Operations Division
October 16, 2001 Report

    Officials Committee
    • Referee's clinic was held at MAC on September 29. Approximately 30 officials attended. A special clinic for those Referees unable to attend on September 29 was held on October 7. Seven Referees attended that clinic.
    • Starter and Stroke and Turn clinics were held at MAC on September 29. Attendance figures will be provided subsequently.
    • Four Stroke and Turn clinics were held the weekend of October 13-14. A total of 51 persons attended these clinics.
    • PVS will offer National Certification at the following meets this year: Joe Jacoby Chrysler Jeep Holiday Invitational, PVS Short Course Championships, Region !! Short Course Sectional, Region II Long Course Sectional. Jim Garner will be Meet Referee and Bob Richardson Administrative Referee for JJCJHI.

    Meet Management
    • October Open entries were slightly less than had been anticipated based on last year's entries and teams expected to be participating in RMSC meet on October 13-14. No teams had to be reassigned between venues.

    Equipment Manager
    • The Meet Equipment Manager reported the following:

    "We are moving forward testing the network version of Hy-Tek for use this coming weekend. Hopefully by running two computers we can prevent some of the problems with a nearly 100% positive check-in.

    Also, I have a lead on a trailer, enclosed utility type, to use in transporting timing equipment. It is used, but in great shape. Cost $2,000 tops. The trailer would be available for use by teams to transport equipment.

    Operation Support is ready for the new season."

    • Hy-Tek and CTS clinics were held on October 6. Attendance figures will be forthcoming.

    Safety Commitee
    • No new Reports of Occurrences have been received.
    • FCPA did not schedule a Safety Training for Swim Coaches class in late September or early October as we hoped they would do. Other parties interested in possibly conducting this class should contact the PVS Safety Chairman, John McDonald at tjamkmcd@erols.com
    • PVS clubs have been informed regarding the requirement to teach racing starts in at least 5' of water effective November 1, 2001. It is also posted to the website at http://www.pvswim.org/01rule/2001r10.pdf