USA Swimming Membership Credit Application

TSA USA Swimming Non-Athlete Membership and Background Account Credit Policy

 

Board Members:

As a club member of USA Swimming, Board of Directors for TSA are required to be non-athlete members of USA Swimming.  TSA Board members are also required to complete a criminal background check as part of this non-athlete membership.  Both these requirements include associated fees which are the responsibility of the individual board member to pay.

 

Upon completion of each year in good standing of the board member’s two-year term of service and upon application for said reimbursement, TSA will credit board member's account for their annual USA Swimming non-athlete membership registration fees and their associated background check fees, as applicable.  

 

Should a board member desire to avail themselves of this program, in April of each year of their term, the board member shall apply for credit of the applicable fees associated with their USA Swimming non-athlete membership and/or background check.  

 

Any of the following may be used as supporting documentation to accompany the application:

  • Board Meeting Minutes

 

Officials:

TSA desires to provide access to competition for its member athletes and other USA Swimming registered athletes in the greater swim community.  To accomplish this desire, TSA hosts and attends USA Swimming sanctioned swim meets.  As a requirement of sanction, these hosted swim meets must include officials who are required to be USA Swimming non-athlete members and complete criminal background checks as part of their certifications. Both these requirements for officials include associated fees which are the responsibility of the individual official to pay.

 

Upon completion of six (6) swim meet sessions worked during a swim year (September through August) at TSA hosted meets, TSA will credit member accounts for those who are qualified USA Swimming Officials for the fees associated with their USA Swimming non-athlete registration and criminal background checks.

 

Should a TSA member who is a certified USA Swimming Official, desire to avail themselves of this program, upon completion of the required six (6) meet sessions working in the capacity of a swim official, the TSA member official shall apply for account credit of the applicable fees associated with their USA Swimming non-athlete membership and/or background check.

 

Any of the following may be used as supporting documentation to accompany the application:

  • Screenshot of USA Swimming Officials Tracking System “My History” page of applicant providing evidence of sessions worked;
  • TSA Volunteer List for TSA hosted meets indicating evidence of applicant working sessions

 

Meet Directors:

TSA desires to provide access to competition for its member athletes and other USA Swimming registered athletes in the greater swim community.  To accomplish this desire, TSA hosts and attends USA Swimming sanctioned swim meets.  As a requirement of sanction, these hosted swim meets must include staff who are required to be USA Swimming non-athlete members and complete criminal background checks as part of their certifications. Both these requirements for staff include associated fees which are the responsibility of the individual staff person to pay.

 

Upon completion of one (1) swim meet worked during a swim year (September through August) at TSA hosted meets as a Meet Director, TSA will credit account for those who serve as Meet Directors for the fees associated with their USA Swimming non-athlete registration and criminal background checks.

 

Should a TSA member who serves as a Meet Director, desire to avail themselves of this program, upon completion of the required one (1) meet worked as the Meet Director, the TSA member shall apply for account credti of the applicable fees associated with their USA Swimming non-athlete membership and/or background check.

 

Any of the following may be used as supporting documentation to accompany the application:

  • Screenshot of USA Swimming Officials Tracking System “My History” page of applicant providing evidence of sessions worked;
  • TSA Volunteer List for TSA hosted meets indicating evidence of applicant working sessions;
  • The Sanctioned Meet Announcement for the meet worked as the Meet Director indicating the member’s name identified as the Meet Director in the announcement. 

 

Team Travel Chaperones:

TSA desires to provide access to competition for its member athletes.  To accomplish this desire, TSA attends USA Swimming sanctioned swim meets in facilities not in the TSA immediate community. TSA offers team travel meets for its athletes.  These team travel meets require chaperones to assist the team coaches with the administration, logistics and safety of the athletes during the travel period.  As a requirement of USA Swimming’s MAAPP program, chaperones are required to be USA Swimming non-athlete members and complete criminal background checks. Both these requirements for chaperones include associated fees which are the responsibility of the individual chaperone to pay.

 

Upon completion of one (1) team travel swim meet worked during a swim year (September through August) as a chaperone, TSA will credit the account of those TSA members who serve as chaperones for the fees associated with their USA Swimming non-athlete registration and criminal background checks.

 

Should a TSA member who serves as a chaperone during a team travel swim meet desire to avail themselves of this program, upon completion of the required one (1) team travel meet worked as a chaperone, the TSA member shall apply for account credit of the applicable fees associated with their USA Swimming non-athlete membership and/or background check.

 

Any of the following may be used as supporting documentation to accompany the application:

  • Letter from TSA head coach indicating service as a chaperone during a team travel swim meet.

 

Please sumit your application for reimubrusement using this form: 

https://forms.gle/u9haU6ncemFd5u1d9