CSP Masters

Masters Information

If you are 18 or older and have a love of swimming, fitness goals that include swimming, been a competitive swimmer, or are a triathlete: CSPM is for you! 

CSP Tideriders Master Swim Club (CSPM) is an officially registered Club within the Ozark LMSC of United States Masters Swimming (USMS).  ALL practices are managed on deck by experienced USMS and ASCA registered coaches. 

Each practice is focused around daily themes to develop the well-rounded swimmer and address the diverse needs of the Master swimmer.  If you have any other questions, please contact the coaches listed below.

CSPM Practice Schedule


September 3, 2013- May 24, 2014
Monday-Friday: 5:15-6:30 AM
Saturday: 6-7 AM
All workouts are held at the Center of Clayton, 50 Gay Ave, Clayton, MO 63105

Weekly Schedule

Monday – distance freestyle
Tuesday – mid-distance
Wednesday –  stroke rotating by week
Thursday –  sprint
Friday –  IM
Saturday – team building & challenge sets

Interested in joining the team?  Follow these 3 easy steps:

1. Register with USMS.  This is a requirement of all swimmers even if you don't plan to participate in competitions.

2. To join, go to https://www.clubassistant.com/club/usms.cfm?club=CSPM Be sure to select  “CSP Tideriders Master Swim Club (CSPM)” as your club affiliation. 

3. Then decide which CSPM team fee structure (below) best fits your swimming plans.  Payments (cash or check) for CSPM fees should be brought to the coach on deck.  


2014 CSPM Member Fees: 

Daily CSPM fee - $6.00
Monthly Fee - $70.00 per month
Punch card - $72.00 for 12 swims
12 months (September - August) - $750.00
9 Months (September - May) - $560.00
Summer only (June - August) - $200.00
Non CSPM Member Daily fee - $10.00*
*Must be registered with USMS

 CSPM Coaches

CSPM Head Coach:
Hap Gentry – Tuesday and Thursday       rhgentry@earthlink.net 
CSPM Coaches:
Stephanie Miller – Monday and Wednesday     sjoymiller@gmail.com
Lindsey Ehret - Friday 
Kate Vermann - Saturday

Masters Swimming Competitions

April 12-13, 2014 Ozark LMSC Championships, Marquette High School, Chesterfield, MO. April 10th is the deadline to enter the Ozark LMSC Championships, or postmark April 8th. Deck entries are permitted, but fees are higher.

National Championships

May 1-4, 2014 US Masters Swimming Spring National Championship, SCY Santa Clara, CA

August 3-10, 2014, FINA World Masters Swimming Championship, LCM Montreal, Canada  http://www.finamasters2014.org/

August 10-15, 2014 Gay Games, LCM, Cleveland, OH 

August 13-17, 2014 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championship, LCM, College Park, MD

Open Water Competitions

June 8, 2014: Swim the Sun 1-mile, 2-mile, 5K Open Water Swim Potosi, MO

June 21, 2014: Geoffrey Keller Memorial Open Water Swim 1.2-mile and 2.4-mile options.  Lincoln Trail State Park, Marshall, IL. 

June 28, 2014: Central Illinois Open Water Swim (CIOWS) 1.2-mile and 2.4-mile open water swim.  Evergreen Lake, Comlara Park, Hudson, IL.

September 6, 2014: Big Shoulders 2.5K and 5K open water swim.  Ohio Street Beach, Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL.  this race sells out quick every year!

Masters Swimming Links

Unites States Masters Swimming (USMS)

Ozark Local Masters Swim Committee (LMSC)

Missouri Valley Masters Swim Committee (LMSC)

Illinois Masters Swimming Association

CSP Partners