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Tag: Stingray Swim Club

Swimmers get ready to roar at Lions Sprint Meet

Swimmers get ready to roar at Lions Sprint Meet

| 20/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The annual Lions Sprint Meet is being held Saturday, 21 May at the Lions Aquatic Centre. The event is sponsored by the Lions Club and organised and operated by the Stingray Swim Club (SSC). The meet, which is free to enter, is open to swimmers from all of Cayman’s clubs allowing as many [...]

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Stingray holds Pete Ribbins swim meet

Stingray holds Pete Ribbins swim meet

| 12/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Stingray Swim Club (SSC) recently hosted the Pete Ribbins Consolidated Water Meet, which was a CARIFTA 2016 qualifying event for members of the National Junior Swim Team. Held 29-31 January at the Lions Aquatic Centre, the meet also featured athletes from the Camana Bay Aquatic Club ( [...]

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Stingray uses film to benefit swimmers

Stingray uses film to benefit swimmers

| 03/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Stingray Swim Club is incorporating underwater filming into its training regime, enabling coaches and athletes to find and correct any flaws in swimmers’ strokes, which will improve their performance in the pool. The technology, donated by Cayman Islands Boat Rentals, comprises a mobile [...]

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Swimmers dive into first meet of 2016

Swimmers dive into first meet of 2016

| 22/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Stingray Swim Club (SSC) hosted the year’s first fully officiated competitive event, the EY Winter Sprint Meet, at the Lions Aquatic Centre this past weekend. Joining Stingray were swimmers from Camana Bay Aquatic Club, Seven Mile Swimmers and Brac Barracudas, as well as Stingray’ [...]

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Stingray launches open course to master swimming

Stingray launches open course to master swimming

| 07/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) has just launched a masters swim programme at the Lions Aquatic Centre. The course, which began 4 January, will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12pm–1pm, led by the club’s coaches. Stingray head coach David Pursley explained that after receiving i [...]

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Stingray Swim Club dives into 20th year

Stingray Swim Club dives into 20th year

| 06/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) voted in a new president and vice president as well as other board members at its recent annual general meeting, installing Kathy Jackson and Jo Sinclair, respectively, at the top two positions. The meeting was also an opportunity to thank outgoing president Ama [...]

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Stingray Swim Club team champions in Jamaica meet

Stingray Swim Club team champions in Jamaica meet

| 02/11/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) had an excellent outing in Kingston, Jamaica, at the Dean Martin Memorial ‘AB’ Swim Meet, held 23-25 October, coming home with an overall team championship, 34 meet records, four high-point award winners and a new Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (C [...]

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Swim opener soggy but successful

Swim opener soggy but successful

| 12/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Despite a rain-shortened evening, the Stingray Swim Club’s (SSC) Friday Night Lights meet on 2 October was a success, according to organisers, as was the next day’s Cayman National Fall Sprint. The events opened the 2015-2016 competitive age group swim season.

At the Friday Nig [...]

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Swimmers to hit the pool for Stingray fundraiser

Swimmers to hit the pool for Stingray fundraiser

| 05/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Stingray Swim Club (SSC) will be holding its third annual swim-a-thon on Friday, 9 October. The Big Swim serves as a fundraiser for the non-profit organisation, which will mark its 20th anniversary next year.

Swimmers will have two hours to complete as many laps as possible. I [...]

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Stingray Swim Club dives into race season

Stingray Swim Club dives into race season

| 30/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Stingray Swim Club’s (SSC) domestic, short-course season opens Friday 2 October, with the middle- and long-distance Friday Night Lights, followed the next day by the Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet.

Calling the sprint meet “a fun, action-packed event”, Amanda Roberts, SS [...]

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Swimmers have a cracker of a time at club event

Swimmers have a cracker of a time at club event

| 08/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Stingray Swim Club (SSC) celebrated the 4th of July, a nod to US coaches David Pursley and Tim Leonhart, with its first-ever Firecracker 1500m Relay. Each relay team comprised participants from every age group, with senior swimmers – John Bodden and Haley Roulstone, Christian Glidd [...]

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Awards event splashes out for swimmers

Awards event splashes out for swimmers

| 08/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Stingray Swim Club (SSC) honoured swimmers, as well as coaches, parents and support staff, at its annual awards banquet. At the event, recently held at the Westin Grand Cayman, SSC friends and family celebrated the end of a year characterised by change, success and an overwhelming for [...]

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New meet posthumously honours young swimmer

New meet posthumously honours young swimmer

| 04/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The first-ever Landon Von Kanel Memorial Invitational Swim Meet will take place 4-7 June at the Lions Aquatic Centre. Presented by Coldwell Banker Cayman and the Von Kanel family, the meet is in memory of Landon, a former Stingray Swim Club swimmer who died in a car accident in the US in [...]

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Swimmers set to make a splash

Swimmers set to make a splash

| 21/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Stingray Swim Club (SSC) is hosting two swim meets this weekend, with events for competitors of all ages and covering a variety of distances. First up is Vigoro Nursery’s Friday Night Lights, a distance meet on 22 May for swimmers aged 11 and over. On 23 May, the Lions Sprint Meet i [...]

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Swim club confirms new top coach

Swim club confirms new top coach

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Stingray Swim Club has confirmed that David Pursley has been appointed as head coach at the club, “heralding the start of a new and exciting chapter in the history of Stingray Swim Club (SSC)”. Pursley brings a wealth of experience with competitive age group through college level swim [...]

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