- Being prepared every day for set shifts and games.
- Handling difficult players and coaches/customers.
- Judge performances in sporting competitions in order to award points, impose scoring penalties, and determine results.
- Direct participants to assigned areas such as starting blocks or penalty areas.
- Confer with other sporting officials, coaches, players, and facility managers in order to provide information, coordinate activities, and discuss problems.
- Teach and explain the rules and regulations governing a specific sport.
- Keep track of event times, including race times and elapsed time during game segments, starting or stopping play when necessary.
- Refereed as a secondary job whilst working at mcdonalds
- Had to be able to make decisions at a fast pace
- Settled disputes between younger players before escalation
- Left due to conflicting hours with Mcdonalds
- Conflict management with players, coaches, spectators and scorers
- Exhibited ability to confidently make timely decisions in pressured situations.
- Effectively managed conflict between teams by acknowledging both sides of the arguments and firmly deciding on a call after analyzing the situation.
- Collaborated well with the partner referee to critically deduce whether a call is correct in a timely manner.
- Officiate at basketball games and competitions to maintain standards of play and to ensure that game rules are observed.
- Resolve issues of complaints by players, coaches and spectators through communication, verbal or otherwise to ensure all participants feel safe and respected while competing.
- Understand varying levels of officiating. Often younger players aged from 5-10 years may require a stronger emphasis on education from officials rather than a focus on rule enforcement.
- Educating trainee referees of ages 12 years. This involves advising the trainee mid-game as to the relevant rules and decisions made by myself and the other referee while giving them the opportunity to officiate a game with the support and safety of an experienced official. Gained valuable insight into the importance of teaching younger ages while highlighting the value of renewing knowledge.
- Officiating domestic/local basketball games
- Managing the behaviour of players and coaches
- Communicating and working with other referees and officials
- Training younger/beginner referees