AOAP Mentorship Program

Application Period: Apply by July 31, 2021

Review and Mentor/Mentee matches •August 1-15

Mentorship Meetings •September 1, 2021 – February 4, 2022

Mid-point Survey •November 15

Program Debrief and Social •2022 AOAP Conference Session, TBD

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Program Overview and Goals
• Structured, one-to-one mentor/mentee matches to share industry knowledge, experiences, and
establish career development tools
• Establish a link between experts in the Aquatics field and those just beginning their careers
• Expand mentee’s network through peer introductions
• Develop a plan of action to identify strengths and weaknesses of mentee for future growth
• Diminish isolation and exclusivity within our organization


Overview of Mentor Role
• Develop trusting, confidential, and beneficial relationships
• Devote time to the relationship and be available when requested
• Provide feedback, industry insight, and encouragement to mentees
• Through advise and experiences, assist mentee with personal and professional growth
• Expand mentee’s network through peer introductions
• Develop a plan of action to identify strengths and weaknesses for future growth
• Follow up on progress of mentee

Overview of Mentee Role
• Work to establish a strong relationship with your mentor
• Eagerness to learn
• Share goals and objectives to personal and professional growth
• Share experiences, both negative and positive, that the mentor can help guide you through
• Seek advice in dealing with difficult people and situations
• Be willing to participate in industry webinars, trainings, and committees for further advancement

AOAP Mentorship Program

  • General Information

  • General Disclosures

    • I understand that by participating in the AOAP mentorship program, I agree to make myself available for bi-weekly phone calls/meetings of at least ½ hour in length from September 2021 through February 2022.
  • • I understand that items discussed during all mentorships meetings are confidential, and for the growth and development of both involved.
  • • I agree to participate in the kick-off meeting (late August) and wrap-up meeting (conference – can be virtually) to share my ideas for a successful program launch as well as lessons learned along the way.
  • Mentor Questions

  • Mentee Questions

  • By signing this form you agree to the general disclosures listed above.