Girls Swim & Dive
The 2018 team sent eleven athletes to the State Championships, including two relay teams. Kiersten W. '22 qualified for the finals in both the 100 fly and the 100 back.
The first official day of girls swim & dive and the rest of our fall sports is Monday, August 26. Online registration is now open and is required prior to be allowed to participate in tryouts. Our swim program offers varsity and junior varsity competition, and may make cuts based on pool space, access and the safety of those participating.
Opening 2-week practice schedule:
- Monday, August 26: 3:20-6:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
- Tuesday, August 27: 3:20-6:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
- Wednesday, August 28: 3:20-6:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
- Thursday, August 29: 3:20-6:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
- Friday, August 30: 3:20-6:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
- Saturday, August 31: 11:00am-1:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
- Monday, September 2 (Labor Day): 9:00-11:00am (Tukwila Pool)
- Tuesday, September 3: 3:20-6:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
- Wednesday, September 4: 3:20-6:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
- Thursday, September 5: 3:20-6:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
- Friday, September 6: 3:20-6:00pm (Tukwila Pool)
Beginning Monday, September 9 our normal Tukwila Pool practice time will be 3:20pm-4:30pm.
Practice takes place regularly at the City of Tukwila Pool, found on the campus of Foster High School. During the school year, swim and dive participants can board the Renton/Rainer bus route immediately after school for transportation to the City of Tukwila Pool.
Games schedules will be posted online through NPSLathletics.org. Practice schedules will be released to the team when available.
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Carlos PalacianHead Coach
Carlos Palacian took over as head swim & dive coach for the 2018-2019 school year, and oversees both the girls and boys program.
Palacian brings with him over 20 seasons of high school head coaching experience, including successful runs at both Holy Names Academy and Ballard High School. During his 13 seasons at Holy Names the Cougars won the Metro League championship 10 times and were crowned State Champions in 2005. In addition to his high school experience, he is the current head coach at Blue Ridge Community Club, having led that summer team since 2006.
Originally from Spain, Palacian graduated from Washington State University in 1995 where he competed in crew, and he is currently in the deacon formation program for the Archdiocese of Seattle. He and his wife Lisa have two boys, Paco (15) and Mariano (13), and recently relocated to Burien.