Decision Making for Officials

Jul 13, 2023

This course is offered by the Coaching Association of Canada for $19.95.

As an official, you can have a profound impact on the outcome of a game. The essence of a good official is both tangible—knowing and enforcing the rules of the sport—and intangible—making good judgements and effectively communicating your decision. This module is intended to give you insight into the decision-making process and help you develop knowledge and skills to effectively make and communicate decisions when officiating.

  • Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:
    • Describe the types of officials
    • Explain how officials process information and make decisions
    • Describe factors that influence officials’ judgement and decision making
    • Effectively communicate your decision