As swim parents, there is no doubt that you will play an integral role in your child's development in this sport. Your involvement and interest will have a direct impact on your child's experiences in swimming, either positive or negative. At times, you may feel overwhelmed with everything that involves being a supportive swim parent. As you go through this process with your child, you cannot be expected to know everything there is to know about supporting your child through this sport. As a result, you are highly encouraged to ask questions when you have them. The coaching staff is here to help you, we are here to answer your questions. Please don't hesitate to ask.
In addition, USA Swimming has many resources and educational materials available to help swim parents best support their child through competitive swimming. The following are links to articles that you may find helpful:
As more articles become available they will be posted.
10 Commandments for Swim Parents
Understanding Growth and Development
NLAC Sports Nutrition Information From Dr. Kris Clark
ABC's of Mental Training
Do's and Don'ts for Sport Parents