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RUSSETT - A Residential Community
Russett Sharks
The Russet Sharks are the communities championship swim team. The Sharks compete in the PrinceMont Swim League where they have earned multiple championships on both the team and individual levels. 

If you are between the ages of 5 and 18, are a Russett resident, are a proficient swimmer and want to have some summer fun, come join us! The focus of the swim team is to teach competitive strokes and build stronger swimmers, as well as give an opportunity to work as a team and practice good sportsmanship. 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Cathy Kazzi at CathyKazzi@gmail.com. 
More information can be found at Russett Swim Team Website or email swimteam@russett.org

Swim Team Duty Description Sheet
Meet Duties
Please see the Prince Mont Swim League Handbook – Duties of Officials for detailed information on  each position, or speak with a Swim Team Committee Representative.
Has full authority over all officials. Must be USA Swimming Certified or attend a PMSL Officials’ Clinic.
Head Timer:
Times each event in order to substitute for any Timer if required.
Stroke & Turn Judge:
Must attend officials’ clinic and be familiar with the USA SWIMMING rules governing stokes and turns. Must be USA Swimming Certified or attend a PMSL Officials Clinic
Clerk of Course:
Shall be provided with the names of competitors in all events prior to the start of the meet. Shall have the swimmers lined up in order prior to each event. Will have assistants.
Assistant to the
Clerk of Course:
Shall assist the Clerk of Course.
Data Manager
Shall enter the times in all events for all swimmers as determined by the Head Judge and Head Timer and shall note all dissatisfactions. Computer supplied. (Hy-Tek Operator).
Place Judge
Shall sweep 1st and 2nd place. The order of finish shall be governed by the decision of the Place Judges when the place judges are in agreement
Shall MC the events at home, announcing results along the way and requesting swimmers to report to the Clerk of Course.
Run timer sheets from Timers to Head Judge and from Head Judge to Data Manager during meets.
Three per lane, watches supplied. Each Timer shall look at the starting device and start their watch the instant of the flash, rather than the sound. Stops the watch when any part of the swimmer touches the solid end of the pool.
Roving Timer:
If any Timers raise their hand with a faulty start on their watch, the Roving Timer shall take their place.
Team Rep:
Each team shall designate a person to be the official Representative during the meet. This person should not serve in any other official capacity.
Starts each heat. Must be USA Swimming Certified or attend a PMSL Officials’ Clinic.
Head Judge:
With the Referee and the Head Timer, compiles the roster of qualified officials. Notes official time on timesheets, including any places that are overridden based on Place Judges, and turns timesheets over to Data Manager.
Snack Shack:
Assists in the set up and tear down of the snack bar and helps with sales during meet.
Places stickers on ribbons at meets.
Russett Community Association
3500 Russett Common
Laurel, Maryland 20724
Phone 301.498.3897
Office Hours
Monday through Friday | 9:00am to 5pm