Class Invitation Letter - Spring 2018
An Approved Certifying Referee Training & Development Program
We are pleased to announce the two locations for the Spring Pro-Am Referee Training & Development classes.
Beginning Thursday April 12th, 2018 from 6:30 PM thru 8:30 PM, Intermediate School # 8 (IS 8) located at 108-35 167th Street, Jamaica, New York 11433 shall be the official New York location.
Beginning Tuesday April 17th, 2018 from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, the Meadowlands YMCA located at 390 Murray Hill Pkwy, East Rutherford, NJ 07073 shall be the official New Jersey location.
Aspiring basketball officials of all levels are encouraged to participate. Do not deceive yourself. If your goal is to improve your performance and to better position yourself in becoming a viable candidate for privileged levels of basketball, starting at High School, Superior Adult Leagues, College, Semi Pro or the NBA, it is imperative that you prepare by developing and training on a higher level that this training provides. The Pro-Am Referee Training & Development Program assists and directs all Officials toward their goal by utilizing enhanced fundamental techniques. If you are energetic, enthusiastic, and passionate and possess an open ear, heart and mind to constructive criticism, we encourage and invite you to come and participate. Give yourself the opportunity to improve and to develop your skills and abilities while training with other officials in a professional environment.
The class cost is $200.00 for first time officials participating in the program. Returning officials with 1 to 4 year program participation is $175.00. Returning officials with a minimum of 5 years of program participation the class cost is $150.00.
Pre-registration is imperative, occupancy is limited. You may pre-register via the website at www.ProAmRefs.com under the pre-registration tab or e-mail to TerryGilbert@ProAmRefs.com by submitting your name, contact information, officiating experience and briefly state you plan to attend.
The class shall consist of six weekly sessions. Books, materials and Pro-Am Referee affiliation is included in the cost. At the conclusion of the class training session, each official who satisfactory completes the required standards (testing, class participation) becomes eligible for the following.
- Officiating in local & national Pro-Am affiliated venues.
- Referral to select college conferences and professional leagues identification, introduction, instructional invitational, tryout and selection camps.
Full payment is due the first day of class. No books or materials shall be distributed until full payment has been made.
(NO EXCEPTIONS!) (THIS MEANS YOU!)
Make the full payment of $200.00 for first time participating officials. Returning intermediate officials $175.00 (1-4) years of program participation. All veteran officials with a minimum of (5) years of program participation $150.00. Cash or money order only, payable to:
Pro-Am Referee Training & Development Inc or Pro-Am
Pro-Am Referee Training & Development Inc
PO Box 30035
JFK Airport Station
Jamaica, NY 11430
Program participants are expected to attend the minimum of 4 class sessions (New York) - (New Jersey) to be active for the summer 2018 season.
New York Complete Schedule: All Class Dates are Thursday's....
Times are: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
April 12th ... April 19th... April 26th ... May 3rd ... May 10th ,... May 17th
New Jersey Complete Schedule: All Class Dates are Tuesday's....
Times are: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
April 17th ... April 24th ... May 1st ... May 8th ... May 15th... May 22nd
Please contact me directly with questions or concerns regarding any program related matter.
We look forward to your attendance in helping to make a positive impact on the game of basketball.
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