2016-2017 Fall / Winter Tryout Information
Update: July 12th,
to be posted soon!
All interested swimmers NEW to
competitive swimming will need to schedule and attend the
Placement on the team is based on each
swimmers ability and openings available.
The evaluations are on a first-come,
first-serve registration basis. Priority is given
to siblings of current swimmers, and swimmers who reside in
Mundelein High School District 120.
to discuss evaluation / tryout
The Mundelein Mustang Swim
Club (MMSC) is a swim team offering competitive, stroke
development, and social opportunities for children ages 6-18 in
Mundelein and surrounding communities. Children are required
to be evaluated by a coach to determine their readiness for
the team, and should have a desire to compete in age and
ability-appropriate swim meets before joining.
As a member of USA
Swimming, Inc. and Illinois Swimming, Inc., swimmers participate in
sanctioned meets throughout the season. Swimmers who achieve
USA Swimming time standards are eligible, and are encouraged to
compete in regional, state, zone, sectional and national level
The Fall / Winter
Season runs from September through March, while the Spring / Summer
season runs from May through July. Practices are conducted
according to the swimmer’s ability and age, and are
offered three to six days per week depending on the practice
group. There is no mandatory practice requirement, but
frequent attendance is strongly encouraged and will be rewarded
with greater improvement and progress by the swimmer.
Practices are conducted between the hours of 5:15-9:30 p.m. Monday
through Friday as well as Saturday mornings. Early
morning practices are also offered in the summer for certain
New swimmers must attend a
coach evaluation to determine placement in to practice
groups. Swimmers should be present at the pool with a
swimsuit, goggles, towel and swim cap (if needed) The evaluation is
very brief. The swimmer will typically be asked to perform a
minimum of one length (25 yards) of freestyle (front crawl) and one
length backstroke. Older swimmers will be asked to perform
additional strokes and distances to further determine skill and
Prospective members may
click on the link to the Parent’s Handbook (below)
for more detailed information about MMSC.
Club fees depend on the
practice group and number of weekly practice hours. The fee
schedule will be posted
Club registration, stroke
clinics, USA Swimming dues, escrow account, fundraising and
non-resident fees all must be paid in full at the time of
registration. Payment plans are also available upon
request. Team suits can be ordered and paid for at our parent
meeting at the start of each season. Meet fees are paid as
they are incurred throughout the season and are deducted from the
MMSC has a limited
scholarship program for returning members who are in need of
assistance due to financial hardship, please contact the club
president for an application. The club also offers a payment
plan for those who do not qualify for the scholarship.
Please contact our
Registrar, Brad Magee, firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have further questions regarding MMSC.
here to go to our Parent Handbook and to request more
information about the club.