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Referee Magazine Articles

  • Every Game Can Be Your Best Game
    by Referee on August 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    A young, motivated and talented official was assigned as the referee in a college D-I highly contested conference game. The two assistant referees were seasoned veterans who have officiated high-level soccer for several years. It was a night game and there were more than 500 fans attending. The young referee was extremely excited for the opportunity determined to officiate their best game. The assistant referees were […] The post Every Game Can Be Your Best Game appeared first on Referee.com. […]

  • What Supervisors Teach can be What Gets Called
    by Referee on August 17, 2018 at 10:00 am

    In the local football chapter where I started officiating years ago, it has been the practice to have separate weekly training sessions for first-year officials. The feeling is that people new to officiating need to go through the rulebook in A-B-C fashion and that is best done in their own group with veteran officials serving as trainer. Chapter meetings and “newbie” training were on Monday nights, […] The post What Supervisors Teach can be What Gets Called appeared first on Referee.com. […]

  • 11 Things Your Officials Association Should Be Doing Right Now
    by Referee on August 16, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Is your officials association doing what it should be doing? If it’s not tackling the things on the following list, it’s probably falling short in serving you and the other members, and the schools and leagues to which it directly or indirectly provides officials. Whether your association has less than 50 members or more than 500, there are certain things every association should be […] The post 11 Things Your Officials Association Should Be Doing Right Now appeared first on Referee.com. […]

  • Let the Media Handle the Postgame Commentary
    by Referee on August 15, 2018 at 10:00 am

    When it comes to officials and the media, it might have been legendary major league umpire Bill Klem who said it best. “I don’t explain ’em. I just call ’em,” that was his philosophy. But was Klem right? Officials who watch what they say — and to whom — before and after games are perceived […] The post Let the Media Handle the Postgame Commentary appeared first on Referee.com. […]