KENTUCKY SWIMMING - PO Box 163 - Wilmore, KY 40390 - (859) 539-9091- [email protected]


The education, instruction and training of individuals to develop
and improve their capabilities in the sport of swimming.
To provide a safe and healthy environment, encompassing all backgrounds and abilities that create a tradition of excellence in the sport of swimming.


Recertification Requirements for 2020-2021 Membership

Confirmation of completion of recertification requirements can be verified on OTS.

  1. Complete 2021-2022 USAS Non-athlete registration
    $69 - individual (USAS will offer no family membership)
    Check with your Officials Rep for details on how your team will process forms and payment. 

  2. Concussion Protocol Course
    Courses from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), as well as individual states’ required courses will satisfy the USA Swimming requirement. (For example, if a coach lives/coaches in a state with a concussion education requirement, he/she must only complete this requirement and will not need to complete an additional course). Many high school coaches will have already completed the NFHS training.

  3. USAS Athlete Protection Training (APT) in the month it is expiring 
    Click Here for link to courses

  4. USAS Background Check (BGC) in the month it is expiring
    Click Here for renewal link.

  5. Attend a KYLSC recertification Clinic. Click Here for recertification clinic schedule.

  6. Work required minimum number of sessions

  • ​​Timing Judge - 4 sessions

  • Admin Official - 6 sessions at Timing Judge with at least 2 sessions at Admin Official

  • S&T - 4 sessions

  • Starter - 4 sessions at Starter

  • Deck Referee - 6 sessions at Starter or higher, with at least 3 sessions at Deck Referee level

  • Admin Referee - 6 sessions at Referee, with at least 2 sessions at Admin Referee level


  1. Background Check and Athlete Protection Training (APT) expiration dates can be found on your USA/KY Swimming Officials Deck Pass / Certification card

  2. SUBSCRIBE to the Officials Yahoo Email Group. 
    Send email to [email protected]

KY Swimming Office mailing address:
PO Box 163
Wilmore, KY 40390