Weekly Update October 3, 2016: Pre-Match – What’s It All About?

Pre-Match – What’s It All About? As volleyball officials, your duties don’t start after the National Anthem and introduction of the players.  There’s a lot to do before you get to that point. When you get your assignment, CALL YOUR PARTNER at least a week before the...

Weekly Update September 26, 2016: What Just Happened?

What is Going On? An official must be well prepared in terms of rules knowledge, technical skills, game experience, and match management. Despite all this, Murphy’s Law of “Anything that can happen will happen,” including mistakes is an officiating...

Weekly Update September 19, 2016: Rules! What’s the BIG Deal?

What’s the BIG Deal? Recently my family purchased a new board game. It was a game none of us had played previously and we thought it looked fun. When we opened the box the first thing we had to do was read and understand the rules. Being competitive I really...