Youth Squad

 

Coaches: Courtney Stelling, Olivia Santospirito

 

Purpose:

The Cheltenham Youth Squad is for members ages 11+ who are interested in

pursuing the sport of swimming for fitness purposes. The endeavours of

swimmers in this squad are to learn strong training habits, develop aerobic

capacity, and hone their skills and technique. Swimmers training in the Youth

Squad will look towards continuing swimming for fitness in the Senior Squad

or join one of the applicable competitive squads (as advised by coaches) if

the swimmer is training twice per week consistently, shows commitment to

competing by participating in meets and is meeting standards of the

applicable squad.

Prerequisites:

  • Show engagement and strong work ethic throughout the training session

  • Adhere to lane etiquette expectations

  • Be able to swim a full hour with strong technique and aerobic ability

  • Complete Intro and/or Dev sessions with high quality technique, skill, and positive attitude

 

Training Expectations:

  • Dedicated to complete 1-2 Pool Sessions per week

  • Take on feedback and make veritable efforts to improve technique and skills as advised by coaches

  • Show engagement and strong work ethic throughout the training session

  • Adhere to lane etiquette expectations

  • Support other members of the Youth Squad and be a good teammate

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