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Expectations

Team Expectations

Participation

  • Attendance is not tracked, but regular attendance is encouraged

  • Every swimmer is welcomed at their age group practice as often as possible.

  • Every swimmer is encouraged to participate in at least one meet.

Swimmer Conduct

  • Follow ALL of Westover pool's rule and lifeguard instructions

  • Be respectful to coaches and teammates by:

    • listening to and following instructions

    • arriving early to practice

    • putting best effort into every practice

    • encouraging and cheering others on

  • Practice good sportsmanship at practice and meets

Family Conduct

  • Volunteer weekly

  • Help your swimmer arrive early to practice

  • Follow all pool rules and lifeguard instructions

  • Focus on your swimmers enjoyment and improvement

  • Model good sportsmanship

  • Communicate concerns to the leadership team or adult coaches

Coaching Conduct

  • Follow the VSL Code of Conduct

  • Build, encourage, and inspire the swimmers

  • Prepare and run effective and well planned practice

  • Focus on the swimmer's personal improvements

  • Follow mandatory reporting and complete Child Abuse and Neglect training

Discipline

‚ÄčIn the rare instance a problem arises with a participant's conduct coaches follow these steps:

  • Give a verbal warning

  • Sit out part of practice, guardian notified

  • Dismissed from practice, guardian notified

  • Miss the remaining practices before and the following meet

  • Dismissed from team, no refund will be given