Lake Erie Swimming
301 Rockledge Drive
Bay Village, Ohio 44140








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Our Mission:  To enrich the lives of our athletes through the sport of swimming by providing safe and inclusive programming in a culture that encourages competitive excellence and personal growth.






Toy Drive

LESI Athletes Committee are doing a toy drive at the Shaker Shark meet and the three high school meets (Spire, CSU, Canton) on December 21st.  Flyer


2020 Team Ohio Mid State All Star Team 

The application deadline is Monday December 9th at 5 pm

All applicants must register on the Team Ohio website and then commit to the 2020 meet once their account is activated (allow 24 hours for accounts to be activated).  Once committed to the 2020 meet, then swimmers can select the events for which they would like to be considered.  Times for applicants can be updated through Monday December 16, 2019 at 12:00 PM at which point the selection process will begin.  Swimmers must already be registered with the team by the December 9 deadline in order to update times by the extended times deadline!


Revised 2020 LESI LC Schedule


LESI Board


The Lake Erie Swimming Governance Committee is taking names of people interested in running for a Board position.  LESI has the following board positions:  General Chair, Administrative Vice-Chair, Finance Vice-Chair, Technical Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Senior Vice-Chair, Age Group Vice-Chair, Safe Sport Chair and Operational Risk Chair.  Additionally there is an Athlete-At-Large position on the LESI Board.


To learn more about the positions click HERE. All of these positions will be voted on at the Spring House of Delegates - April 26, 2020.  Please email Tina McCauley by December 15, 2019 at or click HERE if you would like to be considered for the LESI Board.



Voting for LESI Athlete Committee (AEC)

Thank you for your nominations to the athlete executive committee (AEC). Voting is now live! Please follow the link below to vote for the FOUR candidates who you see best fit to fulfill these positions. Voting ends November 10th!


USADA Coach Advantage Tutorial Reminder

Coaches need to take this by 1/1/20.

The course is free and only takes about 25 minutes to complete.  It can be found on the Learn platform via   As always, requests for help can be sent to



2018-2019 LESI Scholastic All- Americans


Updated Link for Return to Play


Fall Clinics - University of Akron



                    2019 Fall HOD Legislation    Certification Checklist 

                    2019 Registration Stats       Membership Fee Legislation

                      Club Registrar Workshop       USA Swimming LSC Fees

                    MAAPP ppt  MAAPP pdf



2020  Coaching Requirements


Link to Athlete Protection Training


Certified Pool List - USA Swimming


Central Zone Website


FAST Olympic Trial Qualifier

FAST and Denison University swimmer  Richie Kurlich qualified for the 2020 United States Olympic Trials at Denison's LCM Time Trials on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Kurlich qualified in the 200-meter breaststroke, touching in 2:16.47, dropping 3.44 seconds off his previous best in the event. 



Congrats Richie!



Congratulations to Lake Shore Swim Club Head Coach Eileen Bringman on being the 2019 ISCA Professional Development coach scholarship recipient.

Way to go Eileen!  




FAST Swimmer Tyler Hong

 at the 2019 Boys' National Select Camp.




Congratulations Tyler!




Charlie Clark (VSC) Achieves 2 Olympic Trial Cuts

Charlie Clark has an outstanding meet at Speedo Junior Nationals!   Hitting two Olympic trial qualifying times in both the 1500 and 800 free!  He also had great swims in the 200 and 400 free!  







100 freestyle - 1st place in the D Final 50.24  Olympic Trials Cut,  LE 17-18 & Open Records, currently ranked 27th in the world 18-under

100 backstroke - 2nd place in the C Final 55.33 Olympic Trials Cut, LE 17-18 & Open Records, currently ranked 11th in the world 18-under

50 freestyle - 1st place in the D Final 22.86 Olympic Trials Cut, LE 17-18 & Open Records, currently ranked 12th in the world 18-under

50 backstroke - he is currently ranked 5th in the world 18-under
We are very CCS PROUD!






















Date(s) Meet Warm
TM File
10/27 Stevie Grieshammer HS Preview Meet   Results TM
11/2-3 Splash Out Cancer Meet   Results TM
11/17 TCAT Fall Breakout Meet   Results TM
11/17 CWW Fall Breakout Meet   Results TM
11/22-24 Mark J Braun Fall Classic    Results TM
12/6-8 TYR Shaker Shark Invitational   Results TM
12/15 TCAT Winter Breakout Meet Warm Up Results TM
12/15 CWW Winter Breakout Meet   Results TM




Swimmers of the Meet

Braun Meet


Frank Applebaum and Livia Cremer (Blazing Barracudas)


Frank swimming in the 17 Age Group broke the Braun meet records in the 100 FL (48.93) and the 200 FL (1.49.11)



Livia was the High Point winner in the 10 & U Girls at the Braun Meet.  She had 3 first places, 4 second places and 2 third places.




Congratulations Frank and Livia!






Christopher O'Connor (CCS) Earns His 1st 2020 Olympic Trial Cut

100 Backstroke - 55.33



Congratulations Christopher!





LESI Swims Fast at 2019 Central Zones


Johnny Marshall (FAST) finished 2nd in High Point for the 13-14 Age Group, Ben Davis (GLSS) finished 3rd in High Point for the 13-14 Age Group and Cash Strickland (LSSC) finished 1st in in High Point for the 11-12 Age Group.


Congratulations - Johnny, Ben and Cash!








Congrats to  HEAT swimmers  Ross Palazzo amd Paige McCormick on achieving Olympic Trial cuts - see scoreboards below.














































Our Mission: To enrich the lives of our athletes through the sport of swimming by providing safe and inclusive programming in a culture that encourages competitive excellence and personal growth.