Would you like to be a stroke and turn official?

Minnesotra Swimming (MSI) provides a training and certification program open to everyone interested in becoming an official.

The MN Swimming program consists of:

  • An education module which covers the basic knowledge and skills to needed perform the position. This can occur during the first on deck training session.
  • On deck training at meets to reinforce the material from the educational module and practice the skills needed as an official.
  • Pass a USA Swimming on­line test.
  • Become a USA Swimming Non-Athlete member. 

​Get started by visiting the MSI website today! Go to the heading: Becoming an Official


Reach out to any board member, Head Coach, or current stroke and turn official if you have questions. Once you are ready to start, please send an email to the team email: [email protected] We will help you through the checklist and pay for the application fee and background check.