Coaching of Match Officials, Level 1 – 10/23/11, Houston, TX

Course Name: Coaching of Match Officials, Level 1

Date: 10/23/2011, 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Local Host: Texas Rugby Referee Association

Course Leader/Educator: Steve Parrill (

St. Thomas High School
4500 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77007

Course outline: Introduces concepts and role of Referee Coaching to enable assistance and guidance to develop the referee.

Course details:

The course focuses on the following aspects:

  • Principles of Rugby
  • Individual Core Skills
  • Risk management and ethics
  • Role of the Referee Coach: Philosophy; Functions; Extended duties
  • Communication
  • Observation skills: Match viewing; Identifying problems
  • Data collection: Compliance stats; Match stats
  • Solutions and coaching for the referee: Assisting the referee; Competencies (concepts and identification); Procedural Tasks
  • Solutions and coaching for the touch judge: Assisting the touch judge; Competencies (concepts and identification); Team of Three

Contact course Educator Steve Parrill for more details. Go to this link to register:

NOTE: Upon completion of this course, your registration fee will be re-imbursed.

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