Category Archives: Reinventing Yourself

Play The Role You Are Hired to Play

“This referee asked me to print out his paperwork for him and just have it for him at camp to sign.  Another referee emailed me just to tell me he’d been working out and running all summer, like they wanted … Continue reading

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Crew Chief Qualities (part 2)

This post is a continuation from the previous post titled Crew Chief Qualities based on some of my summer presentations.  This is a topic I find so interesting because I believe great crew chiefs are always looking to perfect their leadership … Continue reading

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Crew Chief Qualities (cont.)

Crew Chief Qualities A couple weeks ago I began a post on crew chief qualities and I explored the first quality of creating a safe environment.  Today’s post I want to expand and cover the next couple qualities of great crew … Continue reading

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There is No Smiling in Officiating

self-a·ware (sĕlf′ə-wâr′) Aware of oneself, including one’s traits, feelings, and behaviors I am a girl.  I wear emotions on my shoulders.  I multi-task.  I am able to take in alot of information at once. I love hot pink, bling and … Continue reading

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Young and Eager: Don’t Be Afraid To Be Forgotten

This season I worked a basketball game with a young lady in her late 20’s, one whom I have seen develop as an official over the last decade.  Yes, she started coming to Division I camps in her teens. She … Continue reading

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