Swim meets are a great experience. They're a place where the swimmer can see where they are competitively. Work your hardest. Family members are welcome to watch but please stay within the spectator area during the meet.
Listed below are some guidelines geared to help you through your first couple of swim meets. If you have any questions, please ask your coach.
Swim Meet Protocol
Swimmers are expected to be ready on the pool deck 15 minutes prior to the start of every meet warm up. Being on time indicates to the coach that the athlete is prepared.
Team instructions and team activation takes place prior to the start of the meet warm up.
Swimmers are expected to be on deck for the entire meet.
Swimmers are to wear proper TSC attire during the entire swim meet.
No food is allowed on deck. No glass water bottles.
The coach selects all race events.
Each athlete will race a variety of events throughout the year.
Depending on the type of meet, swimmers will be placed in events that best suit their needs and the expectations set by the coach.