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Coaches Certification


The purpose of the Coaches Certification programme is to offer all swimming coaches around the world the possibility to be acknowledged as certified Swimming coaches and to offer recognition for the work they have accomplished. We would like to give the opportunity to all coaches to progress and have credit for their achievements.

General Goals

  • To continuously develop, educate and improve the swimming coaches level for the advancement of the sport
  • To provide the medium for the coaches progression and to become credited for their professional achievements
  • To offer all swimming coaches around the world the opportunity to become FINA Certified Swimming Coaches, recognising the work they have accomplished
  • Certify all coaches participating in FINA Competitions and the Olympic Games
  • Increase the number of certified coaches and enhance the quality of the existing ones

Document and information

2019 Coaches Certification Pathway

Further information is available on the FINA Learning Platform.


FINA Coaches Certification Course (31-2020)
Port Vila, VAN
FINA Coaches Certification Course (17-2020)
Ordino, AND
FINA Coaches Certification Course (6-2020)
Johannesburg, RSA
FINA Coaches Certification Course (7-2020)
Quatre Bornes, MRI
FINA Coaches Certification Course (23-2020)
Doha, QAT