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Warning:  We had technical difficulties during the recording of this episode.  The sound quality is degraded. CPA Keith Vincent is the co-author of the Sports Officials Tax Guide from Referee Magazine. In this conversation, Keith provides some tips and guidance regarding sports officials’ taxes.  There is some great information in this conversation. Topics include: Employee vs Independent contractor How Income […]

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In the 2nd episode of season 2, Big XII Head-LineJudge John Braun returns to discuss his rookie season in the Big XII.  He also discusses the upcoming Email Rules Exchange that he manages. Topics includes Differences between Mountain West and Big XII Lessons learned #1 goal for line of scrimmage officials The Email Rules Exchange Quote of the Week A […]

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If you want to really achieve your goals, setting them is just the beginning.  In the first episode of Season 2, Tyler and Dwayne discuss goal setting and ways to ensure that you actually achieve those goals. Remember, “a goal without a plan is just a wish”. Topics Include: Why we set goals How to create SMART goals How to […]

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Conversation 31 – Handling Adversity

In this bonus episode,  Tyler and Dwayne discuss the various types of adversity that officials deal with and offer up a few ways to handle them. Topics include: Different types of adversity In-game vs Post-game How you can help crew mates Quote of the Week To try to run away from suffering is not wise. To stay with it, to […]

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Conversation 30 – Season 1 Recap

In this final episode of the season, Tyler and Dwayne look back at the first season and discuss some of the conversations and guests We also touch on our plans for Season 2 Thank you to all of our guests for taking the time to give back to officiating Thank you to all of the listeners who have helped this […]

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Having a fitness and nutrition plan is essential in everyday life, but can make a real difference in our officiating performance. PAC-12 Back Judge, Justin Nelson joins us to provide some guidelines around fitness and nutrition as it pertains to officiating. It may help you take that next step in your game day performance Quote of the Week “If you […]

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Audio Play Scenarios (PILOT)

We are piloting a new idea – Audio Play Scenarios. You can now work on rules questions while working out or driving to work or the game. Each play scenario will be read, followed by the answer including an explanation and rule references. Feel free to rewind to listen again or pause to answer Please fill out this short survey […]

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Big XII Referee, Reggie Smith joins us for a great conversation about crew leadership and announcements One the most recognized voices among college football referees, Reggie’shares his approach to crew leadership and how he has come to master announcements Reggie touches on: Leadership Style Setting the proper tone for the crew How he engages the crew in the offseason/preseason Mastering […]

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Tyler and Dwayne discuss rules surrounding blocking below the waist (9-1-6), including some of the differences this season. Quote of the Week There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth – not going all the way, and not starting. – Budda Mentioned on the Show 2018 BBW Diagram (credit: Scott Taylor, Utah)

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