The Lake Erie Silver Dolphins

                                            A USA SWIMMING SILVER MEDAL CLUB   est.1965      

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August  Team Newsletter here.

Check here for the complete Schedule for Stroke Drills starting August 25th

The week of August 18th all groups will be on break...enjoy!  

Saturday, Sept. 20th 3pm-7pm for LESD Season Kick-off Party.  Read more here.


LESD Team Night at the Captains Baseball game.



A fun evening for all at the baseball game for Dolphins.


July Swimmers of the Month


Red / White Group Lizzie  Kasubick
Green Group Kenedi Thomas
Blue Group Clay Fallon, Ingrid Tekieli
Bronze Group Connor Brown, Tori Culotta
Silver Group Banion Hart, Isaac Esposito
Gold / HS Ben Stewart-Bates, Matt Puckace, Emma Meyer, Molly Paine
SPIRE Graden Snyder

BRAINS and BRAWN---USA Swimming's Scholastic All-America Team     Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool.

To be eligible for this recognition, swimmers must have completed 10th, 11th or 12th grade and must be a USA Swimming member athlete. Qualifications include a minimum of a 3.50GPA and specific qualifying times.  Applications due August 21, 2014.

More info here.


Henry Senkfor awarded LESD Arslanian Award. 

The Arslanian Award is given to the outstanding swimmer on the team who:

  • is a Senior Swimmer
  • has outstanding ability in the water
  • is role model
  • is supportive of all swimmers on the team
  • is loyal to The Lake Erie Silver Dolphins

Congratulations Henry and thanks for all you have done for our team.

photos courtesy of Daria Wolke



So you want to be a Dolphin?   

LESD Team Tryouts for swimmers ages 5 and older to be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 9:00AM at Hawken Upper School. More information here.

If you are interested in training at Spire Institute, call or email Gregg Sarbak, LESD Head Site Coach at SPIRE, and to schedule an individual assessment.;  757-561-7991

Hawken School Red Cross Learn to Swim Lessons begin August 30th and run through November 1st.

Registration information can be found here.


The results are in!  Thanks to all of our awesome LESD Volunteers for once again hosting a very successful meet. Special thanks to the Mueller Family (Suburban Press, Inc.) for printing the programs,
and Heather Stewarts parents and the Babbin Family for donating meals to hospitality---above and beyond!

Coach Boccis Letter to our team:

Congratulations on a fantastic Busbey Invitational! It was an incredible team effort, and I am so proud to be part of this great team. When the waves settled our Dolphins swam away with the competition,  achieving an unbelievable 434 individual best times, eight 1st
place relay finishes, a bunch of new Zone  and Sectional qualifying times, a Senior National qualifying time, and a Junior National B qualifying time!  (read entire letter here)

photo by Daria Wolke



 Lesson Information here.

Have you checked out the SPEEDO Pace Club.

Link here for a preview.

LESD was again named the CLUB TEAM OF THE YEAR for 2013-14 at the annual Lake Erie Swimming Awards Banquet.  In addition, our very own Coach Holtrey was named the Senior Coach of the Year!!!!  Congratulations to the team and Jerry on an outstanding year. (Read the complete letter from Coach Bocci here)


Hawken salutes Jerry's 45 year career--

read  more here about his tribute.