Team General Information
Team Abbreviation: VSYM
Team Type: Youth Team
Affiliation: USA Swimming
Sub Affiliation: Connecticut Swimming
About the Coaches: +Head Coach-Teddy Weeks
Teddy Weeks has been Head Coach of the Valley Shore YMCA Marlins Swim Team since April 2015. I went to Southern Connecticut State University and was a college swimmer all four years. I graduated in 2009 with my Bachelors of Science in Physical Education and a Minor in School Health. I am currently a Physical Education teacher for New Haven Public Schools. I started coaching swimming in 2010 at the Fairfield YMCA. I was the head coach from 2010-2013. While at Fairfield, I had over 30 swimmers qualify for New England YMCA Championships and 3 YMCA National swimmers all working out of a 3 lane pool.
+Assistant Coach-Kaylin Sylvester, Anne Weeks, Dana Sherwonit, Erin Katherine Daly
Eligibility (Who can join?): age from 6 to 18.
Dates/Schedule: *Practice Groups/Times:
-Mini Marlins: Tuesday & Thursday @ 4:30pm – 5:30pm
-Marlins: Monday, Wednesday, Friday @ 4:15pm – 5:30pm
-Age Group 1: Monday – Friday @ 5:30pm – 7:00pm
-Age Group 2: Monday – Friday @ 5:30pm – 7:00pm
-Seniors: Monday – Friday @ 5:10pm – 7:10pm
*Dry Land Schedule:
-Marlins: Monday & Wednesday @ 5:30pm – 6:00pm
-Age Group 1: Tuesday & Thursday @ 5:00pm – 5:30pm
-Age group 2: Monday & Wednesday @ 5:00pm – 5:30pm
-Seniors: Monday, Wednesday, Friday @ 4:15pm – 5:00pm
Cost/Rates: -Fee Schedule:
+Marlins $ 380
+Age Group $440
Welcome to the home of the Valley Shore Y Marlins! The VSY Marlins are one of the top USA Swimming competitive age group programs in the region, with a high percentage of our swimmers going on to higher levels of competition. The swim team is composed of boys and girls ranging in age from 6 to 18. Membership in this group is a both a challenging and rewarding experience. Swimmers train at the Valley Shore Y pool in Westbrook, CT.