Upcoming Officials Clinics

     

    Annual MSI Officials Clinic
    September 12, 2015

     

    Stroke and Turn Clinic


    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    Coppin State University
    2523 Gwynns Falls Pkwy
    Baltimore, MD 21216
    Meet at the Pool
    6:30 PM
    Facilitator: Annie Smith-Jones

    Saturday, May 2, 2015
    1:00 - 2:30 pm
    Catonsville Family Center (CATY) 
    850 S. Rolling Road
    Catonsville, MD  21228
    Facilitator:
    Sonya Baier
    Please RSVP to Sonya by 5/1/2015

    Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    Bowie City Hall - New (Better) Location!
    15901 Excaliber Road
    Bowie, MD
    Room 181
    6:00 PM
    Facilitator: Shana Carella

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Columbia Aquatics Office
    9450 Gerwig Lane
    Columbia, MD
    7 PM
    Facilitator: Tom Deboissiere

    STARTER CLINICS

    Monday, June 8, 2015
    Columbia Aquatics Office
    9450 Gerwig Lane
    Columbia, MD
    7 PM
    Facilitator: Tom Deboissiere


    CHIEF JUDGE CLINICS

    ADMIN OFFICIALS CLINICS
    Thursday, April 23, 2015
    Columbia Aquatics Office
    9450 Gerwig Lane
    Columbia, MD
    7:00 PM
    Facilitators: Peter LaGow, Lauren McComas
    Betsy Coe and Jamie Cahn

    REFEREE CLINICS

NATIONAL CERTIFICATION

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Between Sessions
Meadowbrook Aquatic Center
5700 Cottonworth Avenue
Baltimore MD
Facilitator: Bob Griffiths, Tampa Florida
Contact:
Betsy Coe

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Timothy O. Pierce

In 1962, while teaching swimming for the YMCA, Tim Pierce embarked on a career in competitive swimming which carried through five decades.  A graduate of Loyola High School and Loyola College, where he was a competitive swimmer and later coach, Tim taught for three years at Baltimore City College before coming to Loyola High School where he has worked as a teacher, coach and administrator from 1967 until retiring in 2005. Tim has coached on practically every level from summer league to YMCA, from age group to Olympic medalist.  In 1968, Tim joined with Murray Stephens to co-found the North Baltimore Aquatic Club.  He and Murray coached the Loyola High School swim teams to numerous MSA titles and the National Prep School Championship in 1980.  On the administrative side, Tim was a member of the board (1969-1984) and Chairman of the South Atlantic AAU (1972-75).  Tim, as swim chairman, was instrumental in a variety of areas which led to vast improvements in the administration and conduct of SAA/AAU swimming meetings, events and competitions.  Among the accomplishment of the 16 member Board of Swimming during his tenure as chair include the purchase of timing equipment, initiating travel funding for National swimmers, the development of a meet directors handbook, a 300% increase in the number of individual swims in one year, and the hosting of Region II championships for three years.  Tim has served on Maryland Swimming’s Board of Review for six years.  He has also been honored by Loyola High School with the Blake Medal in 1991.  Tim was inducted into the Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame in 1986 before the establishment of dinners honoring the inductees. Tim was also honored by Loyola being inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004. Tim honored in recognition of his years of educational and administrative leadership in the sport of competitive swimming.  Tim Pierce passed away in October of 2014.

 

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  What is my name? I am the Olympic Games mascot, a mixture of all the Brazilian animals. I was born out of the explosion of joy that happened when they announced that Rio would host the Olympic Games, on 2 October 2009.

 

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