Gridiron Australia want to congratulate the next Australian Gridiron Officials Association (AGOA) Officials on their appointment to symbolize Australia on the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championship to be held in Langley, Canada from 24th-30th June 2017.
There might be no higher honour than to characterize your nation and being chosen to officiate at this occasion ought to be thought-about a superb achievement.
We want you all the easiest of luck!
BARBARA JOHNSON – Barbara Johnson is an extended standing state and nationwide official with earlier expertise at International degree. Barbara comes from the Australian state of Queensland, the place she likes to inform us the climate is gorgeous someday and excellent the subsequent. She has been officiating in Australia since 1993 and has beforehand labored within the Australian Gridiron League together with the Junior National Championships on the Gold Coast in April this yr, the place she was on the Finals crew. As a results of this event she certified as a National degree official. Barbara has beforehand labored the Women’s Word Cup in 2009 and the World Games in 2005. Barbara can also be the Deputy General Secretary of the IAFOA (International American Football Officials Association) and Secretary of the Queensland Gridiron Officials Association.
CLAUDIA RESSTELL – Clauda Resstell is from the Australian state of Victoria the place she is an lively and skilled Official. She began officiating video games in Melbourne in 2011. She has beforehand labored in Australian Gridiron League competitions together with the Senior Men’s competitors in 2014, and the Junior Men’s competitors in Perth in 2015. She additionally labored the ACT/NSW/Victoria interstate ladies’s recreation in Canberra in 2016. This is Claudia’s first worldwide competitors. Claudia is wanting ahead to expertise of Canada and the camaraderie of the IFAF Women’s World Cup 2017.
ANTHONY CONNOR – Anthony (Tony) Connor is from the Canberra within the Australian Capital Territory the place he’s a daily state degree official incessantly working in Referee, Umpire and Centre Judge roles. Tony has been officiating since 2003 first as an element time official and up to now 4 years he has moved into full time officiating. He has labored within the Australian Gridiron League on the Junior Nationals in Perth in 2014, Senior Men’s Nationals in 2016. He certified as a National degree official in 2016. This is Tony’s first worldwide competitors. He believes his power in officiating is “… being able to build a rapport with both teams, the ability to show control and poise when dealing in often tense and elevated situations, and the ability to accurately and apply the rules and penalties.”