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Questions on Registration and membership requirements? Contact the New England Swimming Registrar at [email protected]

Register as a Non-Athlete member of USA Swimming via www.neswim.com “Registration” page - This is a yearly requirement and includes an annual membership fee

❏ Complete a Level 2 Background Check (every two years) found on www.usaswimming.org website on their Safe Sport page

❏ Complete USA Swimming’s Athlete Protection Training (every year) also on www.usaswimming.org website on their Safe Sport page

❏ Complete an approved Concussion Training Course THEN EMAIL the certificate of completion to NE Swimming Registrar [email protected]. Links to NES recommended courses can be found on www.neswim.com “Registration” page

Create an account (which is separate from your paid membership) on www.usaswimming.org homepage and follow the steps to link the account to your Non-Athlete membership

New England Swimming is the Local Swim Committee (LSC) of USA Swimming for the states of MA, NH, RI, VT and is responsible for the USA Swimming activities within our boundaries

BECOMING A USA SWIMMING DECK OFFICIAL starts with becoming a Stroke & Turn Judge

Register as member of USA Swimming and fulfill requirements to be Member in Good Standing

Complete training requirements to become a certified Stroke & Turn Judge


Questions on Training and Certification requirements? Contact the New England Swimming Officials Committee @ [email protected]

❏ Attend a New England Swimming Clinic for New Stroke and Turn Judges. As clinics are scheduled, they can be found on the NE Swimming Officials webpage calendar

❏ Take, and pass the USA Swimming Stroke and Turn/Timer (open book) test available on the USA Swimming online testing page

❏ Apprentice at the S&T position for a minimum of 4 sessions. These must be under the supervision of at least 2 different NE Swimming Meet Referees or 2 different mentors who have at least 1 year of certification. These must take place over a minimum of 2 separate meets. Meet Calendar lists all the sanctioned meets and is found on www.neswim.com - Meet/Results > Current Season

❏ Review the Professional Official: Stroke & Turn document from www.usaswimming.org website - Officials > Officials Documents

❏ When the above steps are all completed, send an email to [email protected] to have your completed certification processed – there is no automatic prompt that you have completed requirements

❏ Requirements may be completed in any order but all must be completed within 1 year of clinic attendance