The information contained in the following links is intended for educational and informational purposes only. This information is provided by the Naperville Swim Conference(NSC) as a reference only and should not be used to replace the advice and/or instruction of coaches or NSC officials. The NSC does not assume responsibility for the content of these sites. Any questions or concerns regarding the following content should be directed to the NSC Executive Committee for review.



Parent Education:

Swim Meet Basics - Before and During a Swim Meet by USA Swimming

Parent FAQ

Swim Parent Rules - Unofficial Rules For Being A Swim Parent by USA Swimming

10 Commandments For Swim Parents - by USA Swimming

How To Become a Winning Parent - by USA Swimming

Swim Parents - Your Stress and Expectations are Contagious by Swim Swam

7 Ways Swim Meets Prepare Our Kids For The Real World - by Swim Swam


Swimming Basics: 

Swimming 101 - The Four Strokes and Competition by USA Swimming

Starts - Video on Race Dive

Streamline - Video on Streamline Position

Rules Primer - Basic Rules for Competition by USA Swimming



Food Choices - Top Nutrient-Rich Food Choices by USA Swimming

Iron Rich Foods - Best Iron Rich Foods For Growing Swimmers by USA Swimming

Strategies For Picky Eaters - 5 Strategies To Help Picky Swimmers Eat Better by USA Swimming

Check for dehydration - Three Easy Ways to Check For Dehydration by USA Swimming

Healthy Cereal - 3 Tips To Help Pick A Healthy Cereal by USA Swimming

Race Day Eating - Smart Eating On Race Day by USA Swimming

Snacks - Stay In The Bag Snacks by USA Swimming

Concessions Stand - Confessions From the Concessions Stand by USA Swimming


Swimming Organizations, News & Information:

USA Swimming - Governing Body For United States Swimming

Illinois Swimming

IHSA (Illinois High School Association)

     Girls Swimming

     Boys Swimming


Swimming World Magazine




Coaches Training: 

NSC Coaches Training Presentation