Upcoming Officials Clinics

         

    Stroke and Turn Clinics

    Friday, October 24, 2014
    PG Sports & Learning Complex
    8001 Sheriff Road
    Hyattsville, MD
    Hospitality Room off the Pool Deck
    6:00 - 8:00 PM
    Contact: Danielle Boucree
    Facilitator: Shana Carella


    Saturday November 8, 2014
    Callow Hill Aquatic Center
    2821 Oakley Avenue
    Baltimore, MD
    10:00 AM
    Facilitator: Linda Sue Lottes


    Saturday, November 15, 2014
    Gilman School
    5407 Roland Avenue
    Baltimore, MD
    McCarthy Room
    12:00 Noon
    Facilitator:
    Greer Verheyen

    Sunday, November 16, 2014

    The Arundel Swim Center
    2690 Riva Road
    Annapolis, MD
    Between Sessions
    Facilitator:
    John Lee


    STARTER CLINICS

    Saturday, November 15, 2014
    The Arundel Swim Center
    2690 Riva Road
    Annapolis, MD
    Between Sessions
    Facilitator:
    John Lee

    ADMIN OFFICIALS CLINICS

    Tuesday, November 4, 2014
    Columbia Association Aquatics Office
    9450 Gerwig Lane
    Columbia, MD
    7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Facilitators: Lauren McComas & Peter LaGow


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    Meet Directors

     
    Here is the link for the mandatory Meet Director's Certification test:
    Meet Directors Test


    Every Meet Director, in addition to being a registered member of USA Swimming, must be certified by Maryland Swimming in order for a meet to be Sanctioned or Approved. The Meet Director listed on the Meet notice, must be the actual Meet Director in position at the meet.

    Below is a listing of Grandfathered Meet Directors who do not have to take the test at this time.
    Rahim Booth, Raymond Brown, Terri Bush, Brooke Carter, Ken DeGruchy, Larry Dukes, Rob Fox, Rick Ewart, Jeff Hiestand, Tom Himes, Christie Hunter, Sam Lapan, Scott Marsden, Susan McDonald, Matt McDonough, Brendan McElroy, Peggy McKissick, Nicole Roberts, Lee Roby, Keith Schertle, Chris Swensen, Patrick Underwood, Jeff Hiestand, Cathy VanNetta     

    Newly Certified & Re-Certified Meet Directors: Tom Himes. Katie Jenkins, Jamie Schertle, Keith Schertle, Bridgette Acchione, Maureen Mead, Mike Kremer, Diane Lambird, Casey Brandt, Kimberley Beall, Kelly Koch, Tracy Godey, George Higley, Chris Pilcher, Sam Pilcher, Gary Bilyeu, Kimberlie Daugherty, Gary Clement, Clarke Nyman, Chris Kaplan, Melanie Greenhill


    Any questions regarding the certification process, please contact Matt McDonough at coachmcdonough@gmail.com


    click here for Meet Directors Guide:
    Steps for Running an Effective and Efficient Swim Meet.

      Fees Payable to Maryland Swimming
    Effective 9/1/2013
    Meet Sanction if Entry Fees are Charged $30
    Meet Sanction if No Entry Fees are Charged $275
    Meet Approval $30
    Meet Observation $30
    Entry Fee Percentage 15%
    Equipmant Rental (rickewart1@gmail.com) $300 first session
      $25 each additional session
    Radio Only Rental - MSI Meets $25 First session
      $12.50 each additional session
    Radio Only Rental - non MSI Meets $30 per session
    Over Subscription Fee (Any session lasting 300 or more minutes after published starting time) $125-$250                                                         MSI Rules & Regulations Table
    Fine if: Meet Accounting Form, Payment of all Meet Fees and Post Meet Manager Report are not submitted within 30 days of last day of Meet. $100
    A Meet Accounting Form must be submitted for any meet receiving an MSI Sanction # , Meet Observation Approval or any other meet having individual results entered into SWIMS.


    ALL accounting forms and checks need to be sent to:
    Maryland Swimming  (within 30 days of last day of the meet)
    P.O.Box 255
    Shrewsbury, PA 17361
    * Checks made payable to
    MARYLAND SWIMMING



    For all meet administration or operation information, refer to the document below. 

    Trivia Question

    Winner Gets a $15 i-Tunes Gift Card


    Any registered MD Swimming swimmer is welcome to play!!!


    New Question:

    Olympians in our midst! Frederik Hviid, MAC coach, represented Spain in the 1996 and 2000 Olympics in the 1500 Free. Emad Elshafei, CAA Official, represented Egypt in the 1984 Olympics in the 100 Back, the 200 Back and the 200 IM. What cities were the 1984, 1996 and 2000 Olympics held in?


    Swimmers who have answered correctly: Owen Schulze, Madeline Dooley, Lance Rombro, Avery Johnson, Graham Lindner


    Last Month's Winner: Maggie Tanner, SPY

    Answer: Breatstroke (they imitated the movements of the frogs they saw)

    Check out Previous Trivia Questions


    Please email your answers to webmaster@mdswim.org by November 12, 2014

    How to play 

    Winner will be determined by a random drawing from all of the correct answers submitted.









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