Top 20 tips for officials
Officials are an essential part of sport. Sometimes this is not taken into account by clubs.
Without competent and capable officials the delivery of competitive activities becomes dysfunctional. Evidence suggests that many of the serious problems clubs face during the delivery of competition on match days stem from issues surrounding the perceived performance of the officials involved.
Officials require skills through education, training and mentoring.
It is important to create a respectful, appreciative and supportive environment for everyone participating. Recruiting, training and retaining officials at clubs requires good planning.
You want your officials to be the best they can be!
Here are 20 basic tips for officials your club can use to get them started. The tips provide some helpful guidelines for new and existing officials. Good officiating, playing and coaching ensures everyone enjoys the experience!