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NCH Swim Team Job Descriptions

Announcer:
Announces pertinent meet information on the PA system.

 
Clerk of Course/Bullpen:

Lines up swimmers (ages 10 & under) in heats/lanes, by event, by age group/gender for races and brings them to the correct lane behind the starting blocks at the appropriate times.


 
Head Timer:
Maintains stopwatches, assigns timers to lanes and at home meets conducts the “timers’ meeting” prior to the meet. Collects and puts stopwatches away at the end of the meet.
 
Timers:
Time each race in the assigned lane and records the times for the scoring personnel.
 
Runner:
Brings timers’ sheets and DQ cards to the scoring table.
 
Scoring:
Organizes timers’ sheets and DQ cards, compiles data on the computer to determine scores
 
Griller:
Works in the concessions area cooking various foods on the grill.
 
Setup/Concessions:
Setup the pool deck and concessions area prior to the beginning of the meet, moderate lifting may be required. During the meet, workers will sell
concessions (food, drinks and snacks) in the concession area. (When your child is swimming, someone in the concessions area can temporarily cover for you.)  This job is during the first part of the meet.
 
Cleanup/Concessions:
During the 2nd half of the meet, workers will sell concessions (food, drinks and snacks) in the concession area. (When your child is swimming, someone in the concessions area can temporarily cover for you). At the end of the meet, workers will breakdown the concessions area, swimmer area and clean up the pool deck. Moderate lifting may be required.
 
Officials:
Includes Starter, Referee, Stroke & Turn Judges. Judges the legality of the swimmers’ starts, strokes and turns. Disqualifies swimmers if rules are broken. **Special training is required for this job.