Swim dad

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noun - A swim dad is a father of a swimmer, generally a pool swimmer under the age of 18, but it can also be referred to a mother of an open water swimmer of any age. Swim dads have a reputation to passionately care and worry about their child's well-being as it relates to their peers, coaches, teammates, general team ambiance, improvement expectations, goals, and responsibilities. Swim dads also have a reputation to be detail-oriented, effective, and generally available to volunteer in a variety of roles on the swim team which helps the swim teams function and stay afloat.

Swim dads also refer to men who spends a significant amount of their time transporting his school-age children to their swim practices and swim meets, and supporting their aquatic goals.

The swim dad was always volunteering to kayak on channel swims.

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swim mom

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