Grassroots Committee

Chair: Shannon Wanner

Mandate: To promote, encourage and support the development and delivery of programs for Recreational, Limited Competitive and Provincial Stream Athletes.

 

Goals 2016-2019

  • To have Synchronized Swimming active in all districts with indoor public pools.
  • To increase under-represented and aboriginal participation.
  • To provide support to athletes making the transition from non-competitive to competitive.
  • To integrate Long Term Athlete Development into programming.

Committee Responsibilities - Recreation and Provincial Stream

  • Design, develop, and deliver programs for recreational and Provincial Stream synchronized swimmers in the province - summer and winter.
  • Conduct an annual review of recreational, Provincial Stream and inclusive programs and camps.
  • Develop a budget for the Grassroots programs and submit to the Finance Committee.
  • Coordinate the content of the Grassroots portion of the annual funding submission, in consultation with the Executive Director.
  • Prepare and monitor the Grassroots portion of the annual budget, and work with the Vice President Finance/Administration to develop policies and procedures related to the administration of funds.
  • Work with other Synchro Sask Committees as required.
  • Prepare a written report for the AGM to summarize the activities of the Committee for the year

Committee Responsibilities - Athletes with a Disability (Cognitive or Physical)

  • Review the strategic plan and information from the annual planning meeting to design priorities for the Committee.
  • Establish an annual plan that includes objectives, tasks, responsibilities and deadlines.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring of the annual plan to ensure tasks are accomplished as planned or re-adjusted as necessary.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring of the annual budget and suggest adjustments to the Committee as necessary.
  • Communicate with assigned staff members and offer feedback advice as needed.
  • Increase the opportunity and awareness for athletes with disability.
  • Increase awareness and educating clubs to offer programs for Athletes with a Disability.
  • Assist clubs with offering quality programming for athletes with disabilities and groups.

Committee Responsibilities – Adult/Masters/University

  • Review the strategic plan and information from the annual planning meeting to design priorities for the Committee.
  • Establish an annual plan that includes objectives, tasks, responsibilities and deadlines.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring of the annual plan to ensure tasks are accomplished as planned or re-adjusted as necessary.
  • Communicate with assigned staff members and offer feedback advice as needed.
  • Promote quality programs that encourage adults, masters and university students to participate in synchronized swimming.