Supportive and educated parents are an essential part of the COOL's success.  On this page you will find a wealth of useful information & advice to help you be the best COOL parent you can be!

Missouri Valley All-Academic Team

If your swimmer has completed 9th grade or above, has a minimum 3.2 GPA, and meets certain athletic requirements, he/she is eligible for the Missouri Valley All-Academic Team.  COOL highly encourages swimmers to apply for this honor! 

Swim Parent Links

Swimming 101

Swim Meet Basics 

Basic Rule of Swimming

Glossary of Swimming Terms

Role of the Swimming Parent

10 Ways to Sabatoge your Child’s Swim Career

What is USA Swimming?