In an effort
to clarify and articulate the expectations for swimmers on this
club, the Board of Directors (Board) of New Wave Swim Club, Inc.,
(NWSC) has adopted the following clarification of policies to help
guide the club and ensure our continued success. A primary area of
concern is swimmer behavior, specifically, what type of conduct is
expected of the swimmers themselves.
New Wave Swim Club, Inc. is fortunate to have highly experienced,
professional coaches working to develop our children into better
swimmers and more importantly, disciplined
people. As swimmer, it is absolutely
essential that we give our coaching staff the respect and authority
they deserve to run our swim team. Our coaches are hired for that
New Wave Swim Club, Inc. as an organization highly encourages the
following swimmer behavior and conduct:
your best in school just like you do your best in the pool. The
respect you earn is for the total person, not just the swimmer. The
better you do in school the better you will feel about yourself,
the prouder you will be and the better you will do in training and
meets. Be the person you want others to look up to.
to your coaches! They are on deck, at the meets and at all NWSC
activities for your sole benefit. Use their wisdom, experience and
advice for its intended purpose: to bring out the best in you and
slip and fall, and other injuries are always a present risk.
Therefore, children not participating in swim practice or
competitions must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
one should ever submerge below a pool cover, nor climb on lane
lines, cover reels or lane line reels.
pushing or horse play on the deck area and locker areas are not
throw training gear. Weights, surgical tubing and medicine balls
should be used with supervision and only in the way they were
designed and intended for exercise.
from judging or criticizing others members of New Wave Swim Club,
Praise in public and correct in private.
who are waiting for transportation should always wait inside the
pool area, swim center or complex.
who seem out of place or unfamiliar and activities of an unsafe,
unusual nature should be reported immediately to the NWSC coaching
staff or other responsible parent.
swimmer should have an up to date Emergency Form and medical
release on file with NWSC and available to the coaching
swimmer should make the NWSC coaching staff aware of any and all
medical conditions and/or other special circumstances which they
believe the club should be made aware.
must be remembered at all times that as an athlete and member of
NWSC you will be traveling to meets and using other pools and
athletic facilities. When visiting these locations you are not
permitted in areas of the building other than the pool, locker
rooms, the hallway adjacent to the pool and other areas identified
by the host team. These are typical restrictions imposed as a
condition of our use of the facility.
a student athlete with New Wave Swim Club, Inc. you will treat all
members of the team, including coaches, swimmers and parents,
together with members of other teams, with the utmost dignity and
is a key part of your training and success. You are responsible for
its care and proper use. Remember: practice is not over until all
supplies and training aids are returned to the storage closet. The
more people helping the faster it will go!
some noise! Support each and every of your teammates in the pool,
whether it is at practice and, especially, at meets. Encourage them
to do their best and deliver an outstanding performance. Not only
will they do the same for you, people will know New Wave is in the
remember to remember to wear your New Wave apparel. People will
know who you are when wearing your suit, shirt and cap and that New
Wave Swim Club, Inc. is in the building!
interrupt or confront the coaching staff in an inappropriate
manner; give them the respect they deserve.
use abusive language towards coaches, swimmers, parents, officials
and other teams.
engage in any behavior that brings discredit or disruption to your
fellow swimmers and New Wave Swim Club, Inc.
NWSC swimmer conduct themselves in such a way that brings discredit
or discord to New Wave Swim Club, Inc., or USA Swimming, they
voluntarily subject themselves to disciplinary action. New Wave
Swim Club, Inc. maintains the right to terminate any membership
with/without cause in the interest of our vision, mission and