Swim Parent Basics

The role of supportive, nurturing parent is critical in the success of your athlete child.  Below are a number of articles which address different aspects of competitive swimming, help define the roles of athlete, coach and parent, and increase understanding of competitive swimming basics.

  1. The 10 Commandments of Swim Parenting:
  2. Swim Meet Basics for Parents:
  3. 12 Things You Learn Becoming a Swim Parent:
  4. 4 Questions for Swim Parents about Goals:
  5. 6 Ways parents can encourage the swimmer-coach relationship:
  6. Top Ten Questions Every Swimming Parent Wants to Know: