Mission Statement

MISSION: To provide young people positive experiences through competitive swimming that will last a lifetime


PHILOSOPHY: At DST, we implement the safe sport policies and guidelines provided by USA Swimming and US Center for Safe Sport to ensure a safe environment for all members and participant as we pursue our mission.


The coaching staff believes that the following concepts are of great value to our student athletes.  As an organization, the Delaware Swim Team coaching staff will strive to:

  • Develop proper stroke technique at an early age
  • Teach and emphasize good sportsmanship
  • Increase self esteem and motivation, encourage hard work, goal setting and goal achievement
  • Instill the values of dedication, commitment, and team loyalty
  • Encourage swimmers to strive for excellence at each level of our program
  • Provide an environment for our swimmers to reach their maximum potential