2020 CAPTAINS

Elizabeth Meyer

Elizabeth is a fourth-year Creek swimmer who has been a dedicated swimmer for over half of her life, and she is eager to share her passion for the sport.  Elizabeth has been a leader in the pool throughout her high school career, making the Creek Regional Team all three years.  In addition to spending many hours in the pool, Elizabeth works as a Volusia County beach lifeguard and loves to surf and exercise on the beach.

 

One of Elizabeth’s goals as captain is to make her teammates excited about being part of the Creek team.  With her long swimming career, she has experienced both the “thrill of victory and the agony of defeat,” which will enable her to use that experience to help teammates with their struggles and triumphs.  Elizabeth will pair up 3rd and 4th-year swimmers with new team members and set up cheering assignments so that each Creek swimmer always has a mentor and other swimmers cheering for them at meets.  She also plans to encourage fellow swimmers to set goals and celebrate achieving them.

 

Elizabeth’s favorite subjects are environmental science and history.  She is interested in colleges all over the country. Wherever she ends up and whatever the future holds for her, Elizabeth’s love for meeting new people and her top-notch work ethic will carry her far.

Matthew Meyer

Matt took up swimming as a new sport during the fall of his freshman year.  Over the past two years, he has become one of the most dedicated and passionate members on the team and will be one of the pool leaders.  

He has one of the best work ethics in and out of the pool.  He is intense about succeeding but is always up for a "get-out" swim. One of Matt's goals as captain is spreading his enthusiasm through team cheers and team events.  

Matt has worked for the city of Port Orange Finance Department for the past two summers.  He is currently dual-enrolled and a member of the Finance Academy at Spruce Creek. Matt's college plans include majoring in Finance and earning a master's degree in Business Administration.  

Camden Pickering

Camden is fourth-year Creek swimmer and third-year Regional qualifier that has been swimming since the age of 9-years old.  Camden wants the Creek team to be a unified family of strong and dedicated swimmers who wish to regain the top spot in the 5-Star Conference. 

 

She plans to welcome and mentor new swimmers throughout the year.  Camden enjoys assisting other swimmers with improving their strokes.   As a help to coaches and parents, Camden's goal is to establish a routine for swimmers to clean up after meets.  Certainly, Camden values cheers and drops in times, but she also intends to celebrate the small success that represents improvements and team unity. 

Camden is a Volusia County beach lifeguard and has competed and earned medals at the national level for the past three years.

 

Camden is a member of the Creek sports medicine team. This valuable experience has not only helped her prepare for college but has also solidified her desire to major in exercise science and then train to become a chiropractor.  She is also in the Finance Academy and currently dual-enrolled at Daytona State College.  She will earn her AA degree upon high school graduation.

Kyle Snowden

Kyle is an extrovert who takes an active role as a member of the Creek swim team and prides himself on learning all his fellow teammates' names.  No job is too small, as Kyle consistently steps forward to do whatever needed as a betterment for the team.  As a captain, he wants to make all swimmers feel welcome and understand what it means to be a Spruce Creek Splashing Hawk.  He enjoys the annual Orange vs. Black car washes, and this year intends to promote it at school to build more interest and raise more funds.

 

Kyle works as a Volusia County beach lifeguard and as a host at Carrabba's when he's not busy swimming or attending International Baccalaureate classes.  He is considering the University of Florida and University South Florida for college to prepare for a medical career.  His hobbies include collecting vintage vinyl records and reading.

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