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September 30, 1994 - Image 64

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-09-30

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Coach Hewitt, who was born ranks, Hewitt was a star swim-
hat's new at the Jewish
Community Center in in St. Petersburg, Fla., began mer at Auburn University
West Bloomfield? An swimming competitively when and the University of South
as-yet-unnamed com- she was 6. She comes to the JCC Florida.
She was an NCAA All-Ameri-
petitive swimming team for with an impressive background
both as a swimming coach and a can at Auburn for two years be-
youths ages 6-18.
fore transferring to South
"This is not a learn-to-swim nationally-ranked swimmer.
In 1991, Hewitt coached the Florida, where she a member of
program," said Dawn Hewitt, 29,
the team's coach. "We want to Clearwater (Fla.) Aquatic Team, the 1985 NCAA Division II na-
teach kids who enjoy being in the a 100 member-plus squad which tional champion team, a five-time
water how to compete and how doubled in size during her year Division II champion and an All-
American record-holder. A com-
to gain confidence in their swim- in charge.
munications major,
Hewitt graduated
from South Florida
with high honors.
From 1987-91, He-
witt was an All-
American masters
(age 19-and-over)
swimmer.
"Swimming is a
great sport for chil-
dren because of what
it offers them both in
both academics and
athletics," Hewitt
said. "When it comes
to hitting the books,
kids have to develop
good time manage-
ment and study skills
or swimming just
• won't fit into their
FE: lives. Swimming also
• may lead to a college
scholarship.
Coach Dawn Hewitt talks with JCC swim team members Sarah Schreiber, Andrea
"Athletically,
because swim-
Lederman and Stephanie Tower.
ming is an individual sport with-
in a team atmosphere, kids can
From 1988-90, Hewitt was as- set individual goals to achieve
ming.
JCC members and non-mem- sistant head coach for the Etobi- and learn socialization at
bers are eligible to join the Unit- coke Pepsi Swim Team in the same time. The best thing
ed States Swimming Association Toronto which had 200 swim- about swimming is everyone par-
(USSA) certified team which mers and 11 coaches. While with ticipates. Nobody sits on the
will compete against area clubs. Etobicoke in 1989, she was nom- bench."
Hewitt says she's excited about
Informal workouts have been inated for USSA Coach of the
starting a new team at the JCC.
held for a few weeks, and the first Year honors.
'It's more fun than taking over
official practice is slated for
an
established program," she
Oct. 3.
said, "because nobody likes
Practices will be held from
change. There's always resistance
6:15-7:15 p.m. Monday through
to different ideas when a new
Thursday each week. JCC swim-
coach comes in.
mers will participate in their first
"Besides being a new team,
meet Nov. 12-13.
this
is a particularly good situa-
"We're happy about the re-
— Dawn Hewitt tion at the JCC because of the
sponse to the team so far," He-
outstanding facilities here and
witt said. "We've had as many as
the financial and other support
11 kids at the early practices and
from the Center." ❑
Hewitt
was
coach
of
the
St.
Pe-
I've passed out 28 information
tersburg Aquatics from 1987-88 e A new masters swimming
packets to parents."
A fund has been started to sup- and coach of the boys and girls program which offers organized
port the development of the team. teams at Shorecrest Preparato- workouts from 7:15-8:15 p.m.
It was established in memory of ry School in St. Petersburg in Wednesdays and 9-10:30 a.m.
Detroit industrialist Albert (Ob- 1987.
Sundays also is being held at
The Aquatics' roster of swim- the JCC. Triathletes, competi-
bie) Goodman, who greatly ad-
mired U.S. Olympic gold-medal mers grew 220 percent during tive swimmers and persons
Hewitt's tenure. She guided the wanting to swim to stay fit are
winning swimmer Mark Spitz.
"This fund is a fitting tribute Shorecrest boys and girls teams invited. For information on the
to my brother," said Ozzie Good- to their first city and district ti- masters program and the JCC
man, who developed the Eaton tles.
swimming team, call the Cen-
Before joining the coaching ter, 810-661-7682.
Steel Corp. with Obbie Goodman.

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