LAC Parent/Volunteer Code of Conduct

  • I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all swimmers, coaches, meet officials, other parents and volunteers at all times.
  • I will place the emotional and physical well-being of all swimmers ahead of any personal desire for my child or our team to win.
  • I will support the coaches, meet officials and volunteers working with my child in order to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience for all.
  • I will remember that my child swims for his/her benefit, not mine.
  • I will every attempt to have my child arrive on time for practices, meets and other team activities.
  • I will remember that my child will learn based on the example that I set for them.
  • I will ask my child to treat other swimmers, coaches, meet officials, other parents, and volunteers with respect.
  • I will always be positive and support the decisions of the coaches and in doing so, support the team.
  • I will not coach my child in or out of the pool; that is the coach?s role.
  • I will not get into arguments with parents, swimmers, volunteers or coaches from my swim team or from any other swim team.
  • I will not use abusive or insulting language. I will treat everyone with dignity and respect.
  • I will not criticize meet officials and volunteers, understanding that mistakes will be made.
  • I will praise my child for their effort rather than the result of a race or meet.
  • I understand that failure to comply may result in my suspension from LAC events, or the dismissal of my swimmer(s) from LAC as determined by the board.