Code Of Conduct

The Bexley Marlins Swim Team will help swimmers to enhance technical skills, competitive ability, and personal enjoyment of the sport of swimming. Coaches, parents, and swimmers all carry responsibility to ensure that the season is a success and the team is a positive environment for all participants.

Coach and Board Responsibilities:

  • Be positive role models and be an example of good sportsmanship at all times
  • Teach rules and proper technique to the sport of swimming
  • Provide clear and timely communication
  • Give all swimmers a chance to participate in relays and individual events
  • Foster a positive and supportive team environment

Swimmer Responsibilities:

  • Show kindness and respect to coaches, officials, fellow swimmers, and yourself
  • Arrive on time to all scheduled practices and be ready to enter the water at the scheduled start time
  • Take practices and meets seriously and give coaches your full attention
  • Have a positive attitude and encourage yourself and teammates
  • Demonstrate the values of good sportsmanship, to those from our team and to those from other teams

Parent Responsibilities:

  • Ensure swimmers arrive on time to all practices and meets
  • Be respectful to all coaches, officials, and swimmers
  • Be a positive role model of sportsmanship to all swimmers and encourage swimmers to be kind to themselves and to others
  • Allow the coaches to work during practices by observing from the upper deck
  • In the event of a concern or an issue, approach coaches in a private manner and in a polite and respectful way
  • Support meet operations by allowing coaches and officials to work without distractions or interruptions
  • Sign up for volunteer positions at meets