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Volunteer Position Descriptions

Tent Parent – Full meet position – 1 credit

Crew Leads : Chris Keenen and Courtney Downey

You, along with at least one other parent, will be responsible for taking care of a group of swimmers during the meet. Your duties will include but are not limited to marking all swimmers for races, making sure any heat sheet discrepancies are brought to the attention of the tent coordinators, line swimmers up and escort them to and from all races, ensuring that all swimmers in your tent are accounted for at all times, and making sure that each swimmer is properly signed out at the end of each meet.

Ready Bench – Half meet position – .5 Credit (Home Meets Only)

You will be responsible for making sure swimmers are in the proper lanes and that any open lanes after the first heat are filled in to help maintain a smooth meet flow. This is a great job for someone who likes being near the action of the pool. 

Stroke Judge – Half meet position – .5 Credit

Crew lead : Terry Lyons

Responsible for assessing the legality of a swimmers stroke execution. This is a great job if you like being in the heart of the action as you will be poolside during your entire shift! NOTE: Each stroke judge must attend an annual stroke clinic to be certified to officiate at a meet. Once you sign up for this position you will receive all of the clinic information and schedule for the current season.

Timers – Half meet position – .5 credit

Crew Lead: Amy Lanier

Responsible for timing events. You will get sometimes wet in this position! There will be 3 timers in each lane consisting or a mix of both Geyser and the opposing teams parents. If volunteering for the first half of the meet, you must arrive and be in your assigned lane 20 minutes prior to the start of the meet. If volunteering for the second half of the meet, you must be in the assigned lane before the end of the first half. This is a great job if you love being in the heart of the action.

Scribe - Half meet position – .5 credit

Crew Lead: Amy Lanier

Responsible for recording team name, swimmer number, and all 3 times from the timers in your lane. If volunteering for the first half of the meet, you must arrive and be in your assigned lane 20 minutes prior to the start of the meet. If volunteering for the second half of the meet, you must be in the assigned lane before the end of the first half. You will get wet in this position. Great spot if you want to be in the heart of the action.

Runner – Half meet position – .5 credit

Crew Lead: Amy Lanier

Responsible for collecting timing slips from the scribes and taking them to the scoring table. If volunteering for the first half of the meet, you must arrive and be in your assigned lane 20 minutes prior to the start of the meet. If volunteering for the second half of the meet, you must be in the assigned lane before the end of the first half. This is a fast paced position that will keep you moving for the majority of your shift--wear your comfy shoes!

Scoring – Half meet position – .5 credit

Crew Lead: Shelly Giries

Responsible for scoring the meet and recording all swimmer times in the team database. This is a predetermined crew prior to the first swim meet. Please contact the crew lead if you are interested in joining this team.

Ribbons – Half meet position – .5 credit (Home meets only)

Crew Lead: Sally Sue Harris

Distribute ribbons to swimmers after each race in the ribbons area.

Galley – Half meet position – .5 credit (home meets only)

Crew Lead: Lainey Krumadas

Sell snack items and drinks at the home meets.

Set up / breakdown crew – Half meet position – .5 credit

Crew Lead: Desmond McWhirter

For home meets we will have two different set up options. The first will be on Sunday night prior to the meet. The second will be on Monday early afternoon to complete any set up that cannot be done the night before. The set up crew will be responsible for physically setting up all tents, tables, ropes, barriers ect. required for the meet. The breakdown crew will breakdown the meet and packs everything up.

Photography – Half meet position – .5 credit

Crew Lead: Stacy Richards

Photograph the meets. This is a closed crew. If you are interested in being part of this crew please contact the crew lead. The majority of the people that participate on this crew are doing so as free credits in addition to their six required family credits.

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2017 Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for their generosity 

by supporting out team for the 2017 season!

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