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The CCAA is dedicated to encouraging participation by as many children as possible in competitive swimming.

There are six teams in the Charleston area that offer opportunities for CCAA swimmers to develop their swimming ability during the rest of the year. Links to their team web sites are found below:
I'On Hurricanes

North Charleston Water Moccasins

South Carolina Swim Club (SCSC)

Southern Marlins Racing Team (SMRT)

Summerville Tidalwaves

Swim Charleston


Team Reps Info
Team Information
Schedule / Results
City Meet

Team Standings

1.Snee Farm3163.0
2.Daniel Island2764.0
4.Coosaw Creek2292.5
9.James Island1733.5
10.Dunes West1587.0
14.Legend Oaks1005.5
16.Pine Forest872.5
17.Summerville Y639.0
18.Fort Johnson236.0

Swimmers, parents, and coaches are invited to check out swimccaa.com throughout the season to keep up with league news, meet results, and other information.

For questions, corrections, and suggestions about this web site, contact ccaaweb@comcast.net

CCAA Survey Results

From June 26 to July 9, 2017, the CCAA Board administered a survey to help to guide decision-making about the league's future direction. A link to the survey was sent to CCAA team representatives, who were asked to forward the link to the parents on their teams. The survey was not available through the CCAA website or social media platforms. This was a conscious decision made to restrict participation in the survey to the most active participants in the CCAA. The survey results were presented to team representatives at the August 3, 2017, general meeting of the CCAA. After Board members and team reps have a chance to digest the results over the winter, we will begin discussions about how to use the results to make the CCAA an even better league.

We appreciate the responses from nearly 600 parents, coaches, and Board members. A summary of the results is available here.

50 Faces of City Meet

Carson Carroll, a coach and former swimmer with the Sha-Mel-Lon Stingrays, is proud to share a photo project with the CCAA. Carson writes, "This year was the 50th anniversary of the CCAA City Meet, which is a pretty big deal! Every summer since I moved to Charleston I have been a part of summer swim and this meet, and I couldn't imagine my life without the influence of the CCAA and all of the people I have met through it. This year I was allowed to do a photo project concerning the City Meet and I would love for you all to check it out. It is a photo series called "50 Faces of City" that attempts (hopefully well) to capture all (or at least some) of the people who make this meet possible!"

A huge "thank you" goes out to Carson for creating and sharing her labor of love!

Snee Farm Dominates
City Meet 50

For the fourth consecutive year and the twenty-sixth time in twenty-nine seasons, the Snee Farm Swim Team captured the Coastal Carolina Aquatic Association (CCAA) Championship Meet, the 50th City Meet in league history. Snee Farm finished with 3163 points, the second highest total since the CCAA moved to its new scoring system in 2000. Snee Farm won twelve of fifteen relay events over the three days of City Meet 50. The Daniel Island Flying Fish finished as runners-up with 2764 points, followed by the Northbridge Terrace Killer Whales at 2381.5 (Northbridge's highest finish since 2005). The top 5 was rounded out by fourth place Coosaw Creek (2292.5) and fifth place Hobcaw (1945.5).

Four individual records and one relay record were set on the final day of competition. Snee Farm's Noah Davey set records in the 13-14 boys breaststroke and individual medley and also finished in first place in backstroke. Noah joined Hobcaw's Adair Shaw (9-10 girls) and James Island's Wells Cloud (9-10 boys) as the only three-event winners in this year's City Meet. Meet records were also set in the 13-14 girls backstroke by Coosaw Creek's Abbie Hassell and in the 13-14 girls breaststroke by Hobcaw's Gil Shaw. The 13-14 mixed medley relay team from Snee Farm also established a new meet record.

Final team scores can be found here, and final event results can be found here. You can download the complete heat sheet, including advertisements, here (65 MB download).

As we do every year, the CCAA recognized our graduating seniors before the final day of the City Meet. This year, we are proud to send off the 56 seniors who have completed their CCAA careers - good luck, everyone! The CCAA has provided over 800 scholarships to our graduating seniors totalling over $160,000 just since 2002.

The CCAA also recognized the winners of the annual Team Sportsmanship Awards, which are voted on by our member teams. This year's Sportsmanship Award winners were Daniel Island (Red League), Shadowmoss (White League), and Fort Johnson (Blue League).

Thanks to all of our swimmers, parents, and volunteers for making 2017 a spectacular season to celebrate our 50th City Meet!

City Meet Day 2: More Records, Same Leader

The second day of the 2017 CCAA Championship Meet was as exciting and record-filled as the first. The three-time defending champions from Snee Farm remain in the lead at 1806 points, extending their lead to 165.5 points over the Daniel Island Flying Fish (1640.5). The James Island Stingrays continue their surprising start in third place with 1464.5 points, followed by the Northbridge Terrace Killer Whales (1445) in fourth and the Hobcaw Marlins (1297) in fifth place.

Eight individual City Meet records and two relay records were set by the 7-8 and 9-10 swimmers. Hobcaw's Adair Shaw led the way by setting meet records in all three of her events: the 9-10 girls' butterfly, breaststroke, and individual medley. Wells Cloud from the James Island Stingrays established records in the 9-10 boys' backstroke and individual medley. Records were also set by James Island's Isa Jickling (7-8 girls freestyle), Daniel Island's Jackson Muller (7-8 boys freestyle), and Daniel Island's Matthew Doty (9-10 boys breaststroke). Jackson Muller also won the 7-8 boys breaststroke to join Adair Shaw and Wells Cloud as the only multiple event champions.

Complete team scores through day 2 are available here.

City Meet Day 1: Records Fall, Snee Farm on Top

The first day of the 2017 CCAA Championship Meet was a fast one despite the 97-degree heat, with new City Meet records being set in the first seven events of the session. One more record fell in the final event of the evening, meaning that 62% of the 11-12 records were broken on Day 1.

The three-time CCAA defending champions from Snee Farm (671 points) jumped out to a comfortable 127-point lead over the Coosaw Creek Crocodiles (544), followed by the Newington Tiger Sharks (495), the Daniel Island Flying Fish (448), and the Shadowmoss Sharks (444)

Newington's JD Haffner led the way with two meet records, capturing the 11-12 boys backstroke and freestyle, in which he smashed his older brother's three-year-old record. Individual records were also set by Pine Forest's Cassidy Lima (11-12 girls freestyle), Coosaw Creek's Madelyn Routhier (11-12 girls butterfly), Snee Farm's Kyle Hertwig (11-12 boys butterfly), and Snee Farm's Ann Thompson (11-12 girls backstroke). Two Snee Farm relays also broke City Meet records: the 11-12 mixed medley relay (Ann Thompson, Avery Frece, Kyle Hertwig, Legare Mansfield) and the 11-12 boys freestyle relay (Legare Mansfield, Jackson Allison, Ben Evans, and Kyle Hertwig).

Complete team scores through day 1 are available here.

City Meet 50!

The Coastal Carolina Aquatic Association (CCAA) is ready to celebrate the 50th Championship in league history this weekend at the Goose Creek Community Pool at Crowfield Golf and Country Club. The defending City Meet champions from Snee Farm are in pursuit of their fourth consecutive championship and their twenty-sixth in twenty-nine years. Snee Farm is once again expected to face stiff competition from the Coosaw Creek Crocodiles and the Daniel Island Flying Fish.

We are excited that WCBD News 2 will once again livestream the CCAA Championship Meet this year. Thanks to WCBD and their sponsors for making the live stream possible! You can view the live stream the meet on your computer or mobile device here.

On Friday, July 14, the 11-12 age group will open the City Meet, with warmups at 4:00 pm and a scheduled meet start at 5:20.  On Saturday, July 15, the CCAA's youngest swimmers from the 7-8 and 9-10 age groups will compete, with warmups at 7:30 am and a scheduled meet start of 8:50. The meet will conclude on Sunday, July 16, with a move to morning competition after stormy weather disrupted Sunday afternoon swimming during the past few years. The 13-14 and 15-18 swimmers will begin warmups at 7:30 am, and the meet is scheduled to start at 8:50. 

Parking will be available at Stratford High School with a charge of $5 per day. Shuttle buses will run between parking and the pool. Parents may drop swimmers off at the pool before parking. After the meet, we ask that only the driver ride the bus back to the parking lot before returning to the pool to pick up passengers. This will help everyone to get home as expeditiously as possible. 

The cost of the heat sheets are expected to be $10, and City Meet T-shirts will cost $15. The CCAA accepts only cash and checks. 

City Meet results will be posted on this page, our City Meet page, the CCAA Facebook page, and the CCAA Twitter feed (@swimccaa) as they come in. Good luck to all CCAA swimmers and teams!

The CCAA is composed of 18 teams from the tri-county area surrounding Charleston, South Carolina.Over 2700 swimmers from 4 to 18 years old represent their neighborhoods, clubs, and other organizations in friendly (but exciting!) competition. CCAA teams began practicing in April and May and compete against each other in dual meets in June. 

Important Dates for the 2017 Season
Thursday, March 2 General meeting for team reps (6:30 PM) at Mason Preparatory School
Thursday, March 30 General meeting for team reps (6:30 PM) at Mason Preparatory School
Thursday, April 27 General meeting for team reps (6:30 PM) at Mason Preparatory School
Saturday, May 6 Officials training: stroke and turn rules (8:00 AM) at Parkshore Pool; starters clinic follows at 10:00 AM
Thursday, May 11 Officials training: CCAA rules (6:30 PM) at Lowcountry Women's Services (9291 Medical Plaza Drive in North Charleston)
Thursday, May 18 "Bag night" meeting for team reps (6:30 PM) at Mason Preparatory School; preceded by team reps orientation session at 6:15
Saturday, May 20 Officials training: stroke and turn rules (8:00 AM) at Northbridge Terrace Pool; starters clinic follows at 10:00 AM
Sunday, May 21 Coaches' meeting/clinic (2:00 PM) at Mason Preparatory School
Tuesday, May 23 Officials training: CCAA rules (6:30 PM) at Lowcountry Women's Services (9291 Medical Plaza Drive in North Charleston)
May 26
Rosters due to league registrars
Thursday, June 1

Dual meets begin (first scheduled meets will be June 1, but teams may agree to swim earlier.)

Friday, June 23 City Meet T-shirt design contest entries due
Thursday, June 29 Final scheduled dual meets
Wednesday, July 5 City Meet entries and ads submission deadline
Tuesday, July 11 Pre-City Meet meeting (6:30 PM) for team reps and coaches at Mason Preparatory School
July 14-16 CCAA Championship Meet  at Goose Creek Community Pool at Crowfield Golf & Country Club
Thursday, August 3 Season wrap-up meeting for team reps and coaches (6:30 PM) at Mason Preparatory School