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Rules Interpretation Clinics

Rules Interpretation Clinics

Fall, Winter and Spring Sports 2022-23 MPSSAA Rules Interpretation Clinics

All rule clinics are online located on the NFHSlearn network and are a state requirement to officiate.

NFHS MPSSAA Fall, Winter, and Spring Rule Clinic Courses (Click here for Clinic!) Coming soon!

Step by Step directions to access Maryland Rule Clinic courses (CLICK Here for directions)


DIRECTIONS after taking the course

  1. At the end of the course SAVE your certification of completion to your computer.
  2. Go to your Dragonfly account and login/ go to MPSSAA requirement/get started.

3. Upload your certificate to your requirement profile. (Must pay your MPSSAA dues prior to uploading)

Completion of a rule interpretation clinic is a certification requirement for officials assigned to MPSSAA contests - both regular and post-season play. COACHES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO Complete the online course!

For additional information please contact the Coordinator of Officials, Ken Kazmarek, directly at 410-767-0375.

Our rule interpreters encourage our officials to contact them by email with any questions or concerns regarding current rule changes. 


Fall Rule Interpreters:

Sport                           Interpreter                  Email

Field Hockey

Lea Kusner


James Byrd


Ross Burbage


Ed Tucholski

Cross Country

Steve Smith


Winter Rule Interpreters:


Al Batistta

Indoor Track

Steve Smith





Bruce Malinowski


Spring Rule Interpreters:


Tom O’Hara

Boys Lacrosse

Jim Bateman

Girls Lacrosse

Liz Brush


Al Palmer

Track and Field

Steve Smith