Passion and Dedication


Scottsdale Synchro’s true passion, dedication, and hard work
towards our goals helps to reach the path of success.

Scottsdale Synchronized Swim Team (SAZ) one of the top ranked teams in the country.

The Team: The Scottsdale Arizona Synchro team is highly acclaimed at both State and National competition levels. The team, currently lead by head coach Xinya (Olivia) Zhang, previously a member of the Chinese National Team, now trains 50 competitive athletes. The team coaching staff is dedicated to helping each athlete succeed by not only building technical skills and athleticism but also by instilling confidence, sportsmanship and the value of hard work that will stick with them for a lifetime. The team goal is to mold and develop athletes from novice to elite. Our team instills self-discipline, good sportsmanship, perseverance, endurance,
self-confidence and teamwork.

Current Successes: Many of Scottsdale Synchro Arizona’s (SAZ) athletes have qualified for the 2019 Junior Olympic Championships, which took place in Buffalo, New York, June 27- July 07, 2019. Our age 12 and under team placed 5th, Duet 7th and 10th, Solo 9th and 21st; 13-15 Team 6th, 13-15 duet 7th; Jr. Duet 5th;
Sr. Combo 9th. 

One of our team members, was named to the 2019 USA 12 & Under National Team and will be representing the United States competing at the 2019 Pan America Games, in Canada, Aug. 19 to 24th. Also at the same Pan American Games, a soloist (13-15 athlete) will be representing Scottsdale Synchro.

This past season (2018/19), Scottsdale Synchro Arizona has 4 team members in 12 & Under age group and two
13-15 athletes ranking in the top 30 in the country.

Growth: Scottsdale Arizona Synchro team actively seeks new members year round with a significant recruiting effort throughout the months of July and August. Our swimmers range from age 6 – 18. We host numerous “Mermaid Synchro Swim Camps” in July, for information please call Birgit at (512) 299-6879 or email at bschwickert@sazsychro.org.

Organization: Scottsdale Arizona Synchro Team is a non-stock, non-profit corporation exempt from taxes under IRS code section 501(c)(3). Any donations to the Team are tax deductible. A Board of Directors is elected annually by the team members parents and provides financial and organization support to the team. The Scottsdale Arizona Synchro team willing produces exhibitions to showcase talent, entertain audiences, and earn donations.