Parent Leadership Committee (PLC)

Purpose:  To connect all locations, bring together the team community, share information with fellow parents, and help assimilate new families

Structure:  One parent from each practice group to act as a Parent Representative (should have at least one year prior experience with the team). Some practice groups will be combined and the Parent Representatitve will oversee all of them.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Email practice group at the beginning of the season to make introduction and offer availability to answer questions, especially for new parents
  • Email welcome booklet to new parents when it is available
  • Attend group parent meeting, offer to be available at a practice during the first month and/or at the first couple of meets to answer parent questions
  • Organize group parties (2-3 per year) and assist with other team / multi-group functions. TIDE will provide a small subsidy toward the cost of social events
  • Prior to meets send out meet-specific tips to group and assist with planning team spirit/social events at certain meets (where applicable)
  • Serve as liaison between Service Hours Committee and practice group(s) – make sure group members understand how to sign up for volunteer opportunities and are fulfilling responsibilities
  • Receive email updates and information from Board members and communicate to practice group as needed
  • Meet quarterly during the year with other PLC reps and Board members to receive information on Board and team initiatives as well as share ideas and feedback

Service Hours:  PLC Representatives will earn 15 service hours credit per year

Interested? Contact: Lyn Mannato - [email protected]


TIDE Parent Leadership Committee Representatives 2022-2023             

Virginia Beach
Novice & Developmental Silver - Mary Scott
Developmental Gold - Jen Klimkiewicz

Mt Trashmore:
Age Group Bronze - Tara Dyckman
Age Group Silver - Leslie Cutchins

Princess Anne:
Age Group Bronze - Elena Carothers
Age Group Silver - Mo Fitzkee
Age Group Gold - Jeny Taylor
Senior Bronze & Senior Silver - Kristen Tessenear
Senior Gold - Jeny Taylor
National - Sara Beth Roberts


Chesapeake (Greenbrier/Great Bridge)
Novice - Lisa Hamilton
Developmental Silver
- Bridget Cunningham
Developmental Gold - Ericka Neville

Great Bridge:
Age Group Bronze - Melissa Horner
Age Group Silver - Becky Edwards
Age Group Gold - Natalie Morrozoff
Senior Bronze & Senior Silver -
Senior Gold - Ana Stratton



All Developmental and Age Groups - Kerri Wood
All Senior Groups - Raven O'Brien