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 »

Crew Communication

A quick reminder — we have been having some issues with pregame communication among officials.  If you are assigned as the Umpire or Field Judge, it is your responsibility to contact the Referee 3 or 4 days before the game to confirm the assignment and all pregame arrangements (e.g. meeting time and place, what uniform to wear, and any more »

2019 NFHS Corrections, Rules & Mechanics Changes

These are the rules and mechanics changes that have been announced for 2019.  There will be more changes and this post will be updated as new memos and the 2019 Rule Book is released. I have revised this after the release of the 2019 NFHS Rules Interpretation video and the US Lacrosse Rules webinar with more »