New for 2020 is an all-women’s Officials program for women with their Level 2+ Officials certification living in Ontario. Successful applicants will learn alongside the top female Officials during the upcoming Feb 4-8th Women’s Nor-Am taking place in Collingwood and the Blue Mountains.  Officials will be put to work on the Nor-Am field of play to shadow senior Officials and to network with other female officials in a fun, social and inclusive environment.  Accommodations (if required), lift tickets, 2 meals per day and development opportunities will be fully funded by AOA. Fifteen candidates will be selected for this opportunity.

Goals:

  1. To develop female Officials, who in turn will act as educators and mentors to other aspiring female officials in Ontario;
  2. To create a supportive, professional female officiating culture in Ontario;
  3. To create opportunities for female Officials to further develop their skills and confidence alongside peers and mentors.

Objectives:

  1. To prepare female Officials for the next step in their development pathway;
  2. To expose female Officials to high-performance environments in Ontario.

Outcomes:

  1. Increase the number of female Level 3+ Officials in the Ontario system;
  2. Increase the number of female mentors in the province of Ontario.

Criteria:

  • Female Official must be a Level 2 or above preferred.
  • Must be a current registered Official with AOA.
  • Must be actively working towards the officials’ pathway progression.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from current or past ROC Chair.
  • Complete the application below on or before 5 pm, Wed, January 8th, 2020.

APPLICATION: 

This application is now closed.