Volleyball

Volleyball

Triple Check for Accuracy 

Taking a little extra time to properly make the triple check of rosters, the scoresheet and lineups prior to the start of a match and each subsequent...

Aim High By Working Lower Levels

Once we obtain an officiating certification, it seems that many of us want to jump in and start working the highest levels of play...

Under Control

The referees’ game management style is noticed by all participants, as well as the spectators. The way the referees conduct themselves in those first...
feedback for volleyball referees

Timing and Tact Crucial to Constructive Feedback

One of the best parts about belonging to the cadre of volleyball officials is the chance to be around others who love the game...

Train Your Brain 

Do you ever wonder if you have the correct type of brain for officiating? Do you find it easy to make a quick decision based...

Outside the Lines

Defining the playing area is an important part of the referees’ prematch duties. Identifying obstacles, any changes in court surface or elevation, and establishing...

The Changing Role of Volleyball’s Second Referee

To the casual fan, the role of the second referee can appear to be minor: check lineups, call nets and manage timeouts and substitutions....

Double Check Score After Unusual Situation

Communication between the referees and the scoring crew is crucial to ensure accuracy of the score and the information recorded on the scoresheet. Double...

Post-Match Pitfalls

We just want to be understood. It’s human nature, especially when it comes to officiating — we want people to know, understand and accept why we made a...

No Tunnel Vision With Wide-Angle View

What problem is most common among second referees? Some might say coaches chewing them out about questionable decisions or missed calls by the crew....

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