Category Archives: Instruction
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
The SRC is pleased to announce the second annual Summer Cup Referee Academy. This 3-session event is open to Grade 8 Referees age 15-20 that are looking to improve their game, receive higher level games, or be identified for for … Continue reading
Limited seats are now available for the first annual intra-state pro clinic to be held on March 17 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick in conjunction with the SRI Soccer Expo. The morning session will run from 9-12, the afternoon session … Continue reading
The Kohl’s Cup was held on Nov 5-6 at the Fish Hill Complex in Coventry. At the Kohl’s Cup, assessors and instructors were on hand to provide feedback to the referees working this event. Below is a compilation of feedback … Continue reading
Due to today’s weather conditions, event status is as follows: Pawtucket Recertification Clinic (11 AM): RESCHEDULED: 11/6 11AM Warwick Recertification Clinic (11 AM): RESCHEDULED: 11/6 11AM Warwick Vets Fitness Test (2 PM): IT’S ON!
The Grade 8/9 Recertification clinic scheduled for tomorrow, 9/24, at Tasca Field in Scituate, is postponed due to weather.
A fitness test will be held on Sunday, Oct 30 at 2 PM at the Warwick Veterans High School Track. Referees grade 7 and above must pass a fitness test each year in order to maintain their grade, according to … Continue reading
A referee that fails the referee exam, but scores within 10 points of a passing grade and otherwise meets the requirements for registration as a referee grade 8 may choose to register as a recreational referee grade 9 rather than … Continue reading
By Paul Gardner Despite the USA’s failure to qualify for the U-20 World Cup there was an American presence at the tournament after all. A pretty important one, as it happens. Referee Mark Geiger — well enough known in this … Continue reading
This position paper was published by the U.S. Soccer Referee Education Resource Center on August 19, 2011 Recently, in an international friendly match between United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Lebanon (played on July 17, 2011), a penalty kick was called … Continue reading