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2015 USMS Registration is open - You will register for your CLUB via the USMS website, you will not register for the STATE MEET TEAM on the USMS site because the formation of State Meet Teams is done locally -
MI Masters Registation page....


The cost for USMS registration for 2015
will be $47 if you register online....
(for $5 extra) you can fill out a
paper form and send it to the Michigan
Masters Registrar. Of this $47; $37 will go to the USMS National Office and the other $10 will go to the Michigan LMSC. NOTE - we have not increased our local fee amount for over 15 years - and we provide you with all the local services including the newsletters and State Meet championships. The $2 annual increase was approved by USMS and will go into their coffers to suppport the services that are provided nationally, such as Swimmer Magazine and the National Website. We will post information about the club/State Meet Team designations in the near future

Also.....Check HERE for information about the Michigan Masters Scholarship!


Michigan Masters is the proud recipient of the USMS Club of the Year Award in 2011!!


Minutes from the 2014 Annual LMSC Meeting...

See the records update for 5/15/15 for Michigan Swimmers

2014 All-Americans
2014 Relay All-Americans
2014 Relay Long Distance All-Americans
2014 USMS All-Stars

The 2015 USMS Spring National Championships took place from April 23rd to April 26th at the Northside ISD Aquatic Complex in San Antonio, TX. 1,888 swimmers entered the meet from 260 clubs. Michigan Masters placed 9th in the Combined Regional Club division, with the 12 swimmers who attended.

Brad Rietema won the 1650 free for his first ever USMS National championship. Christian Vanderkaay won the 200 fly and broke a 16 year-old State Record. This was Christian's 5th USMS National Championship title. He also placed second in his two other events, and third in his three remaining events. He was the Michigan Master's Men's High Point winner, with 53 points. Denise Brown set five State Records and was the Michigan Masters Women's High Point winner, with 39 points.

14 Michigan LMSC State Records were set by five swimmers: Christian Vanderkaay set two, Denise Brown set five, Chuck Olsen set five, and Tamara Steil and Sue Berger Mann each set one

See the Results
Results - Records


Results from the Dearborn LCM meet on 7/19
Results from the EMU "warmest" meet LCM on 7/26
Spire Institute August 6 -9


Seventy-one swimmers have entered the 2015 Long Course National Championships, due to start soon - from August 6 - 9, 2015. Michigan Masters is one of four large clubs at these championships.

We are planning on entering 52 relays over the course of the meet, and the preliminary relays are linked here.

If you have entered the meet, but for any reason do not plan on swimming, please let Skip Thompson know via email. thompsonfrank866@gmail.com

The estimated timeline for the meet is posted here. However, remember - the timeline is only a guide for use and the actual times of the events may vary somewhat from the estimate - so be prepared to be available BEFORE the timeline estimate of your event. It's best to get to the pool well ahead of your event to be safe!

In 2013, Michigan Masters were National Regional Club Champions and the highest scoring club in the meet at the Spring Short Course Nationals in Indianapolis. In 2014, Michigan Masters was the first club from the U.S. to be the highest scoring club at the Canadian Masters Nationals. In 2015, this could be the year of a three-peat with Long Course Nationals at Spire.

Every swimmer that enters the 2015 Long Course National meet will get a free team T-shirt (if they have not received one prior to this meet) with the state logo on a red background that has been used for the Michigan Masters team swimming caps. Information about the Summer Long Course Nationals was sent to all Michigan LMSC members in the May/June 2015 issue of Swimmer Magazine on pages 36 to 39 and additionally is listed here, and on the USMS website. With a great turnout, Michigan Masters can have fun and be a team force.

The relays are scheuduled for the meet as follows:

RELAY EVENT - Friday August 7, 2015
15. Men 200 Freestyle Relay
16. Women 200 Freestyle Relay

RELAY EVENTS - Saturday August 8, 2015
27. Mixed 200 Freestyle Relay
29. Men 200 Medley Relay
30. Women 200 Medley Relay

RELAY EVENT - Sunday August 9, 2015
33. Mixed 200 Medley Relay


Check online entry site to view the
Club Assistant Swim Phone listing of results

RESULTS FROM THE 2015 State Championship Meet
State Meet Championship Results
Individual Point Totals
Team Scores
Record Breakers
Meet Team Summary
Team Summary - Detailed Journal
Team Summary - Summary Totals
Records and Awards Summary
Championship Records:
State Records:
The 43rd Annual Michigan Masters State Championships took place at the Michael Jones Natatorium on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. Three-hundred and seventy-three swimmers from 20 teams contested the championship from Friday, April 17th until the meet's conclusion on Sunday, April 19th, 2015.

The Milford Athletic Club (MAC) won their third Large Team Combined championship in their nine-year history. MAC won the Large Team Women's and Men's Championships as well. They are the third time in Michigan Masters history to win three consecutive Combined State Championships.

Grand Traverse Masters Swim Team (GTMS) won the Small Team Combined and the Men's Championships for the first time. The Battle Creek YMCA edged GTMS by two points to take the Women's Small Team Championship.

Fifty-five State LMSC Records (33 women, 20 men, 2 relays) were set during the course of the meet. Additionally, 80 State Championship Meet Records (40 women, 29 men, 11 relays) were set during the course of the meet. Results, Records, and High Point Awards for both team and individual swimmers are included in the Results Exhibits listed above and on the Swim Phone page (on the Club Assistant site)


The following individuals were elected for LMSC position for the 2015-2017 period:
Frank Thompson will automatically move from the Vice-Chair into the Chair position
- Patrick Weiss
Treasurer - Jeremy Kennedy
Secretary - Denise Brown

Registrar - Doug Handler
Sanctions Chair - Sally Guthrie

The Review Committe includes:
Ken Danhof
Joe Lopez
Connie Cantrell
Frank Cody
Ralph Davis