First Impression: Three Tips for Looking the Part

The initial impression that you give to partners, players, coaches and fans sets everyone’s expectations of how you will perform at your game.  It can mask the fact that you are a rookie or establish that you are a seasoned veteran. The GLOA expects everyone to act in a professional manner at all times and more »

On And Off Officials

Anyone heard the joke about the ref who should buy a ticket to the game because they were ball watching? As a fan, your natural inclination is to watch where the ball goes. It takes will power and self-discipline to overcome that habit. An official that ball watches will consistently miss fouls and violations. It more »

ACTION REQUIRED: Background Checks by 5 pm April 11

All Adult GLOA officials (even those who have had a background check done for another sport) must go to www.102453.arbitersports.com and follow the steps to give CONSENT for a background check to be run. This link also spells out all your rights under Federal and State law concerning background checks. Please make sure your profile section within more »