Dear Approved MAGBO Official, Good news! Assignors have contacted me hoping to hire Approved MAGBO officials. Here is the information you need: NY Hoops at Baruch College (Saturday July 6th & Sunday July 7th) features middle school and high school girls games. Games start at 8:30AM and end with the 6:30PM game. Fee is $25 Read More >
MAGBO held its’ fifth annual In Position Camp in memory of Rachelle Jones during the weekend of May 4-5. Camp was held at SUNY Purchase and additionally at Manhattanville College due to increased camper interest. Officials were able to work on both two and three person mechanics. Classroom presentations, video breakdown and staff patience and Read More >
The MAGBO family is deeply saddened by the passing of our dearest friend Mickey Crowley. Our most sincere condolences go out to Mickey’s family at this time. Information pending in regards to services and a memorial in the New York area.
The MAGBO family sends love and warmest wishes to Mickey Crowley, on his 85th Birthday. Mickey’s resume as one of the great Collegiate men’s basketball officials stands in line with all he has given back to officiating. So many of us have had the honor of Mickey’s tutelage and mentoring. We can truly say, we Read More >
MAGBO APPROVED MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION WILL OPEN FOR THE 2019-2020 BASKETBALL SEASON ON JULY 15TH Officials who complete the Basketball Officials Proficiency Course (BOPC) or an equivalent officiating training program such as MAGBO In Position Camp, will be approved by MAGBO to work high school basketball games in the New York Metropolitan area. OFFICIALS WHO HAVE Read More >
We’re excited to announce the details for the MAGBO 2019 Spring Women’s Basketball Officiating Proficiency Course (BOPC) and 2019 In Position Camp in memory of Rachelle Jones. Joe Vaszily again will be our head instructor. For more information, see BOPC and IN POSITION CAMP. We look forward to seeing you and helping you meet your Read More >
MAGBO is in the Hofstra House! Recently, members of MAGBO, and their friends, were treated to a throwback women’s game at Hofstra University. The women Pride donned their Flying Dutchwomen era uniforms versus the James Madison University Dukes. In a closely contested game, JMU prevailed to tighten their first place grip in the CAA Conference. Read More >
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Mechanics weighs much larger in your official’s rating in today’s sport culture of accountability. If you want to be noticed by your assignor you need to use the correct mechanics for women’s basketball in New York State. Written in partnership with NASO, Kerry Donohue and Jim Grillo explain how to maintain optimal court coverage and Read More >