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2022-2023 Swimming

Last Updated 05/12/22 

 

*****Subject to Change******

 

The High School Swim Team is for 9th-12th grade Meridian students.

The Middle School Swim Team is for 7th and 8th grade Meridian students.

 

Swimming Registration
  • Registration for the 2022-2023 Swimming season is open 5/4 through 9 PM on 5/12. NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED.
  • Registration is required to try out for 2022-2023 Meridian Swim Teams.
  • Register here for 2022-2023 Swimming tryouts. (Participation in tryouts is required for consideration on a team.)
  • Check your registration status here.

 

Meridian’s Swimming Partners … AquaTex Swim!

  • To better promote excellence in competitive swimming, Meridian Athletics partnered with AquaTex Swim for the 2022-2023 season! This will be our second season with AquaTex.
  • Aquatex will use a method referred to as ‘Process Driven Coaching Excellence.’ It will be athlete-centered, coach-driven, service-supported, and performance-based.”
  • Meridian Swimming’s home pool is now Micki Krebsbach, near Round Rock High School.
  • The Meridian Swimming program lead and High School Competitive Swim Team coach is Hayley Krebsbach. See Coach Krebsbach’s bio here.
  • The Middle School Swim Team will train with the AquaTex Juniors, led by Coach Marcy Parshall.

 

Payment

The $50 registration/processing fee, which will be paid through the Meridian Swimming Registration webpage (5/4 through 9:00 PM on 5/12).
+ The participation fee ($200 for Middle School Swim Team; $550 for High School Swim Team), which will be paid to AquaTex while registering through AquaTex (8/29 through 9:00 PM on 9/8) .
  • Financial assistance and payment plans are available for participation fees for those who need it. If your family needs financial assistance and/or a payment plan, please request this on your Meridian Registration form. Email [email protected] with questions.

 

Important Dates

5/4 - Meridian Registration opens
5/13 - Meridian Registration closes at 9:00 PM (NO LATE REGISTRATIONS!)
8/11 - Physical forms due. Learn more here.
8/27, 9:00-10:00 AM - High School Tryouts @ Micki Krebsbach Pool
8/27, 10:00-11:00 AM - Middle School Tryouts @ Micki Krebsbach Pool
8/29 - High School  & Middle School Swim Teams announced
8/29 -  AquaTex registration opens
TBD - Zoom Kickoff Meeting for the Middle School and High School Swim Teams with coaches, parents/guardians, student athletes, and the Athletics Department.
9/8 - AquaTex registration closes. Participation fees due through AquaTex registration.
9/12, 6:00-7:30 AM - First Practice - High School Swim Team
9/12, 5:00-6:00 PM - First Practice - Middle School Swim Team
11/5 - Halfway point - If the season is cancelled before this date, a 35% refund of the participation fee will be issued by AquaTex.
1/20 - Last Practice - Middle School
1/20 - Last Practice - High School
 

Meridian High School Swim Team

  • Coach - Hayley Krebsbach [email protected]
  • Team - Comprised of a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 30. 9th-12th grade students.
  • Tryouts - Saturday, 8/27 from 9:00-10:00 AM at Micki Krebsbach Pool. Tryouts are required to make the Meridian High School Swim Team. Tryouts are closed to parents/guardians and spectators. Cuts are possible.
  • Minimum Skill Requirements - Student athletes should be able to swim:
    • 2000 total yards of swimming (not continuously, but on intervals)
    • All four strokes legally
    • Legal turns and finishes
    • A 500 freestyle continuously 
    • 200 IM continuously
  • Practices -
    • Location: Micki Krebsbach Pool, 301 Deep Wood Dr, Round Rock, TX 78681
      • Outdoor; heated; locker rooms available. 
      • Practice will be cancelled if: lightning, thunder or dangerous driving conditions, or if the outside air temperature “feels like” 40° or lower according to weather.com at the pool’s address
    • Practice Time: 6:00-7:30 AM
    • Practice Amount: Four, 90-minute practices a week, up to 59 practices
    • Practice Days/Times: Monday-Thursday, with Friday being a scheduled make-up day. See Practice Schedule for details.
  • Meets - Up to 3 meets. To be announced in late August.
  • Personal Equipment -
    • Required Equipment: Students must provide their own equipment. See D&J Sports for equipment. Estimated cost of personal equipment (not including swimsuit) = $100
      • Swim fins
      • Goggles
      • Swimsuit - An option to buy a Meridian swimsuit will be available through the Aquatex website. Otherwise, students should provide their own red or black swimsuit.
      • Pull Buoys 
      • Swim Paddles
      • Kickboard
      • Mesh bag to keep all of your equipment
    • Optional Equipment: Meridian swim suits will be available through the Aquatex website for an additional fee.
    • Provided Equipment: Two Meridian swim caps will be provided.
  • Eligibility & Registration -
    • Students must be academically eligible to participate in meets. (Physical forms are due 8/11 and should be valid through 1/20/23.)
    • Parent/guardian completes the Meridian registration form and pays the Registration/Processing fee by 9:00 PM on 5/12. 
    • Parent/guardian completes Aquatex Registration after tryouts and pays the participation fee. 
  • Lettering Requirements -

    Find the 2021-2022 Lettering Requirements here. The 2022-2023 Lettering Requirements will be available in September.
  • Fees -
    • $50 Registration Fee with Meridian
    • Participation Fees paid with AquaTex registration = $550
      • Financial assistance and payment plans are available for participation fees for those who need it. If your family needs financial assistance and/or a payment plan, please request this on your Meridian Registration form. Email [email protected] with questions.
 
 
Meridian Middle School Swim Team
  • Coach - Marcy Parshall [email protected]
  • Team/Group - Comprised of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 20 7th-8th grade students.
  • Tryouts - Saturday, 8/27 from 10:00-11:00 AM at Micki Krebsbach Pool. Tryouts are required to make the Meridian Middle School Swim Team. Tryouts are closed to parents/guardians and spectators. Cuts are possible.
  • Minimum Skill Requirements -

    Students should be able to swim freestyle, backstroke and a 200 yard continuous.

  • Practices - Meridian Middle School Swimming will train with AquaTex Juniors.
    • Location: Micki Krebsbach Pool, 301 Deep Wood Dr, Round Rock, TX 78681
      • Outdoor; heated; small locker rooms available. 
      • No parking available during Round Rock High School school hours (9:05 AM-4:20 PM)..
      • Will be cancelled if: lightning, thunder or dangerous driving conditions,  or if the outside air temperature “feels like” 40° or lower according to weather.com at the pool’s address.
    • Practice Amount: Two 60-minute practice a week, up to 31 practices
    • Practice Day/Time: 5:00-6:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays. See Practice Schedule for details
  • Meets - One meet. To be announced in September
  • Personal Equipment -
    • Required Equipment: Students must provide their own equipment. See D&J Sports for equipment. Estimated cost of personal equipment (not including swimsuit) = $100
      • Swim fins
      • Goggles
      • Swimsuit - An option to buy a Meridian swimsuit will be available through the Aquatex website. Otherwise, students should provide their own red or black swimsuit.
      • Pull Buoys 
      • Swim Paddles
      • Kickboard
      • Mesh bag to keep all of your equipment
    • Optional Equipment: Meridian swim suits will be available through the Aquatex website for an additional fee.
    • Provided Equipment: One Meridian swim cap will be provided.
  • Eligibility & Registration -
    • Students must be academically eligible to participate in meets. (Physical forms are due 8/11 and should be valid through 1/20/23.)
    • Parent/guardian completes the Meridian registration form and pays the   Registration/Processing fee by 9:00 PM on 5/12. 
    • Parent/guardian completes Aquatex Registration after tryouts and pays the participation fee. 
  • Fees -
    • $50 Registration Fee with Meridian
    • Participation Fees paid with AquaTex registration = $200 
      • Financial assistance and payment plans are available for participation fees for those who need it. If your family needs financial assistance and/or a payment plan, please request this on your Meridian Registration form. Email [email protected] with questions.

 

 

Questions: Please send questions to [email protected].