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Offficials Recruitment Forum-November 10, 2020

Posted: Monday, November 2, 2020 - 7:41 AM

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The League will host a virtual online Officials Recruitment Forum on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

This Forum will provide an opportunity to hear from top officials who will share the benefits and steps to becoming an official. High school and college students, parents and sport enthusiasts across the state are invited to learn more.  

There will be opportunities to ask questions about officiating and you will be provided with connections to associations and mentors who can get you started. 

For more information and to register visit the Officials Recruitment Website.


The tentative agenda includes: 

Welcome: Erich Martens, MSHSL Executive Director
Taking those first steps: How to get started - Tim Leighton 
Deciding to become an official is the most important step. But what comes next? This session provides information on joining an official's association, the process of being assigned games, and growing through mentorships.  
Officiating Voices:
  • Samarah Hadley
  • Jenni Smith
  • Rick Rud
  • John Priester
  • Keenan Moore
Becoming an MSHSL Official: Jason Nickleby and Brett Carlson
Association Virtual Roundtables: Minnesota Officials Associations have been invited to host Online Virtual Sessions as the concluding event.

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