Fairland Aquatics Swim Team
Celebrating 25 years of excellence
The primary purpose of these expectations is to ensure that everyone is on the same page, and that the program can move forward in a positive, productive, and healthy manner.
1. Families are expected to follow team policies and guidelines as outlined.
2. Families are expected to know and understand the teams philosophies and goals, and to buy into them 100%.
3. Families are expected to address any concerns / issues with their childs coach in a timely manner
4. Families are expected to meet financial obligations as outlined in team brochures.
1. Swimmers are expected to come to practice with a positive attitude.
2. Swimmers must have a suit, goggles, cap, water bottle, and any equipment necessary for their practice group.
3. Swimmers must be prepared to take instruction and critique from coaches.
4. When competing, swimmers must wear team attire.
5. Swimmers must keep coaches informed of potential conflicts (Red groups).
6. During practice, swimmers must give the coaches their undivided attention.
7. During practice, swimmers must put their cell phones in their bags.
8. Swimmers should be prepared to compete in at least 2 meets per year.
1. Parents MUST know what practice group their child is in.
2 Parents should strive to have their child at practice 10 minutes early.
3. Parents must meet all financial obligations as specified.
4. Parentsshould be ready to volunteer their time and efforts to help the team meet its objectives.
5. Parents should be prepared to drive their child to swim meets when entered.
6. Parents should address concerns / issues directly with their child's coach. Understand that any resolutions that require input from the Head Coach will still involve the group coach.
7. During practice and swim meets parents are NOT allowed on deck as per USA Swimming regulations.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM COACHES
1. The coaches will be punctual or early to practice.
2.They will be prepared for practice, and where appropriate will have written workouts.
3. The coaches will actively and continually work on refining stroke mechanics.
4. Coaches will help swimmers set goals, where appropriate. They will also establish a game plan to achieve those goals.
5. The coach will address concerns directly with the childs parents.
6. During practice, coaches will not be on their cell phones.
7. Continuing education is an ongoing endeavor of the program.