For those new to swimming and competition, you might be confused about some of the terms and jargon used. Here is a list of a few key terms…
|IOT||Inspector Of Turns.
An official at swim competition responsible for observing swimmers and reporting any rule violations during the swimmers’ turns.
|JOS||Judges Of Stroke
Officials at swim competitions responsible for observing swimmers along each lap and reporting any rule violations. Sometimes this role is known as a “Stroke Judge”.
|Marshal||An official at swim competitions responsible for organising swimmers into their heats, and sending each heat to the pool to ensure the timely start of each race.|