CCS & USA Swimming Coaches Membership Requirements

ARC Safety Training for Swim Coaches Instructor

Those wishing to be STSC instructors must complete all of the following:

  1. Possess a current ARC certificate in one of the following: Water Safety Instructor, Water Safety Instructor Trainer, Lifeguard Training Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, Basic Water Rescue Instructor.
  2. Possess a current Safety Training for Swim Coaches certificate (see above).
  3. Have a competitive swimming background. (This should be determined by the Local Swimming Committee and local American Red Cross Chapter.)