We are celebrating our 30th birthday in 2020 with events throughout the winter! For details, see our full list of events below. We will using the hashtag #TNYA30 on social media for our birthday celebration. Include the hashtag on your posts and tag our Instagram handle in your Instagram stories (@teamnewyorkaquatics). We will reposting the best content.

TNYA’s 30th Birthday (TNYA30) Events & Fundraisers:

- Recap of Annual Awards Banquet on January 12, 2020: Congratulations to our 2019 Award Winners!

Thank you to everyone that joined us for our Annual Awards Banquet at Superfine on Sunday, January 12, 2020. For those that missed our banquet, please join us in congratulating our 2019 award winners:

  1. Newcomer of the Year – Cecina Babich Morrow
  2. Most Improved Swimmer of the Year – Sergio Muñoz Leiva
  3. Diver of the Year – Sara Levi
  4. Water Polo Player of the Year – Alex Barclay
  5. Synchronized Swimming of the Year – Tom Gelinne
  6. Open Water Swimmer of the Year – Jay Pulitano
  7. One Hour Swim Award – Kristina Fiorillo Saxena
  8. Multi-Sport Award – Onesimo Demira
  9. Coach of the Year – Shaina Dinsdale
  10. Spirit Award – Andy Anson
  11. Commitment to Service Award – Nathan Burstein, David Hovey, and Mark D’Ambrosi
  12. TNYA of the Year – David Hildebrand

- Recap of Annual General Meeting & Board Elections on January 27, 2020

Thank you to everyone that joined us for our 2020 Annual General Meeting & Board Elections hosted by OXO Headquarters in the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Manhattan on Monday, January 27. The meeting provided an overview of our 2019 operations and finances, as well as elections for the 2020 Board of Directors (see more information below about the elections). On January 27, 2020, terms expired for Alan Washington, Jose Pasiliao, Chris Bey, Stephen Riback and Tiffany Steffens. New board members elected in 2020 are Justin Bain, Chris Bey, Nora Cronin, Ben Hegel and Jonathan Smith. Chris Konstantinidis, Kristina Nungaray, Warren Perry and Fabian Sommer will remain on the board through their terms running until January 2021. If you have any questions about the overview of our 2019 operations and finances, contact our Board of Directors at: co-chairs@tnya.org

- General Information about Elections for the 2020 Board of Directors

Our organization is governed by our bylaws which established a Board of Directors as the administration. Our Board of Directors consists of nine of our members serving 2-year terms. Four (4) of those members are elected on odd number years, and five (5) of those members on even number years. For the year 2020, five (5) seats on the board are up for election in the next annual meeting. The remaining four (4) board members will continue to serve on the board through the end of 2020.

If you are interested in running for the board, you should prepare a candidate statement that introduces yourself to the membership and explains your motivation for running for the board. Some information you may want to include:

  • Motivation: Why would you like to serve? What has the team meant to you?
  • Goals: What would you like to achieve during your tenure?
  • Skills: What skills or experience would you bring to the Board? (such as non-profit management, accounting, legal background, web development, marketing, fundraising, etc.)
  • Experience: (Do you have past experience volunteering with the team or other non-profits? Do you have relevant professional experience that you could relate (accounting, event planning, fundraising, merchandise)?

The deadline to submit your candidate statement is Thursday, January 23. You should submit your candidate statement to the board at: co-chairs@tnya.org

- Registration Open for 30th One Hour Swim Fundraising Drive Events on February 15, 2020 & February 29, 2020

Registration is now open for our 30th One Hour Swim Fundraising Drive! We have scheduled a fundraising drive event on February 15, 2020 & February 29, 2020. We are currently looking for volunteers to help with planning and organizing. More information is available here.

- Join Us for Our First Monthly Happy Hour of the Year and IGLA 2020/Melbourne 2020 Send-Off on February 12, 2020

We are having our first monthly happy hour of the year at Atlas Social Club on Wednesday, February 12 from 6pm to 9pm! Join us as we send off our teammates going to Australia for IGLA 2020 in Melbourne!

- Registration Now Open for 2020 Annual Training Camp in Palm Springs, California from March 29 to April 4, 2020

Our Spring Training Camp will return to Palm Springs, California! Our 2020 Spring Training Camp will return to the Palm Springs Swim Center from Sunday, March 29 to Saturday, April 4. This year, our camp will include morning workouts, afternoon clinics, and evening workouts, all outdoors under the California sun. Registration is now open. More information is available here.

- Aquapalooza is back in 2020! Save-the-Date for our Annual Swim Meet on May 16, 2020!

Aquapalooza is back in 2020! Save-the-Date for our Annual Swim Meet on May 16, 2020! We will be providing more details and opening registration soon. Check our website regularly for updates.

- Shop on Amazon using Amazon Smile for a portion of your purchase to be donated to TNYA!

ATTENTION: When you shop using Amazon Smile, Amazon makes a donation to the non-profit of your choice! That non-profit can be TNYA! Learn more about Amazon Smile here.

- 2020 Calendar Fundraiser Is Now On Sale!

The TNYA 2020 Calendar is now on sale! All proceeds from the sales will support the team. Order your calendar online here.

If you have any questions, contact our Event Planning Committee here

For information about other events, visit our Special Events page here