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Code of Conduct

The Atlanta Swim Association and Crooked Creek Swim Club has a Code of Conduct that is used as a guide for the swim league. Adherence to this code is required, and failure to comply with these standards may result in disciplinary action from the league and/or removal from the team.


Athlete Responsibilities

  • Abide by ASA Sportsmanship Guidelines listed below
  • Be a supportive teammate 
  • Arrive on time and ready to swim 
  • Obey and do not disrupt coaches 
  • Show respect to teammates, officials, volunteers and athletes and representatives of the opposing team 
  • Always leave the pool and opposing team's pool in better shape than when you arrive. Remember to always collect your belongings when leaving. 
  • Refrain from any inappropriate actions, language or conduct 
  • No running or horseplay on the pool deck or in the pool 
  • Always put forth your best effort 
  • Most importantly....HAVE FUN!! 

Parent Responsibilities 

  • Abide by ASA Sportsmanship Guidelines listed below
  • Encourage your swimmer to be a good teammate, always do their best and to have fun 
  • Ensure your swimmer is on time and prepared to be in the pool for practices, warm-ups and meets 
  • Allow the coaches to coach and do not interrupt/interfere during practices and meets.  Refrain from approaching coaches during practices but instead address any concerns after practice or via email. 
  • Do not "coach" or offer guidance to swimmers from the pool deck during practices
  • Understand coaches are not tasked with teaching swim basics. Limited individual instruction is part of practices but specific work on strokes is for clinics or to be scheduled outside of CCSC practice times. 
  • Unless previously arranged with the head coach, swimmers should practice with their age group
  • Show respect to all athletes, officials, volunteers and representatives of the opposing team
  • Refrain from any inappropriate actions, language or conduct 

Atlanta Swim Association Sportsmanship Guidelines

  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, Participants, Officials, and Spectators will treat other Team Representatives, Coaches, Participants, Officials, and Spectators with respect and civility. 
  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, Participants, Official, and Spectators will lead by example in demonstrating fair play and sportsmanship for all participants. 
  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, Participants, Officials, and Spectators will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support for all participants, coaches, and officials at every event, practice, and meeting. 
  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, Participants, Officials, and Spectators shall provide support for coaches and officials working with the league to provide a positive and enjoyable experience for all. 
  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, Participants, Officials, and Spectators will place the emotional and physical well being of their participants ahead of a personal desire to win. 
  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, Participants, Officials, and Spectators will treat each participant as an individual, remembering the large range of emotional and physical development of members of the same age group. 
  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, and Officials will do their best to provide a safe playing situation and environment. 
  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, and Officials will do their best to organize practices that are fun and challenging for all participants. 
  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, and Officials will be knowledgeable in the rules of the league and the sport, and will teach these rules to their participants and parents. 
  • All Team Representatives and Coaches will use coaching techniques appropriate for the league and the sport of swimming. 
  • All Team Representatives, Coaches, Participants, Officials, and Spectators must remember that the league is for children and not for adults. The Atlanta Swim Association is an introductory program for recreational swimming. Year round and intensely competitive programs are available from several local US Swimming Clubs. 
  • Individuals not complying with these rules will be subject to suspension or dismissal from the league. A panel of League Officials, Team Representatives and Coaches will be responsible for hearing any complaints pertaining to this rule during the season and rendering any penalty if necessary.
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