Jun25 The New Officials Football Class prepares the participant to officiate high school football games. The 8 week course includes classroom instruction on the rules of the high school football game and appropriate officiating mechanics. The mechanics sessions provide training on a football field to teach participants the correct mechanics. The class provides sufficient training to obtain a football officiating license from the State of Illinois.
The new online Football Open Date Sheet process is now ready for your use. The previous paper Open Date Sheet will not be used or accepted. Only Football Crew Chiefs, both new and existing, will be allowed to use the new online process to electronically file their Crew information and Open Dates for the 2013 season. The process requires that you read and follow the on-screen instructions during each phase of the process. read more
Starting Monday January 28 for 5 weeks at the Mundelein Park District
The New Officials Umpire Class prepares the participant to survive officiating the first 10 high school softball/baseball games. The 5 week course includes classroom instruction on the rules of the high school softball/baseball game and appropriate officiating mechanics. Officiating philosophy for high school is also discussed.
Saturday, November 3rd at Hoffman Estates High School
|7:00 AM||Doors Open. Continental Breakfast will be available. Vendors will be present and selling officiating supplies. Assignment Chairmen will be present and may have games available.|
|8:30-9:40||Opening Remarks and IHSA Basketball Items to Prepare You for the Upcoming Season by Fred Allman, IACO Basketball Clinic Chairman and IHSA Basketball Rule Interpreter|
|Track 1||Track 2||Track 3|
|Scott Massie||Paul Schoessling||Fred Allman|
|10:40-11:25||Conflict Resolution Presentations|
|Track 1||Track 2||Track 3|
|Matt Mann, Chuck Gonzalez||Rich Parsons||Peter King|
|11:30-12:40||LUNCH and RAFFLE|
|Track 1||Track 2||Track 3|
|2-Person. Bill DePue, Mike Snodgrass, Randy Steen||2-Person. Don Williams, Eddie Monaghan, Bryce Cann||3-Person. Fred Allman, Tom Huster, Stan Mitchell, Al Schweisthal|
NOV3 3-Track Concept: Track 1 for new officials, Track 2 for 2-person mechanics and Track 3 for 3-person mechanics. You can switch tracks throughout the day. Doors open at 7:00 AM and clinic starts at 8:30 AM. The clinic is hosted by Hoffman Estates High School, 1100 W. Higgins Road, in Hoffman Estates, IL. Registrations received after Oct 28th and at the door are $45.
Experienced Instructors: Most instructors are IHSA Certified Clinicians or officials who have worked IHSA State Finals. The IHSA has implemented some mechanics changes that will be presented at the clinic. All current rules changes and mechanics changes will be covered throughout the day.
Game Assignments: Bring your schedule, meet the assignment chairmen and pick up some games at the assignment table in the south hall. Most Chicago area conferences will be represented.
Equipment Vendors: Honig’s Official’s Supply, Gerry Davis and Official’s Call will be present to sell officiating equipment from 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Try it on before you buy and get the latest in official’s gear only at IACO.
Continental Breakfast and Hot Buffet Luncheon: Also included in the registration fee is a gift from IACO to the first 400 through the door.
Session with IHSA Rules Interpreter: IACO Clinic Chairman, Fred Allman will present rule changes, editorial changes and clarifications, and points of emphasis. Fred’s presentation will NOT satisfy the IHSA Rules Meeting requirement. YOU MUST VIEW THE ONLINE RULES MEETING TO RECEIVE CREDIT.
The New Officials Basketball Class prepares the participant to officiate high school basketball games. The 7 week course includes classroom instruction on the rules of the high school basketball game and appropriate officiating mechanics. Appropriate officiating philosophy for high school is also discussed. The class provides sufficient training to obtain a basketball officiating license from the State of Illinois.
|Date :||Mondays, September 24th, 2012 – November 5th (7 weeks)|
|Location :||Lisle High School – Lisle
Montini Catholic High School – Lombard
Saturday August 11th, 2012
Multi-Level Concept: The IACO Football Officials Clinic is divided into experience levels. New officials should attend the Level 1 Clinic. Experienced officials should attend the Level 2 Clinic.
Experienced Speakers: Most speakers are Certified IHSA football officials with playoff experience. Many are also Certified IHSA Football Clinicians.
Game Assignments: Local football assignment chairs have been invited to be present. Take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the people who do the hiring. And remember to bring your calendar with the dates you are available to officiate.
On-Field Experience: The best way to learn is by “doing it.” In addition to classroom sessions, Level 1 Clinic officials will spend time “on the field” officiating simulated plays and learning proper mechanics under the guidance of experienced officials.
Equipment Vendors: Beginning at 7:00 AM, Honig’s Whistle Stop, Gerry Davis Sports and The Official Call will have officiating equipment for sale… often at special clinic discount prices. Stock-up before the season begins.
Hot Buffet Luncheon: Always a favorite at the IACO clinics! Plus it’s your chance to win gift certificates from the vendors!
Session with IHSA Rules Interpreter: A solid way to end the day. Any rules interpretation questions that have come up during the day may be asked of an IHSA Rules Interpreter at this time.
The On-field mechanics session scheduled for Saturday, July 7th from 9-11 am at Wheaton North High School has been cancelled due to weather and storm damage. The session at Bremen High School will still be held.
Jun19 The New Officials Football Class prepares the participant to officiate high school football games. The 8 week course includes classroom instruction on the rules of the high school football game and appropriate officiating mechanics. The mechanics sessions provide training on a football field to teach participants the correct mechanics. The class provides sufficient training to obtain a football officiating license from the State of Illinois.
Jun19 The Advanced Football Training Class is geared for officials with at least 3 years of varsity high school officiating experience. All levels of veteran officials are encouraged and welcome to register and attend. The class is a discussion format which includes game film on mechanics, penalty enforcement, the kicking and passing game, selected rules and other topics as determined by the participants. The class is to be challenging for the “R” level official and stimulating for the “C”. Held at two locations, Lisle H.S. & Bremen H.S. in Midlothian, Tuesdays, 7-9p beginning June 19 (5-6 weeks, schedule varies slightly per location).
Sheets must be received no later than February 1, 2012.