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Mandate and Terms...

Mandate

The Swim Ontario Officials Committee (SOOC) is established to advise the Executive Director (ED) of Swim Ontario in areas related to officiating and competitions in Ontario.  In alignment with Swimming Canada Officials, Competitions and Rules Committee (OCRC), this Committee will focus and assist Swim Ontario operations on the following areas:

  1. Research, develop and maintain officiating and competition rules, policies, and procedures for sanctioned competitions in Ontario;
  2. Create, lead, support, and implement an Officials Development Strategy of Swim Ontario officials. This includes education, certification, and recognition.
  3. Provide updated rule interpretations for all sanctioned competitions in Ontario in reference to both Swimming Rules of Swimming Canada and the FINA handbook.
  4. Provide guidance and direction to ensure that the technical conduct and administration of Swim Ontario designated competitions are consistent with Swim Ontario Policy, Procedure and Strategic direction.

Through Swim Ontario, the actions of the committee will demonstrate the support and co-operation between officials, coaches, laypersons, support groups and sponsoring organizations associated with the sport of competitive swimming.

Regional Officials Representatives

YY Wong (Central) - yywong@rogers.com 

Charles Montpetit (Eastern) charles.montpetit64@gmail.com

Cathy Wackett (Huronia) cathywackett@rogers.com

Connie Zwarich (North Eastern) - lzwarich@fibreop.ca

Jim Cumming (North Western) jcumming@fortfrances.com 

Carol McNiece (Western) - westernswimofficials@gmail.com

 

ROR Role and responsibilities