Hidden Hollow Swim and Dive Teams

Educational, fun & healthy competition. Go Hammerheads!

Educational, fun & healthy competition. Go Hammerheads!

Hammerheads

Hidden Hollow Swim Team is excited to welcome Head Coach Sam Davy! Sam has an extensive background and will bring great enthusiasm and experience!  The Hammerhead Swim Team works to build strength in technique in all 4 strokes.  They will inspire confidence and teamwork all while having fun.

 

Hidden Hollow Hammerheads has a long tradition of providing a competitive environment while keeping that fun summer feeling. Swimmers and Coaches have a blast while learning to SWIM FAST!

Visit the Hidden Hollow Swim Team website to learn more about the team.

Team Requirements: 

  • Must be a member if Hidden Hollow Swim Club.
  • One parent of each swim team member must also be a member of the club.  Ensures swim league eligibility.
  • The child should be able to swim one length of the pool without stopping, freestyle and/or backstroke.
  • Must be between 6 and 18 years of age.

New members are welcome at pre-season practice sessions.  See Practice Schedule.  

Questions?
For administration questions  Click Here
or email HiddenHollowSwimTeam@gmail.com

For coach specific questions contact: HiddenHollowCoach@gmail.com

 

Mary Schlegel Diving Invitational

Mary Schlegel’s 33rd Annual Springboard and Platform Diving Invitational

Each event is $20.00 per diver. Divers may enter and compete in multiple events (springboard and/or platform diving). All participants must sign a disclaimer before competing.

Registration closes July 10th at 1pm.

***Novice and Juniors will now compete on Sunday, July 11th, 2021 with Seniors, Masters, and Synchro divers.

Warm-up begins at 8am & the diving invitational starts at 9am.

Sunday, July 11th

Age                                                         Platform                                                Springboard

10 & under                                             N/A                                                       3 dives

Age 10 and under- Front/ Back Jumps accepted DD 1.0

11 - 14                                                      N/A                                                      4 dives

15-18                                                       N/A                                                      5 dives

19 & over                                                N/A                                                      6 dives

Synchro                                                  N/A                                                     4 dives

Towers (All Ages)                                 3 dives                                                 4 dives

Practice at Hidden Hollow Swim Club will be open for all competing divers on Thursday July 8th and Friday July 9th between 6pm-8pm. A parent or coach MUST be present during practice.

Dive sheets will be checked and prewritten by staff. If there are any problems with your dive sheet you will be notified day of meet at check in. Additionally, If you need to change anything you will be able to do so at check in.

The swim club will be open to the public during this event for spectators. For all spectators who are not current members of Hidden Hollow:

Spectators who are not swimming must pay an admission fee of $3.00.

Spectators who wish to swim must pay the guest fee to use the facilities.

The top three men and women in each age group will receive an award.

Food concessions will be available during the event.

Register for 10 & Under Springboard

Register for 11-14 Springboard

Register for 15-18 Springboard

Register for Masters Springboard

Register for Synchro Pair Diving

Register for Towers (All Ages)

Download The Printable Event Flyer

Meet our Hidden Hollow Coaches

Head Coach Sam Davy 

Hidden Hollow is excited to welcome new Head Coach Sam Davy.  Sam is the assistant coach at Swarthmore College where he has helped the Garnet break 36 school records and capture a conference title.  Prior to arriving at Swat, he worked with the collegiate swim programs at the University of Tennessee and Ohio State. During his time in Knoxville and Columbus he worked with a number of age group and summer league swim teams.  Sam was a swimmer at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point where he was a 16 time All-American.

Assistant Coaches 

Aidan Zipf is a long time Hidden Hollow swimmer and lifeguard! Outside of our pool, Aidan was a 3x PIAA HS State Finalist in breaststroke and National Competitor with Rocky Run YMCA. This past fall, Aidan trained with Boston University’s D1 Terriers. We are thrilled to welcome Aidan to our coaching staff.

We are very happy to welcome Maia McAllister to our Assistant coaching staff! Maia is a student at New York University pursuing a degree in Global Public Health with her eye on a pre-med track! A life-long swimmer, Maia comes to us with a background as an instructor, lifeguard and coach.  She personally holds 6 league records and has competed at the State level.

Ben Wesley is the third Assistant coach for Hidden Hollow. A current student and swimmer at Swarthmore College, Ben swam competitively for the Ridley YMCA Stingrays and Episcopal Academy.

Dive Coach Jim Rightley

Hidden Hollow would like to welcome back Jim Rightley as Head Dive Coach.  With over 60 years of experience as a diver, coach and producer of High Diving Shows, Coach Jim comes to Hidden Hollow eager to coach youth and share his knowledge, skills and enthusiasm for the sport.  Most recently Coach Jim served as Head Dive Coach at Penncrest High School.  He has also served as Diving coach to various swim clubs in Delaware County.  Jim still actively competes in Masters Diving Events at various venues.

Assistant Dive Coaches

Emily Hannemann has been a member of the Knowlton Swim Team for 13 years and the Dive Team for 10. Emily was a member of the Penncrest High School Varsity Diving Team for all four years and served as Captain for two. She also participated in soccer, lacrosse, and track. Emily attends University of Hartford where she studies International Relations. In her free time, Emily enjoys being outside, camping, and hiking. She is looking forward to coaching another season for the Knowlton and Hidden Hollow Diving Teams.

We are thrilled to welcome Kieran Clark back for his second year as assistant Diving Coach! Kieran's extensive background in competitive gymnastics as well as his experience coaching at his gym, KMC Gymnastics not only led to his own successful diving accomplishments but also brought a new beneficial skill set to our dive coaching.

Swim Team Practice Schedule

We will not be using Springton Lake Middle School for pre-season practice.  All practices will be held at Hidden Hollow Swim Club.

  • Pre-Season Practice June 1 - June 18
    • 4:30 pm - 6 pm
      • Tues & Thurs: Red Group - all swimmers 10 & under
      • Mon, Wed & Fri: Blue Group - all swimmers 11 & older
  • Regular Season Practice June 21 - July 23
    • 1 pm - 2 pm: Red Group - all swimmers 10 & under
    • 2 pm - 3:30 pm: Blue Group - all swimmers 11 & older
    • Meet days there will only be one practice for all swimmers 1 pm - 2 pm
      • No practice on June 16 before meet
  • Long Course Practice at Hidden Hollow starting June 22
    • Tuesdays 9:30 am - 10:45 am

For Dive Practice see Dive Team Practice Schedule Tab below.

Dive Team Practice Schedule

  • Pre-Season Practice starts June 1st
    • Mon, Wed, & Fri: 11 years and older
      • 6 pm - 7 pm:
    • Tuesday & Thursday: 10 years and under
      • 6 pm - 7 pm
  • Regular Season Practice starts June 21st
    • 12:30 pm - 2 pm: 11 years and older
    • 2 pm - 3pm: 10 years and under

Registration & Team Suits

Registration 

Hidden Hollow participates in the Suburban Swim League.  Registration for the swim team must be done by following the link below.  Registration can not be done at Linvilla Orchards or at the Swim Club Office.  Swim Team Members MUST be a current club member to be on the team.  

Swim & Dive Team Registration

Team Suits 

To order your team suits please follow the link below.  If you are unsure of your child's size, we will have suits available to try on at practice on   .  Then you may order via the link below.

Team Suit Link 

Team Spiritwear

Our AMAZING Spiritwear Moms did it again!  Check our the COOL Hidden Hollow Gear!  All orders are online.

Hidden Hollow Spiritwear Link 

Swim Meet Schedule

Hidden Hollow Swim & Dive Teams compete in the Suburban Swim League.
Meets are on Wednesday evenings through July. 

Meets are Wednesday Evenings starting at 5 pm.
  • June 16 home against Plymouth
  • June 23 home against Stoney Lane
  • June 30 home against Rose Valley
  • July 7 home against Splash
  • July 14 away at Wallingford

Team Banquet July 17 6 pm - 9 pm

  • July 17 B Champs 7 am - 12 pm
  • July 19 Distance Free Champs at Plymouth White Marsh 5 pm - 9 pm
  • July 21 IM Champs at Hidden Hollow 5 pm - 9 pm
  • July 24 A Champs at Wallingford 7 am

HHSC Diving Team Schedule

Hidden Hollow Swim and Dive Team compete in the Suburban Swim League.
All meets are in the evenings.  Warm up's start at 5:15 pm and meets start at 6 pm.

  • Thursday June 17: home against Pennypacker Country Club
  • Monday June 21: home against St. Alban's
  • Monday June 28: away against Swarthmore
  • Monday July 5: home against Martin's Dam
  • Monday July 12: away against Rose Tree Woods

Championships

  •  Tuesday July 20 at Martins Dam
  • Thursday July 22 at Rose Tree Woods

Swim Meet Swim Club Addresses

Aronimink

  • Pontiac and Dermond Roads Drexel Hill PA 19026

Marple Newtown

  • Sunset Blvd. and Bonsall Broomall PA 19008

Martin's Dam

  • 1045 Croton Road Wayne PA

Pennypacker

  • Pennypacker and Milford Roads, Downingtown PA 19335

Ply-Mar

  • 3032 Butler Pike Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Plymouth Swim Club

  • Gallagher Rd Plymouth Meeting PA 19462

Rose Tree Woods

  • Candlewood Road Broomall PA 19008

Rose Valley

  • Pool Lane off Possum Hollow Road Rose Valley PA

St. Alban's

  • Brookside Road Newtown Square PA

Stony Lane

  • Youngsford & Lafayette Roads Gladwyne PA 19035

Swarthmore

  • Widener Way and Riverview Road Swarthmore PA 19080

Wallingford

  • Meadow Lane Wallingford PA