Sign-Up for Prospective Officials is closed until fall
Thank you for your interest in USA Volleyball officiating in the Ohio Valley Region! The OVR's New Referee Program has concluded for this season, but in December 2019 and January 2020 we will host clinics for the upcoming season. Those details will be available after September 1 at this webpage. Registration for these clinic will also re-open at that time.
Tentative clinic locations and dates:
Super Fitness, Toledo, Sunday December 1, 2019, 10 am - 4 pm
Westerville South HS, Columbus, Sunday December 8, 2019 9 am - 3 pm
Kettering Rec Center/Saturday December 14, 2019, 9 am - 3 pm
Western Pennsylvania - TBD/Sunday December 22, 2019, TBD
Cuyahoga Falls/Akron, Sunday, January 5, 2020, 9 am - 3 pm
Basic details for our New Referee Program include:
1) attendance at one of our theoretical (classroom) clinics;
2) attendance at a practical (on-court) session during a training/evaluation tournament;
3) completion of USAV background screen and membership registration.
In the meantime, you can get ahead of the curve and prepare for USAV officiating by visiting the USAV's Officials Training Website: www.VolleyballRefTraining.com. There you will find numerous video training modules related to USAV rules, officiating techniques and procedures, and scoring. By reviewing the online training modules now, you will be well prepared to participate in the OVR's New Referee Program next season.
If you have specific questions about officiating in the Ohio Valley Region, contact:
Brian Hemelgarn, OVR Regional Referees' Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org), 419-410-2291 / cell.