The Jeanne Howley Olympic Commitment
May 22, 2001
The CASL has a commitment to any CASL swimmer who becomes a member of the US Olympic Swimming Team.
The Olympic Commitment - A Work in Progress
The Capital Area Swim League (CASL) will contribute to the properly and legally established expense fund of any swimmer who has participated in the CASL as long as they meet the requirements set up by the league, when they become a member of the United States Olympic Swimming Team.
A swimmer who participates in the league for three seasons up to and including the age of 13, fulfilling the requirements to participate in the end of season championships, and then leaves to swim other places, will receive $500. If the swimmer swims past 13, but does not meet the requirements of the 14 to 18 age category, but has a total of 3 years participation, they will still qualify for the $500 award.
A swimmer who swims for 3 seasons between the age of 14 and 18, fulfilling the requirements to participate in the end of season championships, and becomes a member of the US Olympic Swimming Team any time in the future qualifies to receive the following grant. The CASL will contribute $1,000 or 10% of the Reserve Fund, whichever is greater, to the swimmer’s properly and legally established expense fund when they become a member of the United States Olympic Swimming Team.
The Reserve Fund will be the remaining balance at the seasons end after all bills have been paid.
There is no age limitation to this award, since to receive it the swimmers must have participated in the league during their period of eligibility.