YOTA Swim Team News

yota raised over $12,000 for the 2014 triangle water festival, part of the national swim across america campaign This past Saturday YOTA concluded the 2014 Swim Across America campaign! YOTA officially raised $12,288! YOTA and Swim Across America would like to thank everyone who swam, donated or... read more
Coach tom will head to canada from december 3rd-8th for the 2014 can-am championships!YOTA Coach Tom Hazelett has been named to the 2014 USA Swimming Paralympic National Team coaching staff!Coach Tom qualifies for the position on the staff after training several swimmers to compete in various... read more
YOTA is happy to announce a new service for our Student-Athletes!Coach Sonny Menzo, is a senior at NC State University, majoring in chemical engineering and chemistry with a minor in bio-manufacturing. He is available to tutor YOTA Swimmers of any age in any class. Tutoring can take place one-on-... read more
19TH PLACE FINISH MARKS HIGHEST FOR ALL USA SWIMMING CLUBS IN RALEIGH-DURHAM AREA.The USA Swimming Virtual Club Championship automatically ranks all USA Swimming clubs based on swimmer performance. Each swim is given a score total based on how fast the swim is for that swimmer's age group. The... read more

Mission

The YOTA Swim Team will create a culture of excellence where achievement is inevitable by focusing our efforts toward:

  1. Team success at designated YOTA focus meets.
  2. Establishing a program where athletes are taught to become confident and aggressive competitors with superior stroke mechanics, training and racing habits, and overall athletic fitness.
  3. Creating a fun, team-oriented environment while maintaining the integrity of the YMCA’s core values and beliefs.

Vision

The YOTA Swim Team is dedicated and committed to consistently leading the Triangle, North Carolina, and USA Swimming in developing athletes and individuals who achieve success at the highest reaches of their potential, both in and out of the pool.