Art Of Officiating

Covering conflict management, the psychology of officiating, best practices and officiating/life balance.

Art Of Officiating

Art Of Officiating
Covering conflict management, the psychology of officiating, best practices and officiating/life balance.

Use Team Captains as Assets

Being captain on a team is a pretty big deal. It means the player has earned the trust and respect of his or her coach or teammates. It’s...

Elements that Determine a Successful Crew

In the sports world, a team’s success is determined by wins and losses and, to a major extent, by the number of championships it...

Have an Appreciation for Other Officials’ Hard Work.

A cartoon that appeared in another publication depicted a young boy on the department-store Santa’s lap. The youngster says to Kris Kringle, “I don’t...

When Mascots Get Out of Hand

Referees and umpires around professional, college and even high school sports unfortunately must face the challenges of how to deal with mascots who either affect play on the field...

Expect Little and You Won’t Be Disappointed

The spectrum of accommodation made for officials is vast. If you've been continually disappointed perhaps, unfortunately, your expectations were a bit high. What do...

Get More Postseason Games

“Why didn’t I get any playoff games?” Across the officiating world, that is probably the most frequently asked question by established and even some new officials. Postseason games are...

Media Relations

Ask pro or major college officials if they have a nightmare media relations scenario, and they’re likely to reply, “Yes. Having one of my...

Get Great Series: Better by Next Week

If someone told you a they had a way to get better by next week, would you do it no matter what it was?...

7 Ways to Hone Your Edge in the Offseason 

For many, the offseason is welcomed in the same way a teacher welcomes summer break — with open arms. You ’ve worked hard but now it’s time for...

Learn Lessons From Sports You Don’t Work

“What’s My Line?” was a popular TV game show 45 years ago. Larry Blyden was the host and the premise was that four celebrities had to guess...

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