How to Become an Official 

As a parent of a swimmer you have the opportunity to be involved with your child and their sport in various ways. One very instrumental way is by being trained, certified, and working as an Official. Officials are present at all competitions to implement the technical rules of swimming and to ensure that the competition is fair and equitable to everyone. -Pacific Swimming

If you are intrested in becoming a registered Official with Pacific Swimming, please follow the steps below:

  1. Complete the Pacific Swimming Non-Athlete Registration Form here. Email your completed form to [email protected]  We will autobill your SCSC account $68.
  2. Create your own USA swimming account here. (This is seperate from your swimmer's account).
  3. Complete a background check here.
  4. Take the Ahlete Protection Training here.
  5. Complete Concussion Training hereEmail Concussion Training certificate to [email protected]
  6. Complete on-deck sessions, shadowing a currently certified official. Contact Jennifer McKennan for more information at [email protected]
  7. Attend a Clinic - Contact Jennifer McKennan for an upcoming clinic. 
  8. Take Stroke and Turn or Admin Test here.

For more information visit USA Swimming's How to Become an Official link here

Thank you for your your interest in becoming an official.  Swim meets would not be possible without our wonderful officials!