St. Louis Officials Association

Football ODP Year - 2

Curriculum Outline - 4 Sessions

Session One

  • Welcome - Officiating Excellence Comportment (10 Min)
    • Appearance
    • Stature
    • Be Approachable
    • Interact Appropriately w/ coaches, players, admin and fans
  • Officiating Excellence - Application (20 mins)
    • Recognize Infractions
    • Demonstrate Sound, Fair and Neutral Judgement
    • Be Consistent, Certain & Decisive
  • Officiating Excellence - Knowledge (20 mins)
    • Know and Understand the Rules
    • Spend Time Understanding Rule Intent
    • Develop a Feel for the Game

Session Two

  • Welcome - Rules Study (50 mins)
    • Rule 6 - "Kicking Game"

Session Three

  • Welcome - Rules Study (50 mins)
  • Introduction to Rule 10 - "Penalty Enforcement"
    • Basic Spots
    • Loss of Down
    • Automatic First Down
    • All But One Principle

Session Four

  • Introduction to Five Man Mechanics (50 mins)
    • Line Judge
    • Head Lineman
    • Umpire
    • Referee
    • Back Judge (5th Man)

 SLOA, Attn: Dave Fuchs, Secretary, 16758 Wills Trace, Wildwood MO 63005
   Email: sloa.info@gmail.com   (C) 2016 St. Louis Officials Assn.
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