BTA Group Descriptions 3/20/23
On 3/20/23 BTA will be transitioning to the following group structure. This change is intended to better align swimmers into training groups suited to their ability and age group.
MOVING UP: To move into the next level group or from a two group to a one group athletes must demonstrate the criteria contained both within their group and a willingness to embrace the challenge of moving to the next level. Athletes must fulfill the criteria contained within the group they are in, understand the criteria at the next level and embrace the challenge of moving into the next level group in all ways. Coaches discretion is a part of moving into the next level group.
MOVING DOWN: Failure to maintain the criteria contained with a certain group may result in an athlete being placed into a group that is more appropriate for them. If/when an athlete demonstrates the ability to move back into their original group for a month long period, the athlete may be considered for a move up. Coaches discretion is a part of moving back into an athletes original group placement.