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About Us
Contact the Piranhas:
Head Coach Joe Hroma
PO Box 1031, Bettendorf IA 52722
 
 
WHO WE ARE
The Piranhas Swim Club is a USA Level 3 swim team dedicated to teaching and developing swimmers of all age, skill, and competition levels.  The Piranhas were formed in 2010 through the merger of two long-standing USA swim teams, the Bettendorf Swim Club and the Pleasant Valley Stingrays.  Now over 200 families strong, the Piranhas Swim Club is the largest USA swim team in the Quad Cities area.
The Piranhas provide a great environment for all swimmers, aspiring and experienced, to make friends and have fun while learning and developing swimming and life skills.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Piranhas is to promote swimming as a lifelong sport and competitive swimming as an aspect of that sport. We strive to empower every swimmer, regardless of age or ability, to reach his or her highest personal potential, both as an athlete and as a person.
Piranhas TEAM OBJECTIVES
  • Offer a program that supports:
    • Learning to Swim – Tailored to eventual competition versus safety or recreation.
    • Conditioning – Limited competition with primary focus on physical fitness.
    • Competition – Active and successful competition in meets. 
  • Provide the Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley High Schools with a pipeline of good and exceptional competitive swimmers to improve their teams by creating an outstanding Senior program and growing our younger swimmers.
  • Provide swimmers with the highest quality coaching.
  • Maintain a supportive, productive and safe swimming environment where kids make lifelong friends and know their value to the team’s performance goals.
  • Encourage mutual respect between swimmers, coaches, families and competitors.
  • Promote the ideals of self-discipline, hard work, goal-achievement, responsibility, pursuit of excellence, teamwork and good sportsmanship through competition for swimmers of all levels of proficiency.
  • Educate all swimmers and families on all the important aspects of swimming, including proper nutrition, proper physical training and goal-setting.