Connecticut Swimming

How do I become an official for USA Swimming in CT?

  1. Register online as a member of Connecticut and USA Swimming (New Account Instructions)
  2. Attend a Clinic
  3. Take an online, open-book test (USA Swimming University)
  4. View an online video and take a short quiz about protecting athletes (APT - cannot be taken until you are within 60 days of your expiration date) - Safe Sport Policy
  5. Apply online for a background check -- required of all officials (FAQS)
  6. Take Concussion Protocol Training (CPT), one-time requirement.
    1. Concussion Protocol Training certificate
      • These certificates must be sent to your respective LSC registrar for updating your SWIMS 3.0 account
  7. Train by shadowing a certified official. Please see Certification Standards, below, for specifics on training sessions.

New Certification Standards