Welcome to the South Central Swim
The South Central Swim Team is a USA-Swimming
swim team which offers swimmers ages six and up structured
practices, stroke mechanics, and an opportunity to compete on and
individual and team basis at local, regional, state, sectional, and
USA-Swimming is the governing body for swimming in the United
States, and one of the largest guided fitness activities for
children (246,326 year-round individual members in 2006 with
thousands more seasonal members). USA-Swimming consists of close to
2,800 club members with approximately 11,000 registered
Parents, coaches, swimmers, and officials should
adhere to the principles of good
Establish this tradition by consistently developing and
motivating quality swimmers.
Swimming is a great source of physical
swimmers than parents, but all should not only be proud and take
responsibility of achievement, but take responsibility for
downfalls. Without failure, there is no
Parents, coaches, and swimmers work together to build
self-esteem in our young athletes.
involved should be excited and have fun. Parents should enjoy
watching their swimmers compete, regardless of the result, and
should look forward to assisting at club functions. Coaches should
have fun with their swimmers at meets AND AT PRACTICE. Keeping
things fresh and exciting is our number one weapon against boredom.
Swimmers should come to practice everyday excited to learn and
develop, understanding that that is the true
should all take pride in our communities and realize the importance
of supporting them.
Board of Directors should show commitment to the welfare of the
club. The coaches should show commitment to the growth and
development of their swimmers. The parents should show commitment
to the overall health (mental and physical) of their swimmers. The
swimmers should show commitment to life-long learning and
development (in and out of the pool).
Life-long friendships can be developed with lanemates,
teammates, fellow parents, and coaches.
important that the club offer a stable program, through consistent
fees, structure, staff, and ideals.
Success doesn’t happen by accident. Purposeful,
systematic development will ensure long-term
Through successful planning, swimmers will be offered a smooth
transition between age/ability groups.
can’t have a swim team without swimmers. You can’t have
a successful swim team without involved parents either. Parents are
often looked to for assistance in club functions and aid in the
development of club resources (especially
Leadership starts at the top, with the Board of Directors, and
goes down to each and every swimmer, through coaches and parents.
Not every club member may lead the same way, but constant
leadership will ensure long-term success.
“Recognized for competitive excellence through systematic
and purposeful long-term development of swimmers of all ages and
backgrounds. Maintains a stable organization committed to character
development and community involvement throughout South Central
“Building excellence and character…one stroke at a
|1) Increase team size to
annual revenue to $100,000
head coach salary to 30% total revenue
|4) Increase participation
in IMX Challenge to 100% of USA athletes
|5) Qualify at least 4
swimmer to Junior Nationals
|6) Top 10 finish at Senior
|7) Score points at Age
|8) Increase reserves to 6
months operating expenses
|9) Conduct biannual budget