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The Crown Refs Podcast

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The CROWN REFS Podcast is the audio experience for basketball officials. It features Joey Crawford, Roger Ayers, Dee Kantner, Maia Chaka, Lisa Mattingly, Tyler Ford, Penny Davis, Reggie Greenwood, Mark Wunderlich, Diana Depaul, Scott Foster, Marc Davis, Al Battista, Crystal Hogan, Bo Boroski and man
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#154 The Wonderful Women of Officiating | Sara Woods | St. Louis, Mo | Episode 2

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Sara Woods is a basketball official from St. Louis, Mo who is currently working amateur, collegiate and semi-pro contests.  She is also the founder Big Game Officials, a training platform empowering referees to set the standard of excellence, while igniting opportunities in basketball officiating.  

She recruits and develops prospective and current officials along with her staff of mentors and mentees.  She is a goal driven dedicated professional offering practical and progressive career success on every stage of basketball officiating. 

“As a referee, my purpose is to provide athletes with the best possible competitive experience.  The fierce competition is a constant reminder that teamwork is essential.  As a crew, we rely on experience, training, and each other to get the call right.  Officiating requires hard work and dedication.  However, being a part of the game while protecting its integrity is rewarding and worth the effort.”  - Sara Woods 

In this episode, we learn about the Big Game Officials weekend workshops and their intense mechanics instruction that they provide to their referees who attend.  You can hear Sara's passion for the craft throughout this episode as she's built a family-like community around officiating.  

If you are interested in joining the Big Game Officials team please contact Sara directly
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