A report from the Officials’ Development Task Force examining issues affecting officials’ development in Saskatchewan. It provides summary assessments of the following key issues: recruiting officials, retaining officials, training and development of officials, abuse of officials and interest in a province-wide multi-sport officials organization.
The purpose of this study was to understand why individuals choose to be sports officials and why they remain active over time as sports officials.
The Saskatchewan Soccer Association Referee Pathway to Success outlines the various options available to a referee to start and continue their officiating career.
The Saskatchewan Soccer Association (SSA) is committed to referee development in the province. To that end, the SSA put forward a number of recommendations and best practices in 2013 in order to accomplish its long-term objectives.
The Sport Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan have many programs and services that can be utilized by Provincial Sport Organizations and their officials/referees. Too often, officials do not have access to the same type of support services and programs that most athletes, coaches and teams are afforded.
The purpose of this document is to provide a collection of best practices from various PSO websites that have well-organized information for officials. It will also provide examples of current technology that can be used to assist with the recruitment, retention and development of officials.