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: S&T New & Recert Clinic
Instructor: Ed Becker
Date: Thurs Oct 17, 6-8:30pm
Address: Westport Weston Family YMCA
Meeting Room
14 Allen Raymond Lane
Westport, CT 06880


Clinic: new and recertifying AO clinic
Instructor: Mark Wollen
Date: October 23, 2019 (7pm-9pm) at 
Address: Southington YMCA  29 High Street 06489
Note: Room 301


Clinic: S&T New & Recert Clinic
Instructor: Ed Becker
Date: Thurs Oct 24, 6-9:00pm
Address: Yale University 70 Tower Parkway New Haven.
Trophy Room – 2nd floor Payne Whitney Gymnasium


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.