March 3rd-9th, 2019

Weekly Schedule (3/3-3/9):

Monday               9:30-11am          Dianne
7-7:45pm           Kris7-8:30pm           Jim

Tuesday              9:30-11am          Kris            Distance FR

Wednesday         9:30-11am          Dianne-Meters
7-8:30pm           Melissa

Thursday             9:30-11am          Kris            Technique

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

Saturday             7:30-9:30am       Maria


Noteworthy: Take note that we will offer short course meters practices the next two Wednesday 9:30-11am practices (3/6 and 3/12).

All pm practices will change from 7pm to 6:30pm. Starting Monday, March 11, evening practices will switch to 6:30-8:15pm for MAC and 6:30-7:15pm for MAC Lite.

If you haven’t noticed our new bulletin board on the MHS Pool Deck near the water fountain, make sure that you take a look! A huge thank you to Coach Jim for putting it together! Coach Jim also recently added the short course yards MAC team records. Take a look and for those of you who aren’t able to make it Milford, here’s a sneak peek!

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:


MAC to Mesa: We are over half way to Mesa! 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.


Upcoming Events:

March 6                             Short Course Meters Practice-MHS

March 11                           PM Practices switch to 6:30. MAC Lite 6:30-7:15pm and MAC 6:30-8:15pm.

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 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: 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’s practice will focus on meet prep: starts, turns, breakouts, breathing, etc.

Dianne: We are going to dig into the 200 Fly this week! I hope to see you all at the pool!

On a Personal Note: Congrats to all who attended the South Lyon Meet over the weekend! What a turnout at the meet for our MAC family. We had some awesome swims at the meet. Congratulations also goes to Coach Jim Izzi for completing the Check-off Challenge for the 9th year in a row and also to Diane Brady for winning the meet raffle! Congratulations go out to: Kevin Markel, Brandon Marriott, Martha Amis, Ellen Defever, Hong Weng, Patrick Sturdy, Mike Smith, Carol Schmanske, Diane Brady, Jaqueline Thorpe, Elizabeth Schmaltz, Marilyn Reichenbach, Kim Yarima, Tobin King, Laura Gogola, George Sveda, Paul Chadwick, Chuck Olsen, Don Kroeger, John Cassidy, and Jim Izzi.

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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