The purpose of a code of conduct for athletes is to establish a consistent expectation for athletes’ behavior.


By signing this code of conduct, I agree to the following statements:

❏ I will respect and show courtesy to my teammates and coaches at all times.

❏ I will demonstrate good sportsmanship at all practices and meets. 

❏ I will set a good example of behavior and work ethic for my younger teammates.

❏ I will be respectful of my teammates’ feelings and personal space. Swimmers who exhibit sexist, racist, homophobic, or otherwise inappropriate behavior will be faced with consequences. 

❏ I will attend all team meetings and training sessions, unless I am excused by my coach. 

❏ I will show respect for all facilities and other property (including locker rooms) used during practices, competitions, and team activities. 

❏ I will refrain from foul language, violence, behavior deemed dishonest, offensive, or illegal. 

❏ If I disagree with an official’s call, I will talk with my coach and not approach the official directly. 

❏ I will obey all of USA Swimming’s rules and codes of conduct. I understand that if I violate this code of conduct, I will be subject to disciplinary action determined by my coaches and the swim club’s board of directors.


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Swimmer’s signature & Date


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Parents signature & Date