Virginia Gators of Charlottesville

Since 2000, the Virginia Gators of Charlottesville has offered high-quality swim training from beginner to elite with a focus on balancing physical, social, and emotional development in assisting swimmers to reach their personal goals. Head Coach JJ Bean, in his 23rd year leading the Gators, is committed to providing a personal approach to helping every swimmer improve every day. 

This Fall we will begin practices on September 6th at Fairview Pool until September 18th. We will then move to the Key West Swim Club outdoor, heated pool until September 30th and finally to our fall indoor home at Crow Pool on Rose Hill Drive in Charlottesville until the Fairview renovations are completed and our Bubble goes up again. 

USA Swimming is committed to fostering a fun, healthy, and safe environment for all its members, and in 2010, it formally implemented a comprehensive Safe Sport program to respond to and prevent instances of abuse and misconduct within the sport of swimming.  Since then USA Swimming Safe Sport has worked tirelessly to educate members, put policies in place, and empower LSCs and clubs to create the best possible environments for all members.

The Virginia Gators Swim Club fully endorses and supports USA Swimming’s Safe Sport and Safety programs by helping to provide these resources for our members.

USA Swimming Safe Sport Home Page


USA Swimming Best Practices Guidelines

USA Swimming Code of Conduct


Click on the following for Virginia Gator Policies:

Virginia Gators Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention (MAAP) Policy

Virginia Gators Athlete Code of Conduct

Virginia Gators Parent Code of Conduct

Plan to Address Bullying

Photography Policy


If you have a Safe Sport Concern, we have created the Virginia Gators Safe Sport Grievance Procedures document to help you walk through the process in a systematic, productive way. 

To make a report

To find more information go to the US Center for Safe Sport page

Virginia Gators Safe Sport Coordinator:  Sarah Kucenas, [email protected]