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3 Stars 2017 Week 28

3 Stars 2017 Week 28

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Week 28
July 14, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 28


  1. Jan ter Harmsel Football Referee
  2. Randy Vogt Soccer Referee
  3. Hillary Lissenden Boxing Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 28 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


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Hillary Lissenden is a Boxing Referee in England. She is also the Director of England Boxing, which is the National Governing Body for the sport in the country, and the CEO of London Community Boxing. Lissenden took a few moments to be interviewed by Rachel Bower of the Women’s Coaching Network and talk about her role as the senior female referee in the country. For leading the way into the future, Hillary Lissenden is 3rd Star this week.



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Randy Vogt has been a Soccer Referee for 40 years. He was still in college when he reached his 1000th game. It has been a little while since those days and Vogt is quickly approaching match 10,000. That is an amazing feat in any sport, but it is even more amazing when it is all logged out and recorded for history. As the special game approaches, Vogt has decided to use the opportunity to try and raise some money for inner city kids. For the incredible persistence of a kind heart, Randy Vogt is 2nd Star.



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Jan ter Harmsel is well known to the followers of the Officials101 twitter feed. I have posted and reposted many of Jan’s excellent articles of advice and guidance that are not only helpful to the Football Referee, but helpful to officials in all sports. The Dutch Referee was quietly giving advice and inspiration in the background during the early days of 101 as I tried to learn the ropes of social media and figure out what to do with the unexpected attention received by the Officials101 page. Jan’s passion and natural teaching ability has been noticed by KNVB, also known as the Royal Dutch Football Association, which is the governing body for all level of soccer in the Netherlands, and they have hired him to be one of their instructors for their training programs. It is always fun to watch as 101 followers progress and advance in different ways, and I offer my congratulations to Jan for his successes of today and the future. Jan ter Harmsel is 1st Star for Week 28.



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3 Stars 2017 Week 27

3 Stars 2017 Week 27

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Week 27
July 07, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 27


  1. Taka Matsuda Baseball Umpire
  2. Bill White Softball Umpire
  3. Kader Nouni Tennis Umpire

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 27 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


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When you are so cool you can just hang out at the post for a bit at Wimbledon. Kader Nouni is a Tennis Umpire. When he speaks, Twitter swoons. With a deep, smooth voice, Nouni calls out Love – 30 and people everywhere just melt. It is actually quite a shocking phenomenon as far as the Officials101 search feeds are concerned, to see the love that tennis fans have for the man. Not just the fans either. A few minutes on youtube will show some of the top players in the game gushing and blushing when Kader Nouni calls their name. For having that umpire swagger and just owning it, Kader Nouni gets 3rd Star. If you want more Wimbledon Umpire and Tennis Posts you can find them all here.



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Bill White is a Softball Umpire who is having an impact on the lives of young people. Although this is a common trait amongst sports officials, it is normally done in small quiet ways where it is hardly noticed by others. In this case, we get an chance to see the type of small acts that are done by special leaders throughout the sports world. This was a great example of a sports official who makes a difference and yet remains faceless. Bill White, Softball Umpire, gets 2nd Star for being someone who cares and takes a moment to show it.



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Taka Matsuda is a Baseball Umpire who is working hard to become the first umpire from Japan to work in the MLB. This is a great article that shows the type of grit and determination that some sports officials need to possess to make the long climb to the top. Matsuda not only left his home to pursue his dreams in the United States, but he also goes to Australia for their season as well. If you are like this guy, you will probably be alright in the world. Taka Matsuda, Baseball Umpire, is 1st Star for Week 27.



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3 Stars 2017 Week 26

3 Stars 2017 Week 26

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Week 26
June 30, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 26

 


  1. John Tumpane MLB Baseball Umpire
  2. Adrian Carson Football Referee
  3. Dale Orem NFL Football Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 26 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


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Dale Orem was an NFL Football Referee who made an appearance in Super Bowl XXX as a line judge. Now he is a successful businessman and politician who gives back to his local sports community. He took some time to sit down with MoxieTalk and share his wisdom and experiences. For being a great example of sports officials who are leaders in their hometown, Dale Orem, Football Referee, is awarded the 3rd Star for the week.



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Adrian Carson is also a football referee. He is a high school referee for a 7 on 7 touch football tournament. You can watch him here giving an inspiring speech before the start of his game about sportsmanship and competing. Great leadership and coaching skills are common traits shared by officials across all sports and it is great to see how it can impact young minds. Adrian Carson is 2nd Star.



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John Tumpane is a MLB Baseball Umpire who is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of a woman in Pittsburgh before his game the other night. This is an amazing story that completely took over the 101 umpire search feeds this week. It was almost impossible to find umpire postings from any other sport and it is easy to see why. Tumpane even received a standing ovation for his heroics which is rather unusual in the world of sports officiating. As predicted by Rich McLean, John Tumpane is definitely the 1st Star this week.






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3 Stars Archives This weekly feature began on January 22, 2016. We began writing about it in the blog in January 2017.


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3 Stars 2017 Week 25

3 Stars 2017 Week 25

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Week 25
June 23, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 25


  1. Joe West MLB Baseball Umpire
  2. Kevin Collins NHL Hockey Linesman
  3. Referee DNA

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 25 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


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This was a great post made by Key Match Incident on Twitter this week. It sums up some of the key qualities that make up the character, or DNA, of Referees and Umpires. If you are respectful, coachable, fit, compassionate, reliable, consistent, confident, and a whole lot more, you are wanted by sports associations around the world. The Referee DNA post gets 3rd Star for the week.



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Kevin Collins had a long and incredible career as an NHL Linesman. 28 years on the NHL ice, from 1977 to 2005, included trips to Stanley Cups, World Cups, All Star Games and Olympic Games. This week it was announced that Collins would be joining former NHL Referee, Bill Chadwick, in the US Hockey Hall of Fame. Scouting the Refs wrote another stellar article for us all about his career and the honour. Kevin Collins is 2nd Star this week.



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Joe West is one of the most interesting characters in the world of sports officials. An MLB umpire, movie star, country singer, union boss and great story teller. One thing I notice about Joe West encounters posted by random people who attend baseball umpire schools and conferences, they all love the guy. This week West was home plate umpire for his 5,000th MLB Baseball game. An incredible feat, not likely to ever be achieved again, Joe is on his way to surpass the most prolific umpire of all time, Bill Klem, who umpired in 5,375 games. If his knees hold out, Joe should be able to pass Klem in the 2020 season. Not much doubt about this one – Joe West, MLB Baseball Umpire, is 1st Star for Week 25.






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3 Stars Archives This weekly feature began on January 22, 2016. We began writing about it in the blog in January 2017.


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3 Stars 2017 Week 24

3 Stars 2017 Week 24

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Week 24
June 16, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 24

 


  1. Lauren Holtkamp NBA Basketball Referee
  2. Gary Burgess Netball Umpire
  3. Vikki Allan Football Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 24 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


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Vikki Allan, Scotland’s Youth Ambassador for Refereeing, is about to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and create opportunities for women and girls to referee the game of football. A first year FIFA qualified Assistant Referee, Allan is a force in her home association, and I don’t think this is the last we are going to hear from her. Vikki Allan, Football Referee, is 3rd Star this week.



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Gary Burgess is one of the world’s top International Netball Umpires. He made a trip back to his roots this week and caused a bit of a sensation for his visit. One of his stops was to officiate the Cup Final in one of his old stomping grounds, the Bedford Netball League. It is great to see when elite sports officials can give back to the people who helped make them who they are. Gary Burgess, Netball Umpire, is 2nd Star for being a classy guy.




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Lauren Holtkamp is an NBA Basketball Referee who also spent some time giving back to her roots. This was a great interview with Holtkamp by the Peach Belt Conference giving a glimpse at life in the big leagues. She shares the path she took to get there and some of the lessons she has learned along the way. Lauren Holtkamp, NBA Basketball Referee, is the 1st Star for Week 24.



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3 Stars Archives This weekly feature began on January 22, 2016. We began writing about it in the blog in January 2017.


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