As referenced in the National & Provincial Registration Procedures & Rules, provided are a list of coaches who meet the compliance required to be on deck at sanctioned competitions in Ontario.
As of November 30, 2016, if a coach does not appear on one of these lists, they are not eligible to be on deck at any sanctioned competition. Lists are typically updated on Thursday each week.
As of April 20, 2017:
- First Year Coaches - These coaches have taken the Swimming 101 course, but have not completed all their certification requirements. They are able to be on deck for sanctioned competition for 2016-2017, but do need to achieve certified status by November 30, 2017. These coaches need to be accompanied by a coach either on the Second Year or Exemption List.
- Returning Coaches - coaches appearing on this are certified and able to be on deck for sanctioned competitions for 2016-2017, as per the the policy
- Exemptions - A coach not appearing on this list may apply for exemption to Swim Ontario by emailing Lindsay outlining the situation and a plan as to when certification will be completed. Exemptions are not guarenteed and will be on a case by case basis. Coaches who have completed their requirements for certification and are waiting for the marking of their Portfolio to be completed are also on this exemption list.