Training Program: updated 3/25/2014
For the 2014 season, the associations training committee is: Doug Mathews, Mark Roberts, Chris Purdham, David Moore, Jimmy Rule, and Walter Trainum.
** Per board motion 2/2012, the training committee will be filled by a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year director. Also, the commissioner and associate commissioners participate.
Preseason Training sessions for 1st & 2nd year officials:
Regional training sessions in Harrisonburg, Waynesboro/Staunton, and Charlottesville. To be determined if the Charlottesville group needs to split into geographic regions to save travel.
4 total training sessions for this group:
2 class room settings in June and July
1 on field mechanics in July
1 Jamboree scrimmage in August
Preseason Training sessions for returning officials:
3 Training sessions:
2 class room settings: film study, guest speaker, positon breakout discussions.
1 on field mechanics
Optional Preseason rules study for all:
Regional meetings in Harrisonburg, Waynesboro/Staunton, and Charlottesville.
3 voluntary meetings:
1 meeting to cover Rule 2 or other power point/film study
2 meetings to cover 50 question casebook style test.
In-season training sessions for all officials:
2 Training sessions in September and October
1 election meeting beginning of November