Life of an Official | Mike Thomson

Sep 21, 04:00 AM
Mike Thomson was recently appointed officials for Basketball Canada for this coming February. He has been a referee for over 40 years on the local, national and international level. After having retired from being an active official he now spends his time as a mentor and instructor to other officials.
0:00 Introductions
6:00 The Transition from Playing to Officiating
12:47 Fondest Memory
19:06 New World of COVID
26:40 Different Levels of Officiating
35:56 New Mentorship
49:18 COVID Education
56:20 Conclusions

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