Who are the officials of the game of hockey?
The officials vary, but there are two referees and two linesman during a hockey game.
In field hockey, the onfield officials are umpires. In ice hockey, the onice officials are called referees who are assisted by onice linesmen. Both sports also have a variety of other technical officials as well as reserve staff to cover for an injury or other reason for an onice/onfield official being unable to continue. These officials do things like keeping score and time, assisiting with calls on goals and out-of-play.
USA Hockey has no minimum or maximum ages for officials. It is highly recommended that, regardless of level attained, officials not work games of their own age classification or higher. Generally, officials can successfully officiate as young as age 10. However, some individual states do have restrictive child labor laws that do not exempt amateur sport officials. It is the obligation of the parent who registers a minor to determine the specific labor laws in…