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Amy Parratto

IMPORTANT REMINDERS RIPTIDE MAGGIE MEMORIAL INVITE: Congratulations to all our swimmers who competed this past Saturday (some for the first time)! Thank you to our families and swimmers who volunteered their time to run our meet honoring Coach Maggie. You are truly amazing, and Maggie would have been thrilled to see so many of her former swimmers timing and helping to run the meet. You are the BEST! STAR INVITE: The meet programs and timeline are now posted for the Star Invite this Friday and Saturday at Highland Park. IMPORTANT...

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS SFST LONG COURSE INVITE: Congratulations to our swimmers who competed at the Sioux Falls, South Dakota long course meet. Riptide swimmers had a ton of best times, champ times and all-round great swims! The results are loaded into SWIMS and TU. Great job everyone! MAGGIE MEMORIAL INVITE: Our meet page will be updated with just about all the information you will need for Saturday’s meet honoring our beloved Coach Maggie. CENTRAL ZONES OPEN WATER CHAMPIONSHIPS: Registration is now open for the Central Zones Open Water Championships. This is...

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS RSC PENTATHLON: Congratulations to our swimmers who competed at our first long course meet of the season in Rochester. Riptide swimmers had a ton of best times! The results are now loaded into SWIMS and TU. Great job everyone! LOST AND FOUND: Our lost and found is overflowing with swimmers’ clothing, equipment, swimsuits, water bottles etc. All items will be donated or thrown away on Thursday, May 9th. SWIM MEET DEADLINES: The Aquajet Invite (champ times) deadline is extended to May 7th. QUESTIONS REGARDING PRACTICE AND MEETS: Reach...

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS RIPTIDE INNERTUBE WATER POLO: Thank you to all our swimmers, coaches and families for running an awesome event this past Saturday. Congratulations to the following teams for winning their divisions: 9&U – The Krakens, 10-13 Jungle Tigers, 13&O – Peruvian Princesses, Adults – Prison Rules. Way to go everyone!!! SWIM MEET DEADLINES: Aquajet Invite – changed to May 3rd. BOY SCOUT SWIM TESTING: If you have a swimmer / Boy Scout who needs a swim test, contact coach Olga. QUESTIONS REGARDING PRACTICE AND MEETS: Reach out to your...

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS RIPTIDE TEAM BANQUET: Thank you to our dedicated banquet committee for running a fantastic and fun banquet! Please take a moment to personally thank the following banquet committee members: Erin Reichert, Heather Dahlen, Anne Knapp, Devyne Schmidt, Lindsey Deeb, Bobby Deeb, Laura Stuckey, Sarah Prill, Terrae Weatherman, Olga Grinberg, and our MC…Jeremy Bell. It truly was a team effort! If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact Coach Olga Grinberg. TOP 10 RELAY: At the 2023 Short Course Age Group State Championships, our 11-12 girls...

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS RIPTIDE TEAM BANQUET: The Riptide Team Banquet is this Saturday from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Lakeville North High School. We are excited to gather as one team and celebrate the past 2023-24 Short Course Season. The banquet will be catered by Las Tortillas, and we are ensuring we have options for all dietary needs. We’ll have a short presentation of awards as well as ending the night with some dancing. Please note, we are requesting everyone to dress up – think of appropriate attire to wear at...

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS NEW CHANGES: After the first few days of practice, the coaching staff has decided to make some changes to group pool and lane assignments. Here are the changes… Bronze Group – Will now practice in the 8 lane pool (lanes 1-2) M-TH. Silver Group – Will now continue in the 7 lane pool (lanes 5-7) M-TH. Senior Prep Group – Will now practice in the 7 lane pool (lanes 1-4) M-TH. Senior Group – Will continue in the 8 lane pool (lanes 3-8) M-TH). NO PRACTICES REMINDER: There...

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS BACK IN ACTION: Riptide swimmers are back in action starting this Wednesday. 8&U, Bronze, and Silver group swimmers who practice on T/TH/F’s will start practices on Thursday. If you have any questions regarding practices, please reach out to your swimmer’s lead coach! RIPTIDE TEAM BANQUET: We will hold our 2nd Annual Riptide Banquet on April 20th. Registration is open on our team events page. We hope to see everyone there to celebrate our swimmers and Riptide! Registration closes on April 8th. RIPTIDE WATER POLO TOURNAMENT: We will hold...

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS SPEEDO SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Congratulations to our Senior Elite swimmers who competed at the Spring Speedo Long Course Sectionals in Indianapolis, Indiana March 21-24. The following swimmers made the night-time finals at this high-level long course meet: Stella Bushard (200 Fly), Patrick Curran (200 Free,100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Fly), Tate Dihel (200 Back), and Quinlan Schroeder (100 Breast, 200 Breast). Quinlan’s time of 1:02.69 is just shy of the Olympic Trial qualifying time of 1:02.19. Way to go Quinlan!!! RIPTIDE TEAM BANQUET: We will hold our 2nd Annual...

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS 11-14 AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS: Congratulations to all our swimmers who competed this past Thursday through Sunday at the first ever MNSI 11-14 Age Group Championships held at the University of Minnesota. Riptide finished 3rd in the combined scoring for large teams (AAA)! It was truly a team effort, and we could not be prouder of this group of swimmers. Check out all the pictures on our TU Social Feed. Way to go everyone!!!! Enjoy your well-deserved break. SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Riptide is sending 9 swimmers to the Spring Speedo...