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Diving Event Volunteering

Event Volunteering 

All grassroots sport relies on the commitment and enthusiasm of its volunteers. Swimming is no different. Sign up as a volunteer and you will make a significant contribution to our local, regional and national volunteer community. It’s a rewarding way to support the growth of aquatic sport.

When you join our team of committed volunteers, you’ll make new friends, develop new skills, and build on your existing strengths.  Make a difference to your local community and help our participants enjoy their sport.

Volunteers Roles

There are plenty of ways to volunteer, with a role to suit every personality type and skill set.


o    FINA judging qualification for National and International events

o   Strong understanding of the technical aspects and rules of the sport

Poolside Marshal

o   Marshals ensure that all the competitors are present and lined up accordingly in the correct heats and at the right boards for their event. Marshals will also be expected to keep the flow of athletes moving regularly around the pool once an event has started. They will also need to report any missing competitors to the lead referee

Event recorders

o   Record athlete results during events, commonly utilising electronic recording systems such as Dive recorder or Omega scoring systems.

o   Suited to someone with an interest in computers and IT but it’s not essential.


o   Poolside announcers

·         Click HERE for more information to view FINA Diving Officials Manual for full explinationson all official roles.