Connecticut Swimming

Officials Clinics

Dave Pite, Officials Chair

Please contact the instructors to reserve a spot in the clinics.

These clinics are for new and advancing officials and will also serve as part of 2019 re-certification requirements. Officials should review their OTS account to see if a clinic is required to re-certify. 

Clinic for the 2019 short Course Swim Season


Clinic: New and Recertification Starter
Instructors: David Pite and Ed Becker
Date: November 25 2019 from 5.00-7.00
Location: Southern Connecticut State University 
Address: Hutchinson Natatorium, 125 Wintergreen Avenue,New Haven,CT 06515.
RSVP: David Pite and Ed Becker

Clinic: Starter New and Recert
Instructor: Mark Wollen
Date: Tuesday, November 26 from 6:30 to 8:30
Location: UCONN Wolff-Zackin Natatorium
Address: 2095 Hillside Road Storrs, CT  06269
RSVP: Mark Wollen

Clinic: Starter New and Recert Clinic hosted by MAC
Instructor: Mike Huffman
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 6:30-9 :00
Location: Pool Classroom at Wesleyan University Natatorium
Address : 161 Cross Street, Middletown, CT 06457
RSVP To: Bill Hawkins -

Clinic: S&T New & Recert Clinic
Host: Mike Huffman
Date: Wednesday Nov 20, 6-8:30pm
Location: Riverview Room of the Miss Porters School Pool Building
Address: Miss Porters School 88 Garden Street, Farmington, CT 06032



All Connecticut Swimming officials must be members of USA/Connecticut Swimming. Join after Sept. 1, 2018 and your registration will be good through December, 2019. Membership is $75. You need not join before the clinic, but it will speed your certification if you do. Join using the online application at Connecticut Swimming's website: under membership. Be sure to make your payment after completing the form. Please allow two business days for your membership to be processed. You also will need to pass a Level 2 background check and complete an online "Safe Sport" Training Course (free) at to be members of USA/Connecticut Swimming. Officials are encouraged to contact their clubs about reimbursement for USA/Connecticut Swimming membership and other fees. Generally, Stroke & Turn officials clinics last 2 1/2 hours. For credit, please plan to attend the clinic in its entirety.