NSBO Panel Supervisor
University supervisors love to assign officials whose athleticism mirrors the athletes. Officials are often graded on correct and non-correct calls, game management skills and how well they handle pressure situations. But the referee’s court presence is now
Physical appearance, the use of
Today’s games need to be handled by referees who move quickly and interact positively with players and coaches. Good communication skills, the use of proper mechanics and applying consistent signals will always enforce a positive court presence. The game’s most difficult calls need to be handled in a positive way with emotions under control. Raising your voice, using repetitive warnings and exhibiting negative body language are ineffective.
The CABO official understands the importance of being dressed in the most current uniform, pants and shirts pressed and shoes shined.
Court presence is an integral part of our National Certification Program.