The GLOA provides training for individuals interested in becoming a boys lacrosse official for both the Youth and High School levels.
Note: If you are interested in becoming a girls lacrosse official, please reach out to the Georgia Women’s Lacrosse Umpires Board (GWLUB) by emailing Michael Hannah at [email protected] for more information. You can also check out their Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/gwloa_
Adult Officials Training
High School Training sessions are held for prospective adult referees prior to the start of each lacrosse season in early January. Youc an check out our home page for the latest information on training dates.
If you are interested in becoming a Youth Official, complete the Contact Us form and be sure to select Interested in Officiating. Our recruiting team will reach out to you and help you navigate the process.
Additionally, GLOA holds training classes in late summer or during the fall season (depending on demand). Completion of this training qualifies the trainee to officiate both High School and Youth boys games.
Note: High School level officials must be at least 18 years old and have graduated high school.
Youth Officials Training
The GLOA provide USA Lacrosse certification to youth officials in the Atlanta area. Classes are offered during the late summer/early fall. No classes are offered in the spring or summer.
Youth officials must be USA Lacrosse members at least 15 years.
You can read more about the process here.
If you are interested in becoming a Youth Official, complete the Contact Us form and be sure to select Interested in Officiating. Our training team will reach out to you and help you navigate the process.