The Clark County Sandpipers of
Since 1968, the Clark County Sandpipers of Nevada has established
itself as a premier youth sports program in the Las Vegas area and
one of the top club swim teams in the United States. The
Sandpipers, along with being recognized amongst the few
Gold Medal Swim Clubs in the country, offers a comprehensive
program that satisfies the needs of novice swimmers to Olympic
hopeful athletes. The Sandpiper Swim Team is a member of the
Southern California Swimming Association of USA Swimming. The Clark
County Sandpipers is a 501c(3) non-profit corporation (ID
#88-0151712) and is administered through a board of directors
comprised of parent volunteers and coaches. The Sandpiper
Foundation is built upon a tremendous amount of hard work by many
volunteers, coaches, parents, and swimmers.
2013, 2012, 2011 & 2004 Nevada State
2002 - 2005 SCS Winter Age Group Champions
USA Swimming Gold Medal Club Excellence
Over 4 Decade’s of placing
swimmers in the National Top 16 Rankings.
Our main objective is to offer a comprehensive
youth competitive swim team to all of Southern Nevada. We aspire to
develop all swimmers from beginners to the elite. Our primary goal
is to teach lifelong skills that promote advancement in the sport
of swimming and result in healthy and productive lifestyles.
1) Fostering the positive attributes such as
self-esteem, self-reliance, discipline, respect, confidence,
dedication, and team pride through our daily training and goal
2) Instilling the importance of a "work ethic" in
our swimmers. Our motto is "success comes through hard work and
3) Promoting leadership and community
4) Providing an athletic alternative to
destructive youth behavior.
5) Preparing our swimmers to excel in college,
both academically and athletically.
6) Promoting the ideals of academic achievement as
well as athletic achievement.
Please remember that athletes alone do
not represent Sandpipers of Nevada; parents are also
representatives. Adult behavior is the model that children follow.
Common courtesy and good sportsmanship are minimum expectations of
parental behavior at all competitions, workout sessions or any
other Sandpiper function. If you have any questions about any team
policy or Booster Club requirement, please email Head Coach Ron
Aitken. Undermining of the coaching staff
and/or Booster Club Executive Board will not be tolerated. The Head
Coach reserves the right at all times to refuse service to any swim
team member family or any other individual who does not observe a
positive behavioral model for the swimming team and/or Booster
Club(as determined by the Head Coach in his