I took alot of heat for my position regarding referee abuse. The sense of entitlement and sheer stupidity of parents at their kids games is getting totally out of hand. A close friend and former partner in crime on the basketball court posted a link on his facebook page on this issue. There is a former soccer official that has decided to address this critical problem head on. He offers $100 for any video of parents behaving badly and posts them on the internet where 250,000 to 500,000 clicks get to see the lunacy.
Here is an ABC News Story about it. I strongly urge everyone to take the 3:00 to watch this.
According to the NASO, over 70% of all sports officials quit by their third year due to sideline abuse. Think about the ramafications of that.