Getting the Most out of Reffing Summer Ball

The GLOA is hosting a training event on Friday June 3, 2022 at 7:30 pm via Zoom. Summer ball offers its own set of challenges for officials. The heat, the increased number of games, modified rules, different uniforms, and intense fans, players and coaches.  GLOA trainers will address how to make the summer reffing experience Read More …

2022 USA Lacrosse LAREDO Clinics

Since the late 1980s, USA Lacrosse has offered the LAREDO (LAcrosse REferee DevelOpment) Program in order to provided training and professional development opportunities for officials. US Lacrosse hosts these events at regional lacrosse tournaments and camps. Officials work high level games and are observed and receive both instruction and feedback from experienced trainers.

10 Tips for Better Game Management

As an official you have three responsibilities: keep the game safe, keep the game fair, and to act in a professional manner.  The difficult part comes when you make a necessary and appropriate safety or fairness call and one sideline rants and raves. Maintaining your cool when the crowd is booing, players are grumbling and Read More …