Hopyard Hammerheads: Welcome

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Registraton for 2018 Swim Season is at maximum capacity




2018 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!


2018 Coaching Staff

  • Head Coach: Connor Muncie

  • Assistant Coach:  Lindsay Knoke

  • Assistant Coach:   Zandy Knoke

  • Assistant Coach:  Cole Lipinski

  • Assistant Coach: Abby Wilson  


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 5 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

May 29th (Tuesday) – Swim team practice begins (evening only for the 1st two weeks).


August 4th (Saturday) - RSL National Division Championship 


August 5th (Sunday) - Hammerheads Swim Team Awards Banquet at Hopyard Clubhouse




Swim Practice Schedules


May 29th to August 2nd: Monday–Thursday

       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 May 29th - June 7th

                       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)


June 1st to August 3rd: Friday

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

       Evenings: There are no Friday evening practices. 



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 20th …………....Practice meet at Home Blue vs. Silver

June 27th ..........……..Dual meet at Home vs. Caroline YMCA

July 5th   …................Dual meet at Home vs. Idlewild

July 9th   ………........Dual meet at Grafton

July 12th ….………...Dual meet at Lake Wilderness

July 18th …….….…..Dual meet at Eden Estates

July 23rd ……………Dual meet at Home vs. Country Club

Aug. 4th  ...……….....National Division Championship at King George YMCA 


2018 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 sixth clinic is local and in bold.


• Tuesday, May 15th, 7:00 p.m. at Idlewild

• Saturday, May 19th, 9:30 a.m. at Fawn Lake

• Wednesday, May 23rd, 7:00 p.m. at Spotsylvania YMCA

• Wednesday, May 30th, 7:00 p.m. at Aquia Harbour

• Saturday, June 9th, 9:00 a.m. at Hampton Oaks

Thursday, June 14th, 6:30 p.m. at Hopyard Farm   

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

$195 ($100 1st swimmer, $95 2nd)

$225 ($115 1st swimmer, $110 2nd) 

3 children

$285 ($100, $95, $90) 

$330 ($115, $110, $105)

Additional swimmers

$85 each additional swimmer

$100 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

Registration information please contact Karyn Knoke at 919-215-2206



Additional Questions and/or Team Information  

Please e-mail HopyardST@gmail.com or call Team President, Michaela Johnson at 540-413-6281.