Accepted referees (Assignments will be emailed tonight) Amado, Paul Amado, Marc Ballance , John Berdar, Matt Beshero, Robin Bombalski, Taylor Caracciolo, Paul–Altoona Campbell, James Caterino, Don Conn—Zack, Hannah, Greg Coombs, Diane Combs, Eric Cronin, Morgan DiPaolo, Tony Dunlap, Sadie Finnegan, Justin and Jerry Frosiol, Anthony and Olivia Gigliotti, Joe Graul, Max Groff, John Hernendez, Cristobal
Open Tournament Week 1
Schedules will be emailed to those accepted. All those requesting dorms: You will be housed in Highland 1 : Check in Friday at dome 3pm for keys; Accepted Referees: Paul Amado Marc Amado Owen Baker John Ballance Matt Berdar Robin Beshero Don Catereino Eric Com bs Hannah Conn Greg Conn Zack Conn Diane Coombs Eli
The 2022 Open Tournament at Edinboro University application is now open. Week one: June 17-18-19. Week Two: June 24-25-26 Open to any referee 14 and older ( out of state referees must supply copies of background checks) Housing if requested will be in the dorms Meals provided Friday night, Saturday and Sunday You cannot apply
Grassroots Referee Webinar
U.S. Soccer Referee Program will be hosting a Continuing Education Webinar on Feb. 15, 2022. If you are interested and available, we encourage you to read this invitation and register ASAP. Limited space is available.
AGE CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT
WPA referees will now allow those who are 13 years old to register to become a certified US Soccer Federation Grassroots referee. You must be 13 y/o at the time of registration. You also need to obtain PA clearances. There is no need for a work permit but you will need to obtain one at
Safe Sports News
Referees should complete their SafeSport training through logging into their personal referee account in the learning center at https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee . There has been some issues with this training due to a data migration, but these issues are largely resolved. You can find further details at https://cms.ussdlc.com/safesport-transition-info-and-faqs/ which contains the most current guidance.
IMPORTANT: Safe Sport Platform Changes
The U.S. Center for SafeSport is currently transitioning to a new platform. We have highlighted a few important process adjustments all SRC members should be aware of, due to this change. Please note we will be updating our Learning Center FAQs in the upcoming weeks based on these changes. Adding U.S. Soccer as a ‘member’ to their
Open Tournament Week 1 Referees
The following referees have been accepted to work the Week 1 of the Open Tournament. Schedules have been mailed. Please make sure you accept the assignments once received. Amado MarcAmado PaulBalance JohnBekavac AndreBerdar MattBerdar JohnBeshero RobinBombalski TaylorCaterino DonConn ZackCoombs DianeCoombs EricDanylo SteveDiPaolo TonyDowning JoeDuda AllenDunlap SadieFerence SamFinneganFluharty TyGarlitz PaulGodfrey AshleyGraul MaxwellHayes PhilHerrle AbbyHuffman AlisonJennings ScotJones
2021 Recertification Season has began
2021 Recertification is now open on Game Officials. Here are a couple of reminders: if you have certified in 2020, USSF has waived all fees for recertification in 2021 and you will not have to pay for recertification in 2021. If your clearances or Safe Sport Training expire in 2020, they must be renewed for
Return to Play Guidelines for Referees
As always, the referee’s priority is to ensure a safe match. UPDATED 9/14/2020 Referees should not feel pressured to accept an assignment if they feel at risk. Referees choosing not to officiate will not face negative consequences. Referees must follow county/state/federal health protocols and guidelines as well as PAW Covid protocols which are available here.