Originally Posted by coaching32yrs
Woodrow: None of the things you listed make the ref bad. They make $10-12 an hour. They have to put up with some mannerless kids and crazed parents. Many kids today have no respect for adults. And they are enabled by their helicopter parents. When I was a kid my dad told me, "Rule #1- the coach is always right and you are always wrong. Rule #2- If you think you are right see Rule #1." Then he would tell the coach, " Do me a favor and discipline him whenever you think he needs it. You don't have to explain it to me."
Just out of curiosity, why direct that post to me? It was the person I quoted that listed things. I know what officials make. I have been an official for 17 years.