Ensure swimmers arrive on time and in proper attire for meets and practices.
Have swimmers available for all of their events at meets. Notify the coaches in advance if a swimmer must leave early.
Sign swimmer into meets on the web site at least one week prior to the meet. Coaches plan the lineups several days in advance and late-minute additions aren't possible.
Ensure swimmers are dressed appropriately for weather conditions.
Focus on your child’s effort and development rather than winning or losing.
Support your team in a positive manner.
Introduce yourself to the coaches. Please remember to thank him/her each season.
Notify your swimmer’s coach of any special needs prior to the first practice.
Work your required jobs to help the team run successful meets.
Encourage swimmers to eat snacks in the concession area and not in the team area.
Have your swimmer help with cleanup in the team area after each meet.
Remember that swim team practice is NOT meant to be a swim lesson. If your swimmer needs extra help with any stroke, sign up for group and/or individual swim lessons.
Use sportsmanlike conduct on and around the pool, whether home or away. Unsportsmanlike conduct may result in a warning given by the Naperville Swim Conference representatives. Parents can be asked to leave the area.
If a problem develops between a swimmer or parent and a coach, discuss the problem first with the coach. If the problem cannot be resolved at this level, contact a Parent Board member.
Use appropriate behavior before, during and after all practices and meets.
Show respect to all coaches, referees, judges, spectators and fellow swimmers.
Show respect to all equipment and facilities.
Arrive at all practice and meets on time.
Notify your coach, as early as possible, if you will not be able to attend a meet.
Listen to the coaches.
Be prepared for practices and meets.
Cheer for and encourage your teammates.
At meets, see your coach after your finish swimming your events.
Eat your snacks in the concession area, not in the team area.
Help clean up the team area at the end of the meet.
Practice good sportsmanship and help your parents do the same.