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Dec 12, 2014 - Great job at the NHCP Mini Meet
Great Job to all those that swam last Friday at the NHCP Mini Meet! There were numerous BEST TIMES, BB, B and C times. Best Times: Cooper, Emily- 50 Fly Cooper, Samantha- 50 Free, 50 Back Gottwaldt, C...
Dec 11, 2014 - Calendar Updated
Hello Wolves, I have updated the calendar. There is not practice tomorrow night at Columbia Heigts, I also updated the practice times for Saturday, Dec 27th. Calendar Link: http://www.greatwolfswim.o...
Dec 9, 2014 - PRACTICE CANCELED TONIGHT AT COL HEIGHTS
Hello Wolves, Practice tonight (12/9/2014) is canceled at Columbia Heights. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you, Liz Starke
Dec 4, 2014 - Calendar Update
Hello Wolves, We have updated the times for this Saturday's practice. https://www.teamunify.com/mngwst/UserFiles/File/Dec%20Cal(4).pdf Thank you, Liz Starke
Nov 26, 2014 - Use Goodsearch for Holiday Shopping!
Hello Wolves, Hope everyone is having a great Thanksgiving weekend! If you are planning on doing some online shopping in the future try using Goodsearch! It?s really easy and a portion of each purchas...
Nov 26, 2014 - Dec. Calendar Update!
Hello Wolves, We have updated the December calendar! Please use the new calendar moving forward! Thank you, Liz Starke
Nov 25, 2014 - December calendar is now up!
Hello Wolves, The December calendar is now available: http://www.greatwolfswim.org/SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=mngwst&_stabid_=49992 Thank you, Liz Starke
Nov 24, 2014 - Great job at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix
Great Job at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix. We had 4 new Team records and GREAT best times. Team Records: Senior Women?s 1650 Free: Heidi George- 16:50.58- 12 th Place overall Senior Men?s 1650 Free: Ja...
Nov 24, 2014 - Great job as the HASA Fall Flip Turn
Great Job to all those that swam this past weekend at the HASA Fall Flip Turn! There were numerous BEST TIMES, Team Records, A, BB, B and C times. Team Records: 9-10 200 Back: Tyler Schultze- 2:47.36 ...
Nov 24, 2014 - Great job at the Western Great Lakes Open!
Great job at the Western Great Lakes Open this past weekend. We had numerous Team Records, Junior National Times, Zone Times, CH times, A Times, BB Times Team Records: 13-14 50 Back: Andrew Ullman- 28...
Nov 19, 2014 - Chapman nominated for Aspire athlete of the week!
Hello Wolves, One of our swimmers Tara Chapman has been nominated for Aspire athlete of the week! Aspire Beverage company recognizes and rewards top performing high school student-athletes in Minneso...
Nov 18, 2014 - Melody commits to UNO!
Congratulations to Erin Melody for committing to the University of Nebraska Omaha. "I chose Omaha mostly because of the coach, Todd Samland. I believe that he has created a wonderful environment for h...
Nov 17, 2014 - Great job at 2014 MTKA Invite!
Great job to all the swimmers in the 2014 MN Minnetonka November Invite! There were numerous best times, C Times, B Times, BB Times and A Times. Congratulations to the swimmers that achieved new team ...
Nov 12, 2014 - Great Job at the Prowling Wolves Mini Meet
Great job to all the swimmers in the Prowling Wolves Mini Meet. We had a great meet with a lot of GREAT racing! There were numerous best times, C Times, B Times, BB Times and A Times. Each meet the WO...
Nov 12, 2014 - Boldt Commits to UND
Congratulations Reghan Boldt for committing to the University of North Dakota. "UND has everything academically I am looking for as well as a great coaching. The team really fit together well and I a...
Nov 11, 2014 - Wielinski Commits to UND
Congratulations to Jacob Wielinski verbally committing to the University of North Dakota. ?I chose UND because the program is moving in the right direction and I can see them helping me excel in the f...
Nov 7, 2014 - SCY Top Ten times list now updated
Hello Wolves, The top 10 times list is now updated. Please visit the Achievements> Top Ten SCY & LCM> Girls and Boys top ten SCY times. Updated Nov. 7th, 2014 to view the list. Thank you, Liz Starke...
Nov 3, 2014 - GREAT JOB AT THE EDINA IMX MEET
Great Job to all the swimmers that swam at this weekends Edina IMX Meet! We had a fantastic meet this past weekend with numerous best times, C Times, B Times, BB Times! We are very proud of all your h...
Oct 31, 2014 - Calendar Updated
Hello Wolves, Please see the new updated calendar. Thank you! Liz Starke
Oct 28, 2014 - Nov calendar now up!
Hello Wolves, The Nov calendar is now available. Thank you, Liz Starke
Oct 27, 2014 - Great Job at the Pumpkin Palooza!
Great Job to all the swimmers that swam at this weekends Pumpkin Palooza! We had a fantastic meet this past weekend with numerous best times, C Times, B Times, BB Times! We are very proud of all your ...
Oct 15, 2014 - Centennial Practice Canceled on Friday
Hello Wolf families, Practice is canceled on Friday at Centennial. Chip will be attending the Mini Makos Mini Meet. Thank you, Liz Starke
Oct 7, 2014 - Sweatshirt order now available
Hello Wolves, Below is a link that is now available for WOLF sweatshirts. The link will be open until October 19th. https://lettermensp.tuosystems.com/stores/greatwolf Please let me know if you ...
Oct 6, 2014 - Calendar Updated!
Hello All, The October calendar has been updated. Thank you, Liz Starke
Oct 3, 2014 - Name Caps Now Available Until Oct 19h
Hello all, Name caps are now available until October 19th. If you order a name cap you will recieve them roughly 3 weeks from October 19th. Below is the link to order: http://www.elsmoreswim.com/index...
Sep 19, 2014 - Announcements for Sept 18th
Hello Wolves, I hope everyone had a great week! The following are a few things to keep in mind for the weekend/ upcoming couple of weeks. Registration for the Sea Devil meet (Oct 25-26) ends Sept 24th...
Sep 19, 2014 - October Cal Posted & Sept Cal updated!
Hello Wolves, We have made updates to the calendar for Sept 30th. Please make sure to look at the calendar! I have also added the October calendar. Thank you, Liz Starke
Sep 8, 2014 - Announcements for Sept 8th
Hello Great Wolf Swim Team, Hope everyone is having fun first week of swimming. There are a few things that you should keep in mind for the week ahead: Please make sure you are registered. If you ...
Sep 5, 2014 - NSAC Hosts Fitter Faster Tour
Hello Great Wolf, It has come to my attention that the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour is coming to Shoreview, MN on Oct. 4th and 5th for two age and level specific clinics led by two Olympians : K...
Sep 5, 2014 - Calendar Update
Please make sure to take a look at the calendar for updates. Thank you!
Sep 4, 2014 - 2013-14 Scholastic All-American Team Announced!
The Great Wolf Swim Team is proud to announce that National Team athletes Reghan Boldt, Tara Chapman, and Jacob Wielinski have been named to the USA Swimming 2013-2014 Scholastic All -America Team. ...
Aug 19, 2014 - September Schedule is now posted
Hello Great Wolf families, The new Septemeber calendar is now posted. Thank you, Liz Starke
Jul 23, 2014 - USA Swimming All- American
USA Swimming Scholastic All-America USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool. The Scholastic All-America Team is made up of high school student-athletes who ...
Jul 15, 2014 - July Practice Schedule update
The calendar has been updated till the end of the season which ends July 31st. Please note several changes: 1) Wednesday evening practices for Alpha and Hunters now start at 6pm instead of 7pm 2) Pups...
Jul 10, 2014 - Help still needed at C Finals this weekend
Dear Great Wolf Family, We are still in need of volunteers to help run the C Final meet this weekend. We especially need timers. This is only a one session meet each day so the time committment is min...
Jul 8, 2014 - Message from Coach Carl to Great Wolf
Hey Great Wolf, This has been a hard and scary two weeks. After I came to the hospital I went to the Emergency Room and then spent 10 days on a ventilator (breathing machine). Since then I have been w...
Jul 6, 2014 - Workers needed for "C" Finals
Dear Wolf Swimmers and Families, This coming weekend The Great Wolf Swim Team will be hosting the "C" Finals at the Fred Moore Pool in Anoka. This year the meet has been condensed to a morning session...
Jul 2, 2014 - No Columbia Heights Thursday July 3rd
We have been informed that Columbia Heights is closing their building on Thursday July 3rd so there will not be any practices at the Columbia Heights Pool. Please consult the updated calendar for ot...
Jul 2, 2014 - Coach Carl is awake!!!!!
Dear Great Wolf Family, Our prayers are being answered!! I just spoke with Coach Carl on the phone, he is a little confused from his medications still but he is awake and talking. The first thing h...
Jun 30, 2014 - Spring Lake Park is closed for repair
Dear Wolf Families and Swimmers, The Spring Lake Park Pool has been closed for repairs for the remainder of the summer season. Both Varsity and National afternoon practices have been moved to Fred M...
Jun 23, 2014 - Carl Update
Hello Great Wolf Swim Family, Thank you for all the thoughts and prayers for Carl. Dave and I went to the hospital today to meet to see Carl and his family. He is still in a very similar state as our ...
Jun 22, 2014 - Coach Carl in Hospital
Dear Great Wolf Swim Family, Late friday afternoon Coach Carl suffered a silent heart attack. Fortunately he sought medical help and he is now sedated and resting in the hospital. Our thoughts and pra...
Jun 10, 2014 - June Version 3
Hello All, Shortly after version 2 was posted many things were brought to mine and Daves attention. We have edited the calendar once more. Thank you for your patience! Liz Starke
Jun 10, 2014 - June Version 2 Posted
Hello Great Wolf families, A 2nd version of the Great Wolf calendar has been posted. Thank you, Liz Starke
Jun 10, 2014 - Nice Job at Wolfin' Around!!
Great Job at the 2014 Wolfin? Around! We had a wonderful meet with numerous best times, C Times, B Times, BB Times, A Times, CH Times, Zone Time and a team record! We are very proud of all your hard w...
Jun 4, 2014 - GREAT JOB IN CANADA!!
Jun 2, 2014 - June Calendar
Hello All, The June Calendar is now available. We apologize for the delay, we were waiting to hear back from a few pools as the pool availability decreases as soon lets out. Thank you, Liz Starke ...
May 30, 2014 - Swim-a-thon tonight!
Hello All, Just a reminder that the swim-a-thon is tonight at FRED MOORE! Can't wait to see you there! Thank you, Liz Starke
May 30, 2014 - Parent Social Tonight!!
Hello Great Wolf Parents, We are having a parent social at Billy's ( 214 Jackson St, Anoka, MN 55303) after the swim-a-thon tonight (8:00) Please let me know if you have any questions! Thank you, ...
May 19, 2014 - Great Job at FOXJET!!
May 8, 2014 - Great Job at the NSAC Spring Splash!
May 7, 2014 - New Great Wolf Masters!!
Hello Great Wolf Families! I have exciting news! We are starting a Masters team! We will be affiliated with US Masters Swimming. US Masters Swimming is a membership-operated, non-profit organization d...
Apr 30, 2014 - Happy Birthday Great Wolf!
We are officially 10 years old! Congratulations on 10 years of fantastic swimming, lots of laughs, and hard work!
Apr 30, 2014 - May Calendar is UP!
The new calendar is now available online. Please note the following changes: No Practice Columbia Heights Thursday, May 1 No Practice Centennial Friday May 2 No Columbia Heights Friday May 16th No Jac...
Apr 22, 2014 - Winnipeg Information is UP!
All swimmers and families are now able to sign up for our Winnipeg, Canada meet! All information is available online ( https://www.teamunify.com/EventShow.jsp?returnPage=%2FEventsCurrent.jsp%3Fteam%3D...
Apr 9, 2014 - Great Job at the Wolf of Win Street!
Apr 9, 2014 - Junior's team places 11th at junior nationals!
Mar 21, 2014 - Fantastic Age Group State!
Mar 19, 2014 - A/B Finals-State Meet Video
Check Out the new Great Wolf Swim Team Video from the 2014 A/B Finals and State Meet http://youtu.be/Hvt2WlQ4p2c
Mar 17, 2014 - Calendar Updates
Please note the following changes for this upcoming week: Due to spring breaks we will not have access to Centennial or Columbia Heights for this week. We also have no access to Jackson on Tuesdays an...
Mar 12, 2014 - Great Job at Sr. State!
Great Job at Senior State! We had many great swims this past weekend at our end of season Senior State Meet! We had many swimmers achieve best times as well as junior national times! We are proud of a...
Mar 7, 2014 - Never wear your stress on your sleeve
Read this article in the New York Times today. A great piece on what does swimming do for you after leaving the sport. Coach John MARCH 6, 2014 Photo Lisa Falzone, the C.E.O. of Revel Systems, a maker...
Mar 3, 2014 - Incredible Job at MRC's!
Feb 28, 2014 - The Wolves, searching for Gold
Wolves are on the prowl for victories galore!
Feb 26, 2014 - Banquet- Save the Date!
Hello all Great Wolf families, We are going to be having our annual Great Wolf banquet Thursday, April 17th at Harvest Grill in Coon Rapids at 5:30 with dinner beginning at 6:00. The cost is $15 per p...
Feb 24, 2014 - See How Wolves Change Rivers
Take a look at how wolves can change things. http://youtu.be/ysa5OBhXz-Q
Feb 24, 2014 - Talk Of New Winter Olympic Event
Snow swimming is being considered at the 2018 Olympic Games . Still working out the issues of frostbite and the cold and flu season. Check out the hopeful competitor in Duluth. http://youtu.be/MduIJ-C...
Feb 23, 2014 - Nice Job at C- Finals
Feb 20, 2014 - No Practice TONIGHT
Hello Great Wolf families, No Practice tonight. Thank you, Liz Starke
Feb 18, 2014 - Great Job at the Rochester A+
GREAT JOB IN ROCHESTER!! Congratulations to all the swimmers that swam at the Rochester A+ meet this past weekend! We have a few new team records as well as many best times. Team Records: 15-16 100 Br...
Feb 12, 2014 - Great Job in Duluth!
Feb 7, 2014 - Please note practice changes!
Hello Great Wolf Swimmers, Please note the following changes for Columbia Heights due to the high school swim team: February 11th, No pracitce February 19th, No practice February 21st, No practice ...
Jan 26, 2014 - Jan 27th Practice Update
Due to the extreme cold weather the Jackson, Columbia Heights and Centennial pools are closed for Monday January 27th. As of 11pm on Sunday we still have the use of the Spring Lake Park Pool but that ...
Jan 13, 2014 - Great Wolf Attack Mini Meet
Congratulations to all swimmers that swam Friday, January 10th! It was fun to see so many fast races and smiling faces. The coaches are really proud of all of the athletes! Great job to all the athlet...
Jan 10, 2014 - Olympic Champion, Mary T Meagher, talks with Coach John
Nov 27, 2013 - Mini Meet Results
Congradulations to all swimmers that swam Monday, November 25th! It was fun to see so many fast races and smiling faces. The coaches are really proud of all of the athletes! Great job to all the athle...
Nov 25, 2013 - No Jackson on Wednesday Nov 27th
The Jackson Pool is being super chlorinated over the Thanksgiving weekend beginning Wednesday Nov 27th so all practices will now be at Spring Lake Park. A heads up it will be crowded.
Nov 19, 2013 - Practice Change for wed. Nov 27th
The Centennial Pool is closed on Wed Nov 27th so there will not be practice on that day.
Nov 7, 2013 - Last day to order name caps!!
Great wolf families, Today is the last day to order you GW name caps. The order is open until midnight tonight. Please let me know if you have any questions! Thank you, Liz Starke
Oct 31, 2013 - New You Tube Video of Great Wolf Halloween Parade
Go to this link to see the Great Wolf You Tube Video of Halloween Parade. http://youtu.be/szLqI4lyz4M
Oct 30, 2013 - Announcements!
Hello Great Wolf families, We were excited to see such a great turn out for the parades the past 2 weekends. I hope all the children had a good time, as this is usually one of the highlights for the...
Oct 14, 2013 - Parade fun and other announcements!
Great Wolf families, Meets- I want to start off by congradulating all of our swimmers at the mini meet this past week! We had a ton of fun and a lot of fast swimming. I hope our Pups and Trackers ...
Oct 1, 2013 - WOLF WEAR!
Great Wolf Families, I am pleased to announce a new option for Wolf Wear. Wolf Wear will be avalibule at the parents meetings (at 6:00 at Spring Lake Park High School on Wed October 2nd, and at 6:3...
Sep 29, 2013 - Important Announcements
Hello Great Wolf families, Here are a few announcements for the upcoming week: 1) Centennial pool will be closed Friday October 4 th as it is Centennial homecoming and no parking will be a...
Sep 25, 2013 - Announcements!
Great Wolf Swim Team families, There are many exciting things that will be happening with Great Wolf in the next couple of weeks! Volunteering: As everyone should know WOLF is hosting our Wolf in...
Sep 17, 2013 - Welcome to the new season!
Welcome to all swimmers and families, The coaching staff has been eagerly anticipating and preparing for the new season. We are looking forward to continuing the fast swimming that we ended the s...
Sep 11, 2013 - Mini Meet results July 31,2013
Sep 11, 2013 - Smart kids can't do butterfly!
By Coach John Thomas Writers should be put in jail. A headline of an article in a recent New York Times newspaper caught my eye, making it hard to pass up reading it. The article discussed how wri...
Sep 4, 2013 - Tentative Meet Schedule Online
Dear Swimmers and Parents, A tentative meet schedule is now online for you to view. Please note that there may be changes and additions as the season goes on. We will let you know if there are any cha...
Jun 8, 2013 - Personal Racing Clinic with Coach Carl
May 13, 2013 - Mini Meet Results May 10, 2013
Apr 22, 2013 - RainbowYo-frozen yogurt Wolf Week
Dear Swimmers and Families, James and Tari Wang have opened up a Frozen Yogurt shop in Blaine. To help support the team they would like to offer all Wolf families a 25% discount during "Wolf Week" f...
Apr 19, 2013 - Practice changes for 4/19/2013
Due to school closings in the Anoka-Hennipean School District there will be no practices held at Jackson pool tonight 4/19/2013. Practices for the pups, trackers, and hunters will be moved to Spring L...
Apr 18, 2013 - Minnesota State Age Group Meet
Apr 17, 2013 - Points and Time Drops at Edina A/B Finals
Apr 17, 2013 - Why Swimmers are Smarter
Being in swimming already, we are aware of some of the benefits. This article is one of my favorites, because it adds one more great part, being smarter. So every stroke adds even more to who you ar...
Apr 15, 2013 - Mini Meet on April 12th, A great success
Apr 15, 2013 - State Championship Patches
Minnesota Swimming State Championship Patches At each Championship State Meet Minnesota Swimming has been passing out patches for all the winners of each event. When I saw Melinda Zhang holding her ...
Apr 14, 2013 - Swim Cap Oorders Due April 26th
Swim Cap Order Form Orders due Friday April 26th Name of Swimmer:_______________________ Pool Location:___________________ Latex: Without name $5.00 each Quantity _______ ...
Mar 5, 2013 - Practice changes/cancelations for 3/5/13
Due to the weather practices have been canceled at Centennial, Columbia Heights, and Jackson pools. For Varsity and National swimmers practice will be at Spring Lake Park from 5-6:30pm For Alpha leade...
Nov 18, 2012 - Swim Cap Orders due November 30th
Oct 15, 2012 - Hotel Rooms WGLO Invite
A blocks of hotel rooms has been reserved for the Milwaukee WGLO meet at the Residence Inn, 7275 N Port Washington Road in Glendale, Wisconsin. There are 10 rooms available with a king size bed ...
Sep 30, 2012 - Information Added to the Website
Wolf Wear information and order forms have been added to the website! Navigate to the "Wolf Wear" tab to view them. Also, check out the College Bound swimmers under the "Swimmers' Corner" tab.
Sep 30, 2012 - Website Unavailable on October 7th
The website will be unavailable all day on Sunday October 7th. Don't forget to register for the Octber 20-21st NHCP ABC open meet by midnight on October 6th.
Aug 22, 2012 - Tryouts and Parent Information Meetings
We will be holding team tryouts accompanied by a new parent information meeting at the following pools. To make the team swimmers will need to swim one length of the pool freestyle nonstop and one l...
Aug 14, 2012 - Fall Practice Begins
New season begins Tuesday, September 4th. Registration information and practice schedules will be posted soon.
Jul 2, 2012 - July 4th
There will be no practice at any pool (both North Metro and Delano areas) this Wednesday July 4th, both AM and PM practices are canceled.
Jun 29, 2012 - No Practice Friday June 29th
There will be no practice on Friday June 29th fro the North Metro area for any group.
Jun 26, 2012 - Three Great Wolf Swimmers Competing at the USA Olympic Trials
Congratulations to Peter Stacy, Alie Schirmers and Maggie Meyer who are competing at the USA Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha Nebraska. Peter will swim the 100 Back and 200 free, Alie will compete i...
Jun 23, 2012 - Bunker Beach Play Day Tuesday June 26th
It looks like next Tuesday the 26th of June is going to be a FABULOUS day!! So lets go to Bunker Beach and play! Here is the deal, there will be a practice from 8:30 to 10:30 for anybody interested....
Jun 20, 2012 - Personal Racing Clinics Available
Coach Carl Schulze is offering Personal Racing Clinics for swimmers in all groups Fine Tune a Stroke and push it to the next level. Fix that stroke that is not quiet right. Get those turns really f...
Nov 21, 2011 - Thanksgiving Week practices
Dear Swimmers, There have been a few changes to this week's schedule (it will not show on the callender): -There will be no practice this Wednesday 11/23 at Centennial -We have added 2 practices f...
Nov 16, 2011 - Special Olympics News-Jake Sawyer
Sep 29, 2011 - Anoka Halloween Parade
Great Wolf Swim Team will be marching in the Anoka Halloween Light Up The Night parade on October 22nd. Mark your calenders. The event information is now posted on the event's tab under team functions...
Sep 21, 2011 - Welcome!
Welcome to the Great Wolf's new and improved website! We are working hard to build a website that fits everyone's needs. Check back daily for updates. We hope you enjoy the website!