Pre-season swim meets 2017-2018
We are very fortunate in KwaZulu Natal as we enjoy mild winters. Swimmers are, therefore, able to train and compete throughout the year. The rest of the country has cold winters which make training and racing challenging especially when the club is not using an indoor pool.
In 2017 we change swimming clubs. Monica joins North Coast Dolphins swim team. Dad Coach Jan continues to coach Mica daily at the pool in Amanzimtoti. We just swim for the new club with coach Dominique Donner as head coach. The biggest difference is that Monica joins her teammates on commitment-free Saturdays for training sessions in Ballito. Ballito is approximately 50 minutes’ drive from our home.
It is a great change and Monica just loves her new team. We can clearly see more effort in the pool this year. Continue reading