ABOUT NTC AQUATICS' MISSION AND
NTC Aquatics is
committed to providing an enjoyable and complete swimming
experience for swimmers of all ages and abilities. It is
the goal of NTC Aquatics to provide a challenging
and positive teaching and training environment in which swimmers
can develop a sense of self-esteem and pride through individual and
team achievement. We are additionally committed to excellence
in performance and will continue to strive to be the competitive
leader in regional, national, and international competitions.
As with all organizations our team can be successful only if
everyone is an active member and participates in all activities. We
expect families to volunteer their time, energy and talents on
behalf of the team.
The NTC Aquatics Swim
Team provides athletes of all ages, through education, training and
guidance the best option to acquire the skills necessary to
formulate and attain their goals.
The NTC Aquatics Swim
Team is committed to establishing a supportive environment for
athletes, parents and coaches. Leadership and resources will be
provided for continuity among various programs while maintaining
Every swimmer is an
important team member and will be provided with the opportunity to
develop self confidence, discipline and time management skills that
will be used for the rest of their lives.
We will train and
compete in a fun environment, friendship and team spirit while
further building NTC Aquatics Swim Team’s tradition of
Our Swim Team shall be
known for its great enthusiasm, pride and camaraderie, tempered by
graciousness and respect for every member of it. Let our team
members to speak well of each other and of their competitors and
always encourage others. Let them learn to accept praise and
victory with modesty and defeat with dignity and as a learning
experience. Let our team conduct itself, so officials, parents and
meet sponsors are glad to have the NTC Aquatics Swim Team
- As a USA Swimming
(USA-S) team and in full support an in accordance with the
objectives of USA Swimming, NTC Aquatics promote the
ideals of integrity and fairness, positive environment, leadership,
excellence, innovation and creativity.
- We provide
professional instruction in skills associated with competitive
- We provide an
appropriate environment to encourage the full development and
participation of all swimmers with the focus on realizing maximum
individual potential at a pace appropriate for each
- Through participation
with our program, swimmers will be taught personal
responsibility and accountability, sportsmanship and citizenship
through positive reinforcement and recognition of the individual's
pursuit towards accomplishing defined goals.
- Provide a
well-educated and professional coaching/teaching staff whose
interest is in the development of the team and the individual
- Promote family and
community support and involvement in competitive
- Provide opportunities
for swimmers at all levels to participate in competitions and other
club oriented activities.
- Through training
excellence, focus and directions provided by its coaching
professionals, our swim team is committed to excellence
in competition, both individually and as a team, at the highest
level: regionally, nationally, and
- Creating a positive
environment where excellence is inevitable.
Aquatics coaching staff and club administrators feel very
strongly about the philosophy and objectives of the program. We
expect each parent and swimmer to understand and adhere to these
principles and objectives and encourage every member to strive
toward building the strongest team possible, through individual and
NTC Aquatics is a
non-profit organization. We derive our funds from membership dues,
fundraising events and sponsorship. We spend these funds primarily
on coaching costs, equipment, incentives, and social functions for
the swimmers. We sponsor social events to provide a social
atmosphere outside the pool environment.
NTC Aquatics is a member
of Florida Swimming (FL), which in turn is a subdivision
of USA Swimming.
USA Swimming is the National
Governing Body (NGB) for amateur competitive swimming in the USA.
USA Swimming is responsible for the selection of USA National
Teams, which compete at the Olympic and World Championships as well
as other international competition.
NTC Aquatics compete in meets at all levels of the USA
Swimming program, both regionally and nationally. Part of the
commitment of NTC Aquatics is to develop national and
internationals level swimmers.