Use Both Scorers to your Advantage

Editor’s note: This article specifically mentions high school examples. NCAA M/W require two scorers, unless one is acceptable to the referee (2-1.1.b). I have...

Ten Basketball Officials, One Family

I t's ten basketball officials, one family as Cal Von Rueden, 15, recently joined the ranks of this basketball officiating dynasty in the greater...

Dehydration Affects Officials as much as Players

Dehydration is a dangerous side effect of officiating in hot conditions. Dehydration not only dramatically affects performance, but can lead to heat stroke,...

Move from Camp to Classroom

Every serious official has been there: in a classroom, looking at a PowerPoint as a clinician goes over a rule or positioning principle. They’ve...

2018-19 NBA G League

7 Agon Abazi, R Rowland Heights, Calif. 28 Nate Anderson, 3 Brooklyn, N.Y. 6 Shante Anderson, 2 Las Vegas 14 Clare Aubry, R Columbus, Ohio 21 Stephanie Barksdale R, New York 18 Isaac...

Get in the Groove with Your Partner

There is nothing like throwing a perfect game as a pitcher or calling the perfect game as a referee. Just like in baseball...

When to Retire

Are you thinking about retiring soon, or do you think that decision is years from now? In talking to people about retiring from any...

Long Journey from Minors to MLB World Series

As their school bus approached their home on Holman Avenue that November morning in 1986, Chris Guccione and little brother Steven were distracted...

Set and Enforce Member Standards

Setting standards for members’ behavior and enforcing those standards are among the most difficult challenges an officials association will face. It means anticipating...

Keep Communication Lines Open with Players

While officials have a fair amount of contact with coaches during a game, they are most often communicating with players. Here are some...

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