Collegiate Water Polo Association to Stream 2012 Officials' Clinic on June 2-3 at Villanova University
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- For the first time in league history, the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) will offer live streaming of the 2012 Officials' Clinic on June 2-3 at Villanova University's Bartley Hall.
This year's program will be led by CWPA Coordinator of Officials Ed Reed along with fellow CWPA Technical Committee member and former Olympic Official Bret Bernard. In addition, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Coordinator of Officials Bob Corb, who provided instruction via an online feed last year, will be in attendance at the 2012 Clinic and will be providing insight on the upcoming rules changes and points of emphasis.
The clinic, which will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, provides an opportunity for the most in depth instruction regarding rules and game management on the collegiate level provided by any conference (CWPA, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Confernece, Big West Conference, Western Water Polo Association, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation).
Additional information on the streaming will be released early next week via an email blast to the league's officials and more information on the official home of the Collegiate Water Polo Association, www.collegiatewaterpolo.org.
Non-CWPA referees that wish to attend the clinic in person can do so for a fee of $20 per day or $40 for the weekend. Registration includes lunch and a CWPA T-Shirt. To register to attend, fill out the form by CLICKING HERE.
CWPA OFFICIALS' CLINIC
June 2-3, 2012
Villanova University, PA
Bartley Hall Third Floor, Room 3001
Saturday, June 2
9:00 am Welcome Dan Sharidan, Commissioner’s Report on CWPA
10:00 am Ed Reed, Coordinator of Officials Report on the Men's & Women's Seasons
11:00 am Bob Corb, NCAA Coordinator of Officials Report on Rule Changes
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Perimeter Play Dynamics, Coverage, Discussion (Ed Reed, Bob Corb, Bret Bernard)
- The Black Hole- Can you see one or two players off the ball
- Quick whistle vs. patience
- Ordinary Fouls and Offensive Fouls (contra)
* Lockdowns, Straight Arm by offense or defense
-- Who’s the instigator?
- Exclusion Fouls, Hand Checks or Holding, Preventing Drives
- Free Throws
- Player Safety, Game Control
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm 2M Dynamics, Discussion
- Use of the Ordinary Foul
- When to call the Exclusion Foul, Player Safety, Game Control
- What influence does the defensive drop or crash back play
- Transition-untangle, what to look for
4:15 pm Break
4:30pm Questions and Discussion on First Day’s Topics (Cap Replacement Timing), Bob Corb, Bret Bernard, Alex Stankevitch, Mark Koganov, Michael Goldenberg
5:00 pm Ending First Day Sessions
6:00 pm Evening Social
Sunday, June 3
9:00 am Counter Attacks, What to look for Ed Reed, Bob Corb, Bret Bernard
9:45 am Penalty Fouls, Dynamics, Discussion with Bob Corb
- What is the rule definition?
- What determines or defines a probable goal?
- What influence does distance, position and defense have?
10:45 am Break
11:00 am What Referees Look For, Bret Bernard
11:45 am Lunch Break
12:45 pm Consensus Session- You Make the Call (Interactive Video Clips, Discussion with Bob Corb)
2:00 pm Open Topics
3:00 pm Conclusion of Clinic
Agenda courtesy Ed Reed, CWPA Coordinator of Officials