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Offline New2TheGameNYRef

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Evaluation of officials
« on: January 07, 2017, 08:54:29 PM »
Dear Refs:

Curious on how your organization evaluates your refs. Where I am from, the coaches gives us ratings 1-5 at the end of the season. I do not think this is the best system, and just wondering what other systems are out there. i want to think there is a better system than our current process.

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Re: Evaluation of officials
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2019, 06:31:11 PM »
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Re: Evaluation of officials
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2019, 07:51:03 PM »
Coaches don't have an input in our evaluations, currently. We do not have a statewide evaluation system. We have seven chapters around the state, and each chapter evaluates their own guys. We are having discussions as to how to set up a statewide system, but it is difficult, as big as we are. The only evaluations we currently do, other than by chapter, is at our state tournament.
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Re: Evaluation of officials
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2019, 09:14:16 PM »
Tell me more about these evaluations....

How do they occur? Is there a form? Is it done once? Are you assigned to who you asses or do you just assess everyone that you've seen? Do you just watch a few matches at a tournament you're at with one another? Do you go observe a dual meet?  I'd like to hear some more insight on this method....thank you.

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Re: Evaluation of officials
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2019, 01:29:55 PM »
In WI, the coaches rank the officials. I guess this has some good and bad aspects. As a result of the coaches ranking the officials instead of other rules experts, there is a little more emphasis on who is "likeable" or otherwise has a raport with the coach. Refs probably put up with more unsportsmanlike behavior too. Not that being approachable, likeable, and being able to communicate well with coaches is a bad thing. Just saying that the emphasis ends up being different depending upon who is doing the evaluating.
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Re: Evaluation of officials
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2019, 01:30:56 PM »
On the other hand, there is probably less of officials kissing up to each other or trying to impress each other with their knowledge.
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Re: Evaluation of officials
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2019, 03:35:20 PM »
In WI, the coaches rank the officials. I guess this has some good and bad aspects. As a result of the coaches ranking the officials instead of other rules experts, there is a little more emphasis on who is "likeable" or otherwise has a raport with the coach. Refs probably put up with more unsportsmanlike behavior too. Not that being approachable, likeable, and being able to communicate well with coaches is a bad thing. Just saying that the emphasis ends up being different depending upon who is doing the evaluating.
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