Volunteering - USAS Officials Needed

Please reference our Handbook by selecting here to view the Parent Commitment and Participation Agreement. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO TRAIN AND BECOME USA SWIM (USAS) OFFICIALS FOR OUR TEAM!

Training dates for 2019 have not been published yet but will be posted here when they are available.  We need volunteers as Mavs USAS Officials  to officiate the rules of swim by USA Swimming standards at our swim meets.  Officiating is a great way to meet other swim parents and you have a great view of the action in the pool!  Please contact for more information if you are interested in becoming an official.  

Below are the things that must be completed to become an official:

  1. Attend one of the informative classroom training to be educated on "How To" officiate.  Remember to bring your membership fee in check or cash form, so your 2019 membership can be processed quickly when the clinic is completed.   THE TOTAL NON-ATHLETE MEMBERSHIP FEE FOR THE SWIMMING YEAR OF 2019 IS $66 click here for form and email for reimbursement of fee after you complete all your trainings and are a certified USAS Official for our team). 
  2. Click here for the link to Initiate a Background Check (email for reimbursement of fee after you complete all your trainings and are a certified USAS Official for our team).
  3. Click here for the link to Athlete Protection Training (this cannot be done until your non-athlete membership application is processed by Sierra Nevada LSC).

  4. Get officiating uniform pieces (Sierra Nevada LSC Officiating Dress Code):
    • ​​White polo
    • Navy blue pants (and/or shorts)
    • White shoes
    • White hat (optional)
  5. Complete six training sessions on pool deck with a mentor.
  6. Click here to learn the yearly requirements to maintain your USA Swim Official status.

NOTE: Items 1-3 must be completed before you can start your training sessions.

Optionally, you can order officiating gear with logo's.

To Order a white polo shirt for officiating: 

  • Get a Land's End Catalog or visit them on-line and select a white polo of your choice
  • Call Land's End Business Outfitters at 1-800-663-2193 between 7am to 7pm
  • $8.95 will be charged to embroider the Sierra Nevada Logo.  Note: Land's End often runs specials with free logos! 
  • The Sierra Nevada Logo Number is: 1146603W

To Order a nametag from Hasty Awards Click Here


SNS Officials Information Page

USA Swimming Official's Website