The final newsletter of 2016 deals with the concept of clean hands, preparation, fumbles, mechanics for the deep wings, and “crunch time”. Access the newsletter here.
2016 CFOA Newsletter #4
This week’s newsletter has articles on reading and reacting, slowing down, film study, being a “smooth operator”, holding, and coach-official communication. Access the newsletter here.
2016 CFOA Newsletter #3
This week’s newsletter deals with “cleaning up”, holding, sideline control, counting, and dead-ball hits. Get the newsletter here.
2016 CFOA Bulletin #1
Welcome to the 2016 High School Football Season! The first CFOA bulletin is now available and includes articles on “the little things”, the free blocking zone, and solid officiating. Click here for the newsletter.
2016 CFOA Newsletter #2
This week’s CFOA newsletter deals with professional behavior, dead ball officiating, whistle control, speaking with coaches, pass interference, officiating philosophy, and on-field conflict. Access the newsletter here.
2015 CFOA Newsletters #5 and #6
When it rains it pours! So, we’re pouring two newsletters on you this week. Newsletter #5 talks about errors in judgement, authorized conferences, penalties and enforcements, penalty flag trivia, “Five Referees”, and the 2015 CFOA Honoree.
2015 CFOA Newsletter #4 and Points of Emphasis
This week’s CFOA newsletter contains articles on confidence and preparation, types of fouls, heat/humidity, officiating pride, penalty enforcement, and moving/spotting the ball. Click here for the newsletter.
2015 CFOA Newsletter #3
Today starts the football season! (Actually, there were some games yesterday, but my first game is today!) Our education continues during the season, so here’s another CFOA newsletter. This week’s edition deals with the passing game, distance vs. angles, equipment, sideline management and consistency, and kickers becoming runners.
2015 CFOA Newsletter #2
This issue deals with correcting a down, force, “Ten Commandments of Officiating”, “Why We Officiate”, pace of play, free-blocking zone, and pre-snap routine.
State Instructional Chairman’s Message
Bobby Kennedy, the IC of the CFOA, will be sending out a biweekly CFOA Newsletter. This is a great tool to keep us updated with current issues that come up during the season. This week’s issue deals with risk minimization, use of the whistle, rule changes, working with head coaches, and “the seven c’s of officiating”.