Officials Needed + Preassigned Jobs

Mitzi Wenglarski
May 14, 2019

Officials Needed + Preassigned Jobs

Thank you to Greg Stientjes (new swim Dad!) and Sunny Gao for volunteering!  

We still need one additional Official for the season – these positions must be filled – working as a meet Official is one of the jobs that will satisfy your worker obligation.

Officials monitor the stroke of the swimmers, determine false starts, and determine proper turns & touches.  Training is required for this position.

Please contact me with any questions and let me know when you sign up for the training so I can keep track of the remaining slots open.

Training Dates:

Wednesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm

Saturday, May 18th at 9:00 am

Wednesday, May 22nd at 6:30 pm

Location: Fort Hill Activity Center, 20 Fort Hill Drive, Naperville.

Sign-up:   2019 NSC Stroke and Turn Officials Training sign up  

Training classes are typically around 90 minutes for Stroke and Turn; individuals may stay for optional Starter/Referee instruction following.

The following jobs will be preassigned before job registration opens on May 24.  Consistent workers in these positons will assist in helping our meets run smoothly. Please respond to this email if you are interested in working one of the following positions, especially if this is not your first year on swim team.

Announcer* The Announcer welcomes both teams, introduces coaches and the national anthem, introduces each race, announces score updates throughout the meet, and makes other announcements as necessary. This job is at home meets only.

 Head Timer* The Head Timer will be responsible for distributing and collecting stopwatches used by all timers. At home meets, the Head Time will also be responsible for conducting the Timers Meeting, assigning timers to lanes, ensuring that all receive breaks as necessary, and supervising all timers. At away meets, Head Timer will act as relief for Backup/Relief Timer.

Head Clerk of Course/Bullpen* Head Clerk Obtains heat sheets for use by Clerk of Course and assigns specific duties to other clerks. Bullpen workers line Stillwater Starz swimmers up according to their event & take swimmers to starting blocks.

*These jobs can only be performed by an adult.