Practice Change for Wednesday 6/9 thru Friday 6/11: Practice will be held at Knowlton from 4 - 5:30 pm. We ask that team members remain at the 25 meter pool as we work to get the other pools ready to use again. Dive team will practice at Knowlton at their regular times.
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.
- 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.
For coach specific questions contact: HiddenHollowCoach@gmail.com
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.
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
- 4:30 pm - 6 pm
- 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
- Mon, Wed, & Fri: 11 years and older
- 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
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.
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.
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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
- Tuesday July 20 at Martins Dam
- Thursday July 22 at Rose Tree Woods
Mary Schlegel Diving Invitational
Diving invitational will be at Hidden Hollow on July 10 & 11
Registration coming soon
Swim Meet Swim Club Addresses
- Pontiac and Dermond Roads Drexel Hill PA 19026
- Sunset Blvd. and Bonsall Broomall PA 19008
- 1045 Croton Road Wayne PA
- Pennypacker and Milford Roads, Downingtown PA 19335
- 3032 Butler Pike Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Plymouth Swim Club
- Gallagher Rd Plymouth Meeting PA 19462
Rose Tree Woods
- Candlewood Road Broomall PA 19008
- Pool Lane off Possum Hollow Road Rose Valley PA
- Brookside Road Newtown Square PA
- Youngsford & Lafayette Roads Gladwyne PA 19035
- Widener Way and Riverview Road Swarthmore PA 19080
- Meadow Lane Wallingford PA