#thankthestripes

Hello Officials, Well, we have made it to December in what has been a weird and busy 2021-2022 season. We are persevering through no-handshakes, vaxx card entry, the spectre of cancelled games, and an officials shortage. Thank you to the officials who are working games to make sure players can play, coaches coach, and fans…

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APSJ Officials’ Association looking for Mentorship Coordinator

The APSJ Officials’ Association is looking for a Mentorship Coordinator for the 2021-2022  season (with possible renewal for 2022-2023). The successful candidate will have: 3 years or more experience as a level 3 or higher official. Minimum 2 years’ experience mentoring officials. Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel. Post-Secondary education with preference given to a…

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How to Referee Hockey: it is not just about the Rule Book

How to Referee Hockey

How to Referee Hockey: it is not just about the Rule Book is a self-funded and self-published “how to manual” about refereeing hockey that was completed with Tellwell Publishing. The author, Mitchell Jeffrey who is also Vice President of Officials for SJAMHA, set a goal to give referees, liners, and officials a resource that flows and…

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