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Referee’s Camp 2008 Instructors

Ronnie NunnRONNIE NUNN
Director of Officials
National Basketball Association


Ronnie Nunn, the NBA’s Director of Officials, is a veteran of 23 NBA seasons. During his officiating career, which spanned 19 seasons, Nunn worked 1,134 regular-season, 73 playoff and four NBA Finals games, as well as the 1996 NBA All-Star Game, the 1993 McDonald’s Championship in Munich, Germany, the NBA Japan Summer Charity Games in 1996 and the 2000 Mexico Challenge. He has also been involved in the WNBA’s mentor program and is an NBA instructor during the summer.

Nunn handles the day-to-day management of the officiating staff, including daily instruction on the correct application of NBA playing rules. He reports directly to Stu Jackson, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

Nunn was an assistant coach at Pace University from 1978-1980 and at his alma mater, Brooklyn Tech High School from 1976-77. He played professionally on the National Basketball Circuit of Mexico from 1972-74 and was named MVP in 1973, and Best Player of the Decade (1970s). Nunn played collegiate basketball for three seasons at George Washington University where he became the Colonials’ leading scorer and a member of the 1,000 points club in 1972. He was inducted into the George Washington University Hall of Fame in 1997 and named to the school’s All-Century Team. Nunn received his undergraduate degree from George Washington and an M.S. at the College of New Rochelle and an M.S. at Queens College.


Costas RigasCostas Rigas (GRE)

Costas Rigas started as a basketball player with 1st Greek division club. Later he became a coach and a referee in the same time. In 1974 Mr. Rigas decided to follow his referee career only.

1977 – Mr. Rigas became an International referee
1992 – He finished his ref career at Barcelona Olympics

Costas Rigas officiated big finals and he is very happy and proud to choose the refereeing road which is not easy but as he said: “You are dealing only with yourself. Not with the presidents of the clubs, not with players, fans, media could fire you as it happens with coach job.”

Among the 23 big finals officiated we have to mention the Los Angeles Olympic Games Men’s Final in 1984 and Barcelona Olympics Women’s Final in 1992.

He also officiated World Championships Final in 1996. European Championships Finals in 1985 and 1991. Club's Champions finals “Korac Cup” four times and Intercontinental Final, America's Final twice and the first MacDonald final in Milwaukee and other Zones Championships Finals.

He decided to finish 2 years earlier than the limit says, becoming the first General Director of the Professional League in Greece while at the same time he was FIBA commissioner and National Instructor.

With the unanimous decision of the clubs Costas Rigas became Director of the Euroleague referees on 2000 when the new organization was established.


Lubomir KotlebaLubomir Kotleba (SVK)

Mr. Kotleba`s basketball career was the following:

1960 - 1968 - a player,
1968 - 1970 - a coach,
1970 - 1975 - a team manager,
1963 - 1975 – a referee on national level,
1975 - 1989 - an international referee ( FIBA )

Mr. Kotleba became a Central Board member of Slovak basketball federation in 1972, and since 1981 he was a Central Board member of Czechoslovak basketball federation.

Since 1989 till now Mr. Kotleba is a FIBA full-time staff. ( FIBA Sport Director )

Mr.Kotleba officiated 4015 games, three Olympic Games ( two finals), five World Championships, twelve European Champioships, six championships of other continents and ten European Club Competitions finals.

As a commissioner he officiated five Olympic Games, twenty two World Championships, twenty one European Championships and about 100 European Club Competitions games.

Besides as a FIBA lecturer he participated in 96 referee clinics in 57 countries of five continents.


Nunez TommyTommy NUNEZ (USA)

Officiated over 2,000 regular NBA season and 75 play-off games in his career.

Now Supervisor of Referee's for the NBA - Ronnie Nunn's (Director of Officials) assistant.

Officiated the 1992 NBA All-star game, the 1992 and 1996 Mexican Challenge, the 1994 European Tour in Paris, France and Spain and the NBA-ABA Tour in Japan in 1974.

Officiated 12 years of high school and junior college football, basketball and baseball .

His autobiography, "Taking My Best Shot," was published in 1996, with proceeds from the book benefiting his scholarship program. He is also a member of the "Hispanic Heroes of America" book series, with the proceeds to benefit youth and youth programs.

Recipient of the "1999 Gold Whistle Award of the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO)" for community involvement, achievement in officiating, strong integrity and ethical standards, one of only 12 to rever receive the award.

Received several prestigious awards, including, the "Rising Voices Award" from Nestle, USA and the "Robert Clemente National Humanitarian Award" from the National Council of La Raza for his accomplishments and community service work.

Awarded the "National Hispanic Heritage Award - Sports and Community Service" by the Hispanic Heritage Commission in Washington D.C.

Founder of the Arizona Hispanic Sports Hall of Fame in 2002.

 


Romas BrazauskasRomas Brazauskas (LTU)
Euroleague referee

Referee since 1973

International referee since 1987

3 Olympic Games ('92 Barcelona, '96 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney incl. Men's Final USA-France); he is going to Olympics this year too.

1998 and 2002 World Championships;

1995, 1997, 1999, 2001 European Championships for Men

10 times Euroleague Final Four (1995-2008)
– 2005 in Moscow with a big final game Maccabi Tel Aviv – TAU Vitoria
- 2006 in Prague
- 2008 in Madrid
2004 Our instructor on East Meets West Camp in Bydgoszcz

 

 



Jakub ZamojskiKuba Zamojski (POL)
Referee since 1989.

International referee since 1999.

From 2000 in ULEB. Refereeing EUROLEAGUE and ULEB CUP games.

2003 referee of European Championship in Greece.

Attend many camps and summer league in USA.

2004, 2005, 2006 our instructor on East Meets West Camp in Bydgoszcz.

 

Referee’s Camp 2008 Schedule

25.06.08

18.00 - 22.00
Registration at the hotel PARK

Hotel Park**
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INOWROCŁAW

19.45 - 20.45
3 Man Mechanic for not experience

(on the court – be in sport uniform and have whistle)

OŚRODEK SPORTU I REKREACJI INOWROCŁAW
UL. ALEJA NIEPODLEGŁOŚCI 4;
88-100 INOWROCŁAW
(600 meters from the hotel)

... Dinner ...

... social live ...

26.06.08

... Breakfast ...

8.15 - 8.30
Registration at the hotel PARK for late comers

(Take your refereeing staff from the hotel – ready for refereeing)

9.00 - 9.20
Welcome speeches

OŚRODEK SPORTU I REKREACJI INOWROCŁAW
UL. ALEJA NIEPODLEGŁOŚCI 4;
88-100 INOWROCŁAW
(600 meters from the hotel)

9.20 - 10.10

Lecture 1

10.20 - 11.10

Lecture 2

11.30 - 12.30

Lecture 3 - on the basketball court – Mechanic

13.15 CAMP GAME 1

(LUNCH TIME– depend of refereed game)

15.00 CAMP GAME 2

16.50 - 17.20

30 minutes feedback in the lecture room

18.00 CAMP GAME 3

20.00 CAMP GAME 4

... Dinner ...

... social live ...

27.06.08

... Breakfast ...

9.00 - 9.50

Lecture 4

10.00 - 10.50

Lecture 5

11.10 - 12.00

Lecture 6

13.15 CAMP GAME 5

(LUNCH TIME– depend of refereed game)

15.00 CAMP GAME 6

16.50 – 17.20

30 minutes feedback in the lecture room

18.00 CAMP GAME 7

20.00 CAMP GAME 8

... Dinner ...

... social live ...

28.06.08

... Breakfast ...

9.00 - 9.50

Lecture 7

10.00 - 10.50

Lecture 8

11.10 - 12.00

Lecture 9

13.15 CAMP GAME 9

(LUNCH TIME– depend of refereed game)

15.00 CAMP GAME 10

16.50 - 17.20

30 minutes feedback in the lecture room

18.00 CAMP GAME 11

20.00 CAMP GAME 12

... Dinner ...

... social live ...

29.06.08

... Breakfast ...

9.00 – 10.15

Lecture 10

11.00 CAMP GAME 13

13.00 CAMP GAME 14

... Departure ...

Referee’s Camp 2009 Instructors

Ronnie NunnRONNIE NUNN
Director of Officials
National Basketball Association


Ronnie Nunn, the NBA’s Director of Officials, is a veteran of 23 NBA seasons. During his officiating career, which spanned 19 seasons, Nunn worked 1,134 regular-season, 73 playoff and four NBA Finals games, as well as the 1996 NBA All-Star Game, the 1993 McDonald’s Championship in Munich, Germany, the NBA Japan Summer Charity Games in 1996 and the 2000 Mexico Challenge. He has also been involved in the WNBA’s mentor program and is an NBA instructor during the summer.

Nunn handles the day-to-day management of the officiating staff, including daily instruction on the correct application of NBA playing rules. He reports directly to Stu Jackson, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

Nunn was an assistant coach at Pace University from 1978-1980 and at his alma mater, Brooklyn Tech High School from 1976-77. He played professionally on the National Basketball Circuit of Mexico from 1972-74 and was named MVP in 1973, and Best Player of the Decade (1970s). Nunn played collegiate basketball for three seasons at George Washington University where he became the Colonials’ leading scorer and a member of the 1,000 points club in 1972. He was inducted into the George Washington University Hall of Fame in 1997 and named to the school’s All-Century Team. Nunn received his undergraduate degree from George Washington and an M.S. at the College of New Rochelle and an M.S. at Queens College.


SASA PUKL (SLO)

Sasa Pukl born 25.10,1970, referee since 1987

- Passed Fiba clinic in 1995 in Rogaska Slatina (Slovenia)
- 2 Final four Euroleague (2007 Athens and 2009 Berlin)
- Final four Women Euroleague 1999 Brno

- World Championship 2006 Japan and 2010 Turkey
- European Championship 2005 Serbia/Montenegro and 2007 Spain
- World Championship young men 2001 Japan, 2005 Argentina and 2009 New Zealand


Jakub ZamojskiKUBA ZAMOJSKI (POL)
Referee since 1989.

International referee since 1999.
From 2000 in ULEB. Refereeing EUROLEAGUE and ULEB CUP games.
2003 referee of European Championship in Greece.
Attend many camps and summer league in USA.
2004, 2005, 2006 our instructor on East Meets West Camp in Bydgoszcz.


DAREK LENCZOWSKI (POL)

Former basket ball player, youth and juniors until age 20.

At age 17 made first steps in refereeing. In 1998 approved for officiating top division in polish league. June 2003 received FIBA license.

Season 2005/2006, 2007/2008 - Polish men finals

2008/2009 - Polish women finals, 2008/2009 SBL finals, Taiwan, Taipei.

Participant of many internationals tournaments including European Championship Man U-18, U-20 and European Championship Women U-16 and U-18.

 

Referee’s Camp 2012 Hotel

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Reval Park Hotel*** & Casino

phone +372 630 5333

fax +372 630 5315

Address:
Kreutzwaldi street 23
10147 Tallinn
Estonia

http://www.parkhotel.ee/en

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Referee’s Camp 2012 Arena

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AUDENTES Sport Arena

phone +372 699 6699
fax +372 699 6600

Address:
Tondi street 84
11316 Tallinn
Estonia

http://www.audentes.ee/spordikeskus/korv-ja-vorkpall/

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Referee’s Camp 2004 Campers List

Campers List

  1. Majak Michał, Poland
  2. Puchałka Krzysztof, Poland
  3. Putyra Roman, Poland
  4. Zapolski Darek, Poland
  5. Bieńkowski Robert, Poland
  6. Kukelcik Marek, Slovakia
  7. Kusza Waldemar, Poland
  8. Brziak Milan, Slovakia
  9. Ksiądz Michał, Poland
  10. Pietrzak Jakub, Poland
  11. Giza Szymon, Poland
  12. Wasilewski Marcin, Poland
  13. Tilli Tuomo, Finland
  14. Banach Maciej, Poland
  15. Dytko Piotr, Poland
  16. Vecerskis Mindaugas, Lithuania
  17. Grzesiak Przemyslaw, Poland
  18. Łacny Tomasz, Poland

Referee’s Camp 2005 Campers List

Campers List

  1. Tuomo Tilli, Finland
  2. Filip Szczesny, Norway
  3. Finn Szczesny, Norway
  4. Wojciech Nowak, Poland
  5. Gellért Kapitány, Hungary
  6. Robert Mordal, Poland
  7. Waldemar Kusza, Poland
  8. Dariusz Zapolski, Poland
  9. Piotr Dytko, Poland
  10. Maciej Banach, Poland
  11. Joel Pujol, Spain/Germany
  12. Tomasz Trawicki, Poland
  13. Milan Brziak, Slovakia
  14. Miroslav Kuzmiak, Slovakia
  15. Marek Kukelcik, Slovakia
  16. Toru Katayose, Japan
  17. Yuji Hirahara, Japan
  18. Yuji Higashi, Japan
  19. Robert Bieńkowski, Poland
  20. Krzystof Puchałka, Poland
  21. Dariusz Nejman, Poland
  22. Bernd Michael, Germany
  23. Rafał Jurneczko, Poland
  24. Szymon Giza, Poland
  25. Arkadiusz Gajda, Poland

Referee’s Camp 2006 Campers List

Campers List

  1. Bielinis Rimantas, Lithuania
  2. Briedis Martins, Latvia
  3. Coelho Pedro, Portugal
  4. Giza Szymon, Poland
  5. Küchler Alexander, Germany
  6. Kusza Waldemar, Poland
  7. Allik Madis, Estonia
  8. Baloun Jan, Czech Republic
  9. Dyev Alexey, Russia
  10. Ferriss Stephen, England
  11. Front Pekka, Finland
  12. Kapitány Gellert, Hungary
  13. Kom Njilo Arnauld, Cameroon
  14. Kostrzynski Marcin, Poland
  15. Kukelcik Marek, Slovakia
  16. Lasocki Konrad, Poland
  17. Liszka Wojciech, Poland
  18. Makhlin Anton, Russia
  19. Marnelakis Ioannis, Greece
  20. Mordal Robert, Poland
  21. Ozawa Tsutomu, Japan
  22. Pastusiak Piotr, Poland
  23. Puchałka Krzysztof, Poland
  24. Shimizu Mikiharu, Japan
  25. Szczesny Filip, Norway
  26. Szczesny Finn, Norway
  27. Tilli Tuomo T., Finland
  28. Tomasovič Zdenko, Slovakia
  29. Trawicki Tomasz, Poland
  30. Trojanowski Tomasz, Poland
  31. Unsworth Simon, England
  32. Urbanski Paweł, England
  33. Vondracek Marek, Czech Republic
  34. Walton Paul, England
  35. Wood Ben, England
  36. Zapolski Dariusz, Poland

Waiting List

  1. Alvarinhas Bruno, Portugal
  2. Banach Maciej, Poland
  3. Cabral Jorge, Portugal
  4. Fuska Pavel, Slovakia
  5. Kurpa Ján, Slovakia
  6. Maia Pedro, Portugal
  7. Pereira Paulo, Portugal
  8. Silva Sérgio, Portugal
  9. Teixeira Sonia, Portugal

Referee’s Camp 2007 Campers List

Campers List

  1. Pekka Front, Finland
  2. Marcin Kostrzynski, Poland/GB
  3. Waldemar Kusza, Poland
  4. Madis Allik, Estonia
  5. Tuomo T. Tilli, Finland
  6. Sabina Idzik, Poland
  7. Meelis Ränk, Estonia
  8. Kom Njilo Arnauld, Cameroon
  9. Joan Pons Laplana, SPAIN/GB
  10. Jonathan Ng Yui Wai, Taiwan/Hong Kong
  11. Takeo Kitazawa, Japan
  12. Makoto Sato, Japan
  13. Paulina Sobieszuk, Germany
  14. Ionut Moraru, Romania
  15. George Susan, Romania/German
  16. Robert Mordal, Poland
  17. Wojciech Nowak, Poland
  18. Dariusz Zapolski, Poland
  19. Stanislav Kucera, Czech Republic
  20. Ho Shuet Mei, Singapore
  21. Grzegorz Szeremeta, Poland
  22. Krzysztof Puchałka, Poland
  23. Wojciech Liszka, Poland
  24. Tomasz Trawicki, Poland

Referee’s Camp 2007 Arena

Games

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HALA MISTRZÓW
Aleja Fryderyka Chopina 8
87-800 Włocławek

 

Referee’s Camp 2007 Hotel

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ZAJAZD POLSKI HOTEL
87-800 Włocławek,
Plac Wolności 5
tel.+48 0-54 237 77 00
http://www.hotelewloc.pl/ZajPol/

Referee’s Camp 2004 Hotel

Accomodation in

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Hotel ZAWISZA
ul. Gdańska 163
85-915 Bydgoszcz
phone +48 52 588 09 00
http://www.hotel-zawisza.pl

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ZAWISZA Bydgoszcz stadium and gym
ul. Gdańska 163
85-915 Bydgoszcz

 

Referee’s Camp 2005 Arena

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Hala ŁUCZNICZKA
ul. Toruńska 59
85-023 Bydgoszcz
phone +48 52 376 22 00
http://www.luczniczka.bydgoszcz.pl

 

Referee’s Camp 2005 Hotel

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Hotel ZAWISZA
ul. Gdańska 163
85-915 Bydgoszcz
phone +48 52 588 09 00
http://www.hotel-zawisza.pl

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Hala ŁUCZNICZKA
ul. Toruńska 59
85-023 Bydgoszcz
phone +48 52 376 22 00
http://www.luczniczka.bydgoszcz.pl

 

Referee’s Camp 2006 Hotel

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Hotel MARATON
ul. Powstańców Warszawy 13
85-683 Bydgoszcz
http://www.hotelmaraton.pl/en

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Referee’s Camp 2009 Hotel

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euroHOTEL Katowice
ul. Zofii Nałkowskiej 10
40-425 Katowice
Phone: +48 32 2554 682
Fax: +48 32 2554 682
Mobile: +48 500 293 190
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http://www.eurohotelkatowice.pl

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Referee’s Camp 2009 Arena

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Sport Center Szopienice
ul. 11 Listopada 16
40-387 Katowice
Phone +48 32 200 05 78

 

Referee’s Camp 2010 Arena

Games

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Sport Gym of Sport Academy Kraków
ul. Jana Pawła II 78
Kraków 31-571
http://obiekty.awf.krakow.pl/index.php/hale/hala-gier-sportowych-mainmenu-96

 

Referee’s Camp 2010 Hotel

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Hotel JUSTYNA
al. Jana Pawła II 70
Kraków, Poland
Phone +48 12 649 80 0
www.hoteljustyna.pl

 

 

 

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Hotel Park Inn
ul. Monte Cassino 2 – 3
0-337 Kraków, Poland
http://www.parkinn.com/hotel-krakow

 

 

 

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