Course:Safety Training for Swim Coaches
(Fast Track Option* Only)
Date:Monday, April 15, 2013
Location: Westside Aquatic Complex
Time:10am – 2pm
Cost:Out of District $125; In District
"The purpose of the American Red Cross Safety Training for Swim
Coaches course is to provide training in aquatic safety for
competitive swim coaches and officials, athletic trainers, athletes
participating in aquatic activities, aquatic exercise trainers and
other individuals involved in aquatic competition or exercise
USA Swimming Requirements:
SAFETY TRAINING FOR SWIM COACHES
A coach is now able to take the Safety Training for Swim Coaches
written test online and then proceed to a Red Cross instructor to
demonstrate the required water skills. There are two options to
this procedure: the Fast Track Option and the Written Test Only
INSTRUCTIONS TO START THE STSC TEST
In order to take the STSC online written test, you must create
an account on the USA Swimming website and login. If you are not
logged in, you cannot access the test.
- Fill in all of the required personal information before
beginning. Make sure to include both your FIRST and LAST names.
- Make sure you enter the proper Local Swim Committee or LSC. If
you are unsure, please click on the LSC Map.
- Select Safety Training for Swim Coaches from the drop down box.
- Click "Start Test." You now have two options:
- Take the test directly online
- Print a paper copy of the test to work on offline. Note: If you
chose to print a paper copy you must go back and enter your answers
online. There is NO mail in option
You can start and stop as many times as you wish before
submitting your completed test. Click "Save and Restart Later"
after any question to exit, then simply click "Resume" in the
"Options" box on the opening page to continue working. You can
start where you left off by entering the question number in the
A score of 20 out of 25 is a passing grade. If you do not score
20, you must retake the test. You may take it as many times as you
want to in order to pass. Note that each time you take it you will
get a slightly different version of the test.
All participants must present a copy of their test score to the
ARC STSC instructor prior to the ARC skills portion of the class.
Aquatics Manager and Training Officer
Greenville County Recreation District