Scroll for more

Officials Schools

The purpose of FINA Schools is to:
- Increase number of officials and enhance quality of officiating
- Create uniform interpretation and application of rules
- Develop and promote aquatics worldwide

As part of the FINA Development Programme, each National Federation may organise one (1) school per discipline -swimming, open water swimming, synchronized swimming, diving or water polo- on an annual basis. 

Please kindly note the following information related to the FINA Schools duration:

- The FINA Swimming School for Officials is a basic programme held over duration of two (2) days.

- The FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials is a basic programme held over duration of two (2) days.

- The FINA Synchronized Swimming School for Judges is a basic programme held over a duration of four (4) days.

- The FINA Diving Development School for Judges is a basic development course designed for individuals who have no prior diving judge’s experience. It is held over a duration of two (2) days.

- The FINA Diving Certification School for Judges* is designed for experienced judges taking this course for the first time or for FINA judges who are seeking to renew their FINA Diving Judges Certification. It is held over a duration of three (3) days.

- The FINA Water Polo Referees School is a basic programme held over a duration of three (3) days.

* Participants who are new to diving and have limited experience must attend a FINA Diving Development School for Judges before attending a FINA Diving Certification Course for Judges.

 

Events

21Jan
-
22Jan

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (12)

Lecturer(s)
Samuel Greetham (GBR)
27Jan
-
29Jan

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (27)

Lecturer(s)
Gianni Lonzi (ITA)
02Feb
-
03Feb

FINA Swimming Schools for Officials (2-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Gbenga Lawal (NGR) / Lesley Huckins (NZL)
07Feb
-
08Feb

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (40)

Lecturer(s)
Julian Llinas (ESP)
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (25)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
02Mar
-
03Mar

FINA Swimming School for Officials (6)

Lecturer(s)
Lesley Huckins (NZL) / Ryan Arblaster (AUS)
02Mar
-
03Mar

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (22)

Lecturer(s)
Bill Ford (AUS)
03Mar
-
04Mar

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (14)

Lecturer(s)
Tomas Haces (CUB)
17Mar
-
19Mar

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (43)

Lecturer(s)
Mathz Lindberg (SWE) / Anke Piper (GER)
18Mar
-
19Mar

FINA Swimming School for Officials (8)

Lecturer(s)
Bill Hogan (CAN) / Soren Korbo (DEN)
18Mar
-
19Mar

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (41)

Lecturer(s)
Frans Van de Konijnenburg (NED)
01Apr
-
02Apr

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (11)

Lecturer(s)
Sam Greetham (GBR)
07Apr
-
09Apr

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (32)

Lecturer(s)
Gianni Lonzi (ITA)
Niculae Firoiu (GER)
29Apr
-
30Apr

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (20)

Lecturer(s)
Zouheir El Moufti (MAR)
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (26)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
05May
-
06May

FINA Swimming School for Officials (9)

Lecturer(s)
Lesley Huckins (NZL) / Ryan Arblaster (AUS)
13May
-
14May

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (21)

Lecturer(s)
Christiane Fanzeres (BRA)
18May
-
19May

FINA Swimming School for Officials (7)

Lecturer(s)
Jose de Jesus (PUR) / Andrii Vlaskov (UKR)
19May
-
21May

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (28)

Lecturer(s)
Niculae Firoiu (GER)
19May
-
21May

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (31-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Gianni Lonzi (ITA)
20May
-
21May

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (23)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
20May
-
21May

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (19-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Sam Greetham (GBR)
26May
-
27May

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (15)

Lecturer(s)
Jorge Delgado (ECU)
02Jun
-
04Jun

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (29)

Lecturer(s)
Niculae Firoiu (GER)
03Jun
-
04Jun

FINA Swimming School for Officials (4)

Lecturer(s)
Bill Hogan (CAN) / Andrii Vlaskov (UKR)
15Jun
-
17Jun

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (44)

Lecturer(s)
Eric Brooker (AUS) / Melanie Beck (GBR)
15Jun
-
16Jun

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (10)

Lecturer(s)
Christiane Fanzeres (BRA)
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (24)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
02Jul
-
03Jul

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (18-2017)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
07Jul
-
08Jul

FINA Swimming School for Officials (5)

Lecturer(s)
Gbenga Lawal (NGR) / Soren Korbo (DEN)
08Jul
-
09Jul

FINA Swimming School for Officials (101-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Lesley Huckins (NZL)
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (34)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
TBC

FINA Synchronised Swimming School for Judges (36)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
21Sep
-
22Sep

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (17-2017)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
27Sep
-
29Sep

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (46-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Maths Lindberg (SWE)
Michael Geissbuhler (SUI)
30Sep
-
01Oct

FINA Diving Development School for Judges (42)

Lecturer(s)
Klaus Dibiasi (ITA)
TBC

FINA Synchronised Swimming School for Judges (37)

Lecturer(s)
TBC
TBC

FINA Water Polo School for Referees (100-2017)

11Oct
-
12Oct

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials (16)

Lecturer(s)
John West (NZL)
14Oct
-
15Oct

FINA Swimming School for Officials (1-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Gbenga Lawal (NGR)
Daphne Bird (RSA)
08Nov
-
10Nov

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (50-2017)

Lecturer(s)
Kathy Seaman (CAN)
Stephen McFarland (USA)
TBC

FINA Diving Certification School for Judges (47)

Lecturer(s)
Klaus Dibiasi (ITA) / Frans Van de Konijnenburg (NED)
TBC

FINA Synchronised Swimming School for Judges (35)

Lecturer(s)
TBC