Domestic Referee of the Year

The Technical Officials Commission (TOC) Hawthorn Branch is pleased to announce the 2019 award winners:

Domestic Referee of the Year – John Beaton

This award is to take into account the impact a nominated official makes across the sessions they are rostered. Evaluations and referee coaches comments are also taken into heavy consideration. This particular referee has shown considerable improvement and an eagerness to test themselves on the better games across several sessions at Basketball Hawthorn.

When did you start?
2010

Current Referee Grade:
Level 2

Favourite moment of being a referee?
U14 Boys classic grand final.

Why did you become a referee?
Earn a bit of money and some exercise.

Do you have any other Hobbies that do not include basketball?
Footy, PS4, watching TV, a night out with some mates.

Favourite Food:
Paella

Favourite Movie:
Toy Story franchise.

Which player is the GOAT?
LeBron James

Congratulations to John Beaton the 2019 Domestic Referee of the year.