The officials volleyball crew include R1, R2, scorer, libero tracker, and line judges.
The first referee carries out his or her responsibilities from a position standing located at the opposite end of the net from the scorekeeper's table.
It's recommended that the first referee remain on the stand during the entire match except for a protest, for personal reasons, or to handle a scorekeeping difficulty that the second referee is unable to resolve.
The first referee directs the match from the first moment arriving to the court until the end of the match.
First referee duties include...
First referee responsibilities before the match include...
The second referee takes position facing the first referee on the opposite side of the court.
Should the first referee be indisposed, the second referee assumes the responsibilities and duties of the first referee.
Second Referee Administering a Substitution
Second referee responsibilities before the match include...
The scorekeeper and assistant scorekeeper are seated at the scorekeeper's table, positioned on the side of the court opposite the first referee and behind the second referee.
note: Don't forget your officials volleyball gear.
The scorekeeper is in charge of the score sheet throughout the match, in cooperation with the second referee. The assistant scorekeeper is responsible for tracking the libero player's entries and aiding the scorekeeper.
During play, the line judges are positioned as follows...
Some teams will have a ball crew (ball shaggers) that manage the game balls during play.
The purpose of the ball crew is to help keep the game flowing smoothly. Not having to wait for players to retrieve volleyballs can help speed up the game. Also, sometimes the ball will get wet. The ball crew dries off the balls with a towel, providing a dry ball for the next play.
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