Youth Soccer Referee Certification for games played by MYSC players is administered by the Connecticut State Referee Program (CSRP) and U.S. Soccer Learning Center
New Referee Certification (Grassroots Training) is currently open.
Candidates for Referee Grassroots Training must be 13 years old as of registration date.
Detailed instructions, registration, on-line courses, and in-person class requirements are all available using the CSRP website. Please read/watch all the instructions and follow them step-by-step. Contact Carmine Caparaso at [email protected] or call/text 860-919-0850 with questions.
The referee will also need to purchase the uniform and necessary equipment.
Referees currently certified for 2022:
On-line recertification for 2023 is now open. The cost is $77.50 for under 18. If 18 or older you will also need to complete an annual SafeSport cerification and periodic background check (additional fees may be required).
Refereeing for MYSC:
Certified referees should wear the complete uniform specified by US Soccer; several acceptable uniform options (including women's fit) can be found at officialsports.com or other vendors
For new referees only, certification fees are reimbursed by MYSC once 3 games have been officiated
MYSC contact for questions is Sarah Dion ([email protected])