About Us

The Union Township Swim Club is a premier swim club directing its efforts to the physical development, mental health and positive attitudes of all the swimmers regardless of age or skill level.

Our qualified coaching staff accomplishes this by teaching the importance of hard work and determination combined with technical instruction and proper diet, to continuously strengthen the ability of the athlete as well as build individual character and ignite team spirit.

Our devoted parent network completes the collaborated effort of the coaching staff by providing support to the club and its athletes in all facets; thus demonstrating and reinforcing the life skills of self-discipline, time management, responsibility, honesty, and integrity by example.

The UTSC Typhoons aspire to continue to offer to the community a safe yet challenging environment to help produce the most positive, driven, healthy children to become the successful leaders of tomorrow.

  • USA Swimming Bronze Medal Club.

  • Average 60-80 Swimmers per session.

  • 4 Swimming level based workout groups.

  • USA Swimming Level 2 Recognition.

  • 1/3 of our Swimmers qualified for State.

  • UTSC is run by caring parents

Team History

Our first swimming season started in September 1999. Most of our team members reside in Union Township or Wheeler, IN. We have a few more from Crown Point, Hobart, Portage, and Valparaiso. On average, UTSC has approximately 60 swimmers on the team during the season, and over a third of the swimmers have state qualifying times.

Mission and Vision

UTSC Mission Statement: UTSC is committed to provide a safe and positive environment for all swimmers to reach their highest potential both as an athlete and as a person by teaching proper technique, promoting healthy diet and life style, instilling sportsmanship, and inspiring the power of determination to succeed.  UTSC values the contributions of all of its members and their caring parents in building a team that strives to advance character development and athletic excellence through self-discipline, hard work, and honest competition in a supportive team environment.

UTSC Vision Statement: In achieving the swim club’s mission, the professional coaching staff of UTSC works collaboratively with the board of directors to design a competitive swimming program that meets the needs of swimmers of all levels from the novices to the highest levels of competition. The swim club serves swimmers mainly from the Union Township communities, but it also draws highly motivated swimmers from the adjacent communities who share our common values. The life lessons learned in this sport will prepare our swimmers to be the confident leaders of tomorrow.

Team Philosophy: The team philosophy is encompassed in the following word: P.R.I.D.E.

PERSEVERANCE: Steady and continued action or belief, usually over a long period and especially despite difficulties or setbacks.

RESPECT: The state of being admired deferentially, a feeling or attitude of admiration and deference toward somebody or something.

INTEGRITY: The quality of possessing and steadfastly adhering to high moral principles or professional standards.

DISCIPLINE: The ability to behave in a controlled and calm way even in a difficult or stressful situation.

ENDURANCE: The ability or power to bear prolonged exertion, pain, or hardship.