RRV Wahoo Mission Statement

PHILOSOPHY:

The Red River Valley "Wahoos" swim team (ND-RRV) is committed to providing an enjoyable swimming experience for swimmers of all ages and abilities, while also providing a challenging and positive teaching and training environment in which swimmers can develop a sense of self-esteem and pride through individual and team achievement. The Wahoo's are additionally committed to excellence in performance and the continued effort to be a competitive leader in regional competitions as well as continued growth at the national level.

MISSION:

To provide members an opportunity to realize their potential both in and out of the pool, while displaying caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

GOALS:

* Wahoos provide professional instruction in the skills associated with competitive swimming.

* Through participation with the Wahoos program, swimmers will be taught personal responsibility, accountability, sportsmanship and citizenship through positive reinforcement and recognition of the individual’s pursuit towards accomplishing his or her defined goals.

* Provide a well-educated and professional coaching staff whose interest is in the development of the team and the individual swimmer.

* Promote family and community support and involvement in competitive swimming.

* Provide opportunities for swimmers of all levels to participate in competitions and other club oriented activities.

* Through training excellence and positive practice habits, with direction provided by its coaches, the Wahoos are committed to excellence in competition, both individually and as a team, at the highest level – regionally and nationally.

* Creating a positive environment where excellence is inevitable.

For any successful program to reach its goals and fulfill its philosophical mission, it must have commitment from its members. That is why the Wahoos strongly encourage and support volunteerism within the club and our surrounding communities. Only through cooperative agreement and conjoined efforts as a group can we better our children’s lives and future