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Rules Interpretation Clinics

Rules Interpretation Clinics

Fall, Winter and Spring Sports 2023-24 MPSSAA Rules Interpretation Clinics

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

Click for the live link to the Maryland Rule Clinic Courses

REMEBER-Must confirm your sports to gain access to your clinics


Directions to get to your rule clinics in NFHSlearn

Directions to Import Rule Clinic Certificate to Dragonfly


After taking the course;

Import your certificate to your requirement profile. (Must pay your MPSSAA dues prior to importing)

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

Lucy Godfrey


James Byrd


Ross Burbage


Ed Tucholski

Cross Country

Steve Smith


Winter Rule Interpreters:


Al Batistta


Steve Bettinger

Indoor Track

Steve Smith


Scott Witkin


Bruce Malinowski


Spring Rule Interpreters:


Tom O’Hara

Boys Lacrosse

Jim Bateman

Girls Lacrosse

Liz Brush


Al Palmer

Track and Field

Steve Smith