Western Zone Diversity & Inclusion Summit applications--due 3/20
Friday, March 9, 2018
Purpose: Instill a vision of success
and inspire athletes from under-represented populations to become leaders in
the sport of swimming.
Goals: To empower athletes from ethnically
under represented populations, those economically disadvantaged, and LGTBQ and
their coaches and other adult summit participants to:
1. Demonstrate the viability of inclusiveness
in swimming within their local LSC
2. Achieve performance excellence at every
level of the sport
3. Expound the benefits and value of
participating in the sport of swimming
4. Be positive leaders and role models that
others from socioeconomic backgrounds can emulate
5. To connect, network and promote the
virtues of the sport of swimming through a comprehensive strategy involving the
athletes, coaches, other adults and LSC Diversity Chairs in their own local
LSC’s and throughout the Western Zone.
Site: San Diego State University,
San Diego California
Dates: June 14 - June 17, 2018. Participants will arrive Thursday midday approximately between
11:00am-1:00pm and depart Sunday morning.
Number of Attendees: 2 athletes from each LSC in the Western
LSC may also submit up to 4 athlete alternates)
from each LSC
Diversity Chair from each LSC
If, after the deadline, there are
openings available for additional swimmers, the alternates submitted by each
LSC will be considered to attend the camp. LSCs will be notified by May 1 if
their alternates have been accepted. Payment for alternates attending the camp
must be received by May 15.
Applications are due to SCS Diversity & Inclusion Chair, Sarah Dawson, as listed on the application.
2018 WZ D&I Athlete application
2018 WZ D&I Adult application