The Gold Crown Officiating Academy (GCOA) is the initial training ground for men and women to become basketball officials.  GCOA is designed to prepare you for entry level officiating.  During the GCOA you’ll become “game ready” and be on your way to earning good money officiating basketball games.  Becoming a Gold Crown Official is an easy three session process.  Follow the REGISTER NOW button to get started today!

November 17-19

Gold Crown Field House


ACADEMY BREAKDOWN: Classroom Sessions, On-Court Trainings & Shadowing, Analysis, Certification Test & In-Game Officiating Experience

TIME COMMITMENT: 6 Hours Total, over 1 weekend

PRICE: $60, earn half back that weekend

The 2017 clinic will be instructed by former NBA Official Jim Wishmier


Mr. Wishmier has been affiliated with the NBA continuously since 1982 as an official and an administrator. Since 1994 Jim has observed, evaluated and mentored NBA officials. In addition to his work with the NBA, Jim has broken down video for the PAC-12, Big 12, SEC and AAC for the last 5 years. Jim has been a clinician at multiple camps including but not limited to the NBA Summer League, Coast to Coast Referee School, Global Basketball League and the Gold Crown RMAC Officiating Camp.