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    BOD Positions, Coach Applications, & 2023 Season

    1/8/2023

    Greetings Cary Park Sea Dragons (CPSD) Families!

    Happy New Year! The CPSD Board of Directors (BOD) has important information about the upcoming 2023 season to share!

    OPEN BOARD POSITIONS:

    • The CPSD swim team is managed and organized by talented parent volunteers!
    • The current BOD is excited to kick off the new swim season but needs your participation!
    • For a successful 2023 season, VITAL open BOD positions still need to be filled.
    • Critical positions that need to be filled immediately:
      • Presidents Associate
      • VP Fundraising
      • VP Social
    • A group of enthusiastic BOD members will welcome and mentor you:
      • President: Suzanne Francart
      • VP Volunteers: Ali Crawford
      • Volunteers Associate: Ross Brodbeck
      • VP Communications: Lisa Bendz
      • VP Finance: Manali Bettendorf
      • VP Meets: Carolina Carrasco
    • Please email [email protected] to learn more.
    • Additional Associate BOD positions are also needed; please email for more information.
    • Board members are exempt from the 12-point volunteer requirement.


    COACH APPLICATIONS:

    • CPSD Swim Team is currently accepting applications for Head Coach and Assistant Coach positions.
    • Complete job descriptions, requirements, and application information are posted on Swimtopia Team Website: Click HERE.


    • Head and Assistant Coach Applications:
    • Application: Cover letter, 2-3 references with contact info, Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid certification documentation or planned completion date, Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches Certification (online course) documentation
    • Submission: [email protected]
    • Deadline: January 31, 2023


    • Junior Coach Applications:
    • Application: Description of swimming/coaching experience, description of why you want to Junior Coach and what you enjoy about CPSD swim team
    • Submission: [email protected]
    • Deadline: April 15, 2023


    CPSD TEAM WEBSITE – SWIMTOPIA:

    • Swimtopia is the official team websitehttps://caryparkseadragons.swimtopia.com/
    • The old Team Unify website will no longer be accessible after 3/31/2023. All swimmers’ times from 2011-2021 will not be accessible after that date.
    • If you would like to retrieve a record of your swimmer(s) past times (2011-2021), please complete the following steps by 3/31/23:
      • Sign into the old Team Unify Website: Click HERE.
      • Under your account information, scroll over Events and Competition with flag icon on left, and then click on Meet Results.
      • In Meet Results, you can click on the Printer Friendly button for your information. You may switch between multiple swimmers on your account.
      • Note, Team Unify only has swim times from 2011 to 2021. Swim times from 2022 are on Swimtopia.


    UPCOMING 2023 REGISTRATIONS:

    1. 2023 Cary Park Sea Dragons Swim Team: Registration will be coming soon and available on the Swimtopia website. More details coming soon!
    2. 2023 Cary Park Swim Club: All CPSD swim team families must be registered members of the Cary Park Swim Club. A separate 2023 registration and fee are required. Information updates about registration and fees from Cary Park Swim Club will become available and updated on their website (Click HERE).


    TENTATIVE 2023 SCHEDULES:

    • Practice Schedule:
      • May 15: First Day Afternoon Practice
      • May 20: First Saturday Practice - Polar Plunge
      • May 29: Memorial Day - No Practice
      • June 12: First Day Morning Practice
      • July 4: Independence Day - No Practice
      • July 21 or 22: Last Day Practice (depends on TSA meet)
    • Meet Schedule:
      • June 3: Time Trials
      • June 13: Meet 1
      • June 20: Meet 2
      • June 27: Meet 3
      • July 5 (Wed): Meet 4
      • July 11: Meet 5
      • July 15: Cary City Championship
      • July 18: Meet 6
      • July 22 or 23: TSA Championships 
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