March 10th-16th, 2019

Weekly Schedule (3/10-3/16):


Monday               9:30-11am          Dianne
6:30-7:15pm      Mac Lite – Kris6:30-8pm           Jim

Tuesday               9:30-11am          Kris            Distance FR

Wednesday         9:30-11am          Dianne-Meters

6:30-8pm           Melissa

Thursday             9:30-11am          Kris            Technique

Friday                  8:45-9:30am      MAC Lite-Kris
9:30-11am          Dianne       Race Pace

Saturday             Milford Meltdown

Noteworthy: Milford Meltdown this weekend! You can register for the meet online now at! Online registration ends Thursday night at midnight but remember it’s never too late, you can always deck enter! This is our meet let’s be MAC Strong and #BAN! Those attending please email me with relay availability at Also, we provide snacks for the meet so be sure to make that Kroger run in advance.

Take note that we will swim meters on Wednesday morning practice and possibly Friday morning as well. Also, be sure to check out the Events Details and Calendar section for State Meet Team dinner info!

MAC to Mesa: We are over half way to Mesa! MAC swam 145.75 miles last week. We have reached Stafford, TX! We have only 705 miles to go to Mesa. As a team we need to average 100 miles per week for the next 7 to reach our 16-week goal. GO MAC! Please continue to record your mileage for each practice with the coach on deck. Coaches will total each person’s mileage for the week and log the results on our banner.

For State Meet information refer to the State Meet tab Coach Jim created on the website. You will find all the State Meet info you need including our Relay availability and Volunteer Google Docs. Here is link directly to the web page:


Upcoming Events:

March 13                      Short Course Meters Practice-MHS

March 16                               Milford Meltdown

March 16                               Suit sizing kit returned to Agon

March 18                                Deadline to order Custom Caps

March 20                               State Meet Sponsorship Deadline

April 6                                     9:30am Filling Swag Bags for State Meet

April 9                                     State Meet Team Dinner at 59 West

April 12-14                            MI Masters State Meet Waterford Mott HS-MAC Hosts


MAC to Mesa: Our goal will be to swim approximately 1,985 miles, together, as a team. Each week, after practice, swimmers will record your total distance for the workout rounded to the nearest ¼ mile. We will have 16 weeks to swim that distance, from the week of January 7th-April 25th!

State Meet Dinner: Kathy Burkhart, Carol Schemanske, and Barb Hertz are hosting our annual State Meet dinner. The dinner will be held Tuesday, April 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 59 West located at 786 W. Highland Rd, Highland, MI 48457 (248.889.3004). 59 West will take separate checks and you can order from the regular menu. Please RSVP to Kathy Burkhart at

State Meet: State Meet registration is officially OPEN! Registration will remain open until April 9th. Please see the MAC website and the State Meet tab for all the current information! MAC is hosting State Meet 2019 on April 12-14 at Waterford Mott High School.

From the Coaches:

Kris: Thursday technique will continue our work on meet preparation with starts, breakouts, and some relay exchanges!

Dianne: 100 Backstroke this week!



Communication: If you have questions for any of the coaches don’t hesitate to ask! Here’s a quick list of emails to make that a bit easier!


  • Password for the Weekly Communication section of the website is: macswimmers



Facebook: MAC Swimmers – Unofficial team communications



Go to:
1. Click Sign Up. You will be prompted for a phone number or email address. If you enter a phone number you will get a 4 digit code texted to you for verification. If you entered an email address, you will not get the 4 digit code.
2. You will be asked to enter: First, Last Name and a Password.
3. The next page will ask who you are: Teacher, Student, Parent, or Administrator. Select “Student”.
3. The next prompt is for a class code @_________. Enter: macsw06
4. Click Join. That’s it!

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