Parent Meeting Recap

Necessary Action Items:

- Complete Athlete Protection Training (every adult must complete this)

- Complete Covid- 19 Waiver (Whale) and email to piratedirector@yahoo.com

- Complete Falcon Club waiver and print to bring to practice

- Sign up for Remind app

FPST Parent Meeting Recap

  1. Coach Introductions
    • Leslie O’Brien: Head Coach
      1. Currently teaches anatomy and is the assistant swim coach for Paetow HS
    • Claire Hegar: Assistant Coach
      1. Currently a sophomore at Katy HS where she swims varsity and swims for Katy Aquatics
    • Brinley Snyder: Assistant Coach
      1. Currently a sophomore at Thompkins HS where she runs Cross Country
    • Abby Taylor: Jr Helper
      1. Currently a freshman at Katy HS where she swims varsity and swims for Katy Aquatics
  2. Board introductions:

Lori Conran- co director

Marla Foster- co director

Sarah Sherwood- volunteer coordinator

Michelle Mower- treasurer

Kerri McCurdy- fundraising/equipment

  • Policies and Procedures: Covid-masks are NO longer required; coaches will wear face shields when in the water
    1. Waiver
      1. Country Club-two page waiver that needs to be filled out PRIOR to first practice
        • Waiver is attached for you to fill out at home and bring OR we will have paper copies at practice
    2. WHALe Covid- one page waiver that needs to be filled out and EMAILED to piratedirector@yahoo.com (also attached)
  • Practice- female swimmers must be in a well-fitting one piece black suit; male swimmers in well-fitting jammers; goggles suggested, but not required; we will hand out swim caps at the first practice (wearing it is optional)
    1. Seating, dropping off, etc.-parents must remain outside the pool fence, or drop off the swimmer who is scheduled to practice at that time. Swimmers not in the pool must be supervised by an adult.
    2. Team Store-optional opportunity to purchase equipment; see QR code (password: falcon)
    3. REMIND-text @fpstp TO 81010
      1. This is how we will communicate weather related cancelations for practice. We are swimming UNLESS we sent a REMIND notice
    4. May times- 5/3-5/26 evening practice as follows
      1. 13 &Up (high school) - 4:15 - 5:00 pm
      2. 6 & Under - 5:00 - 5:30 pm
      3. 7/8 - 5:30 - 6:15 pm
      4. 9/10 - 6:15 - 7:00 pm
      5. 11 & Up - 7:00 - 7:45 pm
    5. June times 6/1-6/25 Morning Practice as follows *Please note, there will not be practice May 27-31 in observance of Memorial Day weekend
      1. 11 & Up - 8:00 - 8:45 am
      2. 6 & Under - 8:45- 9:15 am
      3. 7/8 - 9:15 - 10:00 am
      4. 9/10 - 10:00 - 10:45 am
  • Camper Swim- Monday and Wednesday 7:30- 8:00 am *If you have day camp and can't make it to practice at your regular time, there is an optional early swim practice. Coaches will be available to lead workout.
  • Meet Expectations- Black and Gold Meets will take place on 6/5, 6/10, 6/17 and 6/26; arrive at 7am for Saturday meets and 5pm for Thursday meets. You must declare you swimmer 4 days prior to the meet on the Falcon Point Swim Team website. If you have a swimmer participating in a swim meet, be prepared to volunteer.
    1. Volunteer-shift last the entirety of the meet
      1. Discuss positions-descriptions listed on the FPST website, sign ups will open this weekend
      2. Required Trainings-ALL adults with a swimmer on the team MUST complete the Athlete Protection Training (see QR code below) this takes about 15 minutes; those wanting to be a STROKE JUDGE need to complete an additional training (see QR code below) this takes about 45 minutes
    2. Concessions-will be offered at swim meets; set up and run by the country club
    3. Seating-no seating on the pool deck; you will set up outside the gates in the grassy area in your family units (no age group tents); you may come to the pool deck to watch your swimmer and exit promptly afterwards
    4. Ribbons-we will be using manual timers and place judges-swimmers will receive their ribbon immediately upon race completion
    5. NO PARKING ON MAHOGANY RUN
  • Team Pictures: NO PRACTICE THIS DAY- May 24th at 5:30 pm
    1. Shirts to be handed out that day
    2. William and Mary will be taking the team photo as well as individual photos; a form will be provided closer to the date


QR CODES

Athlete Protection*Required for every adult with a child on the team

Stroke Judge Training Module

Team Store

Password: falcon

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