The Whistle Blower: A Reminder to Coaches, From Your Friendly Neighbourhood Referee, News (Lucknow Minor Hockey)

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The Whistle Blower: A Reminder to Coaches, From Your Friendly Neighbourhood Referee
Submitted By Steve Howard on Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The relationship between any coach and referee is a delegate, and often times, less than friendly relationship. But it’s an essential one for any hockey game to occur.


Coaches have the job of teaching their players the ins and outs of the game, while also promoting a fair and sportsmanlike attitude. Their job is to show their players the right habits to exhibit during the game. The job of the referee is to enforce the rules when said players aren’t playing by the groundwork that their coaches should have theoretically coached them on prior to the game.

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