FAQs

Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions.  Please feel free to contact Coach Dory (kdory@materdei.org) or Coach Dullard (kdullard@materdei.org) with any further questions you might have. 
 
Q: When is swim season and can someone join at anytime?  
A: HS swim season is in the spring for both boys and girls.  New members are accepted during the fall and winter.
 
Q: Are there cuts on the swim team?
A: There are no cuts, but there are standards and expectations throughout the year, including summer, for team participation.
 
Q: How much experience is required to join the team?
A: None.  Team members must be water safe and able to meet team standards and expectations as outlined in team contract and/or set by the coaching staff.
 
Q: What fees are involved with swimming on the team?
A: For the 2019 season, team fees are roughly $800, plus required apparel.
 
Q: Does the swim team train all year or just during swim season?
A: Strength and Conditioning year-round during Block 2, with off-season swim workouts in the fall and winter about 2-3 days per week. 
 
Q: Can I continue to train with my club team during HS swim season and/or throughout the school year?
A: All team members are encouraged to train with a club team during 'non-season months'.  Some swimmers may train with their club during the high school season as well.  Please refer to the 'Club Policy' tab for detailed information.