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 14 - Sergeant James Washington, Army extraordinaire and Elite Board 41 Basketball Official

    James Washington sits down in one spot, only to discuss his experiences as a multi sport athlete growing up, his experience officiating around the world, and his passion to teach basketball officials before him and after him how to do this. One Team One Fight - my conversation with ...


  2. 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 ...


  3. 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 ...


  4. 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 ...


  5. 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 ...