PARENT VOLUNTEER INFORMATION
SYNCHRO CHAMPS SHIRTS
You need to volunteer for 10 shifts per family (8 season, 2 champs) over the synchro season.
8 shifts at Synchro Meets
2 shifts at Championships.
or become a Coordinator to meet ALL your volunteer requirements.
Meet Volunteer Positions
JUDGE: 9 judges and 1 referee are required to run each synchro meet. They judge swimmers performing individual figures and routines. No experience necessary, but attending the Judges Clinic is mandatory. WE ALWAYS NEED MORE JUDGES! WE NEED YOU! NOTE: Each individual judge must complete a minimum of 8 shifts judging.
PROMPTER: Organizes the swimmers according to the swim meet roster and instructs swimmers when to go.
READER: Identifies the swimmer’s meet #, directs swimmer to perform the designated figure, prompts judges to show their score, reads the score to the recorder.
RECORDER: Records scores on the score sheet.
RUNNER: Delivers score sheets to computer room.
COMPUTER WORKER: Inputs scores into league computer, prints team winners and delivers to ribbon table.
RIBBON TABLE WORKER: Labels ribbons for winners according to categories for team.
ANNOUNCER: Announce the events during the competition and the winners at the end of the meet.
Coordinator Positions - You will be provided with information on "HOW TO" proceed with each position! The team will help you!
Costume Library: Organize costumes and head pieces and make repairs; check out/in costumes; purchase new costumes with assistance from Synchro Coaches at beginning of season. Collects swimmer/season for costume rental fee.
Snack Bar Coordinator: Oversee, coordinate set up & clean up of snack bar for all home meets; obtain bank of money for register; shop for snack bar; over sees the BBQ; find assistant to help cook potatoes before home meets, schedule volunteers to help.
Photo Coordinator and Year Book: Take photos and/or coordinate with parent photographers. Update synchro photo bulletin board at pool (Near women's restroom); update Team Unified website with photos; Manages FECs shutterfly and/or photo bucket accounts with pictures; encourages parents to upload pictures; put together yearbook; sell yearbooks and collect money; organizes yearbook gathering after season.
Judge/Referee Coordinator: Coordinate judges for meets and champs; referees; trains judges; coordinates judges clinic.
(Note: Each individual judge must complete a minimum of 8 shifts judging)
Computer Coordinator: Oversee the input of scores into league computer, result print outs, and delivery of results.
Ribbon Coordinator/End of Season Trophy Orders:
Acquires ribbons from district office staff. Provide lollipops for MOCK MEET - 1st 2nd 3rd and participants. All swimmers receive one. During meets collect label print outs and apply to ribbons; organize ribbons and volunteers for awards at all meets; assist head coach with ordering trophies for awards night; pass out ballots for Ruthann Jenson/Kristin Jones awards. (See parent handbook for more description of these awards).
Sammie Lynne Cervantes Award - Given to a synchro parent volunteer who is inspiring, encouraging, and who makes a lasting impression. Every year that this award is given away a donation will be made by the FEC Boosters the Cancer Foundation in the recipient's name. Coordinated with Synchro Board. (This award does not have to be given every year)
Sell Champ Ads (This is the brochure for Champs) - Distribute information to parents prior to event and collect fees.