Author Archives: Brian Sperlongano

About Brian Sperlongano

Brian Sperlongano is the State Referee Committee Secretary

Top 10 Referees

Returning for a second year, in order to develop the next generation of referees, the State Referee Committee has established the Grade 8 Power Rankings, which recognizes those Grade 8 Referees under the age of 25 in the state that … Continue reading

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2014 State Cup Semi-Finals, in Pictures

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New Standards for Grades 9-7

The State Referee Committee has approved the attached policy for Referee standards for Grades 9 through 7. (Contains 1 attachments.)

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An Evening with Rachel Woo

The Women’s Advancement in the Soccer Referee Community would like to invite you to an evening with Rachel Woo on August 22, 2014 at 7pm. Rachel Woo has had a successful career as a referee, becoming a National Referee in … Continue reading

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Erich Simmons to speak in Rhode Island

The State Referee Committee is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a guest speaker. Erich Simmons rose through the ranks just like you, starting with games in his local town, eventually earning the coveted National Referee badge. In … Continue reading

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Appointment of SRC Secretary

The State Referee Committee is pleased to welcome Lisa Carter as the new SRC Secretary. Lisa is currently the referee coordinator for the Burrillville / Gloucester Youth Soccer Association.

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State Referee Committee Leadership Changes

The following leadership changes on the State Referee Committee are announced: 1. Brian Sperlongano has been appointed the State Youth Referee Administrator. 2. Adel Cabral has been appointed the State Director of Instruction. 3. Al Ricci will remain on the … Continue reading

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Super Liga Pre-Season Meetings

A series of Super Liga meetings will be held starting in the month of March. Referees who attend these meetings will receive 2 hours of credit towards their 2014 recertification training requirement. In order to get credit, you must register … Continue reading

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Rhode Island PRO Clinic & Annual Meeting — March 23

This year’s instructor for the upgrade and bridge clinics will be Barry Towbin of New Jersey. In his 30+ year referee career, Barry has been a USSF National Pool Instructor, State Referee Administrator, Grade 5 State Referee, and Regional Administrator. … Continue reading

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State Referee and Grade 7 Referee Policy Changes

Effective November 19, 2012, the policy for officials upgrading to the level of State Referee or Grade 7 Referee has been changed. All candidates for upgrade must declare their intentions by December 31. Candidates will have one year to complete … Continue reading

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