slide1 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
CSOA Clinic 2012 Lessons Learned PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
CSOA Clinic 2012 Lessons Learned

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 15

CSOA Clinic 2012 Lessons Learned - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

CSOA Clinic 2012 Lessons Learned. Officials . Officials at an interscholastic athletic event are participants in the educational development of high school students . As such, they must exercise a high level of self-discipline, independence, and responsibility.

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'CSOA Clinic 2012 Lessons Learned' - oneida

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

CSOA Clinic 2012

Lessons Learned

  • Officials at an interscholastic athletic event are participants in the educational development of high school students. As such, they must exercise a high level of self-discipline, independence, and responsibility.
  • Officials shall master both the rules of the game and the mechanics necessary to enforce the rules and shall exercise authority in an impartial, firm, and controlled manner.
  • Officials shall work with each other in an constructive and cooperative manner.
  • Officials shall uphold the honor and dignity of the profession in all interaction with student-athletes, coaches, athletic directors, school administrators, colleagues, and the public.
  • Officials shall prepare themselves both physically and mentally, shall dress neatly and appropriately, and shall comport themselves in a manner consistent with the high standards of the profession.
  • Officials shall be punctual and professional in the fulfillment of all contractual obligations.
  • Officials shall remain mindful that their conduct influences the respect that the student-athletes, coaches, and the public hold for the profession.
  • Officials shall while enforcing the rules of play, remain aware of the inherent risk of injury that competition poses to student-athletes. Where appropriate, they shall inform event management of conditions or situations that appear unreasonably hazardous.
  • Officials shall take reasonable steps to educate themselves in the recognition of emergency conditions that might arise during the course of competition.

Player Safety is our number one responsibility


You are not a medical professional

referee positioning
Referee Positioning

Be in position to make the right call, but not in the play itself

advantage or not
Advantage or Not?

Make sure the advantage takes place

ar positioning critical
AR Positioning Critical

AR must be in position and provide assistance to the Referee

ar positioning critical1
AR Positioning Critical

Stay with second to last defender – get the call right!

ceremonial restarts
Ceremonial Restarts

Watch for quick restart; communicate with players; set the wall; position for restart; whistle the restart; DONOT turn back on players or ball

fair or foul
Fair or Foul

Watch for players attacking the ball through a vulnerable player

referee positioning1
Referee Positioning

Positioning is critical to sell the call!

recovering from a bad call
Recovering from a Bad Call
  • Premise - Referees are constantly under intense scrutiny and required to make hundreds of split-second decisions in a match
  • BLUF – Once and a while you “kick” one
  • Remedy
    • Fix It – Rules allow fix (prior to restart dead ball); admit it
    • Spin It – Reorient your focus; better mechanics/positioning
    • Forget It – Dwelling during match will cause loss of focus
    • Confront It – Talk to other officials; tape; understand what happened
    • Prevent It – Review rules; active training to improve mechanics/positioning
    • Get Perspective on It – One call does not loose game

Kicking a call makes you like every other official – How you respond to the mistake sets you apart!

controlling the match
Controlling the Match
  • Control vs. Chaos “let them play”
    • Fine line between control and chaos
    • Factors impacting match control
      • “History” between schools
      • Date of game in season/team records
      • Size of pitch
    • Be consistent from outset
      • Call fouls for control/prevent retaliation
      • Easier to loosen the reins than bring them back in
      • Use coaches and captains to assist in player control
      • ARs assist Referee with off-the-ball or behind the back fouls/misconduct
      • Critical foul areas – benches, keepers, sliding tackles, high boots, grabbing/holding
      • Use cards to cause changes in behavior
      • Deal with problems before they become a major issue
    • Have a plan if a fight occurs
      • Keep players on bench
      • Get numbers
      • Get coaches/administrator involved
      • Do not get in the middle of an altercation – observe and record
when is enough enough drawing the line
When is Enough - EnoughDrawing the line
  • Best way to answer criticism may be not to answer at all!
  • Be prepared but not predisposed
    • What is the impact of the dissent on the pitch?
    • What is impact on the other coach?
    • What is the impact on the fans?
  • Keep your cool – don’t be flamboyant
    • Demonstrate poise and maintain your dignity

Let the coach/player cook their own goose!


You need to know when to hold them and when to fold them, but the bottom line is you need to get something for your cards