South Whidbey Stingrays Swim Club

Welcome to the South Whidbey Stingrays. We are a recreational swim club that accepts swimmers 6-17 years of age.  Our mission is to provide a fun and inviting atmosphere in which to learn the four competitive strokes of swimming.  Swimmers will develop endurance, strength, work ethic, positive self-image and above all a love for the sport of swimming.  Our coaches are committed to serving both the recreational and competitive swimmer.

How To Join

Anyone wishing to join the Stingrays may come to the Island Athletic Club pool for a tryout. Entry level swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle with side breathing, 25 yards of backstroke, and must know how to swim breaststroke.

Tryouts are offered Thursdays at 6:00 except on swim meet days. When you arrive at IAC please stop by the front desk to sign a liability form. An IAC staff member will then direct you to the pool. You will need to bring a swim suit, towel and goggles. If you don’t have goggles we have loaner pairs.

Due to high demand, we may have a waiting list and will contact you when space is available. If space is available you will then complete the registration process. The following documents will need to be completed with payment prior to the first practice.

1. Contact-Information/Liability Waiver
Click here for the Stingrays Contact Information-Liablility Waiver Form Please download, print and bring completed form to IAC prior to first practice.)

This document forms the basis for our team roster and communication list, so it is essential that you complete each line and write legibly.

2. Registration and Payment form

Click here for the Stingrays Registration Form. Please download, print and bring completed form to IAC prior to first practice.)

Once payment and registration forms are completed you may begin to practice on designated dates and times.

Practice Calendar and Fees

2018 – 2019 School Year Season

Fall Session:

September 25 – November 15

Swim Meet:  November 13

Awards: November 15



Winter I Session:

November 27 – January 31

Swim Meet:  January 29

Awards:  January 31

No-Practice Dates: December 25, 27, January 1, 3

Winter II Session:

March 12 – April 25
Meet: April 23
30 Minute Swim:  March 2


Spring Session:

April 30 – June 6
Meet:  June 4

Practice Times

Tuesdays and Thursdays, October -June

Super Swimmers (Ages 6 – 8):  4:00pm-4:40pm

Bronze (9+ years):  4:00pm -4:50pm

Silver & Gold (Ages 11 – 18; must have coaches’ permission): 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Practice group/times are subject to change depending on the number of kids and ability grouping.

Fees for all practice groups:

Island Athletic Club Member: $135/session

Non-member: $160/session

6-week session rate (Winter II & Spring):
Island Athletic Club Member:  $100/session
Non-member:  $120/session

Additional siblings will receive a 10% discount

Equipment List

Equipment (all equipment can purchased in the Club Proshop  or at or

Each swimmer needs to have the following:

  • Appropriate swim suit (jammers for boys and a one piece for girls)
  • Pair of goggles
  • Training fins
  • Towel
  • Swim bag (to carry above items to and from practice and to hold clothes during practice)
  • Please mark all items with swimmer’s name in permanent marker
  • Swim cap – New swimmers will be provided a Stingray team cap.

Practice Group Descriptions and Advancement Criteria

Details on age groups, skill requirements, and how to advance through the program.

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Stingrays Coaches

Head Coach – Kristi Eager

Kristi Eager has been teaching swim lessons since 1988 and has been coaching swimming since 1995. She served as the assistant age group coach at Samena Swim Club in Bellevue and assistant coach at Eastlake High School. Kristi now coaches the South Whidbey Island Masters at Island Athletic Club and founded the South Whidbey Swim Club. Kristi has a degree in Physical Education, has a certificate in coaches safety training, is a member of the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA), has taken the ASCA stroke school, and is working on completing her ASCA level 3 certificate. She is also a USA Swimming member. She swims with South Whidbey Island Masters and often competes in pool meets, open water races, and triathlons. She loves spending time with her family, camping, boating, hiking, and swimming.

Swim Meet Information

Start times, stroke requirements, and much more.

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Team Records

View records by age group.

Ages 8 and Under

25-yard FreeCody Eager20.5511/18/10Hadley Eager17.781/30/14
25-yard BackCody Eager23.583/22/12Kaylie McRea21.245/26/11
25-yard BreastDominic Montaperto26.0111/15/12 Hadley Eager 25.941/30/14
25-yard FlyCody Eager25.493/22/12Annie McDaniel23.695/14/15
100-yard IMNolan Pearson2:34.40 1/29/14Kaylie McRea1:55.185/26/11
100-yard FreeSienna Nissen1:45.711/15/16
50-yard FreeNash Allen56.411/16/17Megan Olsen47.715/30/17

Ages 10 and Under

50-yard FreeCody Eager36.6811/14/13Bella Northup34.625.26.11
50-yard BackCody Eager44.7211/14/13Annie McDaniel40.751/31/17
50-yard BreastDominic Montaperto51.1911/13/14 Tori Schuller 48.065/29/14
25-yard FlyCody Eager19.676/30/13Annie McDaniel17.975/30/17
100-yard IMCody Eager1:42.0 11/14/13Kaylie McRea1:37.101/31/13
100-yard FreeNolan Pearson1:26.81/31/17Hadley Eager1:26.32/2/16

Ages 12 and Under

50-yard FreeBrennan Pearson32.253/29/16Kinsey Eager32.2711/10/11
50-yard BackNolan Pearson40.265/29/18Bella Northup36.6811/15/12
50-yard BreastMatthew Simmons43.862013 Tori Schuller 43.511/19/15
50-yard FlyBrennan Pearson43.295/31/16Kinsey Eager36.495/26/11
100-yard IMJesse Seely1:29.80 5/29/14Parker Forsyth1:23.711/16/17
100-yard FreeBrennan Pearson1:11.511/19/15Annie McDaniel1:13.11/30/18

Ages 13 and Older

50-yard FreeAndrew Baesler28.782/2/16Kinsey Eager30.5511/15/12
50-yard BackLiam Cribbs32.983/27/18Katie Zundel34.283/27/18
50-yard BreastAndrew Baesler40.422/2/16 Ally Lynch 38.445/30/17
50-yard FlyAndrew Baesler32.475/30/17Kinsey Eager34.783/28/13
100-yard IMAndrew Baesler1:17.711/19/15Ashley Lynch1:19.605/30/17
100-yard FreeAndrew Baesler1:02.511/19/15Kinsey Eager1:05.8011/13/14