Steps to becoming a Hockey Referee

Have you or your player(s) ever thought about becoming a ref but, didn't know where to start? We've put together some steps to help you get going!

Arrowhead, Waukesha and Elmbrook share a pool of referees. The referee coordinator will send you information via email once you are registered for a seminar and have completed your required online modules and exam. 


1. Register (USAH)

Register at membership.usahockey.com as an official.

2. Register (WHOA)

Register at Wisconsin Hockey Officials Association (WHOA). www.wihoa.org

3. Attend Session

Attend an in-person seminar. Registrations for seminars are open on the WHOA website after August.


*Note* There are no sessions remaining for the 2020-2021 season.

4. Watch Videos

Complete the required online education video modules on the USA Hockey website.

5. Take Exam

Complete the online open book playing rules exam on the USA Hockey website.

6. SafeSport

Complete the online USA Hockey SafeSport training.

(18+ years old)

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