Swim Team Sign Ups and Info!

Sent by Huntcliff Spalding Woods Hammerhead Sharks (Franklin, Julie) on 4/19/2016. This announcement was emailed to all users

Summer is rapidly approaching and so is the start of swim team.  We are excited to begin another swim season as a "combined team" and look forward to a lot of fun for the kids and parents


Registration Instructions:

  1.  Team registration and suits: 

Team registration and payment are now electronic and available at https://huntcliff.swimtopia.com/ .  It is important that we get the registrations completed as soon as possible so that we can order T-Shirts and finalize the number of swimmers.

Team suits & caps are available through the SWIMshop and can be either ordered online https://huntcliff.swimtopia.com/ (found it “shop” tab or under important links) or purchased as a local SWIMshop location.  The team suit colors will remain blue and black in 2016 and we are encouraging swimmers to purchase caps.

Free Shipping:

Before 4/17:  All orders placed by the 4/17 are shipped in one shipment to the team coordinator (Lisa McGuire).  To get free shipping to the team by the cutoff, folks enter the coupon "Huntcliff" and shipping is taken off.


After 4/17:  You can still get free shipping by shipping to any of the SWIMShop’s mini-stores (there's a link to locations & hours on the webpage).


  1.  Register with Atlanta Swim Association (ASA):

Please go to League registration can be completed by visiting the following link http://www.atlantaswimming.com/LeagueRegistration.asp  and clicking on the online registration link. You can use your username and password from last season's registration to access your account information and register for this season. Fees for 2016 will be $24 per swimmer prior to 4/1 (small price increase after 4/1), this includes the ASA fee of $22.50 and a $1.50 service charge to cover the costs of our online system.  Please note that the league registration supports the meet officials and championship meet at GA Tech.


James McGuire will be the new head coach.  James has been an Assistant Coach with Huntcliff for two years and swimming for Spalding Woods since he was 5.  James brings a high level of experience to the position as a high school swimmer at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School and a national-level competitive swimmer at Dynamo. James will be assisted Grace Colley, long-time Huntcliff swimmer, who will be making her debut as an Assistant Coach this summer. 

Swim Meets & Practices:

We have 5 meets (May 31June 7June 14June 21, and June 27) and the GA Tech Championship meet (6/29 prelims & 7/2 finals).  Our practice schedule will alternate weekly between the Huntcliff and Spalding Woods pools.  The meet schedule and formal practice schedule will be provided shortly and posted to the team website.

Swim Lessons & Clinics:

Coach James will be offering group skills clinics throughout the season as well as private lessons.  Please check the website for times or contact James.


We need you for speedy and successful meets and to run the team!  Sign-up information will be available at a later date on https://huntcliff.swimtopia.com/.


Please let us know if you have any questions.  We look forward to another great year!

Steve Ruddy (Huntcliff)




Lisa McGuire (Spalding Woods)




James McGuire (Head Coach)