COACH CHANEY AND THE COLORADO TORPEDOES EXCELL WITH
Our Mission is to offer a
Year-round technique based/low yardage race pace swim team program
to children 4-18 years of age in the southern Colorado area. This
program provides a worthwhile experience for your swimmer(s) by
teaching them the meaning of integrity and ethical conduct, the
basic principles of competition, fair play, sportsmanship, and the
opportunity for all children to learn the sport of swimming in a
safe environment. Our program hopes to teach that winning and
succeeding are not necessarily the same thing. That hard work and
dedication can help you achieve your goals in life, in or out of
Roy Chaney-Founding Member and past Head Coach
All our efforts are guided by these values:
*SAFE ENVIRONMENT - We are committed to providing a safe and positive
environment for all members.
character development and therefore we will conduct ourselves with
the utmost integrity. We are at all times honest and forthright in
our dealings with each other, the media and public.
*PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT-Our purpose is to teach
proper stroke technique and teach the art of swimming. We will
promote the personal growth and physical well being of our
swimmers. We will guide them to become the best they can be.
*TEAMWORK-We will compete to support our team and
for our own personal growth. We understand that the success of one
swimmer is the result of many dedicated individuals. We will
provide support and encouragement to all on our team from newest
swimmer as well as the veteran athlete. We will always recognize
everyone's individual performance, and we will also celebrate the
achievements of the team.
*EXCELLENCE-Dedication to excellence will be the
cornerstone of our team. Individually and collectively, we strive
always to give our all.
*LEADERSHIP-Our goal is to maintain a
model-swimming program that other teams may wish to emulate. We
will provide the best drills and training available with
consistency. We will continue to learn new techniques and keep
abreast of the latest racing strategies and skills. All our
training will be added to the foundation of a "technique based"
program always balancing technical development with physical
The team has approximately 90
swimmers and trains at the Manitou Pool and Olympic Training
We will be
happy to test your child's swimming skills and recommend the
appropriate program. After testing, your child can try three days
free so you can experience the team training and
Sydney Buckley (Head Coach) if you have any