Club Excellence Program

Have you ever wondered what "great" clubs do to be great? That question is at the heart of the Club Excellence Program (CEP). This program offers our member clubs a working blueprint for developing strong, stable and successful organizations.

Designed by USA Artistic Swimming (USAAS) staff and a working group from the Membership Committee, this voluntary program presents four levels meant to encourage clubs to establish organizational goals and benchmark their progress.

The ultimate objective of the program is to strengthen the club system in the USA by guiding clubs through a development process that positions the program and its coaches to better serve athletes.

Applications for 2024 Club Excellence Program are now OPEN!

All submissions are to be emailed to

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will be accepted through July 31st. Recipients will be annouced at the 2024 Convention.

We have made some updated to application and submission requirements. Please review below:

  • Budget - For club who are privately owned and cannot disclose their budget, please include the below waiver in your application. Financial Disclosure Waiver
  • Listing Finanical/Budget, Judges, Coaches, and Competitive Athletes - Excel Template
  • Fundraiser Information - Please use this form when filling out fundraiser information as part of the application. Club Fundraiser Informaton

    For full details, submission requirements and how to participate, view the program overview HERE