St. Louis Officials Association

Football ODP Year - 3

Curriculum Outline - 4 Sessions

Session One

  • Welcome - Review of CAK & Five Man Mechanics
  • Officiating Excellence - Comportment (5 mins)
  • Officiating Excellence - Application (10 mins)
  • Officiating Excellence - Knowledge (10 mins)
  • Basic of 5 Man Mechanics "Line Judge Position" (30 mins)
    • Initial Reads/Keys
    • Zone and Basic Responsiblities

Session Two

  • Welcome - Officiating Excellence - Comportment (25 mins)
    • Interact Appropriately w/ Players, Coaches, Admin, Fans & Crew
    • Communication Skills
  • Officiating 5 Man Mechanics - "Head Linesman Position" (25 mins)
    • Initial Reads/Keys
    • Zone and Basic Responsibilities

Session Three

  • Officiating 5 Man Mechanics - "Umpire Position" (25 mins)
    • Initial Reads/Keys
    • Zone and Basic Responsibilities
  • Officiating 5 Man Mechanics - "Back Judge Position" (25 mins)
    • Initial Reads/Keys
    • Zone and Basic Responsibilities

Session Four

  • Welcome - Rules Study & Notables Instruction (50 mins)
  • Rule 10 - Penalty Enforcement 
    • Types of Plays, Basic Spots
    • Loss of Down, Automatic First Down
    • All but One Principle
  • Other Notables
    • Pre-game Meeting
    • Pre-game Duties
    • Post Game

 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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