State Referee Committee - Updated/New Officers

August 4, 2019

STATE REFEREE COMMITTEE

The State Referee Committee is responsible for leading the State Referee Association in promoting and implementing U.S. Soccer's referee initiatives and programs in support of all affiliated members and competitions within their jurisdiction. 

This includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Establishing a technical and administrative network that is responsive and accountable
  • Assisting in the appointment of positions within the State Referee Association
  • Preparing an annual budget and reporting financial details as required
  • Supporting the development of high performing and up-and-coming officials

 

The State Referee Committee should include, but is not limited to: 

  • State Referee Administrator - Vacant
  • State Youth Referee Administrator - Jonathan Reyes
  • State Direction of Instruction - Vacant
  • State Direction of Assessment - Steve Buchthal
  • State Director of Assignment - Dave Felton
  • Treasurer - Jonathan Reyes
  • Registrar - Laine Skiendiel
  • President or representative of the State Youth Association - Scott Keopuhiwa
  • President of representative of the State Adult Association - Carrie Nelson

The Chairperson is responsible for working collaboratively in leading the efforts of the State Referee Committee and State Referee Association. 

This includes, but is not limited to:

 

  • Organizing and presiding over meetings
  • Reviewing technical and administrative reports
  • Create and maintaining good working relationships

 

STATE REFEREE ADMINISTRATOR

The State Referee Administrator is responsible for overseeing the administrative and technical needs of the State Referee Association. 

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Verifying and processing registration records
  • Upgrading and downgrading officials as needed
  • Recruiting and retaining officials to ensure coverage on all affiliate games
  • Coordinating the duties and efforts of the State Director of Instructions, State Director of Assessment and the State Assignment Coordinator
  • Distributing badges, books and other referee materials as needed
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with the U.S. Soccer Referee Department
  • Assuming the responsibilities of the State Referee Committee should one not exist in the State Referee Association

 

STATE YOUTH REFEREE ADMINISTRATOR

The State Youth Referee Administrator is responsible for overseeing the administrative and technical needs of the State Referee Association specific to referee grades as designated by U.S. Soccer. 

This includes, but is not is not limited to:

  • Verifying and processing registration records
  • Organizing and instructing courses and clinics for officials
  • Supporting the youth recreational needs of the State Referee Association

 

STATE DIRECTOR OF INSTRUCTION

The State Director of Instruction is responsible for developing an instructor network and overseeing the instruction needs of the State Referee Association. 

This includes, but is not is not limited to:

  • Organizing and instructing courses and clinics for instructors
  • Developing in-service training materials for instructors
  • Organizing and instructing courses and clinics for officials
  • Working with the State Direction of Assessment in the development of in-service training materials for officials
  • Providing clarification on the interpretation and application of the Laws of the Game

 

STATE DIRECTOR OF ASSESSMENT

The State Director of Assessment is responsible for developing an assessor network and overseeing the assessment needs of the State Referee Association. 

This includes, but is not is not limited to:

  • Organizing and instructing courses and clinics for assessors
  • Developing in-service training materials for assessors
  • Working with the State Direction of Instruction in the development of in-service training materials for officials
  • Assisting with the assignment of assessors in support of officials committed to advancement and development

 

STATE DIRECTOR OF ASSIGNMENT

The State Director of Assignment is responsible for developing an assignor network that meets the needs of the State Referee Association. 

This includes, but is not is not limited to:

  • Working collaboratively with assignors and competitions
  • Organizing and instructing courses and clinics for assignors
  • Developing in-service training materials for assignors