Candidates Class Schedule (2017)


Candidates must attend at least seven (7) Classes to be eligible to take the test.


The cost of the candidates class is $89, this includes the cost of your rule book.


Whitman-Hanson High School, 600 Franklin Street (Route 27), Hanson, MA 02341

2017 Candidate’s Class Program
All Meetings are at the Whitman-Hanson Regional High School unless otherwise noted
Room 237
MEETINGS START PROMPTLY AT 7:00 PM (Unless Otherwise Noted)

Date Topic Presenter
August 17, 2017 Introduction & Expectations
Registration & Overview
MIAA Background Check
Concussion Training
Rule 1: The Game, Field, Players and Equipment
Mike Conners
Pop Warner Commissioner John Amicone
 August 24, 2017 High School Commissioner Dan Murphy
Assistant Commissioners Gerry Morrissey
Paul Callinan
Youth Football Commissioner Ray Byron
Using Videos Dennis Donovan
Rule 2: Definitions Mike Goldman
August 31, 2017 Rule 3: Periods, Time Factors and Substitutions Mike Conners
Clock Operator Mechanics Mike Conners
Rule 4: Ball in Play, Dead Ball, Out of Bounds Mike Conners
 September 7, 2017 Referee Pregame/Expectations Scott MacDonald
Chain Mechanics Ken Sargent
September 14, 2017 Rule 5: Series of Downs, Line to Gain Al Corvelo
Three-Man Mechanics Mike Conners
Wing Mechanics
Managing the Sideline
Mark Getchell
September 21, 2017 Rule 6: Kicks Brad Farrington
Back Judge Mechanics Jeff Lang
September 28, 2017 Rule 7: Snapping and Passing the Ball Rich Newman
Rule 8: Scoring Gregg Camara
October 5, 2017 Rule 9: Conduct Ken Sargent
Umpire Mechanics Rob Cibotti
October 12, 2017 NOTE: There is NO MEETING on October 12, 2017.
October 19, 2017 Rule 10: Penalty Enforcement Dennis Donovan
Plays and Situations Dennis Donovan
Common Sense Officiating
October 26, 2017 Test Review Dennis Donovan
Mike Conners
November 2, 2017 Candidates Exam Dennis Donovan
Mike Conners