Parent Resources



How to Take Safe Sport Training:

Step 1: Log in to

            --you created an account when you registered your swimmer for USA swimming.

Step 2: On your dashboard, click on “Education” from the tabs at the top. Then click “Course Catalog.”

Step 3: Click on “Safe Sport Courses” on the left.

Step 4: Scroll to find “Parent Guide to Misconduct in Sports” and click on “Go to Course” and then “Go to Course” again.

            --it will say “you will be enrolled and navigated to course”

              --at this point you will be navigated to

Step 5: Start and complete the course AND survey (takes about   min)

Step 6: Print or Download your certificate for YOUR records.



PowerPoint from Parent Meeting (Sept 15, 2021) -- New Parent and All Parent Orientation


USA Swimming Website --
Find your swimmers times, get info about everything from IMX events to nutrition to Club Level Status to what's going on with swimming world-wide.  You can also look up National time standards and records.

Utah Swimming Website --
Find meets throughout Utah as well as upcoming events.

Basic Info about USA Swimming
Find info about the structure and actual function of USA Swimming.  Better than USA Swimming for basic info.




When My Swimmer Does Not Seem To Be Getting Faster

"Ten Commandments for Parents of Child-Athletes"

"Six No-No Phrases for Parents"

These articles outline the role of parents in swimming, and gives tips and guidelines for helping your swimmer achieve his/her full potential.

"A Father's Example"
The story of how Apollo Anton Ohno's father helped him achieve his dreams of becoming an Olympian.

"Swimmers Who Start Later in Childhood"
What if you have a child who started swimming in their teens?


USA Swimming Code of Conduct

Debbie Phelps (Michael's Mom) -- Parent Advice