Technical Officials

Technical Official

Swimming, similar to many other sports, relies heavily on volunteers. Swimming competitions and events are important to the development of our swimmers and without the assistance and guidance of technical officials, these events cannot be run. Becoming a technical official is rewarding and an excellent way to contribute to the sport, spend time with your children, create great friendships and gain professional development.

Technical Officials

All Technical Official information is now available on our dedicated hub

Visit Technical Official hub

How to become a Technical Offical

  • Where to start
  • Becoming a technical official can be a very rewarding role.  Not only are there opportunities to travel around the country and overseas, you also get to meet loads of great people too! 

    To find out how you can become an official today, please contact your state or territory swimming association from the links below.

  • Available Training
  • Swimming Australia now have eight officiating modules online!  If you are interested in becoming accredited in any of the below positions, click on the links and start learning!  

    Technical Officials Learning

    * Please note, we also have Marshal & Check Starter, Starter and Recorder online training available. Click on the links below to go to each of the training portals or contact your State or Territory Association to get started.

  • Pool Technical Officials Pathway
  • Please note this diagram shows the pool technical official roles that are available.  Technical officials start with General Principles, then can move up through the various roles as they see fit.  

    TO Pool Pathway v2

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