PIAA Football Officiating 101
Prepare to pass the PIAA high school football exam in a 15-hour course being offered at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) over 10 weeks.
This is the ideal class for both men and women with no previous experience necessary. You will learn and develop the knowledge needed to work as a paid and certified PIAA football official.
Course content includes
Role of officials - Preparation and conduct
Officiating uniform - Officiating Philosophies
Dealing with coaches and parents
The game, field and players
Terms and definitions
Timing and substitutions
Kicks, snapping, and passing
Official's jurisdiction and duties
Mental preparation and crew composition
Mechanics of proper signaling
Three, four, five and seven-man mechanics
Progression through Peewee, Midget, Middle school, JV, Varsity and NCAA assignments.
Handouts, manuals, video and the experienced instructor staff will help you become confident and competent on field football officials.
Guest speakers will include local PIAA high school and NCAA college officials
Tom Kichline, NCAA College Referee is the instructor.
The course will run from February 15 to April 19, 2011 from 7:-8:30 p.m.
The need is tremendous for officials at every level who know the fundamentals and have certification.
Call Suzy Welliver at 610-799-1946 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or questions.
Register online at www.lccc.edu.