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Swim Team Parent Information

Parent Meetings

Marion Family YMCA Parent Support Group Structure

Parent Meeting Dates


Policies & Procedures

Registration Policies

Communication & Weather Policy

Athlete Uniform Policy - Updated 9.11.12

Records Policy

Attendance Policy


Volunteer Registration

2012-2013 Parent Support Group Volunteer Registration


Important Links

For technical, nutrition or taper related links please look under Swimmer Resources. 


          Parent Education

Swim-Series: Want Your Kid to Become a Champion in the Pool? -- Competitive Advantage

Advice for Swim Parents: Give More to Get More --

Concussion Information Sheet -- Ohio Department of Health

How to Get Young Swimmers to Eat Well -- Jill Castle, USA Swimming

Entering Events for Swim Meets -- John Leonard, American Swimming Coaches Council for Sport Development

The Role of the Parent in Sports -- National Federation of State High School Associations

Playing Favorites by John Leonard -- American Swim Coaches Association

Parent Education Resources -- USA Swimming

Toward a Theory of Sport -- James A. Crone, an excellent article about the negative results from A) putting an emphasis on winning, and B) putting an emphasis on extrinsic rewards. 

Swimming Terminology

Youth Sports -- Prepare the Child for the Path, Not the Path for the Child -- Michael Boyles,

Swimmers are Smarter -- Mat Luebbers


Helping Your Athlete During Taper -- USA Swimming

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