Governing Bodies – International
The Federation Internationale du Natation (“FINA”) is the governing body for all aquatic sports in the world, including swimming, water polo, open water swimming, masters swimming, diving and synchronized swimming. This is the link to their web site.
Governing Bodies – National
Below are the links to the national governing bodies of aquatic sports in the United States as well as link to the American Swim Coaches Association and the United States Olympic Committee.
- USA Swimming
- USA Diving
- USA Water Polo
- USA Synchronized Swimming
- USA Masters Swimming
- American Swimming Coaches Assoc (ASCA)
- USA Olympic Committee
Governing Bodies – Regional
Below are links to Regional governing bodies for United States Swimming.
Governing Bodies – State
Below are links to masters swimming in Arizona and the Arizona High School governing body.
- USA Swimming Officals Page
Includes officials testing, tracking, rules & regulations etc.
- USA Swimming’s Pool Certification Guildelines
Swimming in College
- NCAA Eligibility Center/Clearing House
- www.eligibilitycenter.org links to website for registering for the NCAA, this must be done by all athletes interested in swimming in college.
- Arizona State University
- Grand Canyon University
- Northern Arizona University
- University of Arizona
Below is a link to other organization’s open water events held in the State of Arizona.