Iowa Soccer and the Iowa Referee Committee (IRC) have acquired HUDL – a tool used by many high schools, colleges, and clubs as a repository for their match video. Coaches use the video to isolate situational clips aimed at improving their players' game day performance.
Iowa referees sent to major youth tournaments have the opportunity to study match video of their performances at nightly training sessions where what went well and what didn’t go so well are reviewed. The intent is NOT to single anyone out but to focus on the mentor / assessor observations made that particular game day. The referees, assistant referees, and 4th officials all benefit from the discussions and can apply the points of emphasis to their next game.
As a soccer official, when you join our HUDL team, you will have access to the IHSAA / IGHSAU soccer game highlights we're creating based on Coach and Referee / Assistant Referee input and Mentor / Assessor feedback.
If you're already on the Iowa Referee Committee – SDI-IA team, go to IRC Highlights and login to view HUDL content. To join, go to hudl.com/jointeam and enter the Team Code: r5aaieg.
Continuing education and training snippets, 1-2 minutes in duration, aimed at improving your performance as a soccer official on game day:
• Offside – Interfering with an Opponent