Being a parent of a swimmer is no small task. There are many resources out there to make the job easier and give you the tools you need to be the best swim parent out there. Please check back as we will add information throughout the season.
Changing the Game in Youth Sports - John O'Sullivan (TED Talk)
Support Your Child Athlete to Create Experiences and Memories - Expert Beacon
9 Goals for the School Year - USA Swimming
On Praising your Children - USA Swimming
Setting Goals: The Parent, Coach, Athlete Relationship - ASCA News for Swim Parents
That's not it - ASCA News for Swim Parents
Because they MUST Fail - ASCA News for Swim Parents
The Biggest Question - ASCA News for Swim Parents
USA Swimming - USA Swimming has a wealth of tools for parents and swimmers. Take some time to see all that they have to offer.
Swim Connection - Swim connection is an important tool for keeping tabs on your swimmers times, entering meets.
Swim Smarter - The website where you to register your swimmer (http://swim-smarter.com)
Meet mobile - Real time swim results (Varies meet to meet)
Live results - Real time swim results and heat and lane assignments (Varies meet to meet)
Ondeck Parent - Team Unify app. - Parents can keep track of swimmers times and practice attendance, meet results, and time standards
Deck Pass - the official mobile app of USA Swimming. - a virtual log book where you can connect other swimmers, monitor times, rankings and IMX scores, and earn patches.