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So you want to be a basketball referee?
Published on Thu, May 24, 2012 (12:59 p.m.)SOUTHEN NEVADA BASKETBALL OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION
Providing Referee Services to Clark County Schools and
Various Youth Leagues in Southern Nevada
PRESS RELEASE – MAY 24, 2012
The Southern Nevada Basketball Officials Association (SNOA) is pleased to announce a PARTNERSHIP with the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Lady Rebels Basketball program and Head Coach Kathy Olivier to provide referee services at their Team Camp scheduled for June 22 to June 24, 2012 at the Cox and Mendelhall Centers.
The SNOA board is committed to not only training their existing members but is also actively recruiting new members especially women. “We want to increase the number of women who officiate high school basketball in Las Vegas. This camp is a great opportunity for women to learn and participate in a rewarding experience of providing top notch referee services to the Clark County student athletes”, Ed Brown, Basketball Chairman states.
UNLV expects fifty (50) high quality West Coast high school, club and traveling teams to attend the camp and play great basketball.
New and upcoming officials will officiate the games, receive classroom training and receive feedback from veteran officials to sharpen their officiating skills.
All men and women who are interested in learning more about becoming a high school basketball referee and attending the camp should contact John Turzer, SNOA Camp Administrator at JohnTurzer@aol.com or call toll free 855-223-3223.
For additional information about the Lady Rebels team camp, check out the Lady Rebel camp web site at www.unlvwomensbasketballcamps.com. Kathy Olivier, head coach states, ""This is a great time for UNLV to work with SNOA in promoting opportunities for women to advance in the field of officiating in Southern Nevada. As direct products of the game of basketball, we will start with encouraging our recent graduates to be a part of this great organization."
John Turzer, Secretary
SNOA Basketball and Camp Administration