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Apr 17, 2014 - GULF SWIM NIGHT AT MINUTE MAID PARK
Team Outing to an Astros Game! UPDATE!!!! Jimmy Feigan (Former UT swimmer, 2012 Olypmic Silver Medalist & 2013 WC Silver Medalist) will be at the game for pre-game Meet & Greet with swimmers, coaches,...
Apr 10, 2014 - MERFISH APRIL SCHEDULE EXCEPTIONS
MERFISH APRIL SCHEDULE EXCEPTIONS All Details are posted on Website. Please ?Please make sure you check website for location for next week. SAT APRIL 12 - COOGS SWIM 2014 (7-9:30 Jrs, Srs, Nat. ...
Apr 8, 2014 - COOG Swim 2014 This Weekend!!!
Description COOGS Swim 2014 , our annual team fundraiser, is just around the corner. On Saturday April 12 , all COOGS swimmers will swim as much as a 5000-meter continuous swim (less for the younger ...
Mar 14, 2014 - Slowtwitch invites Houston Swimmers and Triathletes to 2014 Goggle Tour March 1-
The 2014 Slowtwitch Goggle Tour, with stops at 36 Tri, Run and Swim shops in 20 metro areas, is a partnership formed with select local retailers to bring swim apparel, accessories and, most notably,...
Mar 11, 2014 - Only Evening Masters Sessions are canceled
All evening masters sessions are canceled during March 17 until 21th.
Mar 6, 2014 - ALL COOGS Swim Practice are cancelled on Saturday
Merfish and Friendwood swim practice are cancelled on Saturday, March 08,2014
Mar 4, 2014 - ALL Masters Sessions are cancelled today
Due to the inclement weather ALL MASTERS SESSIONS ARE CANCELLED today
Mar 4, 2014 - ALL Merfish Swim Practice are cancelled tonight
Due to the inclement weather ALL swim practice are CANCELLED today. South location practice at Clear Brook tonight !
Feb 27, 2014 - COOGS Ready to Rock This Weekend at Champs II and Sectionals
Last but not least, the 15 & Over swimmers along with the elite 13-14 year old swimmers are ready to show they have what it takes to race hard and end the season on a high note. COOGS will have 25 swi...
Feb 21, 2014 - COOGS Ready to Unleash the Beast at Champs I
Ready or not, here come the COOGS! COOGS will have over 60 swimmers competing this weekend at the Short Course Champs I meet in Galena Park ISD Natatorium. The team is looking for a strong showing and...
Feb 14, 2014 - JCC Swim tryout for teens ages 13+
For all Jewish teens aged 13+ there will be tryout this Sunday at 2:00 pm for Maccabi games at the ERJCC indoor pool . For more information please contact Laura Astrich.
Feb 13, 2014 - 8 & Unders Ready to Take Champs Meet By Storm
This Saturday (Feb. 15th), many of the COOG 8 & Unders will be competing in their championship meet. They are primed and ready to show off all of the skills they have learned over the short course sea...
Jan 27, 2014 - Swim Practice
All COOGs swim practice are canceled on Tuesday,January 28, 2014 including all Masters sessions
Jan 23, 2014 - Masters Friday 24th January 6-7:30am Practice Cancelled
Hi All Due to the weather front coming in tonight we are canceling tomorrow mornings session. Lunch time, 11:30-1pm will still be on. Stay warm and drive safe
Jan 16, 2014 - COOGS Head to The Woodlands for MLK Meet
One this holiday weekend, 30 COOG swimmers will head to The Woodlands to compete in the MLK BB & Up meet. This is a great opportunity for the 13 & Over swimmers to compete in a prelim/finals meet befo...
Jan 9, 2014 - COOGS Ready To Start The New Year Off Fast
It is a new year, and COOG swimmers are ready to show that their hard work over the holiday break is going to make this year great. This weekend 40 COOG swimmers will dive in to start the new year off...
Dec 17, 2013 - Reindeer Relays -- THIS SATURDAY!!!
Dec 9, 2013 - Master's Lunch time practice is canceled today
Lunch time practice is canceled due to pool maintenance, and all remaining sessions this as normal.
Dec 5, 2013 - COOGS Ready for Champ meets this weekend
This weekend, over 75 COOG swimmers will participate in the Fall Champs and Senior Champs meets. The coaches are excited to see some fast racing before heading into holiday training. Swimmers have bee...
Nov 21, 2013 - Tonight Merfish Swim Practice
All swim practice at Merfish is cancelled tonight.
Nov 5, 2013 - Seniors Ready to Race at Pearland This Weekend
COOG Seniors will be taking their racing skills to Pearland this weekend as they prepare to make final preparations one last time before the Senior Champ meet in December. Below is all important infor...
Nov 1, 2013 - COOGS Race At Pentathlon
On Saturday, Nov. 4th, over 50 COOGs will go to Rice University to swim at the Pentathlon meet. This is a great opportunity for swimmers to swim the 50s or 100s of strokes as well as the 100 or 200 IM...
Oct 24, 2013 - Trick or Treat! 10 & Unders Ready for Halloween Meet
Trick or Treat!! The COOG 10 & Unders are ready to have some fun and swim fast this weekend at the TWST 10 & Under Halloween Meet. The meet will start off with a costume parade to show off their fun/s...
Oct 11, 2013 - COOGS Are Ready For Gulf Open Meet This Weekend
This weekend over 80 COOG swimmers will swim at the first official short course meet of the season. Coaches and swimmers are looking forward to seeing the skills swimmers have been working on into the...
Oct 9, 2013 - Halloween In The Park!
COOGS will be having a booth at the "Halloween In The Park" event at Stevenson Park, Friendswood. Come out and have some fun, support COOGS, and all 12 & Unders can Trick or Treat! We will be handin...
Oct 4, 2013 - COOGS take Open Water Championships By Storm
This Sunday, over 40 COOG athletes will take part in the Gulf Open Water Championships hosted by Rice University. This is the largest participation ever by COOGS and we are looking forward to having a...
Sep 30, 2013 - MASTERS EVENINGS AT 50-m POOL
The evening masters sessions (Tues and Thurs) will be moving to the 50m pool at the ERJCC main campus starting tomorrow (October 1st) night. 7-8:30pm
Sep 23, 2013 - The Results Are In...
RED TEAM WINS!!! That is right folks, Red Team takes the first annual COOG Intrasquad Meet. With all the debate between the coaches, it come down to the depth of the Red Team that clinched the victor...
Sep 20, 2013 - Blue/Red COOG Intrasquad Meet
Tomorrow over 100 COOG swimmers will battle it out at the 1 st Annual Blue/Red Intrasquad Meet. This is everyone?s first opportunity to do some racing and have fun with all of their new and returning...
Sep 13, 2013 - PRACTICE SATURDAY, SEPT. 14TH
This Saturday, Sept. 14th, Arena will be coming to practice to do a team fitting. This will be your opportunity to see the new Arena team gear and to try stuff on to make sure it fits when you order i...
Sep 12, 2013 - Annual Gulf Gold Medal Clinic Featuring Gold Medal Olympian Tyler Clary
The annual Gold Medal Clinic will be on Saturday, September 21st and will feature 2012 Olympian and Gold Medalist Tyler Clary. The clinic will be held at the WW Emmons Natatorium in Spring Branch n...
Sep 12, 2013 - 2013 Gulf Banquet
Please join us on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 5:15pm at the Marriott Westchase in Houston. Our guest speaker will be 2012 Olympian, Tyler Clary. Dress is semi-formal. Gulf banquet awards recipi...
Sep 4, 2013 - MERFISH SCHEDULE EXCEPTIONS
FOR DAYS THE MERFISH POOL IS CLOSED (see attachement for details): Those September days are: Wed-Fri (4th-6th), Friday (13th) Wed-Fri (18th-20th) Wed-Fri (25th-27th) WILLOW POOL 1...
Aug 27, 2013 - ARENA SPONSORSHIP
We've just signed a new contract with Arena. The club gets VIK (Value In Kind) for all purchases so if anyone is looking for a new suit or any gear (including parkas) and they buy them from TJ at Swim...
Aug 19, 2013 - MASTERS ADD DRY LANDS!
Evening Masters sessions will now include land work from 7-7:30pm followed by swimming 7:30-8:30pm. This will be effective immediately.
Jul 29, 2013 - COOG Seniors Take Florida By Storm
Eighteen senior swimmers headed to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Sunday to compete in the Southern Zone Senior LC Championships this week. This is a five day meet, and the seniors have already shown that...
Jul 27, 2013 - ASTROS SWIM TEAM NIGHT
ASTROS SWIM TEAM NIGHT Join your teammates on August 24th (6:10pm) to watch the Astros vs. Blue Jays for Swim Team Night at the ballpark. Seats will be located on the exclusive Club Level. Your ticket...
Jul 27, 2013 - MASTERS SCHEDULEMEXCEPTIONS JULY 30+
For the next two weeks there will be no evening masters sessions: Tue 30th Thu 1st Tue 6th Thu 8th We will be taking a week break from Monday 12th through Saturday 17th inclusive. After that we'll be ...
Jul 25, 2013 - COOG Team Celebration & BBQ
PLEASE make sure to RSVP (commit to the event) and let us know in the notes section how many from your family are comming.
Jul 18, 2013 - COOGS Ready for Gulf Champs
COOGS Ready for Gulf Champs The championship season for is here again, and COOGS are ready to race. Thrirty COOG swimmers will race at the Pearland Natatorium for the weekend. For most this is thei...
Jul 12, 2013 - Vehicle Break-In at Merfish. REMOVE ANYTHING VISIBLE
There was a vehicle break-in Thursday at the Merfish Pool. JCC is working on getting additional security. Make sure to remove not just valuables but ANYTHING that can be seen, and lock your vehicle wh...
Jun 26, 2013 - COOGS Headed to RICE For Some Fast Swimming
COOGS Headed to RICE For Some Fast Swimming This weekend, thirty-three COOG swimmers will head to RICE University to get some last chance long course racing before the championship season begins nex...
Jun 19, 2013 - UNDERH2O VIDEO SESSION SAT JUNE 22 AT TSU
SWIMMERS: This coming Saturday (June 22nd) is another opportunity for a focused underwater video taping session. Please make plans to come! It will be held at the indoor 25-m pool at Texas Southern ...
Jun 12, 2013 - SENIOR/NATIONAL MORNING WORKOUTS
Effective June 3, the Seniors/National groupS add a morning workout - the weekly workout schedule in its entirety follows: MONDAY=FRIDAY: 8-10: 00am at JCC 50-m pool (Summer only). 4:30-7:00 ...
May 10, 2013 - DIRECTIONS TO TSU (Texas Southern University)
TSU PARKING GARAGE and NATATORIUM Parking Garage address: 3001 Blodgett, Houston, TX 77004 The parking garage is located at the NE corner of Ennis and Blodgett on the west side of the TSU campus. DRIV...
May 3, 2013 - ONLY DEVELOPMENT HAS PRACTICE SAT 5/4
SWIMMERS: Tomorrow, only the Development Group led by Coach Mary and Coach Whitney have practices at the JCC 50-m pool. Should water temperatures prove challenging, they will have fun and valuable al...
May 3, 2013 - MERFISH CLOSED FOR RE-PLASTERING, REPAIRS
Merfish is closed for re-plastering and other repairs starting Wednesday, May 1st. We expect this to last approximately 2 weeks. Most workouts normally held at the Merfish pool will instead be at the...
Apr 9, 2013 - Merfish Parking on 4/9/13
The parking lot at the merfish is being resurfaced. The main gate is blocked off but cars can come in through the second gate and spaces are still available.
Mar 19, 2013 - SCHEDULE EXCEPTIONS @ JCC/MERFISH POOL
Families with swimmers at the Merfish pool - we have a few schedule exceptions with which we have been asked to comply in conjunction with upcoming Jewish holidays. Thanks for your understanding. You ...
Mar 10, 2013 - MASTERS CANCELLATIONS; WRITTEN WORKOUTS
Due to Coach Greg traveling with his age-group swimmers to Jr. Nationals, the following workouts are canceled this week. Monday, March 11th 6:00-7:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 12th 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ...
Mar 6, 2013 - COOG Fun Day!
COOG Fun Day!!! Now that the short course season has come to an end (with the exception of the few senior swimmers heading to NCSA Junior Nationals next week), we want to celebrate a succcessful seaso...
Feb 28, 2013 - Seniors Ready to Unleash the Beast at Champs II & Sectionals
It is now the Seniors turn to swim fast at their championship meets this weekend. Sixteeen Senior COOG swimmers will be swimming at either Gulf 2013 Short Course Champs II or the Southern Zone Section...
Feb 22, 2013 - COOGS Ready to Race at Spring Champs I
It is that time of year! Championship meets are upon us. This weekend 33 COOG swimmers will be racing at the Gulf Spring Champs I meet at the Pearland Natatorium. The coaches are looking forward to ha...
Jan 31, 2013 - Improving One Stroke At A Time
Improving One Stroke At A Time by: Jarrod Marrs (former USA National Team member) www.fitnessbyjarrod.com So often you hear swimmers frustrated with their lack of seeing improvement. So often you...
Jan 11, 2013 - COOGS Ready to Race In The New Year!
COOG swimmers are set to do some racing this weekend after coming off holiday break. Over 40 swimmers will take to the pool ready to compete at two different meets. Coaches are excited to have swimmer...
Dec 13, 2012 - MERFISH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE, MEETS THROUGH MARCH
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE (Merfish) Development: Last day of workout is Thurs , Dec 20. Returning Thursday, January 3 rd . Age Group: Friday, December, 21st is the last day of ...
Dec 13, 2012 - DEV, AG & JR UNDERH2O VIDEO! SPORTS AUTHORITY PROMO!
UNDERWATER FILMING ? THIS COMING SATURDAY 8-10am! All Development , Age Goup and Juniors swimmers to Stevenson Park (Stevenson Park Pool, 1100 South Friendswood Drive (aka FM 518), Friendswood, ...
Dec 7, 2012 - COOG Swimmers set to compete in Age Group Champs and 8 & Under Champs
COOG swimmers are set to compete in the Gulf Age Group Champs meet. We are looking forward to competing against some of the best 14 & Under swimmers in the Gulf. Not to be out done, the 8 & Under swim...
Nov 29, 2012 - Senior Champs Live Results!
For Live Results from the Gulf Senior Champs meet, CLICK HERE!
Nov 29, 2012 - COOG Swimmers Compete at Fall Champs
Twenty-nine COOG swimmers will be competing this weekend at the Gulf Fall Champs meet. The meet will help prepare the student-athletes for their winter training as coaches will look to see how swimmer...
Nov 29, 2012 - COOG Seniors off to Gulf Senior Champs
Twenty-one COOG Seniors are heading off to College Station to compete in the Gulf Senior Champs this weekend. This meet will be a good test as we will face some of the top teams and competitors in our...
Nov 14, 2012 - Check out the photos
Check out the fun the COOGS had at Halloween in the Park! Can't wait for next year! Click HERE to view photos.
Nov 9, 2012 - COOG 10 & Unders head to WHAT Invite Meet
The COOG 10 & Unders are heading to the WHAT 10 & Under Meet this weekend to show off their skills in the pool. Coaches are excited to see smiles on their faces, oh and maybe some fast swimming as wel...
Nov 9, 2012 - Seniors head to Magnolia for Senior Invite
The Senior swimmers head to Magnolia, TX this weekend to sharpen their racing skills before Gulf Senior Champs at the end of the month. The coaches are excited to see improvements from the previous me...
Nov 1, 2012 - NO ENTRY TO MERFISH BUILDING w/o a Coach
SWIMMERS: One of more COOGS swimmers entered a private office on Monday and/or Tuesday, and took candy without permission. Swimmers are no longer allowed in the building without being escorted by a co...
Oct 31, 2012 - Beating Fatigue in the Young Swimmer
An article from USA Swimming By Jill Castle, Registered Dietitian and Child Nutrition Expert Many swimmers are in the thick of training season, going to after-school practice or meets, heading home fo...
Oct 24, 2012 - Halloween In The Park!
COOGS will be having a booth at the "Halloween In The Park" event at Stevenson Park, Friendswood. Come out and have some fun, support COOGS, and all 10 & Unders can Trick or Treat! We will be handing ...
Oct 22, 2012 - Get Your Team Shirts!
Show off your COOG Pride! We will be placing an order for blue and red team shirts this week. If you would like to purchase either or both of these shirts then please let your coach know before Fr...
Oct 22, 2012 - Gulf Senior Champs Information
We will be attending the Gulf Champ meet in College Station this year instead of doing a travel meet in December (meet info click HERE ) . All swimmers over 15 are eligible for the meet with no entry...
Oct 19, 2012 - HCAP Gulf Senior Meet This Weekend!
The Seniors take to the competition pool this weekend with their first meet of the season. The coaches are looking forward to seeing the many things that have been worked on in practice be put to the...
Oct 17, 2012 - Raise a Champion! Swim Mom Debbie Phelps Promotes Parent Involvement
This is a great opporunity for parents to hear Debbie Phelps, mother of Olympic Swimmer Micheal Phelps, speak. Details on how to register are below. CASENational Parent Involvement Day? Register NOW...
Oct 15, 2012 - COOGS YOUTH Practices resume at Merfish
COOGS youth swimmers normally swimming at Merfish will resume practices there today. Thanks.
Oct 12, 2012 - FRIENDSWOOD PRACTICE SCHEDULE FOR MONDAYS
PRACTICE SCHEDULE: Beginning this Monday, Oct. 15th, we will now be practicing at Clear Springs High School (501 Palomino Lane League City, TX 77573) on Monday evenings. Practice for Mondays is as fol...
Oct 12, 2012 - SATURDAY WORKOUT SCHEDULE ALL LOCATIONS
SATURDAY - All COOGS locations will be at JCC Main Campus 50-m Pool, 5601 S. Braeswood, Houston, TX. 77096. Schedule as follows: DEV 9-10am AGE GROUP - cancelled, at meet JUNIORS 7-9am ...
Oct 12, 2012 - MASTERS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY OCT. 15th
Both Masters workouts on Monday, October 15th will be at the JCC 50 meter pool (5601 South Braeswood). Morning : 6:00 - 7:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
Oct 10, 2012 - WED MERFISH WORKOUTS moved to Friendswood
Swimmers: We apologize for the late notice. Merfish has been shutdown unexpectedly; we expect this not to be an issue beyond tonight. Workouts will be held at the Friendswood pool instead ( 1100 S F...
Oct 10, 2012 - Merfish Thurs & Fri Workout @ JCC Main Campus
Swimmers: Workouts for the remainder of the week will be at the EJRCC Main Campus located at: 5601 S. Braeswood | Houston, TX 77096-3907 This is about 1.5 miles west of the Merfish pool on S. Braeswo...
Oct 10, 2012 - MASTERS Lunch Bunch cancelled Tues 10th
Merfish is temporarily shutdown for repairs. Lunch bunch today is cancelled.
Oct 8, 2012 - SCHEDULE CLARIFICATIONS WEEK OF OCT 8+
MERFISH POOL Closed Monday Normal schedule Tues-Fri Sat: Age Group cancelled for Open Meet Sat: All Seniors and Juniors not attending meet go to Merfish 7am. Development normal schedule 9am. (...
Sep 27, 2012 - Age & Development Group
Swim practice is canceled for Saturday, September 29, 2012 for age group and development swimmers at the Merfish and Friendswood location. We are encouraging all swimmers to participate in the Mock S...
Sep 25, 2012 - MASTERS @ MERFISH EFFECTIVE OCT 2, 7pm
The JCC will be re-surfacing the pool deck at the 50 meter pool beginning Monday, October 1st. Therefore, all workout sessions will be moving back to the 25 meter Merfish Pool beginning Tuesday evenin...
Sep 25, 2012 - MASTERS CANCELLED DATES
Swim sessions are canceled for the Jewish holidays as follows: MONDAYS, Oct. 1 & 8 All workouts are canceled. TUESDAYS, Oct. 2 & 9 Morning & lunch canceled, but evening workouts WILL be held @ 7pm.
Sep 24, 2012 - MERFISH WORKOUT EXCEPTIONS TUES&WED SEPT 25+26
This reminder is going out to all swimmers/families that swim at the Merfish Pool: TUESDAY SEPT. 25: Workouts cancelled due to Jewish holidays and resulting closing of the Merfish / JCC facilities. W...
Sep 10, 2012 - JCC CLOSED DAYS. DYNAMO GAME ON 29TH!
CENTRAL WORKOUTS CANCELLED ON FOLLOWING DAYS (A notification will be sent out if an alternate workout location is found) Monday/Tuesday 17/18th September all cancelled Tuesday 25th September (5am and ...
Sep 2, 2012 - FRIENDSWOOD PRACTICE DAYS & LOCATIONS
Mondays: No workouts scheduled yet. Tuesdays and Thursdays: Williams Indoor Pool, 1500 McConn , 77598 ( http://williamsindoorpool.com/location/ ). Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays: Stevenson Pa...
Aug 31, 2012 - SATURDAY SEPT 1 WORKOUT SCHEDULE
SATURDAY at the JCC's Merfish Teen Center (9000 S. Rice Blvd): Senior/National 7-9am Junior: 10-noon Age Group: 9-10:30am Development: 10-11am
Aug 29, 2012 - NO WORKOUTS on MONDAY, SEPT 3.
Enjoy Labor Day! Workouts resume on Tuesday the 4th.
Aug 26, 2012 - FRIENDSWOOD AT WILLIAMS POOL TUES-FRI
The South Program will be at the Williams Pool Tuesday-Friday this week. The address is: Williams Indoor Pool 15000 McConn Webster, TX 77598 281/486-2626 http://williamsindoorpool.com/ Mo...
Aug 23, 2012 - SEPT. 29th - NEW SWIM TEAM NIGHT WITH THE HOUSTON DYNAMOS
PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE FOR SWIM TEAM NIGHT WITH THE HOUSTON DYNAMOS Saturday, September 29th is NEW Swim Team Night with the Houston Dynamos! The game begins at 7:30 PM and the discounted group ti...
Aug 22, 2012 - MASTER'S MORNING SESSION LOCATION CHANGE
Effective immediately, all morning swim sessions for the Master's Group will be at the main JCC 50 meter pool. The schedule for ALL sessions is as follows" JCC Main Pool: M/F - 6 - 7:30 AM T/TH - ...
Aug 17, 2012 - a message from the HEAD COACH
Hi All, I want to take this opportunity to congratulate all the swimmers at COOGS on a great season. This year was the first year that we took a team to Junior Nationals, having 9 swimmers qualify, a...
Aug 16, 2012 - AUG. 18th - ALL TEAM AWARDS & SWIM PARTY
Team Swim Party & Awards: Saturday, Aug. 18th 11 AM - 2 PM At the Roudbari's: 8427 Lovers Lane, Manvel, Texas 77578 - if you get lost, call Amy at 713-204-8273. THE TEAM WILL PROVIDE THE MAIN COURS...
Aug 8, 2012 - UPCOMING REGISTRATION for the NEW season.....
Registration for the 2012 - 13 season will be held on August 28th for those returning swimmers. You will receive an instruction via email very soon. We are trying to make it an easy process for you...
Jul 29, 2012 - Swim Night With The Skeeters
The Sugar Land Skeeters, the new minor league baseball team here in Sugar Land, is having a Swim Night at the ballpark on Sunday, July 29th. We are offering discounted tickets to all the swim groups...
Jul 25, 2012 - Sat July 28 Workout Changes (Central)
THIS SATURDAY, JULY 28th the following practices have been changed: Development CANCELLED, Age Group CANCELLED, Junior and Senior 7-9am at Merfish Pool (9000 S. Rice Blvd @ N Braeswood) This email is...
Jul 25, 2012 - Maccabi Games need volunteers
The ERJCC is hosting an amazing Jewish youth event Aug. 5-10, called the JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest. This program is an Olympic style experience for over 1200 teens from Houston and across the wor...
Jul 24, 2012 - OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO COACH RODNEY
UPDATED: Monday morning at about 8am, Rodney's oldest son, Justin, suffered apparent cardiac failure while lifting weights in the TSU Fitness Center. Rodney was with him at the time and performed CPR ...
Jul 23, 2012 - Aug 6-10 Workouts - ALL COOGS AT TSU POOL
Due to maintainence on the Friendswood Pool & the JCC hosting the North American Maccabi Games, all practices will be held at Texas Southern University Pool. The address for the parking garage is 300...
Jul 23, 2012 - Aug. 28 - Workouts Begin
First day of workouts for the 2012-2013 Season!
Jul 23, 2012 - Aug. 27 - TEAM REGISTRATION
Team registration night - details to follow.
Jul 23, 2012 - Aug. 18 - All Team Awards Party
The annual team awards swim party will once again be at "The Roudbari Estates' Details will follow but plan on attending this fun event. Most LIKELY it will be from 10 AM - 1 PM.
Jul 23, 2012 - Aug. 11-25 - ALL TEAM BREAK
All COOG team break. Make sure you maintain some regular physical activity, but TAKE A BREAK FROM SWIMMING!
Jul 23, 2012 - Aug 6-10 - Southern Zone Senior Championship Meet
Southern Zone Senior Championship Meet, Plantation, FL. Please contact Coach Greg for details - there are time standards for this meet & it is only open to Junir & Senior Groups.
Jul 23, 2012 - July 30 - Aug 4 Workouts - ALL COOGS AT MERFISH
Due to maintainence on the Friendswood Pool, ALL COOG practices will be at the Merfish Pool; 9000 S. Rice Blvd, 77096 MWF: Seniors: 4:30-7 PM, Juniors 5-7 PM, Age Group 6-7:30 PM T & TH: Seniors ...
Jul 11, 2012 - July 30 and Beyond Schedule Exceptions
COOGS will be taking a break from workouts from Aug 11th to the 25th. In addition, the Friendswood Aquatics Center will be closed for 3-weeks for extensive maintenance and repairs starting July 30. ...
Jul 11, 2012 - July 14 Schedule Update - ALL COOGS at MERFISH POOL
All COOGS workouts at the Merfish Pool. The address is 9000 S. Rice Blvd, 77096. Senior 9-11am Junior 9-11am Age Group 9-10:30am Development 9-10am
Jul 9, 2012 - JulyAll COOGS Workouts at Central on Sat. July 14
The Saturday practice schedule is as follows: Senior 9-11am Junior 9-11am Age Group 10:30-noon Development 10:30-11:30 The address is Merfish Teen Center, 9000 S...
Jul 5, 2012 - No Masters August 5-17
Due to the Maccabi games at the JCC in August we won't be swimming the week of 5th through the 10th. (both pools being used for the games). Greg will be taking the following week off for a holiday too...
Jul 3, 2012 - July 4th Practice Schedule
SENIOR PRACTICE From Coach Greg: "To commiserate that sad day in American history we will be moving our practice time tomorrow." Senior group at Merfish -- 7:00 - 9:00 AM Please note change in po o...
Jun 25, 2012 - Wed. June 27 Senior Practice updates
THIS WED, JUNE 27 Central Senior Group will practice at Friendswood 6p-8p
Jun 20, 2012 - MIXED Practice for upcoming SATURDAYS
ALL AG AT FRIENDSWOOD 10:00-11:00, Saturday, June 23rd
Jun 17, 2012 - COOG FAMILY FUN NIGHT
COOG FAMILY FUN NIGHT TUES, JULY 3RD 8:00PM (AFTER PRACTICE) MILLER THEATHER PRESENTS "JAWS" ADMISSION IS FREE FOR LAWN SEATS BRING A BLANKET AND PICNIC AND JOIN THE FUN!
Jun 2, 2012 - Senior Morning Practice
ATTENTION...ATTENTION...ATTENTION... Long Course Morning Practice at JCC - 5601 S. Braeswood 8:00am -10:00am Monday- Tuesday-Thursday- Friday for all Senior COOG Swimmers
May 31, 2012 - Important SATURDAY Practice changes for Central
This Saturday, June 2nd Central Senior Group will practice at TSU from 8am-10am Central Age Group will also be at TSU from 9:30-11am
May 30, 2012 - Team Suit on Sale
Parents Just FYI www.swimoutlet.com has our current team suit on sale just in case you need another one to get you through the season. It is listed under men or women's competition suits The suit...
May 30, 2012 - Friendswood Parent Meeting
Parent meeting at Friendswood Natatorium with Coach Greg, Wed. May 30th at 5 PM regarding team development
May 21, 2012 - No Practice Mon, May 28
Coog Swimmers: There will be no practice for COOGS on Monday, May 28 due to the Holiday. NO PRACTICE AT EITHER LOCATION. Per the Coog Coaching Staff
May 15, 2012 - Attention ALL Age Group Swimmers
Saturday, May 19th Central and South Age groups will be combined. This is a great way to unite and meet new swimmers and coaches from each location. COOGS COMBINED AGE GROUP & AGE GROUP GOLD PRACTI...
May 11, 2012 - ATTENTION ALL JUNIOR GROUPS (CENTRAL & SOUTH)
Saturday, May 12th Central and South Junior groups will be combined. This is a great way to unite and meet new swimmers and coaches from each location. COOGS COMBINED JUNIOR GROUP PRACTICE SATUR...
May 11, 2012 - CENTRAL AGE GROUP SATURDAY PRACTICE CANCELLED
Central Age Group Swimmers: This Saturday, May 12th AGE GROUP practice is cancelled secondary to the 10 & U meet.
May 6, 2012 - MAY 10TH CENTRAL GROUPS
Attention Coog Swimmers : For those of you who swim at our Central location on Thursday, May 10th we will be practicing at the JCC 50 meter pool. The address is 5601 S. Braeswood. See you at the poo...
Apr 30, 2012 - Communication Corrections
Apologies: The last email sent out about Saving the Date for May 6th--Greg's birthday celebration needs to be corrected. This event was intended for the MASTER swim group . Though it was intended ...
Apr 29, 2012 - MASTERS SAVE THE DATE--MAY 6th
Subject: SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, May 6th - Open Water Swim and Coach Greg's Birthday Celebration Sunday, May 6th-Come Join Us At Lake 288 For a Group Swim and Greg's Birthday Celebration Coach Greg'...
Apr 29, 2012 - New Evening workouts available for Master swimmers
Subject: COOG Masters Adds Evening Swim Workouts Beginning May 1st Evening Swim Workouts at Merfish Pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays For those swimmers that can't drag themselves to the pool by 5 a.m.,...
Apr 19, 2012 - NO PRACTICE THIS FRIDAY OR SATURDAY
Attention Coog Families: There will be NO practice this Friday or Saturday (April 20 & 21) secondary to the UH meet. Hope to see you on deck anyway! Go Coogs!
Feb 20, 2012 - Proud Member of USA & Gulf Swimming
Feb 20, 2012 - Click here to check the Coach's BLOG for Special Announcements
Feb 19, 2012 - COOG Swimmer Posts World's Fastest Time in 2010!!!!
Congratulations to Jill Gellatly who posted in the fastest time in the world last year in the 1,500 LC meter freestyle (40-44 age group) in the amazingly fast time of 18:46 .06. Jill also had world...
Feb 19, 2012 - COOG Swimmer Alan Pfeiffer-Traum is Highlighted on U.S. Masters Swimming Website
Alan, like several COOG Masters swimmers, participates in U.S. Masters Swimming's "Go the Distance" challenge. This is a free program where swimmers track their yardage for the year. Each month a GTD...
Feb 19, 2012 - Four COOG Masters Swimmers Earn National Top Ten Times
U.S. Masters Swimming has published the 2011 National Top Ten list for SCY (25 yd. pool) competition with four COOG swimmers receiving recognition for their swims. In the men's 18-24 age group, Phili...
Feb 19, 2012 - John and Amy Craft completed their first ever ironman's this year
Feb 19, 2012 - Read a story about Jill Gellatly here
Read a story about Jill Gellatly here
Jul 17, 2011 - Vineman 70.3
Roswitha Carter and Alana Kennedy-Nasser traveled to California to compete in the Vineman Half Ironman Triathlon. Roswitha successfully completed her first half IM on a challenging, hilly course in an...
Jul 10, 2011 - Jeff and Brede's Triathlon
COOG triathletes once again dominated the top spots at a local triathlon. Congratulations are in order for: John Malanga (4th in men's 40-44), Vivian Dunlop (2nd in women's 50-54), Carole Penning (6th...
Jun 26, 2011 - Sugar Land Triathlon
Congratulations to Karen Bulow, John Corley, and Michele Marvin (3rd in 40-44 age group) who raced in the Sugar Land Triathlon.
Jun 26, 2011 - National Senior Games Triathlon
Congratulations are also in order for Carole Penning who placed 6th in the 50-54 age group at the National Senior Games Triathlon.
Jun 25, 2011 - Tejas Triathlon
COOG members dominated the podium at the Tejas Triathlon. COOG age group swimmer Patrick Labrode was the overall race winner. Masters members also took home the hardware. Alana Kennedy-Nasser 2nd i...
Jun 12, 2011 - Sylvan Beach Triathlon
Coach Greg - triathlete! Coach Greg made his triathlon debut at Sylvan Beach. First out of the water (of course), Greg encountered mechanical problems on the bike. Despite losing significant time, Gre...