who is responsible for the overall conduct of the
meet and for all other
officials at the meet. This position requires
training, certification and a
firm understanding of swim meet protocols.
|Stroke & Turn Judge
ensures that the swimmers use the proper stroke
technique and that all starts, turns and finishes are legal. He or she is
also responsible for
writing DQ slips. This is another position that
requires training and
||The next most senior official who
is responsible for starting each race. This position
requires training, certification and one year as a
Stroke and Turn Judge.
||There are three
timers per lane. A timer is responsible for timing
and recording the times of
each swimmer racing in the Timer’s assigned lane.
Minimal training is
provided the day of the meet.
||Collects time cards from timers
and DQ cards
from the Referee and then delivers them to the
||Computer operator who inputs meet
entries prior to meet, generates card times for all
at the meet, and prints meet score, meet results and
ribbon labels for league
ribbons. Computer knowledge and Hy-Tek training is
required to perform this
|Clerks of Course
||Checks in swimmers upon arrival
at the meets. Organizes swimmers by placing them in
their proper heat and lane assignments
just prior to their races.
||Sets up, operates
and cleans up the snack bar that is available at all home meets.
|Set Up/Clean Up
dismantle the pool for all home swim meets. This
includes putting in lane
lines and backstroke flags, arranging tables and
seating for concessions,
timekeeping, computer, and spectator areas.
||Will be assigned to any area that
is in need of volunteers.