Good, Close or Dang! How to Conduct a Stick Check

Most players, coaches, fans and often times new officials, do not completely understand what the somewhat ominous gathering of officials at midfield conducting a series of experiments on players sticks is all about.  This post will address the requirements for a legal crosse, types of checks conducted, the mechanics of conducting a check, the types more »

2019 Playoff Certification Cards

For those who are interested, I have updated the Word document for the  GLOA Playoff Certification Card, complete with the logos for all teams in the this year’s playoffs. Click download. Replace the text and logos for your games from selection at the bottom of the document, print on cardstock in color, cut out each more »

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 »