We are excited to inform you about the TSSAA's collaboration with RefReps Officiating Education System (OES), an online learning platform that provides effective and interactive officiating education courses. RefReps has been recognized as an education content collaborator for the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and currently works with 32 of its member state associations.
RefReps OES is designed to teach the foundations of officiating across a range of sports, including basketball, soccer, football, track and field, and many more. Their standardized course curriculum, accompanied by a user-friendly instructor portal, reporting, instructor guides, assessment resources and support materials, can provide immense benefits to your students and school. Implementing RefReps within your school can open a world of opportunities for your students, as it prepares them for immediate participating in the field of officiating.
To TSSAA and TMSAA referees, we recommending using RefReps' comprehensive educational materials to further enhance your skills, confidence, and accuracy on the court and field.
The crisis of referee shortages is concerning. However, RefReps is here to tackle this issue head-on by exciting and educating young minds about the profession of sports officiating. In this fast-paced digital world, this online platform provides much needed flexibility—you can learn at your own pace at a location of your choice.
We encourage our member schools to take advantage of this highly-acclaimed educational resource. With your participation, we are certain we can make significant strides in developing the next generation of exceptional sports officials.