swimming, despite the critics of specialization, provides the
opportunity for an able swimmer to achieve a level of excellence
and accomplishment too often unseen amid the mediocrity of todays
life. However, this excellence takes a high level of commitment
on the part of both the athlete and the family.
require that athletes:
a positive attitude toward coaches and training;
for honesty with themselves, the coaching staff, and
high but obtainable goals.
most important factor in a swimmer's success is ATTENDANCE.
Attendance at all practices is required. Team members
are also required to attend and participate in ALL designated
is important that the athlete and the family plan to be
committed to competing and training with the TEAM for
the entire season.