Recent News & Important Updates

  • Swim & Dive 2016-2017 Season

    Welcome!  We had our informational meeting today, September 1st at 7:45 in Coach Dorrough’s room.  Returning and new swimmers/divers were given an overview of the season, when practices would start (and specifically the Time Trials expectations), and other pertinent information to get everyone ready and excited for the new season!

    Season starts: October 17th (Monday) ** Time Trials for all swimmers are Monday, Oct. 17th and Tuesday, Oct. 18th

    ***All swimmers and divers MUST have a physical on file PRIOR to beginning any activities (per Cobb County policy).  Please find the attached physical below if you have not completed this year.  All physicals will be scanned and uploaded through ParentVUE and processed prior to being cleared.


    PARENT MEETING: Monday, October 3rd at 6pm in the AHS Cafeteria.  We will present an overview of the season, have fitting for the team suit, finalized practice and meet schedules, and discuss/pay fees and lettering requirements for the AHS Swim and Dive Team.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to email Coach Dorrough at Jennifer.Dorrough@cobbk12.org

    Coach Dorrough

  • Link to Order Suit through the Swim Shop

    Good Evening!

    If you were unable to attend the Parent Meeting this past Thursday (October 1st), please click on the link below to order the team suit for this year.  In addition to ordering the suit, you may also order any other swim-related items (fins, kick board, pull buoy, etc.).  Per Terry, the Swim Shop owner and operator, you can order the suit BEFORE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11th and the suit will be shipped with the ALLATOONA Swim and Dive order.  Any orders after Sunday will be charged additional shipping to you.  If you have questions, please use the link/site to contact Terry.



    You may also email me at: Jennifer.Dorrough@cobbk12.org with any questions.  Thank you to everyone that came to the meeting!  It was great to see the team unfolding for the upcoming season!


    Coach Dorrough


    The Swim and Dive Parent Meeting for the 2015-2016 season is this Thursday, October 1st from 6-8pm in the AHS Cafeteria.  During this meeting, swimmers/divers and parents will meet the coaches, booster club board members, pay swim/dive dues, and try on suits/order suits for this season from the Swim Shop.   The ordering of this year’s suits from the Swim Shop is a separate fee from the Swim and Dive Team Dues.  If you have questions about the meeting, or are unable to attend, please email Coach Dorrough at Jennifer.Dorrough@cobbk12.org.  This year’s registration form with payment and dues information is below for viewing ahead of time.


    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Coach Dorrough

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  • Interested in AHS Swim and Dive?

    Welcome to the Allatoona Swim and Dive webpage!  We are excited to begin our 2015-2016 season this October.  Time Trials/Try-outs will take placed Monday, October 19th and Tuesday, October 20th at the West Cobb Aquatic Center (8-9 on Monday and 7:00-8:30 on Tuesday).  ALL interested swimmers MUST have a physical on file in order to attend time trials and participate in any Cobb County athletics.  The 2015-2016 physical is available on the website, but you can email me with any additional questions at Jennifer.Dorrough@cobbk12.org.

    Information about AHS Swim and Dive Teach Time Trials/Try-Outs:

    1.  Swimmers should have an appropriate suit (one piece for competition), cap, and googles (fins and pull buoy are encouraged)

    2. Swimmers must come with a water bottle (this is very important)

    3. Swimmers should have basic knowledge of the four strokes (free, back, breast, and fly), starts and turns

    4. Swimmers should come prepared to work hard, show their dedication to swim and have fun!

    If you have any questions, please email me.  Continue to check back for announcements about the student informational meeting to take place in my room (2307) later this month.  I will make an announcement on the morning announcements, the website, and through current swimmers/divers.  If interested swimmers have any questions, they are encouraged to stop by my room (parents feel free to email with any questions).  There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, October 1st in the AHS Cafeteria.  Parents will be able to get paperwork signed and submitted, purchase team suits, and pay team dues.


    Thank you!  Looking forward to a GREAT Season!

    Coach Dorrough

  • Physicals for 2016-2017

    CoachDorrough Hello!  As the school years ends and you are making appointments for yearly doctor visits, please remember that in order    to participate in any athletics at Allatoona High School, students are required to have a new physical (for the upcoming school  year).  The physical for the 2015-2016 school year is linked below.  If you have any questions (about the physical or AHS Swim  and Dive), please email me: Jennifer.Dorrough@cobbk12.org.  If you participated in the Allatoona Physical Day and intend  to join the swim and dive team, please email me so that I can get the physical for my records.

    Thank you,

    Coach Dorrough


    GO BUCS!!!

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