At South Bay Squad, we are more than just teammates – we are family! Our team is built on a foundation of inclusivity, positivity, and mutual respect. We are a group of fun-loving athletes passionate about triathlon, cycling, running, marathons, and ultra-running. We welcome individuals from diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, and experiences in sports. Whether you're a seasoned triathlete, ultrarunner, or just starting out, we're here to support you every step of the way. As long as you share a positive outlook on life and a passion for the sport, you are warmly invited to be part of the South Bay Squad family.
Our team's vision is simple yet powerful: to help, inspire, and motivate each other. We recognize that every individual brings unique strengths and perspectives to the table, and we use these differences to uplift one another and make a positive impact. Our mission extends beyond athletic pursuits – we are committed to giving back to our local community and supporting local businesses.
We embrace and welcome athletes of all genders, sexual orientations, and identities. Our commitment to inclusivity extends to the LGBTQ+ community, and we foster an environment where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued.
Your safety and the safety of others are paramount. Follow all safety guidelines and traffic regulations during our activities to ensure the well-being of yourself and those around you.
A positive attitude is the heart of our team. Be supportive, encouraging, and respectful in all interactions with fellow team members, coaches, competitors, race officials, volunteers, and spectators. Practice good sportsmanship both on and off the field.
In the spirit of maintaining a harmonious environment, conflicts should be approached with open communication and a willingness to understand different viewpoints. If conflicts arise, involve a designated team leader or committee member to mediate and find resolutions.
As a member of South Bay Squad, we encourage your active participation in team events, training sessions, and community service initiatives. Engage with our multiple team partners/sponsors, who generously support our athletes in their pursuits.
Your online behavior reflects on our team. Refrain from engaging in negative discussions, drama, or bullying on social media platforms. Such content will be promptly removed. Promote a positive image of our team and the sport we love.
By joining South Bay Squad, you grant us permission to use your image in perpetuity for promotional materials, both created by us and third parties, that benefit our team's mission.
This Code of Conduct is a living document that will be reviewed periodically to ensure its effectiveness and alignment with our team's values.
Violation of this Code of Conduct can result in the termination of your membership in South Bay Squad. We are committed to maintaining an environment that embodies respect, inclusivity, and positivity.
At South Bay Squad, we stand united as athletes, friends, and family. Let's continue to inspire, motivate, and uplift one another while embracing the sports we love and making a positive impact on our community.