Coach Funding


The Coaches Rep, Treasurer, and General Chair will annually review the USA Swimming Championship schedule to determine funded events and athlete eligibility. 

Objective: To help fund coaches who are going to meets representing their teams and the LSC. These meets are Senior Zone Championships, Sectionals, Super Sectionals, Futures, Junior Nationals, Senior Nationals, and Olympic Trials.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The club has completed at least USA Swimming’s Club Recognition Program Level 1, or has applied for Level 1 certification within the past 12 months.
  • Coaches must be coaching swimmers who have met athlete funding requirements.
  • As a team they must attend the Spring and Fall HOD meetings. 
  • Funding Amounts are "Up To" the designated amount based on actual expenses.

RECEIPTS & COPY OF MEET CREDENTIALS ARE REQUIRED.  Scan and upload to the funding application.

Up to 1 coach reimbursed for 1-5 athletes
Up to 2 coaches reimbursed for 6-10 athletes
Up to 3 coaches reimbursed for 11+ athletes

The following competitions are considering annually for funding and the amount that they will be funded:

EZ Age Group Zone Championship Up to $250
EZ Senior Zone Championship Up to $250
Sectionals/Speedo Championshp Series Up to $250
Futures Championship Up to $250
Junior Nationals Up to $450
Nationals Up to $600
US Open Up to $600
Open Water Nationals Up to $600
World Championship Trials Up to $600
National Disability & Paralympic Championships Up to $600
Olympic Trials Up to $2000











  • Club President or Treasurer complete the on-line 2019 Coach Funding Request Form
  • Upload copies of receipts when submitting the form (photos taken with your phone are fine as long as they are readable).
  • Applications will be reviewed for eligibility and accuracy.
  • Reimbursement checks will be mailed directly to the Clubs - typically within 30 days of receiving the request or all eligibility requirements are met

Requests for reimbursement must be received no later than December 31st for the preceding Short Course and Long Course Season (September 1 - August 31).  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!