BOD Positions, Coach Applications, & 2023 Season


    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!


    • 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.


    • 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


    • 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.


    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).


    • 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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