Hopyard Hammerheads: Welcome

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Tuesday, June 14


2016 Swim Season

 Welcome back swimmers, families, and coaches!

We’d like to extend a big welcome to all the new families who will be joining us this summer - we are very excited to have you as part of the Hammerheads Swim Team! To our returning families, we are thrilled to have you back and are looking forward to another great season! 

Join us! Let's have some fun and swim fast this summer!


2016 Coaching Staff

  • Head Coach: Connor Muncie

  • Assistant Coach: Leann Miller

  • Assistant Coach: Reilly Kroll

  • Assistant Coach: Jesse Jones

  • Junior Coaches: Abby Elia, Lindsay Knoke, Zandy Knoke, Cole Lipinski, Jessica Miller, and Emma Parker.


About Hopyard Hammerheads Swim Team
HHST is a registered RSL (Rappahannock Swim League) Nationals Division swim team dedicated to the physical and emotional development of children (ages 4 to 18) of various ability levels. We are committed to offering young swimmers a safe, fun way to improve their swimming skills as they swim competitively with peers of the same age and ability in a positive, supportive environment.


Upcoming Events

April 16st (Saturday) - Interested in swim team? Join us for Swim Team Information, Registration, Ice Cream, and a Silent Auction from 2-4 p.m.at the Hopyard Clubhouse.

May 14th (Saturday)* - Car Wash & Swim Team Registration, 1-4 p.m. at the Hopyard Clubhouse.  Registration is open to new non-resident swimmers at this time.

*Metro Swim Shop Rep will be available during Car Wash/Swim Team Registration for new team swimsuit fittings/sales and all your other swimming needs.

May 31st (Tuesday) – Swim team practice begins.


July 12th (Tuesday) - Team Pictures at 7 p.m.  We will begin taking individual pictures at 7 p.m. and team pictures at 7:30 p.m.


August 6th (Saturday) - RSL National Division Championship - Hammerheads and Country Club co-hosting.


Aug. 7th (Sunday) - Hammerheads Swim Team Awards Banquet at Hopyard Clubhouse




Swim Practice Schedules


May 31 to June 3rd:  Monday–Friday (after school)
            6:00-7:00 p.m. (10 and under) / 7:00-8:00 p.m. (11 and older)


June 6th to August 5th:  Monday–Friday

           Mornings:  8:30-9:30 a.m. (11 and older) / 9:30-10:30 a.m. (10 and under)                           

                Note:  There is no a.m. practice the morning after swim meets.

           Evenings:  7:00-8:00 p.m. (10 and under) / 8:00-9:00 p.m. (11 and older) 


Swim Meet Schedule

Dual meets begin at 6:00 p.m. Swimmers should arrive at the pool at 4:30 p.m. for home meets and 5:00 p.m. for away meets. Home meets are in bold.

June 15th………….....Practice meet at Home Blue vs. Silver

June 22nd……............Dual meet at Lake Wilderness

June 29th ..........……. Bye (no meet)

July 6th…...................Dual meet at Home vs. Spotswood

July 11th……….........Dual meet at Home vs. Country Club

July 14th….………... Dual meet at Caroline YMCA

July 20th…….….….. Dual meet at Grafton

July 25th.....................Dual meet at Home vs. Eden Estates

Aug. 6th...………...…National Division Championship

Aug. 7th ….…..……..Awards Banquet at Hopyard Clubhouse 


2016 RSL Volunteer Officials Training Dates


     The Rappahannock Swim League offers clinics for volunteer positions that require training.  Below is a list of dates and locations. The first clinic is local and in bold.

  • Wednesday, May 18 @ King George YMCA 6:30 - 8:30 PM

  • Thursday, May 26 @ Spotsy YMCA 7:00 - 9:00 PM

  • Monday, June 6 @ Country Club 7:00 - 9:00 PM

  • Thursday, June 9 @ Salem Fields 7:00 - 9:00 PM

  • Saturday, June 11 @ Massad YMCA 9:00 - 11:00 AM

  • Thursday, June 16 @ Hampton Oaks 7:00 - 9:00 PM

  • Saturday, June 18 @ Fawn Lake 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Note – A parent from every swimmer needs to be certified in something. Please refer to the Swim Team Handbook for a brief description of volunteer positions that require RSL training.

For information on the RSL including pool addresses/directions for meets and training clinics, please visit www.RSLswimming.com.



Swim Team Registration


Registration is now open to Hopyard Farm residents and non-resident swimmers. 


Swimmer Fees*


Number of swimmers

in family:

Swimmer Registration Fee

(Hopyard Farm Residents)

Swimmer Registration Fee


1 child



2 children

$175 ($90 1st swimmer, $85 2nd)

$205 ($105 1st swimmer, $100 2nd)

3 children

$255 ($90, $85, $80)

$300 ($105, $100, $95)

Additional swimmers

$75 each additional swimmer

$90 each additional swimmer

         *Registration fee includes a team swim cap for each swimmer and one car magnet per family.

Concession Fees: Family with one swimmer: $15, family with two or more swimmers:  $25  


Additional Registration and/or Team Information  

Please e-mail HopyardST@gmail.com or call Team President, Karyn Knoke at 919-215-2206.