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Officials Development Committee

Officials Development Committee (ODC)

2.1.1. Director of Officials (D of O)

  • Chair the Officials’ Development Committee
  • Provide rule interpretation and liaison with Hockey Canada
  • Update and work on setting policy and guidelines for the Officials’ Development Committee.
  • It is suggested the appointment be for a two-year term

2.1.2. Communication and Special Projects Coordinator (Member at Large)

  • Support for officials involved in hearings and appeals
  • Work on special projects as assigned
  • Referee week promotion

2.1.3. Referee Conduct Coordinator

  • Liaise with the referee-in-chief to deal with referee conduct
  • Follow the process for dealing with complaints
  • Work with Level IV-VI on complaints
  • Work with League Referees-in-Chief regarding complaints in specific regions or leagues
  • Work with Mentoring and Evaluation Coordinator
  • Support for officials involved in physical abuse situations.
  • Act as a resource for Regional Coordinators who have received complaints.

2.1.4. Coordinator of Mentoring and Evaluation Committee

  • Chair the Mentoring and Evaluation Committee
  • Liaise with the RRC (Regional Referee Coordinators) and ARIC on the mentoring of developmental stream officials
  • Establish & coordinate Mentorship Clinics within Regions and set up and maintain a database of “mentors” within the Grassroots Program

2.1.5. Coordinator of Education and Clinic Committee

  • Chair the Education and Clinic Committee
  • Communicate with Branch Director of Operations and Hockey Canada re new clinic & educational developments
  • Coordinate Officiating Certification Clinics & plan Instructor Sessions
  • Liaise with the RRCs and Instructors on a regular basis
  • Coordinate the assigning of Instructors to staff all clinics.
  • Officials qualification and advancement issues
  • Evaluation of instructors and training