DACA ROCKS!! – DACA Swimmers and Staff honored at 2014 Pacific Swimming Awards Banquet!
Congratulations to Nick Burry, Jessica Chu,
Keven Shang, Ivy Chen, Sarah Jin, and
Coach Bill Thompson who were all honored
at the 2014 Pacific Swimming Awards
Banquet! Nick was named Outstanding
Age Group Swimmer, both as a 12 Year Old
Boy during Short Course Season and 13
Year Old Boy during Long Course Season.
Jessica was selected as Outstanding Age
Group Swimmer as an 11 Year Old Girl
during Long Course Season. Coach Bill was
nominated for the Age Group Coach of the
Year, while Keven, Ivy, and Sarah each earned spots on USA Swimming's Scholastic All-American
Outstanding Age Group Swimmers are determined based upon National and Pacific Rankings
during both the Short Course and Long Course Season.
Nick earned his two distinctions after he posted 12
National Top-10 times during the 2013-2014 Swimming
Year. Jessica was honored after capturing the 2014
Summer Far Western Title in the 400 IM.
In order to qualify for USA Swimming's Scholastic All-American Team, student-athletes must demonstrate prowess in both the pool and the classroom. Honorees must complete the school year with a minimum 3.5 GPA as well as meet minimum time standards. Click Here for more information on the 2013-2014 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team!
The awards banquet was a wonderful evening, highlighted by the guest speaker, USA Olympic Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian. Nathan took the time to share his story (and his Olympic and Pan Pacific Medals!) as well as answer numerous athlete, coach, and parent questions.
Congratulations to all of DACA's Honorees! We are so proud! DACA ROCKS!!!