Manage episode 292850403 series 2665290
Today is said to be a time when high school officials are dropping off and there is not enough replacements coming up to fill the need. For this episode Matt connects with someone who can speak to this topic. Josh Thurow is currently the athletic director at Minnehaha Academy, has also been a girls varsity basketball coach and is currently a basketball official, football official and baseball umpire. He has a wide view of this topic with experience in all of those different areas.
Matt and Josh discuss what is currently causing the shortage of officials, why there is concern in the numbers for the future and ways to help this from becoming a larger issue in the future.
We also hear from Josh on two well known Minnehaha Academy basketball players that have become very familiar to many in Jalen Suggs and Chet Holmgren.