As members of the Senior Swim Team, we are committed to fostering a positive, supportive, and hardworking environment that inspires personal growth, teamwork, and leadership. We believe that by training hard together, having fun together, and supporting each other, we will achieve great success as individuals and as a team. To ensure we uphold our motto, we have established the following expectations for all team members:
Dedicate yourself to giving your best effort in every practice and competition.
Show up on time and prepared for all team activities, including practices, meetings, and competitions.
Set personal goals for improvement and work diligently to achieve them.
Stay focused and engaged during practice, listening carefully to feedback from coaches and teammates.
Encourage and uplift your teammates, both in and out of the pool.
Offer constructive feedback and praise to help your teammates improve.
Celebrate the achievements and milestones of every team member, regardless of their skill level.
Create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all team members, regardless of their background or abilities.
Embrace challenges with a positive attitude, recognising that they are opportunities for growth.
Respond to setbacks and disappointments with resilience and determination.
Be open to receiving feedback and suggestions from coaches and teammates without becoming defensive or resistant.
Understand that hard work and dedication are essential to personal growth and team success.
Continuously strive to develop your swimming skills, technique, and endurance.
Seek out opportunities for additional training, coaching, or learning resources.
Reflect on your performance regularly, identifying areas of strength and areas for improvement.
Be open to trying new strategies and approaches to enhance your skills and performance.
Be a Leader
Model the team's values and expectations through your actions and attitude.
Support and guide your teammates, especially new or less-experienced swimmers.
Actively contribute to team discussions and decision-making processes.
Be a positive representative of the team, both within and beyond the swimming community.
By upholding these expectations, we will create a strong and successful Senior Swim Team that embodies our motto: "We train hard together, we have fun together, and we support each other."