The Woodlands Swim Team

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The Woodlands Swim Team
Founded1973
LeagueUSA Swimming
Based inThe Woodlands, TX
ArenaCISD Natatorium, Conroe Independent School District
ColorsGreen & Black
Head coachKit Raulerson
Jarrod Murphy (Head Age Group)
Websitewww.itwst.org

The Woodlands Swim Team (TWST) is a swim club based out of The Woodlands, Texas. The team has sent twenty-five swimmers to the Olympic trials, holds numerous TAGS (Texas Age Group Swimming) records, and has won 39 of 50 TAGS state championships since 1973. TWST is led by Head Coach Kit Raulerson and Head Age Group Coach Jarrod Murphy. TWST is a member of USA Swimming.[1] [2] [3] TWST swimmers competing at a national level include: Michael McBroom[4] Kelsey Amundsen[5] and Gray Umbach.[6]

History[edit]

The team started in 1975, training at The Woodlands Athletic Club (WAC), but has since moved to the CISD Natatorium in nearby Shenandoah, TX.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Woodlands Swimming – A Bright Future in a New World-Class Natatorium". The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau. Retrieved 2009-07-20.
  2. ^ "USA Swimming Sectionals, Houston". Swimming World. Retrieved 2009-07-20.
  3. ^ "TWST Dominates Texas Age Group Championships". The Villager. Retrieved 2009-07-20.
  4. ^ "Men's Swimming Signs Michael McBroom To NLI". Gopher Sports. Retrieved 2009-08-26.
  5. ^ "Women's Swimming and Diving signs 10 to National Letters of Intent". Texas Athletics. Retrieved 2009-08-26.
  6. ^ "Gray Umbach Breaks Michael Phelps 13-14 NAG SCY Record". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 2009-08-26.