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MCYSA Referee Meeting

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									MCYSA Referee Meeting
      March 22, 2010
                Agenda
• Introductions
• Greg Holtgrewe, President MCYSA
• Referee Assigning, Kelli Hudspeth,
  Referee Assignor
• Referee Expectations, Mike Smith,
  MCYSA Director of Officiating
• Questions
         Referee Assigning
• Kelly Hudspeth
  – Cell phone 270/994-4387
  – Home phone 270/744-0800
  – Email tkhudspeth@bellsouth.net
          Referee Assigning
• Check email often!!!
• Put something in the subject line of email
  – Preferably “ref” if generic email
  – Something specific if it is specific to a game or
    event
• A response is required if applicable.
• Games scheduled a week in advance.
          Referee Assigning
• Review assignments when they are
  received.
• Notify of any conflicts as soon as possible.
• Please confirm assignments when
  received.
           Referee Assigning
•   Name:
•   Age (if under 20):
•   Location:
•   School attending (if applicable):
•   Team Affiliations:
•   How many seasons of experience
    officiating and what type:
          Referee Assigning
• Master Availability Schedule.
• List of dates you are available to work
  – By month
  – All at once
• Assignments will not be made for games
  individuals are unqualified to work
  – Referee Grade
  – Experience
       Referee Expectations
• Equipment
  – Yellow jersey with patch
  – Black shorts
  – Knee high socks
  – Pencil and Paper
  – Cards
  – Whistle
  – Watch
       Referee Expectations
• Arrive 30 minutes early
• Player equipment check 10 minutes prior
  to game time
• Captains called 5 minutes prior to game
  time
• Start the game on time if at all possible
• You are in charge when you begin the
  equipment check.
          Player equipment
• Chin guards covered with sock
• Soccer shoes only
  – NO BASEBALL SHOES WITH FORWARD
    PLACED CLEAT
  – ABSOLUTELY NO METAL CLEATS
• NO EARRINGS OR JEWELRY
• NO HAIRBOWS
  – Ponytails and headbands okay
       Referee Expectations
• U-8 and below
  – BLOW THE WHISTLE LOUD
  – Have fun with the kids
  – Teach the kids
  – Help them all understand infractions or
    procedures
  – BLOW THE WHISTLE LOUD
         Referee Expectations
• U-10 and above
  – BLOW THE WHISTLE LOUD
  – Pregame meeting with AR’s
    •   Offside
    •   Flag mechanics
    •   Time back ups
    •   Misc
  – BLOW THE WHISTLE LOUD
        Coach Expectations
• Recreational and competitive leagues
  – Encouraging to players
  – Encouraging to other coaches
  – Encouraging to referees
  – Maintain order on their bench
  – Maintain order of their fans
        Coach Expectations
• Respectful of officials
• Specific questions or concerns should be
  addressed during stoppages
• Specific questions should involve joint
  discussion with coaches and center
• Coaches can be removed if absolutely
  necessary.
          Fan Expectations
• Encouraging to players
• Tolerant of officials!
• Fan issues should first be addressed to
  the coaches
• Fans can be removed if absolutely
  necessary
           Game reporting
• Any issues involved in a game
  – Contact Mike Smith as soon as possible
  – Document information
    • Who involved
    • Situation
    • Time
                  Contacts
• Mike Smith
  – Cell phone 270/559-3005
  – Email mikesmithky@comcast.net
• Brett Draffen
  – Usually found at the concession stand

								
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