The 49th Annual IACO Basketball Clinic will be held on Saturday, November 7 using Zoom Technology.  The event will offer IHSA Level 1 Clinic Credit and participants will be able choose the presentations they wish to attend in six min-sessions.  The clinic will start online at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at noon.  Online pre-registration will run through November 5.  The cost of the clinic is $15 and this year’s program will allow participants to select the breakout mini-sessions they wish to hear, based on experience level, topic and speaker.

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Clinic Schedule  (speakers/topic subject to change)
7:30 – Officials Attending Clinic can log-in
7:55 – Welcome & Online Ground Rules
8:00 – Keynote Speaker: Fred Allman, IHSA Rules Interpreter
8:40 – “You Make the Call” Video Presentation, Joe Spagnolo
9:10 – Breakout Session 1
            Room 1: “Professionalism in Officiating”, Sal Vasta
            Room 2: “Officiating Safety Protocols”, Vern Turner
9:35 – Breakout Session 2
            Room 1: “Making Officiating Work For You”, Nick Cladis
            Room 2: “Flagrant Fouls vs. Intentional Fouls”, Darrin Sortor
10:00 – Ten-Minute Break
10:10 – Breakout Session 3
            Room 1: “Basics of Legal Defenders”, Joe Spagnolo
            Room 2: “Unwritten Rules of Basketball”, Mark Siekierski
10:35 – Breakout Session 4
            Room 1: “Pre-Game with Partners”, Paul Schoessling
            Room 2: “Getting Back to Basics”, Joe Spagnolo
11:00 – Ten-Minute Break
11:10 – Breakout Session 5
            Room 1: “Advancement to Receiving Varsity Assignments”, Steve Alexander
            Room 2: “Summer 2020 Video Review”, Fred Allman
11:35 – Breakout Session 6
            Room 1: “Being a Good Partner”, Don Williams
            Room 2: “Real Talk in Officiating”,  Andrew Williams