The National Intercollegiate Lacrosse Officials Association (NILOA) has changed the process of identifying and selecting collegiate officials. You may review the entire process here. Experience Requirements: At least three years high school varsity experience HS play-off experience (preferably semi-finals/finals) Experience with three-man mechanics Successful experience at the higher club level Club or Post-Collegiate Club experience more »
New video on the College faceoff mechanic that has application at the High School level. While we can ignore the discussion about faceoff violations there are a number of good tips we can incorporate.
The play on has always been a tricky technique for new officials to master. Typically, rookies are told to wait and see if a player who has been offended will gain possession. If it does not seem likely that he will gain possession, kill the play. They are warned, “don’t let a play on go more »