Swim Parent Articles

Being a Great Swim Parent

Our NCAC parents have a tremendous task in supporting our children as they embark on their swimming journey.  Your children and our program depends on the support and energy of outstanding parents as we strive to achieve our goals.  Just as our coaches hold our swimmers to high expectations we too expect big things from our parents but in order for all of us to heading on the same path education is paramount.  

This section of our website can serve as a simple resource for our parents to read up on some specific concepts.

Thank you for all of your great support and efforts to be the best swim parent you can be!


Sports Parenting in Ten Sentences

Fleet Feet Blog; Competition

USA Swimming Consultant Parent Meeting

How to Become a Winning Parent

Working with the Coach

A Nation of Wimps

Five Tips for Parents with Young Athletes in Sport

Glossary of Swimming Terms

Parenting Athletes for lifelong success

Do's and Don'ts for Sports Parents

Getting Parents on the Team

Parent Guildelines

Parent and Coach...the other stuff