Hands? UPDATE
Over the course of the season, I am going to try to give everyone some insight into what makes KING tick, and the principles that we as a staff try to bring to the pool deck everyday. I?m starting wit...
Oct 14, 2014 - 3 Nutrients Young Swimmers Shouldn't Miss
From the USA Swimming website... 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 there are imp...
Oct 7, 2014 - Can An Apple A Day Keep The Doctor Away?
From the USA Swimming website... 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 is harveste...
Oct 2, 2014 - Welcome Letter from Boosters President
D ear KING families and swimmers, Welcome and welcome back to another great KING season! Our athletes have a month of training under their belts and will soon be racing! KING Boosters Club looks for...
Oct 1, 2014 - Thunderbolt Fall Open/October Challenge Entries are Posted
Thunderbolt Fall Open and October Challenge meet entry reports are now posted. October Challenge Entries KING ENTRIES Thunderbolt Fall Open Entries KING ENTRIES
Sep 30, 2014 - Fall 2014 Apparel Store Open!
The KING Fall 2014 Team Apparel online store with Sylvia's Swimwear is now available. Order now for the new season! Place your orders online from now through Oct 13 at 9am (Monday). Note: th...
Sep 29, 2014 - Secretary for KING Boosters Board Opening
Welcome back to another season of great swimming with KING! If you were hoping to get more involved with KING Boosters, we have a unique opportunity open to you! With regret, we have a vacant Secret...
Sep 22, 2014 - KING Premier Schedule
KING Swimmers and Parents, There has been significant interest in the KING Premier Program. It has been great to hear. We believe it's a great opportunity for the TEAM and its members. We have had a...
Sep 18, 2014 - October Calendars Now Posted
The practice calendars for October are now posted. Please click HERE. Please contact your coach with any questions. Thank you, KING Staff
Sep 17, 2014 - Complete List of KING's Nationally Ranked Swimmers
KING finished the 2014 Season with 10 swimmers ranked in the top 10 representing 40+ inidvidual events and 14 relays. The following swimmings had swims in that earned National Rankings: Ethan Dang Be...
Sep 17, 2014 - Please Update Your Shirt Size
The KING Boosters are planning their annual tshirt give away to all registered members and needs your help. To ensure your swimmers get the right size tshirt, you will need to update your swimmer shir...
Sep 16, 2014 - Best Ways To Handle Sugar For Young Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... 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 handle on. Afte...
Sep 15, 2014 - 2013-14 KING Record performances
KING Aquatic Club had a great year last year! The 2013-2014 Seasons had astounding performances from all of our swimmers. Some of the highlights include: 4 USA Swimming National Age Group Records 54...
Sep 12, 2014 - Meet Entry Forms Now Available
Meet Forms are now available. Please follow the link below, print, fill out, and return to your coach by September 17, 2014. Remember to cross out any days that you are NOT available to race. Clic...
Sep 11, 2014 - Can Nutrition Help Muscle Cramps?
From the USA Swimming website... 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 an ex...
Sep 9, 2014 - Member Search: How do I opt in?
If you are wondering what happened to the Member Search option at the top of the screen, that feature was temporaily hidden for privacy reasons. At the start of the 2014-15 swim season, all member ac...
Sep 5, 2014 - Scholastic All American Team Announced
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2013-2014 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to King Aquatic Club swimmers Adelaide Chambers, Alyssa Cook, Ke...
Sep 1, 2014 - Group Rate Hotel Rooms Available
KING Boosters has secured a block of hotel rooms at the Thunderbolt Fall Open in Beaverton, Oregon. As always there are a limited number of rooms available. The hotels featured have special rates. ...
Aug 29, 2014 - KING Leadership Evolutions: Here we go!
KING Leadership Evolutions: Here we go! After a lengthy search, KING is happy to announce Jon Hiett as the new Senior coach at KCAC! After receiving over 30 applications and interviewing 10 potentia...
Aug 27, 2014 - New POWER Group starting for KING North
KING is very excited in starting a new Power group for our north site. This group will be dedicated to high school-aged swimmers that want to get better in a positive environment. In the past this...
Aug 26, 2014 - New Practice Schedules Posted- Start Date Sept. 2nd!
September practice calendars are now posted and the first day of practice will be September 2nd! Please double check the calendar as many of us are at new pools due to the KCAC closure. Map links to...
Aug 15, 2014 - Recovery Snacks For Swimmers With Food Allergies
From the USA Swimming website... 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, milk and egg a...
Aug 10, 2014 - Tryouts Dates for 2014-15 Season
August tryout dates for the 2014-15 Swim Season.
Jul 29, 2014 - KING Wins 12th Consecutive PNS Long Course Championship
Jul 28, 2014 - Coach Dave Announces His Retirement
KING Swimmers and Families, As many of you know I have been coaching King Aquatic Club swimmers at the Fife Pool for the past 9 years. As some of you may not realize, I have been coaching swimming f...
Jul 28, 2014 - 2014-15 Swim Season Registration now Open
2014-15 Registration is now available
Jul 18, 2014 - Ethan Dang Breaks NAG Record
This past Saturday at the Mark Prothero Invitational, Ethan Dang broke the 11-12 200 breaststroke National Age Group Record in a time of 2:29.01, breaking the old record by over a second. Meaning he s...
Jul 18, 2014 - Coach Tommy Named Zone Head Coach
Congratulations to KING North Age Group and Regional Coach Tommy Cunningham for being named the head coach of the Pacific Northwest Swimming Zone Team. The Western Zone Championships will be held at K...
Jul 15, 2014 - 3 DIY Pre-Competition Meals For The Whole Team
From the USA Swimming website.... 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 restaurant, or stay in? ...
Jul 4, 2014 - 5 Tips To Help You Fall Asleep The Night Before Your Big Race
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy It?s the night before the big race and you are staring wide-eyed at the inside of your eyelids, thinking, panicking, and thinking some more. Did ...
Jul 3, 2014 - How Do I Stay Motivated To Train Hard In Swimming?
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Easily the most common question I get in my inbox ? outside of that friendly Nigerian prince who keeps wanting to give me some money ? is a variat...
Jul 3, 2014 - 6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Over the course of the day we tell ourselves a massive number of things. From reminders, to words of encouragement, to the not-so-so encouraging. ...
Jul 2, 2014 - Hospitality Food Donation Opportunities Available
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the First Annual Mark Prothero Swim Meet which will be ...
Jul 1, 2014 - 4 Tips For Easier Summer Swim Meet Travel
From the SwimSwam website... By Nick Folker/BridgeAthletic Summer meets can be long and your amount of travel can quickly add up. Elite athletes respond to these circumstances by staying consistent wi...
Jun 30, 2014 - 6 Questions To Ask Yourself After The Big Meet
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy You trained your butt off all year, through the holiday training camp, all of those two-a-days, ditched hanging out with friends on the weekend i...
Jun 27, 2014 - 7 Ways To Develop A Killer Pre-Race Routine To Swim Out Of Your Mind
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy The process of getting ready to swim fast is one that is sacred and unique to each athlete. We each have our own approaches to racing, our superst...
Jun 25, 2014 - How To Use Visualization To Swim Like A Boss
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Tiger Woods has been doing it since he was a kid, Jack Nicklaus swore by it, Muhammad Ali used it, and Michael Phelps is renown for doing it in t...
Jun 24, 2014 - The Top 4 Rules For Post Swim Meet Recovery
From the SwimSwam website... By Nick Folker/BridgeAthletic With several meets upon us in a short summer season, recovering quickly from long competitions is important to maintaining consistency in you...
Jun 20, 2014 - 5 Daily Habbits To Make You A Better Swimmer
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Our habits, good and bad, make up our swimming. They drive the way that we perform in the water, how we train, even how we fare in competition. T...
Jun 18, 2014 - 7 Steps For Powerful Self-Confidence For Swimmers
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy We all have those moments, both as athletes and as individuals, where we feel like we are stuck going nowhere fast. We aren?t progressing fast e...
Jun 17, 2014 - 10 Foods Swimmers Should Be Eating
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN The mystery behind what to eat is never-ending, partly because miracle foods are constantly surfacing while other foods fall from grace. When i...
Jun 14, 2014 - 6 Tips To Keep You Chasing Your Swimming Goals When You Feel Like Giving Up
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy No matter where you stand on the ladder of swimming prowess, from age grouper to world record holder, there are days where we just aren?t feeling...
Jun 11, 2014 - 6 Reasons You Will Learn To Love Your Early AM Practices
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Yes, that sounds like complete rubbish. Who could possibly like getting up at 4:45am and heading to the pool? Especially on those cold, frosty win...
Jun 11, 2014 - A Quick Lesson In Antioxidants For Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website... 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 question, so h...
Jun 9, 2014 - 7 Tips To Help You Get Ready For The Big Meet
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy With championship season just around the corner swimmers from coast to coast are priming up for their big meets of the year. After months of inves...
Jun 7, 2014 - The 7 Types Of Slackers On Every Swim Team
From the SwimSwam website... By Elle Meinholz 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 4, 2014 - 7 Quotes For The Struggling Swimmer
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Having a hard time staying on track with your goals? Feeling like you are starting to lose direction, focus or even meaning in regards to your swi...
Jun 1, 2014 - Summer Swim Camp & Clinic
Get ahead of the game, this summer! Megan Jendrick and ACQUA EVENTS will be again hosting a four day (UW) & three day (PSU) Olmpian swim camp. July 7-10 Swim Camp at University of Washington (UW) ...
May 21, 2014 - Ever Found Yourself Thinking....
This article originally appeared at http://swimswam.com/ever-found-thinking/ Ever found yourself thinking? We all want our chance, our shot. We know, deep-down inside, we are better than how fast we ...
May 20, 2014 - Hyack Meet Recap
This past weekend 65+ swimmers, along with their coaches and chaperones (Mark and Theresa Moffatt), took a four-day travel trip to Vancouver to participate in the 2014 Hyack Youth Cup Meet. The meet w...
May 19, 2014 - Wine Country Invite - Tarp Transporter
If you are going to the Wine Country Invitational June 20 - 22 and need some volunteer hours, we are looking for you! We need someone to transport three (3) pop ups/easy up style tents/tarp to the me...
May 16, 2014 - 3 Reasons To Embrace The Process Of Achieving Your Swimming Goals
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy We all have things we want to do with our swimming. They are what we dream about when we should be paying attention in class and what plays in our...
May 13, 2014 - The Fat Fix
From the USA Swimming website... 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, an...
May 12, 2014 - How To Improve Your Stress Management In Swimming
From the SwimSwam website... By Nick Folker/BridgeAthletic 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...
May 10, 2014 - Happy Mother's Day
Happy Mother?s Day We would like to wish the moms of KING Aquatic Club a Happy Mother?s Day. I would also like to take a few moments to thank the moms out there on behalf of their swimmers. Thank yo...
May 8, 2014 - Learning To Survive - And Thrive - While Swimming Injured
From the SwimSwam website... By Hannah Saiz Champions don't back down from a challenge, and injuries are one of the most prevalent challenges in sports and swimming. Sometimes the best way to overcome...
May 8, 2014 - 6 Mental Training Hacks For Swimmers
From the SwimSwam website... Olivier Poirier-Leroy Swimming - and sport in general - offers a rich proving ground for developing mental training skills that can serve you a great deal of good outside...
May 7, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon Prize Deadline
2014 Swim-A-Thon Families, The extended SAT deadline is here and you did an outstanding job of raising money this last week! We now have over $54,000 dollars thanks to your hard work and dedication...
May 6, 2014 - 3 Ways To Stay Hydrated This Summer
From the SwimSwam website... By Nick Folker/BridgeAthletic With summer fast approaching, proper hydration will be extremely beneficial to your training. Many athletes remember to drink fluids during p...
May 6, 2014 - Coach Hutchison Back On Deck
KING Swimmers, Coaches, and Parents, I'm not sure how widespread the awareness is, but I am actively coaching the KCAC Senior group along with Co-Head Coach Doug Djang. Doug, Ash, and I made this d...
May 5, 2014 - May 9th Time Trial Cancelled
This Friday's Time Trial Meet with VAST has been cancelled due to a conflict at KCAC.The aquatic center originally approved the event, then informed us of the conflict earlier today. We hope to have i...
May 4, 2014 - Are You The Master Of Your Fate?
Every year before meets start I have each of my senior/national swimmers stand up in front of both groups and state their goals for the upcoming season (short/long course). We go through this exercis...
May 1, 2014 - IMPORTANT Hyack Travel Update
We are two weeks away from departure and we have 68 swimmers attending the meet. Thursday Plan: Check in with coaches at Mt. Rainier. Upon arrival you will turn in: Photo ID and copy of birth ce...
Apr 29, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon Deadline Extended
The 2014 SAT deadline is upon us and once again our KING swimmers and families have done an amazing job raising money for our club! While we have not met our goal this year we are hopeful adding anoth...
Apr 29, 2014 - How To Sleep Your Way To A Better Morning Swim Practice
From the SwimSwam website... By Nick Folker Sleep is of paramount importance to any athlete's training, but swimmers in particular must be able to train well in the early hours of the morning on a reg...
Apr 17, 2014 - 7 Signs The Young Swimmer Isn't Eating Enough Food
From the USA Swimming website... 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 affecting a number of da...
Apr 16, 2014 - Swimming Nutrition
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Apr 16, 2014 - USA Swimming Issues Guidelines For Concussion Management
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming acknowledges the growing concern around concussions and in an effort to take a proactive position regarding concussion management and ensuring the safety ...
Apr 16, 2014 - KING Mini Store Now Open
Why wait for the FALL 2014 team order. The KING Mini Store is now open. Get started on the 2014-15 season by shopping early. The KING Mini Store for Summer 2014 has limited amount of team apparel prod...
Apr 11, 2014 - Preliminary Hyack Travel Information
Hyack Festival AAA Youth Cup May 16-18 King Aquatic Club is excited to announce travel plans for the Hyack Festival Youth Cup. It will be a large group and we?re looking forward to getting back to rac...
Apr 5, 2014 - April Practice Calendars Now Available
April calendars are now available under the practice calendar section on the front page of the website. The pool at KCAC will be converted to LCM (50m) on April 21 and the schedule will slightly chang...
Mar 25, 2014 - Ten Things Every Swimmer Does (But Would Never Admit To Doing)
From the SwimSwam website... Courtesy of Claire Forrest The great thing about being a swimmer is that you feel an instant camaraderie with swimmers all over the world. Some parts of the swimming expe...
Mar 23, 2014 - KING Age Group Regional Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another combined team championship at the 2014 Northwest Region Age Group Championship scoring an official 828 points. The final score was a close 44 points ahead of seco...
Mar 20, 2014 - 3 Steps to Overnight Meet Recovery
From the SwimSwam website... From the moment finals end until prelims begin the next morning, you have the greatest opportunity to maximize your recovery. Knowing how to take control of those 12-16 ho...
Mar 19, 2014 - 6 Health Tips For National Nutrition Month
From USA Swimming website... Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD March is National Nutrition Month, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics posted 14 health tips for 2014 ( http://www.eatright.org/nnm/...
Mar 19, 2014 - 2014 Long Course Meet Entry Forms Now Available
Meet Entry forms for the 2014 Long Course season are now available here or under the forms/documents page. Please fill out the correct form and have it submitted to your coach no later than Thursda...
Mar 18, 2014 - Lifeguarding Class
There will be a lifeguarding class held at the Kent Pool March 28-April 12. Call 253-854-9287 for details and to register for the class.
Mar 18, 2014 - Mind Games With Olympians
Olympic Swimmers Rebecca Soni and Ariana Kukors present Peak Performance Workshops on how to obtain peak performance in school, in sport, and in life. Topics Include: Focus, Nerves, Goal Setting, ...
Mar 17, 2014 - KING Wins Sectional Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins 2014 Senior Sectional Championship this past weekend at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. KING scored a combined total 847.5 points, 208.5 points ahead of 2n...
Mar 9, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon Update #3
YOU GUYS ROCK! Our third week total is $12,513 dollars! Our top earner this week is Emily Tanner from Tahoma pool. Emily raised $610 in a single week! She will receive a $25 iTunes card. Thanks E...
Mar 7, 2014 - 7 Tips To Develope Mental Toughness For Swimmers
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Elite swimmers don't just swim faster, they swim tougher. Here are 7 tips for increasing mental toughness with your athletes. Mental toughness is ...
Mar 6, 2014 - How To Deal With The Taper Blues
From the SwimSwam website... Courtesy of BridgeAthletic Every swimmer gets the taper blues at some point. How you handle that part of your taper can help or hurt your mental game leading into a big ...
Mar 6, 2014 - Hospitality Food Donation Opportunities Available
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the Western Zone Senior Championship Swim Meet which wi...
Mar 4, 2014 - How To Nail The Taper
From the SwimSwam website Courtesy of BridgeAthletic Every taper is unique (and it should be). You are a different age, have trained slightly or dramatically differently than the year before, and may ...
Mar 3, 2014 - KING Hosted Meet Job Sign-ups Available Now
KING Family's, Western Region Senior Section Championship meet job sign-ups are avaialble. There are 100's of jobs/shifts available, Tuesday, March 11 thru Sunday, March 16. That's five days of meets....
Mar 1, 2014 - March Practice Calendars Now Available
Good Evening KING Families, March practice calendars are now available. Please remember that with KCAC and other pools closed this month for various reasons that many practices are moved from their no...
Feb 27, 2014 - Nutrition For Peak Performance
From the SwimSwam website... Courtesy of BridgeAthletic How you eat is not about calories, "super foods", or special tricks. It is entirely about how you can best refuel your muscles for the next race...
Feb 25, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon Update #2
WOW! Way to go KING swimmers! You are off to a great start raising money for our Swim-A-Thon. To date you have raised $7323.05 This week?s top earner is Xylia Roberts form KM who raised $1000. The t...
Feb 24, 2014 - KING Boys' Shine At State
The boys from King Aquatic Club (KING) won three individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Feder...
Feb 19, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon Update #1
Ricardo Martinez - Senior swimmer from KING North is the top earner for the first week with $425. He will receive a $25 Jamba Juice card. KING North is the top earning pool for this week. Senior group...
Feb 14, 2014 - KING Team Store Now Open (UPDATE)
ORDER DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED! The KING Team Store is now open! The online store is the Spring 2014 collection where you will find a full selection of team apparel product available! KING shirts (a...
Feb 7, 2014 - Western Zone Athlete Newsletter Issue 3
Issue 3 of the Western Zone Athlete Newsletter has been posted . Highlights of this issue include: feature story by USA Swimming Vice-President Mary Jo Swalley, USA Swimming Governance articles by At...
Jan 30, 2014 - February Practice Calendars Now Available
February practice calendars are now available. Please note that they are only scheduled to the 16th right after our Valentine Classic meet at MR on February 15-16. KCAC will be closed for most of th...
Jan 28, 2014 - Future of Aquatics in the City of Kent
The following is a copy of an email sent by KING Alumni coach & swimmer Mark Prothero. You have received this email because at one time or another, you or your kids either swam for one of the teams I ...
Jan 23, 2014 - Greater Southwest Meet Wrap Up
Last Thursday 37 KING swimmers, 4 coaches, and 3 chaperones traveled to Dallas, Texas, to compete in the 32nd Annual Greater Southwest Meet. Teams came from all over Texas, Kansas, Arizona, and Califo...
Jan 16, 2014 - Diversity Select Camp Application Now Available
The athlete and assistant coach application for the 2014 USA Swimming Diversity Select Camp is now available. Each spring, USA Swimming invites 36 athletes from underrepresented populations to parti...
Jan 8, 2014 - NCAA Q&A For The Confused High School Senior
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Lately, I've been getting a lot of emails from high school seniors asking, "Can I swim in college? Can I walk on somewhere? Is there...
Jan 3, 2014 - Catching Up With Margaret Hoelzer
From the USA Swimming website... By Mike Watkins//Correspondent When it comes to how far Margaret Hoelzer (KING alumni swimmer) has come since she retired from competitive swimming three years ago, sh...
Jan 3, 2014 - 8 Ways For Making This Your Best Year Yet
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy It's a New Year, and you know what that means, right? *silence* You don't? Not even you, you person sitting with the glowing screen ten inches f...
Jan 2, 2014 - 7 Ways To Swim Fearlessly In 2014
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy I'm afraid of an assortment of things. Rejection. Regrets. My Wi-Fi dropping. Some people are scared of the usual stuff - the dark, spiders, sna...
Dec 22, 2013 - KING Wins State Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins the fifth annual Washington Senior State Championship. Whereas the high school state championship swim meets are divided by school size and some club swimmers do not swim...
Dec 22, 2013 - KING Relay Breaks National Record
The King Aquatic Club (KING) girls relay team of Hannah Weiss, Carolyn McCann, Heidi VanderWel, and Morgan Ginnis broke the USA Swimming 15-18, 17-18 National Age Group Record in the 200 yard medley r...
Dec 20, 2013 - What To Tell Your Swimmer After They've Had A Bad Swim
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy It's a difficult experience to watch your swimmer come up short of their goals and expectations in the pool. Even though the effort and will were...
Dec 20, 2013 - Holiday Break Schedule
Thursday, December 26, 2013 Dev- 1000-1100a @ NH Nov- 1100a-1200p @ NH AG- 530-730p @ MR Reg- 430-630p @ KM Pow- 300-500p @ KM Sen- 200-400p @ MR Nat- 400-600p @ MR Friday, December 27 Nov/Dev- 600-70...
Dec 18, 2013 - 6 Reasons You Aren't Seeing Succes With Your Swimming
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy As 2013 draws to a close, many of us are looking back on the year that was and pondering where we did well, and where some of us may have gone ast...
Dec 17, 2013 - PNS Announces All-Star Team
The 2013 Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) All Star Team selections have been announced. The KING coaching staff is very proud of what this group has accomplished and we look forward to what they w...
Dec 17, 2013 - KING Places 11th In Nation
King Aquatic Club (KING) for the tenth consecutive year has earned the status of Gold Medal level in USA Swimming's Club Excellence program. For 2014 KING placed 11th in the nation and is still th...
Dec 16, 2013 - KING Still King At 14U Champs
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another team championship at the 2013 PNS 14U Short Course Championship scoring an official 3,474.00 points, 347 points ahead of second place Bellevue Club Swim Team. The...
Dec 15, 2013 - Hospitality Food Donations Needed
AT HOME SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS! We are ready to have FOOD/SNACK DONATIONS volunteer sign ups for the Washington State Senior Championship Swim Meet whic...
Dec 13, 2013 - Catching Up With Ariana Kukors
From the USA Swimming website... By Mike Watkins//Correspondent Boom or bust, Ariana Kukors (KING alumni swimmer) always knew she would be done swimming after the 2012 Olympic Trials. More than a year...
Dec 8, 2013 - Age-Group Program At MR Starting Jan 6
KING Aquatic Club is excited to announce the return of an Age-Group program to the Mt. Rainier Pool. We?re thrilled for the return of one of our own; former KING Swimmer and 2008 Olympic Trial Finali...
Dec 8, 2013 - Meet Rebecca Soni
Bellevue Club (BCST) has invited KING swimmers and their families to attend the following hosted event. Mark your calendars! Six-time Olympic medalist, Rebecca Soni , will be speaking to BCST swimmer...
Dec 4, 2013 - 7 Tips For Swimmers To Develop The Action Habit
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy What is the bridge between our dreams and the manifestation of our goals? What is that line that connects the ideas and hopes we have with ou...
Dec 3, 2013 - Sore Shoulders? Try This
From the USA Swimming website... BY G. JOHN MULLEN//DPT, CSCS Soreness is an essential consequence of elite training. The body typically experiences soreness after a novel activity or an increase in t...
Dec 3, 2013 - Swimming Fast Under Pressure: Controlling Your Race Focus
From the USA Swimming website... BY DR. ALAN GOLDBERG//COMPETITIVEDGE.COM WHY DO SOME SWIMMERS GO SLOWER IN RACES THAN THEY DO IN PRACTICE? The secret to swimming fast when it counts the most is to ma...
Dec 1, 2013 - Kukors Swim & Dream Clinic
2012 Olympian and KING Alum Ariana Kukors will be leading a Swim & Dream Clinic . A "dream clinic" is a classroom style workshops focusing on productive goal setting, positive self-talk, turing you...
Nov 29, 2013 - 6 Things Swimmers Need To Stop Telling Themselves
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy Excuses are awful, insidious little things. They hold us back from unleashing our true potential not only in the pool, but in any area where we s...
Nov 27, 2013 - 5 Ways To Get Your Swimming Goals Back On Track
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy No matter our best intentions and motivations, inevitably we will face droughts in our swimming. Whether it is a long bout of training becoming i...
Nov 26, 2013 - WEISS Blog Of World Cup Trip
Editor's Note: The following blog is from King Aquatic Club (KING) National Group swimmer Hannah Weiss who trains with Coach Ash Milad in the KING North Group. Hannah, a USA National Junior Team membe...
Nov 23, 2013 - KING Coach Featured In USA Swimming Website
From the USA Swimming website... Coaches You Shoud Know: Keith Ure BY KELSEY REESE//USA SWIMMING COMMUNICATIONS INTERN Editor's Note: Every Friday, usaswimming.org will publish "Coaches You Should Kno...
Nov 22, 2013 - Jealousy In Swimming
From the USA Swimming website... BY MIKE GUSTAFSON//CORRESPONDENT Since doing my weekly advice column called Mike?s Mailbag, I?ve received so many emails from swimmers asking, ?How do I overcome my je...
Nov 20, 2013 - Profile Of A Swimmer's Snacking Style
From the USA Swimming website... BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN As a mom and a dietitian, I get a lot of questions about snacking, especially for the athlete. "What's a healthy snack?" and "How do I handle m...
Nov 17, 2013 - KING Girls' Shine At State
The girls from King Aquatic Club (KING) won three individual swim titles at the WIAA High School State Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Fede...
Nov 15, 2013 - 5 Ways To Get The Most Of Your Swim Practices
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy As a competitive swimmer we are always looking for new ways to get the edge on our fellow athlete. Whether it?s a new suit or a new dry-land routi...
Nov 14, 2013 - GINNIS featured In Local Paper
Arlington's Ginnis signs letter to swim for New Mexico By David Krueger, Herald Writer ARLINGTON -- Morgan Ginnis never got to swim for Arlington High School. But the school, which doesn't have a swim...
Nov 14, 2013 - What is a KING Swimmer?
As we approach December Championship Meets the coaching staff has come up with the following ideals that we would like each swimmer to personify on a day to day basis. Keep these ideals in mind as you...
Nov 13, 2013 - Catching Up With Megan Jendrick
From the USA Swimming website... By Mike Watkins//Correspondent Megan (Quann) Jendrick (KING alumni swimmer) may not be swimming and training any more but don't think for a minute that she's not as...
Nov 1, 2013 - November Practice Schedules Available
November practice schedules are now available here . Please note that there are many changes with holidays and pools being closed for events.
Oct 31, 2013 - Race Strategy: 100 Butterfly Stroke Counts
From the USA Swimming website... BY KATIE ARNOLD//HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT Everyone knows that part of good race preparation is having a specific plan for how you will swim an event. In butterfly, ...
Oct 25, 2013 - Western Zone Athlete Newsletter Issue 2
Here is the second issue of the Western Zone Athlete Newsletter ! This issue includes: Olympian Mark Gangloff interview, Scholastic All-American 2013 information, Nutrition-Chocolate Milk, Swim...
Oct 17, 2013 - 5 Ways To Make The Most Of A Bad Practice
From the SwimSwam website... By Hannah Saiz Let's face it: having a bad meet is no fun, but the daily grind of practices is what can really bring us down. What's the best way to deal when the going g...
Oct 10, 2013 - KING Featured In USA Swimming Website
From the USA Swimming website... CLUB EXCELLENCE SPOTLIGHT: KING AQUATIC CLUB BY EMILY SAMPL//CORRESPONDENT In 1996, two Seattle-area swim teams, Highline Swim Club and Kent Area Dolphins, merged to f...
Oct 9, 2013 - 15 Ways Swimmers Do It Better
From the SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy As the days start to get a little shorter, the nights longer, and the migration from outdoor swimming is complete for those of us not lucky enough...
Oct 2, 2013 - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Athletes
From SwimSwam website... By Hannah Saiz Looking ahead to this season, here are a few ideas for things you athletes may want to think about to become your best self during this year. They aren't in any...
Oct 2, 2013 - 20 Habits of Elite Swimmers
From SwimSwam website... By Olivier Poirier-Leroy While there isn't an exact formula for success that can be applied to everyone, there are some typical traits and habits of those who have achieved su...
Sep 30, 2013 - KING Alumni Jendrick & Kukors Announce Retirement
Megan Jendrick , two time Olympian has retired from swimming at age 29. She "calls it a career" in letter to family, friends and the world's greatest fans. Read entire letter . Ariana Kukors , a wor...
Sep 25, 2013 - College Swimming Recruiting Trip Tips
From SwimSwam website... By Mel Stewart Contributor, Rick Paine, is an expert on the college recruiting process. He is also the Director of Swimming at American College Connection. Hosting a recruit r...
Sep 17, 2013 - Scholastic All-America Team Announced
From the USA Swimming website... USA Swimming today released the roster for its 2012-2013 Scholastic All-America Team. Congratulations to King Aquatic Club swimmers Adelaide Chambers, Alyssa Cook, As...
Sep 3, 2013 - KING Swimmer Selected For National Junior Team
National Junior Team Announced Congratulations to Hannah Weiss for being selected to the 2013-14 USA Swimming National Junior Team! She was selected based on her time of 1:00.77 in the 100 meter bac...
Jul 28, 2013 - KING Wins PNS Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another team championship at the 2013 PNS Long Course Championship scoring an un-official 6350 points, 1733 points ahead of second place Bellevue Club Swim Team. This was...
Jul 11, 2013 - Physical Genius Newsletter
Physical Genius News - read it here and subscribe for the latest updates!!
Jul 6, 2013 - PNS All Stars At NACC
The annual North American Challenge Cup (NACC) is being hosted in Federal Way at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center - August 8-10, 2013. There are five teams competing in this year?s comp...
Apr 29, 2013 - KING Swimmers At Catch The Spirit Camp
Congratulations to Thomas Anderson, Isabel Chien, Ethan Dang, Leah Fisk, Yulia Groysman, Gianna Haugen, Mitch Hovis, Robert Hughes, Drew Johnson, Josh MacClurg, Vanessa Moffatt, Zack O'Haver, Alana...
Mar 24, 2013 - KING Wins Age Group Regional Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins another combined team championship at the 2013 Northwest Region Age Group Championship scoring an official 912 points. The final score was a close 18 points ahead of seco...
Mar 18, 2013 - KING Wins Senior Sectional Championship
King Aquatic Club (KING) wins 2013 Senior Sectional Championship this past weekend at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. KING scored a combined total 996 points ahead of 2nd place Scottsda...
Aug 5, 2012 - Call Me Maybe! PNS NACC All Stars
Members of the 2012 PNS North American Challenge Cup All Star team perform their rendition of Carly Rae Jepsen's hit song "Call Me Maybe" while moving around Edmonton . See how many swimmers y...