Tri-Dawg Mission Statement
The Delaware Swim and Fitness Tri-Dawgs is committed to coordinating, promoting and supporting multisport activities. Activities will include training groups, clinics that draw upon knowledge and experience of members, and social activities that foster fun and camaraderie. The club welcomes people of all levels of interest, experience and ability in the multisport activities.
Mike Brown's Story
The Tri-Dawgs were awarded an Ironman Foundation Grant for improvments to our Open Water Swim (OWS) Practice in 2016. The Foundation asked for submission of a story describing how the grant money helps us achieve our goals, and Mike Brown did us the honor of telling his story. Read it here.
Letter from Coach
Thanks for inquiring about the Delaware Swim and Fitness Center Tri-Dawgs. We started as a small group of friends in 2007. Today we have over 325 who are affiliated with the team ranging in ability from world championship qualifiers to novices. You can also find us on Facebook.
We have managed to negotiate a number of sponsorships that allow our team members to take advantage of great discounts on various products and membership discounts to the Delaware Swim and Fitness Centers. Some of our sponsors include Bikeline in Newark, Xterra wetsuits, Karbon Speed wheels, The Bike Boutique, The Swim Shop and Delaware Running Company.
We have an e-mail distribution list and each week I post a swim practice and swimming and training tips on this website. I also send out a weekly e-mail with race information and results as well as updates on group training sessions and other helpful information.
We have one formal swim practice per week that I coach on Saturday. Check with me to see if I have any openings. In April we will be starting our Monday evening track workouts at McKean High School starting at 6:00 PM and we will be starting our Tuesday evening group bike rides leaving Jennersville YMCA at 6:00 PM. Starting each May, there are open water swims at the Newark Reservoir at 6:00 PM on Wednesdays weather permitting. Tri-Dawg members receive a discount if they register in the Spring.
We only ask our team members to compete as the Delaware Swim and Fitness Center Tri-Dawgs in return and to wear our uniforms and clothing whenever possible as a way of promoting our sponsors. If you are interested in being a member of our team, let me know and I can put you on our roster and e-mail distribution list. Please free feel to contact me with any questions.