USA Water Polo Referee Certification School


USA Water Polo Referee Certification School
Coaches Education Module Also Offered
Meets Instructional Certification Requirement for New and Returning Referees
Hosted by the Southwest Zone
Earn Extra $$ Working in the Sport You Love!!

WHAT: USAWP Coach/Referee School
WHEN: Sunday, September 20, 2015 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
WHERE: University of Texas, Austin
Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center
1900 East Campus Drive, Austin, TX 78712
COST: $20 for USAWP Members/ $50 for Non-Members
The Referee School will highlight Current USA Water Polo Rules and Interpretations, including Modifications for Younger Age Divisions, and much more. We will also discuss the responsibility and accountability associated with being a Certified USA Water Polo Referee. The Coaching Module will Focus on Concept and Practices from the USA Water Polo High Performance Program led by the Director of that Program, John Abdou.
Registration: Click Here
• Coaches and Brand New Referees Welcome!
• High School and College aged athletes interested in becoming referee members are encouraged to attend!
• No experience necessary!
How do I become a USA Water Polo Referee?
1. Register with USA Water Polo as a “Referee” or “Referee/Coach” Member. (
Click Here to Join USAWP

2. Register with USA Water Polo Referee Association (FREE and Required to be considered for assignment to USA Water Polo Sanctioned Events)
Click Here to Join the USAWP Referee Association
3. Attend a Certification School and complete any associated testing. Instruction as to how to access the test will be given at the School.
4. Contact you ZONE HEAD REFEREE for details on completing your PRACTICAL TRAINING.
5. Once you successfully complete your “on deck” observation you are certified as a “Rookie-Level 1” Referee and are subject to assignment criteria and limits set forth by your Zone.