The Rapid City Racers
Team Culture Starts Here
COMMITTED! Show up for practice
ENCOURAGING! Always cheer for your
teammates. Give high fives and positive comments to one another:
COMPASSIONATE! Show concern for
others. Move out of the way to let your teammates finish into
MOTIVATING! Challenge your teammates
to do their best.
THANKFUL! Thank your parents for the
opportunity to swim. Thank your coaches for feedback.
AWARE! Make sure you understand the
sets and know what is going on, especially if you are a lane
SERIOUS! Take your practices
seriously. Work hard and give 100% effort.
PREPARED! Come to practice
ready to go. Be on time with equipment ready and
POSITIVE! Don't complain.
Embrace challenging sets, skills, and feedback from
WORKING! Do what is asked of you and
set an example for others.
RESPECTFUL! Be kind. Use
manners and treat others the way you want to be treated.
FRIENDLY! Be welcoming. Smile!
BEING A GREAT TEAM MATE
I can give my best effort in practice and at meets
I can give my team a positive attitude no matter what the
I can give my team a boost no matter how tired I am
I can give my team a better chance to win no matter what event
I can swim any event so my team can win the meet
I can sacrifice my personal ambitions for the better of the
I can lead by example
I can be an example of our core values in action and speak up if
I see team mates not honoring the above mentioned behaviors