ACAC! Whether your child’s new to swim
lessons, or they're a competitive athlete, we’ll work
together to ensure you and your swimmer feel welcome and enjoy the
time you’re investing with us.
ACAC has a 38-year history in Anderson. We
offer Age Group competitive swimming for all abilities ranging from
young beginners through state-ranked and beyond. Our mission is to
teach, train and motivate our swimmers to develop the character
traits, technical skills, and desires necessary for maximum
realization of each individual’s potential both in and out of
Our club leadership encourages communication.
Don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions.
We’re here to support you and your swimmer and foster
connections with the ACAC family.
Statement and Philosophy: To teach, train and
motivate all ACAC swimmers to develop the character traits,
technical skills and intense desire necessary for maximum
realization of each individuals potential both in and out the pool
on a daily basis.
ACAC Swimmer Code of Conduct
ACAC swimmers are expected to display
proper respect and sportsmanship toward teammates, coaches,
officials, meet administrators, fellow competitors and the public,
including no physical abuse or bullying behavior.
ACAC swimmers will refrain from any illegal
or inappropriate behavior that would detract from the positive
image of ACAC swimming or Anderson community school. We take
pride in our school, team, coach and ourselves – in that
You are to be on time; practice, meets,
meetings, team events.
100% attendance is not required but
You are expected to attend practice will
appropriate gear: practice suit, googles, cap and equipment
needed for your team level.
You are expected to be committed to giving
your best effort and every practice and expected to listen and
follow along with all coaching instructions.
You are responsible for regularly checking
your file for team information.
You are responsible for filling out and
returning on time your goal packets.
You are responsible for the care and proper
use of all equipment, including your own and the
You are expected to participate in all ACAC
hosted meets. You will be entered and expected to
All ACAC swimmers who choose to attend swim
meets, the days will be chosen by you and your family, the events
will be chosen by the coaching staff.
All ACAC swimmers who attend swim meets
should wear the ACAC team suit and cap, if wearing a
If you qualify for the Indiana
Championships you are expected to participate in
You are expected to see your coach before
and after every race at a meet.
ACAC swimmers are expected to sit together
as a team at all swim meets and be supportive and cheer for all
ACAC Parent* Code of
*parent denotes legal guardian or someone
of that nature in the swimmers life
All ACAC parents will demonstrate good
sportsmanship by conducting behavior that earns the respect of
their child, other swimmers, parents, officials and the coaches at
practice and meets.
ACAC parents will not publically criticize,
name call or use abusive language or gestures towards coaches,
board or club members.
ACAC parents should not coach their
children. Let the coaches do the coaching and trust that the
plan that is in place will be the best for your swimmer. If
you have a question about the plan, please do ask your swimmer or
ACAC parents that choose to watch practice
please do so from the spectator area and do not communicate with
your swimmer unless it is an emergency.
Information is posted regularly, check your
swimmers file, your email, ACAC Facebook page and our website. If
there is a questions and it cannot be found there, then ask your
ACAC parents will communicate with coaches
during designated times, before or after practice, scheduled
meetings, phone calls, text or email. Please allow coaches to
coach during practice times unless it is an
ACAC swimmers and parents are encouraged to
be on time. Swimmers should arrive no more than 10 minutes
prior to practice, and should be picked no more than 10 minutes
Enjoy involvement with ACAC by
volunteering; becoming an official, starter, announcing,
hospitality or in other capacity. Otherwise, during swim
meets, no other parent is allowed on pool deck. This is a USA
Swimming and Indiana Swimming rule. If you want to become
involved but do not know how, let a board member or coaching staff
know and we will help get you started.
All ACAC swimmers who choose to attend swim
meets, the days will be chosen by the parents and swimmer, the
events will be chosen by the coaching staff.
All meets entries have deadlines. If you
miss the date, we cannot enter your swimmer into that meet.
Please check the calendar for dates.
Swimmers are expected to attend all ACAC
ACAC parents are expected to volunteer for
2 sessions per parent with team hosted meets or be fined $50 per
session not attended. All parents can pay the $50 per parent
per session fee before the hosted meet as a substitute for
Swimmers who qualify for the Indiana
Championships are expected to participate in those
Swimmers who plan to compete in meets
should wear the team suit and cap, if wearing a cap.
Families must keep their team fees
current. Failure to do so in a reasonable manner will result
in the exclusion of the swimmer from practice and meets until
balance is paid.
Any questions ACAC parents may have
concerning meet results, an officiating call, awards or conduct of
another swimmer or of a meet should be referred to the ACAC
coaches. ACAC coaches will pursue the matter through the
Let’s work together to improve our
team each and every season.