Parent Resources      

US Swimming provides parents with a ton of helpful advice and information regarding how to be a supportive parent for your swimmer. Some of the information will be posted here as well as some things from the ECA Coaches. You can always browse the US Swimming website with this link: Parent Education Library.

USA Swimming Partners with Growing Champions for Life    

US Swimming is excited to announce a special relationship with Growing Champions for Life, an organization dedicated to creating cohesive families and principle-centered athletes who win at life, not just at sports. The endorsement of this exciting program means you will have access to inspirational videos educational webinars, interesting articles and informative newsletters on the US Swimming web site.  Click the logo to visit the page.

USA Swimming Deck Pass
Take full advantage of your USA Swimming membership online by creating a Deck Pass  account:
  • See all of your child’s personal-best times 
  • Track the meets they swim in
  • Track your child’s improvement
  • Check out seasonal bests
  • Compare times to swimmers nationwide
  • See the digital patches they earn

Create a Deck Pass Account 

  • College Swimming A presentation by ECA Head Coach Casey Charles.
  • Long Course and Short Course Differences Long Course Meters swimming is vastly different from Short Course Yards.  It is in many ways more difficult, but is beneficial as well.  If your swimmer is new to LCM, then there are few things you should know before they dive in.  Read More...
  • Understanding Time Standards Time standards are motivational tools for swimmers that are used to measure improvement and to inspire swimmers to push themselves to the next level.  Motivational standards are set for each event and for the following age groups: 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, and 17-18...
  • Meet Essentials A checklist for meet preparation