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CANTERBURY SOCCER REFEREES (NZ)

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Taken from Power Point Coaching Presentation 10 May 2004

COMMUNICATION

 

COLLINS ENGLISH DICTIONARY

 

COMMUNICATION  verb

Make known or share (information, thoughts, or feelings).

 

COMMUNICATION

 

Referees & assistant referees communicate with.

Each other

Players

Coaches

Spectators

Inspectors

Peers

 

COMMUNICATION

 

FELLOW OFFICIALS

Be respectful.

To earn it it must first be given.

Function as a team unit. Be in tune with one another. Use a rapport.

Utilise various methods of communication.

 

 

 

COMMUNICATION

 

PLAYERS

Be firm but fair.

Be courteous.

Be consistent.

Utilise your personality & theirs.

Utilise various methods of communication.

 

 

COMMUNICATION

 

COACHES

Be firm but fair.

Be courteous.

Be consistent.

Be approachable.

Be aware of their personality & handle them appropriately.

Utilise various methods of communication.

 

COMMUNICATION

 

SPECTATORS

ARs do not converse with spectators.

Referees should refrain from this if it is likely to be confrontational.

Avoid this like the plague!

If occasions arise be courteous but firm.

 

 

COMMUNICATION

 

INSPECTORS

BE RESPECTFUL.

Be mindful they have seen it all before.

Ask questions if unsure of comments made.

Listen, they sometimes make sense.

Read match reports thoroughly.

You may be one one day!