If your children take responsibility and ownership, then they most likely have intrinsic motivation and love swimming.
1. Board members are swim parents, too. They want the best for their swimmers and the team. They’d like some time to enjoy a swim meet and to watch their swimmers race.
5 things swim parents need to discuss with their swimmers about college recruiting.
I’ve heard stories repeatedly through the years of relay teams being let down by a swimmer. If you’ve got a kid who is fortunate to be picked for a relay, remember this is part of being a TEAM.
I was asked recently by a new swim parent on how to motivate your swimmer. The short answer is that you cannot motivate your child. Motivation comes from within.
During recruiting, my swimmer talked to coaches by email, phone and in person. Coaches shared great advice about college recruiting and things to consider in making a decision. Here are seven tips about college recruiting from a variety of coaches:
After 15 years of swim parenting, I joined Masters two weeks ago. Here are 11 things I’ve learned from two weeks of Masters…
The plateau for a swimmer can be a scary time. No matter what your swimmer does, he or she doesn’t drop time. Here are three tips to help your swimmer make it through a plateau…
Being a swim parent has its highs and lows. Here’s some advice on balancing out the experience and learning to love the process.
Coto Coyote Head Coach Todd Conrad instills community awareness in his program “Coyotes’ Trick or Treat so Kids can Eat.”