Swim Meet Volunteer Descriptions

Stroke and Turn (officials)

Observe each race to ensure swimmers are in compliance with the rules of swimming. Should a violation occur, record the infraction and other necessary information on a disqualification slip. Please contact Phil Johanson to learn more about how to become an official.

Timers

There are two timers on each lane, one from each club. Operate stopwatch to time each race; then if chosen, record result on lane/timesheet. Must be able to stand for the duration of the meet, and not mind getting splashed. This is the best spot to watch the action.

Runner

Responsible for collecting and delivering all the lane sheets, disqualification cards, and finish judge cards to the scorer’s table after each event.

Gate/Door

Responsible for greeting spectators, collecting admission tickets and collecting cash at the door.

Hospitality

Assist the hospitality chair in distributing water and snacks to the volunteers during the meet. This person does not purchase the food and beverage, just helps giving it out. Sure fire way to popularity.

Computer

Assist the volunteer trained in the “Meet Manager” software by organizing lane sheets, disqualification slips, and finish judge cards by heat and lane number.

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