WRFU Coaching Match Officials Class
Little Rock, Arkansas
November 11 & 12, 2011
The Western Rugby Union is hosting a CMO class in conjunction with the Little Rock Rugby Tournament. The Class will be held on Friday November 11th, and Saturday November 12th, the venue will be announced prior to the class. The class will start at 6:00 on Friday and 6:00 on Saturday. The participants will be required to attend both sessions for a successful completion to obtain their certification.
The class will include the fundamentals of coaching the referees which includes the Principles of Rugby, Individual core skills, and Risk Management and ethics. It discusses the role of the Referee Coach looking at topics which include philosophy, functions, and extended duties of the Coach. It will provide you with basic knowledge of how to observe the Referee through match viewing, data collection, compliance stats, and match stats. Several forms for data collection will be presented and be available for the participants. The class participant will use the statistics to identify problems the referee has during the match. They will work to create solutions to the referee and look at their competencies, and create plans to help the referee to implement the solutions.
The class will also work with the coaching of AR’s, assisting the AR’s and looking at competencies and the working of team of three.
The class participants will have the opportunity to fulfill their class responsibilities at the tournament and earn their certificate. The Tournament will have coordinators who will work with small groups of class participants in the writing of coaching reports, match tracking, and referee debriefs. The participants will be responsible for the writing of match reports, and referee debriefs.
The instructor is Bob Lesnanski; he will be assisted with an additional instructor for the class. The class fee is fifty dollars for the class. The class is listed at USA Rugby for enrollment. Please enroll online, and all participants will get their fifty dollars back upon the successful completion of the class. For more information, please contact Steve Glentzer, or Steve Weeks.
Looking forward to seeing all of you at the Little Rock Tournament,