Joshua Kearns
Bangor, ME
Online Wheelchair Rugby Resume for IWRF

OFFICIATING EXPERIENCE

2016-2017 USQRA Season & IWRF

  • Nationals, Phoenix, AZ (April 20-22, 2017) – 5 games including D1 Championship
  • Traveled to Vancouver, CAN (March 10-12, 2017) – 5 games including Championship
  • Officiated in 4 separate tournaments during the season, in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, and New Hampshire for a total of 25 games, Head Referee for all tournaments.

2015-2016 USQRA Season & IWRF Certification

  • Head Officials in Nationals, Houston, TX (April 4-6, 2013) – 5 games.
  • Tested, certified and officiated Para PanAms in Toronto, CAN (August 5-12) – 5 games
  • Officiated in 5 separate tournaments during the season, in Pennsylvania (2), Connecticut, Florida, and Maryland for a total of 35 games, including all 5 1st place finals

2014-2015 USQRA Season

  • Officiated in 6 separate tournaments during the season, in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania (2), North Carolina, Florida and Arizona for a total of 39 games.
  • Class A Certification at Tucson, AZ “Scrum, Rattle & Roll” DI tournament, January 17-18, 2015
  • Head Official for Pittsburgh Tournament and ran a mini-referee beginner clinic
  • One more tournament scheduled for end of January, and available for all post-season games

2013-2014 USQRA Season

  • Officiated at Nationals, Louisville, KY (March 20-23, 2014), 6 games.
  • Officiated in 3 separate tournaments during the season, in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida (HO) for a total of 19 games
  • Reduced number of games due to schedule conflicts and cancelled tournaments

2012-2013 USQRA Season

  • Officiated at Nationals, Louisville, KY (April 4-6, 2013), 6 games including 3rd place Division 1 match
  • Officiated at Atlantic Sectionals (March 1-3, 2013), 6 games including 3rd place match
  • Officiated in 5 separate tournaments during the season, in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania (2), New York and Florida for a total of 35 games, including all 5 1st place finals
  • Class B Certification at Philadelphia, PA “Beast of the East” tournament, November 10-11, 2012

 2011-2012 USQRA Season

  • Officiated in Nationals, Louisville, KY (April 27-29, 2012), 6 games
  • Officiated at Heartland Super Sectionals, Carbondale, IL (March 16-18, 2011), 6 games
  • Officiated at 3 separate tournaments during the season, in New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Florida for a total of 17 games

 2010-2011 USQRA Season

  • Officiated at Atlantic Sectionals, Virginia Beach, VA (March 8-10, 2011), 5 games
  • Officiated in 3 regular season tournaments in Florida, Southern Slam (Jacksonville), Coloplast International (Tampa) and Knock & Roll International (West Palm Beach) for a total of 14 games
  • Class C Certification at Jacksonville, FL “Southern Slam” tournament, January 7-9, 2011
  • Officiated in 1 off season tournament in Orlando, FL
  • Mentored by Terry Vineyard (AUS) with the Tampa Generals, Tampa, FL with 2+ practices per week

CERTIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • IWRF Zonal Certification: Received August 13th, 2015
  • USQRRA Class A Certification: Received January 18th, 2015
  • USQRRA Class B Certification: Received November 10th, 2012
  • USQRRA Class C Certification: Received January 8th, 2011
  • Passed the Fitness Test at 2015 ParaPanAm’s in Toronto, CAN on August 8th, 2015
  • Completed the USQRRA “A” Level certification written test on November 14th, 2014 with 95.5% correct
  • Completed IWRF certification written test on August 8th, 2015 with 96% correct

ACTIVITIES / MISC

  • Participating in Ultimate Frisbee as a player for over 8 years, captain for 2, and league organizer for 3.
  • Participated in Ice Hockey for over 20 years, from developmental through Division 3 collegiate hockey.
  • Mentored by Terry Vineyard (AUS) in 2010-2011 with the Tampa Generals, Tampa, FL with 2+ practices per week

 

Game Videos

2017 USQRA Nationals, Phoenix, AZ, April 2017

D1 Championship game: Phoenix vs Minnesota (starting at 6:00 time stamp)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b19AVXELOmY&t=21875s

D1 Championship crossover: Phoenix vs Texas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaJHYM71fHY

UofA vs San Diego
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOcGDgSm9RU

St. Louis vs Tampa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ug-VQ82fitU

St. Louis vs Grand Rapids
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RL5vuL-bEnY&t=7s

2015 Para PanAms, Toronto, CAN, August, 2015

Day 5, Game 1, Brazil vs Chile, Ref 1: Ulrica Ulfson, Ref 2: Joshua Kearns
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmUU6Wm2ny8

Day 4, Game 1: Brazil vs Argentina, Ref 1: Joshua Kearns, Ref 2: Ulrica Ulfson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiE0cFPg8QU

Day 3, Game 1: Canada vs Argentina, Ref 1: Liam Costello, Ref 2: Joshua Kearns
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONVLg23RKu0

Day 2, Game 2: Argentina vs Chile, Ref 1: Joshua Kearns, Ref 2: Liam Costello
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYRp-mI7jEM

Day 1, Game 1: Canada vs Brazil, Ref 1: Gabe Caligiuri, Ref 2: Joshua Kearns
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zn1_Z43sU4k

2013 USQRA Nationals – Courtesy of www.ihigh.com

April 6, 2103, Phoenix (45) vs Texas (59) – USQRA National Championships.
Ref 1: Joshua Kearns, Ref 2: Mitch Carr.
 April 5, 2013, Lakeshore (47) vs Tampa (51) – USQRA National Championships.
Ref 1: Joshua Kearns, Ref 2: Andy Miller
April 5, 2013, Seattle (66) vs North Texas (36), USQRA National Championships.
Ref 1: Joshua Kearns, Ref 2: Donna Allen-Sebok
April 4, 2013, Sharp (45) vs Minnesota (61), USQRA National Championships.
Ref 1: Joshua Kearns, Ref 2: Kerin Banfield
April 4, 2013, Atlanta (65) vs TIRR (50), USQRA National Championship.
Ref 1: Bob Lopez, Ref 2: Joshua Kearns

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