Captains' Lane

Max Wimer to Swim Across America

Today, Staples students returned to school, but I don’t go to college until next week. Two weeks after I start my freshman year, I will join my Wesleyan Swimming and Diving teammates for Swim Across America. We will be swimming one mile each in the ocean off of Rhode Island to raise money for the […]

August 27, 2015

We’re Almost at $40,000!

We only need $55 to reach $40,000 for Swim for Nepal, so we are keeping our Crowdrise site up until the end of the month and we are going to continue fundraising until the end of school. If you haven’t contributed yet, please consider doing so. Click to read more about our Swim for Nepal […]

June 9, 2015

Swim for Nepal T-Shirt Deadline Extended

Due to popular demand, ASF Westport has extended the deadline to order Swim for Nepal by t-shirts until May 31st. Click to go to the ASF online store. The online store now will be open until midnight, Sunday May 31, the day after Swim for Nepal, and t-shirts will be available for pick-up no later than […]

May 29, 2015


We never use exclamation points, so you know something big just happened for Staples Swimming. Tonight, during our Swim for Nepal, we surpassed our fundraising goal and we can’t help ourselves. So, so amazing and you should definitely tell everyone in the world about it right now. We raised $35,241! But don’t give up just […]

May 27, 2015

Time to Swim for Nepal

Staples swimmers who are participating in Swim for Nepal are invited to swim 6:30p to 8:00p at the Westport Weston Family YMCA 14 Allen Raymond Lane, CT 06880. For details email Mark Schachter, who will be co-captain next year. If you want more information, or would like to support Swim for Nepal, visit our website.

May 21, 2015

Show You Swam for Nepal

Show you Swam for Nepal by wearing the t-shirt. Seymour Schachter (Mark’s father) and ASF Westport have created an official “I Swam for Nepal” t-shirt, which you can now order online. Click to go to the ASF online store. The online store will be open until May 28, the day after Swim for Nepal, and t-shirts will […]

May 18, 2015

Staples Swims for Nepal

Today, Nepal was hit again by an earthquake of 7.3 on the Richter scale less than three weeks after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the country on April 25. This last quake caused more damage and compounded relief efforts. The monsoon season is only a few weeks away and people in Nepal urgently need […]

May 12, 2015

Coaches' Lane

Banquet Replies Due by March 31st

Remember that you must fill out the online reply form for this year’s banquet, and mail a printout with a check by March 31st.

March 25, 2015

JV FCIACs 2/21/15

The postseason begins tomorrow.  JV FCIACs are at Greenwich HS.  The bus leaves at 11 a.m. and the meet begins at 1:30 pm. Come cheer the boys on! Good luck to those who are swimming.  Swim Fast! Go WRECKERS!

February 20, 2015

Winter Recess Practice Schedule

The Swim & Dive Team will have the following swim practices during the 2015 Winter Recess: Monday, 2/16/15 9:00-11:00 am Tuesday, 2/17/15 8:00-10:00 am and 3:00-5:00 pm Wednesday, 2/18/15 9:00-11:00 am Thursday, 2/19/15 8:00-10:00 am and 3:00-5:00 pm Friday, 2/20/15 9:00-11:00 am Monday, 2/23/15 9:00-11:00 am

February 10, 2015

Practice Canceled on Monday (1/26/15)

There will be no practice this afternoon (1/26) because the Westport schools are closing early. If the schools are closed tomorrow – and they undoubtedly will be – there will be no practice on Tuesday either. The Tuesday pasta dinner will probably be postponed or canceled, but we’ll send out an email Tuesday morning to […]

January 26, 2015

Wreckers V Cardinals

Wreckers V Cardinals – This is a BIG one! Carbo loading Thursday night at the Williams (4 Dover Road) @ 6:30 and then a good nights rest. Bus departs Staples Friday at 1:45. Swim Fast/Dive Well Wreckers!!

January 14, 2015

SHS Swim Schedule for the Holiday Break

We are undefeated going into the new year. Lets keep it that way! Holiday practice will be 9-11:00 am on the following days: Friday 12/26 Saturday 12/27 Monday 12/29 Tuesday 12/30 Friday 1/2 Saturday 1/3 One day of training lost takes two to make up!

December 22, 2014

First Meet Scorecard

The first meet of the season is this afternoon at 4:00p at the Wilton Family YMCA. Click to download a scorecard.  

December 17, 2014