Basketball Class

The New Officials Basketball Class prepares the participant to officiate high school basketball games. The seven week course includes classroom instruction on the rules of the high school basketball and appropriate IHSA officiating mechanics. Officiating philosophy for the high school game is also discussed. The course incorporates over 100 video clips and numerous review sessions of NFHS rules. This class is ideal for basketball officials with zero to four years of basketball officiating experience.

Class Objectives:

  • Train newer and veteran officials to become competent High School Level Basketball Officials
  • Instruction from Illinois High School Association Certified Basketball Clinicians
  • Learn basic National Federation Basketball Rules
  • Learn basic Illinois High School Association Basketball Officiating Mechanics
  • Helps brand new officials obtain IHSA licensing at a discount

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Location 1 : Montini Catholic High School – Lombard map
Tuesdays – September 18; September 25; October 1 (Monday); October 9; October 16; October 23; October 30. 7:00-9:00 p.m.
NOTE: Classes will NOT be held at Montini Catholic on Tuesday, October 2. That week’s Montini Catholic class will be held on Monday, October 1.
Location 2 : Marian Catholic High School, Chicago Heights map
Mondays – September 17; September 24; October 1; October 15; October 22; October 29; November 5. 7:00-9:00 p.m.
NOTE: Classes will NOT be held at Marian Catholic on Tuesday, October 8. No classes will be held at Marian Catholic that week.
Flyer: 2018 IACO New Officials Basketball Class Flyer
Fee : FREE to everyone! *plus new officials can get a $25 discount on their IHSA license
Questions ? Montini Catholic Class Instructor Joe Spagnolo at joespags [at] hotmail [dot] com or
Marian Catholic Class Instructor Jeff Rutledge at rutledgej1 [at] aol [dot] com
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This class is presented by IACO (Inter-Athletic Council of Athletic Officials) and is supported by the IHSA (Illinois High School Association). IACO is an organization made up of 14 officials associations throughout northeast Illinois. Member officials of these associations officiate most IHSA sanctioned high school sports. IACO’s mission is to recruit, and train new as well as veteran high school sports officials in standardized methods and techniques of officiating high school sports.