In the video below (3m 16s flashplayer required), Michael McNell, Chairman of the AWPI Referees Commission, explains how Australian Water Polo is developing referees, the role of delegates as mentors and how the Commission is getting people involved and taking the sport forward.
The objective of the USA Water Polo ODP Program is to nationalize the sport while providing uniform instruction and training across all geographies and age groups. Along with this, the Olympic Development Program increases investment in the development of coaches and referees. A key objective of ODP for the 2009-10 year is to invest more resources at the regional level into athlete, coach, and …
Video (4m 31s) outlining the role of the USA Water Polo Officials Association (www.usawpoa.org from Jan 2010) and useful tips on getting started as a referee.