Swimming, similar to many other sports, relies heavily on volunteers. Swimming competitions and events are important to the development of our swimmers and without the assistance and guidance of technical officials, these events cannot be run. Becoming a technical official is rewarding and an excellent way to contribute to the sport, spend time with your children, create great friendships and gain professional development.
The Foundations of Officiating workshop provides participants with the knowledge to confidently participate as a trainee at meets. The workshop further explores the Swimming Australia online modules, outlined below, to assist trainees to put their skills and knowledge into practice:
- Judge of Stroke,
- Clerk of Course (Marshalling/Check starting)
- Inspector of Turns and;
This workshop is for volunteers, parents and teachers who are interested in officiating at meets from club to national levels. Anyone aged 14 years and over can attend but please be aware qualifications can only be awarded to those over 16 years old.
Date: 14th October, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Level 1, 203 Underwood Avenue, Floreat
To bring: Note taking materials
Parking: Provided onsite
Registration deadline: 12th October
Pre requisites: Swimming Australia Technical Official online modules and Working with Children Check
Upon completing the workshop, participants are required to become members of Swimming WA as a Technical Official (contact your Club registrar to organise this). Once you are a Member you are required to attend meets for practical experience with a mentor/assessor.
Please note you must be signed off by an assessor before you are able to Officiate in a meet in a position.