USA Rugby Referees Structure, Pathways & Requirements 2015

USA Rugby Referees Department

HP Referee Manager: Richard Every
Referee Manager: Brittany Jacobs

Contractors

Consultant & Referee Coach Manager: Ed Todd
Technical Director & Eastern Zone Manager: Mike Cobb
Western Zone Manager: Marc Nelson

National Panel
  1. Selection: Selection Committee
    • Ed Todd (Convener), Davey Ardrey, Fred Thomas, Peter Watson, Kat Todd
  2. Fitness Requirement
    • 12.0 MSFT (Beep)
    • 13.0 MSFT (If you want to be considered as a referee that USARR will invest in toward international level)
  3. Reporting System
    • NGAME
  4. Competitions
    • Atlantic Rugby Premiership
    • Pacific Rugby Premiership
    • College D1-A
    • Women’s Premier League
    • NCS
  5. Appointments
    • Fred Thomas (Chair), Richard Every, Selection Committee
  6. Age
    • Potential 5 year commitment
 
National Championship Appointments
  1. Fitness Requirement
    • 11.0 MSFT (Beep)
  2. Reporting System
    • TGAME (2015 will become a free service provided by USARR)
  3. Competitions
    • NCS (National Championship Series)
  4. Appointments
    • Fred Thomas (Chair), Richard Every, in consultation with
      • Zone Managers
      • LRO Requests: Contact Richard Every & Brittany Jacobs, if
        • A Referee is not on the zone list and the LRO Chair feels the referee deserves an opportunity, OR
        • If you have a senior referee that meets the Fitness Requirements and you feel they deserve to be rewarded with an appointment due to their commitment/dedication to the game
  5. Age
    • No age limit
 
National Sevens Appointments
  1. Fitness Requirement
    • 12.0 MSFT (Beep)
    • 13.0 MSFT (If you want to be considered as a referee that USARR will invest in toward international level)
  2. Reporting System
    • 7GAME (2015 will be a new free service provided by USARR)
      • When launched a notification will be circulated for your sevens referees/referee coaches to register
  3. Competitions
    • NCS
    • Collegiate Rugby Championships
    • World Rugby HSBC Sevens AR’s/IGJ
    • World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series AR’s/IGJ
    • Select Tournaments
  4. Appointments
    • Fred Thomas (Chair), Richard Every, in consultation with
      • Sevens Tournament Managers
      • Sevens Coaches
  5. Sevens Camp: Paddy O’Brien
    • World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series  we will host a Sevens Camp, by invite only
  6. Age
    • Potential 10 year commitment