About the Podcast

Behind The Flag AFOA_Ref

Welcome to the Behind The Flag PodCast. We are a group of dedicated men and women who strive to provide professional high school football officiating; where we officiate high school football at all levels of play. We are New Mexico Football Officials certified through the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) and New Mexico Official Association (NMOA). If you are a fan of football and interested in learning a different aspect of the sport; please join us and become part of the experience.  

Podcast/Webinars are Sponsored by 
Get It Right Enterprises LLC 

Ratings & Reviews on Apple Podcast:

If you officiate…a must listen 
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“This is a great podcast if you are interested in improving your officiating understanding and skill. Great knowledge shared by top officials in all levels from HS to NFL.”
Seminoles@NM via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/26/20

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We Will Play Again New Mexico

Happy Friday!

Below please find the links of the final Behind the Flag podcast of 2020 (Episode #45), entitled, “We Will Play Again New Mexico,” featuring NMAA Executive Director Sally Marquez. Many of the topics discussed in this podcast are relevant to all sports sanctioned by the NMOA and are not football-specific.  There is even a portion wherein you can get to know your NMAA Executive Director, as well as learning about some of the Commissioner of Officials “other duties” at the office. 

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Referee Magazine December 2020 Issue


“That’s a word to describe the throngs of college football officials who have endured months of virtual training during the COVID-19 shutdown period. The hours of Zoom calls and videos to watch added up and undoubtedly will help officials in their endeavor. Of Course, there’s another word to associate with this additional push of training: unpaid.”

-Referee Magazine