Connecticut Swimming

2022 LC Zones

2022 Long Course


Ithaca College
August 3-6, 2022
Hosted by the Syracuse Chargers
Meet Central Page
Meet Announcement
Time Standards


Zones coaches will be chosen by the Age Group Committee.  All prospective coaches must be a current USA and CT registered coach in good standing and fill out an application.  

  • All expenses (except souviners) paid by CT Swim
  • Mileage to practices and meet if driving your own vehicle
  • Assistant Coaches will receive a $600 stipend and Head Coaches will receive $1000 stipend.

Zone Coaches:
Ronnie Vaughan, RAC, Co-head Coach
Sarah Basile, RYWC, Co-Head Coach
Brandon Barone, WEST, Assistant Coach
Emma Buckridge, NMEG, Assistant Coach
Michael Deluca, WEST, Assistant Coach
Harry Schontz, CPAC, Assistant Coach


Swimmers will represent CT Swimming like in past years.  For the 2022 Meet swimmers will need to travel with their parents/guardians to the meet.  CT Swimming will NOT offer a Team travel trip for 2022.  There will be no addition CT Swim imposed criteria to travel other than preregistering and making a cut for the meet.  You have one cut and want to go, you are more than welcome to.  CT Swimming will provide coaches for each session of the meet and a block of hotels rooms is set aside at the hotel listed below.  Athletes can order Zone gear just like in prior years.  

Hotel Room Block under CT Swim

Quality Inn
356 Elmira Rd.
Ithaca, NY, 14850
(607) 272-0100
Deadline to Book within the Block: CLOSED July 6th. 
You have 48 hours prior to arrival to cancel.  

CSI Zone Team Coordinator: Dana Parsons and Gale Dwyer
Zone Team Coaches: Application to coach at Zones

Zone Team Entry

Zone Team Required

  • All swimmers MUST pre-register - see registration below
  • Swim in one CT USA Sanctioned meet since 9/1/22
  • Make one cut
  • All participants MUST purchase Zone gear
  • First time attendees MUST purchase Team backpack

Parents are to submit the following forms through their FAST Swimmer or Parent My Accounts.

General Information - 2022 Information

  • 2022 Meet Overview
  • Eastern Zone Swimming meet web page
  • Eastern Zone Meet Announcement
  • Time Standards
  • Team practice
    • July 31 @ Youth Developmental Center, Regional YMCA, Brookfield, 7:30-9am.  
  • Criteria to enter
    • There are no added CT Swim restrictions.  Swimmers MUST preregister and make a cut for the meet and swimmers can travel to the meet.  
    • Eligibility of athletes with qualifying times for higher level meets (this is from the Eastern Zone)
      • Athletes who have competed in an Individual Event at the USA Swimming National
        Championships, the USA Swimming Spring Championships, US Open, the USA
        Swimming Junior Championships or a USA Swimming Trials Class meet are not eligible
        to enter and compete at an EZ AG Championship meet.
      • Athletes 13 years of age and over who have achieved a qualifying time in an individual
        event for any of the above meets prior to the entry deadline for the EZ meet, may not
        enter and compete in an EZ AG Championship meet.
      • Athletes 12 years of age or younger who have achieved a qualifying time in an individual
        event for any of the above meets but have not competed in that event at the 
    • UPDATED 6/16/22 
      • Times may be achieved from any USA Swimming sanctioned or approved meet including time trials. The time must be proven through CSI FAST database or USA Swimming SWIMS database. Please note most YMCA meets are not USA Swimming approved meets.
      • Times may include official lead-off splits from individual or relay times. The split must be recorded in the official results or by certification of time attested by the Meet Referee or designee. In the case of the latter, the request for attestation must be in advance of swimming the event.
      • Adapted athletes are encouraged to apply. Contact for information.

Registration Procedure

  • Athletes wishing to be considered for the LC Zone Team MUST Preregister before the deadline of July 19, 2022 at 11:59p.
  • All selected swimmers MUST PAY the NON-REFUNDABLE FEE ($100) IN FULL before 7:00p, Monday, July 25th.  A final application will be emailed to selected athletes.

Applications - 2022 Information


Spectator Ticket Sales

Further information will be posted when available. .