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    The Tiger Sharks Swim Team is strictly ran by volunteers, including board members. Our success as a team only happens when we get volunteers to fill rolls. It's the collective effort of these dedicated parents that creates a supportive and thriving environment for our athletes.

    Below are the volunteer roles for swim meets. It is crucial to fill these roles to ensure a successful event. It requires everyone to collaborate and contribute to make it a success.

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    Bullpen

    The bullpen is a designated area where swimmers report before they can swim an event. This is typically our 10 and under swimmers that need organized.

    What You'll Do - Assist in arranging the swimmers in their designated spots.

    What You'll Need - A heat sheet and pen (provided).

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    Timer

    We require 3 timers in each lane.  The Tiger Sharks will provide 2 and the Away team will provide 1.  

    Timer 1 - Records the swimmer's time on a clipboard

    Timers 2 & 3 - Report time from their stopwatches to Timer 1

    What You'll Do - Time each event in the first or second half of the swim meet

    What You'll Need - Stop watch (provided)

    This is an ideal role for National Honor Society volunteers.

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    Head Timer

    The Head Timer holds 2-3 extra stopwatches in the event one of the timers has issues or misses the start.

    What You'll Do - Time each event and look for Timers raised hands indicating they need a stopwatch from the Head Timer.

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    Runner

    What You'll Do - Collect timers' sheets oncer events on the sheet are completed. Once collected, bring the sheets to the Scorer to enter.

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    Scorer

    What You'll Do - The Scorer inputs the scores provided by the runner in the system.

    What You'll Need - Laptop (provided)

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    Heat Winner Distributor

    What You'll Do - Stand on the swim deck and distribute beads to every swimmer who wins their heat.

    What You'll Need - Attentiveness to each event and beads (provided).

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    Hospitality

    What You'll Do - Provide water and snacks to volunteers.  This role is ideal for parents with littles. 

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    50/50 Raffle

    Each home meet will have a 50/50 Raffle.

    What You'll Do - Sell raffle tickets and collect money.

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    Meet Official

    This is a trained and certified position.

    Officials oversee the event, ensuring swimmers follow stroke rules and finish according to regulations and recording disqualifications.

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    Meet Starter

    This is a trained and certified position.

    The Starter blows the whistle to start races and uses a microphone to give commands to swimmers.

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