The mission of the Berkeley Barracudas is to provide a safe, healthy and positive environment for athletes. We commit to make a positive difference in the lives of its team members by promoting good sportsmanship, sound techniques, healthy lifestyle, commitment, responsibility, love for the sport of swimming and self respect. We are committed to creating an environment where each individual athlete may realize his or her own potential. We believe that the healthiest motivation for a child is the motivation that comes from within. We endeavor to draw out each child's natural energy, hope and courage, thereby fueling the pursuit of their dreams.