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!

Please contact for information or to learn of other training dates to become a USA Swim Official.  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!   

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 check or cash for the fee, so your USA Swimming membership can be processed quickly when the clinic is completed.   Please click here for form and email [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 (RST white polo available)
    • Navy blue pants (and/or shorts)
    • White shoes
    • White hat (optional)
    • Nametag from Hasty Awards Click Here
  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

  • 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

SNS Officials Information Page

USA Swimming Official's Website