SUMMER 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT:

Central Maryland Swim League (CMSL) has cancelled the 2020 summer season due to COVID-19.  Atholton is planning a short in-house swim team season beginning July 13th. If you are interested and did not complete the survey, please contact the swim team coordinator directly at atholtonswimclub.swimteam@gmail.com to express interest.


Interested in joining the Atholton Barracuda Swim Team?

We look forward to a full season in 2021!  Below are our plans for a typical summer.

We would love to have you! We typically hold Registration and Swim Suit Try-On Night in May.

Basic Skills: Youth must demonstrate that they can swim the length of the pool before joining the swim team. Youth who can swim, but cannot yet swim the length of the pool are encouraged to come and try swim team and may be able to join as a non-competitive team member for their first season while they strengthen their skills.

Ages: approximately 5 – 18

Commitments:

  • $120/swimmer
  • Donation for the Cuda Bar (snack bar during home meets) – All families will make a one-time $25 donation for the season
  • Each family will be asked to volunteer at all home meets and some away meets.
    Please also note that families must have a household membership to join the swim team per league rules.

Registration Form: 

Questions: Should be directed to Catherine Daly, swim team coordinator, at atholtonswimclub.swimteam@gmail.com

Practice Schedule

May 28th –  June 21th: Afternoon Practice
Monday – Friday
4:00 – 5:00 pm (ages 11 and older)
5:00 – 6:00 pm (ages 10 and under)​

Monday, June 24th – end of season: Morning Practice
Monday – Friday
7:45 – 8:30 am (8&Under)
8:30 – 9:30 am (9-12 years old)
9:30 – 10:30 am (13 & over)

THE MIGHTY ATHOLTON BARRACUDAS SWIM TEAM!

CENTRAL MARYLAND SWIM LEAGUE, DIVISION VI

What is the Barracudas Swim Team?

  • We provide a rewarding, participative swim team experience for swimmers and their families. Swim team is a great way for children to learn recreational swimming.
  • We teach competitive skills and good sportsmanship with the emphasis on team spirit and fun, fun, fun!
    The Atholton Swim Club Barracudas Swim Team is part of the Central Maryland Swim League, one of the largest summer swim leagues in the country.
  • The team ranges in size from 50 – 100 swimmers.
  • All children (5-18) of ASC members are eligible to join the swim team.
  • Children should be able to swim the length of the pool to qualify for the team.
  • The season lasts approximately 9 weeks from the Tuesday after Memorial day to the last weekend in July.
  • We participate in 5+ meets a summer, including 2-3 home meets held at ASC.
  • Our nickname is the “Cudas” and our motto is “Can’t Catch a Cuda”
  • The Barracudas have many fun activities associated with the team. Pep rallies, spirit shirts, meet themes, prizes, a great party and many surprises await our Cudas

Swim Team Coaches

Michael Draminski

Michael, also ASC’s current president, grew up swimming at Atholton Swim Club and has been active as a coach and a lesson instructor for over 25 years.  He bring an infectious love of swimming to the swim team, where his goal is not just to learn to swim better but to have lots of fun. When he’s not in the water, he is a Physical Education teacher in Howard County and enjoys summers more than any other time of the year.

Maggie Reed

Maggie is a high school sophomore who is entering her 3rd year of coaching at Atholton.  She has swam on multiple teams since she was 4 and enjoys success swimming any event.  Maggie also plays softball, has two siblings on the swim team, and often sings the National Anthem before home meets.

This year’s volunteer coaches: