Parents Meeting Agenda
Introduction of Coaches, Board members
Brief Overview/philosophy of HoCo Aquatics and USA Swimming
Practices - Open for viewing, do not coach your swimmer or distract swimmers
Swimmer come prepared with suit, goggles, towel, fins, water bottle, etc.
Dry land - tennis shoes, shorts, etc.
PLEASE pick up your swimmers on time when their practice is over. They are to
wait for rides INSIDE the building. Please instruct your swimmers. If a sibling is still
in a practice session, siblings must wait on the pool deck, not alone in the lobby or
anywhere else in the Athletic & Fitness building.
Swimmer Goals - SMART - will be setting goals over the next few weeks.
Swim Meets - 2 meets at the minimum, sign up via website, do not miss deadlines.
Upcoming Meets listed on Website. Will get email reminders. Sign up on-line
coach will approve or edit entries. Pay meet entry fees by Check!
Drop Box - On the pool deck, through main door on left wall by the fire extinguisher. This is for
meet entry fees. Pay entry fees by check made to HoCo Aquatics. Include meet
name/date on check memo line.
File Folders - Alphabetical. Kept on deck, check for ribbons, etc.
Email - be sure you have logged in to the team website and verified your
BOD members, Practice Group Liaison
Team Website - check often!! www.hocoaquatics.org
News, Calendar, Events, Team Fees Billing
Meet notices, Directions to pools, Warm Up Times
OnDeck Parent smart phone free App
USA Swimming DeckPass smart phone free App
Policies - Code of Conduct, Honor Code Policy (Travel)
Cell Phone/Electronic Devices Policy
Swim Meet and Entry Fees Policy
Others as noted on website and team handbook
Fundraisers, Social Events, Banquet, Spirit Wear, Team Uniform/T-shirt
Maryland Swimming website -www.mdswim.org - also has swim meet + additonal information
Upcoming Important dates: Team Suits, Team Pictures, First Meet Entries, Spirit Wear orders