ABOUT NTC AQUATICS' MISSION AND
NTC Aquatics is
committed to providing a safe, healthy, and positive environment
for all of its members. It is the goal of NTC
Aquatics to provide a challenging and positive teaching and
training environment in which swimmers can develop a sense of
self-esteem and pride through individual and team
achievement. We are additionally committed to excellence in
performance and will continue to strive to be the competitive
leader in regional, national, and international competitions.
Our team can only be successful if
everyone is an active member and
participates in all activities. We expect families to volunteer
their time, energy and talents on behalf of the
NTC Aquatics will
provide every member a safe, healthy, and positive
environment to pursue excellence
in life via a unique skill based athletic program that
provides education, training and guidance towards attaining
their goals and objectives.
NTC Aquatics is
committed to establishing a supportive environment for athletes,
parents and coaches. Leadership and resources will be provided
for various programs while maintaining open
Every swimmer is an
important team member who will be provided the opportunity to
develop self confidence, discipline, goal setting and time
management skills that will be used for the rest of their
We will train and
compete with a positive outlook in a fun environment while
developing friendships and team spirit which will continue to
build our NTC Aquatics tradition of excellence.
- As a USA Swimming
(USA-S) team and in full support and in accordance with the
objectives of USA Swimming, NTC Aquatics promotes the
ideals of integrity and fairness, positive environment, safety,
leadership, excellence, innovation and creativity.
- We provide
professional instruction in skills associated with competitive
- We provide
an environment to encourage the full development and
participation of all swimmers with the focus on realizing maximum
individual potential at a pace appropriate for each
- Through participation
with our program, swimmers will be taught personal
responsibility and accountability, sportsmanship and citizenship
through positive reinforcement and recognition of the individual's
pursuit towards accomplishing defined goals.
- Provide a
well-educated and professional coaching/teaching staff whose
interest is in the development of the team and the individual
- Promote family and
community support and involvement in competitive
- Provide opportunities
for swimmers at all levels to participate in competitions and other
club oriented activities.
- Through training
excellence, focus and direction provided by its coaching
professionals, our swim team is committed to excellence
in competition, both individually and as a team, at the highest
level: regionally, nationally, and
- Creating a positive
environment where excellence is inevitable.
Aquatics coaching staff and club administrators are firmly
committed to the philosophy and objectives of the program. We
expect each parent and swimmer to understand and adhere to these
principles and objectives and encourage every member to strive
toward building the strongest team possible, both individually and
as a unit.
NTC Aquatics is a
non-profit organization. We derive our funds from membership dues,
fundraising events and sponsorship. We spend these funds primarily
on coaching costs, equipment, and social functions for the
swimmers. We sponsor social events to provide a social atmosphere
outside the pool environment.
NTC Aquatics is a member
of Florida Swimming (FL), which in turn is a subdivision
of USA Swimming.
USA Swimming is the National Governing
Body (NGB) for amateur competitive swimming in the USA. USA
Swimming is responsible for the selection of USA National Teams,
which compete at the Olympic and World Championships as well as
other international competition.
NTC Aquatics compete in meets at all levels of the USA
Swimming program, both regionally and nationally. Part of the
commitment of NTC Aquatics is to develop national and
international level swimmers.