2015 Marlins Invitational Meet / Dec. 11-13

MarlinsSnowFlake2015 Marlins Invitational Meet December 11-13, 2015


The Marlins Invitational Meet is a team meet and all members of the team are expected to swim, excluding those in the Discovery program. This is our meet.

Let’s: Go Marlins Go! 

Entries: All Marlins swimmers–Developmental to High Performance levels–are expected and urged to participate in this our very own three-day meet. Sign up now, and thank you to those who’ve already signed up!
Sign up is 1-2-3: 

1) PLEASE CONFIRM via entriesmarlins@gmail.com that you are participating, 2) tell us which days you CANNOT swim so coaches don’t enter you into events on those days, and 3) SEND MEET FEE CHECK to: Marietta Marlins, Inc. PO Box 669503, Marietta, GA 30066.

Coaches will assign you to appropriate individual and relay events on the days you can participate. For meet information and details, entries and timelines, go to the UPCOMING MEETS/ENTRIES Page on this website.

Meet Information Pages: directions, entries, Team Manager zip file, timelines, etc., go to the UPCOMING MEETS/ENTRIES page on this website, click HERE to short cut.

For Meet Information Pages only, click HERE

Please Help:

Volunteer Opportunities: Please help… Click HERE for a link to our Sign-up Genius Page. There are many tasks to be done: timers, hospitality help, greeters, runners, concession help.  Sign up now!

Sponsor Form and Deadline: Individuals and businesses… Click HERE to get a downloadable copy of the Sponsor Form (PDF)

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Marlins Achieve National Top-10 Age-Group Ranking

Marlins Achieve USA Swimming National Top-10 Age-Group Ranking; congratulations!

Congratulations to the following Marlins for their USA Swimming National Top 10 Age-Group Rankings!  Recognition is made for swim times achieved during the September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015 season of short course and long course swims.  All three of these swimmers have since aged up (Happy Birthday, y’all!). Please note Brendan Hausdorf’s new Georgia state record for the 200 Meter Individual Medley. New Marlins, Samantha and Harleigh Mobley, achieved their times while swimming with Tidal Wave Swimming; so we recognize and credit our colleagues and coaches from Tidal Wave for their work with these girls.  Here are the rankings according to event, national placement, and time.

Congratulations Marlins!  Go Marlins Go!

Brendan Hausdorf, 12 years

100y FR             6th           :50.24

100m  FR             8th           :57.44

200m  FR             9th         2:05.76

400m  FR             7th         4:27.62

1,500m FR           10th       18:10.82

200m IM             7th         2:20.50  (GA State Record)

Samantha Mobley, 12 years

800m  FR             5th         9:27.66

1,500m FR             8th       18:20.80

Harleigh Mobley, 11 years

800m     FR            3rd          9:44.33

400m     FR            9th          4:44.26

200m     FR           10th          2:15.98

200m     BK            5th          2:31.46

Source on 10/28/15:  http://www.usaswimming.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabId=1737&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en-US

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Meet Sign-ups…

SignupButtonHow to sign-up for a swim meet…

New to Marlins and the meet entry procedure?  See how below:

In answer to questions from our newest members, please take the following 1-2-3 steps to enter a meet.  All the meet information you need is on this web site www.mariettamarlins.com  Go to Meet/Events Details page for…meet details.

Step 1  See the meet schedule or meet flyer for date, time, fees, and locations of meets and to be certain your level is eligible for the meet. All swim meet information is on this web site. Here’s a short cut to the upcoming swim meet details on this website: click HERE

Step 2  Send a short email of the name of the MEET, swimmer NAME and the DAY(S) you can swim to entriesmarlins@gmail.com Your coaches will enter you into appropriate events and relays.

Step 3  Send, by mail, a check for your entry fees. We have no online entry procedure. Pay at the same time you sign up. Payment is your commitment to swim the meet. Your sign up is incomplete without meet fees–just like entries for road races or triathlons. But maybe you have credit card information on file with us? If so, let Melissa know at feesmarlins@gmail.com that you wish to “card” your meet fees rather than send a check.  

In either case sign-ups are 1-2-3 simple, and no fee…no swim.

Mail entry fees to: Marietta Marlins, Inc., PO Box 669503, Marietta, GA 30066

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Please Visit the Parents Page on our Web Site…

ThumbUpHello Marlins Moms and Dads!  We regularly post training, nutrition, and safety resources that parents of swimmers will find helpful.  Please visit the Parents Page on this web site.  Check and click onto helpful resources for swimmer parents!  Most recently…

link icon…the USA Swimming Code of Conduct and Athlete Protection Policy was reviewed at our Spring 2015 GA Swimming LSC meetings.  Ceci Christy is the Safe Sport Coordinator for Georgia Swimming and can be contacted should a concern arise about the safety of any swimmer.  Ceci may be reached at Ceci30327@earthlink.net or at 404-219-6915.  Click HERE for a link to a USA Swimming Rule Book excerpt where you will want to note pages 96-100/Articles 304-306 regarding Athlete Protection.

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Marlins Olympic Trials Cuts 2016

Marlins Make 2016 Olympic Trials Cuts!

US Olympic swim trials poolThree Marlins have so far made Olympic Trials cuts for the U. S. A. trials meet in Omaha, Nebraska June 26-July 3, 2016.  They are: Connor Oslin in the 100 Back, Stephanie Peters in the 200, 400, and 800 Free, and, most recently, Derek Onken in the 400 IM.  To have a look at the 2016 Olympic Trials standards, click HERE.

Congratulations Connor, Derek, and Stephanie! You all make us proud! Any more Marlins headed to Omaha?

Go Marlins Go!


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Marlins Love Dillon!!!

MarlinsLoveDillonDear Marlins: This just in from California…

Our own Marlin, Dillon Connolly, was in a surfing accident in California sustaining an injury to his neck.  We do not know the extent of his injury.  But please keep him and his family in your best thoughts and prayers. 

You can click on this link to a CaringBridge site that has been set up for him and for all who wish to offer encouragement and wish to get updates on Dillon’s progress.  Click HERE, log in if you have a CaringBridge account, or simply give them your name and email address so as to access Dillon’s page.

Be well Dillon!  Many thoughts and prayers are on the way!

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Coach Lim and Life University Swimming In the News

Newspapers glassesCoach Lim and Life University…in the news!

Check out today’s story in the Marietta Daily Journal about Coach Lim and Life University swimming at this link.


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Links for Marlins Swimmers/Parents

For swimmers to access our schedule of upcoming meets.

Below is for access to the online parent and swimmer portal:

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Practice Schedule through August 30, 2013


JIM OWENS: 4:30 – 5:30 PM OR 5:30 – 6:30 PM (JR1 & UP ONLY-60 MIN)
MOUNTAIN VIEW: 4:30 – 5:30 PM OR 5:30 – 6:30 PM (JR1 & UP ONLY-60 MIN)
CHEROKEE COUNTY AC: 4:30 – 5:15 PM OR 5:15 – 6:00 PM (ANY GROUP-45 MIN)


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Meet Schedule for 2013-14 SC Posted

You can find Meet Schedule HERE or on our Meets/Calendar page.


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