February 1, 2020
Congratulations GARRET SIMS on being selected to the USA Swimming Open Water Development Committee.
The USA Swimming Open Water Development Committee plans the needs of Open Water Swimming for USA Swimming. The Committee generates, evaluates and communicate ideas, which will assist USA Swimming in planning and developing Open Water Swimming programs within its established budgeting and financial parameters and its Quadrennial Game Plan.
GARRET is one of two athlete members of USA Swimming selected to sit on the Committee.
The Responsibilities of the Committee include -
Develop and review programs and policies regarding the safety of athletes, officials, and spectators involved in open water swimming.
Encourage the development of programs that promote safe and fair participation in open water swimming at all appropriate age and ability levels.
Develop programs to recruit, train, and educate open water coaches, officials, and volunteers.
Continued on-going review of all USA Swimming open water rules, guidelines, and special issues of concern with the purpose of improving fairness, athlete performance, and the safety of all involved.
Good Luck GARRET we know you will be thinking of the Athlete's future success.