CSBOA: Philosophy: HOW TO ADD VALUE TO YOUR CREW

Friday, January 13
HOW TO ADD VALUE TO YOUR CREW

 

Be the official who counts both teams before the game.

Be the official who finds illegal jewelry or uniforms before the game.

Be the official who checks to be sure that teams are lined up to go the correct direction to start the game or overtime.

Be the official who checks to see that the possession arrow is turned in the right direction after the jump ball.

Be the official who counts players after every substitution before letting the ball become live.

Be the official who counts players after every time out.

Be the official who knows which way the arrow is pointing without having to look.

Be the official who knows that this foul puts the offended team in the bonus.

Be the official who gets the shooter whether you call the foul or not.

Be the official who checks the clock immediately after every whistle to make sure it stops.

Be the official who checks the clock after every throw-in or missed rebound to make sure it has started.

Be the official that knows there is a substitute waiting to enter.

Be the official who watches teams go to their benches after a time out has been called.

Be the official who gets them out of the huddle after the warning buzzer in an efficient and effective manner.

Be the official who after a time out knows who’s ball and what direction we are going or who the shooter is and how many shots he/she has.

Be the official that knows that the ball goes back to the spot of the foul after an intentional foul.

Be the official that knows that the ball goes to the point of interruption after a double foul, and know where that POI was.

Be the official that understands and can sort out correctable error situations.

Be the official that knows what to do with the AP arrow after there is a foul during an AP throw-in.

Be the official who can sort out the discrepancies when the home and visiting scorebook are not in sync.

Be the official that watches players during dead ball periods.

Be the official who communicates with partners about the last shot of the quarter.