The Rant

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Referee's have a voice. We are always on the defensive. This is our avenue to be on the offensive. For, we have something to say.
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Latest Episodes…

  1. Episode 13 - Al Chaulk, official accountant of Referee Rant

    Al Chaulk sits down with the rant, and discusses the importance of an official and their mindset off the court, as a business entity. Learn how to start a company, tips on best practices for tax minimizing tax liability, reporting expenses in officaiting, and assistance in becoming and being ...


  2. Episode 12 - Softball, Flag Football, Frisbee, and Hoops with Board 119 & SABL’s Very Own, John Papa

    John Papa sits down with the rant to discuss the sports that he officiates, his long illustrious career as a basketball official, his experience doing other other sports, and his status as SABL assignor. That and much more, on the Rant. John Papa show notes. :16 - said ...


  3. Episode 11 - The sit down with Don Landolphi

    This is a special sit down with my home Basketball association interpreter, the venerable Don Landolphi. Unbeknownst to him, he has been instrumental in much of my success today from laying down strong roots instilled in me previously from my failures. His encouragement after I failed the written ...


  4. Episode 10 - John Ottavino - Baseball Umpire, and Rule of the Day Distributer

    Episode 10, The Rant - we have a special guest, John Ottavino, championship PSAL baseball umpire, servicing New York City. His son Adam, just signed a 3 year deal to join the formidable set up that is the New York Yankees. In it, we discuss his experience officiating ...


  5. Episode 9 - Serving The Game and the Officiating Community with Crown Ref's very own - Paul Diasparra

    We stop in the Crown Basketball facility to talk to Paul Diasparra, founder and creator of Crown Refs. The IG page is designed to help basketball officials improve their craft. He is currently a high level high school and division 2 collegiate Basketball official, and going further by ...