COMMERCE AQUATICS SWIM TEAM
The Commerce Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal is to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of their abilities.
Swim Team holds afternoon practice Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Tryouts are held the 1st day of practice each month at 3:30 PM. Those trying out need to bring a their Commerce resident card, suit and googles.
While all of our coaches value communication with parents, please respect the athletes’ training time by not interrupting coaches during practice. The coaches are usually available before or after practice to meet with parents.
In addition, Coach Kevin is available by appointment to meet with parents. Please call (323) 887-4404 x2848 or (323) 833-5232 to schedule an appointment.
This is our entry level group. An athlete joins this group after passing through the Pre-Competitive Swim Lessons.
Guppies Group Coach: Evelyn Delgado
Workout Days/Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:15-5:15 PM
From the Guppies group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group focus mainly on having fun, drills and stroke development in the four competitive strokes, and working on start and turn technique.
Minnows Group Coach: Evelyn Delgado
Workout Days/Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:15-6:30 PM
From the Minnows group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group are usually at least 10 years old and have completed the Minnow group check-list. This group is exposed to interval training for the first time while trying to prepare for the 200 Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley races. Competing at swim meets is highly encouraged at a rate of about once per month.
Dolphins Group Coach: Omar Torres
Workout Days/Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:30-6:30 PM
Minimum age for entry into this group is 11 years old. Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. Competition at swim meets is expected in this group. There is much more emphasis on cardiovascular training, though athletes still work on stroke technique as they progress in their development. Athletes in this group train for the 200 Individual Medley and 500 Freestyles.
Sharks Group Coach: Andrea Lugo
Workout Days/Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:30-6:45 PM
Tuesday, Thursday 5:30-6:45 AM (By invitation of Senior Coach)
Minimum age for entry into this group is 11 (girls) or 12 (boys). Athletes entering the Senior group must display a strong desire to perform at the highest level they are capable of. Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong aerobic endurance factor is present.
Senior Group: Kevin Larsen
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:30-7:00 PM
Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 - 6:45 AM