About Us

The Piranhas is a Year Round USA Swimming team and is considered a 501C Not For Profit, "Coach Run" organization. The team has two head coaches who also act as Managing Partners and Executive Directors of the program. The team also has 4 assistant coaches that are involved daily in the instruction and development of all age groups within the team. Each current assistant coach was also a former competitive swimmer for the team. All the Piranhas coaches have undergone FULL criminal background checks which are conducted "Annually", Red Cross Coaches Safety Training certification, CPR training, Safe Swimmer/Athlete training and numerous other requirements to become a registered USA Swimming Coach. Coach Mike is in his 15th year with the team and Coach Chad is in his 7th year with the team. Both grew up swimming competitively and when you take the time to meet them you will find out that their passion for swimming is contagious.

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2018 Summer Swim Season: June 1 thru July 22
GENERAL INFORMATION:

5 Dual Swim Meets and a 2 day Summer League Championship

Up to 65 hours of available practices!

Registration Includes a Team Practice Cap !!

2018 Piranhas Summer Practice Schedule


Monday: 8:00 -9:00 pm (All Swimmers)
Tuesday: 8:00 - 9:00 am (All Swimmers)
Tuesday: 8:00 -9:00 pm (All Swimmers)
Wednesday: 8:00 - 9:00 am (All Swimmers)
Wednesday: 8:00 -9:00 pm (All Swimmers)
Thursday: 8:00 - 9:00 am (All Swimmers)
Thursday: 8:00 -9:00 pm (All Swimmers)
Friday: 8:00 - 9:00 am (All Swimmers)

2018 Summer Swim Meet Schedule
June 9 : WAR vs Riptide - AWAY at Henley Aquatic Center
June 16: WAR vs Lee's Summit - AWAY at Lee's Summit R6 Aquatic Center
June 25: WAR vs Pleasant Hill - HOME at Nassif Aquatic Center
June 30: WAR vs Blue Springs - HOME at Nassif Aquatic Center
July 07:  WAR vs Belton - HOME at Nassif Aquatic Center
July 14: WAR vs Miami County - AWAY at Gardner Kansas
July 20-21: SMSL Summer League Championships - AWAY at Belton (cost $12 per swimmer)

HOME SWIM MEET TIMES:
Gates Open at 6:30 am and done by noon
Evening Meet on Monday June 25th: 7:00 pm warm ups start; 7:45 Meet Start Time
The meet should be done 10:00-10:30 pm


AWAY SWIM MEET TIMES:
Our Warm Ups will start at 7:15 am and done by noon.
Please DO NOT be late as warm ups are limited and we will do roll call just prior.
Relays will be adjusted based on the roll call attendance.


First Practice: Friday, June 1 @ 8:00 am
Last Practice Day: Thursday, July 19th
 
* Water Temp and Air temp combined must equal or be greater than  140 degrees.
 
* Thunder/Lightning will cancel practices..... JUST RAIN will not cancel unless 140 rule isn't met.

 

 
ALL PIRANHAS ATHLETES REGISTERED AND IN GOOD STANDING WITH THE TEAM WILL RECEIVE A MONTHLY UNLIMITED USE AQUATICS PASS -- GOOD AT WARRENSBURG PARKS AND RECREATION POOLS for the months of June & July!!! This pass allows our swimmers unlimited swimming during scheduled swimming pool hours - How AWESOME is that !!


2018 Summer PiranhasTeam Staff
Michael Meloy & Chad Marnhotz: Co-Head Coaches and Co-Executive Managing Directors
Megan Moore: Team Assistant Coach & Pre-Piranhas Managing Coach/Coordinator
Jennifer Isdell: Red Cross Representative & Safety Coordinator