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Aquatics Director:  Cody Huckabay

Swim Coach:          Blake Kahla

Dive Coach:            Jerry Smith

UPDATED: August 25, 2014

Welcome to the Lake Ridge Eagles Swim Team Page where Eagles FLY. If you have any questions regarding the                                       swim team, please contact Coach Blake Kahla at or 817-276.5241. 



When: Thursday August 28th

Time: 6:30 PM

Where: Lake Ridge HS Cafeteria

Practice times

We will start practicing Tuesday September 2nd.

AM Practice - must be ready to splash at 5:45 AM

PM Practice - must be ready to splash at 2:30 PM


All athletes must have a physical and completed MISD participation packet at the beginning of every year.

You can download the participation packet on the MISD athletic main page.

Please make sure you have everything filled out.

Physicals and packets need to be turned into Coach Kahla by the first week of school. 



When: Tuesday August 26th from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM / 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (1st week of school) 

Where: MISD Natatorium - 1001 N. Holland Dr. Mansfield, TX 76028

Only new swimmers or swimmers wishing to tryout for the varisty swim time need to tryout out.                                  

Swimmers only need to attend one tryout time.

If you cannot make either of these tryout times, please contact Coach Kahla for a make-up time. 

The following test sets will be used for placement. The coach has the final discretion of team placement. 

Varsity (5:45 AM - 7:30 AM)

10 X 100 Free @ 1:30

10 X 100 IM @ 1:40


Junor Varsity (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)

10 X 50 Free @ 1:00

10 X 100 IM @ 2:00


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Practice Times

VARSITY (1st Block)

5:45 am - 7:30 am (bus will depart Natatorium at 7:45 am)

JV (9th Block)

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm (athletes must be picked up by 4:45 pm)


Swimming Schedule (2014-2015)

***Subject to change

September 30th - Arlington Bowie @ MISD Natatorium 6:30 PM

October 11th - Texas HS @ MISD Natatorium

October 18th - Arlington Arlington Invite @ MISD Natatorium

October 18th - Dragon Hunt Invite @ Southlake 

October 21st - Burleson HS @ MISD Natatorium 6:30 PM

Oct. 31st - Nov. 1st - San Angelo Invite 

November 4th - Arlington HS @ MISD Natatorium  6:30 PM

November 11th - Cleburne @MISD Natatorium 6:30 PM

November 15th - MISD TISCA Non-Q @ MISD Natatorium

November 21st - 22nd - North Texas TISCA @ LOOS Natatorium

December 12th - 13th - MISD Invite

January 10th -OD Wyatt Invite @ Fort Worth Wilkerson-Greines

January 24th - District Championships @ MISD Natatorium

February 6th - Region Prelims @MISD Natatorium

February 7th - Region Finals @ MISD Natatorium

February 20th - State Prellims @ UT Austin

February 21st- State Finals @ UT Austin


 Eagle News


Swimming Equipment Required

(these items greatly aid in the conditioning of the swimmers. Please make sure they have all the listed equipment at every practice)

Mesh Bag

Swim Fins


Pull Buoys


Swim Snorkel

Running shoes

Athletic shirts and shorts (to workout in)

All the equipment and the correct styles are available at D &J at the Natatorium.  You may order from anywhere, but please get the correct style.  If you have any questions, please contact me.


We need the help of our fantastic parents of our Eagle Swimmers. 

Here is a list of items, they can drop off donations at the natatorium anytime !!!

Any extra items will be used at later meets and will be less that we wIll need in the future. 

Bottled Water

Diet Coke


Mt. Dew

Dr. Pepper

Diet Dr. Pepper

Individual snack packs of trail mix, chips, chexmix etc.



Important Links 
Information on the SAT can be found here.
Information on the ACT can be found here.
The UIL website can be found here.
The TISCA website can be found here

Basic Information:

  • Varsity athletes must have transportation to practice. They may drive to practice, but no other student may ride with them from practice to school (district policy). A bus will transport non-drivers to school for second block.
  • JV/9th Swimmers will take a bus to the Natatorium after 8th block. Students may drive from campus to the Natatorium, but may not transport other students during school hours. All swimmers must be picked up from the Natatorium by 4:00pm. There is no school transportation from the Natatorium to your house.
  • Most sports work together. Don't assume that you can't swim because you want to do another sport.
  • Divers practice during the 9th block. For information on the Mansfield Diving team contact Coach Jerry Smith.  

Information on Student Attendance at Athletic Events - PLEASE READ

All Athletes must have Physical paper work turned in before they can practice.

Participation packets will be turned into Coach Kahla before each swimmer begins practice. 



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