Connecticut Swimming

2023 LC Zones

2023 Long Course - please note not all information is updated for 2023.

CSI Zone Team Coordinator:

Dana Parsons

Meet Information:

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 souvenirs) paid by CT Swim
  • Mileage to practices and meet if driving your own vehicle.
  • Assistant Coaches will receive a $750 stipend and Head Coaches will receive $1000 stipend.
  • Application to coach at Zones due July 6th
  • Code of Conduct for coaches chosen as a CT Zones Coach

Zone Coaches:

  • Ronnie Vaughan - Head Coach
  • Emma Buckridge - Assistant Coach
  • Matt Traub - Assistant Coach
  • Robert Adams-Michaud - Assistant Coach
  • Cristian Davalos - Assistant Coach
  • Kyle Shadeck - Assistant Coach
Hotel Room Block:

Embassy Suites Richmond Conference Center
2925 Emerywood Parkway
Richmond VA, 23294
(804) 672-8585

Room Block Information:
Room Block under CT Swim
To book call: (804) 672-8585 or use the Hotel Room Block Link
Deadline to Book within the Block: July 5, 2023. After this date you are on your own.
You have 48 hours prior to arrival to cancel.  Highly recommend even if you swimmer does not have cuts yet but is close and you want to attend, book a room. 

King Suites - $149 per night plus taxes/fees - no minimum nights required
Queen Suites - $179 per night plus taxes/fees - 3 night minimum required


Swimmers will represent CT Swimming like in past years.  For the 2023 Meet swimmers will need to travel with their parents/guardians to the meet.  CT Swimming will NOT offer a Team travel trip for 2023.  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.  

Zone Team Entry

  • Entry - B relays may be added

Zone Team Practice

  • Sunday July 30 @ Youth Aquatic Center at Regional YMCA in Brookfield, 8:30-10:00a

Zone Team Required - 2023 information POSTED!

  • All Athletes must Pre-Registration. This application is posted to all Swimmer/Parent FAST My Accounts. (Instructions).
    • Please note there are two deadlines July 11 at 11:59p & July 18 at 11:59p, first deadline you are guaranteed your gear size, second no guarantees you will get the size you ask for.
  • Hold a current full year premium USA Swimming membership
  • Swim in one CT USA Sanctioned meet since 9/1/22
  • Make one cut since 8/2/22
  • All participants MUST purchase Zone gear
  • First time attendees MUST purchase Team backpack
  • All selected swimmers MUST PAY the NON-REFUNDABLE FEE ($120) IN FULL before 7:00p, Monday, July 24th.  A final application will be emailed to selected athletes.
  • Adapted athletes are encouraged to apply. Contact for information.
  • Additional Eastern Zone criteria to enter Zone Meet - 2023 Information coming soon
    • Eligibility of athletes with qualifying times for higher level meets 
      •  Swimmer’s age as of August 2, 2023, determines his/her age group for the entire meet.
      • Times must have been achieved between August 3, 2022, and the meet entry deadline.
      • Each LSC may determine the selection process for its athletes.
      • Eligibility of athletes with qualifying times for higher level meets:
        • 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 stated meet, 
          may enter and compete in that event in an EZ AG Championship meet.

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

Further information will be posted when available