OHSBVA State Officials' Coordinator's Page
2021 State Tournament Officiating Crew Left to right:
Dave McCray (Line Judge), Lucas Tuggle (Head Referee),
Steve DiBacco (Scoreboard Operator), Michael Chandler (Official Scorer), Mary Black (Referee), Mindy Leonard (Referee), Dean Roble (Line Judge), Brian Washburn (Line Judge), Drew Puckrin (Referee),
Jim Hammar (Referee), Jeff Kline (Referee),
Gerald Price (Line Judge)
This Week in Boys' Volleyball was a new feature added for 2019.
This Week in Volleyball Volume 1, 2019
Please view these pages for important updates from
Lucas Tuggle, OHSBVA State Officials Coordinator.
Access this page frequently for the latest information including NFHS rule changes, rule interpretations and guidance. To access in-depth officiating information, click on "Officiating."
In recent years, the annual OHSBVA State Rules Clinic has included guidance reminders for calling hands with consistency and "reasonability" with special awareness of levels of play and ball-handling skills on both sides of the court. This guidance has also been shared with OHSBVA coaches. The attachment above provides current best practices in calling hands.
REMINDER: Net height for Middle School matches is 7'4 and 1/8"
Improve your Second Referee Skills! Master the information in the document "How to Work with a VolleyWrite Scorer": VolleyWrite document.
List of "High School Rule Differences" for new OHSBVA Referees who have not officiated OHSAA matches before! Click here.
HAVE A GREAT SEASON!
Lucas Tuggle, State Officials Coordinator/State Rules Interpreter