Captains' Lane

Banquet – December 9th – Response Required

Dear Swim and Dive Team Families, Please find below a link to the 2015 Swim and Dive Team Banquet Invitation.  The Banquet will be taking place on Wednesday December 9 at 6PM at the Patterson Club.   All swimmers and their families are invited to attend.  Dinner will be served.  Please print out the invitation and reply using the cut-off lower […]

November 1, 2015

October 4 Car Wash Postponed to October 11

CAR WASH FUNDRAISER  Sunday, October 4th 2015, 11:00 am -3:00PM, 8 Myrtle Avenue  (rain date is Sunday, October 18th) The girls are signing up to cover one of three shifts at the car wash. The shifts are 10:45-1:00, 12:00-2:00 and 1:00-3:15. (Overlap is to maintain coverage throughout) The first and last shifts include a few […]

September 27, 2015

October 1st Bake Sale

Hi All, The Staples Girls Swimming and Diving team has just ONE bake sale this season.  It will be on October 1st, the day before Homecoming and the weekend before the team’s Car Wash. We need donations of baked goods, little packaged snacks, Gatorade or other drinks.   We also need pizza sponsors ($11/pie). Any […]

September 27, 2015

Updated Varsity and JV Meet Schedule on Website

Check out the updated meet schedule for this season using this link Meet Schedule.  The link is also available from the team website.  

September 18, 2015

First Meet of 2015 Season

A pasta dinner will be hosted on Thursday night to kick off the season.  The dinner is being hosted by the Gray and Dane families at 4 Spicer Court. Girls should arrive immediately following practice around 5:45pm and arrange to leave by 6:45pm, so that homework can get done. Our first varsity home meet will be […]

September 7, 2015

Mandatory Parent Meeting 9/2

There is a mandatory parent meeting for the swim team on Wednesday, September 2 in the SHS Cafeteria starting at 6:00pm. Coach Laux and the team captains will talk about the team schedule and activities. There will be sign-up sheets for pasta dinners, bake sales and car wash fundraising opportunities. Please bring your checkbook for […]

August 27, 2015

Practice/Tryouts to Begin After School Aug 27-28

Team practice/tryouts will be held after school on August 27 and again on August 28. In order to participate, athletes need to sign up using the school’s new online Athletic Department Registration System  AND parents must provide the school nurse with a recent original State of Connecticut Department of Education Health Assessment Record (the blue […]

August 17, 2015


Coaches' Lane

2016 Girls Swim & Dive Team Registration

ALL GIRLS PLANNING ON TRYING OUT FOR THE GIRLS SWIM OR DIVE TEAM MUST REGISTER ON LINE BY AUGUST 31. Click on this registration link to the Staples High School athletics website.

August 11, 2016

2016 Girls Swim AND Dive Team Try Outs

Attention All Staples Girl Swimmers AND Divers! Try Outs begin on Thursday, August 25th. The Schedule is as follows: SWIMMERS: Thursday-Friday: 8:30-10:30 am  AND 3:30-5:30 pm Saturday: 8:30-10:30 am Monday-Wednesday 8:30-10:30 am AND 3:30-5:30 pm DIVERS: Thursday-Friday: 10:30-12:30pm Saturday: 10:30-12:30 pm Monday-Wednesday: 10:30-12:30 pm All practices are MANDATORY and will be held at the Staples Pool Questions […]

August 11, 2016

Former Captain Raising Money for African Orphan

Gabrielle Wimer, a former co-captain of the Girls Swimming & Diving Team, is raising money to create a scholarship fund for an African orphan. This past summer, Gabrielle – who is a pre-med student at the University of Chicago – worked for WE-ACTx for Hope, an HIV clinic in Kigali, Rwanda. While in Kigali, Gabrielle […]

December 1, 2015

Help With the 29th Annual Groundhog Meet

I could use a few swimmers to help out Saturday morning, February 1st, during the 29th annual Groundhog Meet at the Westport Weston Family. This is a Master swim meet (click for details). If you are available on Saturday, February 1, from 8:30 to 12:30, come to the Westport Weston Family Y, where you can […]

January 31, 2014