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Referee Committee

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Referee Certification Committee is to educate the competitor, coach and referee in the Competitive Rules of Judo. To provide clinics and seminars at the grassroots level through the USJA National Referees. To provide seminars at the National Level through USJA International Referees. To provide technical support to the National Referees conducting clinics, seminars and examinations. To provide a well-developed certification program in every State conducted by USJA National Referees. For more referee information go to:


Name Rank Email Location Status
Gary C. Berliner Hachidan ggadi@aol.com Cumming GA Chairman
Richard J. Celotto Hachidan tokui7@aol.com Stamford CT Member
Andrew Connelly Hachidan connelly@sohkjudo.com Spring TX Member
Osmil Millan Hachidan oshachidan@tds.net Maddison WI Vice Chair
Hayward H. Nishioka Kudan San Pedro CA Member
Alain Wilkinson Godan ar_wilkinson@hotmail.com Thousands Oaks CA Member


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Technical Official Subcommittee

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Technical Officials Committee is to provide training and knowledge of the rules that govern scoring, timekeeping, bracket making, and bracket keeping at tournaments, to train personnel who work at tournaments, and to train instructors to aid in the growth of the program at the national level. The technical officials committee is made up of highly skilled, highly trained personnel who have demonstrated a consistent ability to train members and to provide service at tournaments of all levels.

Subcommittee Members

Name Phone State Position
Ms. Deb Fergus269-208-1068MIMember
Mr. John King225-664-8635LAMember
Mr. David Malek414-483-0100WIMember



  1. Technical Officials Application Form

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