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Oct 24, 2014 - TFDA Reminders 10/27 - 11/2
TUCSON FORD REMINDERS WEEK OF 10/27 ? 11/2 2014 In order to provide a consistent team wide communication tool for Ford parents and athletes, we will be distributing and posting weekly TUCSON FORD REMI...
Oct 17, 2014 - TFDA Reminders 10/20 - 10/26
TUCSON FORD REMINDERS WEEK OF 10/20 -10/26 In order to provide a consistent team wide communication tool for Ford parents and athletes, we will be distributing and posting weekly TUCSON FORD REMIND...
Oct 10, 2014 - TFDA: Ford Reminders 10/13 -10/19
TUCSON FORD REMINDERS WEEK OF 10/13/14 - 10/19/14 In order to provide a consistent team wide communication tool for Ford parents and athletes, we will be distributing and posting weekly TUCSON FORD RE...
Sep 2, 2014 - Agenda for Tonight's Parent Meeting
September 2, 2014 Annual Club Meeting Welcome Staff Introduction Expectations, Policies & Procedures Registration ? Online and Paper Forms Practice and Meet Conduct, Closed Deck Policy, Team Expectati...
Aug 21, 2014 - Ford Parent Meeting **date change**
Ford Parent Meeting Tuesday, September 2nd 6:30- 7:15 pm Grandstands Hillenbrand Aquatic Center At the meeing we will discuss our search for a new head coach, coaching changes, information about the...
Aug 15, 2014 - 2014-2015 Registration Instructions
Hello Ford Aquatics Families: This year we are going to try something a little different with registration for the new season. I would like all of our families to register through our online portal o...
Jul 4, 2014 - **We Still Need Timers for Senior State**
Hello Senior Parents, Ford is responsible for supplying 2 timers for Lane 6 during Senior State. I would like to have this organized before you all head up to Tempe. The shifts are listed below. Pleas...
Jul 2, 2014 - State T-shirts For Sale
State T-shirts For Sale in the Ford Office $8 Sizes available: Youth S, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large
Jun 27, 2014 - Friday Night Pilates Class Cancelled
We are cancelling the Parent Pilates class tonight and for the rest of summer. We will start them again in September. Thank you to everyone that participated and to Joanna Daniels for volunteering h...
Jun 23, 2014 - **State Entry Deadline**
All State entries (Age Group and Senior) are due Wednesday, June 25 by 5pm.
Jun 16, 2014 - Theft in Locker Rooms
Please do not leave your swim backpack in the locker room unattended. If you have a locker, please make sure your valuables/swim backpack are locked up. If you do not have a locker, then please leave...
Jun 12, 2014 - Pilates Class
Pilates Class for parent's of Ford Aquatics swimmers Friday, June 13 5:00pm Please bring your own yoga mat Taught by Joanna Daniels owner of Balanced Core Pilates and Ford Aquatics Parent (meet ...
Jun 9, 2014 - SW Classic Debriefing
SW Classic Debriefing Tuesday, June 10th at 6pm Kasser Bleachers Come share your thoughts with me about the meet. I'm looking for ways we can improve our largest held meet and would love to hear AL...
May 28, 2014 - Parking for Seniors
PARKING PASSES FOR THE CHERRY AVENUE GARAGE AND SOUTH OF 6TH ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FOR THE SUMMER! Senior swimmers who drive themselves to the pool may purchase a summer-long parking pass for t...
May 28, 2014 - Parent's Pilates Class Starts Friday
Pilates Class Starts this Friday! for parent's of Ford Aquatics swimmers Please bring your own yoga mat Taught by Joanna Daniels owner of Balanced Core Pilates and Ford Aquatics Parent 5pm (meet in ...
May 19, 2014 - Donations Needed for SW Classic
Hello Ford Families: If you still need to fulfill your fundraising obligation, we have 3 options for you: 1. Volunteer at SW Classic over your amount of required obligation; We're still looking for a...
May 12, 2014 - SW Classic Volunteer Meeting
SW Classic Volunteer Meeting Tuesday, May 13 6:00 pm Kasser Bleachers This is an information session about what types of volunteers we need and what those jobs entail. I am also going to discuss h...
May 1, 2014 - Stroke and Turn Clinic **date change**
STROKE & TURN CLINIC Saturday, May 31th **date change** 9:00 am Oro Valley Pool, Tucson For more information, please contact Steve King at sking2481@gmail.com The Tucson Stroke & Turn Clinic will...
Apr 22, 2014 - Recruiting Presentation
***New Date*** Recruiting Presentation by The University of Arizona Swim Coaches The UA coaches will cover all the areas of the recruiting process. There will also be a question and answer session. Op...
Apr 20, 2014 - Tucson Diving Lessons
Ford Families: Do you know anyone interested in diving lessons? Please pass on this information for the Tucson Diving Team. Thank you! Diving Lessons Springboard and Platform Who: ...
Apr 16, 2014 - Announcements: Swimmer Safety
Hello Ford Families, Today at practice the coaches will be talking to your swimmers about safety on the pool deck and during practice. We want families to discuss these two items at home as well. We ...
Apr 10, 2014 - Practice Friday 4/11/14
Friday 4/11/14 is the beginning of the Spring Fling Carnival on the UA campus. Parking in the Hillenbrand pool lot 6098 will be first come first serve. You may experience heavy traffic Friday evenin...
Mar 29, 2014 - Banquet Photos
Thank you all for joining us last night at the Ford Golden Goggles Banquet. What a great evening we had with all of our families and swimmers! Swimmers check your folders this week if you haven't pi...
Mar 6, 2014 - Official's Training
Below are some dates of clinics for USA Swimming Officials training. If you would like to become an official, please email Steven King for more information sking2481@gmail.com STROKE & TURN CLINIC...
Feb 24, 2014 - Ford Banquet Organizational Meeting
Ford Banquet Organizational Meeting Tuesday, February 25th 6:30 - 7:00 pm Kassar Stands Please join us if you are interested in helping organize our team banquet that will be held Friday, March 28. ...
Feb 11, 2014 - Long Course Meet Schedule
Click here for a PDF of the Ford Long Course Meet Schedule If you have any questions about which meets your swimmer should attend, please email or speak with your swimmer's coach.
Feb 10, 2014 - Ford Banquet
We are going to have our end of the season banquet on Friday, March 28 from 6-8pm. If you would like to help me organize the banquet, please come to our first organizational meeting tomorrow night, T...
Feb 5, 2014 - Team Photos
Ford Team Photos taken November 17, 2013 Click this link to go to the Ford Aquatics Flickr account to see the team photos . You should be able to download the photo as well as order a copy from Flick...
Feb 3, 2014 - Tuesday Swim Talk: Getting Your Swimmer Ready for Championship Season
Tuesday Swim Talk "Getting Your Swimmer Ready for Championship Season" February 4th 6:00 - 6:30pm SE Corner of the Pool Deck Jeannine Leverenz and Kim Lujan
Jan 29, 2014 - Long Course Dues
Hello Ford Families, Click on the links below for the Long Course dues schedule. Age Group Long Course Dues 2014 Senior Long Course Dues 2014
Jan 29, 2014 - Tentative Summer Team Break
I have been asked by several families when is the team break. We do not take a break between short course and long course season. Our break is at the end of long course season in August. Tenatively, ...
Jan 18, 2014 - Volunteer Hours
Attention Ford Parents: Please check your volunteer hours. I believe they are all up to date except for a few that I personally need to take care of this weekend. If you have any additional hours th...
Jan 15, 2014 - Q & A with Kim
Hello Parents, I want to thank you all for taking our survey. The results have told us what we need to work on and do better as your swim team. I would like to invite you all to: "Question and Answer...
Jan 14, 2014 - Ford Pentagonal Job Signup
Hello Ford Families, We still have jobs available to work this Saturday at our Ford Pentagonal meet. Thank you, Kim Lujan
Jan 5, 2014 - Take our Ford Aquatics Survey
Please take our 5 minute survey so we can see how we are doing! There is also a place for suggestions and comments. Survey Link Thanks! Kim
Dec 27, 2013 - Practice Schedule Dec 30 - Jan 4
Click here for a printable version of the Dec 30 - Jan 4 practice schedule
Dec 19, 2013 - Holiday Schedule
TO VIEW THE PRACTICE SCHEDULE FOR CHRISTMAS WEEK
Dec 12, 2013 - USA Swimming Parents Presentation
Hello Ford Families, We are honored to have Mr. Bill Krumm from USA Swimming Club Development join us on Tuesday, December 17th. Mr. Krumm will be spending the day on deck training our board members,...
Dec 8, 2013 - Swim-a-thon Packets Due Tomorrow
Please turn in your Swim-a-thon packets and donations (cash/checks) you have received by tomorrow evening 12/9 at 7pm if you would like to be considered for any Swim-a-thon prizes. Winners will be ...
Dec 3, 2013 - Practices on December 3rd
Dear Family and Friends of FORD, As the U of A Men?s Basketball team has earned the number 2 spot in the Nation, the next three home games have (predictably) sold out. In response to this heightene...
Nov 20, 2013 - Thanksgiving and Holiday Schedule
PRACTICE TIME & SCHEDULE CHANGES NOV ? DEC TIME CHANGE: DATE: AM PM REASON: November 18, 2013 No Practice NIT Bball Tournament November 28, 2013 7am ? 10am Senior & Elite No Afternoon Practice T...
Nov 15, 2013 - Announcements-- Nov 15th
Good luck and safe travels to all of our swimmers and famililes traveling to Mesa and Scottsdale to compete in the IMX and Senior Circuit meets this weekend. Thank you Mama's Famous Pizza and Hero'...
Nov 13, 2013 - Swim-a-thon
Swim-A-Thon Hello Ford Families, Our pasta dinner is this Thursday, Nov 14 from 6:30-8pm. This event is free and for all Ford Aquatic swimmers. If you have not RSVP'd for the pasta dinner or the ...
Nov 13, 2013 - Ford November Newsletter
November Newsletter
Oct 15, 2013 - Parka and Apparel Fitting Tonight
Arizona Uniform will be in the pool lobby from 4-8 pm this evening (Tuesday, October 15) taking parka and Ford apparel orders.
Feb 27, 2013 - February Newsletter
February Newsletter
Feb 12, 2013 - Parent Meeting
Miss the Parent Meeting? Check out what you've missed here! Parent Meeting Agenda Parent Meeting Minutes Volunteer Policy - Effective April 1 LC Schedule
Jan 23, 2013 - January Newsletter
Click here for the January Newsletter!
Dec 11, 2012 - December Newsletter
December 2012 Edition Newsletter
Sep 11, 2012 - August Newsletter
August Edition Newsletter
Aug 14, 2012 - Olympic Newsletter
Olympic Edition Newsletter
Jul 30, 2012 - July Newsletter
https://www.teamunify.com/astfda/__doc__/Ford%20Aquatics%20July%202012%20Newsletter.pdf
Apr 27, 2012 - FORD UPDATES (4/27)
Ford Families, Below are a few updates: Saturday 4/28: Elite swimmers not going to Neptune Opener will swim with the Senior group from 6-8am. NO practice for Gold, Silver, and Bronze. Saturday...
Apr 20, 2012 - Neptune Opener
I will be sending the entry file for the Neptune LC Opener at 3pm today, please email me if you need to get in to this meet! Thanks, Coach Caleb
Apr 17, 2012 - Summer Dues Posted
Ford Families, As of this morning summer dues and groups have been assigned to your accounts. Please view your account and make sure the correct billing option is chosen (One Payment 10% Discount Op...
Apr 12, 2012 - Meet Marshal Information
Here is the link for the meet marshall training on the Az website (under the "Safety" tab, at top of the page): http://www.azswimming.org/ safety.php Email me once you have completed the test an...
Apr 9, 2012 - Weekly Updates Updated!
One more reminder... Seniors and Elite swimmers start morning practices this week! Tuesday and Thursday mornings are: 5:00am-6:45am!!! Thank you, Coach Caleb
Apr 9, 2012 - Weekly Update
Ford Familes, All groups will be practicing at normal practice times starting today (4/9/). All Senior Groups: 4:00pm-6:30pm Saturday: 6:00am to 8:00am Bronze Mini: Monday through Thursday ? 5...
Apr 3, 2012 - Saturday Morning Practice
Good Afternoon, Practice for Saturday (4/7): Senior Groups: 6:00am - 8:00am Gold/Elite: 6:00am - 8:00am Silver: 6:30 - 8:00am Have a good week, Coach Caleb
Mar 27, 2012 - Senior Dues Schedule
The senior dues schedule is now posted under "Team Dues". We are in the process of completing and posting the Age Group & Senior meet schedule. Thanks, Coach Caleb
Mar 22, 2012 - Age Group Dues Schedule
Ford Families, The LCM Age Group schedule is now posted under the "Team Due" tab! I am working to get the tentative Age Group meet schedule posted by the end of the day. Have a good day, Coach C...
Mar 7, 2012 - Age Group March Schedule
MARCH AGE GROUP SCHEDULE: Gold/Elite: Weds (3/7): 4:30-6pm Thursday (3/8): 4:30-6pm. State swimmers: meet warm up only. Friday (3/9) & Sat (3/10): NO PRACTICE FOR GOLD/ELITE. Monday (3/12) - We...
Mar 2, 2012 - Senior State
Senior state Friday night
Feb 21, 2012 - AZ Regional Championships
Swimmers and Parent, Please review your entries for the AZ Regional Champs. A few swimmers did not make the qualifying times and had to be taken out of events. Just a reminder that 13/14 swimmers ...
Feb 16, 2012 - Lost Dutchman Meet Info
SCHEDULE: Session I Friday, Feb. 17thTimed Finals Warm-up 4:30PM Start 5:30PM Session II Saturday, Feb. 18th Preliminaries Warm-up 7:30AM Start 9:00AM Session III Finals Warm-up ...
Feb 8, 2012 - Ford Facebook Page
We have created a facebook page for Ford Aquatics! Our name is Fordaquatics Tucson or you can search our page with the email fordaquaticsfb@gmail.com. The page is still under construction. Email Coac...
Jan 31, 2012 - Recent Thefts
Ford Parents, It was brought to the attention of the Ford staff some items were stolen from swimmers bags in the locker rooms. We have reported the thefts to the pool staff and to campus security. Al...
Jan 26, 2012 - UofA Home Basketball Practice Schedule
Below is the remaining scheduled UofA Mens Basketball games: Today(1/26) : 4:30-6pm for Silver/Gold/Elite. Thursday(2/9): 4:30-6pm Silver/Gold/Elite. Thursday(2/23): 4:30-6pm Sliver/Gold/Elite. I wi...
Jan 18, 2012 - Parent Education
Parents contribute to the success experienced by the child and the team. Parents serve as role models and their children emulate their attitudes. Be aware of this and strive to be positive role models...
Jan 12, 2012 - Monday (1/16) Practice
Monday(1/16) MLK Day Practice: All Groups (SR and Age Group (except Bronze)) 9:30am-11:30am. Reminders: Sat (1/14): No practice for ANY groups. Sun (1/15): Sierra Vista warm ups are at 8am. Ford Ja...
Dec 15, 2011 - Holiday Practice Schedules 2011-2012
Holiday Practice Schedule: (Schedule for Week of December 26th & Wek of January 2nd will be posted shortly) Seniors (High School & Older): Monday (12/19): 2:00-4:30pm (senior make-up 4:00-6:00pm) Tue...
Dec 8, 2011 - Age Group Update
Friday (12/9): Silver will be drop resting for the Winter Festival Swim Meet this weekend. Silver - 6:15pm - 7:00pm. Gold&Eilte: 11/9 - Normal Practice Time - 5:15-7:15/7:30pm 11/10 - 6:00-7:45am H...
Nov 29, 2011 - Practice Schedule Update - December 1&2
Team Ford, We got an update this evening from the Aquatics Director... we all know about the heater issues in the main pool we had earlier in the month. For the last two weeks, we have been "burning ...
Nov 28, 2011 - Holiday Fest Psych Sheet.
Please review your events and email me if you find any errors in your entries ASAP. Holiday Fest Psych Sheet Link: http://www.teamunify.com/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=18648&team=dta Coach Caleb
Nov 21, 2011 - Age Group Thanksgiving Schedule
Below is the Thanksgiving Age Group schedule: Monday(11/21) and Tuesday(11/22) - Regular schedule for ALL age groups. Wednesday (11/23) - Silver, Gold and Elite - 4:30-6:00pm. All Bronze 5:00pm-6:00pm...
Nov 21, 2011 - Age Group Update
Age Group Practice Update: Saturday (11/26) - Silver is now invited to attend Saturday's practice from 6am-7:45am. Sliver swimmers swimming in Holiday Fest should try to make this practice. Bronze -...
Nov 18, 2011 - Practice Schedules - Thanksgiving Week
Thanksgiving Week Practice Schedules: Seniors: Monday, Tuesday (normal Schedule) - there is a Tuesday morning workout Wednesday 4:00-6:00 pm (Home Basketball Game - FYI) Thursday 7:30-10:00 am Friday ...
Nov 17, 2011 - Age Group Update
Tomorrow(11/18) - Silver, Gold and Elite will have a group practice from 5:00pm-6:30pm. Swimmers swimming this weekend will be out around 6pm. Saturday 11/19 - No practice for any age group. Go...
Nov 12, 2011 - Ford November Invitational Update
Ford November Invitational Update: 1. Morning session warm up - 8:00am Afternoon session warm up- 12:30pm 2. Parking: UofA has a home game tomorrow at 4pm. The pool director said that you sho...
Nov 10, 2011 - Silver/Gold/Elite Practice 11/11
Silver, Gold and Elite will have a group practice from 5:00pm-6:30pm tomorrow(11/11). We will be doing start/turn work! Its a good idea to attend this practice before Sundays meet. Thanks, Coach...
Nov 8, 2011 - McIntosh Student-Athlete Award 2011-12
Applications Due November 16th... please turn into Kevin Download Application HERE
Nov 6, 2011 - Age Group Practice 11/7-11/12
This week UofA has home basketball games on Monday (11/7) and Wednesday (11/9). Below is the age group practice schedule this week: Monday (11/7) : Silver, Gold, and Elite: 4:30-6:00pm Tuesday (11/8) ...
Oct 30, 2011 - Age Group Updates
Age Group Schedule Changes and Reminders: Tomorrow (10/31) - Silver, Gold, and Elite will have a group practice from 4:30-5:30pm (Elite will stay until 5:45pm). Tuesday (11/1) -UofA home basketball ...
Oct 25, 2011 - NO Age Group Practice Thurs Oct. 10/27
Age Group Families, Ford Age Group Practices will be effected by the UA Men's home basketball games during the months of 10/11 - 3/12 . On home game days we will have NO age group workouts in the ...
Oct 24, 2011 - Scholastic All-Americans Named
Article in the Tucson Citizen: http://tucsoncitizen.com/highschoolsports/2011/10/17/4-local-swimmers-named-to-the-scholastic-all-america-team/ 4 Local Swimmers named to the Scholastic All-America T...
Oct 17, 2011 - Ford Update - October 17
Team Ford, A couple of things today as we're getting rolling this week.... #1: Thursday afternoon workouts are cancelled due to the Arizona/UCLA football game. there will be morning workout on thur...
Oct 17, 2011 - Ford October Meet RESULTS
Results and team manager export files are located at: http://www.teamunify.com/EventShow.jsp?returnPage=%2FEventsPast.jsp&id=170009&team=astfda
Oct 6, 2011 - GOLD/ELITE Saturday Practice
Gold and Elite will practice from 6-7:45 am this Saturday(10/9/11). This will be our regular Saturday practice time until the end of short course season. Thank you, Coach Caleb
Sep 27, 2011 - Gold/Elite Saturday Practice
Gold/Elite Swimmers and Families, There will be no Gold/Elite practice on Saturday (10/1/11). Swimmers are encouraged to come and help out with the Speedo Classic. Thanks, Coach Caleb
Sep 12, 2011 - Practice Cancelled - MONDAY 9/12
Practice will be cancelled for ALL BRONZE and SILVER swimmers. Gold and Elite will do dryland until 6:15-6:30pm. All Bronze groups will have a make up practice Friday 9/16. Silver is welcome to sw...
Sep 9, 2011 - Practice Cancellations
All Ford practices are cancelled as of 6:00pm (9/9) Silver may come tomorrow and practice with gold/elite from 6-7:30am. Thanks, Coach Caleb
Sep 8, 2011 - Age Group Updates
Saturday Practice for Gold and Elite: Both groups will practice 6:00am - 8:00am. Swimmers should be prepared for dry-land. Patriot Day Meet reminder: The entry deadline has passed for this meet. Ple...
Aug 31, 2011 - Practice Schedule - Labor Day 9/5
Monday 9/5 (Labor Day) Seniors - 7-9am Elite/Gold - 7am-9am Silver - 7am-8:30am Bronze TBA
Aug 18, 2011 - Clinic & Practice Cancelled - THURSDAY 8/18
Due to the weather, practices and the swim clinic for Thursday, 8/18/11 is cancelled. We will be back on for tomorrow (Friday, 8/19), weather permitting. GO FORD!!!!
Aug 14, 2011 - Senior Practice Update - August 15
Team Ford, The senior practice schdule for this week will be the following: Monday, August 15 - 4:30-6:00pm Tuesday, August 16 - 4:30-6:00pm Wednesday, August 17 - 4:30-6:00pm Thursday, August 18 - ...
Jul 31, 2011 - Senior Practice Schedule Week of Aug 1
Senior Schedule Week of August 1st Monday through Friday 7:30-9:00am, there is no Saturday morning workout
Jul 23, 2011 - Senior Practice Schedule 7/24-7/30
Senior Group Practice Schedule 7/24-7/30 Monday - 8:00-10:30am Tuesday 7:00-9:00am & 4:15-6:00pm Wednesday 8:00-10:30am Thursday 7:00-9:00am & 4:15-6:00pm Friday 8:00-10:30am Saturday 6:00-7:30am ...
Jul 13, 2011 - Senior Schedule Update 7/15-7/23
Ford Senior Team; Due to the college team being out of town this weekend, Coach Eliot is overseas at the US National Team training camp, Age Group State late next weekend, and I'll be in Oregon fo...
Jul 5, 2011 - Tuesday(7/5) Practice is Cancelled as of 4:45pm
Practice today (7/5) is now cancelled due to thunder/lightening stroms. All practices will resume tomorrow (7/6)
May 10, 2011 - Ford Update - 05/10/11
Team Ford, A couple of updates for you? the weeks are going to fly by for the next few weeks as we get into bigger meets, Southwest Classic, Travel meets, etc. Arizona Invitational Southwest Cla...
Apr 25, 2011 - Ford Update - 04/26/2011
Monday, April 25, 2011 Team Ford, A Couple of things for you today regarding the week ahead? a couple of time sensitive things with team registration and meet entries; and a bit of ?food-for-tho...
Apr 11, 2011 - Senior Meet Schedule Posted
Senior LC 2011 Meet Schedule: Date Meet Location Notes, Q times, etc. April 30 Ford Meet Hillenbrand Everyone May 7-8 May Flower Meet Oro Valley Everyone May 27-30 Memorial Day Meet Phoenix Area Qual...
Apr 8, 2011 - Swimming In College Resources
College Swimming 101 SO YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT SWIMMING IN COLLEGE? Every year many swimmers graduate from high school and swim for a university or college. USA Swimming?s Convention Education Committ...
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