ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

 

Advanced Development Program

2017-2018 Season

 

Dear ADP Prospect,

The Advanced Development Program can offer you a wealth of knowledge and experience that can significantly improve your abilities as an official. It is a fantastic opportunity to learn from some of the most accomplished officials in Illinois. That said, the Advanced Development Program is not for everyone. Please take a moment to review the following prerequisites before submitting an application:

  • Have 3 years of officiating experience (Preferred, but not required)
  • Have experience at the U14 level or above in the two-official system
  • Have a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Possess the basic skills needed to work higher level games

 

In addition, becoming a member of the ADP requires a certain level of commitment. If you are accepted into our program, the following expectations will be placed upon you:

  • Attend all monthly classroom sessions (October through February)
  • Attend one (1) General Development power skating session a month
  • Participate and act as a mentor to new officials through the IHOA mentor program
  • Participation in the Advanced mentor program
  • Work monthly games assigned through the ADP
  • Adhere to all rules pertaining to the Advanced Development Program Code of Conduct 2017-2018

If you are willing to commit to these expectations and follow the attached code of conduct, please fill out the application by clicking HERE, or by following the link https://goo.gl/forms/BxhycIvyqdANff2i2

 

Thank you for your commitment to USA Hockey and the Illinois Hockey Officials Association Development Program. We look forward to working with you will see you in the rinks!

 

Respectfully,

 

Illinois Hockey Officials Association Development Program Staff:

Erin Blair – Co-Chair, Development Committee

Jameson Gronert – Co-Chair, Development Committee

Michael Barrett – IHOA Referee-In-Chief

Dave Zednik – Scheduling Coordinator

Joe Guzzardi – Development Committee

Nick West – Development Committee

Mike Anderson – Development Committee

 

 

ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM: 2017-18 season

***BY INVITE ONLY***

Advanced Development Program Try-out Schedule

IHOA Members can try-out for this program each August.

((*The username and password is different from the assigning sign-in.*))

Attendance at ONE of these two tryouts is MANDATORY! Full officiating gear is required.

Date Time Location Class/Ice Topic
 AUG 22 7:30-8:30pm Leafs Ice Centre Ice only Evaluation
AUG 23 7:50-8:50pm Rocket Ice Arena- Bolingbrook Ice only  Evaluation
**Full gear is REQUIRED for all on ice sessions.**

If you have any questions regarding this program or its design, contact Erin Blair or Jameson Gronert: officialsdevelopment@ahai2.org

For more information, check out the Facebook page: IHOA Development Program