Knowlton Swim and Dive Team

Educational, fun & healthy competition

Educational, fun & healthy competition

KNOWLTON SWIM TEAM

Knowlton’s Swim Team is a great way to get your child involved for the summer. We are always looking for new families to join our big Knowlton family. Kids will learn swimming in a fun, casual environment. Our season is jam- packed with friends, events, competition, and most importantly, fun! All of our members are very welcoming and our tradition of excellence in the Delco League is one of a kind.

Knowlton’s Swim Team has an excellent reputation for providing educational, fun and healthy competition for children of all ages.  

 Team Requirements:

  • Must Be a Member of Knowlton 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 4 and 18 years of age.

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

Meet our Knowlton Coaches

Swim Team Coaching Staff

Head Coach Kristin Abrams 

Kristin Abrams comes to Linvilla with over 16 years of coaching experience. She has competitively swam at the collegiate level with Lock Haven University, and has experience coaching swimmers of all different skill levels. Her experience includes coaching age group, high school and post graduate level swimmers. She has taught swimming lessons for over 20 years, helping swimmers of all ages progress their swimming ability with each lesson. She believes that building a team dynamic that is both fun and competitive will allow all swimmers to achieve their goals both as a team and individually. She looks forward to working with the swimmers of the Knowlton Swim Club and cannot wait for the adventure, fun and winning to begin. 

Angela Shicatano

Coach Angela recently graduated from West Chester University with her Bachelor's of Science in Education. She is currently a high school Biology and Human Anatomy teacher! In the past, she competitively swam for over 10 years, coached several swim teams, and taught swim lessons to all ages. She has spent time this previous school year coaching the Sun Valley Swim Team. She now continues into the 2nd year as a Knowlton Swim Club Assistant Coach. When Coach Angela is not at KSC, she likes to visit Chester Creek Trail, watch Disney Movies, and go to the beach!

Lauren Adamek

Lauren Adamek comes to Knowlton swim team with plenty of experience and enthusiasm. She was Head Swim Coach at Sun Valley High School for several years and has coached for Wilmington Country Club swim team. Lauren has worked with children of many ages in a multitude of learning and fun environments. She has also served as a soccer coach, a basketball coach, and an assistant volleyball coach. She is a certified teacher, and spends the school year teaching seventh grade life science at Odyssey Charter School in Wilmington. In her spare time, Lauren loves to travel, whether it be to Lancaster or the beach. She also tries to visit a new country every year. This year, she will be visiting Costa Rica!

Madison Dickert

Madison Dickert has been a part of Knowlton Swim Team for about 12 years. She swims for Knowlton and Suburban Sea Hawks and was a part of Penncrest Swim Team. Madison's main event is the 100 breaststroke and the 200 freestyle. Madison has been teaching swim lessons for the past four years. She just graduated from Penncrest High School and will continue her swimming and academic career at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh where Madison will be studying to be an athletic trainer or physical therapist. Madison has also played lacrosse for seven years and volleyball, and she really enjoys running. She works at Jumpers during the winter where she is a party host with kids under the age of 10. Madison cannot wait to embark on this new adventure as assistant swim coach and is very much looking forward to the upcoming year of traditions, spirit, and lots of fun! 

Diving Team Coaching Staff

Head Coach Jim Rightly

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

Emily Hannemann

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. In the fall, Emily will be attending University of Hartford where she will study International Relations. In her free time, Emily enjoys being outside, camping, and hiking. She is looking forward to coaching this season for the Knowlton Diving Team.

Kieran Clark

Kieran Clark is a rising senior at Penncrest High School. Although this is Kieran’s first year diving, he has competed in gymnastics for 10 years and helped out coaching at his gym, KMC Gymnastics. This year, he placed 11th at the State Diving Championships and is excited to begin his first year diving and coaching at Knowlton and Hidden Hollow. 

Registration

Registration  

Knowlton Swim Team participates in the Delco 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.  

Knowlton Swim & Dive Team Registration
Swim Team Member Information Form - Please fill this in after joining the pool and the team.

Team Store

 

Team Suits 

To order your team suits please follow the link here.  Order your suits by June 15.     

Team Spirit Gear

Team Spirit Gear can be ordered until June 3rd. Click on the link to order your gear and support the team!

Practice Schedule

Pre-Season Practice 

All swim team participants MUST sign a release waiver to swim at Springton Lake.  Please download and bring it to the first practice.  

Rose Tree Media School District Release Waiver 

Springton Lake Middle School
1900 N. Providence Road
Media, PA 19063 

Springton Lake Practice 

  • May 28 - June 7 (all practice schedules subject to change)
    • 5:30pm - 6:30pm - Diving Team
      • Monday, Wednesday & Friday ages 11 & older
      • Tuesday & Thursday ages 10 & under  
    • 6:30pm - 7:30pm - Swim Team
      • Monday, Wednesday & Friday ages 11 & older
      • Tuesday & Thursday ages 10 & under

Knowlton Swim Club Practice 

  • Week of June 10 (all practice schedules subject to change)
    • Ages 13 & Over: Monday thru Friday 3:30pm - 5pm
    • Ages 9 to 12: Monday thru Friday 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    • Ages 8 & Under: Monday thru Friday 4:45pm - 5:30pm
  • Weeks of June 17-July 27
    • Ages 12 & Over: Monday thru Friday 9am - 11am 
    • Ages 11 & Under: Monday thru Friday 11am - 12pm 

Dive Team practice TBD 

JV & Varsity Swim Meet Schedule and Sign-ups

Knowlton Swim & Dive Teams compete in the Delco Swim League.   

Varsity Meet Schedule 

Meets for Varsity Swim Team are on Saturday mornings starting at 8:30am.  

  • June 22 - Home -  Broomall's Lake @ Knowlton
  • June 29 - Away - Knowlton @ Ridley Park
  • July 6 - Away - Knowlton @ Briarcliffe
  • July 13 - Away - Knowlton @ Brookhaven
  • July 20 - Home - Hilltop @ Knowlton
JV Meet Schedule 

Meets for the JV Swim Team are on Wednesday nights starting at 6pm 

  • June 26 - Away- Knowlton @ Springfield
  • July 3- Home- Broomall's Lake @ Knowlton
  • July 10 - Away - Knowlton @ Creekside
  • July 17 - Home- Karakung@ Knowlton
  • July 24 - Home - Hilltop @ Knowlton

Team Party will be held TBD  

 

Swim Meet Registration and Volunteers

Meet Registration Instructions -
  • To enter your swimmer in JV and Varsity meets this season, please use the forms linked below for each meet.
  • Through the form you can let us know which of your swimmers will be able to attend a specific meet.
  • You must let us know that your swimmer(s) will be attending each meet otherwise we will assume that they are unavailable and they will not be added to the meet.
  • Make sure to complete a meet registration form for each of the meets that your swimmer plans to attend.
  • For swimmers 13 and older, please do not register them for JV meets.
  • For JV only swimmers (coaches will notify parents of JV only squad) please do not register your JV swimmer for varsity meets.
  • If you have questions about meet registration please do not hesitate to contact our Knowlton Coach - KSCSwimCoach@linvilla.com

Diving Team Meet Schedule

Knowlton Swim & Dive Teams compete in the Delco Swim League.

All meets begin promptly at 6 pm.  

  • June 18: Away meet vs Karakung*
  • June 25: Away meet vs Tinicum
  • July 2:  Home meet vs RidleyTownship
  • July 9:  Home meet vs Primos Secane
  • July 16:  Home meet vs Ridley Park

* denotes 1 meter competition only

Other Meets

  • Hidden Hollow Invitational- June 30th 8 am warm-up, 9 am start
  • Paul Christiansen, Ridley Township Sunday, July14
  • Elite Meet, Monday July 29

Championships

  • Friday, July 19  Novice @ Knowlton 
  • Monday, July 22 Jr. Girls @ Ridley Park 
  • Tuesday, July 23 Jr. Boys @ Prospect Park
  • Thursday, July 25 Seniors @ Ridley Township (6 pm start) 

Other Meets

  • Diving Invitational at Hidden Hollow June 30th
  • Paul Christiansen Invitational at Ridley Township July 
  • Elite Meet July 30 - location TBD

Swim Meet Swim Club Addresses

Aldan Swim Club

  • 308 North Elm Avenue  Aldan, PA 19018    11.6 miles    24 minutes

Aquatic Swim Club (Intra County Swim League

  • 925 Amosland Road Morton, PA 19070    6.9 miles       15 minutes

Aronimink Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Atlantic Coast Swim Team (Suburban Swim League)

  • 1130 McDermott Drive West Chester, PA 19380    15.2 miles      25 minutes

Briarcliffe Swim Club

  • North Bartram and West Oak Avenues Glenolden, PA 19036
    8.8 miles, 23 minutes

Brookhaven Swim Club

  • Chester Creek Road Brookhaven, PA 19015       1.8 miles       5 minutes

Broomall's Lake Country Club

  • 501 West Third Street Media, PA 19063      3.4 miles      8 minutes

Clifton Heights Swim Club

  • 600 East Broadway Avenue Clifton Heights, PA 19018

Conestoga Swim Club

  • 501 Sproul Road Villanova, PA 19085

Creekside Swim Club

  • Moore Road Wallingford, PA 19086

Drexel Swim Club (Intra- County Swim League)

  • 510 Parkway Drive Broomall, PA 19008

Folcroft Swim Club (Intra- County Swim League)

  • Ashland and Warwick Avenues Folcroft, PA 19032

Glenolden Swim Club 

  • 10 East South Avenue Glenolden, PA 19036        8.3 miles      18 minutes

Hidden Hollow Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • Linville and Spring Valley Roads Media, PA 19063        0.8 miles    3 minutes

Hiltop Swim Club

  • 90 Hilltop Road Havertown, PA 19083

Karakung Swim Club

  • 1800 Karakung Drive Havertown, PA 19083      13.3 miles       23 minutes

Lansdowne Swim Club

  • Driveway on the northeast corner of the intersection of Burmont Road and Baltimore Pike
    Lansdowne, PA 19050         8.8 miles          19 minutes

Lawrence Park Swim Club

  • 293 Langford Road Broomall, PA 19008

Marple Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • 102 Bonsall Avenue Broomall, PA 19008

Martins Dam Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • 1045 Croton Road Wayne, PA 19087

Nassau Swim Club (Intra- County League)

  • 25 South Swarthmore Avenue Ridley Park, PA 19078       6.4 miles       14 minutes

Pennypacker Country Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • 120 Pennypacker Road Downingtown, PA 19335

Ply- Mar Swim Club

  • 3032 Butler Pike Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Plymouth Meeting Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • 1724 Gallagher Road Plymouth Meeting, PA 19426

Primos Secane Club (Intra- County League)

  • 896 Bunting Lane Clifton Heights, PA 19018

Prospect Park (Intra- County League)

  • 13th & Washington Avenues Prospect Park, PA 19076     7.6 mile     18 minutes

Riddlewood Swim Club

  • 56 War Trophy Lane Media, PA 19063

Ridley Park Swim Club

  • 610 Hancock Street Ridley Park, PA 19078     5.9 miles       14 minutes

Ridley Township Swim Club

  • 2001 South Academy Avenue Folsom, PA 19033      6.9 miles       16 minutes

Rose Tree Woods Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • 423 Candlewood Road Broomall, PA 19008

Rose Valley Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • 1 Pool Lane Rose Valley, PA 19065

Springfield Swim Club

  • 343 North Rolling Road Springfield, PA 19064

Springton Lake Middle School

  • 1900 North Providence Road Media, PA 19063      6 miles     9 minutes

St. Albans Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • 160 Brookside Road Newtown Square, PA 19073

Stony Lane Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • 1805 Youngs Ford Road Merion Station, PA 19035

Swarthmore Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • 201 Riverview Road Swarthmore, PA 19081

Tinicum Swim Club (Intra- County League)

  • 120 Chippewa Street Essington, PA 19029

Wallingford Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)

  • Meadon & Providence Roads Wallingford, PA 19086

 

 

 

 

Pool / Team Records

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Team Records 

Swim Championships 2018

Here's a Quick Fly-Over of the Swim Championships today at Knowlton Swim Club!7-28-18Congratulations Lansdowne Swim Club!www.take1creations.com

Posted by Tony Jochum on Saturday, July 28, 2018