Announces each diver, the dive, and the degree of difficulty, and calls the scores shown by the judges. Sets the atmosphere and controls the tempo of the meet.
Inspects all diving sheets for correctness prior to the meet and prepares a list of the competitors. Reviews the scores and the points awarded for each diver to determine the winner/place order for each event as well as the points awarded to his or her team. Records the meet results and prepares the ribbons for all meet participants. Typically the Dive Rep serves as the meet secretary.
Table Workers (2 Scorekeepers and 2 Calculators)
Scorekeepers write down the judges' scores as announced. They eliminate the lowest and highest score, and total the remaining three scores. Scorekeepers then compare their scores and resolve any discrepancies before passing the dive sheet to the Calculators. The Calculators multiply the total score by the degree of difficulty to determine the total points awarded for the dive and keep a running overall score for the diver.
Officiates the meet, manages the competition, and ensures that all regulations are observed. This NVSL certified official makes decisions regarding failed dives, balks, etc. The referee can serve as a judge and must be positioned on the pool deck during meets as close as practicable to the judges to maintain a uniform visual perspective with respect to the dives.
Scores the dives on a scale of 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest) in graduations of one-half according to the NVSL standards (see League Handbook). NVSL recommends the use of five judges in a dual meets with the high and low score for each dive being eliminated.
These positions marked with an * require attendance at an NVSL clinic and proper qualifications/certifications before performing. The NVSL conducts clinics in May/June.
Concessions (home meets only)
Responsible for concessions at home dive meets. During meets helps set up concession areas and works the concessions.
Meet Set Up (home meets only)
EVERYONE is invited to help. Many hands make light work!
Meet Take Down (home meets only)
ALL families should help with this task. The more families who help the quicker we can get everything wrapped up!
Responsible for concessions at home swim and dive meets. Responsible for obtaining and storing of concession items. During meets helps set up concession areas, works the concessions, and works closely with the Team Reps and the Club Treasurer with regards to expenses and money made during meets. This position can be split between two families. There is a registration discount associated with this volunteer position.
Help with the design, sales, and distribution of spirit wear.
Coordinates fundraising efforts including the annual car wash; dine out nights; long distance swims, and swim club sponsorships.
Team Social Activities
Plans and coordinates social activities for the team. Popular activities we’ve done in the past include Friday breakfasts, lip-sync and late night swims; ice cream socials, scavenger hunts, pep rallies…just to name a few!
Takes photos and/or videos during the meets and other activities.
The End-of-Season banquet offers the opportunity to acknowledge the accomplishments of swimmers and divers and the contributions of coaches and parents. Coordinates banquet planning, arranging banquet location, décor, food and refreshments, activities, ordering trophies/medals/awards, and set up and clean up. During the banquet works with the Coaches and Team Rep to provide a successful event.