Officials Development Opportunity - Swimposium April 27

Dan Heckaman
Apr 12, 2019

ND Swim Club Officials Chairs -

Please share with your club officials.  I've included more detail regarding the sessions planned for officials - see below.

As a reminder: The ND LSC Swimposium coming to West Fargo April 27th at the Hulbert Aquatic Center.  There is a lot going on that day for everyone in your family.  Swimmers can participate in the 'swimmer portion' of the Breakout Clinic, Registration links below. Parents, Coaches, and of course Officials have session options as well. See that link below as well.

Swimmers 12-18 yr old - 9am - 12pm with Misty Hyman and Aaron Peirsol - Register Here

Swimmers   8-11 yr old - 11am - 2pm with Misty Hyman and Aaron Peirsol - Register Here

Parent - Coaches - Officials Sessions - See this link for details and registration.

There are two Parents sessions, one Coaches session, and a series of Officials events.

Parents: How to Create a Confident Competitor is from 9:00am - 11:00am concurrent with the older session swim clinic.

Parents: To Push or Not to Push is from 12:00pm - 2:00pm concurrent with the younger session swim clinic.

Coaches: How Credible Coaches Think is from 2:30pm - 4:00pm after the swim clinics so you can observe the clinics where your swimmers will be.

Officials: Led by USA Swimming Official Ron Van Pool

9:30 - 10:30    Philosophy of Officiating
10:30 - 10:45  Break
10:45 - 11:45  "How Rules Are Made"
12:00 - 1:00    Lunch
1:00 - 2:15      Starter's Session
2:15 - 2:30      Break
2:30 - 3:30      Chief Judge's
3:45 -             Open Discussion

Please share with your teams! And bring the whole family!

As always, feel free to ask questions.

Dan Heckaman

NDLSC Officials Chair


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