New officials are required to attend a training class. The class reviews football rules, mechanics, expectations and includes game discussions.
Study Manual (required reading for new CVFOA officials)
Why are there officials?
What does it take to be an official?
Professional, Prepared and Teamwork
VHSL Official’s Code
Uniform and Dress Code
Chain Crew Instructions
Dan Louie’s “What Makes an Excellent Official” Workshop
This is online workshop is adapted from training Dan Louie does with officials in-person. Louie’s wisdom includes the qualities that make a good official:
Please click here to review the CVFOA video on Officials Fundamentals.