We offer a variety of resources to prepare youth, high school, and club-sport officials for the rigors of the job.
Officiating Principles online course
—Provides new and inexperienced high school and club-sport officials with the foundational training needed to
step on the field with confidence. Communication, decision making, conflict resolution, and career management
are only some of the topics addressed in this practical course. The textbook Successful Sports Officiating is
included in the course price, providing officials with a valuable reference for years to come.
Successful Sports Officiating
—Endorsed by NASO and Referee magazine, this book is a must-read for first-time officials and for those
looking to elevate their game.
Officiating Youth Sport Instructor Kit
—Guides youth sport administrators through the process of conducting training sessions for new officials.
The kit is available free of charge through the Free Resources area
of the website.
ASEP Youth Sport Training Kit DVD
—Features the Officiating Youth Sport video that you use in tandem with the
Officiating Youth Sport Instructor Kit. By purchasing the DVD and downloading the free kit, you'll
have everything you need to conduct your own officiating clinics.
NIRSA Officiating Flag Football online course
—Online course used by dozens of colleges and universities in training intramural flag football officials.
In many cases, the course serves two purposes: to train officials and provide college credit. Contact
Jennifer Mulcahey at 800-747-5698, ext. 2304 or
JenniferM@hkusa.com for more information on adopting the NIRSA course.
Visit the NIRSA Education Center
for additional officiating resources for all the major sports.