Parent Resource

Below are some links and articles for you to use as resources as you grow in your knowledge of this great sport.  Start with the 10 Commandments of being a Swim Parent:

 

I. Thou shall not impose thy ambitions on thy child.

II. Thou shall be supportive no matter what.
III. Thou shall not coach thy child.

IV. Thou shall only have positive things to say at a competition.

V. Thou shall acknowledge thy child's fears.

VI. Thou shall not criticize the officials.

VII. Thou shall honor thy child's coach.

VIII. Thou shall be loyal and supportive of thy team.

IX. Thy child shall have goals besides winning.

X. Thou shall not expect thy child to become an Olympian.

 

PARENT HANDBOOK - MUST READ!

How to be a Successful Swim Parent

Working with the Coach

The Coach/Parent Relationship

What is FUN for swimmers

USA SWIMMING PARENTING LIBRARY

COMMON LANGUAGE FOR SWIMMERS

IMPORTANT LINKS:

USA SWIMMING

KENTUCKY SWIMMING

 

COACHES EMAIL LIST: (lead coach for group)

National Group:

Coach Chip - aaug3205@gmail.com

Senior group:

Coach Kevin - kevinarakaki11@gmail.com

PreSenior:

Coach Kevin - kevinarakaki11@gmail.com

AGE:

Coach Amy - albierofamily@juno.com

AGD:

Coach Maggie - mjahns01@louisville.edu

CD:

Coach Rachel - rachnicole9@gmail.com