The GKCOA leadership team has been thrilled with the turnout for our first two meetings. We are proud that so many officials are wanting to improve. Thank you for your support! Hopefully the high attendance means that we are providing information that you actually want to hear and is helping you get better! Great job!!
If you missed the meeting on Aug. 9, we have it archived here: CLICK HERE
MSHSAA MECHANICS CLINICS
MSHSAA EMAIL TO REFEREES REGARDING POTENTIAL NATIONAL ANTHEM PROTESTS
PREPARING TO OFFICIATE THIS SEASON DURING A PANDEMIC
As you prepare yourself to officiate this season, in addition to the written recommendations and guidelines, there are some unwritten items you may want to consider:
Also, remember there are items that we do not have to worry about–we have enough to do without inserting ourselves into places where we don’t belong. The administrators on duty and the teams generally need to police such items that aren’t directly in our NFHS rules book.
TOURNAMENT CREW CHIEF CHECKLIST
If you are listed first (Referee 1) in Arbiter for a Saturday tournament, congratulations–you are the crew chief! Here is a list of responsibilities that you need to follow:
MAKE SURE WE ARE PROPERLY ACCEPTING ASSIGNMENTS IN ARBITER
The assignors have noticed that a number of assignments have gone unaccepted and therefore cancelled because they believe that people don’t properly accept their assignments from their schedule page. The video below shows how to accomplish that.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 8/9/20 MEETING:
We went over tips and tricks to save time and master working a best three-out-of-five set varsity match. We also talked about how to approach difficult moments, mistakes, and matches and how to overcome them. Check out the Zoom recording above to get caught up on the discussion.
PART II TEST OPEN MON., AUG. 10!
HERE ARE OTHER DATES TO KNOW:
NEXT GKCOA MEETING ON SUN., AUG. 23 – YOU HAVE HOMEWORK!!
PLEASE KEEPING CHECKING YOUR EMAIL AND ARBITER CONSTANTLY: Those are where the latest updates and announcements will be. As we already know, the situation changes minute by minute, so please make sure to stay up to date on the latest information!