WELCOME, and thank you for your interest in becoming a SCAF High School Certified Referee

How to become a SCAF Certified High School Water Polo Referee:

AN OVERVIEW OF REFEREE CERTIFICATION GUIDELINES:

·         Become a member of SCAF.

·         SCAF Certifies Referees for the Boys and Girls High School seasons.

·         You must be 18 years or older and must have graduated from High School.

·         You must be willing to start referee training in the summer of the year prior to the upcoming school year.

·         Instructional Clinics throughout the season.

·         You will be required to read the Rule Book and Interpretations of the Rules as well as taking a 50 question test and passing the
                 test with an 80% or better.  

 HOW DO I GET STARTED?

Becoming a member of SCAF:

·         Fill out the New Membership Form by clicking on this link (PDF) Print this PDF Form and follow the instructions.

·         You will be instructed where to mail the New Membership Form for this year along with payment.

·         Contact Jennifer Aronson SCAF Jr. Chair jtaronson@gmail.com

Once you have contacted Jennifer, she will guide you on what to do and who to contact from here. You will be put into a database and you will receive emails on training and sites for that training. You will work with senior referees who will work with you and guide you as needed.

How to become a Certified USA Water Polo Referee:

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

AN OVERVIEW OF USAWP REFEREE CERTIFICATION GUIDELINES

 New Referees without Water polo experience:

1. Register with USA Water Polo as a “Referee” or “Referee/Coach” Member.

                www.usawaterpolo.org

2. Register for Certification Instruction www.usawpoa.org

3. Contact your Zone ODP Head Referee (contact information listed on this website) to complete the required “on-deck” observation and training.

                Note: Steve Redding (SoPac Zone Referee Chair) oloptw@sbcglobal.net
                          Herb Goldstein (SoPac Referee Admin)        hgoldst321@aol.com
               
          Hadi Farid        (Coastal Zone Referee Chair hfarid@scafwp.org
               
          Matt Mester      (Coastal Referee Admin)      
wprefmester@gmail.com

4. There are NO guarantees that everyone can and will become a Certified USA Water Polo Referee.

 Once you have completed steps 1 through 3 you are then certified as a “New – Provisional” Referee and subject to the Assignment criteria and limits set forth by your Zone.

Returning Referees:

 

 

 

 

1. January 1 of every year register with USA Water Polo as a “Referee” or “Referee/Coach” Member.

2. Log onto to www.usawpoa.org site. Recertification, Arbitersports will let you know what Instruction Models are required for Re-Certification.

3. Contact your Zone ODP Head Referee to complete the required “practical” portion of training if you have not refereed for three years or more.