Five Tips for Advancing as a Lacrosse Official

I get asked by officials for tips on advancing their officiating careers throughout the year. Typically in the summer and fall, when they are attending one of our development clinics, and then again right before or after their schedules for the spring season are released. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran official or a newcomer to more »

Incident Reports

Incident Reports dealing with unusual situations such as protests, “intentional attempts to injure” or “multi-player fights” must be received by the GHSA within 24 hours of the end of that contest. The Referee should complete the game report using the online Incident Report Form form on the GLOA website.

Correction of Errors

Each official on the field is responsible for getting the call right. Aside from getting calls right, recognizing mistakes and taking immediate steps to correct them drastically increases the confidence that everybody has in the crew. There is a limit however. Multiple mistakes will eventually turn confidence into distrust. The lesson is simple: commit as more »