GLOA Registration Form for Spring 2021

Registration for the GLOA Spring season is up and running. All officials (new adult official who has not received any training, any official transferring from another association, returning GLOA officials, and all certified youth officials) must register also register with GLOA in order to work the 2021 Spring season. All officials who wish to work Read More …

Rookie Zoom Call Tues March 2 @ 7:30 pm

The GLOA is hosting a zoom call for ALL fall trainees and spring rookies to touch base and see how everyone is doing.  We will review GHSA test questions, answer mechanics and rules questions and cover GLOA policies and procedures. We hope everyone can attend, but if you are unable we will record the session Read More …

Always Be Counting: Making sure you have the correct number of players every time!

One of the things a crew needs to make sure it gets right is knowing whether the correct number of players are on the field. This is the responsibility of ALL officials: the Lead, Single and Trail, Referee, Umpire and Field Judge!  Having an extra man is a huge advantage and having too few is Read More …

Film Doesn’t Lie: How to watch game film and get better as a referee

Film review has always played an important role for me as an official.  But the reality is, the regular use of film by lacrosse officials is a very recent phenomena. Ten years ago, the only teams that routinely filmed games were colleges and big time high school programs.  If you were an up and coming Read More …